Pompeo says China has brought bad deals and lawlessness to Sri Lanka

U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said on Wednesday the Chinese Communist Party was operating as a "predator" in Sri Lanka, as the top U.S. diplomat kept up tough criticism of China on a t...

China failing to fill global leadership void left by US

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — China has struggled to capitalize on the global leadership vacuum created by the withdrawal of the U.S. from numerous international organizations, according to a Reuters a...

In Dubai, oil-rich UAE sees a new wonder: A coal power plant

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — A new wonder is rising in the southern desert of Dubai against the backdrop of Persian Gulf beaches, but it's not another skyscraper to grace the futuristic sheikhdo...

Pakistan: China's 'involvement' in deep sea fishing angers local fishermen

Several fishermen's organizations in Pakistan told DW that the government was planning to grant deep sea fishing rights to Chinese companies as several Chinese fishing trawlers arrived in the sout...

Philippine navy chief opposes China-made airport

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The chief of the Philippines Navy on Thursday (Sept. 10) announced his opposition to plans to allow a blacklisted Chinese contractor to build an airport and expel the navy...

AP Explains: What's driving India-China military standoff

SRINAGAR, India (AP) — Tensions along the disputed India-China border seem to be getting worse, three months after their deadliest confrontation in decades. The Asian giants accused ...

Reuters: White House asks U.S. agencies to detail all China-related funding

WASHINGTON, Sept 4 (Reuters) - The White House has asked U.S. government agencies for extensive details of any funding that seeks to counter China's global influence and business practices, or sup...

Analysis: China's rise takes the world into uncharted waters

BEIJING (AP) — Twice in the 20th century, Japan challenged the West, first in a military-led attempt to become an imperial power and then as an industrial powerhouse. Now it is China’s turn to take th...

US places trade sanctions on Chinese entities over South China Sea militarization

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The United States blacklisted 24 Chinese companies and targeted individuals on Wednesday (Aug. 26) for helping China build man-made islands in the disputed South China Sea...

Australian PM says proposed foreign veto powers not aimed at China

SYDNEY, Aug 27 (Reuters) - A proposed Australian law that would give the federal government powers to cancel any agreements local authorities and public institutions make or have made with foreign gov...

Australia seeks more control over deals with foreign states

CANBERRA, Australia (AP) — The Australian government has drafted new laws that would cancel international deals struck by lower tiers of governments with foreign states that are not in Australia’s int...

China's FM visits Italy, first foreign trip since pandemic

ROME (AP) — Prominent Hong Kong democracy activist Nathan Law called on the Italian government to take a tough stand against China’s security measures in Hong Kong when Italy's foreign minister meets ...

AP Explains: India's Kashmir move foretold China standoff

SRINAGAR, India (AP) — Indian and Chinese officials are holding talks Thursday to try to resolve a months-long standoff along their disputed frontier, where the two countries have deployed tens of tho...

Maldives: India seeks to counter China influence with bridge project

India pledged $500 million (€422 million) towards funding a project in the Maldives on Thursday to help the island nation connect its capital to three nearby islands, as New Delhi seeks a riposte...

Can China and Pakistan profit as Bangladesh turns from India?

India and Bangladesh share vital economic ties, along with a cultural and historic bond that is currently being tested by diplomatic rancor over New Delhi's controversial Citizenship Amendment Act...