Undoubtedly, all Chinese, including Hongkongers, are confident enough to develop a democratic system that fits HKSAR's reality.
The whole-process democracy in China is a great practice of universal significance. This situation has become more and more obvious in the big picture of human civilization.
When Truss tries to shape her own image as a next Iron Lady, what she has really presented is the UK's predicament – the widening gap between the country's strength and its ambitions, which is exactly the same as Truss' ...
The EU adheres to the one-China principle. Yet the US hopes the EU could join it in challenging China on the Taiwan question by muddling relevant concepts, making breakthroughs in supporting the island's role in international arena, and so on.
What the US did is coercion as well as interference and suppression of the fundamental diplomatic rights of countries involved.
Democracy should be the right enjoyed by people of different countries rather than the privilege of certain countries. As the so-called Summit for Democracy, US' newest international charade, is about to kick off on Thursday, the Chongyang Institute for Financial Studies, Renmin University of China, released on Monday the research report "Ten Questions for American Democracy." The report raises 10 questions about American democracy, hoping to help the world fully understand democracy and promote shared values for all humanity.
The US has tried to define the concept of “democracy” and test if China fits the standard, but China will never dance to such a tune and be plunged in the trap the US has set up.
The general trend of China's reunification is unstoppable – anyone who plans to hinder the process should use their troops' dead bodies as the blockade.
“This is a very distorted game, which embodies the extremely deteriorated political environment of the US.”
The West cannot be a trusted partner in the fight against the pandemic. The imposition of travel bans stops the vaccine supply chain in its tracks, thus potentially derailing South Africa's vaccination campaign.
Will the summit affect Russia and China? I doubt it. The significance of the event should not be exaggerated.
The main problem is the fact that the US has its own concept of democracy and pretends to impose it on the rest of the international community.
When US Secretary of State Antony Blinken was asked whether "China would invade" the island of Taiwan during a conference on Friday, he claimed that any such move would have "terrible consequences." What a deranged question and answer. It is blatantly defying international law and the basic norms of international relations.
China's State Council Information Office on Saturday released a white paper titled "China: Democracy That Works." The main body of the white paper is divided into five sections: "Whole-Process People's Democracy Under CPC Leadership," "A Sound Institutional Framework," "Concrete and Pragmatic Practices," "Democracy That Works" and "A New Model of Democracy."
The US has gradually alienated the definition of democracy and tried to monopolize the right to define it. What China needs to do is to restore the original political intent of democracy. Our pursuit of whole-process people's democracy will become a valuable practice for all human beings.
The US' position on Xinjiang has long been a relentless opportunistic and concerted propaganda campaign which has been designed to manufacture moral consent and legitimacy for hostile policies against China.
Didi is the first Chinese firm which would delist from the US after the SEC issued its new regulation. It will become more difficult for Chinese digital technology companies to get listed in the US. This will cause losses to both sides.
Considering the complexity of hair transplant, it should not be a low-entry industry. Those who perform hair transplants should be dedicated, skilled doctors, rather than graduates from a three-day cram course.
Attacking China has become an ulterior motive of Financial Times influential women list. None of the Chinese figures listed plays an active role in China's development. It has no credibility at all, will only become a laughing stock as Nobel Peace Prize did.
If we analyze the structural reasons for the failure of Western-style democracy, we will found that the US Summit for Democracy will not help at all to change the fated decline of the West.
World renowned experts and diplomats believe attempt by Western countries to monopolize people's values is “ideology dictatorship,” which is selfish, arrogant and dangerous. Democracy should not be used as a tool by some countries to oppress others.
The demonstration of China-Russia relations is at the same time the best negation of the “China threat theory.”
This is the reality of the current iteration of the National Defense Strategy put together by the Biden national security team. It is long on rhetoric and short on substance. The struggle with China, such as it is, is driven more by economic considerations than issues of ideology or military posture. Yet, the economic dimension of the US-China relationship is all but ignored in the GPR.
Steve Simon, chairman of the Women's Tennis Association (WTA), announced Wednesday the “immediate suspension of all WTA tournaments in China, including Hong Kong.” He said the decision was made “with the full support of the WTA Board of Directors” amid concerns about the safety of the Chinese tennis player Peng Shuai.
When and if the US turns its back on the "close ally" and even stabs it in the back, Australia will be powerless and confused after losing the support of its "big brother."
Abe is tempting Japan to play with fire by threatening China.
As long as the foreign forces which support LGBTQI groups in China respect China's sovereignty and the rule of law, China will surely have their back.
The US democracy is never real democracy, but is drowning in money.
The US is a democracy hypocrite.
