China has imposed the death penalty on a second Canadian citizen for drug-related offenses in as many days, amid a deepening diplomatic row centered on Canada’s arrest of a well-connected Chinese tech executive.
Hong Kong is offering residents free coronavirus testing as it battles its biggest outbreak yet, with government leaders trying to reassure citizens suspicious of the intentions of the Chinese technicians and pop-up labs crossing over from the mainland to assess the spread of Covid-19.
Despite rising political tensions, American brands have suffered little commercial fallout among Chinese consumers, enabling them to capitalize on the economic rebound in China.
A Chinese court imposed the death penalty on a Canadian citizen charged with producing illicit drugs, in a case that could further strain already frayed ties between Beijing and Ottawa.
Beneath expressions of anger at Washington, two camps at opposite ends of China’s political spectrum like Trump’s confrontational approach—for different reasons.
The U.S. and China have agreed to high-level talks on Aug. 15 to assess Beijing’s compliance with the “phase one” bilateral trade agreement signed early this year, according to people briefed on the matter.
Washington’s ultimatum to the Chinese owner of TikTok—sell the app’s American operations to Microsoft or leave the country—is hardening suspicions in China that the U.S. aims to sabotage the country’s efforts to grow its own technology.
Chief Executive Carrie Lam said she would postpone coming legislative elections for a year, citing a recent upsurge in coronavirus cases, in a move likely to fuel international furor over the city’s diminishing political freedoms.
China’s official manufacturing purchasing managers index rose to 51.1 in July from 50.9 in June, marking the fifth consecutive month that factory activity expanded.
American antipathy toward China has soared to a record high amid the coronavirus pandemic, a new survey has found, with an overwhelming bipartisan majority favoring a tougher stance on China at the expense of economic ties.
Twelve opposition candidates were barred Thursday from running in upcoming legislative elections, as authorities continue dismantling a pro-democracy movement that challenges Beijing’s authority in the city.
The measure was meant to help curb the spread of the coronavirus during the city’s third outbreak, but widely circulated photos showed workers eating in squalid conditions.
A Chinese legal scholar, known for his outspoken criticism of Chinese leader Xi Jinping, is seeking to overturn a prostitution charge that he says was trumped up to justify his dismissal as a professor, one of his lawyers said.
Beijing is turning to lawsuits to pressure expatriates to return home and face corruption charges.
While the Trump administration is targeting China with various Xinjiang-related sanctions, changes in U.S. asylum policies have left hundreds of Uighurs waiting in the U.S. years because of a backlog of more than 300,000 cases.
The American flag was lowered in Chengdu after China shut the U.S. consulate in retaliation for Washington’s closing of Beijing’s consulate in Houston.
Since June 1, historic floods in China have affected more than 45 million people in 27 provinces; the economic toll is estimated at more than $16.5 billion.
China’s Communist Party expelled an influential businessman who has been an outspoken critic of Chinese leader Xi Jinping, as prosecutors prepare corruption charges in a case likely to chill dissent within the Beijing elite.
The U.S. State Department is preparing for Beijing to close one or more U.S. consulates in China after Washington ordered the abrupt shutdown of the Chinese Consulate in Houston.
Taiwan’s legislature approved proposals to rebrand the island’s flagship airline, China Airlines, and make its passports more distinct from mainland Chinese ones—a move likely to irk Beijing.