Sometimes working with unlikely partners, they have undertaken a flurry of efforts to preserve a rules-based order on trade and security that the United States once championed.
The ban, which would be the first of a political party since the territory returned to Chinese control in 1997, has raised fears of eroding rights.
Less than a month after “Saturday Night Live China” debuted, episodes can no longer be seen on the video-streaming platform that was hosting it.
The European Union is hunting for free-trade deals in Asia and Latin America to help compensate for lost business with the United States.
Long awash in money, the country’s start-up scene has seen an unprecedented downturn. That could be a bad sign for the rest of the Chinese economy.