Teddy Ng

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

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Two more rounds of talks set for May amid hope the US-China trade war is ending

US Trade Representative Robert Lighthizer and Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin plan to travel to Beijing the week of April 29. Officials hope to announce a deal when Chinese Vice Premier Liu He visits Washington the following week.

18 Apr 2019 - 10:02PM

US Trade Representative Robert Lighthizer and Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin plan to travel to Beijing the week of April 29. Officials hope to announce a deal when Chinese Vice Premier Liu He visits Washington the following week.

Two more rounds of talks set for May amid hope the US-China trade war is ending
US approves F-16 support for Taiwan in face of pressure from Beijing

Pilot training, maintenance and logistics package approved for Taiwan’s fighter jet force.

17 Apr 2019 - 5:02AM

Pilot training, maintenance and logistics package approved for Taiwan’s fighter jet force.

US approves F-16 support for Taiwan in face of pressure from Beijing
China and US reach milestone agreement on road to trade peace

Major hurdle overcome as both sides agree to monitoring and enforcement of trade pledges.

11 Apr 2019 - 11:31PM

Major hurdle overcome as both sides agree to monitoring and enforcement of trade pledges.

China and US reach milestone agreement on road to trade peace
Smaller European states give EU greater say over China deals to ease concerns over Beijing’s influence

Brussels consulted over draft belt and road deals be signed at a summit between China and Central and Eastern European nations.

8 Apr 2019 - 9:32AM

Brussels consulted over draft belt and road deals be signed at a summit between China and Central and Eastern European nations.

Smaller European states give EU greater say over China deals to ease concerns over Beijing’s influence
Xi Jinping tells Donald Trump strategic leadership is key to trade deal amid talk of 4-week countdown

Chinese president says healthy ties and potential trade deal rely on principle of mutual benefit, in letter delivered by Vice-Premier Liu He at his meeting with Trump, who praised ‘very rapid pace’ of progress.

5 Apr 2019 - 11:30PM

Chinese president says healthy ties and potential trade deal rely on principle of mutual benefit, in letter delivered by Vice-Premier Liu He at his meeting with Trump, who praised ‘very rapid pace’ of progress.

Xi Jinping tells Donald Trump strategic leadership is key to trade deal amid talk of 4-week countdown
Manila accuses Beijing of violating its sovereignty as South China Sea dispute rages on

Philippines’ foreign ministry weighs in on controversy over presence of Chinese fleet near contested Thitu Island.

8 Apr 2019 - 12:18PM

Philippines’ foreign ministry weighs in on controversy over presence of Chinese fleet near contested Thitu Island.

Manila accuses Beijing of violating its sovereignty as South China Sea dispute rages on
China needs to create 11 million new jobs next year to ensure stability, Premier Li Keqiang says

Uncertainty persists even as the National People’s Congress passes a law protecting foreign investment in China, and several proposals to fend off an economic downturn.

15 Mar 2019 - 2:10PM

Uncertainty persists even as the National People’s Congress passes a law protecting foreign investment in China, and several proposals to fend off an economic downturn.

China needs to create 11 million new jobs next year to ensure stability, Premier Li Keqiang says
China and US make ‘concrete progress’ on trade deal text

Xinhua reports phone conversation between Chinese Vice-Premier Liu He and US’ Robert Lighthizer and Steven Mnuchin, after Donald Trump says he expects an outcome in three to four weeks.

15 Mar 2019 - 11:12PM

Xinhua reports phone conversation between Chinese Vice-Premier Liu He and US’ Robert Lighthizer and Steven Mnuchin, after Donald Trump says he expects an outcome in three to four weeks.

China and US make ‘concrete progress’ on trade deal text
Chinese Vice-Premier Liu He discusses trade deal text with US’ Robert Lighthizer and Steven Mnuchin

Phone call with US counterparts on Tuesday morning ‘makes plan for next stage of work’, following uncertainty over presidents’ summit and Donald Trump hinting he could walk away from a deal.

12 Mar 2019 - 11:13PM

Phone call with US counterparts on Tuesday morning ‘makes plan for next stage of work’, following uncertainty over presidents’ summit and Donald Trump hinting he could walk away from a deal.

