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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.

Modi is not India’s Deng Xiaoping

In contrast with the brilliant achievements of Deng's reform and diplomacy, Modi's willful diplomacy is costing India strategic opportunities.
Source: Global Times | 2017/8/20 19:53:39

India haunted by innocent victim mentality

The 1970 book India's China War is considered an authoritative analysis of the 1962 Sino-Indian War. Author Neville Maxwell (Maxwell) points out in the book that India provoked China into the border war. Why do the border disputes between China and India remain unsettled? How should we interpret the impact of the 1962 border war on Indians? How can we cool the simmering standoff in the Doklam region?
Source: Global Times | 2017/8/17 15:13:39

NHK airing of WWII documentary laudable

A documentary entitled The Truth of Harbin Unit 731 aired by the Japanese public broadcaster NHK (Nippon Hoso Kyokai) on August 13 has exposed the fact that many Japanese medical elites publicly supported and participated in human trials of chemical and biological weapons on prisoners of war during World War II.
Source: Global Times | 2017/8/16 19:33:39

New Delhi may disrupt BRICS Summit to blackmail Beijing

Even without Indian participation, BRICS will turn into a new platform for Belt and Road cooperation and South-South cooperation, and take in more members. BRICS will not decline as the West expects, but instead fare better.
Source: Global Times | 2017/8/15 20:13:39

Doklam face-off a turning point in Sino-Indian relationship

Given the above, India's provocation this time is not a simple border dispute, but a turning point of the Sino-Indian relationship. No matter how the standoff ends, Beijing and New Delhi will enter into a stage of long-term strategic confrontation and the confrontation will be mainly reflected in political and military matters.
Source: Global Times | 2017/8/15 20:08:39

THAAD heralds enduring shift in Beijing-Seoul ties over long run

Yet, the real problem for South Korea is that the deployment of THAAD will bring enduring changes to China-South Korea relations in the long run.
Source: Global Times | 2017/8/14 20:28:39

COC framework in the South China Sea based on regional consensus

The US and some other countries often advocate for a so-called "rule-based order" in the South China Sea (SCS) and imply that China is a country that does not conform to international rules.
Source: Global Times | 2017/8/14 20:18:39

Freedom-chanting Washington imposes autocracy in S. China Sea affairs

However, the US, Australia and Japan issued a joint statement the following day implying that the framework lacks legal validity and consistency with international law. The three countries called on China and the Philippines to honor the international tribunal's ruling last year.
Source: Global Times | 2017/8/13 20:18:39

Southern Himalayas is not India’s backyard

Recently, the Indian media constantly reported on the border standoff between China and India in the Doklam area, pressuring Bhutan and Nepal to take a stance favoring India.
Source: Global Times | 2017/8/13 19:43:39

BJP fans dangerous nationalistic sentiment through call for boycott

With the border standoff between China and India in the Doklam area escalating, the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) called for a boycott of Chinese goods.
Source: Global Times | 2017/8/10 22:13:39

Sanctions won’t reverse NK nuclear program

On August 5, the UN Security Council passed a resolution imposing new sanctions on North Korea for its intercontinental ballistic missile test in July and violations of UN resolutions.
Source: Global Times | 2017/8/10 21:41:40

Will Abe’s ship of state sail into calmer waters before it falls apart?

If previous cabinet reshuffles were renovations of the interior decorations of this ship, then the cabinet reshuffle on August 3 was more like an emergency repair after the hull was breached by a series of scandals.
Source: Global Times | 2017/8/9 21:03:39

Belt and Road can’t be taken as a cash machine

News about the construction of the Kra Canal in southern Thailand appeared on Chinese media again. Thais with close connections to China are reportedly beating the drum and tying the construction with China's Belt and Road initiative (BRI), through which they think they can acquire financial support for the construction.
Source: Global Times | 2017/8/9 20:43:39

As China, ASEAN manage divergences, US steps up intervention

China and ASEAN foreign ministers adopted on Sunday the framework of the Code of Conduct (COC) in the South China Sea during a meeting in Manila.
Source: Global Times | 2017/8/8 19:58:39

China-ASEAN ties anchor for regional security

Tuesday marks the 50th anniversary of the founding of the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN). When it comes to the most important role that ASEAN has played in the past five decades, the answers vary.
Source: Global Times | 2017/8/8 19:53:39

Hambantota port shows Sri Lanka’s drive for independent diplomacy

Sri Lanka signed a 99-year agreement to lease its deep-sea port of Hambantota to China Merchant Port Holdings (CMPort) in late July.
Source: Global Times | 2017/8/7 19:53:39

Can Japan’s new Foreign Minister improve ties with China?

Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe announced his new Cabinet on August 3, with six people joining for the first time and two female cabinet members.
Source: Global Times | 2017/8/7 19:48:39

THAAD deployment continues to haunt China-South Korea relations

Without a doubt, Moon's abrupt reversal of his THAAD policy will ameliorate South Korea's relations with Washington, but will not benefit Sino-South Korean relations.
Source: Global Times | 2017/8/6 19:48:39