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  1. Phone Scammers Talked Her Into Handing Over $33 Million Foreign, Today

    In one of the most staggering Hong Kong phone cons in recent memory, a 90-year-old woman was swindled over five months.

  2. China’s Solar Dominance Presents Biden With an Ugly Dilemma Business, Yesterday

    President Biden’s vow to work with China on issues like climate change is clashing with his promise to defend human rights.

  3. Coal Is Set to Roar Back, and So Are Its Climate Risks Climate, Yesterday

    To slow down climate change, new coal projects need to end. A global forecast this week shows demand rising sharply.

  4. 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.

  5. A Global Tipping Point for Reining In Tech Has Arrived Business, Yesterday

    Never before have so many countries, including China, moved with such vigor at the same time to limit the power of a single industry.

  6. China’s Xi delivers a message of openness, and a veiled warning to the U.S. Business, Yesterday

    The country’s top leader warned that the world should not allow “unilateralism pursued by certain countries to set the pace for the whole world.”

  7. ‘Follow the Party Forever’: China Plans a Communist Birthday Bash Foreign, April 19

    Patriotic films. History lessons. Mass weddings. The Chinese Communist Party is going into overdrive to celebrate its 100th birthday.

  8. She’s Taking Jeff Bezos to Task Op Ed, April 19

    Joy Buolamwini is on a crusade against bias in facial recognition technology, and the powerful companies that profit from it.

  9. Despite Tensions, U.S. and China Agree to Work Together on Climate Change Foreign, April 17

    The two countries said they would treat global warming “with the seriousness and urgency that it demands.”

  10. U.S. and Japan Pledge to Advance Democratic Values Video, April 16

    President Biden welcomed Prime Minister Yoshihide Suga of Japan to the White House, where they pledged to work together to counter authoritarianism and advance “shared democratic norms.”

  11. Biden and Suga Agree U.S. and Japan Will Work Together on 5G Washington, April 16

    The subtext of the meeting was responding to China’s influence and its aggressive actions in the Indo-Pacific and beyond, and Prime Minister Yoshihide Suga resisted being drawn into a rivalry.

  12. Biden and Suga Agree U.S. and Japan Will Work Together on 5G Washington, April 16

    The subtext of the meeting was responding to China’s influence and its aggressive actions in the Indo-Pacific and beyond, and Prime Minister Yoshihide Suga resisted being drawn into a rivalry.

  13. Hong Kong Court Sentences Jimmy Lai and Other Pro-Democracy Leaders to Prison Foreign, April 16

    The punishments for Mr. Lai, a media tycoon, and other leaders over an unauthorized peaceful protest point to what critics say is the shrinking space for dissent in Hong Kong.

  14. Paraguay’s ‘Life and Death’ Covid Crisis Gives China Diplomatic Opening Foreign, April 16

    Paraguay desperately needs Covid-19 vaccines, which China could supply. That has led the South American nation to reconsider its relationship with Taiwan, which precludes it from dealing with Beijing.

  15. China’s Economy Is Booming. Shoppers Are Skittish Anyway. Business, April 15

    The world’s traditional growth engine reported an 18.3 percent leap in the first quarter. But consumers and small business aren’t fully sharing in the spoils.

  16. Seeking Cooperation on Climate, U.S. Faces Friction With China Foreign, April 15

    John Kerry, President Biden’s climate envoy, is pressing China to do more to address global warming. But he faces an emboldened Beijing leadership that thinks the United States has lagged behind.

  17. Key Chains and Teddy Bears in Riot Gear: Hong Kong Promotes National Security Foreign, April 15

    The government organized a day of citywide activities, from schools to the police academy, to encourage residents to support a recent national security law.

  18. Intelligence Chiefs Warn of Russian Troops Near Ukraine and Other Threats Washington, April 14

    Officials said that China’s push for global power posed a threat to the United States, and they dwelled on climate change, domestic extremism and more.

  19. Intelligence Officials Warn of Global Threats From China Video, April 14

    U.S. intelligence officials warned senators on Wednesday that China was increasingly challenging American interests, from conducting economic espionage to coercive behavior toward its neighbors in Asia.

  20. Her Boss Sent Harassing Texts. So She Beat Him With a Mop. Foreign, April 14

    A government worker in China became an internet sensation after a video emerged of her striking back at a boss she had accused of harassment.

  21. With Afghan Decision, Biden Seeks to Focus U.S. on New Challenges Washington, April 13

    The president’s choice to set a firm date for a full withdrawal reflected a belief that the priorities of 2021 require moving on from policies set in 2001.

