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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

Tracking development: Railway is the key

From this perspective, although China's experience is hard to use for reference, it can be an important inspiration. The Belt and Road Initiative that China is promoting also spreads important ideas of how to realize industrialization.
Source: Global Times | 2019/8/28 19:23:40

Philippine president's China visit triggers hopes of closer bilateral ties

We must continue to build a harmonious, secure and prosperous neighborhood and adhere to the policy of amity, sincerity, mutual-benefit and inclusiveness toward its neighbors so as to build a community of shared future with neighboring countries and create a favorable environment for China's rise.
Source: Global Times | 2019/8/27 19:28:40

With Duterte's visit, Manila will likely stop looking at rearview mirror

The South China Sea arbitration is a lingering shadow in the bilateral relations between China and the Philippines, but facts have proven that both countries can resolve their divergences through negotiations.
Source: Global Times | 2019/8/27 19:23:40

Shared vision binds Iran-China relations

There is a strong consensus among international relations scholars that the twenty-first century will be an Asian century. As much of the challenges faced by Iran and China, certain quarters of the West have shown, not every actor in the international community is ready to embrace that future. In these circumstances, the steadfast cooperation between China and Iran, as two countries with a deep commitment to a connected and prosperous Asia, is essential and indispensable.
Source: Global Times | 2019/8/26 15:07:23

Sino-Philippine bonhomie here to stay

China-Philippine relations are in no danger of going into a tailspin in the near future.
Source: Global Times | 2019/8/25 18:53:39

Northeast Asia development to defy strains

Amid the trade rift between Japan and South Korea, the FTA negotiations are becoming more complicated although they remain on the right track. If Tokyo and Seoul cannot effectively change their attitudes and settle their disputes, the FTA negotiations will probably be delayed.
Source: Global Times | 2019/8/22 14:18:40

Can religious identity bring unity to India?

We need to pay attention to whether India can find a stable path between religious nationalism and harmony among religions.
Source: Global Times | 2019/8/21 20:03:40

Is the sun setting on the US-Japan alliance?

The visit by Pence and other high-ranking US officials may help pacify Japan, but that's it. Consolidating the Japan-US alliance will take time and efforts.
Source: Global Times | 2019/8/20 20:38:40

Pakistan unrelenting on Kashmir issue

China's attitude toward the Kashmir issue is generally neutral. China does not want to see an armed conflict between India and Pakistan, and we hope that the two countries can resolve their disputes peacefully. India is always against any third-party mediation in this regard. In the end, only India and Pakistan can eventually resolve Kashmir disputes.
Source: Global Times | 2019/8/18 21:18:39

China-Japan relations eye a new sunrise amid regional political flux

It's the common responsibility of China and Japan to bring a bright prospect to the bilateral relationship through pragmatic communication and coordination.
Source: Global Times | 2019/8/18 20:58:39

India is playing with fire on Kashmir

In essence, the Kashmir conflict is a dispute left over by the British colonialists and should be peacefully resolved according to the UN Charter, relevant UN Security Council resolutions and bilateral accords. And both India and Pakistan should heed the international community's call to prevent an armed conflict.
Source: Global Times | 2019/8/18 20:53:39

Australia need not follow US script on its relationship with China

China respects Australia as a country of economic dynamism, social openness, and multicultural resilience. China expects Australia to show the same respect and trust which would contribute to further cooperation between Beijing and Canberra.
Source: Global Times | 2019/8/15 20:43:41

China powers the Indonesian dream

When participating in Indonesia's infrastructure construction, Chinese enterprises not only bring advanced technology and equipment, but also provide more opportunities to improve local people's livelihood.
Source: Global Times | 2019/8/14 18:40:21

East Asia trade deal faces head winds

Is South Korea willing to expand trade ties with Japan after being sanctioned by the latter? The three countries needs a solid trilateral economic and trade relationship.
Source: Global Times | 2019/8/13 18:03:41

Kashmir issue proves India unqualified for UN Security Council seat

Kashmir is a UN-recognized disputed region. India's move has exposed the Hindu nationalists' contempt for international law and the UN as well as the dictatorial tendencies of the Modi government. It also jeopardized relations with Pakistan and China and tarnished India's international image as the world's largest democracy.
Source: Global Times | 2019/8/12 21:20:57