China is engaged in an all-out mission to erase Taiwan’s presence from the international sphere.
There is only one thing in the world worse than being talked about, and that is not being talked about, Oscar Wilde said.
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Mattis had arrived in Beijing to deliver what a pentagon official told Financial Times would be a “medium-tough” warning over China’s militarization of the South China Sea, but Xi clearly likes his steaks on the rarer, if not quite bloody, side.
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An escalating trade war benefits threatens to undermine the stability of the global economy.
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Mercedes apologized for an Instagram post that quoted the Dalai Lama.
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Public sentencing of death row convicts in China attracts morbid onlookers and recalls public shaming of the Cultural Revolution.
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Taiwanese activist Lee Ming-che (李明哲) was sentenced to five years in prison by a Chinese court for subversion of state power.
Taiwan‘s Presidential Office wrote, “It is regrettable that the Lee Ming-che case has seriously damaged cross-strait relations and especially challenged Taiwanese people’s persistence and ideals for democracy and freedom.”
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Taiwan’s ship of state lacks the power to get to the UN climate summit.
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