appears in the following:

China's COVID rules complicate things for parents whose surrogates live in the U.S.

Thursday, September 22, 2022

Despite escalating political tensions between the U.S. and China, Chinese parents are still navigating steep legal hurdles and COVID restrictions to have their babes in the U.S.

Comment

Heads of China, Russia and India were among the world leaders at security forum

Friday, September 16, 2022

China's Xi Jinping, Russia's Vladimir Putin and India's Narendra Modi are among the world leaders in Uzbekistan for a security forum. What unites them is a distrust of the American-led world order.

Comment

Xi Jinping travels out of China to see Putin and other leaders. Here's why it matters

Thursday, September 15, 2022

The leaders of China and Russia have joined other foreign leaders in Central Asia. Top concerns include Russia's war in Ukraine.

Comment

Xi-Putin meeting will happen on the sidelines of a security forum in Uzbekistan

Thursday, September 15, 2022

The leaders of China and Russia join other world leaders for meetings at the Eurasian summit — dealing with security and trade. Top of the agenda: regional security and Russia's war in Ukraine.

Comment

A Uyghur seeks just a place to sleep in 'The Backstreets'

Tuesday, September 13, 2022

Perhat Tursun's novel explores human rights abuses against China's Uyghur minority through one man's search for a home. The author himself has been imprisoned and a co-translator has disappeared.

Comment

Xi-Putin meeting marks a closer relationship between the 2 global powers

Monday, September 12, 2022

President Xi Jinping is traveling outside China for the first time since the start of the pandemic. He'll meet with Russia's President Vladimir Putin at a security forum meeting in Uzbekistan.

Comment

'Surveillance State' explores China's tech and social media control systems

Wednesday, September 07, 2022

Veteran Wall Street Journal reporters Josh Chin and Liza Lin spent years covering China. In a new book, they untangle how China built its formidable digital surveillance apparatus.

Comment

Meet the Chechen battalion joining Ukraine to fight Russia — and fellow Chechens

Monday, September 05, 2022

While many Chechen fighters have deployed in Ukraine for Russia, this group is there to defend the country from the Russians.

Comment

UN report says China may have committed crimes against humanity in Xinjiang

Thursday, September 01, 2022

A crackdown in the Chinese region of Xinjiang (sheen-jang) may constitute crimes against humanity. That's according to a long-delayed United Nations human rights report.

Comment

The United Nations says crimes against humanity may have happened in China's Xinjiang

Wednesday, August 31, 2022

The United Nations human rights chief has released a long-delayed report, concluding that "serious" human rights violations have been committed against Uyghurs and other minorities in the region.

Comment

Espionage case involves a giant sculpture, a fake art patron and a Chinese spying ring on U.S. soil

Sunday, August 28, 2022

The U.S. has charged 7 people with spying on behalf of China. One target was in an unlikely venue for Chinese politics: A remote sculpture park in the California desert.

Comment

Shanghai's skyline will be dark for 2 days due to power shortages caused by heat wave

Tuesday, August 23, 2022

The skyline of the Chinese city Shanghai will not be lit up for two nights. It's part of a string of measures nationwide as China deals with power shortages caused by its worst heat wave on record.

Comment

China battles its worst heat wave on record

Saturday, August 20, 2022

China is suffering through its worst heat wave on record. Cities are cutting power and provinces are seeding clouds, hoping for rain.

Comment

Even with billions of dollars, making semiconductor chips domestically will be tough

Wednesday, August 17, 2022

A new law allots billions for research and manufacturing semiconductor chips. The chip industry is enthusiastic, but says bringing chipmaking to the U.S. will be a long, complicated process.

Comment

China ends series of live fire military drills around the island of Taiwan

Monday, August 08, 2022

China's live fire military drills around the island of Taiwan have just ended. The military exercises forced some ships and flights to take detours in the busy Taiwan Strait.

Comment

The fallout continues from Speaker Nancy Pelosi's visit to Taiwan

Friday, August 05, 2022

The White House summoned China's ambassador to the U.S. to address concerns about military exercises around Taiwan — the latest in the fallout over House Speaker Nancy Pelosi's visit to the island.

Comment

China fires waves of missiles over the Taiwan Strait, raising tensions in the region

Thursday, August 04, 2022

China has fired several waves of missiles, hitting targets in the waters that encircle the island of Taiwan, after a visit from Speaker of the House Nancy Pelosi triggered a tense military standoff.

Comment

What 3 past Taiwan Strait crises can teach us about U.S.-China tensions today

Tuesday, August 02, 2022

Both the U.S. and China stepped up military activity in the region ahead of House Speaker Nancy Pelosi's Taiwan visit. Here's what is different now from crises in the Taiwan Strait decades ago.

Comment

Nancy Pelosi has landed in Taiwan, despite warnings from Beijing

Tuesday, August 02, 2022

House Speaker Nancy Pelosi has landed in Taiwan. The stop on her Asia tour wasn't announced in advance, but Beijing recently said such a visit would have serious consequences for China-U.S. relations.

Comment

Pelosi has landed in Taiwan. Here's why that's a big deal

Tuesday, August 02, 2022

House Speaker Nancy Pelosi is making an unannounced, but widely anticipated, stop in Taiwan. The move is expected to increase already heightened tensions between the U.S. and China.

Comment