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Taiwan says dozens of Chinese planes entered defence zone

Nuclear-capable bombers were part of China’s record incursion, carried out over two days, Taiwan says.

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Changing China: How Beijing’s crackdowns are impacting business

Businesses are under intense scrutiny as President Xi attempts to narrow China’s wealth gap.

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China lets US siblings return home after three years

It coincides with the high-profile release of Chinese tech executive Meng Wanzhou and two Canadians.

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Xianzi: The #MeToo icon China is trying to silence

A court has thrown out a high-profile sexual harassment case. Can China’s feminist movement survive?

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Huawei executive Meng Wanzhou freed by Canada arrives home in China

Two Canadians detained by China are also freed, bringing to an end a three-year diplomatic row.

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Huawei’s Meng Wanzhou to be freed in US deal

The row over Meng Wanzhou’s detention in 2018 strained China’s relations with Canada and the US.

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China declares all crypto-currency transactions illegal

Trading Bitcoin and other crypto-currenices is a criminal activity, China’s central bank says.

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Aukus: Australia’s big gamble on the US over China

Australia has taken a central role in the Aukus defence pact – there are major benefits and risks too.

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US general defends ‘secret’ phone calls with China

Gen Mark Milley allegedly phoned Beijing to “reassure” them amid concern about President Trump.

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Is Aukus pact a power shift in Asia Pacific?

The agreement will increase Western presence in the region, amid concerns about China’s growing influence.

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Australia’s Curtin University wants ‘unethical’ AI study retracted

The Australian university says the facial recognition study co-funded by China breached guidelines.

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Beijing 2022: China readies for Winter Olympics as pressure grows

The upcoming Games are already proving controversial with calls for a boycott growing.

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China’s media cracks down on ‘effeminate’ styles

The media regulator says it will shun “vulgar influencers” while casting a spotlight on stars’ pay.

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Climate-above-all plea by US fails to stir China

Envoy John Kerry’s ‘it’s more important than politics’ appeal falls on deaf ears.

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China linked to takeover of Italian drone plant

Six people are reported to prosecutors over the takeover which police say broke arms laws.

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China cuts children’s online gaming to one hour

Regulators are restricting game-playing for under 18s to an hour on Fridays, weekends and holidays

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Afghanistan’s Uyghurs fear the Taliban, and now China too

Members of the ethnic group say they fear the Taliban takeover could bring China to their doorstep.

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China schools: ‘Xi Jinping Thought’ introduced into curriculum

The education ministry says the guidelines will help establish Marxist belief in the country’s youth.

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There and back again: The epic adventures of China’s wandering elephants

After a mammoth journey across the country the pack of pachyderms are finally heading home.

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US to allow visitors from Hong Kong to stay for 18 months

Thousands can stay in US for 18 months because China is eroding territory’s freedoms, the US president says.

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China nuclear: Taishan reactor shut down over damaged fuel rods

The operator says the EPR reactor at Taishan in China is “under control” despite fuel rod concerns.

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Outspoken billionaire Sun Dawu jailed for 18 years in China

Sun Dawu has in the past been vocal in criticising authorities and has spoken out about human rights.

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China expanding its nuclear capabilities, scientists say

It is building a site that will have extra capacity to store and launch missiles, scientists say.

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Kris Wu: Why a superstar sparked China’s sexual consent debate

A growing rape allegation controversy centering on Kris Wu has renewed discussion on sexual consent.

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Sandstorm swallows city in northwestern China

Dust clouds towered at least 100 metres (330ft) over Dunhuang.

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China accuses US of oppressing Beijing in high-level talks

Senior Washington and Beijing officials clash on issues including sanctions, tariffs and human rights.

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Typhoon In-Fa sweeps towards China after flooding chaos

Typhoon In-Fa is expected to make landfall on Sunday, days after floods devastated central areas.

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China imposes sanctions on US officials

The sanctions are in response to recent US sanctions on Chinese officials in Hong Kong.

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Coronavirus: Was US money used to fund risky research in China?

What’s the row about virus research in China between a prominent Republican and Dr Anthony Fauci?

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China floods: Drone footage shows the scale of damage as clean up begins

As aerial pictures show the extent of destruction, our correspondent reports on the situation on the ground.