US-China

China urges US to lift trade restrictions, stop 'unwarranted' interference

While Joe Biden has pledged reengagement and a more civil tone in U.S. diplomacy, its unclear whether he will make any fundamental changes in Washington's policies toward Beijing.

published on : 22nd February 2021

China downplays US Prez Biden's vow to confront it, says both countries can do 'big things' together

Biden said his administration would, “take on directly the challenges posed [to] our prosperity, security and democratic values by our most serious competitor: China”.

published on : 5th February 2021

First US warship transits Taiwan Strait since Biden inauguration

Beijing views any ships passing through the strait as essentially a breach of its sovereignty -- while the US and many other nations view the route as international waters open to all.

published on : 4th February 2021

Biden's pick for UN post says US will counter China's agenda

Linda Thomas-Greenfield, in prepared remarks, speaks of China’s diplomatic inroads during the Trump administration, which pursued an “America First” policy that weakened international alliances.

published on : 27th January 2021

Xiaomi, 8 other Chinese firms face US ban just days before Trump exit

Just days before exiting the White House, the Trump Administration on Friday added nine Chinese firms, including smartphone giant Xiaomi, to its list of blacklisted companies.

published on : 16th January 2021

 US lifts self-imposed restrictions on contacts with Taiwan

The move on Taiwan is likely to anger China and increase tensions between Washington and Beijing as the Trump administration enters its final days ahead of the inauguration of Joe Biden as president.

published on : 10th January 2021

Mike Pompeo due in Asia for talks on China, North Korea

Pompeo's trip to Tokyo will be the first by a top US official since Yoshihide Suga took office on September 16, succeeding veteran prime minister Shinzo Abe, a close ally of Washington.

published on : 30th September 2020

China fires back at US over environment, South China Sea

A document issued last week by the State Department cited China’s record on issues from greenhouse gas emissions to air and water and soil pollution, illegal logging and wildlife trafficking.

published on : 28th September 2020

New York police officer was spying for China, held

In addition to acting as an illegal Chinese agent, Angwang is also charged with committing wire fraud, making material false statements and obstructing an official proceeding.

published on : 22nd September 2020

Donald Trump aims to use UN General Assembly address to send strong message to China

Trump is not popular at the United Nations and his speech this year comes at a time when UN members are pushing back against Washington.

published on : 22nd September 2020

Unfriended abroad, China's tech giants seek home comfort

United States, Australia, Britain and India are among the huge markets where they have taken a hit because of espionage concerns or diplomatic feuds, tethering their international ambitions.

published on : 16th September 2020

Taiwan economic talks: China warns US of 'serious damage' to relations

Taiwan's Ministry of Foreign Affairs confirmed last week that it was in negotiations with the US on such talks, but did not comment on a specific date or who might attend from Washington.

published on : 15th September 2020

US-China conflict to impair global trade which is vital for India's reopening: Raghuram Rajan

Cautioning that there will be 'deeply damaged firms' in the economy, Rajan said the post-pandemic recovery has to be accompanied by a process of repair.

published on : 24th July 2020

China says it's not trying to replace US, won't be bullied

Hua Chunying 's comments came in response to a speech Thursday by Attorney General William Barr in which he cautioned American business leaders against promoting policies favorable to Beijing.

published on : 17th July 2020

US considering additional actions against China on Hong Kong security law, COVID-19

Relations between Washington and Beijing have spiralled downward since the outbreak of the novel coronavirus.

published on : 9th July 2020
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