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China Backs Away From Growth Goal, Sticks To Virus Controls

China Backs Away From Growth Goal, Sticks To Virus Controls

The announcement after a Communist Party planning meeting reflected the high cost President Xi Jinping's government has been willing to incur to stop the virus in a politically sensitive year when Xi is widely expected to try to extend his term in power

29 July 2022
China Sanctions Raytheon Technologies, Lockheed Martin Over Taiwan Arms Deal

China Sanctions Raytheon Technologies, Lockheed Martin Over Taiwan Arms Deal

China’s Foreign Ministry spokesperson Wang Wenbin announced the move at a daily press briefing, citing a newly passed Anti-Foreign Sanctions Law that took...

21 February 2022

Pakistan Won't Join Any Camp In Global Politics: PM Imran Amid Ukraine-Russia Conflict

Amid mounting tensions between the US and Russia over Ukraine and increasing Sino-US rivalry, Pakistan Prime Minister Imran Khan said that his country won't be...

US Criticizes China's 'Aggressive Actions' In Indo-Pacific Region

US Criticizes China's 'Aggressive Actions' In Indo-Pacific Region

US Secretary of State Antony Blinken began a one-week regional tour, telling students in Jakarta the US would 'defend the rules-based order' and that...

14 December 2021

Australia, UK Say AUKUS Pact Overhyped, Allay Fears

UK Minister for Armed Forces James Heappey said there 'has been a lot of overhyping' of the pact known as AUKUS.

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09 October 2021
China-US Representatives To Convene Meeting To Discuss 'Phase 1' Of Bilateral Trade Deal

China-US Representatives To Convene Meeting To Discuss 'Phase 1' Of Bilateral Trade Deal

China's top trade negotiator Liu He called US Trade Representative Katherine Tai to discuss the 'Phase 1' trade deal, negotiated under the Trump...


09 October 2021
China-U.S. Reps Hold Meeting On Bilateral Trade Issues

China-U.S. Reps Hold Meeting On Bilateral Trade Issues

Under President Joe Biden, the administration has maintained the higher tariffs and other policies that have elicited complaints from Beijing but has sought a...


26 July 2021
China Blames US For 'Stalemate' In Relations, As Talks Begin

China Blames US For 'Stalemate' In Relations, As Talks Begin

Vice Foreign Minister Xie Feng urged the US 'to change its highly misguided mindset and dangerous policy'


15 July 2021
US Lawmakers Seek 9/11- Like Commission On Origins Of Covid

US Lawmakers Seek 9/11- Like Commission On Origins Of Covid

The origins of the Covid-19 remain a widely debated topic, with some scientists and politicians maintaining that the possibility of a lab leak of the deadly...


02 July 2021
China Rejects US Criticism On Human Trafficking

China Rejects US Criticism On Human Trafficking

China says Washington has no right to criticize due to its history of racial discrimination.


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02 July 2021
Experts Question If WHO Should Lead Pandemic Origins Probe

Experts Question If WHO Should Lead Pandemic Origins Probe

Numerous experts, some with strong ties to WHO, say that political tensions between the U.S. and China make it impossible for an investigation by the agency to...


30 June 2021
Won't Buckle Under US Pressure To Downgrade Pakistan's Ties With China: Imran Khan

Won't Buckle Under US Pressure To Downgrade Pakistan's Ties With China: Imran Khan

Pakistan and China enjoy a "very special relationship" spanning over 70 years and nothing could change these time-tested ties, says Imran Khan


18 June 2021
Sharp Edge Of Realpolitik

Sharp Edge Of Realpolitik

'India is reluctant to admit that China’s ‘two step forward, one step back’ policy has resulted, over the years, in loss of critical territory.' Its only...


05 April 2021
What Happened In Xinjiang is Happening  In Tibet: PM In Exile Lobsang Sangay

What Happened In Xinjiang is Happening In Tibet: PM In Exile Lobsang Sangay

'In both Tibet and Xinjiang, there’s a systematic attack on the locals’ identity, which targets their language, religion and culture.'


20 March 2021
China’s Actions Constitute A Threat To Regional Peace In Indo-Pacific: Pentagon

China’s Actions Constitute A Threat To Regional Peace In Indo-Pacific: Pentagon

A senior Pentagon official on Friday said that Beijing has adopted a more coercive and aggressive approach to the Indo-Pacific region and accused China of...


19 March 2021
Top US, Chinese Diplomats Clash Publicly At First Face-To-Face Meeting Under Joe Biden

Top US, Chinese Diplomats Clash Publicly At First Face-To-Face Meeting Under Joe Biden

Antony Blinken said the Biden administration is united with its allies in pushing back against China's increasing authoritarianism and assertiveness at home...


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24 March 2021
Quad To Lead Indo-Pacific Towards More Positive Vision, Says US Diplomat

Quad To Lead Indo-Pacific Towards More Positive Vision, Says US Diplomat

US President Joe Biden on Friday opened the first Quad Leaders’ Summit held virtually and attended by Prime Minister Narendra Modi, Australian Prime Minister...


27 February 2021
US Senators Introduce Legislation To Cease China's Access To Long-Term Visa

US Senators Introduce Legislation To Cease China's Access To Long-Term Visa

It will prohibit Chinese nationals from receiving the visas until the Secretary of State certifies that China has ceased its campaign of economic and...


23 February 2021
Closely Following Reports Of India, China Troop Disengagement: US

Closely Following Reports Of India, China Troop Disengagement: US

The remarks by the State Department came as the armies of India and China began disengagement of troops locked in over eight-month-long standoff in eastern...


12 February 2021
Joe Biden Expresses Concern About Hong Kong Crackdown In First Call To Xi Jinping

Joe Biden Expresses Concern About Hong Kong Crackdown In First Call To Xi Jinping

The phone conversation between the two leaders came hours after the Pentagon declared a task force on China.


30 January 2021
Joe Catches The Beijing Pings

Joe Catches The Beijing Pings

The one tough foreign policy challenge staring President Biden in the eye is to counter China’s overweening ambition under Xi Jinping


22 December 2020
China Claims It ‘Expelled’ US Naval Ship From South China Sea

China Claims It ‘Expelled’ US Naval Ship From South China Sea

US destroyer USS John S McCain was expelled soon after it trespassed into Chinese territory near Nansha Islands, Chinese officials said


17 December 2020
US Has Stood With India As It Faced Chinese Aggression: White House Official

US Has Stood With India As It Faced Chinese Aggression: White House Official

We have been engaged with India, shown our moral support and made sure there's a peaceful resolution and de-escalation of the situation, an official said


05 December 2020
US Diplomat Lashes Out At China Over Restricting Access To Tibet

US Diplomat Lashes Out At China Over Restricting Access To Tibet

The United States is committed to helping Tibetans safeguard their way of life, American diplomat Robert A Destro said.


21 November 2020
Tibetan Political Leader Visits White House For First Time In 60 Years

Tibetan Political Leader Visits White House For First Time In 60 Years

Dr Lobsang Sangay's visit is expected to set an optimistic tone in the dialogue between China and the Dalai Lama


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