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.

Japan not influential enough to mitigate Middle East tensions

It is hoped that Abe's administration will work in such a general direction instead of simply focusing on resolving the contradictions between Washington and Tehran – this can only cure the symptoms, not the disease.
Source: Global Times | 2020/1/14 19:28:40

Volatile US politics feeds global instability

US presidential election in 2020 is a referendum on the performance of Trump's four-year presidency. Americans will make the judgment by their votes. In November, the election result will tell the world which path the US will take and what it means for world peace and stability.
Source: Global Times | 2020/1/14 17:53:41

How Europe faces global challenges in 2020

In light of these strengths and weaknesses of the EU, one can expect it to further engage in capacity building and forms of cooperative international conflict resolution in 2020. EU success will be an incremental story rather than a showtime event.
Source: Global Times | 2020/1/14 16:33:40

Western NGOs seek attention through China bashing

Facts and history will eventually prove China is on the right path of human rights development. Western NGOs will gain nothing from their accusations and smear campaign of China in the long run.
Source: Global Times | 2020/1/13 20:53:40

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

Eastern mind-set foretells global future

Human beings are still on the way to realizing the prosperity of resources. It is thus too early to fully reach the prosperity of thoughts. The rise of oriental mind-set is only the first step on the way.
Source: Global Times | 2020/1/13 19:43:41

Xi's Myanmar visit to usher in new vistas

Myanmar is making rapid progress in its democratization and modernization as well. Both countries should jointly face the turbulent international situation, joining hands to achieve the crucial goals of independence and prosperity.
Source: Global Times | 2020/1/13 19:13:40

Djibouti: A window to observe China in Africa

Djibouti is a tiny country in the Horn of Africa, but vast enough to hold bases of the US, France, European countries, Japan and China. So does the African continent. Sincere and practical cooperation is highly appreciated in Djibouti, but confrontation doesn't fit here.
Source: Global Times | 2020/1/13 18:48:41

How growing China can act as a booster dose for Europe's sluggish economy

For Europe, the theme of 2020 is going to be trade. What remains mysterious is whether Europe will allow a lack of trade to harm its economic interests or whether an embrace of a dynamic rules-based system of global free trade will help elevate Europe from the brink of recession.
Source: Global Times | 2020/1/13 16:33:40

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

China-Myanmar ties attest to vitality of win-win cooperation

All mankind will ultimately live in a community of a shared future. Dividing the world into different camps and creating confrontations, which the West is good at, is doomed to be marginalized amid growing globalization.
Source: Global Times | 2020/1/12 22:03:41

Xi's visit set to bolster ties with Myanmar

Chinese President Xi Jinping's upcoming state visit to Myanmar on Friday and Saturday will mark his first foreign visit of this year. It is also the first visit to Myanmar by a Chinese president in 19 years. What's its significance? Where are China-Myanmar bilateral ties heading?
Source: Global Times | 2020/1/12 21:53:40

Egalitarian security architecture can help stabilize South Asia

In 2019, there were major changes in the traditional and non-traditional security situation of South Asia.
Source: Global Times | 2020/1/12 19:23:41