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September 22, 2021, 7:19 PM

What to know about Evergande, the Chinese property developer dragging down global markets

As a payment deadline looms, Beijing isn't expected to facilitate a "bailout."
September 22, 2021, 7:19 PM
What to know about the property developer dragging down world markets
September 22, 2021, 4:46 AM

China keeps virus at bay at high cost ahead of Olympics

China's “zero tolerance” strategy of trying to isolate every case and stop transmission of the coronavirus has kept the country where the virus first was detected in late 2019 largely free of the disease
September 22, 2021, 4:46 AM
September 19, 2021, 12:47 PM

Capsized river boat leaves 10 dead in southwest China

A capsized river boat in southwest China has left at least 10 people dead.
September 19, 2021, 12:47 PM
Capsized river boat leaves 10 dead in southwest China
September 18, 2021, 5:37 PM

Advocates fear US weighing climate vs. human rights on China

John Kerry makes diplomatic quest to stave off global warming's worst scenarios.
September 18, 2021, 5:37 PM
September 18, 2021, 1:25 AM

Lawsuit over eggs tests China's policies on unmarried women

An unmarried Chinese woman is suing for the right to freeze her eggs.
September 18, 2021, 1:25 AM
Lawsuit over eggs tests China's policies on unmarried women
September 17, 2021, 8:39 AM

Woman sues for right to freeze her eggs in Beijing

After almost two years, an unmarried Chinese woman suing for the right to freeze her eggs is getting her case heard in a Beijing court in a rare legal challenge against the country’s restrictions on unmarried women in reproductive health
September 17, 2021, 8:39 AM
September 17, 2021, 7:02 AM

China sets up platform to police gaming firm violations

Chinese regulators have set up a platform that allows the public to report on gaming companies they believe are violating restrictions on online game times for children
September 17, 2021, 7:02 AM
September 16, 2021, 2:02 PM

Milley defends calls to Chinese as effort to avoid conflict

The top U.S. military officer is defending his calls to his Chinese counterpart.
September 16, 2021, 2:02 PM
Milley defends calls to Chinese as effort to avoid conflict
September 16, 2021, 1:53 PM

Top US general under fire for calls to Chinese officials

U.S. Army Gen. Mark Milley, the chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, reached out to Chinese officials in the final days of the Trump presidency, according to a new book.
September 16, 2021, 1:53 PM
Top US general under fire for calls to Chinese officials
September 15, 2021, 9:54 AM

China affirms UN peacekeeping role with multinational drills

China has emphasized its role in United Nations peacekeeping operations with its hosting of multinational exercises that ended Wednesday
September 15, 2021, 9:54 AM
September 14, 2021, 7:30 PM

Beijing court rules against woman in China #MeToo case

A Chinese woman was shoved by antagonistic bystanders as she headed to court.
September 14, 2021, 7:30 PM
Bystanders harass Chinese woman going public in #MeToo case
September 13, 2021, 2:54 PM

Chinese government cracking down on K-pop fandom

China’s major microblogging platform restricted the use of 21 fan club accounts.
September 13, 2021, 2:54 PM
Chinese government cracking down on K-pop fandom
September 12, 2021, 7:46 AM

Japan, Vietnam sign defense transfer deal amid China worries

Japan can now give Vietnam defense equipment and technology under the agreement.
September 12, 2021, 7:46 AM
September 10, 2021, 7:41 PM

Biden calls Xi as US-China relationship grows more fraught

Engagement between the two leaders’ top advisers has been largely unfruitful.
September 10, 2021, 7:41 PM
Biden calls Xi as US-China relationship grows more fraught
September 9, 2021, 11:06 AM

Hong Kong activists plead guilty over unauthorized vigil

A dozen Hong Kong pro-democracy activists have pleaded guilty to participating in an unauthorized candlelight vigil to mark Beijing’s bloody crackdown in Tiananmen Square
September 9, 2021, 11:06 AM
Hong Kong activists plead guilty over unauthorized vigil
September 9, 2021, 12:24 AM

China chases 'rejuvenation' with control of tycoons, society

An avalanche of changes launched by China’s ruling Communist Party has jolted everyone from tech billionaires to schoolchildren
September 9, 2021, 12:24 AM
September 6, 2021, 3:25 PM

NATO chief urges China to join nuclear arms control talks

NATO Secretary-General Jens Stoltenberg is urging China to join international efforts to limit the spread of nuclear weapons amid concerns that the country is rapidly developing missiles capable of carrying atomic warheads
September 6, 2021, 3:25 PM
NATO chief urges China to join nuclear arms control talks
September 6, 2021, 9:29 AM

China's Weibo bans BTS fan account for illegal fundraising

Chinese social media platform Weibo has banned a fan club of popular South Korean K-pop band BTS from posting for 60 days
September 6, 2021, 9:29 AM
September 6, 2021, 8:31 AM

Chinese star cuts ties with Swiss watch brand over Taiwan

A former member of popular K-pop band EXO says he's cutting ties with a Swiss luxury watch brand, after its CEO referred to Taiwan as a country in an interview
September 6, 2021, 8:31 AM
Chinese star cuts ties with Swiss watch brand over Taiwan
September 2, 2021, 7:04 PM

US envoy Kerry says China crucial to handling climate crisis

U.S. envoy John Kerry says China needs to expand its efforts to reduce carbon emissions to hold back the rise in global temperatures
September 2, 2021, 7:04 PM
US envoy Kerry says China crucial to handling climate crisis
September 1, 2021, 1:28 PM

Concerts nixed, activists sentenced in Hong Kong crackdown

Denise Ho will not be allowed to perform at one of the city’s top theaters.
September 1, 2021, 1:28 PM
Top Hong Kong singer loses concert venue amid crackdown
September 1, 2021, 1:29 AM

