Sarah Zheng

Sarah joined the Post as a reporter in 2016. She graduated from Tufts University with a degree in international relations and film and media studies.
Sarah Zheng
Sarah joined the Post as a reporter in 2016. She graduated from Tufts University with a degree in international relations and film and media studies.

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China resists India’s call to have head of Jaish-e-Mohammed labelled a terrorist

China’s intransigence likely to lead to more mistrust towards Beijing in India, academic says

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China resists India’s call to have head of Jaish-e-Mohammed labelled a terrorist

China’s intransigence likely to lead to more mistrust towards Beijing in India, academic says

Donald Trump’s March tariffs could hit China’s GDP by under 1 per cent – but do lasting wider damage, experts warn

If no deal is struck before a 90-day truce ends on March 1, the threatened tariff increase could impact market sentiment and conflicts over technology – as well as escalate hostilities in a range of other areas.

16 Feb 2019 - 10:34PM
Donald Trump’s March tariffs could hit China’s GDP by under 1 per cent – but do lasting wider damage, experts warn

If no deal is struck before a 90-day truce ends on March 1, the threatened tariff increase could impact market sentiment and conflicts over technology – as well as escalate hostilities in a range of other areas.

China and US make ‘progress’ in Beijing but trade war talks to continue in Washington next week

Chinese Vice-Premier Liu He met US counterparts including Trade Representative Robert Lighthizer and US Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin.

16 Feb 2019 - 1:09AM
China and US make ‘progress’ in Beijing but trade war talks to continue in Washington next week

Chinese Vice-Premier Liu He met US counterparts including Trade Representative Robert Lighthizer and US Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin.

US-China trade talks: Steven Mnuchin positive after ‘productive meetings’

WeChat account linked to Chinese state media says teams share ‘good atmosphere’ also cited by White House’s Larry Kudlow – but have major differences to reconcile.

15 Feb 2019 - 7:24PM
US-China trade talks: Steven Mnuchin positive after ‘productive meetings’

WeChat account linked to Chinese state media says teams share ‘good atmosphere’ also cited by White House’s Larry Kudlow – but have major differences to reconcile.

Japanese man held in China for over a year on spying charges

The unnamed person is one of nine Japanese nationals to have been jailed or detained in China on charges related to espionage since 2015.

14 Feb 2019 - 11:19PM
Japanese man held in China for over a year on spying charges

The unnamed person is one of nine Japanese nationals to have been jailed or detained in China on charges related to espionage since 2015.

Chinese President Xi Jinping to meet top US delegation on Friday in pursuit of trade war deal

US Trade Representative Robert Lighthizer and US Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin arrive in Beijing as the March 1 truce deadline looms.

13 Feb 2019 - 11:30PM
Chinese President Xi Jinping to meet top US delegation on Friday in pursuit of trade war deal

US Trade Representative Robert Lighthizer and US Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin arrive in Beijing as the March 1 truce deadline looms.

Donald Trump says he might let March 1 deadline for new China tariffs ‘slide’ if trade war deal is near

US has a big team in China trying to reach a trade agreement and Beijing very much wants to make a deal, US president says.

13 Feb 2019 - 4:35PM
Donald Trump says he might let March 1 deadline for new China tariffs ‘slide’ if trade war deal is near

US has a big team in China trying to reach a trade agreement and Beijing very much wants to make a deal, US president says.

Clock ticks on tariff truce as US and China hold second day of trade talks

Higher-level discussions on Thursday and Friday will be led by Trade Representative Robert Lighthizer and Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin.

12 Feb 2019 - 10:48PM
Clock ticks on tariff truce as US and China hold second day of trade talks

Higher-level discussions on Thursday and Friday will be led by Trade Representative Robert Lighthizer and Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin.

Beijing insists on ‘indisputable sovereignty’ over South China Sea islands as US warships test troubled waters

Second US ‘freedom of navigation’ exercise in five weeks stokes Chinese anger as contested waters become another front in trade war between economic rivals.

12 Feb 2019 - 7:50AM
Beijing insists on ‘indisputable sovereignty’ over South China Sea islands as US warships test troubled waters

Second US ‘freedom of navigation’ exercise in five weeks stokes Chinese anger as contested waters become another front in trade war between economic rivals.

US-China trade war: negotiators give nothing away as talks resume in Beijing

Talks between vice-minister-level representatives expected to set scene for top-tier meeting later in week.

11 Feb 2019 - 5:48PM
US-China trade war: negotiators give nothing away as talks resume in Beijing

Talks between vice-minister-level representatives expected to set scene for top-tier meeting later in week.

Chinese billionaire Huang Xiangmo slams ‘lies’ and ‘prejudice’ behind stripping of his Australian residency over political links

He says political donations were at recipients’ request and Chinese bodies he chaired took positions shared by Australian government, after intelligence found he was ‘amenable to conducting foreign interference’.

