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A regional solution needed for South China Sea


Given that the Trump administration has been paying increasing attention to the North Korean nuclear crisis and also economic and trade issues in the Asia-Pacific region, Washington’s current attention on the South China Sea is somewhat limited.


A regional solution needed for South China Sea

Given that the Trump administration has been paying increasing attention to the North Korean nuclear crisis and also economic and trade issues in the Asia-Pacific region, Washington’s current attention on the South China Sea is somewhat limited.
Source: Global Times | 2017/11/23 20:48:39

Summit diplomacy to advance community building in East Asia

Now would be a good time to reinvigorate the EAEC.
Source: Global Times | 2017/11/22 19:43:39

Talks, not sanctions, can solve North Korea crisis

Given that neither the US nor North Korea seems to have prepared to return to the negotiation table, denuclearization talks look unlikely at present.
Source: Global Times | 2017/11/22 19:43:39

Geography is not destiny: rise of Indo-Pacific

China has become the “odd man out” in this conceptual mapping of the Indo-Pacific.
Source: Global Times | 2017/11/21 21:38:39

Why US, India strategic ties can’t sustain

New Delhi may also find its strategic autonomy seriously compromised once it owes Washington favors but can hardly pay back.
Source: Global Times | 2017/11/20 17:53:40

Fictitious ‘China threat’ underlines Australia’s fear of being abandoned by US

Australia harbors an irrational fear of being invaded by its northern neighbor. Hence, it is willing to accept any demand in exchange of protection by bigger powers.
Source: Global Times | 2017/11/19 20:13:39

Can Sino-South Korean ties evolve in post-THAAD era?

Furthermore, not only did South Korea deny its alliance with Japan, refusing to carry out military drills with its neighbor, but also disagreed on the Indo-Pacific strategy initiated by Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe.
Source: Global Times | 2017/11/19 20:13:39

As ties with South Korea improve, China needs to be wary of impediments

Seoul is indispensable to addressing the Korean Peninsula issue, and the two countries are on the same page in the approach to resolving the crisis.
Source: Global Times | 2017/11/16 19:18:40

EU should not play Rohingya card at ASEM

As a veteran observer of Asian and European affairs and ASEM, I am overcome by a sense of déjà vu. Myanmar has never been off Europe’s radar, and it’s not the first time that the EU is resorting to such ill-suited measures.
Source: Global Times | 2017/11/16 18:28:39

Trump promotes Indo-Pacific for US benefits

If the US just changes the name of its strategy but pursues the same strategic goals, it will fail, just as its predecessor did.
Source: Global Times | 2017/11/15 18:23:40

Australia rejoining Quad will not advance regional prosperity, unity

An alliance is a threat to non-members, which may trigger a spiral of uncertainty and insecurity.
Source: Global Times | 2017/11/15 18:18:40

Vietnam has equal relations with China, US: expert

Chinese President Xi Jinping, also general secretary of the Communist Party of China (CPC) Central Committee, started his state visit to Vietnam on Sunday. What's the significance of his trip for the Sino-Vietnamese relationship? How will Vietnam handle its relationship with China and the US? Global Times (GT) reporter Bai Tiantian talked with Vu Cao Phan (Vu), advisor to the Vietnam-China Friendship Association and director of the Political and International Relations Institute at Binh Duong University in Vietnam.
Source: Global Times | 2017/11/12 23:32:28

Xi’s visits boost confidence in socialist path

China has established comprehensive strategic cooperative partnership with both Vietnam and Laos, and has traditional friendly relations with the two countries.
Source: Global Times | 2017/11/14 17:58:40

As China, US come closer, Tokyo seeks improved relations with Beijing

Although Abenomics adopted at the end of 2012 has stimulated Japan’s stock market and economic recovery, the declining and aging population makes Japan unable to compete with China.
Source: Global Times | 2017/11/14 17:58:39

China lays out multilateral vision at APEC

We should firmly support the multilateral trade regime, practice regionalism and build an open economy.
Source: Global Times | 2017/11/12 19:18:39

Opportune moment for South Korea, China to mend relations

South Korea is in a unique position to become a strategic fulcrum for China, at least under the Trump and Moon administration.
Source: Global Times | 2017/11/9 21:48:39

APEC offers chance to better ties with Hanoi

The APEC summit will be an important platform to show our policy and to address the doubts. We can use the opportunity to consolidate their confidence in China's development and demonstrate China's constructive and leading role in regional and global economic cooperation.
Source: Global Times | 2017/11/9 21:43:39

Can pragmatic Trump promote regional order?

If the US and China can figure out how to get along with each other little by little in long-term negotiations, a new order will then be gradually shaped to serve the interests of all countries in the region.
Source: Global Times | 2017/11/8 21:18:39