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New Delhi, Beijing need to mitigate frictions

China and India seem to be at loggerheads on a number of bilateral, regional and international issues now. What are the fundamental differences between the two? As China rises and the Asian dynamics keeps changing, where is the Sino-India relationship headed in the future?
Source: Global Times | 2017/4/4 17:43:39

Can Russia and China join efforts to counter THAAD?

The realistic option would be increased information sharing between Moscow and Beijing on THAAD and the US military presence in Northeast Asia, as well as joint exercises like the one held in May 2016.
Source: Global Times | 2017/3/27 19:18:39

US, China should accommodate each other

Since taking office in January, US President Donald Trump's Asia-Pacific policy has been closely watched by China and other Asia-Pacific countries given the rising uncertainties in the Korean Peninsula and the South China Sea.
Source: Global Times | 2017/3/13 15:43:39

China-Sri Lanka ties going strong at 60

China and Sri Lanka celebrates the 60th anniversary of their diplomatic ties this year. As Sri Lanka assumes a strategic position in the Indian Ocean, Chinese investments in the country and the Sri Lanka-China friendship, which has lasted for centuries through the ancient maritime Silk Road, have often been viewed in the context of geopolitical competition. What is the current status of the bilateral relationship between China and Sri Lanka? How can the role of Chinese investments in Sri Lanka be evaluated objectively? Global Times (GT) reporter Yu Jincui spoke to Dr. Karunasena Kodituwakku (Kodituwakku), the Ambassador of Sri Lanka to the People's Republic of China, on these issues.
Source: Global Times | 2017/2/20 19:28:39

New Cold War more dangerous than any previous conflict: Pilger

I'm not a futurist; but Trump's clearly deliberate provocations on Taiwan and trade spell danger. I'm not suggesting he wants a war with China; but with the US military on China's doorstep with Aegis and THAAD missile systems, and saber-rattling rather than diplomacy the order of the day, there is a landscape of potential mistakes and accidents between the two countries. These are fragile times.
Source: Global Times | 2016/12/13 19:58:39

Time to think about power with others: Nye

What I argue near the end of the book is we are going to have to start thinking about not just power over others, but power with others.
Source: Global Times | 2016/10/25 21:33:39

Brexit marks rise of anti-establishment populism

The UK decision to leave the EU has brought added turbulence and uncertainty globally. Martin Jacques (Jacques), a senior fellow at the Department of Politics and International Studies, Cambridge University, and a visiting professor at Tsinghua University, shared his thoughts over the major issue with Global Times (GT) London correspondent Sun Wei recently.
Source: Global Times | 2016/7/31 18:34:42

Taiwan risky crux in Sino-US relations

It is not the case that there is no country willing to become our allies, but one whether the Chinese government wants to be ally of other countries.
Source: Global Times | 2016/7/20 15:03:00

China, Turkey united by anti-terror cause

In 2010, Turkey and China upgraded their bilateral relationship to the level of strategic cooperation. We believe that new projects will contribute positively to our relationship and that we can work together and enhance cooperation to support global efforts aiming to create a new synergy.
Source: Global Times | 2016/7/19 23:42:07

China-Japan-South Korea trilateral summits aim at East Asian FTA

If China wants to transform from a trader of quantity to a trader of quality, it must seal the deals of the FTA with its two neighbors.
Source: Global Times | 2016/7/11 22:23:27

Albright: US rebalance not about limits, containment

Patriotism is one thing, to be proud of your country, but if you are nationalist, when you hate or mistrust another country and blame another country for your problems, that is very dangerous.
Source: Global Times | 2016/6/20 23:08:00

China needs patience in Africa deals

The only thing China does not have is patience. Chinese are working so hard. Instead of studying us and encouraging people to work hard, they get impatient.
Source: Global Times | 2016/6/14 0:13:01

Public support can challenge Tsai's 'status quo'

Where is the relationship headed during Tsai's term? How should we deal with the over 60-year-old Taiwan question?
Source: Global Times | 2016/6/6 19:48:01

Kabul seeks Asia links, not competition

We have never and will never look at the two strategic relationships that Afghanistan has with the two important neighbors in the context of any competition.
Source: Global Times | 2016/5/31 0:08:01

China, US can collaborate on Afghanistan

We want Afghanistan to be known as the harbor of cooperation between all global powers.
Source: Global Times | 2016/5/9 19:18:01

Rule of law necessary precursor to democracy

One of my conclusions about democracy is that before democracy, there should be the rule of law, and economic development as well.
Source: Global Times | 2016/4/25 22:53:01

UK recognizing China's future role

Discussions about China's rise and its global impact have been growing more heated over the years. Martin Jacques (Jacques), a senior fellow at the Department of Politics and International Studies, Cambridge University and author of When China Rules the World, shared his thoughts with Global Times (GT) London correspondent Sun Wei.
Source: Global Times | 2016/4/21 23:33:01

China's health aid to Africa evolves over time

Dr Matshidiso Moeti from Botswana is the World Health Organization Regional Director for Africa. During her official visit to China, from March 22 to 25, which follows Chinese Health Minister Li Bin's trip to Cape Town for the Ministerial Forum on China-Africa Health Cooperation last October, the Global Times (GT) reporter Yin Lu talked with Moeti, who shared her insights in how China, African countries and the WHO can work together to strengthen Sino-African collaboration in health.
Source: Global Times | 2016/4/10 20:38:01