Tag Archives: United States

  • Pompeo calls for ‘free world’ to triumph over China’s ‘new tyranny’

    US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo called Thursday on "free nations" to triumph over the threat of what he said was a "new tyranny" from China, which is increasingly authoritarian at home, and more aggressive in its hostility to freedom. ...

  • China warns it ‘must’ retaliate after closure of Houston consulate

    China said the US move to close its Houston consulate this week had “severely harmed” relations and warned it “must” retaliate, without detailing what it would do. ...

  • US-Chinese tensions soar as consulate ordered to shut

    US-Chinese tensions, already rising because of the coronavirus pandemic and crackdown in Hong Kong, ratcheted up another notch on Wednesday as the United States ordered the closure of the Chinese consulate in Houston within 72 hours. ...

  • Pompeo urges India to reduce dependence on China

    US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo urged India on Wednesday to focus on domestic supply chains and reduce its dependence on China for telecommunications and medical supplies, as Washington’s ties with Beijing deteriorate dramatically. ...

  • Former adviser says Trump has ‘war plan’ to take down China

    The Trump administration has put together a "war plan" to first "confront" and then "take down" the Chinese Communist Party, said Former White House Chief Strategist Steve Bannon. ...

  • US sanctions more Chinese companies over China’s treatment of Uyghurs

    The US Commerce Department on Monday added 11 Chinese companies implicated in what it called human rights violations in connection with China’s treatment of its Uyghurs in Xinjiang in western China to the US economic blacklist. ...

  • US Ambassador to India meets representatives of Dalai Lama

    US Ambassador to India, Ken Juster, on Saturday met with Representative of Tibetan spiritual leader the Dalai Lama in New Delhi, Ngodup la and Secretary Gyalpo, to further the ties between the American and Tibetan people. ...

  • US aircraft carriers return to South China Sea amid rising tensions

    For the second time in two weeks, the United States has deployed two aircraft carriers to the South China Sea, the US Navy said on Friday, as China and the United States accuse each other of stoking tensions in the region. ...

  • US to back nations that say China violated their South China Sea claims

    US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said on Wednesday the US will support countries that believe China has violated their maritime claims in the South China Sea but suggested it would do so through diplomatic rather than military means. ...

  • China vows retaliation after Trump ends preferential status for Hong Kong

    President Donald Trump on Tuesday ordered an end to Hong Kong’s special status under U.S. law to punish China for what he called “oppressive actions” against the former British colony, prompting Beijing to warn of retaliatory sanctions. ...