At least according to former Treasury Secretary Lawrence Summers
As Beijing announces plans to relax the one-child policy, photographs from the Chinese countryside reveal how the government uses billboards, murals, and signs to promote population control.
A broadcast to hear, an essay to read, a pattern to wonder about. Fortunately, it's a Sunday.
China's decision to allow more families to have two children ends a drastic 33-year social experiment. But is it too little, too late?
The photographer Colette Fu has created 3-D images of people, costumes, and landscapes that define minority life in Yunnan Province.
The alleged decision to spike a investigative report into China’s leadership marks a disturbing milestone in the evolution of foreign coverage of the country.
In its rush to lure Chinese investment and tourism, the U.K. has drawn criticism for overlooking human rights and regulatory concerns.
In an interview, U.S. Trade Representative Michael Froman sent a warning: We want to trade with countries in Asia, but they have to adhere to our standards.
As billions of dollars of product moved through the market, singles marketed themselves online and attended events across the country.
The campaign to turn the 16th century Jesuit into a saint depends on finding a miracle. Restoring Sino/Vatican relations may require one, too.
By refusing to grant visas to foreign correspondents and by pressuring publications to spike critical stories, Beijing has made it increasingly difficult for reporters to operate in the country.
Though observers expected substantive economic reforms to come out of the Third Plenary Session, China’s president allowed state-owned enterprises to win out.
A generation ago, they were considered “culture workers.” But now, Chinese performers look to capitalize on the world’s second-largest film market.
For a journalist and his wife, the garbage and recycling business brings them close to a world of fortunes made and lost.
In the crowded city, final resting places often lie next to skyscrapers, creating a unique urban landscape.
This is not how a confident government behaves.
On the eve of the Third Plenary Session, the Chinese government has admitted major reforms are necessary. But does it have the will—and ability—to deliver them?
Welcome to Maotai, the Guizhou Province village where a crackdown on expensive booze has sparked an economic crisis.
On the eve of an important political conference, the country faces a set of financial, political, and environmental challenges that could end its rise and possibly lead to the collapse of Communist Party rule.
A video blending together 49 different cities shows the beauty in a country so often characterized in negative terms.