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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 […]

China Turning on North Korea

China Turning on North Korea

Beijing may be at a turning point when it comes to North Korea’s nuclear and militaristic ambitions, several analysts say. Historically, the nation has been the sole ally and economic backer to the most isolated state on the planet. But things may be changing. “One thing we’re seeing is a tactical adjustment on Beijing’s part […]

Trump to Host Chinese President

Trump to Host Chinese President

United States President Donald Trump will meet with his Chinese counterpart Xi Jinping during a 2-day summit at Trump’s Mar-a-Lago resort in Florida next month, according to various media reports including CNN, which cited officials familiar with the matter. Speaking on condition of anonymity, a senior Administration official told NBC news that Secretary of State […]

China’s Pick for 11th Panchen Lama Promises to Uphold “Glorious Tradition” of Patriotism

China’s Pick for 11th Panchen Lama Promises to Uphold “Glorious Tradition” of Patriotism

His Holiness the Dalai Lama is a highly revered man across the globe. His admiration and teachings stretch far beyond his Tibetan Buddhist followers. His Holiness is not only the highest spiritual leader of Tibetan Buddhism, but he often comes out on the world stage as an advocate for international human rights, nonviolence, and harmony […]

Taiwan Loses Diplomatic Ties with African Island Nation

Taiwan Loses Diplomatic Ties with African Island Nation

Taiwan is somewhat of an international anomaly. China still considers it as a breakaway province that remains under Beijing’s control, and just under two dozen governments recognize it as a nation state. Today, that number shrunk to 20. Now, the government of the African island nation of Sao Tome and Principle have cut official ties […]

China Vows to Return US Navy Drone

China Vows to Return US Navy Drone

On Friday, the US Pentagon announced that the USNS Bowditch, an oceanographic survey ship stationed in the disputed international waters of the South China Sea, had seen a Chinese warship use a small boat to entrap an “ocean glider” – technically known as an unmanned underwater vehicle, or UUV. On Saturday, China made its response. […]

Xi and Kissinger Talk Trump

Xi and Kissinger Talk Trump

Chinese President Xi Jinping met with former Secretary of State Henry Kissinger at The Great Hall of the People Friday to discuss what everyone is still talking about: President-elect Donald Trump. The former Secretary is known for paving the road for Richard Nixon’s historic visit to China in 1972. That moment opened dialogue at a […]

Trump Expected to “Flex American Muscle” in South China Sea

Trump Expected to “Flex American Muscle” in South China Sea

Only a little over a week ago billionaire and New York real-estate mogul Donald Trump was elected to be the next President of the United States. Just a few days ago President-elect Trump spoke with Chinese President Xi Jinping during a congratulatory call that President Xi made to Trump. According to CNN, “President-elect Trump stated […]

South China Sea Ruling Is In: Philippines Win, China Loses

South China Sea Ruling Is In: Philippines Win, China Loses

The contentious situation in the South China Sea reached a turning point Tuesday when the long-awaited and much-publicized international tribunal hearing at the Hague came back with its ruling. The Permanent Court of Arbitration backed the Philippines, who brought the case forward, overwhelmingly ruling against Chinese claims to rights in the South China Sea. Nations […]

Swedish Activist Tells All About His 23-Day Stay in a Chinese Secret Prison

Swedish Activist Tells All About His 23-Day Stay in a Chinese Secret Prison

A prominent activist combatting human rights violations in China revealed the truth about his 23-day detention in a secret Chinese prison in an exclusive interview with the The New York Times Saturday. Peter Dahlin, a Swedish activist and co-founder of the nongovernmental organization Chinese Urgent Action Working Group, told of his stay in what is […]

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