Teddy Ng

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Teddy Ng

Deputy Editor, China

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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US-China trade war deal: Liu He reassures Beijing’s other partners they will not lose out

Liu He says commitments to Washington on intellectual property, technology transfers and market access will apply to all, and third parties will not get hurt.

16 Jan 2020 - 2:50PM

Liu He says commitments to Washington on intellectual property, technology transfers and market access will apply to all, and third parties will not get hurt.

US-China trade war deal: Liu He reassures Beijing’s other partners they will not lose out
China reports first death in new pneumonia outbreak

Health authorities in Wuhan say seven people infected with the virus remain in a serious condition.

11 Jan 2020 - 11:51PM

Health authorities in Wuhan say seven people infected with the virus remain in a serious condition.

China reports first death in new pneumonia outbreak
China replaces top official in Hong Kong in first major reshuffle since protests erupted

Luo is surprise choice as liaison office head with no known Hong Kong links, but observers say he has record in finding ‘out-of-box solutions’.

4 Jan 2020 - 11:47PM

Luo is surprise choice as liaison office head with no known Hong Kong links, but observers say he has record in finding ‘out-of-box solutions’.

China replaces top official in Hong Kong in first major reshuffle since protests erupted
Donald Trump ‘may use China trip to push for more concessions in further trade war deal’

Observers say US president could make additional demands when he travels to Beijing after a phase-one trade deal is signed.

1 Jan 2020 - 11:24PM

Observers say US president could make additional demands when he travels to Beijing after a phase-one trade deal is signed.

Donald Trump ‘may use China trip to push for more concessions in further trade war deal’
US calls on China to release jailed Early Rain church founder Wang Yi

State department alarmed at pastor’s secret trial which ended with nine year sentence for inciting subversion.

1 Jan 2020 - 11:26PM

State department alarmed at pastor’s secret trial which ended with nine year sentence for inciting subversion.

US calls on China to release jailed Early Rain church founder Wang Yi
Can Beijing bring the South China Sea’s ravaged coral reefs back to life?

Fishing and rival territorial claims could hamper efforts to restore damaged environment, experts say.

21 Dec 2019 - 11:33PM

Fishing and rival territorial claims could hamper efforts to restore damaged environment, experts say.

Can Beijing bring the South China Sea’s ravaged coral reefs back to life?
China’s new aircraft carrier the Shandong could confront other nations in disputed South China Sea, state media says

State media commentary warns of face-to-face encounters related to ‘freedom of navigation’ operations, being conducted by nations including the US.

18 Dec 2019 - 2:29PM

State media commentary warns of face-to-face encounters related to ‘freedom of navigation’ operations, being conducted by nations including the US.

China’s new aircraft carrier the Shandong could confront other nations in disputed South China Sea, state media says
Beijing protests after US expels two Chinese diplomats who drove onto military base

Foreign ministry says allegations not in line with the facts and calls for Washington to ‘correct its mistake and cancel the decision’.

16 Dec 2019 - 11:30PM

Foreign ministry says allegations not in line with the facts and calls for Washington to ‘correct its mistake and cancel the decision’.

Beijing protests after US expels two Chinese diplomats who drove onto military base
China faces ‘huge challenge’ in living up to US trade promises as it ‘needs to buy US$300bn worth of goods in next two years’

Beijing’s response to agreement reflects caution about possible missteps ahead while Americans give details of its pledges to boost imports.

16 Dec 2019 - 11:53PM

Beijing’s response to agreement reflects caution about possible missteps ahead while Americans give details of its pledges to boost imports.

China faces ‘huge challenge’ in living up to US trade promises as it ‘needs to buy US$300bn worth of goods in next two years’
South China Sea: US stages 85 military exercises with regional allies in 2019, report says

Washington keen to boost the defence capabilities of its Asian partners and ‘enhance interoperability’, Peking University think tank says.

14 Dec 2019 - 10:17PM

Washington keen to boost the defence capabilities of its Asian partners and ‘enhance interoperability’, Peking University think tank says.

South China Sea: US stages 85 military exercises with regional allies in 2019, report says
Trade war: US, China reach ‘historic and enforceable’ phase one deal

The trade war deal between China and the US covers a wide range of issues, including intellectual property protection, technology transfers and agricultural purchases.

16 Dec 2019 - 11:41AM

The trade war deal between China and the US covers a wide range of issues, including intellectual property protection, technology transfers and agricultural purchases.

