Presidents Xi and Biden met at the Apec conference in San Francisco.
China’s president Xi Jinping went to the recent summit with Joe Biden hoping to get some relief for the troubled Chinese economy.
Police detain a man for shining a light near the entrance to Victoria Park in Hong Kong. Commemorations of the 1989 Tiananmen Square massacre have been banned since 2021.
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Freedom of speech and expression has been destroyed, despite Beijing’s promises they would be upheld.
China’s population decline and intensive ageing will offer opportunities and risks to African countries.
President Xi is positioning himself as the leader who could bring the Ukraine war to an end.
China’s approach to ending the Ukraine war will determine the future of the European security order.
Peace proposal: Chinese envoy Dai Bing tells the United Nations that a ceasefire is the most urgent priority for Beijing.
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Beijing’s 12-point proposal is a broad-brush plan for an end to hostilities which positions China as a key power broker.
Protesters march along a street in Beijing on Nov. 28, 2022.
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Comparisons have been made to the 1989 demonstrations that led to the Tiananmen Square massacre. An expert on Chinese protests explains why that is half right.
Old acquaintances: Charles Michel with Xi Jinping in Beijing in 2016 when Michel was pirme minister of Belgium.
Charles Michel, president of the European Council, will meet the Chinese leader at a time of tension over European and US relations with Beijing.
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The upcoming trial of publisher Jimmy Lai is seen as a symbol of the erosion of freedom of speech in Hong Kong.
Canberra and Beijing’s assessments of their interests remain far from aligned. But as Albanese himself said, simply ‘having the meeting is a successful outcome’.
Chinese and Ivorian workers at the site of a container terminal at the port of Abidjan.
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China’s need for private security services in Africa has grown significantly as Beijing increases its investment in the continent.
Beijing 2022 is on track to be the most politically-charged games ever.
Chinese leader Xi Jinping has been strangling corporate power.
China’s statist logic or market organisation is shared by the likes of South Africa, Brazil, India, Russia and even South Korea.
Beijing turns orange: March 15, 2021.
It was tiny dust that turned the sky orange.
China could be in pole position to develop a vaccine.
A primer on Sinovac, Sinopharm and CanSino, and their prospects for achieving a world first for coronavirus.
Melbourne isn’t the only place suffering under a second lockdown. It’s happening across the world as the virus surges in countries that were initially successful in flattening the curve.
A rapid launch of tracing and testing combined with localised lockdowns aims to keep the virus under control until a vaccine is found.
Wuhan University Sakura Castle, one of the oldest in China with the city in the backdrop. December 2018.
The strong crisis management in Wuhan will probe the capacity of the Chinese government to prepare adequately for pandemic and may test Xi’s rule.
Hong Kong’s protesters: looking for external help.
A bill making its way through the US Congress seeks to tighten scrutiny of Hong Kong’s autonomy. But it will do little to resolve the situation.
Severe air pollution can speed up neurodegeneration when the brain is at the peak of its development — during childhood. Pictured here, a child in Beijing.
Investigation of the brains of children and young adults who died suddenly in Mexico City revealed amyloid plaques similar to those found in the brains of people with Alzheimer’s disease.
Protesters throw rocks on September 15.
Why a spontaneous popular movement emerged in Hong Kong.