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Cool heads must prevail in Huangyan spat

Manila will only seek negotiation or shelve disputes after suffering great losses and grave lessons. Otherwise, talk will not lead to anything even if there is one in place.
Source: Global Times | 2012/5/11 0:50:02

Huangyan crisis hints long-term tensions

What can we predict from the naval standoff between China and the Philippines near Huangyan Island in the South China Sea? The answer depends on the next action China is going to take.
Source: Global Times | 2012/4/21 1:35:03

Duterte may shift Manila’s foreign policy

Many believe that whoever assumes office will adjust the nations’ unscrupulous policy toward China.
Source: Global Times | 2016/5/10 0:32:12

Is Pyongyang’s no-first-use pledge new stance?

As long as Pyongyang resists giving up its nuclear weapons, normalizing relations with the outside world will be highly unlikely.
Source: Global Times | 2016/5/8 23:58:01

Show glorifying chaotic decade offends public

Reports and photos have been released recently showing that a concert was staged in the Great Hall of the People in downtown Beijing on May 2 featuring revolutionary songs like “Socialism is good” and “Without the Communist Party there would be no new China.”
Source: Global Times | 2016/5/7 0:33:02

7th party congress may send key messages

Currently, Pyongyang has obviously come to the most critical juncture since the Korean Armistice Agreement was reached.
Source: Global Times | 2016/5/6 0:38:02

Unpredictable Trump could swing either way on China

Trump may become more arbitrary. He may also show more respect to China's strength. The Sino-US relationship may see plenty of room for adjustments.
Source: Global Times | 2016/5/4 17:28:01

Do not misread US port visit refusal

The US Pacific Fleet has now become the biggest source of such a pessimistic mentality for both countries.
Source: Global Times | 2016/5/4 0:41:50

Comic Obama not suitable for mimicry

They will consider politicians behaving in this manner as lacking gravitas and may question how they could horse around like that.
Source: Global Times | 2016/5/3 0:38:01

Flexibility enables Hollywood to grow

Filmmakers care more about how to adapt Hollywood rules to the circumstances of the Chinese market.
Source: Global Times | 2016/4/29 0:23:01

Cross-Straits relations face a reversal

Tsai may soften her tone, but refuse to compromise over the core issue.
Source: Global Times | 2016/4/28 0:43:01

Canberra’s submarine deal tilts security balance

It should use its own advantages to help alleviate strategic tensions between China and the US.
Source: Global Times | 2016/4/27 0:53:01

HRW meddles ineptly in deportation case

It smeared the Chinese mainland as usual without clarifying the issue.
Source: Global Times | 2016/4/26 0:53:02

China strives to keep religious harmony

Religious development should promote inclusiveness in China. Governments and non-religious groups should be tolerant of different religions, and meanwhile the latter should understand and respect China's characteristics in its religious governance.
Source: Global Times | 2016/4/25 0:33:01

Japan eyes China, US in X-2 stealth project

Japan test-flew its first domestically made X-2 stealth fighter, also known as the Shinshin, on Friday. Conflicts with China is the first step. Sooner or later, it will give the US a hard time.
Source: Global Times | 2016/4/23 0:38:01

Committee's Taiwan reaffirmation carries little weight

The US Foreign Affairs Committee of the House of Representatives on Wednesday passed a bipartisan measure to reaffirm the "Six Assurances" to Taiwan, the guidelines used in conducting relations between the US and Taiwan, right before the Democratic Progressive Party (DPP) comes to office.
Source: Global Times | 2016/4/22 0:23:01

Press freedom index hides absurd logic

Journalism advocacy group Reporters Without Borders (RWB) released its World Press Freedom Index Wednesday, ranking China fifth from bottom, and Vietnam just one place higher. The group, while criticizing Asian countries, including South Korea and Japan for deteriorating press freedom, has mainly pointed the finger at China.
Source: Global Times | 2016/4/21 0:38:01

Evacuation by military aircraft blameless

Territorial disputes have been turned into excuses by the US to reinforce containment of China.
Source: Global Times | 2016/4/20 0:38:01