Citing economic and other aid New Delhi has given, foreign minister says country’s goals make it ‘different from all those whose rise preceded ours’.
American leader extols ‘security, prosperity and dignity’ for Oceanic allies and partners in latest response to China’s decades-long inroads in region.
As local unions and Taiwanese semiconductor giant negotiate elusive labour deal, some wonder who will benefit in US push for manufacturing primacy.
The White House is hosting Pacific island leaders on Monday as Biden promises to take US engagement in region to ‘next level’ but there are notable absences from the meeting.
Announced on the G20 margins, the US$20 billion India-Middle East-Europe Corridor (Imec) hopes to connect India to Europe via the UAE, Saudi Arabia, Jordan and Israel.
On sidelines of UN General Assembly, President Ranil Wickremesinghe countered recent claims by New Delhi that Beijing was sending ships to Sri Lanka to spy on India.
Summit between American president and region’s leaders will be second in a year as Washington seeks to counter Beijing’s push for clout.
‘If you oppose Beijing’s state-owned enterprises, you want more Western investment in China, not less,’ says one lawmaker.
The Indian prime minister and US president issue a joint statement of cooperation and engagement to maintain a ‘free, open, inclusive and resilient Indo-Pacific’.
The Indian prime minister could use the Group of 20 leaders meeting in New Delhi as an opportunity to burnish his standing as a leading voice of the Global South.
Warnings that Beijing, via Logink, could ‘gain access to and control massive amounts of sensitive’ data, including the commercial transport of US military cargo and critical market information.
Open channels are critical, ‘particularly given the tensions in the South China Sea and in and around the Taiwan Strait’, John Kirby of the National Security Council says.
A Stanford professor who sent a letter from fellow scientists to President Joe Biden, urging the agreement’s renewal, says partisan politics is driving Washington’s change.
Chinese official addresses questions about trade deficit and export pricing by telling Indian counterpart ‘door always open’ to Beijing-led agreement.
The two nations have been unable to resolve issues stemming from the 2020 clash in the Galwan Valley that killed at least 20 Indian and four Chinese soldiers.
Questions about membership process and criteria have yet to be addressed as the bloc of five nations appears headed toward the addition of new members.
Businesses whose stateside production depends on components from China decry costs they bear due to Trump-era policy continued by Biden administration.
Mayor’s office says NYC Cyber Command concluded app posed a security threat to the city’s technical networks.
A joint statement after the 19th round of corps commander-level talks says dialogue was ‘positive, constructive and in-depth’.
The 98-page indictment, Trump’s fourth in six months, contends he ‘knowingly and wilfully’ conspired to ‘unlawfully’ change the outcome of the 2020 election to beat Joe Biden.
Chinese President Xi Jinping and Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi both expected to attend August 22-24 Brics summit in Johannesburg, where a bilateral meeting has not been ruled out.
The White House has a few weeks left to decide whether to extend the life of a 44-year-old cooperation agreement.
An Arizona pipe fitters and plumbers’ union asks American lawmakers to block EB-2 visas for Taiwanese workers.
Semiconductor Industry Association hopes ‘final rules allow US chip firms to compete on a level playing field and access key global markets, including China’.
State Department spokesman says Washington welcomes Beijing playing a productive role – ‘if that role respects Ukraine’s territorial integrity and sovereignty’.
India’s foreign minister Jaishankar says there has been progress on some ‘very tense’ areas in the border dispute and talks to ease the stand-off will continue.
Officials found a ‘laboratory operation on site, storage and use of biological material’; while some news outlets reported that owner is a Chinese company, investigators have not confirmed that.
Invitation formally extended to Beijing’s newly renamed foreign minister as an autumn date is targeted, says American secretary of state.
Asia Society report says US should acknowledge it is ‘one of many regional actors’ and reduce its ‘rules-based order’ rhetoric, which many Southeast Asians regard as hypocritical.