Chinese Vice-Premier Liu He discusses trade deal text with US’ Robert Lighthizer and Steven Mnuchin
China’s funding for science and research to reach 2.5 per cent of GDP in 2019

Country will hit its target a year ahead of schedule, but scientists say they still don’t get enough funds for basic research.

11 Mar 2019 - 11:53AM

Country will hit its target a year ahead of schedule, but scientists say they still don’t get enough funds for basic research.

China’s funding for science and research to reach 2.5 per cent of GDP in 2019
China cuts taxes and defence budget growth, demands more profits from state firms

Value-added taxes cut more than expected and state firms have to hand in more profits to bridge fiscal shortfall, while defence budget growth slashed from 8.1 per cent to 7.5 per cent.

5 Mar 2019 - 1:04PM

Value-added taxes cut more than expected and state firms have to hand in more profits to bridge fiscal shortfall, while defence budget growth slashed from 8.1 per cent to 7.5 per cent.

China cuts taxes and defence budget growth, demands more profits from state firms
China eyes bigger role in growing Middle East arms trade

State-owned shipbuilder CSIC sets up representative office in Dubai to expand sales across the Gulf region.

24 Feb 2019 - 11:20PM

State-owned shipbuilder CSIC sets up representative office in Dubai to expand sales across the Gulf region.

China eyes bigger role in growing Middle East arms trade
Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte confirms he will attend Beijing’s belt and road summit

Chinese ambassador had told Duterte his attendance at the event in April would boost ties between the two countries.

23 Feb 2019 - 11:27PM

Chinese ambassador had told Duterte his attendance at the event in April would boost ties between the two countries.

Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte confirms he will attend Beijing’s belt and road summit
Trump says US will discuss dropping charges against Chinese tech giant Huawei in coming weeks

‘We’ll be talking to the US attorneys … the attorney general … We’ll be making that decision’, Trump says.

23 Feb 2019 - 11:28PM

‘We’ll be talking to the US attorneys … the attorney general … We’ll be making that decision’, Trump says.

Trump says US will discuss dropping charges against Chinese tech giant Huawei in coming weeks
Former top Chinese general Fang Fenghui jailed for life for corruption

Fang, 67, was once the youngest commander of a PLA military region

20 Feb 2019 - 11:24PM

Fang, 67, was once the youngest commander of a PLA military region

Former top Chinese general Fang Fenghui jailed for life for corruption
Chinese Vice-Premier Liu He handed greater clout for Washington talks in bid to end trade war

Xi Jinping delegates authority to vice-premier through special envoy status to show Beijing means business as fresh talks begin, with possible memorandum of understanding to be discussed.

19 Feb 2019 - 11:30PM

Xi Jinping delegates authority to vice-premier through special envoy status to show Beijing means business as fresh talks begin, with possible memorandum of understanding to be discussed.

Chinese Vice-Premier Liu He handed greater clout for Washington talks in bid to end trade war
US defence agency report on Chinese space programme is smokescreen to hide arms race, Beijing says

China’s foreign ministry says if the US is worried about the militarisation of space, it should talk about arms development controls.

13 Feb 2019 - 10:19AM

China’s foreign ministry says if the US is worried about the militarisation of space, it should talk about arms development controls.

US defence agency report on Chinese space programme is smokescreen to hide arms race, Beijing says
US-China trade war: ‘winner takes all’ means both sides lose, Beijing’s ambassador to Washington says

Too much emphasis on competition instead of cooperation, Cui Tiankai tells gathering in Michigan ahead of latest top level talks.

9 Feb 2019 - 11:26PM

Too much emphasis on competition instead of cooperation, Cui Tiankai tells gathering in Michigan ahead of latest top level talks.

US-China trade war: ‘winner takes all’ means both sides lose, Beijing’s ambassador to Washington says
China Coast Guard heads to front line to enforce Beijing’s South China Sea claims

The service’s role and integration with the military has been strengthened in the last year, leaving the navy to set sights on deeper waters.

9 Feb 2019 - 11:26PM

The service’s role and integration with the military has been strengthened in the last year, leaving the navy to set sights on deeper waters.

China Coast Guard heads to front line to enforce Beijing’s South China Sea claims
China and US face two more rounds of talks if they want to end trade war before March 1 deadline

Diplomats and observers say both sides will need more talks after the latest round of negotiations finishes in Washington this week.

