Tag Archives: Politics

  • Rejecting Trump’s foreign policy approach, Biden says ‘America is back’

    President-elect Joe Biden said on Tuesday the US will be “ready to lead” again on the global stage, turning the page on Republican President Donald Trump’s “America First” policies as he pledged to work together with the nation’s allies. ...

  • Lobsang Wangyal Sangay’s desperate act for legacy

    A recent announcement by Lobsang Sangay saying he is the first Tibetan leader to enter the White House seems to have created confusion amongst Tibetan people. It deserves to be analysed in depth, if not outright debunked. ...

  • Tibetan political leader visits White House for first time in six decades

    The head of the Tibetan government in exile has visited the US White House for the first time in six decades, a move that could further infuriate Beijing, which has accused the United States of trying to destabilise the region. ...

  • US to pursue autonomy for Tibet: Special Coordinator Destro

    The US is committed to advocating autonomy for Tibet within China and to foster the middle way approach for a dialogue with Beijing proposed by the Dalai Lama, American Special Coordinator for Tibetan Issues, Robert Destro, has said. ...

  • US warns of threat posed by China, signs military pact with India

    The United States and India signed a pact to share sensitive satellite and map data on Tuesday as US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo warned of the threat posed by an increasingly assertive China. ...

  • China to impose sanctions on US firms over Taiwan arms sales

    China will impose sanctions on Lockheed Martin, Boeing Defense, Raytheon and other US companies it says are involved in Washington’s arms sales to Taiwan, a foreign ministry spokesman said on Monday. ...

  • In Asia next week, Pompeo expected to bolster allies against China

    US Secretary of State of Mike Pompeo is flying to India next week to strengthen strategic ties with a nation that is locked in a military standoff with China, in Washington’s latest effort to bolster allies against Beijing. ...

  • China angered as US names Special Coordinator for Tibet

    China accused the United States on Thursday of seeking to destabilise Tibet, after the Trump administration appointed a senior human rights official as special coordinator for Tibetan issues. ...

  • China tells Indian media not to call Taiwan a country, Taiwan says ‘get lost’

    China was accused by Taiwan of trying to impose censorship in India after its embassy in New Delhi advised journalists to observe the “one-China” principle after newspapers carried advertisements for Taiwan’s national day. ...

  • US to ban TikTok downloads, WeChat use from Sunday

    The United States on Friday ordered a ban on downloads of popular Chinese-owned video app TikTok and use of the messaging and payment platform WeChat, saying they threaten national security. ...