Trump’s call was the first such contact with Taiwan by a U.S. president-elect or president since President Carter adopted a one-China policy in 1979.
Leaders of nations responsible for about 90 percent of the world’s greenhouse gas emissions have come bearing pledges to reduce their carbon outputs.
China’s president arrived in Washington on Thursday for a state visit and talks with President Obama — which that are expected to be clouded by differences.
President Obama will raise concerns about cyber security with Chinese President Xi Jinping when they meet in Washington this month amid rising U.S. worries about Chinese hacking of U.S. government and commercial targets
By Stuart Leavenworth, McClatchy Foreign Staff BEIJING — National security adviser Susan Rice met with Chinese President Xi Jinping for 45 minutes on Tuesday, concluding a three-day visit to Beijing that was billed as a preparatory mission for President Barack Obama’s visit to China in November but saw her pressing China to join a coalition […]
By Stuart Leavenworth, McClatchy Foreign Staff BEIJING — U.S. leaders have accused China of hacking into American companies’ files, bullying U.S. allies in Asia, and treating dissidents and ethnic minorities inhumanely. But pay little heed to the appearance of a hostile Sino-U.S. relationship. That’s the message U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry delivered Thursday at […]
By Stuart Leavenworth, McClatchy Foreign Staff BEIJING — With Secretary of State John Kerry and other U.S. officials in the midst of two days of meetings with their Chinese counterparts, human rights activists are urging them to elevate a topic that President Xi Jinping would rather dodge: his government’s increasingly harsh treatment of critics and […]
By Stuart Leavenworth, McClatchy Foreign Staff BEIJING — Chinese President Xi Jinping made his first state visit to South Korea on Thursday, part of a courtship aimed at strengthening his hand in dealing with North Korea and Japan. South Korean President Park Geun-hye greeted Xi upon his arrival in Seoul, the fifth time the two […]
Shanghai (China) (AFP) – China and Russia signed a monumental, multi-decade gas supply contract in Shanghai on Wednesday, Chinese state energy giant CNPC said, with reports saying it could be worth as much as $400 billion. The contract signatures came after years of negotiations and were witnessed by Chinese President Xi Jinping and visiting Russian […]