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By-election result a wake-up call for NLD

Multiple reasons are behind the erosion of NLD's support base and the party needs to deal with it properly. The by-election offers a good chance to observe Myanmar's politics.

By-election result a wake-up call for NLD

Multiple reasons are behind the erosion of NLD's support base and the party needs to deal with it properly. The by-election offers a good chance to observe Myanmar's politics.
Source: Global Times | 2018/11/12 22:18:39

North Korea tries to improve image amid uncertainty

Obviously, the US wants to continue dominating Korean Peninsula affairs. Washington has sent a signal – it won't turn a blind eye to the changes North Korea is bringing, but those changes are far from enough.
Source: Global Times | 2018/11/11 12:58:39

Can China-Australia relations fully rebound?

Beijing and Canberra need to further adjust and promote their bilateral relations, especially when Australia is facing an election and China may need time to coordinate with the new government. The two countries should exchange ideas in structural and multilateral cooperation for the long run, and further explore regional construction as China pushes for a new round of opening-up.
Source: Global Times | 2018/11/8 19:33:41

A new chapter in Australian foreign policy?

In this regard Australia is perhaps the quintessential test of the effectiveness of Chinese diplomacy. If China can loosen Australia's ties with the US, that really would be an indicator of the Middle Kingdom's growing geo-economic influence and power. But as they say in Australia, I wouldn't hold your breath.
Source: Global Times | 2018/11/7 18:33:39

Can Morrison bring China ties out of doldrums?

Morrison said he looks forward to meeting with Chinese leaders in the forthcoming G20 and APEC summits. We hope he is sincere and genuinely aims at a thaw in Australia's relations with China. China is not a card to be played to make partisan gains. It is in the long-term interest of both countries to achieve a win-win outcome in bilateral relations.
Source: Global Times | 2018/11/6 12:58:39

Sri Lanka provides right ground for implementing 'China-India Plus' plan

Sri Lanka's development streak deserves China and India's support and respect. It is not a battleground for rivalry between the two Asian powers. On the contrary, as Sri Lanka ranks high among South Asian countries in economic and social development, it is an ideal partner to carry out the “China-India Plus” plan. India should become less suspicious and cooperate with China in Sri Lanka to jointly enhance the latter's self-development capabilities.
Source: Global Times | 2018/11/5 17:33:39

Khan's visit infuses momentum in ties

Khan's visit to China will set the tone for deepening of China-Pakistan cooperation in the next five years. The China-Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPEC) is currently the largest joint project between the two countries.
Source: Global Times | 2018/11/4 17:33:39

Trump cranks up pressure on India by rejecting invitation

Rejecting the Indian invitation for the Republic Day doesn't mean Trump won't visit India. This can probably be Trump's way of cranking up the pressure.
Source: Global Times | 2018/11/4 13:23:39

More countries set to close ranks against Washington's unilateralism

Both India and Japan display new cooperative gestures and a desire to seek rapprochement with China, so as to hedge against uncertainty in the relationship with the US.
Source: Global Times | 2018/11/1 15:58:39

End of Japan ODA heralds new partnership

The end of ODA means both countries are no longer in a donor-recipient relationship, but working toward a new partnership of mutual benefit, which will contribute to global prosperity.
Source: Global Times | 2018/10/30 18:43:41

China-Japan economic ties should lead to political trust

The next step for China and Japan to improve bilateral ties is to convert their economic cooperation into political trust and achieve more convergence on issues of common interest.
Source: Global Times | 2018/10/29 19:38:40

Cumulative efforts may bring hidden changes on Korean Peninsula

All the above summits, visits, and the possible upcoming visit by Kim to Russia may bring some minor but crucial changes to the regional situation and structure.
Source: Global Times | 2018/10/29 19:33:42

China, ASEAN security ties leap forward

The deepening cooperation could be attributed to a change in the attitude of ASEAN over regional security collaboration.
Source: Global Times | 2018/10/28 21:03:41

Nguyen Phu Trong's dual role will help Vietnam development, boost China ties

Nguyen Phu Trong's appointment as president, which is deemed an echo of CPV consensus and popular appeal, has received nationwide support.
Source: Global Times | 2018/10/28 20:58:42

Abe could make China visit a pivotal one

Now is the key time for Abe and other Japanese leaders to consider another step from demonstrating limited kindness and weigh the possibility of strategically pivoting.
Source: Global Times | 2018/10/25 20:33:40

Scholars decode future of China-US relations

The 2018 North Pavilion Dialogue sponsored by Peking University's School of International Studies and Institute of International and Strategic Studies was held on October 21. What is the future of geostrategic competition in Eurasia? How will China-US relations develop in the future?
Source: Global Times | 2018/10/24 18:23:40

Japan acute at diplomatic recalibration

Today, the Trump administration's unilateralism has hit Japan hard. Tokyo seems to have noticed a positive path for change in its foreign policy after sensing the crisis. Improving China-Japan relations is a crucial signal.
Source: Global Times | 2018/10/23 17:18:39

US moves worsening South China Sea row

The US now views China's law enforcement activities, development of islands, deployment of defense facilities and promotion of “Code of Conduct” negotiations in the area as challenging Washington's control over the Asia-Pacific.
Source: Global Times | 2018/10/22 19:43:39