Cindy Yu

Britain shouldn't treat Chinese students as Communist agents

9 June 2020 4:42 pm

Universities in the West can roll over too easily for the Chinese Communist Party. Jesus College, Cambridge, has been a…

Is Harbin China's new Wuhan?

28 April 2020 4:52 am

Only three New Yorkers had died when Han, a 22-year-old masters student at NYU, caught a plane back to China.…

Coronavirus fears are causing Chinese people to flee the West

17 March 2020 1:25 am

A little over a month ago, the Foreign Office was airlifting Brits out of quarantined Wuhan. But now with Europe…

Beware the super-spreaders of coronavirus conspiracy theories

2 March 2020 2:28 am

When a new virus is discovered, conspiracy theories often spread faster than the disease. I’ve been following the debate in…

China’s response to coronavirus shows a one-party state in action

1 February 2020 9:00 am

The handling of the coronavirus shows a one-party state in action

The leaders debate was revealing, but hasn’t turned the tide

7 December 2019 10:29 am

In Friday night’s final TV debate between Jeremy Corbyn and Boris Johnson, neither leader landed a sucker punch on the…

Jin Xing, one of China’s most popular talk show hosts and a trans woman (Getty)

Is China really the enemy?

27 July 2019 9:00 am

China is a nation with values deeply at odds with the West. The Chinese spy, steal and bully. They don’t…

Karoline Kan

The Kan-do spirit: Under Red Skies, by Karoline Kan, reviewed

29 June 2019 9:00 am

The defining feature of Chinese millennials is not Instagram, avocado on toast or propertylessness. Born in the early years of…

A woman advertises for a partner for her child in Shanghai’s People’s Park

Would your son marry me? Inside Shanghai’s marriage market

9 March 2019 9:00 am

 Shanghai ‘How old are you, young lady?’ A small, curious crowd starts to surround me. ‘How tall are you? What…

Anglo-Australian relations, post Brexit

11 August 2018 9:00 am

As a new wave of protectionism sweeps across the globe, can Britain and Australia lead a free trade fightback? What…

Why China’s happy couples are spending thousands to stand by Big Ben

5 May 2018 9:00 am

If you’ve walked by the red telephone boxes on Parliament Square, chances are you have seen an Asian couple in…

Papa Xi

21 October 2017 9:00 am

The cult of personality behind China’s president