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Under the Trump administration, ties between US and China had deteriorated over issues such as human rights violations in Xinjiang, encroachment on the special status of Hong Kong, accusations of unfair trade practices by Beijing(Reuters)

US ramps up pressure on China with new strategic competition policy

ANI | , Washington
PUBLISHED ON APR 11, 2021 08:06 AM IST
  • South China Morning Post reported that the section on science and technology in the 283-page bill, which US lawmakers plan to introduce next week, includes efforts to provide help for American companies to diversify their global supply chain
Gina Raimondo, US commerce secretary, speaks during a news conference in the James S. Brady Press Briefing Room at the White House in Washington, D.C.(Bloomberg)
Gina Raimondo, US commerce secretary, speaks during a news conference in the James S. Brady Press Briefing Room at the White House in Washington, D.C.(Bloomberg)

Trump's tariffs on China helped protect US jobs: Commerce Secretary Raimondo

ANI | , Washington
UPDATED ON APR 08, 2021 05:19 AM IST
Raimondo emphasized that she will use all available tools in her power to aggressively protect US jobs from unfair trade practices by China.
Activists of the Congress and the Left parties participate in the last campaign rally for the United Front candidate before the first phase of West Bengal's state legislative assembly election in Purulia, some 325 km west of Kolkata on March 25, 2021. (AFP)
Activists of the Congress and the Left parties participate in the last campaign rally for the United Front candidate before the first phase of West Bengal's state legislative assembly election in Purulia, some 325 km west of Kolkata on March 25, 2021. (AFP)

News updates from HT: Polls in Bengal's Jangal Mahal driven by deprivation

By hindustantimes.com, Hindustan Times, New Delhi
PUBLISHED ON MAR 26, 2021 05:00 PM IST
  • Here are today’s top news, analysis and opinion. Know all about the latest news and other news updates from Hindustan Times.
US President Joe Biden and Vice President Kamala Harris.(Reuters)
US President Joe Biden and Vice President Kamala Harris.(Reuters)

Biden vows to restore alliances on a cooperative joint policy with Russia, China

ANI | , Washington
PUBLISHED ON MAR 26, 2021 12:08 PM IST
The White House said Biden noted the need for continued US-EU engagement on Turkey, the South Caucasus, Eastern Europe, and the Western Balkans.
The US-China military tensions heightened in recent months over the disputed South China Sea and Taiwan.(Reuters)
The US-China military tensions heightened in recent months over the disputed South China Sea and Taiwan.(Reuters)

China bashes US over racism, inequality, pandemic response

AP | , Beijing
PUBLISHED ON MAR 24, 2021 03:55 PM IST
  • China issues the report each year in response to US criticism of its record on issues such as abuses against minority groups in the western regions of Xinjiang and Tibet and a crackdown on opposition voices in Hong Kong.
Speaking during the government-sponsored China Development Forum, top figures including a former vice foreign minister, a senior military adviser and a prominent academic on US-China relations all outlined areas the world’s biggest economies could work together even while expressing concern about the discussions in Alaska.(REUTERS)
Speaking during the government-sponsored China Development Forum, top figures including a former vice foreign minister, a senior military adviser and a prominent academic on US-China relations all outlined areas the world’s biggest economies could work together even while expressing concern about the discussions in Alaska.(REUTERS)

Ex-Chinese officials see areas for co-operation after Alaska mess

Bloomberg |
PUBLISHED ON MAR 20, 2021 01:20 PM IST
US and Chinese officials traded barbs over two days of talks that ended on Friday in Anchorage, with no apparent progress over the numerous sources of tension between the two sides, including tariffs and human rights in Xinjiang to Hong Kong and cybersecurity.
Other areas of collaboration include global trade, governance issues and the digital economy. (Representative Image)(Reuters)
Other areas of collaboration include global trade, governance issues and the digital economy. (Representative Image)(Reuters)

US, China should cooperate on supply chains: Ex-IMF official

Bloomberg |
PUBLISHED ON MAR 20, 2021 10:28 AM IST
On monetary policy, it’s also very important for the two sides to work closely, he said, adding they should coordinate if any further stimulus package is planned since inflation is coming back faster and stronger than expected.
China’s Foreign Minister Wang Yi said that in recent years, the US-China relations have run into unprecedented difficulties.(Reuters)
China’s Foreign Minister Wang Yi said that in recent years, the US-China relations have run into unprecedented difficulties.(Reuters)

Fiery start to US-China talks shows acrimony is here to stay

Bloomberg |
PUBLISHED ON MAR 19, 2021 06:56 PM IST
Top diplomats from the world’s two largest economies criticized each other over everything from trade to human rights in a high-stakes first encounter Thursday in an Alaskan ballroom.
Flags of US and China are displayed at American International Chamber of Commerce (AICC)'s booth during China International Fair for Trade in Services in Beijing, China.(Reuters/ File photo)
Flags of US and China are displayed at American International Chamber of Commerce (AICC)'s booth during China International Fair for Trade in Services in Beijing, China.(Reuters/ File photo)

