Confronted with accusations of mass internment in the Xinjiang region, Chinese officials refused to answer “questions which are not factual.”
A mysterious Chinese company went on a buying binge in the Czech Republic following Xi Jinping’s call for greater sway in the region. What was the cost?
The president inflicts pain, all right.
Worried that an aging population imperils the economy, Beijing is scrambling to stimulate a baby boom after decades of harsh restrictions on births.
Accounts from the Xinjiang region of western China point to Muslims there being treated as “enemies of the state” based on their ethnic and religious identity, a human rights expert said.
Modern economies alternate between booms and recessions for reasons that are imperfectly understood and generally outside a president’s control.
As exasperating as the debate about tech giants’ role in policing content may be for Americans, people in China can only dream of having such discussions.
Rahile Dawut celebrated the Uighur ethnic traditions of Xinjiang. Friends and family believe she has joined hundreds of thousands of Uighurs secretly detained by the Chinese government.
Chinese investors poured billions into online lending platforms. Now some can’t get their money back.
A long-running experiment provides clues to genes that influence friendliness to humans.
While American companies and consumers are paying the price for tariffs, China protects its factories and investors.
Beneath the acrimony, two potential paths for China seem to be emerging in the trade war with the United States.
The president of M.I.T. says the U.S. must respond urgently as China advances in science and technology.
Victory may go to the side that best understands the other — and Americans would do well not to underestimate Chinese resolve.
Many foreign internet giants are blocked, leaving some young Chinese to wonder what those services even are — and reinforcing Beijing’s ideological control.
This single-origin coffee is from a region usually known for its teas.
Australia’s race commissioner exited office with an indictment of race-baiting commentators and politicians. Here are excerpts from his speech, annotated.
Nucor and United States Steel have exercised veto power, so far without fail, over other companies, forcing them to buy their products instead of steel from abroad.
With ethnic Chinese constituting a majority of Singapore’s population, some fear the country could be an especially tantalizing target for China’s influence.
Mr. Khan has promised to improve the country’s economic fortunes, but Pakistan is torn between two financial powers: China and the International Monetary Fund.
A restaurant manager who brought 12 North Korean waitresses to the South says he tricked them — and that South Korean spies tricked him, too. “I wish I could turn the clock back,” he says.
The new threat comes after President Trump asked his administration to consider more than doubling tariffs on $200 billion a year of Chinese goods.
Paul French’s “City of Devils” is a narrative fiction of the “tawdry city” Shanghai before World War II.
High-level meetings, powerful lobbying firms and a charm offensive were unable to get regulators to approve a deal with SkyBridge Capital, Anthony Scaramucci’s firm.
An Ohio farmer responds to the president’s assertion that farmers are fine with tariffs on their products.
“Finnish Nightmares,” a cartoon series with a shy protagonist, has spawned a new word for social awkwardness in China: jingfen, or “spiritually Finnish.”
A corn, soybean and cattle farmer in Ohio responds to President Trump’s assertion that farmers are O.K. with tariffs.
The authorities in Jiangxi Province acknowledged that local officials had gone overboard in pushing cremations to save land as part of “burial reform” efforts.
Sun Wenguang, a rights activist and retired professor, was criticizing President Xi Jinping when police officers barged into his home and cut him off.
Once unrivaled in China, Starbucks now faces fierce competition. To combat that, it is teaming up with one of China’s biggest tech giants.
The case against a religious official is a high-stakes test of whether China’s burgeoning #MeToo movement can take on powerful leaders.
Benchmark stock indexes in Asia fell by more than 2 percent after the Trump administration said it would consider increasing proposed tariffs on Chinese goods.
The administration said it would consider raising proposed tariffs on $200 billion of Chinese products to 25 percent from 10 percent as China’s currency declines.
A Chinese company waged a furious — and ultimately successful — lobbying campaign to win a reprieve from penalties in Congress.
Google withdrew from China in 2010 to protest the country’s censorship. Now the internet giant is working on a search engine that complies with Chinese censorship rules.
The Belt and Road Initiative is widely seen as a push to develop geopolitical ties through infrastructure and ports. Companies are using it for more frivolous projects, too.
For Taiwan, isolated by Chinese pressure, hosting the Oslo Freedom Forum is a kind of international validation — from dissidents, if not from governments.
As China confronts economic headwinds, a vaccine scandal and trade tensions, a legal scholar named Xu Zhangrun decided to speak out. It could be dangerous for him.
China’s expansion, via artificial islands, of its military power in the Pacific is an intensifying flash point with the United States.
Dried or powdered centipedes are used in Chinese traditional medicine. But uncooked specimens may contain a parasite that infects the brain, scientists report.
More than two dozen parents demonstrated outside a regulator’s office in Beijing after hundreds of thousands of children were put at risk of falling sick.
The gaffe will do nothing to dispel the idea that Prime Minister Theresa May’s government is stumbling in foreign affairs.
Thanks to China, it doesn’t know when it will be back again.
