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  1. She Is Breaking Glass Ceilings in Space, but Facing Sexism on Earth World, Yesterday

    Sanitary pads and makeup: A Chinese astronaut’s six-month stay aboard the country’s space station has revealed conflicted cultural values toward gender.

  2. 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.

  3. Biden Said the U.S. Would Protect Taiwan. But It’s Not That Clear-Cut. U.S., October 22

    After the president’s remarks at a CNN event, the White House quickly declared that the American policy of “strategic ambiguity” over the island’s defense had not changed.

  4. Is China in Big Trouble? Opinion, October 22

    Doomsayers have been wrong before, but this time may be different.

  5. U.S. Warns of Efforts by China to Collect Genetic Data U.S., October 22

    The National Counterintelligence and Security Center said American companies needed to better secure critical technologies as Beijing seeks to dominate the so-called bioeconomy.

  6. How the Supply Chain Broke, and Why It Won’t Be Fixed Anytime Soon Business, October 22

    Confession: We didn’t even have a logistics beat before the pandemic. Now we do. Here’s what we’ve learned about the global supply chain disruption.

  7. China Evergrande makes a payment before a default deadline, state media says. Business, October 21

    The troubled real estate giant faced the threat of default if it didn’t meet its obligations to foreign bondholders by Saturday.

  8. Chinese Pianist Is Held on Prostitution Suspicion, State Media Says Arts, October 21

    Li Yundi, a famous performer, was accused of soliciting a woman, state news outlets said. Officials often use such accusations against their enemies.

  9. Travel in Asia has yet to rebound as tourists navigate a patchwork of policies. World, October 21

  10. As Chinese Women Seek to Crack Male Professions, Schools Stand in the Way World, October 21

    In China, some academic programs accept only men or cap the number of female applicants, who often must test higher than their male counterparts.

  11. Celtics Games Are Pulled in China After Enes Kanter’s Pro-Tibet Posts Sports, October 21

    The Boston center called China’s leader, Xi Jinping, a “brutal dictator” on social media, igniting an online backlash in the country. The N.B.A.’s online partner stopped streaming the team’s games.

  12. This Is How Biden Can Get the Edge Over China Opinion, October 21

    If everything is a priority, then nothing is.

  13. Evergrande Isn’t China’s Only Economic Worry Opinion, October 20

    Getting the economy back on track for the long haul requires making aggressive reforms now.

  14. China’s Bullying Is Becoming a Danger to the World and Itself Opinion, October 19

    Does Xi understand the cost of the distrust he’s fostering at home and abroad?

  15. If China Tested a New Orbital Weapon, It’s Not Much of a Surprise Science, October 19

    Experts report that similar technologies were developed by Russia and the United States starting more than a half century ago.

  16. As Evergrande Teeters, Chinese Media Walks a Fine Line Business, October 19

    Officials want to avert public panic about the property developer’s financial woes. But they also want to send a message to spendthrift corporations.

  17. Goldman Sachs wins approval to buy out its partner in China. Business, October 18

    The move will give the Wall Street giant complete ownership over its Chinese investment banking operations.

  18. China’s Economy Continues to Slow, Rattled by Real Estate and Energy Business, October 17

    Growth of 4.9 percent shows the country’s huge industrial sector has run into trouble. But exports and services are looking strong.

  19. Washington Hears Echoes of the ’50s and Worries: Is This a Cold War With China? U.S., October 17

    Incursions into Taiwan’s air zone, a space launch and what looked like a prisoner swap raise a question that is about more than just semantics. It could signal a dangerous new mind-set.

  20. James Bond Has No Time for China Opinion, October 16

    America's main rival inspires fear in Hollywood -- and confusion in Americans.

  21. China’s Latest Craze: Scripted Murders, With Real Tears and Piracy World, October 16

    “Scripted homicide” clubs have opened around the country as young people look for ways to escape and connect. Naturally, the government has questions.

