House votes to ban sales from Strategic Petroleum Reserve to China

(WASHINGTON) -- The House on Thursday passed a bill to ban sales from the nation’s Strategic Petroleum Reserve to China.The legislation passed with bipartisan support in a 331-97 vote, with 113 Democrats joining Republicans in backing the measure.Entitled the “Protecting America’s Strategic Petroleum Reserve... Read More.

US considering new COVID restrictions on travelers from China

(WASHINGTON) -- The U.S. government is concerned about COVID surges in China and a lack of transparency from the Chinese government, resulting in the U.S. considering imposing new restrictions on travelers coming to the U.S. from China, according to U.S. officials.“There are mounting concerns... Read More.

China loosens COVID restrictions after protests rock the country

(BEIJING) -- China loosened some key COVID-19 controls on Wednesday after residents began protesting against the strict measures in November.Authorities did not acknowledge the unrest in their decision but the sudden announcement by China’s State Council Joint Prevention and Control Mechanism directly addresses some... Read More.

China to have 1,500 nuclear warheads by 2035: Pentagon

(WASHINGTON) -- China continues to rapidly build its stockpile of nuclear warheads, according to the Pentagon's latest annual report on China's military that now estimates China could have as many as 1,500 warheads by 2035.The U.S. is also concerned by what a senior defense... Read More.