US Vice-President Mike Pence spoke about US-China relations on Thursday. Photo: AFP

‘Political bias and lies’: China slams US Vice-President Mike Pence over sweeping criticism

  • Foreign ministry says Pence is directly trying to undermine the country’s stability and development
  • In speech on Thursday, the vice-president denounced China on its human rights record and economic practices
Topic |   US-China relations

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US Vice-President Mike Pence spoke about US-China relations on Thursday. Photo: AFP
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US Vice-President Mike Pence delivers remarks on US-China relations in Washington on Thursday. Photo: AFP

Mike Pence says US ‘stands with’ Hong Kong protesters and calls out Nike and NBA for hypocrisy

  • Despite criticising China on many fronts, Pence said the US sought neither to ‘decouple’ with the country nor contain its economic development
  • ‘Nike promotes itself as a so-called social justice champion, but when it comes to Hong Kong, it prefers checking its social conscience at the door,’ he said
Topic |   Hong Kong protests

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US Vice-President Mike Pence delivers remarks on US-China relations in Washington on Thursday. Photo: AFP
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