Yang Sheng
Reporter, Beijing
Yang Sheng is a chief reporter at the Global Times covering Chinese politics, diplomacy and military.
  • Top anti-corruption group meeting stresses zero tolerance for graft

    Xi Jinping, general secretary of the Communist Party of China (CPC) Central Committee, on Tuesday called for rigorous and unswerving efforts in further promoting full and strict Party governance and vowed zero tolerance on corruption at the 6th plenary session of the 19th Central Commission for Discipline Inspection of the Communist Party of China (CPC) which opened in Beijing on Tuesday.

    By Yang Sheng and Zhang Han | 2022/1/19 0:02:42
  • China will not fill the so-called power vacuum after US pullout; Mideast countries 'should control own destiny'

    China disagrees that there is “power vacuum” in the Middle East that needs to be filled, said Chinese State Councilor and Foreign Minister Wang Yi recently, while the hasty US pullout from the region in 2021 has caused ongoing chaos in the region.

    By Yang Sheng and Zhang Changyue | 2022/1/16 20:54:40
  • Unprecedented GCC group visit may greatly enhance FTA negotiation progress: analysts

    The first-ever group visit of Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC) countries may make breakthroughs in the negotiations over a China-GCC Free Trade Agreement (FTA), analysts said, ahead of a scheduled visit to China by the foreign ministers of four Middle East countries, Saudi Arabia, Kuwait, Oman and Bahrain, as well as GCC secretary general from Monday to Friday.

    By Yang Sheng and Zhang Changyue | 2022/1/9 23:26:09
  • China could provide assistance, support to help Kazakhstan restore order, develop economy: analysts

    China can offer support in the fields of economic cooperation and assistance, as well as counter-terrorism, to help neighboring Kazakhstan restore stability and realize effective reforms and long-term economic development, according to Chinese analysts, as Kazakh President Kassym-Jomart Tokayev and the government thanked Russia and China, as well as other leaders worldwide and heads of international organizations for support offered to the country amid domestic unrest.

    By Yang Sheng | 2022/1/8 17:29:35
  • US still under 'shadow of Capitol riot' as Biden's speech fails to address true domestic problems

    US President Joe Biden on Thursday hammered hard on Donald Trump in his speech on the one-year anniversary of the January 6 attack of the US Capitol, slamming his predecessor for creating a web of lies about the election loss, but his remarks didn't reflect a consensus by the vast majority of Americans, with most Americans expecting political violence in future elections.

    By Yang Sheng | 2022/1/7 0:32:52
  • One year after Capitol Hill turmoil, 'Biden failed to heal America from Trump's shadow'

    Just one year ago, Capitol Hill in Washington, DC was stormed by supporters of former US president Donald Trump, yet the US continues to suffer from the failure to handle the COVID-19 pandemic and the endless struggle between left and right, or red and blue, with many Americans and even observers worldwide believing they attached too much hope on the new Democrats' administration led by President Joe Biden to fix the problems and clean up the mess.

    By Yang Sheng and Chen Qingqing | 2022/1/6 0:17:02
  • Wang Yi's new year visit to Africa follows diplomatic tradition, eyes 'fighting pandemic, peace building'

    China continues its diplomatic tradition of 32 years by making Africa the first destination of its foreign minister in a new year. Analysts said that the visit will further strengthen China's ties with the continent to deepen existing cooperation under the frame of the China-proposed Belt and Road Initiative (BRI) and also eye urgent issues like fighting the COVID-19 pandemic and handling a humanitarian crisis caused by the civil war in Ethiopia.

    By Yang Sheng | 2022/1/4 22:04:30
  • Greetings at China-India border hint at goodwill but extreme Indian hostile forces may create trouble in 2022: experts

    Indian media reported recently that the Indian and Chinese military forces have “exchanged greetings and candies” at the border region including some “friction points,” and although there has been no official confirmation or relevant information released by the Chinese side yet, Chinese experts said that such activities are traditional at the border and the Indian decision-makers intend to show goodwill to ease border tensions with China in 2022.

    By Yang Sheng and Xu Yelu | 2022/1/3 22:44:38
  • US Starlink satellites irregular operations threaten not only safety of China's space station 'but also intl outer space environment'

    Some foreign media said that China and Russia's activities in space that created "debris" will "bring more risks" when these outlets have tried to defend the improper maneuvering of Space X's satellites that encountered China's space station twice. In response, Chinese Foreign Ministry refuted the accusation, saying that such voices are trying to distract attention from the dangerous actions SpaceX had taken.

    By Yang Sheng and Liu Xuanzun | 2021/12/29 20:35:39
  • Lesson of Soviet Union's collapse 'helps China develop socialism successfully'

    The former socialist superpower the Soviet Union (USSR) collapsed on December 25, 1991, while China, a major power which chose the path of socialism with Chinese characteristics different from that of the USSR, has become the biggest economy on a purchasing power parity basis. It is also the most powerful and successful socialist country en route to realize modernization and industrialization without choosing the Western capitalist model, as well as "the most important strategic competitor" in the eyes of the US.

    By Yang Sheng and Chen Qingqing | 2021/12/26 23:38:00
  • US govt. imposes 'political persecution' on scientists in the name of 'China Initiative'

    The US government has persecuted scientists who have cooperated or conducted exchanges with China in the name of the "China Initiative" since the term of former President Donald Trump, with a Harvard University professor being the latest to be convicted on Wednesday for "making false statements to authorities," but not "espionage or theft of intellectual property."

    By Yang Sheng and Cao Siqi | 2021/12/22 23:14:39
  • Will India's new 'China hand' ambassador help fix damaged ties?

    India has appointed a senior diplomat, who can speak Chinese fluently and with rich experience in diplomatic negotiations, to be its new ambassador to China, and this might be a positive sign for China-India relations, experts said, but stressed that “know China well” doesn't necessarily mean “be friendly to China” because Indian diplomats' behavior is driven by India's internal politics.

    By Yang Sheng and Yu Xi | 2021/12/21 23:15:34
  • US has no role to play in China's Xizang affairs, as Washington appoints new 'Special Coordinator for Tibet'

    The US has no legitimacy and influence in China's Xizang affairs and its act to appoint a new "special coordinator for Tibet" is an awkward move, and since the current development in Xizang has received a huge amount of achievements, the US and the separatist Dalai Lama clique don't stand any chance of meddling in the peace and stability in the region, said a senior Chinese expert.

    By Yang Sheng and Wan Hengyi | 2021/12/21 22:45:11
  • All 90 members of HKSAR's 7th-term LegCo elected, ushering in effective governance with patriots-only principle

    All the 90 members of the 7th-term Legislative Council of the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region (HKSAR) were elected on Monday. They were elected by the Election Committee constituency (40 seats), functional constituencies (30 seats), and geographical constituencies (20 seats) after over 1.35 million Hong Kong residents voted on Sunday.

    By Yang Sheng and Chen Qingqing | 2021/12/20 9:19:01
  • Showdown over Ukraine looms as Russia, NATO unlikely to reach deal

    The intense situation around Ukraine between Russia and NATO is unlikely to ease, as it is almost impossible that NATO will accept the security guarantee proposed by Moscow due to entrenched hostility to Russia, Chinese analysts said, adding it that the US-led bloc will not give up expansion to the east, and Russia will definitely take action to retaliate.

    By Yang Sheng | 2021/12/19 22:37:07
  • 'Get-together for Beijing Winter Olympics,' Xi-Putin virtual talks further boost China-Russia ties amid rising pressure from West

    When Chinese President Xi Jinping met Russian President Vladimir Putin virtually on Wednesday via video link in Beijing, they pledged to meet each other in February in Beijing for the opening ceremonies of Winter Olympics 2022.

    By Yang Sheng and Zhang Han | 2021/12/15 23:17:55
  • Biden opens democracy summit, 'shows no confidence'

    The virtual "Summit for Democracy" held by the US kicked off on Thursday, but Chinese analysts said that Washington just exposed its shortage of confidence over its own political system since it dares not invite many countries, including China, to share their views about democracy, and this just proves that the US-dominated event is not democratic at all.

    By Yang Sheng and Hu Yuwei | 2021/12/10 0:58:39
  • Lithuania 'could become isolated' due to unwise provocation against China

    Although China has been compelled to downgrade diplomatic ties with Lithuania after the Baltic state challenged China's sovereignty over Taiwan and abandoned the internationally recognized one-China principle which the country's previous governments respected, the current Lithuanian government remains hostile and is being even more provocative, with Chinese analysts saying this kind of extreme and stupid anti-China policy could make the Baltic state act more like a "trouble maker" and become isolated in the region.

    By Yang Sheng and Xu Yelu | 2021/11/26 0:03:39
  • Biden admin, DPP authority want to make use of each other via 'Summit for Democracy,' but with no concrete gains for Taiwan

    China has expressed firm opposition to a US move to invite the secessionist DPP authority which rules China's Taiwan to participate in a US-initiated "Summit for Democracy," after the US State Department released a list of "participants" which included the Taiwan region with other sovereign countries.

    By Yang Sheng and Wang Qi | 2021/11/25 0:35:10
  • China-ASEAN ties upgrade 'to have global significance'; S.China Sea issue will be handled peacefully: experts

    China and the Association of Southeast Asian Nations decided to establish comprehensive strategic partnership on Monday, a new milestone in the relations between the two sides which will inject fresh impetus into regional and world peace, stability and development.

    By Yang Sheng and Xu Keyue | 2021/11/22 10:13:11
  • Rittenhouse case 'exposes illness of US political system'

    The Kyle Rittenhouse case has resulted in a new wave of protests across the US, some of which have escalated into riots, after the judicial case became deeply politicized under the intense political struggle between the Democrats and the Republicans.

    By Yang Sheng and Huang Lanlan | 2021/11/21 23:45:35
  • US congressional body 'plays with fire' on Taiwan after top leaders' summit

    After the Chinese leader drew a red line with the US on the Taiwan question and warned it of not playing with fire, a bipartisan advisory body of the US Congress urged policymakers to take tougher measures in "strengthening the credibility of US military deterrence." Though those proposals, which reflect the body's bias and ignorance about China, are unlikely to turn into US policies, experts said China should remain cautious on further provocation from Washington as growing chaotic voices in its domestic political circle would only increase the risk of strategic miscalculation.

    By Chen Qingqing, Yang Sheng and Liu Caiyu | 2021/11/18 23:59:30
  • Xi warns US over support for Taiwan secessionism, 'Whoever plays with fire will get burnt'

    Chinese President Xi Jinping said on Tuesday at a virtual meeting with US President Joe Biden that China will be compelled to take resolute measures, should the separatist forces for "Taiwan independence" "provoke us, force our hands or even cross the red line," and he also warned that the intention of some Americans to use Taiwan to contain China is "just like playing with fire" and that "whoever plays with fire will get burnt."

