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.

US and Iran should restrain for peace

This round of US-Iran conflicts came suddenly, and the world has been caught unawares. The situation needs to be slowed down, which can create room for all kinds of positive options. The Iran nuclear issue had already made a soft landing, and the Gulf situation had seen an upturn. It is hoped that all parties can try hard to retrieve such situations.
Source: Global Times | 2020/1/8 21:13:41

Australia bushfires a wake-up call for the world

It is difficult for a country like Australia to respond to a national fire disaster all by itself. Previously, Brazil's Amazon rainforest fires were equally prominent. How the world should join hands to deal with such a disaster crisis deserves serious discussion.
Source: Global Times | 2020/1/8 20:33:40

Old mind-set distorts West's view of BRI

Therefore, all these stereotypes will only lead to a bias that as long as a country gets any closer to China, it will definitely be alienated from the West. Unless they break out of the old framework and try to understand the BRI from the standpoint of developing countries, Western countries will feel more troubled.
Source: Global Times | 2020/1/8 18:33:40

US gains limited from changed China policy

Although the US has benefited from its China policy recalibration, its gains are limited. How far will the US move to restructure its relations with China go? It hinges on the changes in US domestic politics as well as China's will and art in wrangling with the US.
Source: Global Times | 2020/1/8 18:18:41

FM's visit reaffirms Africa development ties

Against the background of the complicated and constantly evolving international situation, Wang's latest visit will promote collaboration. It will also demonstrate to the international community that China's stance and moves in supporting Africa's development and progress will neither waver nor change.
Source: Global Times | 2020/1/8 17:23:40

Raging bushfires expose multiple governance woes of Australia

The hottest months in Australia are January and February, which means the worst time is only starting. In his recent statement, Chinese Ambassador to Australia Cheng Jingye paid tribute to those who have been suffering heavy losses in the disaster. We share his conviction that ultimately the terrible bushfires will be reined in with the heroism and dedication of the Australian people.
Source: Global Times | 2020/1/7 22:03:41

Time for Canada to correct mistakes on Meng case

By holding the candle for the devil but not being aware of it, Canada would make itself a fool on the international political stage. To wake up in time or to continue shaming the rule of law. This is the time for Canada to make the right call.
Source: Global Times | 2020/1/7 20:43:40

China should know US better to avoid dilemma

Washington has its own interests. The most important thing for China is to seek ways to jointly look for a way to coexist and achieve win-win cooperation.
Source: Global Times | 2020/1/7 19:48:40

Piling pressure on Iran doesn't benefit US in anyway

The situation in the Middle East is sensitive, fragile, complicated and constantly changing. A slight move in one part may affect the entire region. Against this backdrop, even if all parties are reluctant to start a war, tensions and turbulence in the region are at a risk of snowballing any time.
Source: Global Times | 2020/1/7 19:18:40

With Soleimani's killing, US ups stakes in Middle East

In this conflict between Iran and the US, Israel probably provided assistance. However in the meantime, it should guard against potential attacks from Syria and Lebanon and not underestimate Iran's influence in the Middle East.
Source: Global Times | 2020/1/7 19:13:40

How should China shape ties with US?

China should have an insight into the trend of international politics and keep up with it. In particular, the country should make the best use of the circumstances to lead the direction in China-US ties and gain the initiative.
Source: Global Times | 2020/1/7 18:43:40

China-Indonesia fisheries issue calls for joint mechanism

The year 2020 marks the 70th anniversary of the diplomatic relationship between China and Indonesia. Widodo is also planning to pay a state visit to China this year. It is time for the two to make joint efforts to find a way out of this conundrum to ensure peace and stability in the South China Sea.
Source: Global Times | 2020/1/6 22:38:40

'Sweatshop' accusation reveals Western elites' ignorance

It is hoped that some Western elites can be more concerned about their country's own problems rather than groundlessly criticizing China.
Source: Global Times | 2020/1/6 20:48:40