Canberra appears to be feeling greater insecurity and increasingly views China as a potential threat, leading to its decision to pursue continuous expansion of military capabilities. However, what truly makes Australia insecure is its blind following of the US' strategy and the anti-China hidden agenda of US-led alliances, such as AUKUS.
AI is in a stage of rapid development, and the research breakthroughs in the US should be seen as an encouragement for us to strive to catch up. Faced with the technological gap between China and the US, Chinese people do not need to be overly worried as we strive to catch up with the US and accelerate the development of a path suitable for China's AI industry.
The awkwardness of AUKUS is surfacing. It is not workable on so many levels. Relevant parties' calculations and internal divisions may at the end of the day lead to an acceleration of the sinking of AUKUS.
On the issue of sovereignty, the Chinese mainland will not make any concessions, or tolerate any “Taiwan independence” movements. The DPP authorities have long been responsible for jeopardizing peace and stability in the Straits, and they will eventually face the consequences of their actions.
This year's US presidential election has exposed the extreme nature of hegemonism in the face of globalization and the trend toward multipolarity. With the rise and fall of hegemonism as the grand drama of international politics, an America veering toward extremism might mark the start of this drama's final act.
The deliberate politicization and hype on Kashi becoming a sub-venue for the Spring Festival Gala proves anti-China Western forces are at their wit's end in smearing China.
After Campbell becomes the deputy secretary of state, the US will generate a stronger sense of geopolitical competition, thereby enabling its "Indo-Pacific Strategy" against China to persist in the long term.
That the US is politicizing, weaponizing and overstretching the concept of national security in educational cooperation and exchanges with China reflects its “sub-healthy” mentality.
Who exactly is making the Pacific island countries pay for a high cost, including sacrificing their sovereignty? Who is more likely to make false promises to these countries?
Once NATO begins expanding into Asia, not only could it exacerbate global geopolitical tensions, but it could also escalate arms races and regional conflicts.
A Chinese scholar's metaphorical assessment of Biden's and Trump's China policies as two "bowls of poison" provides the Chinese audience with insight into the current state of China-US relations and the upcoming US presidential election.
The Chinese mainland has enough and legitimate reasons for changing the M503 flight route, which lies west of the so-called median line of the Taiwan Straits. But such a change is used by the Democratic Progressive Party (DPP) authorities on the island of Taiwan to slander the mainland as “pressuring Taiwan,” so as to shape an "aggressive image” of the mainland and a "threat from the mainland."
In 2023, the world was in turmoil, with the Russia-Ukraine war dragging on and the conflict in the Gaza Strip reoccurring. As the demand for weapons rose dramatically in many parts of the world, the US, known as a non-stop war machine, delivered yet another "outstanding" year-end performance review of foreign military sales: a record $238 billion.
The razor wire is not only installed along the US-Mexico border, but it also symbolizes the divide between the US state of Texas and the federal government, as well as between the Republicans and Democrats. With the US entering the election year, the ongoing immigration dispute has become a key battleground in the upcoming elections.
In the evolving landscape of international relations, the collaboration between the US and China in the realm of Artificial Intelligence (AI) technology, particularly with an emphasis on security concerns, emerges as a critical juncture that could significantly influence the stability of China-US ties.
As a product of the Cold War, NATO should have been consigned to the trash heap of history after the end of the Cold War. However, under the influence of the US, NATO not only intensifies the crisis in Europe but also plots expansion into Asia. Asian countries must remain highly vigilant to this.
It is not China's economy that cannot be saved, but the West's, which is desperate for self-rescue but has no strategy.
The Indian Ocean is not "India's Ocean," and all countries have the right to conduct scientific research in the ocean as long as they comply with international law.
A sustainable relationship with Africa requires respect rather than geopolitical calculations.
By positioning itself as a pawn in the US' strategic approach to China, NATO keeps pushing the boundaries of its expansion.
The Philippines needs to reassess its position, avoid acting recklessly, and realistically evaluate its military capabilities.
Nauru's severance of ties with Taiwan region is significant, which became the biggest "congratulatory gift" for Lai Ching-te who just won the regional leadership election.
If Washington and London genuinely want an end of the crisis in the Red Sea, the only way out is to end the Gaza crisis, withdraw what should be withdrawn, end wrong support, and apply pressure where it's needed.
Behind the double standards adopted by Western media such as @TheEconomist when reporting on China is the West's long-held condescending mentality and cultural inertia. In short, it is about "Western-centrism."
