Stories tagged: china
TUESDAY, DEC. 27, 2016, 1:58 P.M.
Cattlemen’s Association wants China trade update
The U.S. Cattlemen’s Association is requesting an update on the status of trade negotiations with China in relation to the exportation of U.S. beef from Secretary Tom Vilsack. USCA trade …
TUESDAY, DEC. 27, 2016, 9:18 A.M.
China vows to protect information security ‘using all means’
China will use all means necessary to protect its information security, including the use of its military, striking a hard line in the country’s first strategic report on cybersecurity.
MONDAY, DEC. 26, 2016, 7:32 A.M.
China’s 1st aircraft carrier sails into South China Sea
Taiwan’s Defense Ministry says China’s first aircraft carrier and five other warships have passed by Taiwan and sailed into the contested South China Sea.
SUNDAY, DEC. 25, 2016
US companies want to play China’s game. They just can’t win it.
BEIJING – Netflix has a nifty new China strategy: Skip it. In January 2016, the video-streaming service announced an ambitious global expansion. The goal was to beam American hits such …
THURSDAY, DEC. 22, 2016, 4:03 A.M.
Trump picks China hawk to lead new White House trade council
In another sign that he intends to shake up relations with China, President-elect Donald Trump named economist Peter Navarro to lead a newly created White House council on trade.
WEDNESDAY, DEC. 21, 2016, 2:40 P.M.
Japan to boost coast guard to defend East China Sea islands
Japan’s government announced Wednesday that it will bolster its coast guard capabilities to defend East China Sea islands that China also claims and regularly patrols.
WEDNESDAY, DEC. 21, 2016
Trudy Rubin: China baffled by new America
China’s Americanists are scrambling to get a better handle on the real Donald Trump and his advisers, while they also try to fathom what has happened to the country that …
MONDAY, DEC. 19, 2016, 9:29 P.M.
Pentagon says China has returned unmanned underwater drone
The Pentagon says China has returned the unmanned underwater drone the Chinese Navy seized last week.
MONDAY, DEC. 19, 2016, 10:41 A.M.
As Trump tweets, China quietly weighs options to retaliate
China’s leaders are biting their tongues as U.S. President-elect Donald Trump uses Twitter to rattle relations between the world’s biggest economies.
MONDAY, DEC. 19, 2016, 9:37 A.M.
North China cities choked by smog shut factories, stop cars
Engulfed in choking smog, some northern Chinese cities limited the number of cars on roads and temporarily shut down factories Monday to reduce air pollution during a national “red alert.”
SUNDAY, DEC. 18, 2016, 8:56 P.M.
Christmas gift leads to finding adopted daughter’s Richland twin
A Wisconsin mother’s search for a Christmas gift for her adopted daughter has taken an unexpected Northwest twist.
SATURDAY, DEC. 17, 2016, 3:59 P.M.
China says it seized U.S. Navy drone to ensure safety of ships
China said Saturday its military seized a U.S. Navy unmanned underwater glider in the South China Sea to ensure the “safe navigation of passing ships,” but would give back the …
FRIDAY, DEC. 16, 2016, 1 P.M.
China seizes U.S. underwater drone in South China Sea
A Chinese ship on Thursday seized a small U.S. Navy underwater drone that had been operating in the South China Sea, triggering a formal diplomatic complaint from the U.S. government.
THURSDAY, DEC. 15, 2016, 11:04 P.M.
Fijian man found guilty of trying to sell devices to China
A jury has found a Fijian man guilty of coming to the U.S. to buy devices used in aircraft, satellites and missiles so he could sell them to China, in …
THURSDAY, DEC. 15, 2016, 1:19 P.M.
China deploying weapons on artificial reefs, think tank says
China appears to be deploying weapons systems on all seven of the reefs it has reclaimed in the South China Sea, according to photographs released by a Washington-based think tank.
MONDAY, DEC. 12, 2016, 3:19 P.M.
