Latest Foreign relations of the People's Republic of China Stories
By Alan Wheatley, China Economics Editor BEIJING (Reuters) - U.S. and Chinese negotiators failed to reach an agreement on Wednesday to stem China's surging exports of low-cost clothing to the United States but U.S. officials said the two sides were continuing to talk.
By Benjamin Kang Lim BEIJING (Reuters) - Chinese President Hu Jintao will seek to play down a perceived economic and military threat to the United States from China on his first visit as head of state while seeking reassurances Washington will rein in Taiwan.
By Benjamin Kang Lim BEIJING (Reuters) - China is willing to buy more U.S. goods to reduce its trade surplus and is eyeing energy deals despite Congressional opposition to state-run CNOOC's bid for U.S. oil firm Unocal, officials said on Tuesday, days before President Hu Jintao's U.S. visit.
By Paul Eckert, Asia Correspondent WASHINGTON (Reuters) - President George W. Bush will host Chinese President Hu Jintao on September 7, a visit that caps months of rising trade friction as well as growing cooperation on stopping North Korea's nuclear arms ambitions.
By Lindsay Beck BEIJING (Reuters) - China has detained a U.S. citizen on suspicion of spying for ideological foe Taiwan, keeping him under house arrest without charge for nearly three months, the U.S. embassy in Beijing said on Friday.
BEIJING (Reuters) - China has detained a U.S. citizen on suspicion of spying for ideological foe Taiwan, keeping him under house arrest without charge for nearly three months, the U.S. embassy in Beijing said on Friday.
BEIJING (Reuters) - China, which views Taiwan as a breakaway province, said on Saturday the self-ruled island's 13th successive bid to join the United Nations was doomed to failure.
By Doug Palmer WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. and Chinese officials will hold textile trade talks next week in San Francisco, but the Bush administration has not decided whether to formally seek a comprehensive textile trade deal with Beijing, the U.S. Trade Representative's office said on Tuesday.
By Markus Krah KASSEL, Germany (Reuters) - German Chancellor Gerhard Schroeder insisted on Friday that Berlin would pursue its bid for a permanent seat on the U.N. Security Council despite new setbacks, but acknowledged it might need more time.
BEIJING (Reuters) - The United States and China launched bi-annual strategic talks on Monday to try to keep their increasingly complex relationship on an even keel as friction rises over a range of issues.