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Vietnam premier, US national security adviser talk bilateral ties

Sunday, November 22, 2020, 14:51 GMT+7 tuoitrenews

Vietnam premier, US national security adviser talk bilateral ties
Vietnamese Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc (R) and United States National Security Adviser Robert O’Brien are pictured at their meeting in Hanoi on November 21, 2020. Photo: Vietnam Government Portal

Vietnamese Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc and United States National Security Adviser Robert O’Brien discussed the two countries’ bilateral relationship in Hanoi on Saturday.

The meeting was convened within the framework of O’Brien’s visit to Vietnam on November 20-22, which is conducted on the occasion of the two nations’ 25th anniversary of diplomatic ties.

The relationship has seen comprehensive and practical development, which significantly contributes to regional and global security, peace, cooperation and development, PM Phuc said at the talk.

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How Biden will confront China

November 25, 2020, By David Leonhardt

Good morning. Biden introduces his foreign policy team. The Dow breaks 30,000. And Pennsylvania is banning alcohol sales.

How Biden will confront China

The presidents who came just before Donald Trump took a mostly hopeful view of China. Barack Obama, Bill Clinton and the two George Bushes all tried to integrate China into the global economy and political system. Doing so, they believed, could persuade China to accept international rules and become more democratic.

The strategy largely failed.

China used access to the world’s markets to grow richer on its own terms. It rejected many international rules — on intellectual property, for example — while becoming more authoritarian at home. As a recent Times story puts it, China has adopted “increasingly aggressive and at times punitive policies that force countries to play by its rules.”

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US Navy admiral makes unannounced visit to Taiwan, sources say

U.S. Navy Admiral Makes Unannounced Visit to Taiwan, Sources Say | World  News | US News
Flags of Taiwan and US are placed for a meeting In Taipei, Taiwan on Mar 27, 2018. (File photo: REUTERS/Tyrone Siu)

23 Nov 2020 08:56AM(Updated: 23 Nov 2020 09:52AM) CNA

TAIPEI: A two-star Navy admiral overseeing US military intelligence in the Asia-Pacific region has made an unannounced visit to Taiwan, two sources told Reuters on Sunday (Nov 22), in a high-level trip that could vex China.

The sources, who include a Taiwanese official familiar with the situation, said the official was Rear Admiral Michael Studeman. The sources spoke on condition of anonymity.Advertisement

According to the Navy’s website, Studeman is director of the J2, which oversees intelligence, at the US military’s Indo-Pacific Command.

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Trump’s US investment ban aims to cement tough-on-China legacy

The Guardian

Move is latest chapter in deteriorating relationship with Beijing and improvement under Joe Biden is unlikely

Donald Trump
Foreign policy analysts believe Trump wants to leave a tough-on-China legacy while simultaneously conducting a ‘scorched earth’ policy on his way out of the White House. Photograph: Saul Loeb/AFP/Getty Images

Helen Davidson in Taipei @heldavidson Mon 23 Nov 2020 10.52 GMT

Donald Trump has banned US investment in a further 89 Chinese companies, and reportedly sent a navy admiral to Taiwan, as he seeks to secure a tough-on-China foreign policy legacy.

Multiple media outlets have reported plans by the Trump administration for a series of confrontations with China before Biden’s inauguration on 20 January, and the moves were largely expected. Foreign policy and political analysts believe Trump wants to leave a legacy of being tough on China, while simultaneously conducting a “scorched earth” policy on his way out of the White House.

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US, Taiwan step up economic cooperation in new dialogue

US, Taiwan step up economic cooperation in new dialogue
In this file photo released by Taiwan’s Military News Agency, Taiwan war planes are parked on a highway during an exercise to simulate a response to a Chinese attack on its airfields in Changhua in southern Taiwan. Taiwan said Tuesday, Oct 27, 2020, that recent proposed of U.S. sales of missiles and other arms systems will boost the island’s ability to credibly defend itself, amid rising threats from China. (Military News Agency via AP, File)

21 Nov 2020 02:09PM CNA

TAIPEI:  The US and Taiwan are stepping up cooperation in a newly created economic dialogue, in another move from the outgoing Trump administration to increase official exchanges with the self-ruled island.

