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American Detained in Vietnam for Joining Anti-China Protests

American Detained in Vietnam for Joining Anti-China Protests

An American student of Vietnamese descent was arrested in Binh Thuan, located east of Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam, on Sunday for participating in a peaceful protest against China, which turned violent after police started clashing with demonstrators.

Chinese President Xi Jinping and North Korean dictator Kim Jong-un scowling

Pompeo: China Will Maintain Sanctions Against North Korea

Secretary of State Mike Pompeo announced at a press conference with Chinese Foreign Minister Wang Yi in Beijing on Thursday that China will maintain sanctions against North Korea “until such time as denuclearization is, in fact, complete.”

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China Wants North Korea to Model Its Economy on Singapore or Vietnam

China’s Global Times picked up on reports that North Korean dictator Kim Jong-un expressed interest in the ultra-modern amenities of Singapore and its economic system, suggesting in a Tuesday op-ed that Kim should use Singapore’s “state-driven development model” for reforms in his own country.

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U.S. Angers China by Opening De Facto Embassy in Taiwan

The United States officially opened its new “American Institute in Taiwan” complex in Taipei on Tuesday, in a ceremony attended by senior U.S. and Taiwanese officials, including Taiwan’s President Tsai Ing-wen. China formally protested the ceremony as a “serious violation of the ‘One China’ principle” and said it “negatively impacts China-U.S. relations.”

No fewer than 14 images of Kim Jong Un's visit to the Marina Bay Sands hotel, casino and convention centre and other sights were printed on the front page of the state-run Rodong Sinmun newspaper

North Korean State Newspaper Puts Kim Singapore Tour on Front Page

North Korea’s state newspaper, Rodong Sinmun, covered its Tuesday edition – published before the summit with U.S. President Donald Trump – with photos of dictator Kim Jong-un touring urban Singapore, showing North Korean citizens an inside look into the developed world they are banned from visiting.

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China on Kim-Trump Summit: Trump Has Too Many ‘Unrealistic Ideas’

Chinese state media sought to reinject Beijing into the conversation following Tuesday’s historic summit between North Korean dictator Kim Jong-un and U.S. President Donald Trump, suggesting Americans “borrow some wisdom from Eastern philosophy” and abandon “unrealistic ideas” that the U.S. will not need China to mediate with Pyongyang.

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Asian Media Reacts to Trump-Kim Summit

News organizations across Asia responded to the Singapore summit between President Donald Trump and North Korean dictator Kim Jong-un with a mixture of cynicism and guarded optimism on Tuesday.

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China Pushes for ‘Guarantor’ Role in North Korea Talks

China is looking to assert a more prominent role as “guarantor” of anticipated “symbolic deals” after negotiations between U.S. President Donald Trump and North Korean dictator Kim Jong-un began in Singapore on Tuesday, the South China Morning Post (SCMP) reports.

Japanese Foreign Minister Taro Kono (L) met Wang Yi when he visited Beijing in January

China Invites Japan to Take Bigger Role in One Belt, One Road Plan

China’s state-run Global Times expressed delight on Sunday with Japan’s growing participation in the “Belt and Road” infrastructure project, through which China hopes to extend economic and political influence from Asia through the Middle East and Europe. The editorial signaled that if the Japanese play ball with Belt and Road, Beijing might even stop referring to them as history’s greatest monsters.

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China Returns Missiles to South China Sea Island

Satellite images taken on Friday revealed that China has returned surface-to-air missiles to Woody Island in the Paracels, restoring them to exactly the same positions they occupied before tensions with the United States prompted Beijing to withdraw the weapons.

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North Korea’s Tourism Ambitions Cloud Trump-Kim Summit

The looming summit between U.S. President Donald Trump and North Korean dictator Kim Jong-un on Tuesday has the potential to open up global tourism and foreign investment to North Korea, with little prospect of any profits reaching the North Korean people.

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Mosher: China, the Spectre Haunting the Singapore Talks

The Chinese are reportedly pulling out all the stops in their efforts to spy on President Donald Trump and his delegation in Singapore. They are not only worried about losing their North Korean vassal state, but they are also seeking to learn as much as they can about Trump’s negotiating techniques.

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Chinese Government Destroys Popular Catholic Pilgrimage Site

Chinese government officials used excavators and pickup trucks to demolish the sanctuary of Our Lady of Mount Carmel in China’s Henan province Tuesday, a popular pilgrimage site for Catholics since its founding in 1903.

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Delingpole: Epic Renewables Fail as Solar Crashes and Wind Refuses to Blow

Don’t laugh too hard but this has been a terrible week for the renewable energy dream. Across the world solar energy share prices have crashed. This was caused by a sudden and unexpected decision by China, the world’s biggest solar manufacturer and user, to rein in subsidies.

North Korea's leader Kim Jong Un (L) and South Korea's President Moon Jae-in (R) toast during the official summit dinner

Photos: North Korea’s Diplomats Live the Good Life Through Diplomacy

As North Korea engages in rapprochement efforts with the United States and South Korea, many of the country’s top diplomats, including communist dictator Kim Jong-un, are enjoying the diplomatic high life as the regime ponders giving up its nuclear weapons.

China arrested a U.S. citizen in 2016 on charges of espionage, a Hong Kong newspaper reported Wednesday. Photo by Stephen Shaver/UPI

U.S. Prepares for China to Try Spying on Trump-Kim Singapore Summit

American officials are reportedly taking precautionary measures to prevent Chinese intelligence from spying on Americans during the upcoming potentially historic denuclearization summit between U.S. President Donald Trump and North Korean dictator Kim Jong-un, U.S. officials declared.

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Report: China Sought to Promote Steve Mnuchin in Trade Negotiations

Mnuchin’s rise didn’t last long. After the meetings in Washington, Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin announced that trade war with China was “on hold” only to have the administration announce a short while later that it was preparing the apply tariffs to $50 billion of Chinese technology imports.