Bulgarian village fascinates Chinese tourists

Few Europeans have heard of Momchilovtsi. But in China, the village conjures up images of mystery, wonder and longevity, having given its name to...

European Destinations Are Trying to Stand Out to Chinese Travelers

Many destinations from all corners of the globe are trying to reach Chinese travelers with ad and marketing messages as nearly 140 million Chinese...

Two Chinese tourists detained over Nazi salute in Berlin

German police have detained two visitors from China who took pictures of themselves giving the Hitler salute at the Reichstag building in Berlin. They...

UK bookings to China up by 40% in first four months of 2017

UK travel bookings to China are up by 40% in the first four months of 2017, according to new data.

How China stepped in to help with Denmark’s oyster invaders

Denmark's shores have been invaded by an unwelcome army of non-native oysters, but it looks like China may help eat its way to the rescue.

Norwegian enters marketing pact with Chinese e-commerce giant Alibaba

Norwegian Cruise Line and the Alibaba Group have formed a partnership to market cruises in China.

Chinese Offer to Eat Denmark’s Oyster Problem to Extinction

BEIJING — Is an alien mollusk species choking your shoreline? Don’t despair. China’s ravenous, inventive internet users have an answer to unwelcome shellfish. They’re ready...

One chart shows why Chinese tourists treat Europe as the world’s largest discount mall

Ask a boutique selling pricey luxury goods in France or Italy who their top customers are and the answer probably won’t be French or...
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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".