Trade war: US, China reach ‘historic and enforceable’ phase one deal
China reaffirms any trade deal must be ‘mutually beneficial’

Foreign ministry stops short of saying deal has been finalised but points to stock market surge as positive sign.

13 Dec 2019 - 11:53PM

Foreign ministry stops short of saying deal has been finalised but points to stock market surge as positive sign.

China reaffirms any trade deal must be ‘mutually beneficial’
China hits out at United States for ‘stirring up colour revolutions and chaos’ to ‘under banner of human rights’ in apparent reference to Xinijang camps and Hong Kong protests

Chinese diplomat tells Beijing forum that ‘some countries’ are abusing human rights in economic self-interest, following endorsement of American legislation on Xinjiang internment camps and Hong Kong political freedoms.

12 Dec 2019 - 12:10AM

Chinese diplomat tells Beijing forum that ‘some countries’ are abusing human rights in economic self-interest, following endorsement of American legislation on Xinjiang internment camps and Hong Kong political freedoms.

China hits out at United States for ‘stirring up colour revolutions and chaos’ to ‘under banner of human rights’ in apparent reference to Xinijang camps and Hong Kong protests
British navy vessel passes through Taiwan Strait

Survey ship HMS Enterprise sails past self-ruled island as UK steps up presence in region.

7 Dec 2019 - 10:09PM

Survey ship HMS Enterprise sails past self-ruled island as UK steps up presence in region.

British navy vessel passes through Taiwan Strait
China to exempt US soybeans and pork from tariffs

Announcement comes just over a week before Washington is due to impose 15 per cent tariffs on US$160 billion of Chinese goods.

6 Dec 2019 - 11:32PM

Announcement comes just over a week before Washington is due to impose 15 per cent tariffs on US$160 billion of Chinese goods.

China to exempt US soybeans and pork from tariffs
China tightens diplomatic protocol in latest tit-for-tat since passage of US acts

US diplomats already needed permission to meet local Chinese officials, but those in six cities must now notify the foreign ministry five days earlier.

6 Dec 2019 - 2:14AM

US diplomats already needed permission to meet local Chinese officials, but those in six cities must now notify the foreign ministry five days earlier.

China tightens diplomatic protocol in latest tit-for-tat since passage of US acts
China threatens visa curbs on US officials over Hong Kong and Xinjiang

Beijing considers further retaliation against Washington’s ‘interference’ in its internal affairs.

3 Dec 2019 - 11:03PM

Beijing considers further retaliation against Washington’s ‘interference’ in its internal affairs.

China threatens visa curbs on US officials over Hong Kong and Xinjiang
China hits back at democracy act by suspending US military port calls in Hong Kong

Beijing says it is also sanctioning US-based NGOs for supporting violence in the special administrative region.

2 Dec 2019 - 11:53PM

Beijing says it is also sanctioning US-based NGOs for supporting violence in the special administrative region.

China hits back at democracy act by suspending US military port calls in Hong Kong
Pope Francis avoids offence in greetings to Hong Kong, Beijing and Taipei

No mention of Hong Kong unrest or other issues in diplomatic good wishes from above for Carrie Lam, Xi Jinping and Tsai Ing-wen.

23 Nov 2019 - 11:22PM

No mention of Hong Kong unrest or other issues in diplomatic good wishes from above for Carrie Lam, Xi Jinping and Tsai Ing-wen.

Pope Francis avoids offence in greetings to Hong Kong, Beijing and Taipei
China warns US not to provoke a ‘mishap’ in South China Sea after latest freedom of navigation operation

Use of littoral combat ship boosts US Navy’s capacity to continue freedom of navigation operations, and may offer a greater attack capability, but US says it is upholding lawful uses of the sea by all nations.

22 Nov 2019 - 10:46PM

Use of littoral combat ship boosts US Navy’s capacity to continue freedom of navigation operations, and may offer a greater attack capability, but US says it is upholding lawful uses of the sea by all nations.

China warns US not to provoke a ‘mishap’ in South China Sea after latest freedom of navigation operation
US’ Hong Kong democracy act slanders China to a level close to madness, Foreign Minister Wang Yi says

Legislation aimed at China has ‘seriously poisoned the atmosphere’ between the countries, Foreign Minister Wang Yi says, while China also summons US’ top Hong Kong envoy to warn of unspecified countermeasures, a day after calling in top US official in Beijing.

