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  1. She Accused a Tech Billionaire of Rape. The Chinese Internet Turned Against Her. Business, Yesterday

    Liu Jingyao, a college student, describes what it’s like to be slut-shamed by 800 million people.

  2. ‘Chinese Portrait’ Review: A Snapshot of a Country, Artfully Composed Movies, December 12

    A visual take on the vast expanse of a land and its people, compiled over 10 years by Wang Xiaoshuai.

  3. China’s Companies Binged on Debt. Now They Can’t Pay the Bill. Business, December 12

    Rising bond defaults raise new questions about whether Beijing can effectively address its huge debt problem.

  4. Ron Vara, A.K.A. Peter Navarro, Highlights Case for More China Tariffs U.S., December 11

    Trump’s trade adviser invokes his anti-China alter ego to influence the trade debate.

  5. Trump’s China Trade War Is Failing. Democrats Should Campaign Against It. Opinion, December 11

    The presidential candidates need to stop demurring and fully reject Trump’s approach.

  6. China Displaces Turkey as Top Jailer of Journalists in 2019 World, December 11

    In its annual survey, the Committee to Protect Journalists found that at least 250 journalists are imprisoned around the world, largely by authoritarian leaders.

  7. Signs Point to China Tariff Delay, but Decision Rests With Trump Business, December 10

    While many American officials are eager to avoid the new tariffs, the president could go either way.

  8. ‘Absolutely No Mercy’ Podcasts, December 10

    Secret speeches and leaked government documents reveal how China carried out the internment of as many as a million people.

  9. ‘Absolutely No Mercy’ Podcasts, December 10

    Secret speeches and leaked government documents reveal how China carried out the internment of as many as a million people.

  10. Don’t Let China Win the Green Race Opinion, December 9

    America should be leading the way on clean energy, not falling behind.

  11. Sweden Charges Ex-Ambassador to China Over Secret Meetings World, December 9

    The diplomat, Anna Lindstedt, is accused of arranging unauthorized talks between the daughter of a detained bookseller and two men representing Chinese interests.

  12. Facing Criticism Over Muslim Camps, China Says: What’s the Problem? World, December 9

    Chinese officials have released social media videos, blistering editorials and attacks on researchers in a push to counter evidence of its Muslim internment drive.

  13. A Woman’s Journey Through China’s Detention Camps Podcasts, December 9

    A last-minute booking, a furtive cab ride and a spy in the window. How our correspondent found a crack in China’s surveillance state — and a woman on her deathbed in Xinjiang.

  14. Air Force Aims to Deploy a New Battlefield Weapon: Faster Communications U.S., December 8

    Military officials are trying to develop systems that instantly push intelligence to front-line forces, a development strategists say could help deter aggression by Russia and China.

  15. Protesters Are Fleeing Hong Kong. A Secret Network Is Helping Them. Video, December 8

    Risk years of imprisonment or flee? We traced the journey along a covert pipeline helping Hong Kong protesters escape to Taiwan.

  16. Hong Kong Protest, Largest in Weeks, Stretches Several Miles World, December 7

    Throngs of people poured into Hong Kong’s major thoroughfares for an authorized march meant to coincide with the United Nations’ Human Rights Day.

  17. ‘I Have Told Everything,’ Says Whistle-Blower in China Crackdown World, December 7

    Asiye Abdulaheb said she had helped spread documents exposing China’s detentions of Muslim minorities in Xinjiang.

  18. My Grandmother’s Favorite Scammer Opinion, December 7

    He manipulated Laolao and stole her life savings. Why does she remember him so fondly?

  19. Stop Investing in China’s Brutality Opinion, December 5

    It’s time for pension funds and others to stop supporting companies that abet Beijing’s crackdowns on China’s Uighurs and Hong Kong’s protesters.

  20. Stop Investing in China’s Brutality Opinion, December 5

    It’s time for pension funds and others to stop supporting companies that abet Beijing’s crackdowns on China’s Uighurs and Hong Kong’s protesters.

