Xi Jinping

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‘More cautious’ China shifts Africa approach from debt to vaccine diplomacy
Analysis: After two decades of major financial aid, Beijing is rethinking its strategy on continent amid Covid crisis and fierce competition for power, analysts say

Vincent Ni China affairs correspondent, and Helen Davidson

08, Dec, 2021 @12:24 AM

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US confirms it will stage diplomatic boycott of Beijing Winter Olympics
Decision is response to what is described as China’s ‘ongoing genocide and crimes against humanity in Xinjiang’

Vincent Ni and Joan E Greve

06, Dec, 2021 @6:49 PM

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China attacks ‘US-style democracy’ prior to Biden summit
Beijing highlights virtues of its own one-party model in slew of scathing criticisms of western system

Vincent Ni China affairs correspondent

06, Dec, 2021 @1:38 PM

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Leaked papers link Xinjiang crackdown with China leadership
Secret documents urge population control, mass round-ups and punishment of Uyghurs

Patrick Wintour Diplomatic Editor

29, Nov, 2021 @6:33 PM

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Turkey accused of using Interpol summit to crack down on critics
Campaigners claim Ankara is abusing its position as host, by pressuring the police body to harass dissidents living abroad

Kim Willsher

25, Nov, 2021 @11:09 AM

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China’s disappeared: high-profile figures who have gone missing in the past decade
Peng Shuai is latest in long line of artists, officials and celebrities to have vanished in recent years

Oliver Holmes

19, Nov, 2021 @3:23 PM

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Xi Jinping has made sure history is now officially on his side | Tony Saich
Policy will now even more closely reflect Xi’s desires and ideology, says politics professor Tony Saich

Tony Saich

16, Nov, 2021 @3:44 PM

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Biden-Xi summit highlights tensions – and desire for cooperation
Analysis: while depth of division remains clear, leaders showed willingness to move in positive direction

Vincent Ni China affairs correspondent

16, Nov, 2021 @3:05 PM

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Biden-Xi virtual summit: leaders warn each other over future of Taiwan
China president tells US counterpart that support for Taiwan independence is ‘like playing with fire’ during the most substantial discussion since Biden took office

Julian Borger in Washington

16, Nov, 2021 @6:25 AM

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Joe Biden signs $1.2tn infrastructure bill into law – as it happened
Democrats and Republicans attend the signing ceremony of the bipartisan bill

Johana Bhuiyan (now) and Lauren Gambino (earlier)

16, Nov, 2021 @1:25 AM

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Xi Jinping expected in talks to tell Joe Biden to ‘step back’ on Taiwan
War of words begins ahead of meeting, with US president warned Taiwan is China’s ‘ultimate red line’

Julian Borger in Washington and Vincent Ni, China affairs correspondent

15, Nov, 2021 @10:53 AM

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From Nicaragua to China, reckless autocrats betray the promises of revolution
Freedom and progress are hard won, and any gains made are all too often lost by a single, self-aggrandising individual

Simon Tisdall

14, Nov, 2021 @7:30 AM

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