Hong Kong marked National Security Education Day with speeches warning against dissent and a police detail goose-stepping in the locked-knee marching style of the Chinese military.
As China’s Communist Party revs up its 100th-birthday plans, it is celebrating a new addition to its list of accomplishments: the production of a genuinely popular patriotic TV drama.
The solar industry is rethinking where to source critical materials in an effort to avoid any connection to alleged forced labor and human-rights abuses of Uyghur Muslims in Xinjiang.
Over the three-day traditional tomb-sweeping holiday, travel was back up to pre-coronavirus levels by some metrics.
Officials promote privacy protection as behind the move to curb access to registers, but critics say it would protect the interests of the political and business elite.
Chinese propaganda officials discussed using public pressure on foreign clothing brands, such as H&M, to thwart allegations about forced labor in Xinjiang.
After a year in which manufacturing drove the rebound, services and construction activity jumped in March.
Changes give Beijing decisive control over how Hong Kong chooses its leader and legislators, putting pro-establishment politicians firmly in charge.
Activity by Chinese state media and diplomats on the social media platforms rose, as Beijing pushed an alternative narrative about its policies in Xinjiang toward Uyghur Muslims.
Tzu-i Chuang was referred to as the “most famous diplomatic wife” before she became the target of a vicious, monthslong attack on social media.
The world’s largest clothing brand, Hennes & Mauritz’s H&M, is under assault in China, one of its biggest markets, over its stance on forced labor in the country’s remote cotton-producing region of Xinjiang.
For the first high-level session with Biden’s team, Beijing will ask the U.S. to reverse limits on American sales to Chinese firms, visa restrictions and other measures, according to people familiar with China’s plans.
The Commerce Department said the subpoenas seek information aimed at determining whether the companies, which it didn’t name, pose a security threat to U.S. interests.
The new sanctions are against 24 officials previously targeted by the Trump administration over Beijing’s suppression in Hong Kong.
Chinese embassies in the U.S., Italy, India, the Philippines and elsewhere plan to facilitate visas despite concerns over the efficacy of Chinese Covid-19 shots, as the concept of “vaccine passports” gains pace.
Signal became unusable without a virtual private network for many in the country, intensifying the government’s hold on public and private discourse.
The 12 entities, including some of the country’s biggest tech companies, didn’t properly report past deals, China’s State Administration for Market Regulation said.
China drew the curtain on decades of adversarial politics in Hong Kong as the national legislature approved changes that would put pro-Beijing loyalists firmly in charge of the city and squeeze out opposition groups.
The e-commerce company is likely to face softer treatment than its Ant affiliate, provided it distances itself from founder Jack Ma and aligns itself more closely with the Communist Party.
China’s exports surged by more than 60% in the first two months of the year from last year’s coronavirus-induced lows, as demand in the U.S. and Europe for made-in-China goods continued to rebound.