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Covid-19: How everyday life has changed in Wuhan
While the rest of the world is battling a second wave of infections Wuhan hasn’t had any locally transmitted cases for months.
news.bbc.co.uk | 10-Dec-2020 01:05

VW boss: 'We have no forced labour'
Volkswagen has defended its decision to continue operating a car plant in a Chinese region with alleged human-rights abuse.
news.bbc.co.uk | 12-Nov-2020 20:18

China sends world's first 6G test satellite into orbit
The satellite was launched to trial the new technology, which is expected to be 100 times faster than 5G.
news.bbc.co.uk | 07-Nov-2020 12:50

US election 2020: How US and China's break-up could affect the world
The BBC's Zhaoyin Feng investigates the rivalry between the two superpowers.
news.bbc.co.uk | 27-Oct-2020 21:50

Hong Kong campaigner Alexandra Wong 'won't give up fighting'
Alexandra Wong tells reporters she was detained in mainland China and forced to renounce her activism.
news.bbc.co.uk | 17-Oct-2020 21:20

Hundreds queue in Yiwu, China for experimental Covid-19 vaccine
The vaccine is available to the public in the city of Yiwu but is still in the final trial stages.
news.bbc.co.uk | 17-Oct-2020 10:34

Hong Kong protesters facing prison after being shot by police
Hong Kong has seen more than 1,000 underage protesters arrested in mass anti-government protests.
news.bbc.co.uk | 09-Oct-2020 10:35

Driverless taxis now for hire in Shanghai
Driverless taxis are now available in China’s biggest city, Shanghai. The BBC took a ride.
news.bbc.co.uk | 02-Oct-2020 01:01

Families of 12 Hong Kong activists captured at sea by China look for answers
The families of 12 activists captured by China in August demand their swift return.
news.bbc.co.uk | 01-Oct-2020 01:04

TikTok ban: How did TikTok stay online in the US?
Sophia Smith-Galer explains why President Trump shifted his position on banning new downloads of the app
news.bbc.co.uk | 29-Sep-2020 01:15

Covid-19: China's dilemma over wild meat trade
Breeding snakes and types of rat for food or medicine is a source of income for some of China's poorest people.
news.bbc.co.uk | 25-Sep-2020 01:17

Hong Kong's dolphins make pandemic comeback
Travel restrictions have cut down maritime travel, bringing vulnerable dolphins back to the waters around Hong Kong.
news.bbc.co.uk | 15-Sep-2020 11:08

Spot the difference? Reshot ad prompts Boyega apology
Jo Malone London reshot a John Boyega advert he made for them with a Chinese actor for the Chinese market.
news.bbc.co.uk | 14-Sep-2020 22:25

Coronavirus: Beijing's back and forth lockdown
Stephen McDonell explores 'the new normal’ in China's capital as it adapts to life with coronavirus.
news.bbc.co.uk | 14-Sep-2020 01:01

Why Australia-China row matters
Ros Atkins explains why relations between the two countries are deteriorating fast.
news.bbc.co.uk | 11-Sep-2020 01:25

Australian journalist's 'whirlwind week' after China 'standoff'
Bill Birtles shared his experience after Chinese authorities banned him from leaving the country.
news.bbc.co.uk | 08-Sep-2020 13:54

Father dresses as Transformer on son's first day back at school
A father in Shanghai dressed as a robot as his son and classmates returned to school after lockdown.
news.bbc.co.uk | 06-Sep-2020 16:51

China-US comedians: 'We hope jokes travel faster than the virus’
Comedians Jesse Appell in the United States and Tony Chou in China caught up online during the pandemic.
news.bbc.co.uk | 23-Aug-2020 01:15

China floods: World's biggest dam nears capacity
Record floods hit China's Three Gorges Dam on the Yangtze River with millions of people affected.
news.bbc.co.uk | 21-Aug-2020 09:45

Hong Kong's new security law explained
China’s new security law in Hong Kong has caused alarm. But what’s it all about?
news.bbc.co.uk | 30-Jul-2020 17:50

Coronavirus in Wuhan: The son who lost his father to Covid-19
Zhang Hai travelled to the city with his father for routine surgery just before it went into lockdown.
bbc.co.uk | 27-Jul-2020 14:07

Hong Kong activist Joshua Wong: ‘A few cars are following me’
Joshua Wong believes he is now being followed, after the new security law was passed by China.
news.bbc.co.uk | 22-Jul-2020 05:51

China's ambassador challenged on treatment of Uighurs
China's ambassador to the UK is confronted with drone footage that appears to show Uighurs being blindfolded and led to trains.
news.bbc.co.uk | 19-Jul-2020 12:19

