For the first time the Chinese President's anti-corruption drive is a legal, not political, tool, but it still may not be a fair process.
Kirsty Needham is China Correspondent for The Sydney Morning Herald and The Age
The Chinese education ministry says some people are denied visas. Students in China believe those studying science and technology are being targeted.
The Department of Home Affairs has confirmed that 40 Chinese PhD applicants who were awarded scholarships to study in Australia are experiencing visa delays.
Chinese ministries, some of which have been in existence for decades and become powerful fiefdoms, are being reshuffled to put the party more firmly in control.
The Chinese government has released rare details of its ambitious targets for space exploration.
China’s rubber stamp parliament has approved the most dramatic change to the Chinese political system in three decades, removing term limits for the president.
Fears that a 'grossly underprepared' Donald Trump will not be ready for complex negotiations with North Korea over nuclear weapons.
In his annual press conference, the Chinese foreign minister took an assertive stance, but said his country had no interest in displacing America.
Sanctions on North Korea may have set the climate for talks. But clever, discrete diplomacy created the opening. Now its up to the parties to deliver.
North Korea has also agreed to freeze missile tests during negotiations but the rogue nation has asked for a security guarantee from the US in return.