Xi Jinping’s visit to Russia aims to show the world how strong China and Russia relations are. According to Xi and Putin, it is a friendship with ‘no limits’.
The country’s leadership faces daunting tasks as China emerges into a post-pandemic world.
The top leadership body of China’s Communist Party has new and younger members. See who has stayed and who has left.
Who sits on the seven-member body that runs the People’s Liberation Army?
What to expect as China’s months-long government reshuffle culminates in time for ‘two sessions’ in March.
China has been hit by its most severe heatwave in six decades, exacerbating a drought that has had an impact on food and factory production, power supplies and transport across a vast area of the country.
A new line-up is about to be promoted to the top jobs. Who will get a seat at the leadership table?
See which full members of the 19th Central Committee have connections with those at the very top.
See who is likely to stay and who may go in this interactive chart on the top leadership body.
Will Xi Jinping stick with tradition as members of the policy-making body reach the retirement age?
Hong Kong has plenty of land, but not much for housing. A visual guide to the city’s 30 years of land sale record from residential properties to commercial usage.
Smaller than a prison cell, more than 200,000 people live in extremely cramped conditions and spend years waiting for public rental housing.
In 1972 the first visit to the communist country by then-US president Richard Nixon is what Nixon described as “The week that changed the world.”
Ninety lawmakers are to be elected on the December 19 Legislative Council election, from 153 candidates running in three sets of constituencies.
One year on, what life is like after a 76-day citywide lockdown in the Chinese central city of Wuhan.
1.42 million Chinese are studying abroad but US visas are being revoked as tensions escalate during the pandemic. How will it impact the international education sector and China's domestic job market?
How Shenzhen surpassed Hong Kong and became the hi-tech capital of China.
A data visualisation showing how China’s BeiDou global navigation system works and how it stacks up against GPS, GLONASS and Galileo
Just when China’s capital was thought to be coronavirus-free, a second wave of coronavirus has been traced to a wholesale market in Beijing.
Curated by SCMP's infographics team, the collection covers interactive charts and images of the coronavirus' cases, symptoms, preventive measures and economic stimulus packages.
China’s five-year plans provide the blueprint for the economy
China is vulnerable to a new wave of infections from Russia.
During the coronavirus crisis, Carrie Lam’s leadership has seen her popularity rise slightly and she still has two years of her term left to turn things around.