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China to impose sanctions on U.S. firms in Taiwan arms sale

Jul 12, 2019 - 7:47 PM

'The US arms sale to Taiwan has severely violated the basic norms of international law and international relations,' says Chinese foreign ministry spokesman Geng Shuang

SANCTIONS? Chinese foreign ministry spokesman Geng Shuang says China will impose sanctions on US enterprises that will participate in the sale of weapons to Taiwan. File photo from website of China's Ministry of Foreign Affairs

China urges U.S. to 'immediately cancel' arms sale to Taiwan

Jul 09, 2019 - 4:45 PM

China's foreign ministry spokesman Geng Shuang says China has already lodged formal complaints through diplomatic channels expressing 'strong dissatisfaction and resolute opposition' to the move

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Beijing blames Canada for deteriorating ties

Jun 13, 2019 - 11:18 PM

'The current difficulties in China-Canada relations are entirely caused by Canada herself, and entire responsibility for it lies with the Canadian side,' says Chinese foreign ministry spokesman Geng Shuang

China backs Hong Kong extradition law, opposes 'foreign interference'

Jun 10, 2019 - 4:45 PM

Beijing is unmoved by the protest, with foreign ministry spokesman Geng Shuang saying it 'will continue to firmly support' the Hong Kong administration

BLOCKED ROADS. Protesters block roads with barricades during clashes with police after a rally against a controversial extradition law proposal in Hong Kong on June 10, 2019. Photo by Isaac Lawrence/AFP

Beijing slams U.S. warship sail-by in South China Sea

May 06, 2019 - 6:24 PM

China's foreign ministry says the Chinese navy asked the US vessels to leave after they entered waters adjacent to Gaven and Chigua reefs in the Spratly Islands, which Beijing calls Nansha

CHIGUA REEF. This undated handout photo released by the Department of Foreign Affairs shows the alleged reclamation by China on what is internationally recognized as the Johnson South Reef in the South China Sea, otherwise known as the Mabini Reef by the Philippines and Chigua Reef by China. AFP PHOTO / DEPARTMENT OF FOREIGN AFFAIRS (DFA)

China denies meddling in US elections, demands 'respect'

Sep 19, 2018 - 5:11 PM

(UPDATED) The comments follow a combative series of tweets claiming Beijing's retaliatory tariffs on US goods were seeking to influence knife-edge midterm congressional elections in November

Trump threatens to raise tariffs on Chinese goods to 25%, up from 10%

Aug 01, 2018 - 6:09 PM

(UPDATED) Officials downplay suggestions the move is intended to compensate for the recent decline in the value of the Chinese currency

TRUMP TARIFFS. In this file photo, US President Donald Trump looks on during a rally in Elkhart, Indiana on May 10, 2018. File photo by Saul Loeb/AFP

China denies seeking PH resources as collateral

Mar 10, 2018 - 11:34 PM

'Our assistance and support to the Philippines are provided with no strings attached,' says Chinese Foreign Ministry spokesperson Geng Shuang

LOANS. China clarifies that it does not ask for natural resources as collateral in its loans to the Philippines. Rappler file photo

China hails new Zimbabwe leader, denies role in transition

Nov 27, 2017 - 8:05 PM

Calling the visit of Zimbabwe army chief General Constantine Chiwenga a pre-arranged and 'normal interaction,' foreign ministry spokesman Geng Shuang denies any involvement in Zimbabwean politics

OATH-TAKING. Newly sworn in Zimbabwe's president Emmerson Mnangagwa (left) takes the oath of office at the national sports stadium on the outskirts of Harare, on November 24, 2017 during the Inauguration ceremony. Photo by Marco Longari/AFP

China blocking rights activists, harassing experts at UN – HRW

Sep 05, 2017 - 9:22 PM

In its report Human Rights Watch accuses Chinese officials of routinely photographing and filming activists on UN premises in violation of UN rules and barring Chinese activists from travelling to the UN Human Rights Council in Geneva

KENNETH ROTH. Executive Director of international non-governmental organization Human Rights Watch (HRW) Kenneth Roth poses for a picture during an interview with AFP on the eve of the launch of a new report by the NGO in Geneva on September 4, 2017. Photo by Fabrice Coffrini/AFP

China protests after U.S. warship sails near island

Aug 11, 2017 - 11:51 AM

Foreign ministry spokesman Geng Shuang says the actions of the USS John S McCain have violated Chinese and international law seriously impairing the country s sovereignty and security

This US Navy photo obtained August 10, 2017 shows the Arleigh Burke-class guided-missile destroyer USS John S. McCain (DDG 56) as it patrols the South China Sea on January 7, 2017. A US warship on August 10, 2017 sailed close to an artificial island China has built up in the South China Sea. Photo by James Vazquez/US Navy/AFP

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China blasts Yasay for 'baffling, regrettable' words

Feb 24, 2017 - 2:00 PM

China urges Philippine Foreign Secretary Perfecto Yasay Jr to exercise prudence after he aired ASEAN s grave concern over Beijing s sea militarization

PH-CHINA TIES. Philippine Foreign Secretary Perfecto Yasay Jr (right) and Chinese Ambassador to the Philippines Zhao Jianhua (left) exchange pleasantries during Zhao's courtesy call on Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte on July 7, 2016. Photo from MARO-PCOO