Taiwan: The threat that the world ignores

Taiwan's Foreign Minister Joseph Wu is ringing the alarm, hoping that the world will pay attention to the profound threat emanating from China. "The threat is very real and therefore Taiwan&...

Outgoing US ambassador to China to help Republican campaigns

BEIJING (AP) — Outgoing U.S. Ambassador to China Terry Branstad said he will help out Republicans campaigning in his native Iowa after returning home next month. Branstad also told ...

US response to COVID-19 worse than China: Pew survey

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The U.S. response to the coronavirus has received an unflattering rating, with President Donald Trump performing worse than Chinese leader Xi Jinping (習近平) and Russian Pre...

EU presses China on market access, human rights

BRUSSELS (AP) — The European Union on Monday urged China to further open its markets up to European companies and prove that it really does want to secure an investment agreement this year with ...

Trump denies downplaying virus, casts doubt on mask usage

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Fielding compelling questions about voters’ real-world problems, President Donald Trump denied during a televised town hall that he had played down the threat of the coronavirus ea...

Survey: US's international reputation takes a virus hit

LONDON (AP) — The international reputation of the United States has declined further in the wake of its handling of the coronavirus pandemic, according to new research Tuesday from the Pew Research Ce...

EU presses China on trade, human rights during virtual summit

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — EU leaders and Chinese General Secretary Xi Jinping (習近平) held a virtual summit on Monday (Sept. 14) that touched upon trade and human rights issues. European Council P...

US ambassador to China to step down next month

BEIJING (AP) — The U.S. ambassador to China will step down early next month, ending a three-year tenure marked by a trade war and increasingly bitter relations between the world’s two larg...

Merkel leads EU talks with China looking to ease tensions

BRUSSELS (AP) — German Chancellor Angela Merkel, top European Union officials, and Chinese President Xi Jinping are holding talks Monday focused on trade, giving impetus to slow-moving talks on an inv...

Trump's talk of secret new weapon fits a pattern of puzzles

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump is expanding his arsenal of spectacular, but hard to explain, claims about U.S. military might. First, there were invisible airplanes. Then, ...

Chinese publisher and supporter of dissidents detained by authorities

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — A Chinese publisher and her husband have been detained over her alleged support for dissidents in the latest example of the Chinese Communist Party (CCP) attempting to muz...

Taiwan: China planes entered its airspace twice in 2 days

TAIPEI, Taiwan (AP) — Taiwan says Chinese warplanes entered its airspace on Wednesday and Thursday during large-scale war games that it called a “serious provocation to Taiwan and a grave threat to re...

AP Explains: What's driving India-China military standoff

SRINAGAR, India (AP) — Tensions along the disputed India-China border seem to be getting worse, three months after their deadliest confrontation in decades. The Asian giants accused ...

Germany debates China policy ahead of EU talks

German lawmakers on Wednesday discussed the European Union's relationship with China ahead of high-level talks next week between Brussels and Beijing. German Chancellor Angela Merkel is expected ...

Key EU leaders to hold videoconference with China's Xi

BRUSSELS (AP) — Key European Union leaders have a video conference scheduled with Chinese President Xi Jinping next week to discuss issues ranging from climate change to the coronavirus pandemic. ...