China

The Year of the Dog begins

Chinese New Year, also known as the Spring Festival or Lunar New Year, is widely popular. Here's what we know about it.

Donald Trump

Will Donald Trump be unlucky in the Chinese Year of the Dog?

Millions of Chinese around the world are celebrating the start of a new lunar year, the Year of the Dog.

Witness

Dreaming of Vincent: China's Copy Artists

Vincent van Gogh's iconic paintings and a once in a lifetime trip transform a Chinese painter into a true artist.

South China Sea

Filipinos protest China's build up in disputed sea

Protesters demand end to China's activities in the South China Sea after reports of its structural expansion on islands.

Filipinos protest China's build up in disputed sea

Asia Pacific

Hong Kong housing prices continue to soar

Human Rights advocacy groups say more than a quarter of a million people in Hong Kong live in illegal structures or squalid conditions, and every year that number rises by 20 percent.

China

Preserving skiing's origins in China's remote west

Archaeologists have dated cave paintings showing people on skis in Xinjiang between 10,000 to 30,000 years ago.

Preserving skiing's origins in China's remote west

China

China confirms detention of Hong Kong bookseller

Swedish citizen 'subjected to criminal coercive measures' for allegedly breaking law, China's foreign ministry says.

China confirms arrest of bookseller Gui Minhai

South China Sea

Philippines on China military build-up: No war option

Manila refuses to confront Beijing despite new evidence showing continued expansion in disputed South China Sea areas.

Counting the Cost

Why post-Brexit UK is 'less attractive' for China

China wants to wait for a final Brexit deal before making big trade commitments to Britain, says economist Jianwei Xu.

Asia

China accuses US of 'Cold War mentality'

China foreign ministry says US should focus on promoting regional stability instead of diversifying its nuclear arsenal.

Nuclear plan: China accuses US of 'Cold War mentality'

REWIND

Kay Kay: The Girl from Guangzhou

Filmed over 20 years, Kay Kay's life gives a unique personal narrative to China's recent decades of change.

Opinion

What a US-China trade war would look like

US President Donald Trump's protectionist trade policies could destabilise the world economy.

Richard Javad Heydarian

by Richard Javad Heydarian

Richard Javad Heydarian

Hong Kong

Hong Kong 'Umbrella Movement' nominated for Nobel prize

China accuses US politicians of meddling after nominating pro-democracy activists for a Nobel Peace Prize.

Hong Kong 'Umbrella Movement' nominated for Nobel prize

Opinion

The deafening silence on China's human rights abuses

Political leaders around the world increasingly fail to condemn China's human rights abuses.

Sophie Richardson

by Sophie Richardson

Sophie Richardson

Environment

Report: Hong Kong's appetite for reef fish 'unsustainable'

Yvonne Sadovy, co-author of the eye-opening report on live reef food fish titled, Going, going gone, says Hong Kong's laws 'are ill-equipped to control the trade as its practiced today'.