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Sifting through the trash issue raises a stink

Obviously, people need more information about what can be recycled, and what categories of waste cannot. This changes all the time – in the past, we were told bottle caps had to be separated, now they don't. Once people have more understanding of what can and can't be recycled, they might start to reduce their waste altogether, which surely must be the aim.
Source: Global Times | 2019/6/30 17:38:40

Open cooperation, joint development remain a thoroughfare

The World Bank's global growth forecast for 2019 stood at 2.6 percent, the lowest in the recent three years, while the global trade growth this year was also revised down to 2.6 percent, the weakest since the global financial crisis 11 years ago.
Source: Xinhua | 2019/6/28 14:33:20

Only mutual trust, mutual benefit lead to win-win results

It is common knowledge that China will always stay true to the original aspiration of cooperation and safeguard the bottom line of justice no matter how the international landscape changes.
Source: People's Daily | 2019/6/28 14:30:56

War not an option for the US or Iran

All in all, renegotiations or even protracted tensions are relatively better options for both Washington and Tehran.
Source: Global Times | 2019/6/27 17:48:40

Restaurant bills leave a bad taste in the mouth

Here in China, if you see some people argue and even push and shove at the cashier's desk of a restaurant, please stay calm and don't call the police, the jostling could be over who gets to pay the bill.
Source: Global Times | 2019/6/27 20:48:41

There will be no war between Iran, US: Iranian ambassador to China

“The US withdrawal from the Iran nuclear deal, strict economic sanctions against Iran and increasing US military presence in the Persian Gulf all show that Washington has many preconditions over talks with Iran,” said Iranian ambassador to China.
Source: Global Times | 2019/6/26 20:06:55

US Indo-Pacific Strategy: hard to achieve goals

In the end, to advance the strategy, it is definitely wrong to create adversaries and bring together allies and partners to contain them. China is a major country in the Asia-Pacific region. If the US really wants peace, stability and prosperity in the region, it should seek to cooperate with every country in the region, including China.
Source: Global Times | 2019/6/26 18:53:40

Once abandoning leadership, US should not expect others to follow: expert

China-US tensions are mounting. At the same time, trade disputes between the US and the EU continue to grow. What is Washington's main objective to start trade disputes with global economies? How will unilateralism and protectionism affect international order and global economy?
Source: Global Times | 2019/6/26 18:18:39

G20 to seek unity around multilateralism

Major tensions stem not only from trade, technological and monetary issues, but also from interference in the internal affairs of other countries. In this sense, the US is definitely working against international norms and UN principles of mutual respect.
Source: Global Times | 2019/6/26 18:13:40

Cautious optimism needed on Xi-Trump meeting in Osaka

If Washington wants the Xi-Trump summit in Osaka to be a success, it needs to adopt a more practical and consistent China policy. The White House needs to rein in the impulse to corner China.
Source: Global Times | 2019/6/26 17:28:40

How does US wield 'rules-based order'?

Nowadays, emerging economies represented by China have become the main contributors to the global economic growth. They are no longer satisfied with simply “receiving” and also demands contributing and reaping benefits, which is undoubtedly justifiable. However, the existing rules-based order has proven difficult to adapt to this change. Therefore, this order will diverge to meet the needs of cooperation and competition among civilizations.
Source: Global Times | 2019/6/25 20:18:40

Kenya is realizing the benefits of BRI: minister

As an active participant in the China-proposed Belt and Road Initiative (BRI), how does Kenya view the opportunities and benefits the initiative offers? What are Kenya's expectations from future bilateral cooperation?
Source: Global Times | 2019/6/25 17:58:40

Unilateralism will be supported by few

The US has received broad objection from the international community during the past year as it widely instigated trade frictions regardless of international rules.
Source: People's Daily | 2019/6/25 15:47:09

"The world needs a peaceful China all the time," say scholars

The past 70 years have witnessed a new China transformed into the second largest economy and a very important element for world peace, Turkish analysts have said.
Source: Xinhua | 2019/6/25 14:05:11

Head-of-state diplomacy can turn ties with US

Head-of-state diplomacy will lay a solid foundation for development of bilateral relations. We look forward to success at the G20 summit and fruitful returns for both countries.
Source: Global Times | 2019/6/24 18:48:40

US policies can cause global recession: expert

The US has increased trade conflict with China, and also Europe. What was the primary reason for Washington to start the trade dispute with them? Will China and Europe further expand cooperation to deal with US unilateral and protectionist behavior?
Source: Global Times | 2019/6/24 18:23:40

What's in a name? Ask realty developers

While there is a need to do away with the more ridiculously hilarious names of apartments and places, it is even more important to not suddenly target and get rid of say, bilingual road signs, revered and legal foreign names such as foreign trademarks and brands as these make China more “international”.
Source: Global Times | 2019/6/24 18:23:40

Chinese restaurants should seize upon US demand for real-deal cuisine

For the longest time, Westerners, who are often culprits of cultural appropriation, have remained where they belong in a Chinese restaurant, seated at a table, thus keeping appropriation attempts to a remote murmur.
Source: Global Times | 2019/6/24 16:58:39