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How fall of property giant Evergrande sent a shockwave through China
All eyes are on Xi Jinping as expectation grows that the government will have to intervene to protect small creditors

Helen Davidson and Martin Farrer

25, Sep, 2021 @3:00 PM

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The tarnishing of Evergrande’s ‘belt brother’ Xu Jiayin
The story of the property firm’s founder is also that of China’s boom in the last three decades: rapid expansion with mounting debts

Vincent Ni

25, Sep, 2021 @3:00 PM

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Ministers close to deal that could end China’s role in UK nuclear power station
Exclusive: deal in which UK government would take stake in Sizewell C would risk inflaming geopolitical tensions

John Collingridge and Jillian Ambrose

25, Sep, 2021 @2:27 PM

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‘End of the saga’? Meng Wanzhou deal offers hope for Canadians held in China
The cases of Michael Kovrig and Michael Spavor, arrested in 2018, have prompted accusations of ‘hostage diplomacy’

Leyland Cecco in Otttawa and Vincent Ni China affairs correspondent

25, Sep, 2021 @12:30 AM

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Canada, China and US were all doomed to lose in Meng Wanzhou’s case
Analysis: After the Huawei chief’s detention, the saga rapidly turned from a narrow legal dispute into an escalating battle

Patrick Wintour

24, Sep, 2021 @7:18 PM

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Climate funding target for poorer countries ‘likely to be met’ by 2022
Rich states missed $100bn target in 2020 but recent pledges by US, EU and China have lifted prospects, says economist

Fiona Harvey Environment correspondent

24, Sep, 2021 @11:29 AM

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China's pledge to kick the coal habit comes at a critical moment for the planet | Sam Geall
Ending investments in overseas coal shows Beijing still takes the climate crisis seriously, says Sam Geall of China Dialogue

Sam Geall

24, Sep, 2021 @11:00 AM

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Biden to rally regional support for China containment strategy at Quad summit
Biden will meet leaders of Australia, India and Japan as he builds a web of alliances to support democracy and deter authoritarianism

Julian Borger in Washington

24, Sep, 2021 @10:00 AM

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‘Eerie silence’ as Evergrande misses payment deadline
As debt-laden Chinese property giant enters 30-day grace period, officials look to limit unrest and job losses

Vincent Ni and Julia Kollewe

24, Sep, 2021 @8:06 AM

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Notoriously sex-shy, Adelaide’s giant pandas to try natural breeding in hope of elusive cub
With their artificial insemination expert unable to travel to Australia, Fu Ni and Wang Wang will seek to mate the old-fashioned way

Tory Shepherd

23, Sep, 2021 @5:30 PM

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Experts say China’s low-level cyberwar is becoming severe threat
Activity more overt and reckless despite US, British and other political efforts to bring it to a halt

Dan Sabbagh Defence and security editor

23, Sep, 2021 @12:58 PM

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UK warns Hong Kong security law critics of extradition risk posed by China
Activist Bill Browder warns of global reach of controversial law after being contacted by Foreign Office

Helen Davidson in Taipei

23, Sep, 2021 @9:03 AM

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