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China sends sanctioned official to AmCham dinner

December 12, 2020 5:00 AM

BEIJING • In a show of defiance, Beijing sent a top official sanctioned by the US to an annual dinner hosted by the American Chamber of Commerce (AmCham) in Beijing.

US will need Japan more as tensions with China rise, says PM Suga's foreign policy adviser

November 06, 2020 1:52 PM

TOKYO (BLOOMBERG) - Friction between the United States and China means Washington will need Japan more than before, regardless of who wins the presidential election, according to a foreign policy adviser to Prime Minister Yoshihide Suga.

How the US-China relationship would change under a “President Biden”

"Instead of simply embracing China, we have to draw clear lines about where China can legitimately pursue its interests and where we are going to push back." According to Anne-Marie Slaughter, who was a top State Department official under President Obama, a President Biden would do well to avoid blaming Beijing for the pandemic. There will be plenty else, aside from pointing fingers, for the two countries to worry about. She talks to Ian Bremmer on GZERO World.

Watch the episode: How a "President Biden" could reshape US foreign policy

China's largest chipmaker SMIC says US is placing export restrictions on suppliers

October 05, 2020 10:51 AM

BEIJING (BLOOMBERG) - China's largest chipmaker said its US suppliers have been issued with letters telling them they are subject to additional export restrictions.

Japan’s UN Ambassador on China: “We cannot completely decouple”

GZERO Media caught up with Japan's Permanent Representative to the UN Kimihiro Ishikane during the 2020 UN General Assembly. In an interview with Eurasia Group Vice Chairman Gerald Butts, Ishikane talked about pandemic response, and how it has impacted the broader picture of US-China relations. Regarding a global fissure potentially caused by the world's two biggest economies, Ishikane said: "China is not like the former Soviet Union. Our system is completely intertwined, and I don't think we can completely decouple our economy and neither is that desirable." He also discussed the legacy of Shinzo Abe, Japan's longest-serving prime minister, who stepped down recently due to health complications.

China launches anti-dumping investigation on US polyvinyl chloride products

September 25, 2020 9:52 AM

BEIJING (REUTERS) - China's commerce ministry said on Friday (Sept 25) it has launched an anti-dumping investigation on imports of polyvinyl chloride (PVC) products from the United States.

US-China tensions set to dominate Southeast Asia summit

September 09, 2020 11:41 AM

HANOI (AFP) - US-China rivalry is set to dominate discussions as the foreign ministers of 10 Southeast Asian countries begin an online summit Wednesday (Sept 9), with Washington's top diplomat ready to take aim at Beijing's "bullying" in the South China Sea.

China's chip execs worry US will target them next

September 01, 2020 5:00 AM

NANJING • Dozens of senior Chinese government officials and business leaders gathered at the 2020 World Semiconductor Conference in Nanjing, but their usual agenda of trumpeting the nation's chip innovation was coloured by fears that their industry might be next to suffer trade sanctions from the Trump administration.

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