China

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The Guardian view on the Tokyo Olympics: must the show go on?
With coronavirus surging in Japan and internationally, this summer’s Games are a risky prospect

Editorial

12, Apr, 2021 @5:25 PM

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Alibaba shares jump after record $2.8bn anti-monopoly fine
E-commerce firm feels penalty by Chinese regulators means focus on company is at an end

Mark Sweney

12, Apr, 2021 @12:14 PM

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Top Beijing official admits efficacy of China’s Covid vaccines is low
Head of country’s disease control centre says vaccines ‘don’t have very high protection rates’

Ben Quinn and agencies

11, Apr, 2021 @5:56 PM

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Chinese-Australians ‘under-represented in public service’
Ministers missing out on valuable advice amid tense relationship with Beijing, policy paper warns

Daniel Hurst Foreign affairs and defence correspondent

11, Apr, 2021 @5:30 PM

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China v Russia v America: is 2021 the year Orwell’s 1984 comes true?
With Putin and Xi moving into an ever closer alliance, Joe Biden’s untested US administration may be pushed to the brink

Simon Tisdall

11, Apr, 2021 @8:15 AM

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China hands death sentences to Uyghur former officials
Two who led Xinjiang education department get suspended penalty for publishing school textbooks

Helen Davidson in Taipei

09, Apr, 2021 @9:14 AM

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China blasts UK for granting asylum to Hong Kong activist Nathan Law
UK grants protection to pro-democracy figure who is regarded by Beijing as ‘criminal suspect’

Helen Davidson in Taipei

09, Apr, 2021 @5:04 AM

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Beijing colour-codes buildings to show workers’ Covid vaccination rates
Chinese capital rolls out grading system as part of campaign to vaccinate 560m people by June

Helen Davidson in Taipei

08, Apr, 2021 @8:10 AM

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Monash University signs deal with Indonesian government as universities diversify from China
Indonesian campus aims to grow within decade to 2,000 masters students, 1,000 ‘executive education students’ and 100 PhD students annually

Naaman Zhou

08, Apr, 2021 @2:11 AM

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‘We will respond in kind’: China’s ambassador warns Australia not to join Xinjiang sanctions
Cheng Jingye hosted a media event at his residence in Canberra that included a two-hour video conference with officials in Xinjiang

Daniel Hurst Foreign affairs and defence correspondent

07, Apr, 2021 @5:30 PM

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Taiwan says it will fight to the end if attacked as China sends more jets
Fighter jets’ latest incursion into island’s air defence zone is further show of force from Beijing

Staff and agencies in Taipei

07, Apr, 2021 @3:26 PM

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Hong Kong activists plead guilty but say ‘history will absolve us’
Lee Cheuk-yan says he and fellow accused Jimmy Lai and Yeung Sum did nothing wrong

Helen Davidson in Taipei

07, Apr, 2021 @9:43 AM

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