China’s Communist party is intensifying religious persecution as Christianity’s popularity grows. A new state translation of the Bible will establish a ‘correct understanding’ of the text The Observer Date: 13 ...

Leader of Early Rain Covenant, which is not sanctioned by Communist party, swept up in crackdown on religion under Xi Jinping Reuters in Shanghai Date: 30 Dec 2019 A Chinese ...

Taiwan News Date: 2019/12/30 By: Ching-Tse Cheng, Taiwan News, Staff Writer Uyghur children are being taken from their families by Chinese authorities. (Pexels photo) TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The New York ...

Following our earlier look ahead to 2020, four more commentators offer their predictions for the trends likely to impact the region in the year ahead South China Morning Post Date: 29 ...

The four-day exercise in the Indian Ocean and Gulf of Oman comes at a time of heightened tensions between US and Iran. Al Jazeera Date: 27 Dec 2019 Iran has kicked off ...

In Xinjiang the authorities have separated nearly half a million children from their families, aiming to instill loyalty to China and the Communist Party. The New York Times Date: Dec. ...

American universities need to show Beijing—again and again—that they reserve the right to unfettered debate. The Atlantic Date: December 28, 2019 By: Rory Truex About five times a year, the U.S. military ...

Quartz Date: December 19, 2019 By: Justin Rohrlich A military contractor sold hundreds of thousands of dollars worth of Chinese ballistic vests, helmets, and riot gear to the US government while ...

Report says shift in naval operations reflects growing presence and investment in southern Africa Moves could also be part of Beijing’s plans for blue-water force to rival US Navy South ...

Beijing's rise as a major armaments exporter is a double-edged sword for Moscow Nikkei Asian Review Date: December 20, 2019 By: Dimiri Simes MOSCOW — In a rare public display of ...

The Faroe Islands have become perhaps the most unexpected place for the United States and China to tussle over the Chinese tech giant Huawei. The Ne5w York Times Date: Dec. 20, ...

Xi Jinping celebrated the 20th anniversary of the return of Macau to Chinese rule and said Beijing would brook no challenges to its sovereignty. The New York Times Date: Dec. 20, ...

Forbes Date: Dec 20, 2019 By: William Pesek, Contributor  China’s Xi Jinping probably tops any list of people who can’t wait to see the back of 2019.  These last 12 months ...

Contrary to what many in the West think, many Chinese citizens appreciate the social credit system for instilling a sense security and certainty in the society. The News Lens Date: 2019/12/18 ...

Epoch Times Date: December 17, 2019 By: Bonnie Evans China is moving into the South Pacific in major and menacing ways, according to a panel of experts who convened at the Global Taiwan Institute on ...

It’s time for pension funds and others to stop supporting companies that abet Beijing’s crackdowns on China’s Uighurs and Hong Kong’s protesters. The New York Times Date: Dec. 5, 2019 By: ...