EXCLUSIVE US warships making Taiwan Strait crossing, first since Pelosi’s visit – officials

The flags of Taiwan and the United States are placed for a meeting in Taipei, Taiwan March 27, 2018. REUTERS/Tyrone Siu/File Photo Join now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Register WASHINGTON, Aug 27 (Reuters) – Two U.S. Navy warships are navigating international waters in the Taiwan Strait, three U.S. officials told Reuters, the first … Read more

From PM to prison: Malaysian Najib feels alone and burdened by ‘betrayal’

KUALA LUMPUR, Aug 23 (Reuters) – After playing golf with U.S. Presidents Donald Trump and Barack Obama, former Malaysian Prime Minister Najib Razak now counts convicted murderers and drug traffickers among his neighbors. The Federal Court on Tuesday ordered Najib to begin a 12-year prison sentence after upholding a conviction on charges related to a … Read more

US calls China’s military action on Taiwan unjustified, Beijing sanctions Pelosi

Taiwan downplays concerns China holds unprecedented military drills around Taiwan Follows US House Speaker Pelosi’s visit to Taipei China says it will sanction Pelosi for his ‘violent’ actions Japan’s Pelosi joins PM Kishida in condemning China TAIPEI, Aug 5 (Reuters) – China’s missile fire during military exercises around Taiwan constitutes an unwarranted escalation, U.S. Secretary … Read more