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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
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  • 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
  • Three key terms to understand Sri Lankan prime minister's visit to China

    China and Sri Lanka should continue to carry forward the spirit of the Rubber-Rice Pact, jointly tackle challenges, share opportunities and seek common development.

    By Dr. Lou Chunhao | 2024/4/1 17:25:39
  • Promoting integration of China-ASEAN blue economy to advance regional cooperation

    In the face of the blue economy era that sees greater emphasis and dependence on maritime cooperation, pragmatically advancing the integration of the China-ASEAN blue economy not only helps unleash the potential of blue economy cooperation, but also injects new vitality into regional economic integration.

    By Chi Fulin | 2024/3/31 20:09:34
  • ASEAN does not need a spokesperson to represent external power

    There's no necessity for ASEAN to appoint a spokesperson that represents an external power, including the US.

    By Global Times | 2024/3/31 19:27:05
  • Scholars advocate for enhancing China-ASEAN blue economy integration at Hainan forum

    Participants called for the enhancement of China-ASEAN blue economy integration on Saturday at a forum in Haikou, a city in Hainan, South China. Accelerating the formation of China-ASEAN blue economy-themed free trade networks and large integrated markets has become a major task in their comprehensive strategic cooperation, said Chi Fulin, president of China Institute for Reform and Development (CIRD).

    By Su Yaxuan and Cao Siqi | 2024/3/30 21:08:21
  • Manage disputes in S.China Sea through dialogue, cooperation: observers at Boao

    The overall situation in the South China Sea is still manageable; however, the current Philippine government's limited political desire to meet China halfway over the South China Sea disputes pose a big challenge to regional peace and stability, says scholars at Boao Forum for Asia.

    By Global Times | 2024/3/30 12:03:56
  • China and US are inseparable, conjoined Siamese twins: Graham Allison

    Occasionally, human beings are born as inseparable, conjoined Siamese twins. There are two heads, but they have the same nervous or gastrointestinal system. If either of them were to strangle the other, they commit suicide – this is how US scholar Graham Allison describes China-US relations in an exclusive interview with Global Times.

    By Global Times | 2024/3/30 11:15:52
  • In South China Sea, China's determination is stronger than US' 'ironclad commitment'

    Manila is getting cocky. Emboldened by US support, it is attempting to forcibly change the status quo in the South China Sea and reach a new breakthrough in Ren'ai Jiao.

    By Hu Xijin | 2024/3/29 18:07:30
  • Making trouble in South China Sea wrong move for India

    India hopes that the Philippines will engage in a long-term entanglement with China in the South China Sea, depleting China's strategic resources, tarnishing China's image in the international community, and diverting China's attention in India-related issues. This delusion will not succeed.

    By Zhou Shixin | 2024/3/29 16:13:21
  • Lose-lose situation due to miscalculation, misunderstanding should be avoided in S.China Sea: experts

    As the tension between China and the Philippines in the South China Sea heightens and the overall situation in the region becomes more complicated, a panel of observers called for more concrete cooperation and effective management of conflict during a subforum on the issue at the Boao Forum for Asia Annual Conference 2024 on Thursday.

    By Xia Wenxin and Liu Caiyu in Boao | 2024/3/29 1:56:54
  • Lose-lose competition undesired for China-US relationship

    Sitting 8,000 miles away and looking at China through the computer screen isn't a way to learn about China, and it's not a way for the Chinese to sit somewhere here in China to look at the US.

    By Global Times | 2024/3/28 20:50:05
  • Manila's plot on Ren'ai Jiao doomed to fail

    In the eyes of the US, the Philippines is a chess piece in the geostrategic game of containing China. We advise the Philippines to think twice before acting, read more about world history and the history of its country being colonized by the US, otherwise it will see those "chess pieces" eventually become abandoned by the US.

    By Bian Haitao | 2024/3/28 18:58:30
  • South Korea's China policy needs to return to common sense

    The ruling People Power Party's attacks around the common sense about China and the accusation of "being subservient to China" is an astonishing statement which clearly lacks common sense.