    By Yang Sheng and Zhao Yusha | 2021/11/16 23:53:40
  • Biden to extend ban on Chinese firms, maintaining major hurdle in bilateral ties

    US President Joe Biden will reportedly keep in place a ban imposed by his predecessor on Chinese companies that the US deems to have ties with the Chinese military, maintaining a major hurdle in bilateral ties even as Washington appears to seek dialogue and even cooperation with China on trade.

    By Yang Sheng and Xiong Xinyi | 2021/11/10 22:28:39
  • 19th CPC Central Committee kicks off sixth plenary session, to table landmark resolution

    The sixth plenary session of the 19th Central Committee of the Communist Party of China (CPC) kicked off on Monday. Xi Jinping, general secretary of the CPC Central Committee, delivered a work report on behalf of the Political Bureau of the CPC Central Committee and made explanations on a draft resolution on the major achievements and historical experience of the CPC's 100 years of endeavors. The sixth plenary session will conclude on Thursday.

    By Yang Sheng and Cao Siqi | 2021/11/8 11:45:05
  • Shenzhou-12 taikonauts complete quarantine and recovery

    The three crew of Shenzhou-12 manned spacecraft, Chinese taikonauts Nie Haisheng, Liu Boming and Tang Hongbo, completed their quarantine and recovery phase after they returned to the Earth from their 3-month mission in space on September 17.

    By Yang Sheng | 2021/11/6 17:38:36
  • US, allies' subs in S.China Sea could bring 'nuke disaster'

    A senior Chinese expert on the maritime issue raised questions on the announcement the US 7th Fleet made about a US submarine collision in the South China Sea, as well as concerns over the increasing military presence of the US and its allies in the region, as they could bring more danger and accidents to the region, and would even cause a "nuclear disaster."

    By Yan Yuzhu and Yang Sheng | 2021/11/3 21:17:50
  • China warns US on Taiwan question in Rome amid tensions

    Chinese State Councilor and Foreign Minister Wang Yi met US Secretary of State Antony Blinken on Sunday on the sidelines of the G20 leaders summit in Rome, Italy, the first face-to-face meeting between the top diplomats of the two countries after Blinken made a provocative statement challenging China's sovereignty on the Taiwan question, saying the US will support the island's secessionist authorities "robust" participation in the UN system.

    By Yang Sheng and Cui Fandi | 2021/11/1 0:49:23
  • US risks jeopardizing improving ties with China with Blinken's Taiwan remarks

    The US is burying the possibility of easing China-US tensions and even escalating tensions due to US Secretary of State Antony Blinken's remarks on support for the island of Taiwan's involvement in the UN. Although the US attempt will fail eventually, China still needs to take tougher action, especially military ones, to further warn the US about how dangerous it could be if it continues to challenge China's bottom-line on the Taiwan question, experts said.

    By Yang Sheng and Xu Keyue | 2021/10/27 21:36:09
  • China-India border tension 'should not block the exchanges between Gen Z'

    Although China and India have border tensions from time to time and currently the bilateral ties are still tense, the exchanges between the two peoples, especially generation Z, should not be interrupted. The strengthening of ties between student organizations and youth of the two sides could even contribute to the solution of tensions.

    By Yang Sheng | 2021/10/27 0:14:53
  • Convince China that US supports 'one-China policy': ex-US envoy

    Former US ambassador to China J. Stapleton Roy said that the situation in the Taiwan Straits has reached a dangerous level, and the US should take action to make China confident that the US supports the "one-China policy," as he is concerned that the two countries are facing the worst situation since they established diplomatic ties 42 years ago.

    By Yang Sheng and Guo Yuandan | 2021/10/26 23:38:40
  • President Xi calls to break new ground in weaponry, equipment development, assigns relevant missions in 14th Five-Year Plan

    Chinese President Xi Jinping has urged efforts to break new ground in the development of the country's military weaponry and equipment, and contribute to the realization of the goals set for the centennial of the People's Liberation Army (PLA), the Xinhua News Agency reported on Tuesday.

    By Yang Sheng and Leng Shumei | 2021/10/26 23:18:39
  • 'One-China principle' only route for Taiwan island to attend international events

    As the Chinese mainland celebrated on Mondaythe 50th anniversary of the restoration of the People's Republic of China's (PRC's) lawful seat in the United Nations (UN), Taiwan secessionist authorities and the US have used the occasion to hype the topic of “seeking international space” for the island of Taiwan to challenge the widely recognized “one-China principle” and provoke the PRC on the issue of sovereignty.

    By Yang Sheng | 2021/10/25 23:07:51
  • US politicians push new bill to sanction China on maritime issue, 'will receive retaliation if it passes'

    Some US politicians have pushed another anti-China act to sanction entities and individuals who safeguard China's sovereignty in the South China Sea and East China Sea, the latest attempt by US conservative lawmakers to interrupt the potential recovery of China-US ties and interfere in peaceful solutions between China and other countries on territorial disputes.

    By Yang Sheng | 2021/10/20 23:19:28
  • US hypes 'nuclear threat' from China, Russia to legitimize absolute security and arms race

    Senior US officials and Western media have spared no efforts to hype the so-called "nuclear threat" from China, even after China clarified an inaccurate report about a "hypersonic missile test in August," as the test was about a reusable spacecraft, with the Chinese Foreign Ministry saying on Tuesday that the US is hyping the "China threat theory" to pursue absolute security and expand military power. Experts stressed that Washington is the one that should be held accountable for intensifying the arms race between major nuclear powers.

    By Yang Sheng | 2021/10/19 21:47:12
  • China's routine space vehicle test 'a transparent act for peaceful use, not militarization'

    The Chinese Foreign Ministry on Monday said the Financial Times-reported “China's test of new space capability with a hypersonic missile in August” was in fact a routine test of technology for reusing a space vehicle, and Chinese experts said that China has the right to test such technology for peaceful purpose regardless of how the US or the West demonizes it. If the US launches a space arms race, non-Western powers like China and Russia would be forced to turn their advanced capabilities into military use for strategic deterrence and self-defense, experts said.

    By Yang Sheng and Deng Xiaoci | 2021/10/18 21:49:41
  • Xi stresses peaceful reunification, calls Taiwan secessionists 'serious threat' to national rejuvenation

    At a gathering marking the 110th anniversary of the 1911 Revolution on Saturday, Chinese President Xi Jinping said the Taiwan question will be resolved along with national rejuvenation and warned that secessionists are a serious threat to that mission, and that those who betray the country will be judged by history.

    By Yang Sheng and Chen Qingqing | 2021/10/9 11:31:59
  • Yang-Sullivan meeting showcases positive signals, major divergence

    Positive signals for improving deteriorating China-US ties and a major divergence on expectations of bilateral ties were on display at the same time during the meeting between Yang Jiechi, China's top diplomat, and US National Security Advisor Jake Sullivan. China opposed defining China-US bilateral ties as “competitive,” while the US carried on with that label, analysts said, noting that China insists on seeking cooperation with the US but is also preparing for the worst.

    By Liu Xin and Yang Sheng | 2021/10/7 18:47:14
  • China's new assault rifles, machine guns debut at Zhuhai airshow

    The Chinese army's new-generation service rifle, the QBZ191 5.8mm automatic rifle, and two new rifles in the 191 series, debuted at Airshow China 2021.

    By Yang Sheng in Zhuhai | 2021/9/30 15:35:27
  • Xi emphasizes inclusiveness, rejects zero-sum game at UN

    Chinese President Xi Jinping proposed a Global Development Initiative in his speech at the 76th general debate of the UN General Assembly (UNGA), injecting confidence and calling to jointly address global threats and challenges to build a better world for all.

    By Yang Sheng | 2021/9/23 0:38:39
  • AUKUS deal to continue causing repercussions in transatlantic ties

    Although US President Joe Biden always shouts loudly his slogan for diplomacy "America is back," Washington is facing an increasing crisis of trust in ties with other countries, especially with its allies, as the AUKUS nuclear submarine deal between Australia, the UK and the US has seriously harmed US-France ties and brought unprecedented consequences as Paris recalled its ambassadors to the US and Australia.

    By Yang Sheng | 2021/9/21 23:43:39
  • Nuke sub deal could make Australia 'potential nuclear war target'

    The US, UK and Australia have announced a new alliance named "AUKUS" to target China, and they even made a deal to provide nuclear submarines to Australia. Chinese military experts warned that such a move will potentially make Australia a target of a nuclear strike if a nuclear war breaks out even when Washington said it won't arm Canberra with nuclear weapons, because it's easy for the US to equip Australia with nuclear weapons and submarine-launched ballistic missiles when Australia has the submarines.

    By Yang Sheng | 2021/9/16 16:01:59
  • Japan's massive drills intend to challenge China's sovereignty militarily

    The Japan Ground Self-Defense Force (JGSDF) on Wednesday started nationwide exercises involving all units for the first time in nearly 30 years in an attempt to boost deterrence and strengthen its capabilities. Japanese media said such a massive move is to deal with "China's ramped-up regional assertiveness." But Chinese experts noted that Japan is trying to display its hard power to serve the US Indo-Pacific strategy to contain China militarily.

    By Yang Sheng and Liu Xuanzun | 2021/9/15 23:08:53
  • Quad summit will see limited concrete outcomes as US, Japan, India, Australia are 'four ward mates with different illnesses': experts

    The US is reorganizing its allies and partners to fix its image as "the leader" when it found increasing difficulties worldwide such as the Afghan issue, climate change and the COVID-19 pandemic, and the Quad summit next week is another try made by US President Joe Biden, but Chinese experts said on Tuesday that the summit will make no big change on its hostility against China though the statement released by the White House about the summit didn't mention China.

    By Yang Sheng and Fan Anqi | 2021/9/15 0:18:39
  • Taiwan launches biodefense drills to 'cater to US' lab-leak theory'

    The armed forces on the island of Taiwan practiced on Monday countermeasures for a bioweapons attack in the Han Kuang drill, which is an annual exercise targeting the Chinese People's Liberation Army (PLA), with media on the island saying that since the US is speculating that COVID-19 originates from labs from the Chinese mainland, there's reason for the island to be prepared for a potential biological weapons attack from the PLA.

    By Yang Sheng and Liu Xuanzun | 2021/9/14 22:43:39
  • US overreacts on N.Korea's missile tests; China calls for dialogue and engagement

    North Korea conducted successful tests of new type long-range cruise missiles over the weekend, the state media of the country said on Monday, with the US accusing Pyongyang of "threatening" neighbors and the international community. But China urged them to maintain restraint and start talks, to push the political solution progress for the Korean Peninsula issue.

    By Yang Sheng and Liu Xuanzun | 2021/9/13 21:43:32
  • Chinese foreign minister heads to Singapore in charm offensive to neighboring countries

    Although Cambodia is a small country, it will not succumb to pressure and will firmly support China in issues related to core benefits, Cambodian Prime Minister Hun Sen said in a meeting with Chinese State Councilor and Foreign Minister Wang Yi on Sunday, where Hun and Wang discussed further cooperation in fighting against COVID-19 and other regional issues.

