The West's protectionism ultimate objective is geopolitics, which has always been bad economics.
By Global Times | 2024/6/26 19:14:14
  • Painful experience, rational contemplation lead Europe to reflect on 'blindly following the US'

    The EU may face the influence of the "America First" policy again due to the upcoming US election. However, it has realized that only by strengthening its own strength and resolutely safeguarding its own interests can it get out of the vicious cycle of being a cat's paw for the US.

    By Dong Yifan | 2024/6/26 18:55:06
  • China can export education, offer new choice

    The "export" of Chinese education is not about "competing" with Western international schools, it is about providing children in more countries with a new path to change through education, offering new learning methods and a spirit of diligent study.

    By Ding Gang | 2024/6/26 18:47:46
  • Knife attack suspect in Suzhou should be condemned; majority of Chinese people favor friendly China-Japan relations

    While there may be some "anti-Japanese sentiment" on the internet, this does not mean that our society supports taking extreme actions against Japanese people in China. The vast majority of Chinese people not only firmly support upholding the rule of law but also hope for peaceful and friendly relations between China and Japan, strengthening various exchanges and cooperation, and generally welcoming Japanese nationals working, traveling, and living in China. This mainstream attitude is unshakable.

    By Hu Xijin | 2024/6/25 23:52:35
  • Certain kinds of inequality threaten democracy, America: Nobel laureate

    What has worried me most in recent years is the widening democratic gulf between those who do and those who do not have a four-year college degree. There are also widening health gaps between the same two groups, including in life expectancy.

    By Global Times | 2024/6/25 18:39:51
  • Internal division of Quad highlights fragile nature of US mini cliques system

    If a country feels that its national interests are being compromised by US policies, it is likely to push back against such actions. With countering China as their objective, small cliques created by the US are fragile.

    By Wang Wenwen | 2024/6/25 18:23:54
  • EU's choice: curbing climate change or China?

    It poses a simple question for the US and the EU, what matters to them most, countering the threat of climate change, as the US and EU have said many times, or containing China?

    By Martin Jacques | 2024/6/25 15:54:45
  • Business groups advocate for expanding China-Poland trade across various sectors

    As bilateral cooperation between China and Poland gains momentum at the governmental level, there has been a resounding call from the business communities in both nations to escalate and enrich two-way collaboration. This sentiment is particularly pronounced amid Polish President Andrzej Duda's state visit to China, further underscoring the growing eagerness for an enhanced partnership between the two countries.

    By Ma Tong | 2024/6/25 1:13:45
  • Waning influence, hidden benefit explain why US is trapped in endless wars

    The US is not rethinking its war for civilization approach or its deep reliance on forever wars. If anything, it is embracing them: US scholar

    By Global Times | 2024/6/24 15:25:31
  • How far is it from Kiev to Brussels?

    If the interest calculation leading Ukraine's post-war reconstruction cannot meet the EU's expectations, or potentially become a bottomless pit dragging down the EU economy, the EU's political enthusiasm for admitting Ukraine into the EU will likely diminish significantly.

    By Cui Hongjian | 2024/6/24 15:18:06
  • US profits from confrontations it provokes in Ukraine, South China Sea: Mahathir

    The US seems to like provoking confrontation between nations to the point of causing them to go to war against each other, as happened between Ukraine and Russia. I don't think the Philippines wants to go and fight China. If it does, what happened to Ukraine will happen to the Philippines.

    By Global Times | 2024/6/23 18:33:38
  • Justice and diplomacy join forces to defend national unity

    On Friday, China's justice and diplomatic government bodies simultaneously released a strong signal to uphold national unity. The Supreme People's Court, the Supreme People's Procuratorate, the Ministry of Public Security, the Ministry of State Security, and the Ministry of Justice jointly issued guidelines on imposing criminal punishments on diehard "Taiwan independence" separatists for conducting or inciting secession.

    By Bei Pingfeng | 2024/6/22 21:31:18
  • See the real China beyond Westernized misconceptions

    China still amazes us each time we visit! Starting from 1987, studying Chinese at Beijing University, I thought I'd seen enough phenomenal changes. I later worked as an English-language expert in Beijing, last in 2009 at Foreign Language Press. The surprises do not cease. Growing up since age two in Toronto, Canada, then living in Beijing, and in Sri Lanka with my husband, I had grown more familiar with places other than my ancestral home in Kaiping, Guangdong Province. I was truly overcome by the breathtaking changes when I visited family villages this year.

    By May Yee | 2024/6/22 16:08:44
  • Punishing 'Taiwan independence' diehards: Sword of rule of law defends national unity

    This is a milestone in the development of China's rule of law, a severe crackdown on criminal acts that split the country and incite separatism, and a powerful safeguard of peace and stability across the Taiwan Straits.

    By Bei Pingfeng | 2024/6/21 22:51:54
  • Glaser exposes US' 'grey policy supply chain'

    In recent years, the US has colluded with the "Taiwan independence" forces and has intensively developed a set of new rhetoric that distorts the one-China principle.

    By Hu Jinyang | 2024/6/21 21:52:15
  • Washington cannot stop the continued advancement of Russia-Vietnam cooperation

    Strengthening and developing relations with Russia is a natural step in Vietnam's pursuit of multilateral and diversified diplomacy, and it is a sovereign right of Vietnam that should not be interfered with by the US or any other country.

    By Yang Danzhi | 2024/6/21 19:58:46
  • Britain's 'China threat' theory methods are stuck in the Victorian era

    It's important to recognize that some in the UK are amplifying the "China threat" theory for their own political gain. However, their methods are outdated and out of touch.

    By Ding Gang | 2024/6/19 18:39:58
  • Why did latest US statement remove the reference to the illegally grounded warship at Ren'ai Jiao as the Philippines' 'longstanding outpost'?

    On March 5, 2024, after the US State Department issued a statement regarding China's Ren'ai Jiao (also known as Ren'ai Reef) in the South China Sea, I pointed out that the sudden addition in the previous statements, which recognized the Philippines' illegally "grounded" warship at Ren'ai Jiao as a "longstanding outpost," is a significant symbol showing that the US is supporting the militarization of the South China Sea and undermining the current peaceful situation in the region, as disclosed by an investigative piece by the Global Times.

    By Yang Xiao | 2024/6/18 23:59:40
  • Spy paranoia has gone to Britain's head – now it is afraid of cap badges

    Perhaps any diplomat or politician in London shaking hands with their Chinese counterparts would like to sanitize their hand afterward, for fear of being contaminated with something like a Chinese spy virus. And, of course, they'd have to make sure the sanitizer wasn't made in China.

    By Mark Blacklock | 2024/6/18 17:05:10
  • Young Americans, come experience the true and diverse China

    People-to-people exchanges between China and the US have a long history. Every important moment in China-US relations cannot be separated from the mutual efforts of the two peoples.

    By Qian Jiayin | 2024/6/17 16:41:10
  • Dark side of fandom: Extreme fan culture threatens Chinese sports

    As China's sports industry continues to thrive, an increasing number of sports and athletes are gaining significant attention and admiration. However, a troubling phenomenon has emerged: fan culture, a subculture originating from the entertainment industry and driven by idol economics, has begun to invade the sports domain, leading to irrational and disruptive behavior.

    By Lu Wenao | 2024/6/17 3:14:13
  • The solution to Russia-Ukraine conflict is inclusive talks, not exclusive and unfair ones

    It's obvious that only inclusive and fair talks can lead to Russia-Ukraine peace, not exclusive and unfair ones or so-called military solutions.

    By Andrew Korybko | 2024/6/16 18:18:26
  • New Zealand prides itself on independent diplomacy, continues to extend hand of friendship to China

    Chinese Premiere Li Qiang paid a visit to New Zealand from June 13-15. This year also marks the 10th anniversary of Chinese President Xi Jinping's state visit to New Zealand and the establishment of a comprehensive strategic partnership between China and New Zealand. What experience can other developed countries draw from China-New Zealand cooperation? Chris Lipscombe (Lipscombe) , president of the New Zealand China Friendship Society shared his views with Global Times (GT) reporter Wang Zixuan, stressing that China is not a threat and New Zealand will continue to extend the hand of friendship to China.

    By Global Times | 2024/6/15 17:39:23
  • A European understanding of China?

    The mechanisms which contribute to form a hypothetical public opinion in Europe are multiple and complex, influenced and often determined by the wide diversity of social and cultural approaches, and often also by the multilingualism that distinguishes the different Countries, sometimes even operating within some of them.

