Visiting U.S. lawmakers reaffirm to support Taiwan if China launches attack

China 04/16/22, 23:10

A bipartisan group of Congress delegates has vowed to back Taiwan if Beijing launches a military assault on the island, expressing confidence that America would come to its assistance. The group of five Senators and a House Representative were meeting with Taiwanese President Tsai Ing-wen on Friday, April 15, in an ...

China tightens COVID testing requirements for U.S. passengers to China

News 04/16/22, 22:51

On April 15, the Chinese Embassy in the United States announced on its official website that starting April 22, a series of adjustments will be made to the pre-boarding COVID-19 testing requirements for passengers traveling from the U.S. to China. The "dual nucleic acid test" or "dual nucleic acid and antibody ...

China is the ‘greatest challenge” to the U.S, says CIA Director

Opinion 04/16/22, 22:11

As the Daily Mail reported, in a speech at the Georgia Institute of Technology on Thursday, April 14, CIA Director William Burns said, "Xi Jinping's China is our greatest challenge, in many ways the most profound test the CIA has ever faced." The CIA Director also said China is a "formidable ...

U.S., EU Chamber of Commerce voice dissatisfaction with China’s Covid policy

News 04/16/22, 19:49

China’s strict "Zero COVID" policy is testing not only Shanghai residents’ patience but also foreign businesses operating in the country. Trade groups have voiced their distress. In a letter dated April 8, the European Chamber of Commerce in China asked Beijing to revise its “old toolbox” in fighting the pandemic, saying ...

NY Time publishes an opinion piece attacking God on Easter

New York 04/16/22, 16:43

At the beginning of one of the holiest weekends for Christians, the New York Times published an opinion piece proposing that believers turn their backs on God.  The left-leaning newspaper published the essay written by Shalom Auslander, who claims to have become disillusioned with his religious upbringing in a New York ...

U.S. firms face more inventory costs as new supply congested in China

Economy 04/16/22, 03:01

The pandemic outbreak and Chinese government measures used to curb the spread have resulted in logistics and transport disruption in and out of China. As U.S. port congestion has eased and supply chains have begun to unravel, U.S. corporations have increased their inventory levels. On a monthly basis, data from Trading Economics ...

U.S. to ensure Chinese invasion of Taiwan’ never happens’

China 04/16/22, 02:50

U.S. National Security Advisor Jake Sullivan, on April 14, said that the situation in Taiwan is different from that in Ukraine and that the U.S. side will take all possible measures to ensure that a Chinese invasion of Taiwan does not occur. Jake Sullivan had a meeting with David Rubenstein, President ...

China must take sides in Russia-Ukraine war: Secretary of State Blinken

China 04/16/22, 02:13

Since the beginning of the Russian-Ukrainian war, China has stayed out of the international condemnation of Russia's actions in Ukraine, refusing to use the term "invasion" to describe Russia's actions.  U.S. Secretary of State Antony Blinken, on April 14, said that China's lack of consistency in Russia's invasion of Ukraine is ...

U.S. adds 12 Chinese firms to potential delisting list

Economy 04/16/22, 01:28

The U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC), on Tuesday, April 12, added 12 Chinese firms to the potential delisting list over the next three years. These additions bring the total number of firms subject to delisting from the U.S. stock exchanges to 23. The move came as China is revising the provisions ...

Top US lawmakers arrive in Taiwan on unannounced trip

U.S. 04/15/22, 22:41

A group of six bipartisan U.S. lawmakers arrived in Taiwan on Thursday, April 14, for an unannounced visit. Reuters commented that this trip is "in a show of support to the island in the face of Chinese pressure." In recent years, China has frequently deployed fighter jets into Taiwan's Air defense ...

China and Russia threaten U.S. space security capabilities, DIA report

Tech 04/15/22, 00:52

A newly released report from the Defense Intelligence Agency (DIA) showed that China and Russia have been developing anti-satellite weapons that could pose a risk to the space assets of the U.S. and its allies. The report also pointed out that Chinese and Russian space expansion has grown significantly in ...

U.S. orders Consulate staff to leave Shanghai rather than voluntary departure

China 04/13/22, 22:30

The U.S. State Department, on Tuesday, April 12, ordered the departure of all non-emergency Consulate staff and their families from Shanghai, citing the ongoing COVID-19 outbreak in the city. A U.S. statement published by the U.S. Embassy and Consulates in China Tuesday said, "The movement from 'authorized' to 'ordered' departure means ...