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Friday, January 15, 2021
The Trump administration has upended decades of diplomatic practice in U.S. relations with Taiwan. For the new president, "this is meant to be a trap," says a former Obama administration official.
Wednesday, January 13, 2021
Secretary of State Mike Pompeo has tossed out decades-old rules that helped the U.S. navigate unofficial relations with Taiwan. NPR discusses whether the Biden administration may inherit new policies.
Monday, January 11, 2021
Chinese labs are among the leaders in developing COVID-19 vaccines. China plans to inoculate millions in the next few months while also trying to sell its vaccines to other countries.
Wednesday, January 06, 2021
In Hong Kong, dozens of pro-democracy lawmakers and activists were arrested — the biggest roundup under the new national security law since its introduction last summer.
Friday, December 11, 2020
China is looking for a restart with Joe Biden, responding in a measured way as the Trump administration slaps more sanctions on Beijing.
Friday, December 04, 2020
Relations between Australia and its biggest trading partner, China, are quickly deteriorating as it pushes back against Beijing's increasingly assertive foreign policies.
Thursday, December 03, 2020
The new rules reduce the maximum validity of U.S. business and tourist visas held by party members and their families from 10 years to one month. China calls the action part of a "Cold War mentality."
Thursday, December 03, 2020
U.S. business people with operations in China are hoping for at least a change in tone, if not a rollback of tariffs, from President-elect Joe Biden's administration.
Wednesday, November 25, 2020
He is one of the last major world leaders to wish Joe Biden congratulations.
Saturday, November 21, 2020
The race to develop COVID-19 vaccines is moving swiftly, both nationally and internationally. But challenges remain when it comes to distributing vaccines around the world.
Thursday, November 12, 2020
Although the leading vaccine candidates are not yet officially approved, the drug companies are administering them to hundreds of thousands of people.
Wednesday, November 11, 2020
President Trump has been saying there will be a coronavirus vaccine "within weeks," and drugmakers are racing to produce one. In China, hundreds of thousands of people have already gotten shots.
Sunday, November 08, 2020
World leaders are congratulating President-Elect Joe Biden on his victory and they include some who have been close allies of President Trump.
Wednesday, October 21, 2020
President Trump's administration has deepened ties with Taiwan, as tensions with China intensify. That could be why more Taiwanese favor him to win the U.S. election, according to a poll.
Tuesday, October 20, 2020
The closer Taiwan and the U.S. become, the greater the risk that China could lash out.
Monday, October 12, 2020
Roberta McCain was key to the character her son displayed during a life of service. McCain's wife Cindy called her a wonderful mother-in-law, role model and friend.
Friday, October 09, 2020
The Chinese foreign ministry said it took this step "to uphold the concept of a shared community of health for all and to honor its commitment to turn COVID-19 vaccines into a global public good."
Tuesday, September 22, 2020
Two high-ranking Trump administration officials have been to the island recently. The visits come against a backdrop of deepening mistrust and deteriorating relations between the U.S. and China.
Monday, September 14, 2020
The criticism mounting over Disney's live-action remake of Mulan highlights the increasingly challenging choices that Western companies navigate to do business with China.
Tuesday, September 08, 2020
A Chinese fighter jet and a U.S. surveillance plane collided over the South China Sea 19 years ago. Analysts say that currently deteriorating China-U.S. relations may lead to another mishap.