Rare earths, Jordan and dishonour
Greenland
Podcast

Rare earths, Jordan and dishonour

What has Greenland’s general election got to do with China? Why has Jordan’s royal family split? And who has been stripped of their honours in secret?
9 Apr 2021
Why UK-China relations require ‘wholly different way of thinking’
Boris Johnson in China
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Why UK-China relations require ‘wholly different way of thinking’

UK imposes sanctions on Beijing over Uighur Muslim abuses
23 Mar 2021
Vaccine diplomacy boosts China’s leverage
A delivery of the Sinovac vaccine arrives in Sao Paulo
In Brief

Vaccine diplomacy boosts China’s leverage

Brazilian U-turn on Huawei hints at political cost of coronavirus jabs
17 Mar 2021
Is China the ‘biggest state-based threat’ to the UK?
A Chinese military parade in front of Tiananmen Square in 2015
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Is China the ‘biggest state-based threat’ to the UK?

Defence review says the nuclear superpower represents ‘systemic challenge’ to British prosperity and values
16 Mar 2021
UK braces for influx of Hongkongers fleeing fresh China crackdown
Protestors against China’s national security law in 2019
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UK braces for influx of Hongkongers fleeing fresh China crackdown

Australia also expecting flood of arrivals from the city state after Beijing tightens election rules
12 Mar 2021
Russia and China joining forces to build first Moon base
Vladimir Putin and Xi Jinping in Beijing in 2018
In Brief

Russia and China joining forces to build first Moon base

Lunar pact represents ‘all kinds of security threats’ to UK and US, expert warns
11 Mar 2021
China ‘trying to take control of the Moon’
Moon
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China ‘trying to take control of the Moon’

And other stories from the stranger side of life
16 Feb 2021

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UK academics probed over links to Chinese ‘weapons of mass destruction’
Chinese missiles seen on trucks as they drive next to Tiananmen Square
Behind the scenes

UK academics probed over links to Chinese ‘weapons of mass destruction’

Scholars may face up to ten years in prison if found to have unwittingly handed secrets to Beijing
8 Feb 2021
China's tech landscape
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China's tech landscape

China is well on its way to achieving its goal of becoming a leading global technological superpower by 2050
22 Jan 2021
Beijing puts 1.6 million into lockdown after new variant found
Chinese workers wait to receive a COVID-19 vaccine jab
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Beijing puts 1.6 million into lockdown after new variant found

Residents banned from leaving Chinese capital amid mass testing push
21 Jan 2021
Understanding cybersecurity and data protection in China
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Understanding cybersecurity and data protection in China

Before a UK company sets up in China, it’s key to weigh up cybersecurity risks – for this, early research and expert advice are both vital
21 Jan 2021
US accuses China of ‘genocide’ against Uighurs
A protestor joins at a rally outside the White House
In Focus

US accuses China of ‘genocide’ against Uighurs

Mike Pompeo warns that the slaughter ‘is on-going’ as MPs vote against amendment to UK-China trade bill
20 Jan 2021
Navigating business ethics in China
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Navigating business ethics in China

Why vigilance and transparency are key to operating successfully in the world’s second-largest economy
20 Jan 2021
Staying legal in China’s expanding markets
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Staying legal in China’s expanding markets

You should get to know the red tape, but it doesn't need to stand in your way
19 Jan 2021
Independent panel slams China and WHO over Covid-19 response
Huanan Seafood Wholesale Market where the Covid-19 strain is believed to have originated
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Independent panel slams China and WHO over Covid-19 response

Long-awaited report says Beijing and the UN health agency acted too slowly to stop the spread
19 Jan 2021
How an innovative geolocation app found its place in China
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How an innovative geolocation app found its place in China

what3words business development lead Max Cumming reveals how knowledge and connections are vital for success in China
18 Jan 2021
Bringing UK tech to China
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Bringing UK tech to China

techUK CEO, Julian David, explains the ins and outs of UK tech collaboration with China
18 Jan 2021
Connecting China: Building business bridges between East and West
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Connecting China: Building business bridges between East and West

China-Britain Business Council director Mark Hedley explains how his organisation helps companies confront the challenges of expanding into China
18 Jan 2021
How Massive Analytic brought innovative AI to China
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How Massive Analytic brought innovative AI to China

