Should I stay or should I go? Chinese millionaires are opting out from the People’s Paradise

Should I stay or should I go? Chinese millionaires are opting out from the People’s Paradise

by WorldTribune Staff, July 6, 2018 More than a third of China’s millionaires are itching to bolt from the communist People’s Paradise, a new survey found. And most of the rich who are weighing their options prefer the USA, according to a joint survey by China-based Hurun Research Institute and the immigration advisory firm Visas […]

China imprisons North Carolina missionary working with ethnic group in Burma

China imprisons North Carolina missionary working with ethnic group in Burma

by WorldTribune Staff, July 3, 2018 A group of U.S. lawmakers are calling on China to release a Christian minister from North Carolina who has been sentenced to seven years in prison in China for allegedly organizing illegal border crossings into Burma. Pastor John Cao, who is of Chinese origin, built 16 schools that serve […]

Australia foreign interference law seen aimed at curbing ‘Chinese influence’

Australia foreign interference law seen aimed at curbing ‘Chinese influence’

by WorldTribune Staff, June 28, 2018 Australia on June 28 passed legislation aimed at preventing interference by foreign governments in Canberra’s affairs. The new law, which mirrors similar rules in the United States, will require lobbyists for foreign countries to register, and makes them liable for criminal prosecution if they are deemed to be meddling […]

On same day as summit U.S. rattled China, dedicated massive new Taipei compound

On same day as summit U.S. rattled China, dedicated massive new Taipei compound

Special to WorldTribune.com By Geostrategy-Direct The largest U.S. diplomatic compound in all of Asia opened this month in a country with whom Washington does not even have an official diplomatic relationship. On June 12, when the world was transfixed on the Trump-Kim Nuclear Summit in Singapore, a major ceremony was taking place in Taiwan’s capital […]

Korea rush? China hustles to jump-start North’s stalled economy

Korea rush? China hustles to jump-start North’s stalled economy

by WorldTribune Staff, June 22, 2018 Hundreds of Chinese companies are flocking to North Korea as sanctions show signs of loosening amid Kim Jong-Un’s pledge of denuclearization. Beijing may be looking to counter the initiative taken by the U.S. at the historic Singapore summit, during which President Donald Trump presented Kim with a vision and […]

China opens new air routes, tourism to North Korea after Kim Jong-Un visit

China opens new air routes, tourism to North Korea after Kim Jong-Un visit

by WorldTribune Staff, June 21, 2018 China is loosening sanctions on North Korea after Kim Jong-Un’s most recent visit to Beijing, a report said. Signs of China’s easing of sanctions on the North are already noticeable in the fields of aviation and tourism, Yonhap said in a June 21 report. Kim’s visit to Beijing earlier […]

Skeptical minds want to know: What next with North Korean denuclearization?

Skeptical minds want to know: What next with North Korean denuclearization?

Special to WorldTribune.com By Donald Kirk The most obvious lesson of the Singapore summit is that “complete denuclearization” is mission impossible. The North Koreans since then haven’t used the “n” word ― “n” for nuclear ― while talking in generalities about the need to respect everyone’s “sovereignty” along with the statement signed by President Donald […]

Tang Dynasty Emperor Taizong, U.S. President Donald Trump and the Korean peninsula

Tang Dynasty Emperor Taizong, U.S. President Donald Trump and the Korean peninsula

Special to WorldTribune By Miles Maochun Yu, Hoover Institution In the ancient Chinese military strategy classic, Questions and Replies between Tang Taizong and Li Weigong, the great Tang Dynasty Emperor Taizong of the 7th century famously ruminated that, “In war, we prefer the position of the host to that of the guest.” In essence, Emperor […]

Summoned to Beijing? Kim Jong-Un visits China for 3rd time in 3 months

Summoned to Beijing? Kim Jong-Un visits China for 3rd time in 3 months

Analysis by WorldTribune Staff, June 19, 2018 North Korean leader Kim Jong-Un on June 19 began a two-day visit to Beijing being viewed as a vain attempt by China’s maximum leader Xi Jinping to save face after the international spectacle of the historic June 12 Kim-Trump summit. In his third visit to China in as […]