Tag Archives: United States

  • 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. ...

  • 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. ...

  • 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. ...

  • US will restrict visas for some Chinese officials over Tibet: Pompeo

    US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo, citing what he called human rights abuses by the Chinese government in Tibetan areas, said the United States would restrict visas for some Chinese officials because Beijing obstructs travel to US citizens. ...

  • India climbs to third in world Coronavirus cases

    An alarming surge in Coronavirus cases has now put India ranking third in the global pandemic, recording 695,396 confirmed cases of infections, with the number of fatalities reaching 19,692. ...