China launches combat drills, dubs U.S. lawmakers’ Taiwan trip ‘sneaky’

China launches combat drills, dubs U.S. lawmakers’ Taiwan trip ‘sneaky’

TAIPEI, Taiwan — The use of a United States Navy aircraft to fly U.S. lawmakers to Taiwan for a routine trip this week drew a barrage of accusations and a… Read more
China’s Xi Jinping, preparing for a third term, shuts the door on the past

China’s Xi Jinping, preparing for a third term, shuts the door on the past

As world leaders in Glasgow, Scotland, attempted to hash out an agreement to confront the global climate crisis in recent days, Chinese President Xi Jinping was not among them. Instead,… Read more
China’s ‘demolition’ of Evergrande halts housing boom to curb risky business

China’s ‘demolition’ of Evergrande halts housing boom to curb risky business

The imminent collapse of Evergrande, the world’s most heavily indebted real estate developer, marks the end of China’s housing boom and threatens to stall more than a year of rapid… Read more
China Evergrande veers toward default — and a $300 billion global shock

China Evergrande veers toward default — and a $300 billion global shock

Only two years ago, real estate tycoon Xu Jiayin hovered at the top of China’s rich lists as a model of the country’s swaggering, newfound wealth. Evergrande, the company he… Read more