Confucius Institutes, the controversial Beijing-backed language and cultural learning centers — most of which were closed throughout the United States after being designated a foreign... MORE
China has turned down a U.S. offer to hold military de-confliction talks after an unsafe air encounter involving Chinese and U.S. aircraft over the South... MORE
A new study on China’s global influence puts Pakistan at the top of the list.
Investments under China’s Belt and Road Initiative can pose environmental risks to small island nations already vulnerable to harm from climate change, an expert told... MORE
For almost two decades the Chinese government has been exercising its soft power through “Confucius Institutes” at universities around the globe.
When Dapo Olorunyomi, publisher of the Nigerian newspaper the Premium Times, was in school in the 1970s, he remembers receiving in the mail "glossy Chinese... MORE
German Chancellor Olaf Scholz is scheduled to meet with China's Xi Jinping on Friday.
“China has essentially reached the peak of its growth period, much of it fueled by debt. The result is they’ll have difficulty unless he wants... MORE
Chinese President Xi Jinping on Sunday touted the ruling Communist Party's fight against COVID-19 while reiterating support for the private sector and allowing markets to... MORE
At a gathering of current and former U.S. officials and private-sector executives Friday in Washington, concern was rampant that the United States has fallen behind... MORE