Shi Jiangtao

Hong Kong/Beijing

Shi Jiangtao

Reporter, China

A former diplomat, Shi Jiangtao has worked as a China reporter at the Post for more than a decade. He's interested in political, social and environmental development in China.

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China ‘could target trade talks and US companies’ over Xinjiang human rights bill

Beijing has a range of strong options to retaliate against possible American sanctions on Chinese officials in far western region, advisers say.

4 Dec 2019 - 11:25PM

Beijing has a range of strong options to retaliate against possible American sanctions on Chinese officials in far western region, advisers say.

China ‘could target trade talks and US companies’ over Xinjiang human rights bill
Big plans for Yangtze River Delta as China takes on the wealth gap and pollution

Yangtze blueprint to integrate Shanghai and the three neighbouring provinces of Jiangsu, Zhejiang and Anhui, but little word on how it will be achieved.

3 Dec 2019 - 1:33AM

Yangtze blueprint to integrate Shanghai and the three neighbouring provinces of Jiangsu, Zhejiang and Anhui, but little word on how it will be achieved.

Big plans for Yangtze River Delta as China takes on the wealth gap and pollution
Do China’s cosy meetings with US statesman Henry Kissinger actually do any good?

Former secretary of state always receives a warm welcome in Beijing, but can he help to bridge the widening gap in China-US ties?

1 Dec 2019 - 10:52PM

Former secretary of state always receives a warm welcome in Beijing, but can he help to bridge the widening gap in China-US ties?

Do China’s cosy meetings with US statesman Henry Kissinger actually do any good?
Hands tied by Hong Kong democracy act, Donald Trump sends signal to Beijing on trade

US president suggests that implementation of new laws could be at his discretion – in return for trade deal, analyst says.

29 Nov 2019 - 3:19AM

US president suggests that implementation of new laws could be at his discretion – in return for trade deal, analyst says.

Hands tied by Hong Kong democracy act, Donald Trump sends signal to Beijing on trade
Trade, human rights and the unravelling of the China-US relationship

While Beijing and Washington were inching closer on tariffs, they were swiftly moving apart over Xinjiang and Hong Kong.

20 Oct 2019 - 10:26PM

While Beijing and Washington were inching closer on tariffs, they were swiftly moving apart over Xinjiang and Hong Kong.

Trade, human rights and the unravelling of the China-US relationship
Xi Jinping’s trip to India and Nepal ‘was a much-needed win for China at critical time’

But there were few tangible results from Chinese president’s unofficial summit with Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi as leaders steer clear of touchy subjects.

15 Oct 2019 - 2:49PM

But there were few tangible results from Chinese president’s unofficial summit with Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi as leaders steer clear of touchy subjects.

Xi Jinping’s trip to India and Nepal ‘was a much-needed win for China at critical time’
Beijing protests over US visa sanction on Chinese officials over Xinjiang

Foreign ministry calls on Washington to immediately ‘correct its wrongdoing’, while Chinese embassy in US claims measures in Xinjiang are ‘supported by all 25 million people of various ethnic groups’ in the region.

9 Oct 2019 - 11:46PM

Foreign ministry calls on Washington to immediately ‘correct its wrongdoing’, while Chinese embassy in US claims measures in Xinjiang are ‘supported by all 25 million people of various ethnic groups’ in the region.

Beijing protests over US visa sanction on Chinese officials over Xinjiang
China demands US reverse decision to blacklist tech giants over ‘brutal suppression’ of Xinjiang Muslims as Hikvision and others bear brunt of action

Surveillance and facial recognition firms targeted over their role in the region, where one million Muslims are reported to have been detained.

9 Oct 2019 - 9:18AM

Surveillance and facial recognition firms targeted over their role in the region, where one million Muslims are reported to have been detained.

China demands US reverse decision to blacklist tech giants over ‘brutal suppression’ of Xinjiang Muslims as Hikvision and others bear brunt of action
Vietnam again accuses China of violating its fishing rights in its exclusive economic zone

Three Chinese vessels chased away a local fishing boat from area in South China Sea, according to Vietnamese media.

6 Oct 2019 - 10:49PM

Three Chinese vessels chased away a local fishing boat from area in South China Sea, according to Vietnamese media.

Vietnam again accuses China of violating its fishing rights in its exclusive economic zone
China, North Korea vow to strengthen ties hours after US nuclear talks collapse

Leaders exchange congratulatory messages on 70th anniversary of diplomatic relations amid speculation that Kim Jong-un will visit China soon.

