People pass by a flower bed titled “Community with a Shared Future” in Beijing on September 24, one of 12 such beds built along Changan Avenue to celebrate the 70th anniversary of the founding of the People's Republic of China. Photo: Xinhua
Andrei Lungu
Opinion

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Andrei Lungu

Whether fighting climate change, promoting scientific discovery or pursuing economic stability, China should act like a transparent global power

  • China has not only restored its traditional position at the head of the Asian order but has become a truly global power. However, this status carries with it certain responsibilities and expectations, including being transparent and open

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People pass by a flower bed titled “Community with a Shared Future” in Beijing on September 24, one of 12 such beds built along Changan Avenue to celebrate the 70th anniversary of the founding of the People's Republic of China. Photo: Xinhua
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Chinese President Xi Jinping and Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe shake hands at the start of their talks in Osaka on June 27. Japan-China relations will play a key role in whether China ultimately joins the Comprehensive and Progressive Agreement for a Trans-Pacific Partnership. Photo: EPA-EFE
Wang Huiyao
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The View by Wang Huiyao

With the US absent, China should seize the day and join the CPTPP to promote a more integrated trading order in Asia

  • Since the CPTPP’s launch, the massive trade pact has been beneficial to its members, and China would be no different
  • Other members have also shown interest in Beijing joining, which would be one step closer to a free-trading Asia-Pacific

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Chinese President Xi Jinping and Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe shake hands at the start of their talks in Osaka on June 27. Japan-China relations will play a key role in whether China ultimately joins the Comprehensive and Progressive Agreement for a Trans-Pacific Partnership. Photo: EPA-EFE
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