    By Yang Sheng and Cui Fandi | 2021/9/13 12:27:54
  • Recovery of China-US ties sees 'troublemaking from Taiwan island'

    On the same day when the top leaders of China and the US held a phone conversation, which brings some hopes for the recovery of the most important bilateral ties of the world, the Taiwan s separatist authorities sent two "senior officials" for sensitive and secret talks with US officials to push Washington to rename the island's representative office in Washington with the word "Taiwan" - a serious move to provoke the one-China principle and to encourage Taiwan secessionism.

    By Yang Sheng and Zhang Changyue | 2021/9/12 23:23:39
  • BRICS important force to be reckoned with on intl stage: Xi

    The BRICS countries have become an important world power to be reckoned with, and facts have already proven that no matter what difficulties emerge, as long as BRICS remain united and make joint efforts, cooperation will be smooth, solid and sustained, Chinese President Xi Jinping said.

    By Yang Sheng | 2021/9/10 1:43:39
  • China to provide emergency aid of 200m yuan, including food, 3 million vaccines to Afghanistan

    China and all other five Afghanistan's neighboring countries will work together in handling new challenges caused by the US' hasty pullout from Afghanistan and the latest situation in the country, with China announcing an emergency humanitarian aids including foods, medicines and COVID-19 vaccines on Wednesday after the Afghan Taliban on Tuesday announced key members of its new interim government.

    By Yang Sheng | 2021/9/8 23:13:06
  • HK eases restrictions on travel, integrates with national devt

    Authorities in China's Hong Kong Special Administrative Region (SAR) announced Tuesday that the city will soon lift strict restrictions on individual travel from the Chinese mainland and Macao. Experts said this is a significant move to open amid the COVID-19 pandemic, and it could offer a boost to the city's virus-stricken economy since arrivals from the Chinese mainland account for the majority of tourists and visitors to Hong Kong, meanwhile it will also expedite the economic integration of the Guangdong-Hong Kong-Macao Greater Bay Area.

    By Zhang Hongpei and Yang Sheng | 2021/9/8 0:38:39
  • European Parliament clamors for tougher line on China

    Some members of the European Parliament are continuously using the Taiwan question to provoke China's sovereignty and are urging the EU to reduce its reliance on China and to display a tougher and more united stance toward Beijing, but these activities are harming the mutually beneficial China-EU ties and adding uncertainties to the EU's future, Chinese experts said.

    By Yang Sheng and Fan Anqi | 2021/9/6 0:07:39
  • Blinken jets to Qatar, Europe in bid to rescue US reputation after Afghanistan humiliation

    After the US' embarrassing and hasty pullout from Afghanistan has led to heavy casualties among local civilians and terrorist attacks, Washington has decided to send its top diplomat and defense chief to visit the Middle East and Europe to ask its allies to share the headache it created for the world.

    By Yang Sheng and Liu Caiyu | 2021/9/5 21:28:40
  • US foreign policy 'totally failed' amid attacks in Kabul

    US President Joe Biden might find that the first year of his term is going to be completely different from his previous plan, at least in the field of foreign affairs, as the Afghan war now becomes a hasty and chaotic situation with heavy casualties of US troops and local civilians that makes the humiliating ending of the US-launched war even more humiliating and embarrassing, said experts.

    By Yang Sheng and Fan Anqi | 2021/8/30 0:53:39
  • The Communist Party of China launches a major publication on its mission and contributions

    The Communist Party of China (CPC) released a publication on Thursday with fruitful and comprehensive information to introduce its historic mission as well as past and future contributions to China and the rest of the world. During a press conference in Beijing, senior officials of the Party provided authoritative introductions and explanations to respond to unfair criticism and stigmatization from abroad against China's political system.

    By Yang Sheng and Cao Siqi | 2021/8/26 12:15:10
  • Biden to meet Aug 31 Afghanistan evacuation deadline; extension risks igniting local anti-US sentiment

    The 20-year-long failed governance and brutal occupation by the US-led coalition in Afghanistan has created serious anti-US sentiment in the country, and the issue of extending the August 31 evacuation deadline could bring more risks as extremists and terrorists with a radical anti-US stance could use it to create new conflicts, said the experts, noting that the deep hatred against the US and its allies among Afghan society would be a long-standing problem for the Taliban to normalize its ties with the West.

    By Yang Sheng and Wang Qi | 2021/8/25 0:17:14
  • Do separatists stand a chance in today's Tibet? – with urban life 'better than many east regions' and strong military-civilian bond at borders

    This year marks the 70th anniversary of the peaceful liberation of China's Tibet Autonomous Region, and through travelling the border regions and several major Tibetan cities interviewing local residents, military personnel, scholars and officials, the Global Times has learned that the Communist Party of China's (CPC) successful governance in Tibet over the past 70 years means separatists and antagonistic forces have no chance of destabilizing the peace, order and development in "the roof of the world."

    By Yang Sheng in Lhasa | 2021/8/20 15:58:31
  • Tibet celebrates 70th anniversary of peaceful liberation

    With a grand celebration held in front of Lhasa's Potala Palace in Southwest China's Tibet Autonomous Region, people on Thursday marked the 70th anniversary of the peaceful liberation of Tibet. After seven decades of miraculous progress in the high-plateau region, Tibet is now eyeing high-quality development, with border construction, ethnic unity and eco-environmental progress as focuses in its future plan.

    By Shan Jie and Yang Sheng | 2021/8/19 22:41:06
  • Chaotic Afghan evacuation makes EU rethink US 'leadership of West alliance'

    The dramatic and historic development in Afghanistan's situation in the past few weeks has seriously damaged the US image, and many key allies from Europe have expressed their concern over the credibility and reliability of the US-led alliance and urged their defense policy to be more independent and self-reliant, even though Joe Biden is seeking cooperation from them on the evacuation and post-war affairs.

    By Yang Sheng | 2021/8/18 21:33:41
  • China, US, Russia share consensus in Afghanistan, but Washington 'should correct its mistake to exchange cooperation'

    The US has discussed the situation in Afghanistan with China, Russia, Pakistan and its European allies on Tuesday to seek cooperation following its hasty retreat. This was not the first time Washington openly expressed to China its request on the issue, which shows a better attitude that is very different from the US hostility against China in other intense areas.

    By Yang Sheng and Liu Xin | 2021/8/17 23:07:30
  • Taliban's rapid victory embarrasses US, smashes image, arrogance

    The Afghan Taliban have successfully returned to Kabul and are ready to set up a new government while the hasty US retreat, which had caused deaths to locals, makes the end of the 20-year-long war look increasingly embarrassing to the US.

    By Yang Sheng and Cui Fandi | 2021/8/17 0:18:39
  • China could participate in post-war reconstruction in Afghanistan: experts

    The Afghan Taliban's military offensive has been moving faster than observers worldwide have expected, and it looks like it is just a matter of time before Kabul is taken, as latest reports from foreign media showed that the Taliban fighters have entered the capital and are negotiating with Afghan government officials on a peaceful transition of power.

    By Yang Sheng | 2021/8/15 22:46:28
  • China-US trade ties 'could recover first' with Washington's sincerity following Chinese envoy's virtual meeting with US-China business group head

    The US government is receiving increasing pressure from US business circles and its society to fix trade ties with China with the new Chinese ambassador to the US on Friday expressing that China will continue opening up to the world. Chinese analysts said on Saturday that this is a signal that China-US trade ties could recover first amid ongoing tension. However, it requires the US to fix its mistakes first, such as canceling all unfair tariffs on Chinese goods.

    By Yang Sheng and Song Lin | 2021/8/14 21:41:15
  • China shares broad consensus with ASEAN, 'US unable to disrupt ties'

    China and the US will participate in a series of diplomatic activities with ASEAN in the coming days. Washington will keep making efforts to interrupt the development of China-ASEAN ties, but Chinese analysts believe that due to the broad consensus shared by China and Southeast Asian countries, there is nothing significant the US can do to make trouble.

    By Yang Sheng | 2021/8/3 22:31:47
  • Stakeholders intensify efforts to find solutions for Afghan peace

    A high-level Afghan government delegation and the Taliban will meet in Qatar this week to jumpstart the long-stalled peace process, a senior Afghan official who spoke on the condition of anonymity confirmed with the Global Times on Thursday, saying "this is in the agenda" and the meeting will probably be held on Saturday.

    By Wang Wenwen, Yang Sheng and Bai Yunyi | 2021/7/16 0:09:18
  • China urges Taliban to denounce terrorism

    The situation in Afghanistan is getting more and more complicated as both the Afghan government and the Taliban, which are fighting each other, are making diplomatic efforts to win support or understanding overseas as the US and its allies leave a huge mess in the country and in the region, and China is paying efforts to stabilize the situation and prevent any potential crisis that could impact regional security.

    By Yang Sheng and Wang Wenwen | 2021/7/14 22:33:05
  • China-Russia-N.Korea ties reinforced on equal footing

    China and its two neighbors with significant relations - Russia and North Korea - have been strengthening their ties recently, as Chinese analysts said that ties among China, Russia and North Korea are totally different in nature from the US-Japan-South Korea alliance, adding that China, Russia and North Korea will continue to cooperate to safeguard regional peace and stability no matter what pressures and impacts may come from the US.

    By Yang Sheng and Xie Wenting | 2021/7/11 23:56:07
  • European Parliament HK resolution not binding, no bearing on EU: analysts

    Just a few days after the holding of the China-France-Germany virtual summit where the top leaders of the three countries reached an agreement to expand cooperation, some politicians in the European Parliament are trying to interrupt the recovering China-Europe ties again by using the “human rights” and China's Hong Kong affairs as excuses to launch a new round of provocations.

    By Yang Sheng and Chen Qingqing | 2021/7/8 23:30:57
  • US expression on China 'still vague' despite Campbel's remarks

    China and the US sent new signals to each other recently as a senior official in the Biden administration on foreign affairs said he believes China and the US can co-exist peacefully and the bilateral ties should not be viewed as a "new cold war," while the Chinese Foreign Ministry on Wednesday responded that China hopes the US would meet China halfway, and take a rational and pragmatic policy on China.

    By Yang Sheng | 2021/7/7 23:38:40
  • Russia's new strategy shows US' failure to split China-Russia ties

    Russia's latest updated national security strategy shows that the US attempt to spilt China-Russia ties has failed again, and this is a clear signal sent by Moscow to the world that it still considers the main threat is from the West rather than the East.

    By Yang Sheng | 2021/7/5 0:20:48
  • Grand celebrations showcase confidence

    Addressing a grand ceremony to celebrate the centennial of the Communist Party of China (CPC) in Beijing on Thursday marked by palpable joy and thundering cheers of a large crowd representing all sectors of Chinese society, Xi Jinping, general secretary of the CPC Central Committee, highlighted remarkable achievements of the past century, drew a promising future for the country's "irreversible" path toward rejuvenation while delivering stern warnings to forces that seek to undercut that path and divide the country.

