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.

Trump's about-face on racist virus term is strategic, temporary

It is worth noting that if the US asks China for help but once a national emergency is over, Washington very likely returns to its deep-rooted mind-set of strategic and geopolitical competition.
Source: Global Times | 2020/3/26 13:13:40

Cuba medical expertise strengthens COVID-19 fight

How is this small island, blocked economically by the US, doing so much in the global fight against the pandemic?
Source: Global Times | 2020/3/26 12:13:40

New India, Russia transport link worries US, won't impact BRI

The usage of the INSTC by India and Russia will have little impact on the BRI as their purposes differ. China pursues common development with countries along the route, with no geopolitical ambition.
Source: Global Times | 2020/3/25 23:03:40

US government's China bashing a cover-up for virus failures

The Trump administration's performance amid the epidemic is a continuation of its policies of the past three years. It has long disregarded international obligations and has even undermined existing world rules and order. It is no surprise that it has been so desperately attempting to disparage China.
Source: Global Times | 2020/3/25 22:58:40

Changing tone key to US-China ties: Global Times editorial

Defeating the coronavirus is the common expectation of all mankind. All countries are called on to join hands in the fight. It's hoped the US government could follow the trend when formulating its policies.
Source: Global Times | 2020/3/25 22:18:40

Sanctions on Iran show inhumanity of the US

The US' inhumane sanctions set a bad example. They will hamper the tremendous efforts made by other countries to fight the virus, and may eventually threaten its own people's health.
Source: Global Times | 2020/3/25 22:13:40

West could learn from East Asia's cooperation on virus fight

The experiences of China, South Korea and Japan in combating the COVID-19 provide valuable lessons which Western countries, especially the US, can draw from. A special video conference between the foreign ministers of China, Japan and South Korea was held on March 20 regarding trilateral cooperation on fighting the deadly disease.
Source: Global Times | 2020/3/25 20:43:40

Trump's promise not to use 'Chinese virus' unlikely to stop US' ethnic slander

Their attacks on China won't change the fact that the coronavirus is spreading across the US and that the federal government is not dealing with it appropriately.
Source: Global Times | 2020/3/25 19:23:40

US virus fight lacks China's courier services

In Europe and the US, there are plenty of groceries and toiletries on store shelves, but due to a lack of delivery services, people cannot stay home for extended periods. They have to go out to buy daily supplies, which has created window for the spread of COVID-19.
Source: Global Times | 2020/3/25 18:23:40

'Open letter' should have been sent to US govt

While China is engaged in a seemingly Herculean task, it is neither ethical nor professional for US media to put extremely insulting labels on China, and use a double standard in reporting similar actions taken by China and other countries during their respective fight against the coronavirus pandemic.
Source: Global Times | 2020/3/25 16:28:40

Special flights for students could lower infection risks: Global Times editorial

More and more European countries and the US have failed to bring the epidemic under control, and international students are facing more difficulties than local Chinese overseas. If some of them strongly desire to return, the country should offer help.
Source: Global Times | 2020/3/24 20:33:40

A call for US, China joint efforts to end the pandemic

The US and China are two great nations, and their joint efforts to combat the epidemic will be a great morale booster for the world. The virus does not recognize national boundaries and no country is immune to the virus. No country can be considered irrelevant to the world. The world needs some form of joint prevention and control, and that will ultimately be in the best interest of the two powers, and provide political points for both.
Source: Global Times | 2020/3/24 19:08:40

China's coronavirus aid to Cambodia will boost regional relations

May the Cambodia-China friendship ties that were established during the time of His Majesty King Norodom Sihanouk will continue to grow. We must unite against all the obstacles in our countries' relations, especially COVID-19.
Source: Global Times | 2020/3/24 18:48:40