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Pain-free Brexit is a Utopian dream

Where does this leave the government, and indeed the UK as a whole? There must still be a vote on May's Brexit deal, for which all signs are there still isn't a majority.
Source: Global Times | 2018/12/16 16:32:44

Africa doesn't need US rivalry strategy

It is the US government that shall abandon old mentality to regard African countries as its own sphere of interest and expel others. African nations shall not be forced back to the era of bloody strategic competitions between the US and the Soviet Union.
Source: Global Times | 2018/12/16 16:28:39

Silk Road rises again to reignite past glory

History is re-examined and revaluated for its own sake. The new Silk Road is a “Silk Road Economic Belt”.
Source: Global Times | 2018/12/13 22:23:25

Make Chinese festival traditions more enjoyable for kids

Instead of questioning the celebration of foreign festivals as blind worship of other traditions, a better choice could be encouraging parents to try harder to dig up more values of traditional Chinese festivals, preserving old ways of celebrating them while developing more interesting methods to attract our children to them.
Source: Global Times | 2018/12/13 19:48:41

Banning Chinese students will hurt US colleges

Apprehensive about a major revenue source drying up, some colleges have started to prepare for the worst.
Source: Global Times | 2018/12/13 19:03:41

Meng's extradition plea has to pass a labyrinth

Meng's case is a typical example of political issues made to look like legal ones. The best way to settle it is through both legal and diplomatic means.
Source: Global Times | 2018/12/13 16:28:40

Macron's tax reform touches a raw nerve

Why did Macon axe ISF when he came to power?
Source: Global Times | 2018/12/12 22:18:40

Superheroes bear down on Crazy Rich Asians

Some films are empty but there are good films left and the potential for more stunning creativity in the future is worth the wait.
Source: Global Times | 2018/12/12 18:28:40

Innovation will be decisive for China's next development stage

China-US relations have never been free of conflicts and struggles.
Source: Global Times | 2018/12/12 16:08:40

Will new CDU leader inherit Merkel's legacy?

If Kramp-Karrenbauer succeeds Merkel as chancellor in 2021, her administration is likely to face huge political constraints from within her party, like what Merkel faced in the early days of her rule. That would make it hard for Kramp-Karrenbauer to break new diplomatic ground in foreign relations, including ties between China and Germany.
Source: Global Times | 2018/12/12 15:43:40

China has key role in protecting biodiversity

Many people will not ever think of these resources in purely economic terms. But now in this increasingly money-driven world, people may only pay attention if an issue is couched in dollars and cents.
Source: Global Times | 2018/12/11 18:23:39

Yellow vest protests indicate cloud over Europe

The concerns of local people on the impact that globalization had on jobs, income, social security, etc have intensified, making them susceptible to policy changes. Hence, any new proposals of the government are likely to increase discontent and drive protests.
Source: Global Times | 2018/12/11 17:58:39

Tibet Act may further jeopardize China-US relations

The Reciprocal Access to Tibet Act is another US instrument to interfere in China's domestic affairs under the name of “human rights”.
Source: Global Times | 2018/12/10 22:22:35

APEC nations present green opportunities

Building on examples from China and other countries, more localized support is essential for growing trees, market linkages and investment in forest communities.
Source: Global Times | 2018/12/10 17:33:39

Meng case has implications beyond diplomacy

Canada has a special place in the subtle trilateral relationship among China, the US and Canada.
Source: Global Times | 2018/12/10 16:18:40

China offers African continent a steady hand

China's “five no” approach has further endeared the eastern nation to the African continent.
Source: Global Times | 2018/12/9 18:33:39

France grapples with violence as Macron's reforms under threat of being derailed

Macron says he is more interested in doing the right thing instead of going by polls that show a dramatic fall in his popularity. The suspension of the fuel tax does not signal a retreat but shows protesters will not be easy to deal with.
Source: Global Times | 2018/12/9 15:18:40

Experts worry about China-US trade ties, but some hope in the air

Concerns over China-US relations, which have been deteriorating through the Trump presidency and nosedived due to a trade war, are high at the 2019 Global Times annual event in Beijing on Saturday. This year's meeting, with the theme — "China-US Friction and Change in the World" — is being attended by scholars and analysts from top Chinese think tanks and institutes.
Source: Global Times | 2018/12/8 12:02:34