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May 28, 2022, 7:00 PM

UN human rights chief asks China to rethink Uyghur policies

Top U.N. human rights official says she raised concerns with Chinese officials.
May 28, 2022, 7:00 PM
UN human rights chief asks China to rethink Uyghur policies
May 28, 2022, 8:40 AM

Shanghai lockdown: Residents demand release, and some get it

Residents in China's largest city of Shanghai have become bolder in demanding the lifting or easing of coronavirus restrictions that have left millions locked up in their compounds for almost two months
May 28, 2022, 8:40 AM
Shanghai lockdown: Residents demand release, and some get it
May 27, 2022, 12:16 PM

China criticizes US as tensions rise in South Pacific

China has criticized a speech by U.S. Secretary of State Antony Blinken focused on relations between the world's top two economic powers
May 27, 2022, 12:16 PM
China criticizes US as tensions rise in South Pacific
May 27, 2022, 2:04 AM

Blinken describes delicate balance between isolating and enabling China

In the eyes of the Biden administration, China is a daunting rival and an ever-present risk to global security. But it's also a necessary partner.
May 27, 2022, 2:04 AM
Blinken describes delicate balance between isolating and enabling China
May 25, 2022, 3:44 PM

Chinese leader Xi defends record to UN human rights chief

"Each nation should be allowed to find its own path" Xi told top U.N. officials.
May 25, 2022, 3:44 PM
Chinese leader Xi defends record to UN human rights chief
May 24, 2022, 8:05 PM

Biden claims no change in policy, but his Taiwan 'gaffe' may be no accident: ANALYSIS

Some analysts say President Joe Biden's comments sent a clear signal to China about aggression toward Taiwan.
May 24, 2022, 8:05 PM
Biden claims no change in policy, but his Taiwan 'gaffe' may be no accident: ANALYSIS
May 24, 2022, 12:24 PM

Chinese FM to visit Solomon Islands amid security pact worry

Chinese Foreign Minister Wang Yi will visit Solomon Islands this week in what the Pacific nation's leader calls a “milestone” in his country’s relationship with China
May 24, 2022, 12:24 PM
Chinese FM to visit Solomon Islands amid security pact worry
May 23, 2022, 5:29 PM

China responds to comments from Biden about Taiwan

ABC News’ Britt Clennett discusses the high tensions between the United States and China during President Joe Biden’s Asia tour.
May 23, 2022, 5:29 PM
China responds to comments from Biden about Taiwan
May 19, 2022, 11:03 AM

Shanghai to reopen subways in easing of COVID lockdown

The locked-down Chinese metropolis of Shanghai will reopen four subway lines.
May 19, 2022, 11:03 AM
Shanghai to reopen subways in easing of COVID restrictions
May 18, 2022, 5:28 PM

Chinese plane crash that killed 132 caused by intentional act: US officials

The Eastern Airlines jet crashed into a mountain after a steep dive.
May 18, 2022, 5:28 PM
Chinese plane crash caused by intentional act: US officials
May 18, 2022, 3:19 PM

US officials say they believe pilot intentionally crashed plane in China

ABC News contributor and aviation analyst, John Nance, discusses why U.S. officials say evidence shows a Chinese airliner was intentionally crashed, killing 132 people.
May 18, 2022, 3:19 PM
US officials say they believe pilot intentionally crashed plane in China
May 18, 2022, 3:16 PM

China blasts US, Japan rhetoric ahead of Quad summit

Chinese Foreign Minister Wang Yi has criticized what he called negative moves by Washington and Tokyo against Beijing ahead of a meeting in Tokyo next week of the leaders of the U.S., Japan, Australia and India
May 18, 2022, 3:16 PM
China blasts US, Japan rhetoric ahead of Quad summit
May 18, 2022, 1:30 PM

Fatal China Eastern Airlines plane crash was intentional: US officials

The Boeing 737-800 passenger jet was flying from Kunming to Guangzhou on March 21 when it plunged into a mountainous area in Guangxi, China, killing all 132 people on board.
May 18, 2022, 1:30 PM
Fatal China Eastern Airlines plane crash was intentional: US officials
May 18, 2022, 3:44 AM

Students protest, discontent grows over China's COVID policy

Administrators at an elite Beijing university have backed down from plans to further tighten pandemic restrictions on students as part of China’s “zero-COVID” strategy after a weekend protest at the school
May 18, 2022, 3:44 AM
May 18, 2022, 2:17 AM

Officials: Chinese plane crash that killed 132 caused by intentional act

As first reported by the Wall Street Journal, U.S. Officials said that the China Eastern Airlines plane crash on March 21 is believed to have been caused by an intentional act, likely by the co-pilot.
May 18, 2022, 2:17 AM
Officials: Chinese plane crash that killed 132 caused by intentional act
May 18, 2022, 12:54 AM

