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South Korea overly sensitive about historical ties with China

The South Korean media has launched a new wave of nationalism due to some remarks US President Donald Trump made during a media interview. However, the South Korean media has targeted China.
Source: Global Times | 2017/4/21 0:18:39

Carl Vinson scandal sours Trump's authority

The truth seems to be that the US military and president jointly created fake news and it is without doubt a rare scandal in US history, which will be bound to cripple Trump's and the US' dignity.
Source: Global Times | 2017/4/19 18:53:39

Seoul not innocent victim of N.Korea nuclear crisis

As a key player on the Korean Peninsula, the attitude of Seoul toward the North Korean nuclear issue is of great significance. South Korea needs to take its share of the blame for today's tense situation. It shouldn't view itself as an innocent victim. In the latest developments, South Korea has not moved to calm the situation, rather it has escalated the tension.
Source: Global Times | 2017/4/19 0:13:40

Boundary line drawn over N Korea nuke issue

It would be a pity of historical consequence if Pyongyang were to continue with its obsessive and unrealistic nuclear ambitions, along with its ongoing complaining.
Source: Global Times | 2017/4/18 7:22:28

6.9% growth points to robust economic prospects

So far, GDP is the most scientific data to measure a nation's economic performance. The whole world attaches great importance to it.
Source: Global Times | 2017/4/17 23:33:39

Ball of N.Korea nuke crisis kicked to Trump

Preventing Pyongyang from carrying out its sixth nuclear test is the top priority at the moment.
Source: Global Times | 2017/4/16 18:53:39

Will 'Mother of All Bombs' scare NK?

This bombing is clearly aimed at testing the weapon in real combat and provides a new gimmick in US military deterrence. North Korea must have felt the shock wave traveling all the way from Afghanistan. It would be nice if the bomb could frighten Pyongyang but its actual impact may just be the opposite.
Source: Global Times | 2017/4/14 23:03:39

Trump's reversal on Chinese currency a welcome move

US President Donald Trump said the Treasury Department will not label China as a currency manipulator in its semi-annual report. He explicitly noted that China is "not a currency manipulator."
Source: Global Times | 2017/4/13 23:43:39

Washington overstretches on Syria, N.Korea fronts

The US has no power to put global affairs in order at the moment. The White House needs to be aware of this reality. Washington seems to be poised to extend its battle line now, which however may not be what it desires.
Source: Global Times | 2017/4/13 0:08:40

Is North Korea nuclear crisis reaching a showdown?

China supports solution of the North Korean nuclear issue under the framework of UNSC and Six-Party Talks. If the US takes unilateral action, it will win little international support.
Source: Global Times | 2017/4/12 0:18:39

Public needs to be on guard against spying

China's education on national security has been relatively limited. TV programs on legal affairs rarely touch on spy cases.
Source: Global Times | 2017/4/10 23:48:40

Steering away from mutual suspicion

Neither China nor US can afford the hefty price of abandoning means of cooperation. Neither goes all out of their way to push the other. Despite the potential structural conflicts between them, both countries are trying all possible means to mitigate them.
Source: Global Times | 2017/4/10 7:49:29

After Syria strikes, will North Korea be next?

An aircraft-carrier strike group led by the USS Carl Vinson is heading toward the Korean Peninsula. In the wake of a US airstrike on Syrian military targets, the moves of the USS Carl Vinson have garnered much attention.
Source: Global Times | 2017/4/9 23:43:39

Xi-Trump meeting boosts dynamism in China-US ties

The immediate effect of the two-day summit has experienced an influx of tremendous dynamism into the complicated China-US relationship. The world's anxieties over uncertainties can now find a level of solace through optimistic expectations.
Source: Global Times | 2017/4/8 9:00:50

US airstrike on Syrian base a show of force

The US launched dozens of cruise missiles at an airbase in Syria controlled by President Bashar al-Assad on Friday morning Beijing time in response to an earlier chemical weapon attack.
Source: Global Times | 2017/4/7 15:19:30

Xi-Trump summit transcends Sino-US ties

The meeting will have enormous ramifications not only for Sino-US relations, but also for international politics.
Source: Global Times | 2017/4/6 19:58:39

India's use of Dalai Lama card tactless

When India emphasizes the relationship with China, it would place a tight control on the Dalai. When it has a grudge against China, it may prompt the Dalai to play certain tricks as a signal sent to China.
Source: Global Times | 2017/4/6 0:18:39

Limited options for US to tackle N.Korea

The US must bear the major responsibilities for the mess in Northeast Asia, as it has buried too much strategic distrust in the region.
Source: Global Times | 2017/4/5 0:48:39