Marc Thiessen: Trump didn’t start this trade war, China did

Before President Trump announced that he was imposing 25 percent tariffs on hundreds of billions of dollars’ worth of Chinese goods, he got encouragement from an unlikely source: Sen. Charles Schumer, D-N.Y. The Senate Democratic leader, who has little good to say … Read More

France’s Emmanuel Macron asks Angela Merkel and Jean-Claude Juncker to join meeting with Xi Jinping in Paris

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Surprise move comes as the European Union’s new, more assertive China policy is being debated in Brussels amid pressure from Paris and Berlin French leader plans to explain Europe’s new strategy on China, with focus on trade and the environment … Read More

Russia and China in terrifying plot ‘to form an alliance against the West’

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RUSSIA will turn its back on Europe for good and join forces with China “to form an alliance against the West” according to reports in Politico. Moscow no longer cares about “European integration or moving towards Europe” instead it is … Read More

US Experts Call on Trump Administration to Stand up For Taiwan

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Taiwan’s President Tsai Ing-wen (C) arrives at a polling station to vote during local elections in Zhongho, New Taipei City, Nov. 24, 2018 – AFP Scholars and experts at the Asia Society have called for a ‘course correction’ in U.S.-China policy, … Read More

Be ready for war, crisis: Chinese President Xi Jinping tells army

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China’s armed forces should be ready for combat and be prepared for unexpected crisis and war, President Xi Jinping said on Friday in his first meeting with the military top brass in Beijing in 2019. The massive and rapidly modernizing, People’s … Read More

Chinese markets’ 2018 performance was their worst in a decade

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2018 has been unkind to China’s stock markets. Major indexes in Shanghai and Shenzhen both saw annual losses of more than 24 percent in 2018. Two major factors unsettled the Chinese markets for much of 2018: The ongoing trade war … Read More

US, China cool trade tensions after phone call

In this file photo taken on Dec 05, 2018, a Chinese and US national flags hang on a fence at an international school in Beijing, China. Source: AFP THE US and China on Sunday “made new progress” on the issues … Read More

China playing power politics with Canada

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Two days after warning Canada of “grave consequences” if it did not immediately release Meng Wanzhou, chief financial officer (CFO) of China’s tech giant Huawei and daughter of its founder, China arrested two Canadians. Last Thursday, Chinese Foreign Ministry spokesman … Read More

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