22 Nov 2019 - 9:56AM

Legislation aimed at China has ‘seriously poisoned the atmosphere’ between the countries, Foreign Minister Wang Yi says, while China also summons US’ top Hong Kong envoy to warn of unspecified countermeasures, a day after calling in top US official in Beijing.

US’ Hong Kong democracy act slanders China to a level close to madness, Foreign Minister Wang Yi says
China summons US diplomat, vows to retaliate if Donald Trump signs Hong Kong democracy act into law

Beijing calls on Washington to ‘stop the act becoming law’ after it is passed by Senate, where support for it surges amid a siege at a Hong Kong university campus – but the US president retains the right to sign or veto it.

21 Nov 2019 - 12:05AM

Beijing calls on Washington to ‘stop the act becoming law’ after it is passed by Senate, where support for it surges amid a siege at a Hong Kong university campus – but the US president retains the right to sign or veto it.

China summons US diplomat, vows to retaliate if Donald Trump signs Hong Kong democracy act into law
PLA ‘committed to protecting’ Hong Kong as stand-off intensifies

Stopping violence and restoring order ‘most urgent task’ for the city, China’s defence ministry says while clashes continue between police and radicals.

18 Nov 2019 - 11:53PM

Stopping violence and restoring order ‘most urgent task’ for the city, China’s defence ministry says while clashes continue between police and radicals.

PLA ‘committed to protecting’ Hong Kong as stand-off intensifies
China demands British authorities investigate after Hong Kong minister falls in confrontation with London protesters

Teresa Cheng was surrounded by group of protesters during visit intended to promote city as centre for dispute resolution.

15 Nov 2019 - 6:44PM

Teresa Cheng was surrounded by group of protesters during visit intended to promote city as centre for dispute resolution.

China demands British authorities investigate after Hong Kong minister falls in confrontation with London protesters
Need for national security law in Hong Kong becoming urgent, Beijing official says

Steps must also be taken to prevent ‘foreign forces’ from interfering in city’s affairs, director of Chinese central government’s Hong Kong and Macau Affairs Office says.

10 Nov 2019 - 11:04AM

Steps must also be taken to prevent ‘foreign forces’ from interfering in city’s affairs, director of Chinese central government’s Hong Kong and Macau Affairs Office says.

Need for national security law in Hong Kong becoming urgent, Beijing official says
China and US ‘agree to phased rollback’ of extra trade war tariffs

Negotiators from both countries still trying to reach interim deal, Chinese Ministry of Commerce says.

12 Nov 2019 - 8:33PM

Negotiators from both countries still trying to reach interim deal, Chinese Ministry of Commerce says.

China and US ‘agree to phased rollback’ of extra trade war tariffs
Trade war: deal signing still uncertain with US missing from Xi Jinping’s itinerary

The Chinese president will visit Greece and Brazil next week but there is no sign of a stop to meet US counterpart Donald Trump to ink a ‘phase one’ agreement.

7 Nov 2019 - 10:45PM

The Chinese president will visit Greece and Brazil next week but there is no sign of a stop to meet US counterpart Donald Trump to ink a ‘phase one’ agreement.

Trade war: deal signing still uncertain with US missing from Xi Jinping’s itinerary
French President Emmanuel Macron tells Chinese leader Xi Jinping talks are needed to calm Hong Kong situation

French leader calls for restraint and says he raised the topic ‘on several occasions’ during his visit.

6 Nov 2019 - 11:40PM

French leader calls for restraint and says he raised the topic ‘on several occasions’ during his visit.

French President Emmanuel Macron tells Chinese leader Xi Jinping talks are needed to calm Hong Kong situation
China ready to open up to foreign investment, but at its own pace, expert says

State-led development may be adjusted, but not to suit US demands, Chinese observer says.

2 Nov 2019 - 3:48AM

State-led development may be adjusted, but not to suit US demands, Chinese observer says.

China ready to open up to foreign investment, but at its own pace, expert says
China’s Communist Party promotes man who shaped the fighting future of PLA Navy’s aircraft carriers

Rear Admiral Ma Weiming is seen as pioneer of electromagnetic aircraft launch system, and experts say his full membership of Central Committee shows how important sea power is to China’s strategic planning.

1 Nov 2019 - 10:00PM

Rear Admiral Ma Weiming is seen as pioneer of electromagnetic aircraft launch system, and experts say his full membership of Central Committee shows how important sea power is to China’s strategic planning.

China’s Communist Party promotes man who shaped the fighting future of PLA Navy’s aircraft carriers