A Chinese tabloid described US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo as the “hawk of hawks” for trying to direct Washington’s foreign policy against China. Photo: AP

‘Crazy person’: Chinese tabloid Global Times aims vitriol at US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo

  • ‘Most hawkish of American hawks’ has become a threat to world peace, newspaper says in opinion piece picked up by state broadcaster CCTV
  • Pompeo has ‘tainted the glorious role of the diplomat’, article says
Topic |   US-China relations

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A Chinese tabloid described US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo as the “hawk of hawks” for trying to direct Washington’s foreign policy against China. Photo: AP
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US President Donald Trump (centre) is expected to meet his Chinese counterpart Xi Jinping on the sidelines of the G20 summit in Japan on Saturday. Photo: AFP

US-China trade war deal ‘90 per cent complete’, US Treasury chief says

  • Steven Mnuchin says this week’s meeting of the leaders of the world’s two biggest economies will be ‘very important’
  • Chinese president calls a meeting of the Communist Party’s inner circle in preparation for talks with Donald Trump
Topic |   US-China trade war

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US President Donald Trump (centre) is expected to meet his Chinese counterpart Xi Jinping on the sidelines of the G20 summit in Japan on Saturday. Photo: AFP
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