China

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

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