Times have changed: A multilateral NATO-type alliance now makes more sense in Asia

Times have changed: A multilateral NATO-type alliance now makes more sense in Asia

Special to WorldTribune , December 6, 2017 By Miles Maochun Yu, Hoover Institution Last week marks the 63rd anniversary of the signing of the Mutual Defense Treaty between the United States of America and the Republic of China. The historic mutual defense treaty, signed on Dec. 2, 1954 in Washington, provided an ironclad guarantee to […]

China reportedly set to deploy special ops ‘Dark Night Tigers’ to Syria

China reportedly set to deploy special ops ‘Dark Night Tigers’ to Syria

by WorldTribune Staff, December 1, 2017 China will send special operations forces to Syria to support the Assad regime’s fight against militant factions, a report said. The Chinese Ministry of Defense will deploy two units known as the “Tigers of Siberia” and the “Dark Night Tigers” to Syria, New Khaleej reported, citing informed sources. There […]

Trump demands China’s Xi cut North Korea’s oil supply

Trump demands China’s Xi cut North Korea’s oil supply

by WorldTribune Staff, November 30, 2017 U.S. President Donald Trump called on Chinese President Xi Jinping to halt China’s supply of oil to North Korea following Pyongyang’s latest test of an intercontinental ballistic missile (ICBM). “President Trump called Chinese President Xi this morning and told him we have come to the point that China must […]

Shadow president alert: Obama is off on his own Asia tour

Shadow president alert: Obama is off on his own Asia tour

by WorldTribune Staff, November 29, 2017 Two weeks after his successor’s 12-day tour of Asia, former President Barack Obama on Nov. 28 embarked on his own trip which includes plans to meet with Chinese President Xi Jinping and Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi. The trip “is probably not a coincidence” for the “shadow president,” Emily […]

Chinese parents outraged over child abuse at start-up with CCP, Clinton ties

Chinese parents outraged over child abuse at start-up with CCP, Clinton ties

by WorldTribune Staff, November 29, 2017 A Chinese company which operates 80 kindergartens is under fire after parents say children at one of the company’s kindergartens in Beijing were “molested, jabbed with needles, fed pills and forced to stand naked by staff members,” a report said. The firm at the center of the child abuse […]

Chinese general who committed suicide was target of graft probe

Chinese general who committed suicide was target of graft probe

by WorldTribune Staff, November 29, 2017 A former top general on China’s Central Military Commission (CMC) who was under investigation for alleged corruption committed suicide, Chinese state media reported. Gen. Zhang Yang, a former head of the powerful CMC’s political work department, hanged himself at his home in Beijing on Nov. 23, according to Xinhua. […]

North Korea conducts most successful missile test yet; U.S. mum on how to ‘take care of it’

North Korea conducts most successful missile test yet; U.S. mum on how to  ‘take care of it’

Special to WorldTribune.com By Donald Kirk WASHINGTON – America’s top leaders are clearly uncertain as to how to retaliate for North Korea’s latest long-range missile test without resorting to a military option. President Donald Trump pledged, “We will take care of it” but showed no sign of unleashing the “fire and fury” that he had […]

U.S., South Korea set for exercise with focus on synching operations in the event of war

U.S., South Korea set for exercise with focus on synching operations in the event of war

Special to WorldTribune.com By Donald Kirk WASHINGTON — U.S. and South Korean warplanes will be crisscrossing the skies above and around South Korea early next month in the biggest show of allied force against the North so far. U.S. President Donald Trump and South Korea’s President Moon Jae-In agreed on the need to stage the […]

Xi makes China’s public toilets a number one – or two – priority

Xi makes China’s public toilets a number one – or two – priority

by WorldTribune Staff, November 28, 2017 Chinese President Xi Jinping has vowed to stand and deliver when it comes to fixing the sorry state of public toilets in his country. “Toilet issues are not petty matters but an important aspect of improving infrastructure in urban and rural areas,” Xi was quoted as saying. Xi even […]

With or without Mugabe, Zimbabwe has key role in China’s global strategy

With or without Mugabe, Zimbabwe has key role in China’s global strategy

Special to WorldTribune.com By Geostrategy-Direct Zimbabwe’s long-time dictator Robert Mugabe was overthrown by his own defense chief who had close ties with Beijing’s leadership. Just a few days before he staged the coup, Gen. Constantino Chiwenga paid a hush-hush visit to Beijing and met with China’s Gen. Chang Wanquan, Minister of National Defense. Robert Mugabe […]