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US political system stymies effective virus response

The US is likely to face fierce challenges. It is possible that when China has already completed its epidemic prevention and control, the US will have just started to psychologically prepare to face the COVID-19. The US will certainly continue its prevention and control operations, but it is likely a difficult mission.
Source: Global Times | 2020/2/26 10:38:40

China-Malaysia ties to remain on course amid surprise PM resignation

Regardless of who Malaysian prime minister will be, he will have vision and goals for economic development, which China, especially through its BRI, can offer. It is expected that Malaysia's next state leader will cooperate with China. And the same can be said of other Southeast Asian nations.
Source: Global Times | 2020/2/25 12:48:40

Eight negative arguments smearing China's virus fight must be refuted

China's efforts and achievements in fighting the epidemic are obvious to all. Everyone with a realistic attitude will make a fair evaluation. However, some in the international community have been looking at China through colored spectacles, and even slander those entities and individuals who have praised China.
Source: Global Times | 2020/2/24 21:18:40

China's glory and dream reflected in an ordinary man's unusual life

Great reporters are needed by all great countries. The lives of all ordinary but unusual individuals like Wang deserve to be remembered and respected.
Source: Global Times | 2020/2/24 19:53:40

China-UK ties should remain on 'Golden Era' course

Regardless of the 5G issue or the fight against COVID-19, the UK will maintain its diplomatic flexibility and strong autonomy. However, should the UK lean to one side, it would be difficult to shape its great power image.
Source: Global Times | 2020/2/24 15:13:40

China's COVID-19 fight extends beyond its borders

These actions clearly demonstrate that Beijing is firmly apprised of the need to push for policies and gestures that have impacts beyond its borders. It is the actualization of the long-term view of a shared and prosperous destiny for all civilization.
Source: Global Times | 2020/2/24 10:53:39

HERoes deserve recognition in fight against COVID-19

What was even more uncomfortable was one report cutting off a female staff member who mentioned that her colleagues who are menstruating are facing shortages of sanitary products. Why is publicly talking about menstruation shameful? Is it a taboo?
Source: Global Times | 2020/2/23 18:28:40

Modi must maintain strategic independence in face of Trump pressure tactics

In the face of an increasingly ambitious and confident India, Trump's visit might achieve certain results, but is unlikely to draw India completely over to the US side.
Source: Global Times | 2020/2/23 18:13:41

COVID-19 tests China-Africa public health cooperation

As public health big data and epidemiology research become key themes in international public health cooperation, China and Africa could focus on more areas to address challenges presented by the sudden outbreak of epidemics, and support Africa in strengthening its public health control, prevention and treatment systems.
Source: Global Times | 2020/2/23 13:23:40

China has done a tremendous job in containing the virus: Afghan ambassador

I'm also amazed to see how Chinese people cooperated patiently with the government. It's not an easy time. Nobody can deny that something like a virus is a big challenge for any country.
Source: Global Times | 2020/2/23 12:33:39

Why the US can't win new cold war it started

While China has been mobilizing from top to bottom and taking unprecedented measures to combat new coronavirus, it is reported that the Trump administration is considering whether to suspend the export license of the sale of an aircraft engine produced by General Electric to China. This has prompted worries about technology decoupling between the industries of the both countries. Despite Trump's denials on Twitter, China hawks within the Trump administration remain vocal.
Source: Global Times | 2020/2/22 11:39:38

US squanders opportunity to draw closer to China

Amid the ongoing coronavirus outbreak, the US could have boosted relations with China, but instead, it has politicized the epidemic and launched new attacks against China.
Source: Global Times | 2020/2/22 11:36:36

Parasite marks a Hollywood milestone on long road to equality

“speak English only” signs popping up in shops and restaurants in some areas amid the Trump administration's hostile policies toward immigrants and the more than 30,000 “likes” Miller's brainless tweet received show that day is still far off.
Source: Global Times | 2020/2/21 17:58:40

EU's pragmatic approach to Huawei defies US threats

Huawei's success in the European market still requires quality, cost-effectiveness and mutual trust with European governments and enterprises. But all in all, the US military cooperation network cannot restrict its allies or limit Huawei.
Source: Global Times | 2020/2/20 19:55:17

China-Africa friendship consolidated in joint fight against COVID-19

With the joint efforts, the friendship between China and Africa is bound to last forever. As President Xi Jinping said in his speech at the Johannesburg Summit of the FOCAC in 2015, the sound development momentum of China-Africa cooperation will remain as strong as ever.
Source: Global Times | 2020/2/20 18:05:45

Immoral Wall Street Journal not welcome in China

Concept of freedom of speech has clearly deviated from its original meaning in practice in the West. It seems that some Western countries and media have been monopolizing the explanation of freedom of speech.
Source: Global Times | 2020/2/20 16:56:50

Epidemic response may help boost Beijing-Seoul ties

After the THAAD dispute, China and South Korea have been seeking ways to return bilateral ties to what they once were. Both have realized that in the foreseeable future, there is no strategic conflict between the two. The stability of the Korean Peninsula, denuclearization and regional security are South Korea's biggest strategic interests and are also the main pillar of China's Northeast Asia policy.
Source: Global Times | 2020/2/20 13:28:40

US prejudice toward China limits effective coronavirus assistance

China has always welcomed health experts from all countries to help China tackle the outbreak. Chinese Foreign Ministry Spokesperson Geng Shuang said on Monday, “The foreign experts in the China-WHO Joint Mission have arrived in Beijing and started their work. There are experts from the US in the mission.” This collapses those groundless accusations from the US media outlets and officials.
Source: Global Times | 2020/2/19 13:48:40