The announcement on the heels of Biden’s inauguration could be an attempt to gauge the new administration’s positions.
As authorities push to keep the country largely coronavirus-free, restrictions take effect in the province around Beijing.
Five major stories that have rippled far beyond Beijing this year.
An over-hyped leak illustrates the importance of context when discussing Chinese influence.
The case of an alleged Chinese spy who worked her way into U.S. municipal politics raises tricky questions about how cautious politicians should be.
Facing increasingly hostile diplomacy, Canberra is more likely to strengthen defense ties with Washington than cave to Beijing.
Deprioritizing Beijing on the foreign-policy agenda would be a dangerous mistake for the incoming U.S. administration.
In their final weeks, hawks in the outgoing White House are trying to push through measures that would keep Beijing and Washington on a confrontational course.
That the Chinese leadership hasn’t congratulated the U.S. president-elect doesn’t mean it favors Trump.
The winner simply isn’t that important to Chinese leaders or the general public, who see the United States as a power in decline.
As the Chinese leadership discusses a five-year plan in Beijing this week, it could underestimate the United States.
The U.S. president has attacked Democratic nominee Joe Biden for his son’s dealings in China. But it appears Trump was himself pursuing business interests there.
A change to the Chinese Communist Party’s top-level meeting procedure follows a chilling pattern under Xi’s leadership.