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'Peaceful rise' will meet US containment

I am quite certain that China cannot rise peacefully.
Source: Global Times | 2013/11/6 22:58:01

Sino-Russian friendship needs popular touch

The Chinese dream cannot copy the American dream, which only suits the American people. China should establish its own patterns and standards for all walks of life, such as consumption, culture, social life and even politics and democracy.
Source: Global Times | 2013/10/29 19:33:01

American dream no option for China

Expanding influence or even being a dominant power like what the American dream aims at is not China's option. The Chinese dream will contribute to China's peaceful rise.
Source: Global Times | 2013/7/7 23:33:01

Controlled reform biggest lesson of Soviet fall

China should support the people's wish for democracy. But such democracy should be controllable and should not be left unrestrained, otherwise it risks turning into a disaster.
Source: Global Times | 2013/10/24 18:58:02

China happy to see Myanmar opening up

Myanmar, once internationally isolated under the rule of its military junta, has made huge steps forward during its democratic transition.
Source: Global Times | 2013/10/21 20:43:01

Afghanistan no playground for great powers

Next year sees the withdrawal of US and NATO troops from Afghanistan, drawing global attention amid uncertainty about the country's future.
Source: Global Times | 2013/10/15 20:33:01

India won't sacrifice one friendship for others

What's the significance of this visit? How do Indian elites view India-China relationship?
Source: Global Times | 2013/9/24 21:38:01

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