    By Michele Genovese | 2024/6/14 21:30:30
  • China has entered a new age, one which its people have long deserved and been longing for

    Almost 75 years ago, "The Chinese people have stood up!" - Mao Zedong purportedly proclaimed on October 1, 1949, in Beijing, as he announced the establishment of the People's Republic of China. Following a horrific civil war, the violent trauma of Japanese aggression and a century of humiliation from Western powers, the people of China looked forward to a new beginning. Their country was impoverished, a peasant nation where the average annual earnings constituted a mere 49.7 yuan ($6.85), and the average life expectancy was just 35 years old in 1949.

    By James Smith | 2024/6/14 20:06:17
  • Australian policymakers could take a more independent foreign policy stance

    Despite starting from a low base, the relationship between China and Australia has improved significantly, said Mark Beeson (Beeson), an adjunct professor at the Australia-China Relations Institute, University of Technology Sydney, in an interview with Global Times (GT) reporters Xia Wenxin and Xing Xiaojing. Beeson also pointed out the great impact China-US relations has on the relationship between Beijing and Canberra, urging the Australian government to take a more independent approach in terms of foreign policy.

    By Global Times | 2024/6/14 18:40:41
  • Deciphering China's production capacity with 'one-yuan' lighters

    With global sales of 20 billion lighters per year, about 70 percent originate from a county-level city in the middle of China. How did this city achieve this?

    By Ren Ping | 2024/6/13 23:15:09
  • Why has the US' ability to control declined significantly?

    The world situation today is full of uncertainties. One of the fundamental reasons for this is that the US, as the world's "hegemonic" country, is declining in terms of its ability to control internal and external situations. A clear example is the Joe Biden administration's repeated lobbying and warnings having failed to get Israel to stop its military offensives in the southern Gaza city of Rafah.

    By Huang Jing | 2024/6/13 22:05:09
  • Chinese new energy production capability responds to existing and future projected demand: Pakistani economist

    The world needs both China and the US to work together and collaborate, rather than get into confrontations.

    By Global Times | 2024/6/13 22:02:21
  • China's huge investment in new industries ensures continuing economic advantage

    The pattern of world economic development since the beginning of 2024 is clear. International organizations have been consistently revising upward estimates of China's 2024 GDP growth to match the Chinese government's forecast of around 5 percent, with the IMF and Goldman Sachs being the latest to do so. Simultaneously, the US economy has drastically decelerated, while the Eurozone is growing at a stagnant rate.

    By John Ross | 2024/6/12 20:00:53
  • Europe's challenge: How to maintain a gentleman's elegance

    In the European Parliament elections that concluded on Sunday, far-right parties in major countries such as France, Germany and Italy performed strongly and gained significant seats.

    By Ding Gang | 2024/6/12 19:48:31
  • China's remarkable achievements over the last 75 years belong to the world

    In 1949, China was one of the world's poorest countries. But as the country marks 75 years since the founding of the People's Republic of China this year, the Eastern nation has already become the world's second-largest economy.

    By Joyce Chimbi | 2024/6/12 19:38:52
  • China realizes unprecedented development by prioritizing its people

    Discussing China's achievements over the 75 years since the founding of the People's Republic could be the subject of a very long book and is understood in different ways by different generations of people. I've always believed the best way to know how people in China think, is to ask them.

    By Jerry Grey | 2024/6/11 22:38:58
  • Structural contradictions bind US-France ties

    US President Joe Biden made his first state visit to France from June 5 to 9. Under the Donald Trump administration, the US and France had various disagreements on issues such as digital and aviation trade, climate change and the Iran nuclear agreement, causing bilateral relations to hit rock bottom. Former French foreign minister Jean-Yves Le Drian once described that the US-France relationship faced a "crisis of trust" after the announcement of AUKUS in 2021 made Paris lose its submarine deal with Canberra.

    By Ji Haonan | 2024/6/11 22:06:39
  • How Glaser misinterprets UNGA Resolution 2758

    Recently, the US has repeatedly distorted United Nations General Assembly (UNGA) Resolution 2758, with a clear and complete chain of collaboration among official, academic and media behind it. One key link in this chain is the report "Why UN General Assembly Resolution 2758 Does Not Establish Beijing's 'One China' Principle: A Legal Perspective." Bonnie Glaser, an American scholar on China issues and managing director of the German Marshall Fund's Indo-Pacific Program, is one of the authors.

    By Liu Kuangyu | 2024/6/11 0:21:35
  • China makes efforts to bring prosperity to the world alongside domestic growth

    Gaokao, the national college entrance examinations, completely ended on Monday across the country. In Beijing, the essay topic for the English test of this year's gaokao focuses on the 75th anniversary of the founding of the People's Republic of China in 1949. Chinese middle school student Li Hua is asked to offer some suggestions to his foreign friend Jim, who wants to write a piece on this subject. To help enlighten Jim as well as those who are interested in China's development, we invited several foreign experts and observers to share their insights on China's great achievements in various spheres over the past seven and half decades.

    By Anthony Moretti | 2024/6/10 19:26:21
  • Israel's hostage rescue operation 'hardly a sign of success'

    The death toll from an Israeli raid on the Nuseirat refugee camp has risen to 274 Palestinians and injured more than 400, Gaza's health officials said Sunday. On Saturday, the Israeli military launched a raid on the Nuseirat refugee camp in central Gaza, rescuing four hostages from two apartment buildings in the camp. Israel's actions have drawn condemnation from multiple parties, with even some US media outlets pointing up the death toll Gaza has suffered as a result of Israel's military operations.

    By Global Times | 2024/6/9 22:40:40
  • Manila's latest statement on accessing China's Ren'ai Jiao absurd, exposing its lack of credibility

    Recently, the Philippines has been taking increasingly provocative actions in the South China Sea, including breaking its own promises. The Philippines' National Security Adviser, Eduardo Ano, said in a statement on Saturday that the Philippines "do not and will never need China's approval for any of our activities therein," referring to access to China's Ren'ai Jiao (also known as Ren'ai Reef). Experts believe that this statement represents a clear provocation and reveals a lack of credibility on the part of the Philippine government, and its series of actions are to serve the purpose of militarizing the South China Sea.

    By Global Times | 2024/6/9 19:06:33
  • Manila smears China to act as a victim in South China Sea

    Just a few days after Philippine President Ferdinand Marcos Jr. declared that Manila is "trying all mechanisms" to ensure peace and stability in the South China Sea, another farce has been played by the Philippines in an attempt to provoke China and intensify tensions in this region.

    By Global Times | 2024/6/8 22:16:12
  • China has shown its resolve, sincerity; the ball is in EU's court to avoid bruising trade row

    Latest news reports from Western media suggest that the European Commission has put on hold the announcement of its decision on Chinese electric vehicles (EVs) for a few more days. The main executive body of the EU was reportedly expected to announce potential tariffs on Chinese EVs by Wednesday, but that did not happen despite days of media speculation and build-up. Though the commission is still expected to make public its findings from the probe and potential moves reportedly on June 10, the postponement offers just a few days to reflect on where things stand and the profound implications.

    By Wang Cong | 2024/6/8 17:37:14
  • Australia, China should accelerate economic synergy: says Aussie analyst

    China and Australia do not only need to stabilize the political environment, but also need to develop greater understanding of what are the legitimate interests of both countries in terms of the political environment: Australian expert

    By Global Times | 2024/6/8 14:06:13
  • China and debt-trap diplomacy

    Over the last decade, China has played an increasingly important role in providing loans to countries across the globe - but especially in the Global South, which, in conjunction with its Belt and Road Initiative (B&R.I.), is tied in to infrastructural development. It has however been accused of practising "debt-trap diplomacy".

    By Guyana Times | 2024/6/7 22:35:06
  • VOA's hype on 'China-Australia competition over Solomon Islands' a gimmick in Washington's trouble-provoking playbook

    Several US government mouthpieces have been proactively helping their master is seeking to gain benefit from regional chaos and even conflict. The latest example is how the Voice of America is hyping the so-called China-Australia competition over the Solomon Islands to deliberately stir up trouble after Chinese and Australian high-ranking officials' recent visit to the South Pacific country.

