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.

Geopolitics behind US paring anti-terror steps

To support US President Donald Trump's reelection efforts and fulfill his pledge to end what he calls the US "endless wars," withdrawing troops from regions which matter little for US interests has become an inevitable choice.
Source: Global Times | 2019/12/29 19:39:38

Long March-5 milestone signals new era for Chinese space exploration

China's Long March-5 carrier rocket was successfully launched at the Wenchang Space Launch Center in South China's Hainan Province on Friday. Standing at an impressive 57 meters tall and with a diameter of 5 meters, the rocket will send a test satellite into planned orbit. The endeavor marks a significant leap forward since the carrier rocket's maiden mission in 2016 and through a failed attempt in 2017.
Source: Global Times | 2019/12/28 9:25:40

US is using 'cry thief' trick in Taiwan election

To a large extent, the US is the manipulator of the change. However, even if the US can manipulate Taiwan, it can hardly manipulate the entire situation across the Taiwan Straits.
Source: Global Times | 2019/12/27 22:18:40

Livestreaming emerging as a glamorous career choice

Think twice before rashly quitting your education or work – that's what I told my friend. Now it seems she has calmed down, as she has figured out that personal interest is very much different from a real career. But the training class for livestreamers still makes her happy as her leisure time will be further enriched.
Source: Global Times | 2019/12/27 19:53:41

Up the wrong path

Abusing power to encourage students to drink disproportionately large amounts of alcohol that can be dangerous does not go with a professor's role. The amount of alcohol consumed can't measure his achievements or the respect for the supervisor.
Source: Global Times | 2019/12/27 19:53:40

South Korean media must restrain their sensitive nerves

The nationalist attitude of some in South Korean media is the most severe in the entire region. Their actions won't help them earn the South Korean society any extra respect. It is hoped they can restrain their sensitive nerves and show at least a sense of responsibility for maintaining China-South Korea friendly relations. This is the proper conscience and rationality they are supposed to adhere to.
Source: Global Times | 2019/12/27 19:14:58

Hedging strategy best protects Russia's national interests

One way or another, it's obvious that in a modern rapidly changing world, flexibility (without compromising core principles) is really important. Instead, keeping all eggs in one basket sooner or later can turn to be very costly.
Source: Global Times | 2019/12/26 22:03:40

No need to fear joint military exercise

Some Westerners, especially Americans, are vigilant about the benign relationship between China, Russia and Iran. They should examine themselves for such a mind-set. The joint military exercises will improve the three countries' friendship, and they are rational. Only those with guilty consciences will feel uneasy.
Source: Global Times | 2019/12/26 21:54:27

Why not to be pessimistic about China-US ties

So what a better way to spend the last few days of this difficult year than reading with music in the background? They make the world a peaceful place full of truth and beauty, at least for now.
Source: Global Times | 2019/12/26 21:42:38

Hukou relaxation can unleash growth potential

Population flow provides vitality for an economy. The cancellation and relaxation of restrictions this time fully complies with the requirements of economic and social development. It is also in line with Chinese people's interests.
Source: Global Times | 2019/12/26 21:36:08

DPP's Hong Kong card will fail despite Taiwan and HK separatists' collusion

It is predictable that Hong Kong secessionist groups won't give up wooing "Taiwan secession" forces, which would vice versa continue taking advantage of the former. But when it comes to political power and substantial interests, the DPP's Hong Kong card will backfire.
Source: Global Times | 2019/12/26 19:43:40

Meeting shows tensions between S.Korea and Japan going down as attitudes soften

The trilateral leaders' meeting in Chengdu has achieved positive outcomes, but all substantial issues have to be carefully implemented in 2020. Japan and South Korea should show tolerance toward their rifts. This will contribute to improvement in ties.
Source: Global Times | 2019/12/26 16:58:04

Trilateral summit signals chances of thaw

This China-Japan-South Korea summit is undoubtedly successful. It provides a framework for the future pattern in East Asia, that is, China-Japan-South Korea trilateral cooperation will be promising and can help ease tensions between Tokyo and Seoul.
Source: Global Times | 2019/12/26 16:53:40