Dozens of makeshift centers were built and now stand empty. Now authorities want to revive a stagnating economy and attract young workers to cities by turning the structures into affordable housing.
Treasury Secretary Janet Yellen on Sunday said Washington will listen to Chinese complaints about curbs on U.S. exports as she ended a visit to Beijing aimed at reviving strained relations.
A dozen people have been arrested after a hospital fire in Beijing killed 29 people. Chinese netizens question why they weren't informed immediately.
In an exclusive interview at the White House, Jake Sullivan spoke with NPR's Steve Inskeep. They discussed China-Taiwan tensions, the war in Ukraine, and his upcoming trip to Israel.
It started in July. The callers live in Gourd Island, and they were hoping to share an important message that they say was being ignored by their local authorities.
Chinese President Xi Jinping and Russia's Vladimir Putin are expected to meet on the sidelines of a summit in Uzbekistan, a group formed by Beijing and Moscow as a counterweight to U.S. influence.
Dozens of cases linked to a nightclub spurs officials to return to online schooling and indefinitely delay sports gatherings.
The White House and U.S. politicians join others around the world in calling for the release of a retired archbishop, singer and others in the Chinese territory.
John Lee was elected as Hong Kong's next leader Sunday by an election committee comprised of nearly 1,500 largely pro-Beijing members.
John Lee, who has spent most of his civil service career in the police and overseeing security matters, has much less policy-making experience than previous chief executives.