China clash leads to microchip windfall for small European nation

China clash leads to microchip windfall for small European nation

Press Play to listen to this article Lithuania’s showdown with China around Taiwan will bring the small Baltic country an unexpected stroke of luck that … Read more

Britain hints at banning Chinese imports with forced labor links

Britain hints at banning Chinese imports with forced labor links

LONDON – Britain could follow Washington in banning forced labor imported goods from China’s Xinjiang region, according to a senior British minister. The proposal came … Read more

Olaf’s frozen foreign policy

Olaf’s frozen foreign policy

Press Play to listen to this article BERLIN – Germany’s Olaf Scholz is not someone to be lived up to Let go. At least not … Read more

On cusp of German chancellery, Scholz warns Russia, goes softer on China

On cusp of German chancellery, Scholz warns Russia, goes softer on China

The upcoming Chancellor Olaf Scholz called on Russia on Tuesday to respect the “integrity” of the Ukrainian borders and stressed that “a threat to Ukraine” … Read more

Busting the Merkel Myth

Busting the Merkel Myth

Press play to listen to this article BERLIN — In an age of us-versus-them politics, soon-to-be ex-German Chancellor Angela Merkel might be the only prominent … Read more

‘All talk and no walk’: America isn’t back at the WTO

‘All talk and no walk’: America isn’t back at the WTO

Press Play to listen to this article GENEVA – US President Joe Biden explained “America is back” in February, but it doesn’t feel like that … Read more

China backs U.N. pledge to ban (its own) social scoring

China backs U.N. pledge to ban (its own) social scoring

Oh, the AI ​​rony. China signed a United Nations pledge on Tuesday to prevent artificial intelligence from wreaking havoc in societies, including banning the use … Read more