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Outraged by Uighur genocide, Europe picks a fight with China. And loses
A desire for business as normal with Beijing is coming up hard against the ugly reality of Xi’s swaggering authoritarianism

Simon Tisdall

28, Mar, 2021 @6:00 AM

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Will a chilly meeting in Anchorage set the tone for US-Chinese relations? | Emma Graham-Harrison
Openings of summits are often dull affairs, but the tense exchanges in Alaska hint at turbulent times ahead

Emma Graham-Harrison

19, Mar, 2021 @7:08 PM

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A child screams in Myanmar … and China pretends not to hear
The country’s global standing is plunging as Xi Jinping attempts to whitewash atrocities in the name of empire-building

Simon Tisdall

14, Mar, 2021 @7:30 AM

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China's five-year plan could push emissions higher unless action is taken
Target is in line with previous trends and could mean greenhouse gas emissions continuing to rise

Fiona Harvey Environment correspondent

05, Mar, 2021 @4:45 PM

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Smile for the camera: dark side of China's emotion-recognition tech
Xi Jinping wants ‘positive energy’ but critics say the surveillance tools’ racial bias and monitoring for anger or sadness should be banned

Michael Standaert in Shenzhen

03, Mar, 2021 @6:00 AM

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Tension haunts tiny Taiwanese isles that live in fear of war with China
The islands, three miles from the Chinese mainland, will be first to fall if antagonisms lead to an invasion

Helen Davidson in Kinmen

21, Feb, 2021 @10:00 AM

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Australia should resist the march of autocracy, but there will be consequences | Jonathan Pearlman
The old world order is ending. The challenge for Australia is that the driving force behind the change is China, a country so crucial to our future in Asia

Jonathan Pearlman

20, Feb, 2021 @7:00 PM

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How to rein in China without risking war is the issue Biden must address
The US leader has taken a tough line with president Xi Jinping, raising concerns about trade, Taiwan, Hong Kong and alleged genocide in Xinjiang

Simon Tisdall

14, Feb, 2021 @6:15 AM

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Chinese publisher who spoke up for dissident academic is jailed for three years
Geng Xiaonan guilty of publishing illegal titles after she made comments backing Beijing critic Xu Zhangrun

Helen Davidson in Taipei

10, Feb, 2021 @4:46 AM

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Yak politics: Tibetans’ vegetarian dilemma amid China meat boom
While China pushes for more industrialised farms, Buddhist monks urge now-sedentary nomads to embrace vegetarianism

Michael Standaert

04, Feb, 2021 @7:00 AM

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Xi Jinping warns of 'new cold war' if US keeps up protectionism
In virtual address to World Economic Forum, Chinese president calls for multilateral approach to crisis

Larry Elliott Economics editor

25, Jan, 2021 @7:55 PM

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New Covid infections pose challenge to China's growth and Xi's leadership
The leader has declared victory over the virus, but a fresh outbreak is complicating the narrative

Phillip Inman

23, Jan, 2021 @4:00 PM

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