President Xi Jinping praised the first astronauts to occupy the Chinese space station's core module Tianhe, during a real-time conversation via video link on Wednesday.
National security adviser Jake Sullivan said Beijing risked being shunned by the international community if it failed to cooperate in the next phase of the WHO's efforts to trace the origins of the coronavirus.
Nearly six months since Biden took office, China has clearly demonstrated that Washington must shed the illusion that U.S.-China relations can return to some sort of pre-Donald Trump status quo.
Responding to concerns raised over potential human rights violations in Xinjiang, China called the scrutiny "lies, rumours and baseless accusations."
Xi Jinping is now his country's central decision-maker, said Kurt Campbell, the White House's Indo-Pacific policy chief.
Secretary of State Antony Blinken told Congress the US was consulting with allies in order to develop a "common approach" to the question of whether to boycott the Winter Olympics in Beijing in 2022.
Following decades of forced abortions and sterilizations carried out under Beijing's infamous one-child policy, and five years of a two-child policy, Chinese couples are now allowed to have three children.
"Everything that we know is anecdotal," Lina Yoon, a North Korea specialist at Human Rights Watch, said. "I have been hearing that the situation is dire. Food accessibility is limited and people are having a hard time accessing daily necessities."
The Global Times, a paper controlled by the Chinese government, published an editorial on Wednesday which stated that China and Russia keep a strong bond because of "the U.S. and its main allies' suppression of the two countries."
Chinese government vessels have patrolled the waters around the disputed Senkaku Islands for 101 days in a row this year—10 days off the previous record of 111 set in 2020.
The People's Liberation Army may be preparing for an air show as part of the Communist Party's 100th anniversary celebrations in Beijing this summer.
The Chinese leader's 10,000-word speech was given to Chinese Communist Party cadres in January and published last month.
Reforms in China have doubled down on the ban of constructing 'ugly' and 'weird' buildings at the command of leader Xi Jinping.
The posts were deleted following widespread criticism.
A decade ago, Luosifen was only consumed by the locals, but now it's become one of China's most popular dishes.
The country launched the core module of its first permanent space station on Thursday, marking a new beginning for the China's ambitious new space program that will host astronauts long-term.
Yang Jiechi called for "mutual respect" between the U.S. and China, saying diplomatic relations should be handled in a "constructive way."
"The environment concerns the well-being of people in all countries. We need to take into full account people's longing for a better life and good environment, as well as our responsibility for future generations," Xi said.
"It is good to have this opportunity to have an in-depth exchange of views with you on climate change," Chinese President Xi Jinping said during his opening remarks at the Leaders Summit on Climate, an event signaling President Joe Biden's commitment to an issue sidelined by his predecessor.
During Tuesday's address at an economic forum, the Chinese leader accused "certain countries" of "bossing others around."
Separate analysts in Taipei and Beijing expressed alarm at China's hard-line foreign policy this week, warning that the posture would accelerate the formation of a global anti-China alliance.
"COVID-19 has brutally exposed and deepened inequality both within and between countries, and highlighted the staggering disregard our leaders have for our shared humanity," Amnesty International Secretary General Agnès Callamard said on Tuesday.
The democratic island is one of the flashpoints where the simmering U.S.-China confrontation could escalate into open conflict.
The island's intelligence bureau says pressure on Taipei will increase around the Chinese Communist Party's centennial this summer and Xi's likely re-election next year.
There will be no military parade to mark the Communist Party's 100th anniversary, but Chairman Xi Jinping will deliver a speech, a senior information officer said a press conference on Tuesday,