Taiwan says flights through its airspace resuming after Chinese military drills end

TAIPEI (REUTERS) – Taiwan on Sunday (Aug 7) said flights through its airspace had gradually resumed from about noon as most notifications for Chinese military drills near the island were “no longer in effect”. The Transport Ministry said in a statement, however, that Taiwan would continue to direct flights and ships away from a Chinese military […]

Taiwan says Chinese planes, ships carry out attack simulation drill as PLA forces get close to island

TAIPEI/BEIJING (BLOOMBERG, AFP, REUTERS) – China’s aircraft and warships rehearsed an attack on Taiwan on Saturday (Aug 6), island officials said, as Chinese forces appeared to be getting close to Taiwan’s shores. China doubled down on the exercises, held in retaliation for a visit to Taiwan by US House Speaker Nancy Pelosi that also saw […]

‘Shut the door and beat the dog’: Chinese drills a simulation of Taiwan blockade and future invasion, say experts

BEIJING – The ongoing military drills around Taiwan are aimed at rehearsing a possible future invasion of the self-ruled island, Chinese military observers and state media have said. The drills, which have for the first time involved firing ballistic missiles directly over the island, are also a thinly veiled threat against those pushing for formal […]

Singapore’s Opportunity under China’s Concept Stocks Depression

Author: Michael(Mingyu) Li The New York Stock Exchange announced on 21 July 2022 that it had signed a memorandum of understanding with the Singapore Stock Exchange Group, which included cooperation in the listing of the Company on the two exchanges, the development of new ESG products and services, support for the development of index products […]

No evidence of looming Chinese military action against Taiwan, US official says

WASHINGTON (REUTERS) – The United States has seen no evidence of looming Chinese military activity against Taiwan, White House national security spokesman John Kirby said on Friday (July 29) when asked about a possible visit to the island by US House of Representatives Speaker Nancy Pelosi. “(We’ve) seen no physical, tangible indications of anything untoward […]

India, China ministers at summit as Chinese ship heads to Sri Lanka

NEW DELHI (REUTERS) – Indian and Chinese foreign ministers were to attend a regional conference in Uzbekistan on Friday (July 29), a day after New Delhi expressed concern over a Chinese military ship’s planned visit to a strategic port in India’s southern neighbour Sri Lanka. New Delhi worries that the Chinese-built and leased Hambantota port will […]

Chinese Paddlefish and wild Yangtze Sturgeon extinct: IUCN

HONG KONG (REUTERS) – The extinction of the Chinese Paddlefish and wild Yangtze Sturgeon, declared by the International Union for Conservation of Nature (IUCN), unleashed a torrent of comments on China’s social media platforms on Friday (July 22) urging more environmental protection. The IUCN’s latest list of threatened species, published on its website on Thursday, […]