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China rejects Trump claim it stole drone

China on Monday rejected US President-elect Donald Trump’s claim that it had “stolen” an American research drone, as state media said his diplomatic inexperience could spark a confrontation between the two nations. Beijing’s seizure of the marine probe in international waters in the South China Sea raised already heightened tensions between the world’s two largest [...]

By | December 19th, 2016|China, News In Pictures, North America, PTIF, World|0 Comments

China to fine unnamed US automaker

BEIJING: China will slap fines on an unnamed US carmaker for monopolistic behaviour, the state-run China Daily said on Wednesday, as rhetoric over trade heats up between Beijing and US president-elect Donald Trump. A penalty will be issued “soon” against an American firm for telling distributors to fix prices, the paper said in a front-page [...]

By | December 15th, 2016|Breaking News, China, Economics, News In Pictures, North America, PTIF|0 Comments

China warns Trump against ignoring its Taiwan interests

BEIJING: China expressed “serious concern” on Monday after US President-elect Donald Trump said the United States did not necessarily have to stick to its long-held stance that Taiwan is part of “one China”, calling it the basis for relations. Trump’s comments on “Fox News Sunday”, questioning nearly four decades of US policy, came after he [...]

By | December 12th, 2016|Breaking News, China, Hot News, North America, PTIF, World|0 Comments

US ‘One China’ policy could end – Trump

President-elect Donald Trump has questioned whether the US should continue its "One China" policy. US policy since 1979 has respected China's stance on Taiwan, which it sees as a breakaway province. But Mr Trump said that without concessions from Beijing on trade and other issues, he did not see why that should continue. Relations with [...]

By | December 11th, 2016|Breaking News, China, Hot News, North America, PTIF, Russia|0 Comments

China lodges protest to US over Trump’s call with Taiwan leader

BEIJING - Xinhua- China has lodged solemn representations with the United States, urging the latter to honor its commitment to the one-China policy, Foreign Ministry spokesperson Geng Shuang said on Saturday. Geng's remarks came after U.S. president-elect Donald Trump spoke over phone on Friday with Taiwan leader Tsai Ing-wen. "It must be stated that, there [...]

By | December 3rd, 2016|Breaking News, China, Hot News, News In Pictures, North America, PTIF, World|0 Comments

Trump breaks US policy stance with direct Taiwan call

US President-elect Donald Trump has spoken directly with the president of Taiwan - breaking with US policy set in 1979 when formal relations were cut. Mr Trump's transition team said he and Tsai Ing-wen noted "close economic, political, and security ties" between the US and Taiwan in a phone call. The move risks angering China, [...]

By | December 3rd, 2016|Asia, Breaking News, China, Hot News, News In Pictures, North America, PTIF, World|0 Comments

Obama pushed Pakistan to Russian-China Axis; Is President-elect Trump intend winning back Pakistan?

The recent telephone call transcript between US President(elect) Mr Trump and Pakistani Prime Minister has surprised all and sundry. His appreciation for Pakistan and its people has amazed the nation who were used to nothing but criticism /bashing from USA under Obama Administration. He reiterated his willingness to mediate in resolving dispute with India. Earlier [...]

Can China overtake the United States to lead the world?

BY SIMON DENYER Can China overtake the United States to lead the world? That was the question posed by the nationalist Global Times tabloid in Beijing on Monday.If the United States under Donald Trump gives up its global leadership and withdraws into isolationism, will the rising superpower of China replace it? Ironically, in the past [...]

Trump’s surprise wins in crucial U.S. states rattle world markets

WASHINGTON - Reuters-UNS - Republican Donald Trump scored a series of surprising wins in battleground states including Florida and Ohio on Tuesday, opening a path to the White House for the political outsider and rattling world markets counting on a win by Democrat Hillary Clinton. With investors worried a Trump victory could cause economic and [...]

Chinese female paddlers defend Olympic team gold in Rio

RIO DE JANEIRO -Xinhua/UNS-- All-time leading Chinese secured the third table tennis gold medal at the 2016 Rio Olympic Games here on Tuesday, after easily rounding up the team final against Germany in straight three games. It has been the 27th Olympic gold medal won by China in table tennis since the sport was introduced [...]

By | August 17th, 2016|Asia, Breaking News, China, North America, PTIF, Sports|0 Comments