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Tsai fails to transform into real Taiwan leader

Saturday is the 100th day since Taiwan leader Tsai Ing-wen was sworn into office. In the past few days, local media have been publishing polls on her falling approval ratings. The worst poll had only 39 percent of people supporting her.
Source: Global Times | 2016/8/27 0:23:40

G20 summit chance to gauge China

China can shape the architecture of 21st century international relations, which also means it has to undertake more responsibilities.
Source: Global Times | 2016/8/25 23:33:39

Beijing, Tokyo, Seoul must control risk

If the outside powers are not cooperative in the current circumstances, no breakthroughs can happen.
Source: Global Times | 2016/8/24 23:53:40

Seoul makes a fuss about ADIZ entry

The hype of the Chinese warplanes seems to show South Korea’s paranoia about China’s countermeasures.
Source: Global Times | 2016/8/23 23:38:39

Outspoken Duterte confuses US, allies

Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte surprised the Western world recently by threatening to “separate from the UN,” and saying he would invite China and African countries to form a new international body.
Source: Global Times | 2016/8/23 0:23:40

Low expectations needed for NE Asia peace

Northeast Asia cannot move to full-fledged cooperation any time soon.
Source: Global Times | 2016/8/22 0:18:39

IAAF picks up baton for US relay team

The US women’s 4x100 meter relay team appealed their disqualification from the race and won the chance to run again, thus entering the final, bumping out the Chinese team that had originally qualified for the final in eighth place.
Source: Global Times | 2016/8/20 0:08:39

Pragmatism raises hope for Myitsone Dam

Myitsone Dam does not have to be reviewed from a political perspective any more.
Source: Global Times | 2016/8/18 23:38:39

US suffers new setback in Middle East

The old pattern and order is gone in the Middle East, where the US has lost its leverage.
Source: Global Times | 2016/8/18 0:23:40

Abe’s true nuclear ambitions laid bare

Abe’s response to Obama’s last-minute effort to promote the concept has shown his true colors.
Source: Global Times | 2016/8/16 23:53:40

Suu Kyi visit heralds better ties with China

From a pro-Western opposition leader to a state leader who has to shoulder governance responsibility, Suu Kyi has to face up to all the issues now confronting Myanmar. Instead of pursuing a good reputation granted by the West, she has to lead the country to success.
Source: Global Times | 2016/8/16 0:13:39

Tokyo threat to block Miyako unacceptable

Where is Japan’s respect for freedom of navigation in international waters?
Source: Global Times | 2016/8/15 0:03:39

When Chinese firms meet Western anxiety

The Australian government on Thursday rejected two Chinese companies’ $7.7 billion bid for its largest electricity network, Ausgrid, citing national security concerns.
Source: Global Times | 2016/8/13 0:08:39

China, Russia should join to foil THAAD

It is highly impossible that the US will set up a reliable global anti-missile system.
Source: Global Times | 2016/8/12 0:13:40

THAAD cripples UN unity on NK nukes

The planned deployment is adding a new challenge to the vulnerable geopolitical landscape of Northeast Asia.
Source: Global Times | 2016/8/11 0:28:40

Sino-US ties should surmount saber-rattling

Both China and the US must admit that the undefined Sino-US ties will continue being shaped in the future.
Source: Global Times | 2016/8/9 23:48:46

Smug Aussie swimmer won’t cloud Rio

We don’t have to take seriously the tinge of barbarism that comes out of some Australians.
Source: Global Times | 2016/8/8 23:54:31

Risk management key to peace at sea

The most critical and urgent business for all regional stakeholders is to manage risks and control crises.
Source: Global Times | 2016/8/8 0:08:48