Our correspondent went to the deserts of Patagonia to examine how China secured its new base, a symbol of its growing clout in the region.
Chen Shi-Zheng, who has staged opera and theater work around the world, has not presented a public piece in his native China since 1996. He hopes two major shows in Beijing will open eyes and minds.
A series of gripping letters describing abuse and harassment by journalists, intellectuals and charity leaders has lit up the Chinese internet and enlivened the country’s fledgling #MeToo movement.
Fossilized remains of Lingwulong shenqi show that big herbivores with long necks reached East Asia and evolved earlier than scientists had thought.
As frictions intensified this year, Beijing’s prolonged antitrust review of the NXP purchase came to be seen as a form of leverage over negotiations.
Second-quarter earnings are providing investors with some evidence that Mr. Trump’s tariffs are harming corporate profits.
The explosion occurred on Thursday afternoon outside the building in an area where Chinese citizens line up each day to apply for visas.
Educators fear that the changes, which the Trump administration devised to curb intellectual property theft, will hinder innovation, intensify anti-Chinese aggressions and deter talented applicants.
China is getting richer, and its economy is going higher-end. But the online bazaar Pinduoduo has found that plenty of people still love cheap stuff.
The transaction failed after a series of trade moves by the Trump administration, including tariffs on numerous Chinese goods, and retaliatory measures from China.
For a moment it seemed like the world’s biggest social network had established a beachhead in the world’s largest internet market. But only for a moment.
My company, Cummins, and many other U.S. manufacturers needs strong ties to global markets to grow.
American, United Airlines, and Delta were among the last holdouts against a Chinese effort to force all airlines to drop any references to Taiwan as a separate country.
As Beijing encourages its corporate sector to buy up the technology to build its own national champions, Britain is joining other countries in applying a microscope to such deals.
Facebook gained approval to open a Chinese subsidiary on July 18, according to a Chinese government filing. The social network has been blocked in China for years.
Richard Liu, chairman of the e-commerce giant JD.com, was identified as the host of a 2015 party in Sydney after which an assault was alleged to have taken place.
The value of China’s renminbi has fallen over 7 percent since April. While weakening currencies can soften economic blows, they also come with risks.
The Chinese drug producer Changchun Changsheng was found to have violated standards in making at least 250,000 doses to protect from diphtheria, tetanus and whooping cough.
The American president isn’t alone in misunderstanding how competition actually works in the global economy.
Some in China are building a future that isn’t quite ready. Still, the exuberance may be a good thing, as useful products find their place and bad ones disappear.
Steven Mnuchin, the Treasury secretary, said that the administration would not interfere with the decisions of the Federal Reserve or move to manipulate the value of the dollar.
The Solomon Islands, a linchpin in the Australian-American alliance, has become the stage for a new strategic competition with China.
The president turned his ire on the American central bank, as well as trading partners that are fighting back against his tariffs, in a series of Twitter posts.
A pending bill no longer contains the toughest restrictions on a Chinese telecom firm, after the Trump administration persuaded congressional leaders to soften their penalties.
As it prepares to list shares on the Nasdaq, the fast-growing online marketplace has been hit by a complaint that it allows sales of knockoff diapers.
Russia and China blocked an American request for disciplinary action to stop what the United States called illegal oil sales to North Korea.
The world’s largest emitter of greenhouses gases is making significant progress, a former U.S. energy official has found, but not yet fast enough to meet global targets.
Sometimes working with unlikely partners, they have undertaken a flurry of efforts to preserve a rules-based order on trade and security that the United States once championed.
The United States government once invested mightily to build the modern world. Now it has abdicated that role to a foreign rival.
Larry Kudlow, President Trump’s top economic adviser, cherry-picked and exaggerated statistics about Chinese and European tariffs and claimed that the United States is the world’s “lowest-tariff country.”
Hunting for free-trade deals in Asia and Latin America, the bloc is trying to compensate for lost business with the United States.
Ng Lap Seng’s efforts to delay prison ended when a federal judge in Manhattan ordered him to surrender on Wednesday to begin serving a four-year term.
A reader in Washington State worries about his daughters’ safety.
The ban, which would be the first of a political party since the territory returned to Chinese control in 1997, has raised fears of eroding rights.
Less than a month after “Saturday Night Live China” debuted, episodes can no longer be seen on the video-streaming platform that was hosting it.
Long awash in money, the country’s start-up scene has seen an unprecedented downturn. That could be a bad sign for the rest of the Chinese economy.
The F.D.A. announced that batches of a widely used generic drug, valsartan, made in China, might be tainted with a probable cancer-causing ingredient.
A rare chance to try on a tool of a would-be surveillance dystopia gave a glimpse of the wariness that a closely watched populace can’t hide.
A 6.7 percent expansion rate comes amid signs that Beijing’s efforts to tame debt, the trade dispute with the U.S. and other problems are taking a toll.
Uncertainty around trade poses a threat to economic growth, and we should not underestimate the risks.
Readers discuss how businesses are feeling threatened by the president’s trade policies.
The president goes on attack with blunt instruments.