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China’s Xi pushes for talks with Ukraine in meeting with EU’s Michel

BEIJING -- Chinese leader Xi Jinping pushed for negotiations for a political solution to the conflict in Ukraine in talks with visiting European Council...

Hard Options Only: How China Could Get Out of ‘COVID Zero’

As protesters have stepped up pressure on Beijing to change its strict "COVID zero" policy, China's leadership, which prioritizes containing infections rather than effectively...

For the Chinese leader, another dilemma: how do you mourn Jiang Zemin

The deaths of Chinese communist leaders are always fraught moments of political theater and especially now with the passing of Jiang Zemin, shortly after...

China vows to crack down on protesters clashing with riot police in protective suits

China threatened to “clash firmly” against “hostile forces” as historic protests continued overnight — including wild street brawls with riot police decked out in...

Covid protests further erode business confidence and ties with China

Here's an edited excerpt from this week's CxO newsletter. If you want to receive it in your inbox, Register here. These are difficult times...

China hints at easing zero-COVID policy as protests rage

<!-- -->Beijing: China said on Tuesday it will take steps to "minimize" the impact of its draconian coronavirus lockdowns amid unprecedented public protests against...

MPs visit Taiwan amid heightened tensions

mPs from a prominent Commons committee is visiting Taiwan from Tuesday and will meet with dignitaries in the coming days amid tense British relations...

Chinese authorities hunt down ‘COVID zero’ protesters

Beijing – Chinese authorities have launched an investigation into some people who gathered during weekend protests against COVID-19 curbs, three people who attended the...

US is monitoring China protests ‘closely’ after Biden and Xi agreed to thaw ties

Beijing – US President Joe Biden's administration is cautiously responding to protests erupting in China over Beijing's "COVID Zero" lockdowns, just two weeks after...

A protest? A vigil? In Beijing, fearful crowds don’t know how far to go.

In a country where protests are quickly crushed, many who gathered to express their dissatisfaction - under the watchful eye of the police -...

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