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US warships unwelcome in Taiwan Straits

The Taiwan Straits is an international waterway. But US warships going through that water has special geopolitical implications.
Source: Global Times | 2018/6/5 23:13:39

Can treaty ensure peace on Korean Peninsula?

The Pyongyang-Washington summit will soon start and all parties should be committed to promoting the summit toward success. Selfish calculations are not needed now.
Source: Global Times | 2018/6/4 23:38:39

Mutual benefit must be basis of trade talks

The US should know well what it truly wants. More tariffs or more exports: it cannot have both. The trade negotiations must produce a solution for mutual benefits instead of tilting in favor of the US.
Source: Global Times | 2018/6/3 23:03:39

US generals should be prudent when talking about South China Sea

What does it mean to destroy a Chinese island? It is a declaration of war on China.
Source: Global Times | 2018/6/1 21:28:40

Time for EU to rise up against US tariff peril

The EU should abandon the idea of acquiring exemption status over US tariffs, and begin making preparations for an impending trade war.
Source: Global Times | 2018/6/1 3:26:03

Indo-Pacific strategy a trap by Washington

The Indo-Pacific strategy is a trap set by Washington to bury the rise of China and India. But judging by New Delhi's response to this strategy so far, India has its own considerations. There is little possibility that India will fall into the trap.
Source: Global Times | 2018/5/31 23:08:42

US shows insular tendency with visa restrictions on Chinese students

The Associated Press on Tuesday quoted a US State Department official as saying that Chinese graduate students would be limited to one-year visas if they study robotics, aviation and high-tech manufacturing. Chinese citizens seeking a visa would also need special clearance if they work as researchers or managers for companies on a US Commerce Department list of entities requiring higher scrutiny. AP reported that those areas are priorities in China's “Made in China 2025” plan.
Source: Global Times | 2018/5/30 23:18:40

US shows insular tendency with visa restrictions on Chinese students

The Associated Press on Tuesday quoted a US State Department official as saying that Chinese graduate students would be limited to one-year visas if they study robotics, aviation and high-tech manufacturing. Chinese citizens seeking a visa would also need special clearance if they work as researchers or managers for companies on a US Commerce Department list of entities requiring higher scrutiny. AP reported that those areas are priorities in China's “Made in China 2025” plan.
Source: Global Times | 2018/5/30 22:58:40

US trade renege could leave Washington dancing with itself

Breaking a promise for the purposes of landing a better deal is a bad habit for Washington to develop, and it is something China won't allow.
Source: Global Times | 2018/5/30 6:42:17

Fantasy to link Ivanka trademark with ZTE

If China refused to grant approval to Ivanka's trademarks, the US would say Beijing is putting pressure on the White House. But now it has approved them, the US says China is trading for benefits. Whatever China does, it will be blamed.
Source: Global Times | 2018/5/29 22:48:40

Is China being marginalized on Korean Peninsula?

The US and South Korea should neither underestimate China nor irresponsibly shift their responsibilities to China.
Source: Global Times | 2018/5/28 22:48:40

Build momentum for Kim-Trump summit

It is highly anticipated that the Trump-Kim summit will be held and a handshake or embrace between the two leaders with strong personalities could create miracles. As Trump often says, we'll see what happens.
Source: Global Times | 2018/5/27 22:23:40

US-North Korea summit: Good things take time

The difference of the US and North Korea cannot be drastically diminished in a day's time. There are still numerous difficult challenges ahead on the road to denuclearization of the Korean Peninsula. However, if both countries can maintain and channel their recent positive energy into their subsequent talks, that could make a real difference for the prospect of peace on the Korean Peninsula.
Source: Global Times | 2018/5/26 5:08:20

China-Germany ties should transcend ideological and geopolitical barriers

China-Germany ties must make a greater breakthrough in transcending ideological and geopolitical barriers. Western values should not be the glass ceiling between China-Germany relations and their cooperation needs to break free from the Cold War mentality.
Source: Global Times | 2018/5/25 22:43:40

Trump-Kim cancellation deals heavy blow for Korean Peninsula progress

Trump's decision Thursday has confused all parties involved with the Korean Peninsula issue. The move also creates a paradox for Washington. Both countries need to remain calm and should remind each other that irresponsible behavior can have unpredictable consequences.
Source: Global Times | 2018/5/25 5:56:02

RIMPAC snub hurts Sino-US military ties

The South China Sea is a place where China must not make concessions to the US.
Source: Global Times | 2018/5/24 23:43:40

Trust needed for Kim-Trump meet to go ahead

China's fundamental interests determine that it is a firm supporter of talks and peace on the peninsula.
Source: Global Times | 2018/5/23 22:08:42

Time for China to cool Sino-Australian ties

The cooling of bilateral relations between the two may last for a while, perhaps a few years or even longer. It will be a good lesson for Australia to learn, while also setting a precedent for other nations to follow in that there are no benefits for any country that chooses to take provocative measures against China.
Source: Global Times | 2018/5/23 5:31:50