President Trump said that he is no longer thinking about negotiating a phase-two trade deal with China, saying the relationship between the countries has been badly damaged by the coronavirus pandemic.
Hubei is facing its second calamity of the year as the largest rains in recent memory swell some sections of the Yangtze River and cause widespread flooding in the countryside around the provincial capital of Wuhan.
The rapid arrival in Hong Kong of China’s security agents, handed sweeping powers to police the city under Beijing’s new national security law, underscores how quickly the cosmopolitan financial center is changing.
The Chinese maker of TikTok, the popular short-video platform, said it would pull its app out of Hong Kong amid concerns about a new national-security law, its second market exit in as many weeks.
China and India began pulling back troops from the site of a deadly border clash, as Beijing opened a new front in the region’s territorial disputes with a new claim in nearby Bhutan.
Overseas representatives of China’s Uighur ethnic group said they filed evidence to the International Criminal Court in a novel effort to spark a formal investigation of China and its top leaders for alleged human-rights violations.
As senior U.S. and Chinese economic officials plan to discuss China’s compliance with a trade deal signed early this year, more than 40 American business groups called on Beijing to step up purchases of U.S. manufactured goods as well as energy and other products as part of the agreement.
Xu Zhangrun, a law professor at Beijing’s Tsinghua University, is known as one of the few prominent voices in China still willing to openly criticize the president’s leadership.
Internationally peer-reviewed journals published more than 100 research papers from China-based authors that appear to have reused identical sets of images, raising questions about the proliferation of problematic science.
The man, who police allege drove into officers, injuring three, was the first person to be publicly charged under China’s new security law.
Beijing sent a forceful message about the enforcement of its new national-security law in Hong Kong, installing an official with experience battling protests and media as its chief enforcer.
China, which began restarting its manufacturing plants over four months ago after Covid-19 forced a nationwide shutdown, provides a template for how to do it safely.
Economic activity is gathering momentum in China, a raft of survey data showed, the latest sign that Beijing’s uncompromising approach to the coronavirus pandemic is starting to pay dividends even as the U.S. shuts down swaths of its economy in a struggle to contain the virus.
The U.S. Senate passed by unanimous consent a bipartisan bill to impose sanctions on Chinese officials who threaten Hong Kong’s limited autonomy, as well as the banks and firms that do business with them, sending the legislation to the president’s desk.
China’s sweeping national-security law for Hong Kong is prompting some ordinary citizens to quickly change behavior and hide their support of the city’s antigovernment movement, for fear of becoming targets.
With help from legal experts, we dug through the law to better understand its implications for those who live, work and do business in Hong Kong. Here’s what we found.
Thousands of protesters, unbowed by a new national-security law imposed by China, staged the largest show of defiance in Hong Kong this year, with some risking heavy prison terms to chant slogans of liberation and demand independence.
In a new era of tighter Chinese government control of Hong Kong, the city is likely to see the sun set on broad media freedoms it has enjoyed since the 1997 handover to Chinese control.
Lawmakers of both parties introduced a bill to give refugee status to Hong Kong residents at risk of persecution under the Chinese territory’s new national-security law.
China rolled back the autonomy of Hong Kong’s governance, with the imposition of a new law that gives Beijing a much stronger hand in policing the city and safeguarding its own authority.