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CPTPP a chance for China to further integrate into Asia-Pacific
With the two largest economies of the Asia-Pacific and the world joining the CPTPP, the partnership agreement would become the stepping stone to the growth of an Asia-Pacific free trade agreement. Over time, it would encourage other APEC members to join the grouping. More non-APEC members, such as the United Kingdom, might also be inclined to join it in the future.
01-18 08:31:19
Another epidemic: America's gun crimes makes 2020 most violent year in decades
As a country with the highest COVID-19 death toll, America's economy and society have been hit hard by the lethal virus, leaving hundreds of thousands of people out of work. Stresses and pressures related to lockdowns and prolonged periods of isolation have also made people’s lives harder, providing a warm bed for deteriorating gun violence.
01-16 20:32:55
Japan's development of multi-domain combined combat capabilities raises alarm
Notably, by developing multi-domain combined combat capabilities, Japan can not only play a bigger role in the US-Japan military alliance but also help break the constitutional restrictions on its military buildup with US backing.
01-14 18:04:38
Iran's first massive UAV exercise sends multiple signals
The moves taken by Iran before the transition of power at the White House are less to flame up a direct confrontation with the US than to express its discontent with the incumbent administration.
01-14 17:12:19
Through thick and thin, China and Russia deepen bilateral ties
The progress of China-Russia relationship features political mutual trust, economic complementarity, cultural exchanges, military interaction and diplomatic consultation since the two countries forged the strategic partnership of coordination.
01-13 17:06:12
Foreign observer:Stealth fighter J-20 changed people's expectations of Chinese PLA
The maiden flight of the J-20 elevated the threshold of what constituted "reasonable expectations" from the Chinese military-industrial complex in virtually all domains.
01-13 22:20:46
US experts criticize Pompeo's announcement to lift restrictions on official contacts with Taiwan
On the afternoon of January 9, US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo issued a statement announcing the lifting of restrictions on US-Taiwan official exchanges, which have been adhered to by the US Department of State for several decades. This announcement has triggered repercussions among scholars on US-China relations to some extent.
01-12 17:56:34
Ten years after J-20's maiden flight: expect the next X-20
Ten years after the maiden flight, the development direction of the Chinese fighter jets led by the J-20 becomes a hot topic of widespread concern from the outside world.
01-12 17:52:20
Anti-ship missile, Japan's ambition for offensive capability
In the past month, Japan has taken constant moves on the research and development of anti-ship missiles by proposing plans to buy ASM-3A supersonic air-to-ship missiles, enhance the range of Type 12 surface-to-ship missiles and develop the stealth anti-ship missile with a shooting range of 2,000km.
01-12 17:03:16
China to respond to US provocations in next 10 days
After Washington announced last week that the US ambassador to the United Nations, Kelly Craft, would pay a visit to Taiwan this week, US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said on Saturday he was lifting restrictions on contacts between officials of both the US and the island of Taiwan. The Trump administration is exploiting its final days to make anti-China decisions.
01-12 09:04:37
Pompeo may toll the knell for Taiwan authorities
US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo on Saturday announced the lifting of all "self-imposed restrictions" to regulate American "diplomats, servicemembers, and other officials' interactions" with their counterparts on the island of Taiwan. He said the restrictions were taken "in an attempt to appease the Communist regime in Beijing." "No more," he added, noting, "Executive branch agencies should consider all 'contact guidelines' regarding relations with Taiwan… to be null and void." The island of Taiwan immediately welcomed the statement.
01-12 09:24:14
Things to do and not to do to stabilize Sino-US ties
Beijing and Washington can certainly work together on these issues of common interests. It is time the US changed its tack and returned to diplomacy and dialogue to meet the common and global challenges. The items on the to-do and not-to-do lists are not politically sensitive, yet they are important steps that should be taken to stabilize bilateral relations.
01-12 08:37:27
Taiwan question not chip to turn the table for few American anti-China politicians
If the US side indulges the small group of politicians to politically manipulate the Taiwan question, that will undoubtedly erode the cornerstone of China-US ties, and the politicians themselves, if they are determined to walk down the dead end, are bound to pay a heavy price for their wrongdoings.
01-11 17:25:40
American-style democracy faces backlash
Today, the U.S. has to swallow its own bitter fruit, with the actions denounced as a "violent clash" by the mainstream media in the U.S. As the general trend of "the rise of the East and decline of the West" has become increasingly prominent, the U.S. ambition to dominate the world is becoming more and more untenable.
01-11 23:42:41
India makes major step toward theater command reform
The COVID-19 pandemic continues to cause a severe financial situation, and it will be difficult for the Indian army to obtain the necessary budget in the foreseeable future. All of these will inevitably pose a great constraint on its "drastic" theater system reform. It remains to be seen if India can complete its military reform smoothly.
01-11 17:20:25
Responsible China contributes to global development
The rise of a responsible country like China does not threaten others or pose danger to the world. Instead, it has contributed more to global prosperity and the common well-being of humanity.
01-10 19:39:33