China won’t ‘bully’ smaller countries

File photo of Chinese President Xi Jinping giving a video speech at the opening ceremony of the 17th China-ASEAN Expo in Nanning, south China’s Guangxi Province on November 27, 2020. STR | AFP | Getty Images Chinese President Xi Jinping told leaders of the 10-nation Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) at a summit on … Read more

Biden says U.S. is considering diplomatic boycott

A visitor walks through the logos of the Olympic Winter Games and the Beijing 2022 Winter Olympics during the Beijing Olympic Fair to celebrate the 10th anniversary of the 2008 Olympic Games in Beijing. Wang Chao | AFP | Getty Images President Joe Biden said Thursday that the United States is considering a diplomatic boycott … Read more

The Biden-Xi meeting left one big question unanswered, says analyst

The flag of the United States and China stands behind a microphone at the US Embassy in Beijing on April 9, 2009. Frederick J. Brown | AFP | Getty Images One analyst said the US and China, just emerging from a high-level meeting between their leaders, set a positive tone about moving their relationship forward … Read more

Biden and Xi agree to look at possible arms control talks, says Biden advisor

A large screen shows US President Joe Biden, left, and Chinese President Xi Jinping during a virtual summit as people walk during the CCTV evening outside a shopping mall on November 16, 2021 in Beijing, China. Kevin Fryer | Getty Images US National Security Adviser Jake Sullivan said on Tuesday that US President Joe Biden … Read more

Taiwan in focus as US seeks to avoid a conflict with China

WASHINGTON — Two problems that dominate economic relations between the United States and China, tariffs and supply chain problems, will take a back seat Monday over more pressing security concerns when President Joe Biden holds a virtual summit with Chinese President Xi Jinping. “I don’t expect tariffs to be on the agenda tomorrow night,” a … Read more

5 things to know before the stock market opens Monday, Nov. 15

Here are the top news, trends and analysis that investors need to start their trading day: 1. The Dow is set to jump 100 points after breaking its 5-week winning streak Markets were higher after new Labor Department figures showed that nonfarm payrolls increased by 531,000 for the month of October. Spencer Platt / Getty … Read more

Biden-Xi virtual summit set for Monday evening as China tensions rise

Chinese President Xi Jinping shakes hands with US Vice President Joe Biden (L) inside the Great Hall of the People in Beijing, December 4, 2013. Lintao Zhang | Reuters CNBC has confirmed that President Joe Biden will hold a highly anticipated virtual summit with Chinese President Xi Jinping on Monday evening. Biden and Xi have … Read more

5 things to know before the stock market opens Friday, Nov. 12

Here are the top news, trends and analysis that investors need to start their trading day: 1. The Dow is poised to bounce, buoyed by gains in J&J stocks in the separate plans Traders on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange, October 28, 2012. Source: NYSE US stock futures rose on Friday, buoyed … Read more

China criticizes U.S. democracy while promoting Xi’s growing power

Books about and about Chinese President Xi Jinping fill a display at the Chinese Communist Party Museum in Beijing on November 11, 2021. Noel Siles | AFP | Getty Images BEIJING – A senior Chinese official made a rare criticism of the United States and Western democracy during a high-level political press conference on Friday. … Read more

Chinese leaders issue official history to elevate Xi

Xi Jinping, general secretary of the Communist Party of China Central Committee, Chinese president and chairman of the Central Military Commission, delivers an important speech at a ceremony marking the centenary of the founding of the Communist Party of China in Beijing, the capital of China, in July. 1, 2021. Ju Ping | Xinhua News … Read more