    By Global Times | 2024/6/7 21:55:59
  • West's smears on China-Russia cooperation in Arctic myopic, unwise: Russian minister

    The 27th St. Petersburg International Economic Forum (SPIEF) is taking place from June 5 to 8 in St. Petersburg, the second-largest city in Russia, with a particular focus on China-Russia cooperation. During this year's event, reporter Xia Wenxin, representing the Global Times (GT) which is a 2024 SPIEF's media partner, sat down for a conversation with Aleksey Chekunkov (Chekunkov), the Minister of the Development of the Russian Far East and Arctic, discussing the future development of Russia's Far East region, China's role in it as well as the West's attacks on the two countries' cooperation in the Arctic.

    By Global Times | 2024/6/7 19:37:10
  • Can New Delhi bring troubled South Asia cooperation back to life?

    For many, SAARC has long been a failed and brain-dead cause. To a large extent, the redemption of SAARC now depends on the strong desires of the new governments in South Asia. But the most crucial ingredient in rebooting the regional cooperation is in the hands of New Delhi.

    By Huang Yunsong and Niraj Lawoju | 2024/6/6 16:13:09
  • India to interact more with China, US as Modi wins

    How the US balances ideological differences with India and utilizes India as a vanguard against China will, to some extent, determine the direction of India-China relations.

    By Xie Chao | 2024/6/6 16:08:38
  • Other ASEAN members do not find the path undertaken by the Philippines appealing

    ASEAN's inclusivity, the "ASEAN way" of doing things, its propensity to engage with different actors, to look for common areas of cooperation rather than magnify areas of difference, have served the region well.

    By Global Times | 2024/6/6 15:49:46
  • The only way US can 'win' in space is to cooperate with China

    We must allow the entirety of humanity to develop economically and technologically. The only way the US can "win" in space is by cooperating with China.

    By Keith Lamb | 2024/6/5 21:58:27
  • China's lunar leap and US' cycle of anxiety

    Just as the name of Chang'e stems from the graceful moon goddess in ancient Chinese mythology, it's not about threats but about humanity's curiosity and yearning for the unknown.

    By Ding Gang | 2024/6/5 21:02:20
  • Smearing China driven by US worrying about loss of market control

    There's a big misconception in the minds of Americans, they've been taught to think about enemies, and they've been taught to think about races and winning all the time.

    By Global Times | 2024/6/5 20:05:23
  • Philippine provocation in South China Sea: A significant move with wartime implications

    The Philippine action of aiming guns at the CCG during this incident is a significant move with clear wartime implications.

    By Yang Xiao | 2024/6/5 16:53:58
  • US cannot avoid reality of world diversity

    Even if the US insists on exclusively leading the establishment of a new world order, the fundamental reality of world diversity can never be avoided.

    By Jin Kai | 2024/6/4 18:55:15
  • Squad another example of Washington rallying allies to undermine peace in Asia-Pacific

    Squad's actions in the areas around China are likely to become more provocative, increasing the risk of military friction between the four countries – the US, Australia, Philippines and Japan – and China and seriously undermining regional peace and stability.

    By Sun Xihui | 2024/6/3 18:52:52
  • China, US show two completely different visions of global security

    The starkly different global security views between China and the US make it clear which one aligns with the fundamental interests and reasonable security concerns of most countries and is conducive to regional and global peace and stability. The answer is obvious.

    By He Lei | 2024/6/3 18:13:00
  • Chinese, Arab strategic interests and worldviews are rapidly converging

    The current China-Arab relations are the deepest, the most strategic, the most advanced and the most promising in their entire history.

    By Ebrahim Hashem | 2024/6/3 14:19:15
  • Palestine's full UN membership imperative for lasting peace in Middle East

    The raging Gaza conflict only lends new relevance and urgency to the legal status of Palestine. As some still argue that it is not the time to recognize Palestinian statehood, we have to ask the question, if not now, when?

    By Yi Xin | 2024/6/3 14:11:48
  • Push for 'Economic NATO' faces challenges amid declining power and prestige of West

    With the rise of China's economic influence, G7 is hoping to create a coterie of containing China with the emergence of the concept of an "economic NATO." Yet, currently, there is a gap between the bloc's expectations and the reality.

    By He Zhigao | 2024/6/2 20:30:02
  • Biden's tariffs to backfire on US consumers

    Biden's tariffs and rhetoric in support of them are racist and fit into the tired old mold that characterizes China as “cheating” and a uniquely untrustworthy entity.

    By Elias Cepeda | 2024/6/2 20:03:20
  • Be wary of Washington setting trap in Asia

    We must not allow external forces such as the US to set the similar trap in Asia to the one it sets in Ukraine, nor should we fall into the trap ourselves.

    By Hu Xijin | 2024/6/2 19:51:05
  • Who is 'illegal, coercive, aggressive, deceptive' in the South China Sea?

    The Philippines is feigning innocent, playing the role of a victim, expressing grievances, and making an appeal for peace – all of these craft an image of vulnerability seeking justice. Is that so? What if you are told that China has never used real force against the Philippines, but the Philippine coastguard has used force to kill innocent Chinese fishermen?

    By Li Aixin in Singapore | 2024/6/1 15:10:31
  • US has no locus standi in meddling in South China Sea affairs

    Any misjudgment or mishandling of the military stand-off on the high seas would invariably flare up the conflict, leaving the regional peace and partnership in tatters.

    By Global Times | 2024/5/31 20:11:49
  • China is expected to play the role of peace builder on Palestine issue

    The China-Arab cooperation has been expanding to more comprehensive areas and is expected to play an active role in regional and global governance with key focus on the ongoing Palestine-Israel conflict.

    By Global Times | 2024/5/30 21:14:54
  • China-Arab forum highlights willingness to consolidate bilateral ties

    The 10th Ministerial Conference of the China-Arab States Cooperation Forum being held this week in Beijing is particularly important this year. The delivery of a speech at the inauguration by President Xi Jinping and the participation of four invited Arab heads of state illustrate the importance of this meeting for two reasons.

    By Yahia H. Zoubir | 2024/5/30 19:09:02
  • 'AUKUS does not increase Australia's security'

    The AUKUS agreement between Australia, the UK and the US, announced in September 2021 by the leaders of the three nations, has raised questions about the negative impact the pact has on Australia, and the health risks it poses.

    By Global Times | 2024/5/30 16:43:40
  • Why the Chinese market is becoming increasingly attractive to the British business community

    The past year has witnessed a gradual increase of trade and investment by British enterprises with China.

    By Yi Chuyun | 2024/5/29 20:39:58
  • China-Japan-South Korea leaders' meeting brings huge impetus to future economic and trade cooperation

    On Monday, the China-Japan-South Korea leaders' meeting resumed in Seoul, South Korea, four and a half years since the last meeting, bringing huge impetus to future economic and trade cooperation among the three countries.

    By Masami Miyashita | 2024/5/29 20:00:13
  • China is right at the forefront; the West no longer holds the reins

    As the Chinese economy, along with the entire global economy, faces considerable challenges in recent years, some Western officials and media outlets have stepped up their long-standing smear campaign against the world's second-largest economy.

    By Global Times | 2024/5/29 19:01:41
  • Why is US building EV chargers at a snail's pace?

    Over the past few days, electric vehicle charging stations in the US have become a big joke on American social media.

    By Ding Gang | 2024/5/29 18:49:07
  • China-UK green cooperation: a promising future

    As major economies, China and the UK have significant influence in promoting green transition.

    By Ou Fei | 2024/5/29 17:23:58
  • Irony of West Point's commencement speech

    There is often an irony about the annual commencement exercises at the United States Military Academy. When they occur, as they did this year on the last Saturday of May, they fall two days before Americans commemorate Memorial Day, a day to honor the men and women who died serving their country as members of the armed forces.

    By Anthony Moretti | 2024/5/28 22:37:37
  • Seoul summit offers valuable momentum for China-Japan-S.Korea cooperation

    The ninth Trilateral Summit Meeting among China, Japan and South Korea was held in Seoul from Sunday to Monday. In an interview with Global Times (GT) reporters, Moon Chung-in (Moon), James Laney Distinguished Professor of Yonsei University and Former Special Advisor to President Moon Jae-in for National Security and Foreign Policy, analyzed the outcomes of the summit and the current regional situation.

    By Global Times | 2024/5/28 17:38:25
  • Draconian anti-vagrancy laws exacerbate homelessness problem in US

    As the global community grapples with human rights issues, the treatment of unhoused individuals in the US raises significant concerns. An increasing number of homeless people are losing access to outdoor spaces as states and municipalities enact anti-vagrancy laws aimed at clearing out homeless populations. This punitive approach exacerbates the hardships faced by those already struggling, highlighting a severe lack of emphasis on human rights.

