China has more than enough capacity to generate energy. Here's why it is having to ration power, causing effects for consumers and supply chains around the world.
The arrest of food delivery worker Chen Guojiang dealt a blow to nascent efforts to promote couriers' rights as they've gained broader public attention during the coronavirus pandemic.
Measures to mitigate the coronavirus pandemic have devastated China's economy, shutting factories and urban jobs that millions of migrant workers depend upon. Many now seek jobs in their villages.
Last year, there were 10.48 births per 1,000 people — the lowest since the country was founded in 1949. Beijing also said its economy cooled to the slowest pace in nearly three decades.
Hundreds of millions have climbed out of poverty, but an equality gap has widened. Seventy years after Mao's revolution, many Chinese people reflect on their own stories of struggle and mobility.
Various government factions want to take different tacks toward the trade war. Some argue for cutting a deal quickly to save the economy, while others call for a war of attrition with President Trump.
Facebook's plans for a new digital currency have sent Chinese monetary officials scrambling. Since 2014, China's central bank has been looking into launching a cryptocurrency too.
Car production is shrinking in China's Chongqing, and auto workers struggle to transition.
China's government plays a large, powerful role in how its businesses operate — giving them preferential treatment over their rivals. That's a big sticking point in U.S.-China trade talks.