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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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Friday, April 16, 2021
Nine activists and lawmakers were sentenced to prison terms Friday for their participation in the 2019 anti-government protests.
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.
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.
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.
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.