U.S. House Speaker Nancy Pelosi’s potential plan to visit Taiwan during her trip to Asia in August has prompted a belligerent response from China, with the spokesman for the Foreign Ministry warning that Beijing would “act strongly to resolutely respond” and “take countermeasures” if Pelosi traveled to the island. In a news conference on Monday, Foreign Ministry spokesperson Zhao Lijian […]
Trump Not A Disciple Of Climate Change
Since taking office, President Trump has systematically dismantled many current climate and environmental safeguards, as well as rolled back many of the policies put in place by his predecessor, Barack Obama. On June 1, 2017, President Trump announced that the U.S. would cease all participation in the 2015 Paris Agreement on climate change mitigation. “In order to fulfill my solemn […]
Why Does The West Indies Perform So Poorly In Asia?
If you are a betting person, one of the safest bets in sport is the West Indies losing an away Test match, especially if that match is in Asia. A few years ago, the West Indies would be odds-on favorites to win against Bangladesh regardless of the location of the game. This, has, however, drastically changed as evidenced by the […]
New iPhones Command Attention In Asia and Europe
The debut launch of the latest iphones on the market have people in a frenzy not only in the the U.S. but also throughout Europe and Asia. The run on stores for these new gadgets indicate that people’s appetite for Apple’s products is still slack and the demand no doubt spells well for the company’s bottom line. Moreover, this should […]