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India over-sensitive on China’s engagement in South Asia

At the invitation of the Defense Ministry of Sri Lanka and Nepal, China's State Councilor and Defense Minister General Chang Wanquan on Sunday embarked on a visit to the two South Asian countries. As observers started to predict that the tour could unnerve New Delhi, such analysis was swiftly verified by Indian media.
Source: Global Times | 2017/3/21 1:13:39

Rwanda shows Chinese model of assisting African growth

The horrific Rwandan genocide in 1994 shocked the world, but later, the country has taken on an entirely new path, becoming one of the fastest growing economies in Africa.
Source: Global Times | 2017/3/20 0:33:39

Taiwan will be more secure by accepting one-China policy

Taiwan's "Minister of National Defense" Feng Shih-kuan presented the 2017 Quadrennial Defense Review (QDR) to the "Legislative Yuan" on Thursday. In the four-yearly review, a military strategy of "resolute defense" and "multi-deterrence" is designed to serve the tenure of Taiwan leader Tsai Ing-wen.
Source: Global Times | 2017/3/17 0:38:39

BJP’s election win has implications for Sino-India ties

Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi recently led his Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) to a sweeping electoral victory in Uttar Pradesh, the country's most-populous state, as well as garnering vigorous support in several other major state elections.
Source: Global Times | 2017/3/16 0:28:39

Why Bishop is wrong on China’s domestic democracy

In an address in Singapore titled "Change and Uncertainty in the Indo-Pacific" on Monday, Australian Foreign Minister Julie Bishop warned China of the importance of democratic institutions.
Source: Global Times | 2017/3/14 23:58:39

Racism stems from disdain, indignation over China’s rise

Spreadshirt, a German online retail company, was recently found selling T-shirts with slogans insulting to Chinese people.
Source: Global Times | 2017/3/14 0:13:39

Japan hyping China’s defense budget for its military ends

Japan making an issue of China's military spending is mainly because of its ambition to become a major political power.
Source: Global Times | 2017/3/13 0:48:39

Building up nuclear deterrence best response to THAAD

THAAD poses threats to both China and Russia. Joint work against the system is the new bond of the Sino-Russian comprehensive strategic partnership of coordination, and will strike a heavy blow to the US.
Source: Global Times | 2017/3/10 0:33:39

CIA hacking leak exposes cyber governance loopholes

Your phone and TV are likely being spied on! This is what WikiLeaks claimed in the latest dump of 8,761 files about the US Central Intelligence Agency's (CIA) worldwide hacking operations.
Source: Global Times | 2017/3/9 0:38:39

Northern Myanmar fighting calls for Beijing's tactical involvement

Fighting has erupted in northern Myanmar again. According to the office of Aung San Suu Kyi, Myanmar's de facto leader, rebels from a local armed ethnic group launched a surprise attack early on Monday against police and military posts in Kokang, a region bordering China.
Source: Global Times | 2017/3/8 0:48:39

Border areas crucial to China’s poverty-relief campaign

More wisdom is needed to establish related laws, regulations, supervision and education systems to diminish security risks in the border, stabilize border regions while fighting the war on poverty and clear the way for the Belt and Road initiative.
Source: Global Times | 2017/3/7 0:08:40

India using Dalai Lama card risks worsening bilateral ties

Despite objections by China, India will host the Dalai Lama in a disputed region on the China-India border in the coming weeks.
Source: Global Times | 2017/3/6 0:38:39

China must remain steadfast over its North Korea policy

China's decision to halt imports of North Korean coal is right and persuasive, but it would be naïve to rupture diplomatic ties with Pyongyang. Beijing remains steadfast in its compliance with UN sanctions, but it has no intention of giving up its friendly Pyongyang policy.
Source: Global Times | 2017/3/3 0:58:39

China’s veto on Syria sanctions sends consistent message

China and Russia on Tuesday vetoed a UN resolution to impose sanctions against Syria over alleged chemical weapons attacks in the war-torn country.
Source: Global Times | 2017/3/2 1:48:39

Cash alone cannot salvage Chinese soccer

In recent years, in addition to Chinese soccer teams' disappointing performances, most reports on this sport are related to money.
Source: Global Times | 2017/3/1 0:43:39

US political chaos reveals urgency to advance globalization

The chaos in the US under Donald Trump’s presidency may last for a while, but it could be an opportunity to gather global forces together to advance globalization.
Source: Global Times | 2017/2/28 0:48:39

Hong Kong must break away from UK intervention

The UK government released the Six-monthly report on Hong Kong: July to December 2016 on Friday last week, noting that the period "saw a number of developments which caused concern in Hong Kong and internationally," influencing confidence in "one country, two systems."
Source: Global Times | 2017/2/27 1:13:39

India should have an open mind toward CPEC

Many observers consider the China-Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPEC) an important opportunity, not only for the potential economic benefits it brings to China and Pakistan, but also because it allows greater cooperation among nations in the region. Yet, it has made neighboring India apprehensive.
Source: Global Times | 2017/2/23 23:13:40