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  1. Today’s Economy Stock Market News live blog included one standalone post:
  2. Wuhan, where the virus emerged, will test all residents after its first outbreak in over a year. Foreign, Today

    The city in central China that endured the pandemic’s first lockdown has found its first signs of local transmission since May 2020.

  3. For Asian Women Raised in Sweatshop Conditions, Queens Posed Obstacles to Assimilation Book Review, Today

    Two memoirs, Anna Qu’s “Made in China” and Ly Tran’s “House of Sticks,” recount memories of abuse and family loyalty.

  4. Chinese video game shares plunge after state media calls the products ‘spiritual opium.’ Business, Today

    Investors reacted after months of increased pressure from Beijing aimed at the broader Chinese internet industry.

  5. Covid World Map: Tracking the Global Outbreak Interactive, January 28

    The virus has infected more than 29,855,400 people and has been detected in nearly every country.

  6. Britain Rethinks Letting China Enter Its Nuclear Power Industry Business, Yesterday

    Financing and security issues are clouding new power station projects.

  7. With #MeToo Case, China Takes a Swipe at Celebrity Obsession Foreign, Yesterday

    The detention of Kris Wu, a popular Canadian singer, has been hailed as a rare victory for the movement. But Beijing, wary of social activism, has cast it as a warning to celebrities.

  8. The death toll from flooding in China rises sharply, to more than 300. Foreign, Yesterday

    The total more than tripled since last week, suggesting delays in reporting other deaths.

  9. Taiwan’s gold medal win over China in badminton raises tension. Sports, August 1

    The Taiwanese badminton duo Lee Yang and Wang Chi-lin, who beat a Chinese team to take gold, had emphasized their Taiwanese identity on social media.

  10. China continues its diving dominance, winning gold and silver in the women’s 3-meter springboard. Sports, August 1

    Shi Tingmao won gold and Wang Han took silver, underlining China’s mastery of this precision sport, in which perfection must be achieved in a couple seconds. Krysta Palmer of the U.S. took bronze.

  11. China, un paradójico imperio cultural en Español, August 1

    Para ser un auténtico imperio, el gigante asiático está diseñando una poderosa y contradictoria geopolítica cultural.

  12. Police in China Detain Canadian Pop Star on Suspicion of Rape Foreign, July 31

    Kris Wu, a 30-year-old celebrity, is the most prominent figure in China to be held over #MeToo allegations.

  13. ‘It Feels Like We’re Just Waiting to Die’: Hong Kong Targets Student Unions Foreign, July 31

    The authorities are clamping down on universities, which they consider hotbeds for unrest. The groups say they are fighting for survival.

  14. Those Virus Sequences That Were Suddenly Deleted? They’re Back Science, July 30

    Chinese researchers have uploaded genetic sequences of coronaviruses to a scientific database more than a year after they took them offline.

  15. Olympic Success Gives Hong Kong an Emotional Lift in Hard Times Sports, July 30

    As China clamps down on its civil and political rights, Hong Kong is finding solace and hope in its best-ever Olympic showing.

  16. The July 30 Olympics Tokyo live blog included one standalone post:
  17. An outbreak of the Delta variant tests China’s zero-tolerance approach to the virus. Foreign, July 30

    Cases have spread from the city of Nanjing to several provinces and the capital, Beijing, in the past three weeks.

  18. China Targets Costly Tutoring Classes. Parents Want to Save Them. Business, July 30

    Many families and experts say Beijing’s education overhaul will help the rich and make the system even more competitive for those who can barely afford it.

  19. Hong Kong Protester Is Sentenced to 9 Years in First Security Law Case Foreign, July 30

    Tong Ying-kit, 24, who drove a motorcycle into police officers while carrying a protest flag, was convicted of terrorism and inciting secession.

  20. Why Is China Expanding Its Nuclear Arsenal? The Daily, July 29

    The nation appears to be undertaking the most significant expansion in the history of its nuclear weapons program.

