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Wednesday, August 10, 2022

US-China relations


Pelosi's visit marks an inflexion point not only for Taiwan’s future but also for US-China relations and Asia’s geopolitical trajectory

August 04, 2022 9:02 am

The normalisation of relations between the US and China in the 1970s involved finessing the Chinese claim that Taiwan is an inalienable part of China.

US-China tensions may turn for the worse if both countries take maximalist positions on trade, Taiwan

August 01, 2022 7:50 am

Biden and Xi have apparently agreed to explore the possibility of a physical summit between the two leaders at the end of the year.

US, China seek to calm rising tensions on many fronts

July 09, 2022 4:12 pm

“There was a strong consensus and Russia was left isolated,” Blinken said of individual condemnations of Russia's actions from various ministers, some of whom shunned conversations with Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov.

Chinese envoy expresses concern over US tariffs with Yellen

July 05, 2022 1:05 pm

President Joe Biden said on June 18 that he was making up his mind about whether to cancel some tariff hikes imposed on Chinese imports by his predecessor Donald Trump, in a dispute over Beijing's technology ambitions and trade surplus.

In a Boston court, a superstar of science falls to Earth

December 22, 2021 2:46 pm

Although it is not illegal to participate in Chinese recruitment programs, scientists are required to disclose their participation to the US government, which also funds their research and may view it as a conflict of interest.

Biden and Xi set to hold virtual summit this year: White House

October 07, 2021 9:12 pm

The move comes as tension between the countries spiked over Biden administration demands that Beijing cease military pressure against Taiwan and live up to its trade commitments.

China concludes espionage trial of Canadian Spavor behind closed doors

March 19, 2021 12:19 pm

China arrested Canadian businessman Michael Spavor and fellow Canadian Michael Kovrig in December 2018, soon after Canadian police detained Meng Wanzhou, the chief financial officer of Chinese tech giant Huawei Technologies, on a US warrant.

In call with China's Xi, Biden stresses rights concerns, need for free Indo-Pacific

February 11, 2021 12:57 pm

It was the first call between Xi and a US president since the Chinese leader spoke with former President Donald Trump in March last year.

Biden administration indicates in no hurry to engage China

February 03, 2021 10:11 am

The Biden administration has not fully articulated its strategy towards China, the world's second largest economy, but has indicated it will broadly continue the tough approach taken by former President Donald Trump.

Joe Biden taps veteran team to clean up after Trump’s China fights

January 20, 2021 12:55 pm

Biden’s national security team, led by long-time aides such as Antony Blinken and Jake Sullivan, are expected to leave much of Trump’s China policies in place for a period of time as they grapple with domestic crises and work with allies to build a more multilateral strategy to counter Beijing.