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Global Times

Group says state-newspaper has got it wrong on PLA berth issue

The newspaper also said the Civic Party was trying to remove the People's Liberation Army from the Central pier to prevent possible army intervention in the brewing "Occupy Central" pro-democracy movement.

Friday, 26 April, 2013, 5:16am

'Intense' farming in China's developed areas blamed in bird flu risk

“Normally, diseases are likely to break out in poor areas. Why is it the other way around in China?” a Global Times editorial said. “In China’s southern and eastern coastal areas, agriculture, especially animal husbandry, has become more intense and populations more dense,” said the English-language edition of the paper, known for its pro-China stance.

29 Aug 2013 - 4:13am

Bow to populism on milk powder

Why do mainland mothers so desperately want to buy baby milk powder in Hong Kong, even at vastly inflated prices? We all know why. They don't trust what's sold on the mainland. So what does the state-owned Global Times do? It savages the Hong Kong government for limiting outbound travellers to two cans to ensure local mothers have enough.

9 Mar 2013 - 2:32am 8 comments

Who said it?

Life is not meant to be a bed of roses. You can't run away, you need to remain upbeat

Former lawmaker Audrey Eu on staying in politics after a tumour was found close to her brain


If North Korea insists on a third nuclear test despite attempts to dissuade it, it must pay a heavy price

7 Feb 2013 - 2:41am

China hints at ‘heavy price’ for North Korea nuclear test

China should exact a “heavy price” from North Korea if an imminent nuclear test goes ahead, state-run media said on Wednesday in their strongest call yet.

29 Aug 2013 - 4:13am

Global Times attacked over editorial on Southern Weekly

The Global Times, a nationalist tabloid newspaper on the mainland, has come under unprecedented criticism from internet users and journalists following its publication of an editorial on Monday that criticised Guangzhou's outspoken Southern Weekly.

11 Jan 2013 - 4:54am

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I think we all understand the incursions being made by China … do pose a threat to the stability of the region

Philippine Foreign Secretary Albert del Rosario on tensions in the South China Sea


If we played this game 10 times maybe we would win nine of them

11 Jan 2013 - 2:27am

Chinese netizens turn to metaphors to condemn, evade censorship

If you think an ability to read Chinese is the prime skill required to understand China, you are wrong. Living in a country with harsh online censorship, you also need to understand Chinese metaphors.

10 Jan 2013 - 11:37pm 1 comment