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China announces retaliatory sanctions on US officials over Xinjiang measures

Beijing has announced sanctions against United States officials, including Senators Marco Rubio and Ted Cruz, in retaliation for measures announced by Washington last week over Beijing's alleged human rights abuses in Xinjiang.

By |2020-07-13T05:32:24-05:00July 13th, 2020|Foreign Policy|0 Comments

HSBC may have to choose between East and West as China tightens grip on Hong Kong

By Michelle Toh, CNN Business-- HSBC has carved out a lucrative role in global banking over the past 155 years by straddling the line between East and West. Now, a political firestorm over the bank's hometown of Hong Kong could force the bank to choose sides. The lender, which began life as the Hongkong and Shanghai Banking Corporation, is [...]

By |2020-07-09T05:49:46-05:00July 9th, 2020|Foreign Policy|0 Comments

China says it won’t join nuclear talks until the US reduces its arsenal

China would be "happy" to join trilateral nuclear arms control talks with the United States and Russia, on the condition that Washington significantly reduces its arsenal to match China's own level, a senior Chinese diplomat said Wednesday,

By |2020-07-08T05:38:57-05:00July 8th, 2020|Defense, Foreign Policy|0 Comments

U.S. Navy carriers conduct South China Sea drills as Chinese ships watch

Two U.S. Navy aircraft carriers are conducting exercises in the contested South China Sea within sight of Chinese naval vessels spotted near the flotilla, the commander of one of the carriers, the USS Nimitz, told Reuters on Monday.

By |2020-07-06T05:34:22-05:00July 6th, 2020|Defense, Foreign Policy|0 Comments

Security law could hurt Hong Kong as global business hub

China's imposition of its sweeping national security law on Hong Kong has already divided the business community. Now executives are anxiously waiting to see whether its implementation will undermine the city's role as a global finance and trading hub.

By |2020-07-02T05:56:12-05:00July 2nd, 2020|Foreign Policy|0 Comments