China

Country China
Capital Beijing
Continent Asia
Currency Renminbi(yuan)(CNY)
Languages Standard Chinese, Mongolian, Tibetan, Uyghur & Zhuang

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Introduction

For centuries China stood as a leading civilization, outpacing the rest of the world in the arts and sciences, but in the 19th and early 20th centuries, the country was beset by civil unrest, major famines, military defeats, and foreign occupation. After World War II, the Communists under MAO Zedong established an autocratic socialist system that, while ensuring China's sovereignty, imposed strict controls over everyday life and cost the lives of tens of millions of people. After 1978, MAO's successor DENG Xiaoping and other leaders focused on market-oriented economic development and by 2000 output had quadrupled. For much of the population, living standards have improved dramatically and the room for personal choice has expanded, yet political controls remain tight. China since the early 1990s has increased its global outreach and participation in international organizations.

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China’s high stakes engagement with Iran - Financial TimesChina’s high stakes engagement with Iran  Financial Times

China struggles to rein in steel production - Financial TimesChina struggles to rein in steel production  Financial Times

China Won't Be Labeled Currency Manipulator Label by US - BloombergChina Won't Be Labeled Currency Manipulator Label by US  Bloomberg

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India and the great power triangle of Russia, China and US - The Indian ExpressIndia and the great power triangle of Russia, China and US  The Indian Express

Beijing has a navy it doesn't even admit exists, experts say. And it's swarming parts of the South China Sea - CNNBeijing has a navy it doesn't even admit exists, experts say. And it's swarming parts of the South China Sea  CNN

China tech groups given a month to fix antitrust practices - Financial TimesChina tech groups given a month to fix antitrust practices  Financial Times

Alibaba accepts record China fine and vows to change - BBC NewsAlibaba accepts record China fine and vows to change  BBC News

00:39 ET A Warm Invitation from China's Wudang Mountains - PRNewswire00:39 ET A Warm Invitation from China's Wudang Mountains  PRNewswire

Don't play with fire on Taiwan, China warns U.S. - ReutersDon't play with fire on Taiwan, China warns U.S.  Reuters

Why China's attempts to stifle foreign media criticism are likely to fail - The Conversation AUWhy China's attempts to stifle foreign media criticism are likely to fail  The Conversation AU

Bonds of China’s largest bad debt investor plunge to record low - Financial TimesBonds of China’s largest bad debt investor plunge to record low  Financial Times

Morgan Stanley picks 5 China stocks with big upside — and big dividends too - CNBCMorgan Stanley picks 5 China stocks with big upside — and big dividends too  CNBC

Trade is giving China's economic recovery a boost - CNNTrade is giving China's economic recovery a boost  CNN

Fitch Affirms China Great Wall at 'A'; Outlook Stable - Fitch RatingsFitch Affirms China Great Wall at 'A'; Outlook Stable  Fitch Ratings

China slams Japan’s plan to release water from nuclear plant into the sea - MoneycontrolChina slams Japan’s plan to release water from nuclear plant into the sea  Moneycontrol

Competition With China Can Save the Planet - Foreign Affairs MagazineCompetition With China Can Save the Planet  Foreign Affairs Magazine

China's Shadow Hangs Over Private Preparations for Boris Johnson's G-7 - BloombergChina's Shadow Hangs Over Private Preparations for Boris Johnson's G-7  Bloomberg

Turkey says China's Sinovac vaccine is 'significantly effective' - Nikkei AsiaTurkey says China's Sinovac vaccine is 'significantly effective'  Nikkei Asia

China’s ‘wolf warriors’ refuse to back down - Financial TimesChina’s ‘wolf warriors’ refuse to back down  Financial Times

Oil prices tick up after robust China data - ReutersOil prices tick up after robust China data  Reuters

He Tried To Organize Workers In China's Gig Economy. Now He Faces 5 Years In Jail - NPRHe Tried To Organize Workers In China's Gig Economy. Now He Faces 5 Years In Jail  NPR

