How China used Facebook and Twitter to spread disinformation about the Hong Kong protests

Facebook and Twitter are dealing with the fallout of disinformation spread from another state actor on their platforms: China. On Monday, both Facebook and Twitter announced plans to take action on coordinated attempts...

Peter Thiel says FBI, CIA should probe Google’s ‘seemingly treasonous’ ties to China

Billionaire Peter Thiel, a Facebook Inc. board member and President Donald Trump’s most vocal backer in Silicon Valley, called Sunday night for the FBI...

China is now blocking all language editions of Wikipedia

China recently started blocking all language editions of Wikipedia. Previously, the blocking was limited to the Chinese language edition of Wikipedia (zh.wikipedia.org), but has...

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China lawmaker expects debate over new civil code to intensify

Public debate over an overhaul of China's civil law will grow over the next three years as lawmakers begin to write specific provisions that...

A retreat has no ‘Chinese values’ – Dunkirk movie comes under fire in China

Calls have been made in China to boycott the British war film Dunkirk after it was subjected to a heavy bombardment from critics who said a...

China’s holiday week boosts London as tourists cash in on weak pound

A week-long national holiday in China is providing a much-needed boost for the entertainment and retail industry in London, with Chinese tourists taking advantage...

The Chinese are noticeably absent from an important global space conference

Attendees hoping to hear from the world’s busiest space power were disappointed after a Chinese space official didn’t show at the International Astronautical Congress...

Taiwan: How China is stealing the island’s diplomatic allies

Foreign diplomats stationed in Taiwan do not need to travel far to meet officials from the island's international aid office. One building in Taipei, the...

China Table Tennis in Turmoil As Top Players No-Show in Protest

The Chinese Sports Administration has condemned the actions of three star table tennis players who purposely missed their games on Friday in protest of...

‘Jumanji: Welcome to the Jungle’ Tops China Box Office With $40 Million

Sony’s action-comedy “Jumanji: Welcome to the Jungle” has launched in first place in China with a solid $40 million, topping the third weekend of...

Single Chinese women want to freeze their eggs and enjoy life

In China, there is a growing rank of unmarried women who are choosing to freeze their eggs overseas. These women are educated, middle class...

China’s Baidu enters strategic partnership with Paypal to tap Chinese tourists

Baidu Inc said on Friday that it has entered a strategic agreement with PayPal Holdings Inc to tap overseas merchants as Chinese tech companies...

Miles Kwok has promised to donate one billion US dollars more to the Rule...

Miles Kwok said yesterday in his whistle blow that he is committed to donating another one billion US dollars to the Rule of Law...

What’s The Difference Between Children’s Books In China And The U.S.?

What are the hidden messages in the storybooks we read to our kids? That's a question that may occur to parents as their children dive...

Key component of world’s longest cross-sea bridge installed

Chinese engineers installed a 6,000-tonne key part of the world's longest cross-sea bridge linking Hong Kong, Zhuhai and Macao. The wedge, 12 meters long, and...

Wary Of Unrest Among Uighur Minority, China Locks Down Xinjiang Province

At the Xinjiang International Grand Bazaar in the heart of Urumqi, everything is bought and sold from tiny stalls blasting local music, in a...

As Peking University Marks 120 Years, Student Demands For Transparency Are Quashed

On Wednesday, Chinese President Xi Jinping visited Peking University, the nation's most prestigious institution of higher learning, just ahead of its 120th birthday. He praised...

Holes close in China’s ‘Great Firewall’ as Apple and Amazon snub apps to bypass...

Moves by business giants Apple Inc. and Amazon.com Inc. to stop people from using censorship-skirting apps in China have renewed questions about the extent...

Even at this late stage, Hong Kong government shall back off, says Chris Patten

I know this week in Hong Kong thousands of people will be making their views clear demonstrating against the proposals on extradition which the...

Data out today raises questions about the strength of China’s apparent economic renaissance

Casting doubt over the strength reported in the Chinese government’s official figures, new data from IHS Markit suggests that activity levels across China’s manufacturing...

China’s Communist Party Is Finding New Ways to Spread the Message

In his baseball cap and baggy yellow t-shirt, the rap star Li Yijie - better known by his stage name "Pissy" - is an...

‘Everyone is feeling more despair’: A look back at Hong Kong’s handover to China...

Hong Kong university student Arthur Yeung recalls the widespread feeling of despair when the massive pro-democracy protests that brought Hong Kong to a standstill...

Beijing cheats to gain from Trump-Kim summit but will lift up the stones to...

Beijing soon feels the pain as President Donald Trump asked China to immediately remove all tariffs on U.S. agriculture, including beef and pork, after...