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Warning as US will suffer ‘high loses’ in war with China amid rising tensions, says expert

The Centre for Strategic and International Studies (CSIS) played out hypothetical scenarios to study how the US would respond if China were to invade Taiwan. This research was conducted after China announced it would conduct military drills around Taiwan and test-fire missiles after US politician Nancy Pelosi visited the self-governing island. The CSIS has conducted the war […]

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Tensions with China pushes Biden to reconsider tariffs – ‘Taiwan changed everything!’

The Biden administration has been looking at how to ease the cost of duties imposed on Chinese imports under Donald Trump in the face of soaring inflation. They have considered eliminating some tariffs and launching a new ‘Section 301’ investigation into where new tariffs may potentially be needed. Some companies may need to be excluded […]

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China to unleash terrifying unmanned high-altitude helicopter amid tensions with Taiwan

China, recently launched “precision missile strikes” around Taiwan during its military exercises as a punishment for the country welcoming US House Speaker Nancy Pelosi for democratisation talks. According to the reports, China’s much-touted revolutionary chopper is also ready to be rolled out. Taking to Twitter, an anonymous Chinese military aviation researcher warned that the terrifying […]

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Olivia Newton-John’s secret ‘sexual tensions’ with John Travolta in Grease

Olivia Newton-John’s death was announced this week on Monday, August 8, 2022. The 73-year-old died of breast cancer. Her biggest career highlight, Grease, was first released in cinemas on June 16, 1978, and kickstarted an incredible legacy for everyone involved in the movie. But it was John Travolta who is to thank for bringing Olivia to […]

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ARG positive on Supercars relationship despite ‘new tensions’ – Speedcafe

Matt Braid (right) Australian Racing Group CEO Matt Braid says the organisation’s relationship with Supercars is ‘very good’, despite recent shareholder tension. Last month, reports emerged that Racing Australia Consolidated Enterprises (RACE), the consortium which owns Supercars, rejected a takeover bid. ARG currently has representation on the RACE board in Garry/Barry Rogers, though ARG co-founder, […]

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Biden risks exploding tensions as US troops mount miles from China border: ‘Provocative’

In the middle of October, US troops will join India for drills at an altitude of 10,000 feet in Auli in the Indian state of Uttarakhand. A senior Indian Army officer told reports the drills will focus on high-altitude warfare training. Auli is about 95 kilometers from the Line of Actual Control (LAC), where the […]

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‘Even Japan involved’ China spreads tensions around Asia as missiles land in Tokyo waters

BBC China corresponded Stephen McDonell warned of further tension on the horizon in the North-Pacific region as he explained Japan has now been “drawn into this conflict” after Beijing allegedly fired missiles into Japan’s exclusive economic zone. The comments came as Japan’s Defence Ministry claimed that five of the ballistic missiles that China is now launching […]

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How rising tensions across the Taiwan Strait could threaten global trade

China’s missile launches into Taiwan’s coastal waters this week have underlined the risks to global supply chains from any sustained escalation of tensions between the feuding countries. The military exercises in response to a visit by US House Speaker Nancy Pelosi to Taiwan resembled a rehearsal for a blockade of the export-dependent island, with some […]

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After Ukraine, volatility hits markets over Taiwan tensions – Times of India

MUMBAI: A little over five months after Dalal Street witnessed tense trading days following Russia’s invasion of Ukraine late in February, another geopolitical issue impacted market sentiments on Thursday. Tensions between China and Taiwan after the visit on Wednesday by Nancy Pelosi, speaker of the US House of Representatives, and the start of a military […]

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Tensions skyrocket as North Korea tests explosive devices at nuclear site

According to Nikkei Asia, the report claims the tests “paves the way for additional nuclear tests for the development of nuclear weapons”. The report, which covers the first seven months of 2022, also outlines the tactics used by Pyongyang to dodge sanctions. On Wednesday, it was submitted to the UN Security Council’s North Korea sanctions […]