Amy Hawkins, The Guardian

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The Guardian

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Past articles by Amy:

China renews crackdown on corruption in healthcare

At least 177 officials reportedly under investigation amid revival of Xi Jinping’s decade-old anti-corruption drive → Read More

US-China cultural exchange at low point after tensions and Covid, data shows

Tourism, academia and literature all exhibit signs that trend of closer ties has gone into reverse → Read More

How war in Taiwan could mean the wheels come off the UK economy

Microchips are an issue, of course, but China also makes the alloy wheels our cars mostly roll on. And what about TikTok? → Read More

Xi Jinping to send Chinese peace talks delegation to Ukraine

In phone call with Zelenskiy, Xi appears to pledge China will stay neutral in war, according to Chinese state media → Read More

Life at 25 in India and China: money worries, hard work and no plans for family

No time to find a partner and struggles to make a living are a fact of life for two young men in the world’s two most populous countries → Read More

China ramps up coal power despite carbon neutral pledges

Local governments approved more coal power in first three months of 2023 than all of 2021 → Read More

Ashes to ocean: sea burials become China’s solution to crowded cemeteries

Boatloads of relatives carrying biodegradable urns are saying their farewells over water instead of trying to buy expensive and scarce funeral plots → Read More

Taiwan foreign minister warns of conflict with China in 2027

Comments indicate extent to which Taiwan is trying to bolster western support before possible invasion → Read More

Explainer: China’s covert overseas ‘police stations’

Two men in New York are accused by the FBI of being covert enforcers for the Chinese government. Such operations are being uncovered worldwide → Read More

Unsafe at the top: China’s anti-graft drive targets billionaires and bankers

Xi Jinping’s popular anti-corruption purges show trend to prosecute ‘tigers’ over lower-ranking ‘flies’ → Read More

WTA will return to China after ending boycott over Peng Shuai concerns

The WTA is to host tournaments in China once more after ending its boycott over concerns about the safety of the Chinese player Peng Shuai → Read More

As the west tries to limit TikTok’s reach, what about China’s other apps?

With government concerns over national security growing, Beijing’s influence over platforms such as WeChat and Shein could come under scrutiny → Read More

Outcry over lengthy jail terms handed to China human rights lawyers

UN rights chief voices concern over sentencing of Ding Jiaxi and Xu Zhiyong → Read More

Saudi Arabia and Iran work to restore relations as foreign ministers meet

Faisal bin Farhan and Hossein Amir-Abdollahian in Beijing for talks after Chinese-brokered agreement → Read More

Taiwan monitoring Chinese strike group off the coast after president meets US speaker

China has said it would take ‘resolute’ measures to defend sovereignty, after denouncing Tsai’s meeting in California with McCarthy → Read More

Macron arrives in China hoping to talk Xi into changing stance on Ukraine

French leader sees Beijing as possible ‘gamechanger’ and will also discuss European trade on three-day visit → Read More

Asia’s arms race: potential flashpoints from Taiwan to the South China Sea

Guardian correspondents look at the buildup of tensions across the region, from North Korea to the Pacific islands → Read More

UK must fight for Jimmy Lai’s release, friend of jailed Hongkonger tells MPs

Apple Daily founder and British national, 75, in jail since 2020 facing charges under national security law → Read More

State-sponsored matchmaking app launched in China

Service in Jiangxi uses data on single residents to build platform amid drive to boost marriage rate → Read More

Chinese football stars and officials held in Xi’s corruption crackdown

Stadiums are reopening but detentions of major football figures overshadow the sport, as scandal engulfs basketball → Read More