China

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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Save Taiwan

August 4, 2020 11:25 am

After Hong Kong, China has its eyes on another prize

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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

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How Britain can tame China

July 23, 2020 9:18 am

The UK has a critical role to play in countering aggression

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How liberal globalism went bankrupt

July 22, 2020 8:45 am

Slain by the dragon

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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

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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…

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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

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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

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The case for a UK Huawei U-turn is growing

July 1, 2020 8:21 am

COVID-19 has changed everything

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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

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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

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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

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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

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China is testing India — and the world

June 18, 2020 12:26 am

Its show of strength won’t stop in the Himalayas

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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

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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