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Reuters World News Summary

By MediaIntel.Asia

Following is a summary of current world news briefs.
China raps Czech president-elect over Taiwan call
China condemned on Tuesday a phone call between Czech President-elect Petr Pavel and Taiwan President Tsai Ing-Wen, saying he ignored Beijing’s repe…

Why We Believe the U.S. Still Has the Upper Hand in War Over Taiwan Opinion

By MediaIntel.Asia

A war over Taiwan would directly challenge U.S. interests. Avoiding such a conflict while still maintaining American goals for peace and security is among the most vexing problems confronting U.S. political leaders. However, recently conducted simulat…

Kiribati to return to Pacific Islands regional group, ending rift

By MediaIntel.Asia

SYDNEY, Jan 30 (Reuters) – The remote atoll nation of Kiribati said on Monday it would rejoin the Pacific Islands Forum, ending a split that had threatened unity at a time of increased superpower tensions in the strategically-located region.
The decis…

The Victims and Suspects Are Asian American. The Crimes Are Something Else.

By ChinaPulse.com

I was at my parents’ home on Staten Island for Lunar New Year when the calls and texts began to come in — not customary well wishes for good fortune, but terrible news of a mass shooting that had taken place in Monterey Park, the cultural hub of the Lo…

US general warns of war with China ‘as early as 2025’

By ChinaPulse.com

A four-star US Air Force general has warned of a conflict with China as early as 2025 –- most likely over Taiwan –- and urged his commanders to push their units to achieve maximum operational battle readiness this year.…
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Taiwan: Chen Chien-jen announced as new premier

By ChinaPulse.com

Chen Chien-jen is to become Taiwan’s new premier, President Tsai Ing-wen announced on Friday morning.
Announcing the appointment in Taipei on Friday, President Tsai said, “Today I announced that former VP Chen Chien-jen will take over as head of the ca…

Taiwan Strait: Are US-China gambling or guardrailing?

By MediaIntel.Asia

At a press conference on 11 January 2023, US Secretary of Defense Lloyd Austin said that a Chinese invasion of Taiwan was not imminent. The statement conforms to a pattern where China and the US are prioritising engagement to dial down the heat. But a…

Air Force general predicts war with China in 2025, tells officers to get ready

By ChinaPulse.com

A four-star Air Force general sent a memo on Friday to the officers he commands that predicts the U.S. will be at war with China in two years and tells them to get ready to prep by firing “a clip” at a target, and “aim for the head.&#…

Russia can’t replace Western chips so it gets them illegally

By ChinaPulse.com

Semiconductors have become a crucial technology for any country. National security directly depends on the availability of semiconductors, since without them a wide range of equipment is impossible to operate: from the simplest household appliances to …

Fact Check: Does China Spend More Than U.S. on Defense?

By ChinaPulse.com

China’s military might has come into sharp focus over the past year as antagonisms between it and the U.S. continue over a potential conflict in Taiwan.
Newsweek reported earlier this week that China had begun doubling military flights around Tai…