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US 'navigational hegemony' operations in S.China Sea will alienate all sides


The foremost thing for the US right now is to restrain its hegemonic mind-set and behavior, and promote regional peace and cooperation, rather than make trouble in the region.


China's development offers worthy lessons

The founding of the PRC coincided with a time when many countries were gaining independence. Not all, however, developed as impressively as China. But China has made itself a model for them and they can also look at the rising power to seek to become a part of a shared, prosperous future.
Source: Global Times | 2019/9/23 19:53:40

Modi does balancing act between US and Russia

While New Delhi rejects the Western concept of "containment" against China, it surely desires to take up the mantle of the Indo-Pacific agenda by making a Russian buy-in feasible.
Source: Global Times | 2019/9/20 1:03:06

US 'navigational hegemony' operations in S.China Sea will alienate all sides

The foremost thing for the US right now is to restrain its hegemonic mind-set and behavior, and promote regional peace and cooperation, rather than make trouble in the region.
Source: Global Times | 2019/9/19 21:53:40

Unlike Australia, India treads softly on ties with US

US President Donald Trump will travel to Texas on Sunday to attend an event with Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi culminating in their third meeting. Later the same day, Trump will join a tour in Ohio with Australian Prime Minister Scott Morrison. Why does the US attach importance to advancing relations with India and Australia? Is it indicative of efforts by the superpower to reinforce its Indo-Pacific strategy? Global Times reporter Lu Yuanzhi talked to two Chinese experts.
Source: Global Times | 2019/9/19 0:34:02

The road to sustainable peace in Asia

How to walk out of history in a peaceful and Asian way and establish a system given to sustainable peace and development, which could gradually replace the US-led Asian pattern, will be the real test for countries in the continent, especially for China, Japan and South Korea.
Source: Global Times | 2019/9/18 19:33:40

Groundwork pertinent for fourth Trump-Kim meet

North Korean leader Kim Jong-un invited US President Donald Trump to visit Pyongyang in a letter sent in August, South Korea's Joongang Ilbo newspaper reported on Monday, citing diplomatic sources. North Korea said on September 9 it was willing to restart denuclearization talks with the US in late September, while Trump hinted reporters on Thursday that he could meet Kim by the end of 2019.
Source: Global Times | 2019/9/17 23:57:53

Australia's China-threat wave indicates a nation eager to play US pawn role

The demonization of China, Australia's largest economic partner, is irrational and irresponsible. Both countries have been economically, socially, and culturally linked with shared interests and benefits.
Source: Global Times | 2019/9/17 2:30:30

India-Russia ties rest on strategic calculations

Consolidating and developing ties with Russia implies India's strategic intention to contain China's rise. It would pile more geopolitical pressure on China and increase the instability in China's periphery.
Source: Global Times | 2019/9/16 21:43:39

China can play more active role in mediating Japan-South Korea spat

China can be an important mediator between Japan and South Korea. Up until now, the US played the role, but it is time for China to play that role, because cooperation among China, Japan, South Korea is extremely important for peace and stability, as well as the common prosperity in Northeast Asia.
Source: Global Times | 2019/9/15 18:58:39

'Balance of power' a strategic trap for India

The strategy of the balance of power is generated from the diplomacy of Western countries. In today's globalized world, Asian countries are supposed to have better choices. This is a test for not only for India, but also China. Both need work together to walk out of this strategic trap.
Source: Global Times | 2019/9/11 18:53:41

Communication key to China-India trust

Mutual trust between China and India can not only promote cooperation between the two countries, but also avoid the dilemma of neighboring countries sandwiched between China and India, which is conducive to the harmonious development of regional international relations, and will create better conditions for Sino-Indian cooperation in global affairs.
Source: Global Times | 2019/9/10 22:08:40

China's role vital in sensitive South Asia

China's role will become more prominent with Trump suspending Afghan peace talks. China will continue to contribute to maintaining regional peace and security.
Source: Global Times | 2019/9/9 21:03:40

Frictions won't jolt US-South Korea alliance

In US Asia-Pacific strategy, although not as important as US-Japan alliance, US-South Korea alliance is indispensable. As a pivotal anchor in US Asia-Pacific strategy, South Korea would not be abandoned by the US. Seoul-Washington alliance has still been stable, despite some frictions.
Source: Global Times | 2019/9/8 19:28:39

ASEAN war games with US meant to promote centrality of bloc in the region

The bloc's eight main partners of dialogue, including China, the US and Japan, are also the main participants in the joint maritime exercise for ASEAN. Therefore, in this sense, holding joint maritime exercises with major powers such as China and the US is an active move by the bloc to promote and consolidate its centrality in the region.
Source: Global Times | 2019/9/4 19:53:40

Resurgent identity in ascendant India

We would like to regard Modi's decision on Kashmir as a trial, which will greatly impact global geopolitics. Neighboring countries of India will therefore keep an eye on what the future holds for Modi's decision and the socioeconomic consequences it brings.
Source: Global Times | 2019/9/4 18:53:40

China's role in NK nuclear issue cannot be circumvented

Chinese President Xi Jinping's visit to Pyongyang in June 2019 shows that relations have entered a new era and solid bilateral ties will provide new impetus for addressing the Korean Peninsula nuclear issue. If the two countries continue to move toward the same direction in dealing with the nuclear issue, other nations in the region, such as South Korea and Russia, will contribute to peaceful negotiations, which is beneficial for regional security and peaceful development.
Source: Global Times | 2019/9/2 20:53:40

ASEAN-US drills need not raise eyebrows

More cooperation between China and ASEAN will be witnessed in trade and economy, security and people-to-people exchanges under the framework of the China-proposed Belt and Road Initiative.
Source: Global Times | 2019/9/1 20:23:40

US missiles plan could spark arms race

Today, China has got unprecedentedly close to the center of world stage, yet the country's soft power still needs to be further developed and strengthened. Relevant Chinese authorities should note that participation in developing international mechanisms and negotiations on international affairs is a critical approach to enhancing soft power and attach great importance to this aspect.
Source: Global Times | 2019/8/29 21:58:40