OPINION

Federal, state dysfunction hampers US virus fight


Since the viral outbreak of COVID-19 in the US, there have been a number of serious clashes between the federal and state governments.

US political elites attempt to save economy before people's lives

US President Donald Trump said Tuesday that he hopes to “have the country opened up” by April 12, Easter Sunday. The plan obviously places political interests above the health of millions of Americans.
Source: Global Times | 2020/3/28 18:48:40

China's experience beam of hope in global COVID-19 fight

The special G20 summit on March 26 was a very important, timely and a remarkable meeting. The meeting marked two firsts in the G20's 20-year history: The first is a video conference for the first time; Second, for the first time the theme of the conference is to cope with COVID-19.
Source: Global Times | 2020/3/28 14:23:40

Global solidarity crucial to fight against pandemic

COVID-19 is the enemy of all people and one of the greatest non-traditional security challenges and economic risks ever faced. No country can stand alone in this storm. Shifting responsibility will not solve problems but intensify conflicts. Only through cooperation and practical actions can we overcome our difficulties together.
Source: Global Times | 2020/3/28 11:58:40

Virus-plagued US still playing politics: Global Times editorial

China's determination to reunify Taiwan is unshakable, and whoever acts against it will end up in ruins. The DPP must not have any illusion about this.
Source: Global Times | 2020/3/27 21:42:26

8 reflections from China's experience in fighting COVID-19

To wipe out the virus, China's successful experience is extremely helpful and enlightening, as China knows the pain and is getting through it. Here are at least eight crucial takeaways the world can learn from China's measures.
Source: Global Times | 2020/3/27 20:43:40

Regardless of speaker's intentions, 'Chinese virus' is racist

Regardless of the speaker's understanding and intention of choosing a word, it is the listener's feeling that matters in the judgment of the legitimacy of a word.
Source: Global Times | 2020/3/27 14:58:40

Museums come alive online

Instead of being laid aside and neglected, cultural heritage should enrich the public's knowledge and expand their outlook. The livestreaming events during the COVID-19 pandemic are a step forward in achieving that goal.
Source: Global Times | 2020/3/27 14:13:40

Neoliberalism aids rapid spread of virus

A virus knows no borders, and the epidemic is the common enemy of humanity. The international community needs to strengthen cooperation, jointly respond to the COVID-19 and finally win the battle.
Source: Global Times | 2020/3/27 13:13:40

World must build strong solidarity for fighting pandemic: Global Times editorial

So many people can't die in vain, so many companies can't go bankrupt for nothing. The world needs to learn from each failure. Mankind needs to see where we stand, what the risks are, and we must act.
Source: Global Times | 2020/3/27 11:48:40

Pompeo's three sins in global virus fight: Global Times editorial

Pompeo and other US elites must be responsible for damaging superpower cooperation if the pandemic worsens, while China cannot join hands with the US due to the war of words. Politicians like Pompeo focus too much on their personal political interests. They will eventually be remembered as negative role models in the history of mankind's battle against COVID-19.
Source: Global Times | 2020/3/26 22:13:40

Cooperation possible if US politicians end paranoia

Here we can see a great opportunity and room for the US to cooperate with China. We sincerely hope the US politicians could stop their paranoia before it is too late. They should be honest to what is happening in the US and take effective as well as reasonable measures to combat COVID-19. The vast innocent Americans should not be victims of their pursuit of political interests.
Source: Global Times | 2020/3/26 21:58:40

Western govts must take more action to prevent humanitarian disaster

The world needs to unite and mobilize to save lives and safeguard human civilization. Reducing the death rate is the most urgent task, and international efforts must be made to develop a vaccine and treatment medicines. Politics must give away to humanitarianism, which is the only thing that matters now.
Source: Global Times | 2020/3/26 20:28:40

G20 comes to the fore again

There is no substitute for concerted multilateral action. For this, we happen to have an instrument that seems made-to-order for this extreme emergency. The G20 should once again come to the fore and do the needful.
Source: Global Times | 2020/3/26 14:48:40