  21. Huawei Sues the F.C.C., Ramping Up Fight With Critics and Foes Technology, December 4

    The commission took aim last month at the Chinese tech giant’s sales to telecom carriers in rural America.

  22. China’s Genetic Research on Ethnic Minorities Sets Off Science Backlash Business, December 4

    Scientists are raising questions about the ethics of studies backed by Chinese surveillance agencies. Prestigious journals are taking action.

  23. With Internal Squabbling on Vivid Display, What’s Next for NATO? World, December 4

    The alliance might not be suffering “brain death” but it faces new technologies, new rivals, new weapons and a changing America.

  24. Trump Inflames the Trade Wars, Again Business, December 3

    In a series of moves and comments, the president has stirred new turmoil into financial markets and the global economy.

  25. North Korea Touts New Resort, Seeking to Blunt U.N. Sanctions World, December 3

    Tourism is one of the few remaining sources of hard currency for Kim Jong-un’s government. He has embarked on a push for more foreign visitors.

  26. Trump Warns Trade Talks With China May Last Past 2020 Election Business, December 3

    The president said he was in no rush to complete a deal, injecting further uncertainty into a dispute that has rocked global markets.

  27. Why Is Chinese Sci-Fi Everywhere Now? Ken Liu Knows Magazine, December 3

    The Massachusetts-based translator has done more than anyone to bridge the gap between Chinese science fiction and American readers.

  28. 6 Cookbooks That Double as Guidebooks Travel, December 3

    For travelers who first consider dinner reservations and pastry stops when planning a trip, select cookbooks celebrating the cuisine of a city or country can also serve as guidebooks.

  29. China Uses DNA to Map Faces, With Help From the West Business, December 3

    Beijing’s pursuit of control over a Muslim ethnic group pushes the rules of science and raises questions about consent.

  30. See How the World’s Most Polluted Air Compares With Your City’s Interactive, December 2

    From the Bay Area to New Delhi, explore air pollution around the world.

  31. The New Cold War? It’s With China, and It Has Already Begun Opinion, December 2

    In 2019, what had begun as a trade war rapidly developed into a cluster of conflicts.

  32. Fighting Extradition, Huawei Executive Writes of ‘Moments of Fear’ World, December 2

    On the first anniversary of her arrest, Meng Wanzhou wrote a public letter describing her life in Vancouver, where she is living in a seven-bedroom mansion.

  33. China Hits Back at U.S. Over Hong Kong Bill in a Mostly Symbolic Move World, December 2

    Beijing said it would suspend visits to Hong Kong by American warships and impose sanctions on several nongovernmental groups. The measures suggest China is wary of upsetting trade negotiations.

  34. China Has Lost Taiwan, and It Knows It Opinion, December 1

    So it is attacking democracy on the island from within.

  35. China Is Aiming to ‘Break’ Detained Australian Writer, Lawyers Say World, December 1

    Yang Hengjun has been shackled, cut off from all contact with his family and interrogated daily to make him confess to being a spy, his representatives said.

  36. China Cracks Down on Fentanyl. But Is It Enough to End the U.S. Epidemic? World, December 1

    After years of American pressure, China is taking steps to shut off the illicit supply of deadly synthetic opioids. But don’t expect an end to the overdoses.

  37. How to Survive as a Woman at a Chinese Banquet Opinion, November 30

    Important: Always know when you’re “the girl.”

  38. Espionage and Interference? Australia Grapples With Its China Relationship World, November 29

    This talk of Australia this week was China, after revelations that a businessman said Chinese agents sought to implant him in Parliament and other espionage allegations raised questions about foreign interference.

  39. China Condemns U.S. Over Hong Kong. That Won’t Stop Trade Talks. Business, November 28

    Legislation signed by Trump poses a direct challenge to Beijing’s rule, but trade and the softening Chinese economy present bigger problems.

