OPINION

Will Bannon’s exit affect the US’ China policy?


The role of Trump's advisors outside the White House such as Henry Kissinger and Stephen A. Schwarzman is also uncertain. In the following months, the China-US relationship may face economic friction as well as a potential crisis stemming from the Korean Peninsula.

The elephant in the room

The Indian media pressures Bhutan and Nepal to take a stance favoring India for the border standoff between China and India in the Doklam area.
Source: Global Times | 2017/8/13 23:53:39

As US struggles with chaos, China responds with stability

Racial hatred has stirred violent clashes in the US, and the world's superpower is increasingly mired in chaos. The world is closely monitoring the changes in the US, and concerns have begun to deepen. The source of global instability may not be North Korea's nuclear ambitions nor Europe's refugee crisis, but the chaos in the US.
Source: Global Times | 2017/8/13 23:43:39

Trump’s trade war could boomerang

The White House said President Donald Trump will announce Monday afternoon (EST) that the US will seek a Section 301 investigation into China's trade practices, including the alleged forced technology transfer and intellectual property theft.
Source: Global Times | 2017/8/13 23:38:39

Freedom-chanting Washington imposes autocracy in S. China Sea affairs

However, the US, Australia and Japan issued a joint statement the following day implying that the framework lacks legal validity and consistency with international law. The three countries called on China and the Philippines to honor the international tribunal's ruling last year.
Source: Global Times | 2017/8/13 20:18:39

Why the latest round of sanctions matters

In the nuclear age, where the number of wars between countries has seen a sharp decrease for some time now, economic and political sanctions have become the tool of choice for states and international bodies to signal discontent with another state's behavior.
Source: Global Times | 2017/8/13 20:18:39

Timetable needed for unification of Taiwan

Under the One China principle, the mainland could be patient with Taiwan, but if the DPP government accelerates its provocative activities, the mainland will for sure speed up its efforts to realize the complete unification of China and the great rejuvenation of the Chinese nation.
Source: Global Times | 2017/8/13 20:08:39

Southern Himalayas is not India’s backyard

Recently, the Indian media constantly reported on the border standoff between China and India in the Doklam area, pressuring Bhutan and Nepal to take a stance favoring India.
Source: Global Times | 2017/8/13 19:43:39

Making great strides toward cashless society

In fact, there are a variety of other payment methods available. Given the competition for the vast market, more forms of payment will come up in the future and become more customer-friendly so that everyone can find what suits them most. That would make a diverse and equitable society that we hope for.
Source: Global Times | 2017/8/10 23:33:28

Bhutan’s neutral stance embarrasses India

Despite India’s continuous pressure on Bhutan to openly take India’s side, Thimpu’s passive resistance has embarrassed New Delhi.
Source: Global Times | 2017/8/11 23:28:39

States of divergence

Different countries have different reactions to the North Korean nuclear crisis
Source: Global Times | 2017/8/10 23:48:39

Thief of hearts

As knowledgeable and rational as a PhD can be, people had better remain on high alert to the dark side of society, especially when they look for the other half of their life.
Source: Global Times | 2017/8/10 23:33:26

At wit’s end, India resorts to Dalai Lama card

It must be pointed out that there are outcomes for wars. India seems to be ignorant about diplomacy and war. It acts like an illiterate tumbling out in the international community and will have to face grave consequences.
Source: Global Times | 2017/8/10 23:28:40

Reckless game over the Korean Peninsula runs risk of real war

The Korean Peninsula is where the strategic interests of all sides converge, and no side should try to be the absolute dominator of the region.
Source: Global Times | 2017/8/10 23:23:40