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China moves to woo Bhutan, to India's displeasure

/ Oct 17, 2018

China moves to woo Bhutan, to India's displeasure

A peep into a Thimphu toy shop shows stacks of Pokemon, all made in China, a testimony to the quiet overtures Beijing is making in Bhutan at rival India's expense. China's annexation of Tibet in 1951 and an unresolved border dispute have long been irritants ...

Trump's China battles give Taiwan supporters renewed influence

Oct 16, 2018

Trump's China battles give Taiwan supporters renewed influence

Escalating tensions between the U.S. and China over trade, the South China Sea and recent arms sales are pushing Taiwan back into the American foreign policy spotlight, attracting Beijing's ire. After a precedent-shattering phone call with Trump when he was president-elect, Taiwanese President Tsai Ing-wen ...