China-US trade war a test of endurance

Source:Global Times Published: 2019/8/24 20:27:55 After China on Friday unveiled additional tariffs on $75 billion of US goods, the US reacted vehemently. Washington announced on the same day that it will hike tariff rates on $250 billion worth of Chinese goods from 25 to 30 percent, and another $300 billion in Chinese products currently tariffed […]

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MTR should avoid kowtowing to HK radical forces

Source:Global Times Published: 2019/8/23 20:03:40 Radical protesters staged a sit-in at Yuen Long Station in Hong Kong on Wednesday. Late into the night, however, violence was again on the rise. Damage was made inside the station, and roadblocks were set up outside to confront riot police. To the anger of many people, Hong Kong’s major […]

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Western media humiliates detained HK resident

Source:Global Times Published: 2019/8/22 21:38:41 Simon Cheng Man-kit, an employee of the British Consulate General in Hong Kong, went “missing” during a business trip to Shenzhen, South China’s Guangdong Province. He is a Hong Kong resident, but the UK’s Foreign and Commonwealth Office has been making noise about it. Western media as well as media […]

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Lockdown, communication blockade continue in Indian-controlled Kashmir

by Peerzada Arshad Hamid The massive lockdown and communication blockade imposed by local government continued in restive Indian-controlled Kashmir Tuesday for the 16th straight day, officials said, reports Xinhua.    Thousands of paramilitary troopers have been deployed across the region in Srinagar city, the summer capital of Indian-controlled Kashmir to enforce restrictions and prevent protest […]

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Pence’s threat on HK affairs outrageous

Source:Global Times Published: 2019/8/20 23:13:40 Last Updated: 2019/8/21 0:29:49 US Vice President Mike Pence said in a threatening tone on Monday that for the US to make a trade deal with China, Beijing needs to honor its commitments, including China’s commitment to respect the legal integrity of Hong Kong in keeping with the 1984 Sino-British […]

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Corporal punishment is intolerably cruel and totally ineffective

Sir Frank Peters Almost nine years ago corporal punishment to children in schools and madrasahs was outlawed in Bangladesh. But you would be forgiven for not noticing. Sadly, the ‘Business as Usual’ sign is still in evidence at many schools and madrasahs. The perpetrators know about the noble and honourable work of High Court Justices […]

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FedEx business ethics in China questioned

Source:Global Times Published: 2019/8/18 22:30:44 According to official Chinese sources, a sportswear company in East China’s Fujian Province received a package with a gun in it from a US customer delivered by FedEx. Private ownership of firearms is strictly forbidden in China. This is obviously a serious incident. More than 10 articles are prohibited from […]

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Strategic Contention Over Ports: Pakistan’s Gwadar Versus Iran’s Chabahar

An analytical article, written by Vinay Kaura was published on the Indian news website “The Print.in”, Updated: 25 June, 2019. It contains subtitles “India needs Chabahar Port more than ever now, but Trump’s reckless behaviour could ruin it-China and Pakistan have been working overtime to woo Iran and integrate it into their strategic nexus against […]

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