Category Archives: News

  • China sanctions US lawmakers in dispute over Uyghur Muslims

    China announced “corresponding sanctions” against the United States on Monday after Washington penalized senior Chinese officials over the treatment of Uyghur Muslims in its Xinjiang region. ...

  • US hardens stance against China’s South China Sea resource claims

    The United States on Monday hardened its rejection of China’s disputed claims to offshore resources in most of the South China Sea, calling them “completely unlawful,” in a statement that will further sour the already-fraught ties. ...

  • Chinese actions along LAC ‘provocative and destabilising’: Ex-US diplomat

    The recent Chinese actions along the border with India and those in the South China Sea, the Taiwan Strait and in Hong Kong have been "provocative and destabilising", a former top American diplomat has said. ...

  • US warns citizens of heightened detention risks in China

    The US State Department warned American citizens on Saturday to “exercise increased caution” in China due to heightened risk of arbitrary law enforcement including detention and a ban from exiting the country. ...

  • Indian, Chinese troops disengaging after clash

    China's ambassador to India said that Indian and Chinese front-line troops are disengaging in accordance with an agreement reached by military commanders following a clash last month that left 20 soldiers dead in the Galwan Valley. ...

  • India raises concerns with US over new rules for foreign students

    India has conveyed its concerns to the United States about a new immigration order that could force a large number of Indian students to return home, the foreign ministry said on Thursday. ...

  • US sanctions highest ranking Chinese official yet over Uyghur rights

    The US on Thursday imposed sanctions on the highest ranking Chinese official yet targeted over alleged human rights abuses against the Uyghur Muslim minority, a move likely to further ratchet up tensions between Washington and Beijing. ...

  • Senior China diplomat urges “positive energy” in ties with US

    Senior Chinese diplomat Wang Yi said on Thursday that China and US relations face the most serious challenges since diplomatic ties were established in 1979 but the two countries can return to the right track. ...

  • US military to stand strongly with India in clash with China

    The US military “will continue to stand strong” in relationship to a conflict between India and China or anywhere else, a top White House official has said, after the Navy deployed two aircraft carriers to the strategic South China Sea. ...

  • China to impose visa restrictions on US citizens over Tibet

    China said on Wednesday it will impose visa restrictions on US citizens who have engaged in what it called egregious behaviour over Tibet, in an apparent retaliation against US restrictions on some Chinese officials. ...