It's understandable that some angry Chinese consumers are asking people to boycott Canadian goods. After all, all consumers around the world hope other countries will respect their homeland.
Trump may believe he showed goodwill to China, but he is actually feeding the belief that Meng's episode is nothing more than a political case.
Whether Google comes back or not is of little influence to China's future internet development, nor will China interfere in Google's decision。
China's market is much larger than Japan's, and will certainly be much bigger than the US' in the future. Tokyo need not toe the American line and should defend its privilege to take prudent business decisions in keeping with its sovereign rights.
In the end, is the US threatening Chinese companies or its own enterprises?
Canada shouldn't have made itself an accomplice in containing China's tech development. This is no good to its interests as China will react powerfully to any efforts to thwart the country's development.
If Washington truly walks on a path Pompeo described, its journey is destined to be an exhausting one and will end up badly. The path will have to be given up sooner or later, and Europe is surely not listening to and following the US this time.
What are Asians like to Americans? Two movies, Crazy Rich Asians, and Shang-Chi, offer some clues. In American eyes, they are either crazily making money or seeking revenge against Westerners for the past hu-miliations.
Today's France is more known as a country resistant to change. Street protests cannot bring the French people what they want. France has a glorious past built upon the hard work and spirit of sacrifice of predecessors. But the young generation is seemingly forgetting these virtues.
It is unfortunate to see Time magazine, which enjoys an influential readership among US intellectuals, degenerating into one of the media that focuses more on selling eye-catching, groundless stories rather than proven facts.
A modern country has to explore a governance model that best suits itself. Gun control is just one example. Government must take proactive measures to sort out entangled interests and advance governance.
Not a single terror attack, big or small, has occurred in Xinjiang for almost 22 consecutive months. Public security has notably improved, people are now feeling more secure and economic development is accelerating. Is this experience not useful for other provinces, including Ningxia, to learn?
The Western media always criticize China for lack of rule of law. But when China tries to hunt down corrupt officials and improve governance, these same media go to a great length to shelter them using the excuse of China's human rights situation. Their logic of human rights can hardly convince anybody.
It has been 40 years of reform and opening-up. It is quite surprising to see the West so astonished over Ma being a Party member. The Western media should at least learn some history before judging the country's development.
Orwell's Nineteen Eighty-Four is a classic to Westerners, but it is just a work of fiction to Chinese and they are fed up with Orwellian style preaching from Western elites. This kind of conversation will lead nowhere.
China is looking forward to Islamabad's further investigation into the case, to better protect Chinese people in the country while collaborating with Beijing more efficiently in cracking down on terrorists.
A WWIII of any significance would be disastrous for all and it is something that everyone should have a profound interest in avoiding. But China should keep alert of Western media's WWIII hype, which is simply a rehash of the “China threat theory.”
Western accusations, formed out of either a lack of understanding of Chinese laws or deliberately neglecting China's own conditions, shouldn't influence judicial independence in China.