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Biden in Asia: New friends, old tensions, storms at home

SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — President Joe Biden hopes to use his visit to Asia to confirm his belief that long-standing friendships can afford to become even friendlier — and pay dividends. ...

Asian Games in China postponed over spread of COVID-19

Less than three months after Beijing hosted the Winter Olympics and Paralympics, the Olympic Council of Asia said Friday that this year's Asian Games are being postponed because of concerns over t...

EU and Taiwan should establish 'no limits' partnership: MEP

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — A member of the European Parliament (MEP) on Tuesday (April 5) called on the European Union (EU) to establish a "no limits" partnership to serve as a foil to Chi...

Biden warns Xi of consequences if China backs Russia, advocates status quo in Taiwan Strait

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — In response to Russia's invasion of Ukraine, U.S. President Joe Biden and Chinese leader Xi Jinping (習近平) had a nearly two-hour video conference on Friday (March 19). ...

Ukraine: Biden urges Xi not to back Russian aggression

US President Joe Biden on Friday warned his Chinese counterpart that Beijing would pay a steep price if it supports Russia's invasion of Ukraine. During the phone call with Chinese President Xi J...

Chinese Corporate Image Development Association and National Taiwan Normal University Co-Host Taiwan CI/Corporate Image Show

TAIPEI, TAIWAN - Media OutReach - 18 March 2022 - Taiwan CI/Corporate Image Show, co-hosted by the Chinese Corporate Image Development Association (CCIDA) and the Department of Design, National Taiwa...

Why China thinks the West is to blame for Russia's war in Ukraine

From the beginning of the war in Ukraine, it was clear that China would not condemn Russia's invasion. On February 25, Beijing abstained from a vote on a UN Security Council draft resolution conde...

China 'unsettled' by Russian losses in Ukraine, Xi still eyeing Taiwan: CIA

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — During a congressional intelligence committee meeting on Tuesday (March 8), the head of the CIA said that China is "unsettled" by Russia's struggles in Ukrai...

China's Xi calls for 'maximum restraint' in Ukraine

Chinese President Xi Jinping on Tuesday called for "maximum restraint" in Ukraine and said China is "pained to see the flames of war reignited in Europe," state media reported, in ...

Russian losses, Putin sanctions 'give Xi pause' on Taiwan invasion: Pompeo

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Former U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo on Friday (March 4) said that the losses suffered by invading Russian forces in Ukraine and the sanctions imposed on Russian Pre...

National People's Congress: China leadership gathers amid economic woes, Ukraine war

The annual meeting of China's rubber-stamp parliament will kick off this Saturday, bringing together around 3,000 members of the National People's Congress (NPC) to discuss important issues su...

Funding for Taiwanese speed skater frozen for 2 years over Beijing antics

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwan's Sports Administration (SA) on Thursday (March 3) announced that it will halt training and competition subsidies for Olympic speed skater Huang Yu-ting (黃郁婷) a...

Ukrainian athletes join military after Russian invasion

Less than two weeks ago, Dmytro Pidruchnyi was competing at the Winter Olympics in Ukraine's national colors. Now he's wearing a military uniform and ballistic helmet. Pidruchnyi is a world...

China asked Russia to delay Ukraine invasion until after Olympics -NYT

March 2 (Reuters) - Senior Chinese officials told senior Russian officials in early February not to invade Ukraine before the end of the Winter Olympics in Beijing, the New York Times reported, quotin...

China asked Russia to wait for Olympics to end before invading Ukraine

Senior Chinese officials requested at the start of February that their Russian counterparts delay plans to invade Ukraine until after the Winter Olympics in Beijing had concluded. The New York Times ...