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US Navy collisions a propaganda windfall for China

A spate of deadly collisions involving US Navy warships in Asian waters has provided a propaganda windfall to rivals like China and given already rattled regional allies further reason to fret, analysts say.

US launches formal trade investigation into China

The United States on Friday formally launched a trade investigation into China's intellectual property practices and forced transfer of American technology, which President Donald Trump had called for this week.

US-China trade pact: a Trump triumph or rehashed news?

The new trade agreement unveiled Friday between China and the United States is yet another olive branch from the Trump White House to Beijing, but some skeptics wonder how long the cooperative tone will last.

China hosts summit on new Silk Road

China opens on Sunday a summit to promote its massive global trade infrastructure project, highlighting Beijing's ambitions to spearhead a new era of globalisation as Washington shifts toward inward-looking policies.

Philippines, US launch smaller military exercises

The Philippines and United States launched annual military exercises in Manila on Monday but the longtime allies scaled them down in line with President Rodrigo Duterte's pivot to China and Russia.

Trump praises China for helping on North Korea

US President Donald Trump praised China for its help in pressuring North Korea, while defending his softening stance on trade and other issues with the Asian giant, in an interview that aired Tuesday.

Trump imposes brash style on US diplomacy

It was once conventional wisdom in Washington that the prospect of assuming command of US foreign relations would force Donald Trump to tone down the shoot-from-the-hip style of his campaign.

China seizes US naval probe in South China Sea: Pentagon

China «unlawfully» seized an unmanned US naval probe in international waters in the South China Sea, the Pentagon said Friday, a move sure to heighten tensions around Beijing's military presence in the disputed area.

Chinese media warn «immature» Trump over Taiwan policy

Chinese media warned Donald Trump Monday that the one-China policy is «non-negotiable» and dropping it could lead to Beijing supporting US enemies, after the president-elect said he might do so unless Beijing made concessions.

Trump upends US foreign policy with Taiwan call

US President-elect Donald Trump broke with decades of foreign policy to speak with the president of Taiwan, prompting Beijing Saturday to accuse Taipei of a ploy but saying the move would not affect US-China ties.

Xi says US-China ties at «hinge moment»

Presidents Barack Obama and Xi Jinping met for the final time Saturday, with the Chinese leader warning the period after Donald Trump's election is a «hinge moment» in relations between the two powers.

Chinese media praise Trump's «experience and ideology»

Chinese state-run media lauded Donald Trump Tuesday after a phone call between him and President Xi Jinping, saying that the president-elect's emergence could mark a «reshaping» of Sino-American relations.

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