    By Yang Sheng | 2021/7/2 0:08:39
  • Why is CPC China's destined choice?

    As Chinese people across the country celebrate the remarkable achievements of the Communist Party of China (CPC) over the past century and look forward to another glorious century on Thursday, a sobering reminder of the Party's original mission has also become omnipresent amid a joyful festive atmosphere.

    By Yang Sheng | 2021/6/30 18:13:40
  • China, NK stress need to safeguard regional peace as US envoy urges Pyongyang to talk

    The ambassadors of China and North Korea on Monday released articles on the flagship newspapers of the Communist Party of China (CPC) and the Worker's Party of Korea (WPK) to stress the unshakable friendship and vowed to safeguard regional peace, while US President Joe Biden's special envoy for North Korea also said Monday Washington hopes to see a positive reaction from Pyongyang soon on US offers for talks.

    By Yang Sheng | 2021/6/21 23:13:39
  • US scheme on nuclear talks in spotlight amid diplomat's visit

    The Korean Peninsula situation is at a crossroad and more efforts should be made to ease tensions on the Korean Peninsula and resume dialogues, Chinese experts said amid the visit of a veteran US official to South Korea on nuclear talks.

    By Liu Caiyu and Yang Sheng | 2021/6/21 0:38:39
  • US president 'makes logical mistake' in splitting China-Russia ties

    US President Joe Biden has finished his trip to Europe, which is his first major diplomatic event since he assumed the presidency, but apart from a series of vague communiqués with his allies and a meeting with Russian President Vladimir Putin, which ended with no significant breakthrough, there is nothing Biden can show to his people regarding his diplomatic efforts.

    By Yang Sheng and Zhang Han | 2021/6/17 23:48:40
  • Moscow, Beijing reaffirm close ties before Putin-Biden summit in Geneva

    Russian President Vladimir Putin and his US counterpart Joe Biden both downplayed expectations on their upcoming meeting on Wednesday, and Chinese experts said the biggest expectation for Biden in the meeting in Geneva is to stabilize US-Russia relations and split China-Russia ties as much as he could, but this won't work anyway.

    By Yang Sheng and Cao Siqi | 2021/6/16 1:11:28
  • Taiwan's DPP plans to donate 300,000 vaccines to Paraguay, Honduras: Sources

    When the death toll caused by COVID-19 keeps increasing in Taiwan, and the people on the island suffer from vaccine shortages, the secession-minded Democratic Progressive Party (DPP) has declared they will donate 300,000 doses of AstraZeneca (AZ) vaccines to countries like Honduras and Paraguay, which still maintain "diplomatic ties" with the Taiwan authorities, and the DPP even bribed certain officials from the countries to realize the plan, an exclusive source told the Global Times on Friday.

    By Fan Lingzhi and Yang Sheng | 2021/6/5 20:34:13
  • Putin doesn't trust Biden, futile for Washington to alienate China and Russia: experts

    China and Russia are maintaining frequent communication and friendly interactions despite the US trying to ease its tensions with Russia and concentrating on the competition with China. Some strategists in Washington still want to follow their Cold War playbook to alienate China-Russia relations in order to serve US' interest.

    By Yang Sheng | 2021/6/5 18:40:11
  • China needs a voice that matches its national strength, international status: Xi

    Chinese President Xi Jinping said China needs "to develop a voice in international discourse that matches China's comprehensive national strength and international status," as Chinese top leaders had a group study session on strengthening China's capacity for international communication on Monday, with experts saying China will not keep silent in amid a stigmatization and propaganda warfare launched by the US and its allies, and China has the confidence to shape a more "reliable, admirable and respectable image."

    By Yang Sheng and Liu Xin | 2021/6/2 1:09:50
  • China, Russia eye fixing 'global disorder' amid US withdrawal

    China and Russia held a new round of strategic security consultations on Tuesday in Moscow, and during the frequent interactions between the two major powers in recent months, the world has showed a dangerous trend of disorder or tensions in some regions, including the Middle East, Eastern Europe, Central Asia and the Western Pacific, due to global strategic shift made by the US,

    By Yang Sheng and Chen Qingqing | 2021/5/26 0:18:39
  • China-Russia interaction increasingly frequent amid US pressure with upcoming strategic security talks

    High-level strategic interactions between China and Russia are getting increasingly frequent as a Chinese top diplomat will visit Russia for a new round of strategic security consultation this week.

    By Yang Sheng | 2021/5/24 0:13:29
  • China offers new type of mediation, more effective solution to Palestine-Israel conflict: former diplomat

    China is continually paying efforts to mediate the ongoing Palestine-Israel conflict as the Chinese special envoy for Middle East affairs spoke with Palestinian and Egyptian officials and will also reach out to other parties including Israel, Russia and the EU, with a former Chinese diplomat saying that China is trying to offer a new type of mediation and to find a fairer solution to the decades-long conflict.

    By Yang Sheng | 2021/5/20 22:38:39
  • Xi, Putin witness key nuclear energy project groundbreaking; cooperation has strategic significance

    Chinese President Xi Jinping and Russian President Vladimir Putin witnessed via video link the groundbreaking ceremony of four advanced nuclear reactors powered by Russia's third-generation nuclear technology in China on Wednesday.

    By Chu Daye and Yang Sheng | 2021/5/19 23:33:39
  • Taiwan DPP authorities 'use epidemic to serve political goal,' cause vaccine predicament

    While the island of Taiwan, which proclaimed itself as an "excellent student" in combating the COVID-19 epidemic, is stuck in a new outbreak that entered into the stage of community transmissions, experts from both the Chinese mainland and the island criticized the Taiwan authority for its incompetence and arrogance, and they said the key problem is that the Taiwan authority has politicized the pandemic to serve its secessionist purpose.

    By Yang Sheng and Wang Qi | 2021/5/18 0:42:45
  • When China mediates Palestine-Israel conflict via UN platform, US 'stands opposite to international justice'

    The UN Security Council (UNSC), with China as the president for May, held an open debate on Sunday to discuss the Palestine-Israel conflict in the Gaza Strip, which has caused more than 180 deaths and more than 1,000 wounded on both sides so far.

    By Yang Sheng | 2021/5/16 23:23:39
  • Public opinion shift over student's death shows Chinese netizens' increasing vigilance against 'color revolution'

    Chinese netizens appeared to have become increasingly vigilant against the "color revolution" as public opinion on social media encountered a U-turn when online controversy over the death of a 16-year-old student suddenly spilled out of cyberspace and turned into a rare outburst which ended up in some openly demanding the "truth" and clashing with the police in front of the school premises.

    By Yang Sheng | 2021/5/14 19:17:14
  • China, Central Asian countries to strengthen cooperation on Afghan issue, counterterrorism and diversify energy sources

    China and its Central Asian partners will strengthen cooperation on fighting 'Three Evils' - terrorism, separatism and religious extremism - in the future to safeguard the regional peace and stability after US military troops withdraw from Afghanistan, as the pullout could leave chaotic situations and the region could become a breeding ground for "Three Evils," said Chinese experts, as the second China + Central Asia (C+C5) foreign ministers meeting took place.

    By Yang Sheng | 2021/5/12 21:58:40
  • Taiwan 'should ask Beijing, not Washington' to return to WHA

    The Taiwan secessionist authority has failed to receive an invitation from the World Health Assembly (WHA) for the fifth consecutive year even as the US and its other major Western countries voiced their support to the island earlier this month, and the authority of the island has once again complained and accused the Chinese mainland of "bullying" Taiwan and blocking them from attending the WHA.

    By Yang Sheng | 2021/5/11 21:28:40
  • Conference for 'democracy' inviting Taiwan, HK separatists looks like 'alliance of losers'

    As US President Joe Biden plans for a Summit for Democracy by the end of the year, a non-governmental Western organization is scheduled to hold a "summit" to help Biden's summit in setting the agenda, and the "summit" invited a series of infamous persons, including the leader of the secessionist authority in China's Taiwan island, a fugitive separatist from Hong Kong, and other "democratic activists" worldwide.

    By Yang Sheng | 2021/5/11 0:28:39
  • Chinese show great empathy to Russia over WWII history while West turns hostile to Moscow

    As Russia held a military parade to commemorate the 76th anniversary of the Soviet Union's Victory over Nazi Germany in the 1941-1945 Great Patriotic War on Moscow's Red Square on Sunday, about 400 people took part in the “Immortal Regiment” march in Beijing to celebrate Victory in Europe in World War II on the same day.

    By Yang Sheng and Lin Xiaoyi | 2021/5/9 22:21:59
  • Top university sets up CPC research institute, to help 'understand history and reality, reality and future'

    Peking University, one of China's top universities, has established a new academic institute for researching the history of the Communist Party of China (CPC), signaling that research and education on the Party's history are strengthening as the 100th anniversary of the CPC's founding is being celebrated this year, experts said.

    By Yang Sheng | 2021/5/5 22:53:39
  • Vietnam says it won't follow others in opposing China; experts note 'US has no chance to use sovereignty issue to divide region'

    Vietnam has made positive comments on its ties with China during Chinese State Councilor and Minister of National Defense Wei Fenghe's visit to the country, stressing that Vietnam will never follow other countries in opposing China.

    By Yang Sheng and Deng Xiaoci | 2021/4/27 11:32:37
  • Biden inherits some problematic Trump legacies, makes 100-day score 'unsatisfied'

    Majority of Americans say they approve of US President Joe Biden's job performance near his first 100 days in office, according to US media, and Chinese experts also weighed in on Biden's performance from China's perspective, saying that Biden's efforts on fixing ties with not only China, but also many other countries have been unsatisfactory, despite returning the US to the multilateral framework and showing openness to cooperation and dialogue.

    By Yang Sheng and Wang Qi | 2021/4/26 21:55:24
  • China's coast guard continues patrolling waters surrounding Diaoyu, defying US reaffirming security commitment to Japan

    Although the US reaffirmed earlier in April that it is committed to the defense of Japan under their security treaty, which covers the Diaoyu Islands where China and Japan have a dispute, the China Coast Guard (CCG) continued to send its vessels to patrol the surrounding waters on Sunday, with analysts saying that China is making it clear to relevant countries that they are unable to challenge China's determination to safeguard its territories.

    By Yang Sheng and Leng Shumei | 2021/4/25 21:53:40
  • China to support Russia-proposed meeting of 5 nuke powers: observer

    Russian President Vladimir Putin once again urged in his annual address to the Federal Assembly on Wednesday for permanent members of the UN Security Council, who are also the five major nuclear-armed powers in the world, to discuss issues related to strategic weapons and global stability, with a Chinese expert saying China would be the most supportive one while the US and the UK would be lukewarm.

    By Yang Sheng and Xia Wenxin | 2021/4/21 23:42:33
  • China, Russia's ruling parties meet amid rising US pressure

    The Communist Party of China (CPC) and the United Russia party, the ruling political party of Russia, held their ninth meeting of dialogue via video links on Tuesday to communicate and exchange opinions on inter-party cooperation amid the COVID-19 pandemic and rising pressure from the US.