  21. The Chinese Sports Machine’s Single Goal: The Most Golds, at Any Cost Foreign, July 29

    China relies on a system that puts tens of thousands of children in government-run training schools. Many of the young athletes are funneled into less prominent sports that Beijing hopes to dominate.

  22. Zhang Yufei of China sets an Olympic record in the women’s 200-meter butterfly. Sports, July 28

    Her time of 2 minutes 3.86 seconds was the third-fastest time ever. Americans finished second and third.

  23. China’s New U.S. Ambassador Is Likely to Reflect Beijing’s Confidence Foreign, July 28

    Qin Gang rose from working for a foreign news agency to becoming a trusted aide to Xi Jinping, China’s top leader.

  24. Your Thursday Briefing N Y T Now, July 28

    Vaccine delays in South Korea.

  25. An Early Leader on Clean Cars Now Works to Delay Them Climate, July 28

    Toyota, maker of the Prius, is resisting stricter emissions standards.

  26. China Offers the Taliban a Warm Welcome While Urging Peace Talks Foreign, July 28

    Worried about the war in Afghanistan, China has stepped up diplomatic efforts with the government and the group to encourage a political settlement after the U.S. withdrawal.

  27. A Rural Tycoon Criticized Beijing. Now He’s Been Jailed for 18 Years. Business, July 28

    Sun Dawu described enduring “misery beyond words” during monthslong police interrogations that forced what he said was a false confession.

  28. After the Floods, China Found a Target for Its Pain: Foreign Media Business, July 28

    Western journalists reporting on a natural disaster met with public hostility in person and online that the Chinese state media openly encouraged.

  29. After Years of Chinese Influence, U.S. Tries to Renew Ties in Southeast Asia Foreign, July 27

    Lloyd J. Austin III, the American defense secretary, became the first high-ranking official in the Biden administration to travel to a region that has long received close attention from Beijing.

  30. ‘They Have My Sister’: As Uyghurs Speak Out, China Targets Their Families Foreign, July 27

    Activists overseas who denounce China’s repression in Xinjiang have found that relatives back home were imprisoned, or worse.

  31. Hong Kong Protester Is Convicted in First Trial Under Tough Security Law Foreign, July 27

    Tong Ying-kit, 24, who struck police officers with his motorcycle while carrying a banner, could be sentenced to life in prison.

  32. China’s Tencent suspends registrations for WeChat, its popular app. Business, July 27

    The company attributed the suspensions to a technical update of security features, but fears of new regulatory pressure sent its shares sharply down.

  33. America Shouldn’t Compete Against China With One Arm Tied Behind Its Back Op Ed, July 27

    Building up domestic manufacturing and innovation is important. But we also need tariffs, long an effective tool of economic policy.

  34. A 2nd New Nuclear Missile Base for China, and Many Questions About Strategy Washington, July 26

    Is China scrapping its “minimum deterrent” strategy and joining an arms race? Or is it looking to create a negotiating card, in case it is drawn into arms control negotiations?

  35. La crisis climática convierte los metros del mundo en zonas de inundación en Español, July 26

    Las rápidas y letales inundaciones recientes en China anegaron una red que ni siquiera tenía una década de antigüedad, y pusieron de manifiesto los riesgos a los que se enfrentan las ciudades en todo el mundo.

  36. As China Boomed, It Didn’t Take Climate Change Into Account. Now It Must. Foreign, July 26

    China’s breathtaking economic growth created cities ill-equipped to face extreme weather. Last week’s dramatic floods showed that much will have to change.

  37. China moves against private tutoring companies, causing shares to plunge. Business, July 26

    Beijing’s latest regulatory move in the tech sector requires online tutoring firms to become nonprofit institutions.

  38. Biden’s China Strategy Meets Resistance at the Negotiating Table Foreign, July 26

    Washington hopes to find areas of collaboration, while also confronting Beijing on disputed issues. But talks between the two sides began with harsh words from Chinese officials.

