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CNN reporter presses Trump: You promised Mexico would pay for wall

CNN reporter presses Trump: You promised Mexico would pay for wall

CNN’s Kaitlan Collins presses President Trump on his promise that Mexico will pay for a border wall on the US-Mexico border.

Taiwan’s President Rejects China’s Call for Reunification

Taiwan’s President Rejects China’s Call for Reunification

President Xi Jinping said Taiwan’s reunification was necessary ‘for the great rejuvenation of the Chinese people’ and refused to rule out using military force against separatist movements. However, Taiwan’s president 蔡英文 Tsai Ing-wen said on Wednesday (Jan 2) that the island will not accept a “one country, two systems” political arrangement with China, while stressing…

Malaysia Smoking Ban Reactions

Malaysia Smoking Ban Reactions

Many welcome the Jan 1, 2019 smoking ban at all eateries in Malaysia but some smokers (obviously) and restaurant operators are against it. According to Thestar.com.my, many of the restaurants surveyed in the Klang Valley and Melaka defied the ban, with people saying they managed to smoke. In Sabah and Sarawak – where the ban…

Xi Jinping Says Taiwan And China ‘will be unified’

Xi Jinping Says Taiwan And China ‘will be unified’

Chinese President Xi Jinping ratcheted up the pressure on Taiwan’s pro-self-rule government on Wednesday, asserting China’s right to use military force against ‘foreign powers’ that intervened on the issue of independence for the country

Chinese Admiral Warns That Beijing Could Sink Two US Aircraft Carriers

Chinese Admiral Warns That Beijing Could Sink Two US Aircraft Carriers

“The Coming Collapse of China” author Gordon Chang and Center for Security Policy President Fred Fleitz discuss how a Chinese admiral warned that China could sink two US aircraft carriers.

Japan to convert warship into aircraft carrier

Japan to convert warship into aircraft carrier

Japan is nearing development of its first aircraft carrier since World War II. A draft of a new national defense plan, released Tuesday, says Japan should convert an existing flat-topped destroyer into a ship capable of launching short-takeoff jet fighters such as American F-35Bs. The plan, likely to be approved by Prime Minister Shinzo Abe’s…