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Caught in a crossfire: Chinese students abroad and the battle for their hearts

When 22-year-old Chinese student Langou Lian looks back at her decision to study in the United States, there’s one…

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Trade clash looms after Trump-Xi phone call

Chinese President Xi Jinping and his U.S. counterpart exchanged a phone call on Monday, January 16, reports the…

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Will China help France fund a 10,000-strong anti-terrorism force in Africa?

Yesterday, we noted the results of a visit to Beijing by…

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Only small deals for France in Beijing, but a more united EU front could be coming

French President Emmanuel Macron wrapped up a three-day visit to China with moderate outcomes, including a few business…

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North Korean restaurants in China remain open

To comply with sanctions on North Korean companies operating abroad, China set a deadline of January 9 to shut down…

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Macron in China, seeking stronger ties between two countries

French President Emmanuel Macron arrived in China on January 8 for…

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China’s third aircraft carrier under construction, to launch in 2020?

China currently has two aircraft carriers in service: the…

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The excesses of China’s social credit system

Sesame Credit (芝麻信用 zhīma xìnyòng) is the leader in the “social…

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Geopolitical angling and the French president’s visit to Beijing

Agence France-Presse reports: “French President Emmanuel Macron will visit…

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‘I’m not feeling positive’: Hong Kongers march again to resist Beijing’s influence

Thousands of protesters — 10,000 if you ask organizers, 6,200 if…

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A glimmer of sunshine in Beijing’s smog fight

Will 2017 be marked as a turning point in the Chinese…

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Tibetan filmmaker arrives in San Francisco under political asylum

A Tibetan filmmaker, Dhondup Wangchen, arrived in San Francisco under U.S. political asylum on December 25 after six years…

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Xi ends the year with tight grip on power

At a meeting on Wednesday, China’s Politburo agreed to put a proposal on constitutional amendments at the top of…

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Migrant worker evictions: A mess for the Party

Six months into the job of Beijing Communist Party secretary and mayor of the capital, Xi Jinping protege Cai…

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A Chinese newspaper in America

Beijing’s effort to expand its soft power overseas through its official media outlets, such as CCTV

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