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  1. Trump’s Paradigm of the Personal Opinion, Today

    He confuses the way he thinks he is treated with the well-being of the country.

  2. Sidney Rittenberg, Idealistic American Aide to Mao Who Evolved to Counsel Capitalists, Dies at 98 World, Yesterday

    Once a dedicated Communist, Mr. Rittenberg became disillusioned after 16 years in prison in China and returned to the United States to forge a lucrative career helping companies do business in China.

  3. Trump Ordered U.S. Companies to Leave China. Is That Possible? Business, Yesterday

    The country offers irresistible convenience and a huge domestic market. Still, slowly but surely, some companies are cutting ties.

  4. Trump Asserts He Can Force U.S. Companies to Leave China World, Yesterday

    The president cited a national security law from 1977 that has never before been used to cut economic ties with a major power in a trade dispute.

  5. China Says Employee of U.K.’s Hong Kong Consulate Has Been Freed World, August 23

    The employee, Simon Cheng, was missing for days before the Chinese government confirmed his detention.

  6. With the Economy on Edge, Trump Sees Only Enemies Opinion, August 23

    But where are the solutions?

  7. A Gyrating Economy, and Trump’s Volatile Approach to It, Raise Alarms U.S., August 23

    Mr. Trump’s wild pronouncements on Friday renewed questions about his stewardship of the world’s largest economy even as he escalated a trade war with China before heading to France for the G7 summit.

  8. Trump dice que aumentará los aranceles sobre los productos chinos al 30 por ciento en Español, August 23

    La escalada de la guerra comercial entre Estados Unidos y China preocupa a los expertos y podría afectar, entre otros, a sectores de consumo como juguetes, teléfonos inteligentes y ropa.

  9. S&P, Dow and Nasdaq Slide After China Tariff Threat and Trump Twitter Response Business, August 23

    Stocks fell to a fourth-straight weekly loss after Beijing vowed new tariffs on the U.S. and President Trump demanded that companies leave China.

  10. Trump Says He Will Raise Existing Tariffs on Chinese Goods to 30% Business, August 23

    The president said he would raise tariffs on $250 billion worth of Chinese imports to 30 percent and would start the next $300 billion at a rate of 15 percent.

  11. As Hong Kong Firms Fall in Line Over Protests, Some Workers Push Back World, August 23

    China is putting pressure on businesses to denounce the demonstrations. “They are trying to silence everyone,” an accountant said.

  12. A Hong Kong ‘Troublemaker’ With a Clean Conscience World, August 23

    Jimmy Lai, alone among the territory’s elite, supports the protests and refuses to pay even token obeisance to Beijing, which calls him a “black hand” and a C.I.A. agent.

  13. YouTube Disables 210 Channels That Spread Disinformation About Hong Kong Protests Technology, August 22

    Days after Facebook and Twitter cracked down on China-backed accounts that were spreading such disinformation, YouTube did the same.

  14. To Gain Leverage in China Trade Talks, Trump Shows Solidarity With Hong Kong U.S., August 22

    In recent days, American officials have warned Beijing that a peaceful resolution of the pro-democracy protests may be necessary to allow negotiations to continue.

  15. Facebook y Twitter denuncian que China usó cuentas falsas para desinformar en Español, August 22

    Las redes sociales retiraron cuentas que atribuyeron al aparato estatal chino, tras detectar que estaban promviendo información falsa sobre las protestas en Hong Kong.

  16. Alibaba Postpones Hong Kong Listing as Protests Roil Markets Business, August 22

    The Chinese e-commerce giant delayed plans to sell potentially billions of dollars worth of shares in the market, which has fallen as tensions have worsened.

  17. At Mao’s Beach, China’s Leaders Still Make History as Lifeguards Hide From the Sun World, August 22

    China’s top officials still come to Mao’s favorite beach to make fateful decisions, but now, the general public also tries to squeeze into a spot on the sand, even if many avoid sunbathing.

