Continuing PRC efforts to intimidate Taiwan and its friends

“Big Nations Should Not Bully the Small” The People’s Republic of China (PRC) always refers to its Three Communiqués with the United States as if they were the Ten Commandm...

Uighur whistleblower: China is 'arresting people without any reason'

It was easy to overlook the narrow, nondescript staircase leading to a brightly-lit basement mosque in Istanbul's busy Sultan Murat neighborhood. Below, a small girl ran around among the white ...

China's foreign minister claims coronavirus under control

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — China State Councilor and Foreign Minister Wang Yi (王毅) claims the Wuhan coronavirus outbreak is under control and measures introduced by some countries to limit the sprea...

High-level meeting between Holy See and China sign of improved ties

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — China’s Foreign Minister Wang Yi (王毅) and Vatican Secretary for Relations with States Paul Gallagher met on Friday (Feb. 14) in what is believed to be the highest-le...

Vice President-elect William Lai’s US solo trip drives Taiwan forward

Vice President-elect William Lai became a hot property during his stay in the United States in February. He visited the country in the capacity of a private citizen, but was invited by Ambassador at L...

Putin's, Xi's ruler-for-life moves pose challenges to West

MOSCOW (AP) — Russia’s Vladimir Putin and China's Xi Jinping have established themselves as the world’s most powerful authoritarian leaders in decades. Now it looks like they want to hang on to those ...

Chinese president heads to Myanmar for crucial state visit

NAYPYITAW, Myanmar (AP) — China's President Xi Jinping was heading to Myanmar on Friday for a state visit likely to deepen the countries' already close bilateral relations at a critical time. ...

Zimbabwe's president meets visiting Chinese foreign minister

HARARE, Zimbabwe (AP) — Zimbabwe’s president Emmerson Mnangagwa praised his country's relations with China on Monday, after meeting the Asian giant’s foreign minister Wang Yi, who was visiting as part...

China's foreign minister heads to Zimbabwe on Africa tour

HARARE, Zimbabwe (AP) — China’s foreign minister is to arrive in Zimbabwe Saturday as part of a five-nation tour of Africa that seeks to promote the Asian giant's economic and political interests on t...

China, Iran ministers meet, criticize 'bullying practices'

BEIJING (AP) — China's foreign minister has decried international "bullying practices" while meeting with his Iranian counterpart Tuesday, in the country's latest criticism of American foreign policy ...

China sentences pastor to 9 years on subversion charge

BEIJING (AP) — China on Monday sentenced a prominent pastor who operated outside the Communist Party-recognized Protestant organization to nine years in prison. The People's Interme...

US stocks open lower as traders await clarity on trade deal

NEW YORK (AP) — Stocks are opening slightly lower on Wall Street as traders wait for clarity on where things stand on trade talks between with China. Markets had been headed for a higher open but turn...

China foreign minister calls US 'troublemaker of the world'

BEIJING (AP) — China's foreign minister on Friday labeled the United States the “troublemaker of the world," citing the Trump administration's withdrawal from a number of internatio...

Moon calls for Chinese role in denuclearizing North Korea

SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — South Korean President Moon Jae-in says the global diplomatic push to defuse the nuclear standoff with North Korea is at a “critical crossroads” and has called for China to c...

Chinese foreign minister arrives in South Korea for talks

SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — Chinese Foreign Minister Wang Yi has arrived in South Korea for his first visit in four years amid bilateral efforts to patch up relations damaged by Seoul’s decision to host...