US, China spar over world order during first meeting under Biden administration

PTI | , Washington
UPDATED ON MAR 19, 2021 02:08 PM IST
The Biden administration, Blinken asserted, is committed to leading with diplomacy to advance the interests of the United States and to strengthen the rules-based international order.
Relations between the US and China have worsened in recent times over a range of issues including the handling of coronavirus pandemic.(Reuters file photo)
Relations between the US and China have worsened in recent times over a range of issues including the handling of coronavirus pandemic.(Reuters file photo)

Biden urged to raise China's aggressive behaviour in its neighbourhood, Taiwan

PTI | , Washington
PUBLISHED ON MAR 19, 2021 08:16 AM IST
The lawmakers said it is imperative that the Biden administration stands up to China’s attempts to dismantle democracy and reaffirm that US support for Taiwan is non-negotiable.
The US is still developing its China strategy and will use the meeting to further inform the trajectory for the relationship of the world’s two largest economies. REUTERS/Kevin Lamarque(REUTERS)
The US is still developing its China strategy and will use the meeting to further inform the trajectory for the relationship of the world’s two largest economies. REUTERS/Kevin Lamarque(REUTERS)

US manufacturers urge Joe Biden to deploy tougher China strategy

Bloomberg |
PUBLISHED ON MAR 17, 2021 08:26 PM IST
  • The National Association of Manufacturers acknowledged that any new strategy must recognise that China is a “necessary partner” in the post-pandemic world even as it challenges American interests and fiercely competes with the US economically.
US Secretary of State Antony Blinken is visiting Japan and South Korea along with Defense Secretary Lloyd Austin in a bid to fortify Washington's alliances in Asia.(AP)
US Secretary of State Antony Blinken is visiting Japan and South Korea along with Defense Secretary Lloyd Austin in a bid to fortify Washington's alliances in Asia.(AP)

China acting aggressively, repressively in Asia, says Blinken

Reuters | , Tokyo
PUBLISHED ON MAR 17, 2021 10:18 AM IST
China’s extensive territorial claims in the East and South China Seas have become a priority issue in an increasingly testy Sino-US relationship.
The drill involved the guided-missile destroyer Yinchuan, guided-missile frigate Hengyang, the amphibious dock landing ship Wuzhishan, and the support ship Chagan Hu. In this photo, guided-missile frigate Hengyang (Hull 568) attached to a destroyer flotilla with the navy under the PLA Southern Theater Command fires chaff rounds from the decoy launching system to deploy electromagnetic smoke during a maritime live-fire training exercise in waters of the South China Sea. (China Military/Li Wei/eng.chinamil.com.cn)
The drill involved the guided-missile destroyer Yinchuan, guided-missile frigate Hengyang, the amphibious dock landing ship Wuzhishan, and the support ship Chagan Hu. In this photo, guided-missile frigate Hengyang (Hull 568) attached to a destroyer flotilla with the navy under the PLA Southern Theater Command fires chaff rounds from the decoy launching system to deploy electromagnetic smoke during a maritime live-fire training exercise in waters of the South China Sea. (China Military/Li Wei/eng.chinamil.com.cn)

China conducts drill in South China sea, US steps up vigil: Report

ANI | , Beijing
PUBLISHED ON FEB 28, 2021 01:19 PM IST
The Chinese military's Southern Theatre Command conducted a live-fire drill to test its response to repeated missile attacks in a "far sea", state broadcaster CCTV reported on Saturday without saying when or where the exercise took place.
Chinese and US flags flutter outside the building of an American company in Beijing, China. (REUTERS)
Chinese and US flags flutter outside the building of an American company in Beijing, China. (REUTERS)

US senators introduce bill to end China's access to multiple year visa

PTI | , Washington
PUBLISHED ON FEB 27, 2021 10:29 AM IST
The legislation, Visa Security Act, was introduced by Senators Marsha Blackburn, Tom Cotton, Rick Scott, Ted Cruz, and Marco Rubio on Friday.
Under the Trump administration, ties between the two countries had deteriorated over issues such as human rights violations in Xinjiang. In picture - Chinese foreign ministry spokesperson Zhao Lijian.(Reuters)
Under the Trump administration, ties between the two countries had deteriorated over issues such as human rights violations in Xinjiang. In picture - Chinese foreign ministry spokesperson Zhao Lijian.(Reuters)

China hopes Joe Biden will 'learn a lesson' from Donald Trump's wrong policies

ANI | , Beijing
PUBLISHED ON JAN 26, 2021 08:34 PM IST
"We hope the new US administration will learn from the Trump administration's lessons where they carried out the wrong policies on China," said Zhao Lijian, spokesperson, China's Foreign Ministry.
US secretary of state Mike Pompeo speaks at a press conference in Washington on July 26.(REUTERS)
US secretary of state Mike Pompeo speaks at a press conference in Washington on July 26.(REUTERS)

‘Make no mistake’: Pakistan can’t use IMF bailout to pay off its China debts, warns US

Reuters | By Reuters
UPDATED ON JUL 31, 2018 02:04 PM IST
Mike Pompeo said the US looked forward to engagement with the government of Pakistan’s expected new prime minister, Imran Khan, but said there was “no rationale” for a bailout that pays off Chinese loans to Pakistan.
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