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West needs to respect Black Lives Matter

The West needs to be honest about Black Lives Matter protests and let those from minority racial backgrounds competitively take managerial positions – from global institutions to big corporations to governmental organizations.
Source: Global Times | 2020/6/10 20:13:40

US troop pullout makes Europe rethink

The US regards European defense integration as a strategic obstacle rather than a benefit. However, Trump's policy adjustment will make Germany step up its pace of integrating European defense mechanisms.
Source: Global Times | 2020/6/10 19:03:40

Restraint in South China Sea needed against US inflammatory opinions

Malaysia is one of the South China Sea claimants. Compared with countries such as Vietnam and the Philippines, Malaysia has been regarded as a low-profile pragmatist when it comes to the South China Sea issue. The country has played it safe.
Source: Global Times | 2020/6/9 21:43:40

Creation of new history through violence toward statues

The younger people today who toppled Edward Colston's statue may barely remember it. It is more likely that this event, along with the fall of the Berlin Wall, are simply historical footnotes that are learned in school lessons.
Source: Global Times | 2020/6/9 20:18:40

Beef up technology and engage US with new mechanisms, exchanges

Washington aims to minimize its losses and maximize its benefits.
Source: Global Times | 2020/6/9 19:03:40

Will Aussie, India coordinate to confront China?

By asserting itself with recent conflicts with China on its border, India may hope to shape more pressure toward China from the international community – in particular from the West.
Source: Global Times | 2020/6/8 21:53:40

Germany, France lead new EU engagement with China

When the pandemic is gone, the EU and China will probably keep maintaining stable and comprehensive ties in fields such as economics, trade collaboration, and diplomacy, while ramping up strategic cooperation.
Source: Global Times | 2020/6/8 19:44:56

Anti-China US lawmakers making excuses on vaccine development

Ugly politicians like Scott have become the source of rumors and lies about China. It seems they would like to make false accusations against China as long as they can fool Americans, even if only a small group of voters, to gain votes.
Source: Global Times | 2020/6/8 19:03:40

Chinese are drawing a super map

During the fight against COVID-19 epidemic, Chinese have utilized smartphones to get informed where new infections were spotted, where the infected people had been to, and which cities and even which districts were under higher risks of infection.
Source: Global Times | 2020/6/8 18:33:40

Information China can draw from US' protests

The protests have reflected numerous issues in the US, but I would like to discuss the phenomenon from a different perspective, namely the valuable information China can draw from the US protests.
Source: Global Times | 2020/6/8 15:08:40

Prioritizing jobs over lives will lead US to a dark abyss of human agony

Washington has manifested an increasingly predictable attitude: As long as the economy is effectively restored, it is less or barely important whether more people are infected and embrace death.
Source: Global Times | 2020/6/6 16:43:40

Multiple dimensions to gauge China-US relations

In China-US relations, China is a strategic defender. We will not take the initiative to deteriorate China-US relations. Instead, we will always adopt a prudent realist attitude. At the same time, China has the ability to stick to the bottom line of its core national interests. China has the capacity and space to engage with the US for a long period of time.
Source: Global Times | 2020/6/6 12:53:40

Morrison's blind obedience to the US is a question mark on Australia's independence and sovereignty

However, when the Trump administration is threatening to resort to the armed forces to quell riots across the country when it proves to be a failed leadership to protect its own citizens from the COVID-19 pandemic, is Morrison really so confident that the Trump administration could provide security assurance to Australia?
Source: Global Times | 2020/6/6 12:03:40

Uphold three bottom lines for China-US relations

The more difficult China-US relations become, the more we need to establish the bottom line thinking.
Source: Global Times | 2020/6/5 19:33:40

Russia likely to decline any G7 invitation

Since the US-launched trade war against China in 2019, Russian elites have raised new ways of thinking about Russia's future diplomatic strategy, notably the concept of multilateral strategic balance. Russia hopes to become a key player in maintaining the major power balance, which fits Russia's interests in the current times.
Source: Global Times | 2020/6/5 13:08:40

India plays with fire spicing up G7 expansion

If India hastily joins a small circle that perceives China as an imaginary enemy, China-India relations will deteriorate. This is not in India's interests.
Source: Global Times | 2020/6/5 11:38:40

EU explores international position amid Trump's G7 expansion call

Germany and the EU do not want to pick a side between China and the US.
Source: Global Times | 2020/6/4 23:20:21

US minorities and poor stuck in dead end of social sickness

The old America of racial inequality and capitalist exploitation at home and imperialist aggression abroad has come to a tipping point.
Source: Global Times | 2020/6/4 22:58:40