U.S. Sanctions 24 Chinese and Hong Kong Officials Over Civic Rights

This comes immediately prior to the first high-level meeting between U.S. and Chinese officials.

Vaccine Skepticism May Hold Back Asian Recovery

Getting international travel and commerce back on track may hinge on vaccine acceptance.

European Union Urged to Vote Down China Trade Deal

Hong Kong activists want Europe's parliament to vote down a trade deal rushed through before Biden took office.

Hong Kong Flagship Cathay Pacific Burns Cash to Post Record Loss

With flight crews spending a couple weeks in quarantine each time they fly, the airline holds out hope the Chinese "vaccine passport" experiment works.

Chinese Tech Stocks Sell Off Hard as Beijing Pulls Away Punch

The index of major Chinese technology companies listed in Hong Kong has given up 20.5% of its value in less than a month.

China Sets 6% Growth Target, Cracks Down on Hong Kong

Hong Kong's electoral system needs re-education, according to Beijing's bigwigs, to include only officials loyal to Communist China.

China's Rubber-Stamp Congress Set to Kick Off

Cracking down on Hong Kong and outlining plans for future growth are two key items on the agenda in Beijing.

Hong Kong Charges 47 Politicians for Taking Part in Politics

In a Kafkaesque move, the Hong Kong authorities charged would-be members of Congress with subversion, for attempting to get elected to Congress.

Asian Shares Suffer Heaviest Selling in 9 Months

Stocks were down sharply and across the board in Asia, but absent any region-specific factors.

China 'Advises' Biden to Roll Back Trade Tariffs

China's foreign minister says the U.S. should get back to business under Biden, and forget about thorny issues like Taiwan.