Rappler's latest stories on China
'What is happening in Hong Kong today are in no way peaceful protests. It's violence pure and simple,' says Wang Yi
Some 31% of news organizations publishing primarily in English, the most widely-spoken foreign language in China, are blocked, the Foreign Correspondents' Club of China says
Chief Executive Carrie Lam and police chief Stephen Lo pay a brief visit to the Kowloon Mosque. The mosque was sprayed with blue dye from a water cannon truck causing anger among both local Muslims and protesters.
'The Japanese embassy in China confirmed that a Japanese man in his 40s was detained by Chinese authorities in Beijing in September for (allegedly) violating Chinese laws,' Yoshihide Suga says
China will not stop its efforts towards 'realizing the complete reunification of the motherland,' Defense Minister General Wei Fenghe says at the Xiangshan Forum in Beijing
The head of the Communist Party of China's propaganda department says Beijing seeks to be a 'great power' in cyberspace
As 'South Park' character Stan Marsh said, 'Anyone who betrays their ideals just to make money in China isn't worth a lick of spit'
'Universal has decided not to make the censor cut required by the Malaysian censor board and as such will not be able to release the film in Malaysia,' says its distributor United International Pictures Malaysia
Several hundred people clad in t-shirts that read 'Stand with Hong Kong' watched the Nets' preseason showdown against reigning NBA champion Raptors
'His example inspires us to be patriots each day of our lives and to do what is right in the face of adversity,' says former top diplomat Albert del Rosario
A foreign ministry official denies NBA commissioner Adam Silver's claims that China asked the league to fire a controversial Rockets executive
With China a key driver of global growth, the soft reading adds to concerns about the world economy and prompts speculation that authorities will unveil fresh stimulus following a series of other measures in recent months
Over the last 4 months of huge and increasingly violent pro-democracy rallies, the areas where domestic workers rest on Sundays have frequently become battlegrounds for police and protesters
The defense chief says he 'most probably will sign' the agreement between the military and Dito Telecommunity, but holds off while the Senate reviews its security implications
'Hong Kong affairs are purely China's internal affairs and no foreign government or individuals have the right to interfere,' says foreign ministry spokesman Geng Shuang
This series of articles seeks to provide some clarification on a number of these questions, to provide a guide with which we can formulate a strategy to deal with this big, threatening, yet in many ways, still mysterious neighbor
Malaysian Foreign Minister Saifuddin Abdullah says the government wants to 'control the presence' of warships in the sea, in part by boosting the strength of its navy
The facial recognition technology is part of a host of services owned by Alibaba which will be integrated into Universal's theme park
(UPDATED) The leaked papers reveal the Solomons' Central Province made a 'strategic cooperation agreement' on Tulagi island, which has a natural deep water harbor, with the China Sam Group on September 22
While the Communist Party advertises it as /a way for citizens to prove their loyalty and study their country, the app's maintainers are studying them right back,' The Open Technology Fund says
The detentions of Jacob Harlan and Alyssa Petersen come amid diplomatic and trade tensions between China and the United States
The Asia Maritime Transparency Initiative says its new findings strongly suggest that the Chinese ship does not operate solely as a commercial fishing ship and 'raises the question of whether the collision with the Gem-Ver was intentional'
(UPDATED) Hong Kong Chief Executive Carrie Lam leaves before reading her speech
The act now moves to a similar vote in the Senate before it can become law
The International Monetary Fund now expects China's economy to grow 6.1% in 2019, instead of the 6.2% previously forecast
'Call a universal boycott...from here on,' Foreign Secretary Teodoro Locsin Jr says after the animated DreamWorks film showcased a map depicting China's 9-dash line in the South China Sea
The US-China trade war alone is estimated to shrink the world economy by 0.8% in 2020, the International Monetary Fund says
After criticizing a Rockets executive for angering China with a 'misinformed' tweet, LeBron James draws flak for 'parroting communist propaganda'
Inflation in China hits 3% in September 2019, the highest since November 2013
American farmers aren't celebrating just yet, as they seek concrete information on the United States' tentative trade deal with China
The NBA controversy continues as LeBron James' comments draw praise in China, but harsh criticism in the United States
The U-shaped line appears on a map of the South China Sea in a scene in the film, which is about a Chinese teenager helping a yeti return to his home on Mount Everest
China's imports dive 8.5% while exports drop 3.2% in September 2019, amid its trade war with the United States
On Monday, October 14, Rappler editor-at-large Marites Vitug talks to Jeffrey Ordaniel of Tokyo International University to assess President Rodrigo Duterte's pivot to China
'Anyone who attempts to split any region from China will perish, with their bodies smashed and bones ground to powder,' Xi Jinping says, according to China's foreign ministry
Analysts say the initial trade agreement between the United States and China will take weeks to finalize and the details remain unclear
The statue – a regular feature at protests – makes her final journey to the top of Lion Rock, which is intimately linked to the city's democracy movement
(UPDATED) Rallies erupt in multiple neighborhoods with some protesters blocking roads, spraying graffiti on pro-China businesses, smashing windows, and erecting barricades
As the NBA's controversial preseason China tour wraps up, it leaves behind questions over the future of a key market
India's Prime Minister Narendra Modi and Chinese President Xi Jinping affirm that 'both sides will prudently manage their differences and not allow differences on any issue to become disputes'
However, some observers said the deal is underwhelming
After a week of ferocious attack on the NBA, China's state press and internet now appear to be skirting the issue
The NBA says the China row has put the players in a 'complicated and unprecedented situation'
A preliminary investigation shows the collapse had been caused by an overloaded truck according to the Wuxi City government
As the NBA controversy in China rages on, Warriors star Steph Curry takes a wait-and-see stance while legend Charles Barkley rips league critics
The preseason Shanghai clash between the Lakers and the Nets shows it will be difficult to shake the NBA's huge following among passionate Chinese fans
The number of richest Chinese – with holdings worth at least 2 billion yuan ($281 million) – fall to 1,819. Alibaba founder Jack Ma remains at the top of the list.
Dramatic videos posted on social media show the section of the bridge swaying then crashing onto the road and vehicles underneath
The atmosphere surrounding the talks is acrimonious and shifting rapidly, with one news report overnight saying Chinese officials could cut short their visit
LeBron James and the Lakers take on the Brooklyn Nets in a Shanghai preseason game amid a controversial pro-democracy tweet that has angered China