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Davos reflects uncertainties, expectations

The 50 years of Davos reflects the process of China integrating into the world and how the country and the world have mutually shaped each other. China probably can and has brought more certainty than Trump to the world.
Source: Global Times | 2020/1/22 23:02:08

Timely disclosure key to contain virus

Having undergone outbreaks of SARS and H5N1, China is able to launch preventive and control measures rapidly after it is aware of the seriousness of the novel coronavirus. As China is highly capable of allocating medical and other resources, prevention and control measures have been adopted across the country in a short time.
Source: Global Times | 2020/1/21 21:50:04

Vigilance needed on Novel coronavirus-related pneumonia

With the Spring Festival approaching, we have to strengthen our vigilance and be confident in the government agencies and medical institutions that are striving to safeguard the safety of the Chinese public and prevent the holidays from being ruined by the new disease.
Source: Global Times | 2020/1/20 21:28:40

Prevent novel virus for auspicious festival

The new epidemic in Wuhan is not as horrible as SARS. We sincerely hope Chinese society can be more successful in preventing and controlling the pneumonia, and move a big step forward in terms of medicine, social management and public opinion compared with 2003.
Source: Global Times | 2020/1/19 20:58:43

China capable of further releasing economic vitality

China's GDP grew 6.1 percent to 99.09 trillion yuan ($14.4 trillion) in 2019, almost reaching 100 trillion yuan. Besides, the GDP per capita surpassed $10,000 for the first time, reaching $10,276.
Source: Global Times | 2020/1/17 17:12:06

US faces pressure to increase exports

During the 22 months of the trade war, China responded to the US attempt to make China give up high-tech development and made the US understand that China is not the one to be trifled with.
Source: Global Times | 2020/1/16 21:43:40

Phase one deal should be cherished

We hope the implementation of the phase one agreement will be smooth as it can stimulate the two countries' further trade consultations and help ease overall China-US relations. History moves forward and it is good to help achieve progress.
Source: Global Times | 2020/1/16 2:18:40

HRW's criticism of China is a lie

People like Roth should go deep into a huge society like China and really understand what is going on there and what people really care about. The likes of Roth should seriously study the world, not arrogantly represent the world.
Source: Global Times | 2020/1/15 21:08:40

China, US move to normalize trade

In 2020, China must do its best to develop its economy, expand its domestic market and make sure that its economy is one of the most dynamic among the large economies. The prospect of China-US trade negotiations is largely in our own hands.
Source: Global Times | 2020/1/14 21:40:54

Cross-Straits situation needs pragmatism

Eventually, cross-Straits reunification will be led by the Chinese mainland. Positive changes on Taiwan need to be started by the mainland. To finally achieve cross-Straits reunification, we need the determination and endurance to bear more pressure.
Source: Global Times | 2020/1/13 20:33:40

China can maintain one-China principle

As the comprehensive strength of the mainland has been increasing, we have enough ability to contain “Taiwan independence.” This is a fact that even those “Taiwan independence” forces believe firmly.
Source: Global Times | 2020/1/12 22:53:41

Tsai and DPP must curb radical tendency

Taiwan's regional leadership and legislative elections were held on Saturday. Situation showed the current leader Tsai Ing-wen realized the reelection after winning more than half of the votes. The Democratic Progressive Party (DPP) is also set to win more than half of the legislative seats. Kuomintang chairman Wu Den-yih has announced his resignation.
Source: Global Times | 2020/1/11 21:36:31

China's strategic willpower leads to progress

China is not the most powerful country. But it is strong enough to defend its philosophy of seeking truth from facts. Sometimes, justice and correctness need to be proven through games and tested by time. China has the ability to create conditions for that. This is perhaps what strategic willpower means.
Source: Global Times | 2020/1/10 20:08:40

How should China develop in the 2020s?

China has been moving forward. It is a bit tired, but China has been doing great.
Source: Global Times | 2020/1/9 22:53:40

US and Iran should restrain for peace

This round of US-Iran conflicts came suddenly, and the world has been caught unawares. The situation needs to be slowed down, which can create room for all kinds of positive options. The Iran nuclear issue had already made a soft landing, and the Gulf situation had seen an upturn. It is hoped that all parties can try hard to retrieve such situations.
Source: Global Times | 2020/1/8 21:13:41

Australia bushfires a wake-up call for the world

It is difficult for a country like Australia to respond to a national fire disaster all by itself. Previously, Brazil's Amazon rainforest fires were equally prominent. How the world should join hands to deal with such a disaster crisis deserves serious discussion.
Source: Global Times | 2020/1/8 20:33:40

US gains limited from changed China policy

Although the US has benefited from its China policy recalibration, its gains are limited. How far will the US move to restructure its relations with China go? It hinges on the changes in US domestic politics as well as China's will and art in wrangling with the US.
Source: Global Times | 2020/1/8 18:18:41

China should know US better to avoid dilemma

Washington has its own interests. The most important thing for China is to seek ways to jointly look for a way to coexist and achieve win-win cooperation.
Source: Global Times | 2020/1/7 19:48:40