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Xi-Trump call heralds new phase in relations communication

This phone call between the top leaders is a sign that some confusion in the relationship has been sorted out at the current stage. The Sino-US ties have, after a little shiver, returned to where they are supposed to stand. Uncertainties still loom but these uncertainties will be about specific interests. The Sino-US relations will continue to move forward under the complicated framework where cooperation and frictions coexist.
Source: Global Times | 2017/2/10 20:38:39

Trump's letter sends goodwill to Chinese

Over the past few weeks, more positive signs have emerged between China and the US, making people re-evaluate the trajectory of the bilateral relationship under Trump.
Source: Global Times | 2017/2/9 16:18:39

Is Trump accepting reality in East Asia?

Trump hasn't formed a clear China policy nor a clear East Asia policy.
Source: Global Times | 2017/2/7 23:43:39

Beware US, Japan's anti-missile ambition

The anti-missile system is the new front of nuclear arms race.
Source: Global Times | 2017/2/7 0:18:39

Ruling a huge blow to Trump's presidential authority

US federal judge James Robart on Friday halted the enforcement of President Donald Trump's travel ban against seven majority Muslim countries. The judge's order has come in for some strong bashing from Trump and the White House, however, various states have stopped enforcing the President's executive order.
Source: Global Times | 2017/2/5 23:33:39

HKU should focus on academics, not politics

HKU's ranking among the global universities has been declining. No renowned university in the world gains its fame from political campaigns. The appraisal of a head of a university is based on his academic accomplishment and his contribution to improve the academic performance of the institution. However, as Mathieson leaves the HKU, the city's attention is on anything but academics.
Source: Global Times | 2017/2/3 23:13:39

Funding anti-China articles in UK shows Japan's pettiness

The Sunday Times recently reported that Japan has been paying 10,000 pounds per month to a British think tank, the Henry Jackson Society (HJS), to hype up "China threat" among British high-level politicians.
Source: Global Times | 2017/2/3 21:11:27

Ivanka's Spring Festival presence welcome

US first daughter Ivanka Trump and her daughter came to the Chinese Embassy in Washington, DC on Wednesday night to attend a Spring Festival celebration. Her appearance attracted wide attention.
Source: Global Times | 2017/2/3 0:08:39

Taiwan authorities daydream about allies' unconditional loyalty

Burkina Faso's Foreign Minister Alpha Barry recently said to the media, “We get outrageous proposals telling us, 'If you sign with Beijing, we'll offer you $50 billion or even more.' ” He then explained that he refused the offer because “Taiwan is our friend and our partner. We're happy and we see no reason to reconsider the relationship.”
Source: Global Times | 2017/1/26 13:56:50

Improving trilateral ties to benefit region

Abe is expected to receive some verbal consolation but Trump administration's condescending gesture and its utter disregard of Japan's feelings must have shocked Japanese media and made Abe and his fellow officials feel humiliated.
Source: Global Times | 2017/1/25 23:33:39

Trump's TPP withdrawal no relief to China

We should not have the illusion that the US will cede the privilege of rule-making of international trade to China.
Source: Global Times | 2017/1/24 23:08:24

Dongfeng-41 will bring China more respect

Nuclear deterrence is the foundation of China's national security, which must be consolidated with the rising strategic risks.
Source: Global Times | 2017/1/23 23:28:39

Trump era ushers West into uncertainty

The West seems to be standing at a crossroads, and the world is facing unprecedented uncertainties.
Source: Global Times | 2017/1/22 23:33:39

Trump era signals dramatic changes

Donald Trump was sworn in as the 45th president of the United States of America on January 20. He made an impressive inauguration speech with his unique persona, which has been drawing mixed and complicated reactions domestically and globally.
Source: Global Times | 2017/1/21 8:41:54

Doubts, fears linger as Trump takes office

“America first” can be a loud slogan, but cannot serve as a real strategy.
Source: Global Times | 2017/1/19 23:38:39

China won't concede under trade war threat

How could Trump's team believe China would surrender without any countermeasures?
Source: Global Times | 2017/1/18 23:43:39

May's Brexit roadmap a new blow to EU

European public opinion had speculated that Britain would opt for a “soft Brexit” rather than a “hard Brexit”- one that May just announced. Strategists are wrong again this time. May delivered a second blow to the EU after the Brexit referendum.
Source: Global Times | 2017/1/18 11:33:39

Globalization needs efforts from all nations

Anti-globalization, in essence, is an attempt to adjust global rules to grab more benefit from it.
Source: Global Times | 2017/1/18 0:18:39