China

ccp

The high cost of Beijing’s demands for uniformity

November 23, 2020 4:43 pm

The CCP hopes that if it can control a people’s language, it can control how they think

west china

Was 2008 the year China triumphed over the West?

November 21, 2020 4:09 pm

Historians are likely to look back at the financial crash as the turning point in the balance of power

hong kong

How to help Hong Kong

November 19, 2020 11:09 am

The CCP puts controlling Hong Kong above any damage to its international reputation

man-made

What if the virus that causes COVID was man-made?

November 18, 2020 12:54 pm

A new paper looks at the possibility that SARS-CoV-2 was artificially created

great reset

What is the Great Reset?

November 17, 2020 12:14 pm

It’s not everything it’s cracked up to be

hong kong

China has taken control of Hong Kong’s legislature

November 11, 2020 2:28 pm

This is no longer only about Hong Kong — it is about freedom itself

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Macron’s clash with Islam and the hypocrisy of the French boycott

October 26, 2020 3:35 pm

Are his comments really worse than China’s treatment of the Uighurs?

pope francis

The real reason for Pope Francis’s disgraceful Pompeo snub

October 2, 2020 1:35 pm

We’ve never seen the text of the Vatican-Beijing pact

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Can China be trusted on climate change?

September 24, 2020 2:29 pm

Why are so many taking the new CCP climate pledge at face value?

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Germany is terrified of upsetting China

September 16, 2020 9:16 am

The United States may be Germany’s biggest export market, but China is what has driven Germany’s export growth

india

India and China are on a path to war

September 10, 2020 12:09 pm

Xi’s shock treatment signals the death of ‘peace and tranquillity’ and a resumption of a cold war between the Asian giants

vaccine

The race to find a COVID vaccine has become a global power struggle

September 10, 2020 12:58 am

For any world leader, inventing the first shot will confer moral and political authority

mulan disney

Disney’s Mulan is everything Xi Jinping could wish for

September 8, 2020 9:02 am

Profit can trump principle because the Chinese market is big and Western consumers are apathetic

bats

Why bats are the perfect hosts for viruses

August 13, 2020 10:11 am

They harbor thousands — and they spill over to humans more often than you think

taiwan

Can Taiwan pull off its China gamble?

August 11, 2020 9:00 am

Due to the Chinese Communist party’s claims on the island, Taiwan has never sought to declare formal separation

bengal

Sea change: China has its sights on the Bay of Bengal

August 5, 2020 11:46 pm

Beijing’s struggle for supremacy with India won’t be about land

china

The US is right to rethink its relationship with China

August 4, 2020 3:07 pm

Things are unlikely to return to the old normal

taiwan

Save Taiwan

August 4, 2020 11:25 am

After Hong Kong, China has its eyes on another prize

hong kong authoritarian

Welcome to authoritarian Hong Kong

July 31, 2020 2:52 pm

Rule of law has been replaced with rule by law — and the Communist party’s word is law

mcmaster

How Britain can tame China

July 23, 2020 9:18 am

The UK has a critical role to play in countering aggression

china

How liberal globalism went bankrupt

July 22, 2020 8:45 am

Slain by the dragon

uighurs

The West failed to stop the Holocaust — now we’re failing the Uighurs

July 21, 2020 9:12 am

Britain has the firepower of diplomatic and economic sanctions and it should be using them in defense of the Uighurs

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