OPINION

Reforms dictate Russian president's move to change PM


In terms of partnership with China, Russia will maintain friendship and cooperation with its East Asian neighbor. Relations between the two great powers will not waver easily.

Nuclear risks in Marshall Islands expose US moral flaw

This is an old issue from history, but it had not been settled fairly until now, which reveals two distinctive features of US foreign relations.
Source: Global Times | 2019/12/26 11:18:39

How should Christmas adapt in the globalization era?

Question of whether Chinese people should celebrate Christmas has been raised again during this year's Christmas season. While some like to enjoy the festive atmosphere, there is question over how much attention Chinese should pay to this foreign holiday.
Source: Global Times | 2019/12/25 21:57:53

2019 protests test each country's tenacity

In 2019, the Chinese mainland's system superiority helped the society respond soundly to the US-launched trade war, prevented Hong Kong's turmoil from spreading to the mainland and enabled the country to independently take necessary governance measures on the Xinjiang affairs so that peace and stability have been consolidated in the whole region.
Source: Global Times | 2019/12/25 21:43:42

Commercial space industry is soaring

China's commercial space sector is growing rapidly and its development is reaching a climax this year with domestic players making technology breakthroughs, executives and industry analysts told the Global Times on Wednesday.
Source: Global Times | 2019/12/25 21:38:40

To keep hegemony, US trying to obstruct China's rights in Arctic

China is a near-Arctic country. It has been participating in the region's affairs with an inclusive, cooperative and win-win attitude. China's deepening cooperation with regional countries is not a threat to the Arctic region but rather a mutually beneficial combination of these countries' development need and China's strength in production capacity.
Source: Global Times | 2019/12/25 21:33:40

BRI embodies a different modernity norm

With the promotion of the BRI, China brings the project as well as modernity to more developing countries. Although the initiative borrows certain valuable experiences from the West, most of it still comes from Chinese civilization.
Source: Global Times | 2019/12/25 19:56:10

US needs to decide its fundamental core interests: Mahbubani

Relations between China and the US have clearly gone downhill in the past few years. What are the root causes of deteriorating ties? Can the US overcome its stereotyped views about China's rise and its political system? Are the world's two biggest powers doomed to be enemies? Kishore Mahbubani shared his insights.
Source: Global Times | 2019/12/25 19:35:35

US unlikely to change course in rift with China

China has enough composure and wisdom to drag the US forward. For a long time, bilateral relations are likely to be in a delicate state with US strategic aimlessness and China correcting its own mistakes. The international community has its own way of judging the one who turns its back on globalization and who embraces the world.
Source: Global Times | 2019/12/25 17:28:40

US provocations on Taiwan will eventually backfire

The US must understand that although Taiwan is the easiest part to provoke the Chinese mainland, it is also the most risky spot for the US.
Source: Global Times | 2019/12/25 13:18:40

Western divisions lead to biased mentality

The US and Western political and public opinion elites should realize that the Western political system is unleashing negative energy that is splitting society. They should try to prevent such Western political logic extending to the outside world. This is the moral responsibility that they should assume facing human society in the 21st century.
Source: Global Times | 2019/12/24 21:14:54

India-Pakistan tensions deserve international attention

It is time for India and Pakistan to take one step further in building their mutual trust. Only when they realize common development can they alleviate hostility toward one another. Collaboration under the framework of the China-proposed Belt and Road Initiative might be considered as a beginning.
Source: Global Times | 2019/12/24 20:38:41

Neocons shaping a new enemy image of China

The problem for the US is to find a means of cooperating in a situation in which it is no longer the "big guy on the block." In that respect, treating China as a potential collaborator on terrorism, on the economy, on peace-keeping, and on international financial reform, just might provide a way out of any self-imposed "Thucydides trap." But if we treat China as an enemy, it will have a hard time not becoming one.
Source: Global Times | 2019/12/24 20:26:11

Common interests bond China, South Korea closer

China and South Korea are currently facing common challenges, overcoming which is an opportunity for the two to strengthen strategic cooperation. We hope that Moon's visit helps China and South Korea improve consensus on these issues, jointly maintain peace and stability on the peninsula and open up a new stage for relations.
Source: Global Times | 2019/12/24 20:13:17