Nathan Chen won his sixth consecutive U.S. national figure skating title and is expected to contend for a gold medal at the Beijing Games.
A month from the Beijing Olympics, the comeback the American skier was certain that she had in her has arrived just in time.
The country also blamed “hostile forces” for its decision not to send a delegation to China, its closest ally.
How will the Olympics deal with the coronavirus? What happens if athletes protest China? Will there be boycotts? Here’s what we know.
With the Omicron variant spreading only weeks before the Beijing Games, Olympians and organizers are navigating a stretch run marked by isolation, inoculation and worry.
I know firsthand what a meaningful and contested campaign looks like.
China’s crackdown has driven most of the city’s popular pro-democracy candidates either into police custody or exile. Officials are urging the public to vote, but turnout is expected to be low.
Everyone seemed to love Chloe Kim when she was a snowboarding prodigy on her way to an Olympic gold medal. When she saw the downside of fame, she stepped back and built a life beyond the halfpipe.
The Committee to Protect Journalists, a press freedom monitoring group, said 293 journalists were behind bars this year, more than a quarter of them in China.
“There will be effectively a diplomatic boycott,” Prime Minister Boris Johnson said of the decision to join the United States and others in registering discontent over human-rights abuses in China.
The Chinese tennis star held a 30-minute video call with the leader of the International Olympic Committee, but the head of women’s professional tennis remained unable to reach her.
A blackout within China on discussion of the tennis star’s #MeToo allegations has not been able to silence a global chorus of concern for her safety.
The National Counterintelligence and Security Center said American companies need to better secure critical technologies as Beijing seeks to dominate the so-called bioeconomy.
Officials want to avert public panic about the property developer’s financial woes. But they also want to send a message to spendthrift corporations.
“Scripted homicide” clubs have opened around the country as young people look for ways to escape and connect. Naturally, the government has questions.
A university spokesman said the move had long been planned. The program’s director said the decision was based on a perceived lack of friendliness on the part of the host institution.
China Evergrande Group’s financial troubles, and the government policies that helped push it to the brink of collapse, have threatened an important economic driver: home sales.
Athletes and visitors will face severe restrictions on their movement, Beijing 2022 organizers said, and a level of control never before seen at the Games.
Unlike the United States, China brings no baggage to the table in Afghanistan.
For the Winter Games, just six months away, China plans far more elaborate Covid-19 precautions than were taken at the Summer Olympics.
After targeting the ride-hailing platform days after its I.P.O., regulators on Monday moved against more companies that had recently been listed on Wall Street.
The husband-and-wife team atop Soho China had already been keeping a lower profile than they did during an earlier, freer era of the country’s economic revival. Now they are selling their real estate business to Blackstone.
Organizers of the May race, which claimed 21 lives, face criminal charges and disciplinary action. The man said to bear primary responsibility died in a fall from a high-rise this week.
The chamber, usually fractured by partisan divisions, come together to pass a sweeping spending measure. Why?
Officials have banned the annual June 4 vigil, as a new security law looms over commemorations of the 1989 crackdown. Hong Kongers wonder how long the memory will remain.
Intense workplace competition, inadequate child care and widespread job discrimination against pregnant women have made childbearing an unappealing prospect for many.
China’s Covid-19 vaccination campaign got off to a slow start. It is now trying to catch up, through a mixture of freebies and the occasional threat.
The Communist Party’s youth wing and official news outlets used grabby memes and hashtags to start a tsunami of nationalist fury over Xinjiang cotton.
One year after China locked down Wuhan, six people describe how they found courage in adversity, calm amid grief, and meaning in chaos.
The country is experiencing its worst coronavirus flare-up since last summer, testing the government’s success in subduing the disease.
A.J. Edelman walked away from the hazards of sledding sports after he competed for Israel in the skeleton at the 2018 Winter Games. Now he is trying again in a bobsled.
Friends of Du Bin said that his detention might have been related to book projects critical of the history of Communism and China’s Communist Party.
Mr. Lai’s case was followed hours later by a disclosure that the authorities in China had detained a Chinese citizen working for Bloomberg News.
The prominent pro-democracy activist and founder of the Apple Daily newspaper is accused of colluding with foreign forces.
In a new book, Pope Francis mentioned the crackdown on the Muslim minority group for the first time. Beijing rejected his characterization as “groundless.”
Boosters of growing ties with the mainland see greater business potential. But as the delayed Ant Group I.P.O. shows, peril comes with that promise.
The Communist Party had accused Ren Zhiqiang of being disloyal. His heavy sentence underscores Xi Jinping’s crackdown on dissent among the elite.
ByteDance’s founder has long urged his employees to think beyond the world’s No. 2 economy, where growth is easing and competition is rising.
How Hong Kong’s food culture has adapted to epidemic after epidemic, fending off disease while saving its favorite dishes, and its soul.
The Chinese phone number, ending in five 8s, drew 5,000 bids because it’s considered auspicious. Such phone numbers are coveted status symbols in China.
The authorities have moved to demolish hundreds of homes in the hills near the Great Wall that were once a sign of China’s rising prosperity.
My father, a Chinese pulmonologist, believes his brother could have been saved.
Voters turned out in high numbers to cast ballots in an unofficial primary for the city’s pro-democracy camp despite government warnings it might be against the new security law.
The sanctions, which target Republican members of Congress, were in retaliation for the Trump administration’s bans on Chinese officials accused of human rights abuses.
New legislation has chilled Hong Kong’s pro-democracy movement — and potentially altered the city forever.
Suppliers and restaurants are scrambling after an outbreak in Beijing triggered fears that salmon may have spread it. Officials later absolved the fish of blame, but consumers are avoiding it anyway.
China’s capital canceled flights and shut schools as a new coronavirus outbreak raised fears of a broader contagion. The city’s experience points to what other countries including the United States face as they reopen their economies.
The Chinese capital announced that it would step up its emergency footing in an effort to stamp out an outbreak of infections.
Disease experts said limited bursts of infections were likely to become part of the “new normal” for China.