The latest news and views about China
Presidents of the U.S. and China, Joe Biden and Xi Jinping, will hold a virtual summit by the end of the year. It will be the first meeting between the two leaders since Biden was elected as the U.S. president.
China will take all necessary measures to crush any "Taiwan independence" attempts, Beijing warns. The warning follows US urging China to halt what Washington calls ‘military, diplomatic and economic pressure’ on Taiwan.
US National Security Advisor Jake Sullivan and Member of the Political Bureau of the Central Committee of the Communist Party of China (CPC), Director of the Foreign Affairs Commission of the CPC Central Committee Yang Jiechi, will hold talks in Switzerland this week, The South China Morning Post reported on Tuesday.
Chinese foreign ministry spokesperson, in reply to a question about Beijing’s oil purchase from Tehran, said China’s trade with Iran is conducted within international law. Beijing also called for removing all sanctions against Tehran.
The US-UK-Australia military bloc has heightened geopolitical tensions as well as risks of a return of the Cold War, potential arms race and nuclear proliferation, China warns.
Beijing refuted rumors spread by western Countries and media over quote dangers threatening foreign travelers visiting China. The allegations come as China has recently freed two Canadians after the U.S. struck a deal for the release of Huawei’s chief financial officer.
China’s Foreign Ministry spokesperson says the US and some of its allies are hyping up the danger purportedly posed by Beijing. The official also blasted a security pact between the United States, Australia, India and Japan, saying it aims to confront China.
Taiwan’s Defense Minister Chiu Kuo-cheng said on Monday the island needs to develop its missile capability to counter China’s possible threats. China regards Taiwan as its territory and has repeatedly warned against any move that could violate its sovereignty.
The China's military has strongly blasted the United Kingdom's navy for transiting through the Taiwan Strait, warning such moves threaten peace and stability in the sensitive region.
Chinese President Xi Jinping has sent a congratulatory message to the newly elected leader of Taiwan's main opposition party. Xi has also described the situation between China and Taiwan as “grim” and "complex".
Chinese scientists claimed that coronavirus was present in the United States before the first cases in Wuhan, China, were publicly identified.
The Asia-Pacific does not need “submarines and gunpowder”, China’s foreign ministry spokesperson said, slamming the trilateral security pact between the US, the UK, and Australia, dubbed AUKUS.
Moscow regards Tehran's accession to the Shanghai Cooperation Organization (SCO) a very useful decision, and its SCO partners share this opinion, a Russian diplomat says.
The majority of European citizens believe a new cold war is under way between the US and its geopolitical rivals, China and Russia, according to a new research report.
Special envoys of China, Russia and Pakistan held talks with top officials of the Taliban interim government and other senior Afghan leaders to discuss the recent developments in the war-ravaged country.
A top Russian official described the AUKUS alliance of Australia, the United Kingdom and the United States as another military bloc directed against Moscow and Beijing.
British Prime Minister Boris Johnson and the US President Joe Biden agreed that the approach to Russia and China should be based on the common values shared by both London and Washington, the PM's spokesman said following talks between the two leaders in Washington on Wednesday.
A political analyst says the United Nations General Assembly meeting is an ideal opportunity for countries to reinforce their alliances and resolve their differences.