Shi Jiangtao

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.
Shi Jiangtao
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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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.

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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?
China likely to tread carefully on North Korea as power dynamic shifts

Situation on Korean peninsula is becoming ‘very complicated’ after President Xi Jinping said Beijing’s commitment to assist Pyongyang won’t change.

23 Jun 2019 - 6:00AM

Situation on Korean peninsula is becoming ‘very complicated’ after President Xi Jinping said Beijing’s commitment to assist Pyongyang won’t change.

China likely to tread carefully on North Korea as power dynamic shifts
Chinese President Xi Jinping to make first official trip to North Korea this week

Visit to take place on Thursday and Friday and follows repeated invitations from Pyongyang.

18 Jun 2019 - 12:02AM

Visit to take place on Thursday and Friday and follows repeated invitations from Pyongyang.

Chinese President Xi Jinping to make first official trip to North Korea this week
China to unveil new measure to protect tech firms targeted in trade war

Study is under way to set up so-called national technological security management list, with more details to come ‘in the near future’, Xinhua says

8 Jun 2019 - 11:30PM

Study is under way to set up so-called national technological security management list, with more details to come ‘in the near future’, Xinhua says

China to unveil new measure to protect tech firms targeted in trade war
Is China and Russia’s ‘marriage of convenience’ Donald Trump’s worst strategic blunder?

Xi Jinping and Vladimir Putin have ushered in a new era for bilateral ties, after Washington labelled them as ‘revisionist powers’ and its biggest threat.

8 Jun 2019 - 3:03PM

Xi Jinping and Vladimir Putin have ushered in a new era for bilateral ties, after Washington labelled them as ‘revisionist powers’ and its biggest threat.

Is China and Russia’s ‘marriage of convenience’ Donald Trump’s worst strategic blunder?
China must be careful in riding a nationalist tide towards a trade deal with the US, analysts say

Change in China’s tone is result of ‘a serious erosion of trust’, says Oxford University specialist, while analysts believe Beijing’s efforts to whip up nationalist sentiment against Washington would signal a shift in trade negotiation strategy.

7 Jun 2019 - 3:29PM

Change in China’s tone is result of ‘a serious erosion of trust’, says Oxford University specialist, while analysts believe Beijing’s efforts to whip up nationalist sentiment against Washington would signal a shift in trade negotiation strategy.

China must be careful in riding a nationalist tide towards a trade deal with the US, analysts say
Why Beijing isn’t playing blame game with its white paper on trade war

Economist says ‘unreliable entities’ list and restrictions on rare earth minerals exports were about strengthening Beijing’s hand.

4 Jun 2019 - 8:17PM

Economist says ‘unreliable entities’ list and restrictions on rare earth minerals exports were about strengthening Beijing’s hand.

Why Beijing isn’t playing blame game with its white paper on trade war
Former Chinese envoy to India promoted after helping to get ties back on track ahead of Xi Jinping’s meeting with Narendra Modi

Luo Zhaohui named deputy foreign minister; President Xi Jinping will visit India later this year for talks with Prime Minister Narendra Modi.

30 May 2019 - 4:09AM

Luo Zhaohui named deputy foreign minister; President Xi Jinping will visit India later this year for talks with Prime Minister Narendra Modi.

Former Chinese envoy to India promoted after helping to get ties back on track ahead of Xi Jinping’s meeting with Narendra Modi
China or the US? Europe’s ‘impossible choice’ in the trade war

The EU, a top trading partner of both China and the US, is in a tough spot since US President Donald Trump moved to ratchet up pressure on Beijing.

29 May 2019 - 4:27PM

The EU, a top trading partner of both China and the US, is in a tough spot since US President Donald Trump moved to ratchet up pressure on Beijing.

China or the US? Europe’s ‘impossible choice’ in the trade war
Why the United States is taking aim at China as crisis engulfs Venezuela

Washington accuses Beijing of propping up a dictator in its traditional backyard, concerns that raise risks for Chinese investors, observers say.

4 May 2019 - 10:43PM

Washington accuses Beijing of propping up a dictator in its traditional backyard, concerns that raise risks for Chinese investors, observers say.

Why the United States is taking aim at China as crisis engulfs Venezuela
Xi Jinping makes plenty of promises on belt and road plan, but can China deliver?

Chinese president vows to stick to international rules and standards, as joint statement emphasises financial sustainability, pollution control and anti-corruption efforts.

28 Apr 2019 - 4:20PM

Chinese president vows to stick to international rules and standards, as joint statement emphasises financial sustainability, pollution control and anti-corruption efforts.

