Indo-Pacific

CPTPP: Taiwan VS China

Taiwan filed to join a Trans-Pacific trade group days after China formally submitted its application, potentially compounding an already awkward position for the pact’s...
Indo-Pacific

China’s Industrial Subsidies Make Troubles Again

United States President Joe Biden and China’s leader Xi jinping have spoken by phone for 90 minutes, in their first talks in seven months,...
Taiwan Strait

Biden doubles-down on Trump’s Taiwan policy, but will it last?

Derek Grossman is a senior defense analyst at the nonprofit, nonpartisan Rand Corporation. He formerly served as an intelligence adviser at the Pentagon. It...
China Mainland

CHINA’S POST-PANDEMIC FUTURE: WUHAN WOBBLY?

Today, China clearly poses the most serious, sizeable, and multidimensional long-term challenge to U.S. interests at home and around the world. The point is...
China Mainland

China will not accept U.S. ‘theft’ of TikTok: China Daily

SHANGHAI (Reuters) – China will not accept the “theft” of a Chinese technology company and is able to respond to Washington’s move to push...
Taiwan Strait

How Long Can the Biden Administration Stall a Crisis in Taiwan?

There’s no relationship between two countries on Earth quite like that between the United States and Taiwan. The island nation is America’s ninth-largest trading...
Northern America

Defense Secretary dismisses hundreds of members of Pentagon advisory boards including late Trump picks

Defense Secretary Lloyd Austin has dismissed hundreds of members of 42 Pentagon advisory boards, including controversial late appointments by the Trump administration, as the...
Indo-Pacific

Myanmar Military Seizes Power in Coup

The head of Myanmar’s military has taken charge of the country from its civilian-run government, an army-run television station declared, after civilian leader Aung...
Taiwan Strait

Taiwan says Chinese fighters, U.S. aircraft both entered defence zone

TAIPEI- Six Chinese fighter aircraft and a U.S. reconnaissance aircraft entered the southwestern corner of Taiwan’s air defence identification zone on Sunday, the island’s...
Taiwan Strait

Taiwan to discuss supply chains with U.S. next week amid auto shortage

TAIPEI (Reuters) – Taiwan Economy Minister Wang Mei-hua will hold a virtual meeting with the United States next week to discuss supply chains, with...
Hong Kong

China boosts cadres in Hong Kong by 100, as Beijing tightens supervision of city, media report

HONG KONG (Reuters) – China sent an extra 100 cadres to work in its top Hong Kong office in the past year to make...
China Mainland

China to stop recognizing special U.K. passport for Hong Kong residents

China will no longer recognize the British National Overseas passport as a valid travel document or proof of identity, Foreign Ministry spokesperson Zhao Lijian...