    By Bradley Blankenship | 2024/5/28 17:13:08
  • Sanctions lay bare fragility of Western-centered financial system

    Russian President Vladimir Putin just visited China two weeks ago, his first overseas trip since his inauguration earlier this month. How can China-Russia ties develop so rapidly? What is the significance of pursuing a closer relationship between the two countries? How does Moscow see Beijing's role in promoting peace talks in the Ukraine crisis?

    By Global Times | 2024/5/27 20:01:59
  • India should reflect on China policy to boost people-to-people exchanges

    One hundred years ago, celebrities in the Chinese cultural community invited Tagore, the famous Indian poet and writer, to visit China, which was a significant event in the cultural circles of both China and India.

    By Liu Zongyi | 2024/5/27 17:57:38
  • Four years since George Floyd tragedy, police brutality in US continues unchecked

    When a group of Minneapolis police officers tried to arrest George Floyd - a petty criminal who turned out to be overdosing on fentanyl - for passing a fake $20 bill on May 25, 2020, they had no idea they would set the US on fire.

    By Nebojsa Malic | 2024/5/26 19:12:48
  • China, Japan and S.Korea should meet, exchange and cooperate more frequently

    The ninth China-Japan-ROK trilateral summit meeting will be held in Seoul on Sunday and Monday. Woo Su-keun (Woo), head of the Institute of East Asian Studies of Korea and president of the Korea-China Global Association, stated that China is South Korea's closest neighbor with the world's largest market.

    By Global Times | 2024/5/26 18:52:46
  • Manila is turning itself into a regional risk factor

    The Philippines has built a coastguard station located on its northern islands near the Taiwan island, boosting its capacity to monitor an area where China has "built up its military presence," Philippines National Security Adviser Eduardo Ano said on Friday. Manila is gradually pushing toward Beijing's red line, abandoning regional peace and stability, and turning itself into a controlled regional risk factor.

    By Su Yaxuan | 2024/5/25 21:34:01
  • 'Common understandings' between China and Brazil embody positive energy of political settlement of Ukraine crisis

    The Russia-Ukraine conflict has been ongoing for two years and three months, leading to huge losses and casualties to both sides of the conflict, forcing European society to face multiple crises such as energy shortages, high inflation, refugee influx, and disruptions in the industrial supply chain, with spillover effects on international politics, economy, and security.

    By Zhao Junjie | 2024/5/25 21:22:49
  • US high-handed interference has only widened cracks with African countries

    As the US continues to mishandle matters important to the global community, there is a shift in perspectives and a readiness for African countries to re-evaluate their bilateral and multilateral ties.

    By Joyce Chimbi | 2024/5/24 14:36:10
  • Reinstating the “China Initiative” in Congress reflects US worsening McCarthyism and racism

    US House committee of the judiciary on Wednesday pass an act that is seen as the reinstate of the “China Initiative.” Chinese experts said the act reflected the fact that US is witnessing reincarnated and worsening McCarthyism; and the country's deep-rooted racism. This toxic trend will only backfire the US itself, observers said.

    By GT staff reporters | 2024/5/24 1:07:13
  • ROK diplomacy likely to show technical flexibility

    During Yoon's future tenure, the priority is to prevent the deterioration of China-South Korea relations rather than immediately seeking to boost them.

    By Global Times | 2024/5/23 19:37:14
  • Japan and S.Korea should cherish China-Japan-ROK cooperation, reflect on policies toward China

    It is precisely because of the negative policies of Japan and South Korea toward China that the trilateral cooperation has been in a standstill. The key lies in whether Japan and South Korea can meet halfway with China and core interests, and create a favorable atmosphere for the resumption of the trilateral meeting.

    By Chen Yang | 2024/5/23 18:56:03
  • The infected blood scandal shows institutionally Britain is a failing state

    Taken as a whole with other scandals, what the infected blood scandal exposes, almost by a process of gradual erosion, is that institutionally Britain is a basket case, run by people who operate the levers of power in their own interests, and do not serve the interests of the people.

    By Mark Blacklock | 2024/5/23 17:32:35
  • China is not a threat to the US, but to US hegemony: US scholar Jeffrey Sachs

    China is not a threat to the US itself, but rather a threat to US hegemony, US scholar Jeffrey Sachs said in a recent interview with Chinese media. He described the US' reaction to China's rise as "neurotic."

    By Global Times | 2024/5/22 23:02:52
  • Balance welfare and work key to competitiveness

    While Europe's social systems have provided living guarantees for their citizens, it has also made people less motivated to actively seek employment. The notion of "working hard to become prosperous" is deeply rooted in the hearts of Chinese people.

    By Ding Gang | 2024/5/22 18:56:12
  • Future of China-US ties lies in effective management of common interests and differences

    Differences between China and the US will always exist, so the two countries should seek common ground in major aspects and allow differences to exist in other aspects. China has always hoped that China and the US can be partners, committed to building a stable, healthy and sustainable relationship.

    By He Lei | 2024/5/22 18:01:34
  • China's high-quality development has proven to be an anchor of stability

    The undeniable magnitude of the Chinese economic miracle in reality worries some of the establishments of the West. They feel that they have to blacken the image of China. In reality, there is zero chance that China can be defeated by this “China collapse” theory.

    By Global Times | 2024/5/22 17:47:27
  • Lai Ching-te assumes office with ignorance, arrogance and recklessness

    I especially hope that the people in Taiwan will open their eyes and not be manipulated by the Lai authorities on their dangerous path. For the sake of peace, the people in Taiwan need to cooperate with the mainland to set rules for Lai.

    By Hu Xijin | 2024/5/22 17:18:53
  • Lai Ching-te's rampant 'Taiwan independence' remarks will be met with severe countermeasures

    In response to Lai's rampant "Taiwan independence" provocations in his inauguration speech, the mainland's countermeasures will undoubtedly be more severe. The mainland's countermeasures will be intended to send a clear signal: Any dangerous and provocative behavior will pay a heavy price, and the mainland's countermeasures will definitely make the "Taiwan independence" forces feel real "pain."

    By Bei Pingfeng | 2024/5/22 9:23:00
  • Foe countries may take advantage of sensitive moment to impose pressure on Iran

    Raisi's death itself will not have a significant impact on Iranian diplomacy. However, the indirect impact should not be overlooked. The US, Israel, and even European countries, may adopt new strategies in their policies toward Iran

    By Yue Hanjing | 2024/5/21 17:50:03
  • China-Russia coordination more valuable amid noise

    No matter how the West tries to sow discord, it will not change the overall trend of a stable and healthy development of China-Russia relations. China and Russia are both well aware of the Western agenda to sow discord between them and are increasingly reluctant to respond.

    By Cui Heng | 2024/5/21 17:39:15
  • We are seeing a rise in anti-imperialist consciousness

    The US is just a global machine, a global police force that is consistently hounding and brutalizing and bombing and slaughtering civilians. We are seeing a rise in anti-imperialist consciousness, said two US student protestors.

    By Global Times | 2024/5/20 17:41:03
  • What impacts are brought by Iranian President Raisi's death in helicopter crash?

    Iran continues to lose political and military leaders in abnormal circumstances, with some Western media outlets gloating about its misfortune.

    By Hu Xijin | 2024/5/20 16:49:54
  • When will US learn abusing tariffs will not work?

    The Biden administration now certainly loves issuing more and more tariffs and economic sanctions against China. When will Washington accept that in order to show fidelity with what it stands for, it must throw the idea of tariffs and economic sanctions in the trash?

    By Anthony Moretti | 2024/5/19 19:23:32
  • US 'human rights diplomacy' only defined by oligarchs, lobbies

    The US government, along with the elite in the country, has used its own actions to teach a lesson to all individuals around the world who have illusions about US “human rights diplomacy,” including those college students at home. The true meaning of “human rights diplomacy” is to use “human rights” and “humanitarianism” as a tool of US diplomacy.

    By Shen Yi | 2024/5/19 19:03:04
  • US should embrace competition, not contain China, in electric vehicle development

    In terms of electric vehicle development, the US should compete with, not contain China. Overall, putting tariffs and preventing US consumers from gaining access to Chinese EVs is not going to do anything for a competitive position.

    By Peter Walker | 2024/5/18 12:46:58
  • NATO's path to 'peace' is the road to war

    NATO's single, relentless strategy to just keep fighting, guarantees only enduring misery. Its path to so-called peace could lead us all on a journey to war.

