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WEEK IN REVIEW: Vietnamese Officials Preparing for Chinese President Xi Jinping Visit Next Week

Vietnamese officials are preparing for Chinese President Xi Jinping to visit Hanoi next Tuesday and Wednesday, well-placed sourced told Bloomberg. This will be Xi's first trip to Vietnam since 2017 and follows Hanoi's recent upgrade of diplomatic ties with both the U.S. and Japan. (BLOOMBERG) ...

If the U.S. Really Wants to Compete With China in Africa, Then It Needs to Keep Its Promises

It was almost a year ago when Joe Biden promised everyone at the U.S.-Africa Leaders Summit that he would visit the continent in 2023. Now, with just two weeks left before the Christmas holiday, the president’s pledge is looking increasingly uncertain.

Chinese ‘Illegal Mining Queen’ Jailed in Ghana

Aisha Huang -- a Chinese national with the notorious nickname "Galamsey Queen" -- is now sitting in a Ghanaian prison cell after she was sentenced this week by the High Court in Accra for running a massive illegal mining operation.