6 Oct 2019 - 11:28PM

Leaders exchange congratulatory messages on 70th anniversary of diplomatic relations amid speculation that Kim Jong-un will visit China soon.

China, North Korea vow to strengthen ties hours after US nuclear talks collapse
New US defence official for China affairs ‘will be a stabilising force’

The ‘unfolding long-term strategic competition with China is the defining challenge of our generation’, says Randall Schriver, assistant secretary of defence for Indo-Pacific security affairs

2 Oct 2019 - 11:54PM

The ‘unfolding long-term strategic competition with China is the defining challenge of our generation’, says Randall Schriver, assistant secretary of defence for Indo-Pacific security affairs

New US defence official for China affairs ‘will be a stabilising force’
Beijing vows to retaliate after US’ Hong Kong human rights bill is approved by congressional committees

Foreign ministry spokesman says the Hong Kong Human Rights and Democracy Act is a malicious attempt to contain China’s rise.

27 Sep 2019 - 12:03AM

Foreign ministry spokesman says the Hong Kong Human Rights and Democracy Act is a malicious attempt to contain China’s rise.

Beijing vows to retaliate after US’ Hong Kong human rights bill is approved by congressional committees
US to raise human rights issues in Muslim-heavy Xinjiang at the United Nations

Beijing is expected to come in for criticism at the United Nations over its treatment of Uygurs in the country’s west as the issue shapes up as a source of friction between the two countries, analyst says.

25 Sep 2019 - 2:49PM

Beijing is expected to come in for criticism at the United Nations over its treatment of Uygurs in the country’s west as the issue shapes up as a source of friction between the two countries, analyst says.

US to raise human rights issues in Muslim-heavy Xinjiang at the United Nations
China at 70 aims to strive for lead role in post-cold war international order, Foreign Minister Wang Yi says

Foreign Minister Wang Yi joins parade of top officials singing the party’s praises ahead of 70th anniversary on October 1.

26 Sep 2019 - 12:38PM

Foreign Minister Wang Yi joins parade of top officials singing the party’s praises ahead of 70th anniversary on October 1.

China at 70 aims to strive for lead role in post-cold war international order, Foreign Minister Wang Yi says
How China’s surveillance state was a mirror to the US for whistle-blower Edward Snowden

Former American spy agency contractor says that as he looked into Chinese control of its citizens, he began to suspect that he was seeing a reflection of his own country.

17 Sep 2019 - 10:04PM

Former American spy agency contractor says that as he looked into Chinese control of its citizens, he began to suspect that he was seeing a reflection of his own country.

How China’s surveillance state was a mirror to the US for whistle-blower Edward Snowden
China ‘expels trespassing’ US Navy destroyer from waters off Paracel Islands

US says patrol meant to challenge China’s excessive claims around the islands.

15 Sep 2019 - 1:12PM

US says patrol meant to challenge China’s excessive claims around the islands.

China ‘expels trespassing’ US Navy destroyer from waters off Paracel Islands
Why Beijing won’t get too excited about John Bolton’s sudden White House exit

Departure of national security adviser after clashing with Donald Trump is seen as unlikely to herald a major shift in US policy towards China.

11 Sep 2019 - 11:44PM

Departure of national security adviser after clashing with Donald Trump is seen as unlikely to herald a major shift in US policy towards China.

Why Beijing won’t get too excited about John Bolton’s sudden White House exit
The world watches but will it stand with Hong Kong protesters?

An in-depth look at the international response to the turmoil in Hong Kong and whether it is leading to action.

11 Sep 2019 - 8:20AM

An in-depth look at the international response to the turmoil in Hong Kong and whether it is leading to action.

The world watches but will it stand with Hong Kong protesters?
China and Russia to raise US ‘threat to peace’ at UN Security Council meeting

15-member council sits on Thursday with ‘threats to international peace and security’ on the agenda.

22 Aug 2019 - 10:30PM

15-member council sits on Thursday with ‘threats to international peace and security’ on the agenda.

China and Russia to raise US ‘threat to peace’ at UN Security Council meeting
Japan and South Korea raise concerns about Hong Kong protests in meeting with Chinese foreign minister

Taro Kono and Kang Kyung-wha discuss situation in the city during a summit with their Chinese counterpart Wang Yi.

21 Aug 2019 - 11:17PM

Taro Kono and Kang Kyung-wha discuss situation in the city during a summit with their Chinese counterpart Wang Yi.

