China floods sharpen focus on Xi Jinping’s inaction on climate change
A man wades through flood water in Zhengzhou, Henan province
In Depth

China floods sharpen focus on Xi Jinping’s inaction on climate change

Death toll mounts as tens of thousands flee homes following ‘worst rainfall in a millennium’
23 Jul 2021
What is the rare Monkey B virus that killed vet in China?
Macaque monkeys huddle together for warmth at Awajishima Monkey Center, Japan
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What is the rare Monkey B virus that killed vet in China?

Infection linked to macaques is often deadly when spread to humans
20 Jul 2021
Are Chinese vaccines to blame for Asia’s rising Covid crisis?
Medical staff administer Covid vaccines in Bangkok, Thailand
In Depth

Are Chinese vaccines to blame for Asia’s rising Covid crisis?

Malaysia to phase out Sinovac jab amid growing concern over its efficacy
19 Jul 2021
Japan pledges to defend Taiwan against China in historic policy shift
The Japanese Self Defence Force during live fire exercises
In Depth

Japan pledges to defend Taiwan against China in historic policy shift

Vow by Tokyo to protect neighbour in event of invasion marks historic policy shift by pacifist nation
8 Jul 2021
The Chinese Communist Party turns 100: how the world’s most powerful political party began
A ceremony marking 100 years of China’s Communist Party on July 1, at Tiananmen Square in Beijing
In Depth

The Chinese Communist Party turns 100: how the world’s most powerful political party began

The CCP’s rule is the third longest of any political party in history
1 Jul 2021
G7 split over Joe Biden’s call for probe into origins of Covid-19
Joe Biden at the G7 summit in Cornwall
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G7 split over Joe Biden’s call for probe into origins of Covid-19

European leaders at odds at Cornwall summit as US president’s push for investigation widens rift over China
14 Jun 2021
Everything you need to know about China’s space race
Tianhe rocket
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Everything you need to know about China’s space race

It has landed craft on Mars and on the dark side of the Moon, and it is building a space station. What are China’s ambitions in space?
11 Jun 2021

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Is China’s Covid-19 pandemic response stalling?
A man receives a Covid-19 vaccine in Wuhan, Hubei province
In Depth

Is China’s Covid-19 pandemic response stalling?

Tough restrictions reimposed as Beijing battles coronavirus variants amid concerns about efficacy of home-grown vaccines
11 Jun 2021
‘Wuhan lab leak’: conspiracy theory to presidential priority
Wuhan Institute of Virology
In Depth

‘Wuhan lab leak’: conspiracy theory to presidential priority

Anthony Fauci calls on China to release medical records of possible coronavirus victims
4 Jun 2021
The ‘concrete coffin’: life in a Chinese internment camp
People protesting
In Depth

The ‘concrete coffin’: life in a Chinese internment camp

Sayragul Sauytbay spent five months in a ‘re-education’ centre in Xinjiang. She tells Damian Whitworth what she witnessed inside, and how she escaped …
28 May 2021
Too few children? China’s ‘population crisis’ explained
A father and daughter celebrating Chinese New Year
In Focus

Too few children? China’s ‘population crisis’ explained

There were just 12 million births last year, down from 14.65 million in 2019
21 May 2021
EU-China relations under strain as investment deal ‘put on ice’
Angela Merkel and Xi Jinping
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EU-China relations under strain as investment deal ‘put on ice’

European trade chief says agreement is suspended due to sanctions against Beijing
5 May 2021
The most famous Chinese cyberattacks
Hacking
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The most famous Chinese cyberattacks

How hackers made China one of ‘the world’s pre-eminent cyber players’
30 Apr 2021
How China is dividing Five Eyes allies
Jacinda Ardern alongside Foreign Minister Nanaia Mahuta
In Depth

How China is dividing Five Eyes allies

Five Eyes allies at odds over Wellington’s decision to ditch aggressive stance to Beijing
29 Apr 2021
Inside the plans for the CCP’s 100th anniversary
Xi Jinping during a 2015 military parade in Tiananmen Square
Behind the scenes

Inside the plans for the CCP’s 100th anniversary

Centennial show of strength to include ‘patriotic films’ and ‘mass weddings’
22 Apr 2021
What China’s low jab efficacy means for the global vaccination effort
A delivery of the Sinovac vaccine arrives in Zimbabwe
In Depth

What China’s low jab efficacy means for the global vaccination effort

Senior official raises fear over effectiveness of vaccines in wide use across Asia and Africa
12 Apr 2021
Rare earths, Jordan and dishonour
Greenland
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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
Tall Tales

China ‘trying to take control of the Moon’

And other stories from the stranger side of life
16 Feb 2021
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
Abstract cityscape of skyscrapers
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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
A crowd of people forming the outline of China's borders on a white background
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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
A view of the Nanchang skyline framed on the left by the Tengwang Pavilion
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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
Shanghai city skyline
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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
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