Pres blames his predecessors, "not just Obama," for agreeing to trade deals that gave advantage to other countries - especially China. Says he's spoken to China "very strongly" about its unfair trading practices.

Map. History of China conflict

15 August 2018
China says it will `counterattack with great strength' if Trump acts on new tariff threat, says negotiations impossible
Trump says 'we've already lost the trade war'
China says will fight back 'at any cost' against U.S. trade tariffs
President accuses China of exporting steel to the U.S. by trans-shipping through countries that don't even make steel, so there are no tariffs. "It's a very bad situation," says Trump.
ROK "doing a lot of trans-shipping" of steel from China, says @POTUS, further indicating he's likely to invoke Section 232.
"232 needs to apply more broadly" beyond China, adds @SenSherrodBrown.
Pres blames his predecessors, "not just Obama," for agreeing to trade deals that gave advantage to other countries - especially China. Says he's spoken to China "very strongly" about its unfair trading practices.
Money and jobs lost to China "unthinkable," adds @POTUS.
"We've told them it just can't continue," @POTUS says of China and trade deficit with US. "People who sat in my seat allowed them to do this."
DNI Coats says: "Pakistan will continue to threaten US interests by deploying new nuclear weapons capabilities, maintaining its ties to militants, restricting counterterrorism cooperation, and drawing closer to China."
The Philippine Coastguard (PCG) Cebu received a report that a hired motor banca with 15 Chinese nationals on board was missing since 4 p.m. today
China's foreign ministry called on the DPRK and the US to seize the positive momentum in DPRK-ROK relations and take decisive and meaningful steps to extend it to dialogue between the DPRK and the US
China hopes all parties concerned will cherish the current detente on Korean Peninsula and work together to achieve a nuclear-free peninsula: FM spokesman
M4.3 earthquake hits Yongqing County in north China's Hebei Province, between Beijing and Tianjin, on 18:31 local time, CENC says
Magnitude-4.3 earthquake hits area near Beijing
6 month ago
Earthquake of magnitude 4.6 - 56km NNE of Hengshui, China
Chinese President Xi Jinping offers deep condolences to Putin over plane crash
Philippines may turn to China, Russia after scrapping Canada helicopter deal
China's envoy met with North Korean delegation during Olympic visit: Beijing
Philippines, China will hold second bilateral consultative meeting on the South China Sea in Manila on Tuesday, says Presidential Spokesperson @attyharryroque
18 killed as bus capsized in Hong Kong6 month ago
18 killed as bus capsized in Hong Kong
6 month ago
At least 18 dead in Hong Kong bus accident
6 month ago
Earthquake of magnitude 4.6 - 42km SE of Liushun, China
President Duterte clarifying his spokesperson @attyharryroque's statements on "thanking China" for building structures in the West Philippine Sea
Philippines president Duterte says that we can't fight a war with the US and China
Duterte: We are neutral, we will continue to talk to China. This is not the time to be fighting over the South China Sea because again it will lead to war
China agrees to accommodate Pakistan's concerns on trade agreement
Recent 0.30m satellite images supplied and analysed by @EUSPACEIMAGING reveal construction of military bases in the contested Spratly Island have been completed. This refutes China's claim not to militarise the artificial islands in the South China Sea.6 month ago
Recent 0.30m satellite images supplied and analysed by @EUSPACEIMAGING reveal construction of military bases in the contested Spratly Island have been completed. This refutes China's claim not to militarise the artificial islands in the South China Sea.
6 month ago
Earthquake of magnitude 4.8 - 34km WNW of Dengzhou, China
Maldives Special Envoy meets Chinese Foreign Minister Wang Yi and other officials in Beijing, secures China's backing. Envoy is assured that China backs Male stand that crisis is entirely an 'internal affair' and that Yameen government is capable of handling it
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