Mr Xu

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The alleged on-going land reclamation by China at Subi reef is seen from Pagasa island (Thitu Island) in the Spratlys group of islands in the South China Sea, west of the Philippines. Photograph: REuteres

in Beijing China is planning military drills in the disputed South China Sea, ahead of a landmark ruling by an international court on a challenge b(...)

A Chinese national flag is seen in front of a poster explaining the design of the new 100 yuan banknote

China has set its economic growth projection range at 6.5 to 7 per cent this year, but efforts to curb overcapacity is expected to raise unemployment (...)

A sinking Vietnamese boat that was allegedly rammed by Chinese vessels near disputed Paracel Islands, near a marine guard ship, at Ly Son island, Quang Ngai province, on May 29th. The incident occurred on May 26th, when 40 Chinese fishing boats surrounded a group of Vietnamese vessels that were operating near the Paracel islands. Photograph: Bich Tram/EPA

A largely unpopulated archipelago administered by China but claimed by Vietnam, the Paracel Islands have become the flashpoint in an increasingly agg(...)

Supporters of Chinese human rights lawyer Xu Zhiyong outside the  Beijing No 1 Intermediate People’s Court in Beijing, China today. Photograph: EPA

Prominent Chinese rights advocate Xu Zhiyong went on trial today in the country’s most high-profile dissident case in years, but his lawyer said he (...)