One diplomat says that role played by Angela Merkel and Emmanuel Macron risks undermining the bloc’s role in dealing with Beijing
Long-delayed meeting could happen early next month, with European diplomat saying Beijing wants to signal its ties with Europe to the new US administration.
The handover is a rare positive development as the months-long stand-off continues along the frontier.
Chinese state media outlets and commentators are closely following and sharing images of the unfolding situation in the US.
The fraudster from Hubei province collected orders worth US$61,000 but spent most of the money on online gambling.
Government ‘attaches great importance to the safety of vaccine production and distribution’, embassy in Tokyo says
Balochistan home minister reverses plan to erect a fence around Chinese-operated facility after protests from local people.
The European Union sees the Comprehensive Agreement on Investment as a tool to help eradicate forced labour in China.
A year after the first Covid-19 outbreak in Wuhan, the country’s animal public health system remains inadequate.
Foreign ministry spokesman says it is ‘fake news’ to suggest Beijing has made a late demand for access to European energy market.
The Comprehensive Agreement on Investment has been seven years in the making and still nothing has been signed.
Chinese firms Huawei and ZTE excluded from 5G networks on security grounds, while polls rank human rights and democracy as top priorities in dealing with China.
Ambitious rail project from Kenyan coast to landlocked countries in the Great Lakes region stalled.
AustCham says there are consequences for the relationship from Australia’s decision to review foreign investments on national security grounds.
Tabloid boss Hu Xijin reports Australian ambassador told him his country does not follow the US on all China-related issues.
Legislation passed by Canberra could derail projects linked to China’s international connectivity scheme.
Companies report already-low margins are being squeezed further as they comply with stricter requirements, despite WHO advice.
President-elect may want cooperation with Beijing on climate change, but observers say he may keep up the pressure on issues such as Hong Kong and human rights.
Germany and Europe will gain momentum from China’s ‘dual circulation’ policy, ambassador Wu Ken tells business leaders and politicians.
Kerry and Chinese counterparts cooperated on climate change when he was secretary of state – but restoring what was undone under Donald Trump may take time.
Five people test positive in a part of Tianjin, prompting roll-out of mass screening.
The ‘failure to seize this opportunity for cooperation has increased the suffering’ of Chinese and American people, Princeton professor Thomas Christensen says.
Negative views are on the rise because of coronavirus and aggressive diplomacy but cooperation on trade and climate change still desirable.
US-led plan is designed to block Chinese tech giant Huawei’s involvement in foreign nations’ 5G networks.
Diplomats hope the dialogue can help to reduce the risk of a major conflict in the Trump administration’s final weeks.
Chinese president takes veiled swipe at United States in speech to regional security summit, warning against ‘unilateralism’ and calling for member states to resist proliferation of ‘political viruses’.
As messages pour in from other world leaders, Chinese foreign ministry says it has ‘taken note of Biden declaring victory’.
Beijing has signalled that it has hydropower plans for the lower reaches of the Yarlung Tsangpo, which flows from Tibet into northeast India.
A mix of interest around the country in the electoral race, from scorn to happiness to ambivalence.
Bangladesh, Ethiopia, Italy, Nigeria and Ukraine also join Britain, Belgium and the Philippines on temporary blacklist.