    By Zhan Debin | 2024/3/28 18:37:45
  • Baltimore bridge collapse further shatters 'American exceptionalism' delusion

    From train derailments and resulting toxic airborne events, to unchecked pandemics, crumbling roads and collapsing bridges, America's many catastrophic infrastructure failures put the utter fragility of our system into stark relief.

    By Elias Cepeda | 2024/3/28 18:03:12
  • The facts and truth about Ren'ai Jiao

    Who is actually creating disturbances and altering the status quo? Who is violating international law and undermining peace and stability in the South China Sea? Let us expose the false information spread by the Philippines and present the truth to the international community.

    By Zong Haiping | 2024/3/28 0:44:32
  • Specter of Dr Fu Manchu still influences UK's modern Sinophobia

    As we explore the complexities of modern-day Sinophobia in the UK, it is essential to recognize that the specter of Dr. Fu Manchu, a fictional character, and the historical prejudices he represents still influence contemporary attitudes toward China and its people.

    By Ding Gang | 2024/3/27 19:47:23
  • Tragic Moscow terrorist attack exacerbates tensions with Ukraine, West

    A prerequisite for the start of the peace process in Russia-Ukraine conflict is the restoration of the minimum necessary trust in relations between Russia and the West. The tragedy in Krasnogorsk obviously does not strengthen such trust.

    By Sergey Biryukov | 2024/3/27 19:22:49
  • Safeguarding National Security Ordinance enhances Hong Kong's status as intl financial hub

    Every sovereign state has the right to enact laws on safeguarding national security. China is no different from any other state. Any allegation that the #Article23 legislation violates the Basic Law of Hong Kong or the principle of “one country, two systems” is unwarranted and without foundation and is blatant slander against China.

    By Maggie Chan Man Ki | 2024/3/26 22:46:46
  • British media feed readers propaganda

    It is convenient for politicians to boost their credibility by pointing to alleged outside threats such as China as a useful distraction. There is a pattern of negative media reporting about China which affects public perceptions and shapes the UK's foreign policy positions.

    By Mark Blacklock | 2024/3/26 22:40:47
  • Why West fails to understand China's economic model

    The entire world – including the West – is likely to be highly dependent on Chinese EV's, solar panels, and wind turbines in the fight against global warming. Rather than acting in a small-minded and narrowly self-interested way, the West should be grateful and magnanimous toward China for doing what they have singularly failed to do.

    By Martin Jacques | 2024/3/26 20:03:48
  • Manila 'inviting wolf into the house' will backfire

    The build-up of military power in the South China Sea will not only bring discomfort to ASEAN countries, but may also exacerbate the resurgence of the cold war mentality, triggering a bloc confrontation in this region.

    By Ding Duo | 2024/3/26 19:15:46
  • US a hypocritical 'human rights champion' as its actions and words don't match

    The US cannot be a champion of human rights unless it is steadfast in saying and doing what is right all the time. This is the same country that is quick to condemn its rivals for presumed human rights infractions, but rarely asks, if at all, if its own moral compass is pointed in the right direction.

    By Anthony Moretti | 2024/3/25 21:26:12
  • 'Small black room' remains obstacle for China-US people-to-people exchanges

    The US should respond to the expectations of the people of both countries through practical actions and actively promote local cooperation and cultural exchanges between the two countries rather than creating artificial obstacles.

    By Mei Zhengqing | 2024/3/25 20:17:40
  • Moscow attack shouldn't be used to split mankind

    This is the time for mankind to be united in condemning such terrible acts. We should not try to use this terrorist attack to split mankind into opposing camps. We do hope those behind this terrorist attack, directly or indirectly, will be brought to justice as quickly as possible, and their commitment to kill innocent people will be fully exposed.

    By Victor Gao | 2024/3/25 17:23:55
  • Australia is likely to lose catastrophically if it goes to war with China: former Australian diplomat

    The Philippines could find itself in a proxy war position. If the US decided that fighting for Taiwan island is not the way to go, then having the Philippines fight for the South China Sea would suit the US very well.

