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Focus Taiwan Date: 05/25/2020 By: Fan Cheng-hsiang, Stanley Chung and Evelyn Kao Taipei, May 25 (CNA) If China passes a controversial national security law for Hong Kong, Beijing will have broken its promise to respect Hong Kong's autonomy under the "one country, two systems" model, Taiwan's National Security Council Deputy Secretary-General Tsai Ming-yen (蔡明彥) said Monday. […]

Prime minister condemns Beijing for linking its 2018 detention of two Canadians with arrest of Huawei executive The Guardian Date: 21 May 2020 By: AFP in Ottawa Beijing’s linking of its detention of two Canadians in China to the arrest of a Chinese executive in Vancouver shows it does not understand the meaning of an independent […]

Reuters Date: May 21, 2020 Britain's Prime Minister Boris Johnson applauds outside 10 Downing Street during the Clap for our Carers campaign in support of the NHS, following the outbreak of the coronavirus disease (COVID-19), in London, Britain, May 21, 2020. REUTERS/Toby Melville (Reuters) – British Prime Minister Boris Johnson has instructed civil servants to make […]

But even the Trump administration is willing to upgrade ties only so far, fearing Beijing’s wrath. POLITICO Date: 05/21/2020 By: Nahal Toosi and Lara Seligman As Taiwan’s president was inaugurated for a second term this week, Trump administration officials had some choices to make: How do they congratulate her? Which U.S. official does what? And, above […]

Taiwan’s WHO exclusion due to Chinese pressure puts global community at risk Taiwan News Date: 2020/05/22 By: Ching-Tse Cheng, Taiwan News, Staff Writer TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Japan's State Minister for Foreign Affairs, Keisuke Suzuki, on Thursday (May 21) pointed out Taiwan's importance to Japan's national security and said the Chinese Communist Party (CCP) should not […]

Former US official Randall Schriver says China's failed Taiwan policy is its own doing Taiwan News Date: 2020/05/22 By: Kelvin Chen, Taiwan News, Staff Writer TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Former U.S. Department of Defense Assistant Secretary of Defense for Indo-Pacific Security Affairs Randy Schriver stated at a seminar on Thursday (May 21) that Beijing’s policy toward […]

BBC News Date: May 22, 2020 The Chinese government is set to present a controversial Hong Kong security law at its congress, the most important political event of the year. Hong Kong's "mini-constitution" says it must enact security laws to prevent "treason, secession and sedition". But such laws have never been passed and now Beijing […]

Newsweek Date: 4/29/20 By: David Brennan A Chinese state-backed newspaper has again criticized the White House as the war of words between Washington, D.C. and Beijing over the coronavirus pandemic continues. Global Times—which is backed by the Chinese Communist Party and owned by the People's Daily newspaper, which is the CCP's official publication—published a scathing editorial attacking the […]

“Everything they’re doing is a full-court press,” one expert told Vox. Vox Date: Apr 28, 2020 By: Alex Ward  The coronavirus pandemic that rages across the globe is a fire China helped light. And now, while Beijing grasps a fire hose with two hands, it’s also planting a boot on the world’s neck. The Chinese government spent weeks […]

USA VS. PRC The American Interesdt By: Mitchell B. Reiss The coronavirus pandemic has exposed, like no crisis before it, just how difficult it has now become for the United States and China to find common cause. One remarkable feature of the past few months has been the near-total lack of communication and cooperation between […]