  18. The People’s War Is Coming in Hong Kong Opinion, August 21

    Side by side, peaceniks and radicals are revving up for the next big move.

  19. The Big Business of Scavenging in Postindustrial America Magazine, August 21

    The U.S. produces more garbage than any other nation in the world per capita. Here’s how scrappers are turning that waste into a $32 billion business.

  20. China Acknowledges Holding an Employee of U.K.’s Hong Kong Consulate World, August 21

    The detention of a trade officer has raised fears that the police in mainland China are arresting people to dampen support for protests in Hong Kong.

  21. European Companies Get Rich in China’s ‘Open Air Prison’ Opinion, August 21

    Volkswagen, Siemens and more are making money in Xinjiang, where minorities are being herded into detention camps.

  22. Want to Prevent a Recession, Mr. Trump? Stop Hurting the Economy Opinion, August 20

    As the administration tries to keep growth going, its trade war weakens it.

  23. A Visit to China: How Its People View Hong Kong Opinion, August 20

    A reader with relatives in China does not think that the protesters will succeed in loosening Beijing’s grip.

  24. China’s Soft-Power Failure: Condemning Hong Kong’s Protests Business, August 20

    Beijing wants greater sway over global public opinion. Instead, its propaganda outlets make Chinese leaders look like bullies.

  25. ‘Me vendieron, mamá’: las jóvenes traficadas como esposas en China en Español, August 20

    Ante la disparidad demográfica, muchos hombres chinos han recurrido a “importar” de países vecinos a mujeres con quienes casarse, en ocasiones a la fuerza.

  26. What Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez and Marco Rubio Agree On Opinion, August 20

    Many Republicans and Democrats agree: Governments should intervene to help the industries and technologies of the future.

  27. Restaurant History, All the Way Back to the Bronze Age Food, August 20

    A new book takes a looser definition of “restaurant” to explore global roots.

  28. British Consular Worker From Hong Kong Feared Detained in China World, August 20

    The trade officer’s disappearance raised fears that Chinese authorities might be targeting travelers suspected of supporting the protest movement.

  29. Worker at Britain’s Hong Kong Consulate Is Feared Detained in China World, August 20

    Britain said it was “extremely concerned” by reports that the 28-year-old trade officer had been detained after crossing into the mainland.

  30. Foreign Agents and Terrorists: How China Is Framing Hong Kong’s Protests Video, August 19

    For more than two months, antigovernment protests have gripped Hong Kong, with anger rising over China’s growing influence. Here are tactics the Chinese government is using to frame the narrative.

  31. Facebook and Twitter Say China Is Spreading Disinformation in Hong Kong Technology, August 19

    The social media companies removed accounts and said they were sowing divisive messages about the Hong Kong protests.

  32. China: Free Our Parents From Concentration Camps Opinion, August 19

    A million ethnic minority Uighurs have been detained in “re-education camps.” Here, three young people recall how their parents vanished.

  33. China: Free Our Parents From Concentration Camps Video, August 19

    A million ethnic minority Uighurs have been detained in “re-education camps.” Here, three young people recall how their parents vanished overnight.

  34. With Troop Buildup, China Sends a Stark Warning to Hong Kong World, August 19

    An exercise by the People’s Armed Police on Hong Kong’s border signaled Beijing’s willingness to intervene to end any serious threat to sovereignty.

  35. With Troop Buildup, China Sends a Stark Warning to Hong Kong World, August 19

    An exercise by the People’s Armed Police on Hong Kong’s border signaled Beijing’s willingness to intervene to end any serious threat to sovereignty.

  36. In Economic Warning Signals, Trump Sees Signs of a Conspiracy U.S., August 18

    The president has accused his own Federal Reserve chair, other nations and the news media of working against him to derail the economy.

