Germany, France, UK Rebuke Beijing Over South China Sea

The United Kingdom, France and Germany have signed a joint note denouncing China’s claims in the South China Sea, in a sign of growing European interest in the maritime disputes there and China’s militarization of occupied islets.

Cybersecurity Firm Links Chinese Group to Cyber Espionage in Southeast Asia

BenarNews | Radio Free Asia A China-based group has quietly carried out cyber-espionage against Southeast Asian governments during the past few years, collecting “specific documents,” among other data, from infected computers, a cybersecurity company said in a report. Naikon, a group of hackers, deployed software called Aria-body to target government agencies and technology firms in […]

‘Deep Plowing The South China Sea’: China Eyes Resources, Steps up Research

<!–[CDATA[ Drake Long | Radio Free Asia China’s recent establishment of two new research stations on artificial islands it occupies in the disputed South China Sea comes as it ramps up its exploration and exploitation of deep-sea environments, seeking fuel, rare metals, and biotechnology, analysts say. The two research stations at the Chinese-built artificial islands […]

China Sends Ships, Planes over Disputed Seas to Show Strength after COVID-19 Outbreak

Ralph Jennings | Voice of America TAIPEI, TAIWAN – China is asserting itself in disputed waters around Asia this month to look strong after containing the world’s first coronavirus outbreak as the rest of the world grapples with the disease now.  The Chinese Communist Party leadership seeks an image boost among its own population that’s […]

Coronavirus Update: China Increasingly Isolated as Countries Scramble to Contain Spread

VISION TIMES The coronavirus outbreak has killed at least 362 people globally, according to Chinese and World Health Organization (WHO) data. At this writing, Chinese officials reported a surge in new cases where the death toll rose to at least 361 with nearly 3,000 new cases recorded in the country in the past 24 hours, raising the number […]

First Foreign Nationals Evacuate China as the US Reportedly Mulls Ban on China Flights

<!–[CDATA[ VOA News The first evacuations of foreign nationals from China took place Wednesday as the U.S. reportedly considers banning all airline flights between the two countries. White House officials reportedly told U.S. airline executives at a meeting Tuesday the administration has not decided yet to impose a ban, but it is continuing to assess […]

Indonesia Fights Growing Pressure from China to Let it Use Disputed Waters

<!–[CDATA[ Ralph Jennings | Voice of America TAIPEI, TAIWAN – China is raising pressure on Indonesia over the rights to use a contested tract of the sea and challenging the militarily weaker Southeast Asian country to consider options from friendly dialogue to strong protests.  Indonesia spotted as many as 63 “trespassing” Chinese vessels in 30 locations […]

‘National Day’ Marks 70 Years of China’s National Tragedy

The Epoch Times Editorial Board For China and the world, hope lies in resisting the specter of communism The future of the Chinese people and all humanity lies in resisting and disintegrating the specter of communism. Seventy years ago, the Chinese Communist Party (CCP) seized power in mainland China, bringing hundreds of millions of people […]