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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.


India pursues Act East policy via Myanmar

Beijing should communicate its intentions to Myanmar and India through dialogue and cooperation. Of course, as a regional power bordering a host of countries, China, wishing to achieve peace and rejuvenation, needs to reconfigure new ties with both nations in terms of development and security.
Source: Global Times | 2017/7/16 18:13:39

Mongolia’s new nationalist president won’t harm China ties

Khaltmaa Battulga of the Democratic Party was sworn in as Mongolian new president on July 10 after winning the presidential elections with 50.6 percent of the votes. He is not only known as a business tycoon and judo expert, but also as a strong nationalist who used the slogan "I Win, Mongolia Wins" for his presidential campaign.
Source: Global Times | 2017/7/13 17:33:39

India’s future lies in Asia, not as a US ally

The current border dispute between New Delhi and Beijing is occurring at a time when China has undertaken the bold step to revive the ancient Silk Road and maritime trading routes.
Source: Global Times | 2017/7/13 17:28:39

Belt and Road plays key role in joint terror fight

The key to the Belt and Road lies in the connectivity of interests. Discovering and developing more common interests among different countries and regions through the Belt and Road will boost their cooperation in addressing many a conundrum.
Source: Global Times | 2017/7/12 17:58:39

Mongolia would benefit from less nationalism, more trade with neighbors

Mongolia has a geopolitical advantage. However, narrow-minded nationalism has hindered the country’s development.
Source: Global Times | 2017/7/12 10:58:39

In need of a lift, Abe wins little from G20 tour

The 2017 G20 summit was held in Hamburg, Germany on July 7-8. Starting from July 6, Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe successively attended a trilateral summit with US and South Korean leaders as well as a series of bilateral meetings with his South Korean, Russian and Chinese counterparts.
Source: Global Times | 2017/7/11 19:20:57

US-Thai summit aims to restore ties, but deep issues remain unresolved

Thailand's Prime Minister Prayut Chan-o-cha accepted US President Donald Trump's invitation and will visit the US this month. This will be his first official visit in his three years as prime minister.
Source: Global Times | 2017/7/10 18:53:39

Trump’s Asia-Pacific policy takes shape

After the South China Sea arbitration case, the claimants have pursued dialogue and consultation to solve their differences, an approach which should be promoted and continued. If all the countries work together in the same direction, the external factors will not affect peace and stability in the South China Sea.
Source: Global Times | 2017/7/10 18:53:39

New Delhi provokes border row, ignoring history

The current China-India border row shows that the Indian leadership has once again invoked the so-called border incursion issue under the "China threat" theory to appease its domestic and international audience. It is an old tactic which successive Indian leaders have used.
Source: Global Times | 2017/7/9 21:23:39

India breaks international law over unwarranted fears

China can show the region and the international community or even the UN Security Council its evidence to illustrate China's position. It highlights China's sincerity and effort to maintain peace as a responsible big power. It will never resort to force till it is the last choice.
Source: Global Times | 2017/7/9 20:08:39

Abe needs diplomatic boost to buoy sinking popularity after election loss

It is a better relationship with China that can truly help Abe's government to get out of its current political dilemma.
Source: Global Times | 2017/7/6 19:28:39

One year on, South China Sea maintains fragile peace

Today, few people talk about the so-called South China Sea arbitration ruling issued on July 7, 2016, not because people are forgetful, but because the so-called arbitration ruling turned out to be moot. Without the ruling, the South China Sea situation can be managed very well.
Source: Global Times | 2017/7/6 19:18:39

New Delhi’s sabre-rattling at border jeopardizes peace and stability for two sides

India border guards crossed over the Sikkim section of the China-India border to the China side and triggered a face-off with Chinese troops. What is behind India's decision to provoke a border dispute? What actions should China take to deal with provocation from India? How will this dispute influence the China-India relationship?
Source: Global Times | 2017/7/5 21:48:40

Beneath Bhutan’s lofty happiness index

Bhutan is no Shangri-La. Given China's rise and consequent growing influence upon South Asia, and with the development and opening up of Tibet, India is beset with more worries and misgivings, which is making it hard for Bhutan to maintain its peace and tranquility.
Source: Global Times | 2017/7/5 21:43:40

Security ties strengthened by Moon-Trump summit, economic tension remains

Moon's first visit made a good start, and won understanding and support from the US in the security issues that concern South Korea most.
Source: Global Times | 2017/7/4 20:53:39

India has most to lose in border spats

Confronting China, India's dream of becoming a world power will only become further away.
Source: Global Times | 2017/7/4 20:43:39