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Recent articles by Sarah:

Dead end to a two-way street? The stakes for the US in Hong Kong extradition treaty suspension

Western governments say they want to protect citizens from the national security law but scrapping treaties may help elusive criminals. → Read More

Who is winning the China-US race to run the world amid the Covid-19 pandemic?

Coronavirus crisis has brought potential to redraw the map of global power and influence, but there is ‘deep-seated mistrust’ of Beijing. → Read More

Video talking, solitary walking: how much of Covid-19’s social distancing is here to stay?

The latest part of our series on lessons learned from the coronavirus pandemic looks at aspects of lockdown life that could change us forever. → Read More

Beijing requires 14-day quarantine for all international visitors

The latest measures, which were to take effect at midnight on Wednesday, replaced a ruling that said only individuals arriving from countries severely affected by the contagion had to agree to quarantine. → Read More

Man killed by coronavirus had organ damage similar to that caused by Sars, study finds

Pathological features of Covid-19 greatly resemble those seen in Sars and Mers, say researchers in Beijing, who used samples from 50-year-oldCorticosteroid treatment should be considered, their report says, but other studies suggest the anti-inflammatory drugs cause complications → Read More

Man killed by coronavirus had organ damage similar to that caused by Sars, study finds

Pathological features of Covid-19 greatly resemble those seen in Sars and Mers, say researchers in Beijing, who used samples from 50-year-oldCorticosteroid treatment should be considered, their report says, but other studies suggest the anti-inflammatory drugs cause complications → Read More

For Taiwan voters, election is about more than Beijing and Washington

In the final of a five-part series on Taiwan’s election, we look at how relations between Beijing, Taipei and Washington are affecting the presidential poll. → Read More

US warns China against trying to ‘coerce’ Taiwan after Shandong aircraft carrier passes near island

The US warned Beijing on Friday against trying to coerce Taiwan after China’s new aircraft carrier sailed through the Taiwan Strait in a show of strength that came two weeks before the island’s elections. → Read More

China will not rule out using rare earth exports as leverage in trade war with US

A governmental spokesman says Beijing will give priority to domestic demand for the minerals, though China is the leading exporter to the US The remarks come after Chinese President Xi Jinping visits a major rare earth mining and processing facility in Ganzhou → Read More

China will not rule out using rare earth exports as leverage in trade war with US

A governmental spokesman says Beijing will give priority to domestic demand for the minerals, though China is the leading exporter to the US The remarks come after Chinese President Xi Jinping visits a major rare earth mining and processing facility in Ganzhou → Read More

The Chinese diplomats defending Huawei on all fronts – including Twitter

Beijing’s representatives take to social media and Fox News, to respond to US moves to restrict telecoms giant At least one diplomat is tweeting memes and videos in support of the company → Read More

The Chinese diplomats defending Huawei on all fronts – including Twitter

Beijing’s representatives take to social media and Fox News, to respond to US moves to restrict telecoms giant At least one diplomat is tweeting memes and videos in support of the company → Read More

Dominance or development? What’s at the end of China’s New Silk Road?

Beijing’s global infrastructure drive will be in the spotlight this week when dozens of heads of state converge on the Chinese capital for the second Belt and Road Forum In the first of a four-part series, we look at what might be the real purpose of the massive programme → Read More

Chinese Game of Throne fans resigned to final season censorship

Medieval drama is known for its X-rated content, but audiences in China are unlikely to see much sex or violence. Scenes of nudity and swearing were cut from earlier instalments of the hit HBO series, which is broadcast by Tencent Video in China. → Read More

The Chinese video firms selling the online look of the rich and famous

Cash-strapped Internet users can tap into a wealth of footage to post on their social media feeds and pass off as their own. → Read More

Donald Trump’s March tariffs could hit China’s GDP by under 1 per cent – but do lasting wider damage, experts warn

Chinese and US negotiators are facing a critical moment in the next two weeks as the two sides try to keep a lid on tensions and reach a deal to end the trade war.... → Read More

China President Xi Jinping to meet top US delegation on Friday in pursuit of trade war deal, sources say

China’s President Xi Jinping “is scheduled to meet” key members of the US trade talks delegation, including US trade representative Robert Lighthizer and US Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin, in Beijing on Friday, according to sources close to the matter.... → Read More

Trade war’s March 1 deadline will not be extended, says US’ David Malpass

David Malpass, a member of the US trade delegation in Beijing, said on Tuesday that the looming March 1 deadline for China and the United States to reach a trade deal would not be extended. ... → Read More

US-China trade war: negotiators give nothing away as talks resume in Beijing

The latest round of trade talks between Chinese and US officials got under way in Beijing on Monday, as the March 1 deadline for a deal draws ever closer.... → Read More

Clock ticks on Chinese billionaire Huang Xiangmo’s chance to appeal against Australian visa cancellation

A high-profile Chinese political donor has less than a month to appeal against the reported cancellation of his Australian permanent residency, after his ties with China’s Communist Party sparked concerns about Beijing’s suspected influence in Australian politics. ... → Read More