The announcement reflects the rapid reversal in Didi Chuxing's fortunes as China goes on a regulatory blitz targeting some of the country's biggest private technology firms.
Saudi Arabia is putting on the Formula One Grand Prix this weekend. And China is hosting the Winter Olympics. Both countries face major accusations of rights abuses — and sportswashing.
It's been more than two years since leaders of the United States and China met face-to-face. This meeting will be virtual, not in person, and comes at a time of high tensions.
Citizens in Ruili are complaining about lengthy lockdowns and terrible conditions in quarantine centers. Others in China don't want to hear about it.
In a social media post Tuesday night, Peng Shuai described her assault years earlier at the hands of Zhang Gaoli. It's the first public accusation of sexual assault against a senior Party officer.
President Biden has said the U.S. is committed to defending Taiwan, but Washington has traditionally stayed strategically ambiguous. Here's why.
China is removing domes and minarets from thousands of mosques. Authorities are taking down overtly Islamic architecture as part of a "sinicization" push to make them seem more traditionally Chinese.
It's cricket fighting season in China, so NPR went ringside to learn about the centuries-old sport. Turns out, the bugs are really high maintenance, big money's involved and big mandibles matter.
Many Uyghurs living in Afghanistan want to leave now that the Taliban are back in control. They fear that the Chinese government could push the Taliban to deport them to China.
The World Health Organization advisory group will include scientists from the U.S., China and two dozen other countries and will study various hypotheses, including the possibility of a lab leak.
Activists see the order to remove the Pillar of Shame as the latest sign of Beijing's suppression of Hong Kong. It's reportedly the only major memorial to the massacre still standing on Chinese soil.
The Chinese leader says a "peaceful reunification," rather than one through military force, would benefit both China and Taiwan. Tensions between the two are the highest in decades.
No shots have been fired, but Taiwan says nearly 150 Chinese military aircraft have entered its air defense zone in a four-day period. The U.S. calls China's sorties "provocative military activity."
President Obama called for a greater focus on Asia to prepare for the challenges of the 21st century. A decade later, Obama's vice president, now President Biden, seems intent on making it happen.
So far, President Biden has kept the steep tariffs on Chinese goods put in place by his predecessor. On Monday, his administration plans to unveil details of its own trade policy with China.