Tag Archives: Diplomacy

  • China summons US ambassador over Huawei arrest

    China summoned the US ambassador on Sunday to protest the "extremely bad" arrest of Huawei's chief financial officer in Canada and demand that the US drop its extradition request. ...

  • Modi and Xi aim to build on thaw in ties at G20 meeting

    Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi and Chinese President Xi Jinping will meet on the sidelines of a G20 meeting this week, aiming to build on a thaw in ties after a military standoff. ...

  • Pence, Xi trade barbs in speeches at Pacific summit

    Chinese President Xi Jinping and US Vice President Mike Pence traded barbs in speeches at a summit of world leaders Saturday, outlining competing visions for global leadership. ...

  • Dominican Republic opens new embassy in China

    The Dominican Republic opened its new embassy in China Saturday, months after switching its allegiance to the Asian giant from the self-ruled island of Taiwan. ...

  • China set to give $6bn in aid to Pakistan as Imran Khan meets Xi Jinping

    China on Friday reportedly agreed to provide $6 billion in aid to Pakistan, which is going through a "low point", to minimise the cash-strapped country's dependence on an IMF bailout package ...

  • US Congress unanimously passes Reciprocal Access to Tibet Act

    The US Congress has passed a crucial bipartisan bill that seeks to impose a visa ban on Chinese officials who deny American citizens, government officials and journalists access to Tibet. ...

  • Trump cancels summit with Kim, warns NKorea against ‘foolish acts’

    US President Donald Trump on Thursday called off his planned June summit with Kim Jong Un, blaming "tremendous anger" and "hostility" from the North Korean regime. ...

  • North and South Korea to march together in Olympics

    The two Koreas will field a combined women’s ice hockey team and march together under one flag at next month’s Winter Olympics in the South, Seoul said on Wednesday. ...

  • Netanyahu disappointed by Modi’s rejection of Jerusalem as capital of Israel

    Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu said Monday he was "disappointed" by India's refusal to back recognition of Jerusalem as his country's capital but would not let it spoil his visit. ...

  • US gets warm words from China’s Xi ahead of Trump visit

    Chinese President Xi Jinping offered warm words for US President Donald Trump on Saturday, calling him a friend and saying he expected Trump’s visit to China in November would be “wonderful” ...