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Is China's zero Covid game up?

16 March 2022 5:31 am

Omicron has broken through China’s Covid wall. On Tuesday, the country saw a record-high of more than 5,000 cases, the…

Unmasking 'panda diplomacy'

23 February 2022 5:39 am

The star of the Beijing Winter Olympics wasn’t an athlete: it was Bing Dwen Dwen, the spacesuit-clad panda mascot. It…

Is an anti-Xi resistance emerging?

22 February 2022 2:22 am

From the 1980s to 2017, at least every five years, China’s National Party Congress would be a moment of intriguing…

China breaks new records in the Surveillance Olympics

9 February 2022 2:26 am

Never before have the participants in a major sporting event been so closely monitored as in this Winter Olympics in…

China could be more dangerous than ever in 2022

31 December 2021 10:43 pm

Twenty twenty-two is the year that Xi Jinping plans to seize power for life, but it is not going according to…

The rise and fall of Jack Ma

28 October 2021 8:30 am

Jack Ma used to give rock star performances for his employees at Alibaba, Asia’s biggest online commerce company. He once…

Xi threatens Taiwan because he's weak

5 October 2021 7:55 am

Over the weekend, China sent waves of warplanes racing towards Taiwan in numbers not seen before, forcing the democratic self-ruled…

How China’s economic revolution created billionaires overnight

18 September 2021 9:00 am

In the winter of 1992, the retired octogenarian Deng Xiaoping toured China’s southern coasts. From there he gave a spirited…

How ‘Xi Jinping Thought’ is taking over China’s classrooms

11 September 2021 9:00 am

How ‘Xi Jinping Thought’ took over China’s classrooms

Did Chinese fentanyl kill Michael K. Williams?

8 September 2021 8:30 pm

Did Chinese-manufactured fentanyl, a synthetic opioid, kill Michael Kenneth Williams, the man who played ‘Omar’ in The Wire? Within minutes…

What kind of empire is China building?

4 August 2021 11:58 pm

As Britain’s small fleet, headed by HMS Queen Elizabeth, cruises towards the South China Sea, there remains a question over…

The man behind Xi Jinping

27 July 2021 4:05 pm

At the height of the Cultural Revolution, over a billion copies of Mao’s Little Red Book were distributed across the…

Prepare for China's nationalist turn

4 June 2021 1:17 am

In recent days, it has been striking how many people in Westminster and Whitehall now think the lab leak theory…

What China wants from Britain

9 April 2021 5:00 pm

What are we to do about China? To turn a phrase beloved by the Chinese Communist party (CCP) on its…

The fightback: it’s time for the West to take on China

3 April 2021 9:00 am

Western democracies must unite against China’s economic bullying

China vs America: the struggle for south-east Asia

20 February 2021 9:00 am

Can Biden’s America contain China?

Buying power: how China co-opts the UN

12 December 2020 9:00 am

How China co-opts the UN

Xi’s world: Covid has accelerated China’s rise

24 October 2020 9:00 am

Covid has accelerated China’s rise

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Why Trumpism won’t outlive Trump

27 July 2020 11:52 pm

Trumpism is, according to its adherents, meant to replace Reaganism, the political doctrine that has dominated the Republican party and…

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How liberal globalism went bankrupt

22 July 2020 10:45 pm

When future historians chronicle the period after the Cold War, the rise of China will dominate their accounts. Beginning in…

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The ill-timed revelations of John Bolton

18 June 2020 6:41 am

It’s starting to look as though the question isn’t who Donald Trump asked to assist him in his 2020 bid…

How Xi is using fear of Covid to crush Hong Kong's autonomy

30 May 2020 9:00 am

How Xi is using fear of Covid to crush Hong Kong

Our toothless response to China is embarrassing

5 May 2020 6:20 pm

If you have been troubled by the government’s failure to get tough on the country responsible for our present malaise,…

Chinese diplomat's Covid-19 PR exercise backfires

25 April 2020 7:41 pm

As countries around the world try to work out a way to live with coronavirus, there’s a growing hostility towards…

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Half of Americans want their state to sue China for coronavirus damages

25 April 2020 6:49 am

Public opinion is rapidly turning against China as and intelligence agencies have exposed the full extent of the communist state’s…