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    1. November 9, 2014

      Obama and Xi seek to bridge strategic divide

      Barack Obama and Xi Jinping will meet in Beijing at the Apec leaders’ gathering, at a time when their careers are on very...

    2. June 18, 2014

      China accuses Vietnam of ‘hyping’ islands dispute

      China has accused Vietnam of “hyping” a tense dispute over the Paracel Islands in the South China Sea, as the neighbours...

    1. May 7, 2014

      US slams China over Vietnamese vessels dispute in South China Sea

      The US condemned China on Wednesday for moving an oil rig into waters disputed with Vietnam, calling the decision...

    2. April 14, 2013

      US willing to defend Japan, says Kerry

      John Kerry, US secretary of state, reaffirmed Washington’s commitment to Japan’s defence in Tokyo on Sunday as he completed...

    3. March 10, 2013

      China adjusts approach to North Korea

      The contrast could not have been more striking. Some delegates at China’s National People’s Congress last week were heatedly...

    4. beyondbrics

      January 1, 2012

      The week ahead: January 2-6

      Investors have taken a well-needed respite during the last week of 2011 but will face a busy economic calendar in the new...

    5. FT Alphaville

      September 27, 2011

      China to suspend some US military ties

      China intends to suspend some military exchanges with the US, in the first concrete sign of the fallout from Washington’s...

    6. September 27, 2011

      China to suspend some US military ties

      China intends to suspend some military exchanges with the US, in the first concrete sign of the fallout from Washington’s...

    7. June 22, 2011

      China fetes top Libyan rebel leader

      China feted a top leader of Libya’s rebel forces in the Chinese capital on Wednesday in the strongest sign yet that Beijing...

    8. June 22, 2011

      Calls for ceasefire in Libya ring louder

      Calls for a ceasefire in Libya’s civil war grew on Wednesday as Nato’s bombing campaign approached its 100th day with an end...

    9. June 9, 2011

      Lagarde ‘confident’ about IMF job

      Christine Lagarde, France’s finance minister, during a news conference in Beijing Christine Lagarde said she was “positive...

    10. March 13, 2011

      China sends rescue team to Japan

      A Chinese earthquake rescue team arrived in Tokyo on Sunday as Beijing put aside animosity towards its neighbour and offered...

    11. March 13, 2011

      China sends rescue team to Japan

      A Chinese earthquake rescue team arrived in Tokyo on Sunday as Beijing put aside animosity towards its neighbour and offered...

    12. March 8, 2011

      Beijing prepares to welcome ‘returning son’

      He may not speak Mandarin Chinese but when Gary Locke, US commerce secretary, presents his credentials in Beijing as the new...

    13. March 8, 2011

      US commerce secretary tapped as China envoy

      Gary Locke has been tapped by the Obama administration to serve as its next top diplomat to China, replacing outgoing...

    14. March 3, 2011

      The China Syndrome

      Let’s just talk, you know, straight realpolitik. We are in a competition with China. Take Papua New Guinea: huge energy find...

    15. The World

      January 12, 2011

      One of the most difficult aspect of US-China relations

      By Daniel Dombey, US Diplomatic Correspondent Few things on this planet are as important as US-Chinese relations, since...

    16. November 10, 2010

      Beijing’s elevated aspirations

      An officer in China’s navy in Manila on an April call by two frigates on their way back from Aden If Bismarck were in...

    17. August 26, 2010

      Manila tragedy shows HK communication gap

      The Hong Kong chief executive normally gets his calls returned. But on Monday, as television stations broadcast a hostage...

    18. May 18, 2010

      China welcomes Iranian fuel deal

      China on Tuesday welcomed the nuclear fuel swap deal announced by Iran saying that it hoped the proposal would “help promote...

    19. May 18, 2010

      Nuclear dispute sours ties between Tokyo and Beijing

      A high-profile push by Japan's new ruling Democratic party to forge closer ties with China has failed to prevent rising...

    20. May 17, 2010

      Nuclear row sours Japanese ties with China

      A push by Japan’s ruling Democratic party to forge closer ties with China has failed to prevent rising diplomatic friction...

    21. April 2, 2010

      Iran argues against sanctions in China talks

      Iran’s top nuclear negotiator on Friday said talks with his Chinese counterparts had ended with both sides agreeing that...

    22. March 8, 2010

      Beijing hints at severing peg to US dollar

      China's central bank chief laid the groundwork for an appreciation of the renminbi at the weekend when he described the...

    23. February 6, 2010

      Taiwan puts China-EU ties to the test

      Relations between China and the European Union were put under strain again after Taiwan's Ministry of National Defence said...

    24. February 1, 2010

      Aerospace leaders fear China sanctions

      Aerospace executives and the US government reacted with concern yesterday to a Chinese threat to impose sanctions on...

    25. January 30, 2010

      Aerospace sector fears China sanctions

      Aerospace executives and the US government reacted with concern on Sunday to a Chinese threat to impose sanctions on...

    26. January 6, 2010

      China hints at finance for Kenyan port

      Kenya wants to build a new port and an oil refinery in the popular tourist area of Lamu China has signalled its interest in...

    27. November 13, 2009

      Chinese probe of Rio Tinto is extended

      Chinese authorities have extended the investigation into four executives from Rio Tinto, who now face an additional two...

    28. November 13, 2009

      Jail fear as Rio Tinto Chinese probe is widened

      Stern Hu, a China-based executive for Rio Tinto, faces an additional two months in jail after Beijing extended its...

    29. November 12, 2009

      Australia says China extends Rio probe

      Chinese authorities have extended the investigation into four executives from Rio Tinto, who now face an additional two...

    30. September 25, 2009

      China hostile to Iran sanctions

      China signalled its hostility to new sanctions on Iran over its nuclear programme yesterday, even as western powers...

    31. September 25, 2009

      Beijing favours diplomacy over sanctions to rein in Tehran

      China signalled its hostility to new sanctions on Iran over its nuclear programme yesterday, even as western powers...

    32. September 24, 2009

      China signals opposition to Iran sanctions

      China signalled its hostility to new sanctions on Iran over its nuclear programme on Thursday, even as western powers...

    33. March 9, 2009

      China issues warning on Dalai Lama

      China's foreign minister issued a blunt warning at the weekend to other countries against meeting the Dalai Lama, the...

    34. March 9, 2009

      Beijing warns on meetings with Dalai Lama

      China’s foreign minister issued a blunt warning at the weekend to other countries against meeting the Dalai Lama, the exiled...

    35. February 21, 2009

      US, China ‘to help lead world recovery’

      The US and China pledged to step up a high-level dialogue between the two countries which will address the global financial...

    36. June 30, 2008

      World Diary

      TODAY Zimbabwe turmoil The situation in Zimbabwe is to be discussed at the African Union Summit in Egypt (to July 1). Before...

    37. June 17, 2008

      Tokyo and Beijing near accord on natural gas fields

      Tokyo and Beijing appear close to agreement on joint development of natural gas fields in disputed waters of the East China...

    38. June 16, 2008

      Japan and China near gas fields accord

      Tokyo and Beijing appear close to agreement on joint development of natural gas fields in disputed waters of the East China...

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