Top Chinese, South Korean diplomats pledge closer ties

The top South Korean and Chinese diplomats pledged this week to develop closer relations and maintain stable industrial supply chains at a time of deepening rivalry

US envoy: Africa trip isn’t to compete with Russia, China

The U.S. ambassador to the United Nations headed to Africa yesterday (Macau time), saying she was going to focus on how the United States can help

Xi, Biden talk by phone for more than two hours

President Joe Biden and China’s Xi Jinping held the fifth conversation of their presidencies late yesterday, speaking for more than two hours as they chart the

Xi, Biden to speak as possible Pelosi Taiwan visit looms

U.S. President Joe Biden is planning to speak with his Chinese counterpart Xi Jinping for the first time in four months, with a wide range of bilateral and

Japan, South Korea foreign ministers meet to mend ties

The foreign ministers of South Korea and Japan held talks in Tokyo yesterday in what both sides said was a renewed effort to improve bilateral relations. The countries’ ties

Beijing accuses US of trying to ‘hijack’ support in Asia

China's defense minister accused the United States yesterday of trying to “hijack” the support of countries in the Asia-Pacific region to turn them against Beijing, saying

China, Cambodia break ground on port, dismiss US concerns

Chinese and Cambodian officials broke ground yesterday on a naval port expansion project, dismissing American concerns it could provide Beijing with a strategically important military outpost

Wang Yi’s Pacific tour continues in Vanuatu

China's Foreign Minister Wang Yi arrived in Vanuatu yesterday for talks as he continued his regional island-hopping tour two days after failing to ink an ambitious

China falls short on big Pacific deal but finds smaller wins

China fell short yesterday on a bold plan to have 10 Pacific nations endorse a sweeping new agreement covering everything from security to fisheries as some

US aims to leverage Russia-Ukraine bloc against Beijing

U.S. officials say the Biden administration is aiming to lead the international bloc opposed to Russia’s invasion of Ukraine into a broader coalition to counter what

Wang Yi starts Pacific tour in the Solomons

China's Foreign Minister Wang Yi and a 20-strong delegation arrived in the Solomon Islands yesterday at the start of an eight-nation tour that comes amid growing concerns

China wants ten Pacific nations to endorse sweeping agreement

EXCLUSIVE - China wants 10 small Pacific nations to endorse a sweeping agreement covering everything from security to fisheries in what one leader warns is a "game-changing" bid by Beijing

Biden pushes economic, security aims as he ends S. Korea visit

President Joe Biden tended to both business and security interests yesterday as he wrapped up a three-day trip to South Korea, first showcasing Hyundai’s pledge to

China blasts US, Japan rhetoric ahead of Quad summit

Chinese Foreign Minister Wang Yi Wednesday criticized what he called negative moves by Washington and Tokyo against Beijing ahead of a meeting in Tokyo next week

Biden has an eye on China as he heads to South Korea, Japan

  President Joe Biden departs on a six-day trip to South Korea and Japan aiming to build rapport with the two nations’ leaders while also sending

Sri Lanka, China discuss loan from Beijing to cover debts

Sri Lanka’s government said yesterday it is discussing obtaining another loan from Beijing to repay some of its debt to Chinese banks after China told the

Ukraine removes Hirohito from video after Japan protests

Ukraine's government has apologized and removed a photo of Japanese wartime Emperor Hirohito from a video showing him with Adolf Hitler and Benito Mussolini after Japan

Solomon Islands leader defends new security pact with China

The Solomon Islands prime minister confirmed yesterday that his government has signed a new security agreement with China, but told lawmakers it would not “undermine the

US officials heading to Solomons over China pact worries

The U.S. is sending two top officials to the Solomon Islands following a visit last week by an Australian senator over concerns that China could establish

Xi strongly backs Afghanistan at regional conference

Chinese President Xi Jinping yesterday issued strong backing for Afghanistan at a regional conference, while making no mention of human rights abuses by the country’s Taliban leaders.

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