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Balancing diplomacy in best interest of Nepal

Nepali Prime Minister K.P. Sharma Oli's ongoing visit to China, his first after re-election, has been underscored as important by the two countries. This has caught India's attention. Oli's visit could be historic, promoting comprehensive cooperation between China and Nepal and injecting vitality into the Himalayan nation's economic development.

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

ASEAN-India bonhomie seeks to balance power of China

The military cooperation between India and ASEAN is just empty talk.
Source: Global Times | 2018/1/29 21:23:39

New Delhi shies away from confrontation with Beijing

Engaging ASEAN in India's Act East policy in no way implies annoying or not engaging China.
Source: Global Times | 2018/1/29 21:18:39

Mattis' trip to Asia meant to strengthen negotiating stance with China

China needs to make the US realize that both countries are the beneficiaries, contributors and participants in the current international system, rather than geopolitical manipulators and saboteurs.
Source: Global Times | 2018/1/28 19:43:40

At Davos, Modi reveals contradictions

Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi made his maiden appearance at the Swiss ski resort of Davos to attend the World Economic Forum (WEF). He is the first Indian prime minister in 20 years to attend the event since H.D. Deve Gowda.
Source: Global Times | 2018/1/28 19:38:39

New Delhi forum props up 'Quad' stance, refuses to listen to China voice

Statements made by officials of Hungary and Sri Lanka showed that China's Belt and Road initiative and cooperation with regional countries have been widely welcomed.
Source: Global Times | 2018/1/25 20:48:39

Abe's outreach doesn't change policy on China

Improving Sino-Japanese relations will undoubtedly help Abe fulfill his promises that he made to the public in his policy speech, which is an important reason why he has begun making overtures to China.
Source: Global Times | 2018/1/25 20:38:39

Indo-Pacific strategy fails to account for region's historical ties

The Indo-Pacific region has been a huge historic platform for interactions, communications and integration among Asian nations since ancient times.
Source: Global Times | 2018/1/24 20:23:39

Indian hierarchy system stifles development

The Indian system is like a shell built up by colonists, which houses the Indian people's social conceptions long-shaped by caste and the fabric of a feudal society. It is this sense of hierarchy that has been stifling Indians' pursuit of a modern world.
Source: Global Times | 2018/1/24 20:18:39

Washington trying to play spoiler as inter-Korean talks resume

The North Korean nuclear issue seems to have gone beyond the control of the Trump administration. The intended effect of sanctions is fading.
Source: Global Times | 2018/1/23 20:28:39

Amid trivial rows, China-Japan ties look up

While Japan should adapt to China's rise, China needs to change its mind-set as a victim of history. In fact, the two countries have no major disputes and can become partners for a bright joint future.
Source: Global Times | 2018/1/23 20:18:39

Serving Japanese interests, Australian VFA with Japan will backfire

Australia might like to serve as a stepping stone for Japan's revision of its pacifist constitution for its own interest. But the consequence it has to bear will not just emerge from China's doubt and discontent.
Source: Global Times | 2018/1/22 19:53:37

India on wrong path to regional hegemony

Although India has attached more importance to economic reforms and development since Narendra Modi came into office, it is still far behind China. India should abandon the stereotype mind-set against China and give up its intention of allying with the US, Japan and Australia to contain China. Cooperation with China and establishing mutual strategic trust is a prerequisite to India's development.
Source: Global Times | 2018/1/22 19:48:39