Adrian Brown

Adrian Brown

Asia Pacific

China's reliance on coal: Pivot to green energy difficult

Reliance on coal and a trade war with the US put the brakes on China's goal to curb pollution with green energy plans.

China's reliance on coal: Pivot to green energy difficult

Asia Pacific

President Trump and Xi to meet at G20 to resolve trade war

Five months into the trade war, Trump is set to raise taxes on more Chinese goods if they fail to find common ground at the summit in Argentina.

President Trump and Xi to meet at G20 to resolve trade war

Asia Pacific

China accused of political meddling after Taiwan local elections

In an exclusive interview, Taiwan FM says worsening relations with Beijing played part in ruling party's defeat.

China accused of political meddling after Taiwan local elections

Asia Pacific

China welcomes defeat of Taiwan's ruling DPP in local elections

Loss leads to resignation of President Tsai Ing-wen as Democratic Progressive Party leader.

China welcomes defeat of Taiwan's ruling DPP in local elections

Asia Pacific

Tawain's name and president in the balance

Taiwan is holding key local elections this weekend.

Tawain's name and president in the balance

Asia Pacific

China's myopia epidemic: Short-sightedness high among schoolkids

In China, there's a growing concern about the rising levels of short-sightedness among children.

China's myopia epidemic: Short-sightedness high among schoolkids

Asia Pacific

China's Uighurs: State defends internment camps

China dismisses efforts to end mass detention of the Uighur ethnic group.

China's Uighurs: State defends internment camps

Uighur

In China's Xinjiang, surveillance is all pervasive

The sinister, surreal and absurd for journalists who want to report on what's happening in China's far western region of Xinjiang.

 In China's Xinjiang, surveillance is all pervasive

Asia Pacific

Exiled Uighurs call for action on China over crackdown

Exiled ethnic Uighur shares accounts of harassment by Chinese authorities and expresses concern for missing family members caught up in sweeping security operations back home.

Exiled Uighurs call for action on China over crackdown

Asia Pacific

Xi Jinping won't attend N Korea's 70th anniversary celebrations

China's president won't be joining North Korea's 70th-anniversary celebrations.

Xi Jinping won't attend N Korea's 70th anniversary celebrations

Asia Pacific

China-US trade war takes its toll on soybeans

China's newly imposed tariffs against US soybeans could hurt US farmers but can Chine be self-sufficient on soybeans?

China-US trade war takes its toll on soybeans

China

How influential can social media users be in China?

China is known to monitor social media, but in the wake of a rapid government response to a fake-vaccine crisis, when does 'monitoring social media users' become 'listening to social media users'?

How influential can social media users be in China?