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Beijing should 'restrain' destructive critics in Hong Kong, says Global Times

The Global Times, a popular Beijing-based conservative daily, has argued in an editorial that the central government should take measures to "restrain the devastating destruct

Friday, 2 August, 2013, 2:56pm 13 comments

Chen Guangcheng called an oblivious 'chess piece' in China-US relations

As soon as the US realises co-operation with China is what prevails, Chen would be “consumed in a one-off manner” and abandoned as a “cumbersome asset”, the Global Times said in an editorial.

21 Jun 2013 - 10:15am 3 comments

Snowden extradition would 'tarnish Hong Kong's image', says China state media

A state-backed Chinese newspaper on Monday said extraditing former spy Edward Snowden to the United States would be a “betrayal” of his trust and a “face-losing outcome” for Beijing.

The comments are among the strongest to be put forward by domestic media against extraditing Snowden, a former National Security Agency subcontractor who is hiding in Hong Kong.

29 Aug 2013 - 4:13am

Global Times game lets players re-take Diaoyus, kill Japanese online

The nationalist paper Global Times has launched an online game called "Recover the Diaoyu Islands", which takes visitors on a People's Liberation Army vessel on a mission to reassert Chinese sovereignty over the island chain also claimed by Japan.

29 Aug 2013 - 4:13am

Global Times duped by artistic photo of futuristic armed Japanese helicopter

The Global Times, one of China's most influential newspapers, has yet to retract an embarrassing photo gallery on its website of what it says is a futuristic Japanese military helicopter.

29 Aug 2013 - 4:13am

Xi-Obama summit in US will help ‘reduce suspicion’

Chinese state media on Wednesday welcomed news of the first summit between President Xi Jinping and his US counterpart Barack Obama, saying the meeting will help “reduce suspicions” in the relationship.

29 Aug 2013 - 4:13am

Conservatives counter demands for constitutional rule in China

Chinese conservatives have come out to argue against the adoption of "constitutional rule", a term increasingly used by liberals to demand the realisation of basic human rights guaranteed in the Chinese constitution.

29 Aug 2013 - 4:13am

China's party paper turned on by Hillary Clinton's 'bisexuality'

In the wake of its apparent aversion to virgins - as expressed in its recent article "Never Sleep With a Virgin", China’s nationalist newspaper, the Global Times, seems enthusiastic about lesbians - at least when former US secretary Hillary Clinton is suspected of being one.

17 May 2013 - 4:07pm 1 comment

Party papers remark on Hong Kong quake donation furore

Two Communist Party mouthpieces yesterday reported the controversy in Hong Kong over the HK$100 million donation to earthquake victims in Sichuan - pointing the finger at the Red Cross Society of China.

7 May 2013 - 6:12am 4 comments

Global Times blasts social media's 'excessive' supervision of luxury military vehicles

After China’s online community posted startling photos of luxury cars bearing military licence plates - flouting new restrictions that came into effect on Wednesday, China’s nationalist tabloid newspaper The Global Times promptly fired back against what it cal

3 May 2013 - 11:05am 4 comments