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China's economic rise won't translate into expansionist aim: experts

A white paper titled "China and the World in the New Era" was published Friday to elaborate on the relationship of China's development with an evolving world. To better understand the significance of this paper including the reason for its issuance, its impact on the rest of the world to better understand China's global views and development objectives, Global Times spoke to three experts to explicate these questions.
Source: Global Times | 2019/9/27 12:30:59

US should rethink China policy on landmark PRC National Day

China's October 1 celebration of the 70th anniversary of the founding of the People's Republic of China (PRC) marks an international historic achievement. The liberation of China 70 years ago is a key event in the rejuvenation of the Chinese nation with enduring global significance.
Source: Global Times | 2019/9/27 9:47:42

Flab is in and flaunting it is no sin

The only silver lining I can see is that every time such controversies are highlighted in the media, they can trigger a new round of discussion about the essential inequalities perceived to be behind them. These are the discussions that lead to progress.
Source: Global Times | 2019/9/26 23:53:40

China's parade sends message of peace

Without a rising and powerful China, the world would be less stable and more vulnerable to hegemony and power politics. The peaceful rise of China has played a solid role in checking the forces that threaten global peace and stability.
Source: Global Times | 2019/9/26 23:48:40

Politics determines Trump's stance on climate change

Domestic political disputes in the US have become an important reason why the US federal government is unwilling to be active in dealing with climate change. The disputes have limited US contribution to the international society's efforts.
Source: Global Times | 2019/9/25 20:48:41

Taiwan should learn from island nations' snub

For the moment, it seems that the Tsai authorities have not learned any lesson from it, still sticking to “Taiwan independence” and “dollar diplomacy.” However, against the increasingly obvious comparison in strength between China and the US and between Taiwan and the mainland, there might be a day when Taiwan loses all its “diplomatic allies” if it refuses to change.
Source: Global Times | 2019/9/25 19:33:41

Why China's politics scores above the West's

In China, high-level officials conduct extensive research in various fields every year. These investigations and the experiences they accumulate constitute the basis for major decisions, which will not be arbitrarily changed due to temporary social trends. In particular, after the reform and opening-up, China's development has not been consumed and delayed by endless ideological debates.
Source: Global Times | 2019/9/24 20:58:40

China should remain alert to India-South Korea security cooperation

As a significant player in the US Indo-Pacific Strategy, India could garner US support by cooperating with South Korea. Beijing must be wary of the possibilities of Washington and New Delhi wooing Seoul to join the Indo-Pacific Strategy.
Source: Global Times | 2019/9/24 20:48:40

Pragmatic China ties in Germany's interest

German diplomatic policy toward China is not only about bilateral relations, but also plays an important role in China-EU cooperation and has global significance. With rising economic strength and political influence of China, German politicians and businesses need to seek a more pragmatic balance of interests with China, and establish a model of win-win cooperation transcending the different ideological and value norms.
Source: Global Times | 2019/9/24 20:28:40

Why West has begun to learn from China

We sincerely hope all countries can learn from each other's civilization, overcome ideological differences, and work together to build a community with a shared future for mankind.
Source: Global Times | 2019/9/24 19:38:40

Japan should avoid emulating the US

Citing informed sources, Jiji Press of Japan reported on September 18 that the Japanese government will set up at its National Security Secretariat an economic division to formulate strategic economic policies.
Source: Global Times | 2019/9/23 22:18:40

How Trump makes Chinese love China more

Selfishly and arbitrarily, Trump has lowered the standard of US being a leading country in the world. It signals the degradation of human civilization. This is really heartbreaking.
Source: Global Times | 2019/9/23 19:58:40

Saudi oil attacks worsen regional ferment

In the latest Saudi oil installation attacks, the real culprit is no longer important. What matters is how the two sides treat the “true culprit” that they have identified. For the fragile situation in the Gulf, it cannot withstand more turmoil.
Source: Global Times | 2019/9/23 19:58:40

Will Justin Trudeau win Canada's federal election?

The Trudeau administration has appointed Dominic Barton, who was based in Shanghai as McKinsey's Asia chairman from 2004 to 2009 and has immense knowledge about China, as its new ambassador to China earlier in September. The nomination to some extent showed the Trudeau government's resolve to better relations with Beijing.
Source: Global Times | 2019/9/22 21:48:40

China development model draws Africa

As China celebrates yet another landmark in its history, there are many lessons for Africa from the east.
Source: Global Times | 2019/9/22 21:08:32

UK's attitude resembles that of a US auxiliary

Are China-UK relations still in a golden era? How will Brexit affect UK's policy toward China?
Source: Global Times | 2019/9/22 21:08:31

Will declining population endanger the human race?

Fewer babies. Fewer marriages. Rise in the single population and divorces. Traditional concepts will face more questions since for the young workforce, having children and a family and compromising one's own goals does not seem to make sense.
Source: Global Times | 2019/9/20 17:58:40

The Guardian's criticism of China's climate change effort misses the point

Countless people in China are in fact contributing to protecting the environment and dealing with climate change, but they just don't want to publicize it.
Source: Global Times | 2019/9/19 22:18:40