Yang Sheng
Reporter, Beijing
Yang Sheng is a chief reporter at the Global Times covering Chinese politics, diplomacy and military.
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  • 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
  • US' tough line on China behind China's choice of diplomatic veteran Qin Gang as new ambassador: expert

    The door of China-US relations cannot be closed. The bilateral relationship has come to a new critical juncture, facing not only many challenges but also great opportunities, China's new ambassador to the US Qin Gang said on Wednesday after arriving in the US, vowing to bring bilateral relations back on track. Qin's arrival ended the long absence of China and US ambassadors in each other's capitals, which experts said was very rare since the two established diplomatic ties.

    By GT staff reporters | 2021/7/29 1:51:29
  • 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
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