    By Global Times | 2024/3/25 15:35:54
  • Quality education supports Xizang's devt

    Under the leadership of the CPC, various undertakings in Xizang have led to earth-shaking changes, and people in Xizang have enjoyed their fundamental rights in all spheres. In particular, the development of education in Xizang has made important contributions to the development of China's education course.

    By Liang Junyan | 2024/3/24 19:42:42
  • The US will likely increase military presence in S.China Sea during upcoming elections: analysts

    The politicization of US military operations is further strengthened, and the joint operations of allies are significantly enhanced, according to the latest report on US military activities in the South China Sea (SCS) released by the Beijing-based think tank South China Sea Strategic Situation Probing Initiative (SCSPI) on Friday. The analysis suggests that there might be a proxy in the region, but it is unlikely that a proxy war will occur.

    By Global Times | 2024/3/23 2:38:38
  • Arrogant Japan must apologize for its colonial behaviors toward S.Korea

    From the perspective of South Korea, making unilateral concessions will only make Japan act in a more arrogant fashion. Even though the two countries have to cooperate where cooperation is needed, Seoul must not waver in its principles on historical and territorial disputes.

    By Da Zhigang | 2024/3/22 21:45:33
  • US security commitments bring more harm than benefits to the Philippines

    By offering security commitments to Manila, the US has firmly controlled the Philippines, thus making the Southeast Asian country a screw in Washington's "hegemonic aircraft carrier."

    By Dai Fan | 2024/3/22 20:53:15
  • China, Australia should cherish good partnership, resolve differences through dialogue

    China and Australia should be good economic partners rather than political rivals, as the two countries enjoy all-round and multi-field relations, and their common interests far outweigh their differences. For the sake of peace, stability and prosperity in the vast Asia-Pacific region, the two countries ought to get on good terms.

    By Wen Sheng | 2024/3/22 0:26:21
  • Aquilino should get out of the Indo-Pacific

    As the military leader of the US in the Indo-Pacific region, Aquilino's interpretations align with domestic extremism in the US, suggesting that he harbors extremist evil intentions inherently. Having such a person lead the US Indo-Pacific Command poses a potential threat to the countries in this region. He should be rolled out from here.

    By Hu Xijin | 2024/3/21 22:56:27
  • The Arab world has already left unipolarity and hegemony behind

    The Arab world is already in the post-US and post-West era. The US will never again have the hegemonic position it once enjoyed in the region during the 1991-2013 period. Similarly, the European powers will never again have the dominant role they once had in the region during the 1914-1945 period. The two periods represent a fleeting moment and an aberration in the long Arab history.

    By Ebrahim Hashem | 2024/3/21 20:24:02
  • Cognitive warfare on Hong Kong continues to fail

    The legislation of Article 23 of the Basic Law of the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region (HKSAR) has been completed. Prior to and following this procedure, anti-China forces in the US and the West have repeatedly manipulated public opinion, denigrating Article 23 legislation and continuously disparaging Hong Kong.

    By Stanley Ng Chau-pei | 2024/3/21 20:19:50
  • Are EU-Russia relations trapped in a never-ending cycle of contradiction?

    On Monday, Vladimir Putin once again won Russia's presidential election, sparking a new emotional wave in Europe amid the ongoing Russia-Ukraine conflict.

    By He Zhigao | 2024/3/21 19:43:18
  • US crackdown on China desperate, delusional

    The US model is based on imperialism abroad and a parasitic form of capitalism at home. If their ego prevents them from learning the China model, Americans should go back to their roots and study the writings of founders like Alexander Hamilton and the classical economics of the 19th century. At the current trajectory, the US is on a path to implosion and a disastrous collision with the reality of a multipolar world.

    By S.L. Kanthan | 2024/3/21 19:30:04
  • China's democratic path provides wisdom for global governance: foreign scholars at democracy forum in Beijing

    Western democracies are becoming more and more like procedures, while China's democratic path provides wisdom for global governance in today's world that faces many challenges, said scholars who attended a forum on democracy in Beijing on Wednesday.

    By Qian Jiayin and Zhang Yuying | 2024/3/21 12:17:18
  • All countries have opportunity to sit equally at the table, says a Brazilian scholar at democracy forum in Beijing

    China opposes hegemonism and power politics, as well as the monopolization of international affairs by a few countries, and allows each country or group of countries to find their place in the global multipolar system.