The two sides signed a five-year agreement establishing the US-Taiwan Economic Prosperity Partnership Dialogue, which is meant to be held annually. The deal falls short of a long-desired bilateral trade agreement, but is a significant step that increases ties between Washington and Taipei.

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US national security advisor to visit Vietnam

By Nguyen Quy   November 19, 2020 | 11:46 am GMT+7 VNExpressUS national security advisor to visit VietnamNational security adviser Robert O’Brien speaks to the media outside the White House in Washington, U.S., November 17, 2020. Photo by Reuters/Leah Millis.

U.S. national security adviser Robert O’Brien left Thursday for Vietnam and the Philippines to discuss regional security cooperation, the White House National Security Council said.

He would meet leaders in both countries “to reaffirm the strength of our bilateral relationships,” it tweeted on Thursday.

Vietnam’s Ministry of Foreign Affairs spokeswomen Le Thi Thu Hang said at a press meet the same day that O’Brien will be in Vietnam from Friday to Sunday for high-level meetings to discuss bilateral relations and regional and international issues that concern both Vietnam and the U.S.

Two weeks ago U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo visited Hanoi where he affirmed his nation’s continued support for a strong, prosperous and independent Vietnam.

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Kissinger Warns Biden of U.S.-China Catastrophe on Scale of WWI

US – China Trade War info | Đọt Chuối Non

Peter Martin November 16, 2020, 9:38 PM GMT+7 Bloomberg

  •  World could slide into catastrophe like World War I: Kissinger
  •  Says Biden, Xi should agree not to resort to military conflict

Former U.S. Secretary of State Henry Kissinger said the incoming Biden administration should move quickly to restore lines of communication with China that frayed during the Trump years or risk a crisis that could escalate into military conflict.

“Unless there is some basis for some cooperative action, the world will slide into a catastrophe comparable to World War I,” Kissinger said during the opening session of the Bloomberg New Economy Forum. He said military technologies available today would make such a crisis “even more difficult to control” than those of earlier eras.

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US bars investments in ‘Chinese military companies’

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US bars investments in 'Chinese military companies' - BBC News

US President Donald Trump has issued an order banning American investments in Chinese firms the government determines have ties to the Chinese military.

In the order, Mr Trump accused China of “increasingly exploiting” US investors “to finance the development and modernisation of its military”.

The ban is to go into effect in January.

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The US-China rivalry in tech and trade won’t end because Joe Biden is president

Analysis by Jill DisisCNN Business

Updated 1043 GMT (1843 HKT) November 9, 2020

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Hong Kong (CNN Business) President Donald Trump spent much of his term setting up Beijing as Washington’s greatest political and economic adversary. Don’t expect drastic changes when Joe Biden takes the helm, even if he eschews the bluster and unpredictability of his predecessor.

Economists and trade experts believe that the United States and China will move further apart on trade and technology as Washington continues to scrutinize virtually every aspect of its relationship with the world’s second-largest economy.

”We have a fundamental, systematic rivalry between these two systems,” said Alex Capri, research fellow at the Hinrich Foundation and senior fellow and lecturer at the National University of Singapore. “In many ways, that rivalry is going to intensify.”

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China shapes a new U.S. economic era: The return of industrial policy

The latest episode of POLITICO’s Global Translations podcast explores the new industrial policy emerging in America to counter China’s ascent.

Chinese President Xi Jinping speaks during fifth plenary session of the 19th Communist Party of China  Central Committee in Beijing. | Ju Peng/Xinhua via AP
Chinese President Xi Jinping speaks during fifth plenary session of the 19th Communist Party of China Central Committee in Beijing. | Ju Peng/Xinhua via AP

By LUIZA CH. SAVAGEPolitico

11/04/2020 04:30 AM EST

A historic shift in U.S. economic policy is taking shape regardless of who sits in the White House or controls Congress: an increasingly muscular role for state power to build up industries U.S. leaders deem critical to America’s national security and place in the world.

