U.K. stops economic aid for China as part of a new foreign policy strategy

China 05/22/22, 08:57

The British government launched a new international development strategy on May 16. The following day, the Secretary of State for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy Kwasi Kwarteng said the U.K. would bring 16 million dollars of Official Development Assistance (ODA) funding in China to an end. On May 17, Kwarteng tweeted, ...

‘When politics interferes with sport, the result is not good’: Novak Djokovic on banning Russian athletes from competing at Wimbledon

Tennis 04/22/22, 09:24

The Wimbledon Tournament, All England Club, announced on April 20, through a statement that it will ban Russian and Belarusian athletes from competing after Russia's invasion of Ukraine. This controversial decision will leave tennis players out of the oldest competition in the world. Novak Djokovic, the world number one, said it is "crazy" ...

Europe can help Taiwan counter China: British think-tank

China 04/06/22, 01:06

The International Institute for Strategic Studies (IISS), a British think tank, released a 37-page research report titled "Taiwan, Cross-strait Stability and European Security" on March 30. The report pointed out that European countries have begun to realize that the cross-strait crisis has a "direct" impact on European politics, security, and ...

China asks UK to stop interfering on Taiwan question

China 03/11/22, 03:27

On Thursday, March 3, a Grand committee of the House of Lords held a debate on support for democracy in Taiwan. On Saturday, the Chinese embassy spokesperson Zheng Zeguang (郑泽光) in the United Kingdom opposed the move. The politicians showed their support and measures if necessary over the Taiwan issue. Baroness ...

China blocks Premier League broadcast for supporting Ukraine

Insights 03/09/22, 02:00

Mainland Chinese cannot view Premier League matches on television this weekend. The program has been determined to show support for Ukraine. In a statement on March 2nd, the Premier League said it "wholeheartedly rejected" the Russian invasion, promising that there would be various ways the organization would use to express its ...

British politician: China using Putin ‘as a plaything’

China 02/27/22, 19:02

According to 9news, Tom Tugendhat, chairman of the British Parliament's Foreign Affairs Committee, said Friday, Feb. 25, that Russian President Vladimir Putin is a terrible leader used as a pawn by China's regime. Tugendhat said, "I think what we're going to see is a very, very ugly conflict I hope for ...

UK to consult telecom firms in implementing Huawei 5G ban

Insights 02/23/22, 20:34

According to a UK press release on Feb. 20, the UK government is seeking telecoms firms for advice on legal measures to cut the use of Huawei in UK networks. It is part of its plan to have all U.S.-sanctioned Huawei equipment screened out from the nation's 5G networks by the ...

UK supplies arms to Ukraine, increasing tension with Russia

U.S. 01/18/22, 15:24

Defense Secretary Ben Wallace announced that the United Kingdom has begun supplying anti-tank weapons to Ukraine due to "the increasingly threatening behavior from Russia" in the region. Faced with Russia's increased military deployment on the Ukrainian border, North Atlantic Treaty Organization (NATO) allies have toughened their stance against the country led ...