No matter how the Western countries provoke and play up the so-called threats, China-Russia relations will not be affected.
If Australia feels it is not in a hurry to repair its relations with China, then it is an even less pressing matter for China.
Whether Japan can avoid being led by people like Abe on the wrong path against China will test the collective wisdom and emotional quotient of the entire Japanese society.
The US judicial system is not safeguarding social justice, but has become a political tool.
The "China threat theory" has evolved from a normal and natural concern into an overwhelming view on China as well as on the 21st century in countries like the US and the UK.
The core of China's future energy security lies in the innovation and application of clean energy technologies, instead of geopolitics or energy reserves.
The future and destiny of the world should be in the hands of all countries. It is in the right direction of history, and it is the time for independent countries to decide their own affairs and participate in issues related to them.
America's democratic experiment has ultimately led nowhere: It has been proven a failure in Afghanistan, Iraq and Libya among other nations.
For Australian producers, watching US competitors pick up their lost sales in China, hearing the Morrison govt repeat ad nauseam the line that the US stands “shoulder to shoulder” with Canberra is a frustrating experience.
As China lacks overseas military bases, it is vital to greatly develop and stockpile a significant number of missiles that can strike targets in the second island chain.
Despite the "Biden characteristics" of US-Latin America relations, the US won't allow any outside force to touch its backyard and threaten its security interests.
The West is free to choose their own paths on the COVID-19 fight, but they cannot give a cold shoulder to the facts and attack China's policies.
A report has found that Australia's closest security allies, such as the US, have been the biggest beneficiaries of Beijing's campaign of “economic coercion” against Canberra.
Paris is hoping to maximize its interests through a so-called pro-Taiwan resolution. But if France steps on the red line of the Taiwan question, it will suffer more losses than gains.
Chances to form an effective “Anti-Chinese International” on the basis of Western democracy are looking pretty slim.
Uncle Sam was not only strangling the desaparecidos, “The Missing Ones” during the Dirty War, which is an unbearable trauma in Argentine history, it was strangling the people living in the ancient land of Latin America.
Dutton rattled his sabre long and loud against China. He intends to strike fear of China into the heart of every swing voter. It was electioneering at a time when the prospects for the LNP being reelected are falling.
As the manipulator of the Afghan affairs, it is justified to call the US the root cause of the systemic crisis in Afghanistan.
The presence of the Y-20 refueling variant confirms that the PLA has already started to get ready for comprehensive military preparedness around the Taiwan Straits.
Western societies simply cannot accept a country with a totally different ideology and system getting stronger, as they have spared no effort denying its ideology and system.
A gloomy Christmas is coming to the US due to a Christmas tree shortage – one of the many problems the country is facing.
A future trend is that the number of "diplomatic allies" of the Taiwan island will become smaller and smaller.
The US' interference in the Hungarian elections is largely due to its belief that Orban is "pro-China."
The goal of connectivity through CPEC is unachievable without upgrading the ML-1 of Pakistan railways. The upgradation and expansion of ML-1 is, thus, considered as a big milestone in the improvement and modernization of Pakistan railways.
The Americans and Amboys in the Philippines regularly launch Information War Operations to sustain negative propaganda against good Philippine-China relations, says a Philippine scholar.
The resurgence of isolationism has led to the devaluation of the US alliance system.
India's behavior toward the Beijing 2022 Winter Olympics embodies that New Delhi retains its strong diplomatic and strategic autonomy.
If the Omicron variant launches a new wave of attack, it is China that will be best able to block its invasion.
The US has been exporting wars under the guise of "democracy."
For the three Baltic countries, it seems their destiny can only be guaranteed by taking sides: relying on one power while attacking another.
The US would happily perform the role of an enthusiastic cheerleader in the unfolding Vilnius-Beijing-Taipei conflict, but that's all the US would be willing to do for its Lithuanian allies.
Australian “tough guy” leaders have been happy to engage with like-minded types in the US.
There is a worrying humanitarian crisis across Afghanistan. There's been a total liquidity crisis. Banks are hardly working. Business has just stopped. Support of any country that seeks to assist Afghanistan is welcomed.
“Dollar diplomacy,” coercion, and inciting unrest to topple the government – using these measures to defend against China's so-called infiltration into the South Pacific has been an outstanding geopolitical consideration of the US and Australia.
Japan was not a victim during WWII. It is not “humanitarian” to cry for the invaders. Just the opposite, it is the greatest evil. The West is trying to distort the history of WWII, and the US and Japan are colluding to whitewash Japan's aggression. The world must be vigilant to this.
