Wednesday, 29 June, 2022
TopicUS-China

Topic: US-China

China issues private warnings to US over Taiwan Strait status, US officials concerned

While China regularly protests US military moves in the Taiwan Strait, the legal status of the waters previously wasn’t a regular talking point in meetings with US officials.

China-Solomon Islands deal marks a power shift. US paying for reluctance in Asia-Pacific

US’ Second Island Chain strategy is now at stake as Chinese military vessels venture further afield. Warnings by Australia, Japan could become prophecies.

Shanghai residents can’t post about ‘food crisis’ and China fears US may nuke it some day

Almost 26 million residents of Shanghai have been put under a lockdown amid an emerging food crisis. Even billionaire Kathy Xu Xin has struggled to buy milk and bread.

2 lines from US, long, tough statements from China — how they portrayed the Blinken-Wang call

US readout of call said Blinken & Wang spoke about ‘developments in DPRK & Russia’s aggression against Ukraine’. Chinese statements were harsher, vociferous against Indo-Pacific.

How companies should respond to US-China tensions—reduce supply chain dependence

Tesla could be in trouble. It has no choice but to keep operating in both US and China while navigating political and market risks.

China’s tech decoupling with the US is trouble. It’s one of their ‘top 10 risks in 2022’

As the US-China tech war rages on, China is dealing with uncovering of its ‘centres for political thought’.

Biden-Xi summit will help reduce rising tensions. US-China talking itself is an achievement

ThePrint view on the most important issues, instantly.

LAC stand-off gave China ‘valuable operational and tactical experience’: US military report

Assessment part of US Department of Defense’s annual report to the Congress on Chinese military power, titled ‘Military and Security Developments Involving the People’s Republic of China’.

Huawei CFO Meng Wanzhou’s return makes Chinese realise ‘US imperialism is a paper tiger’

Huawei CFO Meng Wanzhou was detained by Canada in 2018 at US’ extradition request over alleged violation of Iran sanctions. But was it a prisoner swap deal with China?

It’s clearer to India than ever that Quad is no military alliance. Everything’s a bit AUKUS

AUKUS has been a cold shower on the pretensions of two nations. One of them is India.

On Camera

YourTurn

Hong Kong skyline as seen from Victoria Peak at night | Paul Yeung | Bloomberg

Hong Kong’s future as financial center in jeopardy after Xi Jinping tightens restrictions

Situation looks dire with the annual economic growth forecast decreased, mainland's rigid Covid policies affects the city's competitive edge.

Defence

The Indian Air Force logo | Commons

Almost 4,000 enrol for IAF’s Agnipath recruitment scheme on day 1 of online registrations

These registrations pertain to the Indian Air Force's Agniveer Vayu programme. The online portal for the first phase was opened at 10 am Friday, and will close on 5 July.

With Agnipath, Modi govt’s shock & awe doctrine may have misfired a vital reform, yet again

Modi govt's biggest flaw has been its disinclination to accept limitations of electoral majorities. This ruined land acquisition and farm reform, stalled labour codes.
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