Xi Jinping makes plenty of promises on belt and road plan, but can China deliver?
Chinese President Xi Jinping tries to stem rising chorus of doubts over Belt and Road Initiative

Speech to Belt and Road Forum strikes more measured tone compared with two years previously and seeks to address range of criticisms over project.

27 Apr 2019 - 4:40AM

Speech to Belt and Road Forum strikes more measured tone compared with two years previously and seeks to address range of criticisms over project.

Chinese President Xi Jinping tries to stem rising chorus of doubts over Belt and Road Initiative
China will not devalue yuan, Xi tells world leaders at Belt and Road Forum

Beijing is seeking to resolve growing concerns about its global infrastructure push as 37 world leaders gather at the second Belt and Road Forum in Beijing.

26 Apr 2019 - 11:03AM

Beijing is seeking to resolve growing concerns about its global infrastructure push as 37 world leaders gather at the second Belt and Road Forum in Beijing.

China will not devalue yuan, Xi tells world leaders at Belt and Road Forum
Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte tries to smooth over South China Sea tensions in meeting with China’s Xi Jinping

Philippine leader seeks to set differences aside and pledges support for belt and road plans as he meets Chinese counterpart.

25 Apr 2019 - 11:33PM

Philippine leader seeks to set differences aside and pledges support for belt and road plans as he meets Chinese counterpart.

Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte tries to smooth over South China Sea tensions in meeting with China’s Xi Jinping
Dominance or development? What’s at the end of China’s New Silk Road?

Beijing’s global infrastructure drive will be in the spotlight this week when dozens of heads of state converge on the Chinese capital for the second Belt and Road Forum.

23 Apr 2019 - 5:24AM

Beijing’s global infrastructure drive will be in the spotlight this week when dozens of heads of state converge on the Chinese capital for the second Belt and Road Forum.

Dominance or development? What’s at the end of China’s New Silk Road?
Trade deal nears, but tensions are rising over China’s inroads into America’s backyard

Latin America seen as ‘latest battleground’, with US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo ramping up criticism of China during his tour of the region.

15 Apr 2019 - 4:30PM

Latin America seen as ‘latest battleground’, with US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo ramping up criticism of China during his tour of the region.

Trade deal nears, but tensions are rising over China’s inroads into America’s backyard
China set to appoint new ambassador to Japan, as Xi Jinping prepares for June visit

Cheng Yonghua has been in the post since 2010, but his departure should be seen as a goodwill gesture as Asian giants work to improve relations.

3 Apr 2019 - 10:20PM

Cheng Yonghua has been in the post since 2010, but his departure should be seen as a goodwill gesture as Asian giants work to improve relations.

China set to appoint new ambassador to Japan, as Xi Jinping prepares for June visit
Unity, reality and reciprocity: Europe brings down the barriers for Xi Jinping in Paris

European leaders strike united stand but also try to find common ground with Chinese president as the trading partners grapple with slowing growth.

29 Mar 2019 - 5:17AM

European leaders strike united stand but also try to find common ground with Chinese president as the trading partners grapple with slowing growth.

Unity, reality and reciprocity: Europe brings down the barriers for Xi Jinping in Paris
China, France sign US$45 billion of deals including Airbus order

French President Emmanuel Macron calls for a ‘strong Europe-China partnership’ despite his criticism of Italy endorsing the belt and road scheme.

26 Mar 2019 - 10:58PM

French President Emmanuel Macron calls for a ‘strong Europe-China partnership’ despite his criticism of Italy endorsing the belt and road scheme.

China, France sign US$45 billion of deals including Airbus order
China’s Xi Jinping rolls out the big guns for his European ‘belt and road’ show

President’s team selection suggests he plans to put his infrastructure development programme front and centre during six-day trip to Italy, Monaco and France.

22 Mar 2019 - 11:04PM

President’s team selection suggests he plans to put his infrastructure development programme front and centre during six-day trip to Italy, Monaco and France.

China’s Xi Jinping rolls out the big guns for his European ‘belt and road’ show
Should China be worried about Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro’s bromance with Donald Trump?

Leader of Latin America’s largest economy says he wants closer ties with Washington, but analysts say he is unlikely to burn the economic bridges he already has with Beijing.

21 Mar 2019 - 11:23PM

Leader of Latin America’s largest economy says he wants closer ties with Washington, but analysts say he is unlikely to burn the economic bridges he already has with Beijing.

Should China be worried about Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro’s bromance with Donald Trump?