OPINION

No end in sight for Taiwan's 'diplomatic crises'


China's influence is rising and the one-China principle has become an international norm. Whatever strategy the Tsai authority adopts to boost its position in the global arena will only turn out to be a fruitless endeavor.

China shows goodwill via tariff exemptions

Only two-way goodwill can help the two countries make achievements that benefit their peoples and the world.
Source: Global Times | 2019/9/11 22:13:40

Maas' meeting with HK secessionist hurts German interests

Who has the final say in Hong Kong affairs? It is not the power of the West and Berlin is even more unlikely.
Source: Global Times | 2019/9/11 20:08:40

Prisoner exchange sign of easing tensions

We still cannot say whether negotiations between Moscow and Kiev will carry on or whether Zelensky can show his diplomatic capabilities in balancing Russia with the US and the EU, especially in issues involving NATO.
Source: Global Times | 2019/9/11 19:03:40

'Balance of power' a strategic trap for India

The strategy of the balance of power is generated from the diplomacy of Western countries. In today's globalized world, Asian countries are supposed to have better choices. This is a test for not only for India, but also China. Both need work together to walk out of this strategic trap.
Source: Global Times | 2019/9/11 18:53:41

Toxic dump

Japan's ruined nuclear power plant will have to dump contaminated water into the Pacific Ocean, which would enrage local fishermen.
Source: Global Times | 2019/9/10 22:58:41

Reason for optimism in gloomy trade war

As trade tensions between China and the US escalate and an increasing number of analysts tend to believe that no silver lining can be seen in years to come, Stephen Orlins, president of National Committee on US-China Relations, noted he is still optimistic about the bilateral relationship in the long run.
Source: Global Times | 2019/9/10 22:53:40

Does the US realize trade wars are not easy to win?

China and the US have been deeply integrated, and misjudging each other would mean disaster for not only themselves but the world.
Source: Global Times | 2019/9/10 22:38:40

US disgraces world since 9/11 attacks

The 9/11 attacks were a huge tragedy. It is hoped that Washington's political elites recall how the world sympathized and helped the US in 2001, and think about how the country has acted since then.
Source: Global Times | 2019/9/10 22:33:42

Communication key to China-India trust

Mutual trust between China and India can not only promote cooperation between the two countries, but also avoid the dilemma of neighboring countries sandwiched between China and India, which is conducive to the harmonious development of regional international relations, and will create better conditions for Sino-Indian cooperation in global affairs.
Source: Global Times | 2019/9/10 22:08:40

Esper's smear of China sounds paranoid

If anything, people in America should question the war-hungry attitudes of men like Esper as it is these attitudes which have resulted in economic hardship for those in both the West and East.
Source: Global Times | 2019/9/10 20:08:39

Falling apart

Ex-work and pensions secretary Amber Rudd quited UK Prime Minister Boris Johnson's cabinet.
Source: Global Times | 2019/9/9 23:13:41

China's economy continues to grow

The trade war can never disrupt Chinese people's increasing demand for a better living and the stronger internal impetus to develop.
Source: Global Times | 2019/9/9 22:38:40

Drug abuse crisis cripples American dream

The drug-addicted infants show us the spiritual world of American youth. The US problem is of itself. If the US cannot become spiritually strong, then “make American great again” is an empty slogan.
Source: Global Times | 2019/9/9 22:33:40