Liu Rui
Cartoonist, Beijing
Liu Rui has been a cartoonist for Global Times since 2003. She is interested in political cartoons and illustrations.
  • No improvement

    Even US President Joe Biden and Russian President Vladimir Putin exchanged "gifts" to each other, it has not changed the fact that relations between the US and Russia are at nadir.

    By Liu Rui | 2021/6/17 23:53:39
  • Revealing clues

    A research study run by the US National Institutes of Health has turned up evidence of possible coronavirus infections in the US as early as December 2019.

    By Liu Rui | 2021/6/16 21:18:39
  • Awarding lies

    BuzzFeed News was awarded a Pulitzer Prize, the highest honors in US journalism, for a series of stories that smear on China's policies in Xinjiang Uygur Autonomous Region.

    By Liu Rui | 2021/6/15 21:28:39
  • Focused on China

    US Secretary of State Antony Blinken testifies before the US Senate Committee on Foreign Relations on Review of the FY 2022 State Department Budget Request in Washington on June 8, 2021.

    By Liu Rui | 2021/6/10 22:03:39
  • Targeting China

    G7 nations must overhaul global trade rules to stop powerful countries using economic coercion, Australian Prime Minister Scott Morrison said Wednesday ahead of a meeting of the group's leaders in Britain. French media said Morrison's remarks were aimed at China.

    By Liu Rui | 2021/6/9 19:52:32
  • Politicizing Olympics

    US Secretary of State Antony Blinken said on Monday the US was consulting with allies and other countries on a “shared approach” to the 2022 Winter Olympics in Beijing

    By Liu Rui | 2021/6/8 19:23:40
  • Pushing US interests

    US President Joe Biden has issued a statement pledging to affirm his “special relationship” with Europe at this week's G7 summit.

    By Liu Rui | 2021/6/7 22:18:39
  • Big promises, small reward

    Three US senators made a flying visit to the island of Taiwan Sunday morning.During their short stay, the three senators said some encouraging words to the Taiwan authorities and announced that the US would send the island 750,000 doses of the COVID-19 vaccine from its first batch of 25 million donated doses.

    By Liu Rui | 2021/6/6 19:58:40
  • Failure to intercept

    The US Missile Defense Agency, reports that an intercept was not achieved during a test of the Navy's ability to track and engage two missiles.

    By Liu Rui | 2021/5/30 20:28:39
  • Deserved welcome

    US President Joe Biden used his first address before a global audience to declare that “America is back, the transatlantic alliance is back” at Friday's G7 summit and Munich Security Conference. French President Emmanuel Macron made an impassioned defense of Europe's quest for "strategic autonomy," arguing that it could no longer rely too heavily on the US as Washington focuses more on Asia, especially China. Chancellor Angela Merkel of Germany, while applauding Biden's decision to cancel the withdrawal of US troops from Germany, warned that “our interests will not always converge.”

    By Liu Rui | 2021/2/21 20:33:14
  • BBC - Biased Broadcasting Corporation

    Fake news is like Pinocchio's nose, the more you lie, the longer it grows. Illustration: Liu Rui/GT

    By Liu Rui | 2021/2/18 20:04:38
  • Ratings slump

    After Donald Trump left office, his arch-rival CNN lost its cash cow as well, with ratings plummeting 44 percent. The numbers of viewers for CNN's prime time (8pm to 10pm) dropped sharply since January 25 to January 29.

    By Liu Rui | 2021/2/4 20:48:40
  • Difficult revolt

    GameStop emerged as the hottest stock on Wall Street and the latest symbol of a widening populist revolt against entrenched elites.

    By Liu Rui | 2021/2/3 20:58:39
  • Vaccine 'war'

    A senior EU official has suggested the UK is trying to start a vaccine war, in a major escalation of the row over the supply of jabs to protect against COVID-19.

    By Liu Rui | 2021/2/2 20:43:40
  • Vaccine doubters

    On January 30, a group of protesters gathered outside Dodger Stadium, one of the largest vaccination sites in the US, to block vaccination efforts. They carried signs with anti-vaccine slogans such as "Novel coronavirus is a hoax," "Don't be a guinea pig," "Take off your mask," and "End the blockade."