ANALYSIS: China extends control with online gaming crackdown

Hugely popular online games and celebrity culture are the latest targets in the ruling Communist Party’s campaign to encourage China’s public to align with its political and economic vision
September 1, 2021, 1:29 AM
August 31, 2021, 11:47 AM

ANALYSIS: China extends control with online gaming crackdown

Popular online games and celebrity culture are the latest targets for the CCP.
August 31, 2021, 11:47 AM
ANALYSIS: China extends control with online gaming crackdown
August 30, 2021, 2:15 PM

Universal Studios sets opening for first theme park in China

Universal Studios says it will open its first theme park in China in September after six years of construction
August 30, 2021, 2:15 PM
August 29, 2021, 12:07 AM

China protests US Navy, Coast Guard ships in Taiwan Strait

China said it shows the U.S. is the biggest threat to peace and stability.
August 29, 2021, 12:07 AM
1 month ago

China allows couples third child amid demographic crisis

China allows couples to have a third child because of a demographic crisis.
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Hong Kong police seize meth, heroin worth $25 million

Hong Kong police say they have seized 195 million Hong Kong dollars ($25 million) worth of illegal drugs as part of a monthslong investigation, the largest seizure of the year
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Hong Kong police arrest 4 from university student union

Police say four members of a Hong Kong university student union have been arrested for allegedly advocating terrorism by paying tribute to a person who stabbed a police officer and then killed himself
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China's military conducts assault drills in seas near Taiwan

Chinese fighter jets, anti-submarine aircraft and combat ships have conducted assault drills near Taiwan
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China blames US over Afghanistan, but says will work with it

China says it's willing to hold talks with the U.S. to promote a “soft landing” in Afghanistan, while heavily criticizing Washington and again demanding that the Biden administration halt its attacks on China
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Official: China's growth likely to slow due to virus, floods

A Chinese official says economic growth will soften this year due to summer flooding and anti-coronavirus controls
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Official: China's growth likely to slow due to virus, floods

A Chinese official says economic growth will soften this year due to summer flooding and anti-coronavirus controls
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Flooded coal mine in China's Qinghai kills 1, strands 19

A team of 200 police, emergency workers and experts are working to rescue them.
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Flooded coal mine in China's Qinghai kills 1, 19 trapped
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China market turns frosty for Taiwan books, as tensions rise

These days, just being an author from Taiwan could dash your chances of getting a book published in China
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China's wandering elephants may finally be heading home

An elephant herd that fascinated locals and people around the world by making a yearlong journey into urbanized southwest China, raiding farms and even a retirement home for food, appears finally to be headed home
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Alibaba fires manager over suspected sexual assault

China’s largest e-commerce company, Alibaba, says it has fired a manager accused of sexually assaulting a female employee during a business trip
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China pledges 2 billion vaccines globally through year's end

Xi Jinping pledged 2 billion doses of Chinese vaccines would be gifted globally.
2 months ago
China pledges 2 billion vaccines globally through year's end
2 months ago

US clamps down on Chinese goods possibly made by Muslims in detention camps: Part 2

U.S. Customs and Border Patrol enacted a policy requiring importers of cotton products to prove they weren't made with forced labor in Xinjiang, China, where most cotton in the country is produced.
2 months ago
US clamps down on Chinese goods possibly made by Muslims in detention camps: Part 2
2 months ago

A Turkic Muslim family's journey to safety after facing persecution in China: Part 1

The U.N. and human rights groups say more than a half-million Turkic Muslims are forced into detention camps in China, with some made to carry out slave labor. China has denied these allegations.
2 months ago
A Turkic Muslim family's journey to safety after facing persecution in China: Part 1
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China's persecuted Muslims find haven in the US

A family was reunited in Texas after fleeing persecution in China.
2 months ago
China's persecuted Muslims find haven in the US
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China slams US offer of safe havens for Hong Kong residents

China has attacked a U.S. offer of temporary refuge for Hong Kongers.
2 months ago
China slams US offer of safe havens for Hong Kong residents
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People fleeing Hong Kong crackdown get temporary US haven

President Joe Biden has granted temporary refuge to people from Hong Kong
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China seals city as its worst virus outbreak in a year grows

China’s worst coronavirus outbreak since the start of the pandemic is underway.
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China's worst virus outbreak in a year grows, 1 city sealed
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China's Tencent limits gaming for minors after media outcry

China's biggest gaming firm says it will limit gaming time for minors.
2 months ago
China's Tencent limits gaming for minors after media outcry
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Death toll triples to more than 300 in recent China flooding

Chinese authorities have announced a large jump in the death toll from floods.
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Death toll jumps to more than 300 in recent China flooding
2 months ago

Hong Kong pop singer, activist arrested on corruption charge

A prominent Hong Kong singer and pro-democracy activist has been arrested by the city’s anti-corruption watchdog over accusations that he broke the law by singing at a political rally three years ago
2 months ago
Hong Kong pop singer, activist arrested on corruption charge
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Chinese-Canadian pop star detained on suspicion of rape

Beijing police say pop star Kris Wu has been detained on suspicion of rape.
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Lawyers say China using Interpol to seek dissident's return

Attorneys are asking the Biden administration to release from immigration custody a Chinese democracy advocate arrested in the U.S. in June for overstaying his visa
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Hong Kong protester given 9-year term in 1st security case

Beijing is tightening its control over the territory.
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Hong Kong protester given 9-year term in 1st security case
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U.S. warns China is building more nuclear missile silos

Analysts described the move as a major expansion of China's missile silo fields.
2 months ago
US warns China is building more nuclear missile silos