    By Qian Jiayin and Zhang Yuying | 2024/3/21 12:02:07
  • International scholars call for an end to West's double standards and bullyism at democracy forum in Beijing

    The democracy promoted by the West is based on their value system and should not be imposed on others; they have no right to preach in this regard," Paudyal emphasized.

    By Qian Jiayin and Zhang Yuying | 2024/3/21 11:51:23
  • SpaceX has made progress, so has China's aerospace industry

    SpaceX's Starship rocket launched its third test flight last week and "accomplished several major milestones and firsts," according to the US company. This latest progress of Starship, the "star" of the global rocket launch market, has gained international attention and sparked heated online discussions in China, with some arguing that "the gap between China's spaceflight and that of the US has further widened" and "the absence of a SpaceX equivalent in China is the result of systematic problems in the country's spaceflight industry."

    By Shi Hao | 2024/3/20 20:41:29
  • Why China should not be perceived as 'military threat'

    Western sources seem hell-bent on constantly pushing the "China threat." Whether it comes from the mouths of politicians, the security establishment or mainstream media, the invective directed at China seems unrelenting, like background noise.

    By John Queripel | 2024/3/20 19:24:17
  • Russia's high voter turnout: What does it indicate?

    According to the Russian Central Election Commission (CEC), Vladimir Putin secured a landslide victory in the country's presidential election with over 87 percent of the vote after all ballots were counted on Monday, marking his reelection with a record number of votes. Before the Russian presidential election, no one doubted that Putin would win.

    By Cui Heng | 2024/3/20 19:16:47
  • With Article 23 legislation passing, Hong Kong's prosperity will surely continue and flourish

    With strong support from the country, the natural laws of economics, and the collective efforts of Hong Kong society, the prosperity of this city will surely continue and flourish. Hong Kong has a huge space to maintain its own characteristics, and as a hub connecting the East and the West, it cannot be replaced by any other place, nor can it be changed by some forces in the US and the UK.

    By Hu Xijin | 2024/3/19 22:00:57
  • Japanese media report misleading, Fukushima's nuclear-contaminated wastewater harmful

    Recently, a Japanese media outlet reported that the tritium content in the liquid effluent discharged by Chinese nuclear power plants far exceeds the annual emission limit of tritium in nuclear-contaminated wastewater from Fukushima. The Chinese Ministry of Foreign Affairs pointed out on March 12 that the nuclear-contaminated water produced in the Fukushima accident is in nature different from the liquid effluent from normally functioning nuclear power plants, and they could not be put in the same category.

    By Kong Jun | 2024/3/19 20:58:55
  • US chronic boasting about democracy falls flat

    US Secretary of State Antony Blinken led an American delegation to attend the third Summit for Democracy in Seoul on March 18. According to the US State Department, the summit is essential because it "has brought together hundreds of leaders from governments, civil society, and the private sector committed to strengthening democratic governance, protecting human rights, and advancing the fight against corruption."

    By Anthony Moretti | 2024/3/19 18:01:14
  • No one is interested in the Summit for Democracy

    The third Summit for Democracy takes place from March 18 to 20 in Seoul, South Korea. Two years ago, the first summit organized by the Biden administration caused great controversy.

    By Xiang Haoyu | 2024/3/18 21:21:51
  • Boeing an epitome of US hegemony, with nuts and bolts falling all over the ground

    Boeing, a leading global aerospace manufacturer, has recently been involved in a number of accidents, which are raising eyebrows around the world. Three months into 2024, various types of the company's planes have seen problems. These problems include a door panel blowing off, an engine fire, a tire falling off and a plane rolling off the runway.

    By Shen Yi | 2024/3/18 18:39:35
  • China and Australia talking more diplomatically a good sign

    Chinese Foreign Minister Wang Yi kicked off his visit to New Zealand and Australia on Sunday. In Australia, he will hold the seventh China-Australia Foreign and Strategic Dialogue with Australian Foreign Minister Penny Wong.

