Teddy Ng

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Teddy Ng

Deputy Editor, China

Teddy Ng joined the Post’s China desk in 2011, focusing on foreign affairs. He is now a news editor of the section.

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Chinese bombers in strike exercises after US escalation in South China Sea

Advanced H-6J among at least 10 planes involved in drills which followed February dual carrier operation in disputed waterway.

25 Feb 2021 - 7:27PM

Advanced H-6J among at least 10 planes involved in drills which followed February dual carrier operation in disputed waterway.

Chinese bombers in strike exercises after US escalation in South China Sea
China and Singapore start joint naval drills as Beijing boosts ties in Asia

Covid-19 pandemic disrupted China’s plans for greater military cooperation with its neighbours to counter US pressure.

24 Feb 2021 - 3:00PM

Covid-19 pandemic disrupted China’s plans for greater military cooperation with its neighbours to counter US pressure.

China and Singapore start joint naval drills as Beijing boosts ties in Asia
US must scrap tariffs and end restrictions on Chinese tech, Wang Yi says

Wang Yi lays out conditions for restoring damaged ties between Beijing and Washington.

23 Feb 2021 - 1:22AM

Wang Yi lays out conditions for restoring damaged ties between Beijing and Washington.

US must scrap tariffs and end restrictions on Chinese tech, Wang Yi says
China says stockpiling of Covid-19 vaccines by rich countries needs to stop

Chinese Foreign Minister Wang Yi warns of growing inequality in vaccine distribution as Covax Facility misses target.

18 Feb 2021 - 11:34PM

Chinese Foreign Minister Wang Yi warns of growing inequality in vaccine distribution as Covax Facility misses target.

China says stockpiling of Covid-19 vaccines by rich countries needs to stop
South China Sea: US challenges China’s claims with Spratly mission

US Navy destroyer sails near disputed islands in freedom of navigation operation.

17 Feb 2021 - 9:00PM

US Navy destroyer sails near disputed islands in freedom of navigation operation.

South China Sea: US challenges China’s claims with Spratly mission
China under US pressure to condemn Myanmar military coup

State Department calls on Beijing to play constructive role as Chinese envoy denies his country is giving help to junta.

17 Feb 2021 - 11:44PM

State Department calls on Beijing to play constructive role as Chinese envoy denies his country is giving help to junta.

China under US pressure to condemn Myanmar military coup
Can the US enlist the Philippines to help contain China in the Indo-Pacific?

Chinese coastguard law may give pro-US faction in Manila upper hand after President Rodrigo Duterte’s hostility to Washington.

14 Feb 2021 - 9:54PM

Chinese coastguard law may give pro-US faction in Manila upper hand after President Rodrigo Duterte’s hostility to Washington.

Can the US enlist the Philippines to help contain China in the Indo-Pacific?
US-China confrontation would be ‘disaster’, Xi Jinping tells Joe Biden in first call

White House says Biden raised trade, human rights and Indo-Pacific region in first call to Beijing since his inauguration.

18 Feb 2021 - 10:59AM

White House says Biden raised trade, human rights and Indo-Pacific region in first call to Beijing since his inauguration.

US-China confrontation would be ‘disaster’, Xi Jinping tells Joe Biden in first call
Chinese President Xi Jinping offers Covid-19 vaccines and trade ties in bid to keep Central and Eastern Europe on side

Virtual 17 + 1 summit told that China will continue to push for more cooperation with the region.

10 Feb 2021 - 12:08AM

Virtual 17 + 1 summit told that China will continue to push for more cooperation with the region.

Chinese President Xi Jinping offers Covid-19 vaccines and trade ties in bid to keep Central and Eastern Europe on side
US stages joint Guam drill with Australia and Japan as it looks for ways to make it harder for China to ‘wipe out’ air forces with missile strikes

Drills will include air combat exercises designed to improve ability to use smaller airfields in case its main bases come under attack.

8 Feb 2021 - 9:12AM

Drills will include air combat exercises designed to improve ability to use smaller airfields in case its main bases come under attack.

