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India tests new French fighter jets in skies near China border

Sept. 22, 2020 CNA

An Indian Air Force Rafale jet flies over Leh, the main city in the contested Ladakh region on the border with China. (Photo: AFP/Mohd Arhaan ARCHER)

NEW DELHI: India’s new French Rafale jets have flown “familiarisation” flights above the border region contested with China where a deadly clash between soldiers from the nuclear-armed neighbours took place in June, an official told AFP on Monday (Sep 21).

The first five planes of a US$9.4 billion order for 36 Rafale aircraft were formally commissioned on Sep 10, with Defence Minister Rajnath Singh calling them a “strong message” to New Delhi’s adversaries.

“Rafale fighter jets have been familiarising in our operational areas including Ladakh,” a senior air force official told AFP on condition of anonymity.

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UN General Assembly: US-China tensions flare over coronavirus

  • 22 September 2020 BBC

Media captionTrump, Xi Jinping and Guterres address the UN General Assembly

Tensions between the US and China came to the fore of the annual UN General Assembly in New York, with US President Donald Trump blaming China for the spread of coronavirus.

He called for China to be held “accountable” for the pandemic.

In his speech, Chinese President Xi Jinping said his country had “no intention to enter a Cold War with any country”.

Ties between the two world powers are strained on a number of fronts.

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A quick guide to the US-China trade war

16 January 2020, BBC

Containers are unloaded at Qingdao Port

The world’s two largest economies have been locked in a bitter trade battle.

The dispute has seen the US and China impose tariffs on hundreds of billions of dollars worth of one another’s goods.

US President Donald Trump has long accused China of unfair trading practices and intellectual property theft.

In China, there is a perception that America is trying to curb its rise as a global economic power.

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Eyeing China, Pentagon plans larger, ‘more lethal’ navy

Projecting US power: the USS Theodore Roosevelt aircraft carrier, based in the western Pacific
Eyeing China, Pentagon plans larger, 'more lethal' navy
The USS Theodore Roosevelt aircraft carrier, based in the western Pacific. (Photo: AFP/Conner D Blake)

17 Sep 2020 07:08AM(Updated: 17 Sep 2020 07:21AM) CNA

WASHINGTON: Secretary of Defense Mark Esper announced on Wednesday (Sep 16) an ambitious plan to expand the US Navy with a range of unmanned and autonomous ships, submarines and aircraft to confront the growing maritime challenge from China.

The Pentagon chief said a sweeping review of US naval power dubbed “Future Forward” had laid out a “game-changer” plan that would expand the US sea fleet to more than 355 ships, from the current 293.

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China holds military drill as US envoy visits Taiwan

18 September 2020

A file photo of a Chinese People’s Liberation Army warship
A file photo taken in 2010 of a Chinese People’s Liberation Army warship

China says it is conducting military exercises near the Taiwan Strait to “protect its sovereignty” as a top US official visits Taiwan.

The live-fire drills take place as relations between Beijing and Washington sour and the US shores up its support of Taiwan.

China regards self-ruled Taiwan as a breakaway province.

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US announces charges against Chinese, Malaysian hackers

US announces charges against Chinese, Malaysian hackers
US federal prosecutors say the hackers worked to steal identities and video game technology, plant ransomware, and spy on Hong Kong activists. (Photo: AFP/Nicolas Asfouri)

17 Sep 2020 12:49AM(Updated: 17 Sep 2020 03:15PM) CNA

WASHINGTON: The US Justice Department on Wednesday (Sep 16) announced charges against five Chinese nationals and two Malaysians who ran global hacking operations for at least six years to steal identities and video game technology, plant ransomware, and spy on Hong Kong activists.

Three of the Chinese suspects operated out of Chengdu 404, a Sichuan-based company that purported to offer network security services for other businesses.

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Citing New Security Law, U.S. Warns of Hong Kong Travel Risk

The measure is unlikely to have much of an immediate effect because of the city’s coronavirus restrictions, but it could worsen fraying U.S.-China ties.

Police officers confronting protesters in Hong Kong this month. Dozens of people in the city have been arrested under a new security law.

Police officers confronting protesters in Hong Kong this month. Dozens of people in the city have been arrested under a new security law.Credit…Lam Yik Fei for The New York Times

Austin Ramzy

By Austin Ramzy

Sept. 15, 2020, 9:37 a.m. ET New York Times

The State Department advisory warned that the security law, which came into force in June, could subject Americans who have been publicly critical of China “to a heightened risk of arrest, detention, expulsion, or prosecution.”

The security law targets what it deems acts of secession, subversion, terrorism and collusion with foreign elements, but critics say the broad wording also gives the authorities wide-ranging powers to target voices of dissent. Dozens of people in Hong Kong have already been arrested under the law, including Jimmy Lai, a prominent pro-democracy media tycoon.

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US-China tensions rooted in deep, long-term shift

The fact that China is now nearly as strong as the US economically and militarily has triggered the conflict

By DENNY ROYSEPTEMBER 11, 2020 Asia Times

Donald Trump is making rivalry with China a key platform in his re-election campaign as relations between the two countries continue to deteriorate. Photo composite: AFP

How Indian corporates can take advantage of low global rates

The recent decline in US-China relations has many contributing factors that arise from the domestic politics of both countries.

The single most important trigger, however, is a key structural change: China becoming nearly as strong an economic and military power as the US.

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Beijing to impose restrictions on all US diplomats in China

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China is introducing countermeasures ‘to urge the US to repeal its wrong decisions’.

