New foreign secretary may have declared ‘golden era’ with Beijing eight years ago when he was prime minister, but the political road map has changed.
According to independent observers who visited the region, Beijing has implemented policies to help Uygurs after crushing terrorist threat.
Turkish ambassador says his country can help China’s trade with the world, including the European Union, with which Turkey has a free-trade agreement while China does not.
President says creating favourable legal conditions is essential as the nation opens up to the outside world.
Several Indonesian media outlets have reportedly been intimidated over their negative coverage of several China-linked projects.
Improved military-to-military dialogue, coordination on fentanyl and meeting of minds on AI singled out as noteworthy takeaways from Apec discussion.
Congressional commission calls on American leader to raise concerns about Beijing’s rights abuses and demand immediate end to transnational repression.
The e-commerce company was the world’s third-most-valuable start-up in 2022, but its valuation has since dropped along with other start-ups and tech firms.
The US-sanctioned Chinese region borders eight countries, including Russia, Pakistan and other trade partners that should benefit from a plan to create new manufacturing and innovation hubs in Xinjiang.
Pakistani community leader says South Asia to Hong Kong via mainland China popular with undocumented migrants.
Forced labour hearing follows investigation finding at least 1,000 Uygurs moved from Xinjiang to Shandong province to process seafood supplying American brands.
Foreign trade from China’s Xinjiang Uygur autonomous jumped by 47 per cent, year on year, in the first three quarters of 2023 despite Western economic sanctions.
Researchers say US ban on Xinjiang imports difficult to enforce without transparency as they call for global map showing supply links between firms.
Beijing has been casting the spotlight on Xinjiang for its local-level achievements in bolstering the nation’s self-sufficiency drive, and salt-tolerant rice is said to be making salinated soil arable for other seasonal crops.
European parliament’s fisheries panel calls China’s distant-water fleet a threat to ‘viability of the European fisheries sector’.
Kazakhstan bill comes after years of efforts by Astana to crack down on dual citizenship and leads up to visa-free regime with China.
Speculation that China would have lost the vote for the three-year term if there had been competition in the slate of Asian countries.
Li Qiang’s inspection tour in China’s economic powerhouse features some of the strongest high-level calls for a digital transformation, with huge hardware and software upgrades in the works.
Beijing’s critics are pushing for voting countries in Asia to leave their ballots blank, but Washington’s track record on human rights hurts its standing.
State Department says Rahile Dawut’s imprisonment is part of Beijing’s efforts to ‘eradicate Uygur identity and culture and undermine academic freedom’.
China Eastern Airlines, the first commercial operator of the C919 narrowbody passenger jet, has flown 35,000 passengers on the model since its maiden flight in May.
First half of 2023 sees US$587 million worth of goods denied entry to the US, more than doubling the figure for the second half of 2022.
Wang Huning stresses role of strategy, which has come under US criticism, to pair coastal areas with cities in far western region and highlights need for social stability and ‘strong sense of community of the Chinese nation’.
Saudi Arabia is the latest country to mandate Chinese language education in schools as the region embraces Beijing links.
Chinese mills were ordered to stop buying Australian cotton in October 2020, but some companies are stockpiling the fabric as ties between the countries improve, and after Beijing recently lifted tariffs on some Australian imports.