CNBC's Eunice Yoon reports on rising U.S.-China tensions as sanctions are imposed on 11 Americans and two critics of the Chinese government are arrested.
The Trump administration has been critical of Beijing's recent decision to pass a sweeping national security law aimed at limiting Hong Kong's autonomy and banning literature critical of the Chinese Communist Party.
The ban will take effect in 45 days and may attract retaliation from Beijing.
China's economic growth indicators are lopsided, pointing to possible downside risks for the country in the second half of 2020 as it tries to recover from the coronavirus pandemic, said an analyst on Thursday.
Taiwan appears to be distancing itself from China, as both sides ramp up military drills amid heightened U.S.-China tensions and the pandemic.
TikTok may not have a lot of intelligence value but its owner Bytedance is in Beijing and its connection to the government is what worries the U.S., said James Lewis from the Center for Strategic and International Studies.
China would prefer to see U.S. President Donald Trump win a second term in office as it would allow Beijing to continue to pursue its international ambitions, said an analyst on Monday.
China has no more allies in Washington, even among the Democrats, analysts said during a virtual conference organized by Singapore-based bank DBS on Thursday.
China's Foreign Ministry announced Friday it is revoking the license for the U.S. consulate general in the southwestern city of Chengdu.
Some argue that the danger of a U.S.-Chinese war is growing. What that misses, a prominent Asian business leader told me this week, is that China has already decided the war has begun.
The secretary of State said the actions should serve as a warning for other tech companies.
A key organizer of primary elections for Hong Kong's pro-democracy camp said on Wednesday he was stepping down after Beijing said the vote may violate the new national security law and could amount to subversion.
At a briefing with reporters Friday, representatives of the People's Bank of China indicated there was little need for more emergency measures.
The last British governor of Hong Kong has accused the Chinese Communist Party of setting out to "destroy" the Chinese territory by implementing a national security law there.
Chris Patten, former governor of Hong Kong and chancellor of the University of Oxford, discusses political developments in Hong Kong.
Hong Kong's status as a world financial hub looks to be under threat. Beijing has expedited a new national security law, which some experts warn has the potential to erode the city's role as a key business center.
As geopolitical tensions rise over the central government's growing grip on Hong Kong, a Chinese official portrayed international criticism as irrational.
The central Chinese government passed a sweeping new security law for Hong Kong that took effect late Tuesday.
The precarious state of relations between the U.S. and China remains a point of concern for the UAE, which has strong ties to both countries.
The trade deal inked by Washington and Beijing is likely to hold for now, according to former top White House trade negotiator Clete Willems.