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US, South Korea must take blame for North’s new nuclear move

North Korea’s Atomic Energy Institute on Wednesday claimed that it has reprocessed spent nuclear fuel rods removed from a graphite-moderated reactor in a written interview with Japan’s Kyodo News.
Source: Global Times | 2016/8/18 23:33:39

Deepening ties with Myanmar serves China’s interests

Myanmar State Counselor Aung San Suu Kyi kicked off her five-day visit to China Wednesday.
Source: Global Times | 2016/8/18 0:23:39

G20 summit shouldn’t be distracted by sea spat

The 11th G20 Summit, set to convene in Hangzhou, Zhejiang Province, is approaching.
Source: Global Times | 2016/8/16 23:53:40

Olympic proposal shouldn’t be dwarfed by celebrity gossip

Romantic love stories, whether they have a happy ending or finish in tragedy, can always strike a chord with everyone.
Source: Global Times | 2016/8/16 0:08:39

Indian media should view Beijing-Delhi ties constructively

Chinese Foreign Minister Wang Yi paid a visit to India on Friday.
Source: Global Times | 2016/8/14 23:58:39

Transparency best way to get rid of Nimbyism

The government of Lianyungang, East China’s Jiangsu Province, announced the suspension of preliminary work on a planned Sino-French nuclear waste reprocessing project.
Source: Global Times | 2016/8/12 0:13:40

Restraint crucial to avoid new crisis in South China Sea

A Reuters report revealed that Vietnam has discreetly shipped new mobile rocket launchers into position on five bases in the Nansha Islands in the disputed South China Sea in recent months.
Source: Global Times | 2016/8/11 0:28:40

Anti-THAAD move should aim for optimal results

South Korean President Park Geun-hye said Monday that she is “ready to take whatever criticism to protect the public” when talking about the split in the country’s political public opinion field caused by the deployment of the Terminal High Altitude Area Defense (THAAD) missile system.
Source: Global Times | 2016/8/9 23:43:39

Hong Kong must set systematic restraints over independence

The government of the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region has disqualified six potential candidates with pro-independence stances from running in the 2016 Legislative Council election
Source: Global Times | 2016/8/8 0:08:46

Horton displays no goodwill in remarks over his rival

Chinese swimmer Sun Yang lost the final of the 400 meter freestyle to Australian swimmer Mack Horton by a very narrow margin.
Source: Global Times | 2016/8/8 0:58:40

Australian media distorts truth of S.China Sea disputes

Escalating regional tension, dragging China further into a possible outbreak of war is never a wise choice for anyone. Beijing will not fall for it. The question now becomes, how does Australia see China now?
Source: Global Times | 2016/8/5 0:14:16

Geopolitical intention puts TPP in dilemma

The US, playing the role of global leader for decades, must be aware of the fact, and give due respect to China’s position in the international community. If the TPP fails, it should serve as a lesson to the US; if it can stagger along, it must be reformulated to fit into the real landscape of the world.
Source: Global Times | 2016/8/3 23:43:39

New Delhi’s visa restriction at its own cost

Therefore, out of considerations for its own interest and a broader scope, India should not let itself be constrained by its inequitable “security concerns” toward China.
Source: Global Times | 2016/8/2 23:53:39

Sea disputes won’t change Beijing’s attitude on hacking

In the meantime, it is also hoped that Vietnam can provide a reasonable explanation and response about how to deal with vulgar messages on Chinese tourists’ passports, in order to cool down the escalating anger from people on the both sides.
Source: Global Times | 2016/8/1 23:18:39

S.Korean media should understand reciprocal relationship

South Korea is a major stakeholder in Northeast Asia, but it cannot afford to play the game aggressively, especially with powerhouses around. In order to secure its interests, South Korea must look at the big picture.
Source: Global Times | 2016/8/1 0:03:39

Strike deployment against THAAD must be planned

It is advisable for South Korea to have a cool mind in assessing the consequences of deploying THAAD and the damage it will inflict on its ties with China. Seoul is playing with fire, and it will be the first to get burned.
Source: Global Times | 2016/7/29 0:03:15

Speed up sea code talks to advance Sino-ASEAN ties

Bilateral talks over disputes between countries directly concerned is not an exclusive solution, because once a COC is set up and everyone abides by it, it will in return help promote the former. The two processes are complementary. The establishment of a binding COC will help clear the bumps on the road in the overall Sino-ASEAN collaboration. And outsiders will have no excuses to make a fuss about the waters.
Source: Global Times | 2016/7/27 23:48:01

China can contribute to Myanmar ethnic reconciliation

As China’s neighbor, Myanmar’s peace and stability matter to not only the country’s border security, but also China’s relations with ASEAN. A clear-cut Chinese role in Myanmar’s ethnic reconciliation and peace process will make bilateral ties evolve beyond their borders.
Source: Global Times | 2016/7/26 23:58:00