Inside Story

Does Africa benefit from its relations with China?

Xi Jinping promises to strengthen economic ties as he embarks on a four-nation tour of Africa.


China's 'soft power' in Senegal

China is making massive investments in the West African nation and with that has come an influx of Chinese migrants who have settled there.

Counting the Cost

China in the Middle East: Behind Xi's economic charm offensive

We examine why China is pledging billions of dollars in loans and aid to revive growth in the Middle East.

Asia Pacific

China says it will not 'concede an inch' of disputed territories

President Xi Jinping tells US Secretary of Defense James Mattis that Beijing will guard its sovereignty.

China says it will not 'concede an inch' of disputed territories


Trump's gamble, China's gain

Trump's unilateralism in East Asia increasingly benefits China.

Manoj Kewalramani

by Manoj Kewalramani

Manoj Kewalramani

101 East

Beijing's Brutal Evictions

Mass evictions and demolitions in the Chinese capital have forced hundreds of thousands from their homes.

North Korea

Kim Jong-un met Xi in China before Trump summit

Kim Jong-un and Xi Jinping discuss upcoming talks between North Korea and the US on denuclearisation.

North Korea: Kim Jong-un met Xi in China before nuclear talks


Chinese top official Sun sentenced to life for bribery

Sun Zhengcai, once seen as Xi Jinping's possible successor, pleaded guilty to accepting more than $27m in bribes.

China: Former political star Sun Zhengcai sentenced to life


India's Modi visits China's Xi to talk 'cooperation'

Wuhan summit seen as attempt to steer ties in a new direction amid border disputes and attempts at regional dominance.

India's Modi visits China's Xi to talk 'cooperation'


China holds 'biggest ever' naval drill in disputed sea

More than 10,000 personnel, 76 fighter jets and 48 warships took part in the exercises attended by President Xi Jinping.

Asia Pacific

Chinese official pleads guilty to corruption, abuse of power

Sun Zhengcai was the young mayor of Chongqing, one of China's fastest-growing cities, and expected to take up national leadership roles, but now he has been caught in Xi Jinping's anti-corruption crackdown.


China's disgraced Sun Zhengcai stands trial for bribery

Chinese prosecutors have charged disgraced senior politician Sun Zhengcai with bribery, state media has said, the latest development in a corruption probe into a man once considered a contender for top leadership.


Fallen Chinese official pleads guilty in bribery trial

Sun Zhengcai, a former top Communist Party official, was arrested as part of President Xi's anti-corruption campaign.

Former Chinese political star pleads guilty in bribery trial


China opens door to US trade concessions

Xi Jinping addresses US trade concerns after China files complaint at WTO over duties imposed by Washington.

China's Xi Jinping offers possible trade concessions to US


China: Is President Xi Jinping the new Mao?

Sharon Hom and Qinduo Xu debate the problems and promise of China's President Xi, now without term limits.

China: Is President Xi Jinping the new Mao?