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.
It's not just because it’s nice: Foreign home purchases by China's wealthy tell us a lot about the country’s economy.
A property development firm plans to spend billions on transforming a Johannesburg manufacturing district into a financial metropolis.
Putting the world's most important cinematic relationship in perspective
A new book on the Empress Dowager Cixi explores the early life of one of the country's most important historical figures.
A recent decision to scuttle HKTV, a popular new network, has aroused anger in a territory fearful of Chinese encroachment.
Chinese officials and businessmen have spent billions on properties in elite pockets of London, New York, and Los Angeles. Beijing is now tracking them down.