  39. Rescuing China’s Muzzled Past, One Footnote at a Time Foreign, July 25

    In a two-volume tome, the independent historian Yu Ruxin explains the crucial role of the military in Mao’s stormy Cultural Revolution.

  40. U.S. Moves to Drop Cases Against Chinese Researchers Accused of Hiding Military Ties Washington, July 24

    The arrests were part of a Trump-era initiative aimed at curbing Beijing’s efforts to steal intellectual property, corporate secrets, and military intelligence.

  41. Flood Deaths in China Show Road Risks From Climate Change Foreign, July 24

    At least four people died in a highway tunnel in central China that flooded at the same time as a subway tunnel after eight inches of rain fell in a single hour.

  42. Tony Podesta is hired to lobby by Huawei and a Bulgarian energy company. Washington, July 23

    With his allies running Washington, the veteran Democratic lobbyist has re-emerged after his firm collapsed under scrutiny from investigators.

  43. Enlist Trump Against Vaccine Hesitancy Letters, July 23

    Readers urge Donald Trump to persuade the vaccine holdouts. Also: Prosecuting rapists; the appeal of Texas; Republicans and Jan. 6; China crackdown; higher education.

  44. Asian Composers Reflect on Careers in Western Classical Music Arts & Leisure, July 23

    For all their shared experiences, each of these five artists has a unique story of struggles and triumphs.

  45. Invest in China, but Without Illusions Sunday Business, July 23

    Tensions with the U.S. complicate matters, but China is such a vital part of global markets that its stocks and bonds belong in diversified portfolios.

  46. Climate Crisis Turns World’s Subways Into Flood Zones Climate, July 22

    Swift, deadly flooding in China this week inundated a network that wasn’t even a decade old, highlighting the risks faced by cities globally.

  47. William J. Burns, the C.I.A. director, outlines plans to confront the ‘Havana Syndrome.’ Washington, July 22

    The C.I.A. is stepping up efforts to confront the cause and effects of mysterious sonic incidents that have injured U.S. officials.

  48. Your Friday Briefing N Y T Now, July 22

    A fraught Olympics begins.

  49. Chinese Health Officials Shocked by W.H.O. Covid-19 Origin Study Video, July 22

    Zeng Yixin, the vice minister of the Chinese National Health Commission, dismissed the theory that the coronavirus was man-made in a lab after the World Health Organization proposed to further investigate the labs in Wuhan.

  50. Floods in China Leave Many Stranded Video, July 22

    In Zhengzhou, China, many residents were forced to wade through flooded roads after heavy rain engulfed the region with more rain still in the forecast.

  51. Los recientes ciberataques muestran el futuro de los conflictos informáticos entre países en Español, July 22

    El caso Pegasus es una muestra de que la piratería informática vinculada a los gobiernos se ha convertido en una característica general, y quizás permanente, del orden global.

  52. ‘He Never Came Back’: Frantic Searches for Loved Ones After Flood Foreign, July 22

    Unusually heavy rains engulfed roads and bridges, flooding towns and cities in central China. The extreme weather has killed 33 people, displaced 250,000, and caused widespread disruption.

  53. China denounces the W.H.O.’s call for another look at the Wuhan lab as ‘shocking’ and ‘arrogant.’ Foreign, July 22

    The lab leak theory had already been thoroughly examined and dismissed, Chinese officials said, calling a renewed inquiry unacceptable.

  54. Your Thursday Briefing N Y T Now, July 21

    A flood disaster in China.

  55. Heavy Rains Cause Flooding in China Video, July 21

    The heaviest rainfall on record in parts of central China triggered heavy flooding. Rescue workers assisted people trapped in buses, houses, and buildings.

  56. Kodak Deletes Post by Photographer Who Called Xinjiang an ‘Orwellian Dystopia’ Express, July 21

    After public backlash in China, the American company dropped an Instagram post featuring images of a region where accusations of human rights violations have drawn intense scrutiny.

  57. Liverpool Loses Its UNESCO World Heritage Status Foreign, July 21

    A committee voted to strip the city in northwest England of its status because of concerns about redevelopment, most notably on its waterfront.