US stages joint Guam drill with Australia and Japan as it looks for ways to make it harder for China to ‘wipe out’ air forces with missile strikes
US-China relations: foreign policy chiefs lay down markers for future but refuse to give ground

Secretary of State Antony Blinken says US will hold Beijing to account, but Chinese counterpart Yang Jiechi warns Washington to correct its ‘wrong policies’.

6 Feb 2021 - 11:10PM

Secretary of State Antony Blinken says US will hold Beijing to account, but Chinese counterpart Yang Jiechi warns Washington to correct its ‘wrong policies’.

US-China relations: foreign policy chiefs lay down markers for future but refuse to give ground
China-US relations: American aircraft carrier group leaves Middle East for Indo-Pacific

China is strengthening its position in the Indo-Pacific and teaching PLA troops English in the event of encounters with foreign forces.

3 Feb 2021 - 11:37PM

China is strengthening its position in the Indo-Pacific and teaching PLA troops English in the event of encounters with foreign forces.

China-US relations: American aircraft carrier group leaves Middle East for Indo-Pacific
China’s top diplomat Yang Jiechi expected to call for end to Trump-style policies in address to American audience

Politburo member also likely to appeal for greater dialogue between Beijing and Washington at event hosted by the National Committee on US-China Relations, observers say.

1 Feb 2021 - 12:24AM

Politburo member also likely to appeal for greater dialogue between Beijing and Washington at event hosted by the National Committee on US-China Relations, observers say.

China’s top diplomat Yang Jiechi expected to call for end to Trump-style policies in address to American audience
US admiral calls China’s anti-ship ballistic missiles a ‘destabilising effort’ that may not win a war

Vice Admiral Jeffrey Trussler says United States is closely watching the PLA’s missile programme, which he calls an effort to destabilise the region.

30 Jan 2021 - 12:42AM

Vice Admiral Jeffrey Trussler says United States is closely watching the PLA’s missile programme, which he calls an effort to destabilise the region.

US admiral calls China’s anti-ship ballistic missiles a ‘destabilising effort’ that may not win a war
China-US tension: Biden administration pledges to back Japan and Philippines in maritime disputes

US secretary of state says America will stand with Southeast Asian claimants in the face of pressure from Beijing in South China Sea.

18 Feb 2021 - 11:25AM

US secretary of state says America will stand with Southeast Asian claimants in the face of pressure from Beijing in South China Sea.

China-US tension: Biden administration pledges to back Japan and Philippines in maritime disputes
Biden bans linking Covid-19 to China in bid to quell racist backlash in US

Asian-Americans and Pacific Islanders put ‘at risk’ by inflammatory and xenophobic descriptions of coronavirus, memo says.

18 Feb 2021 - 11:25AM

Asian-Americans and Pacific Islanders put ‘at risk’ by inflammatory and xenophobic descriptions of coronavirus, memo says.

Biden bans linking Covid-19 to China in bid to quell racist backlash in US
‘Playing with fire’: China warns US over envoy’s Taiwan mission

Kelly Craft is the third senior US official to visit the self-ruled island this year, each one drawing protests from Beijing.

8 Jan 2021 - 11:40PM

Kelly Craft is the third senior US official to visit the self-ruled island this year, each one drawing protests from Beijing.

‘Playing with fire’: China warns US over envoy’s Taiwan mission
China’s ambassador to Britain Liu Xiaoming set to retire

Replacement Zheng Zeguang is a US affairs specialist who had previously been seen as a contender to take charge in the Washington embassy.

26 Dec 2020 - 11:09PM

Replacement Zheng Zeguang is a US affairs specialist who had previously been seen as a contender to take charge in the Washington embassy.

China’s ambassador to Britain Liu Xiaoming set to retire
China-EU investment deal expected soon says Foreign Minister Wang Yi

The diplomat was hopeful at a meeting with ambassadors from the 27 member countries of the European Union.

29 Dec 2020 - 10:22AM

The diplomat was hopeful at a meeting with ambassadors from the 27 member countries of the European Union.

China-EU investment deal expected soon says Foreign Minister Wang Yi
US-China tension: Pentagon’s 2021 maritime strategy has Beijing’s South China Sea activities in its sights

Document sets objectives for the US Navy, Marines and Coast Guard, saying hopes had faded that China and Russia would become responsible leaders.

