The People's Republic of China is the most populous country in the world, with an estimated population of 1.4 billion people. Officially governed by the Communist Party of China and led by President Xi Jinping, relations between China and other countries, particularly the United States and the European Union, is often in flux over issues concerning trade, currency, human rights and other issues.
China Is Fueling Chaos and Funding Warlords in Libya—While Biden Stands By
China has been fanning the flames by backing Bashagha's military assault—while the Biden administration stands on the sidelines.
One-of-a-Kind albino panda spotted in China
The albino panda has only been spotted on camera once before in the Wolong National Nature Reserve in China's Sichuan province, and may be the only of its kind.
China and India: Important Yet Different
If you ran a business a generation ago, you probably didn't need to think about China and India when it came to strategic planning.
Video shows Chinese J-16 fighter jet buzzing U.S. spy plane
The Chinese pilot "flew directly in front of the nose" of the U.S. aircraft, the U.S.'s Indo-Pacific Command said.
Chinese fighter pilot does "aggressive" maneuver on U.S. military plane
The intercept occurred in international airspace over the South China Sea.
China denies pressuring Europe to accept Russia's gains in Ukraine
Conflicting accounts have emerged of Chinese envoy Li Hui's two-day swing through Europe.
Taiwan won't let China determine "red lines," official says
House Speaker Kevin McCarthy would be welcome in Taiwan, said Tsai Ing-wen's national security adviser Wellington Koo.
TikTok owner under pressure in China over death of influencer
Platforms like Douyin bear "inescapable responsibility," a state-owned newspaper said of a livestreamer's death earlier this month.
Facing off with the West on Ukraine, Russia reshapes world order in Africa
"The world has entered an era of powerful transformations, which have influenced...Russian-African relations," Russian Ambassador-at-Large Oleg Ozerov said.
Calls grow to ban sanctioned Chinese firms from federal savings plan
Newsweek investigation adds to growing demands that the U.S. federal retirement system exclude the option for investment in sanctioned Chinese companies
Stopping Asian American Hate Stemming From the COVID-19 Pandemic
There is much work to be done in eradicating Asian American hate.
China fears U.S. debt default as much as anyone
A debt default in the United States is likely to lead to a global financial crisis that would hit the Chinese economy too.
TikTok sues Montana, alleging First Amendment violation
"Montana has no authority to enact laws advancing what it believes should be the United States' foreign policy," TikTok told Newsweek.
Chinese firms threatening US can get investment from federal employees
At least 115 mutual funds available through the government's retirement plan for federal employees contain shares in sanctioned Chinese companies.
The Threat of China Is Making Friends of Traditional Foes
Both Japan and South Korea—formally, the Republic of Korea—are treaty allies of the U.S., but the two countries are not allies of each other.
Americans back DeSantis on Chinese real estate ban
Some 73 percent of Trump voters support a Florida ban on Chinese land ownership, compared to 60 percent among Biden voters, an exclusive Newsweek poll found.
I was forced out of college for "anti-Asian hate"
I found myself self-censoring in class.
As Biden visits Hiroshima, U.S. stands behind Japan's military resurgence
An official says "Japan's acquisition and development of new capabilities...contributes significantly to U.S.-Japan collective security and regional stability."
What Montana banning TikTok means for U.S. cybersecurity
While experts see the ban as effectively unenforceable, it could produce a "domino effect" that leads to an outright, nationwide ban.
Biden's gift to China as he ditches meet with regional allies
President Joe Biden will return to the United States after the G7 summit concludes on Sunday.
China Is Endangering the World's Health by Blocking Taiwan
Taiwan's exclusion from the WHO not only illustrates the pervasive injustice in the current world order, but also poses a risk to global health.
China, 'Economic Coercion,' and the G7 Summit
China will be the elephant in the room.
Get TikTok and Huawei Out of U.S. Telecommunications
The U.S. needs a holistic strategy comparable to China's clear attack.
As G7 convenes, West looks to shore up sanctions against Russia
"There was no plausible way to disconnect a $1.7-trillion economy from the world in weeks or months," said a former deputy national security advisor.
China winning new central Asia foothold, edging U.S. out of Russian bastion
"The Central Asian countries have made up their mind...that the fate of the region is in the hands of Russia and China," Niva Yau tells Newsweek.
Joe Biden's responsibilities collide
"The President often has to make tough decisions about how and where he's going to spend his time," John Kirby said on Tuesday.
Putin downfall speculation is "wishful thinking": former British PM
"I wouldn't bank on anything happening in that respect," Liz Truss told Newsweek about Western hopes for a Kremlin palace coup.
Russia has become China's "junior partner," says Britain's former PM
An emerging alliance between the two authoritarian giants is "very real" and has been deepened by the war on Ukraine, Liz Truss told Newsweek.
The U.S. and China Need a Therapy Session
Assuming Joe Biden and Xi Jinping are genuinely interested in putting U.S.-China relations on an even keel, they both have to get proactive.
China wields sea power with navy buildup
China's People's Liberation Army Navy looks to the far seas with its burgeoning aircraft carrier program.