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Technological arms race to decide China-US competition: Lowy report author

Both the US and China have to invest in their partnerships with other countries in order to grow their influence. And the superpower with the best networks in the region, whether economic, diplomatic, or defense-based, will come up on top.
Source: Global Times | 2020/10/23 19:33:41

UN reform should reflect fairness, responsibility

The UN reform should also reflect fairness. It should be reached based on consensus, and reform plans should be supported by all member states.
Source: Global Times | 2020/9/22 18:03:40

US needs to meet China halfway to restore respectful relations: US scholar

If the world's most important bilateral relationship is going to work, the US will have to meet China halfway. That means showing a level of courtesy, legitimacy, and respect that is due to a great power
Source: Global Times | 2020/9/1 0:31:07

West's accusation over China's win-win cooperation with African countries is unjust

The African Union on July 29 highly commended China for its continued support and assistance to Africa's capacity for disease control and prevention. In the eyes of African observers and people, what does cooperation with China look like? Does such collaboration actually lead to a "dept trap?"
Source: Global Times | 2020/8/4 13:36:14

Africa resists becoming a new cold war battleground

There are so many false and unsubstantiated accusations and lies on the part of the West regarding the recent introduction of the national security legislation for Hong Kong.
Source: Global Times | 2020/7/31 20:13:40

Global Britain vision needs cohesive, credible Post-Brexit kick start

The UK has taken a back-and-forth attitude toward China. It has followed the US's campaign against China. Why has Britain changed its course in such a short time? What should be a wise choice for the UK when pressured by the US to pick sides?
Source: Global Times | 2020/7/28 10:44:06

Africa, China build future road maps for pandemic prevention, BRI

The COVID-19 is posing challenges for public health and economics worldwide. At this time, however, cooperation between China and Africa has not been disrupted. Is there anything new in China-Africa collaboration to fight the pandemic this time? How is continued cooperation under the China-proposed Belt and Road Initiative going?
Source: Global Times | 2020/7/23 16:12:26

China is a true all-weather friend to Africa

How is BRI's development in Zambia now? Why are US politicians constantly badmouthing Chinese investment in Africa? What are the differences between assistance from China and assistance from the US in the continent? Ngalande shared his views with the Global Times in a written interview.
Source: Global Times | 2020/7/21 16:22:19

Is there a way forward for China-Australia relations?

The so-called “hawks” take a narrow view of China. They are more driven by fear of China than by confidence in our ability to realize the opportunities that China and Australia could achieve.
Source: Global Times | 2020/7/3 23:53:46

UK to be isolated by following US foreign policy: George Galloway

Britain's days of "handling" affairs in Hong Kong are over. Our ignominious extortion of China to obtain it was illegitimate from the beginning.
Source: Global Times | 2020/7/2 12:56:28

HK people must understand they've become a pawn: Mahbubani

It is difficult to anticipate the future course of the US-China geopolitical contest because the US has not worked out a comprehensive and thoughtful long-term strategy for managing China.
Source: Global Times | 2020/6/18 11:23:47

Nixon's China translator views 'decoupling' as foolish

"Sino-American relations are clearly the worst they have been" since former US president Richard Nixon reached out to top Chinese leaders in the early 1970s, said Charles W. Freeman Jr., a former senior US diplomat who has witnessed the establishment and development of China-US diplomatic relations. He believes there are limits on how far the so-called China-US decoupling can go. However, the current bilateral antagonism will take decades to repair.
Source: Global Times | 2020/5/26 16:59:48

China and EU should rally together on virus: former Slovenia president

The year 2020 is regarded as a critical year for China-EU relations. How will the COVID-19 pandemic affect Europe's overall position on China? How can China and the EU work together to help the world overcome the challenge?
Source: Global Times | 2020/5/18 21:21:53

China-US ties on the brink of a complete breakdown: Roach

Stephen S. Roach, a faculty member at Yale University and former chairman of Morgan Stanley Asia, describes new shifts in the China-US relationship amid the COVID-19 pandemic. He wrote, "After 48 years of painstaking progress, a major rupture of the US-China relationship is at hand. This is a tragic outcome for both sides - and for the world." How should both countries manage the economic and geopolitical risks of a full rupture?
Source: Global Times | 2020/5/11 16:13:43

US COVID-19 propaganda fuels anti-China sentiment

“Repeat a lie often enough and it becomes the truth,” this is how George Koo, a member of the leadership organization of Chinese Americans in the US, Committee of 100, describes US propaganda on COVID-19.
Source: Global Times | 2020/5/7 18:43:40

US-China decoupling unfeasible: US expert

As the COVID-19 pandemic, a black swan event that is exerting devastating effects on people's health, social order, economy and even state-to-state relations, continue to rage on, voices calling for China-US cooperation are rising worldwide. How will the pandemic reshape China-US relations? Can China and the US stop the blame game and join hands in tackling the common threat? David Firestein (Firestein), president and CEO of the George H. W. Bush Foundation for US-China Relations shared his insights with Global Times (GT) reporter Yu Jincui.
Source: Global Times | 2020/5/4 13:10:38

Pro-people policies, dutiful citizens effective in China's COVID-19 fight: Daniel A. Bell

China's leaders, and its people, were aware of the real and potential damages of viral epidemics and could take quick measures to control it without much controversy.
Source: Global Times | 2020/5/2 18:23:40

Respect for science will win COVID-19 fight

There is no way either of our countries can deal with transnational challenges like pandemics or climate change acting alone.
Source: Global Times | 2020/4/29 16:18:40