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US concerned with continued militarization of South China Sea: Mattis

16 Oct 2018

US concerned with continued militarization of South China Sea: Mattis

The US remains highly concerned with China's continued militarization in the disputed South China Sea, Defense Secretary James Mattis told reporters yesterday traveling with him to Vietnam.

Japan's Abe to visit China for talks with President Xi

13 Oct 2018

Japan's Abe to visit China for talks with President Xi

Japan's Prime Minister Shinzo Abe will pay a three-day visit to China from October 25, the first by a Japanese leader in seven years, the two countries announced yesterday, signaling warming of ties between the arch-rivals.

Trump threatens new tariffs on China, says no trade deal

02 Oct 2018

Trump threatens new tariffs on China, says no trade deal

US President Donald Trump yesterday threatened to impose new tariffs on an additional $267bn worth of imports from China, asserting there will be no deal with Beijing unless it changes its unfair trade practices.

Most likely to meet Putin in Europe next month: Trump

28 Jun 2018

Most likely to meet Putin in Europe next month: Trump

US President Donald Trump today said he is "most likely" to hold a summit meeting with his Russian counterpart Vladimir Putin in Europe next month.

Trump threatens to impose 10% tariff on additional $200bn-worth Chinese-goods

19 Jun 2018

Trump threatens to impose 10% tariff on additional $200bn-worth Chinese-goods

US President Donald Trump escalated a trade war with China today, asking his administration to identify a new list of $200bn worth of Chinese goods to be penalized with 10% tariff.

Summit with Kim back on, says Trump after meeting North-Korean-official

02 Jun 2018

Summit with Kim back on, says Trump after meeting North-Korean-official

US President Donald Trump confirmed his Singapore Summit with North Korean leader Kim Jong-un would take place on June 12, adding it would begin the process of Korean Peninsula's denuclearization.

China, US avert trade-war: Beijing agrees to import more American-products

20 May 2018

China, US avert trade-war: Beijing agrees to import more American-products

China and the US averted a trade war by reaching an agreement today under which Beijing has agreed to "significantly increase" its purchases of American goods and services to reduce $375bn trade deficit with Washington.

Trump defends his decision to help Chinese telecom giant ZTE

15 May 2018

Trump defends his decision to help Chinese telecom giant ZTE

US President Donald Trump today defended his decision to offer an olive branch to Chinese telecom equipment maker ZTE.

26/11 Mumbai attacks: Nawaz Sharif finally admits Pakistan's hand

12 May 2018

26/11 Mumbai attacks: Nawaz Sharif finally admits Pakistan's hand

In possibly the first such admission, former Pakistan PM Nawaz Sharif has hinted at the involvement of cross-border terrorists in the deadly 26/11 Mumbai attacks.

Trade talks: Top Chinese officials visiting US next week

08 May 2018

Trade talks: Top Chinese officials visiting US next week

Top Chinese officials, including China's top economic adviser, the Vice-Premier Liu He, will be visiting the US next week for talks with the Trump Administration's economic team, the White House Press Secretary Sarah Sanders said.

Modi-Xi's 'no-agenda' meeting: Rahul asks Modi to raise Doklam, CPEC-issues

27 Apr 2018

Modi-Xi's 'no-agenda' meeting: Rahul asks Modi to raise Doklam, CPEC-issues

Congress President Rahul Gandhi on Friday called Prime Minister Narendra Modi's two-day visit to China as the one having "no agenda", but reminded him to raise the Doklam standoff and the China-Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPEC) with the Chinese leadership, as India wants to hear him talk about these crucial issues.

China will not concede "a single inch of land": Xi

20 Mar 2018

China will not concede "a single inch of land": Xi

Soon after being re-elected for a second five-year term with prospects of continuing as the President of China for life, Xi Jinping asserted that his country will not concede "a single inch of land" and guard its sovereignty.

Trump says China tried but failed to pressurize North Korea

22 Jun 2017

Trump says China tried but failed to pressurize North Korea

US President Donald Trump said China's efforts to pressurize North Korea into slowing down its nuclear weapons program have failed.

US-China bonhomie: Trump rejects Taiwanese president's suggestion of phone call

29 Apr 2017

US-China bonhomie: Trump rejects Taiwanese president's suggestion of phone call

US President Donald Trump has rejected Taiwanese President Tsai Ing-wen's suggestion that the two leaders speak again on the phone.