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An American Airlines Boeing 737 MAX airplane takes off on a test flight from Dallas-Fort Worth International Airport in Dallas, Texas. Photograph:  Cooper Neill/AFP via Getty Images

Boeing forecasts that commercial aviation should be back to 2019 levels in two to three years, buoyed by a strong domestic recovery in China and parts(...)

Hui Ka Yan, the 62-year-old former steel technician, raised by his grandmother in a rural village in central Henan province, who founded Evergrande in 1996. Photograph: STR/AFP via Getty

Mingling with power brokers at celebrations to mark the centenary of the Chinese Communist Party on July 1st, a beaming Hui Ka Yan showed no signs tha(...)

People walk on a flooded road on Tuesday after record downpours in Zhengzhou city in central China’s Henan province. Photograph: FeatureChina/EPA

Chen Shuying was sitting at home with her husband and their three-year-old grandson on Tuesday when water began to surge through the door. Within minu(...)

Despite its staggering 26 million strong population, Orla Brady says Shanghai offers a personal touch. Photograph: iStock

Orla Brady calls the world’s third biggest city home. Despite its staggering 26 million strong population, she says Shanghai offers a personal touch. (...)

The Covid alarm, slightly larger than a smoke detector, is being hailed as a potential boon for screening in aircraft cabins, classrooms, care homes and offices. File photograph: iStock

The number of cases of Covid-19 worldwide since the pandemic began has exceeded 175.6 million and there have been 3.7 million related deaths. Meanwhil(...)

Huang Yulong, who had a vasectomy at 26 and plans to remain childless, near his apartment in Guangzhou, China. Photograph:  Qilai Shen/The New York Times

Huang Yulong never wanted a baby. As a child, he resented his parents, who left him in the care of relatives while they worked in faraway factories, v(...)

A   man being tested for  Covid-19 in Guangzhou in China’s southern Guangdong province. Photograph: AFP via Getty Images

Chinese authorities in Guangdong province have cancelled flights and locked down communities in response to what is believed to be the first community(...)

Tiananmen, Gate of Heavenly Peace, Beijing.

Irish universities have been forging closer links with China over recent years as they try to boost their private income against a backdrop of declini(...)

A man walks along the banks of the Yangtze river on New Year’s Eve day in Wuhan, China, where the coronavirus pandemic began. Photograph: Noel Celis/AFP via Getty

China’s fight against coronavirus was mostly over, but Zhang Xiaochun, a doctor in Wuhan, was sinking into depression, convinced she had failed as a d(...)

US president Donald Trump and China’s president Xi Jinping. Photograph: Nicolas Asfouri/AFP via Getty

US president Donald Trump has a bank account in China and has unsuccessfully pursued business projects there, according to an analysis of his tax reco(...)

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