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Diplomacy Comes to a Halt in China and India Border Dispute

Diplomacy Comes to a Halt in China and India Border Dispute

Diplomatic efforts to resolve an armed border dispute between China and India along the Doklam Plateau have hit a standstill, according to sources familiar with the matter and cited by Reuters. Both sides have denied the other’s calls to pull troops back. In a last attempt, China offered to move back 328 feet instead a […]

State Media Fires Up China-India Standoff

State Media Fires Up China-India Standoff

Media reports coming out of China and India seem to be encouraging their nations to stand their ground and honor their people as Beijing and Delhi engage in a heated dispute along the Doklam border. Foreign Ministry spokesperson Lu Kang during a press briefing on Tuesday warned India to withdraw its troops in order to avoid […]

China Blames India for Illegal Border Crossing

China Blames India for Illegal Border Crossing

The Chinese defense ministry is accusing India’s army of illegally trespassing into its borders and obstructing work on a road, further destabilizing border relations between the two countries. Indian border guards were accused of crossing into its territory from the state of Sikkim on India’s northeastern border with Tibet. In a statement, China’s Foreign Ministry […]

Does China Pose Existential Threat to Taiwan?

Does China Pose Existential Threat to Taiwan?

Beijing continues to anger its neighbors as it builds militarized artificial islands in the contested South China Sea — a region China lays virtually all claim to. And despite an international court denying these claims and a recurring shows of force by the United States to uphold freedom of navigation in the area, Beijing continues […]

Has North Korea Gone too Far?

Has North Korea Gone too Far?

North Korean hackers are known for having a track record of such hits as crashing Sony Pictures’ computers and stealing millions from the central bank of Bangladesh. But a recent wave of malware attacks also delivered a rough hit to the player who seems to be giving the secluded nation the ability to hack: China. […]

The Philippines Looks to Ease Tensions Over South China Sea

The Philippines Looks to Ease Tensions Over South China Sea

After struggling with crippling relations tied to the South China Sea issue, the Philippines may be looking to back off on Beijing. The country’s acting Foreign Minister Enrique Manalo says the territorial issue will be raised during the Association of Southeast Asian Nations summit in Manila from Wednesday to Saturday, and carry on over into […]

China, Russia Block UN Resolution Imposing Sanctions on Syria

China, Russia Block UN Resolution Imposing Sanctions on Syria

A United Nations Security Council sat down Tuesday to vote on a resolution regarding the Syrian War. Unfortunately, the meeting did not go as planned. Instead of passing a resolution that serves the good of the entire world’s nations, it was blocked by two superpowers: Russia and China. The UN resolution, which had been drafted […]

U.S.-China Trade Friction Sees no End in Sight

U.S.-China Trade Friction Sees no End in Sight

In his first address to Congress, United States President Donald Trump stayed true to many of the views that fueled those who helped him rise to victory. He promised to create new jobs by boosting infrastructure and alluded to restoring America’s edge in trade by imposing taxes and tariffs on imports from other countries. “Currently, […]

Trump Targets Chinese Visitors

Trump Targets Chinese Visitors

In the short time since Donald Trump assumed office of the President of the United States, he and the loyal robot posse that make up his cabinet have put forward a slew of ridiculous, unethical, and hateful laws and measures that are disasters waiting to happen. And they just keep on coming. The Trump administration’s […]

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

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 ruling has placed the hot-button issue of territorial claims in the spotlight. The Permanent Court of Arbitration in the Hague ruled July 12 in favor of the Philippines, saying that evidence as […]

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