  22. The Global Allure of Crispy Chicken Food, October 15

    The joys of eating fried chicken are universal, writes Yotam Ottolenghi, and his spin on lemon chicken is sure to satisfy.

  23. La reunión mundial más importante ya está sucediendo y no te has enterado en Español, October 15

    Los países se reúnen en un esfuerzo por detener un colapso de la biodiversidad que, según los científicos, podría convertir al cambio climático en una crisis existencial.

  24. Man Whose Attack on Ex-Wife Was Livestreamed Gets Death Penalty in China World, October 15

    The case riveted the public’s attention in China and spotlighted the patchy enforcement of the country’s law against domestic violence.

  25. LinkedIn to Shut Down Service in China, Citing ‘Challenging’ Environment Technology, October 14

    The Microsoft-owned service had censored posts in China, in compliance with the country’s laws, to operate there.

  26. ‘All About My Sisters’ Review: Family Matters Movies, October 14

    Wang Qiong’s debut feature traces the tragic effects of China’s one-child policy on her family.

  27. The Most Important Global Meeting You’ve Probably Never Heard Of Is Now Climate, October 14

    Countries are gathering in an effort to stop a biodiversity collapse that scientists say could equal climate change as an existential crisis.

  28. The W.H.O. names an advisory group to study the origins of the pandemic. Science, October 13

    The group includes scientists from 26 countries, a reflection of the W.H.O.’s effort to amass widespread international support for the work.

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  30. China’s Power Problems Expose a Strategic Weakness Business, October 13

    China announced on Wednesday a national rush to mine and burn more coal, as the country’s electricity shortage threatens to damage its image as a reliable manufacturing base.

  31. Amid U.S.-China Chill, Harvard Moves a Top Language Program to Taiwan World, October 13

    A university spokesman said the move out of Beijing had long been planned. The program’s director cited a perceived lack of friendliness from the host institution.

  32. W.H.O. Will Announce New Team to Study Coronavirus Origins Health, October 12

    “This new group can do all the fancy footwork it wants, but China’s not going to cooperate,” one expert said.

  33. As Floods Ravage China, 14 Die After Bus Falls Off Bridge World, October 12

    The casualties come amid violent inundations in the country that have left a total of at least 29 people dead and displaced more than 120,000 across northern areas.

  34. In Shanghai, Teahouses Offer Both Community and Solitude T Magazine, October 12

    Historically, these spaces were akin to populist pubs. Modern-day iterations allow for an individual retreat — among strangers — in a city lacking privacy.

  35. In China, Home Buyers Who Went All In Say They Want Out Business, October 12

    China Evergrande Group’s financial troubles, and the government policies that helped push it to the brink of collapse, have threatened an important economic driver: home sales.

  36. The Park Bench Is an Endangered Species Magazine, October 12

    In a world that wants you to pay for everything, public seating is becoming a luxury.

  37. What the Future May Hold for the Coronavirus and Us Health, October 12

    Viral evolution is a long game. Here’s where scientists think we could be headed.

  38. Kristalina Georgieva will remain managing director of the I.M.F., its board says. Business, October 11

    An independent inquiry commissioned by the World Bank had concluded that she played a central role in manipulating data to placate China.

  39. Is China’s Soccer Boom Going Bust? Sports, October 11

    Chinese teams once embraced ambition and overspending in a bold attempt to reshape their sport. Now they don’t even play games.

  40. The Temporary Truce on the Debt Ceiling Opinion, October 11

    Maneuvering over the debt; Indigenous Peoples' Day; China's economy; border crisis; a course in the Beatles; a quieter SoHo; advice, wanted or not.

  41. ‘This Drop Came So Quickly’: Shrinking Schools Add to Hong Kong Exodus World, October 11

    The Chinese territory is experiencing its biggest population drop in decades as residents flee political repression and a new “patriotic” curriculum.

  42. Your Monday Briefing Briefing, October 10

    Singapore’s pandemic caution.

