U.S., Taiwan Trade Talks to Formally Begin This Fall

By Ambar Warrick Investing.com-- The United States and Taiwan are set to begin formal negotiations over an initiative to expand trade ties between the two countries, Washington said on...

Nowhere to hide' if war comes to Taiwan's front-line islands

By Ann Wang and Aleksander Solum NANGAN/DONGYIN, Taiwan - On Taiwan's windswept Matsu islands, close to China's coast, one topic has been driving conversations in recent days: prospects of an...

Pelosi's Taiwan Visit Was A "Carefully Planned Provocation" To "Destabilize": Putin

Pelosi's Taiwan Visit Was A "Carefully Planned Provocation" To "Destabilize": Putin On Tuesday Russian President Vladimir Putin weighed on on major security issues ranging from the...

Apple Reportedly Shifting Apple Watch And MacBook Production To Vietnam

Apple Reportedly Shifting Apple Watch And MacBook Production To Vietnam Wary of soaring tensions surrounding out-of-favor countries like China, multinational corporations such as...

South Carolina top court puts abortion ban on hold as it hears challenge

By Brendan Pierson - South Carolina's highest court on Wednesday blocked enforcement of a state law banning abortions after about six weeks of pregnancy while it considers a challenge to the law...

Taiwan envoy to U.S. says China bullying spurs foreign interest in visits to island

By Michael Martina WASHINGTON - China's aggressive military response to U.S. House Speaker Nancy Pelosi's visit to Taiwan has increased interest from other countries' parliaments in similar...

Secret Service knew of threats against Nancy Pelosi, Joe Biden, and Mike Pence for days before the Capitol riot: CREW

Capitol Police weren't alerted about the threats until 5:55 p.m. on Jan. 6, 2021, by which time officers were already under siege by a violent mob.

South Korea calls for talks as North test fires missiles

By Hyonhee Shin and Soo-hyang Choi SEOUL -Talks with North Korea should not be for political show but contribute to establishing peace, South Korean President Yoon Suk-yeol said on Wednesday,...

Canadian lawmakers plan Taiwan trip amid rising China tensions

By Ismail Shakil OTTAWA - A delegation of Canadian lawmakers plans to visit Taiwan in October to seek economic opportunities in the Asia Pacific region, Liberal Member of Parliament Judy Sgro...

Taiwan's air force flexes muscles in face of Chinese war games

By Aleksander Solum and Ann Wang HUALIEN, Taiwan - Taiwanese F-16 fighters roared into the night sky on Wednesday in a show of force in front of the media, demonstrating the military's...

Nancy Pelosi Rebukes Biden's China Policy

Unnamed White House officials leaked Nancy Pelosi's Taiwan travel plans and sought to spike the trip.

A look at Biden's massive spending spree since taking office

Democrats passed about $3.8 trillion in spending on their top agenda items since President Biden took office — something they believe will help them in the 2022 midterms, but that Republicans say...

Why Are We Sleepwalking Away From the One China Policy?

Comments and actions by both President Biden and House Speaker Nancy Pelosi raised serious questions about U.S. commitment to the One China policy, a shift that would have enormous ramifications...

US-Russia Nuclear War Would Kill 5 Billion From Famine Alone: Study

US-Russia Nuclear War Would Kill 5 Billion From Famine Alone: Study If tensions between Russia and the United States spark an all-out nuclear war between the two rivals, more than...

China needs Taiwan's biggest chipmaker

Taiwan is home to more than 90% of the manufacturing capacity for the world's most advanced semiconductors. Just 10% of TSMC's revenue comes from China, according to the company. Beijing halted...

Liz Cheney loses Wyoming primary to Trump-backed rival Harriet Hageman

Rep. Liz Cheney (R-Wyo.) on Tuesday became the highest-profile House Republican to lose their primary to a Trump-endorsed challenger after voting to impeach the former president, according to the...

Major currencies hold steady ahead of Fed minutes, RBNZ

By Alun John HONG KONG - Major currencies were holding steady on Wednesday, ahead of another day when central bank policy takes centre stage for traders with a Reserve Bank of New Zealand meeting...

China’s Reliance on Taiwan Would Make Trade Retaliation Costly

-- China’s military drills after US House Speaker Nancy Pelosi visited Taiwan sparked alarm around the region, although its trade retaliation barely made a dent -- mostly because Beijing doesn’t...

China's ambassador warns U.S. of Taiwan consequences in rare D.C. media briefing

China will view further U.S. arms sales, official travel to Taiwan or naval activity near the self-governing island as provocations that will further destabilize relations and prevent progress on...

China's 20th Party Congress looms closer

China's 20th Party Congress, when President Xi Jinping is expected to be selected for a highly unusual third term, will be held in Beijing within a few months.Why it matters: The congress will...

Putin slams U.S., claims it wants to drag out war in Ukraine and provoke China

Vladimir Putin says the U.S. is trying to prolong the conflict in Ukraine. He also claims that America has implemented an "anti-Russian" project. Putin made the comments during an address at a...

U.S. carries out ICBM test delayed during Chinese show-of-force over Taiwan

By Idrees Ali WASHINGTON -The United States military said on Tuesday that it had carried out a test of a Minuteman III intercontinental ballistic missile, delayed to avoid escalating tensions...

US Hails Overnight Test Of Minuteman III Ballistic Missile After Delay Over China Tensions

US Hails Overnight Test Of Minuteman III Ballistic Missile After Delay Over China Tensions In the first week of August, at a moment Chinese military drills surrounding Taiwan were...

Putin Says U.S. Using Ukrainians as 'Cannon Fodder', Trying to Prolong War

The Russian leader also told a Moscow security conference that Nancy Pelosi's visit to Taiwan this month was a "carefully planned provocation."

China sets sanctions on Taiwan figures to punish US, island

BEIJING (AP) — China imposed visa bans and other sanctions Tuesday on Taiwanese political figures as it raises pressure on the self-governing island and the U.S. in response to successive...

China sanctions seven Taiwanese 'independence diehard' officials

By Yew Lun Tian BEIJING -China imposed sanctions on Tuesday on seven Taiwanese officials and lawmakers it accused of being "independence diehards", including banning them from entering, in its...

Taiwan accuses China of exaggeration with islands footage

By Roger Tung TAIPEI -Taiwan accused China of exaggeration and "tricks" on Tuesday after the Chinese military published footage of the strategically located Penghu islands where there is a major...

Every Plane in Japan’s Air Force

The Chinese military exercises that encircled Taiwan in August — a response to U.S. House Speaker Nancy Pelosi’s controversial visit to Taipei — took place just 70 miles from Japanese territory....

German fighter jets en route to Australia as Berlin shifts focus to Indo-Pacific

BERLIN - Germany is sending 13 military aircraft to joint exercises in Australia, the air force's largest peacetime deployment, underlining Berlin's increased focus on the Indo-Pacific amid...

Covid Is Here to Stay," CDC Concedes After Two Years Of Orwellian Hysteria

"Covid Is Here to Stay," CDC Concedes After Two Years Of Orwellian Hysteria Submitted by QTR's Fringe Finance At first, I wanted a good portion of this article to be a victory lap for...

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