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.

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...

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...

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...

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.

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.

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...

Coronavirus UK: Cases rise to 1,543 as 171 more patients test positive

The UK's latest coronavirus case update came as Boris Johnson chaired an emergency Cobra meeting to discuss deaths, a potential ban on mass gatherings, schools and Covid-19 advice for people with symptoms
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China revenge set to devastate UK economy with bigger hit than Beijing-US trade war

CHINA's relations with the West continue to deteriorate with both the UK and the US at war with Beijing on cybersecurity, trade and rule of law - but the UK has more to lose than the US if China decides to retaliate.

How China lost central and eastern Europe

Central and eastern European countries used to be buoyant about benefiting from China’s economic largesse, but now – like the EU itself – many view Beijing as a threat.

Chinese fixer targets five UK Prime Ministers

New evidence of Beijing's infiltration of British Establishment as it emerges leading figure 'tasked with grooming foreign elites' met politicians including Boris Johnson, David...

UK universities comply with China’s internet restrictions

UK universities are testing a new online teaching link for students in China - which will require course materials to comply with Chinese restrictions on the internet.

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.