18 Dec 2020 - 11:30PM

Document sets objectives for the US Navy, Marines and Coast Guard, saying hopes had faded that China and Russia would become responsible leaders.

US-China tension: Pentagon’s 2021 maritime strategy has Beijing’s South China Sea activities in its sights
China strikes back at US diplomats after fresh national security law sanctions

Beijing revokes visa-free visits to Hong Kong and Macau for holders of American diplomatic passports.

11 Dec 2020 - 7:09AM

Beijing revokes visa-free visits to Hong Kong and Macau for holders of American diplomatic passports.

China strikes back at US diplomats after fresh national security law sanctions
‘Mayor Pete’ Buttigieg could be heading to China as Joe Biden’s pick for ambassador role

Appointment would boost the small town mayor’s chances in future US presidential race, online news report says.

9 Dec 2020 - 11:22PM

Appointment would boost the small town mayor’s chances in future US presidential race, online news report says.

‘Mayor Pete’ Buttigieg could be heading to China as Joe Biden’s pick for ambassador role
US diplomat summoned by Beijing for formal protest against sanctions on top Chinese lawmakers

China condemns US action against state leaders as ‘hysterical bullying’ and warns there will be consequences.

9 Dec 2020 - 9:40AM

China condemns US action against state leaders as ‘hysterical bullying’ and warns there will be consequences.

US diplomat summoned by Beijing for formal protest against sanctions on top Chinese lawmakers
President Xi says China is willing and open for new free-trade deals in speech to Apec CEOs

Days after China and 14 other countries signed RCEP, Xi says his government does not want decoupling or to exclude other countries.

19 Nov 2020 - 11:34PM

Days after China and 14 other countries signed RCEP, Xi says his government does not want decoupling or to exclude other countries.

President Xi says China is willing and open for new free-trade deals in speech to Apec CEOs
US military using private spy planes to keep tabs on China, think tank says

Move will help boost its operational capabilities in the region and may reduce tensions, according to South China Sea Probing Initiative.

12 Nov 2020 - 11:35PM

Move will help boost its operational capabilities in the region and may reduce tensions, according to South China Sea Probing Initiative.

US military using private spy planes to keep tabs on China, think tank says
US-China tensions could get worse before the dust settles on presidential election, observers say

Donald Trump and his top officials may seek to sabotage Sino-US relations, Chinese academic says.

7 Nov 2020 - 11:19PM

Donald Trump and his top officials may seek to sabotage Sino-US relations, Chinese academic says.

US-China tensions could get worse before the dust settles on presidential election, observers say
US-China rivalry: Biden likely to boost ties with Asian allies to keep Beijing in check, observers say

The ‘challenges to China under a Biden presidency may even be more serious’, Chinese academic says.

6 Nov 2020 - 11:34PM

The ‘challenges to China under a Biden presidency may even be more serious’, Chinese academic says.

US-China rivalry: Biden likely to boost ties with Asian allies to keep Beijing in check, observers say
China-US decoupling, ideological hatred hurts both sides: Beijing’s top envoy

Cui Tiankai says some are trying to ‘write off the hard-won achievements’ of 41 years of official relations, amid series of attacks from Donald Trump.

2 Oct 2020 - 9:37PM

Cui Tiankai says some are trying to ‘write off the hard-won achievements’ of 41 years of official relations, amid series of attacks from Donald Trump.

China-US decoupling, ideological hatred hurts both sides: Beijing’s top envoy
China-India border dispute: both sides see need for troops to quickly disengage

Foreign ministers meet in Moscow for first time since Himalayan border tensions turned deadly.

11 Sep 2020 - 11:57PM

Foreign ministers meet in Moscow for first time since Himalayan border tensions turned deadly.

China-India border dispute: both sides see need for troops to quickly disengage
US spy plane enters no-fly zone during Chinese live-fire naval drill

Beijing lodges formal protest with Washington over ‘serious violation’ of safety code and warns of potential mishaps.

26 Aug 2020 - 11:28PM

Beijing lodges formal protest with Washington over ‘serious violation’ of safety code and warns of potential mishaps.

US spy plane enters no-fly zone during Chinese live-fire naval drill