ROK must realize only talks can make DPRK see value of peace

2017-03-23 08:01:20

The United States and the Republic of Korea began their annual military exercises, codenamed Key Resolve and Foal Eagle, on the Korea Peninsula earlier this month. Simultaneously, the US has resorted to war rhetoric, fueling concerns over the already volatile situation on the peninsula.

Opportunity for ROK to change THAAD policy

2017-03-15 08:21:27

The unprecedented ruling of the Republic of Korea's constitutional court on Friday made Park Geun-hye the first president to be removed from office after impeachment.

BRICS still playing an important role in international affairs

2017-01-11 07:21:57

Overall, there are enough reasons to believe BRICS will embrace an even brighter decade, which will also be a boon to the rest of the world.

ASEAN's regional trade pact gaining growing momentum

2016-12-15 07:26:43

As the six non-ASEAN member countries have all signed free trade agreements with the regional bloc, the RCEP fully complies with ASEAN's vision of promoting regional integration and contributes to its blueprint of building an ASEAN Economic Community.

Organization deepening cooperation in security and development

2016-11-09 08:25:47

The proposal reflects China's continuous efforts to build a new security concept that takes into consideration the changing realities of the world's political, economic and security landscapes.

Reconciliation needed to heal post-IS Iraq

2016-11-02 07:35:15

Now that the war against the world's deadliest terrorist group has come to a critical moment, the different forces in Iraq should concentrate on their anti-terror efforts while at the same time thinking about the future of their country.

Weakening of US alliance system natural tendency

2016-10-26 07:45:46

Since his inauguration in July, Duterte has made remarks which suggest he is unwilling for the Philippines to continue doing Washington's bidding.

Duterte's visit offers chance to turn new page

2016-10-20 08:00:30

That the Philippines has finally seen through the US' hidden agenda in the South China Sea and is making efforts to mend fences with China is ready proof of this.

US should end playing role of world policeman

2016-09-28 08:00:18

Anders Fogh Rasmussen, former prime minister of Denmark and former secretary-general of NATO, contributed an article in The Wall Street Journal last week saying the United States should play the role of the world's policeman.

Suu Kyi's visit shows neighbors will continue to be friends in new era

2016-08-24 07:36:19

Myanmar's State Counselor Aung San Suu Kyi wound up a five-day visit to China on Sunday. As the outside world is eager to know how the two neighbors will recalibrate their relations now that the Southeast Asian country has undergone a political transition.

US' actions are steadily eroding bilateral trust

2016-08-03 07:54:40

As Tung Chee-hwa has rightfully pointed out last month, a good China-US relationship is important to both economies and to the world at large. The ball is now in the US' court if it still wants cooperation, other than confrontation, to prevail.