  58. Reacting to Chinese Cyberattacks The Daily, July 21

    Why does the U.S. treat hacking by Beijing differently from infiltrations by other foreign actors?

  59. ‘Please Save Us!’ Grim Scenes in China as Flood Inundates a Subway Foreign, July 20

    The heaviest rainfall on record in central China also swept cars and people away, caused power outages and led to suspended rail services and flights.

  60. China Breached Dozens of Pipeline Companies in Past Decade, U.S. Says Washington, July 20

    The disclosure about the breadth of state-sponsored cyberattacks was part of a warning to pipeline owners to increase the security of their systems to stave off future intrusions.

  61. ‘If Anybody Is Lying Here Senator, It Is You,’ Fauci Says to Rand Paul Video, July 20

    Dr. Anthony S. Fauci responded angrily to Republican Senator Rand Paul during a committee hearing after Mr. Paul accused him of lying to Congress about the National Institutes of Health funding the “gain of function” research in Wuhan, China.

  62. Your Wednesday Briefing N Y T Now, July 20

    India’s Covid deaths could be in the millions.

  63. One of China’s Biggest Stars Faces a #MeToo Storm Foreign, July 20

    An 18-year-old said the singer Kris Wu enticed young women like herself with career promises, then pressured them into having sex. He has denied the accusations.

  64. Constant but Camouflaged, Flurry of Cyberattacks Offers Glimpse of New Era Foreign, July 20

    Once imagined as a new kind of warfare, government-linked hacking has instead become a widespread and perhaps permanent feature of the global order.

  65. The Crackdown in China Is a Hot Mess, and It’s Coming for Us Op Ed, July 20

    The stakes of the U.S.-China war over the future of the internet are escalating.

  66. Your Tuesday Briefing N Y T Now, July 19

    The U.S. accused China of hacking Microsoft.

  67. U.S. Accuses China of Hacking Microsoft Washington, July 19

    The Biden administration organized a broad group of allies to condemn Beijing for cyberattacks around the world, but stopped short of taking concrete punitive steps.

  68. The Justice Dept. accuses Chinese security officials of a hacking attack seeking data on viruses like Ebola. Washington, July 19

    The announcement came as the White House formally accused the Chinese government of breaching Microsoft email systems.

  69. The Failure of China’s Microchip Giant Tests Beijing’s Tech Ambitions Business, July 19

    Tsinghua Unigroup, a would-be microchip champion, is facing bankruptcy, a setback in China’s quest for semiconductor self-reliance.

  70. Yellen Says China Trade Deal Has ‘Hurt American Consumers’ Washington, July 16

    The Treasury secretary said an agreement made by the Trump administration, which remains under review, had failed to address fundamental problems between the two countries.

  71. The July 16 Politics News live blog included one standalone post:
  72. Blast That Killed Chinese Workers in Pakistan Was a Terrorist Attack, Officials Say Foreign, July 16

    Pakistani officials had previously suggested that an accident sent a company bus into a ravine. Investigators now believe a vehicle packed with explosives rammed the workers’ convoy.

  73. She’s One of China’s Biggest Stars. She’s Also Transgender. Foreign, July 16

    Jin Xing, the first person in China to openly undergo transition surgery, is a household name. But she says she’s no standard-bearer for the L.G.B.T.Q. community.

  74. China Opened a National Carbon Market. Here’s Why It Matters. Business, July 16

    The program may help China eventually curb greenhouse gas pollution. But making emissions markets work is tricky.

  75. Your Friday Briefing N Y T Now, July 15

    Myanmar’s junta hoards oxygen as cases climb.

  76. China Criticized the Afghan War. Now It Worries About the Withdrawal. Foreign, July 15

    An explosion that killed Chinese workers in Pakistan has stirred fears in Beijing of regional instability.

  77. China’s Growth Slows as Pandemic Fears Persist Business, July 14

    Growth in the world’s second-largest economy lost steam as more expensive raw materials weighed on factories, though retail sales showed signs of stabilizing.

