Tag Archives: United States

  • Antony Blinken raises Xinjiang, Tibet, Hong Kong in his first call with China

    US secretary of state Antony Blinken on Friday raised human rights violations in Xinjiang, Hong Kong and Tibet in his first conversation with his Chinese counterpart, Yang Jiechi. ...

  • Top Chinese diplomat calls for China, US to mend relations

    China’s top diplomat called on Tuesday for Beijing and Washington to put relations back on a predictable and constructive path, saying the United States should stop meddling in China’s internal affairs, like Hong Kong and Tibet. ...

  • Under Biden, China faces renewed trade pressure

    The US-Chinese trade war isn't going away under President Joe Biden. Biden won't confront Beijing right away, economists say, because he wants to focus on the coronavirus and the economy. ...

  • China to conduct military drills in South China Sea amid tensions with US

    China said on Tuesday it will conduct military exercises in the South China Sea this week, just days after Beijing bristled at a US aircraft carrier group’s entry into the disputed waters. ...

  • Dalai Lama congratulates US President Joe Biden

    Congratulating Joe Biden for assuming office as the new US President, Tibetan spiritual leader the Dalai Lama expressed gratitude for his support for Tibet, and appreciated him for rejoining the Paris climate accord. ...

  • Biden rolls back Trump policies on wall, climate, health, Muslims

    US President Joe Biden signed 15 executive actions shortly after being sworn on Wednesday, undoing policies put in place by his Republican predecessor, Donald Trump, and making his first moves on the pandemic and climate change. ...

  • World hopes for renewed cooperation with US under Biden

    World leaders welcomed into their ranks the new US President Joe Biden, noting their most pressing problems, including the COVID-19 pandemic and climate change, require multilateral cooperation, an approach his predecessor Trump ridiculed. ...

  • Joe Biden becomes 46th President of the United States

    Joe Biden became the 46th president of the United States, declaring that “democracy has prevailed” as he took the helm of a deeply divided nation and inherited a confluence of crises arguably greater than any faced by his predecessors. ...

  • Pompeo says China’s policies on Muslims amount to ‘genocide’

    On his way out the door, Secretary of State Mike Pompeo has hit China with new sanctions by declaring that China’s policies on Muslims and ethnic minorities in western Xinjiang Province constitute a “genocide.” ...

  • China to sanction US officials for ‘nasty behaviour’ over Taiwan

    US officials who have engaged in “nasty behaviour” over Chinese-claimed Taiwan will face sanctions, China’s Foreign Ministry said on Monday, after Washington lifted curbs on exchanges between US and Taiwanese officials. ...