Reading Time: 4 minutes Hong Kong’s streets are deserted and only stores selling face masks have any customers.
Reading Time: 5 minutes WhoWhatWhy spoke to a US citizen who survived a nightmare in a Chinese prison. Was his arrest part of an organized campaign against Americans?
Reading Time: 5 minutes Fear is growing among Hong Kong’s protesters that China’s totalitarian crackdown in the western province of Xinjiang is a dark warning of things to come.
Reading Time: 4 minutes In Hong Kong, intimidation and paranoia are seeping into everyday life.
Reading Time: 5 minutes The four months of protests have enraged Beijing, but it still prefers banks to tanks.
Reading Time: 4 minutes Protesters see the US flag as a symbol of the core Western liberal values they crave.
Reading Time: 4 minutes Surprise! Former climate villain becomes an agent of change.
Reading Time: 4 minutes President Donald Trump’s designation of China as a “currency manipulator” is more a tantrum than an intellectually honest policy decision. It may nonetheless intensify a dangerous US-China trade spat.
Reading Time: 6 minutes President Donald Trump has gone after Chinese electronics giant Huawei in recent months. But his attacks may have backfired: The company now has a heroic reputation back home and sales are soaring. At the same time, companies like Apple are suffering.
Reading Time: 20 minutes China is investing in major infrastructure projects worldwide, including a railway network that would connect it to Singapore and the countries of the Southeast Asian mainland. Is China laying the groundwork to become the dominant power of the 21st century?