China and the US

Blinken to make major China policy speech this week

Blinken to make major China policy speech this week

U.S. Secretary of State Anthony Blinken will make a major policy speech on Thursday at George Washington University detailing the Biden administration’s approach to relations with China. “The Asia Society will host Secretary …

Beijing to Washington: Taiwan is integral part of China

Beijing to Washington: Taiwan is integral part of China

China stands resolutely against the United States willingness to defend Taiwan militarily if needed as pledged by President Joe Biden, Chinese Foreign Ministry Spokesman Wang Wenbin said on Monday. "China expresses its acute …

U.S. believes its GDP to grow faster than China's this year

U.S. believes its GDP to grow faster than China's this year

U.S. President Joe Biden says he does not believe an economic recession in the U.S. is inevitable despite record high inflation and supply shortages. “The fact that the United States will grow faster than China this year, for the …

Biden and China’s Xi may talk in coming weeks

Biden and China’s Xi may talk in coming weeks

U.S. President Joe Biden may talk with his Chinese counterpart Xi Jinping in the coming weeks, national security adviser Jake Sullivan said aboard Air Force One on Thursday. “I wouldn't be surprised if, in the coming weeks, …

Xi pushes China to beat U.S. in economic growth

Xi pushes China to beat U.S. in economic growth

Chinese President Xi Jinping has told officials to ensure that the country’s economic growth outpaces the U.S.’s this year, according to people familiar with the discussions, even as its economy sags under its worst Covid-19 …

China threatens countermeasures against U.S. restrictions

China threatens countermeasures against U.S. restrictions

China has urged the U.S. to immediately revoke sanctions on Chinese officials related to visa restrictions, warning that otherwise the country will respond with countermeasures, Chinese Foreign Ministry spokesperson Wang Wenbin said on …

China comments on U.S. threats concerning Russia

China comments on U.S. threats concerning Russia

Beijing adheres to an independent position on the Ukrainian crisis, Chinese Foreign Ministry spokesman Zhao Lijian said on Friday, commenting on Washington's threats to take action in event of China's support for Russia. …

Biden to speak with China's Xi Friday

Biden to speak with China's Xi Friday

U.S. President Joe Biden will speak with his Chinese counterpart Xi Jinping at 9 a.m. Eastern time (13:00 GMT) on Friday, the White House said. "This is part of ongoing efforts to maintain open lines of communication between the …

Biden to hold talks with Xi Jinping

Biden to hold talks with Xi Jinping

US President Joe Biden will hold talks with Chinese President Xi Jinping, Jen Psaki said. It is noted that the heads of state will discuss the events in Ukraine and bilateral relations. "Both leaders will discuss the …

China: NATO is Cold War remnant

China: NATO is Cold War remnant

The Mission of the People’s Republic of China to the European Union opposes NATO’s expansion and views its efforts that allegedly aim to ensure global security as useless, according to a statement published on Tuesday on the …

China urges to return to Minsk Agreement

China urges to return to Minsk Agreement

China has told the United States it wants to see all sides involved in Ukraine remain calm and avoid increasing tension, when Chinese Foreign Minister Wang Yi and U.S. Secretary of State Antony Blinken spoke about Ukraine on a telephone call …

China ready to "fight to the finish" with U.S.

China ready to "fight to the finish" with U.S.

China would not fear confrontation with the United States but would welcome cooperation if it is mutually beneficial, Chinese Foreign Minister Wang Yi said on Monday. Problems in the U.S.-China relationship were down to "strategic …

U.S. announces diplomatic boycott of Beijing Olympics

U.S. announces diplomatic boycott of Beijing Olympics

The U.S. decided to diplomatically boycott the upcoming Olympic Games in China, White House spokeswoman Jen Psaki announced Monday. "The Biden administration will not send any diplomatic or official representation to the Beijing …