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Taiwanese defense analysts have told The Epoch Times, following the release of a Defence Ministry report on China’s potential strategy to turn a military drill in the Taiwan Strait into a surprise attack, that the Chinese Communist Party (CCP) doesn’t have the capacity to unify...
Martial Law was imposed in Poland by the communist regime on Dec. 13, 1981, in order to suppress “Solidarity,” the anti-communist grassroots movement of Polish people. Solidarity—the first trade union in the eastern communist block independent of the regime—was born...
The government of Nicaragua announced Thursday that it has terminated “diplomatic relations” with Taiwan and ceased to have “any contact or official relationship,” declaring that it recognizes “there is only one single China” in the world. “The People’s Republic of China is the only legitimate...
“Like Fresh Meat: Detailing Rampant Sex Harassment in Australia’s Parliament.” This was the lurid headline in the New York Times this week, describing a report into harassment and bullying in Australia’s parliament. “A sweeping report lays out a cloistered, alcohol-fuelled environment where...
White House officials say the Biden administration is considering the possibility of a phone call—between President Joe Biden and President Vladimir Putin—to address the massing of Russian troops at the border of Ukraine. Ukrainian officials have estimated more than 90,000 Russian troops are near...
The European Union has rolled out a plan to invest hundreds of billions of dollars in global infrastructure projects under the “Global Gateway” program, seen as a counter to China’s controversial Belt and Road Initiative (BRI) that has been criticized as a vehicle...
Taiwanese President Tsai Ing-wen hosted members of a Baltic delegation in Taipei on Nov. 29, in a sign of deepening cooperation between European Union nations and Taiwan against Beijing’s aggression. Visiting lawmakers from Lithuania, Latvia, and Estonia landed in Taiwan on Nov. 28 to attend a democracy...
Japanese Prime Minister Fumio Kishida vowed to bolster Japan’s Self-Defense Force to cope with security threats posed by China and North Korea, renewing his pledge to consider “all options,” including acquiring enemy base strike capability. Japan’s security situation has been rapidly changing, Kishida said...
In his first trip to Africa, U.S. Secretary of State Antony Blinken signed a $2.1 billion assistance agreement with Nigeria to support health care, education, agriculture, and good governance. But a small-town Baptist preacher told him in a Nov. 19 private meeting that...
Beijing wants to be in the 'driver’s seat' and is taking issue with Taiwan Both Beijing and Moscow are blocking a U.S. proposal to host an upcoming meeting of Asian leaders, a diplomatic source told The Epoch Times in an exclusive interview on Nov....
Bolivian President Luis Arce has announced the repeal of a controversial law that had sparked large public demonstrations and a voluntary economic shutdown since Nov. 8. On paper, the law targeted illicit earnings and the financing of terrorism by allowing the government...
Nearly 200 countries attending the COP26 climate talks in Glasgow, Scotland, agreed on a global climate deal on Nov. 13, following last-minute changes pushed by China and India that watered down language about the use of coal power. After two weeks of...
Religious freedom advocates in Washington are protesting the Nov. 4 jailing of Epoch Times reporter Luka Binniyat, who has been at the forefront of reporting the atrocities against Nigerian Christians. “This is an alarming development. If a journalist, reporting on the...
Treasury Secretary Janet Yellen has confirmed that leaders of the world’s 20 biggest economies (G20) have endorsed a “historic agreement” on new international tax rules, including a global minimum corporate tax. A senior White House official told reporters on Friday that...