Tea, drugs and war: Hong Kong's British history explained
How the British obsession with tea in the 1800s started the unique story of Hong Kong.
news.bbc.co.uk | 14-Jul-2020 01:04

Central and southern China hit by heavy flooding
The country's flood response alert has been raised to the second highest level.
bbc.co.uk | 12-Jul-2020 18:28

Hong Kong: Divisions over whether to stay after new security law imposed
Two young men who have British National passports say they're debating their future in the country.
news.bbc.co.uk | 03-Jul-2020 19:38

Hundreds arrested as Hong Kong national security law kicks in
The controversial new law introduces new crimes with severe penalties, up to life imprisonment.
news.bbc.co.uk | 01-Jul-2020 21:04

Hong Kong security law: Residents react to controversial new powers
Pro-democracy supporters say the move does not represent most Hong Kong people.
news.bbc.co.uk | 30-Jun-2020 17:50

Ai Weiwei: 'The darkest day for Hong Kong'
Artist and activist Ai Weiwei warns lawyers and activists could be "disappeared or sentenced" after China passed a controversial security law.
news.bbc.co.uk | 30-Jun-2020 15:02

Asian-American woman: 'They will always see you as an outsider'
Tracy Win Liu says she bought a gun after being faced with coronavirus-related racism.
news.bbc.co.uk | 26-Jun-2020 23:33

What happened on the India-China border?
Ros Atkins takes a close look at a story that's captured the world's attention.
news.bbc.co.uk | 26-Jun-2020 21:23

When India hosted China amid 1962 war tension
The recent stand-off in a disputed Himalayan region is not the first time India and China have clashed.
news.bbc.co.uk | 26-Jun-2020 01:04

Inside Wuhan: Life after coronavirus lockdown
Two months after Wuhan’s lockdown was lifted, what’s life really like now?
news.bbc.co.uk | 20-Jun-2020 01:09

Coronavirus: Is China bolder in the wake of the pandemic?
As the rest of the world reels from the pandemic, China is pushing ahead with the pursuit of its national interest.
bbc.co.uk | 06-Jun-2020 01:16

'We are not happy with China' - Trump
The US president says he is not happy with China and the role it played in the coronavirus outbreak.
news.bbc.co.uk | 28-Apr-2020 06:09

Coronavirus: Lang Lang on taking part in all-star concert
The pianist joins over 100 artists performing live from home to support front-line workers tackling the coronavirus outbreak.
news.bbc.co.uk | 18-Apr-2020 12:15

Coronavirus: 'Please learn from Wuhan's mistakes'
As the Chinese city lifts its quarantine, residents share lessons learnt from the outbreak.
news.bbc.co.uk | 08-Apr-2020 04:06

Coronavirus: How China's using surveillance to tackle outbreak
China is using its high tech system to tackle the outbreak, but is the state interference justified?
news.bbc.co.uk | 02-Apr-2020 01:06

Coronavirus: People in Beijing begin to head outdoors
The BBC's China correspondent Stephen McDonell met people venturing out for the first time in weeks.
news.bbc.co.uk | 21-Mar-2020 01:32

Coronavirus: UK stocks dive despite stimulus plans
The FTSE 100 falls 5% despite fresh measures to prop up the US and UK economies.
news.bbc.co.uk | 18-Mar-2020 11:50

China to restrict US journalists from three major newspapers
The foreign ministry said the decision was in response to restrictions on Chinese media in the US.
news.bbc.co.uk | 17-Mar-2020 21:48

Trump angers Beijing with 'Chinese virus' tweet
The US president used the term despite warnings to avoid stigmatising one region or group.
news.bbc.co.uk | 17-Mar-2020 12:40

Coronavirus: Hong Kong to quarantine all arrivals from abroad
Hong Kong has seen 57 new infections over the past two weeks, 50 of which were imported.
news.bbc.co.uk | 17-Mar-2020 05:31

Back to school for some in China
Students in south-west China are returning to school after more than a month off due to coronavirus.
news.bbc.co.uk | 16-Mar-2020 14:19

Alibaba's Ma donates coronavirus test kits to US
In his first tweet the billionaire said 500,000 testing kits and one million masks were going to the US.
news.bbc.co.uk | 16-Mar-2020 07:49

Mount Everest: Nepal's government shuts off mountain amid virus outbreak
The highest mountain in the world will be closed to climbers until at least 30 April.
news.bbc.co.uk | 13-Mar-2020 03:23

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