China’s Vice Premier Liu He is seen in the White House’s Oval Office on a visit to US President Donald Trump. Photo: Reuters

Donald Trump tries to outflank Congress as pressure grows on China

  • The vice-president is set to give a harsh speech as lawmakers press for stronger action to protect Hong Kong protests
Topic |   Donald Trump

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China’s Vice Premier Liu He is seen in the White House’s Oval Office on a visit to US President Donald Trump. Photo: Reuters
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The idea of long-term rivalry between the United States and China is becoming the consensus view in Beijing. Photo: AP

China scholars urge Beijing to sign trade war truce with Donald Trump, but get ready for a prolonged conflict

  • A group of Beijing scholars expect a trade deal to be reached by December 15, but foresee a prolonged battle between China and the United States
  • US tariffs have begun to take a toll on China, with the country’s headline gross domestic product (GDP) growth rate slowing to 6 per cent in the third quarter
Topic |   US-China trade war

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The idea of long-term rivalry between the United States and China is becoming the consensus view in Beijing. Photo: AP
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