  78. How the News Media Vilified Black Americans Letters, July 14

    "The Fourth Estate has sought to dehumanize Black America for much of the country’s history." Also: Ralph Nader; Britney Spears and guardianship; slackers in China.

  79. Una pareja en China se reencuentra con su hijo secuestrado hace 24 años en Español, July 14

    La búsqueda de Guo Gangtang, el padre que recorrió el país en motocicleta, inspiró una película. Ahora, hay un final digno de Hollywood.

  80. 12 Are Killed in Pakistan Bus Explosion, Including 9 Chinese Express, July 14

    At least some of the passengers were engineers traveling to a Chinese-funded hydropower project in the country’s remote northwest.

  81. Parents Who Never Stopped Searching Reunite With Son Abducted 24 Years Ago Foreign, July 14

    Guo Gangtang’s cross-country, decades-long search for his son inspired a movie. Now, there’s an ending fit for Hollywood.

  82. China’s Women Filmmakers Are Embracing Their Stories. Moviegoers Are Loving It. Foreign, July 14

    China has many talented female directors, but few have seen runaway box office success. That changed with two recent movies, “Hi, Mom” and “Sister.”

  83. Your Wednesday Briefing N Y T Now, July 13

    Dozens died in a fire in an Iraqi Covid ward.

  84. Japan Calls for ‘Sense of Crisis’ Over China-Taiwan Tensions Foreign, July 13

    Tokyo warned that China’s rapid military expansion was threatening to upset the balance of power between Beijing and Washington.

  85. China Called Finance Apps the Best Thing Since the Compass. No Longer. Business, July 13

    Beijing’s tech crackdown could imperil the innovation that brought modern finance to underserved people — but also led to concerns about reckless lending and borrowing.

  86. China reports strong export numbers despite shipping delays. Business, July 13

    Officials said the country’s exports surged 32.2 percent in June compared with the same month last year, surprising many economists.

  87. Mao inspira a la generación Z de China en Español, July 12

    Frustrados con la disminución de oportunidades económicas y agotados por las largas jornadas de trabajo, los jóvenes chinos se refugian en las enseñanzas del líder revolucionario.

  88. Scattered Among the Himalaya, Glimpses of a Changing Tibet Travel, July 12

    An array of forces, including political suppression and the ubiquity of the internet, have made elements of traditional Tibetan lifestyles increasingly challenging.

  89. Overwhelmed by Chinese Fleets, Filipino Fishermen ‘Protest and Adapt’ Foreign, July 11

    Beijing’s aggression in the South China Sea has harmed the fishermen’s livelihood for years, and now the lessons of Scarborough Shoal are playing out elsewhere in the disputed waters.

  90. China Plans Security Checks for Tech Companies Listing Overseas Business, July 10

    The proposed rules would close a gap that let the ride-hailing company Didi go public on Wall Street before assuring Beijing that its data was safe.

  91. In another blow to Didi, China halts downloads of 25 more of its apps. Business, July 9

    The latest announcement was nearly identical to one the same agency issued on Sunday, ordering Didi’s main, consumer-facing app off mobile stores.

  92. The Trumpian Roots of the Chip Crisis Op Ed, July 8

    We’re still paying the price of tantrum-based policy.

  93. Should Trump Displace Buchanan as the Worst President Ever? Letters, July 8

    Readers make the case that Donald Trump has earned that distinction. Also: Edgar Snow’s China reporting; bypassed by the recovery; outdoor dining in the pandemic.

  94. ‘Who Are Our Enemies?’ China’s Bitter Youths Embrace Mao. Business, July 8

    The chairman’s call for struggle and violence against capitalists is winning over a new audience of young people frustrated with long work hours and dwindling opportunities.

  95. Game Over: Chinese Company Deploys Facial Recognition to Limit Youths’ Play Business, July 8

    Tencent Games says it has been using facial recognition to enforce China’s rules on how much time people under 18 can spend playing video games.

