The Chinese embassy in Stockholm has lashed out at the latest “China threat” accusations, as Sweden steps up scrutiny of technology ties with the country. Its statement on Friday followed Swedish media reports that agreements to establish a controversial...
On a hazy day this week, a convoy of three white trucks is making its way through the streets of Nanjing, in eastern China. They are covered in huge red banners with black lettering that look like billboards...
Nasa has confirmed that it will work with its Chinese counterpart on lunar landing research, saying the cooperation would be “transparent, reciprocal and mutually beneficial”. In a statement on Friday, Nasa said it had held discussions with the China...
The greatest cost of the ongoing Sino-American cold war – better described as a “frozen conflict” – is a shortsighted distraction from the coming anarchy. With the twin meta-challenges of climate change and hyper-disruptive technology lurking on the horizon,...
China’s pharmaceutical industry – shaken by drastic price cuts from Beijing’s recent pilot roll-out of state hospital bulk purchase open bidding – will need to go through painful restructuring and raise big sums to fund innovation, according to...
Inside an ordinary ancestral shrine in a village in southern China, where locals pay respects to their forebears, hang photographs of two unusual figures: former Thailand prime ministers Thaksin and Yingluck Shinawatra. “Everyone here knows about their ties to...
Hainan, an island province known as China’s Hawaii, does not only want to be known for sunshine and beaches: It has set an ambitious goal to become the country’s southern hub for technological innovation. The strategy involves offering tech...
Soon after Xi Jinping came to office six years ago, he declared war on rampant official corruption, helping him to consolidate power, vanquish opponents and become China’s most powerful leader since Mao Zedong. Despite all the power he has...
China and America’s recent joint nuclear non-proliferation mission in West Africa could provide a precedent for dismantling North Korea’s nuclear arsenal, analysts have said, but warned that the scale and political complexity of the task will be far...
The Trump administration is preparing an executive order that could significantly restrict Chinese state-owned telecom companies from operating in the US over national security concerns, according to people familiar with the matter. The order, which hasn’t yet been presented...

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