    By Global Times | 2024/3/18 18:31:35
  • Putin wins record victory, leaves the West frustrated

    Russian President Vladimir Putin won the latest election, which means he will remain in power until at least 2030. Many Western media outlets claimed that this is a "nightmare" for the West.

    By Hu Xijin | 2024/3/18 17:59:07
  • FM's visit catalyst for progress in China-Aussie ties

    The Chinese Foreign Minister Wang Yi is visiting New Zealand and Australia from March 17 to 21. It is the first time since 2017 for the top diplomat of China to make an official trip to Down Under.

    By Chen Hong | 2024/3/17 17:53:33
  • Missile milestone for US allies, but security dilemma for Asia

    According to a news report on Breaking Defense, the two US allies of Japan and the Philippines are nearing important milestones in their plans to invest in new missiles that will extend the reach of their militaries in the Western Pacific. The first set of BrahMos missile systems the Philippines bought from India is expected to reach the Philippines by the end of March. Around the same time, 30 personnel from Japan's Maritime Self-Defense Force are expected to receive guidance from the US Navy to operate Tomahawk missiles the Japanese government plans to purchase from the US.

    By Wang Wenwen | 2024/3/16 21:35:12
  • US' double standards, hypocrisy undermine prospects for lasting peace in Gaza

    The US government is pushing itself into a quagmire, demonstrating a high level of double standards and hypocrisy. This will be a tragic chapter for both the Palestinian people and Israel, as it undermines the prospects for lasting peace in the region.

    By Victor Gao | 2024/3/15 16:08:01
  • Legitimate act of China in safeguarding peace, stability in South China Sea should not be defamed

    China's legitimate actions to maintain peace and stability in the South China Sea cannot be slandered, and China's determination to defend national territorial sovereignty and maritime rights cannot be underestimated.

    By Zong Haiping | 2024/3/15 14:54:15
  • Western attempts to badmouth Chinese economy an outdated political tactic to deflect internal conflicts

    It is clear that some Western politicians, vying for positions of power, distort facts and vilify the Chinese economy because they view China as an “alien” that does not conform to the West's path of political and economic development. This creates a simplistic narrative of "good guys" versus "bad guys."

    By Giancarlo Elia Valori | 2024/3/14 19:12:44
  • Unpacking GCI: China's strategic vision comes of age

    All of us have to learn from each other and assist each other in the uneasy process of maturing as a civilization. The GCI provides valuable guidance on how this process of mutual learning and mutual assistance should develop further

    By Andrey Kortunov | 2024/3/14 17:17:46
  • China leads the way in championing clean energy development: IEA Executive Director

    Emissions don't have a passport. Therefore, it is important that clean energy growth is not only in the advanced economies.

    By Global Times | 2024/3/14 16:56:49
  • Conflicts the US has involved itself in don't promote peace

    It's very clear that standing beside Israel has become less and less of a popular position among the American people. This conflict in its brutality and the level of death and chaos that has occurred has shown that this is not an ally the American people want to side with.

    By Global Times | 2024/3/13 15:54:20
  • 'Stadium diplomacy' proves China is African countries' true partner

    The West has painted the construction of stadiums as China's smokescreen for siphoning natural resources and burdening the continent of Africa with debt. Nothing can be further from the truth.

    By Dennis Munene | 2024/3/12 21:18:27
  • US risks leading UN to path of 'brain dead'

    The world will not be a safer place without the UN as a prominent actor. One can hope the American officials stop creating obstacles, so that the UN is able to carry out its honorable mission.

    By Anthony Moretti | 2024/3/12 20:34:07
  • China a key player in global climate change governance with green and low-carbon efforts

    The expression "green and low-carbon development" has been mentioned frequently at China's two sessions this year. Looking ahead, China will continue to strengthen the construction of ecological civilization, participate in global climate and environmental governance, and work with all countries for a clean and beautiful world for future generations.

    By Yang Xiaorong | 2024/3/12 17:29:44
  • Manila's South China Sea provocations jeopardize core ASEAN principles

    The territorial disputes in the South China Sea are complex, yet they can and should be resolved through diplomatic means. Opting for an alternative course of action would prove disastrous for all parties involved.

