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Humiliation spurs dreams of new glories

China's modern history has seen a long succession of national humiliations, with the nation repeatedly losing wars to foreign invaders.
Source: Global Times | 2013/9/2 21:23:01

Thailand looks to China to speed up rails

Because Thailand still has to continue importing facilities in the future, one of the important criteria should be that whoever invests in the rail network also needs to increase the local content of that investment as well.
Source: Global Times | 2013/4/14 19:13:01

US succumbing to tyranny of endless war

A rash of security issues inside and outside the US, from the Snowden case to the relations with Iran, has put the spotlight on Washington.
Source: Global Times | 2013/8/19 19:33:01

Olympic dreams go beyond just sports

It should be kept in mind that the Olympic Games and other events must always be a high-level and honest stage for athletes to compete.
Source: Global Times | 2013/8/12 21:38:01

Neutrality foundation of Sino-Swiss ties

China is significant to Switzerland not only because China's economy is becoming more attractive.
Source: Global Times | 2013/8/5 19:08:02

China's peaceful rise a win-win result

China's relationships with some neighboring countries, even though they are confronting China in their territorial claims, will continue to develop and not be reversed.
Source: Global Times | 2013/7/14 23:33:01

Ensuring smooth rebalancing of power

Whenever a country was on top and another was rising, they always collide. I think this time, we realize that we'd both be better off if we do not collide.
Source: Global Times | 2013/6/30 23:08:02

South Korea, China seek peaceful peninsula

I'm aware of such concerns. But I hope the Chinese people know why we launched these drills. The South Korea-US military drills did not target China. Also, the drill focused on defense instead of attacks
Source: Global Times | 2013/6/25 0:38:01

Different dreams but shared challenges

Today, China's leaders must expend enormous efforts coordinating with internal groups, other countries, and international and multilateral organizations.
Source: Global Times | 2013/6/6 0:38:01

China's rise sparks tough transition

It is possible, and indeed desirable, that the US and China will manage to reach a modus vivendi. Although such an arrangement cannot resemble a superpower condominium, as the new international system will most likely be multipolar, with considerable diffusion of power, such efforts will be neither easy nor painless.
Source: Global Times | 2013/5/27 22:23:01

China's biggest challenges stem from success

The dilemmas that China confronts are not the consequences of failure; they are the consequences of success.
Source: Global Times | 2013/3/18 20:58:01

Deng's legacy brought China out of chaos

I do not expect China to move soon to a form of rule that is the same as US-style democracy, but I expect to continue to experiment with an expanded democratic system within the Party-led structure.
Source: Global Times | 2013/2/3 18:13:01