COMMENTARY: Chinese state media often hypes American problems and foibles to redirect attention away from China’s poor human rights records. And yet, when it comes to American gun violence, it takes a measured tone.
North Korea has nuclear weapons, and missile systems to deliver them to the continental United States. North Korea says these are defensive. But the Trump administration sees them as a threat, and is reviewing "all options." What are the risks of war in northeast Asia in 2018?
A spokesperson for former British Prime Minister David Cameron said the fund will “invest in innovative and sustainable growth opportunities in both the UK and China to create jobs and further boost trade links.”
Donald Trump and Kim Jong-un have engaged in the sort of rhetorical rumble that wouldn't sound out of place in the world of professional wrestling. But these two nuclear-armed national leaders might be more similar than most people realize.
Zhou Yongkang was considered one of the most powerful people in China not so long ago. He had immense wealth, connections and political power. But it turns out that Zhou was not untouchable. The ruling Communist Party has announced that he is being investigated on charges of corruption. And he might be purged from the party.
North Korea is one of the most repressive countries on earth, with almost no freedom of religion. But Christian missionaries, it turns out, have a long history with the country. And a number of them are even allowed to operate there today.
China is sending a chilling message to citizens who might dare to question government policies with the prosecution of a well-known human rights lawyer, Pu Zhiqiang. But just try mentioning his name in a place like Davos.
As Secretary of State, Hillary Clinton was often outspoken against China, causing lots of anger and criticism among Chinese leaders and average citizens. The announcement that she'll run for president in 2016 has provoked nasty comments from China, but could that help her with American voters?
A Chinese billionaire who got his start as a taxi cab driver stunned the art world again this week. With a swipe of his credit card, Liu Yiqian purchased a famed painting of a "reclining nude" by the Italian master Modigliani.