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.

ASEAN war games with US meant to promote centrality of bloc in the region

The bloc's eight main partners of dialogue, including China, the US and Japan, are also the main participants in the joint maritime exercise for ASEAN. Therefore, in this sense, holding joint maritime exercises with major powers such as China and the US is an active move by the bloc to promote and consolidate its centrality in the region.
Source: Global Times | 2019/9/4 19:53:40

Resurgent identity in ascendant India

We would like to regard Modi's decision on Kashmir as a trial, which will greatly impact global geopolitics. Neighboring countries of India will therefore keep an eye on what the future holds for Modi's decision and the socioeconomic consequences it brings.
Source: Global Times | 2019/9/4 18:53:40

More exchanges may help restore HK order

Above all, Hong Kong authorities must take a closer look at the operations of Western NGOs. Hong Kong should remain open, but if subversive activities are being conducted, then they are a threat to the city's stability and should be curtailed. Given the highly coordinated student unrest, there should be an investigation into who and what was behind their organized efforts.
Source: Global Times | 2019/9/4 10:13:40

Desperate measures

Apple Inc is expected to debut its updated iPhone with lower price on September 10, as trade war grinds on.
Source: Global Times | 2019/9/3 21:33:40

Lam slaps Western media in the face

Western media is a special force that obstructs Hong Kong from returning to stability. They are eroding the Hong Kong people's interests.
Source: Global Times | 2019/9/3 21:18:40

Be wary of US intervention in China-ASEAN cooperation

China is not afraid of US provocation. We have enough strength to defend our core interests. But how can China provide reliable security protection to regional countries? This will be a challenge for China, unless China replaces the US in security sphere and sets up a new collective security mechanism in Southeast Asia.
Source: Global Times | 2019/9/3 21:13:40

Japan's aid to Africa influenced by ideological, security calculations

If Japan's care for Africa is not aimed at the well-being of Africans and is focused solely on the competition of big powers, the division of influence spheres and ideology, it will hardly win the support of Africans no matter how successful TICAD is or how much it supposedly aids.
Source: Global Times | 2019/9/3 20:18:40

HK adolescent protesters reveal a breakdown in family and school values

An old Chinese saying goes “a son's mistakes should be blamed on his father's failure to teach him.” The root of the problem among Hong Kong's adolescents can be found within their families and schools. Unfortunately, a few teenagers have engaged in the violent protests blindly. They will be taught a lesson for life.
Source: Global Times | 2019/9/3 18:33:41

Cybersecurity has geopolitical consequences

This means that the EU, which has the same concerns, could share preferred outcomes with China – to pursue a stable internet, to protect intellectual property and to fight against fake news and destruction. Sharing preferred outcomes could be a basis of creating norms of cyberspace in the future. We need to bring cybersecurity and internet governance right into the heart of foreign policymaking.
Source: Global Times | 2019/9/3 18:33:40

Cooperating with China helps improve EU's competitiveness

German Chancellor Angela Merkel will reportedly visit China from Friday to Saturday with a large delegation of German CEOs. Analysts believe a prime objective of the trip is to ensure that German-Chinese trade relations remain on track.
Source: Global Times | 2019/9/2 21:58:40

Zara should not make serious misjudgments

Zara needs to make a solemn explanation and correct some of its practices to give a serious explanation to the people who love Hong Kong and the mainland. The events in Hong Kong now draw a lot of attention from Chinese society as a whole. The public will not accept the Zara store's move in Hong Kong. Zara should not make serious misjudgments.
Source: Global Times | 2019/9/3 16:43:40

Young traitors to ruin themselves

Wong and Chow's future is bound to be a tragedy because they are using personal frenzy to challenge a powerful country's destiny. They will experience a crushing defeat when facing the impregnable national law. No external force can and will save them.
Source: Global Times | 2019/9/2 22:08:40

Trump delusional in believing trade war will not harm US

People may have different opinions about who has suffered the most from the trade war and who will come out the winner. One thing that can be guaranteed is the trade war will not end with one clear winner and one completely damaged loser.
Source: Global Times | 2019/9/2 21:28:40