  37. After Gloomy Talk of No-Shows, Signs of Optimism for U.S.A. Basketball Sports, August 18

    Beating highly-regarded Spain in an exhibition game helps diminish pessimism over a lack of all-stars on the team.

  38. China Pressures Business Over Hong Kong. Workers Get Caught in the Middle. Business, August 18

    Beijing wants global companies to back its power over the city, even as their workers join protests calling for greater say in the fate of their home.

  39. What’s Wrong With the Global Economy? Opinion, August 17

    The problem goes much deeper than Trump or tariffs.

  40. El ‘Che Guevara’ de Hong Kong y sus consignas quedan al centro de la crisis en Español, August 17

    El movimiento de protestas en contra del control de Pekín no tiene líderes oficiales, pero con su llamado a ‘recuperar Hong Kong’, Edward Leung ha abierto el debate sobre la identidad hongkonesa.

  41. How the Recession of 2020 Could Happen The Upshot, August 17

    The freeze-up in business confidence, caused in part by the trade war, could wind up affecting consumer confidence.

  42. Teenage Brides Trafficked to China Reveal Ordeal: ‘Ma, I’ve Been Sold’ World, August 17

    With women far outnumbered by men in China, some Chinese men are importing wives from neighboring countries, and using force to do so.

  43. Critic of China’s Detention Camps Is Free, but Silence May Be the Price World, August 17

    The terms of his plea deal could force Serikzhan Bilash, a Kazakh who campaigned for Muslims being held in Chinese indoctrination camps, to stop his work.

  44. Hong Kong Protests Stay Peaceful After a Week of Unrest World, August 17

    A face-off between demonstrators and the police ended without violence on Saturday, days after concerns were raised about spiraling mayhem.

  45. To Understand Hong Kong, Don’t Think About Tiananmen Opinion, August 16

    Memories of the 1989 crackdown in Beijing loom large. That’s understandable, but misleading.

  46. The World Has a Diamond Glut. Why Is That a Problem? Business, August 16

    Mines are closing, and middlemen are being squeezed. But don’t expect bargains at the jewelry counter.

  47. With Trump as President, the World Is Spiraling Into Chaos Opinion, August 16

    Trump torched America’s foreign policy infrastructure. The results are becoming clear.

  48. Cathay Pacific C.E.O.’s Resignation Shows China’s Looming Power Over Hong Kong Unrest Business, August 16

    The departure of the executive, Rupert Hogg, illustrates Beijing’s influence over global companies whose bottom lines depend upon access to the mainland.

  49. London Stock Exchange Delays Opening After Technical Problem Business, August 16

    The start of morning trading was pushed back one hour and 40 minutes as the stock exchange tried to determine the cause.

  50. Economic Trouble Signs Hang Over Trump’s Trade War Business, August 15

    White House advisers discount warnings of a possible recession. But the president may be gambling that the Federal Reserve can ward off that prospect.

  51. Los mercados globales provocan temores de recesión en medio de una guerra comercial en Español, August 15

    Hay desaceleración en China, una contracción en la economía de Alemania y el mercado de valores estadounidense ha tenido fuertes caídas.

  52. How World Leaders Ruined the Global Economy Opinion, August 15

    They took the best growth picture in a decade and put us in danger of recession.

  53. Alibaba’s Strong Results Suggest Chinese Consumers Are Still Spending Technology, August 15

    Though growth has slowed, the e-commerce giant’s results signal that the country’s consumers still feel comfortable enough to open their wallets.

  54. Phone Checks at Hong Kong’s Border Worry Travelers to Mainland China World, August 15

    The searches are raising concerns that Beijing is trying to identify travelers sympathetic to the territory’s protest movement and further control what its people see about the unrest.

  55. Going From Hong Kong to Mainland China? Your Phone Is Subject to Search World, August 15

    The searches are raising concerns that Beijing is trying to identify travelers sympathetic to the territory’s protest movement and further control what its people see about the unrest.

