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China Denounces US Law On Xinjiang Imports

Dec 26, 2021 Associated Press (AP)

The measure “maliciously denigrates the human rights situation in China’s Xinjiang in disregard of facts and truth,” said a foreign ministry spokesman, Zhao Lijian.

China-U.S. Reps Hold Meeting On Bilateral Trade Issues

Oct 09, 2021 Associated Press (AP)

Under President Joe Biden, the administration has maintained the higher tariffs and other policies that have elicited complaints from Beijing but has sought a more cordial tone in discussions between the sides.

China Blames US For 'Stalemate' In Relations, As Talks Begin

Vice Foreign Minister Xie Feng urged the US 'to change its highly misguided mindset and dangerous policy'

Biden Administration Considering Keeping Solar Products From China Out Of U.S. Markets

May 24, 2021 Outlook Web Bureau

Biden's climate envoy, John Kerry, has said that the possibility of forced labor in Xinjiang “is a problem”

Bill To Prohibit Funds To Buy Chinese Solar Panels Introduced In US

Senator Marco Rubio said that the CPC’s crimes should not be fuelled by American taxpayer dollars.

19 March, 2021

US, China Spar Over World Order During First Meeting Under Joe Biden's Administration

Outlook Web Bureau

Both countries are currently engaged in a bitter confrontation over various issues, including trade and human rights in Hong Kong and Xinjiang region.

27 February, 2021

US Senators Introduce Legislation To Cease China's Access To Long-Term Visa

Outlook Web Bureau

It will prohibit Chinese nationals from receiving the visas until the Secretary of State certifies that China has ceased its campaign of economic and industrial espionage against the US

22 February, 2021

China Urges US To Lift Trade Restrictions, Stop Unwarranted Interference

Associated Press (AP)

Chinese Foreign Minister's comments come as Beijing is pressing the administration of President Biden to drop many of the confrontational measures adopted by his predecessor Trump.

11 February, 2021

Wall Street Sees A Jump After Joe Biden Speaks With China's Xi Jinping

Associated Press (AP)

World stock indexes were mostly higher on Thursday after President Joe Biden held his first conversation with Chinese leader Xi Jinping since taking office.

15 January, 2021

China President Xi Jinping Writes Letter To Starbucks CEO, Requests To Help Repair US-China Ties

Associated Press (AP)

A letter from Xi to Schultz reported Friday by the official Xinhua News Agency was a rare direct communication from China's paramount leader to a foreign business figure.

14 December, 2020

Donald Trump Raises China Concerns As Reason To Veto Defence Bill

Associated Press (AP)

A two-thirds vote is needed in each chamber for the bill to become law without Trump's signature.


02 December, 2020

'I Won't Immediately Lift China Tariffs': Joe Biden

Associated Press (AP)

Biden says he wants to maximise his leverage in future talks with the United States' geopolitical rival.

12 November, 2020

Will Joe Biden’s China Policy Work?

Vappala Balachandran

The US President-elect has pledged a ‘tough’ policy towards Beijing, while co-operating ‘where our interests converge’

05 November, 2020

Wary China Hopes For Smooth Ending To US Presidential Poll Amid Grim Forecast Of Ties


Chinese observers forecast that whether it is Trump or Biden, they are expected to follow tough and hardline policies towards Beijing.

28 October, 2020

US' Vision Of Sri Lanka 'Very Different' From China: Pompeo


US, Sri Lanka share a democratic vision, says Mike Pompeo at joint news meet with Dinesh Gunawardena

26 October, 2020

China Imposes Sanctions On Top US Defence Firms For Supplying Arms To Taiwan


The sanctioned firms included Boeing, Lockheed Martin and Raytheon.

23 July, 2020

US Escalates Tensions With China, Orders It To Close Consulate In Houston


Democratic Senator Mark Warner, Chairman of Senate Permanent Select Committee on Intelligence, in an interaction with members of the US India Security Council said China had emerged as a major problem for the US companies doing businesses in that country and intellectual theft was a big concern.


21 July, 2020

US Sanctions Chinese Companies Over Complaints On Rights Abuse Of Muslims

Associated Press (AP)

'This action will ensure that our goods and technologies are not used in the Chinese Communist Party's despicable offensive against defenseless Muslim minority populations,' said US Commerce Secretary.

Photo Gallery

A farmer sits near his red chillies at a deserted APMC market, during the weekend curfew imposed by the Karnataka government to curb the spread of COVID-19, in Hubballi.

PTI Photo

Delhi Chief Minister & AAP National Convenor Arvind Kejriwal being welcomed by women supporters during his door-to-door campaign ahead of the Goa Assembly elections, in Goa.

PTI Photo

A health worker collects swab sample of a woman for COVID-19 test, amid concerns over rising Omicron cases, in Gurugram.

PTI Photo

Traffic jam on a road at Shalimar Bagh during the weekend curfew imposed by the Delhi government to curb the spread of Covid-19, in New Delhi.

PTI Photo/ Shahbaz Khan

The Lajpat Nagar market wears a deserted look during the weekend curfew imposed by the Delhi government to curb the spread of Covid-19, in New Delhi.

PTI Photo/ Shahbaz Khan

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