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Xisha deployment pressured by Pentagon

The more frequently the US military flexes its muscle here, the more Chinese military facilities will be deployed on the islands. It has nothing to do with China's commitment to peaceful development.
Source: Global Times | 2016/4/14 0:18:01

Kenya right to extradite Taiwan suspects to mainland

Taiwan should approach this latest incident from a cross-Straits judiciary cooperation perspective and negotiate with the mainland. It is important that the Taiwan side does not politicize the matter.
Source: Global Times | 2016/4/13 0:33:01

Libya paid high price for Obama’s mistake

In a Fox News interview aired Sunday, US President Barack Obama said "the worst mistake of his presidency was a lack of planning for the aftermath of the 2011 toppling of Libyan dictator Muammar Gaddafi," but he still held that it was right to intervene in Libya.
Source: Global Times | 2016/4/12 0:48:01

Carter’s no-show highlights US unease

US Defense Secretary Ashton Carter has scrubbed China from his Asia tour which started Sunday, and will only visit India and the Philippines instead.
Source: Global Times | 2016/4/11 0:53:04

Russia snubbed from exclusive Western circle

Russia announced earlier it would establish a 400,000-strong National Guard under the leadership of its president Vladimir Putin. The Western media saw the move as signaling grave political challenges faced by Russia.
Source: Global Times | 2016/4/9 0:58:01

Tokyo to play petty tricks at G7 Meeting

We can regard Japan as a disoriented neighbor, with whom living in amity is the first choice. This does not mean spoiling Japan. How to manage this unsettled neighbor is a test for China.
Source: Global Times | 2016/4/8 0:28:01

Iceland PM woes an ad for Panama Papers

The leak of the Panama Papers has continued to make headlines.
Source: Global Times | 2016/4/7 0:43:02

Suu Kyi meeting heralds good beginning for Sino-Myanmar ties

Chinese Foreign Minister Wang Yi has started a two-day visit to Myanmar on Tuesday, becoming the first high-ranking foreign official to meet the country's new government, which took power in late March.
Source: Global Times | 2016/4/5 19:01:44

Powerful force is behind Panama Papers

A huge leak of confidential documents from Mossack Fonseca, a Panama-based law firm alleged to have been a facilitator of money laundering for its clients has shocked international public opinion.
Source: Global Times | 2016/4/5 0:58:01

Xi-Obama meeting sets course for bilateral ties

The history may prove that China plays a more important role in guiding its relationship with the US out of the Thucydides Trap.
Source: Global Times | 2016/4/1 1:12:51

Steady diplomacy expected from Myanmar's new government

There is no sign that Myanmar’s new government plans to move closer to the US.
Source: Global Times | 2016/3/31 1:04:23

HK separatists take a further extreme step

Chan Ho-tin, a former student of Hong Kong Polytechnic University, announced the establishment of the Hong Kong National Party at a press conference Monday.
Source: Global Times | 2016/3/30 0:58:01

Economy beats ideology in Sino-Czech ties

Chinese President Xi Jinping embarked on a two-day visit to the Czech Republic Monday, indicating the country has become one of the most important partners of China in Central and Eastern Europe.
Source: Global Times | 2016/3/29 0:33:01

Flag vandalism embarrasses Prague too

Obviously, perpetrators intend to disgrace China, but they may embarrass the Czech Republic more.
Source: Global Times | 2016/3/28 0:43:01

As Chinese get rich, is their wealth at risk?

China’s first-tier cities saw their housing prices suddenly soar in the past few months. Shenzhen’s housing prices grew 50 percent last year, a global record. Shanghai on Friday imposed even-stricter policies in an attempt to rein in the fervor.
Source: Global Times | 2016/3/26 0:58:01

Su Bin deserves respect whether guilty or innocent

A Chinese national named Su Bin pleaded guilty in the US
Source: Global Times | 2016/3/24 21:21:36

Mekong cooperation has promising future

The Western media also hype China’s “dominant role” in the LMC mechanism.
Source: Global Times | 2016/3/24 0:48:01

Brussels attacks expose vulnerable Europe

Not since the end of World War II has Europe been so disturbed and confused.
Source: Global Times | 2016/3/23 0:28:01