Japan and South Korea raise concerns about Hong Kong protests in meeting with Chinese foreign minister
Beijing won’t make trade concessions if US plays Hong Kong card, Chinese state media says

People’s Daily commentary follows Donald Trump’s suggestion that trade talks could be hampered if Beijing used violent means to suppress protests.

20 Aug 2019 - 10:48PM

People’s Daily commentary follows Donald Trump’s suggestion that trade talks could be hampered if Beijing used violent means to suppress protests.

Beijing won’t make trade concessions if US plays Hong Kong card, Chinese state media says
China puts Kashmir on United Nations agenda to boost isolated Pakistan’s cause

Security Council members’ differing interests expected to play out at informal meeting in aftermath of India’s decision to split the contested Himalayan region.

16 Aug 2019 - 10:25PM

Security Council members’ differing interests expected to play out at informal meeting in aftermath of India’s decision to split the contested Himalayan region.

China puts Kashmir on United Nations agenda to boost isolated Pakistan’s cause
China and Japan revive ‘big picture’ vice-ministerial dialogue after seven years

Senior Chinese and Japanese foreign officials will meet in Tokyo to resume talks that played vital role in diplomacy between Asian rivals.

9 Aug 2019 - 2:35PM

Senior Chinese and Japanese foreign officials will meet in Tokyo to resume talks that played vital role in diplomacy between Asian rivals.

China and Japan revive ‘big picture’ vice-ministerial dialogue after seven years
Will India’s new line on Kashmir derail ties with China?

Beijing has objected to an Indian parliamentary decision that covers an area claimed by both countries, the latest source of tension in decades of border disputes.

8 Aug 2019 - 10:43AM

Beijing has objected to an Indian parliamentary decision that covers an area claimed by both countries, the latest source of tension in decades of border disputes.

Will India’s new line on Kashmir derail ties with China?
Is this the start of an economic cold war between China and the United States?

First it was the trade war and geopolitics, now Beijing and Washington are at odds over currency.

7 Aug 2019 - 8:49AM

First it was the trade war and geopolitics, now Beijing and Washington are at odds over currency.

Is this the start of an economic cold war between China and the United States?
KMT presidential candidate Han Kuo-yu says 2020 election will be life-or-death battle for Taiwan

Beijing-friendly populist mayor is officially nominated by the opposition Kuomintang to challenge Tsai Ing-wen in January.

28 Jul 2019 - 10:40PM

Beijing-friendly populist mayor is officially nominated by the opposition Kuomintang to challenge Tsai Ing-wen in January.

KMT presidential candidate Han Kuo-yu says 2020 election will be life-or-death battle for Taiwan
China seeks to shuffle its diplomatic pack as next generation comes to the fore

Assistant foreign minister Zhang Jun expected to take over as ambassador to UN in New York after ‘doing a good job’ at G20 summit in Osaka.

17 Jul 2019 - 6:12AM

Assistant foreign minister Zhang Jun expected to take over as ambassador to UN in New York after ‘doing a good job’ at G20 summit in Osaka.

China seeks to shuffle its diplomatic pack as next generation comes to the fore
Despite Donald Trump and Xi Jinping’s G20 handshake, mistrust and disputes persist in US-China trade war

Analysts on both sides agree leaders’ meeting in Osaka did little to alter the big picture for US-China relations.

1 Jul 2019 - 6:36PM

Analysts on both sides agree leaders’ meeting in Osaka did little to alter the big picture for US-China relations.

Despite Donald Trump and Xi Jinping’s G20 handshake, mistrust and disputes persist in US-China trade war
The US-China trade war talks are back on but no high hopes for Xi-Trump deal at G20

Top Chinese and American negotiators expected to return to discussions in Osaka before bilateral summit.

25 Jun 2019 - 11:34PM

Top Chinese and American negotiators expected to return to discussions in Osaka before bilateral summit.

The US-China trade war talks are back on but no high hopes for Xi-Trump deal at G20
Is the G20 destined to fade into irrelevance in a leaderless world – courtesy of Donald Trump?

Trade war is expected to again overshadow the summit as the US president aims to ‘hijack and divert it towards a confrontation with China’.

25 Jun 2019 - 1:12PM

Trade war is expected to again overshadow the summit as the US president aims to ‘hijack and divert it towards a confrontation with China’.

Is the G20 destined to fade into irrelevance in a leaderless world – courtesy of Donald Trump?