  56. Is China Really Freeing Uighurs? Podcasts, August 15

    Beijing continues to mislead the world on its mass internment of one of the country’s ethnic minorities, Uighur Muslims.

  57. ‘It’s Just a Nightmare.’ Despite Tariff Delay, Toy Makers Are Worried. U.S., August 15

    Toymakers are already looking ahead to next year’s holiday season, and fretting about the crippling uncertainty that the president’s trade policy has created for them.

  58. Trump Says ‘Hong Kong Is Not Helping’ in Trade War With China World, August 15

    President Trump made his most extensive comments yet on Hong Kong’s protest movement, and suggested that its fate be tied to a trade deal.

  59. Trump Says ‘Hong Kong Is Not Helping’ in Trade War With China World, August 15

    President Trump made his most extensive comments yet on Hong Kong’s protest movement, and suggested that its fate be tied to a trade deal.

  60. Kim Jong-un’s Terrible, Horrible, No Good, Very Bad Year Opinion, August 15

    For perhaps the first time, America seems to be outmaneuvering Team North Korea.

  61. Hong Kong’s Challenge to Xi Jinping’s Iron Rule Opinion, August 14

    The protesters, for the most part, are not radicals. But they are a threat to his monopoly on power.

  62. Markets Are Shaken by New Signs of Global Economic Trouble Business, August 14

    Shares on Wall Street fell sharply after reports showed a slowdown in China and a contraction in Germany, partly reflecting the U.S. trade war’s impact.

  63. Trump Incorrectly Has Insisted ‘China’s Paying the Tariffs’ Video, August 14

    President Trump has stated that China is paying for all or most of the tariffs on Chinese imports. On Tuesday, the Trump administration said it would delay the tariffs until after this year’s holiday spending.

  64. In Delaying Tariffs, Trump Faces Up to Economic Reality U.S., August 14

    President Trump insists China is paying the full cost of his tariffs. But his decision to push some of them off until December is an admission of their impact on American consumers.

  65. In Delaying Tariffs, Trump Faces Up to Economic Reality U.S., August 14

    President Trump insists China is paying the full cost of his tariffs. But his decision to push some of them off until December is an admission of their impact on American consumers.

  66. ‘Retake Hong Kong’: A Movement, a Slogan and an Identity Crisis World, August 14

    Hong Kong’s Beijing-backed government is struggling not only for control of the streets but over what the city means as a place and political entity.

  67. Is a Crackdown Coming in Hong Kong? Opinion, August 14

    Beijing doesn’t want to intervene. But its own propaganda efforts may force Xi Jinping’s hand.

  68. Is a Crackdown Coming in Hong Kong? Opinion, August 14

    Beijing doesn’t want to intervene. But its own propaganda efforts may force Xi Jinping’s hand.

  69. Hong Kong’s Economy Shudders After Protests Plunge Airport Into Chaos Business, August 14

    Clashes at one of the world’s busiest transportation hubs could cast further doubt on the city’s future as a business capital on China’s doorstep.

  70. Germany Nears Recession and Chinese Factories Slow in Trade War Fallout Business, August 14

    The German economy shrank in the second quarter and may be headed toward recession. Growth of Chinese factories was the slowest in 17 years.

  71. Inside Hong Kong’s Airport Podcasts, August 14

    Protesters want a government that looks out for their interests, not just Beijing’s. To make their point, they crippled a symbol of the city’s economic prominence.

  72. DealBook Briefing: A Tariff Pause, but the Reprieve May Be Temporary Business, August 14

    President Trump delayed new levies on Chinese goods, but there’s little evidence that Washington or Beijing will soon make the concessions required to strike a deal.

  73. Soul Searching Among Hong Kong Protesters After Chaos at Airport World, August 14

    After violent scenes on Tuesday, demonstrators promised to do better. “We apologize for our behavior but we are just too scared,” one social post read.

