China Society
Covid controls and financial worries take sheen off China’s golden week
20 minutes ago

Strict lockdowns in some parts of the country and growing economic uncertainty are likely to dampen tourism and spending during the National Day holiday.

Covid controls and financial worries take sheen off China’s golden week

Strict lockdowns in some parts of the country and growing economic uncertainty are likely to dampen tourism and spending during the National Day holiday.

20 minutes ago
New shopping app KaiKai woos Hong Kong consumers
1 hour ago
China seeks support from Southeast Asia in wake of new security pact
1 hour ago
New shopping app KaiKai woos Hong Kong consumers

App was launched by Shanghai-based ad tech company Cosmose AI, but KaiKai says it does not share user data with Cosmose AI or use it for advertising.

1 hour ago
Aukus alliance
China seeks support from Southeast Asia in wake of new security pact

A senior foreign ministry official has met ambassadors from the region to discuss the new Aukus alliance, which he denounced as ‘hypocritical and treacherous’

A senior foreign ministry official has met ambassadors from the region to discuss the new Aukus alliance, which he denounced as ‘hypocritical and treacherous’

1 hour ago
Meng Wanzhou
Meng’s release ‘may not improve’ China’s relationship with US or Canada

‘The Biden administration will continue to sanction Huawei, and China will still feel bullied by Meng’s arrest’.

‘The Biden administration will continue to sanction Huawei, and China will still feel bullied by Meng’s arrest’.

1 hour ago
4 hours ago
Covid-19 vaccines, advanced tech, climate change lead Quad agenda
6 hours ago
China’s energy curbs dim bauxite demand amid Guinea supply fears
Meng’s release ‘may not improve’ China’s relationship with US or Canada
1 hour ago
Covid-19 vaccines, advanced tech, climate change lead Quad agenda
4 hours ago
China’s energy curbs dim bauxite demand amid Guinea supply fears
6 hours ago
China looks towards next-gen Covid-19 vaccines amid trial complications

Vaccine makers the world over face the dilemma of whether to give a placebo to trial participants when they could be protected by a licensed Covid-19 vaccine.

Vaccine makers the world over face the dilemma of whether to give a placebo to trial participants when they could be protected by a licensed Covid-19 vaccine.

22 Sep 2021 - 9:34PM
Chinese study finds over 140 bat coronaviruses, ‘none linked to pandemic’

Since January 2020, team has tested samples from 4,700 bats in regions across the country, finding close relationship with Sars but not Covid-19.

Since January 2020, team has tested samples from 4,700 bats in regions across the country, finding close relationship with Sars but not Covid-19.

21 Sep 2021 - 11:55PM
Why countries still want China’s vaccines despite concerns over effectiveness

With just 1 per cent of people vaccinated in low-income countries, demand for Chinese jabs looks set to continue.

With just 1 per cent of people vaccinated in low-income countries, demand for Chinese jabs looks set to continue.

21 Sep 2021 - 8:50PM
As I see it | Is it time to accept that vaccines alone won’t end the pandemic?

While vaccination is helping to reduce deaths and pressure on health care systems, a more comprehensive strategy is needed.

21 Sep 2021 - 10:41PM
Opinion | Evergrande is not China’s Lehman moment, but it spells trouble for growth

Beijing will not directly bail out China Evergrande, but it will use its influence over creditors to prevent a complete collapse of the embattled property developer.

Beijing will not directly bail out China Evergrande, but it will use its influence over creditors to prevent a complete collapse of the embattled property developer.

20 Sep 2021 - 10:41PM
Evergrande is not China’s Lehman moment, but it spells trouble for growth
Opinion | Hong Kong’s poll reforms strike against crony capitalism

Tycoons’ share of election committee seats has shrunk while many new grass-roots candidates have emerged, including farmers, fishermen and a railway worker. It’s all part of China’s reforms to curb the rich and address inequality.

Tycoons’ share of election committee seats has shrunk while many new grass-roots candidates have emerged, including farmers, fishermen and a railway worker. It’s all part of China’s reforms to curb the rich and address inequality.

16 Sep 2021 - 8:30AM
Hong Kong’s poll reforms strike against crony capitalism

China | Explore more