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French, German leaders to visit Russia, Ukraine amid tension

PARIS (AP) — The French president and the German chancellor will head to Moscow and Kyiv in the coming weeks, adding to diplomatic efforts to try to deter Russian President Vladimir Putin from l...

China's Xi calls for measures against 'unhealthy' development of digital economy

President Xi Jinping has called for improved regulation and governance of China's digital economy to guard against its "unhealthy" development as Beijing aims to boost the sector's c...

Philippines rejects China's demand to remove ship from shoal

MANILA, Philippines (AP) — The Philippines' defense chief rejected on Thursday China’s renewed demand that it remove its outpost on a disputed South China Sea shoal and said Chinese coast guard ships ...

Xi stresses loyalty as Chinese Communist Party prepares for 100th anniversary

Chinese President Xi Jinping on Tuesday urged Chinese Communist Party members to remain loyal and continue to serve the people as he awarded a new medal of honour to 29 members as part of the ruling p...

Photo of the Day: Taiwan's president races for 'world domination'

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — President Tsai Ing-wen (蔡英文) is featured on a humorous cover of the latest issue of the French magazine Le Point, which shows her running an imaginary race for global supr...

China unlikely to find Biden a soft touch

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - In his unsuccessful campaign for re-election, President Donald Trump repeatedly warned that a victory for Joe Biden would be a win for China and that Beijing would “own Am...

Former Taiwan president predicted Xi would return China to Mao era

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — In the wake of former President Lee Teng-hui's (李登輝) passing on Thursday (July 30), the Chinese edition of the BBC posted an interview from 2014 on its homepage in whi...

Philippines: China should comply with sea feud ruling

MANILA, Philippines (AP) — The Philippines on Sunday renewed its call for compliance with a 4-year-old arbitration ruling that invalidated China’s vast claims in the disputed South China S...

Xi Jinping's rule increases press restrictions in China

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — A New York Times journalist who covered events in China for seven years until his recent expulsion has spoken of the deteriorating media environment in the country under t...

2016 repeat? Trump revives Clinton playbook to battle Biden

NEW YORK (AP) — Accusations of a “deep state” conspiracy. Allegations of personal and family corruption. Painting an opponent as a Washington insider not to be trusted. It’s 2016 aga...

Two questions you should ask before discussing Taiwan-China relations

Shih Ming-teh (施明德), a renowned political activist in Taiwan and a former political prisoner for 25 and a half years, recently published a research paper entitled "On Taiwan's sovereignty and...

Xi makes 1st visit since outbreak to China’s epicenter Wuhan

President Xi Jinping visited China’s virus epicenter Tuesday (March 10) for the first time since cases of a then-unidentified respiratory illness emerged in the city of Wuhan in December. The...

China’s Xi renews commitment to Hong Kong amid protests

BEIJING (AP) — Chinese Communist Party leader and President Xi Jinping on Monday renewed his government's commitment to allowing Hong Kong to manage its own affairs amid continuing anti-gove...

Beijing accidently gave Taiwan President Tsai Ing-wen two ‘political gifts,’ said former US official

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Taiwan’s ruling Democratic Progressive Party (DPP) has received two unexpected “political gifts” from Beijing, said former Deputy Assistant Secretary of ...

Trump's trade wars may be pressuring both economy and Fed

WASHINGTON (AP) — A sharp pullback in U.S. hiring for May intensified fears that the economy has weakened and that many employers have grown nervous, in part from President Donald Trump's escalating t...