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Tuesday, August 11, 2020

US China relations


US sending highest official to Taiwan since ties cut in 1979; irks China

August 05, 2020 3:34 pm

The visit by Alex Azar, and especially a planned meeting with Taiwan's president, will likely create new friction between the US and China, which claims Taiwan as its own territory to be annexed by force if necessary.

At Nixon library, Pompeo declares China engagement a failure

July 24, 2020 12:43 pm

US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo called for the free world to "induce" change in China, making an overt appeal for a new coalition of democratic nations to force the Chinese Communist Party change direction or face isolation. Pompeo said western engagement with China could not continue as it has.

US will work with India, Japan and S Korea to tackle threat from China: Senator Warner

July 23, 2020 2:49 pm

Expressing grave concerns over Chinese surveillance on every aspect of the organisations doing business with Beijing, Warner said the US will work with countries like India, Japan, and South Korea to tackle the threat from China.

US has to take a different path with China, previous policy didn't work: Mike Pompeo

July 07, 2020 10:12 am

The US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said that businesses linked with forced sterilization or forced abortions in Xinjiang province of China remind him of the worst times of the last century.

Donald Trump to ban Chinese airlines from flying to US from June 16

June 03, 2020 8:56 pm

The decision comes on the backdrop of China not letting United Airlines and Delta Air Lines resume flights this week to the country after operations were suspended earlier this year due to the Covid-19 pandemic.

Pompeo says Hong Kong is no longer autonomous from China

May 28, 2020 1:29 am

The notice brings the future of Hong Kong squarely into the administration's numerous battles with China that have put the world's two largest economies at odds.

Trump rules out reopening negotiations on trade deal with China

May 12, 2020 4:01 pm

Trump too had earlier said that he will terminate the trade deal with China, if they do not honour its provisions in the wake of the coronavirus pandemic that originated in the country.

As Trump escalates trade war, US and China move further apart with no end in sight

September 02, 2019 1:51 pm

US President Donald Trump’s trade war with China entered new territory on Sunday as his next round of tariffs took effect, changing the rules of trade in ways that have no recent historic precedent and driving the world’s two largest economies further apart.

US warship sails near South China Sea islands claimed by China

August 29, 2019 2:12 pm

The US military operation comes amid an increasingly bitter trade war between China and the United States that sharply escalated on Friday, with both sides levelling more tariffs on each other's exports.

China denies Qingdao port visit for US warship amid tensions

August 28, 2019 11:13 am

This marks at least the second time China has denied a request by the United States this month, having earlier rejected a request for two US Navy ships to visit Hong Kong, as the political crisis in the former British colony deepened.


China celebrates 70 years of Naval history

April 25, 2019 8:26 pm

Speaking at a forum in the eastern city of Qingdao, following a major naval parade marking 70 years since the founding of the Chinese navy, China's navy chief Shen Jinlong said everyone needed to follow the rules and "safeguard good order".