China's ambitious foreign policy agenda

Chinese President Xi Jinping certainly does not lack confidence. He has suggested a new chapter in great power politics on the basis of joint Chinese-US world leadership, also known as the Group of Tw...

How PM Modi changed the face of Indian foreign policy

Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi did not have any foreign policy experience prior to his Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) taking over the reins of the country following a remarkable general election vi...

China's ambitious foreign policy agenda

Chinese President Xi Jinping certainly does not lack confidence. He has suggested a new chapter in great power politics on the basis of joint Chinese-US world leadership, also known as the Group of Tw...

How PM Modi changed the face of Indian foreign policy

Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi did not have any foreign policy experience prior to his Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) taking over the reins of the country following a remarkable general election vi...

Taiwan profits from US-China trade war as exports to US grow for 31 months in a row

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- As the U.S.-China trade war rages on and Taiwanese companies flock back home, Taiwan's exports to the U.S. have increased for record 31 months in a row, with exports growin...

60% of foreigners working Taiwan's tech industry are Filipinos

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- At over 60 percent, Filipino workers comprise the majority of foreign workers in Taiwan's electronics and technology industry, and many Taiwanese companies are shifting pro...

More plastic bags than fish: East Asia’s new environmental threat

SINGAPORE (East Asia Forum) -- In March 2019, the fourth Session of the UN Environment Assembly convened in Kenya to discuss the environmental and climate challenges outlined in the UN’s Sustain...

Taiwan should increase military cooperation with Japan: US expert

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwan and Japan should expand on existing military collaboration in the face of Chinese aggression, which poses a common threat to both nations, said Roy Kamphausen, Seni...

Malaysia plans to impose departure tax

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- Traveling to Malaysia might be a bit costlier in the near future as the Malaysian government has introduced a bill that would allow the country to impose a departure tax on vis...

Recent developments surrounding the South China Sea

BEIJING (AP) — A look at recent developments in the South China Sea, where China is pitted against smaller neighbors in multiple disputes over islands, coral reefs and lagoons in waters crucial for gl...

USS Wasp arrives in Philippines for annual 'Balikatan' military exercises

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- The USS Wasp, an amphibious assault ship and helicopter carrier, arrived in Subic Bay, Philippines on Saturday, March 30 in preparation for a joint military exercise with force...

Malaysia threatens to raise stakes in EU palm oil spat

The Malaysian government has threatened to take retaliatory trade measures, including ditching EU-made fighter jets for Chinese ones, if the 28-nation bloc goes ahead with plans to phase out palm oil ...

Recent developments surrounding the South China Sea

BEIJING (AP) — A look at recent developments in the South China Sea, where China is pitted against smaller neighbors in multiple disputes over islands, coral reefs and lagoons in waters crucial for gl...

Recent developments surrounding the South China Sea

BEIJING (AP) — A look at recent developments in the South China Sea, where China is pitted against smaller neighbors in multiple disputes over islands, coral reefs and lagoons in waters crucial for gl...