WHO: Omicron makes China's 'zero-COVID' policy unsustainable

The head of the World Health Organization says China’s extreme approach to containing the coronavirus is unsustainable because of the highly infectious nature of the omicron variant
May 18, 2022, 12:54 AM
WHO: China's COVID plan is 'unsustainable' due to omicron
May 16, 2022, 11:15 AM

Official: China's economy reviving as anti-virus curbs ease

A Cabinet official said the economy is reviving.
May 16, 2022, 11:15 AM
Official: China's economy reviving as anti-virus curbs ease
May 16, 2022, 8:48 AM

Shanghai says lockdown to ease as virus spread mostly ends

Authorities say most of Shanghai has stopped the spread of the coronavirus.
May 16, 2022, 8:48 AM
Shanghai says lockdown to ease as virus spread mostly ends
May 16, 2022, 5:25 AM

Uyghur county in China has highest prison rate in the world

In oasis towns and villages by the desert in China’s far west Xinjiang region, over 10,000 Uyghurs have vanished – ripped from their families and sentenced to years, even decades in prison on vague, secretive charges
May 16, 2022, 5:25 AM
May 13, 2022, 8:26 AM

Shanghai to try to ease 7-week virus lockdown in a few days

An official says Shanghai will try again to reopen in a few days.
May 13, 2022, 8:26 AM
Shanghai will try to ease 7-week virus lockdown in few days
May 13, 2022, 12:15 AM

Arrested Hong Kong cardinal a fiery critic of Beijing

Cardinal Joseph Zen left a police station on bail Wednesday night.
May 13, 2022, 12:15 AM
Arrested Hong Kong cardinal a fiery critic of Beijing
May 12, 2022, 7:06 AM

China fights economic slump, sticks to costly 'zero COVID'

China’s leaders are struggling to reverse a deepening economic slump.
May 12, 2022, 7:06 AM
China fights economic slump, sticks to costly 'zero COVID'
May 11, 2022, 2:21 PM

Reports: Hong Kong arrests Roman Catholic cardinal, others

Reports say a Roman Catholic cardinal, a singer and at least two others have been arrested in Hong Kong on suspicion of colluding with foreign forces to endanger China's national security
May 11, 2022, 2:21 PM
Reports: Hong Kong arrests Roman Catholic cardinal, 3 others
May 10, 2022, 4:15 PM

China races to contain COVID-19 outbreaks in major cities

Lucas Crouch, an American teacher who has been under lockdown in Shanghai since April 1, discusses living under China’s strict COVID-19 restrictions as he and his wife prepare to welcome a baby.
May 10, 2022, 4:15 PM
China races to contain COVID-19 outbreaks in major cities
May 10, 2022, 3:09 PM

Xi promotes Communist Party youth wing ahead of key congress

The move comes amid rising economic and social pressures.
May 10, 2022, 3:09 PM
Xi promotes Communist Party youth wing ahead of key congress
May 10, 2022, 12:34 PM

Shanghai re-tightens on COVID, frustrating trapped residents

Teams in white protective suits are also disinfecting homes.
May 10, 2022, 12:34 PM
Shanghai disinfects homes, closes all subways in COVID fight
May 10, 2022, 4:04 AM

Shanghai tightens lockdown despite falling COVID cases

Authorities in Shanghai have again tightened anti-virus restrictions.
May 10, 2022, 4:04 AM
Shanghai tightens lockdown despite falling COVID cases
May 10, 2022, 2:53 AM

Lam says Hong Kong now has China patriots firmly in charge

Hong Kong's leader says Chinese patriots are now firmly in charge of the city.
May 10, 2022, 2:53 AM
Hong Kong leader says China patriots now firmly in charge
May 10, 2022, 2:32 AM

14-year sentence for engineer in China trade secrets case

A chemical engineer has been sentenced to 14 years in prison over what prosecutors say was a scheme to steal trade secrets about materials used in cans for soda and other drinks to benefit the Chinese government and a Chinese company
May 10, 2022, 2:32 AM
May 9, 2022, 12:14 AM

Beijing loyalist John Lee elected as Hong Kong's next leader

He was elected by a committee of nearly 1,500 largely pro-Beijing members.
May 9, 2022, 12:14 AM
Beijing loyalist John Lee elected as Hong Kong's next leader
May 6, 2022, 12:37 PM

Asian Games in China postponed because of spread of COVID-19

The Asian Games in China are being postponed because of concerns about the spreading omicron variant of COVID-19
May 6, 2022, 12:37 PM
Asian Games in China postponed over spread of COVID-19
May 6, 2022, 11:56 AM

