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China’s new plan to counter the US economy

At the end of each year, the Chinese government convenes the Central Economic Work Conference to set priorities for the coming 12 months. The importance...

China says Biden represents ‘new window of hope’ for relations with US

China believes President-elect Joe Biden represents a "new window of hope" for the country's relationship with the United States, according to state media. Biden's critics have expressed concern that he...

Government shutdown could delay aid payments to farmers hurt by the Trump-China trade war

  The U.S. government’s payments to farmers as part of trade aid relief will temporarily stop next week if the federal shutdown continues, according to...

World’s longest bridge further blurs lines between China and Hong Kong

  The $20 billion bridge connects the semi-autonomous regions of Hong Kong and Macau to the city of Zhuhai in mainland China, connecting 70 million people. Tens of...

China, Duterte and the Philippine dam set to become a reality, despite four decades...

  Deep inside the Sierra Madre mountain range about 60km (37 miles) east of the Philippine capital of Manila, distance is measured in river crossings. It...

Investors still don’t understand the fundamentals of US/China relations

  This weekend, Presidents Donald Trump and Xi Jinping agreed to something of a détente around American tariffs on Chinese goods. Stocks across Asia swooned,...

Private Businesses Built Modern China. Now the Government Is Pushing Back.

  HONG KONG — The comments were couched in careful language, but the warning about China’s direction was clear. China grew to prosperity in part by...

China Protest Over Cash-Strapped City’s School Plan Turns Violent

  BEIJING—Hundreds of people angry at a debt-laden Chinese city’s plans to deal with overcrowded public schools clashed with police in a protest that shows...

John Oliver is erased from Chinese internet following segment on China

  HBO’s Last Week Tonight has led to some drastic measures in China. After an episode aired on June 17th, the Chinese government is now...

Bad For Business? China’s Corruption Isn’t Getting Any Better Despite Government Crackdowns

  Chinese President Xi Jinping has called corruption the ruling Communist Party’s biggest threat and vowed a “sweeping victory” over the problem. Graft in the...