The US Senate passed a currency bill that would punish countries that subsidize their exports by maintaining an artificially low exchange rate. China called such a law a 'lose-lose' for both sides.
Chins has reportedly been trying to block publication of a United Nations report that says 11 different kinds of Chinese-made bullet casings have been found at the sites of attacks by government-allied militia in Sudan's Darfur region.
Norway faces a diplomatic backlash from China after the Nobel Peace Prize was awarded to jailed democracy activist Liu Xiaobo. The greater fallout may be within China itself.
China lashed out at fresh calls to free top dissident Liu Xiaobo, who was awarded the Nobel Peace Prize last week. The US has also called on China to ease restrictions on Mr. Xiaobo's wife, Liu Xia.
The Chinese government said the award to Liu Xiaobo 'profanes the Nobel Peace Prize.' The immediate future may see more activists arrested, warns Mr. Liu's lawyer.
China-Japan relations have further deteriorated following China’s decision to cease high-level exchanges with Japan in protest at the extended detention of a Chinese fishing boat captain.
Unless the US-China trade gap is seriously addressed, some economists say, Obama’s goal of 2 million new trade-related jobs will be unattainable.
Gao Zhisheng, once praised by the Chinese government as a star lawyer, remains missing one year after police dragged him from his home. Rights groups are particularly worried about the treatment of the human rights lawyer.
The regime allowed journalists and diplomats to watch the trial as it entered its third day.
The US Navy has accused Chinese ships of harassing a US submarine-tracking vessel in the South China Sea.