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Yoon Suk-yeol slammed for skipping Nancy Pelosi meeting for staycation

South Korean President Yoon Suk-yeol is under fire for opting not to cut his holiday short in order to meet face-to-face with House Speaker Nancy Pelosi on Thursday — with critics accusing him of not wanting to antagonize China following Pelosi’s visit to Taiwan. The conservative leader’s official reason for not seeing the California Democrat …

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Taiwan denies China jets crossed strait before Nancy Pelosi arrived

Taiwan’s defense ministry denied China’s claim Tuesday that Beijing’s Su-35 fighter jets crossed the sensitive Taiwan Strait ahead of House Speaker Nancy Pelosi’s arrival in the island nation — as the Communist power announced a series of military drills and other actions in response to the California Democrat’s trip. Chinese state media had reported that …

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Pompeo targets Biden over possible Pelosi trip to Taiwan

Former Secretary of State Mike Pompeo knocked out the Biden administration for not backing a trip to Taiwan by Speaker Nancy Pelosi (D-Calif.). “To allow America to be bullied by Chinese propaganda, right after, frankly, President Biden has had a phone call, a long phone call, with [Chinese President] Xi Jinping… would send a really …

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Chinese rocket debris crashes into Earth’s atmosphere

A Chinese rocket booster that helped launch part of a space station into orbit plummeted to Earth Saturday over Southeast Asia, US Space Command confirmed. Officials believe the 25-ton debris re-entered over the Indian Ocean at around 10:45 am MDT. Witnesses in Malaysia reported seeing bright objects in the sky that resembled meteors but said …

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Billionaire Jack Ma to cede control of China’s Ant Group

Chinese billionaire Jack Ma plans to cede control of Ant Group, the Wall Street Journal reported on Thursday, after a regulatory crackdown that scuppered its $37 billion IPO in 2020 and led to a forced restructuring of the financial technology behemoth. While it only owns a 10% stake in Ant, an affiliate of Alibaba Group …

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China has become ‘significantly’ more aggressive: Mark Milley

​China’s military has become “significantly” more aggressive over the past five years in the Pacific, Gen. Mark Milley, the chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff warned on Sunday, pointing to an increase in the interactions between US and Chinese forces. “The message is the Chinese military, in the air and at sea, have become …

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Chinese buyers spent record $6.1B on US real estate in 2021

Chinese investors were the most active buyers of US real estate Last year among foreigners — spending a record $6.1 billion on homes mainly in Florida and California, according to the National Association of Realtors. Buyers from mainland China, Taiwan, and Hong Kong spent an average of just over $1 million per transaction to purchase …

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