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The Legacy Of The Lasting Effects Of China's 1-Child Policy

Monday, June 21, 2021

China now allows married couples to have up to three children. Less than two decades ago, families were persecuted for doing so.


Police Arrest 'Apple Daily' Editors Under Hong Kong Security Law

Thursday, June 17, 2021

The five editorial executives, including the editor in chief, were arrested Thursday morning amid a raid of the news outlets' offices.


China Wants To Go Carbon-Neutral — And Won't Stop Burning Coal To Get There

Monday, June 14, 2021

This year, China pledged to go carbon-neutral by 2060. It has invested heavily in solar, wind and nuclear energy. Still, coal-fired heavy industry made up 37% of its economic activity last year.


China's New Anti-Foreign Sanctions Law Sends A Chill Through The Business Community

Friday, June 11, 2021

It's not clear how often or how broadly Beijing will use the law. But by complying with U.S. sanctions on China, businesses could face tough sanctions in China as a penalty for doing so.


Hong Kong's Tiananmen Square Vigil Is Banned As Authorities Arrest Organizers

Thursday, June 03, 2021

Friday marks the 32nd anniversary of the massacre of protesters in Beijing. But this June 4 in Hong Kong will be unusually quiet for the second year in a row.


Confronted By Aging Population China Allows Couples To Have 3 Children

Monday, May 31, 2021

Facing a declining birthrate, China will allow married couples to have up to three children. This raises the previous ceiling of two children.


Buried Alive In Mongolia's Worst Sandstorms In A Decade

Sunday, May 30, 2021

Even the rescue teams could not go forward during one of the fiercest of many sandstorms this spring. Herders have lost their herds — an estimated 1.6 million livestock — and their lives.


Hong Kong Pro-Democracy Leaders Get Prison Sentences For A 2019 Protest

Friday, May 28, 2021

The 10 veteran activists will serve up to three years in prison as China continues punishing the organizers of the regionwide demonstrations against Beijing's rule in 2019.


The Latest Target In China's Crackdown On Entrepreneurs Is An Outspoken Billionaire

Saturday, May 15, 2021

Sun Dawu has befriended and supported political dissidents. Now he may become one himself. "This is a simple administrative law case, but it has become politicized and distorted," says his lawyer.


Chinese Billionaire Arrested And Business Seized By State

Thursday, May 13, 2021

A utopian agricultural entrepreneur in China has been arrested and his businesses seized by the state as part of an effort to bring the country's entrepreneurs under Communist Party control.


China's Census Data Show Country's Birthrate Is Dropping

Tuesday, May 11, 2021

Information from China's census indicates the country's population has increased at the slowest rate since its one-child policy. At the same time, the proportion of senior citizens has expanded.


In China, Atlanta Shooting Victim's Kin Struggle To Understand Her — And Her Death

Wednesday, April 28, 2021

To her family in southern China, Feng Daoyou remains a mystery. They remember her as generous and headstrong but they knew little of her life in the U.S. She was among eight people killed on March 16.


China Says It Has Ended Poverty. Is That True?

Tuesday, April 27, 2021

The government has declared victory over poverty. NPR talks to the people who've been moved from poor rural villages to brand-new apartment buildings to see how they're now faring.


'The Six' Looks At How 6 Chinese Men's Lives Unfolded After They Survived The Titanic

Friday, April 23, 2021

Six Chinese men survived the sinking of the Titanic. Their stories were lost to history until the documentary The Six showed how their lives were shaped by America's restrictive immigration policies.


Despite Strained Relations, U.S. And China Agree To Combat Climate Change Together

Sunday, April 18, 2021

The U.S. and China say they will work together to tackle climate change. It's a rare display of cooperation amid an overall tense relationship.


9 Hong Kong Pro-Democracy Activists Sentenced For 2019 Protests

Friday, April 16, 2021

Nine activists and lawmakers were sentenced to prison terms Friday for their participation in the 2019 anti-government protests.


Jimmy Lai, Others Sentenced For Protests Against Government

Friday, April 16, 2021

Hong Kong publisher Jimmy Lai and eight other activists were sentenced for their role in anti-government protests nearly two years ago. They are the latest to be imprisoned as Beijing cracks down.


He Tried To Organize Workers In China's Gig Economy. Now He Faces 5 Years In Jail

Tuesday, April 13, 2021

The arrest of food delivery worker Chen Guojiang dealt a blow to nascent efforts to promote couriers' rights as they've gained broader public attention during the coronavirus pandemic.


China Detains Delivery Worker Who Tried To Improve Working Conditions

Monday, April 12, 2021

During the pandemic, food delivery work has boomed in China. The detention of the sector's most prominent labor activist is now drawing attention to their difficult working conditions.


A Cautionary Tale For China's Ambitious Chipmakers

Thursday, March 25, 2021

Wuhan Hongxin Semiconductor Manufacturing Co. was supposed to be one of China's most advanced chipmakers. Now it's bankrupt — a big flop at a time when the country seeks technological self-reliance.