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Taiwan Sends Fishing Fleet and Lawmakers to Claim Rights to Taiping Island after International Tribunal Deems it a ‘Rock’

The long-awaited results of an international tribunal hearing over the much-contested South China Sea came in last week – and since then, the…

Second Draft of Controversial Chinese Cybersecurity Law Presented to Parliament

Second Draft of Controversial Chinese Cybersecurity Law Presented to Parliament

In a further push toward absolute control and censorship of online activities, Chinese parliament held a second reading of draft rules for a…

Hundreds Take to The Streets of Hong Kong to Commemorate the Tiananmen Square Massacre

Hundreds Take to The Streets of Hong Kong to Commemorate the Tiananmen Square Massacre

Four days from today marks the 27th anniversary of one of the most horrific instances of government brutality in modern China: the Tiananmen…

Obama Lifts Embargo on Vietnam Arms, Sparks Fury from China

Obama Lifts Embargo on Vietnam Arms, Sparks Fury from China

President Obama made a high-profile trip this week, visiting Vietnam for the first time. During his visit, he announced that the U.S. will…

China Continues to Pressure Taiwan as New President Assumes Office Tomorrow

China Continues to Pressure Taiwan as New President Assumes Office Tomorrow

Taiwan’s momentous shift in governance will occur tomorrow when pro-independence President-elect Tsai Ing-wen and her Democratic Progressive Party (DPP) will take over office.…

Thousands of Police Placed in Hong Kong Streets in Anticipation of Top Chinese Official’s Visit

Thousands of Police Placed in Hong Kong Streets in Anticipation of Top Chinese Official’s Visit

In what can only be described as a massive preemptive and cautionary move, China has deployed more than six thousand police officers to…

China Says Any Crisis Will be Blamed on Taiwan

China Says Any Crisis Will be Blamed on Taiwan

Taiwan’s incoming independence-leaning pro-democratic government is creating more contention from mainland China. On Wednesday, Beijing made a bold statement saying the island’s new…

Bi-Annual U.S.-China Talks Likely to be Overshadowed by South China Sea Ruling

Bi-Annual U.S.-China Talks Likely to be Overshadowed by South China Sea Ruling

One of the most crucial meetings in international relations will take place this June: U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry, along with U.S.…

Hong Kong Students Call for Independence

Hong Kong Students Call for Independence

It’s been less than two decades since Britain finalized the transfer of its former colony Hong Kong back to Chinese Rule. Already, scores…

Chinese Media Typo Calls President “China’s Last Leader”

Chinese Media Typo Calls President “China’s Last Leader”

In a country where journalists are thrown behind bars for challenging the government’s authority, one can bet a reporter would find himself in…

China Seeking Historic Free-Trade Deal with Canada

China Seeking Historic Free-Trade Deal with Canada

China soon could strike a free-trade deal with Canada making it the first such agreement between Beijing and a North American country. Before…

Taiwanese Election Keeping China on Edge as The U.S. Watches Closely

Taiwanese Election Keeping China on Edge as The U.S. Watches Closely

China is keeping its eyes peeled on the Taiwan election, which could send shockwaves across Beijing and even Washington. The island nation’s 23…

Current Events View all

Gao Qinrong was just a typical reporter at the state-run Xinhua News – a media outlet that happens to be in controlled by the Chinese government. The puppet…

Following China’s overwhelming loss in a recent international tribunal ruling on territorial claims to the South China Sea in which the Permanent Court of Arbitration rejected China’s historical…

China has seen a huge surge in cyber-censorship in the recent years since current president Xi Jinping took office in 2012, of which he rules on the platform…

In this tension-filled period following an international tribunal hearing in the Hague, which ruled that China has no rightful claim to almost all of the South China Sea,…

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Last week’s international tribunal ruling at the Hague between the Philippines (who brought the case) and China over territorial disputes in the South China Sea…

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Hundreds Take to The Streets of Hong Kong to Commemorate the Tiananmen Square Massacre

Hundreds Take to The Streets of Hong Kong to Commemorate the Tiananmen Square Massacre

Four days from today marks the 27th anniversary of one of the most horrific instances of government brutality in modern China: the Tiananmen Square Massacre. June 4th, 1989…

Tibetan Advocate Held in Secret for Weeks in China, Charged with ‘Inciting Separatism’

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Although 90 percent of China’s population is ethnic Han, the ruling communist party also represents 55 minority groups. Their delegates were present at this year’s National People’s Congress,…

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Hundreds Take to The Streets of Hong Kong to Commemorate the Tiananmen Square Massacre

Hundreds Take to The Streets of Hong Kong to Commemorate the Tiananmen Square Massacre

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CCTV Airs Confucius Doc.

A historic documentary on Confucius aired on China Central Television (CCTV) Friday night. The 90-minute, six-part…

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China Shows Disapproval of New Pro-Independence Taiwanese President With Plan to Cut Mainland Tourisism to Taiwan By Half

A little more than three weeks ago, new president Tsai Ing-wen of the Democratic Progressive Party…

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