For decades, the world's two largest economies — the U.S. and China — have been integrated. But the Trump administration is now trying to undo that, as an escalating trade war impacts consumers and businesses in both countries.
China’s Belt and Road Initiative is the most expensive infrastructure project in history. Chinese companies are constructing roads, pipelines and railroads across the globe. But they are also building China’s influence, and critics in the U.S. and Asia worry Belt and Road projects can reduce countries’ sovereignty and grow Chinese power. With the help of the Pulitzer Center, Nick Schifrin reports.
Chinese President Xi Jinping’s philosophy has been written into the country’s constitution. He has sought to raise the standard of living at home, while boosting China’s power and influence across the globe. But critics accuse him of consolidating power and creating a campaign of oppression against the Chinese people—especially those who disagree with him. Nick Schifrin reports from Beijing.
When it comes to military strength, the global economy, and global influence, the two most important countries in the world are China and the U.S. And in recent years, both sides of that rivalry have become more combative.
A Chinese businesswoman in California has become a matchmaker between Chinese parents and American wombs.
Exports drive U.S. dairy farmers' fortunes, but it's a bumpy, wild ride.
Fears that the tusks are being peddled as elephant ivory have some experts seeking protections for the extinct animals, too. Not everyone agrees.
For many people, CRISPR plus China equals the biophysicist He Jiankui, who infamously used the genome editor last year to alter the DNA of two human embryos that would become twin girls.
What are the potential impacts of modifying genes in humans? Jon Cohen reports on Lulu and Nana, Chinese twins who were genetically modified to be HIV resistant.
Some people who know He and have spoken to Science contend it is time for a more open discussion of how the biophysicist formed his circle of confidants and how the larger circle of trust—the one between the scientific community and the public—broke down.
Chinese researchers are investigating CRISPR's genome editing applications in monkeys, pigs, dogs, and even people.
Grantee Jon Cohen writes about his encounters with Wu Shixiu, an oncologist running a trial of a CRISPR-related esophageal cancer treatment in Hangzhou.
As China’s Pearl River Delta region moves toward higher-skilled manufacturing, a network of former migrant workers is organizing, educating and empowering the area’s workforce.
China has more wetlands than any country in Asia, and 10 percent of the global total. They are crucial to life and environment -- and rapidly disappearing.
Desertification is one of the most important environmental challenges facing the world today, however it is arguably the most under-reported. Desertification is the gradual transformation of arable and habitable land into desert, usually caused by climate change and/or the improper use of land. Each year, desertification and drought account...
Four days before the opening of the Olympic Games in Beijing, the Chinese government faced an unexpected wave of violence in the heart of the country's restive Muslim homeland. On August 4, a small group of Islamic militants staged a daring attack on a police station near Kashgar in...
Reporter Loretta Tofani gets inside America's factory, China, where the lack of health and safety precautions has Chinese workers dying.
In interviews with dozens of dying workers and through review of their medical records, she documents how Chinese workers routinely lose limbs from old machinery or develop fatal diseases...
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Journalists Sushma Subramanian and Deborah Jian Lee honored by the Newswomen's Club of New York for Pulitzer Center-supported reporting in China.
Pulitzer Center Senior Editor Tom Hundley highlights this week's reporting on China's influence along the Mekong and in the soft power it exercises in countries such as Burma.
A New York Times front-page article this week discussed record numbers of people leaving China; our Brain Gain series talks about record numbers of people coming back. What's the story?
Pulitzer Center Senior Editor Tom Hundley highlights this week's reporting from politics in Venezuela to climate change on the Tibetan Plateau.
The 2012 Photocrati Fund honors the work of Pulitzer Center grantees Peter DiCampo and Sean Gallagher.
Pulitzer Center Senior Editor Tom Hundley highlights this week's reporting from China to Nicaragua.
Pulitzer Center Senior Editor Tom Hundley highlights this week's reporting on the military coup in Mali's capital, Bamako and the feature on the families of China's migrant factory workers.
Pulitzer Center Executive Director highlights this week's reporting from China, India and Liberia.
Pulitzer Center Senior Editor Tom Hundley highlights this week's reporting from Malaysia, China and Russia.