Wu Yibing becomes first Chinese man to reach the US Open third round since 1881 | CNN

Wu Yibing becomes first Chinese man to reach the US Open third round since 1881 | CNN

CNN  —  At every stage of this year’s US Open, Wu Yibing has made history. No Chinese man had ever reached the main draw of the US Open in the Open Era until Wu and his compatriot Zhang Zhizhen both qualified for this year’s tournament last week. Wu then became the first Chinese man to … Read more

When China and Saudi Arabia meet, nothing matters more than oil | CNN Business

When China and Saudi Arabia meet, nothing matters more than oil | CNN Business

Hong Kong CNN  —  Chinese leader Xi Jinping is visiting Saudi Arabia this week for the first time in nearly seven years, during which he signed a comprehensive strategic partnership with the world’s largest oil exporter and met leaders from across the Middle East. The visit is a sign that China and the Gulf region … Read more

Hong Kong finds 90-year-old cardinal guilty over pro-democracy protest fund | CNN

Hong Kong finds 90-year-old cardinal guilty over pro-democracy protest fund | CNN

Hong Kong CNN  —  A 90-year-old former bishop and outspoken critic of China’s ruling Communist Party was found guilty Friday on a charge relating to his role in a relief fund for Hong Kong’s pro-democracy protests in 2019. Cardinal Joseph Zen and five others, including the Cantopop singer Denise Ho, contravened the Societies Ordinance by … Read more

As major powers meet in Asia, the rest of the world is pressed to pick a side | CNN

As major powers meet in Asia, the rest of the world is pressed to pick a side | CNN

Editor’s Note: A version of this story appeared in CNN’s Meanwhile in China newsletter, a three-times-a-week update exploring what you need to know about the country’s rise and how it impacts the world. Sign up here. Hong Kong CNN  —  World leaders are converging in Phnom Penh this weekend for the first in a series … Read more

China deletes reports of 14-year-old girl’s death in COVID quarantine facility in Ruzhou

China deletes reports of 14-year-old girl’s death in COVID quarantine facility in Ruzhou

Beijing — Chinese censors on Friday scrubbed from the internet reports that a teenager had died in a quarantine facility after the case sparked anger and prompted citizens to question the country’s “zero-COVID” policy. China is the last major country committed to a zero-tolerance anti-coronavirus strategy, responding to dozens of outbreaks with lockdowns and sending … Read more