  22. China Poses Biggest Threat to U.S., Intelligence Report Says Washington, April 13

    The annual assessment does not predict a military confrontation with either Russia or China, but it suggests that intelligence operations, cyberattacks and global drives for influence will intensify.

  23. John Kerry heads to China to talk climate change. U.S., April 13

    The trip is a first by a Biden administration official and comes at a time of tense relations between the two countries.

  24. John Kerry Heads To China for First High-Level Talks Under Biden Washington, April 13

    After contentious talks in Alaska, the visit by President Biden’s climate envoy could signal that the two countries are willing work together on some issues, even as they clash on others.

  25. Biden Wants Leaders to Make Climate Commitments for Earth Day Climate, April 13

    The administration is closing in on deals with some close allies, but agreements with powers like China, Brazil and India are proving difficult.

  26. Biden Wants Leaders to Make Climate Commitments for Earth Day Climate, April 13

    The administration is closing in on deals with some close allies, but agreements with powers like China, Brazil and India are proving difficult.

  27. Ant Group Announces Overhaul as China Tightens Its Grip Business, April 12

    Beijing had accused the internet-finance titan, a sister company of the e-commerce giant Alibaba, of flouting regulations in its quest for growth.

  28. Ant Group Announces Overhaul as China Tightens Its Grip Business, April 12

    Beijing has accused the internet-finance titan of flouting regulations in its quest for growth.

  29. Furry Friends T Style, April 12

    The artist Ai Weiwei is inspired by the resilience and self-contentment of his beloved cats.

  30. It’s Time to Rethink the Olympics Sports, April 12

    Displacements, human rights violations, health concerns and overspending have dogged the Games in recent years. The Olympic mission is a mess in need of long-term fixing.

  31. Alibaba Will Lower Merchant Fees After Antitrust Fine Business, April 11

    China’s $2.8 billion antitrust penalty against Alibaba far exceeds its previous fines for anticompetitive business practices.

  32. Your Monday Briefing N Y T Now, April 11

    Russia’s hidden coronavirus toll.

  33. Chinese official acknowledges low effectiveness of Covid vaccines. Foreign, April 11

  34. China Fines Alibaba $2.8 Billion in Landmark Antitrust Case Business, April 9

    The penalty is the biggest move to date in China’s campaign to tighten supervision of its internet Goliaths.

  35. Chinese Reality Shows Censor Western Clothing Brands Foreign, April 9

    Online platforms that stream dance, singing and comedy shows are pixelating performers’ T-shirts and sneakers amid a nationalistic fervor.

  36. Biden Backs Taiwan, but Some Call for a Clearer Warning to China Washington, April 8

    As China grows stronger and bolder, some experts want to end Washington’s decades-long policy of “strategic ambiguity.”

  37. Here’s How to Handle the ‘Genocide Olympics’ in Beijing Op Ed, April 7

    The Olympiad gives us leverage. Let’s use it.

  38. Opposition Wins Greenland Election After Running Against Rare Earths Mine Foreign, April 7

    Greenland’s left-wing environmentalist party promised to halt a mining project that could have made Greenland a major source of rare earths but at a potentially steep environmental price.

  39. With Virus Origins Still Obscure, W.H.O. and Critics Look to Next Steps Science, April 7

    A scientific mission to China proposed further study for a number of topics. Critics and the director of the W.H.O. have weighed in as well.

  40. Hong Kong Courts the Rich as China Tightens Its Grip Business, April 7

    Beijing, which can’t afford to let its attack on civil liberties scare away global banks and financiers, is offering them a big tax break and other perks.

  41. China intenta contrarrestar la reacción negativa de Sinkiang con… ¿un musical? en Español, April 7

    La película es parte de la nueva y amplia campaña de propaganda de Pekín para rechazar las sanciones y las críticas a su opresión de los uigures.

  42. As China Targets H&M and Nike, Local Brands See Their Chance Business, April 6

    Chinese rivals to Western names have improved quality and marketing. Now the country’s defiance could give them an edge with young patriots.

  43. Global Brands Find It Hard to Untangle Themselves From Xinjiang Cotton Business, April 6

    Under pressure to renounce cotton harvested in a Chinese region marked by gruesome repression, they face a backlash from nationalist Chinese consumers.

  44. How Will China Vaccinate 560 Million People? Start With Free Ice Cream. Foreign, April 6

    China’s Covid-19 vaccination campaign got off to a slow start. It is now trying to catch up, through a mixture of freebies and the occasional threat.

  45. As China Targets H&M and Nike, Local Brands See Their Chance Business, April 6

    Chinese rivals to Western names have improved quality and marketing. Now the country’s defiance could give them an edge with young patriots.

