1. China Detains 2 Americans Amid Growing Scrutiny of Foreigners World, Today

    Two Americans who ran an English-language teaching company are being held on charges of organizing illegal border crossings, a Chinese government spokesman said.

  2. Peter Navarro Invented an Expert for His Books, Based on Himself U.S., Yesterday

    President Trump’s trade adviser frequently cited Ron Vara, a fictional source who was a critic of China, in his writings.

  3. Under New Rule, Chinese Diplomats Must Notify State Dept. of Meetings in U.S. World, Yesterday

    State Department officials said the new measures were ordered in reciprocity for China’s strict limits on the actions of American diplomats there.

  4. Trump’s China Deal Leaves the Global Economy as Uncertain as Ever Business, Yesterday

    A trade truce with China has done little to reduce the uncertainty that threatens the global economy

  5. Huawei Reports Stronger Sales Growth Technology, Yesterday

    A recovery in quarterly revenue suggests that the Chinese tech giant is weathering the Trump administration’s efforts to hobble it.

  6. LeBron James Faces Backlash Unseen Since ‘The Decision’ Sports, October 15

    The issues of China and protests in Hong Kong are far different from N.B.A. free agency. But nine years later, James, himself, has also changed.

  7. Building for Real With Digital Blocks Opinion, October 15

    To improve community structures with citizens’ input, the United Nations uses a computer game inspired by Lego.

  8. Hong Kong Protesters Are Targeting Starbucks. Apple Could Be Next. Business, October 15

    Pro-democracy demonstrators have begun singling out companies that they consider enemies of their movement. Vandalism and calls for boycotts have followed.

  9. What’s Happening With the Hong Kong Protests? World, October 15

    The demonstrations created the Chinese territory’s worst political crisis in years, ensnaring Beijing, Washington and foreign businesses, including the N.B.A. Here’s a guide to what’s happening.

  10. DreamWorks Film ‘Abominable’ Is Pulled by Vietnam Over Chinese Map Scene World, October 15

    The animated movie briefly shows China’s disputed “nine-dash line” in the South China Sea, which includes territory claimed by Vietnam and other countries.

  11. How Deutsche Bank Hired Its Way to the Top in China Business, October 14

    Confidential documents reveal the troubled German bank’s brazen campaign to win business in China by charming and enriching the political elite. Here are six key takeaways.

  12. A Brazen Scheme, and a Minor Penalty, for Winning Business in China Business, October 14

    Confidential documents detail how Deutsche Bank’s hiring practices curried favor with China’s ruling elite. A $4,000 bottle of French wine also helped.

  13. Air Pollution Is Linked to Miscarriages in China, Study Finds World, October 14

    A new study published on Monday adds to growing evidence of the negative health effects of air pollution on pregnant women and their fetuses.

  14. American Basketball vs. Chinese Hardball: Guess Who Won World, October 13

    The N.B.A. is the latest entertainment giant to incite nationalist anger in China, where political submission has become the price of admission to a market of 1.4 billion.

  15. China Conflict Mutes N.B.A.’s New-Season Buzz Sports, October 12

    Games that count are days away, but the political and financial fallout of a preseason clash with China threatens to reshape the league’s future.

  16. ‘Our River Was Like a God’: How Dams and China’s Might Imperil the Mekong World, October 12

    A river system that feeds millions of people is in danger of being starved of the nutrients needed to sustain its life.

  17. For Both Trump and Xi, Trade Deal Comes Amid Growing Pressures at Home U.S., October 12

    President Trump and his Chinese counterpart, Xi Jinping, agreed to a compromise on trade in recent days as they feel political pressures at home and face weakening economies.

  18. A Healthy Fear of China Opinion, October 12

    As the N.B.A. defers to Beijing, a little more Western paranoia might be advantageous.

  19. A Healthy Fear of China Opinion, October 12

    As the N.B.A. defers to Beijing, a little more Western paranoia might be advantageous.

  20. Xi Jinping Comes to Nepal Bearing Investments, and India Is Watching World, October 12

    The Chinese leader’s visit is a further display of his ambitious aims — both economic and strategic — on India’s doorstep.