  74. ‘Hong Kong Thing’ Is ‘Very Tough,’ but Trump Doesn’t Criticize China U.S., August 13

    Critics and allies said President Trump’s relative disinterest in human rights and focus on economics have kept him from taking sides between China and the protesters.

  75. The Battle for Hong Kong Is Being Fought in Sydney and Vancouver Opinion, August 13

    How Beijing is weaponizing social media in its fight to crush the Hong Kong protests.

  76. Trump and Xi Sittin’ in a Tree Opinion, August 13

    Both men have overplayed their hand and are desperate to be seen as the winner in their trade war.

  77. Waning of American Power? Trump Struggles With an Asia in Crisis World, August 13

    The Trump administration has taken a hands-off approach to conflicts — from Kashmir to Hong Kong to the rivalry between Japan and South Korea — as Asian officials escalate the battles.

  78. Hong Kong Airport, a City’s Symbol of Pride, Is Now Its Hub of Unrest World, August 13

    Hong Kong Airport, the site of two straight days of protests, is more than just a transit hub. It’s at the center of the city’s identity.

  79. Protesters and the Police Face Off at Hong Kong’s Airport Video, August 13

    Hong Kong riot police officers confronted antigovernment protesters occupying the city’s airport on Tuesday, the second straight day of demonstrations.

  80. La novia, el novio y su gran sesión fotográfica griega en Español, August 13

    Para muchas parejas asiáticas, la isla de Santorini se ha convertido en un destino de lujo para hacerse fotos antes de la boda.

  81. China Is Waging a Disinformation War Against Hong Kong Protesters World, August 13

    In recent days, China has unleashed a barrage of manipulated news meant to undermine the demonstrators and stir up nationalist sentiment.

  82. U.S. Delays Some China Tariffs Until Stores Stock Up for Holidays Business, August 13

    President Trump pushed off imposing a new 10 percent tariff on cellphones, laptop computers, toys and other goods until Dec. 15. Some other items were excluded altogether.

  83. Trump’s Push to Bring Back Jobs to U.S. Shows Limited Results Business, August 13

    Tax cuts and tariffs have not caused a significant return of factory activity, data from the government and other sources show.

  84. Trump’s Push to Bring Back Jobs to U.S. Shows Limited Results Business, August 13

    Tax cuts and tariffs have not caused a significant return of factory activity, data from the government and other sources show.

  85. Hong Kong Airport Suspends Check-Ins in 2nd Day of Disruptive Protests World, August 12

    Protesters stopped some travelers from reaching their departure gates, hours after the city’s leader pleaded for order amid escalating unrest.

  86. Chaos Grips Hong Kong’s Airport as Police Clash With Protesters World, August 12

    Protesters stopped some travelers from reaching their departure gates, hours after the city’s leader pleaded for order amid escalating unrest.

  87. Protests Put Hong Kong on Collision Course With China’s Communist Party World, August 12

    The grand political experiment to marry Beijing’s brand of authoritarianism with a bastion of civil liberties appears to be facing a moment of reckoning.

  88. Versace, Givenchy and Coach Apologize to China After T-Shirt Row Fashion, August 12

    The luxury brands are the latest businesses to come under pressure from Chinese internet users for appearing to flout Beijing’s territorial claims.

  89. China intenta enseñarle a Trump de economía en Español, August 12

    Pekín está invitando al presidente estadounidense a reconsiderar sus acciones en medio de la guerra comercial, pero él no parece entender nada.

  90. Where the Cold War Never Ended Opinion, August 12

    Japan and South Korea stir up an old, odd rivalry.

  91. Mass Protest Fills Hong Kong Airport Video, August 12

    More than 150 flights were canceled at Hong Kong’s airport on Monday and check-ins were suspended for a second day on Tuesday after thousands of demonstrators filled the arrivals and departures hall.

  92. How to Stop Trump’s Trade War Madness Opinion, August 11

    Congress has the authority to limit the president’s reckless endangerment of the economy.

