Donald Trump risks tensions with China in unprecedented talk with Taiwan

Donald Trump risks tensions with China in unprecedented talk with Taiwan

President-elect Donald Trump received a phone call by Taiwan President Tsai Ing-wen on 2 December and posted his thoughts on Twitter, saying the countrys leader called to congratulate him. The move breaks with US’s One-China policy, causing China’s foreign office to lodge a complaint. In 2007, Taiwans ruling Democratic Progressive Party asserted a separate identity from China and called for the enactment of a new constitution for a normal country.However, China considers the self-ruled island to be part of its territory and the US has not had any formal ties with Taiwan since 1979. Dec 3, 2016
Who is Pat McCrory? The US politician that wont concede office

Who is Pat McCrory? The US politician that wont concede office

Patrick Lloyd McCrory is an American politician and the 74th Governor of North Carolina – and has been in office since 2013. He has been making headlines in recent weeks after losing the election to rival Attorney General Roy Cooper on 8 November and is refusing to concede, referring to the vote as fraudulent. Dec 3, 2016