The Biden administration will begin to share its China strategy with a speech on Monday by U.S. Trade Representative Katherine Tai, as business groups press the administration for clarity.
Widespread power shortfalls have hurt the recovery of the world’s second-largest economy and add to a global energy squeeze that risks upsetting the post-pandemic recovery.
Chen Qiushi, whose viral videos offered a rare view from the coronavirus epicenter, reappeared on Twitter and YouTube, but offered few details of his disappearance.
Sun Lijun, as vice minister of public security, had wide-ranging connections throughout the legal system. Party investigators in April 2020 had said that Mr. Sun was under investigation.
China’s manufacturing activity contracted in September, ending an 18-month expansion that powered the country’s recovery from the pandemic, with power curbs in hubs threatening further disruption.
Research on Chinese projects launched under President Xi Jinping’s international infrastructure-development program points to hidden debt, corruption scandals, labor violations and environmental risks.
The exit from China of Victor Liu and Cynthia Liu over the weekend coincided with the U.S. deal last week that freed a top Huawei executive.
Chinese media played down China’s release of two Canadian citizens that came minutes after Huawei executive Meng Wanzhou boarded her flight home.
Chinese authorities have seized and sold at auction tens of millions of dollars in assets owned by jailed Uyghur business owners amid a government campaign to assimilate ethnic minorities.
Beijing has faced pressure from the U.S. and environmental groups over projects adding to pollution in developing countries.
Crackdowns on property, tech and other sectors are starting to weigh on business activity and add to financial risks in the country, raising the potential that Beijing’s campaigns could harm the broader economy.
An unmarried woman’s suit resumed in court after a two-year hiatus. Despite China’s quest to lift birthrates, the country makes few concessions for unmarried women planning to have children.
Barred from the International Space Station, China has embarked on an ambitious, multiyear plan to build its own Earth-orbiting habitat.
The trio of taikonauts spent three months helping build China’s rival to the International Space Station before landing in the Gobi Desert.
China’s ruling Communist Party is pressing the country’s largest digital platforms to improve conditions for tens of millions of contract workers, but critics see Beijing using the effort to tighten its control.
Beijing’s application to join the 11-nation trans-Pacific pact is a sign that competition with Washington for alliances is growing, and comes a day after the U.S. unveiled a new security partnership with the U.K. and Australia.
Beijing’s pressure on the real-estate sector is being widely felt, raising questions about how much economic pain China’s leaders are willing to stomach as they rein in yet another industry.
The papers of party insider Li Rui were whisked out of China by his daughter and given to Stanford University. His widow says they were stolen.
Growth across a range of Chinese economic indicators pulled back sharply as a new Covid-19 outbreak and tighter government regulations on the property market hit consumer spending and the housing sector.
The court’s ruling was a blow to the efforts of Chinese women’s-right activists amid a fledgling #MeToo movement.