China

huawei

Why Boris U-turned on Huawei

July 14, 2020 8:32 am

The British government on Tuesday U-turned on allowing Huawei a role in the building of the UK’s 5G network. From…

Hong Kong skyline

Farewell, dear Hong Kong

July 5, 2020 11:05 pm

China's new security law delivered a death blow to Hong Kong as we know it

hong kong

The death of Hong Kong

July 1, 2020 9:24 am

The 1997 handover agreement increasingly looks like an historic failure in British foreign policy

huawei

The case for a UK Huawei U-turn is growing

July 1, 2020 8:21 am

COVID-19 has changed everything

swine flu

Should we be afraid of the new swine flu?

June 30, 2020 8:24 am

COVID-19 will lead to mass panic every time a virus comes to light

covid

Was COVID with us long before anyone realized?

June 29, 2020 9:47 am

New research suggests the virus was lurking in Europe even before it was identified in China

modi

Modi’s muted response to China is infuriating Indians

June 23, 2020 9:34 am

Xi has clearly bided his time and has chosen an optimum time to act

india china

Will India finally learn its lesson on China?

June 18, 2020 10:44 am

Every romantic theory of solidarity is good until men are bludgeoned and thrown in ditches and warships rammed

india

China is testing India — and the world

June 18, 2020 12:26 am

Its show of strength won’t stop in the Himalayas

beijing

What Beijing’s second wave teaches us about COVID

June 16, 2020 7:02 am

Maybe the Chinese authorities will succeed in suppressing it a second time — but it is still liable to pop up again

africa fishermen

How China’s fishermen are impoverishing Africa

June 9, 2020 9:38 am

Tragedy looms for fish stocks and fishing communities unless African politicians learn to say no to foreign trawlers

hong kong

Don’t compare the nationwide riots to Hong Kong

June 5, 2020 10:13 am

It’s facile and divisive

hong kong

Britain’s duty to Hong Kong: the case for granting full UK citizenship

June 4, 2020 2:32 pm

The time has come to right an historic wrong

hong kong

The Spectator’s proud history of standing up for Hong Kong

June 4, 2020 11:23 am

Even in 1989, when communist China was much poorer and less powerful than today, lots of businessmen were overanxious not to displease it

china

Dear dictators: don’t lecture the US on how to treat its people

June 2, 2020 6:00 pm

Russia, China, Iran and, worst of all, Canada, are all seeking to exploit the rifts in US society

ma jian wuhdunnit wuhan

Wuhdunnit? We have only suspicions, not proof

May 31, 2020 4:55 pm

The idea that the virus is man-made is not just a crazy theory that Trump got from one of his golf buddies

hong kong

Will Boris Johnson stand with Hong Kong?

May 28, 2020 12:06 pm

The Chinese government have blatantly violated the handover treaty

british

Escaping the dragon: the British government’s new approach to China

May 28, 2020 9:46 am

How Boris Johnson plans to reduce the UK’s dependence on Beijing

hong kong

How Xi is using fear of COVID to crush Hong Kong’s autonomy

May 27, 2020 11:31 pm

The leader believes freedom is another dangerous virus

putin xi

Putin needs Xi more than China needs Russia

May 25, 2020 10:37 am

A special relationship

hong kong

Hong Kong’s ‘one country, two systems’ is over

May 23, 2020 10:56 am

For too long we have betrayed the people of Hong Kong, our promises and our values

taiwan

Taiwan’s balancing act is becoming ever more precarious

May 22, 2020 2:57 pm

China has not ruled out taking back Taiwan by military force if necessary

covid

Lockdowns are as contagious as COVID

May 21, 2020 9:23 pm

Once short-term deaths become the yardstick by which policies are judged, it is difficult to steer a different course

cambridge

Cambridge University is kowtowing to China

May 20, 2020 11:21 pm

Further investigation of Jesus College’s China Centre site suggests all is not well

useful idiots

Xi’s useful idiots against free speech

May 20, 2020 9:50 am

Free-thinking people everywhere should condemn those among us who facilitate China’s lies