The unspecified countermeasures will apply to all US embassy and consulate staff and the consulate-general in Hong Kong, a ministry statement said [Carlos Garcia Rawlins/Reuters]
The unspecified countermeasures will apply to all US embassy and consulate staff and the consulate-general in Hong Kong, a ministry statement said [Carlos Garcia Rawlins/Reuters]


Beijing will impose “reciprocal restrictions” on all American diplomats in China in response to earlier curbs on the activities of its embassy staff in the United States, China’s Ministry of Foreign Affairs has said.

The unspecified countermeasures will apply to all US embassy and consulate staff, as well as the consulate-general in Hong Kong, a ministry statement said on Friday.

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U.S. to block cotton, tomato imports from China’s Xinjiang over Uighur forced labour

By David Lawder Reuters Posted September 9, 2020 12:55 am
Updated September 9, 2020 12:56 am

U.S. impose sanctions on senior Chinese official over alleged Uighur rights abuse

The Trump administration announcement of the actions, initially expected on Tuesday, has been put off until later this week because of “scheduling issues,” a CBP spokesman said.

READ MORE: China vows to respond as U.S. sanctions 11 companies over Uighur abuse complaints

The cotton and tomato bans along with five other import bans over alleged Xinjiang forced-labor abuses would be an unprecedented move by CBP and likely stoke tensions between the world’s two largest economies.

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Mỹ tước 1.000 thị thực công dân Trung Quốc ‘dính líu quân đội Trung Quốc’

10/09/2020 06:40 GMT+7 tuoitrenews

TTO – Bộ Ngoại giao Mỹ ngày 9-9 xác nhận đã hủy thị thực của hơn 1.000 công dân Trung Quốc trong nỗ lực chặn đứng những người “có liên quan quân đội Trung Quốc” tới Mỹ du học và nghiên cứu.

Mỹ tước 1.000 thị thực công dân Trung Quốc dính líu quân đội Trung Quốc - Ảnh 1.
Bộ An ninh nội địa Mỹ ngày 9-9 tuyên bố sẽ tiếp tục chiến dịch ngăn chặn những người Trung Quốc có dính líu quân đội tới Mỹ ăn cắp sở hữu trí tuệ – Ảnh: AFP

“Tính đến ngày 8-9-2020, chúng tôi đã thu hồi hơn 1.000 thị thực được cấp cho công dân Trung Quốc. Đây là những người mà chúng tôi phát hiện là đối tượng bị hạn chế theo chỉ đạo của tổng thống”, một phát ngôn viên của Bộ Ngoại giao Mỹ xác nhận với Hãng tin Reuters qua email.

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China is preparing for more heated relations with US

By Kai He07 Sep 2020 06:09AM(Updated: 07 Sep 2020 06:10AM)

There have been a series of rhetorical attacks directed at the CCP from high-ranking US officials since late June.Advertisement

National Security Adviser Robert O’Brien, FBI Director Christopher Wray, Attorney General William Barr and Secretary of State Mike Pompeo have been dubbed the “four horsemen of the apocalypse” tasked by Trump to overthrow the CCP.

The Trump administration has taken concrete actions to decouple bilateral relations by closing the Chinese Consulate General in Houston, sending Health Secretary Alex Azar to Taiwan and attempting to ban Chinese social-media giants TikTok and WeChat in the United States.

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India’s opportunity in US-China decoupling

Last Updated : Sep 07, 2020 11:06 AM IST | Source: Moneycontrol.comWhoever wins in the US on November 3, there will be a new normal in US-China ties. There will be new opportunity for India if it builds on its Comprehensive Global Strategic Partnership with the US, to consolidate a ‘trusted partner’ status, or ‘supply chain resilience’

Arun K Singh

On August 7, under the United States International Emergency Powers Act, US President Donald Trump issued an executive order banning, after 45 days, any transaction by a US entity with TikTok, and its parent company ByteDance. The order cited need to secure the information and communications technology and services supply chain, and asserted that “spread in the United States of mobile applications developed and owned by companies in China continues to threaten the national security, foreign policy, and economy of the United States”.

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Ấn Độ đã dạy cho doanh nghiệp Trung Quốc một ‘bài học đau đớn’

5/09/2020  07:32  GMT+7 vietnamnet

Lệnh cấm hàng loạt ứng dụng Trung Quốc tại Ấn Độ đã giúp các doanh nghiệp trong nước phát triển và mở đường cho những gã khổng lồ công nghệ của Mỹ.  

Trung Quốc ngầm xác nhận tham gia vụ bán TikTok tại MỹMỹ sẽ cấm thêm nhiều ứng dụng Trung Quốc sau TikTok, WeChatTrung Quốc ra ứng dụng đối phó tin giả

Ấn Độ đã 'dạy cho doanh nghiệp Trung Quốc một bài học đau đớn'
Biểu tình phản đối công nghệ Trung Quốc hôm 1/7 tại Ấn Độ. Ảnh: AP

Hôm 2/9, Ấn Độ tiếp tục cấm 118 ứng dụng Trung Quốc, trong đó có các tựa game lớn của Tencent và NetEase và dịch vụ của Baidu, Alibaba. Bộ Điện tử và Công nghệ thông tin nước này cho rằng các ứng dụng tham gia vào hoạt động gây phương hại đến chủ quyền và tính toàn vẹn của đất nước. Nhà chức trách cũng cáo buộc các dịch vụ gửi dữ liệu công dân sang máy chủ đặt ngoài Ấn Độ.

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