US Representative Mark Takano, left, is greeted by Taiwanese President Tsai Ing-wen at the Presidential Office in Taipei, Taiwan on November 26. Five American lawmakers met with her in a visit intended to reaffirm US support for the self-ruled island. Photo: Taiwan Presidential Office via AP
China’s army conducts drill near Taiwan Strait after US lawmakers’ visit

American lawmakers arrived in Taiwan on Thursday offering support for the island’s authorities, who Beijing accuses of seeking independence.

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Solomon Islands’ capital Honiara brings in curfew after day 3 of violence
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‘Based on our own needs’: China to join global oil reserve release
26 Nov 2021 - 10:38AM
Solomon Islands PM faces calls to resign over China diplomatic ties
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Biden orders release of 50 million reserve oil barrels, challenging Opec+
23 Nov 2021 - 11:00PM


SK Hynix chipset close-up.  Photo: Shutterstock
US pressure on SK Hynix adds to China’s chip woes

US Trade Representative Katherine Tai said US restrictions on SK Hynix’s plan to bring EUV machines to a Chinese factory were imposed due to ‘legitimate concerns’.

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Australia, US and UK sign key deal in Aukus nuclear sub alliance
22 Nov 2021 - 8:58PM
How will Aukus shape Asean’s South China Sea talks with Beijing?
21 Nov 2021 - 8:30AM
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19 Nov 2021 - 9:35AM
Singapore PM warns of US-China ‘mishap’ over Taiwan
18 Nov 2021 - 11:21PM
Australia needs to ‘sit down’ with China over regional trade pact application
17 Nov 2021 - 1:06PM
US journalist Danny Fenster freed from Myanmar prison and deported
15 Nov 2021 - 11:36PM
Will Japan’s new China-friendly foreign minister help to thaw ties?
11 Nov 2021 - 1:29AM
China and US leaders set for same virtual stage at Apec forum this week
10 Nov 2021 - 11:41PM
‘Is Japan trustworthy?’: South Korean politician rejects 3-way defence alliance
12 Nov 2021 - 8:40AM
US and China not turning inward for good: Singapore minister
10 Nov 2021 - 8:59AM
China critic to become Japan PM’s special advisor on human rights
8 Nov 2021 - 5:07PM
After surviving US trade war, RCEP signals new chapter for China
5 Nov 2021 - 9:06AM
‘A homecoming’: Japan in talks to loan China a statue of 16th century monk
2 Nov 2021 - 10:28PM
China applies to join digital economy pact, confirming Xi’s G20 speech
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