Taiwan Visit: China Halts Climate, Military Ties With US; Sanctions Pelosi (video)

China said Friday it was ending cooperation with the United States on a litany of key issues including climate change, anti-drug efforts and military talks, as relations between the two superpowers nosedive over the island of Taiwan. Beijing has reacted furiously to a visit by US House Speaker Nancy Pelosi to the island, which it claims as its territory and has vowed to retake, by force if necessary. It has since Thursday encircled the self-ruled, democratic island with a series of huge military drills that have been roundly condemned by…

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China hits Taiwan with trade restrictions after Pelosi visit

US House Speaker Nancy Pelosi has left Taiwan after a one-day visit that has infuriated China. During her short trip, Pelosi met President Tsai Ing-wen and members of Taiwan’s parliament, assuring them of continued US support for the self-ruled island.China, which claims Taiwan as its own, has announced “targeted military operations” and live-fire drills around the island in response. Tsai has slammed the drills as “unnecessary”, while Japan has expressed concern saying the areas to be used for the exercises overlap with its exclusive economic zone. China has suspended some trade with Taiwan…

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China Heightens Warning to US Over Possible Pelosi Visit to Taiwan

China has issued stark private warnings to the Biden administration about a possible trip to Taiwan in August by U.S. House of Representatives Speaker Nancy Pelosi, the Financial Times reported on Saturday. The report cited six people familiar with the Chinese warnings as saying they were significantly stronger than the threats that Beijing has made in the past when it was unhappy with U.S. actions or policy on Taiwan, which is claimed by China. The private rhetoric suggested a possible military response, the Financial Times cited several people familiar with…

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Biden Vows To Defend Taiwan Militarily If China Invades

President Joe Biden vowed Monday that US forces would defend Taiwan militarily if China attempted to take control of the self-ruled island by force, warning Beijing was already “flirting with danger”. The remarks, made in Tokyo where he is meeting with Japan’s prime minister ahead of a summit Tuesday, were Biden’s strongest to date on the issue and come with rising tensions in the region over China’s growing economic and military power. Washington and allies like Japan have framed their tough response to Russia’s invasion of Ukraine as a warning…

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China Eastern plane carrying 132 crashes in Guangxi province(video)

ger plane carrying 132 people has crashed in southern China, state broadcaster CCTV reported. There was no information about any casualties in the incident, which took place on Monday afternoon, as yet. The Boeing 737 plane crashed in the countryside near Wuzhou city in the Guangxi region. It “caused a mountain [of] fire”, CCTV said, adding that rescue teams were dispatched to the scene. There was no word on the cause of the crash of the plane, which flight-tracking website Flightradar24 identified as a six-year-old 737-800 aircraft. Chinese President Xi…

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Uganda Risks Losing Only International Airport Over Chinese Loan

On Tuesday, 17 November 2015, the Uganda government signed an agreement with Export-Import Bank of China (Exim Bank) to borrow $207 million at two per cent upon disbursement. The loan had a maturity period of 20 years including a seven-year grace period. It has now emerged that the deal signed with the Chinese lenders virtually means Uganda “surrendered” its most prominent and only international airport. The Uganda Civil Aviation Authority says some provisions in the Financing Agreement with China expose Entebbe International Airport and other Ugandan assets to be attached…

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#TokyoOlympics: Hot gists from Tokyo, Medal Table

Athletes from all over the world have gathered in Japan, adding to the long history of the summer Olympics, which have been played every four years since 1896, except 1916 due to World War I, 1940 and 1944 due to World War II and 2020 due to COVID-19. The ongoing game was supposed to be held in the summer of 2020. Tokyo first hosted Olympics in 1964. There are 206 countries in the International Olympic Committee (IOC). There are 72 countries that have never earned an Olympic medal, including Bangladesh, Bolivia,…

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Odion Ighalo set to leave Manchester United this week

Odion Ighalo looks set to leave Manchester United at the end of his loan spell this week, with parent club Shanghai Shenhua keen to have the striker back ahead of the start of the Chinese Super League season. Ighalo has been a hit at Old Trafford since signing a loan deal on the final day of the January transfer window, scoring four times for his boyhood club. But his loan spell looks set to end after eight appearances, with his initial deal only penned until May 31. United’s season will now extend…

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Could there be anything China isn’t telling the world about COVID-19?

Since the break of this Coronavirus pandemic, many persons have been in constant suspicion of who’s really behind this ill fated ordeal that has claimed thousands of lives globally. China 🇨🇳 is number one nation that calls to mind each time COVID-19 case emerges. Many have argued that China’s involvement in this gruesome pandemic can never be over emphasized. America 🇺🇸 and China have been on bilateral trade loggerheads overtime and it wouldn’t be out of place if anyone calls for the both countries to explain to the rest of…

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Breaking : Another Virus, HANTAVIRUS hits China

  Even as the world is gripped by the coronavirus outbreak and facing a disaster like never before in complete lockdown a Chinese man dying from the hantavirus has sent further shockwaves on the internet. The man was reportedly traveling by a bus in the Yunan province when he suddenly died and tests revealed the presence of the deadly hantavirus and efforts are on to test the other 32 co-passengers. The Hantavirus is actually not a new one as claimed by the heavily shared Whatsapp community but has been in…

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