T/china

  1. Beijing Takes Over Anbang, Insurer That Owns Waldorf Astoria Business, Yesterday

    The troubled Chinese company had spent billions of dollars buying up hotels and other high-profile properties around the world.

  2. U.S. Blocks a Chinese Deal Amid Rising Tensions Over Technology Technology, Today

    A maker of chip-testing equipment, Xcerra, said it was walking away from a proposed sale to a Chinese group because of regulatory concerns.

  3. As China Puts Pressure on Taiwan, Signs of a U.S. Pushback Foreign, Yesterday

    Concern about the self-governing island’s fate seems to be building in Washington, even as President Trump seeks China’s help on other issues.

  4. Turnbull Goes to Washington, We Go to the Pub Foreign, February 21

    This week’s Australia Letter: Hobart’s best chicken Parma, and other news.

  5. China Dropped Its One-Child Policy. So Why Aren’t Chinese Women Having More Babies? Op Ed, February 20

    The government’s latest demographic program has unmistakably eugenic undertones.

  6. American Is Charged With Stealing Terra-Cotta Warrior’s Thumb Foreign, February 19

    Michael Rohana was attending an event at the Franklin Institute in Philadelphia when he entered a closed exhibition room and vandalized the 2,000-year-old statue, the authorities say.

  7. A Dance for Tibetan New Year, Then 17 Hours in Custody Foreign, February 18

    When a uniformed police officer showed up at the monastery, a reporting trip to write about Tibetan traditions turned into something else.

  8. U.S. Revives Concerns About European Defense Plans, Rattling NATO Allies Foreign, February 18

    After pressing European nations to spend more on their security, Americans now worry that their projects could weaken the Atlantic alliance and block U.S. defense contractors from deals.

  9. In Australia, Staying Loyal to Taiwan Can Mean Losing a Job Foreign, February 18

    Chinese employers in Australia, mirroring Beijing’s strong-arm tactics, have fired workers who do not recognize Taiwan as part of China.

  10. Making Light of Democracy in Hong Kong Op Ed, February 18

    The city’s High Court favors an edict handed down by Beijing.

  11. With Blackface and Monkey Suit, Chinese Gala on Africa Causes Uproar Foreign, February 16

    A skit in the annual Lunar New Year gala, which is broadcast live to millions, aimed to accentuate African ties. But many found the portrayals offensive.

  12. Why American Companies Struggle in China Video, February 16

    Venture capitalist Kai-Fu Lee, in an interview at The New York Times’s New Work Summit conference, explained what’s holding back American tech firms in China.

  13. In Chengdu, Finding Peace in Parks and Heat in Cuisine Travel, February 16

    Exploring one of China’s most exciting, progressive cities on a budget.

  14. Seven Years Old and Kicked Out of Beijing Interactive, February 15

    Ding Shanshan’s friends, family and pet turtle live in Beijing, but she and her family are no longer welcome in the capital.

  15. Maldives Crisis Could Stir Trouble Between China and India Foreign, February 14

    Opposition leaders want India to intervene against the nation’s president, who declared a state of emergency this month, and who is seen as an ally of China.

  16. 10 Million Catholics in China Face Storm They Can’t Control Foreign, February 14

    As the powers that be in Beijing and the Vatican negotiate over who appoints clerics, many worshipers have more pressing worries.

  17. Trump Tells Lawmakers He’s Mulling Limits on Imported Steel Business, February 13

    Democrats at the bipartisan meeting voiced support for the president’s proposal to restrict imports of steel and aluminum, while Republicans urged caution.

  18. First Comes Love, Then Comes What Exactly? Culture, February 13

    Two new books, Roseann Lake’s “Leftover in China” and Elizabeth Flock’s “The Heart Is a Shifting Sea,” examine how marriage has withstood breakneck economic growth and social change in China and India.

  19. As China Marches Forward on A.I., the White House Is Silent Business, February 12

    Last summer, China unveiled a plan to become the world’s leader in artificial intelligence, challenging the longtime role of the United States.

