Until Friday (June 19) Hong Kong’s Legislative Council is debating the political reforms that will shape the next elections. In the lead-up to the
This week on U Talk, Cheng of Brussels asks: “As China and the EU are celebrating 40 years of diplomatic ties, both sides say they want to deepen
In an unexpected move, China has released five women’s rights activists, who had been detained for more than a month on charges of “picking quarrels
The annual National People’s Congress has begun work in Beijing with the ruling Communist party grappling with China’s lowest growth rate in a
The authorities moved in to clear most of the site in the Admiralty district, ending more than two months of demonstrations in the Chinese-controlled city.
China has arrested former security chief Zhou Yongkang and expelled him from the ruling Communist party. He is suspected of taking bribes and leaking
Hong Kong’s pro-democracy protesters have begun to collect their belongings at their main camp ahead of Police warnings that it will be cleared
Hong Kong protesters broke into the city’s legislative building before police arrived to stop them.
There followed several confrontations both in
Against the backdrop of continuing protests in Hong Kong China’s leaders have come together to discuss key governance issues at a top level meeting
The tear gas has cleared and violence has abated but a meeting between officials and student protest leaders in Hong Kong has been cancelled.
Challenging their elders in Hong Kong: by refusing to clear the streets, students demanding democracy are keeping the authorities busy considering
Chinese dissident-artist Ai Weiwei has released a video politely asking Chinese authorities to return his confiscated passport.
Acclaimed film director Zhang Yimou said he and his wife have three children after authorities summoned his agent amid speculation he had violated
A new line-up of top leaders replaces the old guard in China. How will the single-party system hold up under increasing challenges?
It is expected that the face which will be overseeing China for the next decade will be that of Xi Jinping, now age 59. Born after the 1949
Do you think your country’s politics are tough? Try China, population 1.3 billion. This is the Communist Party’s 18th Congress, where it just got new