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China's ruling Communist Party said Monday it will ease birth limits to allow all couples to have three children instead of two in hopes of slowing the rapid aging of its population, which is adding to strains on the economy…
By Joe McDonald, Associated Press
Hong Kong police arrested 16 people Wednesday, including two opposition lawmakers, on rioting charges from pro-democracy demonstrations last year. Beijing’s power to punish its critics is increased due to a new national security law allowing authorities to sentence demonstrators to…
By Nick Schifrin
The U.S. is imposing sanctions on three senior officials of the Chinese Communist Party for alleged human rights abuses targeting ethnic and religious minorities.
By Deb Reichmann, Associated Press
China began its most important political event of the year on Thursday after a two-month delay because of the coronavirus pandemic.
By Associated Press
By Nick Schifrin, Layla Quran
The spread of novel coronavirus in China has stabilized, but a battle between the country’s people and its government over information continues. In fact, several Chinese activists who raised alarm over the outbreak and the official response to it are…
By Ken Moritsugu, Associated Press
Dr. Li Wenliang, 34, was reportedly reprimanded for "spreading rumors" in late December. Meanwhile, a newborn discovered infected 36 hours after birth has become the youngest known patient.
When it comes to military, global economy, and global influence, the two most important countries in the world are China and the U.S. And in recent years, both sides of that rivalry have become more combative. For our new series,…
By PBS NewsHour
Chinese President Xi Jinping may never have to leave office under a proposal to amend the country’s constitution in order to abolish the two-term limit on the office of the president. Christopher Johnson of the Center for Strategic and International…
By Christopher Bodeen, Associated Press
Analysts say the ruling Chinese Communist Party's move to enable President Xi Jinping to stay in power indefinitely will ensure some degree of political stability while also reviving the specter of a return to one-man rule.
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