    By Liu Rui | 2021/2/1 20:23:39
  • Unfair shares

    At the end of January, a flash mob with money took place on Wall Street. Retail investors ganged up in revenge, while Wall Street's institutional giants, led by hedge funds, fought back. The easy-to-use trading app Robinhood abruptly shut its store down on Thursday to restrict trading, bringing the battle to a climax.

    By Liu Rui | 2021/1/31 20:13:23
  • Rejoining climate battle

    US President Joe Biden has signed a series of executive orders designed to address climate change, including a new ban on some energy drilling.

    By Liu Rui | 2021/1/28 21:08:39
  • Renewed cooperation?

    US President Joe Biden held his first call Tuesday with his Russian counterpart, according to the White House, confronting Russia President Vladimir Putin over a range of issues with the intention of discussing the New START nuclear treaty, which the Biden administration hopes to extend.

    By Liu Rui | 2021/1/27 23:08:39
  • Not going away

    Former US president Donald Trump opened the "Office of the Former President" in Palm Beach, Florida, to "carry on the agenda of the Trump administration".

    By Liu Rui | 2021/1/26 23:28:40
  • 'Buy American' concerns

    Biden's 'Buy American' plan put other governments on alert, causing concern that their companies would be excluded from the US' huge government-procurement market when Washington is making massive investments to fight the fallout of the COVID-19 pandemic.

    By Liu Rui | 2021/1/25 20:03:39
  • Out with the old, in with the new

    US president Joe Biden talks up transatlantic ties in first call with Boris Johnson. Johnson told the president that his election represented “a moment of hope in a dark time” in a signal he wishes to make a clean break with former president Donald Trump.

    By Liu Rui | 2021/1/25 1:03:39
  • White House cleaner

    Leaving a mess behind...

    By Liu Rui | 2021/1/20 21:47:29
  • 'Yes, this is the only trash.'

    Biden administration starts with low-hanging fruit, shuns hard tasks

    By Liu Rui | 2021/1/18 19:13:39
  • Unwelcome Pompeo

    In the last few days of his tenure, Mike Pompeo has become more active, which has made the world vigilant.

    By Liu Rui | 2021/1/13 20:33:39
  • Danger ahead

    FBI warns "armed protests" being planned at all 50 US state capitols and in Washington DC.

    By Liu Rui | 2021/1/12 20:43:40
  • Zipped-tight

    Twitter banned the account of US President Donald Trump.

    By Liu Rui | 2021/1/11 15:16:51
  • Weakened democracy

    Trump supporters stormed the Capitol, reflecting the US' weakened democracy.

    By Liu Rui | 2021/1/7 20:28:39
  • Trump's 'Divided States of America'

    Trump's "Divided States of America"

    By Liu Rui | 2021/1/7 15:36:56
  • Angering the US

    India's S-400 deal with Russia may trigger US sanctions

    By Liu Rui | 2021/1/6 23:38:39
  • Tearing US apart

    US political division is tearing the country apart.

    By Liu Rui | 2021/1/6 19:18:40
  • Taking too long

    It will take the US 10 years to finish vaccination at current pace

    By Liu Rui | 2021/1/5 19:38:40
  • Neglecting the pandemic

    Some Western politicians are neglecting the pandemic.

    By Liu Rui | 2021/1/4 22:18:40
  • Caught in COVID-19 trap

    The US is caught in a COVID-19 trap.

    By Liu Rui | 2020/12/30 22:18:39
  • Injection of hope

    COVID-19 vaccine provides an injection of hope in 2021.

    By Liu Rui | 2020/12/30 19:42:45
  • Japan seals off

    Japan halts the entry of foreign nationals.

    By Liu Rui | 2020/12/29 22:43:40
  • Hole in 19 million

    Confirmed COVID-19 cases reached 19.1 million in the US on Sunday and Trump was playing golf on the same day.

    By Liu Rui | 2020/12/28 20:13:39
  • Lowered life expectancy

    The US is on track to record its deadliest year in history, largely due to the pandemic.

    By Liu Rui | 2020/12/27 19:38:39
  • Merry isolated Christmas

    Merry isolated Christmas in 2020.

    By Liu Rui | 2020/12/24 20:43:39
  • Double standards

    Wealthy people in the UK are fleeing the country in private jets to avoid COVID-19 lockdown.

    By Liu Rui | 2020/12/23 22:13:39
  • Break their word

    Some US political elites are breaking their own words.

    By Liu Rui | 2020/12/22 22:43:40