Benjamin Kang Lim

For Benjamin Kang Lim's latest contributions to The Japan Times, see below:

China considering strong measures to contain Taiwan: sources

Jan 2, 2017

China considering strong measures to contain Taiwan: sources

China's military has become alarmed by what it sees as U.S. President-elect Donald Trump's support of Taiwan and is considering strong measures to prevent the island from moving toward independence, sources with ties to senior military officers said. Three sources said one possibility being considered ...

China sees THAAD deployment as 'weather vane' under Trump

Nov 20, 2016

China sees THAAD deployment as 'weather vane' under Trump

Whether President-elect Donald Trump goes through with a deployment of a U.S. anti-missile system in South Korea will be a key indicator to how political ties unfold with China, sources with ties to the leadership in Beijing said. Beijing also kept a close eye on ...