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China tightens rules on US media outlets in ‘reciprocal’ move

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China says decision was ‘necessary’ after the US declared several more Chinese media outlets to be ‘foreign missions

The US media firms affected are the American Broadcasting Corporation (ABC), the Los Angeles Times, Newsweek, Feature Story News, the Bureau of National Affairs and Minnesota Public Radio
The US media firms affected are the American Broadcasting Corporation (ABC), the Los Angeles Times, Newsweek, Feature Story News, the Bureau of National Affairs and Minnesota Public Radio Photograph: Richard Vogel/APStaff and agencies

Mon 26 Oct 2020 16.42 GMT

China has tightened the rules on a number of US media outlets, in a move it said was “necessary and reciprocal” after Chinese journalists in America were hit with restrictions last week.

The world’s two largest economies, sparring over issues from trade and technology to human rights, have restricted visas for each other’s reporters, while China has expelled journalists.

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The U.S.-China Conflict Over Chips Is About to Get Uglier

Alan Crawford, DebWu, Colum Murphy and Ian KingFri, October 23, 2020, 12:42 AM GMT+7·11 mins read. Yahoo!Finance

The U.S.-China Conflict Over Chips Is About to Get Uglier
The U.S.-China Conflict Over Chips Is About to Get Uglier

(Bloomberg) — On a scorching hot day in late August, representatives of Taiwan’s government and industry crowded into the clinical cool of a state-of-the-art semiconductor facility for a symbolic moment in the global tech conflict.

They were attending the opening ceremony for a training center built by Dutch company ASML Holding at a cost of about $16 million, small change for an industry used to spending $10 billion or more on a single advanced manufacturing plant.

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China wants to be less reliant on the United States. That’s a tall order

By Laura HeCNN Business

Updated 1039 GMT (1839 HKT) October 30, 2020

Chinese leaders meet to chart economic course

Hong Kong (CNN Business) China wants to counter the United States by boosting its technological capabilities and becoming more self sufficient. That’s easier said than done.

Beijing outlined its goal for more economic independence this week as the Chinese Communist Party’s Central Committee put together its latest Five-Year Plan. The 14th iteration of the vast policy framework will cover 2021 to 2025, and is key to setting the country’s political and economic agenda.

The full scope of the plan might not be known for months, but a statement published Thursday said that China wants to focus on economic self-reliance and technological independence. Doing so would help insulate the country from US attempts to restrict its access to critical technologies.”[We will] nurture a strong domestic market and establish a new development pattern,” the statement said. “Domestic consumption will be a strategic focus.”

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China sent fugitive’s elderly father to America to coerce him into going home, US claims

By Ben Westcott, CNN

Updated 0757 GMT (1557 HKT) October 29, 2020

NS Slug: OH: CHINESE INTELLIGENCE OFFICER TO FACE CHARGES  Synopsis: a Chinese spy is extradited to the U.S. after stealing technology secrets, Justice Dept. says  Keywords: CHINA SPYING AVIATION SECRETS MSS GOVERNMENT WORLD

(CNN)The Unites States has charged eight people, including six Chinese citizens, over a three-year plot to intimidate a US resident into returning to China to face criminal charges.

The case is believed to be part of the ruling Communist Party’s Operation Fox Hunt, an international anti-corruption campaign targeting Chinese fugitives — often former officials or rich individuals suspected of economic crimes.

The US Department of Justice said Wednesday the charges included “conspiring to act in the US as illegal agents of the People’s Republic of China.” Five people have been arrested, while three are believed to be at large in China.

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China warns India on eyeing trade talks with Taiwan; slams US-Tibet meeting

Chinese Foreign Ministry spokesman Zhao Lijian (Photo: Reuters)

Chinese Foreign Ministry spokesman Zhao Lijian (Photo: Reuters)

3 min read. Updated: 20 Oct 2020, 09:20 PM IST Elizabeth Rochelivemint.com

  • ‘There is only one China in the world, and Taiwan is an inalienable part of Chinese territory,’ says Chinese foreign ministry spokesman Zhao Lijian
  • The comments come against the backdrop of tensions between India and China along their common border in Ladakh

NEW DELHI: China on Tuesday warned India against launching any talks with Taiwan on trade saying such a move would be violative of the one China policy New Delhi has so far supported.

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