    By Global Times | 2024/3/12 16:49:49
  • China a force of moderation in global governance: former Egyptian diplomat

    What Egyptians and others appreciate very much is the pacifist and principled diplomacy of China, in the sense that China is a force of moderation, a friendly country that seeks to cooperate with others: former Egyptian diplomat

    By Global Times | 2024/3/11 19:20:07
  • 'Xinjiang card' an opportunistic, exaggerated political campaign against China

    The Xinjiang card some Western forces have been playing has never really been about human rights but an opportunistic, exaggerated and political campaign that comes and goes as a weapon to attack China on the issue of supply chains, justify decoupling and even product bans which are in fact motivated by protectionism.

    By James Smith | 2024/3/11 16:32:27
  • China's goal of 5 percent growth in 2024 is entirely realistic

    The reason why some Western media outlets were keen to declare China's target growth rate as unrealistically high is because achieving it will destroy the remnants of their claims of “peak China” – the idea that China's economy has ceased to far outgrow economies in the West.

    By John Ross | 2024/3/11 15:10:34
  • Regarding US TikTok plunder, ByteDance must not back down

    American political elites cannot stand the global popularity of TikTok, which is beyond the control of American capital, as well as its leading role, so they want to take it over.

    By Hu Xijin | 2024/3/10 22:32:11
  • West's political maneuvering over Xinjiang issue will face more contempt

    The so-called human rights that exclude survival and development can only be describes as an empty slogan. We do not interfere with others' understanding of human rights. The US and the West should learn to respect China's interpretation of human rights.

    By Wang Yan and Zhang Yuanshi | 2024/3/10 18:57:04
  • China's two sessions clear reflection of system designed to achieve consultation, cooperation and consensus

    China's annual two sessions have begun this week. This critical series of meetings in spring is vital to defining China's approach to economic, political and foreign policy issues for the whole year. It also offers observers a window into the latest ideas and practices of China's development in various aspects, including the whole-process people's democracy, high-quality development, Chinese modernization and the wisdom the country provides to global governance.

    By Global Times | 2024/3/9 19:15:01
  • China's policy is determined and resolute: Malaysian expert

    The so-called “Chinese economic collapse” put forward by Western countries is completely incorrect, as they do not truly understand China.

    By Global Times | 2024/3/8 18:22:21
  • How Nuland's retirement will affect US anti-Russia and Indo-Pacific policies

    Victoria Nuland, the third-highest ranking US diplomat, will retire and leave her post this month, the State Department said Tuesday. Nuland has been a frequent target of criticism for her hawkish views on Russia and its actions in Ukraine.

    By Su Lun | 2024/3/7 17:38:02
  • Three fallacies of US statement on South China Sea

    The US State Department issued a statement on Tuesday regarding the situation in the South China Sea, discrediting China's policies and exaggerating maritime tensions by claiming that it "stands with our ally the Philippines."

    By Ding Duo | 2024/3/7 16:48:09
  • Why public trust in politicians hits spectacular low in the UK

    Nobody who has watched British civic life in recent years will have been in the least bit surprised that a recent study by the country's Office for National Statistics (ONS) has found only 12 percent of the public trust their politicians, a spectacular low.

    By Mark Blacklock | 2024/3/6 20:32:44
  • BYD's ro-ro ship vs British opium-laden ship: a different path of China's rise

    Approximately a fortnight ago, a large ro-ro ship loaded with more than 5,000 electric vehicles (EVs) from a port in southern China arrived in ports in the Netherlands and Germany.

    By Ding Gang | 2024/3/6 19:48:06
  • Dangerous brinkmanship or back to dialogue: Peace and stability of the South China Sea is at the critical point

    The current tension in the South China Sea is caused by the Philippines unilaterally changing the status quo and rushing to build permanent facilities to serve the illegitimate interests of some politicians.

    By Yang Xiao | 2024/3/5 19:41:25
  • China's support of global governance fits with its sense of history

    China's annual two sessions began this week. This critical series of meetings in spring is vital to defining China's approach to economic, political and foreign policy issues for the whole year. It also offers observers a window into the latest ideas and practices of China's development in various aspects, including the whole-process people's democracy, high-quality development, Chinese modernization and the wisdom the country provides to global governance. The Global Times selected the opinions of foreign scholars to shed light on these concepts.

