The key to maintaining the upward trajectory of their economic ties is to reduce direct rivalry and find more industrial connections.
My Chinese and Japanese fellows all described the other country as neighbors that cannot be escaped, as a result of which the two can only cooperate. China ranks second in the world economy, sitting between the US and Japan. Politically, we can hardly separate the US and Japan. But economically, we should consider how to make the best of Sino-Japanese relations to serve China’s development.
The political system has decided that segregation, ironically, is the best way for minority people to fight for their rights.
Compared to Latin American countries, the Asian economy can drive global development and keep doing fine despite the global slowdown because Asia has a strong manufacturing sector.
Since April 5, many immigration lawyers in the Greater New York area have been receiving phone calls from panicked Chinese students. Hundreds of them all asked the same question: I fell into a trap. Now what should I do?
The plane arrived at Haneda Airport at noon.
As newcomers, Asians have a lot to learn about strategies, tactics or even tricks in American politics.
The constant change of public opinion in Japan is not the only case around Asia. It is happening in other countries as Washington is rebalancing to the Asia-Pacific under the banner of human rights, democracy, and international law. This new dynamic warrants particular attention.
The US will have no reason to station its military forces in Japan and South Korea any more if a long-term peaceful architecture can be built in Northeast Asia.
But racial factors aside, those Chinese who expect their protests to change the course of Liang’s case are destined to be disappointed.
The US has increased investment because US enterprises begin to realign their business in response to the rising cost of Chinese labor and they are encouraged by the strategic adjustment of the Obama administration to have more input in the region.
But if top colleges would like to give it a try by making these changes, then they deserve our support.
India’s blockade violates the principle of no interference in the internal affairs of another country.
Despite its similar political system to China’s, Vietnam lags behind China in many fields, economic and political reforms in particular. If Vietnam can achieve its targets and prosper, it will provide a useful reference for China.
In most cases, it is more important to disintegrate the foundations of US assertiveness than engage in a face-to-face confrontation.
What worries me is that the sophistries the gun rights side have adopted to make their case may be more harmful than they may first appear.
Today’s Asia requires not only the expansion or investment in the region, but needs the nation to transform into a major consumption power. As long as China can nail this, it will without doubt become the firm core of Asia’s economy.
But for the Chinese who traveled a long way to a foreign country to look for something new, it is important to differentiate between confidence and over-confidence. The former can help us avoid getting lost in a foreign country but the latter may mean we don’t learn from our host country, and we don’t grow and evolve as people.