  93. Cathay Pacific, Icon of Hong Kong’s Rise, Now Reflects China’s Grip Business, August 11

    The airline agreed to bar employees who support or join protests from working on flights to mainland China, though it didn’t say how they would be identified.

  94. Death Toll From Typhoon Lekima in China Rises to 30 World, August 11

    Nearly five million people in Zhejiang Province have been affected by the storm, the strongest to pass through China in years.

  95. Hong Kong Convulsed by Protest as Police Fire Tear Gas Into Subway World, August 11

    The authorities accused protesters of attacking officers with bricks and gasoline bombs, as the protests continued for 10 consecutive weekends.

  96. Where Libraries are the Tourist Attractions Travel, August 10

    Libraries are having a moment. In the past few years dozens have opened across the world, resembling nothing like the book-depot versions from the past.

  97. Hong Kong Protesters Defy Beijing Warnings, as Police Fire Tear Gas World, August 10

    A day of protest began with a “family friendly” rally but ended with fires on a busy shopping street, tear gas and a tunnel under the harbor blocked.

  98. China Said It Closed Muslim Detention Camps. There’s Reason to Doubt That. World, August 9

    Seven days of reporting in the Xinjiang region undermine the government’s claim that it’s winding down its network of indoctrination centers. ‘Graduates’ are still being churned out.

  99. Research on Gun Safety Opinion, August 9

    Representatives Nita M. Lowey and Rosa DeLauro say their bill is a necessary step for funding. Also: Trump and China.

  100. DealBook Briefing: China’s Potent Arsenal for Trade Retaliation Business, August 9

    The wide variety of options open to Beijing for retaliation in the latest wave of trade and currency tensions have begun to emerge.

  101. Trump Has Succeeded. Now Lots of Chinese People Are Buying Huawei Phones. Opinion, August 9

    America goes after Huawei, and Chinese consumers rally to buy from the company.

  102. Huawei Unveils Harmony, Its Answer to Android, in Survival Bid Technology, August 9

    The fast-growing Chinese company, blocked by the Trump administration from working with Google, announced plans for its own mobile operating system.

  103. Powerful Typhoon Bypasses Taiwan and Heads Toward China World, August 9

    Hundreds of flights have been canceled in Taiwan and China because of Typhoon Lekima, and officials on the mainland are worried about torrential flooding.

  104. Powerful Typhoon Kills at Least 13 in China World, August 9

    Typhoon Lekima also destroyed at least 200 homes on Saturday as it moved north toward Shanghai, state media reported.

  105. Japan Posts Surprising Growth, but Economic Threats Loom Business, August 8

    The annualized rate of 1.8 percent was down from the previous quarter but still higher than expected. Trade wars, uncertain global prospects and a new consumption tax remain on the horizon.

  106. China Tries to Teach Trump Economics Opinion, August 8

    But he doesn’t seem to be learning.

  107. Help for the Economy? Despite Grumbling, Trump Has Had Plenty Business, August 8

    The Fed and Congress have given President Trump the most growth-friendly climate in decades. But the trade war may test its limits.

  108. ‘One Child Nation’ Review: Controlling Minds and Bodies Movies, August 8

    This harrowing documentary looks at the history — and brutal costs — of China’s one-child policy.

  109. ‘Weaponized’ Currency and Mining Limits: China’s Responses to Trump Take Shape Business, August 8

    Beijing’s signals suggest it is ready to retaliate should the White House follow through on its new tariff threat, with potentially disruptive results.

  110. Are We Headed for Another Expensive Nuclear Arms Race? Could Be. World, August 8

    With the I.N.F. treaty gone, doubts about the New START accord and talk of American missile deployments in Asia, a new arms race seems inevitable.

  111. Reading Toni Morrison in Beijing Opinion, August 8

    Her novels offered more than an education in literature. They showed me how language protects history.