  46. China Tries to Counter Xinjiang Backlash With … a Musical? Foreign, April 5

    The movie is part of Beijing’s wide-ranging new propaganda campaign to push back on sanctions and criticism of its oppression of the Uyghurs.

  47. Kristofer Schipper, Influential China Scholar, Dies at 86 Obits, April 4

    A native of Holland, he helped change the understanding of Chinese religion and became a Taoist priest in the process.

  48. With Swarms of Ships, Beijing Tightens Its Grip on South China Sea Foreign, April 3

    After building artificial islands, China is using large fleets of ostensibly civilian boats to press other countries’ vessels out of disputed waters.

  49. America’s Record-Setting Stimulus Could Power a Rebound in Other Countries Business, April 2

    As Americans buy more, they are expected to spur trade and investment and invigorate demand for German cars, Australian wine, Mexican auto parts and French fashions.

  50. America’s Record-Setting Stimulus Could Power a Rebound in Other Countries Business, April 2

    As Americans buy more, they are expected to spur trade and investment and invigorate demand for German cars, Australian wine, Mexican auto parts and French fashions.

  51. A Chinese ‘Auntie’ Went on a Solo Road Trip. Now, She’s a Feminist Icon. Foreign, April 2

    Tired of housework and an unhappy marriage, a 56-year-old woman has been on a six-month jaunt across China that has challenged deep-rooted gender norms.

  52. China Puts Limits on Foreign Banks, Worrying Businesses Business, April 2

    New rules, aimed at taming big money flows and possibly controlling the Chinese currency, could give domestic rivals a competitive edge and make international firms more dependent on local lenders.

  53. Japan Is Finding It Harder to Stay Quiet on China’s Abuse of Uyghurs Foreign, April 1

    Public awareness of the issue is growing in the country, spurred in part by the work of Uyghur activists, and that is increasing pressure on the government to take action.

  54. BBC Correspondent Leaves China, Citing Growing Risks Foreign, April 1

    John Sudworth left with his family after a propaganda campaign against him that followed coverage of the origins of Covid-19 and of a crackdown on Muslim minorities.

  55. Britain Holds On to a Colony in Africa, With America’s Help Op Ed, April 1

    And together they are sabotaging their own efforts to curb China’s advances in the South China Sea.

  56. Hong Kong Court Convicts Democracy Leaders Over Protest March Foreign, March 31

    The defendants, including the media tycoon Jimmy Lai and the barristers Martin Lee and Margaret Ng, were some of the city’s most prominent activists.

  57. #MeToo en China: una historia sórdida de corrupción local se convirtió en un episodio del movimiento en Español, March 31

    Una joven de la clase trabajadora fue sentenciada a una larga pena de prisión. Los poderosos funcionarios que le pagaron reciben castigos más leves, pero la opinión pública de China tiene preguntas.

  58. H&M responds to a firestorm in China over Xinjiang cotton. Business, March 31

    The Swedish retailer said it was “dedicated to regaining trust and confidence” in China, more than a week after the backlash began.

  59. State Dept. Reverses Trump Policies on Reproductive and Religious Freedoms Washington, March 30

    Even as Secretary of State Antony J. Blinken similarly condemned abuses and oppression from China to Syria to Venezuela, he overturned aspects of the Trump administration’s human rights agenda.

  60. Why the World’s Container Ships Grew So Big Business, March 30

    As global trade has grown, shipping companies have steadily increased ship sizes — but the Suez Canal blockage showed that bigger is not always better.

  61. ¿Cómo se originó la pandemia? Esto dice el informe de la OMS en Español, March 30

    ¿Proviene la COVID-19 de los mercados de animales vivos? ¿Surgió de un laboratorio? El reporte expone teorías sobre la propagación del virus y el director de la agencia expresa algunas dudas sobre los hallazgos.

  62. W.H.O. Inquiry on the Pandemic’s Origin: What We Know Foreign, March 30

    Did Covid-19 come from animal markets? It’s unclear. Did it emerge from a lab? Also unclear. Here’s what a new W.H.O. report says — including questions that the agency’s own chief raised about the findings.

  63. How China Plans to Control Hong Kong’s Elections Foreign, March 30

    New rules give Chinese security bodies power to investigate all potential candidates, meaning that opposition politicians face steep odds of even being allowed to run.

  64. How Will We Win the Second Cold War? Op Ed, March 29

    Biden has a chance to turn China’s strengths into weaknesses.

  65. Virus Origins Remain Unclear in W.H.O.-China Inquiry Foreign, March 29

    Far more work is needed to understand how the pandemic began, the report says, but it is not clear that Beijing will cooperate. “We may never find the true origins,” an expert said.