  43. Where Parents Have Abducted Their Own Children in a Bid for Custody World, October 10

    For years, thousands of children in China have been taken and hidden. The practice rose along with the nation’s divorce rate. A new law aims to curb the practice.

  44. ‘Starting a Fire’: U.S. and China Enter Dangerous Territory Over Taiwan World, October 9

    The self-ruled island has moved to the heart of deepening discord and rivalry between the two superpowers, with the potential to ignite military conflagration and reshape the regional order.

  45. Biden Signs Legislation to Compensate Victims of Mysterious ‘Havana Syndrome’ U.S., October 8

    The bill leaves it up to the heads of the C.I.A. and State Department to make their own determinations as to who is covered and how much compensation they receive.

  46. Anti-Nobel sentiment has spawned alternative awards over the years. World, October 8

    Some authoritarian countries have created their own anti-Nobel awards.

  47. Chinese Journalist Detained After Criticizing Government-Sponsored Blockbuster World, October 8

    The police arrested Luo Changping on Thursday, two days after he questioned China’s role in the Korean War, the subject of China’s box office hit “The Battle at Lake Changjin.”

  48. China’s Tech Antitrust Campaign Snares Meituan, a Food-Delivery Giant Technology, October 8

    The $530 million fine is Beijing’s second major penalty this year against an internet company accused of monopolistic practices.

  49. Looking Close at the Fragile Beauty of Chinese Painting Arts, October 7

    Some 60 celebrated landscapes are part of a rehang at the Metropolitan Museum of Art. Don’t pass them by: They are demanding to the eye and mind alike.

  50. China’s Power Crunch Exposes Tensions Ahead of Key U.N. Climate Summit Climate, October 7

    Keeping global temperatures from dangerous levels means China must pivot away from coal immediately. Its soaring energy demand and rolling blackouts mean it probably won’t.

  51. C.I.A. Reorganization to Place New Focus on China U.S., October 7

    The agency will create two new mission centers, one focused on China, the other focused on emerging technology, climate change and global health.

  52. Biden and Xi Jinping of China Agree to Hold a Virtual Summit U.S., October 6

    The agreement is a recognition of the dangers of going a year into a presidential term without a formal meeting between the leaders of the world’s two largest economies.

  53. China is Rocked by Uncertainty. Why is Wall Street Bullish? Business, October 6

    Beijing is opening its financial system to foreign banks — and they have maintained their traditional openness to the Communist Party’s rule.

  54. Captured, Killed or Compromised: C.I.A. Admits to Losing Dozens of Informants U.S., October 5

    Counterintelligence officials said in a top secret cable to all stations and bases around the world that too many of the people it recruits from other countries to spy for the U.S. are being lost.

  55. Another Chinese real estate developer misses a payment. Business, October 5

    The company, which specializes in luxury properties, missed a final payment on a dollar-denominated bond, prompting investors to sell shares and bonds of other Chinese real estate companies.

  56. For China’s Holidays, a Big-Budget Blockbuster Relives an American Defeat World, October 5

    A government-sponsored movie recounting a brutal battle in the Korean War has touched a popular nerve in China at a time of heightened tensions with the United States.

  57. The End of a ‘Gilded Age’: China Is Bringing Business to Heel Business, October 5

    Executives sit in jail, tech companies are being reined in and the biggest developer is teetering. It’s the beginning of a new era for China’s economy.

  58. U.S. Signals Little Thaw in Trade Relations With China Business, October 4

    The Biden administration said it would not immediately remove the Trump administration’s tariffs and would require that Beijing uphold its trade commitments.

  59. China Evergrande’s shares are halted as doubts swirl. Business, October 3

    The property giant, which cited a pending “major transaction,” owes billions. Investors worry that a collapse could hit broader markets.

  60. In a Surge of Military Flights, China Tests and Warns Taiwan World, October 3

    For two straight days, Beijing sent a record number of planes near the island, Taiwan said, a display of strength that underscored Chinese demands for unification.

