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Mao Zedong once considered Taiwan an independent nation: U.S. media

Opinion 05/06/22, 00:10

A May 3 article by the U.S. media, the Diplomat, shows the inconsistency of China’s position on Taiwan in the past and the present. While Mao Zedong initially considered Taiwan an independent country, the current stance from the Chinese Communist Party (CCP) regime is the opposite. China regime’s past position on ...

China may attack Taiwan in 2027, says US General

Opinion 05/05/22, 22:52

The U.S. chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, General Mark Milley, at the Senate Appropriations Committee on May 3, said that currently, the U.S. is facing two great powers, China and Russia. Both countries have powerful militaries trying to change the current rules-based order. Milley believes that the possibility of ...

Expert: Solomon exploiting competition between China and regional allies

Opinion 05/04/22, 01:55

A diplomacy expert pointed out that Solomon is taking advantage of competition between China and other countries through its security deal signed with Beijing. According to Joseph Siracusa, adjunct professor of international diplomacy at Australia-based Curtin University, the controversial deal is a sign that the Solomon Islands is playing the U.S. ...

Xi Jinping will be re-elected: Taiwan National Security Director

Opinion 04/30/22, 23:39

Taiwan's Director of National Security Bureau Chen Mingtong was invited to the Legislative Yuan on April 28 to report on "Recent Epidemic Development, Social Stability and Political Influence in China." He points out that the 20th National Congress of the Chinese Communist Party is the most important political event this year. General ...

Shanghai’s close-loop production likely to fail: German commerce representative

Opinion 04/21/22, 23:42

Under Shanghai city's new regulations, several Chinese companies have resumed operations. Only that they are running on closed-loop production, which was China's latest move to restore economic activities after a lengthy stringent lockdown. However, a German commerce representative in Shanghai said those companies might have to shut down very soon ...

China aims for ‘global dominance’ by expanding nuclear arsenal, expert warns

Opinion 04/21/22, 23:35

According to a national security expert, the U.S. leadership should not underestimate China’s intention to rapidly expand its strategic and nuclear arsenal. On April 19, Peter Pry, director of the U.S. Nuclear Strategy Forum at the Center for Security Policy, told the “China Insider” programm’s host that the Chinese Communist Party ...

Over 80% of Hong Kong residents intend to emigrate, survey

Opinion 04/20/22, 22:21

According to a survey result released on April 19, 84% of Hong Kong residents are open to leaving the city for other countries. Bartra Wealth Advisors ("Bartra") conducted the study in March, a Hong Kong-based immigration advisory service. It gathered input from 500 people aged 18 and over. The results show that ...

Washington must solve ‘Pro-Beijing problem’ of big US firms: Think tank head

Opinion 04/19/22, 23:32

Last week, the U.S.–China Economic and Security Review Commission, an agency set up to monitor and investigate national security, trade, and economic issues between the two countries, held a hearing to discuss China's unfair trade practices. Clyde Prestowitz, founder and president of the Economic Strategy Institute, a Washington-based think tank, said ...

Shanghai official raises voice against state’s anti-epidemic strategy

News 04/18/22, 23:25

Yang Hai is a Minhang District People's Congress representative. On April 15, he publicly boycotted the state's mass testing plan. Yang Hai wrote that since March 13, all residents of the Pingyang Liucun community had undergone 13 nucleic acid tests and nine antigen tests. He noticed that the more they ...

Czech Foreign Minister: ‘Taiwan is bullied by China’

Opinion 04/16/22, 22:38

Czech's Foreign Minister Jan Lipavský said in an interview with POLITICO on April 13 that the EU "understands that Taiwan is bullied by China." He called for democracies to offer as much help as possible to Taiwan and recognize the nation as a democracy. The Foreign Minister pointed out that, besides ...