US State Dept Presser, Aug 11

August 12, 2022 admin 0

The US State Department held a press briefing on Aug 11 afternoon. Excerpts MR PATEL: Hey everyone, good afternoon and welcome to the daily press briefing. This is Vedant Patel, Principal Deputy Spokesperson here at the department. I don’t have anything for you at the top today, so I am happy Read more ………

Use Force to Reunite Taiwan: Chinese White Paper

August 11, 2022 admin 0

Magda Lipan* On Wednesday, Aug 10, the Chinese Communist Party (CCP) released its first “White Paper on the Taiwan issue” since Xi Jinping came to power, reiterating that it would use force against Taiwan to reunification of Island into mainland and removed various previous promises such as allowing Taiwan autonomy Read more ………

China FO presser, Aug 10, 2022

August 11, 2022 admin 0

hinese Foreign Ministry Spokesperson Wang Wenbin held a press conference on August 10, 2022 against the backdrop of tensions in the Taiwan Straits. Yonhap News Agency: During the talks between the Chinese and ROK foreign ministers, on the THAAD issue, “the two sides underlined the need to take seriously each Read more ………

China FO presser, Aug 9

August 10, 2022 admin 0

Dragon TV: On August 8, State Councilor and Foreign Minister Wang Yi paid a visit to Mongolia upon invitation. Could you share more information on the visit? Wang Wenbin: State Councilor and Foreign Minister Wang Yi just wrapped up a successful visit to Mongolia. During the visit, he met respectively Read more ………

Xi dilemma: nationalism vs. economic costs

August 9, 2022 admin 0

With tensions simmering in the Taiwan strait, Chinese President Xi Jinping is facing a mammoth challenge as his response to the situation is not just about catering to Chinese nationalist sentiments ahead of his third term in office but also managing the economic costs and diplomatic fallout with the US, Read more ………