8 Feb 2019 - 10:37PM
Chinese billionaire Huang Xiangmo slams ‘lies’ and ‘prejudice’ behind stripping of his Australian residency over political links

He says political donations were at recipients’ request and Chinese bodies he chaired took positions shared by Australian government, after intelligence found he was ‘amenable to conducting foreign interference’.

Clock ticks on Chinese billionaire Huang Xiangmo’s chance to appeal against Australian visa cancellation

Political donor and businessman has 28 days to ask the authorities to reconsider invalidating his permanent residency.

7 Feb 2019 - 11:24PM
Clock ticks on Chinese billionaire Huang Xiangmo’s chance to appeal against Australian visa cancellation

Political donor and businessman has 28 days to ask the authorities to reconsider invalidating his permanent residency.

Chinese billionaire Huang Xiangmo stripped of Australian residency, banned from returning over ‘political interference’ concerns

Huang Xiangmo – a property developer who has donated millions to Australia’s two main political parties – has been at the centre of a spate of political interference concerns after he was linked to a Communist Party-linked body accused of neutralising opposition and buying political influence around the world.

7 Feb 2019 - 9:59AM
Chinese billionaire Huang Xiangmo stripped of Australian residency, banned from returning over ‘political interference’ concerns

Huang Xiangmo – a property developer who has donated millions to Australia’s two main political parties – has been at the centre of a spate of political interference concerns after he was linked to a Communist Party-linked body accused of neutralising opposition and buying political influence around the world.

Donald Trump says trade deal must force ‘structural change’ to end China’s ‘theft of US jobs’

Agreement must ‘end unfair trade practices, reduce chronic trade deficit and protect American jobs’, he says in State of the Union address, after earlier saying he plans to meet Xi Jinping this month.

6 Feb 2019 - 11:12PM
Donald Trump says trade deal must force ‘structural change’ to end China’s ‘theft of US jobs’

Agreement must ‘end unfair trade practices, reduce chronic trade deficit and protect American jobs’, he says in State of the Union address, after earlier saying he plans to meet Xi Jinping this month.

Donald Trump launches charm offensive, calling Liu He one of the world’s ‘most respected men’

American president makes the remark as two sides signal progress in talks, while US trade representatives prepare for Beijing mission after three goals are identified.

1 Feb 2019 - 11:15PM
Donald Trump launches charm offensive, calling Liu He one of the world’s ‘most respected men’

American president makes the remark as two sides signal progress in talks, while US trade representatives prepare for Beijing mission after three goals are identified.

China and US upbeat on progress after Washington trade talks

Beijing hails ‘frank, concrete, and constructive discussions’ following Vice-Premier Liu He’s visit, as Donald Trump also welcomes ‘tremendous progress’.

1 Feb 2019 - 11:23PM
China and US upbeat on progress after Washington trade talks

Beijing hails ‘frank, concrete, and constructive discussions’ following Vice-Premier Liu He’s visit, as Donald Trump also welcomes ‘tremendous progress’.

Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin upbeat after first day of US-China trade war talks in Washington

US treasury secretary makes brief but positive comment as other delegates remain tight-lipped at end of opening negotiations.

2 Feb 2019 - 1:29AM
Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin upbeat after first day of US-China trade war talks in Washington

US treasury secretary makes brief but positive comment as other delegates remain tight-lipped at end of opening negotiations.

How Donald Trump could change the course of Meng Wanzhou’s ‘years-long’ battle against extradition

Canada usually complies with extradition requests but the China-US trade war – and the US president’s apparent willingness to intervene in the case – could make the difference this time.

30 Jan 2019 - 11:23PM
How Donald Trump could change the course of Meng Wanzhou’s ‘years-long’ battle against extradition

Canada usually complies with extradition requests but the China-US trade war – and the US president’s apparent willingness to intervene in the case – could make the difference this time.

As questions are raised about ‘belt and road’, projects slow in Southeast Asia

China’s investments in the region plunged by nearly half in 2018, to lowest level in four years, as Asean member nations scrutinise Beijing’s strategy.

31 Jan 2019 - 10:11AM
As questions are raised about ‘belt and road’, projects slow in Southeast Asia

China’s investments in the region plunged by nearly half in 2018, to lowest level in four years, as Asean member nations scrutinise Beijing’s strategy.

Could Americans be next after China detains Canadian and Australian citizens?

Analysts question whether Chinese government is willing to risk America’s anger by detaining its citizens, but may be using Canada as a proxy.

26 Jan 2019 - 11:26AM
Could Americans be next after China detains Canadian and Australian citizens?

Analysts question whether Chinese government is willing to risk America’s anger by detaining its citizens, but may be using Canada as a proxy.

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