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Why doesn't the Wall Street Journal have the courage to apologize?

Obviously, the WSJ should realize that it has made a stupid mistake. However, it still refuses to apologize and squarely face up to the error, let alone shoulder the responsibility of a respected news outlet.
Source: Global Times | 2020/2/18 13:23:40

Trump administration out of touch with generous spirit of the American public

From the perspectives of both the sentiment of generosity and the pursuit of self-interest, US society is more aware of the challenges presented by the outbreak than its government. Only by transcending national boundaries and ideological prejudices can the international community, including China, overcome these tough challenges together.
Source: Global Times | 2020/2/18 13:16:27

Five battles that China must win in 2020

Describing China's state of overcoming tough challenges in 2020 with words such as "battle" and "war" does not indicate the Chinese people are aggressive. It expresses their awareness of the difficulties and their determination to settle them.
Source: Global Times | 2020/2/17 20:46:30

Politicizing epidemic disgraceful, harmful

When crucial public health emergencies occur, mutual assistance between nations is the only valid way to address such a plight, and maintain regional and global public health security.
Source: Global Times | 2020/2/17 17:27:52

Now is the time for Western media to learn about collectivism

For decades, mass mobilization has been a key advantage of the Chinese system. It has accompanied the Communist Party of China through revolution, state-building, as well as reforms and opening-up.
Source: Global Times | 2020/2/17 13:41:25

US should look in the mirror before accusing China

It is believed that with China's development and its increasingly significant role in the international community, the world will gradually cast off prejudice, manage differences through cooperation, and eventually build a community with a shared future for humanity.
Source: Global Times | 2020/2/16 22:02:33

Bringing the East and West Together In Shared Commitment to Multilateralism

As many world leaders noted, it is admirable that the Chinese government and people have shown firm resolve in dealing with the epidemic. The high speed and massive scale of China's response are rarely seen in the world. China's speed, scale and efficiency all demonstrate the strengths of China's system.
Source: Global Times | 2020/2/16 17:24:29

Canada puts aside diplomatic strains to help China fight coronavirus

Canada's support for China amid the coronavirus outbreak has shown its goodwill. It is hoped that Ottawa can make further efforts for a truly independent foreign policy, including dealing with the Huawei issue and the Meng case, so as to mend its ties with China soon.
Source: Global Times | 2020/2/16 14:42:15

China can offer lessons on fighting the epidemic to the world

The fight against the novel coronavirus pneumonia (NCP) has entered a critical phase. What lessons can China offer the world in dealing with COVID-19? In what aspects can China make further progress? How has China interacted with the international community? Following the release on Friday of a report: "China's Fight Against COVID-19 Epidemic: A Decisive Campaign," by the Shanghai Institute for International Studies (SIIS), Global Times (GT) talked to authors of the report over these issues.
Source: Global Times | 2020/2/16 12:16:45

Westlessness: right focus, wrong interpretation – the illness of the West and beyond

Is the world becoming less Western? Is the West itself becoming less Western, too? What does it mean for the world if the West leaves the stage to others? What could a joint Western strategy for an era of great power competition look like?
Source: Global Times | 2020/2/15 20:26:31

China's anti-epidemic efforts protect basic human rights

Which country can build two hospitals in 10 days with thousands of beds and adequate equipment? Which country has the ability to mobilize tens of thousands of medical staff to severely epidemic-hit areas in a couple of days? Which country can unite all the people to fight the virus and implement preventive work in every single community in just a few days?
Source: Global Times | 2020/2/14 23:53:40

Parenting matters in cutting kids' screen time

Rather than just letting their children immerse themselves in a screen, parents can read some thought-provoking books with their kids and then exchange their thoughts on what they read. Doing away with smartphones and tablets, a lot of fun to be found.
Source: Global Times | 2020/2/14 20:33:40

The New York Times and Chris Buckley misrepresent China's efforts to defeat the coronavirus

It is not surprising that the New York Times showed no sympathy toward the Chinese people during the epidemic, yet such behavior can be argued as anti-human.
Source: Global Times | 2020/2/14 18:58:40

Beijing-Moscow historical bonds deepen during coronavirus crisis

Jointly fighting the epidemic helps China and Russia consolidate their relations and reflects the friendship between the two leaders and the two peoples.
Source: Global Times | 2020/2/13 19:58:40

When wearing a mask invites discrimination against immigrants in the West

These days overseas Chinese are debating whether they should wear a mask to avoid being infected by the virus, or not wear a mask to avoid discrimination. The debates are never conclusive but have caused greater confusion.
Source: Global Times | 2020/2/13 19:18:40

Manila's termination of military pact will upset US meddling in South China Sea

Duterte has repeatedly criticized US security policy and has not been entirely supportive of the military and political cooperation between the two countries. His administration has been pursuing greater balance in ties with the great powers.
Source: Global Times | 2020/2/13 16:00:15

US attempt to rope China into New START negotiations won't succeed

The real intentions of the US to start arms control talks are to break the existing system of arms control and the current strategic balance of nuclear powers, as it seeks to become the only strategic superpower in the world. The future of the New START is hence gloomy.
Source: Global Times | 2020/2/12 20:28:41

Epidemic, trade, governance issues test China, US ties: Singaporean scholar

The beginning of 2020 saw China's nationwide fight against the outbreak of the novel coronavirus. It came after China and the US signed the hard-won phase one trade deal. Relations between the world's two major powers have evolved into a complex mix of intertwined economic interdependence and rival diplomacy. How will the virus outbreak affect bilateral ties? As the US tries to contain China's rise in all spectrums, which of the two countries holds the initiative in steering bilateral ties?
Source: Global Times | 2020/2/12 19:43:10