A World Health Organisation special envoy on COVID-19 is predicting a third wave of the pandemic in Europe in early 2021, if governments fail to take needed action.
We have sent a letter to President Sassoli of the European Parliament to make this happen. Let it be a first step to a China-policy that is more credible and more conscience-based.
Enthusiasm for China was strong in Eastern Europe at the time, amid a period of rapid economic construction. But expectations among these nations of the support that China could offer are starting to turn into disappointment.
On Monday, Chinese President Xi Jinping held a virtual meeting with European Council President Charles Michel, European Commission President Ursula von der Leyen, and German Chancellor Angela Merkel.
As the EU navigates an increasingly Sino-American world, it finally sees the need to stand together, even against Beijing.
The European Union has issued a plan to cut its dependence on Chinese supplies of rare earths, lithium batteries and solar-cell components, as it...
The head of the Czech Senate declared himself to be Taiwanese in a speech at Taiwan’s parliament on Tuesday, channeling the late U.S. President John F. Kennedy’s defiance of communism in Berlin in 1963, as China slammed him for crossing a red line.
A total of 70 leaders from the European Parliament, U.S., Canada, and Australia on Tuesday (Aug. 25) issued a statement backing an upcoming visit to Taiwan by a Czech delegation and denouncing Chinese pressure to scuttle the trip.
Beijing is keen to keep Europe from mirroring Washington’s hardened China stance.
Central and eastern European countries used to be buoyant about benefiting from China’s economic largesse, but now – like the EU itself – many view Beijing as a threat.