    By Global Times | 2024/3/5 10:56:07
  • Two sessions to show a pathway for world to overcome mistaken view of group confrontation: German think tank founder

    This week, China kicked off the two sessions, one of the most important political gatherings annually. The event offers an important window for the outside world to understand China's development, and where the world's second-largest economy is headed and top policy priorities in 2024.

    By Global Times | 2024/3/5 6:42:23
  • Xinjiang cotton industry maintains good momentum despite US crackdown: political advisor

    The US and its Western allies' relentless crackdown against Xinjiang's cotton industry since 2020 has failed, as the industry has been maintaining sound development momentum, and is seeing rising competitiveness not only in the Chinese market but also internationally, Liang Yong, a member of the National Committee of the Chinese People's Political Consultative Conference (CPPCC) and a member of the China Association for Promoting Democracy, one of China's eight noncommunist political parties, told the Global Times. Liang is also the director of Xinjiang cotton industry development leadership office.

    By Li Xuanmin and Chen Zishuai | 2024/3/5 6:33:49
  • China and Europe can be forces of stability amid global turbulence

    The 60th year of the Munich Security Conference (MSC) isn't easy. MSC Chairman Christoph Heusgen called on everyone to look for "silver linings" among the dark clouds. Indeed, pessimism is more likely to attract attention than problem-solving. Looking beyond Europe or the North Atlantic, China, a partner, a force for stability, rather than a rival or a threat, can help overcome the lose-lose dilemma.

    By Ou Shi | 2024/3/4 19:40:23
  • Renewal of US-China STA requires reasonable minds to prevail

    Many scientists and researchers in the US and China are continuing to sit on the edge of their seats as they await the final decision on the possible renewal of the US-China Science and Technology Cooperation Agreement (STA).

    By Denis Simon | 2024/3/4 19:05:21
  • NATO will reduce Sweden's security, peace

    Why did Sweden abandon its 200-year-long stay out of war and its contemporary non-aligned and neutral status, which had served it so well?

    By Jan Oberg | 2024/3/4 17:04:05
  • Messi incident won't affect HK's mega-event economy development plans: NPC Deputy

    The incident involving Lionel Messi not playing in Hong Kong has no impact on the city's plans to host mega events, as it is considered just an isolated case, according to a Hong Kong deputy to the National People's Congress (NPC) speaking to the Global Times. The city is set to host several major events to enhance its prestige.

    By Global Times | 2024/3/4 0:24:31
  • Can bombing ease tensions in the Red Sea?

    Using violence may be cruel, but it is efficient in international relations, in the eyes of cynical US politicians. Maybe from the US perspective, the world is one big jungle and “elephants” can reach for fruits however they see fit, even if by stamping on countless “ants.”

    By Xin Ping | 2024/3/2 13:50:11
  • This time, Putin's nuclear warning is unusual

    For Putin, it is better to hold nuclear deterrence, forcing the West to compromise or show restraint on key issues, rather than actually using the weapons. Once nuclear weapons are used, the situation will escalate, and the Kremlin is likely to lose control over what happens next.

    By Hu Xijin | 2024/3/2 0:18:44
  • Britain: Stop throwing stones – you live in a glass house

    There is a country where politicians want to arrest and fine you just for wearing a mask at a protest, or send you to jail for up to six months for shouting too loudly at a public demonstration. If the police think your protest event is causing "more than minor" disruption, they can arrest you. In fact, there is a whole raft of legislation designed to stifle dissent in this country. It disguises this incremental form of repression as well-intended measures to protect public order and safety - but it is designed to protect only itself from criticism. This is Britain.

    By Mark Blacklock | 2024/3/1 14:02:34
  • Why is the West inventing an imaginary Arctic threat of China-Russia cooperation?

