Michael Standaert

Michael Standaert

China

Powering China: Tough choices for Beijing as oil questions linger

Instability in the Middle East may be forcing China to rethink its energy supply mix.

Powering China: Tough choices for Beijing as oil questions linger

China

In Shenzhen’s oldest village, shades of old China survive

China's development brought 'unimaginable change' to Shajing but efforts are now being made to preserve its culture.

In Shenzhen’s oldest village, shades of old China survive

China

Huawei takes US to court, claims ban unconstitutional

Chinese tech giant's lawsuit seen largely as a PR ploy, but legal action could provide insight into the US ban.

Huawei takes US to court, claims ban unconstitutional

China

Saudi Arabia strikes $10bn China deal

Multibillion-dollar deal caps Saudi crown prince's Asian tour, aimed at expanding Riyadh's trade ties in the East.

Saudi Arabia strikes $10bn China deal

Mohammed bin Salman

China walks Saudi-Iran tightrope as MBS visits

After Pakistan and India trips, Saudi crown prince begins China visit focused on energy and regional economic deals.

China walks Saudi-Iran tightrope as MBS visits

China

'Extremely abominable': Chinese gene-editing scientist faces law

China condemns the work of He Jiankui as institutions distance themselves from the academic who gene-edited twin girls.

'Extremely abominable': Chinese gene-editing scientist faces law

China

China surveillance firms face backlash amid Xinjiang crackdown

Facial recognition and AI are growing businesses for Chinese tech companies with 'nowhere to hide' for civilian targets.

China surveillance firms face backlash amid Xinjiang crackdown