  96. Didi’s Regulatory Troubles Might Just Be Getting Started Business, July 7

    After Beijing removed it from app stores over data concerns, the newly listed ride-hailing platform could face further scrutiny in China — and in the United States.

  97. The Man Behind China’s Aggressive New Voice Magazine, July 7

    How one bureaucrat, armed with just a Twitter account, remade Beijing’s diplomacy for a nationalistic era.

  98. An Officer Stabbed. A Bomb Plot Foiled. A Specter of Violence Divides Hong Kong. Foreign, July 6

    Six teenagers were among those arrested in connection with a bomb plot. Some democracy activists say Beijing’s crackdown is fueling radical ideas.

  99. China Won’t Bury Us, Either Op Ed, July 5

    Appearances of strength obscure realities of weakness, hidden cracks behind imposing facades.

  100. China’s Crackdown on Didi Is a Reminder That Beijing Is in Charge Business, July 5

    After targeting the ride-hailing platform days after its I.P.O., regulators on Monday moved against more companies that had recently been listed on Wall Street.

  101. Visitors on Mars Send New Views to Earth Interactive, June 30

    Three spacecraft reached Mars in February, starting a busy year of new exploration. Here's what they're showing us from the red planet.

  102. ‘We Are Very Free’: How China Spreads Its Propaganda Version of Life in Xinjiang Interactive, June 22

    Thousands of videos posted look like unfiltered glimpses of life for Uyghurs, but taken together, the videos begin to reveal clues of a broader influence campaign orchestrated by the Chinese government.

  103. What to Know About Apple and China Interactive, June 17

    Apple has long centered its sales pitch on protecting its users’ data. But I had a hunch that it couldn’t be that simple in China, where the company is deeply entrenched.

  104. The Chinese Dream, Denied Interactive, May 26

    They called her the Orphan Girl. She yearned to escape poverty and misfortune. It all ended in sorrow.

  105. The U.S. Has a New Climate Goal. How Does It Stack Up Globally? Interactive, April 22

    President Biden’s new pledge to cut emissions at least 50 percent below 2005 levels by 2030 is one of the more aggressive near-term targets among advanced economies.

  106. Cecilia Chiang Lost Everything in China, and Built It Back in California Interactive, December 23

    She twice escaped war in China, and eventually landed in an America that was hungry for a new kind of Asian cuisine.

  107. Read the Criminal Complaint Against Julien Jin Interactive, December 18

    Mr. Jin is accused of engaging in a conspiracy to censor Zoom users in the United States.

  108. How Russia Wins the Climate Crisis Interactive, December 16

    Climate change is propelling enormous human migrations, transforming global agriculture and remaking the world order — and no country stands to gain more than Russia.

  109. China Is Erasing Mosques and Precious Shrines in Xinjiang Interactive, September 25

    Thousands of religious sites in Xinjiang have been destroyed, a new analysis suggests, part of China’s drive to erode the region’s heritage.

  110. Hope, Despair, Control: The 1950s China My Father Saw, Echoed Today Interactive, July 30

    William Stevenson was one of the first foreign correspondents to visit the People’s Republic of China. Decades later, despite its transformation, I recognize the same country.

  111. Are Countries Flattening the Curve for the Coronavirus? Interactive, April 3

    These charts show the pandemic’s trajectory in each nation. New cases appear to be leveling off in some places, but they may still be far from a slowdown.

  112. Four Ways to Measure Coronavirus Outbreaks in U.S. Metro Areas Interactive, March 27

    Some metros in the U.S. could have worse outbreaks than those in Italy’s Lombardy region or in Wuhan, China.

  113. Which Country Has Flattened the Curve for the Coronavirus? Interactive, March 19

    These charts show the trajectory of the coronavirus pandemic in each country. New cases have dwindled in China and South Korea, but the virus continues to spread rapidly in most of the world.

  114. Watch the Footprint of Coronavirus Spread Across Countries Interactive, March 17

    A satellite that detects pollution from human activity shows how the coronavirus is shutting down whole countries.