Analysts say the new requirement for Chinese officials is not likely to change Beijing’s treatment of foreign diplomats in China. Photo: Reuters

Beijing says US policy change for Chinese diplomats violates international law

  • China protests over move that requires State Department to be notified of meetings with officials and visits to educational and research institutions
  • Embassy in Washington claims decision breaches the Vienna Convention
Topic |   US-China relations

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Analysts say the new requirement for Chinese officials is not likely to change Beijing’s treatment of foreign diplomats in China. Photo: Reuters
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Washington and Beijing agreed in principle to a “phase one” trade deal last week, offering a temporary respite from a 15-month dispute. Photo: Reuters

US fears over economic damage from further tariffs on China accelerated mini-deal, says Trump’s ex-trade adviser

  • White House moving quickly to complete ‘phase one’ trade war deal due to economic damage further tariffs could cause both sides, says Clete Willems
  • Former lead trade negotiator says that ‘rising nationalism in US and China’ means comprehensive deal will not happen any time soon
Topic |   US-China trade war

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Washington and Beijing agreed in principle to a “phase one” trade deal last week, offering a temporary respite from a 15-month dispute. Photo: Reuters
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