Local officials in London rejected plans for a massive, new Chinese Embassy, a bitter setback for China's government that once promised a "golden age" for its British relations.
Xi Jinping has become China's most powerful leader since Mao Zedong. NPR has been speaking with a broad range of Chinese people about the impact he has had. Here is what four of them had to say.
Hong Kong's COVID lockdown measures have devastated the city's tourism industry and disrupted business travel in a city known for being an international financial center and a business hub.
A drop in tourism due to political turmoil and the pandemic led to financial woes for the ferry, which has taken passengers across Victoria Harbor for decades. Now there are fears it may go bankrupt.
The rescued people were part of a 30-strong crew on board a China-registered floating crane that was involved in building several offshore wind farms, according to local media reports.
An industrial support ship operating has sunk in a storm with the possible loss of more than two dozen crew members, rescue services in Hong Kong said Saturday.
Two teenagers bonded over high school Model United Nations. A decade later, one is in self-exile. The other waits for her and their other friends to return to the Hong Kong they once knew.
China's president says the "one country, two systems" framework is working — even as recent changes have all but eliminated dissenting voices in the territory.
The Chinese leader is expected to speak about Hong Kong's future at a ceremony Friday marking the return of the former British colony to Chinese rule on July 1, 1997.
New textbooks contend the territory was never a British colony. The reason: China never recognized the treaties that ceded it to Britain.