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NKorea aggression could strengthen US-China bond

North Korea's latest outburst of nuclear and military threats has given the U.S. a rare opportunity to build bridges with China - a potential silver lining to the simmering crisis that could revitalize the Obama administration's flagging policy pivot to Asia....


U.S. presses China on cyberattacks

In their first meetings with China’s new leaders, U.S. officials this week pushed for an acknowledgment of the unusual nature of cyberattacks originating from China aimed at stealing U.S. corporate secrets to benefit the Asian giant’s state-owned enterprises.


Investment from China rises amid concern

Chinese Investments

High-tech batteries. Advanced wind turbines. Sensitive telecommunications gear. Last year saw a spike in concern over Chinese foreign investment in the United States, as election year politics, economic anxiety and a record level of dealmaking all aligned. Read full article >>


Auditor finds IMF was pressured by U.S. to fault China

The International Monetary Fund, at the urging of the United States, shaped recent research to pressure China over its economic policies, according to a study released Wednesday by the fund’s in-house watchdog.


China rebuffs US charges telecoms are security threat

Chinese Security Risk

China rejected on Tuesday as "groundless" U.S. accusations that two top Chinese telecoms equipment makers posed a security risk. The U.S. House of Representatives' Intelligence Committee urged American companies on Monday to stop doing business with Huawei Technologies Co Ltd and ZTE Corp. , warning that China could use equipment made by the companies to spy on certain communications and threaten vital systems through computerized links.


U.S. Panel Says Chinese Technology Giants Pose Security Threat

American companies should avoid sourcing network equipment from China's two leading technology firms because they pose a national security threat to the United States, the House Intelligence Committee warned Monday.


Washington confirms Chinese hack attack on White House computer via Phishing

White House sources partly confirmed an alarming report that U.S. government computers -- reportedly including systems used by the military for nuclear commands -- were breached by Chinese hackers. “This was a spear phishing attack against an unclassified network,” a White House official told “These types of attacks are not infrequent and we have mitigation measures in place.”


China's Xi Jinping healthy, says Panetta in Beijing

Leon Panetta

The man expected to become China's next leader, Vice-President Xi Jinping, appears in "good shape", US Defence Secretary Leon Panetta has said after talks in Beijing. The talks marked Mr Xi's first official meeting since he went missing two weeks ago without further explanation.


U.S. Files Trade Case Against China Over Cars

The Obama administration accused China of unfairly subsidizing its exports of autos and auto parts, while China filed its own trade case against the United States.


China escalates U.S. trade dispute, requests WTO decision

In a move that escalates a trade row with the United States, China said it would ask the World Trade Organization (WTO) to adjudicate a dispute over U.S. punitive import duties on 22 Chinese exports, including solar panels and steel products.


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