World economy risks attaining pre-pandemic heights, China growth outpaces India - MintWorld economy risks attaining pre-pandemic heights, China growth outpaces India  Mint

Alibaba thanks Chinese regulators for imposing record $2.8 billion fine - Economic TimesAlibaba thanks Chinese regulators for imposing record $2.8 billion fine  Economic Times

China tries to wear down its neighbors with pressure tactics - NBC NewsChina tries to wear down its neighbors with pressure tactics  NBC News

Biden Secretary Of State Condemns China’s ‘Acts Of Genocide' Against Muslim Uyghurs - ForbesBiden Secretary Of State Condemns China’s ‘Acts Of Genocide' Against Muslim Uyghurs  Forbes

Sajjan criticizes Chinese moves to claim South China Sea but faces Tory grilling - Global NewsSajjan criticizes Chinese moves to claim South China Sea but faces Tory grilling  Global News

China's Huawei tries to blame global chip shortage on U.S. sanctions - CNBCChina's Huawei tries to blame global chip shortage on U.S. sanctions  CNBC

Japan's Sagawa to buy 7200 low-priced EVs made in China - Nikkei AsiaJapan's Sagawa to buy 7200 low-priced EVs made in China  Nikkei Asia

Chinese Border Villages in Disputed Territory Put India on Alert - Voice of AmericaChinese Border Villages in Disputed Territory Put India on Alert  Voice of America

Watch | China Miscalculated in Provoking a Standoff with India - The WireWatch | China Miscalculated in Provoking a Standoff with India  The Wire

China's March trade surplus with United States at $21.37 billion - ReutersChina's March trade surplus with United States at $21.37 billion  Reuters

China's plans for Himalayan super dam stoke fears in India - Phys.orgChina's plans for Himalayan super dam stoke fears in India  Phys.org

China's response to COVID-19: a chance for collaboration - The LancetChina's response to COVID-19: a chance for collaboration  The Lancet

Chinese Auto Giant Geely Explores SPAC Deals - The Wall Street JournalChinese Auto Giant Geely Explores SPAC Deals  The Wall Street Journal

China v Russia v America: is 2021 the year Orwell’s 1984 comes true? - The GuardianChina v Russia v America: is 2021 the year Orwell’s 1984 comes true?  The Guardian

Liquidity-Obsessed China Stock Traders Snub Upbeat Earnings - Yahoo FinanceLiquidity-Obsessed China Stock Traders Snub Upbeat Earnings  Yahoo Finance

Sajjan targets Chinese claims in South China Sea, battles Tories over Beijing ties - The Tri-City NewsSajjan targets Chinese claims in South China Sea, battles Tories over Beijing ties  The Tri-City News

China’s covid-19 vaccination campaign gets off to slow start - LivemintChina’s covid-19 vaccination campaign gets off to slow start  Livemint

China warns of action if Japan dumps Fukushima water into the sea - South China Morning PostChina warns of action if Japan dumps Fukushima water into the sea  South China Morning Post

China’s census results to confirm a worrying demographic picture - South China Morning PostChina’s census results to confirm a worrying demographic picture  South China Morning Post

Taiwan launches shipbuilding program amid China threats - Waco Tribune-HeraldTaiwan launches shipbuilding program amid China threats  Waco Tribune-Herald

China brings out its censors over vaccine critique - CNNChina brings out its censors over vaccine critique  CNN

Regulator harangues 34 Chinese tech firms in antitrust crackdown - South China Morning PostRegulator harangues 34 Chinese tech firms in antitrust crackdown  South China Morning Post

'The grim reality of reporting in China that pushed me out’ - BBC News'The grim reality of reporting in China that pushed me out’  BBC News

China’s Electric-Vehicle Market Gets Crowded as Competitors Jump In - Barron'sChina’s Electric-Vehicle Market Gets Crowded as Competitors Jump In  Barron's

How worried is the Biden administration about China’s digital currency? - South China Morning PostHow worried is the Biden administration about China’s digital currency?  South China Morning Post