30 Jan 2019 - 11:22PM

Diplomats and observers say both sides will need more talks after the latest round of negotiations finishes in Washington this week.

China and US face two more rounds of talks if they want to end trade war before March 1 deadline
Chinese team arrives in US for trade war talks under shadow of latest Huawei charges

Americans waiting for Chinese response to list of demands, but charges against tech giant could be another stumbling block.

29 Jan 2019 - 11:28PM

Americans waiting for Chinese response to list of demands, but charges against tech giant could be another stumbling block.

Chinese team arrives in US for trade war talks under shadow of latest Huawei charges
Huawei charges are US attempt to smear Chinese companies, Beijing says

‘Political motivation’ behind attack on companies’ legitimate operations, says Chinese foreign ministry after US filed charges against telecoms firm, accusing it of stealing trade secrets and violating sanctions.

29 Jan 2019 - 6:43PM

‘Political motivation’ behind attack on companies’ legitimate operations, says Chinese foreign ministry after US filed charges against telecoms firm, accusing it of stealing trade secrets and violating sanctions.

Huawei charges are US attempt to smear Chinese companies, Beijing says
Chinese Vice-Premier Liu He to hold trade talks in Washington on January 30-31

Confirmation of top-level talks comes after positive negotiations in Beijing last week.

17 Jan 2019 - 4:19PM

Confirmation of top-level talks comes after positive negotiations in Beijing last week.

Chinese Vice-Premier Liu He to hold trade talks in Washington on January 30-31
US and British navies carry out first joint drill in disputed South China Sea

USS McCampbell and HMS Argyll join forces as US seeks to push back against China’s claims to disputed waters.

16 Jan 2019 - 11:28PM

USS McCampbell and HMS Argyll join forces as US seeks to push back against China’s claims to disputed waters.

US and British navies carry out first joint drill in disputed South China Sea
Chinese fighter pilot issues warning to foreign aircraft in East China Sea air identification zone

‘Report your nationality and purpose’, pilot instructs crew of unidentified plane.

16 Apr 2019 - 11:44PM

‘Report your nationality and purpose’, pilot instructs crew of unidentified plane.

Chinese fighter pilot issues warning to foreign aircraft in East China Sea air identification zone
United States ups the ante in China rivalry with Asia Reassurance Initiative Act

Washington’s efforts to focus on its friends in the region under the law could be a headache for Beijing, analyst says.

5 Jan 2019 - 10:47PM

Washington’s efforts to focus on its friends in the region under the law could be a headache for Beijing, analyst says.

United States ups the ante in China rivalry with Asia Reassurance Initiative Act
Canadian drug smuggler Robert Lloyd Schellenberg jailed in China to be retried after court deems 15-year sentence too lenient
China’s new light tank for mountainous areas goes into service

Type 15 has better mobility than other PLA tanks and will strengthen combat readiness in sensitive regions such as Tibet and plateau border, analysts say.

29 Dec 2018 - 5:45AM

Type 15 has better mobility than other PLA tanks and will strengthen combat readiness in sensitive regions such as Tibet and plateau border, analysts say.

China’s new light tank for mountainous areas goes into service
Third Canadian detained in China, but PM Justin Trudeau doubts link to arrest of Huawei CFO Meng Wanzhou

Canadian PM Justin Trudeau says the arrest doesn’t fit the pattern of other detentions, and he favours de-escalating tensions around Meng Wanzhou’s arrest

20 Dec 2018 - 5:25AM

Canadian PM Justin Trudeau says the arrest doesn’t fit the pattern of other detentions, and he favours de-escalating tensions around Meng Wanzhou’s arrest

Third Canadian detained in China, but PM Justin Trudeau doubts link to arrest of Huawei CFO Meng Wanzhou
China reveals that high-level trade war dialogue with US goes on as negotiators schedule January meeting

Announcements from Beijing and Washington indicate that both sides are focused on solving stand-off and making most of 90-day grace period agreed in November.

19 Dec 2018 - 11:25PM

Announcements from Beijing and Washington indicate that both sides are focused on solving stand-off and making most of 90-day grace period agreed in November.

China reveals that high-level trade war dialogue with US goes on as negotiators schedule January meeting