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China: Death Penalty Is the ‘Ultimate Deterrent’ Against Corruption

A Chinese court handed down a death sentence on Wednesday for Zhang Zhongsheng, former vice-mayor of the city of Luliang, who has been convicted on corruption charges. The court cited Zhang’s “extreme greed” to explain the harsh sentence, which China’s state-run Global Times hailed as the “ultimate deterrent” and a powerful signal to other corrupt officials.

BEIJING, Nov. 3, 2017 -- Chinese President Xi Jinping, who is also general secretary of the Communist Party of China Central Committee and chairman of the Central Military Commission (CMC) and commander in chief of the CMC joint battle command center, speaks during his inspection tour to the command center …

Gordon Chang: China’s Endgame Is ‘World Domination’

Gordon Chang, an expert on China, columnist at The Daily Beast, and author of Nuclear Showdown: North Korea Takes On the World, joined Sirius XM’s Breitbart News Tonight co-hosts Rebecca Mansour and Joel Pollak on Wednesday, describing China’s political leadership as pursuing a geopolitical ambition of “world domination.” The country’s leadership, he added, views China as “the only sovereign state in the world.”

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China Revamps Diplomatic Corps to Deal with Trump Administration

China has signaled significant changes to its top diplomatic lineup due to growing tensions with the Trump administration over trade issues and intellectual property theft. The changes also appear consistent with President Xi Jinping’s effort to consolidate power by installing friends and loyalists in important positions.

White House says Xi's term limits 'up to China'

China Rails Against ‘Deplorable’ Taiwanese President Visit to Hawaii

Despite China’s demands to deny her entry, Taiwanese President Tsai Ing-wen made a scheduled stopover in Hawaii on Saturday, en route to the Pacific Islands. During her visit, she promised to boost Taiwan’s defense spending, prompting the outraged Chinese Communist Party organ Global Times to condemn her transit of U.S. territory as “deplorable.”

Taiwan's President Tsai Ing-wen speaks during a conference between Taiwan and China relations organized by Taiwan's Mainland Affairs Council (MAC) in Taipei on October 26, 2017. Taiwan president Tsai Ing-wen said on October 26 that the end of China's landmark party congress marks an 'opportunity for change,' as she called …

Virgil: The Age of the Lion — Donald Trump Meets Andrew Jackson

It’s too early to know what will become of the Trump presidency, and yet we can already gain some clues as to where its leader is heading. And we can start by looking at the seventh president, Andrew Jackson, who is very much a model for the 45th president.

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China Warns Trump: Iran Nuclear Deal Must Stand

Implementation of the Iran nuclear deal should not be “affected by any changes in the domestic situations” of countries involved, China’s foreign minister warned Monday, responding to US president-elect Donald Trump’s threats to abandon it.

A copy of the local Chinese magazine Global People with a cover story that translates to 'Why did Trump win' is seen with a front cover portrait of US president-elect Donald Trump at a news stand in Shanghai on November 14, 2016. Chinese President Xi Jinping and US president-elect Donald …

China Charges American Woman with Spying After a Year in Detention

China has indicted 56-year-old American business consultant Phan “Sandy” Phan-Gillis on charges of spying for a foreign government, with a possible life sentence hanging in the balance. She is a naturalized American citizen of Chinese descent, who arrived in the United States as a refugee from Vietnam.

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