OPINION

US-promoted military escort alliance in Gulf another attempt to stymie Iran


If the Strait of Hormuz becomes chaotic, so will the Gulf region and no country can emerge unscathed. Gulf countries should be wary of this: Blindly following the US will be disastrous for them.

India should stop using 'China threat' to build up its military

Indian media should be aware that India's real challenges are its laggard military technologies, severe dependence on foreign imports of weapons and incomplete industrialization and modernization, rather than the “threat” from China, a fabricated excuse.
Source: Global Times | 2019/7/2 20:18:40

Deal of the Century or a Barmecidal feast?

That Trump “gives up” Palestinians as soon as possible might be a blessing for both the Israeli-Palestinian issue and the restive situation in the Middle East situation.
Source: Global Times | 2019/7/2 18:38:40

Iran not interested in war with US: envoy

Mohammad Keshavarzzadeh, Iranian Ambassador to China, shared his views over concerns about the Iran-US relationship, including chances of a war breaking out between the two, Tehran's perspective about the future of the Iran nuclear deal and what Europe can do as a mediator.
Source: Global Times | 2019/7/2 18:24:10

ASEAN summit seeks certainty amid change

Uncertainty is escalating in the region and the world. ASEAN focuses on livelihood issues and enhancing internal strength, seeking to promote external cooperation and independent diplomacy. ASEAN aims to turn uncertainty into certainty by seeking stability in a volatile environment.
Source: Global Times | 2019/7/2 18:13:42

Say no to mob violence and reclaim order in HK society

The city's image and the lifestyle enjoyed by those who live there shall not be undermined by vicious protesters. Chinese mainland society and Hong Kong belong to the same big family, and the mainland looks forward to witnessing the reemergence of a stable and prosperous city.
Source: Global Times | 2019/7/2 3:47:50

Rationality needed for future trade talks

Consolidate China's attitude and build economic and political support, and then we can urge Washington to be practical and realistic. Although difficulties remain, all risks will be under control.
Source: Global Times | 2019/7/1 23:08:40

In jeopardy

Japan resumes commercial whaling for first time in 30 years.
Source: Global Times | 2019/7/1 20:18:40

US needs to balance voices on China to bridge society

If Trump could balance different voices over China, it's also helpful for him to bridge a divided American society.
Source: Global Times | 2019/7/1 20:13:40

Erdogan's China visit aims at giving a shot in arm to Turkey's economy

Turkey is at odds with the US and its desire to strengthen ties with big powers such as China and Russia as leverage against Washington is clear. Nonetheless, Turkey's relations with the US will not undergo a fundamental shift. It just wants to have more options beyond Washington to seek greater benefits.
Source: Global Times | 2019/7/1 18:28:39

India's international trade policy at a crossroads

The good news is that trading issues between India and China are largely handled within existing international principles and both governments are discussing ways to improve trading practices and their trading volume is expected to exceed $100 billion very soon.
Source: Global Times | 2019/7/1 18:18:40

Turkey, China share a vision for future

The world seeks a new, multipolar balance today. The need for a new international order, which will serve the interests of all humanity, is crystal clear. Turkey and China, the world's most ancient civilizations, have a responsibility to contribute to building this new system.
Source: Global Times | 2019/7/1 17:53:40

China, Europe can build rules-based order

Why did Spain include Huawei in its 5G network development despite US pressure on its European allies? How can China and Europe enhance cooperation in the face of the US-initiated trade war and protectionism?
Source: Global Times | 2019/7/1 17:53:39

How does US wield 'rules-based order'?

Nowadays, emerging economies represented by China have become the main contributors to the global economic growth. They are no longer satisfied with simply “receiving” and also demands contributing and reaping benefits, which is undoubtedly justifiable. However, the existing rules-based order has proven difficult to adapt to this change. Therefore, this order will diverge to meet the needs of cooperation and competition among civilizations.
Source: Global Times | 2019/6/25 20:18:40