  40. ‘Ximei’ Review: An AIDS Activist Fights Medical Injustice in China Movies, November 28

    In taking the time to get to know his subjects, Andy Cohen paints a compelling portrait of those suffering from a public health crisis.

  41. TikTok Reverses Ban on Teen Who Slammed China’s Muslim Crackdown Technology, November 27

    The video app said it would review its policies after a 17-year-old in New Jersey who discussed Chinese detention camps was locked out of her account.

  42. Trump Signs Hong Kong Democracy Legislation, Angering China U.S., November 27

    The measure, which could lead to sanctions on Chinese officials for cracking down on the protesters, drew bipartisan support from Congress.

  43. Is This the First Fossil of an Embryo? Science, November 27

    Mysterious 609-million-year-old balls of cells may be the oldest animal embryos — or something else entirely.

  44. Godfrey Gao, ‘Mortal Instruments’ Actor, Dies While Filming TV Show World, November 27

    When the 35-year-old performer and model collapsed with an apparent heart attack during filming for a strenuous, stunt-filled series, it set off a wave of anger on Chinese social media.

  45. Ready, Set, Ski! In China, Snow Sports are the Next Big Thing Travel, November 27

    By the time the 2022 Olympics roll around, China hopes it will have 300 million new skiers. Can they do it? If the packed slopes near Beijing are any indication, the outlook is promising.

  46. Living in Dark Mode Opinion, November 26

    I look at Hong Kong and wonder whether this is what the end of the world feels like.

  47. The World-Shaking News That You’re Missing Opinion, November 26

    The U.S.-China divide isn’t just about trade.

  48. TikTok Blocks Teen Who Posted About China’s Detention Camps Technology, November 26

    The app faced renewed questions about whether it censors material after it removed an American’s video about Muslims in China.

  49. Pompeo Warns China to Honor ‘Human Rights Standards’ in Hong Kong World, November 26

    Secretary of State Mike Pompeo did not explicitly endorse legislation to support pro-democracy activists from Chinese-backed crackdowns, but noted standards that Beijing should heed.

  50. Beijing Was Confident Its Hong Kong Allies Would Win. After the Election, It Went Silent. World, November 26

    Since the big loss for the pro-Beijing camp, Chinese state media has resorted to a favorite tactic by blaming the United States, a nationalistic message that plays well to the masses at home.

  51. Taiwan Detains 2 Executives of Firm Accused of Spying for China World, November 25

    The executives were detained as officials look into accusations that the company’s workers intervened in Taiwan’s looming national election campaign.

  52. Alibaba Raises Billions of Dollars in Hong Kong, Despite Protests Business, November 25

    The $11.2 billion raised is the territory’s largest fund-raising since 2010, showing investor enthusiasm despite worsening demonstrations.

  53. Alibaba’s Hong Kong Shares Rise, Despite Protests Business, November 25

    The Chinese e-commerce giant raised $11.2 billion, the territory’s biggest tally since 2010, showing investor enthusiasm despite worsening demonstrations.

  54. Hong Kong Voted. Is Beijing Listening? Opinion, November 25

    Citizens voted overwhelmingly for pro-democracy candidates. It was a clear signal to Beijing that the protests are not a foreign plot.

  55. Hong Kong Election Landslide Signals More Frictions With Beijing World, November 25

    Democracy supporters were emboldened by capturing most of the seats in local elections, but Beijing and its allies are reluctant to compromise.

  56. Scientists Created Fake Rhino Horn. But Should We Use It? Science, November 25

    Experts are divided over whether flooding the Asian market with convincing artificial rhino horn would help or hurt rhinos’ survival.

  57. Why Does Rage Define ‘Parasite’ and Other Popular East Asian Movies? T Magazine, November 25

    Many thriller and horror films from Japan, China and South Korea reveal a complicated relationship between those societies and the ancient tenets of Confucianism.

