Philip Wen

China dreams on hold: heartland city feels chill of economic slowdown

May 28 2019

ZHENGZHOU, China For the last decade, the city of Zhengzhou has been getting a taste of the Chinese dream. | Video

A pollution crackdown compounds slowdown woes in China's heartland

May 24 2019

ANYANG/SANGPO, China For years, China's industrial heartland has been cloaked in smog, its waterways choked with pollution pumped from enormous clusters of factories churning out the mountains of cement and steel needed to build the Chinese economy. | Video

In inland Chinese province, property bubble haunts dreams of prosperity

May 20 2019

ZHENGZHOU, China Song Jingyi, a paralegal from a family of modest means in the central Chinese region of Henan, had long dreamed of buying a home of her own in Zhengzhou, the sprawling provincial capital of 10 million where she attended college. | Video

In China's heartland, once-flush shoppers turn cautious

May 16 2019

ZHENGZHOU, China Dressed in a smart black pantsuit behind the wheel of her pearl-white Audi, Zhao Na has come a long way from her roots in rural Henan province, in central China. | Video

U.S., China resume trade talks in Beijing after 'productive working dinner'

Mar 28 2019

BEIJING U.S. Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin said on Friday he had a "productive working dinner" the previous night in Beijing, kicking off a day of talks aimed at resolving the bitter trade dispute between the world's two largest economies.

After 60 years in exile, Dalai Lama's still remembered in his homeland

Mar 12 2019

TAKTSER, China It may have been six decades since the Dalai Lama fled into exile, but in the isolated mountain hamlet where he was born, he remains very much on the minds of devotees and Chinese authorities alike.

'I will never give up': relatives of missing Chinese on MH370 vow to keep searching

Mar 08 2019

HANDAN, China Every Saturday, Chinese farmer Li Eryou still calls the long-disconnected mobile telephone number of his son, who was among the 239 aboard Malaysia Airlines flight MH370 when it vanished five years ago in the world's greatest aviation mystery. | Video

China's January home price growth at nine-month low as confidence dips

Feb 21 2019

ZHENGZHOU, China Growth in China's home prices eased to a nine-month low in January in a further sign that the slowing economy is weighing on consumer confidence.

China surveillance firm tracking millions in Xinjiang: researcher

Feb 17 2019

BEIJING A Chinese surveillance firm is tracking the movements of more than 2.5 million people in the far-western Xinjiang region, according to a data leak flagged by a Dutch internet expert.

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