The two countries have very similar land areas for now, but China has extensive additional claims.
Scott Tong travels to China with his mother to track down their family history.
What were the 1970s like in China, when even mainstream Western politicians came to call on Mao in Beijing?
How does the emergence of China look through the prism of a Westerner’s life?
China has established a seven-decade-long record of strategic caution and a preference for diplomatic and paramilitary rather than military solutions to national security problems.
In recent years, many American leaders have grown cavalier about nuclear war, especially with Russia, but there is also risk of a devastating conflict with China.
Trump or no Trump: Taiwan’s path for growth is curtailed by a political roadblock, the PRC’s “One China” policy.
Will the arrival of a new President in Taiwan bring even more “interesting times” in relations with mainland China?
Tsai may well come to redefine female leadership in Asia.