  61. Global Natural Gas Crunch Roils Consumers and Industry Business, October 1

    Rising demand for the fuel is sending electricity bills soaring and forcing factories to shut down.

  62. Lithuania vs. China: A Baltic Minnow Defies a Rising Superpower World, September 30

    Lithuania has enraged China by advising officials to scrap Chinese phones that it says contain censorship software, while cozying up to Taiwan and quitting a Chinese-led regional forum.

  63. Biden, You Should Be Aware That Your Submarine Deal Has Costs Opinion, September 30

    As experts hail the AUKUS agreement, the Biden administration should ensure it does not reflect a self-defeating concept of great power competition.

  64. How Asia, Once a Vaccination Laggard, Is Revving Up Inoculations Business, September 30

    Several countries are now on track to surpass the United States in fully vaccinating their populations, lifting hopes of a more permanent return to normality.

  65. China Plans ‘Closed-Loop’ Bubble for Winter Olympics Sports, September 29

    Athletes and visitors will face severe restrictions on their movement, Beijing 2022 organizers said, and a level of control never before seen at the Games.

  66. How the Huawei Case Raised Fears of ‘Hostage Diplomacy’ by China U.S., September 28

    Critics of the Justice Department deal to free the Huawei executive Meng Wanzhou say it could blunt tools like sanctions and prosecutions.

  67. What to Know About Evergrande Interactive, September 28

    Evergrande, China's largest developer for two decades, amassed $300 billion in debt. A messy collapse could hit property prices and household wealth.

  68. 14 Cuts in 25 Minutes: How Hong Kong Censors Movies World, September 28

    The Asian film capital has cracked down on documentaries and independent productions that it fears could glamorize the pro-democracy movement.

  69. China and Evergrande Ascended Together. Now One Is About to Fall. Business, September 28

    The property giant’s success mirrored the country’s transformation from an agrarian economy to one that embraced capitalism. Its struggles offer a glimpse of a new financial future.

  70. American Siblings Barred From Leaving China for 3 Years Return to U.S. U.S., September 27

    Their release coincided with an agreement on Friday that cleared the way for a senior executive of Huawei Technologies, the Chinese telecommunications giant, to return to China.

  71. Power Outages Hit China, Threatening the Economy and Christmas Business, September 27

    High demand and soaring energy prices have forced some factories to shut down, adding further problems for already snarled global supply chains.

  72. A Strange Voice on the Phone Business, September 27

    The digital media company Ozy was close to securing a $40 investment from Goldman Sachs before things got weird.

  73. China’s Vow to Reduce Abortions Sparks Public Worries World, September 27

    The short mention in a sweeping health plan lacked specifics, but it set off concerns in a country with a history of intrusive reproductive policies.

  74. Australia Took On China. Did It Get It Right? World, September 27

    The country is wrestling with the political and economic consequences of its sharp turn in policy and tone — including an erosion of tolerance.

  75. The Economy Looks Solid. But These Are the Big Risks Ahead. The Upshot, September 27

    One concern is that political leaders will mismanage things in the world’s largest and second-largest economies.

  76. Freed From Guantánamo, but Still in Limbo 15 Years Later World, September 26

    Abu Bakker Qassim, a Uyghur from China, was dumped in Albania after the U.S. concluded he was not a terrorist, as Chinese authorities had maintained. The only country that wants him is China.

  77. Jonathan Mirsky, Journalist and Historian of China, Dies at 88 World, September 26

    He brought a historian’s expertise to many decades of writing about China for The Observer of London, The New York Review of Books and other outlets.

  78. How China Plans to Avert an Evergrande Financial Crisis Business, September 26

    Control of the banking system gives Beijing the tools to stop a broader collapse, officials believe, while censorship and police powers can stifle protests.

  79. New Limits Give Chinese Video Gamers Whiplash Business, September 26

    China has a complex relationship with video games. New government rules for minors have made it even more so.

  80. How Record Rain and Officials’ Mistakes Led to Drownings on a Subway World, September 25

    The deluge in the city of Zhengzhou revealed how China’s years of go-go construction had left its cities vulnerable to climate change.

