VOA reveals list of Biden’s potential advisors on China policy

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Voice of America (VOA) has revealed a list of potential China policy advisors for U.S. presidential candidate Joe Biden, including many who were in the Obama administratio...

China passes export control law to counter US entity list

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — China passed a law on Saturday (Oct. 17) restricting exports of sensitive items based on national security grounds, according to Chinese state media. “China may t...

Trump administration to consider adding China's Ant Group to trade blacklist: Reuters

The U.S. State Department has submitted a proposal for the Trump administration to add China’s Ant Group to a trade blacklist, according to two people familiar with the matter, before the financ...

China preparing new export control law in response to US entity list

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Beijing is preparing a new export control law that would prohibit Chinese companies from doing business with foreign firms on national security grounds. According to Ni...

Taiwan hopes Trump gets better so he can keep resisting China

Taiwan hopes that U.S. President Donald Trump can get better from the coronavirus soon so that he can continue to lead the free world in resisting China’s “outrages”, the speaker of ...

Pompeo meets with Vatican after US-China tensions spill over

ROME (AP) — U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo arrived Thursday at the Vatican to meet with top Holy See officials, a day after tensions over American opposition to the Vatican’s China policy spilled...

US-China tensions take center stage at UN as Trump accuses Beijing of unleashing 'plague'

U.S. President Donald Trump told the United Nations General Assembly on Tuesday (Sept. 22) that China must be held accountable for having “unleashed” COVID-19 on the world, prompting Beiji...

Vatican determined to renew accord with China despite US criticism

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — In response to U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo's recent criticism of the Vatican for warming up to China, Holy See officials have warned that American intervention...

World powers clash, virus stirs anger at virtual UN meeting

Kept apart by a devastating pandemic and dispersed across the globe, world leaders convened electronically Tuesday (Sept. 22) for an unprecedented high-level meeting, where the U.N. chief exhorted the...

China says will make 'necessary response' to U.S. official's Taiwan visit

China will make a “necessary response” to a visit by U.S. Undersecretary for Economic Affairs Keith Krach to Chinese-claimed Taiwan, and has lodged a complaint with Washington, the foreign...

WTO finds Washington broke trade rules by putting tariffs on China; ruling angers U.S.

The World Trade Organization found on Tuesday (Sept. 15) that the United States breached global trading rules by imposing multibillion-dollar tariffs in President Donald Trump's trade war with Chi...

Asia summits underway amid U.S.-China friction

Southeast Asian foreign ministers kicked off a series of regional summits on Wednesday (Sept. 9) expected to seek collaboration to fight global threats, and to try to de-escalate a tit-for-tat rivalry...

Defying US, Xi praises China, WHO for battling coronavirus

Chinese leader Xi Jinping on Tuesday (Sept. 8) praised China's role in battling the coronavirus pandemic and expressed support for the World Health Organization, in a repudiation of U.S. criticism...

Pompeo announces fresh restrictions on Chinese diplomats in U.S.

The United States said on Wednesday (Sept. 2) it would require senior Chinese diplomats to get State Department approval before visiting U.S. university campuses or holding cultural events with more t...

Japan can offer third option for Taiwan amid US-China tensions

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Japan has the opportunity to present itself as an alternative for Taiwan, which finds itself caught between a rock and hard place amid the U.S.-China trade conflict. In...