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R&D crucial to developing new technology

Huawei's story shows that research and development is crucial to developing new technology. As China takes the fast lane of technological development, we would like to see more Chinese high-tech enterprises follow the footsteps of Huawei to create more technology and tangible results, which will benefit not only China but also the whole world.
Source: Global Times | 2019/9/5 22:08:40

Europe must avoid being US pawn on Iran issue

If Europe keeps allowing itself to be a US pawn, it may despise itself someday. Only if the continent becomes its own master can it earn recognition from the rest of the world and be supported by the international community.
Source: Global Times | 2019/9/4 21:53:40

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

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

Is studying in US still a good choice for Chinese students?

Chinese people should really be well aware and well prepared for the US decoupling. In particular, students planning to study abroad should think twice before making a life-changing decision.
Source: Global Times | 2019/9/1 21:03:40

US wants to use HK turmoil to weaken China

The escalation of violence over the past few months has upset many ordinary Hongkongers and the public will voice louder opposition to violence. At the same time, police would step up measures to curb violence. So far, a number of rioters have been arrested. Therefore, it's likely that violence would gradually reduce. But protests may continue for a while because protesters have not obtained what they want – such as the right to universal suffrage.
Source: Global Times | 2019/9/1 20:23:40

Basketball displays basic rule of globalization

Likewise, the US should not blame China for weakening the US strength. In basketball, for example, Washington should improve its own competitiveness. Only in this way can US basketball and the world's basketball develop better. The philosophy of the development of basketball is also applicable to other fields.
Source: Global Times | 2019/8/29 22:03:41

Chinese colleges could capitalize on US immigration policy flaws

“Expanding access to opportunity through international education helps us build stronger ties across the world,” said Allan E. Goodman, president and CEO of the New York-based Institute of International Education. This works for the US and certainly for China as well.
Source: Global Times | 2019/8/28 20:58:41

Why bother with next G7 summit? Just call it off

It was reported that Trump suggested hosting 2020's G7 summit at his resort in Florida, but soon was mocked as trying to profit from the intergovernmental meeting. From our perspective, there is no need for the leaders to bother with the next gathering's location; simply calling it off might be a good option. After all, except for attracting visitors to the host cities, the G7 summit has little to be praiseworthy.
Source: Global Times | 2019/8/27 20:53:40

Why are the Chinese brushing aside Trump's tweets?

Trump has turned Twitter into a stage for his political show, where he says things to gain votes for reelection. He repeats what he has done for the US – to provide Americans welfare, and to “make America great again.” But he is actually damaging the interests of his own country and people.
Source: Global Times | 2019/8/26 21:33:39

Independent diplomacy can help India pursue intl status

Beijing believes that New Delhi will adhere to an independent foreign policy, because only in this way can India play the role of a big country in regional development and stability in the future, although this is a tough task in the current international situation.
Source: Global Times | 2019/8/25 21:33:39

Social media shouldn't condone cyber violence against China

China is definitely not the nation some portray on social media. How many of them have been to China? How much do they know about China and things happening in this country?
Source: Global Times | 2019/8/22 21:33:40

Boycotting Mulan ideologically driven by China haters

The criticism is not simply targeted at a film. It is a malicious personal attack bordering on racism. This is cyber violence which seriously violates the basic principles of Twitter and Facebook. The two platforms should have suspended these ideological paranoids' accounts.
Source: Global Times | 2019/8/21 21:33:40

China, South Korea and Japan can forge cooperation based on new technology

The economic outputs of these three East Asian countries are considerable. If China, South Korea and Japan establish a free trade zone, it will play a pivotal role in international trade.
Source: Global Times | 2019/8/21 20:53:40

US to suffer from tech sanctions on China

By imposing sanctions on Chinese enterprises, the US will only isolate itself and lag behind others. Since China's technology has already become indispensable in the world, other countries will make their own right choice.
Source: Global Times | 2019/8/20 20:58:40

Improving China-Philippine ties in Filipinos' interest

Maintaining relations with China on a healthy track is in the best interest of the Philippines. There is no reason for him to change or give up his current China approach.
Source: Global Times | 2019/8/19 20:48:39

Protesters should not shelter murderer in Hong Kong

It is ironic that the protesters who claim to defend Hongkongers' human rights ultimately shelter a murderer.
Source: Global Times | 2019/8/18 21:13:39