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Geography is not destiny: rise of Indo-Pacific

China has become the “odd man out” in this conceptual mapping of the Indo-Pacific.

Lee Hsien Loong visits US, maintains delicate balancing act with China

To maximize its interests in its relations with both Beijing and Washington is obviously Singapore's best approach.
Source: Global Times | 2017/10/22 19:58:39

US offers empty promises to India

Both Beijing and New Delhi should try more to pursue the "Asian Century," rather than losing that chance by fighting each other.
Source: Global Times | 2017/10/22 19:53:39

India eyes regional influence with Russia drill

It is impossible for India to enhance its influence without cooperating with China.
Source: Global Times | 2017/10/19 21:48:40

NE Asia needs strong regional framework to avoid geopolitical traps

As history shows us, periods of hegemonic change and power transition are rife with mutual suspicion and conflicts. To avert such a mutually destructive course of events, the so-called Thucydides Trap, we need to build a comprehensive regional framework, overcoming the geopolitical division among various regional groupings.
Source: Global Times | 2017/10/19 21:43:40

Rohingya crisis reveals larger problems besetting Myanmar

The NLD government shows willingness to join the Beijing-proposed Belt and Road initiative. Economic cooperation will lead the development of China-Myanmar relations and help the two nations achieve sound growth and prosperity.
Source: Global Times | 2017/10/18 23:58:39

China’s destiny on track with global prosperity

As famous British historian Arnold Joseph Toynbee once said, if the Communist Party of China can blaze a new path in its social and economic strategies, then it can prove its capacity to endow a gift on China and the world.
Source: Global Times | 2017/10/18 23:53:39

North Korea’s nuclear objectives may prompt policy change in NE Asia

At present, having an environment with no war and no chaos is of fundamental importance to China's interests, which should be given priority.
Source: Global Times | 2017/10/17 20:23:39

India’s review of China relations overdue

It is hoped that India can make a comprehensive review of China-India relations, draw a professional, rational and responsible conclusion, properly guide its media and the public's attitude toward China, as well as reduce misleading reports from unqualified media news outlets and experts, so as to promote a correct understanding of Beijing and provide an authoritative reference for the Indian government.
Source: Global Times | 2017/10/17 20:18:39

Northeast Asia needs new strategy to ensure peaceful development

China will develop a new type of great power relations based on mutual benefit, harmonious coexistence and win-win cooperation.
Source: Global Times | 2017/10/16 18:53:39

South Korean envoy faces tough task to fix ties

Noh wants to do more, but the potential for diplomacy is limited. China welcomes Noh's arrival and his efforts to improve relations. But at the same time, China doesn't expect too much to change despite all his best efforts.
Source: Global Times | 2017/10/16 18:48:39

Kobe Steel scandal seriously damages reputation of ‘Made in Japan’

Japanese companies have won worldwide trust and recognition with their unremitting pursuit of perfection. They are now in decline for varied reasons but the abandonment of their core values must be a prime culprit.
Source: Global Times | 2017/10/15 21:28:39

US needs wiser South China Sea strategy

With regard to the South China Sea, Washington needs to come up with a sensible strategy rather than letting "freedom of navigation" operations undermine trust and cooperation between the two countries.
Source: Global Times | 2017/10/15 21:23:39

Asia-Pacific security architecture needs a tweak

A new security architecture in the Asia-Pacific region will be hard to realize within a short time. As the region faces uncertainties and challenges, the only path to preserving a long peace passes through China-US cooperation and maintenance of ASEAN's centrality.
Source: Global Times | 2017/10/12 17:43:40

Washington-Pyongyang communication: easily lost in translation

Churchill said, "Jaw, jaw is better than war, war." In this case, the solution is to let the money do the talking. It's a language the North Korean government has repeatedly demonstrated that they understand without any risk of misunderstanding.
Source: Global Times | 2017/10/11 18:18:39

Reconstructed Japanese town invokes nostalgia

The future trajectory of social thought in Japan, to some extent, relates to the loyalty of the younger generation toward traditional communities.
Source: Global Times | 2017/10/11 18:13:40

Accusing Pakistan alone won’t wipe out terror threat for India

China has remained neutral on the Kashmir issue, hoping that the two can peacefully solve their disputes. China can play a constructive role if the two require its help. Otherwise, China would not get involved.
Source: Global Times | 2017/10/10 20:58:39

Trump’ s Asia visit tests US strategy

Trump's upcoming Asia trip offers an opportunity to showcase the US strategy for Asia.
Source: Global Times | 2017/10/10 20:53:39

Beijing-Seoul cooperation need of the hour

While many believe that tourism, cosmetics and soft power in the form of K-pop entertainment are the main money makers for South Korea, they are not the pillars of the economy.
Source: Global Times | 2017/10/6 9:58:11