An economist explains why the US and Chinese governments are most likely to dig in their heels rather than find a compromise to end the costly trade conflict.
The US has raised its tariffs on Chinese imports, bring the two nations to the brink of a trade war.
The EU has declared China a 'systemic rival' – but this is shortsighted.
Australia's Foreign Influence Transparency Scheme Act is at least a step in the right direction.
American and Chinese trade negotiators are pushing hard to get a deal, but a major sticking point remains: ensuring China honors any promises it makes.
China has reneged on past promises it has made to the US. With the deadline for a deal fast approaching, the solution may lie in learning from a global organization the president hates: the WTO.
The Uyghurs are a Muslim minority group living China's Xinjiang region. It is now estimated over one million Uyghurs have been arrested and imprisoned in China's vast network of "re-education" camps.
In the absence of trust, greater cultural understanding is a powerful diplomatic tool and one that Canada needs to wield expertly when dealing with China.
Meeting with heads of state has become routine for presidents, but Trump's way with words and gestures rattles many in the diplomatic community. The biggest concern is his sweet talk to dictators.
Rumours that West Ham's Marko Arnautovic is heading to China in a multi-million pound deal are a classic symptom of the transfer window.
Ren Zhengfei has given a rare interview to the Western media, denouncing accusations that his company has been involved in spying.
Too many African countries believe Beijing when they are told in negotiations that they must take it or leave it.
China is influential, but would not have succeeded in changing the UN human rights system without quiet consent from countries who wished to trade with it, including Canada.
Despite agreeing to a ceasefire, the two sides offered differing depictions of their trade war truce that show a lasting peace may still be out of reach.
In the wash-up of the G20 meetings, it seems China has come away with the better deal – at least for now.
Boasting the world's biggest and strongest economy, the U.S. has enormous leverage when it sits down with a partner to negotiate a trade deal. Threats and tariffs are not really helping.
At a time when the rules-based trading system is being shredded and the Paris Agreement risks unravelling, it is vital that the G20 meeting between the two superpowers is a constructive one.
As relations between Washington and Beijing take a turn for the worse, the announcement of a new naval base on Manus Island carries great strategic significance.
Prime Minister Scott Morrison has a busy summit season ahead of him. After early foreign policy stumbles, it's important he reads his briefs, listens to the diplomats and stays humble.
Both Kazakhstan and Russia look at China’s economic power with a mix of awe and alarm.