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Space Operations Squadron embodies Japan's military ambitions

In space, the two countries can collect information on any other country with fewer barriers and share such information with each other. This coordination could be perceived as a threat to the national security of other countries across the world.
Source: Global Times | 2020/5/21 22:09:20

China-Pakistan: A journey of friendship (1950-2020)

Pakistan and China have enjoyed close and friendly relations since the establishment of diplomatic relations on 21 May 1951. Over the years, the relationship has blossomed into an "All-Weather Strategic Cooperative Partnership", with the CPEC at its core. Pakistan considers China as one of its closest friends and partners and China considers Pakistan as its "Iron Brother".
Source: Global Times | 2020/5/21 11:55:52

Post-pandemic world trend: further globalization, better governance

It is necessary to boost global governance in order to cope with the pandemic effectively. The novel coronavirus poses a common threat to human society as a whole. It demands that all countries, including China and the US, make use of their comparative advantages and cooperate effectively and pragmatically.
Source: Global Times | 2020/5/20 22:25:24

US Space Force devt risks new arms race in outer space

China will not want to join an arms race in space initiated by the US. But if China's national security is at serious risk because of this, China will certainly take measures to ensure its security is not harmed.
Source: Global Times | 2020/5/20 22:04:50

African leadership shares China's health vision

We will be defeated if we get divided. It is no wonder that the WHO noted that the world needs to unleash the full power of science, to deliver innovations that are scalable, usable, and benefit everyone, everywhere - all at the same time during this extraordinary era.
Source: Global Times | 2020/5/20 20:36:09

Tsai's words don't match her deeds

Taiwan leader Tsai Ing-wen gave her "inaugural speech" to start her second term on Wednesday. How to interpret Tsai's intentions regarding cross-Straits ties? How will cross-Straits relations evolve under Tsai's second term? The Global Times invited the opinion of two experts.
Source: Global Times | 2020/5/20 15:27:11

Neither de-sinicization nor de-Americanization possible after pandemic

The status of the US as an ideological role model has been significantly weakened. However, in the field of security, it remains the pillar for many countries in the world. This does not conflict with China's rise to global economic leadership.
Source: Global Times | 2020/5/19 22:29:33

Two sessions amid COVID-19 to boost public confidence

China has sailed through the stormy waters, dodged the rocks without a hitch, and gotten ready to prepare for its normal political life. Meanwhile, some countries are still reeling under the storm clouds of the pandemic due to political parties vying for power - some of which are even in danger of sinking because of their political mistakes.
Source: Global Times | 2020/5/19 22:21:33

Two sessions opportunity for China to gather national strength

The two sessions embody people's democracy, and it will turn political ideas into law. The opening of the upcoming two sessions and the CPC's leadership during the COVID-19 fight are inseparable, and so are China's institutional advantages in the political field and in the rule of law. This comprehensively demonstrates the advantage of the Chinese system.
Source: Global Times | 2020/5/19 21:43:46

Trump races to rule the bottom with fool's fantasies

COVID-19 has been a game changer. For the first time in generations, a vast swath of the American public has come to believe that China has done something that has palpably and profoundly harmed the American people.
Source: Global Times | 2020/5/19 18:39:29

Pompeo pretends to be unaware of US journalists' disruptive role in HK

In Western media reports on Hong Kong's protests, especially from the US, we can see that the Americans have their own set of ideological logic that they advocate worldwide. Under their rhetoric, China has no democracy and Hong Kong people take to the street because they do not have universal suffrage. But the Americans never reflect on their own democratic flaws.
Source: Global Times | 2020/5/18 22:14:31

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

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

Institutional advantage helps China fight COVID-19

For the moment, China has not yet eliminated the virus. It still faces increasing pressure from a growing number of imported cases. There are also risks of COVID-19 rebounding. The epidemic situation in some other countries is still severe and even deteriorating. This poses quite a challenge to China. Yet China must continue to carry on its epidemic-fighting spirit. It must valiantly charge in headlong against COVID-19 until the country secures a decisive victory and plays a noble global role on the anti-pandemic battleground.
Source: Global Times | 2020/5/18 19:14:55

Never underestimate awakening of Chinese people

After the 2008 financial crisis, Chinese people fully reflected on Western countries' economic, financial and political model under neoliberalism. They confidently found China's own advantages. The Washington Consensus went bankrupt in China, and the Chinese approach was often quoted by the world.
Source: Global Times | 2020/5/18 17:58:26

How should China deal with regional challenges toward its rise?

Today's global configuration is shifting from unipolarity into a bipolarity rather than a multipolarity. In this process, structural contradictions between China and the US are inevitable.
Source: Global Times | 2020/5/18 15:32:27

Washington plot could derail WHO from its mission

The incentive of "politicizing the WHO" comes out of a US' competitive strategy against China. Why? Because there is a rising sentiment in the US which regards coronavirus control as a race between two great powers. This has been hyped up in particular by conservative controlled media in the US and their pundit hacks.
Source: Global Times | 2020/5/17 22:41:02

Can China, West co-exist despite different ideologies?

Can the ideological divergences between China and the West be diluted, and their shared values be expanded?
Source: Global Times | 2020/5/16 17:00:41

US visa restrictions on Chinese journalists contradict its own ethos

If someday we have to leave this country due to its policy, it will indeed be a relief. The US is far from being a paradise, and there is nothing worth lingering.
Source: Global Times | 2020/5/16 16:08:40