Prime Minister Justin Trudeau and his wife, Sophie Gregoire, meet with Chinese President Xi Jinping and his wife, Peng Liyuan, before dinner at the G20 Leaders Summit in Hangzhou, China in September 2016. Trudeau is in China to discuss a trade deal.
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Prime Minister Justin Trudeau is in China to discuss a trade deal. It's laughable for Canada to believe it can negotiate a "progressive" trade agenda with the Chinese.
Four pro-democracy Hong Kong lawmakers of the Legislative Council have been ousted.
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Hong Kong’s autonomy and democratic political system are under threat, and pro-democracy advocates are once again ready to act.
No go zone.
Explore the hidden origins of one of China's most significant historic sites.
A bridge too far?
China's One Belt, One Road initiative is holding international summit in Beijing, but no Western leaders have said they are coming yet.
Will the evidence finally convince polluted cities to clean up their act?
With unaffordable housing and a scarcity of jobs, it's no wonder that young people are giving London a miss.
Will Gatlin have more bolt than Usain?
Your guide to the events to watch and the athletes to follow in Beijing.
A drummer performs at the Beijing International Jazz Festival.
With Blue Note Jazz Club opening a venue in Beijing, a genre that's flagging stateside may experience a Far East revival.
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China can go into the 2022 Winter Olympics with a sense of 'been there, done that'.
The bird cage in Beijing: ready for its next close-up.
People are increasingly expressing worries over the environmental impact of Olympic Games but for every London, there's a Sochi -- or another Beijing.
Beijing celebrates being selected as hosts of the 2022 Winter Olympics.
Whatever hoo ha about human rights and corruption gets attached to the Chinese Winter Olympics victory, it won't be allowed to detract from the event itself.
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What has Beijing gotten itself into?
Heading for a fall. An investor watches on as Chinese stocks tumbled earlier this month.
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Beijing needs to learn to let go of untameable markets and allow the sector into the 21st century.
The media spotlight has shifted away from Hong Kong and toward President Obama’s visit to Beijing, but students and activists remain in Admiralty and Mong Kok, and their demands for political change have…
Bags of talent: Chinese migrants outside Beijing’s rail terminal.
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Mass migration is a huge issue in China’s fast-growing cities, deepening existing anxieties about urban sprawl, the overheated real estate markets, overcrowding, land disputes, and social unrest. On a…
Tourists wear protective masks in smoggy Tiananmen Square on February 26, 2014, when the air quality was officially ‘hazardous’.
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Beijing has once again experienced extremely poor air quality, in what is becoming a regular event for the Chinese capital and other parts of the country. But has anything changed since the last “airpocalypse…