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Guangzhou is home to Asia’s largest African migrant population, who come to China chasing business opportunities, reputable...

Enter the ‘new protectionism’ – and Trump’s trade wars.

China is making promises, but keeping them may be hard…

The global free trade system is being battered like never before. Can any good come of it, asks Vanessa Baird...

The Chinese waste ban is giving the global recycling industry an enormous headache. ... Beijing has last year banned the imports of 24 varieties of solid waste, including types of plastic and unsorted paper.

Adam Liebman explains why we need a less rosy notion of what actually happens to our recycling.

The country’s economic influence may be buying silence on a massive human rights violation. Nithin Coca...

A youth is escorted by Kenyan police officers as dozens of houses are being demolished to make way for a new road in the Kibera slum in Nairobi.

Nanjala Nyabola on Kenya’s embrace of the Chinese development model.

For Martin Jacques, 2008 represented the end of the Western-dominated financial system and the beginning of...

A freight train that originated in Duisburg, Germany arrives in Dazhou, China.

Wayne Ellwood looks at the scale of China’s ’Belt and Road’ juggernaut and its economic and political...

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Residents from a coastal village in the Gambia are suing a Chinese-owned fishmeal plant accused of pollution, writes...

China homosexuality

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LGBT+ people are subjected to forced confinement, medication and electric shocks to try to change their sexual orientation,...

Mountains May Depart review

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Mountains May Depart, by Jia Zhangke, and Makala, by Emmanuel Gras are reviewed this month...

North Korea Crisis: A ground-based interceptor launches from the US's Vandenberg Air Force Base in California.

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This crisis has a solution, writes Vanessa Baird, as Donald Trump visits Asia.

Industrial robots China

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Industrial robots are being put to work on a huge scale. Jenny Chan looks at the case of Foxconn.

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Why the West must stop copying China’s flawed education system, by Yong Zhao.

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China’s appetite for citizen control is going one step further with a new bill that seeks to regulate how fast citizens sing...


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