Tag: #Global Times

Trump’s lateness to mandate masks escalate the US crisis

Xin Qiang May 15, 2020

Trump’s lateness to mandate masks escalate the US crisis

The White House on Monday ordered all West Wing staff to wear masks at work, except when they are sitting at their own desks, according to New York Times. US President Donald Trump has previously politicized masks, even suggesting to the public at one point they weren't necessary....More

China turns a page with two sessions to convene in May: Chinese Media

Global Times editorial May 09, 2020

China turns a page with two sessions to convene in May: Chinese Media

This year's two sessions, China's most important annual political events, will convene on May 21 and May 22, according to an official announcement made on Wednesday. On the same day, Beijing, Tianjin and Hebei announced they would lower their emergency response to the COVID-19 epidemic from the top...More

Anti-intellectualism impedes US COVID-19 fight

Xin Qiang May 07, 2020

Anti-intellectualism impedes US COVID-19 fight

Beijing. Violating social distancing requirements, protesters gathered Saturday afternoon in Austin and Dallas of Texas, to rally against local stay-at-home orders and to demand Texas businesses reopen, according to local news portal the Austin American-Statesman. Video clips circulating online show protesters holding signs calling COVID-19 "a hoax" with...More

US-China decoupling unfeasible – David Firestein

GT Reporter Yu Jincui May 06, 2020

US-China decoupling unfeasible – David Firestein

Editor’s Note: As the COVID-19 pandemic, a black swan event that is exerting devastating effects on people’s health, social order, economy and even state-to-state relations, continue to rage on, voices calling for China-US cooperation are rising worldwide. How will the pandemic reshape China-US relations? Can China and the US...More

US Navy victimized by White House political games

Song Zhongping May 05, 2020

US Navy victimized by White House political games

US top Navy officers now want their aircraft carrier captain Brett Crozier back in his position after he urged the protection for his navy crew members by whistleblowing the virus via a fraught letter to US Navy leadership. Crozier should be restored to command of the Theodore Roosevelt,...More

All I can say is things are getting better – GT Investigation

Left Review Online May 02, 2020

All I can say is things are getting better – GT Investigation

Editor's Note: This is part II of a multi-part series of the Global Times' investigation into the severity of unemployment issues in China in the wake of the COVID-19 epidemic and the newspaper's response to claims of some foreign media that social unrest in China might be imminent. Just...More

Read the past, know the future

Wang Wen May 01, 2020

Read the past, know the future

Former British prime minister Winston Churchill once said: "The farther back you can look, the farther forward you are likely to see." The COVID-19 pandemic has repeatedly broken people's previous assumptions. At first, people thought it was just a new SARS, then it was predicted to likely come...More

Unpacking lies that aim to deceive US into war with China: Exclusive with Grayzone founder

Liu Xin (GT) April 30, 2020

Unpacking lies that aim to deceive US into war with China: Exclusive with Grayzone founder

Editor's Note: The Grayzone, a US-based independent news outlet, recently published a story busting the conspiracy theory of COVID-19 escaping from China’s Wuhan Institute of Virology, adding that it is "the Trump administration’s Iraqi WMD." This is one of three parts of "US using coronavirus to escalate new...More

US media-NGO-politician institution weaves coronavirus conspiracy: Exclusive with Grayzone founder

Liu Xin (GT) April 30, 2020

US media-NGO-politician institution weaves coronavirus conspiracy: Exclusive with Grayzone founder

Editor's Note: The Grayzone, a US-based independent news outlet, recently published a story busting the conspiracy theory of COVID-19 escaping from China’s Wuhan Institute of Virology, adding that it is “the Trump administration’s Iraqi WMD.” Apart from digging into stories behind the conspiracy theories, the Grayzone also released many...More

As pandemic spreads in the US, so do racism and xenophobia

Xin Qiang April 29, 2020

As pandemic spreads in the US, so do racism and xenophobia

While the coronavirus epidemic in China has been tamed, it has not stopped Western media, especially those in the US, from trying to exploit the crisis. They have now found another weapon to demonize China, calling it "racist" and "xenophobic." This hype has been constant over the past...More

How can China drive a global economic recovery from COVID-19?

Wang Cong and Shen Weiduo April 29, 2020

How can China drive a global economic recovery from COVID-19?

As more encouraging signs emerge that the Chinese economy is on a steady path to recovery, expectation is also rising for the world's second-largest economy and biggest growth driver to play a larger role in helping revive the global economy, which is expected to see the worst crisis...More

GT investigation: Is China’s job market facing risk of social instability?

Left Review Online April 28, 2020

GT investigation: Is China’s job market facing risk of social instability?

Editor's Note: In the epic global struggle to recover from the coronavirus crisis, many observers agree that in China, unemployment has become the most pressing issue - more pressing than a historic 6.8 percent contraction in GDP - that needs to be dealt with urgently as it pertains to...More

Enhance ability to fight long virus battle: Chinese Media

Left Review Online April 26, 2020

Enhance ability to fight long virus battle: Chinese Media

The head of the World Health Organization has warned that "the worst is yet ahead of us" in the coronavirus outbreak. The warning came as many in the US and Europe are eager to go back to work amid the outbreak. The prospect of an outbreak remains uncertain....More

Nathan Rich debunks anti-China political bias amid COVID-19

Bi Mengying and Bai Yunyi April 24, 2020

Nathan Rich debunks anti-China political bias amid COVID-19

"I've never said that you can't criticize China. Never. What I always say is if you are going to say something bad about China, especially if you have a big platform, you'd better have the actual facts behind you," said Nathan Rich in an interview with the Global...More

China’s digital currency is being tested, but not officially launched

Left Review Online April 23, 2020

China’s digital currency is being tested, but not officially launched

The Digital Currency Research Institute of the People's Bank of China (PBC), China's central bank, has said that the research and development work of China's official digital currency, dubbed as DC/EP, is proceeding steadily, and the internal pilot tests are carried out in four cities and will be...More