Think tank: Time to selectively cut U.S.-China economic ties

Think tank: Time to selectively cut U.S.-China economic ties

by WorldTribune Staff, January 18, 2019 Enough with the “endless talks and handshakes,” it is time to “untie the American economy from China,” a pair of analysts for a U.S.-based think tank wrote. In its 2017 national security strategy document, the Trump administration referred to China as a “revisionist” power attempting to reorder international politics to […]

Report: China offers Iran $3 billion oil deal as Europe halts purchases

Report: China offers Iran $3 billion oil deal as Europe halts purchases

by WorldTribune Staff, January 18, 2019 Looking to take advantage of a U.S. sanctions waiver, China’s Sinopec has offered $3 billion to Iran to develop the Yadavaran oil field, a report said. The Chinese state-run energy company reportedly told its Iranian government-owned counterpart, the National Iranian Oil Co., that it wanted China’s share of the […]

China said to have bought Pakistan’s silence on Muslim re-education camps

China said to have bought Pakistan’s silence on Muslim re-education camps

by WorldTribune Staff, January 13, 2019 Pakistan, a country with a 90 percent Muslim population, was among the first to criticize China’s detention of more than one million Muslim Uighurs and other ethnic minorities. Many of the Uighurs being held in re-education camps in China’s Xinjiang province are the wives of Pakistani men. Pakistan’s criticism […]

U.S. mum on high level North Korean: Defection could derail Trump-Kim summit

U.S. mum on high level North Korean: Defection could derail Trump-Kim summit

CELEBRATING 20 YEARS OF EXCELLENCE: Countdown: Top stories of 2018 by WorldTribune Staff, January 6, 2019 The United States has been silent on reports by Italian media that North Korea’s ambassador to Italy has sought to defect to the U.S. The alleged request for asylum by Jo Song-Gil could be a sticking point for a […]

Unification fever: China, North Korea turn up the heat on anti-communist brethren

Unification fever: China, North Korea turn up the heat on anti-communist brethren

CELEBRATING 20 YEARS OF EXCELLENCE: Countdown: Top stories of 2018 by WorldTribune Staff, January 2, 2019 In a sinister start to 2019, Chinese supreme leader Xi Jinping bluntly threatened to invade Taiwan but promised to reward the Republic of China if it places itself under Beijing’s rule. Meanwhile, North Korean leader Kim Jong-Un in his […]

Who is Huawei CFO Meng Wanzhou? ‘Princess Meng’ is Chicomm royalty

Who is Huawei CFO Meng Wanzhou? ‘Princess Meng’ is Chicomm royalty

by WorldTribune Staff, December 23, 2018 The arrest of Huawei’s CFO on Dec. 6 lifted the veil on a woman known as “Princess Meng” who is “the heiress apparent of China’s largest and most advanced high-tech company, and one which plays a key role in China’s grand strategy of global domination,” a China specialist and […]

Two North Korean incursions in 5 days after Seoul agreed to relax security

Two North Korean incursions in 5 days after Seoul agreed to relax security

by WorldTribune Staff, December 17, 2018 South Korea reportedly scrambled fighter jets after, on two occasions in one week, North Korean aircraft crossed the South’s tactical action line (TAL). South Korea’s Chosun Ilbo and television network Channel A reported on Dec. 13 that the South’s military took corresponding action after the North Korean helicopter was […]

Chinese deal may change U.S. Navy ops at Israel’s port in Haifa

Chinese deal may change U.S. Navy ops at Israel’s port in Haifa

by WorldTribune Staff, December 17, 2018 A Chinese company with close ties to the communist government will assume control of the civilian port in Israel’s largest port city in 2021. The move has prompted the U.S. to reconsider its joint military operations with Israel at the port and leading Israel’s national security cabinet to revisit […]

South Korean conservatives charge prosecutorial abuse in death of former security chief

South Korean conservatives charge prosecutorial abuse in death of former security chief

by WorldTribune Staff, December 16, 2018 Following the Dec. 7 suicide of former Defense Security Command (DSC) chief Lt. Gen. Lee Jae-Su, conservatives in South Korea are calling on the liberal Moon Jae-In government to cease what they say is a “witch hunt” targeting political figures from the previous government. Lee was found dead in […]

State-run Tibetan newspaper calls socialism ‘a historical necessity’ for Tibet

State-run Tibetan newspaper calls socialism ‘a historical necessity’ for Tibet

by WorldTribune Staff, December 14, 2018 The Chinese Communist Party is stepping up its propaganda assault on Tibet ahead of the 60th anniversary of the Dalai Lama fleeing into exile. “In the face of the lies of the 14th Dalai Lama, the various peoples of Tibet should be even more aware that socialist new Tibet […]

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