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Cartoon: Carlos on Xi Jinping’s cures

In his medicine cabinet, there’s always a remedy for all that ails the Chinese president

The Chinese chameleon reimagined in the age of Covid-19

The West’s perceptions of China hold up a mirror to its own preoccupations. More nuanced analysis is much-needed

How China broke the chain of infection

As information about the coronavirus emerged, the Chinese government and Chinese society began to organise an immense campaign against its spread

China expels Wall Street Journal reporters over ‘racist’ headline

Chinese foreign ministry spokesman Geng Shuang said the Journal op-ed — titled China is the Real Sick Man of Asia — had a "racially discriminatory" and "sensational" headline

Clashes after peaceful crowd takes Hong Kong message to US consulate

Hong Kong is a major international business hub thanks to freedoms unheard of on the mainland under a 50-year deal signed between China and Britain

Trump warns Tiananmen-style Hong Kong crackdown would harm trade deal

The US president's comments came as Washington and Beijing look to revive pivotal high-level talks aimed at ending their trade war.

Hong Kong’s summer of rage now a war of attrition

What began as a mass display of focused opposition to a planned extradition bill has evolved into something deeper, wider and far angrier.

China-US trade talks to restart after G20 tariff truce

The negotiations in the financial hub will be the first face-to-face discussions since President Trump agreed to a truce with President Xi Jinping

Hong Kong leader condemns ‘extremely violent’ protests

The semi-autonomous financial hub has been thrown into crisis by weeks of massive demonstrations

Stormy G20 looms as Trump bashes China on trade

The long-running trade war between the world's top two economies looked poised to dominate the agenda of the group of 20 summit

‘Xi cult’ app is China’s red hot hit

A propaganda app that puts China's powerful President Xi Jinping in anyone's pockets has become a hit in the country

US-China trade talks spill into third day

An American delegation has been in Beijing since Monday

Taiwan reunification with China ‘inevitable’: Xi

Taiwan considers itself a sovereign state, with its own currency, political and judicial systems, but has never declared formal independence

Trade war: Signs of progress in US-China talks

The whole world is watching the talks between Washington and Beijing, hoping a 90-day tariff truce will hold

Trump says China to cut car tariffs in trade truce

The ceasefire follows months of tensions and tit-for-tat custom duties on hundreds of billions of dollars worth of goods

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