Alibaba, Tencent ‘golden shares’: China is pulling different strings to control Big Tech

Hong Kong CNN  —  Investors have raced back into Chinese tech stocks this year, encouraged by an apparent truce in a two-year battle between some of the country’s most powerful…

IVF Offers Hope in China, Even to the Government

It was a cold and overcast morning in November, but one full of promise for Guo Meiyan and her husband: They would finally get a chance to start a family.…

Why China Is Changing Its Tone on Business

China’s leader, Xi Jinping, used his annual New Year’s Eve address in 2021 to laud the patriotic achievements of the Chinese people. In a year marked by crackdowns on tech…

Jack Ma’s Alibaba, China tech giants are making a comeback post zero Covid

Hong Kong CNN  —  Chinese tech giants are witnessing a dream start to the year. The Nasdaq Golden Dragon China Index — a popular index tracking Chinese firms listed in…

E.U. Urges Nations to Require Negative Covid Tests for Travelers From China

BRUSSELS — The European Union on Wednesday “strongly encouraged” its 27 member nations to require a negative Covid-19 test for travelers boarding flights from China to the region, amid a…

Foxconn China: World’s largest iPhone factory at 90% production

Hong Kong CNN  —  Production at the world’s biggest iPhone factory, disrupted since October by China’s Covid-19 restrictions and worker protests, is now running at nearly full capacity, according to…

TikTok is ‘digital fentanyl,’ incoming GOP China committee chair says

Washington CNN  —  TikTok is an addictive drug China’s government is providing to Americans, says the incoming chairman of a new House select committee on China. GOP Rep. Mike Gallagher…

Trump Received Money From China While He Was President

One of the biggest issues that Trump’s tax returns revealed was that he was taking money from foreign countries while he was president, including China. Politico reported: The six years…

China Covid: U.S. Testing Rule Meets a Collective Shrug

Some Chinese were disappointed by the Biden administration’s new testing requirement for travelers coming from their country. Others radiated contempt, calling it the latest Western effort to contain China’s rise.…

US to Require Negative Covid Tests for Travelers From China

The Biden administration, fearful that a surge of coronavirus infections in Beijing could spawn a new and more dangerous variant, announced on Wednesday that it will require travelers from China,…