Instead of being overly cautious about China's rise, Australia and New Zealand should avoid misleading the region on China's role, and other regional countries should be clear about the consequences of being misled. The region will only suffer more losses from containing China.
China is an active player for peace on the peninsula. However, at a time of setbacks in Sino-US relations, we need to attach more attention to any adjustments made by the Trump administration on the peninsula issue and continue to unswervingly promote the denuclearization of the peninsula.
China and India, the two largest countries in Asia, cannot avoid having differences and conflicts, but more importantly they share common interests and are complementary to each other in a variety of fields such as infrastructure.
The US will only suffer more losses from jeopardizing international order on its own free will.
When confronted with a crisis, it is easy to make condescending judgments or sit idle. In Myanmar's case, China has taken a different approach from the West, and a challenging one, by trying to help the country and Rohingya refugees decode the puzzle one step at a time.
Instead of the New York Times demonizing China's efforts, isn't it better if it explores how the US can participate in aiding impoverished countries?
It is China, not the United States, that can provide more support and knowledge to India. If India follows the US strategy step by step, it will lose future opportunities to cooperate with China and many other neighboring countries. India should be able to understand the situation.
A prominent phenomenon in postmodern society is enlarging social division.
US Defense Secretary James Mattis is visiting China from Tuesday to Thursday amid Sino-US tensions over trade and the South China Sea, which indicates smooth communication between bilateral militaries. But early signs indicate that this visit will be unable to change his long-held harsh views and bias of China.
Australia's paranoia over China can be attributed to its entrenched practice of racial discrimination.
It'll take time for Southeast Asian people's doubts and vigilance about China to die away. Even now, some politicians incite nationalism against China to win votes, which hampers Southeast Asia's development and stops these countries from understanding the unselfish rise of China. . Both Southeast Asia and China have to leave history behind and embrace the present.
Resolving the Korean Peninsula issue is like trekking through a long tunnel. A faint pinpoint of light has emerged, yet there is still a long way to go.
In 2015, the "China threat" theory also reportedly appeared on BJP's training material. Perhaps the party failed to update the content, aimed at raising the defense budget, or purely wanted to prepare for the coming elections. Whatever the reason, the hype is inappropriate against the backdrop of thawing ties between Beijing and New Delhi. The BJP should be careful not to lose sight of the forest for the trees.
In short, development of China-North Korea relations has shown robust momentum and a bright future. It's hoped that the outside world will positively respond to the two countries' bilateral relations.
US President Donald Trump's hard-line immigration policy of separating children from their parents on the US-Mexico border has drawn the ire of a chorus of organizations, institutions and high-profile individuals. However, the US president doubled down on Monday claiming “the US will not be a migrant camp, and it will not be a refugee holding facility.”
Now it's the time for the West to seriously reflect upon its own problems and reconsider its values. What it needs to do is to improve and move forward, rather than be obsessed with past success. If it continues to defend its internal decay by fabricating external threats, liberal democracy and institutions will face a bigger crisis.
Perhaps Washington elites need some self-examination over their Cold War mindset, their routine of treating China as an enemy and their habit of overly calculating gains and losses. If the nuclear crisis on the peninsula is to be resolved, it will be a win for all.
The forthcoming joint military training of India and Pakistan deserves encouragement. It is hoped the two can establish mutual trust to serve as a foundation for future cooperation.