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US-China honeymoon over: Washington sanctions Chinese bank and sells arms to Taiwan - The Guardian

US president Donald Trump and Chinese president Xi Jinping at Mar-a-Lago. Photograph: Alex Brandon/AP. China. US-China honeymoon over: Washington sanctions Chinese bank and sells arms to Taiwan. Experts say relationship is cooling between presidents ...and more »

Trump sanctions Chinese bank in bid to rein in North Korea - CNNMoney

The Trump administration on Thursday moved to block a Chinese bank with alleged illicit financial ties to North Korea from gaining access to the U.S. banking system. In an effort to increase pressure on North Korea to curb its nuclear and ballistic ...and more »

US arms sales to Taiwan is more of a political than military issue - Global Times

The Trump administration on Thursday notified the US Congress of its plan to approve the sale of a $1.4 billion arms package to Taiwan. The plan, which requires Congressional approval, would be the first such sale under President Donald Trump. The ...and more »

US Moves to Punish Chinese Bank, Sanction Citizens Over North Korea - U.S. News & World Report

Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin insisted the penalties are not designed to send a broader message to Beijing. By Andrew Soergel, Economy Reporter |June 29, 2017, at 3:42 p.m.. U.S. Moves to Punish Chinese Bank, Sanction Citizens Over North Korea ...and more »

US Imposes New Sanctions Over North Korea Ties - New York Times

WASHINGTON — The Trump administration has imposed sanctions on a Chinese bank, a Chinese company and two Chinese citizens in an effort to crack down on North Korea's financing and development of weapons of mass destruction. The sanctions follow the ...and more »

US plans to sell Taiwan about $1.42 billion in arms - Reuters

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The United States plans to sell Taiwan $1.42 billion in arms, the first such sale under the administration of Donald Trump and a move sure to anger China, whose help the president has been seeking to rein in North Korea. FILE ...and more »

US, Hardening Line on China, Approves $1 Billion Arms Sale to Taiwan - New York Times

WASHINGTON — The State Department approved on Thursday selling more than $1 billion in arms to Taiwan in yet another sign that the Trump administration is embracing a far more confrontational approach with China. Heather Nauert, a State Department ...and more »

5 Things to Know About the Economy - U.S. News & World Report

Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin announced Thursday that President Donald Trump's administration was taking action against Chinese individuals and companies allegedly associated with North Korea in an effort to further isolate the reclusive Asian ...and more »

Why Trump just slapped new sanctions on Chinese banks - Vox

The era of Trump being gentle with China on North Korea appears to be over. By Zeeshan Aleem@ZeeshanAleemzeeshan.aleem@vox.com Jun 29, 2017, 5:10pm EDT. tweet · share. Getty Images. cThe Trump administration's months-long effort to be gentle in ...and more »

China firmly opposes US arms sale to Taiwan: embassy spokesperson - Xinhua

WASHINGTON, June 30 (Xinhua) -- China firmly opposes the U.S. arms sale to Taiwan and urges the United States to immediately revoke its decision, the spokesperson of the Chinese Embassy here said Friday. "The wrong move of the U.S. side runs counter to ...and more »