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Latin America shifts toward Pacific possibilities

The first ministerial meeting on cooperation between China and the Community of Latin American and Caribbean States (CELAC) concluded in Beijing on January 9. The recent years have witnessed intensifying cooperation between China and Latin America. What has driven this trend? How will the US react to this move in an area it has traditionally considered its own? Global Times (GT) reporter Li Aixin interviewed Costa Rica President Luis Guillermo Solis (Solis) over these issues.
Source: Global Times | 2015/1/12 20:43:01

Afghanistan ready to tackle future with help

Fighting only the symptoms is not enough.
Source: Global Times | 2014/12/22 21:03:01

Different views can boost China's soft power

If China shows there is a friendly willingness to have this code of conduct, that might help China's soft power, and China will still always be the biggest power in the region just by its size.
Source: Global Times | 2014/12/2 0:28:01

US, China can work together to cool disputes

I think these are the ways of reaching out and cooperating. It's very important that in the coming years these activities continue and China reaches out to the US and other countries to involve them in the activities in China. That cannot just be a one-way street.
Source: Global Times | 2014/12/8 21:03:01

Ambiguity risky in Sino-US power games

A substantial contingent of Chinese observers believe the US still pursues hegemony and is unlikely to share power in Asia with China.
Source: Global Times | 2014/12/15 20:18:01

Obama looks away from Mideast for legacy

With the threats from the Islamic State (IS), will the US stay as the biggest stakeholder, or will it pull back strategically in the Middle East?
Source: Global Times | 2014/11/24 20:03:01

Country's transition hangs in balance

What does he think of China's success today? What problems does the country face?
Source: Global Times | 2014/11/17 18:38:01

Mutuality will transform economic life

Why does he believe capitalism will fade out? And why is China, an emerging economy that is still developing technologically, able to lead the world into the Third Industrial Revolution?
Source: Global Times | 2014/11/10 20:58:01

Australia won't pick sides in Pacific

In international relations, we don't have permanent friends but permanent interests. I think it would be better if two sides can focus more on interests.
Source: Global Times | 2014/10/27 19:23:01

US, China fundamentally differ in Asia view

We need to figure out how to manage the physical encounters of our military assets, which will be more frequent as China becomes more capable and as the US continues its pivot.
Source: Global Times | 2014/10/15 22:58:01

Chinese wartime role needs to be understood

Now there is much more of a sense in China and West that they are taking part in a global writing of history, rather than something that just sits in one country or another on its own.
Source: Global Times | 2014/9/22 18:43:01

China and US share dreams of peace

One of my goals for the rest of my life is to ensure that the dream Deng and I shared back in 1978 is realized among young people and political leaders of today and tomorrow.
Source: Global Times | 2014/9/8 18:43:01

Deng's legacy still influencing nation

Deng's political perseverance was also very admirable.
Source: Global Times | 2014/8/21 21:23:01

Iran 'doesn't need US permission' in Iraq

What we are going to do in Iraq doesn't need to acquire the permission of the US. We only respond to the request of the legal government of Iraq.
Source: Global Times | 2014/6/23 19:21:58

West doesn't cause terrorism: Tony Blair

What the extremists do is they take the grievances that the people have and use these grievances. We should unite together to defeat it.
Source: Global Times | 2014/6/19 18:33:01

Don't target Japanese when tackling Abe

Global Times (GT) reporters Chang Meng and Pan Ziyi sat down with Japanese politician Ichiro Ozawa (Ozawa), president of the People's Life Party and a former president of the Democratic Party of Japan, in Tokyo, to discuss the future path of Sino-Japanese relationship.
Source: Global Times | 2014/7/14 19:18:01

Pushing division does not help human rights

How does Cambodia view its relations with China? What obstacles does it face in terms of its own development?
Source: Global Times | 2014/6/30 23:28:48

Peace and stability top Afghan priority

Peace and stability in Afghanistan are in the interest of not only our country, but also our entire region.
Source: Global Times | 2014/6/12 21:38:01