China is set to stage its largest military parade ever to celebrate the 70th anniversary of the Communist Party coming to power. But while President Xi Jinping will use the occasion to reassert his position, he faces headwinds on multiple fronts.
Chinese telecom giant Huawei is facing its toughest period in years as the United States accuses it of facilitating spying for Beijing. Washington is pressuring European countries to cut off their ties with the Shenzhen-based company, but few are willing to do so.
Hong Kong (dpa) - Nearly 2 million people took to the streets of Hong Kong to rally against a controversial extradition bill on Sunday, organizers said, in the largest protest since the city returned to Chinese rule in 1997.
Thirty years ago on June 4, the Chinese army opened fire on student protesters in Tiananmen Square. The government has attempted to erase the "incident" from history, but victims and some perpetrators are keeping the memory alive.
China says the internment camps in its Xinjiang region are "vocational training centres" that teach skills to ethnic minority populations. But survivors speak of torture, beatings and abuse inside the camps, which will haunt them long after they got out.