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US steps up freedom of navigation patrols in South China Sea to counter Beijing’s ambitions

Two of the operations have already been carried out in the disputed waters this year and American officials have signalled there will be more to come – but observers say it is unlikely to deter Beijing.

16 Feb 2019 - 11:28PM
US steps up freedom of navigation patrols in South China Sea to counter Beijing’s ambitions

Two of the operations have already been carried out in the disputed waters this year and American officials have signalled there will be more to come – but observers say it is unlikely to deter Beijing.

Chinese President Xi Jinping urges Taiwan to follow Hong Kong model for unification

A day after Taiwanese leader says self-ruled Taiwan will not cede ground on sovereignty, Xi calls on Taipei to start work on adopting ‘one country, two systems’ to bring island back into the China fold.

3 Jan 2019 - 2:26AM
Chinese President Xi Jinping urges Taiwan to follow Hong Kong model for unification

A day after Taiwanese leader says self-ruled Taiwan will not cede ground on sovereignty, Xi calls on Taipei to start work on adopting ‘one country, two systems’ to bring island back into the China fold.

China to ‘reduce and remove’ tariffs on imports of American cars, Trump claims in tweet

Agreement would cut punitive levy on US cars into China of 40 per cent.

3 Dec 2018 - 3:15PM
China to ‘reduce and remove’ tariffs on imports of American cars, Trump claims in tweet

Agreement would cut punitive levy on US cars into China of 40 per cent.

China’s Li Keqiang says Beijing is set on path to free-trade deal talks with Canada

Canada believes deal with US and Mexico will not hamper accord with China

17 Nov 2018 - 5:25AM
China’s Li Keqiang says Beijing is set on path to free-trade deal talks with Canada

Canada believes deal with US and Mexico will not hamper accord with China

US isn’t following cold war or containment policy towards China, Secretary of State Mike Pompeo insists
  • Senior diplomats and defence officials spell out differences on issues such as South China Sea, Taiwan and human rights but stress need to continue cooperation
10 Nov 2018 - 6:00PM
US isn’t following cold war or containment policy towards China, Secretary of State Mike Pompeo insists
  • Senior diplomats and defence officials spell out differences on issues such as South China Sea, Taiwan and human rights but stress need to continue cooperation
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