  112. China Signals It Will Continue to Weaken Its Currency as Trade War Rages Business, August 7

    The country’s central bank guided the renminbi past another key point, suggesting Beijing could weaponize it if Trump imposes more tariffs.

  113. U.S. Issues Travel Warning for Hong Kong Due to ‘Confrontational’ Protests World, August 7

    The warning said that most demonstrations in the city have been peaceful, “but some have turned confrontational or resulted in violent clashes.”

  114. Hong Kong Strikes, and Strikes a Nerve in Beijing Opinion, August 7

    The Chinese government is acting as though it would come unmoored if it made any concession to the protesters.

  115. U.S. Moves to Ban Huawei From Government Contracts Business, August 7

    The prohibition was mandated by Congress as part of a broader defense bill signed into law last year.

  116. 3 Countries Cut Rates as World Braces for More Trade War Turbulence Business, August 7

    Central banks in India, Thailand and New Zealand cut interest rates in what one analyst called “defensive action” amid fears of worsening U.S.-China tensions.

  117. DealBook Briefing: China vs. U.S. Could Be a Long, Slow Grind Business, August 7

    Its economy struggling, China may try to inflict maximum political damage, even hoping that a prolonged trade war could derail President Trump’s re-election campaign.

  118. Chinese Official Warns Hong Kong Protesters Against ‘Color Revolution’ World, August 7

    “The violence is getting more and more intense” in Hong Kong, the mainland official said just days after protests and a citywide strike resulted in clashes with the police.

  119. What’s at Risk if the U.S. Stumbles Into a Currency War The Upshot, August 7

    It could wind up undermining the central role the United States has played in the international financial system.

  120. President Trump’s Fruitless Trade War Opinion, August 6

    The Trump administration continues to escalate its confrontation with China, but there is no clear goal — and no end in sight.

  121. A Weak Dollar Could Help the U.S. Getting One Isn’t So Easy. Business, August 6

    President Trump has made no secret of his frustration that the United States dollar has strengthened against other currencies.

  122. The U.S. Labeled China a Currency Manipulator. Here’s What It Means Business, August 6

    The move is mainly symbolic but will escalate tensions with Beijing.

  123. How Trump and Xi Can Make America and China Poor Again Opinion, August 6

    The trade war is heading in a dangerous direction for the whole world.

  124. China Warns U.S. Against Sending Missiles to Asia Amid Fears of an Arms Race World, August 6

    A Chinese arms control official said Beijing would “not stand idly by” if the U.S. deployed missiles in the Asia-Pacific region, but did not specify what countermeasures it planned.

  125. In Trade War, China’s Hard-Line Stance Risks Economy World, August 6

    The Chinese leader, Xi Jinping, wants to appear strong in the face of President Trump, even if it means enduring the economic fallout.

  126. Circulating in China’s Financial System: More Than $200 Billion in I.O.U.s Business, August 6

    As the trade war escalates, Beijing needs private companies to pull China’s economy out of its rut. But for some, ready money can be hard to find.

  127. Stock Markets Hit Pause After Wall Street’s Trade-Driven Rout Business, August 6

    Wall Street recovered some of its losses as Monday’s panic over an escalating trade war eased.

  128. China Warns Hong Kong Protesters Not to ‘Take Restraint for Weakness’ World, August 6

    At a Beijing news conference, an official said China would “never allow any violent attempt to push Hong Kong into a dangerous situation.”

  129. The Bride, the Groom and the Greek Sunset: A Perfect Wedding Picture World, August 6

    For many Asian couples, the Greek island of Santorini has become the ultimate destination for pre-wedding photographs.

  130. Trump’s China Shock Opinion, August 5

    What the heck is going on?

  131. How Does China’s Currency Move Put Pressure on U.S.? Business, August 5

    A weaker renminbi blunts President Trump’s tariffs on Chinese-made goods. But the strategy carries risks beyond worsening relations with the United States.