    By Yang Sheng | 2021/4/20 23:41:44
  • China not an adversary, even less an enemy; time for US to view China as an equal

    Desperate for a diplomatic breakthrough in the face of a troubled domestic situation, Japanese Prime Minister Yoshihide Suga achieved his goal of becoming the first foreign leader to be hosted by new US President Joe Biden at the White House. The two sides launched "a CoRe partnership" according to a joint statement, showing the world how close the two countries are and what issues they will work together on.

    By Cao Siqi and Yang Sheng | 2021/4/18 23:14:37
  • China, Europe to coordinate on climate issue amid Kerry's visit in Shanghai, ahead of US-held summit

    When US Special Presidential Envoy for Climate John Kerry visits Shanghai, Chinese Foreign Ministry announced on Thursday that the leaders of China, France and Germany will have a virtual summit on climate change on Friday, a week ahead of the "Leaders Summit on Climate" which the US has invited 40 leaders to attend from April 22 to 23.

    By Yang Sheng | 2021/4/15 22:28:39
  • West-backed color revolution a 'top threat' to China's national, political security

    The sixth National Security Education Day falls on Thursday, with the Chinese national security agency releasing a series of cases related to the threat against China's political security. Experts on international intelligence and security said under the intensifying China-US competition, foreign hostile forces have increased efforts to target the political security of China rather than merely conducting regular espionage activities.

    By Yang Sheng and Chen Qingqing | 2021/4/15 19:29:27
  • CPC's contributions to human rights can rebut Western criticism

    An international conference on the Communist Party of China (CPC) and Progress on Human Rights in China was held in Changchun, capital city of Northeast China's Jilin Province on Thursday, with attendees saying that the CPC is confidently introducing its contributions and experiences in promoting human rights in China despite the rising stigmatization from the West recently.

    By Yang Sheng in Changchun | 2021/4/8 23:06:34
  • Xi, Merkel phone call 'timely to stabilize ties'

    Although China and the EU have encountered some problems recently due to the impact from issues like human rights and stigmatization against China over Xinjiang-related affairs, the leaders of China and Germany, also a major power within the EU, spoke on the phone on Wednesday, with experts saying this is a "timely conversation to stabilize China-Germany and China-EU ties" and to prevent interruption from the US.

    By Yang Sheng and Wang Qi | 2021/4/7 22:55:14
  • Boycott Beijing Olympics? Experts say too much political risk for US to go that far

    Although some US politicians and anti-China hawks are trying to hype the issue of a boycott against the 2022 Beijing Winter Olympics, the Biden administration remains cautious.

    By Yang Sheng | 2021/4/7 22:28:40
  • Frequent interactions with Asian countries shows China's 'unshakable role as regional stabilizer'

    Asia is facing regional challenges and external impacts, as the Myanmar unrest is worsening and the Korean Peninsula nuclear issue is also being affected by the so-called Indo-Pacific Strategy of the US, and China's "role of stabilizer" for the region is getting more and more important, as Asian countries, including some US allies, are sending envoys to Beijing to coordinate hot spot issues with China.

    By Yang Sheng | 2021/4/1 22:28:39
  • ASEAN FMs' China visit expected to help overcome regional challenges, external pressure

    China and ASEAN are going to overcome challenges like COVID-19 and seek solutions for regional problems like the Myanmar unrest together, as four key members of ASEAN - Indonesia, Malaysia, Singapore and the Philippines - have sent their foreign ministers to jointly visit Beijing from Wednesday to Friday.

    By Yang Sheng | 2021/3/31 21:43:39
  • Japan 'unlikely to join Western sanctions' on China's Xinjiang despite increasing peer pressure

    As a major ally of the US, Japan is facing pressure as it did not follow the US, the UK and the EU to sanction China in the name of responding to "genocide" or "forced labor" in Xinjiang, which were based on rumors and anti-China propaganda, and Chinese analysts said although Tokyo shares the US political stance on the Xinjiang matter, it would not take action as it wants to remain flexible on ties with China.

    By Yang Sheng | 2021/3/30 21:48:40
  • US, Europe hard to rebuild trust, because 'who knows what would happen in 2024?'

    The US is trying to rebuild its alliance with Europe with the slogan made by Joe Biden "America is back," as US Secretary of State Antony Blinken is visiting Belgium to talk to NATO allies for so-called common challenges, including China and Russia, but to what extent Europe and other US allies would regain the trust on Washington is still a question, as analysts said no one knows what would happen in 2024, there is no guarantee that Donald Trump or Trumpism would not return.

    By Yang Sheng | 2021/3/24 23:20:59
  • China, Russia to break US hold on 'world order'

    When the US vowed to return to multilateralism and try to fix its alliance by stressing values of "democracy and human rights" and forming cliques to confront other countries that reject US hegemony, China and Russia have stood up to break the silence and provide their definition of multilateralism and the values that the world should uphold.

    By Yang Sheng and Fan Anqi | 2021/3/23 23:43:40
  • US will get 'strategic overdraft' to confront China, Russia at the same time

    Two days after an extremely intense but impressive dialogue with the US in Alaska, China will welcome its close and powerful strategic partner Russia at home to share information and strengthen cooperation as Chinese experts said the Biden administration is pushing the two nuclear-armed major powers to stand closer which will make the US have to face a "strategic overdraft."

    By Yang Sheng and Liu Caiyu | 2021/3/21 22:37:44
  • Netizens applaud Chinese delegation's sharp response to US at Alaska talks

    Chinese netizens applauded the sharp counterattack by the Chinese delegation in responding to the US side's arrogance and aggression at the China-US high-level meeting in Alaska on Friday. Chinese diplomats' hardline stance shows their determination and confidence in protecting the interests of today's China, netizens said.

    By Huang Lanlan and Yang Sheng | 2021/3/19 22:02:12
  • China-US Alaska dialogue 'could still be meaningful' despite tough opening

    The China-US high-level strategic dialogue in Anchorage, Alaska started intensely due to the US behavior without hospitality and diplomatic etiquette, and China's chief diplomats' tough response that impressed observers worldwide shows that China is not there to compromise on key issues and hear lectures, but to point out the US problems face-to-face and find solutions with sincerity.

    By Yang Sheng and Zhang Hui | 2021/3/19 21:10:16
  • China, US kick off Alaska talks amid tensions, attach great importance

    China and the US, the two biggest major powers in the world that have been at loggerheads, are set to kick off a high-level meeting in Alaska after a series of contests and frictions.

    By Yang Sheng | 2021/3/18 23:13:24
  • US-Japan statement no surprise, 'accusation baseless'

    US and Japanese foreign and defense ministers warned Tuesday against "coercion and destabilizing behavior" by China after the bilateral “2+2” talks in Tokyo on Tuesday, while the Chinese foreign ministry warned that the US-Japan alliance should not target any third party.

    By Yang Sheng | 2021/3/16 22:53:40
  • US sounds out Asian allies ahead of Alaska talks with China

    Ahead of US Secretary of State Antony Blinken's and Defense Secretary Lloyd Austin's upcoming "2+2" dialogues with their Japanese and South Korean counterparts from Tuesday to Wednesday, the US has sent some hostile signals, such as saying the US needs to offer "credible deterrence" to China.

    By Yang Sheng | 2021/3/15 23:34:42
  • China fully prepared for 'a long fight' with West on HK: experts

    The struggle between China and the West, especially with the US and the UK, on Hong Kong will continue and likely become "a long fight" due to the latest electoral reform plan for the city passed by China's top legislature, Chinese experts say, as China on Sunday, through diplomatic and political channels, firmly refuted the latest joint and separate statements issued by the G7, the EU, and the UK to stigmatize China's reform of Hong Kong's electoral system.

    By Yang Sheng and Chen Qingqing | 2021/3/14 21:28:40
  • PLA to strengthen combat readiness as US calls China strategic threat

    As a senior US military commander told lawmakers recently that China is "the greatest long-term strategic threat to security in the 21st century," though China has repeatedly said that it has no intention to challenge the US, Chinese experts warned Wednesday that such a hostile attitude held by the US military could increase the risks of conflicts in the region, and regional countries won't share US hostility against China.

    By Yang Sheng and Liu Xuanzun | 2021/3/10 23:03:39
  • Two Sessions release clearer signals for promoting reunification with Taiwan

    During the ongoing two sessions, China's most important annual political event, the Chinese mainland released a clear signal to actively promote reunification with the island of Taiwan, and experts from both the mainland and Taiwan said that the peaceful reunification needs the efforts from both sides of the Taiwan Straits, but due to Taiwan secessionists and US interference, the mainland would have no choice, and must push the process with non-peaceful efforts, including a military one.

    By Yang Sheng and Xu Keyue | 2021/3/9 0:29:48
  • Chinese FM defines multilateralism as Biden admin claims 'America is back'

    Chinese State Councilor and Foreign Minister Wang Yi on Sunday declared China's latest stances on many questions at a press conference, including China's ties with major powers like the US, Russia and the EU, as well as hot spot issues and global challenges like the Myanmar situation, the Paris Agreement, COVID-19 vaccines and the Iranian nuclear deal.

    By Yang Sheng | 2021/3/7 23:48:40
  • China honors Xinjiang patrolman who contributed life to border missions

    China has awarded the title "modle of the times" to Laqini Bayika, a Tajik herdsman in Xinjiang Uygur Autonomous Region who devoted his life to patrolling China's northwestern border and died on January 4 while trying to rescue a child who had fallen into an ice hole.

    By Yang Sheng | 2021/3/3 19:18:40
  • Experts dispute British Ambassador's opinion, say too many ideologically biased reports cripple Western media's credibility in China

    Some Western countries' diplomats and journalists in China have recently complained about the so-called "worsening environment for news reporting" or "increasing biases against foreign media," but Chinese analysts said these voices reveal "the pride and prejudice" of Western journalists and diplomats in China.

    By Yang Sheng | 2021/3/2 22:40:25
  • China's upcoming report on US human rights violations shows 2020 'a declining point' of American democracy

    China will issue a report on US human rights violations as Washington's failed anti-epidemic efforts in the past year worsened the social division, aggravated political chaos and racial discrimination.

    By Zhang Hui and Yang Sheng | 2021/3/1 22:13:40
  • Chinese netizens joke they miss Trump and are 'fully prepared' if he returns in 2024

    Former US President Donald Trump made his first public appearance after leaving the White House at the Conservative Political Action Conference (CPAC) 2021 on Sunday, and as expected, with the failed impeachment against him, Trump showed his confidence and hinted he might run for president again.

    By Yang Sheng | 2021/3/1 20:36:43
  • DPP hypes mainland pineapple ban to serve its own interests

    After the Chinese mainland announced its temporary ban, starting from Monday, on pineapples from the island of Taiwan to ensure biosecurity due to the detection of pests, the secessionist Democratic Progressive Party (DPP) authority that rules the island is trying to shift the blame to the mainland by claiming the ban is a "political practice." Mainland experts said the DPP authority is hyping the mainland's standard quarantine inspection measure in an attempt to politicize the matter to serve its own interests.

