House of Representatives Speaker Nancy Pelosi said on Wednesday the United States could not allow China to normalize the new level of pressure on Taiwan it asserted with days of military drills following her visit to the Chinese-claimed island. &q..
Taiwan rejects the "one country, two systems" model proposed by Beijing in a white paper published this week, the self-ruled island's foreign ministry said on Thursday. Only Taiwan's people can decide its future, ministry spokesw..
North Korean leader Kim Jong Un has declared victory over COVID-19 and his sister indicated that he too caught the virus, while vowing "deadly retaliation" against South Korea, which the North blames for causing the outbreak. Kim ordered..
The Yuan Wang 5 is described as a Chinese research and survey vessel by international shipping and analytics sites, but according to Indian media it is a dual-use spy ship. Sri Lanka's government granted permission for a Chinese research vesse..
A US congressional delegation led by Massachusetts Democratic Sen. Ed Markey has arrived in Taipei on an unannounced two-day visit, the second US congressional delegation to Taiwan this month. House Speaker Nancy Pelosi drew the ire of China when ..
To understand a people, their culture and history, try the street food. Sold on carts, trucks, or in shacks; along the road or at events, street food is cheap and easy to consume. It offers a quick and informal introduction to the norms of a pl..
Chinese and Russian leaders Xi Jinping and Vladimir Putin will attend November's G20 summit on the resort island ofBali, a longtime adviser to the Indonesian president said on Friday. Andi Widjajanto, former cabinet secretary and unofficial ad..
Plunging water levels of the Yangtze River have revealed a submerged island in China’s southwestern city of Chongqing and a trio of Buddhist statues on it that are believed to be 600 years old, state media Xinhua has reported. The three stat..
Japan is considering the deployment of 1,000 long-range cruise missiles to boost its counterattack capability against China, the Yomiuri newspaper reported on Sunday. The missiles would be existing arms modified to extend their range from 100 km (..
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