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Australian radio host racist, fans hatred with lies about China

Australian Prime Minister Scott Morrison made an appearance on a Sydney radio station Friday morning accepting an interview with host Alan Jones. Although Australia is being increasingly ravaged by the COVID-19 pandemic with more than 5,300 confirmed cases as of press time, the right-wing radio shock jock cares less about how to effectively contain COVID-19 and more about pointing an accusing finger at China.
Source: Global Times | 2020/4/4 15:50:40

Post-pandemic international relations could change for the better

The COVID-19 pandemic has so far swept the world and many countries have declared a state of emergency. The pandemic has had a tremendous influence on the entire world and people are already considering the impact it will have on international relations.
Source: Global Times | 2020/4/1 17:58:40

Efficient virus handling boosts Moon's rating

Anti-virus measures implemented by South Korean President Moon Jae-in's administration have had a positive impact on his approval rating that previously had been in decline for over one year.
Source: Global Times | 2020/3/31 18:08:40

Ill-intentions behind criticism of donations that links current shortages in Australia

The global pandemic is not local or regional. It transcends borders and threatens the entire human race. A global existential crisis calls for global efforts. At this most challenging time, it undermines the global joint virus fight if one continues stirring up political biases and prejudices.
Source: Global Times | 2020/3/30 15:58:40

India must walk a fine line between containing virus and keeping economy running

India and China share a number of similarities. They both have populations exceeding 1 billion and both are developing countries. China's successful COVID-19 fight, which featured rapid mobilization of resources and timely public warnings and deep coordination between the government and the people, are lessons India and other countries should heed.
Source: Global Times | 2020/3/29 19:08:41

New India, Russia transport link worries US, won't impact BRI

The usage of the INSTC by India and Russia will have little impact on the BRI as their purposes differ. China pursues common development with countries along the route, with no geopolitical ambition.
Source: Global Times | 2020/3/25 23:03:40

West could learn from East Asia's cooperation on virus fight

The experiences of China, South Korea and Japan in combating the COVID-19 provide valuable lessons which Western countries, especially the US, can draw from. A special video conference between the foreign ministers of China, Japan and South Korea was held on March 20 regarding trilateral cooperation on fighting the deadly disease.
Source: Global Times | 2020/3/25 20:43:40

US virus fight lacks China's courier services

In Europe and the US, there are plenty of groceries and toiletries on store shelves, but due to a lack of delivery services, people cannot stay home for extended periods. They have to go out to buy daily supplies, which has created window for the spread of COVID-19.
Source: Global Times | 2020/3/25 18:23:40

China's coronavirus aid to Cambodia will boost regional relations

May the Cambodia-China friendship ties that were established during the time of His Majesty King Norodom Sihanouk will continue to grow. We must unite against all the obstacles in our countries' relations, especially COVID-19.
Source: Global Times | 2020/3/24 18:48:40

Security woes hamper Afghanistan virus fight

During this difficult time, Afghanistan is turning to China for help, and is expecting urgent assistant to help fighting the likely uncontrolled spread of the coronavirus.
Source: Global Times | 2020/3/24 18:33:40

US steps up maritime provocations in attempt to distract China's COVID-19 fight

In the face of such provocation, China must raise its guard and should take actions, such as launching military exercises in the South China Sea. This would send a signal to the outside world, especially to the US, that the preparedness of the Chinese military in safeguarding its country has not relaxed amid the COVID-19 pandemic.
Source: Global Times | 2020/3/22 19:23:40

Virus control tests solidarity of South Asia bloc

SAARC is facing several obstacles, including the ongoing poor relations between India and Pakistan. By not attending Modi's conference call, Pakistan's Prime Minister Imran Khan revealed his distrust of India.
Source: Global Times | 2020/3/22 19:08:40

Pakistani president's timely visit to China solidifies longstanding friendship

CPEC is a long-term initiative under the framework of the BRI, which by no means will be severely impacted by any temporary challenge, including the pandemic. China is now slowly resuming economic activities, and if new CPEC projects can be initiated, they would play a significant role in China's foreign strategy in the post-pandemic era.
Source: Global Times | 2020/3/18 19:33:40

China, ASEAN see interconnectivity strengthen

The relationship between China and Southeast Asian countries has entered a new stage of in-depth coordination. Ties between countries in this region, driven by economic interconnection, will be closer in the future as coordination continues to strengthen. This will help form new trade and economic collaboration mechanisms, and create a significant impact on the pattern of international relations around the world.
Source: Global Times | 2020/3/18 17:43:40

Afghan peace deal unlikely to end terrorism threat

The peace deal between the Taliban and the US barely means peace in Afghanistan as the Taliban is trapped in the regional terrorism challenge, limiting their ability to honor the promises in the deal assuming they intend to.
Source: Global Times | 2020/3/12 22:48:13

US stirs regional conflict to stem China's rise

Increasing US military presence will not change the process of integration among regional countries or push China-US ties out of control.
Source: Global Times | 2020/3/11 21:58:40

US' efforts to cozy up to Vietnam won't work

Vietnam is always cautious in terms of its cooperation with other powers. This was the case with China, and it will be the same with the US. After all, a US-Vietnam partnership would be nothing like the partnerships the US has with Japan, South Korea and even the Philippines. It is likely to never be so.
Source: Global Times | 2020/3/8 22:28:40

India's attempt to provoke China over Da Cui Yun incident must be countered

Last year, the Indian Navy blatantly expelled a Chinese scientific research vessel on the high seas near the Andaman Islands, and this year India created an excuse to seize the Da Cui Yun vessel. China must firmly counter India's provocative actions, and Chinese companies must seek compensation through legal channels.
Source: Global Times | 2020/3/8 16:28:40