    By Yang Sheng | 2021/2/28 22:28:40
  • Competition overshadows cooperation? New US envoy should help avoid 'lose-lose confrontation'

    US President Joe Biden has yet to appoint a new ambassador to China, but the US State Department said that the new ambassador's job is to "steward an approach to China that has competition at the center." Chinese analysts said on Thursday that US State Department statement sends a convoluted message, and that the new ambassador should work with China on rulemaking to ensure competition won't fall into another lose-lose confrontation.

    By Yang Sheng | 2021/2/25 22:08:40
  • Biden's CIA head pick set to use espionage to serve diplomacy

    President Joe Biden's nominee for CIA director, William Burns, is scheduled to face the Senate intelligence committee on Wednesday US time for his confirmation hearing, and Chinese analysts said that to nominate a career diplomat to lead the intelligence agency shows that the Biden administration wants espionage affairs to serve diplomacy.

    By Yang Sheng | 2021/2/24 21:35:18
  • West warned to refrain from 'big lie' diplomacy on China's Xinjiang affairs, Beijing Winter Olympic Games

    As some anti-China politicians in Western countries are trying to hype the "genocide" rumors about China's Xinjiang to obstruct the 2022 Beijing Winter Olympic Games, Chinese experts said if these attempts become the official stance of these Western countries, there will be serious consequences.

    By Yang Sheng and Cao Siqi | 2021/2/23 22:32:25
  • China sends US further message, urges repair of ties

    China has once again sent a clear and concrete message to the US, calling for bringing bilateral ties to the right track after US President Joe Biden failed to agree with allies at the G7 summit and Munich Security Conference on confronting China together, as State Councilor and Foreign Minister Wang Yi, at a forum held in Beijing on Monday, urged the new US administration to adjust its problematic policies on China "as soon as possible."

    By Yang Sheng | 2021/2/22 21:10:38
  • China urges US to establish dialogue at all levels on broad range of fields, offers detailed suggestions on ties

    China hopes the US to lift its restrictions on Chinese educational and cultural groups, media outlets and institutions for overseas Chinese affairs in the US, remove its obstructions for US local governments and social sectors to engage with China, State Councilor Wang Yi said Monday.

    By Yang Sheng and Liu Caiyu | 2021/2/22 8:42:48
  • Rebuilding coalition in G7 meeting an 'old tactic, won't help US recover past glory'

    The world is closely watching whether US President Joe Biden will successfully unite American alliances during his first major multilateral engagement as president with leaders from the Group of Seven nations (G7) in a virtual meeting on Friday to deal with the challenges from China and Russia.

    By Liu Xin, Cao Siqi and Yang Sheng | 2021/2/18 23:45:40
  • US' 'same old strategy' using allies to contain China, Russia 'shows lack of confidence'

    US President Joe Biden and his officials are neither innovative nor revolutionary regarding the US strategy toward China and Russia – asking allies to spend more resources to assist the US while suffering from a huge mess at home, said Chinese experts as the US and its NATO allies attempt to repair mutual trust damaged by Donald Trump. While old political values might keep them together, concrete interests will divide them again, analysts said on Thursday.

    By Yang Sheng | 2021/2/18 22:56:15
  • Canberra's 'chronic sinophobia' harms Aussie scientists

    The Australian government has got a chronic mentality - anything related to China, even normal cultural or scientific exchanges, would cause malicious suspicion, said a Chinese expert, as Australian media reported that some top scientists' funding has been denied due to "habitual sinophobic sentiment."

    By Yang Sheng and Ni Hao | 2021/2/17 21:58:39
  • UPDATE: China lodges stern representations with Canada, expressing strong dissatisfaction over declaration opposing 'arbitrary detention'

    China expresses its strong dissatisfaction and firm opposition over the declaration on opposing "arbitrary detention" issued by Canada and some other countries, and China has lodged solemn representations with Canada, Chinese Embassy in Canada said on Tuesday.

    By Cao Siqi and Yang Sheng | 2021/2/13 21:34:03
  • World leaders share Lunar New Year greetings, a 'positive signal for increased unity amid difficult times'

    Many leaders worldwide sent Lunar New Year greetings to people around the world celebrating the Chinese New Year, including US President Joe Biden, French President Emmanuel Macron and UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres, with Chinese analysts saying this is a positive signal for greater unity and friendship.

    By Yang Sheng | 2021/2/13 17:55:54
  • Biden needs to 'find or create occasion' for talks after China sent message

    US President Joe Biden has conveyed a clearer message regarding his China policy after Chinese senior diplomats sent a series of messages seeking to repair bilateral ties through different channels in recent days. Since Biden highlights both "extreme competition" and "international rules," Chinese experts said China welcomes healthy competition, but the question is: would the US like to make the rules in conjunction with China or force China to follow the rules set by the US and its allies?

    By Yang Sheng | 2021/2/8 22:43:39
  • Biden appears more positive toward China, but still lacks clarity on policy

    US President Joe Biden said on Thursday US time that he remains prepared for cooperation with China in his first speech on foreign affairs at the Department of State after his inauguration, while also calling China the US' “most serious competitor.” Chinese experts said this attitude is at least marginally more positive than the previous administration but a lack of clarity exists on how the US would like to cooperate.

    By Yang Sheng and Xie Jun | 2021/2/5 20:32:51
  • China's efforts toward national reunification won't stop, US should show sincerity through action, not words: expert

    US President Joe Biden might not be as provocative as the previous administration led by Donald Trump on the Taiwan question, as the State Department said that the so-called "one China policy" held by the US remained unchanged. Chinese experts noted that the new administration should convince China through actions, not words.

    By Yang Sheng | 2021/2/4 18:58:40
  • Biden's nominations for key diplomatic posts slow as power transition hits bumps

    US President Joe Biden has yet to announce nominees for ambassadors to most major countries, but US media reported that former Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel will likely be nominated to a high-profile ambassadorship, potentially to China, with analysts saying that the new US ambassador to China would be "a tough job" so the person needs to be experienced and professional.

    By Yang Sheng | 2021/2/3 22:13:39
  • China's chief diplomat urges US to remove 'stumbling blocks' for exchanges

    When China's senior official on foreign affairs Yang Jiechi delivered a speech on China-US relations on Tuesday, he urged the Biden administration to remove "stumbling blocks" for exchanges and reaffirmed China's bottom lines on issues regarding to its sovereignty, while stressing the hope for cooperation.

    By Yang Sheng | 2021/2/2 22:23:40
  • China to send 'friendly message but draw bottom line' to US via senior diplomat's speech

    Senior Chinese diplomats including a vice foreign minister and ambassador to the US have been sending a message of cooperation to the US in recent days, and on Tuesday morning (Beijing time), a highly anticipated speech will be delivered by senior Chinese diplomat Yang Jiechi to a US audience, and Chinese experts said China will deliver its sincerity for cooperation but will also draw clear bottom lines.

    By Yang Sheng | 2021/2/1 22:49:02
  • China will take 'further action' after derecognizing BN(O) passports

    China has officially withdrawn its recognition of British National Overseas, or BN(O) passports as a valid travel and ID document starting from Sunday (January 31) as the UK has begun accepting citizenship applications for BN(O)-eligible Hong Kong residents starting on the same day. Experts say this is just the first of many countermeasures that China can take to retaliate against the UK regarding the violation of China's sovereignty.

    By Yang Sheng and Chen Qingqing | 2021/1/31 21:53:39
  • China to boost global cooperation at WEF on 'fighting COVID-19, economic recovery'

    Chinese President Xi Jinping will attend the Davos Agenda of the World Economic Forum (WEF) and deliver a speech via video link on Monday, as leaders of major world economies and international organizations are set to attend the annual forum which to be held online for the first time due to the COVID-19 pandemic, although US President Joe Biden is a notable absence from the attendee list.

    By Yang Sheng | 2021/1/24 22:33:40
  • Trump impeachment trial 'a hot potato,' occupy resources in Congress, divide parties

    Donald Trump's second impeachment trial is a "hot potato" to the new administration of Joe Biden and the Democrats, as the trial could further divide the two parties, which is against Biden's idea of unifying the country, and will occupy resources and time in Congress, which would slow down hearings for Biden's cabinet members, said experts.

    By Yang Sheng | 2021/1/21 22:38:39
  • Beijing calls for 'angels' to prevail in China-US ties

    While the inauguration ceremony of the 46th president of the US has brought the pandemic-stricken and ever-divergent country into a new era, as many have expected, solemn pledges, inspiring songs and calls for unity and healing with splendid fireworks in the night became a touching moment for not only many Americans but also Chinese diplomats, policy advisors and observers of the China-US relationship who hope that a new chapter will begin for bilateral ties, which have been heavily damaged during Trump's four-year term in the White House.

    By Chen Qingqing, Yang Sheng and Cao Siqi | 2021/1/21 21:33:40
  • Beijing sanctions Pompeo, other anti-China hawks, sets 'bottom line' on bilateral ties

    Minutes after Wednesday noon in Washington as Joe Biden was being sworn in as 46th US president, China's Foreign Ministry announced sanctions on 28 anti-China politicians under the former president including former secretary of state Mike Pompeo in a move that was characterized by Chinese experts as a well-timed and vigorous demonstration of Beijing's bottom line in the fightback against anti-China forces.

    By Chen Qingqing, Cao Siqi, Yang Sheng and Shan Jie | 2021/1/21 4:12:09
  • Biden 'needs courage' to pull China-US ties from chilliness

    As Joe Biden is about to be inaugurated as the new US president in Washington, DC, on Wednesday, the world will greet a new US government with entirely different values and policies than the administration of former president Donald Trump. To what extent the new US government will fix or adjust the China-US relations, which reached a low point during the Trump era, remains in question, and Chinese experts urged Biden and his top officials to be responsible and brave to correct the wrong and dangerous policies set by the previous government.

    By Yang Sheng and Wang Qi | 2021/1/20 23:43:40
  • Chinese bid farewell to Trump with mixed sentiments of criticism, sarcasm

    As the end of Donald Trump's presidency draws nigh, thousands of Chinese netizens have commented and interacted with a Global Times post that asked them to describe the controversial outgoing US president and his contentious tenure in a few key words or phrases, with the overwhelming consensus being one of negativity and mockery toward the 45th president of the US.

    By Yang Sheng and Wang Qi | 2021/1/19 23:48:39
  • China effectively deters US attempt to endanger Taiwan Strait situation

    At the very last moment of the Trump administration, officials like Secretary of State Mike Pompeo and some diplomats in his Department of State have found that they were unwelcome abroad, whether in Taiwan or Europe, so they have lost their only remaining capability to make trouble for the incoming Biden administration, said Chinese experts.

