CHINA

A growing number of U.S. businesses feel unwelcome in communist China due to discriminatory government policies and inconsistent legal treatment, as per a survey released by the American Chamber of Commerce in China.
Beijing Shuts Down American Chamber of Commerce in Chengdu
Communist Chinese officials have forced the closure of the American Chamber of Commerce in the city of Chengdu. The chamber, which promoted trade between Chengdu and the United States, notified members that it had to...
Citing Foreign Collusion, Hong Kong Police Arrest Local Pro-Democracy Leader, Chow Hang-tung and Others
On the morning of Wednesday Sept. 8, four leaders of the pro-democracy group, the Hong Kong Alliance in Support of Patriotic Democratic Movements, known for organizing the city’s annual 1989 Tiananmen Square massacre vigil, were...
Trading of Bonds Suspended for Chinese Real Estate Giant Evergrande as Prices Plummet
Once the world’s most valuable real estate company, the Evergrande Group, had trading of its bonds suspended by China’s stock exchanges on Monday Sept. 6. The Shanghai Stock Exchange (SSE) said in a statement that...
A recent survey revealed increasing support for U.S. military intervention to protect Taiwan’s sovereignty against China.
Survey: Americans Support Aiding Taiwan Against a Mainland Chinese Invasion
A new survey suggests that a majority of Americans favor U.S. troops defending Taiwan in a scenario where the communist People's Republic of China (PRC) invades the democratic island. The survey, published on Aug. 25,...
An Afghan man rides his bike outside the entrance to the Chinese embassy in Kabul on June 10, 2004.
China-Taliban Relations More A Problem than an Opportunity: Eurasia Group President
Following China’s opportunistic moves on Afghanistan, Eurasia Group President Ian Bremmer stressed the negative consequences the U.S. withdrawal from the country could bring to Beijing's plans. China and the Taliban As Afghanistan falls back into...
The Taliban reportedly wants China to invest in Afghanistan's infrastructure.
‘Afghanistan’s Trustworthy Friend,’ Taliban Courting China for Infrastructure Investments and Trade
The Taliban and China have been intensely courting each other publicly in recent weeks, with representatives from both sides declaring that they look forward to cooperating on various issues. In an interview with the Italian...
Beijing Eyeing Take Over of Ride Sharing App, Didi; Encourages State-owned Companies to Invest
The Chinese government is encouraging government-run firms to invest in the Chinese ride-hailing company, Didi, as Beijing considers taking over control of the publicly traded Chinese technology giant, Bloomberg News has reported. It appears Beijing...
Authorities Issue Eviction Orders Against Members of the Early Rain Covenant Church in Chengdu, China
In Chengdu, China, officials and community enforcers have issued eviction notices against members of the now-banned Early Rain Covenant Church — an unofficial Protestant group — amidst a continuing crackdown on religion by Chinese authorities,...
Hong Kong Population Falls as Professionals Escape China’s National Security Law
More than a year after Hong Kong imposed the National Security Law (NSL), the city continues to see an exodus of residents, particularly well-educated professionals.  According to data from the Hong Kong census and statistics...