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.

Muslim ethnic minorities not forced to work in Xinjiang

The human rights of Uyghur people in Xinjiang are not up to the US or any other Western countries. As Xinjiang region is becoming a manufacturing center in Northwest China, Muslim ethnic minorities will really benefit from the support of the central government's policies. Time will tell.
Source: Global Times | 2020/1/2 21:32:38

China, US to seek balance, boundaries

In 2020, China will let the US know its strategic good faith as well as the fact that China is not to be trifled with. The US should be aware it must respect China as a major power. As China can bring the US benefits, it can also make the US suffer when the latter actively provokes the former.
Source: Global Times | 2020/1/2 21:13:42

How populism can undermine global order

2019 was a year that reflected many illnesses of democracy. Populism is a shared threat to the whole world, destroying all the virtues and orders in life. But it can still be dealt with when all countries start to cooperate in an orderly way.
Source: Global Times | 2020/1/2 20:48:40

China-Russia unity can resist US pressure

As the strategy of containment by the West toward Russia and China will persist in 2020, it will require more coordination and joint work between Russia and China so our cooperation will be indispensable not only for our countries, but for international stability on the whole that goes beyond bilateral relations.
Source: Global Times | 2020/1/2 20:23:42

Australia seems to favor prudent China policy

As the new year dawns, China does not expect Australia to make significant changes to its relations with the US, but we do look forward to a more realistic and constructive attitude in Australia's handling of its China policy.
Source: Global Times | 2020/1/2 20:05:00

Patient outrage in China needs treatment

Creating a more robust legal and complaints system may be the lesson that should be learned from the Beijing tragedy. But the lesson not only applies to healthcare.
Source: Global Times | 2020/1/2 17:30:24

Reaction to pastor's arrest another example of Western meddling

As is known to all, freedom of religious belief is fully guaranteed in China. However, just like the two sides of a coin, freedom of religious belief and religious activities must be conducted in accordance with Chinese law.
Source: Global Times | 2020/1/2 15:53:40

Belt and Road Initiative a vision of cooperation for Turkey: vice consul

We hope that in the 21st century the Mediterranean Sea, as the sea "between the lands", will create the means to connect the countries around it and will keep being a symbol of creativity, of the search for the meaning of life and for wisdom.
Source: Global Times | 2020/1/1 22:00:44

China and the 2020s won't fail each other

The year 2020 is an important link between the past and future for China. The Chinese people will be more confident if we handle affairs properly in 2020. China's rapid development has not run out of luck, but is the fruit of its strong political system. China and the 2020s - the new decade - won't fail each other.
Source: Global Times | 2020/1/1 21:01:41

US won't succeed in driving a wedge between China and Central Asia

Mutually supporting each other in terms of counter-terrorism and deepening cooperation between China and Central Asia is in line with all sides' interests. The good momentum of mutual trust and cooperation won't, and shouldn't, be impeded by the US.
Source: Global Times | 2020/1/1 20:15:58

China, US decoupling not a certainty in 2020

Many years from now, when people recall 2020 perhaps they will find that as people from both countries were striving for their own countries' development, they were getting close, rather than drifting apart.
Source: Global Times | 2020/1/1 19:33:40

China seeks pragmatic cooperation despite US Indo-Pacific Strategy

The game between China and the US is a competition between different systems. China-US decoupling will be the worst-case scenario, and we should prevent it from happening. Peace dividend is where Chinese people's biggest interest lies.
Source: Global Times | 2020/1/1 19:08:42

China, world tied through development

Over the past 70 years, China made breakthroughs in development with successful poverty alleviation. What is the decisive factor for those achievements? China aims to build a moderately prosperous society in all aspects in 2020 with comprehensive poverty alleviation. What will that mean to the world?
Source: Global Times | 2020/1/1 18:48:06