  20. A Nearly Invisible Oil Spill Threatens Some of Asia’s Richest Fisheries Foreign, February 12

    Caused by a fiery collision in the East China Sea, the spill has created an environmental disaster that has tested China’s ability to lead.

  21. Trump Threatens New Trade Penalties, but It Could Be a Hard Bargain Business, February 12

    The president said the United States would announce a “reciprocal tax” on unfair trading partners, but one White House adviser said nothing had been formalized.

  22. Carbon Monoxide Poisoning Has Killed Over 100 in China This Year Foreign, February 12

    Poorly ventilated or faulty water heaters and cooking stoves have been blamed for a rash of deaths in the Guangxi region, as well as hundreds of hospitalizations.

  23. Who Is Harry Harris, Trump’s Pick for Ambassador to Australia? Foreign, February 12

    Adm. Harry B. Harris Jr., the commander of the United States Pacific Command, is a vocal critic of China’s military expansion in the region.

  24. Catholic Bishop Says He’s Willing to Step Down for Vatican Deal With Beijing Foreign, February 11

    Guo Xijin warned against government control of the church in China, but said he would respect any agreement the Vatican made with Beijing.

  25. In China’s Coal Country, a Ban Brings Blue Skies and Cold Homes Foreign, February 10

    Seeking cleaner skies, China is moving aggressively to reduce its dependence on coal. This environmentalism from above has had problems and successes.

  26. Worries Rise as Pope and China Edge Closer to Deal on Bishops Foreign, February 9

    A crucial issue is who gets to appoint the bishops and whether Rome will have a say. A retired archbishop of Hong Kong fears the Vatican is “selling out” Chinese Catholics.

  27. The Trump Tax Cuts Hurt This Manufacturer. It Kept On Lobbying. Washington, February 9

    Hundreds of companies were hurt by the Trump tax cuts, which failed to extend dozens of expiring tax credits. Executives at Plug Power never lost hope.

  28. Trump Trade Measures Set Off a Global Legal Pushback Business, February 9

    Foreign countries are responding to tariffs imposed on solar panels and washing machines with challenges in American courts and at the World Trade Organization.

  29. The Pope and China: Why It’s Complicated Video, February 9

    Pope Francis is considering giving the Chinese government a say in the Vatican’s ordination of bishops in the country. Not everyone in the Catholic Church is cheering.

  30. Swedish Bookseller Held in China Surfaces for Video Apology Foreign, February 9

    Gui Minhai, the bookseller who was snatched from a train last month, gave an interview at a detention center that appeared to have been coerced.

  31. Nanny Who Set Fatal Fire in China Is Sentenced to Death Foreign, February 9

    The blaze killed the three children Mo Huanjing was caring for, and their mother. Her case has prompted a debate about trust, greed and inequality.

  32. Japan and South Korea, the Friendly Foes of East Asia Op Ed, February 9

    The two countries disagree bitterly over history, but not over security.

  33. Stocks Post Worst Week in Two Years: DealBook Briefing Business, February 9

    For the week, the S.&P. 500 and the Dow tumbled 5.2 percent, their steepest weekly declines since January 2016.

  34. Tumultuous Week on Wall Street Ends With a Small Rally Business, February 8

    Stocks gyrated through the day, but ended on an upswing, about 1.4 percent higher. In global markets, Chinese stocks were among the biggest casualties.

  35. South China Sea Photos Suggest a Military Building Spree by Beijing Foreign, February 8

    China has spent years establishing military outposts on a group of contested islands in the South China Sea. New photos offered a detailed look.

  36. First Rule of Chinese Fight Club: No Karaoke Foreign, February 8

    In Chengdu, the owners of the “Monster Private War Club” want to make fighting cool. But to stay open, they also need to keep it respectable.

  37. What Kind of Parade Does Trump Want? Video, February 7

    The Pentagon says it’s exploring options for the president. But military parades come loaded with history — yes, they can be celebrations, but they’re also used by dictators to strike fear into civilians.

  38. Corruption Inquiry Draws Nearer to Former Chinese Prime Minister
    Foreign, February 7

    The detention of Duan Weihong is a sign that President Xi Jinping’s anticorruption campaign may be closing in on a former top leader.

