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As Biden and Xi begin a careful dance, a new American policy takes shape

March 18, 2021 10:36 am

Biden, the aides reported, warned Xi not to believe China’s own narrative that the United States is a declining power, consumed by the political divisions that were on full display in the Jan. 6 riot at the Capitol.

Biden talked with Xi about concerns over China's coercive unfair economic practices: WH official

February 12, 2021 10:18 am

Biden wants to lead with a clear and compelling affirmative US policy agenda and take steps to strengthen the US economy, she said.

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.

China's new defence law expands power of its military headed by Xi Jinping

January 04, 2021 9:48 am

The new law, effective from January 1, weakens the role of the State Council, China's Cabinet headed by Premier Li Keqiang, in formulating military policy.

China senior diplomat says US relations at 'new crossroads'

January 02, 2021 3:51 pm

Relations between the world’s two biggest economies have come under increasing strain amid a series of disputes over trade, human rights and the origins of COVID-19.

Chinese supermarket apologises for size chart calling women who wear large clothing 'rotten'

November 13, 2020 5:34 pm

Described as a “suggested women's sizing chart”, the sign was intended for women between the ages of 18 and 35. It was first spotted by a customer, who shared a picture of it on social media platform Weibo.

China’s Xi swipes at US for acting like ‘boss of the world’

September 22, 2020 1:52 pm

Pushing for developing countries to have a greater role in world affairs, Xi said the United Nations could be “more balanced” and called for the “international order underpinned by international law,” the official Xinhua News Agency reported.

China's Xi warns "period of turbulent change" as external risks rise

August 25, 2020 11:18 am

“In the coming period, we will face more and more headwinds in the external environment, and we must be prepared to deal with a series of new risks and challenges,”Xi said

China’s hegemonic ambitions mean that Beijing’s focus is now on building Chinese century

July 07, 2020 9:13 am

In an unfortunate paradox, the phenomenal rise of China may have created the very conditions for the demise of the Asian century. That China has become far more powerful than all of its Asian neighbours has meant Beijing no longer sees the need to evoke Asian unity.

Trust in China falls sharply among Australians, Lowy poll finds

June 24, 2020 8:30 am

In total, 94 percent of respondents thought the Australian government should work to reduce its economic reliance on China by diversifying its trade.