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Instant Opinion: ‘stop treating us like Covid criminals’
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Instant Opinion: ‘stop treating us like Covid criminals’

Your guide to the best columns and commentary on Monday 9 November
9 Nov 2020
Chinese property mogul jailed after Xi Jinping ‘clown’ jibe
Ren Zhiqiang
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Chinese property mogul jailed after Xi Jinping ‘clown’ jibe

Ren Zhiqiang criticised president’s handling of Covid crisis shortly before being indicted on corruption charges
23 Sep 2020
Barbados plan to drop Queen ‘driven by China’, MP claims
The Queen greets Governor-General of Barbados Dame Sandra Mason at Buckingham Palace
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Barbados plan to drop Queen ‘driven by China’, MP claims

Tom Tugendhat says the Caribbean island risks swapping a ‘symbolic’ leader for a ‘real emperor in Beijing’
23 Sep 2020
Google Maps blurs graffiti attacking Xi Jinping in Hong Kong
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Google Maps blurs graffiti attacking Xi Jinping in Hong Kong

Tech giant blames algorithm error for obscuring pro-democracy messages on Street View
9 Sep 2020
How China built a ‘Covid-proof’ city for easy lockdowns
Xiongan
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How China built a ‘Covid-proof’ city for easy lockdowns

Xiong’an is being championed by President Xi Jinping as a ‘new standard’ for post-coronavirus era
9 Sep 2020
Four things we learnt from Uighur detention centre footage
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Four things we learnt from Uighur detention centre footage

Video testimony reveals prisoners subjected to cruel and unhygienic conditions
6 Aug 2020
48 Group Club: why China is ‘grooming’ Britain’s elite
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48 Group Club: why China is ‘grooming’ Britain’s elite

London club forced to deny allegations of improper links to Beijing
30 Jun 2020

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Five things we learn about Trump from John Bolton’s memoir
Donald Trump with John Bolton, his national security adviser
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Five things we learn about Trump from John Bolton’s memoir

US president is trying to block the publication of his former security adviser’s explosive book
18 Jun 2020
High drama: India and China brawl in the Himalayas
Pangong lake, on the border between China and India
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High drama: India and China brawl in the Himalayas

Indian soldiers ‘beaten to death’ in first fatal clashes for 45 years
17 Jun 2020
‘The end of Hong Kong’: behind China’s security crackdown
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‘The end of Hong Kong’: behind China’s security crackdown

Donald Trump warns of strong US response if Beijing imposes controversial new laws on the territory
22 May 2020
Instant Opinion: Tories ‘cruel and useless’ to NHS migrants
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Instant Opinion: Tories ‘cruel and useless’ to NHS migrants

Your guide to the best columns and commentary on Friday 22 May
22 May 2020
Coronavirus: are we headed for US-China diplomatic crisis?
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Coronavirus: are we headed for US-China diplomatic crisis?

Donald Trump accuses China of doing 'anything they can' to stop his re-election
30 Apr 2020
Is China telling the truth about coronavirus?
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Is China telling the truth about coronavirus?

Academics suggest shifting definition of Covid-19 may have obscured the number of infections
23 Apr 2020
What happens when China lifts its coronavirus restrictions?
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What happens when China lifts its coronavirus restrictions?

Travel ban to be ended in pandemic epicentre within a matter of days
3 Apr 2020
China expels US media as stand-off escalates
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China expels US media as stand-off escalates

Beijing’s tit-for-tat move raises fears about Hong Kong’s press freedoms
18 Mar 2020
Coronavirus: WHO’s relationship with China examined
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Coronavirus: WHO’s relationship with China examined

The UN agency is facing criticism for praising Beijing’s response to deadly outbreak
5 Feb 2020
US-China ‘phase one’ trade deal in five points
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US-China ‘phase one’ trade deal in five points

The agreement may cool if not stop the economic war between the two superpowers
15 Jan 2020
What’s in the leaked files on China’s detentions of Muslims?
Uighurs, China,
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What’s in the leaked files on China’s detentions of Muslims?

Officials told to show ‘absolutely no mercy’ in clampdown on ethnic minorities
18 Nov 2019
Instant Opinion: Don’t mention the war
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Instant Opinion: Don’t mention the war

Your guide to the best columns and commentary on Thursday 10 October
10 Oct 2019
Instant Opinion: Greta Thunberg ‘upsets the patriarchy’
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Instant Opinion: Greta Thunberg ‘upsets the patriarchy’

Your guide to the best columns and commentary on Tuesday 1 October
1 Oct 2019
How the People’s Republic of China was founded 70 years ago
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How the People’s Republic of China was founded 70 years ago

China flexes military muscles during anniversary celebrations
1 Oct 2019
Instant opinion: schools must tackle arts emergency
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Instant opinion: schools must tackle arts emergency

Your guide to the best columns and commentary on Monday 2 September
2 Sep 2019
Instant Opinion: Theresa May's worst speech of her career
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Instant Opinion: Theresa May's worst speech of her career

Your guide to the best columns and commentary on Thursday 18 July
18 Jul 2019
Market volatility as US-China trade war takes new twist
Donald Trump and Xi Jinping
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Market volatility as US-China trade war takes new twist

Fiery rhetoric from China mitigated by optimistic remarks from Donald Trump on Twitter
15 May 2019
China will retaliate over Trump tariff hike, predicts Ludlow
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China will retaliate over Trump tariff hike, predicts Ludlow

Washington expects swift response after US president raises spectre of full-blown trade war
13 May 2019
US and China on brink of trade deal
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US and China on brink of trade deal

Agreement to roll back $200bn tariffs could be agreed this month
5 Mar 2019
Kim Jong Un makes ‘surprise’ visit to China
Kim Jong-un and his wife Ri Sol-ju have arrived in China for talks with Xi Jinping
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Kim Jong Un makes ‘surprise’ visit to China

North Korean leader set to hold talks ahead of rumoured summit with Trump
8 Jan 2019
US and China agree trade war truce
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US and China agree trade war truce

Donald Trump hails ‘one of the biggest deals ever’ after meeting with Xi Jinping
3 Dec 2018
G20 summit: the diciest issues on the agenda
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G20 summit: the diciest issues on the agenda

From US-China tensions to the death of Jamal Khashoggi, world leaders have plenty to discuss at meeting in Buenos Aires
28 Nov 2018
US and China in ‘unsafe encounter’ at sea
The USS Decatur has had a very close call with a Chinese warship in the South China Sea
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US and China in ‘unsafe encounter’ at sea

Chinese warship comes ‘within 45 yards’ of US destroyer in South China Sea
2 Oct 2018
Donald Trump levies biggest tariffs on China yet
Donald Trump has announced £150bn worth of new tariffs on Chinese goods
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Donald Trump levies biggest tariffs on China yet

US targeting £150 billion worth of Chinese goods in escalation of the trade war
18 Sep 2018
US and China agree to hold fresh trade talks
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US and China agree to hold fresh trade talks

Negotiations come as Washington prepares to impose new tariffs on $200bn of Chinese goods
14 Sep 2018
Putin and Xi meet for trade talks amid historic war games
Vladimir Putin and Xi Jinping
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Putin and Xi meet for trade talks amid historic war games

Russia and China appear to signal that they could partner militarily if threatened by Washington
12 Sep 2018
China makes soft-power play for Africa
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China makes soft-power play for Africa

President Xi Jinping offers $60bn investment in the continent - but denies engaging in ‘debt trap’ diplomacy
4 Sep 2018
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