  39. Beijing Is Silencing Chinese-Australians Op Ed, February 6

    All Chinese-Australians should have the right to voice their opinions without fearing Beijing’s menace.

  40. Mercedes-Benz Quotes the Dalai Lama. China Notices. Apology Follows. Business, February 6

    Daimler, the German company that owns the car brand, featured a quote on social media that is popularly attributed to the Tibetan Buddhist leader.

  41. U.S.-China Trade Deficit Hits Record, Fueling Trade Fight Business, February 6

    The trade deficit that President Trump has often railed against hit historic highs last year.

  42. Hong Kong Court Throws Out Protest Leaders’ Prison Sentences Foreign, February 6

    The jailing of Joshua Wong and other protest leaders drew international scrutiny over accusations that the government was punishing political opponents.

  43. China, Elbows Out, Charges Ahead Editorial, February 5

    A rising China aims to remake the international order in its image, and its interest.

  44. Hong Kong’s Courts Have Defended Its Freedoms. Is Beijing Changing That? Foreign, February 5

    Since Hong Kong returned to Chinese rule, its British-created courts have protected the rule of law that made Hong Kong special. Now there are concerns of interference by Beijing.

  45. China’s Trade Investigation Takes Aim at Trump’s Voter Base Business, February 5

    Beijing’s move could lead to tariffs on U.S. sorghum and hurt the farmers who grow it, demonstrating how it might respond to tougher U.S. trade rules.

  46. Heng on Trump’s China Policy Op Ed, February 4

    In the winds of Trump, China finds confusion.

  47. What It’s Like to Live in a Surveillance State Op Ed, February 3

    China is deploying high-tech totalitarianism to repress Uighurs in the western region of Xinjiang.

  48. Aiming at China’s Armpits: When Foreign Brands Misfire Business, February 2

    Companies like Starbucks and KFC have prospered in China, but cultural differences and other factors have also led to notable failures.

  49. Eyewitnesses to America’s Greatest International Competitor Book Review, February 2

    Michael Meyer’s “The Road to Sleeping Dragon” and Xiaolu Guo’s “Nine Continents” describe China as a country in profound transition.

  50. Shanghai Van Crash Caused by Smoking Driver, Police Say Foreign, February 1

    A cigarette started a fire aboard a van carrying fuel canisters, sending the vehicle onto the sidewalk outside a Starbucks and leaving 18 injured.

  51. Cash-Strapped Chinese Giant Taps a New Money Source: Its Workers Business, February 1

    HNA, burdened by debt after a global shopping spree, offers enticing returns to employees who invest back into the business.

  52. Alibaba’s Online Growth Surges, Even as It Looks Offline Business, February 1

    The Chinese internet behemoth is investing in brick-and-mortar stores as it seeks to apply its tech smarts to the way customers shop in the real world.

  53. Amazon Wants to Disrupt Health Care in America. In China, Tech Giants Already Have. Business, January 31

    While the United States is focused on reining in costs, Chinese tech firms are looking to build the hospital of the future using artificial intelligence.

  54. As Theresa May Pursues Deals in China, Her Own Troubles Follow Foreign, January 31

    Uncertainties about Brexit and Mrs. May’s hold on power are likely to cloud the British prime minister’s three-day visit, experts said.

  55. Taiwan Citizens Accused of Violating U.N. Sanctions on North Korea Foreign, January 31

    The case comes after another Taiwanese citizen has faced accusations of conducting trade in violation of United Nations sanctions against North Korea.

  56. How to Travel to (and Around) China, From VPNs to T.P. Travel, January 30

    A handful of practical tips to help make sure your next trip to the world’s most populous country is smooth sailing from start to finish.

  57. China Could Target U.S. Firms if Trump Levies Tariffs, Group Warns Business, January 30

    Major products like Boeing planes and American soybeans may be singled out if Washington imposes new restrictions on China.

