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Explore China

The Chinese waste ban is giving the global recycling industry an enormous headache. ... Beijing has last year banned the imports of 24 varieties of solid waste, including types of plastic and unsorted paper.

Adam Liebman explains why we need a less rosy notion of what actually happens to our recycling.

The country’s economic influence may be buying silence on a massive human rights violation. Nithin Coca...

A youth is escorted by Kenyan police officers as dozens of houses are being demolished to make way for a new road in the Kibera slum in Nairobi.

Nanjala Nyabola on Kenya’s embrace of the Chinese development model.

For Martin Jacques, 2008 represented the end of the Western-dominated financial system and the beginning of...

A freight train that originated in Duisburg, Germany arrives in Dazhou, China.

Wayne Ellwood looks at the scale of China’s ’Belt and Road’ juggernaut and its economic and political...

Residents from a coastal village in the Gambia are suing a Chinese-owned fishmeal plant accused of pollution, writes...

China homosexuality

LGBT+ people are subjected to forced confinement, medication and electric shocks to try to change their sexual orientation,...

Mountains May Depart review

Mountains May Depart, by Jia Zhangke, and Makala, by Emmanuel Gras are reviewed this month...

North Korea Crisis: A ground-based interceptor launches from the US's Vandenberg Air Force Base in California.

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This crisis has a solution, writes Vanessa Baird, as Donald Trump visits Asia.

Industrial robots China

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Industrial robots are being put to work on a huge scale. Jenny Chan looks at the case of Foxconn.

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Why the West must stop copying China’s flawed education system, by Yong Zhao.

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China’s appetite for citizen control is going one step further with a new bill that seeks to regulate how fast citizens sing...

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Tibetan faces rapid urbanization, dwindling numbers of native speakers, and the even greater threat of Chinese policies,...

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Journalist John Pilger introduces the December edition of New Internationalist magazine.

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A major US military build-up – including nuclear weapons – is under way in Asia and the Pacific with the purpose of...

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Labour rights in post-socialist countries such as Russia, China and Vietnam are being fought for from outside, not within,...


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