China installing former security chief as Hong Kong leader

China is installing a career security official as the new leader of Hong Kong.
May 6, 2022, 11:56 AM
China installing former security chief as Hong Kong leader
May 6, 2022, 4:41 AM

53 dead in China building collapse, search for trapped ends

Chinese state media say 53 people died in a building collapse one week ago in central China and 10 were rescued
May 6, 2022, 4:41 AM
May 5, 2022, 1:10 PM

Hong Kong reopens beaches, Beijing relaxes quarantine rules

Hong Kong is reopening beaches and pools in a relaxation of COVID-19 restrictions, while China's capital Beijing is easing quarantine rules for arrivals from overseas
May 5, 2022, 1:10 PM
May 5, 2022, 12:24 AM

Beijing shuts 10% of subway stations to stem COVID-19 spread

No date for resumption of service was given.
May 5, 2022, 12:24 AM
Beijing closes 10% of subway stations to stem COVID spread
May 4, 2022, 2:05 AM

China aircraft carrier on combat training in Western Pacific

The navy said the mission is routine.
May 4, 2022, 2:05 AM
China aircraft carrier on combat training in Western Pacific
1 month ago

2 people rescued 50 hours after China building collapse

Two people have been rescued from the rubble of a building in central China more than 50 hours after it collapsed
1 month ago
Police arrest 9 after building collapses in central China
1 month ago

India seizes $725 million China's Xiaomi over remittances

Indian authorities have seized $725 million from Chinese smartphone company Xiaomi, accusing it of breaking the country’s foreign exchange laws by making illegal remittances abroad
1 month ago
India seizes $725 million China's Xiaomi over remittances
1 month ago

5 rescued from building collapse in China, dozens missing

Rescuers in central China have pulled out alive five of 23 people trapped in a partially collapsed building while President Xi Jinping gave instructions to rescue the victims “at all costs.”
1 month ago
5 rescued from building collapse in China, dozens missing
1 month ago

China manufacturing weakens further as lockdowns continue

China’s manufacturing activity fell to a six-month low in April as lockdowns continued in Shanghai and other manufacturing hubs in an attempt to stem COVID-19 outbreaks
1 month ago
China manufacturing weakens further as lockdowns continue
1 month ago

Political stakes high as Beijing responds to virus outbreak

Beijing is starting to resemble other Chinese cities grappling with COVID-19.
1 month ago
Political stakes high as Beijing responds to virus outbreak
1 month ago

6-story building partially collapses in central China

A six-story building has partially collapsed in central China, trapping an unknown number of people inside
1 month ago
6-story building partially collapses in central China
1 month ago

Hong Kong’s John Lee pledges to enact local security law

Hong Kong’s only candidate for the upcoming leadership elections, John Lee, is pledging to increase the city’s competitiveness and to enact a long-shelved local security law upon taking office
1 month ago
Hong Kong’s John Lee pledges to enact local security law
1 month ago

Beijing orders schools closed in tightening of virus rules

Beijing is shifting more classes online in a tightening of COVID restrictions.
1 month ago
More Beijing classes go online in tightening of virus rules
1 month ago

Hong Kong actor Kenneth Tsang dies in quarantine hotel

Hong Kong media report that veteran actor Kenneth Tsang has died at age 86.
1 month ago
Hong Kong actor Kenneth Tsang dies at 87 in quarantine hotel
1 month ago

China grants first driverless taxi permits to Baidu, Pony.ai

Baidu has received a permit to provide driverless ride-hailing services.
1 month ago
China grants first driverless taxi permits to Baidu, Pony.ai
1 month ago

China races to control rising COVID-19 cases

Authorities in Beijing are cracking down as it expands mass testing in its districts and steps up efforts to prevent a larger outbreak like the one in Shanghai.
1 month ago
China races to control rising COVID-19 cases
1 month ago

Beijing enforces lockdowns, expands COVID-19 mass testing

Police and new fencing are restricting who can leave a locked-down area in Beijing, where authorities are trying to prevent a major COVID-19 outbreak
1 month ago
Beijing enforces mass COVID testing, closes neighborhoods
1 month ago

UN team in China ahead of rights chief visit to Xinjiang

A United Nations team has landed in China ahead of a long-delayed visit by the U.N. human rights chief to Xinjiang
1 month ago
UN team in China ahead of rights chief visit to Xinjiang
1 month ago

Most of Beijing to be tested for COVID amid lockdown worry

China's capital Beijing has begun mass testing and locking down.
1 month ago
Beijing districts placed under lockdown as cases mount