  58. This Was Hong Kong’s Most Important Election Ever Opinion, November 25

    How a minor race became a major rebuke of the government — and the people’s endorsement of the protests.

  59. Hong Kong Election Results Give Democracy Backers Big Win World, November 24

    A surge in voting, especially by young people, allowed democracy advocates to win many more seats on local councils.

  60. China Didn’t Want Us to Know. Now Its Own Files Are Doing the Talking. Opinion, November 24

    More disclosures reveal the full impact of the government’s repression of ethnic minorities — well beyond re-education camps.

  61. Leaked China Files Show Internment Camps Are Ruled by Secrecy and Spying World, November 24

    A secret document reflects leaders’ struggle to manage Xinjiang sites swelling with Muslim detainees.

  62. If Protests Are an ‘Infection,’ What Is China’s Cure? Opinion, November 23

    Escalating rhetoric reveals how seriously Beijing views the unrest in Hong Kong.

  63. ‘Our Nation Is Being Torn Apart. Truth Is Questioned.’ Opinion, November 23

    Fiona Hill’s warnings challenge Trump to keep America safe from Moscow’s efforts to destabilize democracy and snare influence around the globe.

  64. ‘Our Nation Is Being Torn Apart. Truth Is Questioned.’ Opinion, November 23

    Fiona Hill’s warnings challenge Trump to keep America safe from Moscow’s efforts to destabilize democracy and snare influence around the globe.

  65. Hong Kong Votes After Months of Protests and Rising Violence World, November 23

    The citywide district council election, normally a quiet, local affair, is seen as a referendum on the demonstrations.

  66. The Broken Promise of a Panda: How Prague’s Relations With Beijing Soured World, November 23

    When a new mayor of the Czech capital refused to toe the line on Taiwan, Beijing severed its sister-city relationship. Broader repercussions followed.

  67. Would-Be Chinese Defector Details Covert Campaigns in Hong Kong and Taiwan World, November 22

    The claims by an asylum seeker in Australia couldn’t be independently verified, but Western officials are treating them seriously.

  68. Ex-C.I.A. Officer Sentenced to 19 Years in Chinese Espionage Conspiracy U.S., November 22

    Jerry Chun Shing Lee, who pleaded guilty to conspiring with Chinese intelligence agents, received a lengthy sentence in a case built on circumstantial evidence and many unknowns.

  69. Hong Kong Court Reinstates Mask Ban Before Citywide Election World, November 22

    The ruling came just days before a vote that is being seen as a referendum on the protest movement in the semiautonomous territory.

  70. After the Protests: How Will Hong Kong Vote? Opinion, November 22

    Urban unrest has reshaped Sunday’s elections even in the most rural parts of the territory.

  71. China’s Vaping Boom Alarms the Government Business, November 22

    For years, Chinese e-cigarette makers had free rein to operate without regard to consumer safety. But new rules are set to change that.

  72. Henry Paulson Sounds Alarm: U.S.-China Relations May Only Get Worse Business, November 21

    Whether or not a trade truce is reached, the two countries have been pushed further apart, the former Treasury secretary said.

  73. In Warning to Hong Kong’s Courts, China Shows Who Is Boss World, November 20

    China’s legislative body criticized a court ruling overturning a ban on wearing masks, signaling that it was the final arbiter of law in Hong Kong.

  74. These Books Take You to a Wild Place Style, November 20

    Explore the settings where villains lurk, heroes meander and jaws drop.

  75. Ex-Worker at U.K. Consulate in Hong Kong Says China Tortured Him World, November 20

    Simon Cheng spoke out publicly for the first time since he was detained in early August at the end of a business trip from Hong Kong to mainland China.

  76. A Prominent Chinese-American Artist Is the Latest to Fall Afoul of China’s Censors Arts, November 20

    An upcoming exhibition at a Beijing arts center was canceled, the latest sign of how China’s turn toward a more hard-nosed authoritarianism has crept into civil society.

