German Ambassador Christoph Heusgen appealed to China on Tuesday for the release of Canadian nationals Michael Kovrig and Michael Spavor, who are being held by Beijing on spy charges.
While the China accused the U.S. Navy of unauthorized entry into its territorial waters in the South China Sea, the U.S. Seventh Fleet said it was exercizing its right to freedom of navigation.
Reuters reported this week that the U.S. has warned two Pacific island nations about security threats of doing business with China's Huawei Marine company.
In an editorial on Wednesday, Communist Party-owned newspaper Global Times suggested Taiwan's newly launched "aircraft carrier killer" corvette would become an easy target for the Chinese military.
People's Liberation Army warplanes have flown into Taiwan's air defense identification zone on 11 days so far this month, according to the island's Ministry of National Defense.
In a report by China's state broadcaster CCTV on Friday, the 72nd Group Army and its main battle tanks were seen conducting urban warfare exercises in east China in a simulated Taiwan street battle.
Zhu Fenglian, spokesperson for Beijing's Taiwan Affairs Office, said China would take "all necessary measures" to ensure the democratic island was reunited under mainland rule.
Speaking at a think tank forum on Sunday, Chinese Rear Admiral Guan Youfei said the United States was to blame for the current tensions in the Taiwan Strait.
At a ship launching ceremony on Tuesday, President Tsai Ing-wen said Taiwan could one day become a weapons supplier to Western democracies.
After Joe Biden was affirmed as the next president by the Electoral College on Monday, Beijing urged him to show that he was ready to repair U.S.-China relations.
Chinese media says the barbed wire fence stops COVID-19 from entering the country, but the lengthy border wall could also prevent dissidents from leaving.
Ambassador Kelly Craft, Washington's permanent representative to the United Nations, called for reforms to the Human Rights Council—to which China was elected in October.
The People's Liberation Army Ground Forces were seen testing the new lightweight self-propelled howitzer in a report by China's state broadcaster CCTV on Wednesday.
Beijing professor Tian Feilong, a proponent of the Beijing's Hong Kong national security law, said the Chinese government should be preparing for a "non-peaceful reunification" of Taiwan.
Haze Fan, who works for Bloomberg News in Beijing, had been missing for four days before Chinese authorities confirmed her arrest.
In his first appearance Wednesday since causing a fresh diplomatic row with Australia, government spokesperson Zhao Lijian urged the incoming Biden administration to restart talks with China.
The Cold War-era "Dragon Lady" plane was picked up by flight radar as it made a sortie into the Taiwan Strait on Thursday.
Chinese foreign ministry spokesperson Hua Chunying made the analogy Thursday when asked about Beijing's recent "Wolf Warrior" approach to diplomacy.
China's foreign ministry did not say which high-level officials would be affected, but Secretary of State Mike Pompeo is reportedly likely to be among them.
The official Twitter account of China's embassy in Washington, D.C., quickly undid a retweet appearing to support President Donald Trump's claims that the Democrats had committed election fraud.
As U.K. Prime Minister Boris Johnson prepares to fly to Brussels for crunch Brexit talks with the EU on Wednesday, a Communist Party newspaper reminds Downing Street it can still look to China.
While Lloyd Austin—President-elect Joe Biden's pick for defense secretary—could face bipartisan opposition on Capitol Hill, Beijing appears to view the retired general as a positive cabinet choice.
The People's Liberation Army combat exercises were conducted as USS Makin Island and USS Somerset entered the South China Sea on Sunday, Chinese state-owned media reported.
Chinese officials on Tuesday condemned the Trump administration's latest round of arms sales to Taiwan, which is the United States' largest recipient of foreign military sales in 2020.
Taiwan's new envoy to India said Monday that it was time for Taipei and New Delhi to "redefine" their relationship amid both countries' tensions with China.
More than 1,000 researchers affiliated with Chinese military have already fled the country amid Justice Department investigations into spying activity, top U.S. security officials said Wednesday.
China's foreign ministry on Thursday said it had voiced its dissatisfaction with the U.S. over the Trump administration's new visa restrictions targeting over 90 million Communist Party members.
The little-known illustrator who describes himself as a "Wolf Warrior artist" has doubled his following on Chinese social media platform Weibo since starting a fresh diplomatic row between Beijing and Canberra.
China's state-owned Global Times said Tuesday that questions raised in the 117-page document leak seen by CNN were already "obsolete."
Communist Party newspaper "Global Times" accused Ardern's government of "double standards" following her public backing of Australia and Prime Minister Scott Morrison on Monday.