Chinese Warships Conduct Drills Near Taiwan

Article from Reuters.  Link to the article is at the end.  Reuters is a great source for honest news.

JUNE 26, 2018

Chinese warships drill in waters near Taiwan

Reuters Staff

BEIJING (Reuters) – A formation of Chinese warships has been holding daily combat drills for more than a week in waters near Taiwan, China’s state media said on Tuesday, amid heightened tension between Beijing and the self-ruled island.

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New Efforts for China and Japan to Settle their Differences

From NBC News.  Visit the source for a video.

At a wartime memorial, a push for China-Japan reconciliation

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Trump’s Meeting with Xi Jinping on Asia Trip

From CNN.  Visit the source for videos and related articles.

Trump: ‘I don’t blame China’ for taking advantage of US on trade

Beijing (CNN) President Donald Trump lavished praise on China for the very trade practices he once lambasted as unfair during a remarkable morning session in Beijing.

Emerging after two hours of talks with Chinese President Xi Jinping, Trump said he doesn’t fault China for taking advantage of differences between the way the two countries do business. Continue reading Trump’s Meeting with Xi Jinping on Asia Trip

China’s Plans for the Next 5 Years Excludes Naming Xi Jinping’s Successor

Copied and pasted from NPR (National Public Radio).  They’re excellent, real, and reliable.

Among China’s New Leaders, The One Person Missing Is A Clear Successor To Xi Jinping

October 25, 2017

ANTHONY KUHN

Xi Jinping (center) approaches the podium as other members of the Communist Party’s new Politburo Standing Committee applaud on Wednesday. Xi unveiled a new leadership lineup that included no clear potential successors, raising questions about whether he might seek to stay in office beyond 2022.
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Liu Xiaobo Dies

From NY Times.

Liu Xiaobo, Chinese Dissident Who Won Nobel While Jailed, Dies at 61

Liu Xiaobo’s Condition Worsens

China’s Military Base in Djibouti

From Reuters.  Link to the source is on the title.

China sends troops to open first overseas military base in Djibouti

JULY 11, 2017

BEIJING (Reuters) – Ships carrying personnel for China’s first overseas military base, in Djibouti in the Horn of Africa, have set sail to begin setting up the facility, as China’s rapidly modernizing military extends its global reach. Continue reading China’s Military Base in Djibouti