Two U.S. Navy ships pass through Taiwan Strait

The United States sent two Navy ships through the Taiwan Strait on Wednesday in the third such operation this year, as the U.S. military increases the frequency of transits through the strategic waterway despite opposition from China. The voyage risks further raising tension with China but will likely be viewed in self-ruled Taiwan as a… Read More Two U.S. Navy ships pass through Taiwan Strait

U.S. considering tougher checks, restrictions of Chinese students over espionage fears

The Trump administration is considering new background checks and other restrictions on Chinese students in the United States over growing espionage concerns, U.S. officials and congressional sources said. In June, the U.S. State Department shortened the length of visas for Chinese graduate students studying aviation, robotics and advanced manufacturing to one year from five. U.S.… Read More U.S. considering tougher checks, restrictions of Chinese students over espionage fears