  58. Taiwan Retaliates Against Chinese Airlines, Hampering Lunar New Year Travel Foreign, January 30

    Taiwan, pushing back over encroachment on Taiwan Strait airspace, may leave thousands without flights home for the holiday.

  59. Vatican, Eager for China Ties, Asks ‘Underground’ Bishops to Step Aside Foreign, January 29

    The move to cede posts to Beijing-approved clerics is part of an extraordinary Roman Catholic effort to end a nearly 70-year schism.

  60. Powerful Ally of Xi Jinping Makes Political Comeback in China Foreign, January 29

    Wang Qishan, who served as Mr. Xi’s anticorruption chief, retired last year. Does his appointment to the national legislature portend a return to high office?

  61. Chinese Investors Keep Losing Billions Online. Here’s Why. Business, January 28

    The country’s latest $5 billion flameout shows how smartphones and the rise of online finance lure unsophisticated investors hoping for high returns.

  62. The Propaganda I See on My Morning Commute Foreign, January 28

    In Beijing, socialist slogans butt up against ads for luxury cars and hair transplants, part of the Communist Party’s efforts to inspire loyalty.

  63. Ready, Aim ... Misfire Op Ed, January 28

    Will President Trump’s protectionist trade policies land?

  64. At Davos, the Real Star May Have Been China, Not Trump Business, January 28

    While President Trump reassured business leaders that he wanted trade to continue, Beijing extended its economic reach to Latin America and the Arctic.

  65. Hong Kong Bars Democracy Advocate From Running for Legislature Foreign, January 27

    Agnes Chow, 21, whose party says Hong Kong should decide its future in a referendum, said the ruling showed “that our political rights are handicapped.”

  66. How China Used Schools to Win Over Hanoi Op Ed, January 26

    During the Vietnam War, Beijing welcomed Vietnamese students as a way to to compete with Moscow for leadership of global communism.

  67. Falling Short on Science Op Ed, January 26

    The federal budget stalemate is keeping the U.S. from making the investments it needs to compete with other nations.

  68. China Embraces a Game About a Traveling Frog Foreign, January 26

    For whatever reason, Travel Frog, an extremely low-key Japanese mobile game, is a hit in China. “You don’t even need to think about anything,” one player explained.

  69. China’s Emissions: More Than U.S. Plus Europe, and Still Rising Business, January 25

    An economic upturn led to rising fossil-fuel emissions after two years of drops, showing the task Beijing faces in fulfilling its climate promises.

  70. The Meat Question, by the Numbers Climate, January 25

    How much do gassy cows contribute to global warming? Also: The Trump administration misses a deadline for a climate report.

  71. How U.S. Tariffs Will Hurt America’s Solar Industry Op Ed, January 24

    President Trump’s action will slow down the deployment of clean energy, discourage investments in innovation and destroy jobs.

  72. Davos Man Meets America First Op Ed, January 24

    Channeling Donald Trump’s id to the World Economic Forums’s egos.

  73. Yes, They’ve Cloned Monkeys in China. That Doesn’t Mean You’re Next. Science, January 24

    Researchers at the Chinese Academy of Sciences have created the first primate clones with a technique like the one used to create Dolly the sheep more than 20 years ago.

  74. Online Sales of Illegal Opioids from China Surge in U.S.
    Washington, January 24

    A Senate report concluded that $800 million worth of fentanyl pills were shipped to the United States by Chinese sellers through mail system loopholes.

  75. Mysterious Bank Deposits Fueled Suspicion of Former C.I.A. Officer Washington, January 24

    Authorities detected hundreds of thousands of dollars in unexplained deposits, but found no proof linking Jerry Chun Shing Lee to a devastating intelligence breach.

  76. China Will Tame Its Growing Debt Load in 3 Years, Top Xi Adviser Says Business, January 24

    Liu He, an influential adviser to President Xi Jinping of China, pledges in a rare public appearance that Beijing will tame its debt within three years.

  77. ‘She’ll Die if She Stays With Us’: A Baby Abandoned in China Foreign, January 24

    The case of a 6-month-old girl left alone in a park revived concerns about the high cost of medicine and the plight of children with disabilities.