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Latest news on China, officially the People's Republic of China. Get breaking stories on the country's political environment, economy, military exercises, and more.
China is the world's third largest country but the most populated, exceeding 1.4 billion residents. With a very rich history of dynasties, imperialism and reforms, China has established itself as one of the big players in global affairs.
It became the world's largest trading nation in 2013, the largest telecom market in the world as of 2018, and was the second nation in history to independently land a rover on Mars.
There are several controversies surrounding the state as it engages in territorial and border disputes, uses a massive espionage network and surveillance of personal technology, and faces allegations of human rights violations.