U.S. says China overreacted to Pelosi's Taiwan visit in bid to alter status quo

WASHINGTON - U.S. Indo-Pacific coordinator Kurt Campbell said on Friday that China overreacted to U.S. House of Representatives Speaker Nancy Pelosi's visit to Taiwan and used it as a pretext to...

Analysis-China's sharper focus on military option for Taiwan raises risks with U.S

By Yew Lun Tian BEIJING - As the dust settles from China's military exercises around Taiwan, the message is clear: the military will uphold China's claim on the island in a challenge to the...

Indonesia central bank: rate hike not first choice at this juncture

JAKARTA - An interest rate hike will not be Bank Indonesia's first choice at this juncture, the central bank's deputy governor told the Reuters Global Markets Forum on Friday, even as the...

Xi Pleaded With Biden "Now Is No Time for A Crisis" Just Ahead Of Pelosi Taiwan Visit

Xi Pleaded With Biden "Now Is No Time for A Crisis" Just Ahead Of Pelosi Taiwan Visit Previously undisclosed details behind the July 28 phone call between President Joe Biden and...

China Military Drills Post-Pelosi Leave Taiwan Unfazed, Poll Suggests

One in 10 Taiwanese remain untroubled by the prospect of a hot war across the Taiwan Strait, a recent survey found.

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...

Beijing's trade restrictions on Taiwan after Pelosi's visit are a drop in the ocean

Beijing's trade blocks against Taiwan affect only about 0.04% of their two-way trade. Beijing's retaliations against U.S. House Speaker Nancy Pelosi's visit to Taiwan earlier this month. While...

Exclusive - U.S. rethinks steps on China tariffs in wake of Taiwan response

By Jeff Mason and David Lawder WASHINGTON - China's war games around Taiwan have led Biden administration officials to recalibrate their thinking on whether to scrap some tariffs or potentially...

China's Military Ends Taiwan Drills As Pelosi Boasts Trip "Absolutely" Worth It

China's Military Ends Taiwan Drills As Pelosi Boasts Trip "Absolutely" Worth It China's military on Wednesday announced the completion of what had after Sunday become extended drills...

Malaysia urges ASEAN states to engage Myanmar junta's rivals

By Panu Wongcha-um BANGKOK - Malaysia wants a clear endgame in Myanmar' faltering peace process and is advocating direct engagement by ASEAN states with the junta's opponents, and bringing other...

Taiwan says 17 Chinese fighters crossed Strait median line

TAIPEI - A total of 17 Chinese fighter jets flew across the median line of the Taiwan Strait on Wednesday, Taiwan's Defence Ministry said, amid continued military drills near to the...

Grand jury declines to indict Emmett Till's accuser

By Brendan O'Brien - A grand jury in Mississippi has declined to indict a white woman whose discredited accusations against Emmett Till in 1955 led to the lynching of the Black teenager, a brutal...

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...

China extends military drills around Taiwan after Pelosi visit

By Yimou Lee and Ryan Woo TAIPEI/BEIJING - Chinese navy ships remained active off both Taiwan's east and west coasts on Wednesday morning, a source briefed on the matter told Reuters, as Beijing...

Buchanan: Who Won The Taiwan War Games?

Buchanan: Who Won The Taiwan War Games? Authored by Pat Buchanan, When House Speaker Nancy Pelosi defied White House signals that she not stop in Taiwan on her valedictory tour of...

Taiwan Holds Own Live Fire Drills, Warns That China Prepping Future Invasion

Taiwan Holds Own Live Fire Drills, Warns That China Prepping Future Invasion Taiwan announced its own live fire drills Tuesday, a day after China's military announced it is extending...

How U.S. HIMARS Compare to China's Missile Systems

China's new MLRS reportedly tested in the Taiwan Strait has been described as the Chinese equivalent of the U.S. HIMARS.

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...

Taiwanese foreign minister warns China preparing for invasion

By Sarah Wu and Yimou Lee TAIPEI - Taiwan's foreign minister said on Tuesday that China was using the military drills it launched in protest against U.S. House Speaker Nancy Pelosi's visit as an...

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...

Futures Storm Higher To Start The Week As "Most Hated Rally" Steamrolls Bears

Futures Storm Higher To Start The Week As "Most Hated Rally" Steamrolls Bears US equity futures rose to start the week as the "most hated meltup" continued just as we said it would...

Australia calls for cooling of Taiwan Strait tensions

CANBERRA, Australia (AP) — Australian Foreign Minister Penny Wong on Monday called for a cooling of tensions after Beijing accused her of “finger-pointing” in her criticism of China’s military...

China defends ditching U.S. talks, says Washington must bear 'serious consequences'

BEIJING - China's defence ministry on Monday defended its shelving of military talks with the United States in protest against House Speaker Nancy Pelosi's visit to Taipei last week, warning that...

China’s Military Exercises Showcase Modern Fighting Force Preparing for Possible War in the Taiwan Strait

The exercises kicked off as an angry Beijing protested the visit to Taipei earlier last week by House Speaker Nancy Pelosi.

China's Military Exercises Showcase Modern Fighting Force Preparing for Possible War in the Taiwan Strait

The exercises kicked off as an angry Beijing protested the visit to Taipei earlier last week by House Speaker Nancy Pelosi.

20 Total Chinese & Taiwan Warships In 'Close Quarters' Standoff In Strait As Drills Wind Down

20 Total Chinese & Taiwan Warships In 'Close Quarters' Standoff In Strait As Drills Wind Down Reuters has described a high-seas "cat and mouse" between Chinese and Taiwan warships...

China announces additional military drills near Taiwan

China announced a new series of military drills near Taiwan on Sunday, expanding efforts to express a a show of force in the wake of House Speaker Nancy Pelosi's visit to the self-governing...

Taiwanese shrug off China drills: "After a long time of this, everyone becomes numb to it"

LIUQIU ISLAND, Taiwan — Families collected shells on the beach and tourists took selfies at sunset on the tiny resort island of Liuqiu, less than six miles away from one of the "danger zones"...

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...

China-Taiwan news: White House calls Chinese drills ‘provocative’ and ‘irresponsible’

Taiwan reports 14 Chinese military ships conducting drills around Taiwan Strait; US and allies condemn PLA firing of missiles

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