Tag: #USA

COVID-19 triggers cruel social governance race

Ai Jun September 26, 2020

COVID-19 triggers cruel social governance race

Europe is undergoing a rebound of the novel coronavirus outbreak. Top British scientific advisors warned Monday that the country could witness up to 50,000 COVID-19 cases per day by mid-October, and a WHO official noted that the spread of the virus in Europe now is worse than it...More

US attempts to turn Mekong into another anti-China battlefield like S. China Sea

Hu Yuwei September 23, 2020

US attempts to turn Mekong into another anti-China battlefield like S. China Sea

With $150 million initial investment, the US claimed to launch a Mekong-US partnership as an integral part of its "Indo-Pacific vision," which observers believe shows its accelerated pace in politicizing the water resources issue in the region to curb China's growing influence in Southeast Asia. US Secretary of...More

Anxiety over China-EU ties illustrates US hurting trans-Atlantic relations

Wang Xiaoguang September 21, 2020

Anxiety over China-EU ties illustrates US hurting trans-Atlantic relations

In the wake of the increasingly tense US-China economic dispute that has spilled over into diplomatic and security dimensions, Europe silently becomes the key player in the stalemate. Speaking of the online EU-China summit, some observers even considered the possibility that China might "play Nixon" to draw Brussels...More

US again pays lip service, this time to Mekong countries

Wang Wenwen September 20, 2020

US again pays lip service, this time to Mekong countries

US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo is paying lip service, again, and this time in the Mekong River region. The US on Friday announced initiatives worth $156.4 million under the Mekong-US Partnership, which the US claims will help combat transnational crimes and strengthen water security for partner countries...More

Japan’s plan for building anti-missile ships would undermine regional peace

Du Wenlong September 16, 2020

Japan’s plan for building anti-missile ships would undermine regional peace

Tokyo has told Washington that building specialized ships to counter ballistic missiles is the most viable alternative to the scrapped plan to deploy land-based, US-developed Aegis Ashore systems, a Japanese government sources said on Saturday, Kyodo News reported. Japan announced in June it would suspend the plan to...More

US only satisfied with big countries as satellites: Russian Scholar

Xie Wenting and Bai Yunyi September 05, 2020

US only satisfied with big countries as satellites: Russian Scholar

Editor's Notes: Relations between China and the US have hit the lowest point in 40 years amid US efforts to contain China's rise. Some scholars voiced concern there is an ongoing new cold war between China and the US comparable to the 20th century hostilities between the US and...More

US needs to meet China halfway to restore respectful relations: US scholar Taylor

Left Review Online September 03, 2020

US needs to meet China halfway to restore respectful relations: US scholar Taylor

Editor's Note: Although a bipartisan consensus to be tough on China prevails in the US, there are still moderate and rational scholars calling for a reset in China-US relations. Jon R. Taylor (Taylor), professor and chair of Department of Political Science and Geography, University of Texas at San Antonio,...More

Shenzhen thrives amid US tech war

Chen Qingqing and Li Xuanmin in Shenzhen August 27, 2020

Shenzhen thrives amid US tech war

Late Monday night, almost all the interior lights were on at a 50-story skyscraper in the Nanshan district of Shenzhen, South China's Guangdong Province. The headquarters of Chinese tech giant Tencent Holdings, has become a vivid display of how the city can grow into a new Silicon Valley...More

China and US chief trade negotiators hold talks, agree to push for phase one deal

Chu Daye August 27, 2020

China and US chief trade negotiators hold talks, agree to push for phase one deal

The phone call made on Tuesday by chief trade talk negotiators from China and the US and the ensuing announcements showed that there is still enough will from the two sides to implement the phase one trade deal, despite doubts that the deal might be on shaky ground...More

US stands in the way of peace and stability in S. China Sea

Li Kaisheng August 26, 2020

US stands in the way of peace and stability in S. China Sea

The foreign ministers of the 10 members of the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) are expected to sit down for talks with their counterparts from China, Japan and South Korea and the US at the Foreign Ministers' Meetings on East Asia Cooperation in the second half of...More

The UAE-Israel accord and betrayal of Palestine

Balram Banskota August 24, 2020

The UAE-Israel accord and betrayal of Palestine

The Israel–United Arab Emirates peace agreement, or the Abraham Accord, was agreed by Israel and the United Arab Emirates (UAE) on August 13, 2020. The UAE last week became the first Gulf state to normalize relations with Israel, in a US - as a broker in the accord...More

Meng’s lawyers request Canadian court to release secretly-kept information

GT staff reporters August 24, 2020

Meng’s lawyers request Canadian court to release secretly-kept information

Lawyers for Meng Wanzhou, chief financial officer of Huawei Technologies, is asking the B.C. Supreme Court to order the release of more secretly-kept information related to her arrest at Vancouver airport in 2018 - which observers said that would be key for Meng's extradition case and decisive whether...More

Japan makes perilous gamble by coordinating with US strategy

Song Zhongping August 24, 2020

Japan makes perilous gamble by coordinating with US strategy

Seventy-five years ago, Japan was defeated in World War II and was hence "completely disarmed and demilitarized." Since then, the US has been using Japan's pacifist constitution to control the island nation. The pacifist constitution was originally intended to allow other countries to keep track of Japan and...More

New US rules against Huawei draw backlash

GT staff reporters August 21, 2020

New US rules against Huawei draw backlash

The US government's latest crackdown on chip supplies for Huawei Technologies Co sparked widespread backlash from Chinese officials and industry leaders on Tuesday, underscoring the force of mounting opposition against an increasingly erratic US administration whose reckless words and deeds could cause deep disruptions and losses for global...More

Trump’s radical China policy irritates ordinary Americans – Xin Qiang

Yu Jincui August 20, 2020

Trump’s radical China policy irritates ordinary Americans – Xin Qiang

The latest figures from a July 30-August 12 Gallup survey of 1,031 US adults show that 41 percent of the polled approve of US President Donald Trump's handling of foreign affairs, which is down from 48 percent in early February. Roughly 57 percent disapprove of the president's handling...More