19 Chinese fighter jets raise alarm after entering Taiwanese air space

Asia & Pacific 09/06/21, 23:06

Chinese forces once again invaded Taiwan's air defense identification zone (ADIZ) on Sept. 5. Taiwan's Ministry of National Defense Affairs reported the Chinese regime penetrated the southwest corner of the ADIZ, north of the disputed Pratas Island. The arsenal included 10 J-16 multirole fighters, four H-6 bombers (which can carry nuclear weapons), ...

CCP exhibits ‘thuggish’ diplomacy at Biden admin’s first visit to China

U.S. 07/28/21, 00:46

Beijing officials seemingly behaved more like violent criminals at the Biden administration's first official visit to mainland China. The U.S. deputy secretary of state met with Foreign Minister Wang Yi and Vice Minister Xie Feng in Tianjin city. They tried to hold diplomatic talks about bilateral relations on July 26. Wendy Sherman ...

China ‘has no interest’ in joining US-Russia nuclear deal

World 05/13/19, 09:34

Chinese Foreign Minister Wang Yi says his country isn't interested in negotiating a nuclear arms control treaty with the United States and Russia. Wang was in Russia's Sochi for talks with Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov on Monday, a day before U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo is set to do ...

China downplays political impact of global development push

World 04/19/19, 03:43

China downplayed the political implications of its global Belt and Road infrastructure initiative, saying Friday that it aimed to boost multilateralism amid protectionist trends in the U.S. and elsewhere. Foreign Minister Wang Yi said that a conference to promote the initiative to be held next week in Beijing would draw leaders ...

China, Japan tout ‘recovered’ ties amid global uncertainty

Asia & Pacific 04/14/19, 05:34

China and Japan have the opportunity to "take charge of the economic field" during a time of worldwide uncertainty, Japan's foreign minister said Sunday, as trade pressures from the United States have prompted both countries to seek alternative markets. Foreign Minister Taro Kono met with his Chinese counterpart, Wang Yi, in ...

China endorses Huawei legal defense against US ‘suppression’

Business 03/08/19, 00:05

China's foreign minister has endorsed tech giant Huawei's legal fights with the U.S. government, saying Chinese companies shouldn't be "silent lambs."Asked at a news conference about Canada's arrest of a Huawei executive on U.S. criminal charges, Wang Yi said Friday that cases against Chinese companies and individuals abroad were "deliberate ...

China, Iran meet amid efforts to preserve nuclear deal

Asia & Pacific 02/19/19, 02:17

The Iranian foreign minister's passionate defense of Iran's interests at the Munich Security Conference has made him "a famous person" in China, his Chinese counterpart told him Tuesday, as the sides met amid efforts to preserve the 2015 nuclear deal with Tehran. Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif is leading an Iranian ...

India, China discuss enhancing academic exchanges, tourism

Asia & Pacific 12/21/18, 06:41

The foreign ministers of India and China on Friday discussed steps to deepen ties through academic exchanges and tourism even as they vie for influence with their smaller neighbors.Sushma Swaraj and Wang Yi at their meeting in New Delhi took up enhancing cooperation in tourism, art, film, media, culture, yoga, ...

China’s foreign minister vows to defend citizens abroad

World 12/11/18, 04:48

China's foreign minister vowed Tuesday to protect its citizens abroad as a technology executive waited to see whether a Canadian court will release her on bail in a case that has riled U.S.-Chinese relations.Beijing will "spare no effort" to protect against "any bullying that infringes the legitimate rights and interests ...

North Korea tells China it’s committed to denuclearization

Asia & Pacific 12/07/18, 04:59

North Korea's foreign minister said his country remains committed to ending its nuclear weapons program in talks Friday with his Chinese counterpart, according to China's foreign ministry.The talks in Beijing between Ri Yong Ho and Wang Yi came amid a lack of progress in international efforts to persuade North Korea ...

As ties thaw, Australia says it welcomes Chinese investment

Business 11/08/18, 02:56

Australian Foreign Minister Marie Payne said Thursday that the government's rejection of a Chinese bid to take over an energy infrastructure company does not indicate a change in the country's openness to doing business with China.Speaking after a meeting in Beijing with Chinese Foreign Minister Wang Yi, Payne stressed "the ...

China tells US to stop criticism, says relations suffering

Asia & Pacific 10/08/18, 04:48

China's foreign minister has told visiting U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo that the United States should stop what he called groundless attacks on his country's policies. U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo, left, shakes hands with Chinese Foreign Minister Wang Yi before their meeting at the Diaoyutai State Guesthouse in ...

China says it won’t be pushed around by US on trade

China 09/28/18, 15:10

China warned Friday that its critical relationship with the United States could break "like a glass," and used the most global of stages to warn the Trump administration it wouldn't be pushed around on trade.Foreign Minister Wang Yi insisted that his country "will not be blackmailed" or bow to pressure. ...

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