Special Report: Rudderless rebellion – Inside the Hong Kong protesters’ anarchic...

Ah Lung spends his days working as a clerk for a Hong Kong shipping firm. At night, he dons a mask, black helmet and...

The Observer’s view on China’s reaction to pro-democracy protests in Hong...

In Hong Kong, China’s leaders are confronted by an old truth, familiar to more securely established governments, that with power comes responsibility. There is no...

Prepare for a More Authoritarian China

With the onset of China’s economic reforms in the late 1970s, a widespread belief took hold in the United States and throughout the Western...

Why Hong Kong’s young protesters feel they’re running out of time...

When protesters in Hong Kong targeted the Chinese government's headquarters in the city, social media users in China were united in outrage. "The dignity of our...

Hong Kong showed China is a threat to democracy. Now Europe...

Hong Kong’s administration has backed down over the controversial extradition bill, but the canary in the coalmine of China’s tacit acceptance of democracy is already...

Risks aside, Trump’s team sees China trade stance as strength in...

As trade talks resume between China and the United States, President Donald Trump’s advisers are confident he can portray his stance against Beijing as...