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Italy learns little from China's epidemic control, and pays the price

Simply, we should more correctly remember that “we are all human beings” and bear in mind that scientific knowledge is human as well, that is limited, perfectible and falsifiable. Do you remember Karl Popper? There is no such thing as scientific absolute truth.
Source: Global Times | 2020/2/27 10:58:40

Weaning off Facemasks

Weaning off Facemasks
Source: Global Times | 2020/2/27 11:31:43

Praise of Italy's measures sharp contrast to criticism of China

The rapid spread of the coronavirus has severely challenged not only China, but also the rest of world. The international community should promote cooperation and join hands to tackle the outbreak.
Source: Global Times | 2020/2/26 17:58:40

Govt has ensured basic human rights in virus fight: report

The Chinese government has guaranteed the basic human rights of citizens in its fight against the novel coronavirus outbreak, a study by a Chinese institute finds.
Source: Global Times | 2020/2/26 19:48:40

What do we see through the fight against COVID-19?

History has proved that Chinese people never collapse in the face of hardships. They become stronger and braver. We Chinese people cherish the goodwill and fear no ill intent from others, and are absolutely confident and capable of winning this battle.
Source: Global Times | 2020/2/26 18:43:40

The politics of xenophobia and news coverage of health crises

Clear heads and open hearts must prevail to ensure health crises around the world are solved and patients, regardless of race or color, can survive.
Source: Global Times | 2020/2/26 18:13:40

Wall Street Journal must apologize for anti-China op-ed

The letters signed by reporters, editors and senior executives show there may be a division within the WSJ. The WSJ staff may already have disputes on economic interests and ways of reporting.
Source: Global Times | 2020/2/26 12:23:40

US political system stymies effective virus response

The US is likely to face fierce challenges. It is possible that when China has already completed its epidemic prevention and control, the US will have just started to psychologically prepare to face the COVID-19. The US will certainly continue its prevention and control operations, but it is likely a difficult mission.
Source: Global Times | 2020/2/26 10:38:40

China-Malaysia ties to remain on course amid surprise PM resignation

Regardless of who Malaysian prime minister will be, he will have vision and goals for economic development, which China, especially through its BRI, can offer. It is expected that Malaysia's next state leader will cooperate with China. And the same can be said of other Southeast Asian nations.
Source: Global Times | 2020/2/25 12:48:40

Eight negative arguments smearing China's virus fight must be refuted

China's efforts and achievements in fighting the epidemic are obvious to all. Everyone with a realistic attitude will make a fair evaluation. However, some in the international community have been looking at China through colored spectacles, and even slander those entities and individuals who have praised China.
Source: Global Times | 2020/2/24 21:18:40

China's glory and dream reflected in an ordinary man's unusual life

Great reporters are needed by all great countries. The lives of all ordinary but unusual individuals like Wang deserve to be remembered and respected.
Source: Global Times | 2020/2/24 19:53:40

China-UK ties should remain on 'Golden Era' course

Regardless of the 5G issue or the fight against COVID-19, the UK will maintain its diplomatic flexibility and strong autonomy. However, should the UK lean to one side, it would be difficult to shape its great power image.
Source: Global Times | 2020/2/24 15:13:40

China's COVID-19 fight extends beyond its borders

These actions clearly demonstrate that Beijing is firmly apprised of the need to push for policies and gestures that have impacts beyond its borders. It is the actualization of the long-term view of a shared and prosperous destiny for all civilization.
Source: Global Times | 2020/2/24 10:53:39

HERoes deserve recognition in fight against COVID-19

What was even more uncomfortable was one report cutting off a female staff member who mentioned that her colleagues who are menstruating are facing shortages of sanitary products. Why is publicly talking about menstruation shameful? Is it a taboo?
Source: Global Times | 2020/2/23 18:28:40

Modi must maintain strategic independence in face of Trump pressure tactics

In the face of an increasingly ambitious and confident India, Trump's visit might achieve certain results, but is unlikely to draw India completely over to the US side.
Source: Global Times | 2020/2/23 18:13:41

COVID-19 tests China-Africa public health cooperation

As public health big data and epidemiology research become key themes in international public health cooperation, China and Africa could focus on more areas to address challenges presented by the sudden outbreak of epidemics, and support Africa in strengthening its public health control, prevention and treatment systems.
Source: Global Times | 2020/2/23 13:23:40

China has done a tremendous job in containing the virus: Afghan ambassador

I'm also amazed to see how Chinese people cooperated patiently with the government. It's not an easy time. Nobody can deny that something like a virus is a big challenge for any country.
Source: Global Times | 2020/2/23 12:33:39

Why the US can't win new cold war it started

While China has been mobilizing from top to bottom and taking unprecedented measures to combat new coronavirus, it is reported that the Trump administration is considering whether to suspend the export license of the sale of an aircraft engine produced by General Electric to China. This has prompted worries about technology decoupling between the industries of the both countries. Despite Trump's denials on Twitter, China hawks within the Trump administration remain vocal.
Source: Global Times | 2020/2/22 11:39:38