• Former Taiwan president to visit China in unprecedented trip

    Ma Ying-jeou’s tour is the first since the end of the civil war in 1949 and comes amid intensifying efforts by Beijing to subsume Taiwan as a provinceMa Ying-jeou, Taiwan’s former president, will visit China this month in the first visit by a current or former leader since the defeated Nationalist Chinese government fled to the island at the end of the civil war in 1949.The high profile visit has been presented by Ma and his party, the opposition Kuomintang (KMT), as a chance to boost friendly...

  • Singapore keen to play peacemaker as tensions between US, China rise

    Singapore’s top trade official said the city-state is willing to facilitate a dialogue between the US and China to repair their relationship, as he described growing tensions between the world’s biggest economies as detrimental to the world. US-China tensions “have serious consequences for the rest of the world,” Gan Kim

  • Former Taiwan president Ma open to meeting leaders on landmark China trip

    Former Taiwan President Ma Ying-jeou is "at his host's disposal" when it comes to meetings with senior leaders during a trip to China this month, but there are no plans for him to visit Beijing, a senior official from Ma's office said on Monday.

  • Former Taiwan president Ma Ying-jeou to visit China in landmark trip

    Former Taiwan President Ma Ying-jeou will visit China this month, his office said on Sunday.

  • China’s Xi Jinping blasts US for ‘suppression’ amid rising tensions

    "Western countries — led by the US — have implemented all-round containment, encirclement and suppression against us, bringing unprecedentedly severe challenges to our country's development," Xi lamented in a speech to China's top political advisory body Monday.

  • Taiwan Convinces Kevin McCarthy To Downgrade Taipei Trip To Avoid Angering China

    Taiwan Convinces Kevin McCarthy To Downgrade Taipei Trip To Avoid Angering China Taiwan's president Tsai Ing-wen has convinced House Speaker Kevin McCarthy (R-CA) to downgrade a planned trip to Taipei, and instead meet in California in order to avoid an 'aggressive Chinese military response,' the Financial Times reports. According to several people familiar with the situation, Tsai and McCarthy agreed to downgrade the visit because of Taiwanese security concerns, as tensions run...

  • Former Taiwan President Ma Ying-jeou to visit China in effort to ease tension in the region

    Taiwan's former president is visiting China next week in an effort to ease tension in the region. He is visiting in a private capacity, but the trip will have political overtones.

  • Taiwan warns of China's 'repeated provocations', China tells US not to cross red line

    Taiwan will not allow "repeated provocations" from China, the island's defence minister said on Tuesday, as China's foreign minister said Taiwan was the "first red line" that must not be crossed in Sino-U.S. relations.

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    Taiwán dice que soldado desaparecido en una isla cercana a la costa china ha sido encontrado en China

    Gonzalo Jimenez Taipéi (CNN) — Un soldado taiwanés desaparecido en una isla situada muy cerca de la costa china ha sido encontrado en China continental, según informó este lunes el jefe del organismo taiwanés encargado de la política hacia China. El soldado, apellidado Chen, fue dado por desaparecido en la isla de Erdan tras pasar

  • Republicans Plan for Possible Debt Default

    Michael RaineyMarch 8, 2023As Republicans gear up for a fight with President Joe Biden over raising the debt limit, some lawmakers want to

  • Marketmind: Powell's plan, China challenge

    World markets will hang on the words of Federal Reserve Chair Jerome Powell later on Tuesday but with the alarming sound of rising Sino-U.S. political tensions ringing in the ear. Powell's semi-annual testimony to the Senate Banking Committee is widely expected to condone the recent shift in market pricing toward more aggressive Fed rate hikes and a 'higher for longer' rate horizon. The Fed's accompanying report to Congress last week said there was clearly more work to do to curb inflation.

  • How House Republicans plan to crush your 401(k)

    The most powerful Republican wants to put millions out of work. That's what Senator Elizabeth Warren got Jerome Powell to admit on Tuesday as the Donald Trump-appointed chair of the Federal Reserve testified before the Senate Banking Committee. You can debate whether taming inflation, which has cooled year-over-year for seven straight months, is worth raising interest rates to put about two million Americans on unemployment. But if Powell is really worried about the general health of the...