  77. A Prominent Chinese-American Artist Is the Latest to Fall Afoul of China’s Censors Arts, November 20

    An upcoming exhibition at a Beijing arts center was canceled, the latest sign of how China’s turn toward a more hard-nosed authoritarianism has crept into civil society.

  78. Between the Lines of the Xinjiang Papers Opinion, November 20

    The Chinese Communist Party is devouring its own and cutting itself off from reality.

  79. Lo que necesitas saber de los archivos filtrados sobre la detención masiva de musulmanes en China en Español, November 19

    Más de cuatrocientas páginas de documentos internos revelan cómo comenzó el programa de reclusión, cómo se justificó y el modo en que algunos funcionarios lo resistieron.

  80. Parents of Besieged Hong Kong Protesters Come to the Front Lines World, November 19

    The parents of young people under siege at a university emerged as a call for compromise.

  81. We Put Hong Kong on the 52 Places to Go List. Things Got Complicated. Travel, November 19

    The planned stops on the 52 Places Traveler’s trip around the world included a mainland China ski area, and the vibrant former British colony. Neither was quite as expected.

  82. This Is Not Dystopian Fiction. This Is China. Opinion, November 18

    Communist leaders engage in modern-day totalitarian brainwashing, bizarre lies and industrial-level indoctrination to suppress Muslims.

  83. Trump’s Made-for-TV Trade War Has Few Entertained Business, November 18

    The president’s unpredictability and ongoing demands of China are complicating an end to the long-running dispute, experts say.

  84. China Defends Crackdown on Muslims, and Strongly Criticizes Times Article World, November 18

    The Foreign Ministry said an article based on government records had smeared China’s war on terrorism, but did not dispute the documents’ authenticity.

  85. TikTok’s Chief Is on a Mission to Prove It’s Not a Menace Technology, November 18

    Alex Zhu, the head of the Chinese-owned viral video app, is trying to assuage Washington’s fears. “I am quite optimistic,” he said.

  86. Can Hong Kong’s Courts Save the City? Opinion, November 16

    Don’t count on it.

  87. The End of Babies Interactive, November 16

    Something is stopping us from creating the families we claim to desire. But what?

  88. 5 Takeaways From the Leaked Files on China’s Mass Detention of Muslims World, November 16

    Hundreds of pages of internal papers offer new insight into how the program began, how it was justified even as the damage it caused was clear, and how some officials resisted it.

  89. Document: What Chinese Officials Told Children Whose Families Were Put in Camps Interactive, November 16

    This document, part of 403 pages obtained by The New York Times, tells Chinese officials in Xinjiang how to explain the disappearance of parents and families detained in camps built to hold Muslim minorities. Anguished students asking about their parents were told they had nothing to worry about.

  90. ‘Absolutely No Mercy’: Leaked Files Expose How China Organized Mass Detentions of Muslims Interactive, November 16

    More than 400 pages of internal Chinese documents provide an unprecedented inside look at the crackdown on ethnic minorities in the Xinjiang region.

  91. U.S. Said to Extend Reprieve for Huawei Business, November 15

    The Trump administration is set to extend a license that will allow American companies to continue doing business with the Chinese telecom giant Huawei.

  92. Highways on Fire. Semesters Cut Short. A Recession. Can Hong Kong Heal? Business, November 14

    Months of antigovernment protests and increasingly violent clashes with the police have upended daily life, with the potential to alter the city’s character.

  93. DealBook: China Feels the Weight of the Trade War Business, November 14

    The engines of China’s growth continue to sputter, and the threat of further U.S. tariffs on Chinese goods could yet make the problem worse.

  94. Cities Worldwide Are Reimagining Their Relationship With Cars Interactive, November 14

    Cars changed the way we move. They also led to toxic levels of air pollution in many cities. Now, under pressure from their citizens, city officials are experimenting with new ways to reimagine the role of cars.