Politics of China Current Affairs, GK & News

Kiribati ends diplomatic ties with Taiwan

Four days after the Solomon Islands cut ties with Taiwan, the Pacific island nation Kiribati following the suit has ended diplomatic ties with Taiwan. Now only 15 countries now recognise the self-governing territory of Taiwan as a sovereign nation. Dollar Diplomacy Taiwan has issued a statement stating that President of Kiribati had asked Taiwan to ..


Belt and Road Forum (BRF – 2019) held Beijing

In China, the 2nd edition of Belt and Road Forum (BRF – 2019) was officially held in Beijing with theme “Belt and Road Cooperation: Shaping a Brighter Shared Future”. In it, 37 heads-of-state and 159 countries had participated along with United Nations Secretary-General Antonio Guterres and International Monetary Chief (IMF) Christine Lagarde. The BRF is ..


China goes gentle on Belt and Road Initiative

The Chinese government is trying to put up a gentler face on its huge plan for recreation of old Silk Road at a summit where it explained that it has to do more to explain the program and hence boost sustainability even as the state-led media hit at the critics. The Belt and Road Initiative ..



US Navy coast guard ships pass through Taiwan strait

The transit of the ship through the strait demonstrates US commitment to free and open Indo Pacific. Though china has repeatedly warned US to handle the Taiwan issue carefully, US has been helping Taiwan to defend itself. US has sold $15 billion weaponry to Taiwan since 2010. Beijing is repeatedly pressurising on the issue, as ..


Chen Guangcheng leaves US Beijing embassy after threats to family

Chinese activist Chen Guangcheng left the US embassy in Beijing after pressure and threats to his family. Chen left the US embassy for hospital treatment, but has since held that he fears for his life, and appealed for help from US President Barack Obama. In spite of the news of Chen Guangcheng’s escape from house ..