December 08, 2022 14:14 (IST)
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US Defense Dept releases names of Chinese military companies operating directly or indirectly in America

Washington: The US Department of Defense released the names of “Chinese military companies” operating directly or indirectly in the United States in accordance with the statutory requirement of Section 1260H of the National Defense Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 2021.

Digital currency may become new point of tension between US-China

Washington: China's move to implement the start of a new digital currency may trigger a new battle with the US which is also trying to create its own digital dollar.

US okays $1.1bn arms sale to Taiwan, vexes China

Washington: The US has agreed to sell $1.1 billion worth of arms to Taiwan, provoking China.

US will continue to speak out and promote accountability for Chinese atrocities and human rights abuses: Blinken

Washington: US Secretary of State Antony Blinken has said the US will continue to speak out and promote accountability for Chinese atrocities and human rights abuses, including those in Hong Kong, Xinjiang, and Tibet.

US jails ex-Coca Cola engineer in China trade secrets case

Washington: A federal judge in Greeneville, Tennessee, sentenced a Michigan woman today to 168 months, the equivalent of 14 years, in prison for a scheme to steal trade secrets, engage in economic espionage and commit fraud.

National security: FCC bans Chinese telecom operator Unicom in US

Washington: The Federal Communications Commission on Thursday voted to ban China's telecom operator Unicom (CHU) from operating in the country over national security issues in the US.

Immediately end genocide, crimes in Xinjiang province: US calls on China

Washington: The United States has asked the Chinese government to immediately end genocide and crimes against humanity against the predominantly Muslim Uyghurs and members of other ethnic and religious minority groups in Xinjiang province.

US conducts joint Guam drill with Australia, Japan to counter China

The United States is conducting a joint exercise with Australia and Japan on Guam, an  unincorporated territory of the United States in Micronesia subregion of the western Pacific Ocean, in an attempt to counter the increasing vulnerability to attack from Russia or China, media reports saiad.

US protecting investors from financing communist Chinese military companies

Washignton: US President Trump took decisive action last month to protect American investors and pension holders from funding Communist Chinese military companies (CCMCs) through Executive Order (13959) Addressing the Threat from Securities Investments that Finance Communist Chinese Military Companies. 

Chinese authority forcing ethnic minority laborers in Xinjiang to pick cotton

Washington: A report has unveiled that the Chinese government is coercing hundreds of thousands of rural workers to carry out the grueling labour of handpicking cotton in the controversial Uyghur region of the country.

Washington adds China’s SMIC to entity list, restricting access to key enabling U.S. technology

Washington: The Bureau of Industry and Security (BIS) in the Department of Commerce (Commerce) added Semiconductor Manufacturing International Corporation (SMIC) of China to the Entity List. 

China's NPCSC is undermining autonomy of Hong Kong: Mike Pompeo

Washington: Beijing’s unrelenting assault against Hong Kong’s democratic processes has gutted its Legislative Council, rendering the body a rubber stamp devoid of meaningful opposition, US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said.

China issue: EU, US launch new bilateral dialogue

Washington: The European Union and the United States on Friday launched  a new bilateral Dialogue between the European External Action Service and the U.S. Department of State on China.

US agency releases advisory on activities of China's Ministry of State Security

New York: Amid reports of snooping by Chinese firms, the US Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency has released an advisory on the activities of China's Ministry of State Security (MSS) and its associated agencies and contractors, media reports said.

India-Australia-US join party to shatter Chinese dream of Kra canal project in Thailand

New Delhi: China might receive a hit in the diplomatic front as  India, Australia, and the USA—three of the four integral members of the Quad- have now shown interest to invest in the Kra Canal project which is being actively entertained by the Thailand government.