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.

Tsai and DPP must curb radical tendency

Taiwan's regional leadership and legislative elections were held on Saturday. Situation showed the current leader Tsai Ing-wen realized the reelection after winning more than half of the votes. The Democratic Progressive Party (DPP) is also set to win more than half of the legislative seats. Kuomintang chairman Wu Den-yih has announced his resignation.
Source: Global Times | 2020/1/11 21:36:31

US economic warfare will fail: Iranian expert

The US and Iran are now engaged in their most serious confrontation since the 1979 Islamic Revolution. Recent days have seen the US kill Iranian military General Qasem Soleimani and Iran fire back with a missile barrage in Iraq. Where will the US-Iran tensions head? How will the US-Iran confrontation influence the Middle East?
Source: Global Times | 2020/1/11 10:44:15

China's strategic willpower leads to progress

China is not the most powerful country. But it is strong enough to defend its philosophy of seeking truth from facts. Sometimes, justice and correctness need to be proven through games and tested by time. China has the ability to create conditions for that. This is perhaps what strategic willpower means.
Source: Global Times | 2020/1/10 20:08:40

Striking a balance in parent-teacher relationship

When my kid starts his school life, I hope I could be a mother who can stick to principles, support and cooperate with the school on an equal footing. I will show the greatest respect to teachers, and I expect them to do so too.
Source: Global Times | 2020/1/10 18:48:40

Paying dear

When one isn't using cash, it is hard to realize how much one is spending. Having been shocked by Alipay's annual statement, you probably need to consider spending your money in a wiser way.
Source: Global Times | 2020/1/10 18:23:40

How should China develop in the 2020s?

China has been moving forward. It is a bit tired, but China has been doing great.
Source: Global Times | 2020/1/9 22:53:40

Politics shouldn't step into China-Australia educational ties

It is time for Australia to respond to the case more proactively and not make academic exchanges and joint research cannon fodder of ill-intentioned political hype.
Source: Global Times | 2020/1/9 21:08:40

Rigid art venue rules need to evolve with times

Different art forms bring in audiences with different behavior codes. How this meshes with the rigid one-size-fits-all rules of the traditional theaters is a drama worth watching.
Source: Global Times | 2020/1/9 18:48:41

China can work with Russia, EU to save Iran nuclear deal

Now that the agreement is being severely challenged again, China could actively do something more, such as to work jointly with countries with similar stances – Russia and European Union member states – to bring Iran and the US back under the framework of the nuclear deal.
Source: Global Times | 2020/1/9 18:28:42

Trade war helps Chinese to be more confident

Looking ahead, the China-US trade war is not over, and the future negotiations will get harder and harder. But the Chinese have become calmer. We can't predict what's going to happen, but we're more confident that none of them can defeat the country.
Source: Global Times | 2020/1/9 18:23:41

Gulf row may complicate NK nuclear issue

Although Seoul is considering joining the International Maritime Security Construct led by Washington in connection with the safe navigation of ships near the Strait of Hormuz, it is very cautious. South Korea needs to strike a balance between US protection and the essential cost it has to pay.
Source: Global Times | 2020/1/9 18:18:41

As US creates chaos, China must maintain stability

China must see through the US' real intention of escalating tensions with Iran and messing up the Middle East. China has urged calm as geopolitical tensions escalate in the Middle East, which shows it's a responsible power.
Source: Global Times | 2020/1/8 21:48:41

Has the US lost direction in Middle East?

The US, at least during Trump's presidency, will hardly turn the tables on the Middle East chessboard.
Source: Global Times | 2020/1/8 21:18:40