China says it's 'extremely concerned' after the US President-elect questioned its 'one-China' policy, under which Taiwan is regarded as a breakaway region with no independent status. State media have been lashing out at Trump for his comments.
At the current meeting of the World Trade Organization, the top US trade representative has launched a broadside at the trade body's 164 members, saying they seek litigation instead of negotiations to obtain advantages.
Beijing is building the infrastructure for fully-functioning air and naval bases on some of disputed islands, according to a US think tank. Satellite images have revealed high-frequency radar and other facilities.
Representatives of the 164 WTO member countries are in Buenos Aires for their biennial meeting. The odds of a breakthrough look grim against the backdrop of Donald Trump's 'America First' policy and discord over China.
Taiwan’s legislature has passed a new law that will review the legacy left by the former administration of the Chinese Nationalist Party. The history of authoritarian rule is to be "stripped of legitimacy."
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