    By Yang Sheng | 2021/1/15 2:42:34
  • House to impeach Trump again, divides US

    The world is going to witness more historic moments in the US, as Donald Trump becomes the first US president to be impeached twice after the Capitol riot, and he made history in just one term, though it's almost impossible for Congress to finish the impeachment process by January 20, the date that Trump steps down.

    By Yang Sheng and Xu Keyue | 2021/1/13 22:13:39
  • 'US digital hegemony' behind Trump's ban

    Establishment and pro-establishment forces in the US are getting united to fight their “common enemy” – President Donald Trump and his supporters with unprecedented efforts, especially “executing Trump digitally” among social media networks, which brought concerns worldwide on the US digital hegemony that could have huge impact on world politics, and Chinese analysts have reminded that Trumpism won't disappear, instead, it will keep tearing apart the US.

    By Yang Sheng | 2021/1/12 23:03:44
  • US double standards on Capitol riot and HK turmoil 'will backfire with endless internal struggles'

    After the historic and shocking riots at the Capitol in Washington DC on Wednesday, US pro-establishment elites, Democrats, mainstream media and social media networks are exerting great effort to mute and isolate voices of President Donald Trump and his supporters for their alleged purpose of safeguarding the US' democratic system. In doing so, they maintain double standards on similar incidents elsewhere around the globe, such as claiming that the Hong Kong turmoil of 2019 is "nothing like" the Capital riots.

    By Yang Sheng | 2021/1/11 23:08:39
  • China's national intelligence authority introduces itself in high-profile manner, showing confidence in shaping the image

    In a rare move, the Ministry of State Security (MSS), China's national intelligence and anti-espionage authority uncovered its veil of mystery on Sunday by introducing itself in a four-minute video. Such a high-profile presentation on China's first People's Police Day demonstrates that the national security authority is becoming more confident in shaping its image to fit the country's overall strength and is determined to safeguard the country's national security, observers said.

    By Yang Sheng and Chen Qingqing | 2021/1/10 22:30:45
  • More violence to emerge in US as 'divergences remain unsolved'

    After the shocking and historic incident that happened at the Capitol Hill in Washington DC last week, Democrats and establishment elites in the US are trying their best to launch a comprehensive offensive against US President Donald Trump and his followers to clean them out from the system, but such measures won't serve to heal the wounded and polarized country, but could further increase divergences, said Chinese analysts.

    By Yang Sheng and Liu Caiyu | 2021/1/10 22:03:00
  • Trump unleashes final 'frenzy' to hamstring Biden

    Outgoing US President Donald Trump is seeking to further escalate diplomatic and economic tensions with China through banning US transactions with eight Chinese mobile apps and holding a "political-military dialogue" with the island of Taiwan, in what Chinese experts call last minute political grandstanding to boast his "toughness" toward China and to set up traps to hamstring his successor Joe Biden.

    By Wang Cong, Zhang Dan and Yang Sheng | 2021/1/6 20:18:39
  • Trump ban on Chinese apps 'political show' to hamstring Biden: analysts

    Outgoing US President Donald Trump on Tuesday issued a ban on US transactions with eight Chinese mobile apps, in his latest move to further escalate a long-running tech war against China even as he is expected to leave the White House in just about two weeks.

    By Wang Cong, Zhang Dan and Yang Sheng | 2021/1/6 17:51:51
  • 'Political-military dialogue' between US, Taiwan a symbolic show, drops a 'land mine' for Biden to clear: analysts

    The US is scheduled to hold a "political-military dialogue" with the island of Taiwan on Thursday via video conference, a further provocation of China's sovereignty and territorial integrity.

    By Guo Yuandan and Yang Sheng | 2021/1/6 17:17:16
  • US politics in reality 'more interesting than House of Cards,' entertains Chinese amid pandemic

    When Chinese people became bored while staying at home most of the year in 2020 due to the COVID-19 epidemic, the farces of the US election in 2020-21 have provided a great amount of entertainment and there continue to be endless updates streaming in about the current US political situation and the presidential elections to Chinese social networking platforms.

    By Yang Sheng and Wang Qi | 2021/1/5 23:58:39
  • US faces 'systemic crisis' as Trump's election fraud farce continues

    The US is at risk of a systemic crisis, observers said, as US President Donald Trump is still trying to overturn his election defeat by threatening Georgia Secretary of State Brad Raffensperger to find enough votes, days before Congress meets on Wednesday to formally count the votes from the Electoral College.

    By Yang Sheng and Wang Qi | 2021/1/4 22:47:45
  • China enters 2021 with full confidence

    The year 2020 is a difficult year for not only China but also the rest of the world due to the unprecedented COVID-19 pandemic and a series of knock-on effects on the world.

    By Yang Sheng and Liu Caiyu | 2021/1/3 23:53:24
  • New regulation on military equipment takes effect, to boost PLA modernization

    Xi Jinping, chairman of the Central Military Commission, has signed an order to release revised regulations on military equipment.

    By Yang Sheng | 2021/1/2 20:46:59
  • India keeps hyping Sinophobia, Modi govt shows no intention to fix ties with China: experts

    Although China-India border tensions have eased somewhat as the two sides are seeking a solution through negotiations, the anti-China sentiment and related actions within India have not eased but keep simmering with more biased and hostile voices from some Indian scholars and Indian journalists, proving that New Delhi has no intention to control such a dangerous atmosphere and fix bilateral ties, Chinese experts said on Tuesday.

    By Yang Sheng and Liu Xin | 2020/12/29 23:24:03
  • High-level CPC delegation's Nepal visit eyes issues of common interest, upholds noninterference principle: Chinese FM

    The visit of a Chinese Communist Party of China (CPC) delegation to Nepal was to conduct exchanges with Nepal on epidemic control, governance and other issues of common interest, and the CPC upholds principles including non-interference, the Chinese Foreign Ministry said, after some media claimed the official visit to Nepal by Chinese officials was interfering in Nepal's politics.

    By Yang Sheng and Zhang Hui | 2020/12/28 18:08:39
  • Beijing-Xiong'an high-speed transit system to boost Beijing-Tianjin-Hebei integration

    Starting at Beijing West Railway Station and connecting Beijing's Daxing International Airport and the Xiong'an New Area in Hebei Province, the Beijing-Xiong'an intercity railway fully opened as of Sunday, with analysts saying that this project has laid the foundation for the dispersal of non-capital functions from Beijing to Xiong'an, and the railway system - with its advanced technologies - will be the leading example for urban construction in the future world.

    By Yang Sheng and Tao Mingyang | 2020/12/27 19:58:40
  • Chinese like American culture, loathe US hegemony, hope Biden to fix bilateral ties: survey

    After a series of frictions and struggles with the US in areas such as economy, trade, science and technology, as well as diplomacy and security, Chinese people have an unshakable consensus in opposition of US hegemony but they can still separate American culture and people from the government, according to a survey from the Global Times, with Chinese experts saying that this can lay the foundation for the two countries to fix relations in the future.

    By Yang Sheng and Wang Qi | 2020/12/25 20:03:29
  • China-Russia strategic ties to be strengthened, sending strong signal to new US govt

    China and Russia recently sent strong messages, through moves such as having joint aerial strategic patrols and criticizing US unilateralism together, to the US when the Trump administration is setting obstacles for the incoming Biden government to repair US relations with other countries.

    By Yang Sheng | 2020/12/23 22:18:39
  • US cooks up mistrust on China by accusing China of 'missing maritime security meeting'

    The US should rethink the reason why China didn't appear at a meeting based on the China-US Military Maritime Consultative Agreement (MMCA) rather than rudely accuse China of not honoring agreements, said Chinese military and diplomatic experts, after the US commander of the Indo-Pacific Command criticized China for missing the meeting on Wednesday.

    By Guo Yuandan and Yang Sheng | 2020/12/17 19:43:39
  • British envoy visits Wuhan, expresses rational, objective voice amid bumpy China-UK ties

    British Ambassador to China Caroline Wilson has just finished her four-day visit to Wuhan, Central China's Hubei Province, which was hit the hardest by COVID-19 in the country early this year. During the visit, she acknowledged the city's efforts in containing the coronavirus and expressed a wish to see cutting-edge cooperation between Hubei and the UK.

    By Zhang Han, Liu Caiyu and Yang Sheng | 2020/12/17 12:48:47
  • Biden's victory confirmed, but Trump's influence to remain: experts

    Joe Biden clinched his victory over incumbent US President Donald Trump after being officially confirmed by the Electoral College on Monday, and analysts said Trump could become the first, probably not the last, defeated presidential candidate who refuses to concede, and this would be another damage that Trump brings to US democracy.

    By Yang Sheng and Wang Qi | 2020/12/15 21:53:40
  • Lai may 'expose scandal of serving Trump admin in 2020 election' with media empire: analysts

    US Vice President Mike Pence and Secretary of State Mike Pompeo voiced their support on Twitter to Jimmy Lai Chee-ying, a media tycoon and instigator of Hong Kong riots with collusion with the US, who has been charged with "colluding with foreign forces to endanger national security."

    By Yang Sheng | 2020/12/13 19:58:11
  • China-EU deal expected before year's end, as trilateral game with US intensifies on trade and diplomacy

    The 35th round of negotiations for the China-EU investment agreement – a landmark deal closely binding the economic interests of China and Europe – concludes on Friday and is expected to be signed at the end of 2020 before Joe Biden formally takes his oath as US president in January.

    By Yang Sheng | 2020/12/11 11:08:49
  • Taiwan authority 'persecutes mainlanders, pro-reunification activists'

    The local authority of Taipei, in the island of Taiwan, has investigated a Chinese mainland woman, who is the head of a pro-reunification female NGO on the island, with the excuse of "threatening national security."

    By Yang Sheng and Fan Lingzhi | 2020/12/9 22:13:40
  • 'Reciprocal sanctions' in NPC's high-level warning likely apply to Pompeo, anti-China congressmen 

    The Standing Committee of the National People's Congress (NPC) expressed strong condemnation and firm opposition to US sanctions on vice chairpersons of the NPC Standing Committee, a spokesperson said Wednesday.

    By Yang Sheng and Wang Qi | 2020/12/9 20:09:19
  • US can't 'instigate new conflicts in S. China Sea'

    With about a month to go before the end of US President Donald Trump's administration, the US still sent its acting secretary of defense to visit some countries around the South China Sea, with observers speculating that the move is meant to add difficulties for the new administration to adjust its strategy in the region.

    By Yang Sheng | 2020/12/8 20:48:40
  • Possibility of peaceful reunification with Taiwan is diminishing: experts

    Experts from the two sides of Taiwan Straits say reunification between the Chinese mainland and Taiwan will not be realized without pressure, and even peaceful reunification won't be realized without military pressure.

    By Yang Sheng and Zhao Yusha | 2020/12/5 13:32:21
  • Most Chinese angered by US hegemony while more Americans feel helpless to contain China: GT survey

    The world is paying high attention to the tensions and competition between China and the US, and according to the latest survey from the Global Times poll center, more than 85 Chinese participants are being “angry and resist firmly” or “complain and object explicitly” to the US global hegemony, but 40.8 percent American participants choose “have no choice but to accept” while being asked their attitude toward China's rise globally.

