The rivalry between Beijing and Washington shows no sign of abating, analysts say. Photo: AP The rivalry between Beijing and Washington shows no sign of abating, analysts say. Photo: AP
The rivalry between Beijing and Washington shows no sign of abating, analysts say. Photo: AP

China unveils new legal weapon to hit United States and other Western rivals with tougher sanctions

  • State media announces the latest move by the National People’s Congress Standing Committee to counter the United States and its allies
  • Western governments have been piling pressure on Beijing over such issues as Hong Kong’s freedoms and the treatment of Uygur minority in Xinjiang

Topic |   US-China relations
The rivalry between Beijing and Washington shows no sign of abating, analysts say. Photo: AP The rivalry between Beijing and Washington shows no sign of abating, analysts say. Photo: AP
The rivalry between Beijing and Washington shows no sign of abating, analysts say. Photo: AP
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