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post 19 October 2015
Read more from Lindsey Hilsum on her blog Britain and China: 200-year-old lesson learnt, but is it too late?

Britain is going all out to get Chinese investment and to increase British exports, but the Chinese are pragmatic too. They'll invest where they will get a good return and import the best products.

post 29 September 2014
Read more from Lindsey Hilsum on her blog Hong Kong: how much unrest will China tolerate?

The demonstrators are a new generation, but they all know what happened in Tiananmen Square on 4 June 1989, when the Communist Party crushed a student protest in Beijing with tanks.

post 25 March 2013
Read more from Lindsey Hilsum on her blog What a simple handbag may tell us about China's confidence

What's in a handbag? If that bag is carried by China's first lady, perhaps a symbol of the stylish confidence the country is now exuding.

post 20 March 2013
Read more from Lindsey Hilsum on her blog Pollution masks the sky - and the economy - in China

Pollution is now the number one topic of conversation in Beijing, as the Chinese begin to question why polluting industries are receiving so much financial help from the state.

post 18 March 2013
Read more from Lindsey Hilsum on her blog Future beckons for young Chinese women

The future for Chinese girls is looking increasingly positive with a dramatic culture shift.

post 07 January 2013
Read more from Lindsey Hilsum on her blog The Chinese media and the fight against censorship

As the Chinese authorities fight their own self-styled war on corruption, the nation's media is in the midst of its own battle.. with government censorship.

post 15 November 2012
Read more from Lindsey Hilsum on her blog China's leaders parade before the media

China's new Communist Party leader sets a new tone as he meets the press, but will China's leadership ever come out from behind closed doors?

article 15 November 2012 World, China
The key issues facing China's new leaders (G)
What are the key issues facing China's new leader?

China's new ruler Xi Jinping and his standing committee will preside over 1.3 billion people and the second largest economy in the world. What will be the main issues to define their leadership?

article 14 November 2012 World, China
18th National Congress of Communisty Party in China (Reuters)
China: Lindsey Hilsum answers your Twitter questions

As China appoints its new leadership team, Channel 4 News's international editor took to Twitter to answer your questions on the secretive superpower.