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Obama's Hanoi trip bolsters US' China containment

The three strategic emphases embody the three nets that the US is knitting around China.
Source: Global Times | 2016/5/24 1:11:05

Obama unable to turn Hanoi into an ally

The South China Sea issue is drawing the US and Vietnam closer. Yet the different ideology is constantly pushing them away.
Source: Global Times | 2016/5/22 23:38:01

Tsai not clear enough on one-China principle

Taiwan's Democratic Progressive Party (DPP) head Tsai Ing-wen gave her inauguration speech as the island's new leader on Friday. In the 40-minute speech, she mentioned “Taiwan” 41 times, “this country” 13 times and the “Republic of China” five times.
Source: Global Times | 2016/5/20 23:58:01

Cross-Straits ties enter era of uncertainty under Tsai

The DPP resuming office and refusing to acknowledge the 1992 Consensus are becoming key factors that may reverse cross-Strait ties. If the mainland indulges it, the result could be that all our previous efforts will be lost.
Source: Global Times | 2016/5/20 0:42:44

Pentagon raises risk of midair collision over South China Sea

Once the tensions are lit up, both sides will have to raise the stakes and the situation could spiral out of control at anytime.
Source: Global Times | 2016/5/19 20:40:13

Hong Kong opposition should seize the moment

As long as they act in accordance with the law, they are part of Hong Kong's unique political landscape.
Source: Global Times | 2016/5/19 0:48:02

Six Assurances to Taiwan only empty promises

The US wants to manifest that it will not lose sight of the island.
Source: Global Times | 2016/5/18 0:40:31

Society firmly rejects Cultural Revolution

We can say it once again today that the Cultural Revolution cannot and will not come back.
Source: Global Times | 2016/5/17 0:23:35

Pentagon report adds to Sino-US distrust

The US impression of China's “aggressiveness” merely comes from its subjective imagination.
Source: Global Times | 2016/5/16 0:42:55

Protests expose difficulties of reaching education fairness

Rationalizing the quota system can only be reached by increasing admission slots, not reducing them.
Source: Global Times | 2016/5/16 0:42:55

EU shouldn't deny China market status

The European Parliament on Thursday passed a non-binding resolution saying China should not be granted market economy status. Citing worries from some European companies and trade unions, the resolution said the status will lead to more cheap Chinese products flooding into the European markets, hurting local jobs.
Source: Global Times | 2016/5/14 0:28:01

Rousseff's suspension won't cure ailing Brazil

Rousseff is now suspended from office, but all the nation's problems remain and there are no signs they can be resolved.
Source: Global Times | 2016/5/13 0:32:20

Tokyo over-interprets Obama's Hiroshima trip

Will Obama apologize for the WWII bombing? The answer they received from the White House is negative.
Source: Global Times | 2016/5/12 0:13:01

Activist's cyber hunt violates moral codes

These cyber manhunts go severely against cyber ethics, and for a number of reasons are violations of the law.
Source: Global Times | 2016/5/11 0:39:49

Time on China's side over Huangyan spat

In fact, Beijing has many advantages in its overall relationship with Manila.
Source: Global Times | 2012/7/19 0:30:03

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