The path to peace on the Korean peninsula was never going to be short and easy. But following US President Donald Trump’s historic and unconventional face-to-face meeting with North Korea’s Kim Jong-un, progress continues to be made.
As part of an agreement signed with Papua New Guinea, the Lombrum naval base will be extended in order to accommodate Australian and US naval ships.
The international hotel chains in question have apologised after the hidden camera video of their room cleaning practices in China was posted online.
The New York Times would have us believe this ‘suggests a great deception’. And you didn’t need to read between the lines to see how it’s all US President Donald Trump’s failings. Clearly the president had the wool pulled over his eyes by the wily Kim Jong-un.
Not surprisingly, Trump’s opponents are attempting to paint the trademark grants as a conflict of interest.
Trump plans to meet with Chinese President Xi Jinping at the Group of 20 meetings in Argentina at the end of the month.
Clearly, peace won’t be achieved overnight. Not after more than 68 years of hostilities. But Trump may just get his Nobel Peace Prize yet.
With ‘vocational training’ like this, no wonder the Chinese are stampeding to Australian universities. In Australia you can speak your mind and practice the religion of your choice…among the many other freedoms we enjoy.
People love a scoreboard. Today with the IMF meeting in Bali, we have a chance to assess the current scoreboard in the US–China trade war.
Reports emerged today that China has been cheating on its energy policy, building massive amounts of new coal-fired plants. So what is China doing secretively?
Tensions between the US and China have never been so sour, with the mainstream media stirring great anxiety over a drawn-out trade war between the two nations. As things tip to boiling point, it seems a cold war mentality is settling in.
The most recent threat was from the US to China, as Trump toyed with the idea of placing another US$200 billion on Chinese imports.
Trump has stated that talks with China will continue, however, the US isn’t quite ready to commit to any agreements regarding trade disputes.
You’ll often also hear the game of chicken come up in economic game theory. It’s a game that Federal Reserve Bank of Minneapolis President Neel Kashkari says US President Trump and Chinese President Xi Jinping are currently engaged in.
Hours after Facebook announced plans to open an ‘innovation hub’ in China, the government has reportedly withdrawn its approval of the social network.
The annual AUSMIN talks, also attended by Australian Defence Minister Marise Payne and US Defence Secretary James Mattis, began as US President Donald Trump heightened world tensions with his angry, all capitalised tweet threatening Iran.
Naysayers naively like to say that US President Donald Trump gave up too much in his historic meeting with North Korean Leader Kim Jong-un. But these same detractors have been left speechless over the latest economic news out of North Korea.
Despite it’s good intentions, the hospital ship will not be dropping anchor in any nations that diplomatically acknowledge Taiwan. That includes Tuvalu, Palau, the Marshall Islands, Solomon Islands, Nauru and Kiribati. Many of them places where a state of the art hospital ship could make a real difference in people’s lives.
In just a few weeks, Cambodia is set to start their contentious national elections. But according to a new cyber security report, Chinese hackers have successfully targeted the country’s electoral process.
US President Donald Trump has described his day with North Korean leader Kim Jong-un as both historic and progressive. The entire world sat back anxiously on Tuesday as the two leaders exchanged terms of peace with one another.
Well, it finally happened. US President Donald Trump met with Chairman Kim Jong-un…and the results were surprisingly positive. Everyone ended the day as a winner. But one group might have come out on top…
Trump is willing to defend his country and allies against hostilities, but his peaceful intentions outweigh any form of aggressive approach. As we approach the summit, we become closer to finding out if North Korea are willing to turn over a new leaf.
Foreign Minister Julie Bishop didn’t feel any bit of warmth when she met with counterpart Wang Yi in Argentina, earlier this week. He merely lectured her briefly regarding Australia’s shortcomings.
Trump knows there won’t be a fairytale ending with North Korea, despite how well things have been going so far. But one thing we know about US President Donald Trump, he gets the job done.
China’s growing influence over its neighbours has become a major issue in the upcoming 14 June elections for the tiny Pacific nation of the Cook Islands.
Following their release, all three prisoners appeared in good health, as stated by US President Donald Trump. The return of the American citizens removes any potential tension the two nations may face during the summit meeting.
Malaysian police say they have cracked open an international people-smuggling syndicate. This comes after intercepting a modified tanker carrying 131 Sri Lankans, believed to be bound for NZ and Australian shores.
As China’s wealth and power grow, so do its government’s demands on foreign companies and nations wishing to do business there. And when you’re talking about a totalitarian regime like China’s, caving in to these demands is a perilously slippery slope.
China has been busy wooing Taiwan’s friends away. And the Dominican Republic caved in to China’s ‘soft diplomacy’ this week. This came in the form of a US$3 billion (AU$4 billion) low interest loan to fund much needed infrastructure in the impoverished country.
Even as talks of a trade war have quieted down, China is already claiming victory. They don’t need to get into an escalating tit for tat tariff war with the US. Their ‘One Belt One Road Initiative’ will cement their dominance on a global scale.