China's Xi congratulates Biden on US election win: state media
Chinese President Xi Jinping on Wednesday congratulated Joe Biden on his US election victory, state media reported.
Xi touts China's huge economy as base of free trade in APEC speech
President Xi Jinping hailed China as the pivot point for global free trade Thursday, vowing to keep its "super-sized" economy open for business and warning against protectionism as the world battles the Covid-19 pandemic.
Trolls get creative after WHO censors Taiwan
Alleged censorship of Taiwan on the World Health Organization's Facebook page inspired some creative trolling Thursday, with special characters and foreign scripts used to bypass filters that also censored Winnie the Pooh, a character used to poke fun at Chinese President Xi Jinping.
Xi invokes Chinese military might with US in mind
President Xi Jinping on Friday warned of China's military resolve to defeat "invaders", speaking on a 70th anniversary for the Korean War, the only time Chinese forces have fought the United States.
China threatens retaliation over US-Taiwan arms sale
China on Thursday threatened to make a "legitimate and necessary" retaliation over the US sale of $1 billion worth of missiles to Taiwan as Beijing becomes increasingly strident over its claims to the self-ruled island. The US State Department said on Wednesday it had approved the sale of 135 air-to-ground missiles to Taiwan in a…
EU and China to talk trade as tensions mount
EU leaders hold video talks with Chinese President Xi Jinping on Monday hoping to make progress on trade and investment, even as tensions mount between Beijing and the West over Hong Kong and the treatment of minority Uighurs.
Coronavirus diary - Part 22
In the last instalment of this serial, I discussed the tools of COVID-19 geopolitics. This is the last part of this geopolitical theme that essentially focuses on war games.
Hundreds chip in to support sacked Xi critic
Hundreds of former students have come to the support of a law professor fired from an elite Chinese university for his outspoken criticism of President Xi Jinping, raising more than 100,000 yuan ($14,300) in donations.
US judge allows release of ex-Trump aide Bolton's book
A US judge refused Saturday to block the release of a tell-all book in which President Donald Trump's former national security...
Trump asked China's Xi for re-election help, claims Bolton
Donald Trump pleaded with China's leader Xi Jinping for help to win re-election in 2020, the US president's former national security advisor John Bolton writes in an explosive new behind-the-scenes book, according to excerpts published Wednesday.