China is struggling to contain an outbreak of novel coronavirus that has now spread in small numbers to at least 25 other countries or territories. Both the official death toll and the number of confirmed cases have doubled in recent…
By Ken Moritsugu, Associated Press
Hong Kong on Tuesday reported its first death from the illness, a man who had traveled from the mainland city of Wuhan that has been the epicenter of the outbreak.
By Yanan Wang, Ken Moritsugu, Associated Press
A respiratory expert said two people in Guangdong province in southern China caught the disease from family members.
By Elaine Kurtenbach, Associated Press
“As we always said we don’t want to start the trade war, but we are not afraid,” Xi said.
By Christopher Bodeen, Associated Press
President Xi Jinping promised to let Hong Kong to manage its own affairs amid continuing anti-government protests.
By Katrina Yu
Communist China's planned economy once prevented its citizens from becoming wealthy. But China now produces billionaires faster than any country in the world, even as President Xi Jinping has cracked down on ostentatious displays of wealth. Special correspondent Katrina Yu…
By Nick Schifrin, Katrina Yu, Dan Sagalyn
For decades, the world's two largest economies — the U.S. and China — have been integrated. But the Trump administration is now trying to undo that, as an escalating trade war impacts consumers and businesses in both countries. NewsHour's Nick…
By Nick Schifrin, Dan Sagalyn
Chinese President Xi Jinping’s philosophy has been written into the country’s constitution. He has sought to raise the standard of living at home, while boosting China’s power and influence across the globe. But critics accuse him of consolidating power and…
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,…
In our news wrap Friday, authorities in Hong Kong moved to head off new pro-democracy protests, denying permission for a planned major march. But two veteran activists who had been arrested were released, vowing to “continue to fight.” Also, Australian…
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