Both China and the U.S. have ramped up their trade war with both sides imposing new tariffs targeting imports.
The two countries are engaged in intense negotiations to end a months-long trade war that has rattled global markets.
In a wide-ranging interview, the US envoy gives The Irrawaddy his thoughts on the many domestic and international challenges facing Myanmar, and the state of the bilateral relation
Huawei activities were under scrutiny by U.S. authorities who screened company employee devices at airports on a number of occasions since 2014.
The lawsuit alleges CFO Meng Wanzhou was detained, searched and interrogated for three hours and her right to privacy was violated on several occasions.
Despite relief that a bad deal was avoided, concerns remain on what the summit's collapse will mean for future nuclear diplomacy with North Korea.
On Thursday, the two leaders will hold more meetings and a joint agreement-signing ceremony, though what the agreement involves remains unknown.
The US Justice Department charged Huawei and its CFO Meng Wanzhou with conspiring to violate US sanctions on Iran by doing business with Tehran through a subsidiary.
Reports previously released by the House of Representatives have stopped short of declaring the security forces’ actions of rape, murder and arson in Rakhine to be genocide.
Pakistan joins Myanmar, China, North Korea and other countries which the US sees as having violated religious freedoms or tolerated abuses against religious groups.
If Canada’s justice minister decides to extradited Meng to the US, she could face up to 30 years in prison for each count of conspiracy to defraud multiple financial institutions
"Markets are opening with a knee-jerk boost to risk appetite but time will tell how enduring the optimism proves to be," said ANZ economist Jo Masters.
The US took the bells as trophies after the 1901 clash and turned them into a memorial to the 45 fallen US soldiers. It killed hundreds or thousands of people in a counterattack.
The post of assistant secretary of state for East Asian and Pacific Affairs has been vacant since the previous incumbent, Daniel Russel, stepped down in April last year.
While the US hopes the sanctions will deter other nations from making arms deals with Russia, observers say they push Moscow and Bejing closer together.