Former WHO chief Gro Harlem Brundtland has accused the US of being ‘counterproductive’ during the COVID-19 pandemic and leading an ‘assault’ on multilateralism.
US Health Secretary Alex Azar, the highest-ranking US official to visit Taiwan since 1979, criticized China’s ‘bullying’ of the island during his trip to Taipei.
Beijing said it will impose sanctions on 11 Americans including senators Ted Cruz and Marco Rubio in retaliation for US action against Chinese officials over Hong Kong.
Thomas Vajda, the Trump administration’s nominee as the next US envoy to Myanmar, told the Senate he would work to counter ‘malign foreign influences’ in the country.
The US State Department has lifted its advisory warning against all air travel overseas due to COVID-19, but continues to urge citizens to use caution.
Beijing has urged the US to allow an open investment environment after President Trump vowed to shut down Chinese-owned app TikTok’s US operations if they weren’t sold.
President Trump said he would ban Chinese-owned video app TikTok unless a local firm buys its US operations; Microsoft in talks on purchase.
Drugmakers Moderna and Pfizer said they are in final-stage trials of a coronavirus vaccine as the US gears up to deliver millions of doses by January.
The US has closed its consulate in the Chinese city of Chengdu, as ordered by Beijing in retaliation for the closure of China’s Houston consulate over spying claims.
After several years of seeming to tilt toward China, how will Myanmar react to the US’s new assertiveness in Southeast Asia?
Myanmar urges engagement and negotiation between powerful nations, in line with its policy of neutrality, Foreign Ministry official says following US-China war of words.
The US has ordered China’s consulate in Houston closed ‘to protect American intellectual property’; Beijing said the move violates international law.
The US has indicted two Chinese hackers for stealing data from computers around the world, both for their own benefit and on behalf of the Chinese state.
Myanmar cannot separate itself from China, but to safeguard its sovereignty it must cultivate strong ties with the US.
The current spat between the US and Chinese embassies has put pressure on Myanmar to choose sides, but it must maintain its neutral foreign policy.