Taiwan not to acquire US helicopter due to high cost

China 05/08/22, 04:42

U.S. officials are encouraging Taiwan to equip its military with more advanced weapons. However, Reuters reported that the island could not have enough budget to do it. According to Taiwan media, Defense Minister Chiu Kuo-cheng told a legislative session on Thursday that the asking price for anti-submarine helicopters from the United ...

Beijing changes its tone talking about the U.S.

China 05/06/22, 00:22

In February, Russia launched an attack on Ukraine. Shortly after that, China refused to call Russia's move an "invasion." China also said that Russia is its “most important strategic partner." However, there have been major changes in China's relations with other countries recently. China's Foreign Ministry Zhao Lijian held a regular press ...

The US reviews China Trade War Tariffs amid inflation risk

Insights 05/06/22, 00:14

To combat rising inflation, America is considering lifting billions of dollars in tariffs that the Donald Trump administration imposed on Chinese products 4 years ago. Average U.S. tariffs on Chinese exports remain elevated at 19.3%. These tariffs are more than six times higher than before the trade war began in 2018. ...

US adds nearly 90 Chinese firms to provisional delisting list

Economy 05/05/22, 23:34

The U.S securities regulator has added nearly 90 Chinese companies to a non-compliance list. These firms will face a potential Wall Street delisting under a 2020 law. On Wednesday, May 4, the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission named 88 US-listed Chinese companies to its provisional delisting list under the Holding Foreign ...

New York Listed Company KE Holdings Inc.: Homecoming

Economy 05/05/22, 22:48

Two weeks after being added to the SEC Delisting watchlist, KE Holdings Inc. has announced the proposed dual primary listing of its Class A ordinary shares by way of introduction on the Main Board of The Stock Exchange of Hong Kong Limited (SEHK). It is seen as a “homecoming” for the ...

Feared Colombian drug boss Otoniel extradited to the US

South America 05/05/22, 17:56

Colombia extradited alleged Gulf Clan leader Dairo Antonio Úsuga David, known as Otoniel, to the United States on Wednesday, Colombian President Iván Duque said. https://twitter.com/IvanDuque/status/1521988027664547848 According to Duque, Otoniel is the most dangerous drug trafficker globally, comparable only to Pablo Escobar, and is a murderer of police officers and abuser of children ...

U.S.-China new battleground: China eyes global strategic choke point

US-China 05/05/22, 02:34

The recently signed security agreement between the Solomon Islands and China has alarmed the US and its allies, bringing concerns about China's military facility in the Solomon Islands. US-China tensions over a strategic choke point in the South Pacific Islands are part of a new tug of war between the ...

Alleged Antifa members attack Republicans at Portland rally

U.S. 05/02/22, 18:17

On Saturday, a group of alleged Antifa members threw rocks, smoke bombs, paint and fireworks at a group of Republicans during a rally in support of Oregon gubernatorial candidate and Mayor of Sandy, Stan Pulliam in Portland, according to Fox News. According to the Portland Police Bureau statement, an older woman ...