China Fines Alibaba $2.8 Billion, But BABA Stock Jumps; JD.com, Pinduoduo, Tencent Fall - Investor's Business DailyChina Fines Alibaba $2.8 Billion, But BABA Stock Jumps; JD.com, Pinduoduo, Tencent Fall  Investor's Business Daily

Alibaba Hit With Record $2.8 Billion Antitrust Fine in China - The Wall Street JournalAlibaba Hit With Record $2.8 Billion Antitrust Fine in China  The Wall Street Journal

Has India become China’s colony? Seems like, going by what we import and what we export - ThePrintHas India become China’s colony? Seems like, going by what we import and what we export  ThePrint

Too Chinese for the US, too American for China. Where can Asian Americans like me call home? - CNNToo Chinese for the US, too American for China. Where can Asian Americans like me call home?  CNN

China sends more jets; Taiwan says it will fight to the end if there's war - ReutersChina sends more jets; Taiwan says it will fight to the end if there's war  Reuters

US-China Pingpong Diplomacy, 50 Years Later - NPRUS-China Pingpong Diplomacy, 50 Years Later  NPR

Ant Group yields to China’s financial oversight with overhaul - South China Morning PostAnt Group yields to China’s financial oversight with overhaul  South China Morning Post

China trade sanctions 'failing to cripple Australian economy' - 9NewsChina trade sanctions 'failing to cripple Australian economy'  9News

Pakistan's economic endurance hinges on China's assistance despite IMF loan, finds report - Economic TimesPakistan's economic endurance hinges on China's assistance despite IMF loan, finds report  Economic Times

China’s road to recovery cannot rely on consumption alone, top economist says - South China Morning PostChina’s road to recovery cannot rely on consumption alone, top economist says  South China Morning Post

China’s currency set for worst month since US trade war - Financial TimesChina’s currency set for worst month since US trade war  Financial Times

EU rebuffs Montenegro plea to help repay $1B Chinese highway loan - POLITICO EuropeEU rebuffs Montenegro plea to help repay $1B Chinese highway loan  POLITICO Europe

Chinese tech giant Huawei to pump in $1 billion on car tech in 2021 - Business StandardChinese tech giant Huawei to pump in $1 billion on car tech in 2021  Business Standard

US sanctions often advance China's interests - Nikkei AsiaUS sanctions often advance China's interests  Nikkei Asia

China’s ex-ambassador to Britain named special envoy for North Korea - South China Morning PostChina’s ex-ambassador to Britain named special envoy for North Korea  South China Morning Post

Inside the Beijing newspaper fuelling Australia-China conflict - Yahoo News AustraliaInside the Beijing newspaper fuelling Australia-China conflict  Yahoo News Australia

Protectionist measures to counter China a self-defeating strategy: Report - Business StandardProtectionist measures to counter China a self-defeating strategy: Report  Business Standard

China as a ‘cyber great power’: Beijing’s two voices in telecommunications - Brookings InstitutionChina as a ‘cyber great power’: Beijing’s two voices in telecommunications  Brookings Institution

China’s Shrinking Families - Foreign AffairsChina’s Shrinking Families  Foreign Affairs

Montenegro calls for EU help over $1bn Chinese highway loan - Financial TimesMontenegro calls for EU help over $1bn Chinese highway loan  Financial Times

Sharing the story of China's development miracle: a UN Resident Coordinator's blog - UN NewsSharing the story of China's development miracle: a UN Resident Coordinator's blog  UN News

China's 'laissez-faire' approach toward Myanmar's coup puts its own interests at risk, says analyst - CNBCChina's 'laissez-faire' approach toward Myanmar's coup puts its own interests at risk, says analyst  CNBC

China's rulers want more control of big tech - The EconomistChina's rulers want more control of big tech  The Economist

China's answer to YouTube slumps on market debut - BBC NewsChina's answer to YouTube slumps on market debut  BBC News

China's bitcoin mining is threatening its climate change targets, study says - CNBCChina's bitcoin mining is threatening its climate change targets, study says  CNBC

