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Is Steve Bannon still influencing the White House – Global Times

Left Review Online August 23, 2019

Is Steve Bannon still influencing the White House – Global Times

"Now Sloppy Steve has been dumped like a dog by almost everyone. Too bad!" This is how US President Donald Trump mocked his fired White House chief strategist Steve Bannon in a tweet on January 6, 2018. It is hard to believe that this "dumped dog" was one...more

The Cold War has returned to the US and Cuba – Fernando Gonzalez

Xie Wenting & Bai Yunyi for Global Times August 20, 2019

The Cold War has returned to the US and Cuba – Fernando Gonzalez

Beijing. Fernando González, president of the Cuban Institute of Friendship with the Peoples (ICAP), is no doubt the best person to talk about the relations between Cuba and its old foe, the US. This is because González has another better known identity: a member of the Cuban Five....more

More than durian to China-Malaysia relations

Ding Gang for Global Times August 8, 2019

More than durian to China-Malaysia relations

My recent visit to Malaysia came eight years after my first trip to the country. As the car approached the Petronas Twin Towers, the landmark of Kuala Lumpur, I saw a billboard of China Construction Bank (CCB). On the second day, as I was wandering in the city,...more

Beijing watching India closely for stance on Huawei

Hu Weijia for Global Times August 8, 2019

Beijing watching India closely for stance on Huawei

If India blocks Chinese telecom giant Huawei from doing business in the country, it can only be seen as a signal by New Delhi that it's taking sides in China-US trade rivalry. "On the issue of Chinese enterprises participating in the construction of India's 5G, we hope the...more

Cuba is not just the name of a nation, it is a symbol of struggle

Chairman Prachanda July 28, 2019

Cuba is not just the name of a nation, it is a symbol of struggle

Mr. Chairman, Comrade Fernando Gonzales, Comrade Iraklis from World Peace , Distinguished leaders in the Dias, Delegates from Asia Pacific region and other continents; It gives me immense pleasure to be here today to observe opening of the 9th Asia Pacific Regional Conference on Solidarity with Cuba. I...more

Nepal needs to speed up selection of BRI projects to improve local quality of life

Kamal Dev Bhattarai July 25, 2019

Nepal needs to speed up selection of BRI projects to improve local quality of life

The Belt and Road Initiative (BRI) was proposed by China in 2013. Not long after the inception of the initiative, the Nepali government made a full commitment to join. An all-party consensus exists where Nepal should reap the benefits of the BRI to meet domestic development and prosperity...more