US China ties

Chinese state media attacks US government over lifting ban on contacts with Taiwan officials

A commentary posted online by CGTN called US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo's announcement 'a cowardly act of sabotage'.

published on : 10th 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

Beijing threatens 'heavy price' if US envoy travels to Taiwan

Beijing opposes any diplomatic recognition of Taiwan and has pushed to keep it isolated on the world stage.

published on : 8th January 2021

'Misuse of national security': China criticises US order against dealing with Chinese payment apps

Tuesday's order escalated a conflict with Beijing over technology, security and spying accusations that has plunged US-Chinese relations to their lowest level in decades.

published on : 6th January 2021

China hopes Joe Biden will end Trump's Cold War, follow sensible approach to restore ties

The Trump administration launched a broadside against China on all fronts, including trade, Tibet and Taiwan besides, scathing criticism against the ruling Communist Party of China.

published on : 2nd January 2021

China calls Donald Trump's cyberattack claims 'a farce'

A large-scale hack of US government agencies including the Treasury was "under control" as of Saturday, according to the outgoing US President. 

published on : 21st December 2020

China to put sanctions on US officials over Hong Kong moves

The US had said that it was freezing any US assets and barring travel to the United States for 14 vice chairs of the Standing Committee of the National People's Congress.

published on : 10th December 2020

US politicians digging hole for future relations: Chinese government mouthpiece

While President-elect Joe Biden has signaled he intends to keep pressure on China, he's also expected to seek a return to more conventional, less confrontational style of diplomacy.

published on : 10th December 2020

China calls for new talks with US after Joe Biden win

Beijing and Washington have locked horns over issues from trade and China's human rights record to its expansionist ambitions in the South China Sea.

published on : 7th December 2020

US ends five cultural programs with China in further escalation

Each program allowed US officials to travel in China at Beijing's expense.

published on : 6th December 2020

China will avoid decoupling amid tension with US, Europe: Xi Jinping

Xi rejected suggestions Beijing might respond to US sanctions on its fledgling technology companies by trying to separate their industries from global trading partners.

published on : 19th November 2020

Trump bans US investment in Chinese military-linked firms

The impact of the order Thursday wasn't immediately clear but it could add to pressure on companies including telecom equipment giant Huawei

published on : 13th November 2020

China, US economic 'decoupling' not realistic, a 'lose-lose' plan: Top Chinese official

Han noted that the China-US trade volume was up by 16 per cent year-on-year in the third quarter even with global trade hit hard by the COVID-19 pandemic.

published on : 30th October 2020

We're going to 'do plenty' with China: Trump's re-election promise as US presidential polls near

Trump's remarks came in response to being asked if he was in support of wearing facial coverings as a means to curb the spread of the coronavirus disease.

published on : 22nd October 2020

US ambassador defends tough approach to China

Branstad is returning to Iowa this weekend after three years and three months as ambassador in Beijing, the longest he and his wife have lived outside of his home state.

published on : 29th September 2020
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