China warns Trump against using Taiwan for leverage on trade
China warned Donald Trump against using the One-China policy regarding Taiwan as a bargaining chip in trade talks, a swift response that indicates Beijing is losing patience with the U.S. …
MONDAY, DEC. 12, 2016, 9:26 A.M.
China auto sales rise 17.2 percent in November
China’s explosive demand for SUVs helped boost auto sales 17.2 percent in November over a year ago, an industry group said Monday, as automakers prepared for the end of a …
SATURDAY, DEC. 10, 2016, 7:57 A.M.
Trump renews criticism of China as state media warns on Taiwan
President-elect Donald Trump vowed that China would soon have to “play by the rules,” as Chinese state media issued its clearest warning yet about its bottom line on Taiwan.
SATURDAY, DEC. 10, 2016
Trump’s Taiwan call brilliant, not a blunder
Trump was serving notice on Beijing that it is dealing with a different kind of president – an outsider who will not be encumbered by the same Lilliputian diplomatic threads …
THURSDAY, DEC. 8, 2016
Dana Milbank: Chaos is Trump’s consistent policy
But for all the promises Trump is breaking, there is one he has kept without wavering: his vow to be unpredictable.
WEDNESDAY, DEC. 7, 2016, 8:38 A.M.
Trump picks Iowa Gov. Terry Branstad as Beijing ambassador
President-elect Donald Trump has selected Terry Branstad, the long-serving Republican governor of Iowa, to serve as ambassador to China, a transition official confirmed Wednesday.
WEDNESDAY, DEC. 7, 2016, 8:09 A.M.
China fines Medtronic $17 million on anti-monopoly charges
The Chinese unit of medical device maker Medtronic has been fined $17 million by anti-monopoly regulators in the latest effort by Beijing to force down what it sees as unreasonably …
WEDNESDAY, DEC. 7, 2016
William Inboden: Respect lessons of Pearl Harbor
The world is a better place, and our nation is more prosperous and secure, when the United States leads from the front.
WEDNESDAY, DEC. 7, 2016
Trump’s trade talk raises concerns
About one-third of Washington state jobs depend on trade, so it’s nerve-racking to watch the Trump administration flout diplomatic tradition with China, trash trade deals and promote steep tariffs.
TUESDAY, DEC. 6, 2016
Robert J. Samuelson: Economic nationalism rests on delusion
The danger of economic nationalism is that it deludes us into thinking that our problems mainly originate abroad and can be fixed by “tougher” trade policies.
MONDAY, DEC. 5, 2016, 9:58 A.M.
Why people are making such a big deal about the Trump-Taiwan call
With a roughly 10-minute phone call with Taiwanese President Tsai Ing-wen on Friday, President-elect Donald Trump broke from nearly 40 years of U.S. policy in Asia and probably complicated relations …
SATURDAY, DEC. 3, 2016
As autocracies return and rise, U.S. in retreat
The autocracies are back and rising; democracy is on the defensive; the U.S. is in retreat. Look no further than Aleppo.
FRIDAY, DEC. 2, 2016, 10:52 A.M.
Las Vegas welcomes 1st direct commercial flight from Beijing
A little glitz and a sampling of a Las Vegas Strip dance and acrobatic performance are marking the arrival of the first direct commercial airline flight from mainland China to …
FRIDAY, DEC. 2, 2016, 9 A.M.
China makes move on Latin America as Trump steps back from trade deals
Now that Donald Trump is preparing to take charge and has said he’ll withdraw from U.S. trade agreements, China is signaling that it plans to capitalize on the worries of …
THURSDAY, DEC. 1, 2016, 8:15 P.M.
Obama to block Chinese takeover of German company on national security grounds, sources say
LONDON – U.S. President Barack Obama is poised to block a Chinese company from buying Germany’s Aixtron SE, people familiar with the matter said, which would mark only the third …