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Breaking with longstanding US policy, Trump spoke with the president of Taiwan

Trump Speaks To Taiwan’s Leader In Move That Could Anger China

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.

December 2, 2016

Cartoon: The Party Solves Chinese Pollution Deaths

“Go ahead! Have more workers… I mean ‘babies’!”

December 13, 2015

World Leaders Launch Bid For Climate Breakthrough In Paris

Leaders of nations responsible for about 90 percent of the world’s greenhouse gas emissions have come bearing pledges to reduce their carbon outputs.

November 30, 2015

China’s Xi Arrives In Washington For First U.S. State Visit

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.

September 24, 2015

White House Says Obama Will Raise Cyber Concern With China’s Xi

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

September 15, 2015

China And The U.S. Strike A Deal

What could go wrong with the new environmental deal?

November 17, 2014

Obama’s China Trip Exceeds Expectations With Wins On Climate Change, Trade

The president’s agenda may be stifled in Congress, but he’s making huge gains on the world stage.

November 12, 2014

Hong Kong’s New Waiter

Meet the new waiter from Beijing.

October 2, 2014

China Announces India Investment, But Border Dispute Dogs Ties

Chinese President Xi Jinping met with Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi to discuss trade between the two countries.

September 18, 2014

Trade, Border Dispute On Agenda During Xi’s India Visit

Chinese President Xi Jinping makes his first visit to India.

September 17, 2014

Susan Rice Seeks China Cooperation Against Islamic State As Beijing Visit Ends

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 […]

September 9, 2014

Kerry: U.S. And China Have Agreed To Disagree On Key Issues

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 […]

July 10, 2014

As China Cracks Down On Dissent, Activists Press U.S. To Raise Issue

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 […]

July 9, 2014

China’s Xi Arrives In South Korea As Tensions Grow With North Korea, Japan

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 […]

July 3, 2014

China And Russia Sign ‘$400 Billion’ Gas Deal

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 […]

May 21, 2014