  132. Hong Kong Strike Sinks City Into Chaos, and Government Has Little Reply World, August 5

    The city’s top official, Carrie Lam, warned of “very precarious circumstances” and accused protesters of challenging Chinese sovereignty over Hong Kong.

  133. Stocks See Worst Decline of 2019 as China Raises Trade Tensions With U.S. Business, August 5

    Tensions between the China and the United States, the world’s largest economies, ratcheted higher, adding to concerns about the global economy.

  134. China Hints at Weaponizing Its Currency, Rattling Markets Business, August 5

    Beijing’s willingness to let the renminbi weaken could signal a new phase in the U.S.-China trade war that might ripple through the global financial system.

  135. China’s Currency Moves Escalate Trade War, Rattling Markets Business, August 5

    The trade war intensified Monday, as Beijing allowed its currency to weaken and the Treasury Department labeled China a currency manipulator.

  136. America Could Lose a Real War Against Russia Opinion, August 5

    With Putin and Trump having torn up a Cold War pact that lowered the risk of nuclear war, America should build more conventional missiles to catch up with Russia and China.

  137. China’s Currency Weakens in a Potential Challenge to Trump Business, August 4

    The renminbi fell past the key point of 7 to the U.S. dollar, in a signal that Beijing may be willing to use devaluation as a trade war weapon.

  138. Demonstrators in Hong Kong Dodge Tear Gas in Fast-Moving Mass Protests World, August 4

    The second consecutive day of large-scale actions was intended to increase pressure on the government, culminating in a citywide strike on Monday.

  139. The Forbidden City Opens Wide as China Projects New Pride in Its Past World, August 3

    President Xi Jinping has pushed “cultural self-confidence” as a signature policy, and one of the beneficiaries has been the former home of emperors, neglected no longer.

  140. Hong Kong Protests Hit Shopping District Video, August 3

    Police officers fired tear gas at antigovernment demonstrators who had occupied a shopping district in Hong Kong for hours. The protests have continued for nearly two months and have thrown Hong Kong into its worst political crisis since 1997.

  141. Trump’s Trade Quagmire (Wonkish) Opinion, August 3

    He just keeps escalating as his strategy fails.

  142. Protesters Start Three Days of Civil Disobedience in Hong Kong World, August 3

    The police fired tear gas after violence erupted, a sign that the authorities are taking an increasingly hard line against democracy activists.

  143. Defying U.S. Sanctions, China and Others Take Oil From 12 Iranian Tankers Interactive, August 3

    The U.S. has been unable to halt Iranian oil exports.

  144. Spiraling Trade Tensions Threaten Economy as Trump Pressures China Business, August 2

    The S&P 500 recorded its worst week this year as investors were rattled by renewed trade tensions that threatened to undermine the global economy.

  145. Fan Bingbing, China’s Top Actress, Talks of Comeback After Scandal World, August 2

    In a rare interview after a spectacular fall from grace that tarnished China’s film industry, Ms. Fan talks about her comeback plans at a time when the country is cracking down on creative expression.

  146. China Wants to Hit Back at Trump. Its Own Economy Stands in the Way. Business, August 2

    Beijing’s leaders have increasingly focused on rekindling growth as the trade war drags on and negotiations prove difficult to control or predict.

  147. China Wants to Hit Back at Trump. Its Own Economy Stands in the Way. Business, August 2

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  148. As Domestic Troubles Mount, China Points Finger at U.S. World, August 2

    Chinese officials and news outlets are blaming the United States as the economy slows and unrest continues in Hong Kong.

  149. China Reacts to Trade Tariffs and Hong Kong Protests by Blaming U.S. World, August 2

    Now the gloves are off, with American and Chinese negotiators making little progress at talks in Shanghai this week.

  150. Stocks Have Worst Weekly Drop of 2019 as Trade War Rattles Investors Business, August 2

    Wall Street’s slide continued as a clash between the world’s biggest economies cast a chill on markets.