Senior Russian and Chinese diplomats have lashed out at the United States over Washington’s unrealistic claim that its abortive campaign to bring back the United Nations’ sanctions against Iran has actually resulted in restoring the bans.
Taiwan's air force has scrambled its jet fighters for a second consecutive day as numerous Chinese warplanes crossed the sensitive midline of the Taiwan Strait, with Taipei’s officials urging Beijing to "pull back from the edge."
China has criticized US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo’s comments about Chinese commercial projects in South America, accusing the US official of “smearing” Beijing and urging him to abandon “arrogance.”
India has stepped up an infrastructure program on the disputed Himalayan region to bring to an end the construction of a tunnel that will provide an all-weather route for its troops to get to the border with China in only ten minutes.
Companies involved in the chip sector are planning to warn the administration of US President Donald Trump against a proposal to blacklist China's top chipmaker, Semiconductor Manufacturing International Corp (SMIC).
Russia’s sovereign wealth fund has reportedly reached a deal to sell 100 million doses of its COVID-19 vaccine, called Sputnik-V, to a major pharmaceutical company in India.
China says bans by the United States on imports of some products from the region of Xinjiang sabotage global supply chains.
Hong Kong says it will stay away from China’s detention of a dozen individuals it calls “separatists” who sought to flee to Taiwan, arguing that handling the case is within the jurisdiction of mainland China.
United States Ambassador to China Terry Branstad will step down amid an escalation of tensions between Washington and Beijing over a whole host of issues.
The US has accused China of “escalation” over Beijing's restrictions on all American diplomats on its soil in response to a similar move by Washington.