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Beijing Balks at U.S. Sanctions on Weapons-Related Chinese and North Korean Firms

Beijing Balks at U.S. Sanctions on Weapons-Related Chinese and North Korean Firms

China is denouncing The United States for placing new sanctions on Chinese and North Korean companies including one linked to weapons of mass destruction. Chinese Foreign Ministry Spokesperson Lu Kang on Wednesday said, “We consistently oppose any country adopting unilateral sanctions based on its own domestic laws and regulations and the wrong method of exercising […]

China Building World’s Fastest Wind Tunnel to Fuel Weapons Program

China Building World’s Fastest Wind Tunnel to Fuel Weapons Program

China is building a wind tunnel that can simulate winds at multiple times the speed of sound in order to amp up its hypersonic aircraft program. The new facility, expected to be in operation by 2020, is set to simulate flight speeds at 12 kilometers per second. A vessel traveling at such speed from China […]

Rex: U.S. Position Unchanged on South China Sea Issue

Rex: U.S. Position Unchanged on South China Sea Issue

United States Secretary of State Rex Tillerson said he had frank talks with Chinese officials regarding the disputed South China Sea, which has pitted Beijing against an increasingly irritated group of neighbors. “We had a frank exchange here in China on maritime security issues and the South China Sea,” Tillerson told reporters during President Donald […]

Can Taiwan Become Bargaining Chip Between U.S. and China on North Korean Issue?

Can Taiwan Become Bargaining Chip Between U.S. and China on North Korean Issue?

As United States President Trump completes his five-nation trip across Asia, foreign policy experts in Taiwan are keeping a close eye on the words exchanged between the former real-estate mogul and Chinese President Xi Jinping. Some fear that U.S.-Taiwan relations would be downgraded in exchange for a stronger Chinese stance against North Korea’s nuclear weapons […]

Beijing says US should ‘abandon biased views’ of China

Beijing says US should ‘abandon biased views’ of China

China said Thursday the United States should “abandon its biased views” towards the country, as it hit back at cutting remarks made by US Secretary of State Rex Tillerson. Ahead of his visit to India next week, President Donald Trump’s top diplomat stated the US preference to work with New Delhi over Beijing during the […]

Trump’s NOAA nominee may have a China problem

Trump’s NOAA nominee may have a China problem

[ad_1] President Donald Trump’s nominee to lead the nation’s oceans and atmosphere agency is already facing political headwinds. While environmental groups and some senators have expressed skepticism about the nomination of Barry Lee Myers, the CEO of AccuWeather, to lead the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA), the criticism to date has focused on possible […]

China protests to US over sail-by in disputed waters

China protests to US over sail-by in disputed waters

China said Wednesday it has lodged a protest with the United States after an American warship sailed near disputed islands in the South China Sea. The US Navy missile destroyer Chafee entered into China’s territorial waters near the Sansha islands on Tuesday, according to Beijing’s foreign ministry. China immediately dispatched military vessels and aircraft for […]

China Tells U.S. and North Korea to Chill

China Tells U.S. and North Korea to Chill

Following heightened tensions between the United States and North Korea, the Chinese propaganda machine is making a surprising move. It’s telling both parties to cool it and dial back the tone. China’s state run Global Times, which is often filled with nationalistic and pro-military rhetoric, recently ran an editorial calling for peace. It read, “Washington […]

China Seeking New World Order?

China Seeking New World Order?

China is tired of being #2 and it’s hungry for the United States’ spot as the top dog, according to one intelligence official. “Chinese leaders see the U.S.-led world order, most notably the U.S. alliance network and promotion of U.S. values worldwide, as constraining China’s rise and are attempting to reshape the world order to […]

Trump Pushes Forward to Dismantle China/North Korea Relations

Trump Pushes Forward to Dismantle China/North Korea Relations

United States President Donald Trump on Tuesday thanked the Chinese government for letting his administration move forward with sanctions against Chinese banks accused of helping the North Korean regime avoid United Nations sanctions. “I applaud China for breaking off all banking relationships with North Korea, something that people would have thought unthinkable even two months […]

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