Founder and CEO, George Frangou, explains the great potential, and potential pitfalls, of taking artificial precognition to the Chinese market
18 Jan 2021
2020 Quiz of the Year
Quiz of the year
In Brief

2020 Quiz of the Year

Have you been paying attention to the year’s biggest events?
26 Dec 2020
ICC rules out investigation into China’s forced detention of Uighurs
A demonstrator wears a mask showing solidarity with China's Uighur population.
Daily Briefing

ICC rules out investigation into China’s forced detention of Uighurs

Prosecutors’ decision is blow to activists who hoped to use international law to highlight persecution of the Muslim minority
16 Dec 2020
Four things we learned from the leaked Wuhan Covid-19 files
Paramedics wearing personal protective equipment carry a stretcher off an ambulance.
In Brief

Four things we learned from the leaked Wuhan Covid-19 files

Documents reveal Chinese officials lied about new infections and deaths as outbreak spread
2 Dec 2020
China to end import of world’s rubbish
Two scrap collectors work at a plastics recycling mill in Wuhan, China
In Brief

China to end import of world’s rubbish

Veto on accepting overseas junk marks culmination of three-year reduction policy
2 Dec 2020
WHO enlists team of top scientists to trace Covid-19 origins
Huanan Seafood Market in Wuhan as been cited as the epicentre of the Covid pandemic
In Brief

WHO enlists team of top scientists to trace Covid-19 origins

Ten experts including England’s former deputy chief medical officer will travel to Wuhan ‘as soon as possible’
27 Nov 2020
Instant Opinion: Maradona was an ‘achingly human superstar’
Diego Maradona celebrates after scoring a goal for Argentina.
In Depth

Instant Opinion: Maradona was an ‘achingly human superstar’

Your guide to the best columns and commentary on Thursday 26 November
26 Nov 2020
What Joe Biden’s presidency means for the EU
Joe Biden addresses the European Council while serving as vice-president under Barack Obama.
In Depth

What Joe Biden’s presidency means for the EU

President-elect to ramp up relations with EU27 in effort to repair the damage of Trumpism
23 Nov 2020
Instant Opinion: ‘how to save the United Kingdom’
Pro-independence supporters march through Glasgow.
In Depth

Instant Opinion: ‘how to save the United Kingdom’

Your guide to the best columns and commentary on Thursday 19 November
19 Nov 2020
Man sells meteorite that hit his home for $1 million
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In Brief

Man sells meteorite that hit his home for $1 million

And other stories from the stranger side of life
19 Nov 2020
Republicans anxious over Trump’s post-election ‘bucket list’
Donald Trump arrives to deliver an update on "Operation Warp Speed" in the Rose Garden of the White House.
In Brief

Republicans anxious over Trump’s post-election ‘bucket list’

Concern growing after president scoped out Iranian sites for military action
18 Nov 2020
China deploys microwave weapon to blast Indian troops
Indian army convoy carrying reinforcements and supplies drives towards a highway bordering China
In Brief

China deploys microwave weapon to blast Indian troops

The radiation technology left soldiers vomiting and incapacitated without breaking no-live-shots rule
17 Nov 2020
Instant Opinion: US was ‘lucky to get Trump’
Donald Trump
In Depth

Instant Opinion: US was ‘lucky to get Trump’

Your guide to the best columns and commentary on Wednesday 11 November
11 Nov 2020
Who are the winners and losers in a post-Trump world?
Donald Trump attends the UN Climate Action Summit in New York.
In Depth

Who are the winners and losers in a post-Trump world?

Britain looks set to remain high on list of Washington’s allies - but some will be cursing Biden’s election victory
11 Nov 2020
Instant Opinion: ‘stop treating us like Covid criminals’
Coronavirus police
In Depth

Instant Opinion: ‘stop treating us like Covid criminals’

Your guide to the best columns and commentary on Monday 9 November
9 Nov 2020
Instant Opinion: Tories treated Manchester like the miners
A pedestrian wearing a face-mask walks past graffiti declaring that 'the north is not a petri dish'.
In Depth

Instant Opinion: Tories treated Manchester like the miners

Your guide to the best columns and commentary on Thursday 22 October
22 Oct 2020