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Offensive Audi ad reminder of women’s unequal status

The reality reminds us once again that there is a long way to go for women.
Source: Global Times | 2017/7/20 21:14:35

Young artists don’t lean on Chinese identity

The younger generation of Chinese artists is confident enough to stay away from the crutch of identity symbols. They believe they are able to compete against anyone else without deploying their secret weapon.
Source: Global Times | 2017/7/20 19:48:39

Military drills underscore China-Russia cooperation

The Russian Defense Ministry announced on July 15 that China's People's Liberation Army Navy fleet will arrive at the Russian Baltic Sea port Baltiysk at the end of July to conduct the Maritime Interaction-2017 Russia-China joint naval military exercises.
Source: Global Times | 2017/7/20 19:43:39

IPR protection key for video streaming

The government's tough oversight over the IPR of streaming content and the entertainment industry will continue along with the fast-paced development of the Internet.
Source: Global Times | 2017/7/19 20:23:39

China and US put heads together on trade

The China-US Comprehensive Economic Dialogue (CED) kicked off in Washington on Wednesday, the first focusing on economic and trade issues in a new format agreed on after a meeting between Chinese President Xi Jinping and his US counterpart, Donald Trump, in April. What are the important trade issues between China and the US? How will the dialogue influence US trade policies toward China and Sino-US relations? Global Times reporter Yang Chuchu interviewed two scholars on these issues.
Source: Global Times | 2017/7/19 20:18:39

Dual education system divides Pakistan

Pakistan needs to familiarize its new generation with the latest developments in science and technology and guide their mentality on a humanist basis. Otherwise, we will be faced with threats to our future generation's identity.
Source: Global Times | 2017/7/18 21:18:40

Terrorism lingers despite setback for IS

After the military victory, it will be a long and arduous journey to improve the international anti-terror system, improve the legal system of countries to defend against terrorism, and build international consensus on countering extremism.
Source: Global Times | 2017/7/18 19:08:39

Will Ukraine swing back to Russia’s orbit?

For the foreseeable future, Ukraine thus seems trapped. To the west is the EU in crisis, with little appetite to integrate and subsidize another weak economy. To the east, a hostile Russia will try to derail Ukraine's current pro-European path.
Source: Global Times | 2017/7/17 19:13:39

Bike sharing habits reveal a nation’s character

The incidents that happened to Mobike in Manchester, if anything, may console us in the fact that we aren't alone and even people from a developed country sometimes act in an ugly way.
Source: Global Times | 2017/7/17 19:08:39

Children need foreign and domestic influences growing up

It is hoped that parents can offer their children a pure childhood and make them free from a sense of superiority.
Source: Global Times | 2017/7/17 18:43:39

Africa reaps rewards as students favor China

Not only has China surpassed both the UK and the US to become a top destination for African Anglophone students pursuing higher learning abroad, the number of Africa students in China has also grown 26 fold in just 15 years.
Source: Global Times | 2017/7/16 18:28:39

Trump-Macron talks reflect evolving shape of transatlantic relations

Transatlantic relations have entered a difficult period since the inauguration of Donald Trump.
Source: Global Times | 2017/7/16 18:23:39

Parents trying to be helpful may turn kids into snobs

If what your kids learn is a sense of superiority, you may have offered them the worst in your efforts to give them the best.
Source: Global Times | 2017/7/13 18:51:48

US schools must protect overseas students

Crimes won't be eradicated in the US or anywhere in the world anytime soon. Sometimes tragedies may be inevitable. But for American universities, to provide culturally relevant safety training to international students may be an urgent matter.
Source: Global Times | 2017/7/13 17:48:39

Prosperity best hope for Palestine-Israel peace

Instead of being a mediator fishing for fame and credit, China should continue acting as a low-key, long-lasting driving force for Israeli-Palestinian reconciliation.
Source: Global Times | 2017/7/13 17:38:39

Kids play online games for lack of attention

"Honor of Kings," a popular mobile game developed by Tencent, has been wrapped in controversy because a large number of teenagers are addicted to the game. What are the main reasons for the popularity of the game?
Source: Global Times | 2017/7/12 18:18:39

China, US must strive to avoid conflict

The relationship between China and the US will not remain smooth in the coming years. The power shift in Asia will always cast a shadow of conflicts.
Source: Global Times | 2017/7/12 18:03:39

Belt & Road fuels growth in Chinese security, insurance industries

The Belt and Road initiative (BRI) launched by Chinese President Xi Jinping in 2013 is gaining momentum. It aims to promote economic development and exchanges between China and more than 60 countries. The BRI is not immune, however, to a number of important risks that in many instances are new to Chinese companies operating abroad.
Source: Global Times | 2017/7/11 19:20:58