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US-China tensions evident as Biden heads to twin summits

WASHINGTON (AP) — For nine months under President Joe Biden, the U.S. has pursued a diplomatic strategy that could be characterized as about China, without China. On security, trade,...

US envoy Nicholas Burns sticks to strategic ambiguity on Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Nicholas Burns, President Joe Biden's nominee for the new U.S. ambassador to China, has indicated he views strategic ambiguity in regard to Taiwan's security situa...

Biden says China will abide by unknown 'Taiwan agreement'

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — U.S. President Joe Biden on Tuesday (Oct. 5) said that he and China's leader Xi Jinping (習近平) would abide by the "Taiwan agreement" — although no such ...

US, UK and Australia announce Indo-Pacific defense partnership

The leaders of Australia, the UK and the US announced the formation of a new Indo-Pacific security alliance on Wednesday, which will include the sharing of nuclear-powered submarine technology. The p...

CIA considering new China mission center

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The Central Intelligence Agency (CIA) is considering setting up a new mission center focusing on China, Bloomberg news service reported Thursday (Aug. 12). Until now, C...

Chinese tech firms boost spending on US lobbying

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Some of China’s biggest tech names are increasing their lobbying expenditures in hopes of influencing the U.S. government. Nikkei cited disclosure reports that sh...

FCC orders US broadcasters to identify foreign-government sponsors of programs

The U.S. Federal Communications Commission said on Thursday (April 22) it had voted unanimously to adopt rules requiring public disclosure of broadcast television and radio content sponsored or provid...

China warns US to 'stop playing with fire' over Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — China's Foreign Ministry has urged the U.S. to "stop playing with fire" on Taiwan issues after the State Department unveiled new guidelines enabling American...

China says US to blame for tensions over Taiwan

Beijing blamed the United States on Thursday for tensions over Taiwan after a U.S. warship sailed close to the Chinese-claimed island, asking rhetorically whether China would sail in the Gulf of Mexic...

Tesla tells China car cameras not activated outside North America

Cameras in Tesla cars are not activated outside of North America, the U.S. automaker said on its Chinese social media page on Wednesday (April 7), seeking to assuage security concerns in the world&rsq...

US trade war pushing China to steal tech, talent, Taiwan says

The China-U.S. trade war is pushing Beijing to step up its efforts to steal technology and poach talent from Taiwan to boost China’s semiconductor industry’s self-sufficiency, the governme...

West sanctions China over Xinjiang abuses, Beijing hits back at EU

The United States, the European Union, Britain, and Canada imposed sanctions on Chinese officials on Monday (March 22) for human rights abuses in Xinjiang, the first such coordinated Western action ag...

China, Russia officials meet in show of unity against EU, US

The foreign ministers of China and Russia displayed unity at their meeting Tuesday (March 23) amid criticism and Western sanctions against them over human rights. Wang Yi and Sergei Lavrov rejected...

Japan mulling order to deploy military if China attacks Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Japan is exploring ways its military can help U.S. forces defend Taiwan in the event of an attack by China. During talks with Japanese Defense Minister Kishi Nobuo on M...

US and China spar over racism at United Nations

The U.S. ambassador to the United Nations, who is Black, clashed with her Chinese counterpart on Friday (March 19) when she described her own experience with racism as a challenge, but said for millio...