China

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

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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

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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

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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

hong kong

It’s time to take a stand against Chinese bullying

May 19, 2020 1:24 pm

China has gotten away with a lot because the world wanted to avert its eyes

ma jian

Ma Jian: China’s regime is ‘stronger than ever’

May 11, 2020 3:05 pm

The dissident author Ma Jian on China after the virus

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WHO ate all the pangolins?

May 8, 2020 12:43 pm

The World Health Organizations tacit defense of Traditional Chinese Medicine

hugging china

Hugging China hasn’t done Britain any favors

May 7, 2020 8:02 pm

It isn’t healthy to be told that you’re chewing gum on the sole of another country’s shoes

beijing australian

Beijing’s biotech bullies

May 5, 2020 11:05 am

Australian politicians need to stop being so naive and wise up about the threat posed by the Chinese Communist party

china cover-up

China’s COVID cover-up shows it can’t be trusted

April 30, 2020 11:55 am

The China of 2020 is not the China of 2010, still less the China that acceded to the WTO in 2001

asterisk

The world puts an * next to China

April 29, 2020 5:50 am

The asterisk is the powerful symbol of a new era of distrust

britain china

Britain’s bid to become China’s best friend in the West is over

April 25, 2020 11:54 am

Hawkishness on China is going to be one of the issues that binds together the new Tory electoral coalition

hong kong

China is using coronavirus to crack down on Hong Kong

April 23, 2020 11:35 am

Over the weekend, 15 senior democracy campaigners were rounded up and arrested

arctic

Time to crush China’s Arctic influence

April 20, 2020 2:35 pm

It’s simply not possible for nations the size of Norway to take on the rising threat of the CCP in the Arctic alone