Biden & Xi Meet in San Francisco for APEC Summit

Biden & Xi Meet in San Francisco for APEC Summit

Jack Brillantine
December 4, 2023

Joe Biden and Xi Jinping sat down on Wednesday, November 15th in San Francisco. It was almost one year since their last encounter. These two leaders have a long history going back to when they were both...

China Struggles Amid Real Estate Crisis

China Struggles Amid Real Estate Crisis

Ian Greco
October 14, 2023

Want to buy a house in China? Many say don’t. The real estate industry in China is currently in shambles as the fallout from debt-ridden developers and declining sales plague China’s economy. With...

Chinese Balloon Shot Down by F-22 After Days Traversing the U.S.

Chinese Balloon Shot Down by F-22 After Days Traversing the U.S.

Brandon Level
February 27, 2023

A Chinese surveillance balloon was shot down on February 4th, at around 60,000 feet by an F-22 six miles off the coast of South Carolina. This came after days of collecting information about Alaska, Canada,...

Chinas Threat to Taiwan

China’s Threat to Taiwan

Zakary Robinette
November 12, 2022

On October 16th, Xi Jinpin, the president of the People's Republic of China, threatened to use force to take over Taiwan if necessary. President Biden responded to his threat saying that if China were...

Sri Lankas Economic Crisis

Sri Lanka’s Economic Crisis

Paul Siebert
May 20, 2022
Sri Lanka is a south Asian island nation of 22 million people right off the coast of India. The British colonized the island in 1815 and it remained a dominion until 1972, when it finally became fully independent and subsequently its own republic. But since then, the people of Sri Lanka have been suffering from a civil war and corruption everywhere. Now, Sri Lanka is in its worst economic crisis since it gained independence. But how could it come to this and how is the Rajapaksa family related to it?
Snow sits upon the Olympic rings in Sochi, Russia for the 2014 Olympics.

US Boycotts Chinese Winter Olympics

Brandon Level
February 22, 2022

White House and its Allies Announce Beijing Winter Olympic Boycott On December 6th of last year, White House Press Secretary Jen Psaki held a press conference detailing the new Beijing Olympics Diplomatic...

Xi Jinping President of the Peoples Republic of China speaks at a United Nations Office at Geneva. 18 january 2017. UN Photo / Jean-Marc Ferré

China’s Common Prosperity Campaign

Safa Hameed
December 2, 2021

This year, President Xi Jinping has implemented a massive crackdown and reshaping on all spheres of Chinese life--from the economy to culture--in what some have called a “rectification” program, but...

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Has China Banned Gaming?

Paul Siebert
September 17, 2021

Is Gaming Forbidden In China? China’s government passed a law regarding the use of video games by minors in China. They are not allowed to play video games for more than three hours a week anymore....

Lunar New Year

Lunar New Year

Melanie Wang
March 3, 2021

In the United States, the “holiday season” refers to the time from Thanksgiving to New Years day. About a month after that another holiday rolls around which is known as Lunar New Year. This holiday...

Chinas Change 5 Mission

China’s Chang’e 5 Mission

Crystal Kalin
December 11, 2020

On November 23rd, China’s spacecraft Chang’e 5 launched to the moon, went into lunar orbit, and successfully landed on December 1st. Over the next few days the spacecraft is modeled to collect dirt...

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The Philippine Drug War

William Rantis
February 21, 2020

Duterte’s war on drugs is a controversial one. During Duterte’s presidency, many drug dealers and drug users have been killed. When faced with the possibility of an ICC (International Criminal Court)...

Coronavirus Outbreak

Coronavirus Outbreak

Huda Khan
February 6, 2020

Originating in China, the coronavirus outbreak has become a world health crisis. Spreading quickly, the number of casualties is rising. At least 427 people have died, and there are more than 20,000 cases...

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