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Integration speeds up in Northeast Asia

Wang's visit to Japan provides an opportunity for the two countries to explore transformation, have policy communication and discuss building regional mechanisms. It is expected that Sino-Japanese ties will continue improving and they, together with South Korea, will launch FTA cooperation.

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

Xi's visit to Vietnam expected to consolidate thriving bilateral relationship

The two countries should strengthen their cooperation in important fields, like investment, trade, tourism and construction of infrastructure to push the bilateral pragmatic cooperation to a higher stage and to enter a new era.
Source: Global Times | 2017/11/8 21:23:39

Japan still junior partner in US alliance

Although Abe has managed to make Japan Trump's first stop in his maiden Asia trip, no substantial achievement has been made to issues that matter for both countries, and Japan remains on the back foot in its ties with the US.
Source: Global Times | 2017/11/7 19:13:39

West needs to adjust its thinking on icon of Myanmar

Even the smallest country won't tie their fate with Westerners' thought.
Source: Global Times | 2017/11/6 23:36:04

NATO interference in Asia-Pacific affairs driven by survival instinct

NATO intervention in Asia Pacific affairs cannot be blocked or ignored. China needs to take precautions.
Source: Global Times | 2017/11/6 20:18:39

Japan's move on 'comfort women' disturbing

UNESCO announced new nominations for the Memory of the World International Register on Thursday. "Voices of the 'Comfort Women'" endorsed by civic groups from eight countries and regions including China and South Korea was recommended for postponement.
Source: Global Times | 2017/11/6 20:18:39

China and South Korea shoot down differences over anti-missile defense system

The THAAD dispute has revealed the vulnerability of Sino-South Korean ties. The two countries need time to deal with side effects of the issue, and should temper the emotions of their populations to cement a strategic partnership.
Source: Global Times | 2017/11/5 21:48:39

Can Trump get what he wants from Asia trip?

The challenges facing Trump's maiden Asia trip are formidable. Under the "America First" slogan, whether Asia continues to be "first" on the US' global map will be a yardstick for Asian countries to deal with the US.
Source: Global Times | 2017/11/5 21:43:40

Stereotype understanding of Japan restricts our accurate assessment of neighbor

We don't need to pay too much attention to Abe's expression and postures when he meets Trump. These will catch eyes easily, but they are of the least importance.
Source: Global Times | 2017/11/2 20:53:39

Containing China a no-win for Abe

Japanese Foreign Minister Taro Kono recently indicated that Japan would propose a top-level dialogue with the US, India and Australia, with topics ranging from free trade to defense cooperation. One wonders why Tokyo is once again insisting on raising these issues. Is it yet another lame attempt to contain China?
Source: Global Times | 2017/11/2 20:33:40

Trump's Asia policy needs to be mutually beneficial

The concern for many Asian countries is no longer how to make more concessions over opening up the market and buying more "Made in America" products, but to think carefully about what benefits Trump can bring to them.
Source: Global Times | 2017/11/1 21:18:39

Four-way talks meant to contain China miss regional development demand

A US saddled with a tight budget, a financially indebted Japan, an Australia eyeing a free ride on China's economic development and an India still struggling to become a developed country can hardly spare any effort to contribute to the public good.
Source: Global Times | 2017/10/31 20:03:39

Be wary of nuclear proliferation on Korean Peninsula

The North Korean nuclear issue and tensions on the Korean Peninsula directly threaten China's national security and development. China must hence unwaveringly push forward the denuclearization of the peninsula, and preserve nuclear nonproliferation on the peninsula and Northeast Asia.
Source: Global Times | 2017/10/31 19:58:39

Myanmar sanctions may point to US policy change

Selective American sanctions on Myanmar are not only an expression of disappointment toward Suu Kyi, but also the beginning of a possible policy of adjustment, the extent of which is unclear.
Source: Global Times | 2017/10/30 20:13:39

Why Washington's proposed sanctions on Myanmar won't work

As for the Rohingya issue, dialogues and consultations should be promoted and humanitarian assistance provided to resolve the problem.
Source: Global Times | 2017/10/29 19:03:40

South Korea's nuclear option a non-starter under Moon

Despite US pressures, the Moon administration has explored ways to reopen dialogue with North Korea at the same time abiding by UN resolutions against Pyongyang.
Source: Global Times | 2017/10/29 19:03:40

ASEAN wants to steer clear of Sino-US rivalry

ASEAN leaders represented by Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte hope to maintain their independence in regional affairs.
Source: Global Times | 2017/10/26 21:23:39