Uncle Sam's self-righteous responsibilities of spreading US-style democracy in the targeted countries have turned into “a weapon of mass destruction” against those with differing political views.
It seems US lawmakers are not afraid of the situation escalating and fanning the flames. We ask the DPP authority and the US government to carefully weigh their abilities and courage.
There is a need to effectively strengthen supervision to combat illegal business practices and upgrade the rules governing transactions.
As US global hegemony continues its inevitable decline, this is naturally leading to the expansion of political rights across the Global South. It means that US influence has been the thing actually holding back democracy for the majority of the global population.
We are willing to maintain a sound comprehensive strategic partnership between China and Germany, the chances of long-term maintenance of this relationship are far greater than the chances of serious damage to it.
A loyal servant, huh?
Honduras is a country with a multi-party system. It holds elections for president, Congress, and local officials. Even if its people pick a pro-China administration, shouldn't the US respect the outcome?
Some Western people are always worried that China's rise will affect their interests. Therefore, they like to hype China-related issues from time to time. But the reality will always disappoint them.
Big countries like China and the US can strive to achieve any goal, but what is hard is to ensure their path and remain synergistic with the development of their society while releasing endogenous power.
We want to remind the Morrison government that reckless harassment and attack are bound to failure; in fact those that provoke such outrage will pay a heavy price.
Unilateral practices, trade protectionism and excessive financial stimulus adopted by the US as part of the “America first” agenda are the exact causes of disrupted supply chains.
The problem with Lithuania is that it is not a country but a geographical destination with a very limited sovereignty. Lithuania has nothing to sell but its loyalty to the US.
What Lithuania has been doing definitely harms its own interests, and also affects regional peace in the long run. If Lithuania lacks self-awareness and goes too far, is it prepared to pay the heavy price?
The Chinese mainland is already fully prepared in many ways to deal with possible reactions from the US. It has created huge pressure on the US which wants to intervene with high intensity in the Taiwan Straits.
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If there really is a competitive relationship between China and the US, what's important next is how the young people of the two countries treat their jobs respectively.
The case is the epitome of how the US and China have a lot of common economic interests and how much the US needs China's help to solve its problems.
It is doubtful whether the US electoral system can still represent freedom and justice.
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I think that we should be prudent regarding whether Liu and Yang, and Lenovo should be considered under the severe perspective of loss of state-owned assets.
Over the years the US does seem to have been trapped in chaos, with tragic stories, including mass killings, occurring from time to time. And this has a lot to do with racial contradictions. Worse, the issue is entangled with political infighting.
Why did he choose to warn about a possible war in a Chinese media outlet? How is the US' Taiwan policy hijacked by the military-industrial complex?
The main reason China makes a difference in the international system is its commitment in implementing long-term plans invented by its leadership in the hope of making the country strong.
So, what will Uncle Sam do?
With winter approaching, can Europe withstand the new test? Maybe not.
If we manage to do this and reset the attitude of Chinese society toward how the West views us, the Beijing Olympics will not only be China's contribution to the Olympic Games during the pandemic, but also a rite of passage of China as a mature major power.
Australians are aware of the dire consequences of a war. However, as mainstream Australian media are deeply influenced by the US, there is rare anti-war voice.
Lithuania overestimates itself. It wrongly believes a small country can play politics between major powers. Unfortunately, it is a pawn of the US at most.
Upon the ASEAN-China Special Summit to Commemorate the 30th Anniversary of ASEAN-China Dialogue Relations, it is worth recalling the achievements of bilateral cooperation in the maritime field.
The Summit for Democracy intends to reduce the multi-color palette of the modern world to a minimalist black and white graphics of a global fight between “democracies” and “autocracies. If the goal is to isolate China and Russia, this won't work well.
India has so many places to spend money at home. Before boosting military muscles, India may as well compete with China on the fair treatment of its farmers first.
In an era in which the mainland's strength is seeing rapid growth, there is no room for Taiwan island to achieve a "diplomatic victory." Nor will there be an opportunity for trivial forces like Lithuania to lead the Western world to shake the one-China principle.
Following the US in provoking China will not bring the UK any practical benefits.
For the sake of some petty benefits from the US, Lithuania abandoned its "one-China" principle and chose to free fall.
Even if the US exerts further pressure, it will be difficult for Washington to force the ASEAN members to take sides.
The only international event "without any discrimination of color, religion or race" is the Olympic Games.
At the plenary session on October 25, 1971, Resolution 2758 was passed. This recognized the one-China principle and made it clear that the government of the PRC is the only lawful government representing the whole of China, including Taiwan.
The G7's invitation clearly shows that the group is subordinate to Washington and the US Indo-Pacific Strategy.