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China's economy wobbles ahead of an important political meeting in October

Thursday, September 29, 2022

As China gears up for a hugely significant political gathering next month, its economy is slowing down.


Biden, again, says U.S. would help Taiwan if China attacks

Monday, September 19, 2022

In an interview with the CBS news show 60 Minutes that aired on Sunday, President Biden says White House policy remains unchanged.


A hunt for American barbecue in southern China

Monday, September 12, 2022

When you're living far from home, you sometimes crave a taste that you think you can only get at home. Here's one man's search for his summertime craving of American barbecue in southern China.


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.


Outside Hong Kong there's something unexpected: free-roaming animals

Thursday, August 25, 2022

Hong Kong is one of the planet's most densely packed urban areas. Not far from its concrete jungle is a real jungle with free-roaming wild cows and water buffalos. One woman is trying to save them.


A small handful of journalists are trying to keep press freedom alive in Hong Kong

Thursday, August 18, 2022

Press freedom in Hong Kong has tanked in recent years. Many journalists have left the field, but a few have set up tiny outlets to report on local issues and try to hold the authorities to account.


China announces it carried out precision missile strikes in the Taiwan Strait

Thursday, August 04, 2022

China on Thursday fired multiple missiles toward waters near Taiwan as part of large-scale military exercises following a visit to the island by House Speaker Nancy Pelosi.


House Speaker Pelosi's trip to Taiwan has heightened U.S.-China tensions

Wednesday, August 03, 2022

Nancy Pelosi, meeting leaders in Taiwan despite warnings from China, said that she and the congressional delegation are showing they will not abandon their commitment to the self-governing island.


As tensions with the U.S. rise, China signals disappointing economic growth

Sunday, July 31, 2022

A potential trip by House Speaker Nancy Pelosi to Taiwan has increased tensions between the U.S. and China. Meanwhile, growth in the world's second largest economy is not meeting expectations.


Biden-Xi phone call is expected to cover Taiwan, tariffs and other issues

Thursday, July 28, 2022

President Biden and China's leader Xi Jinping are expected to talk on the phone soon. A strain in relations has intensified over reports that House Speaker Pelosi is planning a trip to Taiwan.


China has warned of taking 'strong measures' should Nancy Pelosi travel to Taiwan

Wednesday, July 27, 2022

China is warning it will respond with "strong measures" if U.S. House Speaker Nancy Pelosi travels to Taiwan. China claims Taiwan as its territory.


Hong Kong's Star Ferry faces an uncertain future, as ridership falls and debt climbs

Wednesday, July 27, 2022

A drop in tourism due to political turmoil and the pandemic led to financial woes for the ferry, which has taken passengers across Victoria Harbor for decades. Now there are fears it may go bankrupt.


Experts blame COVID lockdowns for China's economic stumbled in the 2nd quarter

Tuesday, July 26, 2022

China's economy stumbled in the second quarter, and economists say the government's "dynamic zero COVID" policy is to blame — hurting confidence and exacerbating other pent up economic challenges.


In China, the banking scandal is causing some to lose faith in the Communist Party

Monday, July 25, 2022

The rough treatment of bank protesters in China has cast a spotlight on an under-regulated corner of the banking system. Some depositors are questioning their faith in the ruling Communist Party.


Hong Kong's iconic Star Ferry is in jeopardy of closing

Sunday, July 24, 2022

Hong Kong's Star Ferry has been crossing Victoria Harbor for well over a century. Now, political turmoil and the pandemic have hurt its finances, threatening the cultural icon.


Encore: Examining a major part of China's aggressive 'zero-COVID' strategy

Wednesday, July 20, 2022

Testing is the cornerstone of China's aggressive efforts to eradicate COVID-19. Even when it's not mandatory, it's still necessary. (Story aired on ATC on July 14, 2022.)


A look at a major part of China's aggressive 'zero-COVID' strategy: Testing

Thursday, July 14, 2022

Testing is the cornerstone of China's aggressive efforts to eradicate Covid-19, and it's become ubiquitous. People are more afraid of being carted off to quarantine than getting sick from the virus.


Former Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe is assassinated at a campaign rally

Friday, July 08, 2022

Shinzo Abe had been Japan's longest-serving prime minister and remained a force in politics after stepping down in 2020.


Even with Beijing's backing, Hong Kong's new leader faces big challenges

Friday, July 01, 2022

Hong Kong gets a new leader on Friday with strong backing from Beijing, but faces challenges with a sluggish economy that remains closed to the outside world — and China — by COVID controls.


25 years ago, Britain handed Hong Kong back to China

Friday, July 01, 2022

At the time, the city was promised "a high degree of autonomy" for 50 years. Half way into the promise, where do things stand?