  81. To Get Back Arrested Executive, China Uses a Hardball Tactic: Seizing Foreigners World, September 25

    The speed at which Beijing returned two Canadians held seemingly tit-for-tat in exchange may signal comfort with the tactic.

  82. A Tour of China’s Future Tiangong Space Station Interactive, September 22

    An illustrated guide to the different sections of China’s new space station.

  83. 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.

  84. ‘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.

  85. 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.

  86. 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.

  87. 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.

  88. 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.

  89. 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.

  90. 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.

  91. 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.

  92. 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.

  93. 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.

  94. 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.

  95. 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.

  96. 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.

  97. Engage China, or Confront It? What’s the Right Approach Now? Special Sections, November 11

    At last week’s DealBook conference in New York, policy experts discussed the relationship between China and the United States. The diplomacy has become more aggressive — a change some experts applaud and others fear.

  98. Singles Day: Alibaba Says a Lot of People in China Bought Stuff Online Business, November 11

    The retail bonanza shows that the world still wants to come to the country, at least when giant buckets of money are involved.

  99. A French Wine From China? This $300 Bottle Is the Real Thing Business, October 24

    A Rothschild estate in Shandong Province has released its first vintage. It was 10 years in the making.

  100. Let’s Not Take Cues From a Country That Bans Winnie the Pooh Op Ed, October 9

    President Xi of China wants to censor the Western world, too.

  101. Yao Li, ‘Silver Voice’ of Shanghai, Dies at 96 Obits, July 25

    Ms. Yao was a celebrated singer in Shanghai and Hong Kong starting in the 1930s. One of her songs appeared on the soundtrack of the film “Crazy Rich Asians.”

  102. Who Cancels Lunch With Warren Buffett? A Chinese Tycoon Did, but Why? Business, July 24

    Justin Sun denied reports that he had postponed a charity lunch with the investing guru after attracting regulatory scrutiny. In China, where executives sometimes vanish, such reports are not unusual.

  103. The Enemy of My Enemy Op Ed, June 9

    China and Russia unite under a common foe.

  104. Twitter Takes Down Accounts of China Dissidents Ahead of Tiananmen Anniversary Business, June 1

    The company said the suspensions were an accident. But the move showed starkly the global political ramifications of Silicon Valley slip-ups.

  105. Planting the Seeds of a Story With Farmers in the Midwest Insider, May 31

    We talked about weather cycles, commodity prices, tariffs and Trump. Then we drove off to the next field.

  106. Trade War Starts Changing Manufacturers in Hard-to-Reverse Ways Business, May 30

    With no end in sight to the tariff duel with China, American companies are shifting supply chains and making other moves for the long haul.

  107. The Battle Over Artificial Intelligence Letters, April 18

    The president of the Electronic Privacy Information Center says the United States has made some progress but needs to do more.

  108. China’s Economy Stabilizes After Beijing Opens the Bank Vaults Business, April 16

    New figures suggest the Chinese slowdown is bottoming out. Credit goes to a wave of lending, but economists warn that debt-fueled growth can’t continue.

  109. Being Tracked While Reporting in China, Where ‘There Are No Whys’ Insider, April 16

    A reporter traveled to Xinjiang territory, where thousands of ethnic Uighurs have been detained in camps. The authorities followed his every move.

  110. ‘Panda Diplomacy’: A $24 Million Zoo Enclosure Angers Some Culture, April 12

    Copenhagen Zoo’s new enclosure in the shape of the yin and yang symbol is expected to attract thousands of visitors. But critics say it signals an overly cozy relationship with China.

  111. The Week in Tech: We Might Be Regulating the Web Too Fast Business, April 12

    Conflicting national laws on harmful content could have unintended consequences for the global internet.

  112. China Yields on Malaysia Rail Project as Global Infrastructure Program Is Re-Examined Business, April 12

    The government said work on the East Coast Rail Link would resume after its price tag, originally projected at up to $20 billion, was cut nearly in half.