    By Mark Blacklock | 2024/5/17 18:19:15
  • American youth no longer buy into US capitalist ideology

    American exceptionalism and the myth that capitalism is just and will provide for the majority of people can simply no longer stand up to the facts on the ground for American students, both here and abroad. With American hegemony clearly no longer possible, the young people of this generation are rejecting the idea that we should dominate the world. They want to save it by living among our neighbors in peace.

    By Elias Cepeda | 2024/5/16 21:18:32
  • China-Singapore ties eye a new level under PM Wong

    Singapore's Lawrence Wong was sworn in as prime minister on Wednesday, succeeding Lee Hsien Loong. It is generally believed that the new government under Wong will maintain the continuity and stability of Singapore's domestic and foreign affairs.

    By Ma Bo | 2024/5/16 21:14:12
  • Biden's tariffs a gamble for US economy

    US President Joe Biden's announcement to slap major new tariffs on Chinese electric vehicles, advanced batteries, solar cells, steel, aluminum and medical equipment on Tuesday has clear election considerations.

    By Ding Gang | 2024/5/15 21:53:57
  • Can America still be called the land of the free?

    "From the river to the sea, Palestine will be free." This powerful slogan which captures the aspiration for the freedom of Palestine extending from the Jordan River to the Mediterranean Sea, is resonating with student protesters across the US who are urging for an end to the violence in Gaza.

    By Xin Ping | 2024/5/14 19:18:33
  • What signal does the first China-Mongolia joint army training send?

    The China-Mongolia "Steppe Partner-2024" joint army training kicked off on Sunday in the Dornogovi Province of Mongolia. This is the first joint training between the two armies, with the Chinese side sending battalion-sized troops with various types of weapons and wheeled equipment to participate in the training. What signal does "Steppe Partner-2024" send?

    By Li Chao | 2024/5/13 21:07:25
  • Leaders' Meeting to open a new chapter in E.Asia

    A South Korean Foreign Ministry official recently revealed that the ninth China-Japan-ROK Leaders' Meeting is tentatively scheduled to be held in Seoul from May 26 to 27. Foreign Minister of the ROK Cho Tae-yul is paying a visit in China from May 13 to 14. South Korea, as the host country, is clearly eager to use the summit to urgently adjust its relations with China.

    By Da Zhigang | 2024/5/13 20:53:19
  • Certain US politicians see 'Taiwan independence' as a fat money-making opportunity

    The tactic of using the power of money to promote "Taiwan independence" is a common strategy employed by some forces in the international community. Certain members of the US Congress do not have the courage to openly support "Taiwan independence" and risk crossing China's red line. However, they have no qualms about leveraging the Taiwan question for personal gains. They have transformed the concept of "Taiwan independence" into a lucrative business opportunity, with American taxpayers being the unwitting victims.

    By Shen Yi | 2024/5/12 20:12:08
  • S. Korea needed by the West to foot the bill, not participate in decision-making

    Recently, there has been a lively debate in South Korea about the success or failure of its foreign policy. The warming relations between the US and Japan have raised concerns in South Korea about the possibility of being marginalized, and not being invited to the G7 summit has made it feel embarrassed. In fact, South Korea should have long recognized that what the West, particularly the US, needs from South Korea is for them to foot the bill, not participate in decision-making. It is now time for South Korea to promptly adjust its imbalanced foreign policy.

    By Zhan Debin | 2024/5/12 19:51:01
  • 'Overcapacity' hype akin to a fellow sprinter asking Bolt to run less fast: French entrepreneur

    What I like about China, and the key behind its success, is precisely that it doesn't work according to US logic.

    By Global Times | 2024/5/12 15:45:44
  • Is UK blaming China for a cyberattack that never took place?

    Western journalists and politicians are like hungry piranha which churn up the water in a feeding frenzy whenever a China-critical story emerges. Unfortunately, this time the story had more holes in it than a fishing net.

    By Mark Blacklock | 2024/5/11 11:45:18
  • Climate governance cannot succeed without China-US cooperation

    Both China and the US show a positive attitude toward climate dialogue, which not only sends a positive signal for China-US climate diplomacy and bilateral relations but it also has a positive impact on global climate governance.

    By Liu Yuanling | 2024/5/9 20:25:20
  • BRI cooperation leads a golden period of China-Hungary ties: Chinese Ambassador

    China and Hungary always respect each other's independently chosen development paths and domestic and foreign policies, firmly supporting enhanced connectivity. The two countries firmly oppose decoupling and bloc confrontation.

    By Global Times | 2024/5/9 20:08:04
  • Expectations for China-Hungary relations remain high

    We have learned from history that bloc-formation is not a good direction, but rather connectivity and peaceful cooperation based on mutual respect and mutual benefits can support the peaceful coexistence and development of countries.

    By Global Times | 2024/5/9 18:58:20
  • Solomon Islands election results signal move away from geopolitical strife, offering new paths for societal development: analysts

    At the beginning of this month, the Solomon Islands, a Pacific island nation, announced the notable results of their recent elections. Jeremiah Manele, from OUR Party and the former Foreign Minister under the Sogavare government, was elected as Prime Minister.

    By Shan Jie | 2024/5/8 22:35:24
  • China a model for all countries not satisfied with 'one model fits all' solutions: Serbian scholar

    A developing China can bring more not only to Serbia and Europe but also to the entire world, due to the rich experience it gained in the process of modernization. China became a model country for all countries that are not satisfied with “one model fits all” solutions.

    By Global Times | 2024/5/8 17:29:07
  • Breaking the gentleman's agreement is ungentlemanly

    It is a miscalculation for the Philippines to try to gain some privilege in the manner of a rogue. And it is more than stupid to try to bring in an eagle so that it could prey on those living in the region.

    By Xin Ping | 2024/5/7 22:26:24
  • France serves as a bridge between the West and China

    French companies are also extremely keen on investing more in China. China is making itself more welcoming to foreign investment, especially from European countries. The administrative hurdles are being lowered.

    By Global Times | 2024/5/7 20:05:49
  • China and Serbia maintain 'iron-clad friendship' with more to come

    Chinese President Xi Jinping said in a signed article published in Serbian media on Tuesday that China stands ready to make China-Serbia ironclad friendship deliver more benefits to the two peoples. Serbia is one of the stops of President Xi's ongoing visit to Europe.

    By Global Times | 2024/5/7 19:51:45
  • China-France relations can serve as an inspiring example for East-West ties: French scholar

    China-France relations can serve as an inspiring example for relations between East and West, showing that it is possible to overcome ideological and cultural differences to build a mutually beneficial partnership.

    By Global Times | 2024/5/6 16:42:52
  • Establishing diplomatic ties with China puts France at the forefront of history: French entrepreneur

    The growing power of China could enable France and Europe as a whole to emerge as an independent pole.

    By Global Times | 2024/5/6 15:43:37
  • US limits on tax credits for EVs targeting China and 'overcapacity' hype reflect protectionism, unease with China's new-energy advantage

    The US released a final rule on Friday stating that electric vehicles (EVs) using materials from China will not be eligible for tax credits, amid its attacks on China's EV industry with so-called "overcapacity" rhetoric.

    By Su Yaxuan and Qi Xijia | 2024/5/4 17:48:29
  • For Europe, the real risk would be to do without China: French expert

    There is no fundamental conflict of interests between China and Europe. On the contrary, China and certain European leaders are willing to establish a win-win cooperation between themselves. For Europe, the real risk would be to do without China.

    By Global Times | 2024/5/4 13:50:11
  • Manele's election represents the Pacific Islanders' voice; West's slander may trigger strong local resentment

    Foreign minister Jeremiah Manele was elected as the Solomon Islands' new prime minister by members of parliament on Thursday. As a key figure in Prime Minister Manasseh Sogavare's team, Manele's election represents the broad voice of Pacific Islanders seeking to continue mutually beneficial cooperation with China.

    By Ma Ruiqian | 2024/5/3 20:25:16
  • Hyping 'fatal' attacks is a political show by the PCG to smear China

    On Wednesday, the Philippine Coast Guard (PCG) held a press conference, condemning "China's use of brute force to assert its illegal claims." Experts stated that smearing China's "fatal" attacks in the South China Sea has become a common tactic used by the Philippines to provoke incidents. The PCG press conference was a political show that fully demonstrates the political scheme of the Philippines to provoke its dispute in the South China Sea.

