Xi talks tough at summit with Biden

Striking a tough posture at the much-awaited virtual summit with his US counterpart Joe Biden on Tuesday, President Xi Jinping said that China will certainly defend its sovereignty and security interests as he warned that whoever plays with fire over Taiwan will get burnt. Continue Reading

CPC to decide on third term for President Xi Jinping

China’s ruling Communist Party will hold its key conclave in November ahead of next year’s Congress which will pave the way for major leadership changes and a possible unprecedented third term for President Xi Jinping. Continue Reading

Trump accuses Beijing of unleashing ‘plague’

US President Donald Trump told the United Nations General Assembly on Tuesday that China must be held accountable for having unleashed COVID-19 on the world, prompting Beijing to accuse him of lies and abusing the U.N. platform to provoke confrontation. Continue Reading

US, China revive trade talks

Two months after US-Chinese talks aimed at ending a tariff war broke down, both sides are trying to temper hopes for a breakthrough when negotiations resume Tuesday on an array of disputes that has grown to include tension over Chinese tech giant Huawei. Continue Reading