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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.


China's rise helped by historical conditions

Anyone who wants to understand the rise of China needs to understand the grand unification theory that has been transformed into the collective sense of stability.
Source: Global Times | 2018/2/21 20:28:39

Hawkish US ambassador to Australia likely to roil ties with China

Australia should do some reflection on whether it wants to be a long-term obedient little companion of the US or pursue a more independent foreign policy of its own.
Source: Global Times | 2018/2/13 20:18:39

No better time for Koreas to sit at talks table

While the dual suspension proceeds, South Korea and China should encourage Pyongyang and Washington to talk and engage with each other. They need to contribute to making the current conciliatory atmosphere last longer and help resolve the nuclear crisis peacefully and simultaneously promoting denuclearization and the establishment of a peaceful mechanism on the peninsula.
Source: Global Times | 2018/2/13 20:13:39

Olympics: US fails to reach out to North Korea

To avoid the horrible scenario, Pyongyang and Washington should face up to the reality and return to pragmatic and flexible policies.
Source: Global Times | 2018/2/12 19:48:39

Moon's new plan seeks to rope in North Korea

It is foreseeable that South Korea will play a proactive role in China's Belt and Road initiative, especially its northern extension in the Northeast Asian region. Meanwhile, it will strengthen collaboration with Russia's Far East as a breakthrough to draw the new economic map.
Source: Global Times | 2018/2/11 20:33:39

New Delhi balks as Malé develops economic relations with Beijing

As a small country in South Asia and the Indian Ocean, Maldives has neither big strategic expectations, nor can it become a strategic pivot of China in the region. Maldives is striving for better livelihood for its people amid wrangling among big powers. The issue is simple, but India thinks it is very complicated.
Source: Global Times | 2018/2/8 18:53:40

India's meddling in Maldives internal affairs triggers crisis

India is confronted with a series of tricky domestic problems and is in the cross hairs of many terror groups. I suggest that the country concentrate first on its internal affairs and seriously consider giving up the mind-set to forge a "Greater India."
Source: Global Times | 2018/2/8 18:53:39

Brandishing China threat theory helps West push hegemonistic designs

As long as we combine the interest of the Chinese people with common interests of citizens worldwide, China threat theory will surely become a China opportunity theory.
Source: Global Times | 2018/2/7 19:33:40

Shaky West perceives Beijing as a threat

Rather than worrying about the imaginary China threat, Australia should objectively assess China's development and the changes it has brought.
Source: Global Times | 2018/2/7 19:33:39

Mismanagement hits Indian Navy's ambitions

Improvement in military technology does not come about overnight. It is a long process that is not solely a military issue, but also related to a country's comprehensive strength, level of technology, manufacturing capability and quality of personnel. But the Indian military has been over-anxious for quick results in recent years and has paid too much attention to dealing with China. This will inevitably lead to adverse consequences.
Source: Global Times | 2018/2/6 20:08:39

Japanese exhibition on disputed islands raises China, South Korea hackles

It's expected that Japan should face history squarely, stop making an issue of the territorial disputes and avoid sabotaging the momentum for a rapprochement in the trilateral relationship.
Source: Global Times | 2018/2/5 20:38:40

Australia spying claims relate to political strife

Canberra seems to have been worrying all the time. Previously, it was skeptical of Indonesia and Japan. Today, it is concerned over China's rise. Perhaps, it will feel anxious about India in the future.
Source: Global Times | 2018/2/5 20:38:39

Politics behind Indian film protests

Late last month, the controversial Bollywood film Padmaavat was cleared for release by India's Supreme Court and has since hit screens across the country.
Source: Global Times | 2018/2/4 22:23:39

US can't sway Vietnam to act against China

The US will not give up trying to incite a "color revolution" in Vietnam by using the excuse of democracy and human rights. Vietnam has kept a clear mind on this and will not become a vassal of the US.
Source: Global Times | 2018/2/1 19:08:39

Effect of improvement in Sino-Japanese relations to go beyond region

Cooperation on the Belt and Road initiative can be a driving force for improving China-Japan relations.
Source: Global Times | 2018/1/31 21:38:39

China, US influencing each other's policies

Both China and the US should be more careful about the effect that formulation of domestic policy can have on each other.
Source: Global Times | 2018/1/31 21:33:40

Tokyo should seize momentum as Sino-Japanese ties see improvement

Kono's visit signals a good start for bilateral relations in 2018, but Japan needs to put thought into avoiding the bumps as the two countries try to restore ties.
Source: Global Times | 2018/1/30 20:48:07

What does Abe want from Olympics trip?

Japan places high importance on its relations with South Korea.
Source: Global Times | 2018/1/30 20:33:39