If the EU adopts the US approach toward China, it may end up more reliant on the US and suffer the most damage among the three parties.
Politically, "2024 is the Voldemort of years," reads the latest report issued by Eurasia Group, a US-based global political risk research and consulting firm.
Achieving the Code of Conduct in the South China Sea (COC) is a shared aspiration for regional peace between China and ASEAN members.
2023 witnessed a series of highlights and achievements in China's diplomacy. China's major-country diplomacy with Chinese characteristics is expected to inject more stability into 2024, while in contrast, US diplomacy's uncertainty is increasingly worrying the world.
The story of a homeless man living on the streets of New York ignited public opinion in China. The core of the story is a middle-aged man with doctoral degrees in physics who ended up wandering on the streets of New York for 16 years.
From January 4 to 6, Vice Foreign Minister Sun Weidong of China visited Myanmar, engaging in discussions with Myanmar's leadership on several critical issues, including mutual development, combating telecommunication fraud and other criminal activities.
We advise certain forces from the US and within the island not to create confusion at this time. The US has shamed itself in the balloon farce last February. Their hysterical attempts now will only make them a laughingstock again.
The Quad will still be mentioned by the four countries, but we may never see real efforts in building up the quadrilateral relationship and establishing substantial binding.
The Indian Ocean belongs to India alone, and regional countries' cooperation with extraterritorial states is subject to New Delhi's discretion - this is the latest message sent by India.
What kind of experience did 2023 bring to Western countries? According to mainstream Western media, the most apt term to encapsulate the Western sentiment is "uncomfortable."
As the biggest instigator of the Russia-Ukraine conflict, Biden's administration originally wanted to use Ukraine's victory as a diplomatic achievement, but the current stalemate of the conflict has become a liability in the election campaign.
As most of these accusations are baseless and crumble when faced with reality, countries like Canada only turn themselves into a laughingstock on the international stage.
The turmoil surrounding the Serbian election exposes the West's attempt to create chaos around the world and its hypocrisy.
The appeal of the US has declined, as the US that is used to being echoed is now being rejected.
As the calendar turns from page to page, we stand at the door of a new year, with a glimmer of optimism amid tensions in the US-China relationship.
The opposition to missile deployment in Palau should sound an alarm to the US which is not interested in mutually beneficial cooperation with the COFA countries, but rather wants its own security to override theirs.
The ruling of Colorado's Supreme Court on former US president Donald Trump injects more uncertainty into next year's presidential election and further unfolds the rottenness of American politics.
As the West struggles between "social media regulation" and "freedom of speech," delayed intervention by Western authorities is causing pain to the West.
The legacy of the Chinese Exclusion Act is still echoing today. The Act was concocted by US politicians to cater to the xenophobic and Sinophobic sentiments spreading in the country. As time passed by, it seems that little has changed.
Washington's policy direction of "decoupling" from China remains unchanged. However, the Chinese side holds most of the cards, focusing on enhancing bargaining power through coordination and integrating resources to strive for fairer development rights and interests for Chinese companies.
The domestic partisan turmoil in the US not only has a disruptive effect on its development, but also spills over to affect US relations with other countries, especially allies and partners, having impact on the balance of power in other regions and bringing uncertainty to the overall global landscape.
The US constantly vilifies China's influence in the Indo-Pacific region and hypes up the China threat theory in order to beautify its so-called legitimacy in the Indo-Pacific hegemony. The fact is that the US is instigating and inciting its allies to provoke China in the South China Sea, testing China's position.
This election achieved a relatively successful result through procedural management and a relatively broad enthusiasm for active and democratic participation.
Provoking the Philippines to be at the forefront and stirring up the situation in the South China Sea is the true intention of the US strategy.
The US and NATO should understand that with or without the war in Ukraine, it is impossible to eliminate Russia. When they start to give up their agenda to fight Moscow untiringly, the world perhaps will become a place where neither Russia, Ukraine, the US, nor other NATO countries will have to worry if they will have to fight to the last drop of their people's blood.
The Osprey aircraft involved in this accident has experienced multiple severe accidents, leaving many injured, dead or missing. The US needs to take a serious and responsible attitude, take seriously the concerns of the local people, thoroughly investigate the accident, give a reasonable explanation to relevant parties, and restore peace and tranquility in the region.
In the Russia-Ukraine conflict, Ukraine is the biggest victim, and many European countries are also victims.
