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Alliances can prevent greater conflicts between China, US

The Sino-US relationship has been experiencing some fluctuations lately.
Source: Global Times | 2016/3/31 20:41:12

Alliances can prevent greater conflicts between China, US

The Sino-US relationship has been experiencing some fluctuations lately. Yan Xuetong, director of the Institute of International Relations at Tsinghua University, has suggested that forming alliances abroad can help China smooth the bilateral ties. How will it work? How should the two sides further develop their relationship? Can China and the US escape Thucydides Trap? The following content is based on Yan's recent lecture "Strategies for China's rise and changing international environment."
Source: Global Times | 2016/3/31 0:47:32

Good neighborhood in Nepal's best interests

Nepalese Prime Minister K P Sharma Oli kicked off his China visit on Sunday.
Source: Global Times | 2016/3/21 22:48:01

Hongkongers must learn virtues of mainland

Mostly idealistic, young people are prone to be misled by some ill-intended individuals.
Source: Global Times | 2016/3/17 23:28:01

Japan's view of China remains problem

Japan's perception of China remains a fundamental problem and needs to be fixed.
Source: Global Times | 2016/3/14 22:48:02

Astana warmly embraces One Belt, One Road

The rest of the world like the Eurasian economic space, Central Asia, East Asia and Southeast Asia need trillions of dollars of investment in the future.
Source: Global Times | 2016/2/29 22:23:01

Belt, Road vision welcomed by Pakistan

Global Times (GT) reporter Lu Jingxian and Liu Caiyu talked with Fatemi Fatemi about matters of bilateral and regional cooperation during his recent visit.
Source: Global Times | 2016/2/15 19:48:47

Bulgaria-China relations set to prosper

I hope that we will continue together our efforts to further strengthen the bilateral relations.
Source: Global Times | 2016/1/13 0:23:01

US power can't carry unpredictable world

Similarly, if China develops the infrastructure of other countries through its Belt and Road plan, that can be good for the world. Development is not a zero sum game.
Source: Global Times | 2016/1/5 0:53:01

Neutral Mongolia looks to be economic link

Mongolian President Tsakhiagiin Elbegdorj kicks off his visit to China on Monday. The country's recent announcement that it will be a permanently neutral state has raised many questions, and cooperation between China and Mongolia has ramped up rapidly as China's “One Belt, One Road” initiative is progressing.
Source: Global Times | 2015/11/8 22:28:01

Good relations with Beijing critical for EU

As the refugee crisis in Europe simmers, what impact does it have on the bloc's integration process?
Source: Global Times | 2015/11/4 23:18:01

Merkel visit looks to Sino-German innovation

We cannot close the border. It's physically impossible. There is not much we can do to stop these people fleeing war-torn places like Syria or Libya.
Source: Global Times | 2015/10/26 23:53:01

Stronger ASEAN offers example to East Asia

Better relations among China, South Korea and Japan will bring positive effects on ASEAN.
Source: Global Times | 2015/10/12 22:48:01

Trilateral cooperation in East Asia essential

I hope the three countries can utilize the framework of the trilateral format to promote bilateral ties and that the TCS can play a role to mitigate the sharp bilateral conflicts since the atmosphere can be milder in a trilateral setting.
Source: Global Times | 2015/9/29 0:38:01

Dialogue key to India-Pakistan solutions

How will the two countries further boost ties? With Pakistan grappling with militancy, are China's projects in the country safe?
Source: Global Times | 2015/9/7 19:28:01

Egypt, China share WWII heritage

How will Sisi's China trip contribute to boosting bilateral ties? And what role will the “One Belt, One Road” initiative play in developing relations?
Source: Global Times | 2015/8/31 19:53:01

Belt, Road program brings China, US closer

While there have been a handful of major issues with a broad impact, like the South China Sea and recent cyber operations, in the grand scheme of things, the bilateral and multilateral relationships with China still seem to be on a firm footing.
Source: Global Times | 2015/8/25 0:38:02

Reconciliation needs honest histories

Many of us saw the catastrophic consequences of French-German hostility. And we asked: was it worth it? And the answer was: no. Do such convictions and feelings exist in China and Japan today?
Source: Global Times | 2015/7/27 21:38:01