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West uses 'sharp power' label against China

The West has launched several rounds of “conceptual offensives” with an obvious attempt to hype up the “China threat.” If we cannot see through its intentions of creating new concepts, new ideas cannot be introduced in China's academic circles and we will easily fall into the logic trap of the West.
Source: Global Times | 2018/2/26 19:48:39

Unmasking an unsubstantiated op-ed

A lengthy op-ed on China's family planning program titled “China Dropped Its One-Child Policy. So Why Aren't Chinese Women Having More Babies?” in Wednesday's New York Times contains so much misleading information that it deserves a dedicated rebuttal.
Source: Global Times | 2018/2/26 17:41:12

US frightened by its own mirror image

Mirror imaging makes some important conclusions of the report irrelevant to the real world. If the US military follows the report, it will be frightened to death by its own shadow and fail to prepare for the real threat.
Source: Global Times | 2018/2/25 19:53:40

"Communist Manifesto" still bears significance for analyzing human development path

One hundred and seventy years after the "Communist Manifesto" was first published in February 1848, it is still being recognized today by many people in Britain and other Western countries as a relevant tool to analyze capitalism's shortcomings and human development path.
Source: Xinhua | 2018/2/23 22:12:20

Insults to Chinese people cannot be allowed

Chinese people should be more aware of discriminatory incidents caused by ungraceful personal acts. We aren't doormats and shouldn't be generous toward ill-mannered celebrities. The Chinese belong to a powerful country and deserve respect from the West.
Source: Global Times | 2018/2/22 20:23:38

Spying slur mars Chinese festival in US

This community as a whole doesn't deserve to be alienated all the time by stereotypes reinforced by the Cold-War mind-set.
Source: Global Times | 2018/2/22 18:53:39

Space science enters new era of aspiration – colonizing planets

It's been about a few weeks since the private US firm SpaceX launched the world's largest rocket. According to the company, its main goal behind such ventures is the colonization of planets on which humankind may find shelter in case of catastrophic events on Earth.
Source: Global Times | 2018/2/22 18:18:39

China-Vatican talks uphold historical legacy

Much of the resistance against this new relationship between the Vatican and the government of the People's Republic of China is rooted in a lack of understanding of these two key dimensions - the long-term historical framework of the international activity of the Holy See and the pastoral goal of its diplomatic activity.
Source: Global Times | 2018/2/21 20:33:39

China's inroads into Africa trigger envy and allegations

Allegations of spying and surveillance pop up every day on the global political stage. They are, however, not always true but driven by malice.
Source: Globaltimes.cn | 2018/2/20 10:31:56

China, EU present most promising potential for a beneficial future

In this early 21st century, the US is on the decline (Donald Trump's "America first" approach is only the most obvious symptom), China is on the rise, and Europe is embarrassed - It tries to fly higher, but is held back by internal differences. The regions between these "Big Three" - to revive an old formula - are naturally affected by this shift of importance and influence: That is true for the Atlantic, the Pacific and the Eurasian landmass.
Source: Global Times | 2018/2/19 10:19:39

Europe's anomalous response to China's influence

European experts should first look at EU failures before blaming China.
Source: Global Times | 2018/2/18 10:45:11

Westerners selectively deaf to China's peaceful voices

Westerners, who misjudge China, have been selectively deaf to its voices of peaceful rise.
Source: Global Times | 2018/2/17 11:03:11

How to involve men in the movement against gender inequality?

Recently, several high-profile and trendy feminist movements quickly spread across different countries on social media, along with eye-catching blowups of sexual harassment scandals of political and business elites. The #MeToo online campaign encouraged women and girls to stand up and let the rest of the world realize how serious and prevalent sexual harassment is in our everyday life.
Source: Global Times | 2018/2/16 10:20:00

The EU and Asia - a match made in heaven or hell?

Since Chancellor Angela Merkel has been recently bogged down by negotiations on forming a new governing coalition for Germany, the scene has been left clear for another European leader to take center stage - and, no, I do not mean Theresa May. The British prime minister's grip on power is looking shaky as talks over Britain's exit from the EU have failed to progress satisfactorily under her stewardship.
Source: Global Times | 2018/2/14 12:55:22

How Chinese like to stereotype expatriates

If you are an expat and look different from Chinese, you frequently get compliments from locals on your Chinese language, even if you barely know how to order food.
Source: Global Times | 2018/2/13 20:23:39

US' Taiwan Travel Act challenges Beijing's red line

Taiwan is an inalienable part of China's territory. If Trump, or any US future president visits Taiwan, Beijing will treat it as severe provocation and adopt all possible countermeasures, including uniting Taiwan with military force.
Source: Global Times | 2018/2/13 20:08:39

Difference in bilingual apology shows insincerity of Heathrow duty free shop

When it comes to customer care, honesty is no doubt the best policy. A duty free shop in London apparently didn't get the memo.
Source: Xinhua | 2018/2/13 17:04:55

Government of Tonga Response to the article by “The Australian”, outlining The Australian Government's Criticism of China's Aid to The Kingdom of Tonga

The Government of Tonga is exceedingly grateful and very appreciative of all aid funds conceded either by loan or grant to Tonga by the Government of the People's Republic of China and the Government of Australia.
Source: Global Times | 2018/2/13 11:48:39