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De-escalating tensions on China-India border paramount

China doesn't want to escalate conflicts with India, but we have sufficient capacity to smash any provocations from the Indian troops. It's hoped that Indian troops can remain sober and Indian elites keep rational. It's in the India's interests to work with China to put the border disputes under control.
Source: Global Times | 2020/6/22 11:13:40

China joins Arms Trade Treaty for right reasons

China's decision to join the treaty demonstrates its commitments to multilateralism and embodies its stance as a responsible major power.
Source: Global Times | 2020/6/21 18:53:40

Draft of national security law for HK positive sign

The timely enactment and implementation of the Hong Kong national security law will be a major step forward in strengthening and improving the rule of law in the city. It is a structural breakthrough in the governance of Hong Kong It is an exemplary project of the “one country, two systems” principle, and a key institutional guarantee for China's continued modernization and internationalization strategy of the 21st century.
Source: Global Times | 2020/6/21 18:23:40

The death of George Floyd and a continental congress

As long as African Americans live poorer lives for no reason other than their African origin, the US lacks the moral authority to sanction other countries for allegedly choking their minorities. That is the simple message delivered to the US in demonstrations in Tunis, Nairobi, and Cape Town in the last two weeks. It was also delivered in Budapest, London, Paris and many cities in the US.
Source: Global Times | 2020/6/21 13:13:40

Xinjiang is a mirror reflecting paranoia of Western extreme politicians

Xinjiang is a mirror clearly reflecting the paranoia of the US and Western public opinion, and the malice of the extreme politicians there towards China and the Chinese people.
Source: Global Times | 2020/6/20 18:05:53

Technology empowers Africa's COVID-19 fight

China's debt relief measures, such as the suspension of debt repayments, and medical support, as precious as they are, are only be short-term solutions that should be complemented by long-term initiatives by African governments.
Source: Global Times | 2020/6/20 16:49:42

Documentary deepens understanding of Xinjiang history, reality

China Global Television Network (CGTN) released the third documentary on the anti-terrorism fight in Northwest China's Xinjiang Uygur Autonomous Region titled Tianshan Still Stand: Memories of Fighting Terrorism in Xinjiang on Friday A day earlier, the so-called "Uyghur Human Rights Policy Act of 2020" was signed into law by the US President Donald Trump. The documentary is a powerful response to the Uygur bill that grossly interferes in China's internal affairs, intervenes in Xinjiang's governance, and comprehensively smears Xinjiang's construction efforts and achievements.
Source: Global Times | 2020/6/20 9:05:15

On COVID-19: What to expect from China-Africa cooperation

Curbing the virus, recovering the economy and supplies chains, and psychological reconstruction among the public are on track, both in African countries and China. As a person with years of experience in several African countries and with many African friends, I have been following the trend, measures and international cooperation amid African countries' fight against this public health emergency. Meanwhile, I have learned from these issues in China and African countries. Let me share three things I learned about joint China-Africa fight against COVID-19 and how this public health cooperation will affect post pandemic China-African ties.
Source: Global Times | 2020/6/20 0:31:08

HK people must understand they've become a pawn: Mahbubani

It is difficult to anticipate the future course of the US-China geopolitical contest because the US has not worked out a comprehensive and thoughtful long-term strategy for managing China.
Source: Global Times | 2020/6/18 11:23:47

Overly political correct in US losing the plot

When the real racists are well shielded by their indifference to the cries of protesters, those who are sympathetic are bleeding from the wounds left by the steamroller of anti-racism.
Source: Global Times | 2020/6/19 16:53:40

Japan unlikely to abandon Aegis Ashore system

The Japanese decision is favorable to Northeast Asian security situation. It cools down a possible regional arms race.
Source: Global Times | 2020/6/18 16:43:40

Will top diplomats' meeting inject momentum to China-US ties?

If the US wants to talk, then let us talk properly. If the US wants to keep walking on the wrong path of suppressing and besieging China, we will also respond firmly.
Source: Global Times | 2020/6/18 16:13:40

Southeast Asia aware of China's win-win approach and US strategic goals

Southeast Asian political elites seem to be clearly aware of China's rise and the US' decline.
Source: Global Times | 2020/6/18 15:23:42

Hegemonic nature of US Indo-Pacific Strategy exposed

Objectively speaking, no matter Japan and India, which are key players in the Indo-Pacific Strategy, or ASEAN that sits in the center of the Indo-Pacific region, they cannot accept US actions.
Source: Global Times | 2020/6/17 22:43:40

China, Africa accelerate efforts to battle virus

China has successfully contained the virus in a manner that has been lauded internationally, and African countries are eager to receive much needed technical support.
Source: Global Times | 2020/6/17 21:53:40

China-Africa friendship above Western barbs

We expect an intensified China-US rivalry as China engages African leaders on COVID-19 and as the Trump administration works tirelessly to drive a wedge between China and Africa. But be that as it may, the China-Africa friendship should not be distracted from the routine poking and criticisms from the West.
Source: Global Times | 2020/6/17 21:48:41

Did Trump help China by stirring troubles in the US?

There is something that the Trump administration did “help” Chinese people with – it has helped us to see the true face of the most ugly and shameless examples of hegemonic moves and power politics.
Source: Global Times | 2020/6/17 18:28:42

US political elites can fool Americans, but not the world

McCaul's report criticized China's purported virus concealment. This is dominated by Washington's pre-determined political stance to blacken and suppress China. This does not fairly assess China.
Source: Global Times | 2020/6/16 21:18:40