    By Global Times | 2024/5/2 21:14:13
  • US tries to discredit China's peace efforts with'sour grapes'mentality

    While the two Palestinian factions Fatah and Hamas held recent reconciliation talks in Beijing, US media outlet the Associated Press called it the latest attempt by China to "position itself as a broker in the Middle East as an alternative to the US and its Western allies," discrediting China's peace efforts with "sour grapes" mentality and focusing on geopolitical rivalry.

    By Global Times | 2024/5/1 19:06:01
  • Philippine infringement and provocation in South China Sea will inevitably backfire

    The situation in the South China Sea will not unfold according to Philippine playbook. Each infringement and provocation by Manila will be met with strong countermeasures from China. The stability and continuity of China's South China Sea policy are rooted in its interests in the waters and a clear understanding of the essence of the South China Sea issue. It will not be swayed by any individual country's narrative spin, nor will it fall into the trap of self-denial due to temporary fluctuations in maritime tensions.

    By Ding Duo | 2024/4/30 22:11:40
  • The illegality and invalidity of the so-called South China Sea arbitration awards

    China enjoys historic rights in the South China Sea, supported by historical evidence, domestic legal frameworks and international law.

    By Ma Xinmin | 2024/4/30 22:06:35
  • How has the Philippines staged Farmer and the Viper drama on Huangyan Dao?

    Marcos Jr. administration's hardline policies, expansionist tendencies have disrupted the tacit understanding between Beijing and Manila, greatly weakened the foundation of political mutual trust, and turned the win-win cooperation between China and the Philippines on Huangyan Dao into a zero-sum game, which is tantamount to turning back the wheel of history.

    By Chen Xiangmiao | 2024/4/30 19:16:30
  • The US at the UN: Peacebreaker at a place for peacemakers?

    Every nation that genuinely endorses a two-state solution should advocate for Palestine's full UN membership. Why are American politicians, who often vocalize their commitment to this solution, not doing what they are saying?

    By Xin Ping | 2024/4/30 14:55:19
  • Key to successful China-Hungary relations is mutual respect: foreign minister of Hungary

    It's a great honor that we will celebrate the 75th anniversary of establishment of diplomatic ties between China and Hungary with President Xi's visit. I see the cooperation as a success story, which we have to continue, says Hungarian FM

    By Global Times | 2024/4/30 10:48:56
  • Unwilling to seek peaceful resolution, US increases military aid to Ukraine

    The US Congress and government have approved another package of military aid to Kiev, once again confirming their policy of throwing wood into the fire that has been destroying Ukraine for several years.

    By Timofei Bordachev | 2024/4/28 21:54:48
  • US smears 'China's overcapacity' as it loses competitive edge

    The US argument on “overcapacity” should be rejected as a self-seeking claim it does not apply to itself, because it is against fundamental principles of economic knowledge, and is against the interests of the world.

    By John Ross | 2024/4/28 19:19:03
  • US must cooperate with China, lone ranger mentality outdated

    In today's world of innovation and science and technology development, there is no such thing as a lone ranger, and the era of going it alone is outdated.

    By Global Times | 2024/4/28 17:43:34
  • The real problem is Western undercapacity, not Chinese 'overcapacity'

    The issue isn't Chinese “overcapacity,” it's the incumbent powers wanting to keep control of who can develop and when they can develop.

    By Warwick Powell | 2024/4/28 15:31:39
  • China's sincerity and goodwill in promoting China-US ties fully demonstrated, will the US cherish it?

    If the US side can truly feel China's sincerity and goodwill, and have the strategic courage and political responsibility, there is reason to cautiously expect that this year China-US relations will see more positive changes conducive to stability, recovery and healthy development.

    By Shen Yi | 2024/4/28 14:20:04
  • US-led arms race could push mankind into the abyss

    The US remains an indisputable global leader in terms of defense expenditures. The creeping militarization of world politics turns international relations into a zero-sum game, in which the goal is not to resolve a difficult problem, but rather to defeat the opponent.

    By Andrey Kortunov | 2024/4/27 17:15:08
  • Watch out! The 'Pandora's Box' of Japanese militarism is about to open

    Though well aware of the dangerous return of Japanese militarism, the US and Japanese authorities still decided to open a “Pandora's box” at the cost of regional and global peace, only to maintain US hegemony.

    By Xin Ping | 2024/4/26 12:42:04
  • Regarding China policy, the Philippines is the outlier in ASEAN

    The shift in the attitude of the Philippine government toward the US and China should not come as a great surprise. The Philippines has long been closer to the US than any other ASEAN country.

    By Martin Jacques | 2024/4/25 19:05:50
  • US is not truly omniscient, omnipotent as though it pretends to be

    In East Asia, some countries believe that the US is as omniscient and omnipotent as God. However, the reality is that the US is not truly omniscient and omnipotent, or at least it is pretending to be. Despite still allying with other countries to deal with China, the US' commitments are decreasing.

    By Zheng Yongnian | 2024/4/25 18:45:07
  • Overcapacity, not true; protectionism, doesn't work

    Protectionism is viewed negative in economic policy as it implies a desire to limit international trade in order to focus on domestic growth. Put more bluntly, it wants to close doors. The rhetoric of protectionism might sound tough

    By Anthony Moretti | 2024/4/25 17:47:16
  • Flexing muscles only speeds up pace of Philippines turning into US cannon fodder

    The Philippines' attitude is crystal clear: Not interested in talking things out, but enthusiastic about preparing for military confrontation.

    By Ai Jun | 2024/4/25 15:51:43
  • 'If US nukes return, Britain will be on the frontline in a NATO-Russia war'

    Are US nuclear weapons returning to the UK, after 16 years? This worries many British people, and one of them is Angie Zelter (Zelter). Since last year, there have been reports saying that the US is planning to station nuclear weapons in RAF Lakenheath, a Royal Air Force station near the village of Lakenheath.

    By Global Times | 2024/4/25 15:50:38
  • US reindustrialization hinges on institutional guarantees

    The US is finally going to have its first true high-speed railroad. On Monday, construction began on the Brightline West, connecting Las Vegas and Southern California. The railroad will be a private, all-electric, high-speed rail line, 218 miles (350 kilometers) long, with trains running at a speed of 200 miles per hour. It?is expected?to take four years to build.

    By Ding Gang | 2024/4/24 20:26:31
  • With an espionage fever, UK politicians are keen on defaming China

    When certain types of events or topics become a regular part of the news cycle, they are almost guaranteed to receive extensive coverage in the British media. These subjects typically include the weather, the Royal Family, cute animals and children, corrupt politicians, and espionage. Britain has a particular fondness for spy stories.

    By Mark Blacklock | 2024/4/24 19:41:50
  • Southeast Asia has its own criteria facing major power competition

    Chinese Foreign Minister Wang Yi paid an official visit to Indonesia, Cambodia and Papua New Guinea from April 18 to 23 upon invitation. During the trip, Wang not only had high-level dialogues and meetings with leaders of these countries.

    By Ge Hongliang | 2024/4/24 19:10:10
  • Filipino govt prioritizes provocation against China over domestic welfare, loses hearts of local people

    In the South China Sea, the Philippines has become the most eager ASEAN member to challenge China as a vanguard in cooperation with the US' Indo-Pacific Strategy, but it frequently finds itself mired in the quagmire it has dug.

    By Hu Yuwei | 2024/4/24 17:35:10
  • India should realize that the Maldives is not 'taking sides,' it's choosing independence

    According to reports, the People's National Congress party led by Maldives President Mohamed Muizzu won a landslide victory in Sunday's parliamentary elections, securing 71 out of 93 seats.

    By Su Lun | 2024/4/23 22:01:35
  • Blaming China won't solve Ukraine crisis

    US Secretary of State Antony Blinken will visit China from April 24 to 26, Foreign Ministry spokesperson Wang Wenbin announced on Monday. This will be a very important visit to China in the aftermath of US Treasury Secretary Janet Yellen's China visit.

    By Victor Gao | 2024/4/23 21:55:47
  • Why the West is obsessed with 'predicting Russia's failure' despite the opposite truth

    Since its outbreak in 2022, the Russia-Ukraine conflict has been ongoing for two years. Now, evidently, it is entering its latter phase. Russia continues to maintain its advantageous position in the current situation. Can Russia's economy and social mobilization capabilities sustain its current high-pressure situation and support it until the end of the conflict?

    By Cui Heng | 2024/4/23 21:45:55
  • 'The Philippines cannot be a proxy in any war the US wants'

    The escalation of the China-Philippine tensions raises concerns among regional countries in the South China Sea. How will the Philippines' provocations, instigated and supported by the US, affect the situation in the South China Sea in 2024? How do ASEAN member countries perceive the South China Sea tensions? Why do they hope that the situation will be contained?