    By Yang Sheng | 2020/12/5 11:04:18
  • Aussie foreign relations bill could further worsen China ties

    Australia's parliament on Thursday passed legislation empowering its federal government to veto any agreement struck with foreign states, a move likely to further worsen China-Australia ties which are already extremely tense, as Chinese experts warned that Canberra should be careful and avoid any escalation to cause non-repairable damage.

    By Yang Sheng | 2020/12/3 22:03:40
  • Australia 'binds to US chariot' by developing hypersonic missiles

    After Australia announced plans to develop hypersonic cruise missiles with its ally the US on Tuesday, Chinese military experts said on Wednesday that China has no intention to make Australia a "military foe" but the latest move of developing missiles with the US could make Australia a potential threat to China.

    By Yang Sheng and Liu Xuanzun | 2020/12/2 20:14:14
  • World expects Biden to 'fix ties with China'

    Expectations around the world on Joe Biden to fix China-US ties from the damage caused by the Trump administration have risen, as Singapore Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong and former US Secretary of State Henry Kissinger urged Biden to restore communication with China.

    By Yang Sheng and Liu Caiyu | 2020/11/17 20:28:41
  • Leaders of separatist forces 'should be blacklisted' as report says Chinese mainland to sanction Taiwan secessionists: analysts

    After a Hong Kong newspaper reported on Sunday that the Chinese mainland will formulate a blacklist of "stubborn Taiwan secessionists," both sides of the Taiwan Straits wondered who will make the list, as mainland experts said the blacklist should include the leaders, influential personnel of the secessionist forces, and the head of Taiwan's executive body.

    By Yang Sheng and Fan Lingzhi | 2020/11/17 1:55:39
  • Beijing prepared for Trump's final madness, hysteria on China policy

    China has been prepared for a "final act of the madness" from the Trump administration and its staged hysteria on China-related issues, as it is highly likely that the incumbent US president will take much more extreme measures on issues such as the South China Sea, the island of Taiwan and China's high tech sector, the moves which are also seen as "setting obstacles" for Biden in his foreign policies, experts said.

    By Yang Sheng and Chen Qingqing | 2020/11/16 17:33:40
  • Trump admin ramps up pressure on China to limit Biden's policy space

    Imposing a ban on US investment in 31 companies for a so-called “military link,” denying Taiwan island as part of China… as the hope for a second term quickly fades away, the Trump administration seems to speed up their “crazy” pressure of China and “abominably” squeezing out room for rational bilateral ties in the past two days in the hope of maximizing its negative legacy on Joe Biden, who has been declared the winner of the presidential election, Chinese experts said.

    By Liu Xin, Yang Sheng and Zhang Dan | 2020/11/13 22:16:29
  • China's congratulations to Biden, Harris 'show respect to US people, law'

    The Chinese Foreign Ministry on Friday extended the country's congratulations to Joe Biden and Kamala Harris, and said China respects the choice of the Americans, in a move which Chinese analysts said shows China's utmost respect to US laws, election rules, all parties and voters, while congratulations from the top national leaders of China will be sent once official results are released.

    By Yang Sheng and Liu Xin | 2020/11/13 18:47:21
  • Pompeo's last-ditch provocation on Taiwan question leaves Biden a mess to fix: experts

    US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo, at the last moment of his term, has once again provoked China by saying that "Taiwan has not been a part of China," which is against the US' official stance and the foundation for China and the US in establishing their formal diplomatic ties, but Chinese experts said such a trick is unlikely to affect the policymaking of the new administration.

    By Yang Sheng and Liu Xin | 2020/11/13 17:22:17
  • 'Trump's country' governed by Biden administration? More 'struggles, headaches'

    Most Western countries and US mainstream media have concluded that US President Donald Trump has already lost the election and they have started to call Joe Biden “president-elect”, while Trump is still struggling with legal challenges and Biden has already started to form his cabinet.

    By Yang Sheng and Liu Caiyu | 2020/11/12 19:24:35
  • SCO members to be 'more united in post-Trump era'

    Chinese President Xi Jinping and Russian President Vladimir Putin on Tuesday attended a virtual meeting of the Council of Heads of State of the Shanghai Cooperation Organization (SCO) via video link hosted by Russia, which holds the rotating SCO presidency this year.

    By Yang Sheng and Chen Qingqing | 2020/11/10 23:38:40
  • Biden to affect China's ties with EU; 'but not to worry'

    After Joe Biden announced his victory in the US presidential election, many leaders of the major powers around the globe have sent their congratulations including leaders of the EU and India. Chinese experts believe that the change that Biden will bring to the international relations will surely impact China's ties with others, but these is "no need to be worried."

    By Yang Sheng | 2020/11/9 20:32:37
  • Tensions rise in US as Trump incites radical supporters, Democrats plan reckoning

    US President Donald Trump's reelection chances are fading away as more votes are counted in battleground states.

    By Yang Sheng | 2020/11/6 19:50:58
  • Post-election chaos erupts in US, a divided country awaits next govt

    Anxiety, suspicion and civil unrest in cities across the US are seemingly pushing the only superpower in the world to chaos and turmoil, as the outcome of the 2020 presidential election, one of the most bruising races in modern times, remains unsettled a day after polls closed.

    By Cao Siqi, Yang Sheng and Liu Caiyu | 2020/11/5 22:14:37
  • White House in Blue, Senate in Red? 'A chance to fix China-US relations'

    The US 2020 election is very likely to conclude with the Democrats controlling the White House and the House of Representatives, and the Republicans the Senate, according to the votes so far, and this divided political situation could bring huge difficulties to the new government as struggles with the Senate will impact cabinet nominations and policymaking.

    By Yang Sheng and Wang Qi | 2020/11/5 21:48:40
  • Chinese Americans divided on US election

    In 2016, some Chinese Americans helped Donald Trump defeat Hillary Clinton in some swing states like Pennsylvania to become the president of the US. But in 2020, many of them have changed their minds.

    By Yang Sheng and Zhang Han | 2020/11/4 0:01:47
  • Uncertainty lingers despite markets rally on Election day

    The final results of the US election are expected to come through in about 24 hours if it goes smoothly, but the uncertainty of the country's domestic situation has raised concerns among some Chinese experts and economists that a potential constitutional crisis could further disrupt international relations and markets, with some of them calling the election a "black swan" event.

    By Li Xuanmin and Yang Sheng | 2020/11/3 13:56:34
  • China views US presidential election with calm, confidence

    A day ahead of the US presidential election, Chinese people are paying attention to domestic affairs topics rather than the US election, and most of them are treating the US election as a “show.”

    By Yang Sheng | 2020/11/2 22:58:40
  • China to upgrade security guarantee for development in new plan

    China will further upgrade the protection of its national security by incorporating "security and development" in all aspects and process of the country's development, and accelerate the modernization of its military to build a prosperous country and a strong military in the coming years, according to the communiqué of the fifth plenary session of the 19th Central Committee of the Communist Party of China (CPC).

    By Yang Sheng and Cui Fandi | 2020/10/30 1:04:05
  • US can't offer what China can to Sri Lanka: expert

    US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo is in Sri Lanka to pressure the South Asian country to stand with the US in containing China, but China has expressed strong confidence in its ties with Sri Lanka on Wednesday.

    By Yang Sheng | 2020/10/28 23:00:26
  • China ranks third on Gallup's law & order index, much higher than US

    China ranks third in the Law and Order Index issued by Gallup in its latest report, and 90 percent of the Chinese participants "feel safe walking alone at night in their area," with analysts saying that the report shows that Chinese people are confident in public security and order in their country.

    By Yang Sheng | 2020/10/28 19:58:41
  • US arms sales to Taiwan 'offensive, but useless'

    The US has announced plans for a new round of arms sales to arm the secessionist Taiwan authorities with offensive Harpoon missiles that can attack the Chinese mainland, shortly after the Chinese central government announced on Monday sanctions against US military industrial firms and individuals involved in Taiwan arms sales.

    By Yang Sheng | 2020/10/27 17:21:59
  • Chinese people commemorate war against US aggression in Korea with high respect

    The Military Museum of the Chinese People's Revolution in Beijing, the country's capital city, was full to the brim on Sunday with thousands of enthusiastic Beijing residents and tourists who eagerly visited an exhibition commemorating the war in which China defeated US aggression in the Korean Peninsula 70 years ago.

    By Yang Sheng | 2020/10/25 19:48:40
  • China sends stern warning via commemoration of war it won against the US 70 years ago in Korea

    Almost at the same time when the world was focused on the "theatrical" presidential debate in the US, across the Pacific Ocean, at a grand ceremony Friday to celebrate China's victory in a war against US aggression in Korea 70 years ago, Chinese President Xi Jinping mounted a scathing denunciation of forces that seek to contain China's development, and issued a stern warning that the Chinese people were not to be trifled with and any aggression against China would be dealt with head-on.

    By Yang Sheng and Zhang Hui | 2020/10/23 15:52:29
  • China, N.Korea stand together 'for self-protection against US hegemony' like 70 years ago

    As China commemorated the 70th anniversary of the Chinese People's Volunteers (CPV) army entering the Democratic People's Republic of Korea (DPRK) in the War to Resist US Aggression and Aid Korea (1950-1953), the DPRK, or North Korea, also held a solemn memorial event to express its gratitude and respect to China's contribution in the 1950s to save the country from being destroyed by the US.

    By Yang Sheng and Zhang Hui | 2020/10/22 21:21:31
  • War film reveals the key to China's military victory over the US 70 years ago

    The War to Resist US Aggression and Aid Korea was not a popular topic for Chinese films in the past few decades, but Sacrifice, a film commemorating the 70th anniversary of the Chinese People's Volunteer (CPV) Army's participation in the War, has ignited moviegoers anticipation across China, putting it in position to set another box-office record following the success of blockbuster Chinese war film The Eight Hundred.

    By Yang Sheng | 2020/10/22 18:13:40
  • GOP lawmakers use China Task Force to boost political careers

    Anti-China politicians in the US House of Representatives once again proposed a bill to support Taiwan separatism, and to provoke the Chinese mainland by allowing Taiwan authority's personnel to perform official duties in the US, and requiring the Pentagon to prevent the Chinese mainland from reunifying with the island by force.

    By Yang Sheng and Wang Qi | 2020/10/21 22:07:27
  • HK rioters criticized for meddling in Thai protests

    Hong Kong separatists are using recent protests in Thailand to increase their public profile, as their separatist activities in Hong Kong have been strictly contained after the national security law for the city came into effect, and their support for the unrest in Thailand is being criticized and mocked by Hong Kong residents, as some said "they cheer for more turmoil elsewhere after they failed in Hong Kong."

    By Yang Sheng | 2020/10/20 22:22:44