  21. Those Foreign Business Ties? The Trump Sons Have Plenty Too U.S., October 11

    The Trumps have criticized Hunter Biden for doing business overseas while his father was vice president. Last month, the Trumps won approval in Scotland to build 500 homes.

  22. N.B.A.-China Spat Shows Sports Isn’t (and Shouldn’t Be) Just About Games Sports, October 11

    The idea of sports being mainly about what happens on the courts and fields has always been a myth.

  23. Trump and China Have a ‘Phase One Deal.’ The World Economy Is Still at Risk. The Upshot, October 11

    A perpetual state of aggression on trade has been a drag on business decision-making, especially in manufacturing.

  24. The Week in Tech: Navigating the Chinese Minefield Technology, October 11

    American tech companies want access to customers in China. But they’re learning that can come with a lot of baggage.

  25. E.T.F. Investors Are Going for Gold, Despite Many Drawbacks Business, October 11

    Gold has often been viewed as a haven, but many experts say it isn’t needed to diversify a portfolio and adds unnecessary expense.

  26. Former World Leaders: The Trade War Threatens the World’s Economy Opinion, October 11

    Despite an interim deal, global peace and prosperity remain at risk if the United States and China do not fully resolve their conflict.

  27. Why China Went to War With the N.B.A. Podcasts, October 11

    A basketball executive’s tweet supporting protests in Hong Kong transformed the league into a geopolitical battleground.

  28. Marie Yovanovitch Fought Corruption, Then Lost Her Post Opinion, October 11

    For nearly 30 years, American diplomats were expected to promote the rule of law. Under President Trump, they get punished for it.

  29. U.S. and China May Be Headed for Mini-Deal on Trade This Week U.S., October 10

    A U.S. Chamber of Commerce official said a limited deal that would prevent President Trump’s planned tariff increase this month and set rules around how China manages its currency could be announced.

  30. China Blows Whistle on Nationalistic Protests Against the N.B.A. Business, October 10

    China has clamped down on state media coverage and online discussion of an American basketball executive’s tweet about the pro-democracy protests in Hong Kong.

  31. China’s N.B.A. Fans Feel the Tug of Loyalty Toward Beijing Business, October 10

    An exhibition game between the Lakers and the Nets may signal a thaw. Still, even longtime fans said they would choose patriotism over their love of the game.

  32. China Trade Talks Restart as White House Explores Escalation Options U.S., October 10

    Expectations for a limited deal grew, even as the Trump administration separately considered limiting China’s access to U.S. capital markets and imposing greater scrutiny on Chinese companies.

  33. Apple Removes App That Helps Hong Kong Protesters Track the Police Technology, October 9

    Apple said it was removing the HKmap.live app, which was criticized by Chinese state media, because the Hong Kong authorities said protesters used it to attack the police.

  34. Let’s Not Take Cues From a Country That Bans Winnie the Pooh Opinion, October 9

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

  35. Russia Wins Men’s Team Title at the World Gymnastics Championships Sports, October 9

    It was the team’s first victory at worlds since 1991, when Russians still competed as part of the Soviet Union.

  36. Asked About N.B.A. Spat With China, Trump Instead Blasts Kerr and Popovich Sports, October 9

    The president said the league and Beijing “have to work out their own situation” in a dispute over a team executive’s tweet supporting pro-democracy protests in Hong Kong.

  37. Dealing With China Isn’t Worth the Moral Cost Opinion, October 9

    We thought economic growth and technology would liberate China. Instead, it corrupted us.

  38. When an Ally Can’t Trust America’s Word Opinion, October 9

    Readers react to the Trump administration’s abandonment of the Kurds. Also: Basketball and China; the joys of gardening; New York psychics.

  39. Chinese Media’s Attacks on Apple and N.B.A. Help Inflame Nationalism World, October 9

    Outlets are trying to intimidate multinational companies into toeing the party line while Beijing tries to rein in the Hong Kong protests.

  40. What Hunter Biden Did Was Legal — And That’s the Problem Opinion, October 9

    We need a Washington Corrupt Practices Act to stop political families from self-dealing.