    By Global Times | 2024/4/23 20:03:29
  • Balikatan to stir up new trouble as it lures Japan

    The annual Balikatan or "shoulder-to-shoulder" drills is running from April 22 to May 10.

    By Chen Yang | 2024/4/22 19:48:37
  • Washington reluctant, but withdrawal of US troops from Niger is inevitable

    According to reports from US media outlets, US Deputy Secretary of State Kurt Campbell met with Niger's Prime Minister Ali Mahaman Lamine Zeine on Friday in Washington DC. During this meeting, the US agreed to the Nigerien request for the withdrawal of US troops.

    By He Wenpin | 2024/4/22 18:10:23
  • After passing Ukraine aid bill, the next focus for Washington is to disrupt China-Russia trade

    The US House has passed an aid package of more than $60 billion to Ukraine. Due to the "betrayal" of some Republican members, there is no suspense about the Senate passing the bill quickly.

    By Hu Xijin | 2024/4/21 21:33:49
  • West mired in Ukraine crisis due to unwillingness or inability to confront reality

    As the Russia-Ukraine war drags on, a peace conference is to be held in Switzerland this summer. But Russia's President Vladimir Putin said that Russia hadn't been invited to participate in June's talks. "It would have been funny if it weren't so sad," he commented.

    By Eusebio Filopatro | 2024/4/21 20:29:21
  • What is the cultural foundation for the sustainable growth of the Chinese economy?

    For the past two years, the sustainability of China's high-speed economic development has been a hotly debated topic. The Western media's criticism of China's economy is nothing new, dating back nearly 30 years.

    By Gao Jian | 2024/4/21 20:22:39
  • Chinese report on US foreign aid an eye opener

    The Chinese Foreign Ministry recently issued a report that everyone should read. Titled "The Hypocrisy and Facts of the United States Foreign Aid," the document?states that US aid to other countries "ignores the practical interests and long-term development of recipient developing countries."

    By Anthony Moretti | 2024/4/21 18:05:32
  • G7 stirs up SCS issue to sow discord in Asia-Pacific

    Once again, the G7 has pointed its accusing finger at China. The group's Italy 2024 Foreign Ministers' Statement issued on Friday claimed, “There is no legal basis for China's expansive maritime claims in the South China Sea, and we oppose China's militarization, coercive and intimidation activities in the South China Sea.”

    By Wang Wenwen | 2024/4/20 19:37:53
  • Fake news or common practice? Suspicions behind US interference in Solomon Islands election

    The public opinion storm over interference in the election reflects the dissatisfaction of Pacific Island countries with the US using aid to exert political influence, and their dissatisfaction with the US using aid as leverage to exchange for its own geopolitical interests.

    By Qin Sheng | 2024/4/19 22:56:03
  • Fears grow as warlike West is sleepwalking into a trap of its own construction

    There is a fundamental problem in the West with constantly predicting war and marching an increasingly militarized population toward it. It risks turning our worst possible fears into the worst possible reality.

    By Mark Blacklock | 2024/4/18 19:17:28
  • Politicizing fentanyl only threatens more US lives

    The drug epidemic in the US is a problem of legal and social governance at home, and there is no need to insist on demanding answers from China.

    By Su Lun | 2024/4/18 18:04:24
  • How is the US pushing the Philippines into line of fire?

    The Philippines should seriously consider the consequences of the US' Typhon Missile System deployment and think again before proactively tuning itself as cannon fodder for the US.

    By Ai Jun | 2024/4/17 19:39:19
  • Who is responsible for the failure of peace mechanisms in the Middle East?

    By failing to uphold its international responsibilities and obligations, the US is exacerbating the humanitarian crisis in the region.

    By Wang Jin | 2024/4/17 18:32:56
  • Chinese modernization more than Shanghai's impressive skyscrapers, dazzling nightscapes

    For anyone seeking a more authentic understanding of China and trying to grasp why China has chosen its unique path of modernization, Shanghai serves as a crucial window. However, there is more to China than just Shanghai.

    By Ding Gang | 2024/4/17 18:11:43
  • Scholz's visit an exploration of the 'real China'

    Scholz's current visit is more like an exploration of the "real China," which will help correct some misrepresentations, such as speculations of the "collapse of the Chinese economy" and claims of a “China threat." There are many uncertainties in the world, but it is certain that China has always regarded Europe as a partner rather than a competitor.

    By Su Yaxuan | 2024/4/16 21:44:05
  • AUKUS links Australia to US' dangerous policy

    Lambasted at the time as being an Anglo, white man's club, hearkening back to times past, the AUKUS is now on the verge of falling over. And Australia will be its main victim.

    By John Queripel | 2024/4/16 19:51:56
  • US may face backlash for condoning Japan's erroneous view on WWII history

    The US believes that Japan failing to reflect on its history of aggression will only impact East Asian countries, but it is unaware that Washington cannot remain aloof. Irresponsible responses will ultimately lead to bitter consequences for the US.

    By Liu Weidong | 2024/4/16 19:45:41
  • 'Historical records 100 percent support China's claims in the South China Sea,' says British scholar

    China's sovereignty claim over the South China Sea is not a modern issue, nor is it directly related to the rise of contemporary China. Some Western scholars, especially those who do not understand the history, regard China's claim as baseless, which shows their ignorance.

    By Global Times | 2024/4/16 18:31:36
  • Haiti: victim of US interventionism

    Haiti has long been portrayed as a hopeless country needing constant rescuing. But make no mistake, too many of Haiti's woes are not of its own making. It is time Haiti's almighty neighbor got off its high horse and let the Haitians choose their own course.

    By Yi Xin | 2024/4/16 14:29:05
  • China not a 'risk' for Germany or Europe: German sinologist

    There are different kinds of risks for Germany and Europe, and we can overcome the risks that we are confronted with only in a common endeavor. But China itself is not a risk for anybody.

    By Global Times | 2024/4/15 19:33:45
  • Will restraint prevail over escalation after Iran's counterattack on Israel?

    The attacks on Israel have helped calm domestic sentiments in Iran and achieved certain level of revenge. As a result, the likelihood of both sides rapidly escalating tensions again is small.

    By Wang Guangda | 2024/4/14 21:22:54
  • How will situation evolve after Israel-Iran tit-for-tat?

    The biggest nightmare in the Middle East is that peace is always immensely difficult to reach, and war is always terribly easy to occur.

    By Ai Jun | 2024/4/14 21:10:41
  • Walling off China rather than driving own innovation hurts US tech devt

    My No.1 recommendation to the American government has always been, rather than being fixated on putting up walls to the Chinese, focus on putting your foot on the gas and driving forward American innovation

    By Global Times | 2024/4/14 20:43:33
  • The US-Japan-Philippines trilateral summit shows that the US is the source of crisis in the South China Sea dispute

    The recent trilateral summit held between the US, Japan, and the Philippines was characterized by unfounded attacks and smears against China. According to US media outlets, a US government official stated that the White House is sending a message through the summit that China is “the outlier in the neighborhood.” The US' deliberate distortion of facts and reversal of right and wrong is filled with a strong anti-China sentiment. Their claims that the US-Japan-Philippines cooperation “is not aimed at” China, while actively hyping up the South China Sea issue and baselessly accusing China clearly demonstrate that the US is the source crisis and instigator of conflict in the Asia-Pacific region.

    By Global Times | 2024/4/13 19:50:54
  • China, Germany must have mutual understanding and balance to benefit from economic exchange

    German Chancellor Olaf Scholz is scheduled to travel to China this weekend, accompanied by three federal ministers and a business delegation, according to media reports. The Global Times reporters Chen Qingqing and Bai Yunyi (GT) recently interviewed Matthias Machnig (Machnig),

    By Global Times | 2024/4/12 20:30:06
  • Is US-Japan-Philippines alliance a precursor to creating an Asia-Pacific NATO?

    On April 11, the first-ever trilateral summit involving the US, Japan and the Philippines was convened, hosted by US President Joe Biden. Strategic imperatives underpin this tripartite alliance.

    By Anna Rosario Malindog-Uy | 2024/4/12 16:02:36
  • No external power should be allowed to distract symbiotic China-ASEAN partnership

    No military posturing and provocative language by any party at the behest of external powers should be allowed to distract, let alone disrupt, the overall symbiotic China-ASEAN partnership.

