Daily Archive: June 29, 2016

How Russia, China are Creating Unified Eurasian Trade Space

  Russia is pushing ahead with its project of a “more extensive Eurasian partnership” involving the Eurasian Economic Union, Moscow’s CIS partners as well as China, India, Pakistan and Iran; meanwhile, Beijing and Moscow continue to build a Eurasian economic corridor that will stretch from Shanghai to Berlin. Russian President Vladimir Putin’s visit to Beijing, scheduled on June 25, aims to strengthen economic...

Taiwan to test-fire missiles in US as China tensions rise

Taiwan plans to test-fire its newest anti-missile system for the first time in the United States next month as relations with rival China deteriorate, a defence source and media reports said Monday. Relations between China and Taiwan have cooled rapidly under the island’s new Beijing-sceptic president Tsai Ing-wen, who took office in May, ending an eight-year rapprochement. The test of...