    A collection of Western media outlets from the US' NBC News to the UK's Daily Mail and Canada's The Globe And Mail have hyped up a report from open-source intelligence firm Strider Technologies earlier this month about growing China-Russia economic cooperation in the Arctic. Energy and logistics investments are misportrayed as being driven by secret military intentions. However, the real secret intentions are those of the Western media, conjuring up perceptions about China's intentions in the Arctic.

    By Andrew Korybko | 2024/3/1 13:07:44
  • Playing 'China threat' card in the Pacific, the US is doomed to be frustrated

    In light of the Chinese police cooperating with Kiribati, the US once again turned its attention to this Pacific Island nation, and "cautioned" countries in the region against assistance from Chinese security forces, according to a Reuters report on Monday.

    By Chen Hong | 2024/2/29 19:20:38
  • Britain reaps the whirlwind for dumping Huawei

    Recent studies found that the UK now has the least effective 5G rollout in the G7 group of advanced economies, and London lags behind rest of Europe when it comes to 5G network quality. This comes despite the government having made an electoral manifesto pledge to make gigabit broadband available to 85 percent of the UK by 2025 and nationwide by 2030. It further pledged £5 billion to achieve these results.

    By James Smith | 2024/2/29 18:23:05
  • Rising pet surrenders in US reveal economic inequality

    The economic strain felt by average working individuals in the Western world, particularly in the US, has reached a critical juncture, compelling many to reassess fundamental aspects of their lives, including decisions about family and pets. As inflation continues to surge, the financial burden on households has become increasingly untenable, leading to difficult choices and heartbreaking consequences.

    By Bradley Blankenship | 2024/2/29 17:05:14
  • Space development: Star Wars or Star Trek?

    If humankind is committed to its survival and prospering, it has to choose the Star Trek path over the Star Wars path.

    By Andrey Kortunov | 2024/2/28 18:35:33
  • Aaron Bushnell's death points to US extreme, fundamentally ill foreign policy

    While it is too late to save Bushnell, it may not be too late to create avenues and outlets for people like him to fight for justice in life, rather than forfeit their lives to shake the US and Americans from their foreign policy of death.

    By Brian Berletic | 2024/2/28 18:29:24
  • Regional conflicts contribute to US arms sales, jobs

    Where does America find the funds to support Ukraine so generously? Well, it all depends on how you crunch the numbers.

    By Ding Gang | 2024/2/28 17:53:50
  • EU needs to acknowledge the end of Global South compliance with Europe-centered world order

    For the EU, returning to the path of peace and development is the solution to its estrangement with Global South countries.

    By Ma Yuhan | 2024/2/27 20:56:04
  • DPP authorities should recognize the reality and deal with the fishing boat incident properly

    The DPP authorities should understand the situation clearly and promptly adopt an appropriate attitude and take concrete measures to properly address this issue, giving an explanation to the families of the deceased and compatriots on both sides of the Straits.

    By Li Muye | 2024/2/27 20:46:49
  • US Empire of Chaos decouples from reality, morality

    A post-Pax Americana world is emerging, and it will be free from the anti-Sun Tzu dogma of the Empire of Chaos.

    By S.L. Kanthan | 2024/2/27 20:39:55
  • Pillars of US founding are being abandoned

    America has left three pillars of a free society - the right to life, the right to liberty, and the right to pursue happiness and prosperity. Yet, these truths of the American founding are being abandoned.

    By Global Times | 2024/2/27 19:21:07
  • Taiwan authorities shouldn't ignore, distort or manipulate mainland's goodwill of peaceful reunification

    If the goodwill from the mainland receives a positive response from Taiwan island, then reunification can certainly be peaceful. Achieving the goal at a minimal cost is the best outcome.

    By Shen Yi | 2024/2/26 21:03:34
  • Uncertain new outlook amid crumbling old order

    If the US continues to have the ability to construct a unipolar world order, then this world order will be the worst that human society has ever seen. People must have a clear understanding of this.

    By Zheng Yongnian | 2024/2/26 20:52:34
  • Russia-Ukraine conflict further subordinates Europe to the US

    Everything that happened in Ukraine was completely predictable. The US knew the risks of expanding NATO up to Russia's borders. It continued pushing and pushing, causing this war.

    By Global Times | 2024/2/26 19:15:44
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