Despite the progress on trade negotiations over the 15-month trade war, the US-China relations are rapidly unravelling. Photo: Reuters

Trade, human rights and the unravelling of the China-US relationship

  • While Beijing and Washington were inching closer on tariffs, they were swiftly moving apart over Xinjiang and Hong Kong
  • The developments suggest the two countries are entering a dangerous period, with some moves reminiscent of the cold war, observers say
Topic |   US-China relations

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Despite the progress on trade negotiations over the 15-month trade war, the US-China relations are rapidly unravelling. Photo: Reuters
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Chinese Foreign Minister Wang Yi holds talks meets South African International Relations and Cooperation Minister Naledi Pandor in Durban, South Africa, on Friday. Photo: Xinhua

South Africa gets behind China’s defence of multilateral trade

  • Chinese Foreign Minister Wang Yi says the two countries should work together to oppose protectionism
Topic |   Africa

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Chinese Foreign Minister Wang Yi holds talks meets South African International Relations and Cooperation Minister Naledi Pandor in Durban, South Africa, on Friday. Photo: Xinhua
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