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China tells EU it will pursue Ukraine peace in its own way

BRUSSELS/BEIJING, April 1 (Reuters) - China offered the European Union assurances on Friday that it would seek peace in Ukraine but said this would be on its own terms, deflecting pressure for a tough...

EU, China race to secure green projects in Southeast Asia

Last weekend, the European Union launched a new green partnership with the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) that will see €30 million ($34 million) donated to the region’s gre...

EU Council president set to speak with Chinese leader

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — European Council President Charles Michel plans to speak with Chinese leader Xi Jinping (習近平) on Friday (Oct. 15) in what would be the first direct conversation between th...

Will China's move against coal power improve its image in EU?

The Chinese government made the surprise announcement last week that it will stop building coal-fired power stations abroad, a decision that could put it in the good books of the increasingly eco-cons...

Howls of wolf warriors drown out any dialogue for Sino-US diplomatic reset

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The tongues of China’s wolf warrior diplomats have been the proverbial tip of the spear of China’s sharp power in recent times, yet as China seeks to lower ten...

EU Parliament votes for boycott of 2022 Beijing Olympics

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The European Parliament has adopted a resolution calling for member states to boycott the 2022 Winter Olympics in Beijing in response to the suppression of opposition voic...

Vietnam to gain as EU-China investment pact stalls

In geopolitics as in business, one person's loss is another's gain. As such, Vietnam could be set to benefit from an increase of investment from EU states after European leaders intimated in e...

European Parliament votes to put China investment deal on ice

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The European Parliament voted Thursday (May 20) to freeze the ratification process on a China investment deal over Chinese sanctions on five EU lawmakers. The Parliamen...

European Parliament to vote on freezing China investment deal

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The European Parliament is likely to pass a motion on Thursday (May 20) to officially freeze an investment deal with China. The move comes in response to what parliamen...

EU-China investment deal dead in water

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The landmark EU-China investment deal is on hold, with momentum to ratify the agreement unlikely to resume while relations between the bloc and its second-largest trade pa...

EU-China investment deal put on ice over sanctions

A diplomatic spat between the European Union and China has jeopardized a major investment agreement, officials said on Tuesday. EU Commission Vice President Valdis Dombrovskis told AFP news agency ...

Group urges UN to probe China for crimes against humanity

KASHGAR, China (AP) — A human rights group appealed to the United Nations on Monday to investigate allegations China's government is committing crimes against humanity in the Xinjiang region. ...

Xinjiang sanctions landmark moment in global response to China

KAOHSIUNG (Taiwan News) — The genocide of Uyghur Muslims by the Chinese Communist Party (CCP) has been high on the agenda of most Western governments for some time now. It has been noticeable...

Western allies exchange sanction salvos with China over Xinjiang

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Acting in concert, the U.S., U.K., Canada, and EU on Monday (March 22) announced sanctions on Chinese officials with connections to the ongoing human rights abuses in Xinj...

Beijing's assurances on forced labor 'hot air': Chair of EU Parliament's China Delegation

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — EU leaders and China hammered out the Comprehensive Agreement on Investment (CAI) in the closing days of 2020 at a time when the Chinese Communist Party is increasingly on...