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2020/08/07 | Voice of America

Tensions Mount Over China's Industrial Espionage in US

The closing of China's Houston consulate follows years of frustrated government efforts to thwart Beijing’s IP theft.

2020/08/05 | Deutsche Welle

Would TikTok Make Microsoft a Serious Threat to Facebook?

Microsoft's potential acquisition of TikTok might turn the U.S. company into an important player in the social media sector. How much of a threat could it be to the likes of Facebook and Google?

2020/07/23 | Voice of America

US Shuts China's Houston Consulate; Pompeo Cites Intellectual Property Theft

U.S. State Department says order to close Houston facility was done "to protect American intellectual property and American’s private information." China vows to retaliate.

2020/07/13 | The Interpreter

The Semiconductor Industry Is Where Politics Gets Real for Taiwan

These tiny semiconductor chips, accounting for 15% of Taiwan's GDP, can profoundly change the world as the U.S. and China fight over the brains of electronics.

2020/06/30 | Deutsche Welle

US Begins Revoking Hong Kong's Special Status Over Row With China

The U.S. has announced it will halt defense exports to Hong Kong, the first step in undoing the territory's special status. The move comes in response to new visa restrictions out of China.

2020/06/29 | Op-Ed

OPINION: Germany Must Stop Appeasing China

Germany must live up to its claims of moral superiority in its dealings with China.

2019/11/18 | East Asia Forum

Hong Kong Unlikely to Regain Confidence in Its Economic Outlook

Hong Kong's economy has been slipping even before the protests, and with the failing "one country, two systems," the city's future as an international hub is looking even grimmer.

2019/10/23 | Milo Hsieh

Beijing’s Self-Destructive Coercion on American Companies Failed Miserably

Beijing’s recent attempts of silencing dissent abroad has infuriated the American public and sparked even further discussions on the Hong Kong protests and the CCP’s bullying of American companies.

2019/08/07 | TIME

The US-China Trade War Drives the World Toward Crisis

The intensifying U.S.-China trade war is turning into a global disaster — no one is safe from it.

2018/09/28 | China Brief

Guess Who's Back: Xi Sheds Low Profile to Navigate the Trade War

Xi Jinping laid low throughout the summer, leading to rabid speculation from China watchers. He's back now, but is he here to stay?

2018/09/01 | Taiwan Business TOPICS Magazine

How the American Institute in Taiwan Grew From Uncertain Beginnings

Establishing the AIT, which recently opened its new complex in Neihu, took a combination of diplomatic resilience and timely penny-pinching.

2018/08/07 | Global Voices

More Reasons Why Chinese Accusations of Western Media Bias Fall Short

Further analysis of Chinese claims that it is victimized by Western media bias fails to prove much beyond the commitment of English-language journalists to document human rights violations in China.

2018/08/03 | Global Voices

Here's Why Chinese Accusations of Western Media Bias Fall Short

China often claims to be the victim of biased coverage by the Western media, but an analysis of media behavior fails to prove the hypothesis.

2018/07/31 | Lo

GIF STORY: The US Navy's Asian Pivot and Historical Deployment

US Navy destroyers make headlines when they sail the Taiwan Strait – a regular part of the Seventh Fleet’s patrol. When we look at the history of US fleet deployments, it’s clear that the US uses its warships as waterborne ambassadors of global influence.

2018/07/11 | The Conversation

ANALYSIS: The Pointless Inefficacy of Trump's China Trade War

China gets remarkably little added value from the tech products it exports to the United States.

2018/06/15 | TIME

Flush from Singapore Success, Trump OKs $35-55 Bln Tariffs on Chinese Imports

After his foreign policy foray in Asia, Trump is returning to his core message of economic nationalism.

2018/04/11 | China Brief

How China Controls the Trade War Message

The US-China trade war is destined to become a domestic public relations victory for the PRC.