Hong Kong is prepared to complete Basic Law Article 23 national security legislation next year, the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region (HKSAR) Chief Executive John Lee Ka-chiu announced on Monday. Almost at the same time, pro-secession Hong Kong riot leader Agnes Chow Ting announced on her social media account Sunday local time that she is jumping bail and will not be returning home from her studies in Canada.
On November 30, a federal district judge in Montana issued a preliminary injunction calling off the state's ban on TikTok. Montana is the first state in the nation to initiate a ban on TikTok, announced by the state government on May 18 this year to block TikTok completely, with heavy fines for violators.
It appears that some foreign media outlets have a smearing-China key performance indicator (KPI) to complete, as they persist in writing such unreasonable articles without any valid proof.
Australian politicians with rationality and wisdom should strive to avoid confrontation with China and to maintain regional stability and security.
As a mature country, Vietnam should develop independent and autonomous diplomacy, rejecting the influence and manipulation of major powers.
The latest development of China-US ties, including what happened in the South China Sea is an epitome of China-US game in the new era: If the US wants to talk, the door is open.
Europe is experiencing a storm, not from the periphery of Europe or other parts of the world, but from within the continent itself.
According to Reuters, US authorities "thwarted a plot to kill a Sikh separatist in the US and issued a warning to India," a senior Biden administration official said. Currently, the US Department of Justice and the Federal Bureau of Investigation have declined to comment on the assassination plot that took place on US soil. However, experts believe that the US will not harshly accuse India in order to maintain its goal of aligning with India against China in the Indo-Pacific region.
On Monday, US Secretary of Defense Lloyd Austin visited the Ukrainian capital, Kyiv. While announcing a new US aid package, Austin also mentioned China, stating that if Russia is successful in Ukraine, China will be emboldened to use military force to expand its territory in the Indo-Pacific.
Formulating a Code of Conduct in the South China Sea (COC) is an important task for China and ASEAN member states to implement the Declaration on the Conduct of Parties in the South China Sea (DOC).
A delegation consisting of Arab and Islamic foreign ministers is visiting China from Monday to Tuesday.
The direction of China-US relations has already been clarified in terms of efforts to ease, stabilize and restore the relationship. We hope it will stop falling and stabilize, not regressing or continuing to spiral downward.
The resolution constitutes an initial step toward a cease-fire and sends a clear message that the international community strongly opposes all actions suspected of violating the legitimate rights of women, children, and civilians, and contravening international humanitarian law.
China has achieved remarkable success in fighting pollution and protecting the environment. It has particularly gained valuable experiences in curbing hazardous smog, which India could learn from.
Western countries are keen on using the South Pacific as a stage for geopolitical competition, treating island nations as pawns to counter China's influence. This point couldn't be more evident.
If the trilateral military alliance between the US, Japan, and South Korea is truly established, it will pose a huge threat to peace and stability in Northeast Asia and even the Indo-Pacific region, experts warned.
Americans are no longer qualified to view China with a benefactor mentality.
It would be self-deceit if one claims that enhancing substantive relations with Taiwan by using economic and trade cooperation as an excuse is not a politically complex issue, or that the consequences are nothing serious.
If the digital world of the internet is filled with zero-sum thinking and politicized small circles, it will only transform from a bridge connecting different parties and facilitating mutual understanding to a weapon used to suppress competitors and create crises in other countries. The internet should not be controlled by the logic of group politics and zero-sum games.
As the knots in the dispute between China and Australia in areas such as trade are slowly untied, if Canberra cannot tackle the issue concerning AUKUS well and allow itself to continue to be hijacked by the US' policy, this pact is likely to be an impediment to the China-Australia relations.
The anti-China and destabilizing forces are feeble, and the US' attempt to control the situation in Hong Kong and use Hong Kong to contain China is destined to be a daydream. The better Hong Kong is integrated into the overall development of the country, the fewer political levers the US and the West will have on Hong Kong.
Although the future arrangement of the two-state solution still requires arduous negotiations, establishing two countries and ensuring that each one can operate stably and live in peace is the only goal that can promote negotiations between the two parties.
The nomination of Campbell indicates that the focus of US diplomatic strategy remains in the Indo-Pacific region. If the US' strategy continues to attempt to start a “new cold war” and contain China, the Biden administration will inevitably experience policy failures.
The Official Security Assistance framework's application by Japan, driven by its desire to create chaos and provoke conflicts, is extremely detrimental to the peace and security of the entire region.
