Europe needs a China strategy; Brussels needs to shape it

Europe’s momentum in developing a clear-eyed approach toward China has stalled. In March 2019, the European Commission issued a white paper naming China a systemic rival and economic competitor.

Is Germany going soft on China?

If the violence continues in Hong Kong, it could become difficult for Merkel to make the trip at all, let alone focus on business ties.

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...
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WHO fears Europe will experience third COVID-19 wave in early 2021

A World Health Organisation special envoy on COVID-19 is predicting a third wave of the pandemic in Europe in early 2021, if governments fail to take needed action.

We must choose our China policy: Commerce or conscience?

We have sent a letter to President Sassoli of the European Parliament to make this happen. Let it be a first step to a China-policy that is more credible and more conscience-based.

European companies tap into Chinese market amid recovery

European companies tap into Chinese market amid recovery. Merkel’s China reset is mostly hollow.

Trump Turning More Countries in Europe Against Huawei

This month, the United States launched a new U.S.-EU dialogue on China aimed at coordinating policies across the Atlantic to address China’s emerging role as a global superpower.

5 Best Universities in China for International Students

With each city, universities in China are offering international students more and more English-language study programs, while the cost of studying in the country is significantly lower than in Europe, the UK and North America.

East European nations grow disillusioned with China

Enthusiasm for China was strong in Eastern Europe at the time, amid a period of rapid economic construction. But expectations among these nations of the support that China could offer are starting to turn into disappointment.

UK Lib Dems to call for possible sanctions against China over Uighur abuses

The Liberal Democrats are to call on the government to consider sanctions against Chinese leaders over rights abuses against the Uighur people, and urged the British public to think about boycotting Chinese firms such as TikTok and Huawei.

China, EU Leaders Hold ‘Intense’ Virtual Meeting

On Monday, Chinese President Xi Jinping held a virtual meeting with European Council President Charles Michel, European Commission President Ursula von der Leyen, and German Chancellor Angela Merkel.

Europe Just Declared Independence From China

As the EU navigates an increasingly Sino-American world, it finally sees the need to stand together, even against Beijing.

Europe looks to cut dependence on Chinese commodities

The European Union has issued a plan to cut its dependence on Chinese supplies of rare earths, lithium batteries and solar-cell components, as it...