  66. How China’s Outrage Machine Kicked Up a Storm Over H&M Business, March 29

    The Communist Party’s youth wing and official news outlets used grabby memes and hashtags to start a tsunami of nationalist fury over Xinjiang cotton.

  67. A leaked W.H.O. report sheds light on the origin of the pandemic. World, March 29

  68. A leaked W.H.O. report points to animals as the source of the pandemic. Foreign, March 29

  69. A leaked W.H.O. report points to animals as the source of the pandemic. Foreign, March 29

  70. The origin of the coronavirus remains unclear after a W.H.O.-China inquiry. World, March 29

  71. An Alliance of Autocracies? China Wants to Lead a New World Order. Foreign, March 29

    As President Biden predicts a struggle between democracies and their opponents, Beijing is eager to champion the other side.

  72. What is Going on with China, Cotton and All of These Clothing Brands? Styles, March 29

    A user’s guide to the latest cross-border social media fashion crisis.

  73. What Is Going On With China, Cotton and All of These Clothing Brands? Styles, March 29

    A user’s guide to the latest cross-border social media fashion crisis.

  74. A Tawdry Tale of Local Graft Becomes a China #MeToo Moment Business, March 29

    A young woman from a modest background gets a long prison term. The powerful officials who paid her draw lighter punishment. The Chinese public has questions.

  75. The Week in Business: A Big Win for Marijuana Sunday Business, March 28

    New York reaches a deal to legalize marijuana, and China strikes back against sanctions.

  76. Serbia Hails Chinese Companies as Saviors, but Locals Chafe at Costs Foreign, March 27

    While the government is welcoming Chinese investors to save moribund businesses and bring much-needed capital, many Serbians are complaining of environmental and political impacts.

  77. China, With $400 Billion Iran Deal, Could Deepen Influence in Mideast Foreign, March 27

    The countries signed a sweeping pact on Saturday that calls for heavy Chinese investments in Iran over 25 years in exchange for oil — a step that could ease Iran’s international isolation.

  78. Biden Defines His Underlying Challenge With China: ‘Prove Democracy Works’ Washington, March 26

    At his news conference on Thursday, the president provided a revealing look into how he viewed the threat from Beijing.

  79. The C.D.C.’s ex-director offers no evidence in favoring speculation that the coronavirus originated in a lab. Science, March 26

    It is a theory decried by many scientists and rejected as “extremely unlikely” by at least one World Health Organization international expert. The former official, Dr. Robert Redfield emphasized that it was his opinion.

  80. The Agency at the Center of America’s Tech Fight With China Washington, March 26

    Washington lawmakers, lobbyists and other parties have been vying to influence how the Bureau of Industry and Security, under the Biden administration, will approach a technology relationship with China.

  81. ‘Insult to the Country’: Hong Kong Targets Art Deemed Critical of China Foreign, March 26

    Pro-Beijing lawmakers have called for work by the dissident artist Ai Weiwei to be removed from a new museum, and accused local arts groups of undermining national security.

  82. Why Are China’s Consumers Threatening to Boycott H&M and Other Brands? Business, March 25

    Major clothing brands that rely on the Chinese market are caught in a bind as Beijing and the West harden their stances on the crackdown on Xinjiang.

  83. U.S. and Allies Must ‘Stand Together,’ Blinken Says Video, March 24

    Secretary of State Antony J. Blinken sought to mend strained relations during a visit to NATO and the European Union this week, promising a more inclusive approach while encouraging members to stand strong against threats from China and Russia.

  84. H&M Faces Boycott in China Over Stance on Treatment of Uyghurs Business, March 24

    The Swedish retailer is the latest fashion business to come under pressure from Chinese consumers after a perceived misstep.

  85. How Illicit Oil Is Smuggled Into North Korea With China’s Help Video, March 24

    New satellite images obtained by The New York Times show that China has allowed tankers to use its infrastructure and territorial waters to deliver oil to North Korea.

  86. China Doesn’t Respect Us Anymore — for Good Reason Op Ed, March 23

    We’ve stopped following our formula for success.

  87. U.S. Joins Allies to Sanction China Over Treatment of Uyghurs Video, March 22

    Jen Psaki, the White House press secretary, said that the United States and several of its allies were sanctioning Chinese officials because of “serious human rights abuses” against the Uyghur ethnic minority in Xinjiang.

  88. U.S. Joins Allies to Punish Chinese Officials for Human Rights Abuses Washington, March 22

    The sanctions come days after the Biden administration’s heated encounter with Chinese officials in Alaska, and will most likely widen tensions between Washington and Beijing.

  89. 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.

  90. 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.

  91. 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.

  92. 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.

  93. 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.

  94. 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.

  95. 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.

  96. 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.

  97. 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.