Taiwan’s Premier Su Tseng-chang accuses China of psychological warfare
12 August 2022 | 5:32 am
A Chinese warship reportedly came closer than 12 kilometers (7.5 miles) to Taiwan as Beijing continues its military drills. But Taipei said it will not be cowed by its "evil neighbor."
The world's biggest electric car maker said on Saturday that it delivered 254,695 vehicles in the April to June period, compared with 310,048 vehicles in the preceding quarter, ending a nearly two-year-long run of record quarterly deliveries.
US President Joe Biden's administration remains divided on whether to allow some of the tariffs to expire to ease inflation or renew them to maintain leverage over Beijing.
US Secretary of State Antony Blinken and his Chinese counterpart Wang Ji have held their first talks in months. The two discussed tension over Taiwan as well as Beijing's stance on the Russian invasion of Ukraine.
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Chinese electric vehicle battery giants are rushing to invest in Zimbabwe's lithium mines. Lithium is key component in the race to control the EV battery market.
In light of Russia's assault on Ukraine, concerns about China's willingness to attempt a military invasion of Taiwan are running high — especially if Moscow proves victorious.
Many African decision makers see their relationships with Europe as recipients of aid, rather than as equal partners on the ground, according to the Friedrich Naumann Foundation. DW examines why this gives China an edge.
Japan's Defense Ministry has said Russia's invasion of Ukraine could encourage China to act against Taiwan. Meanwhile, South Korea will ramp up military drills with the US.
China should also release people detained during Hong Kong's protests in 2019, the UN Human Rights Committee has said. It marks the panel's first recommendation since 2020.
The call between the leaders comes in the backdrop of concerns over Pelosi visiting Taiwan. Xi reportedly told Biden that China was strongly opposed to Taiwan's independence as well as any outside interference.
There has been no mention of Taiwan as a port of call on the congressional delegation's visit to the Indo-Pacific region. US-China tensions are running high over reports Pelosi would visit the self-ruled island.
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