OPINION

US-promoted military escort alliance in Gulf another attempt to stymie Iran


If the Strait of Hormuz becomes chaotic, so will the Gulf region and no country can emerge unscathed. Gulf countries should be wary of this: Blindly following the US will be disastrous for them.

China, Europe can build rules-based order

Why did Spain include Huawei in its 5G network development despite US pressure on its European allies? How can China and Europe enhance cooperation in the face of the US-initiated trade war and protectionism?
Source: Global Times | 2019/7/1 17:53:39

How does US wield 'rules-based order'?

Nowadays, emerging economies represented by China have become the main contributors to the global economic growth. They are no longer satisfied with simply “receiving” and also demands contributing and reaping benefits, which is undoubtedly justifiable. However, the existing rules-based order has proven difficult to adapt to this change. Therefore, this order will diverge to meet the needs of cooperation and competition among civilizations.
Source: Global Times | 2019/6/25 20:18:40

Study buddies?

The FBI is urging US universities to help spy on Chinese students while President Trump said he always welcomed Chinese students.
Source: Global Times | 2019/6/30 21:43:40

DMZ meeting helps break US-NK deadlock

The Kim-Trump meeting has again caught the attention of media worldwide. The meeting provides possibilities for North Korea and the US to find solutions.
Source: Global Times | 2019/6/30 21:33:39

US anti-China hawks may yet scupper trade deal

Even though there are signs of China-US trade frictions turning around, as the US political system will not fundamentally change in the short term, China must remain vigilant and prepare for a long-term trade war, in case the hawks gain the upper hand.
Source: Global Times | 2019/6/30 19:53:39

Upholding multilateral trade system serves the interests of ASEAN members

Promoting China-ASEAN economic cooperation can serve the interests of both China and the ASEAN members and will produce a positive effect for global economic development.
Source: Global Times | 2019/6/30 19:03:39

ASEAN Outlook on Indo-Pacific underscores role of organization in regional dynamics

It is worth noting that the ASEAN Outlook on the Indo-Pacific also emphasizes that member countries should conduct maritime cooperation for the peaceful settlement of disputes and improve communication and cooperation in the Indo-Pacific region, which is in line with China's views on the South China Sea issue.
Source: Global Times | 2019/6/30 17:58:41

China, Japan share preference for free trade

Whether to focus on openness to create more space for development or follow unilateralism against the objective law of human history affects not only China and Japan, but also global development. If Japan hopes to be a responsible regional power, it must make the right choice.
Source: Global Times | 2019/6/30 17:58:40

Sifting through the trash issue raises a stink

Obviously, people need more information about what can be recycled, and what categories of waste cannot. This changes all the time – in the past, we were told bottle caps had to be separated, now they don't. Once people have more understanding of what can and can't be recycled, they might start to reduce their waste altogether, which surely must be the aim.
Source: Global Times | 2019/6/30 17:38:40

Xi-Trump G20 meeting in line with global expectations

Chinese society has grown mature enough to deal with any profound changes there might be in the China-US relationship. Chinese people are well-prepared for any possible uncertainty in future trade talks.
Source: Global Times | 2019/6/30 5:55:53

Calm attitude needed for future China-US trade negotiations

The meeting between Chinese President Xi Jinping and US President Donald Trump on sidelines at the G20 summit in Osaka broke the deadlock between the two countries sinceearly May. According to a briefing by the Chinese side, the two sides have agreed to restart trade consultations with the US declaring not to impose new tariffs on Chinese products. Trump said his meeting with Xi was "excellent" and "we're right back on track."
Source: Global Times | 2019/6/29 18:57:52

World must contain capricious US actions

The G20 summit is being held in Osaka, Japan with the most pressing global tasks and anxieties on the table for the group of the world's largest economies. We are in an era where advancement and problems coexist. Whether the problems can be seriously tackled depends, to a large extent, on the attitudes of the leaders in Osaka.
Source: Global Times | 2019/6/28 22:24:51

Open cooperation, joint development remain a thoroughfare

The World Bank's global growth forecast for 2019 stood at 2.6 percent, the lowest in the recent three years, while the global trade growth this year was also revised down to 2.6 percent, the weakest since the global financial crisis 11 years ago.
Source: Xinhua | 2019/6/28 14:33:20