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Putin's views on liberalism another dig at West

The anti-globalization trend, manifested by Brexit and the rise of populism in the US and parts of Europe, has made Russia realize that liberal international order faces serious problems.
Source: Global Times | 2019/7/9 20:08:41

China-Turkey ties revolve around Xinjiang

China's policies on Xinjiang are part of its internal affairs that no other country has a right to interfere with. Erdogan's remarks on the Xinjiang question are the premise and guarantee for upgrade of bilateral cooperation.
Source: Global Times | 2019/7/8 20:18:40

Japan feels need to come economically closer to China: expert

Dependent on the US for military security for decades, Japan has been adjusting its security policy since 2010. How will Japan's move toward an autonomous security policy influence Asian stability?
Source: Global Times | 2019/7/8 18:08:36

US can't bully China into submission: journo

The US-launched trade war against China has hurt both countries and the rest of the world. Where is it heading? Is a China-US decoupling realistic?
Source: Global Times | 2019/7/8 16:55:31

AIIB can be a key benchmark for BRI

The success of the AIIB has demonstrated China's ability to participate in and offer innovations for global governance. Moving forward, the bank can offer useful lessons for "multilateralization" of the BRI, so that the initiative can fulfill its promise to contribute to comprehensive development of all of Asia and the world.
Source: Global Times | 2019/7/7 19:47:49

World heading toward a bipolar order: eminent scholar

Where are China-US relations headed amid profound changes in the international landscape? How will intensifying bilateral competition influence the international order?
Source: Global Times | 2019/7/7 18:18:40

Celebrities should see beyond dazzle and glitter

We need artists and contributors – not celebrities who earn more than the pillars of our society such as scientists, doctors, teachers and everyone else. Also, I really couldn't care less and am really sick of hot trends going on and on about how one cannot love any more because X and Y got a divorce or X and Z broke up. This is not where our gaze should be.
Source: Global Times | 2019/7/5 16:28:40

Realty bites: What's in a name? Well, a lot

To be clear, I don't support the Chinese local governments' attempts at arbitrary correction. To me, it is a wrong solution targeting the right problem, and may have a boomerang effect that would distract people from understanding the real issue. But at the same time, Chinese people may need to learn more about naming battles in other countries to be able to see global names they pick up in the correct historical context.
Source: Global Times | 2019/7/4 21:23:41

BRICS should lead reform of the global governance system

During the 2019 BRICS Think Tank International Symposium: Global Governance and Multilateralism held at the Beijing International Studies University in late June, experts shared their views on what BRICS can do to improve the global governance system and defend multilateralism.
Source: Global Times | 2019/7/4 19:53:40

End of globalization with Western characteristics

We know it is the US approach to simplifying the world, limiting the ability of the US to adapt to a deeply changing world. In spite of the author's forecast of democratic decline (surely Western), inter-state relations are smoothly becoming democratic thanks to an increasing degree of multipolarity.
Source: Global Times | 2019/7/4 17:23:41

Divergence in fundamental interests determines US-Russia ties

However, what mainly determines ties are fundamental interests of the two major powers. No matter who the US leader is, American interests will be paramount. So will be Russia's interests.
Source: Global Times | 2019/7/3 19:13:40

Pushback the only way to deal with US

The nature of this relationship is not determined only by the US. It is imperative to save the misguided US decision-making elite with rational Americans and shape a positive China-US relationship.
Source: Global Times | 2019/7/3 17:23:40

World should have its version of BRI: academic

Cláudio Puty, an associate professor of economics at the Federal University of Pará, Brazil and a former Brazilian federal deputy, shared his views on BRICS, China's role in today's world, and of course, the trade war.
Source: Global Times | 2019/7/2 20:18:42

Deal of the Century or a Barmecidal feast?

That Trump “gives up” Palestinians as soon as possible might be a blessing for both the Israeli-Palestinian issue and the restive situation in the Middle East situation.
Source: Global Times | 2019/7/2 18:38:40

Iran not interested in war with US: envoy

Mohammad Keshavarzzadeh, Iranian Ambassador to China, shared his views over concerns about the Iran-US relationship, including chances of a war breaking out between the two, Tehran's perspective about the future of the Iran nuclear deal and what Europe can do as a mediator.
Source: Global Times | 2019/7/2 18:24:10

Erdogan's China visit aims at giving a shot in arm to Turkey's economy

Turkey is at odds with the US and its desire to strengthen ties with big powers such as China and Russia as leverage against Washington is clear. Nonetheless, Turkey's relations with the US will not undergo a fundamental shift. It just wants to have more options beyond Washington to seek greater benefits.
Source: Global Times | 2019/7/1 18:28:39

Turkey, China share a vision for future

The world seeks a new, multipolar balance today. The need for a new international order, which will serve the interests of all humanity, is crystal clear. Turkey and China, the world's most ancient civilizations, have a responsibility to contribute to building this new system.
Source: Global Times | 2019/7/1 17:53:40

China, Europe can build rules-based order

Why did Spain include Huawei in its 5G network development despite US pressure on its European allies? How can China and Europe enhance cooperation in the face of the US-initiated trade war and protectionism?
Source: Global Times | 2019/7/1 17:53:39