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In key speech, Trump fixes rival tag on China

US President Donald Trump delivered his first State of the Union address Tuesday, conjuring up a vision for a "new American moment" in a lengthy speech that covered infrastructure, tax cuts, immigration reform, trade and foreign policy.
Source: Global Times | 2018/1/31 21:43:40

Effect of improvement in Sino-Japanese relations to go beyond region

Cooperation on the Belt and Road initiative can be a driving force for improving China-Japan relations.
Source: Global Times | 2018/1/31 21:38:39

China, US influencing each other's policies

Both China and the US should be more careful about the effect that formulation of domestic policy can have on each other.
Source: Global Times | 2018/1/31 21:33:40

Time for US to show goodwill in China ties

China and the US should embrace more positive interactions and reinforce strategic trust, rather than emphasizing strategic competition.
Source: Global Times | 2018/1/31 19:28:39

Can Singapore stabilize China-ASEAN ties?

Singapore hosted the ASEAN Senior Officials' Meeting Retreat in mid-January. Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong attended the celebrations after the meeting, highlighting the determination of the current chair of ASEAN to promote the unity of this Southeast Asian bloc.
Source: Global Times | 2018/1/30 20:53:39

GOP must contain splits over Trump

During former US president Barack Obama's term, conflicts between the GOP and the Democratic Party were noticeable, while splits within the parties were minor issues. But now, partisan fights, splits and polarization within the two mainstream US parties, especially the ruling party for now, are equally alarming. Democrats are no longer the only major challenge for the GOP. How to confront the challenges Trump brings is also crucial.
Source: Global Times | 2018/1/30 20:48:39

Hong Kong should deal firmly with university unrest

Tough love is also love. Hong Kong's schools should be determined to sanitize their ambience and not turn the campus into asylum for pro-independence forces.
Source: Global Times | 2018/1/29 21:38:41

May's visit aims to cement post-Brexit ties

British Prime Minister Theresa May is to visit China this week. The trip of the Conservative leader is crucial because the building of a "Global Britain," a vision laid out by May, has entered a new stage and socialism with Chinese characteristics has crossed the threshold into a new era.
Source: Global Times | 2018/1/29 21:28:39

China says share as US tries to shear

The theme of the World Economic Forum annual meeting 2018 - "creating a shared future in a fractured world" - shared Chinese President Xi Jinping's vision of "building a community with shared future for mankind" that he put forward in last year's meeting.
Source: Global Times | 2018/1/28 19:53:39

Sino-US conflicts should be resolved smartly

China and the US should focus on how to win with wisdom and implement dialogue and cooperation mechanisms that can eliminate confrontation.
Source: Global Times | 2018/1/28 18:28:40

Disturbing animations must be seriously addressed

As China lacks a rating system for films and cartoon series, parents have to be responsible for what their children watch on TV and the internet.
Source: Global Times | 2018/1/26 5:03:41

China puts world ahead amid America First

The doctrine of "America First" reflects the inward-looking and conservative policies adopted by the Trump administration against the backdrop of declining US hegemony. By contrast, the concept of "a community with shared future for mankind" shows a rising China which is more confident in world affairs and embraces the globe with an open and inclusive mind.
Source: Global Times | 2018/1/25 21:03:40

New Delhi forum props up 'Quad' stance, refuses to listen to China voice

Statements made by officials of Hungary and Sri Lanka showed that China's Belt and Road initiative and cooperation with regional countries have been widely welcomed.
Source: Global Times | 2018/1/25 20:48:39

Abe's outreach doesn't change policy on China

Improving Sino-Japanese relations will undoubtedly help Abe fulfill his promises that he made to the public in his policy speech, which is an important reason why he has begun making overtures to China.
Source: Global Times | 2018/1/25 20:38:39

Will US Nuclear Posture Review see a return to hegemony?

It is fortunate that the draft Nuclear Posture Review has positive comments on the China-US nuclear dialogue. It is hoped that the dialogue will play an important role in stabilizing the China-US nuclear relationship.
Source: Global Times | 2018/1/24 23:23:39

Indo-Pacific strategy fails to account for region's historical ties

The Indo-Pacific region has been a huge historic platform for interactions, communications and integration among Asian nations since ancient times.
Source: Global Times | 2018/1/24 20:23:39

New US defense strategy a zero-sum game

The US National Defense Strategy not only has continuity, but also shows the priorities of US President Donald Trump's governance.
Source: Global Times | 2018/1/24 20:13:40

West's Liberal order giving way to multiplex world

Of critical and urgent need is the reform and strengthening of multilateral institutions to make them more democratic and accountable. The large postwar institutions created under US dominance are failing in the current form. They need to allow more voices from the emerging powers and developing nations. The era of hegemony by a single power or a handful of great powers is past.
Source: Global Times | 2018/1/24 20:08:39