Tag: US-China relations

“The China-US relationship is the most important bilateral relationship in the world” – DPM Heng Swee Keat

Speaking at the Chinese Executive Leadership Academy Pudong (CELAP), one of the top four party schools in China, Deputy Prime Minister Heng Swee Keat underscored the significance of the China-US conflict scenario not just to Singapore but to the whole world as well. In a...

Pentagon chief to meet with Chinese counterpart in Singapore: US official

Acting US Defense Secretary Patrick Shanahan plans to meet with his Chinese counterpart next week at a regional security conference in Singapore, a Pentagon official said Friday. Shanahan sets off Tuesday on a tour of Asia that will take him to Indonesia, Singapore, South Korea and Japan,...

Singapore to buy F-35 warplanes from the US, “SAF more lethal in all domains”

Hong Kong (CNN) – Singapore plans to become the fourth US ally in the Pacific to acquire and allocate US F-35 warplanes around the South China Sea. The move is presumed to be a quiet preparation for China’s growing claims on the area. On March...

Arrest of Huawei’s CFO made tech companies like Apple and Intel less valuable

Meng Wanzhou, Chief Finance Officer of smartphone maker Huawei and daughter of Huawei’s founder Ren Zhengfei, was arrested in Canada on Saturday and is facing extradition to the United States. News of the arrest was made public on Wednesday, December 5. Meng has allegedly been...

‘US-China trade relations Singapore’s biggest concern, not Malaysia’ : Vivian Balakrishnan

Minister for Foreign Affairs Dr. Vivian Balakrishnan says that while Singapore needs to stay watchful regarding Malaysia’s development, the country’s biggest concern is how the bilateral relationship between the United States and China plays out. "What happens in Malaysia is very important to us…but that...