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Reporter of Global Times was attacked by so-called ‘pro-democracy’ rioters at the Hong Kong Int’l Airport

Left Review Online August 20, 2019

Reporter of Global Times was attacked by so-called ‘pro-democracy’ rioters at the Hong Kong Int’l Airport

Beijing. Condemnation for violence poured in after Global Times reporter Fu Guohao was illegally seized and brutally assaulted by rioters at the Hong Kong International Airport around midnight Tuesday. Fu Guohao, reporter of Global Times website, was attacked by rioters at the Hong Kong airport while he was...more

Jeffrey Epstein death reveals flaws in US political system

Shi Tian for Global Times August 16, 2019

Jeffrey Epstein death reveals flaws in US political system

The highly controversial multimillionaire Jeffrey Epstein died on Saturday by suicide in a Manhattan jail. His death, confirmed by the US Department of Justice, has raised many concerns. Epstein was a well-connected financier who managed the assets of clients from the US upper class, moving among elites including...more

A new world economy on the horizon with BRI serving as an opening alternative

Toumert AI August 16, 2019

A new world economy on the horizon with BRI serving as an opening alternative

All world economic indicators, international agencies, and major economic blocs point to the same conclusion: There is slow economic growth, free trade is under pressure and investment is less likely. The numbers are clear. With an expected 2.6 percent global growth, room to maneuver is limited and skepticism...more

China and ASEAN coming closer on South China Sea controversy

Li Kaisheng August 10, 2019

China and ASEAN coming closer on South China Sea controversy

At the 52nd Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) Foreign Ministers' Meeting in Bangkok, Thailand, which concluded Saturday, ministers reaffirmed promoting implementation of the ASEAN Community Vision 2025 and strengthening cooperation with their dialogue partners. ASEAN members threw their weight behind multilateralism and free trade, promoted consultations and...more

Belt & Road Cushions Impact of Trade War

Li Qiaoyi and Chu Daye for Global Times August 9, 2019

Belt & Road Cushions Impact of Trade War

Beijing. The China-proposed Belt and Road Initiative (BRI) has greatly boosted China's foreign trade, achieving major progress in Europe and Asia and also cushioned the negative impact brought on by the US-initiated trade war, Chinese analysts said over the weekend. Beyond foreign trade, the BRI, as a way...more

China can break US containment amid trade war: Chinese Experts

Tu Lei for Global Times August 8, 2019

China can break US containment amid trade war: Chinese Experts

Beijing. At a seminar held by the China Society of Macroeconomics under the National Development and Reform Commission on Wednesday, experts condemned the new round of tariff increases, saying it would not only harm the US but also bring new uncertainties to the world economy. However, they also...more