After period of silence which had been regarded by some as a sign of hostility, US president Donald Trump and Chinese president Xi Jinping conducted their first phone call as heads of state on Thursday, February 9th
Rodrigo Duterte, the recently elected president of the Philippines, brought his brazen anti-American rhetoric to its logical conclusion this week with his proclamation before the People’s Congress in Beijing that he would be ending his country’s alliance with the United States and would be switching his partnership to China. What are the implications for Taiwan?
Recent statements by China that it seeks to export its model of human rights abroad indicate how the Chinese party-state perceives criticisms made against it in the name of human rights as simply being western attempts to undermine it
South China Seas disputes are back in the news after a ruling by the UN Permanent Court of Arbitration by the Hague in favor of the Philippines, between disputed territorial claims between China and the Philippines