Merkel Has Made a U-Turn on China But It May Be Too Late

The chancellor must maintain a hard line, but it comes at a high risk for Germany’s export-dependent economy.

Europe wakes up to China’s economic threat

Europe needs to muscle up against China's aggressive investment and unfair competition, according to a report from the European Commission’s in-house think tank

Angela Merkel’s exit may mean a policy shift for China in Europe

Analysts say German chancellor’s departure will bring new uncertainties to an already inward-looking European Union

Is Chinese propaganda infiltrating the German media?

As Chinese global influence to continues to grow, Beijing-sponsored media content is increasingly appearing in US and German news outlets. Experts warn China is...

The curious European destinations that Chinese tourists love visiting

In the first year of the new millennium, a modest 10.5m overseas trips were made by Chinese residents. Fast forward to 2017 and the figure...

Europe mulls stricter oversight of Chinese buyouts

HAMBURG, Germany -- European Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker in his "State of the Union" speech to the European Parliament on Sept. 13 laid out...

Germany is trying to stop China from gobbling up its companies — but there...

Think of Germany and it isn't long before visions of bustling business districts and thriving manufacturing plants spring to mind. It isn't surprising: it's these...

Welcome to the Jews’ Republic of China: The Grandiose Chinese Plan to Settle Jews...

Recently unearthed documents in Chinese state archives reveal a national plan from 1939 to take in large numbers of European Jews, believing it was...

China is Winning, not Donald Trump, Especially in Europe and Everywhere Else

On the domestic front, President Donald Trump has correctly pointed to and taken credit for the U.S. stock market’s record highs, the country’s lowest...

Donald Trump, the bull in the G20 china shop

Putin and Trump are due to hold detailed one-on-one talks on the sidelines of the summit.
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US, Europe seek united front against China

The United States and the European Union have unexpectedly announced a new united front against China, setting up a top-level dialogue to be led by Secretary of State Mike Pompeo and EU foreign-policy chief Josep Borrell.

Analysts See Shift in EU’s Approach Toward Dealing With China

A videoconference summit this week between leaders from China and the European Union had a wide-ranging agenda including trade, climate change, cybersecurity and the COVID-19 pandemic, but it ended without agreements, or even a joint statement.  

The end of Europe’s Chinese dream

In a report published earlier this month, Andrew Small of the European Council on Foreign Relations argues that the EU’s engagement with China will henceforth have a new purpose: to structure the Sino-European relationship in a way that reduces Europe’s dependence on Chinese trade and investment.

Australia joins Canada and UK in condemning China’s move to ‘clearly undermine’ Hong Kong’s...

Australia has banded with the United Kingdom and Canada in describing China's plan to impose a strict national security law on Hong Kong as deeply concerning and undermining the city's autonomy.

The meaning of systemic rivalry: Europe and China beyond the pandemic

Beijing’s handling of the pandemic has changed long-standing European assumptions about its reliability as a crisis actor and its approach to the European project.

Pressured by China, E.U. Softens Report on Covid-19 Disinformation

A revised report shows how Beijing reacts swiftly and effectively to tamp down Western criticism of its pandemic response.

Europe ‘wary of confronting China over deaths’

China is continuing to under-report the true levels of deaths from Covid-19, national security officials in London and Washington believe.

Pope Francis reportedly planning trip to China’s Wuhan

Italian newspaper La Verità recently revealed that Vatican City is secretly planning a trip for Pope Francis to visit the Chinese city of Wuhan, where the coronavirus outbreak is believed to have originated.

UK cannot go back to ‘business as usual’ with China after pandemic, Raab warns

Britain cannot go back to “business as usual” with China after the end of the coronavirus crisis, foreign secretary Dominic Raab has warned.

Coronavirus: Macron questions China’s handling of outbreak

French President Emmanuel Macron has questioned China's handling of the coronavirus outbreak, saying things "happened that we don't know about".