  113. ‘China’s Manhattan’ Borrowed Heavily. The People Have Yet to Arrive. Business, April 10

    A largely empty urban district struggling with billions of dollars in debt demonstrates the breakdown of the Chinese economic growth model.

  114. Global Executions Fall 31 Percent, Driven by Iran, Report Finds Express, April 10

    At least 690 people were executed last year, Amnesty International said. China, Iran, Saudi Arabia, Vietnam and Iraq were the world’s death penalty leaders.

  115. China, a Major Bitcoin Source, Considers Moving Against It Business, April 9

    China, whose initial enthusiasm about cryptocurrencies has waned, may order its local governments not to support the industry.

  116. China Targets Europe Op Ed, April 7

    Beijing drives its trade strategies forward.

  117. As Chinese Buy French Vineyards, Names Like Château Imperial Rabbit Rattle Purists Foreign, April 6

    Renamed estates stir consternation among tradition-bound French. Rabbits are hunted in the Bordeaux, they note, and there are no “Tibetan Antelopes.”

  118. A Chinese Activist and the Smear Campaign That Followed Her to Canada Foreign, April 5

    Investigating the story of Sheng Xue gave reporter Catherine Porter a glimpse into the complex ways Chinese dissidents can be silenced — even abroad.

  119. U.S. Ethics Office Declines to Certify Mnuchin’s Financial Disclosure Washington, April 4

    The Treasury secretary has agreed to recuse himself from matters that could benefit his wife’s film business.

  120. Russia Says It Will Try to Free Almost 100 Whales Held in ‘Jail’ Foreign, April 4

    Russian officials brought in two famous ocean experts, Jean-Michel Cousteau and Charles Vinick, to help determine how to release the young mammals.

  121. Uber but for Xi Jinping Op Ed, April 4

    Shiny new app, same old propaganda.

  122. Despite Fears About China, Hong Kong Pushes Ahead on Extradition Bill Foreign, April 3

    Rules meant to allow the authorities to send a murder suspect to Taiwan have stirred fears that residents would be left without protection from mainland China’s legal system.

  123. Knife Attack at Chinese Elementary School Leaves Two Children Dead Foreign, April 3

    The attack occurred early on Wednesday in Hunan Province. The authorities said a suspect, a 31-year-old man, had been taken into custody.

  124. Italy’s Deal With China Signals a Shift as U.S. Influence Recedes Foreign, March 30

    Far from being isolated in Europe, the Italians say they are leading the expansion of new relations with China, and fully expect others to follow.

  125. Huawei Shrugs Off U.S. Clampdown With a $100 Billion Year Business, March 28

    Washington wants to thwart the Chinese tech giant’s dominance in telecom networks around the world. For now, though, sales at Huawei are booming.

  126. Grindr Is Owned by a Chinese Firm, and the U.S. Is Trying to Force It to Sell Washington, March 28

    The Committee on Foreign Investment in the United States is forcing a Chinese company to sell its stake in Grindr, a gay dating app, over national security concerns.

  127. A Forgotten Italian Port Could Become a Chinese Gateway to Europe Foreign, March 18

    Despite American objections, Italy is set to become the first Group of 7 nation to participate in Beijing’s vast One Belt, One Road infrastructure project.

  128. A Flurry of Ideas to Reverse China’s Declining Birthrate, but Will Beijing Listen? Foreign, March 13

    As China faces a demographic crisis, delegates to its National People’s Congress have pressed for changes in the country’s family planning laws.

  129. Volkswagen Moves to Rapidly Increase Production of Electric Cars Business, March 12

    The German carmaker, responsible for 1 percent of global carbon dioxide emissions, also said it would be carbon neutral by 2050.

  130. Trump Undermines Top Trade Adviser as He Pushes for China Deal Business, February 26

    Robert Lighthizer, the United States trade representative, must defend a trade pact that is shaping up to be less ambitious than he might once have hoped.