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For the young, tying the knot is a Gordian knot

The country should attach more importance to the factors affecting young people's willingness to get married, including unaffordable housing price, children's education, and female rights and interests at the workplace.
Source: Global Times | 2019/8/23 17:33:40

Trudeau overlooks ties to meddle in Hong Kong affairs

Take what the US police did during the Occupy Wall Street movement and what British officers did in the Extinction Rebellion movement. Hong Kong's police have been enforcing law with great restraints.
Source: Global Times | 2019/8/22 23:08:40

By stepping up its hubris, is Washington driving toward a dead end?

When a liberal and neo-mercantilist country, in alternate phases, fears its own alleged hegemony, it risks making more and more dangerous maneuvers. With China and Russia being closer than in the past, however, there is no room for military solutions. Therefore, the US relies on all the other levers, but currently with little success.
Source: Global Times | 2019/8/22 18:28:40

There lies truth, in one's perception

What's scary though is that the confusion between truth and falsehood is destined to worsen in the future. The information explosion on the internet has challenged the authority of traditional media and weakened the role traditional journalistic principles espousing checks and balances serve. The barrage of information and misinformation means that anyone who is able to manage a mouse can easily find plenty of ammunition to defend any opinion they may have.
Source: Global Times | 2019/8/22 17:33:40

Northeast Asia development to defy strains

Amid the trade rift between Japan and South Korea, the FTA negotiations are becoming more complicated although they remain on the right track. If Tokyo and Seoul cannot effectively change their attitudes and settle their disputes, the FTA negotiations will probably be delayed.
Source: Global Times | 2019/8/22 14:18:40

Paris bid to expand G7 will fail

No matter what the G7's future, the US will be an important part of it. Without the US, even if Macron successfully ropes in the countries mentioned above within the G7, the group won't have enough influence around the globe. Such being the case, Europeans are really fed up with an unpredictable Washington. They look forward to a US president who is willing to cooperate with Europe, so that they can sustain the existing framework and jointly face the rise of emerging industrial countries.
Source: Global Times | 2019/8/21 22:24:49

US elites, grass roots have battle lines drawn

In the 2020 presidential election, blue-collar white voters from the Rust Belt and rural areas will show their strength. Neither the Republican Party nor the Democratic Party can overturn the opposition between elites and grass roots or overlook the latter's demands. Therefore, US elites will possibly have to make more concessions.
Source: Global Times | 2019/8/21 20:58:40

US interference in Hong Kong doomed to fail

The recent chaos could weigh down China's national development and rejuvenation, but it will never end the “one country, two systems” principle.
Source: Global Times | 2019/8/20 21:11:45

China and US: Are they rivals or enemies?

China will not bend to the US on major issues as what US allies and close partners do.
Source: Global Times | 2019/8/20 20:53:40

US immigration policy just a political tool

Under the pressure of the upcoming presidential elections, the room is squeezed for both parties to concede and the protracted war on immigration policies will be the new normal in US domestic politics.
Source: Global Times | 2019/8/20 20:48:41

Britain needs Huawei 5G to maintain a competitive edge

Bolton may have wanted to back Britain into a corner, but there is still every possibility to achieve a win-win outcome when it comes to both US-UK relations and China-UK relations.
Source: Global Times | 2019/8/19 20:53:40

China diplomacy swears by multilateralism

From the perspective of history, reality, and the future of Chinese diplomacy, multilateralism is the golden key.
Source: Global Times | 2019/8/19 20:43:39

HK unrest part of US attempt to spread its own brand of democracy

It is hoped that young Hongkongers can stop focusing on US rhetoric that aims to mislead the public, but inject more energy in the city's economic development and livelihood.
Source: Global Times | 2019/8/19 20:38:39

China and world can learn from each other

All countries have encountered different problems. It will be in China's interest to figure a way out of domestic reform and governing difficulties by learning from one another. This is not necessarily easy but can yet be achieved.
Source: Global Times | 2019/8/19 20:18:39

Pakistan unrelenting on Kashmir issue

China's attitude toward the Kashmir issue is generally neutral. China does not want to see an armed conflict between India and Pakistan, and we hope that the two countries can resolve their disputes peacefully. India is always against any third-party mediation in this regard. In the end, only India and Pakistan can eventually resolve Kashmir disputes.
Source: Global Times | 2019/8/18 21:18:39

Fearless spirit will safeguard China's future

The China-US trade war and economic disputes between China and other countries are hard to avoid. The only thing China can do is to focus on our long march toward the goal of rejuvenation .
Source: Global Times | 2019/8/18 21:08:39

China on course to a promising future

How far is China away from realizing its rejuvenation? How hard will the process be? How will China's development influence the world in the future? Global Times (GT) reporter Li Qingqing interviewed Professor Danilo Türk (Türk), former president of the Republic of Slovenia from 2007 to 2012 and a senior visiting fellow at the Chongyang Institute for Financial Studies, Renmin University of China, on these issues
Source: Global Times | 2019/8/18 21:03:39

HK's future lies with China, not with the West

Only by ending the riots can Hong Kong get back to normal. The breeze blowing toward Hong Kong in the future must come from the mainland, not from the West.
Source: Global Times | 2019/8/15 20:58:40