The cost of speaking up against China - BBC NewsThe cost of speaking up against China  BBC News

Peter Thiel criticizes Google and Apple for being too close to China - CNBCPeter Thiel criticizes Google and Apple for being too close to China  CNBC

From India to Japan, Countries Are Beefing Up Defense to Counter China - Foreign PolicyFrom India to Japan, Countries Are Beefing Up Defense to Counter China  Foreign Policy

China's census could point to a looming demographic slide - ReutersChina's census could point to a looming demographic slide  Reuters

Taiwan says may shoot down Chinese drones in South China Sea - ReutersTaiwan says may shoot down Chinese drones in South China Sea  Reuters

China's Covid Recovery to Help Overtake US as Largest Economy - BloombergChina's Covid Recovery to Help Overtake US as Largest Economy  Bloomberg

Degraded farmland diminishes China's food sufficiency - Nikkei AsiaDegraded farmland diminishes China's food sufficiency  Nikkei Asia

US fears China is flirting with seizing control of Taiwan - Financial TimesUS fears China is flirting with seizing control of Taiwan  Financial Times

China manoeuvres near Taiwan fuel concerns of potential attack - Financial TimesChina manoeuvres near Taiwan fuel concerns of potential attack  Financial Times

China’s Forced-Labor Backlash Threatens to Put N.B.A. in Unwanted Spotlight - The New York TimesChina’s Forced-Labor Backlash Threatens to Put N.B.A. in Unwanted Spotlight  The New York Times

China builds advanced weapons systems using American chip technology - The Washington PostChina builds advanced weapons systems using American chip technology  The Washington Post

Hong Kong: What is China's 'patriot' plan for electoral reform? - BBC NewsHong Kong: What is China's 'patriot' plan for electoral reform?  BBC News

Boris Johnson desperately needs a more coherent China strategy - CNNBoris Johnson desperately needs a more coherent China strategy  CNN

11th round of talks between India and China remain inconclusive - Telegraph India11th round of talks between India and China remain inconclusive  Telegraph India

Doing business in China is difficult. A clash over human rights is making it harder - CNNDoing business in China is difficult. A clash over human rights is making it harder  CNN

What the U.S. Can Learn From China’s Infatuation With Infrastructure - The Wall Street JournalWhat the U.S. Can Learn From China’s Infatuation With Infrastructure  The Wall Street Journal

China's tech giants fall under regulator's pressure - BBC NewsChina's tech giants fall under regulator's pressure  BBC News

China Relaxes Entry Restrictions for Foreigners Inoculated with Chinese Vaccines - China BriefingChina Relaxes Entry Restrictions for Foreigners Inoculated with Chinese Vaccines  China Briefing

China's central bank warns of financial risks, including potential defaults - CNBCChina's central bank warns of financial risks, including potential defaults  CNBC

Alibaba, Tencent are still China's 'benchmark' techs — even as Beijing ramps up pressure, says investor - CNBCAlibaba, Tencent are still China's 'benchmark' techs — even as Beijing ramps up pressure, says investor  CNBC

China’s Covid-19 Vaccination Drive Includes Free Ice Cream - The New York TimesChina’s Covid-19 Vaccination Drive Includes Free Ice Cream  The New York Times

Chinese Reality Shows Censor Western Clothing Brands - The New York TimesChinese Reality Shows Censor Western Clothing Brands  The New York Times

[AP] US military cites rising risk of Chinese move against Taiwan - The Associated Press[AP] US military cites rising risk of Chinese move against Taiwan  The Associated Press

China’s secret loan contracts reveal its hold over low-income nations - Financial TimesChina’s secret loan contracts reveal its hold over low-income nations  Financial Times

China Creates Its Own Digital Currency, a First for Major Economy - The Wall Street JournalChina Creates Its Own Digital Currency, a First for Major Economy  The Wall Street Journal

China's factories automate as worker shortage looms - CNBCChina's factories automate as worker shortage looms  CNBC