TAIPEI, 20 May 2020 : Tsai Ing-Wen’s Second Term Begins During a Week of Setbacks Earlier today, Taiwanese President Tsai … More
In a buyers’ market, Asian countries can seize the moment to develop oil contracts that give the Iraqi industry a much-needed boost,
With the US weighing punitive action against China, Japan paying its corporations to move out of the country and UK lawmakers coming under pressure to reconsider their decision to allow Chinese telecoms giant Huawei a role in building the country’s new 5G data network, global anti-China sentiment is increasing.
The main reason China was resistant to an independent inquiry was the loss of face from “a bunch of people telling you you’re incompetent to do your own inquiry and they’ll do it for you”
Trump has insisted on terming COVID-19 a “Chinese virus”, and has tried to persuade allies to join him in blaming China for the pandemic. He has since ‘upped the ante’, by insisting the outbreak – which China could have stopped, but refused to, according to him – as worse than the Pearl Harbour or 9/11 attacks.
We are entering the most dangerous phase yet in the antagonism between these great powers. With so much political pressure on both regimes, with so much military posturing, and so much nationalism afoot, the least maritime bump or aviation scrape between the two could set off not a Cold War but a very hot one.
WSJ: four batteries of Patriot surface-to-air missiles sent to deter Iranians will be removed from Saudi oil facilities. The United … More
Oil prices declined on Monday after three days of gains as worries of a supply glut resurfaced on new data showing production levels were higher in April.