Lavrov's visit will take place in the immediate backdrop of the first dialogue between Beijing and Washington after US President Joe Biden came to power and amidst high decibel rhetoric between both the countries
Before Antony Blinken and Lloyd Austin landed in Tokyo, a spokesman for the Chinese Foreign Ministry urged the United States to 'stop interfering in China’s internal affairs'
Chinese officials have also increasingly insisted that only those who prove themselves sufficiently loyal to Beijing and the ruling Communist Party may hold office
The Biden administration's arrival may change the Security Council's dynamics on key issues, according to diplomats.
Chinese foreign ministry spokesperson Hua Chunying termed the new restrictions an 'escalation of political suppression' by some extreme anti-China forces in the US
Xi Jinping congratulates Joe Biden on US election win, seeks to 'manage differences' amid strained trade ties
The Chinese president told the US president-elect he hoped the two countries would 'uphold the spirit of non-conflict, focus on cooperation and control differences'
The economic relationship between Beijing and Washington has been roiled by Donald Trump's unprecedented campaign of tariffs, threats of bans and sanctions on Chinese tech firms
According to Taipei's defence ministry, the planes entered Taiwan's southwest air defence identification zone on Friday and also crossed the so-called median line that divides the Taiwan Strait
Keith Krach, undersecretary of state for economic growth, energy and the environment, is visiting to attend a memorial service for late president Lee Teng-hui on Saturday
The Donald Trump administration has continued to play an active role in the World Trade Organisation, but many of Trump’s biggest trade offensives over the past three years have bypassed the organisation’s rules
US blacklists 24 Chinese companies, imposes sanctions on officials over militarisation of South China Sea
Mike Pompeo said the travel ban would apply to Chinese individuals “responsible for, or complicit in, either the large-scale reclamation, construction, or militarization of disputed outposts in the South China Sea"
Relations between China and Canada have soured over the arrest of Meng Wanzhou, an executive and the daughter of the founder of Chinese tech giant Huawei, at Vancouver’s airport in late 2018
As US shuts down Chinese consulate in Houston, a look at how Washington-Beijing Cold War is intensifying
Donald Trump won office in 2016 partly on his accusations that China was exploiting the country’s trade relationship with the United States by selling the country far more than it purchased
US authorities said the Chinese nationals participated in a multiyear cyber espionage campaign that stole weapons designs, drug information and software source code
When the US imposed sanctions on four Chinese officials over China’s crackdown on Uighurs and other Muslims in Xinjiang, Beijing reciprocated by announcing travel bans and sanctions on prominent Republican members of Congress
Lines are being drawn and US-China relations are in free fall, laying the foundation for a confrontation that will have many of the characteristics of the Cold War — and the dangers
US secretary of state Mike Pompeo dismisses most of Beijing's claims in the South China Sea as 'illegal'
Mike Pompeo said that “Beijing has failed to put forth a lawful, coherent maritime claim in the South China Sea,” and so the United States was rejecting any Chinese claim to waters beyond a 12-nautical mile territorial sea
US considering additional actions against China on Hong Kong's new security law, COVID-19, says White House
US and China have sparred recently over China's imposition of new national security law in Hong Kong, treatment of Uighurs, and Beijing's handling of coronavirus
'Strategic empathy': A look at how presidential candidate Joe Biden's informal diplomacy shaped US foreign relations
Joe Biden’s political trademark was a blue-collar Everyman style, but from the start of his Washington career he had prioritised foreign policy
Donald Trump blames China's 'secrecy, deception and cover-up' for COVID-19, says country must be held accountable
Trump also praised America's 'scientific brilliance', asserting that the US will likely have a therapeutic and/or vaccine solution long before the end of the year.