    By Global Times | 2024/4/11 19:37:08
  • Overcapacity rhetoric fails to cover West's waning competitiveness

    The underlying cause of the "overcapacity" complaint from the West is actually a shift of competitiveness.

    By Ou Shi | 2024/4/11 19:06:48
  • Moving toward a high-level China-Africa community with a shared future

    China-Africa cooperation has never been closed or exclusive but open, confident and innovative, setting an example for practicing multilateralism.

    By Global Times | 2024/4/11 15:49:40
  • US echo chamber produces anti-China propaganda

    The US is now wasting an enormous amount of money on ineffective geopolitical campaigns.

    By S.L. Kanthan | 2024/4/11 15:45:27
  • Why I confidently believe China can deal with every challenge it faces

    The people are behind the Chinese government, and Confucian values provide a level of identity and cohesion to the Chinese people.

    By Peter Walker | 2024/4/10 17:57:51
  • China able to balance ties with Russia, US and Europe

    China is well positioned to forge strong relations with Russia, while at the same time providing effective strategic maintenance of its relationship with the US and Europe. This should be China's strategic "megaproject" in the 2020s.

    By Hu Xijin | 2024/4/10 17:55:05
  • Oversupply? Market, not Washington, has the answer

    The global economy cannot be defined solely by the interests of the US and Europe.

    By Ding Gang | 2024/4/10 17:21:52
  • Bound by NATO, Europe has to fight US wars

    Having nuclear weapons makes us a target. We see NATO playing a negative and destabilizing role, contributing to global tensions.

    By Global Times | 2024/4/9 19:23:31
  • Connectivity and cooperation much better than decoupling and derisking: Hungarian finance minister

    Connectivity and cooperation are much better for all companies in Hungary than the decoupling and derisking mentioned in European policy many times.

    By Global Times | 2024/4/9 19:03:31
  • Three 'surprises' I got in the US while discussing the return of Chinese cultural artifacts

    In early April, the 118th Annual Meeting of the American Society of International Law (ASIL), the largest and most prestigious academic conference in the global international law community, took place in Washington DC as scheduled. Given the US' prominent role in shaping the postwar international legal system, ASIL plays a crucial role in the theoretical research, rules development and reform of the international legal system.

    By Huo Zhengxin | 2024/4/9 12:42:32
  • Yellen's visit to China shows who is asking a favor from whom

    When US Treasury Secretary Janet Yellen visited China, her attire, the restaurants she went to and the dishes she ordered all sparked discussion on Chinese social media. This demonstrates the importance Chinese society attaches to the US and their expectations for improvement in China-US relations.

    By Hu Xijin | 2024/4/9 0:36:21
  • The murder case of Handan student: let the law shine a light on fairness and justice: Global Times editorial

    Judicial justice is reflected in the handling and judgment of specific cases, and this case will be no exception.

    By Global Times | 2024/4/8 20:43:06
  • Decoupling from China not a feasible option for US

    From the Chinese perspective, we want to deal with the US on equal terms and prevent the deterioration of relations between China and the US. If we lose stability, peace, mutual respect and mutual benefit in China-US relations, I can't foresee a world with peace, prosperity and development.

    By Victor Gao | 2024/4/8 18:26:52
  • US-led NATO brings disastrous 'wars of choice'

    When the US intervenes in internal politics, or dozens of "covert regime change operations" around the world, this violates international law, creates disorder and provokes wars, all of which are harmful to the common good worldwide.

    By Global Times | 2024/4/8 17:13:21
  • NATO shows real signs of impending demise

    April 4, 2024, marks the 75th anniversary of the founding of NATO. As a product of the Cold War, NATO should have been disbanded, but over the years, it has served as a war machine and facilitated US hegemony.

    By Global Times | 2024/4/7 18:37:16
  • US-Japan-Philippines' minilateral mechanism harms the prosperity, stability of Asia-Pacific

    On April 11, US President Joe Biden, Japanese Prime Minister Kishida Fumio and Philippines President Ferdinand R. Marcos Jr will hold a trilateral summit in the US, the first trilateral US-Japan-Philippines leaders' summit.

    By Sun Xihui | 2024/4/7 18:35:00
  • My Xizang field trip tells a story different from the West's lies about the region

    Over the past decades, Southwest China's Xizang (Tibet) Autonomous Region has experienced a period of unprecedented development. This year marks the 65th anniversary of Serfs' Emancipation Day

    By Global Times | 2024/4/7 17:28:25
  • Can Biden take the opportunity to promote youth exchanges with China?

    Slam dunks are a big part for basketball matches. A player might be remembered for scoring a slam dunk, but a player will definitely be remembered for missing one. US President Joe Biden has his own slam-dunk opportunity available to him in 2024, but will he take it?

    By Anthony Moretti | 2024/4/7 17:17:31
  • West's ill intention revealed in their lies about 'forced labor' in China's fishing industry

    The claim of "forced labor" has increasingly become a tool of the US Congress in its fight against the Chinese economy. These fallacies, fabricated by certain anti-China organizations, have no evidence whatsoever and are purely farcical, created in the illegal manner of "conviction first, review later."

    By Yuan Mengchu | 2024/4/7 17:17:17
  • 'The rule of law says that the islands are Chinese'

    The recent tensions between China and the Philippines have been flared up by the Philippines to make illegal claims over South China Sea islands and maritime rights. Nonetheless, a book written by Anthony Carty

    By Global Times | 2024/4/6 17:42:35
  • Campbell bares AUKUS' destabilizing nature

    It seems that on Wednesday, US President Joe Biden's No.2 diplomat came up with a new pretext to peddle the questionable AUKUS, the trilateral security pact between the US, UK and Australia, to more countries. On that day, US Deputy Secretary of State Kurt Campbell told Washington-based think tank Center for a New American Security that AUKUS' submarine capabilities “have enormous implications in a variety of scenarios, including in cross-strait circumstances” – “a rare linkage between Taiwan and AUKUS,” according to the Reuters.

    By Xia Wenxin | 2024/4/5 21:26:18
  • Armenia should deepen friendly exchanges with China, learn from Chinese modernization experience

    It is simply impossible to speak and write about China's achievements without surprise and pride, because the key organizer of these achievements is our brotherly Communist Party of China (CPC).

    By Erjanik Ghazaryan | 2024/4/5 15:16:07
  • What kind of 'constructive' and 'responsible' approach can we expect from Yellen?

    Us Treasury Secretary Janet Yellen mentioned two words, “constructive” and “responsible,” ahead of her visit to China. Will she deliver it?

    By Ma Yuhan | 2024/4/4 20:46:42
  • Why the US has once again requested a phone call between Chinese and US heads of state

    There are many people who hold a pessimistic view toward ties between China and the US, with countless analyses focusing on conflicts and confrontations between the two. Therefore, in recent years, the most positive development in China-US relations can be attributed to the meetings and phone calls between the leaders of both countries. The communication between the heads of state has played a crucial role in maintaining stability and fostering confidence in the China-US relationship.

    By Hu Xijin | 2024/4/3 21:52:13
  • NATO expands across the globe, setting its sights on becoming a military empire

    The 75-year-old NATO's purpose changed from a straightforward security alliance into one which is intent on projecting its own worldview far beyond its borders, a political objective, not a military one. It is also extending its geographical reach just as far as it feels like. The Euro-Atlantic grouping has morphed into global NATO, with ambitions to become imperial NATO.

    By Mark Blacklock | 2024/4/3 10:21:55
  • US-led NATO is military, nuclear fist of expansionist strategy

    US-NATO exploits similar, or the same means and methods: spreading fear, insecurity and disorientation, demonstrating power through a series of massive "defenders" exercises, offering protection of scarred ones, use of separatism, terrorism and human rights.

    By Global Times | 2024/4/2 17:55:54
  • What's behind the Philippines' sadfishing in the South China Sea

    Scheming and colluding with external forces would only muddy the waters. Concerted efforts of regional countries to settle differences peacefully and pursue cooperation are the only way to navigate the stormy seas.

    By Xin Ping | 2024/4/2 17:21:28
  • Economic strategies of the US and India are difficult to 'converge'

    Ultimately, New Delhi will realize that iCET is a "slow poison" that undermines its strategic autonomy.

    By Lin Minwang | 2024/4/1 20:59:05
  • Polarization in the US fuels 'prepper' movement

    Growing political polarization within the US is increasingly serving as a potent catalyst propelling the burgeoning "prepper" movement forward, reflecting a broader societal disquietude regarding the nation's political and economic trajectory.

    By Bradley Blankenship | 2024/4/1 20:07:31