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Blinken to Make Major China Policy Speech This Week

Voa News 24 May 2022
Secretary of State Anthony Blinken will make a major policy speech on Thursday at George Washington University detailing the Biden administration’s approach to relations with China. “The Asia Society will host Secretary of State Antony J ... Blinken’s China speech was postponed after the secretary tested positive for COVID-19 on May 4.

The Liberty TImes Editorial: US clarifies stance on ‘one China’

Taipei Times 24 May 2022
Triggering wide debate, this update is a follow-up to the speech outlining US policy toward China delivered by US Secretary of State Antony Blinken ... Similarly, on April 20, after US Secretary of Defense Lloyd Austin’s call with Chinese Minister of National Defense General Wei ...

Asia shares trading lower as inflation worries cloud outlook

Beaumont Enterprise 24 May 2022
Biden, who announced a new economic and trade initiative with the region while on a visit to Japan, confirmed to reporters that he planned to discuss the issue of punitive tariffs imposed on China during former President Donald Trump's administration with Treasury Secretary Janet Yellen once he returns to Washington.

Debate Over Tariffs Reveals Biden's Difficulties on China Trade

Yahoo Daily News 24 May 2022
trade relations with China are still defined by policies set by President Donald Trump, including tariffs imposed on more than $360 billion of products and trade commitments made during a deal the United States and China signed in early 2020. Concerns about the United States’ economic approach to China have taken on new urgency amid rapid inflation.

East African Community calls for closer cooperation with China

Beijing News 24 May 2022
China is one of the most progressive countries that have tried to partner East African countries in so many sectors, and largely supports infrastructure programs in East African countries by grants, financing mechanisms or technical assistance, secretary general of the East African Community has said.

US policy on Taiwan 'has not changed': defense secretary

Korea Times 24 May 2022
Secretary of Defense Lloyd Austin participates in a news briefing at the Pentagon May 23, in Arlington, Virginia ... Defense Secretary Lloyd Austin said Monday that Washington's "one-China policy" toward Taiwan has not changed, after President Joe Biden said the United States was willing to defend the island militarily from a Chinese invasion.

U.N. visit keys on rights abuses in China’s NW

Arkansas Democrat-Gazette 24 May 2022
BEIJING -- Allegations of human-rights abuses in northwestern China's Xinjiang region will dominate a visit by the United Nations' top rights official that began Monday. Michelle Bachelet's trip is the first to China by a U.N ... China says it has nothing to hide and welcomes all those without political bias to visit Xinjiang.

Photo exhibition during ESCAP annual meeting showcases China's poverty reduction achievements

ECNS 24 May 2022
(ECNS) -- A photo exhibition showcasing China's achievements in poverty alleviation opened in Bangkok, capital of Thailand, on Monday during the 78th U.N ... The exhibition was held by the permanent mission of China to ESCAP at the United Nations Conference Center Bangkok to commemorate the 75th anniversary of ESCAP.

Blinken to Outline US Policy Toward China on Thursday - State Dept.

Urdu Point 24 May 2022
WASHINGTON (UrduPoint News / Sputnik - 25th May, 2022) US Secretary of State Antony Blinken is going to reveal ...

GLOBALink | East African Community calls for strengthened cooperation with China

Xinhua 24 May 2022
Peter Mathuki, the EAC secretary general, said in an interview with Xinhua on Friday in Arusha that the regional bloc welcomes investors from China to implement various projects in the region of a combined population of about 300 million people ... Tea aroma wafts across China. International Museum Day celebrated across China.

Chinese Wisdom in Xi's Words: Food is first necessity of the people

China Daily 24 May 2022
While meeting political advisors in March, Xi, also general secretary of the Communist Party of China Central Committee and chairman of the Central Military Commission, stressed that food security is among the country's most fundamental interests.

Interview: East African Community calls for closer cooperation with China

People Daily 24 May 2022
ARUSHA, May 24 (Xinhua) -- The East African Community (EAC) welcomes investors from China to implement various projects in the region with a population of about 300 million, said Peter Mathuki, EAC secretary general, in a recent interview with Xinhua ... China is one of the most ...

Stronger ties to US are no threat to China, says South Korea’s foreign minister

Stars and Stripes 24 May 2022
“It does not mean that we neglect our ties with China because the [U.S.-South Korea-] alliance has been strengthened,” Park said ... and China is not a zero-sum game to South Korea.” ... During a press call on Monday, Commerce Secretary Gina Raimondo described the framework as “an alternative to China’s approach to these critical issues.”.

Truss: hacked documents show China’s ‘human rights violations’ in Xinjiang

AOL 24 May 2022
Foreign Secretary Liz Truss said the files contained “shocking details of China’s human rights violations” against the Uighur Muslim population. UN Human Rights Commissioner Michelle Bachelet is conducting an official visit to China and Ms Truss said she must be given full access to Xinjiang.

Willing to use force to defend Taiwan against China: Joe Biden

The Times of India 24 May 2022
President Biden indicated on Monday that he would use military force to defend Taiwan if it were ever attacked by China, dispensing with the “strategic ambiguity” traditionally favoured by US presidents and repeating even more unequivocally statements that his staff tried to walk back in the past ... “We agree with a one-China policy.

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