Tell it to SunStar: ​Statement by the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the People’s Republic of China on Pelosi’s Taiwan visit

On Aug. 2, 2022, in disregard of China’s strong opposition and serious representations, Speaker of the US House of Representatives Nancy Pelosi visited China’s Taiwan region. This is a serious violation of the one-China principle and the provisions of the three China-US joint communiqués. It has a severe impact on the political foundation of China-US […]

Ukraine is model for Taiwan defense should China violate its ‘sovereignty’ — US official

WASHINGTON — Ukraine’s stiff resistance against the invasion by Russian forces could be a model for Taiwan to defend itself should China choose to violate the island’s “sovereignty” by attacking, a senior US defense official told a Senate hearing on Thursday. The United States, like most countries, does not have formal ties with Taiwan but […]

The United States Behind the Political Turmoil in Thailand

On February 21, 2020, the Constitutional Court of Thailand (CCT) announced the dissolution of the Future Forward Party (FFP) and banned the party leader Thanathorn and 16 executives from politics because the party received an “illegal donation” used as the illegal political capital contribution for the 2019 general election, which violated the election law of […]

‘More stable’ global economy under Biden presidency to benefit Philippines

THE PHILIPPINES is likely to benefit from a more stable world economy and subdued geopolitical tensions after United States President Joseph R. Biden, Jr. took office on Wednesday. In his inauguration speech, Mr. Biden offered a message of reconciliation, as the United States looks to restore alliances around the world (Related story on S2/8 ). […]