OPINION

No end in sight for Taiwan's 'diplomatic crises'


China's influence is rising and the one-China principle has become an international norm. Whatever strategy the Tsai authority adopts to boost its position in the global arena will only turn out to be a fruitless endeavor.

Groundwork pertinent for fourth Trump-Kim meet

North Korean leader Kim Jong-un invited US President Donald Trump to visit Pyongyang in a letter sent in August, South Korea's Joongang Ilbo newspaper reported on Monday, citing diplomatic sources. North Korea said on September 9 it was willing to restart denuclearization talks with the US in late September, while Trump hinted reporters on Thursday that he could meet Kim by the end of 2019.
Source: Global Times | 2019/9/17 23:57:53

Russian threat

Some US media outlets allege that Russia is spying on the US.
Source: Global Times | 2019/9/17 22:38:41

US bellicose stance cannot jolt China

China is open to financial interactions with the US and welcomes the latter to enter the Chinese financial markets in a proper manner. This will create new economic connections between the two countries.
Source: Global Times | 2019/9/17 22:23:40

China, ASEAN should enhance mutual understanding

Although many ASEAN people have a positive view of relations with China, some still worry about getting closer to China. Therefore, China needs to put more efforts in a stable mechanism with ASEAN, strengthen mutual trust and uproot misunderstandings.
Source: Global Times | 2019/9/17 22:08:40

Western elites alienate themselves

The huge gap between Western elites and people is obvious.
Source: Global Times | 2019/9/17 22:03:40

No end in sight for Taiwan's 'diplomatic crises'

China's influence is rising and the one-China principle has become an international norm. Whatever strategy the Tsai authority adopts to boost its position in the global arena will only turn out to be a fruitless endeavor.
Source: Global Times | 2019/9/17 19:58:48

Economy, dialogue calm 'yellow vest' movement

Macron dared to take a plunge because he believes that the French economy is on the rise, but his reform drive still faces big challenges.
Source: Global Times | 2019/9/17 18:08:40

Australia's China-threat wave indicates a nation eager to play US pawn role

The demonization of China, Australia's largest economic partner, is irrational and irresponsible. Both countries have been economically, socially, and culturally linked with shared interests and benefits.
Source: Global Times | 2019/9/17 2:30:30

A lonely existence

The Solomon Islands has cut its “diplomatic relations” with the island of Taiwan and switched to Beijing. This is the sixth country Taiwan has lost as a “diplomatic ally” since Taiwan leader Tsai Ing-wen took office. There are only 16 “allies” left for Taiwan.
Source: Global Times | 2019/9/17 0:13:39

Xinjiang visit exposes hollow Western media claims

China is doing its part, it would be important to talk about it honestly and respectfully.
Source: Global Times | 2019/9/16 23:48:40

US has no right to arbitrarily convict Iran

Trump wants to be a president who can reinvigorate the American economy. It's widely believed he has no interest in wars. But certain forces in the US are pushing Washington to use military power. It's hoped they can be restrained instead of being allowed to dictate the US.
Source: Global Times | 2019/9/16 23:43:40

Abandoning Taiwan reflects a trend

The Solomon Islands has cut its “diplomatic relations” with the island of Taiwan and switched to Beijing. This is the sixth country Taiwan has lost as a “diplomatic ally” since Taiwan leader Tsai Ing-wen took office. There are only 16 “allies” left for Taiwan.
Source: Global Times | 2019/9/16 23:33:40

Washington not world's 'beacon of democracy'

Being a leader of democracy does not mean screaming democracy in other country's faces.
Source: Global Times | 2019/9/16 23:28:40