Instead of saying the US Ambassador to Japan Rahm Emanuel's announcement of bulk buying Japanese seafood is support for Japan, it would be fairer to describe it as a diplomatic show and "double standard" behavior.
There is absolutely no foundation for the formation of "antisemitism" as an ideology in China. The criticism of Israel's excessive use of force in Chinese public opinion is primarily based on morality.
Why should US fear the Israel-Palestine conflict more than China? The answer: "hatred."
The US regards Australia as its important military capability guarantee in the Indo-Pacific region. Once a military conflict breaks out, the US needs Australia as the center of its strategic outreach. The US is selfish and would rather harm its so-called closest allies such as Australia than harm itself.
China emphasizes collective security, strives to build a community with a shared future, and seeks to integrate national security with global peace. China will always be a builder of world peace.
If the EU and some politicians can break away from narrow geopolitical thinking and view this cooperation from a global development perspective, it will provide a good opportunity for the long-term development of China-EU relations.
US media is currently attempting to redirect the current Israel-Palestine conflict toward the rise of China. The New York Times, in an article titled "New Global Divisions on View as Biden Goes to Israel and Putin to China," directly contrasts President Joe Biden's visit to Israel with President Vladimir Putin's visit to China.
On Tuesday local time, Arkansas ordered the Swiss-headquartered Syngenta, a leading agriculture company, to sell 160 acres of farmland in the US state within two years because the company is Chinese-owned. "This is about where your loyalties lie," Arkansas Governor Sarah Huckabee Sanders said at a news conference, stressing the company's "threat to our national security and to our farmers."
While crises in other regions have yet to subside, the US military has been busy spreading new rounds of fear and creating new crises in China's neighborhood under the guise of the "China threat."
Noticeably China emphasizes equality, proposing building a global community of shared future, with a focus on mutual benefit and win-win cooperation. China's policy is not aimed at controlling other countries but rather seeks to establish partnerships.
It seems future American elites are expected to be mere parrots who can mimic and puppets who can be manipulated. This could be a sign that highlights the dumbed-down state of American education and a precursor to the decline of the US.
The rise of China and the China-proposed Belt and Road Initiative are clearly of extraordinary significance. The Third Belt and Road Summit Forum on International Cooperation to be held in Beijing will give the world a clearer understanding of peaceful development.
In a quiet manner, China and India held their 20th round of corps commander level meetings.
The outbreak of the Israeli-Palestinian conflict has cast a shadow over the US' Middle East strategy. The India-Middle East-Europe Economic Corridor (IMEEC), which received Washington's support at the G20 summit last month, was once touted as a Western competitor to the China-proposed Belt and Road Initiative (BRI).
Taiwan regional leader Tsai Ing-wen delivered her "Double Ten" (October 10) speech on Tuesday. This is Tsai's last "Double Ten" speech before she steps down in May 2024, but also a continued vow by the Democratic Progressive Party (DPP) to step up its provocations and rash actions in the future.
Since the latest bloody conflict broke out between Israel and Palestine, voices calling for restraint or a cease-fire are hard to find in Washington. On the contrary, The US is filled with inflammatory, reckless and crazy talks.
As more US lawmakers visit China, they will gradually realize that the hegemonic anti-China atmosphere they have on Capitol Hill when discussing China policies is nothing more than a self-created illusion. They are no longer qualified to lecture China.
The Philippines is regarded as a key component in the US Indo-Pacific Strategy. But compared to Tokyo and Canberra, which take on more aggressive roles, Manila, in the heart of Washington, is merely a stick used to muddy the waters of the South China Sea.
Presently, the US is in a state of political extremism, with both major parties becoming more polarized. As political figures navigate the pressures of Washington, they must continuously rally their constituents.
When US House Speaker Kevin McCarthy was ousted on Tuesday from his leadership post, he became the shortest serving speaker since 1875. A handful of far-right Republicans joined Democrats and stripped the California Republican of the speaker's gravel with a 216-to-210 vote, after McCarthy worked with Democrats to pass a short-term funding bill to avert a government shutdown.
The hypocrisy of the US is on full display in its newly-released report on China, while Washington's anxiety on its own capability to dominate public opinion is also bubbling.
Canada is under fire, again. This time, it has become a laughingstock of the world.
If China and Australia join hands, the improvement of ties is foreseeable, but if one side intentionally obstructs the process, it may add hurdles to this process.
The more the US promotes its "cooperation with these countries," the more it highlights the weakness and fragility of their relationship.
For the rest of the world, this situation appears to be a farce of a commonplace American political struggle.