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Japanese win off-court victory in Brazil

In respect of image-shaping, we have to admit that throughout these years, the Japanese have been keeping the best record among Asian countries.
Source: Global Times | 2014/6/18 19:03:01

If the two powers can cooperate over these specific issues that concern third parties in this region and influence the peace and stability of the entire area, it will benefit the construction of the future regional order, and will provide a peaceful way out of the fight for future leadership.
Source: Global Times | 2014/4/23 23:33:02

Institution-building key to regional diplomacy

China can effectively dissolve the US-Japan alliance through integrating it with a multilateral mechanism of regional governance. By doing so, China will make a historical change to the way great powers rise.
Source: Global Times | 2014/4/16 22:43:01

Arms trade gives Tokyo more clout with US

Deepening strategic complementarity will further consolidate US-Japan interdependence, which will make a closer alliance.
Source: Global Times | 2014/4/9 22:38:09

New era for Asia-Latin America cooperation

South Korea sent this band because the 2015 meeting will be held in Busan, which will also be the IDB's first time in 10 years to hold the annual meeting outside Latin America. The drum music conveyed the strong signal of consolidated bonds between Asia and Latin America.
Source: Global Times | 2014/4/2 21:58:01

Dire fortunes for Chinese restaurants abroad

Even the fortune cookies may not be able to reverse the trend. But the silver lining is that by then, to nostalgic palates, they might taste better.
Source: Global Times | 2014/4/3 22:58:01

Students need taste of real world, not campus idyll

You may not get paid, but finding that you love a particular kind of work is worth a lot.
Source: Global Times | 2014/3/27 19:53:01

Panama Canal shows trade can beat fear

Trade can in no way change Beijing into Washington, but can link two nations more closely to forge a common destiny. Trade will also help the US and the West recognize that the world is able to accommodate a nation entirely different from them and that the development of such a country can encourage them to pursue greater development themselves.
Source: Global Times | 2014/3/27 0:03:01

MH370 demonstrates journalism's true value

The image of the watch repairer beckons for journalists around the world.
Source: Global Times | 2014/3/20 18:48:01

MH370 mistakes reflect stagnant politics

The essence of governance here means encouraging reasonable competition to maximize the value of talent and give boost to innovation.
Source: Global Times | 2014/3/19 19:43:01

Rescue efforts mark baby cooperation steps

Whether the two naval forces will cooperate with each other and how they will conduct such joint efforts in the South China Sea will determine the peace and stability in the region.
Source: Global Times | 2014/3/12 20:58:02

Kunming underlines urgency of anti-terror cooperation

Islamic terrorism is not exclusive to China, but has become a global concern in recent years.
Source: Global Times | 2014/3/5 20:13:01

Danger ahead as ballot losers take to streets

Amid this violent struggle, a government stepping down may indicate the beginning of a calamitous duel which will lead to increasingly irreparable splits.
Source: Global Times | 2014/2/26 20:03:01

West's resurgence highlights Asia's changes

Reform on China's political and economic governance is key to increase China's national strength in the future. It is also one of the decisive factors in the changing of the power pattern in Asia. The opportunities in a reform era are created by active reforms.
Source: Global Times | 2014/1/1 23:53:01

Animal rights rely on human concepts

Human actors also get injured sometimes when shooting movies. Many don't draw attention unless the incident involves a movie star.
Source: Global Times | 2013/12/5 19:28:01

Monk politics a potential risk for Myanmar

While more facts are being revealed, the political purposes hidden behind the monks' opposition are being uncovered.
Source: Global Times | 2013/12/4 18:48:01

Pro-Diaoyu housing tactics fail to rescue rule of law

As seen through a widely circulated photograph of a stone tablet at a dusty construction site in Ganzhou, East China's Jiangxi Province, the words on an abandoned makeshift sign reads: “The Diaoyu Islands belong to China, and this house belongs to Xie Taiyang.”
Source: Global Times | 2013/11/30 1:03:01

Familiarity breeds contempt in spam emails

But this indeed provides some hope since I am sure it will at least make the cozy personal tone of e-mails a new clue to detect spam. More and more people in the real world have stopped talking to each other that way, or stopped talking to each other period.
Source: Global Times | 2013/11/28 23:23:01