UK-China tensions increase, British companies choose to leave China

Economy 08/03/22, 16:12

The race for Britain's new Prime Minister is underway, and the two candidates vying for the top job are both tough on the CCP on foreign policy. British business people with deep commercial ties to China are severing business ties with Beijing and turning to other countries amid concerns that ...

Biden met two senior Ukrainian officials before concluding trip to Poland

U.S. 03/26/22, 17:44

On Saturday, March 26, U.S. President Joe Biden met two senior Ukrainian officials on his trip to Poland, according to Reuters. This was the first face-to-face meeting since the Russia-Ukraine conflict started. During the meeting in Warsaw, Ukrainian Foreign Minister Dmytro Kuleba, Ukrainian Defense Minister Oleksii Reznikov and President Biden, the ...

EU to deepen relationship with Taiwan amid China’s provocation

China 02/20/22, 19:33

The European Parliament passed two security policies on Thursday, Feb. 17, including clauses supporting Taiwan's effective involvement in international organizations and calling for peace and stability in the Taiwan Strait. CNA reported the parliament passed the Common Foreign and Security Policy (CFSP) in a 474-113 vote with 102 abstentions, while the ...

EU challenges China at WTO over Beijing’s telecom license protection

Tech 02/19/22, 19:40

The EU, on Friday, Feb. 18, filed a lawsuit against China at the World Trade Organization (WTO), accusing Beijing of using domestic courts to undermine intellectual property laws and allowing Chinese telecom giants such as Huawei and Xiaomi to obtain low-cost technology licenses. The European Commission said that since August 2020, ...

Lithuania to receive Taiwan’s help after China’s ban on beef imports

China 02/17/22, 13:00

According to the media outlet archyde.com, the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Republic of China (Taiwan) (MOFA) stated on Feb. 15 that Taiwan would fully assist Lithuania in responding to China's economic bullying, which included the suspension of imports of beef and other agricultural products from Lithuania. The European Union ...

Lithuania withdraws all diplomats from China

China 12/18/21, 15:25

Lithuania hastily withdrew all staff from its embassy in China on Dec. 15 as tensions increased over the Taiwan issue.  Lithuanian officials on Dec. 14 said its embassy would work remotely.  Foreign Minister Landsbergis of the Baltic state said the diplomats were leaving for consultancy over changing the department's name. Reuters cited a diplomat ...

EU proposes new trade weapon to counter China’s economic coercion

China 12/11/21, 03:46

The European Union (EU) is expected to announce strict economic measures aimed at China and other countries accused of financial bullying. According to a drafted proposal, the measures to combat economic coercion would target those countries trying to interfere with the EU's legitimate sovereign options or those of one of its ...

EU demands proof of Peng Shuai’s condition

China 12/01/21, 02:16

On Tuesday, Nov. 30, the European Union demanded credible evidence that tennis star Peng Shuai is safe. "The EU requests the Chinese government to provide verifiable proof of Peng Shuai's safety, wellbeing and whereabouts," the EU's foreign service said in a statement, according to Reuters. Since disappearing on Nov. 2 after alleging that ...

Socialist coalition proposes forming United States of Europe

Europe 11/29/21, 15:41

Left-leaning politicians want to create a new superstate called the United States of Europe. Three German political parties formed a coalition at the request of incoming Social Democratic Chancellor Olaf Scholz. Scholz, who replaces predecessor Angela Merkel, is already trying to rewrite European Union treaties to turn the bloc into a federal ...

‘Strategic Compass’ will gather 5,000 troops to counter crises without US help

U.S. 11/17/21, 16:38

Military forces will be combined to deploy thousands of soldiers for emergencies without needing U.S. assistance. Up to 27 European Union nations are planning to set up a "Strategic Compass." Mirroring the North Atlantic Treaty Organization's (NATO's) existing "Strategic Concept," the EU's plans to eventually have up to 5,000 troops who ...

EU threatens Hungary with economic sanctions over anti-LGBT law

Politics 07/07/21, 21:45

European Union leaders, including President Ursula von der Leyen, warned Hungary on Wednesday, July 7, that they would take legal action against it and even withhold funds allotted to help with the pandemic if it did not step back from the anti-pedophilia law that will go into effect on Thursday, ...

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