More US lawmakers visit Taiwan 12 days after Pelosi trip

TAIPEI, Taiwan (AP) — A delegation of American lawmakers arrived in Taiwan on Sunday, just 12 days after a visit by U.S. House Speaker Nancy Pelosi that prompted an angry China to launch days of...

Latvia, Estonia leave China-backed East Europe forum

BEIJING (AP) — Latvia and Estonia say they have left a Chinese-backed forum aimed at boosting relations with Eastern European countries, in what appears to be a new setback for China's...

Analysis-China's Taiwan military drills offer spying opportunity for U.S

By Greg Torode and Idrees Ali HONG KONG/WASHINGTON - While China's expanded drills surrounding Taiwan have marked an unprecedented military and political warning against outside interference over...

No more than 10' Chinese and Taiwan ships stay close to strait median line

TAIPEI -No more than 10 Chinese and Taiwan navy ships stayed close to the median line of the Taiwan Strait as of Thursday afternoon, a source briefed on the matter told Reuters, adding the number...

The next frontier in the tech battle between the US and China

The CHIPS and Science Act provides incentives for domestic semiconductor manufacturing. It also includes more than $50 billion in funding and additional investment in the National Science...

China criticizes US chip law as threat to trade

BEIJING (AP) — China on Wednesday criticized a U.S. law to encourage processor chip production in the United States and reduce reliance on Asian suppliers as a threat to trade and an attack on...

China withdraws promise not to send troops to Taiwan if it takes control of island

By Yew Lun Tian BEIJING -China has withdrawn a promise not to send troops or administrators to Taiwan if it takes control of the island, an official document showed on Wednesday, signalling a...

Taiwan residents largely calm in the face of Chinese anger

By Ann Wang and I-Hwa Cheng PINGTUNG, Taiwan - Many people on self-ruled Taiwan look upon China's unprecedented military exercises with calm resignation, doubting that war is imminent and if...

Top Chinese, South Korean diplomats pledge closer ties

BEIJING (AP) — The top South Korean and Chinese diplomats pledged Thursday to develop closer relations and maintain stable industrial supply chains at a time of deepening rivalry between Beijing...

Taiwan warns China drills show ambitions beyond island

PINGTUNG, Taiwan (AP) — Taiwan warned Tuesday that Chinese military drills aren't just a rehearsal for an invasion of the self-governing island but also reflect ambitions to control large swaths...

China's July new yuan loans expected to more than halve from June: Reuters poll

BEIJING - China's new yuan loans are expected to fall back in July after record lending in the first half, a Reuters poll showed, but they are still likely to exceed the year earlier amount as...

Xi grasps ‘knife’ of internal security to complete grip on power

China’s president takes command of Communist party’s third control centre

China’s Economy Slumps Further, Raising Fears Of Layoffs

China’s Economy Slumps Further, Raising Fears Of Layoffs Authored by Alex Wu via The Epoch Times (emphasis ours), This aerial photo shows cargo containers stacked at a port in...

China Extends Taiwan Drills Past Sunday Deadline, Says Training Under "Real War Conditions"

China Extends Taiwan Drills Past Sunday Deadline, Says Training Under "Real War Conditions" China's military drills in six zones surrounding Taiwan were scheduled to wind down and end...

An examination of data collected by Tesla: what information its vehicles record, how Tesla uses this data to develop...

You won’t see a single Tesla cruising the glamorous beachfront in Beidaihe, China, this summer. Officials banned Elon Musk’s popular electric cars from the resort for two months while it hosts the...

China July exports rise, with trade surplus at record-high

BEIJING (AP) — China’s export growth continued to rise in July, sending trade surplus to a record high, according to government data.China’s exports grew 18% to $333 billion compared to the same...

Analysis-With Taiwan drills, Xi tries to salvage Pelosi crisis

By Yew Lun Tian BEIJING - Chinese President Xi Jinping may not have been able to stop Nancy Pelosi's visit to Taiwan, but he ordered his country's military to rehearse a much more aggressive...

Capitalism, Socialism and Alienated Man

(This speech was given at Wabash College at a conference on the humane economy by Professor Ralph Raico, August 1964. It was found in the Raico Papers in the Mises Institute archives and has never...

China fires 'precision missile strikes' in Taiwan Strait day after Pelosi visit

China claimed its military successfully executed "precision missile strikes" in the Taiwan Strait Thursday, a day after House Speaker Nancy Pelosi left the island. China repeatedly condemned...

China claims 'precision missile strikes' in Taiwan Strait

KEELUNG, Taiwan (AP) — China says it conducted “precision missile strikes” in the Taiwan Strait on Thursday as part of military exercises that have raised tensions in the region to their highest...

Perils of Preaching Nationalism Play Out on Chinese Social Media

It doesn’t often happen that ordinary Chinese say publicly that they’re disappointed with their government. It’s even rarer that such angry comments come from the kind of nationalists who usually...

Taiwan cancels flights as China holds military drills

BEIJING (AP) — Taiwan canceled airline flights Thursday as the Chinese navy fired artillery near the island in retaliation for a top American lawmaker’s visit, but the impact on shipments of...

Market Extra: This is where emerging-markets guru Mark Mobius sees ‘opportunities’

U.S. markets have provided plenty of excitement this year to keep investors on their toes. U.S., European and Asian markets have also been on a rollercoaster ride this year. Investors have been...

Why Mark Mobius thinks U.S. stocks haven’t bottomed

U.S. markets have provided plenty of excitement this year to keep investors on their toes. U.S., European and Asian markets have also been on a rollercoaster ride this year. Investors have been...

China blocks some Taiwan imports but avoids chip disruption

BEIJING (AP) — China blocked imports of citrus and fish from Taiwan in retaliation for a visit by Nancy Pelosi, a top American lawmaker, to the self-ruled island but has avoided disrupting one of...

Nancy Pelosi Heads to Taipei as China Warns of Disastrous Consequences

House Speaker Nancy Pelosi landed in Taiwan on Tuesday, defying stern warnings from Beijing. China’s Communist Party regards the visit as a challenge to its sovereignty. Mrs. Pelosi is the first...

Pelosi arrives in Malaysia, tensions rise over Taiwan visit

KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia (AP) — U.S. House Speaker Nancy Pelosi arrived in Malaysia on Tuesday for the second leg of an Asian tour that has been clouded by an expected stop in Taiwan, which would...

Pelosi meets Singapore leaders at start of Asia tour

KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia (AP) — U.S. House Speaker Nancy Pelosi held talks with officials in Singapore on Monday at the start of her Asian tour, as questions swirled over a possible stop in Taiwan...

Pelosi begins closely-watched Asia tour in Singapore

SINGAPORE - U.S. House of Representatives Speaker Nancy Pelosi was set to kick-off a tour of four Asian countries on Monday in Singapore amid intense speculation that she may risk the wrath of...

China July home prices, sales volume fall as sentiment wilts

BEIJING - China's July new home prices and sales volume both fell from a month earlier, a private survey showed on Monday, with fragile sentiment further corroded by nationwide threats by...

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