Impeachment? Huge news day at White House with China, top CEOs

Impeachment? Huge news day at White House with China, top CEOs

Analysis by WorldTribune Staff, January 16, 2020 What was the real “historic” moment in Washington, D.C. on Wednesday? Was it when partisan impeachment articles were delivered to the Senate in what conservative observers termed a bizarre ritual? Or, might it have been when President Donald Trump and Chinese Vice Premier Liu He signed phase one […]

Taiwan’s president infuriates China: Time to accept we are ‘an independent country already’

Taiwan’s president infuriates China: Time to accept we are ‘an independent country already’

by WorldTribune Staff, January 16, 2020 China needs to respect the reality that Taiwan is an independent nation, Taiwanese President Tsai Ing-wen said on Wednesday. “We don’t have a need to declare ourselves an independent state,” Tsai told the BBC. “We are an independent country already and we call ourselves the Republic of China, Taiwan.” […]

China’s disinformation conceals major Gulf role, backing Iran as its proxy

China’s disinformation conceals major Gulf role, backing Iran as its proxy

FPI / Geostrategy-Direct.com By Richard Fisher China has used disinformation to conceal its role in promoting conflict with Iran in the wake of the spike in Persian Gulf and even global military tensions following the Jan. 3 American drone strike in Baghdad, Iraq, that killed Iranian Quds Force commander Qasem Soleimani. Two days later, on […]

‘Bonded by our shared political, economic, and international values’: Pompeo on Taiwan election

‘Bonded by our shared political, economic, and international values’: Pompeo on Taiwan election

FPI / January 11, 2020 The United States congratulates Dr. Tsai Ing-wen on her re-election in Taiwan’s presidential election. We also congratulate Taiwan for once again demonstrating the strength of its robust democratic system, which — coupled with a free market economy and a vibrant civil society — makes it a model for the Indo-Pacific […]

Norwegian library won’t bow to China, refuses to remove book on Falun Gong

Norwegian library won’t bow to China, refuses to remove book on Falun Gong

by WorldTribune Staff, January 7, 2020 Citing the country’s free speech rights, a library in Norway is refusing to give in to communist China’s demands to remove a book that is censored in China, a report said. The coaches and managers of a Chinese Olympics ski team that was training in Norway requested that the […]

Scary trends in once anti-communist South Korea

Scary trends in once anti-communist South Korea

Special to WorldTribune.com By Donald Kirk From the viewpoint of a foreigner, one common denominator marks South Korea’s seismic shifts from left to right, liberal to conservative, socialist to capitalist. That is the level of authoritarianism, the threat of dictatorial rule, the demands for complete loyalty if not subservience to one particular viewpoint or another. […]

Anger in Japan as China’s increased incursions precede Xi’s state visit to Tokyo

Anger in Japan as China’s increased incursions precede Xi’s state visit to Tokyo

by WorldTribune Staff, December 27, 2019 China’s practice of sending its vessels near the Japan-controlled Senkaku islands continued in the days prior to Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe’s visit to China this week and could raise tensions ahead of Chinese supreme leader Xi Jinping’s state visit to Japan next year, analysts say. Japan’s Coast Guard […]

Rogue state war games: Russia, Iran, China set joint naval drills

Rogue state war games: Russia, Iran, China set joint naval drills

Special to WorldTribune.com Radio Free Europe / Radio Liberty, December 26, 2019 China, Iran, and Russia will hold joint naval drills, amid tensions between Teheran and Washington. The military exercises will take place in the Indian Ocean and Gulf of Oman from December 27 to 30, officials in Beijing and Teheran announced. China will send […]

Pompeo claims Chinese people rejecting communism, calls out ‘permanent class’ of lobbyists

Pompeo claims Chinese people rejecting communism, calls out ‘permanent class’ of lobbyists

by WorldTribune Staff, December 23, 2019 The Chinese people are yearning for freedom from the Chinese Communist Party which controls all aspects of their lives, U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said. “The Chinese Communist Party, [which] controls China, is an authoritarian regime and a combination of Marxist-Leninist ideology and Han Chinese nationalism,” Pompeo said […]

GREATEST HITS, 17: ‘Truly shocking’: In 2015 deal, China bought dual use tech firm and made Biden’s son rich

GREATEST HITS, 17: ‘Truly shocking’: In 2015 deal, China bought dual use tech firm and made Biden’s son rich

CELEBRATING 21 YEARS OF EXCELLENCE: Countdown: Top stories of 2019 by WorldTribune Staff, September 22, 2019 The Senate Finance Committee has announced it will investigate the Obama administration’s approval in 2015 of the sale to China of a former U.S. firm which develops dual-use technologies with military applications. Aviation Industry Corporation of China (AVIC), a […]

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