  41. Blizzard Sets Off Backlash for Penalizing Hearthstone Gamer in Hong Kong World, October 9

    The gaming company suspended the player and made him forfeit his prize money after he expressed support for the protest movement in Hong Kong.

  42. Trump’s Trade War Could Put Swiss-Size Dent in Global Economy, I.M.F. Warns U.S., October 8

    The International Monetary Fund is the latest global organization to warn of growing economic fallout from President Trump’s trade war.

  43. By Taking Aim at Chinese Tech Firms, Trump Signals a Strategy Shift Business, October 8

    In blacklisting surveillance companies, the United States is the first major government to punish China for its crackdown on Muslims.

  44. Adam Silver Commits to Free Speech as Chinese Companies Cut Ties With N.B.A. Sports, October 8

    China’s state-run television canceled broadcasts of two preseason games scheduled to be held in the country this week.

  45. For Companies in China, Political Hazards Are Getting Harder to See World, October 8

    The N.B.A. and others are finding it difficult to stay neutral in an increasingly politicized, and punitive, China.

  46. China Is a Minefield, and Foreign Firms Keep Hitting New Tripwires World, October 8

    The N.B.A. and others are finding it difficult to stay neutral in an increasingly politicized, and punitive, China.

  47. ‘South Park’ Creators Offer Fake Apology After Show Is Erased in China Arts, October 8

    “Like the N.B.A., we welcome the Chinese censors into our homes and into our hearts,” the show’s creators said in a tongue-in-cheek response. “We too love money more than freedom and democracy.”

  48. Hong Kong Stock Market Retracts Offer to Buy London Exchange Business, October 7

    Regulatory concerns would have made a deal difficult. Still, both exchanges and their home cities face difficult questions about their future.

  49. When It Comes to China, Silence Is Golden Opinion, October 7

    The N.B.A., like other American businesses, has shown that it’s willing to play by China’s rules in exchange for China’s money.

  50. Swine Fever? Trade War? China Turns to Strategic Pork Reserve Business, October 7

    The tariff fight has added to Chinese shoppers’ grocery bills. How is the government coping? By tapping its gigantic stockpile of emergency meat.

  51. Colliding With China, the N.B.A. Retreats With a Bruised Spine Sports, October 7

    Daryl Morey’s tweet, quickly deleted, caused a stir mostly because it rattled the league’s access to a billion-dollar market.

  52. ‘Stand With Hong Kong’? Not When N.B.A.’s Chinese Fortune Is on the Line World, October 7

    A single tweet catapulted one of China’s favorite sports leagues into a tiptoe act familiar to many companies doing business in the autocratic country.

  53. Why the N.B.A. Apologized to China Over Daryl Morey’s Tweet About Hong Kong Sports, October 7

    A general manager’s tweet catapulted one of China’s favorite sports leagues into a tiptoe act familiar to many companies doing business in the autocratic country.

  54. Hong Kong’s Mask Ban Reveals Carrie Lam’s True Face Opinion, October 7

    The city’s leader announced an emergency law to restore order. It was a deliberate provocation.

  55. Amid Trade War, Farmers Lean on a New Crop: Hemp U.S., October 6

    With the rising popularity of CBD products, farmers are growing hemp. Some see it as a way to ride out President Trump’s fight over trade. Others fear it may not last.

  56. In Hong Kong’s Crackdown on Protests, Face Mask Ban May Be the Start World, October 6

    The ban, punishable by up to a year in prison, was a measured approach. It avoided for now the more extreme options, like a curfew or running courthouses 24 hours a day.

  57. China Loves News About Trump’s Controversies. Not This Time. World, October 5

    Since President Trump called for China to investigate the Bidens, Chinese media and officials have been notably muted. They have reason for caution, said experts.

  58. China Masters Political Propaganda for the Instagram Age Technology, October 5

    Leveraging celebrities, the know-how of tech companies and images built for social media, the Communist Party can effectively stir patriotism among the youth.

  59. Trump’s Call to China to Investigate Biden Could Complicate Trade Talks Business, October 4

    The U.S. and China are trying to reach agreement, but President Trump’s request is likely to increase scrutiny of any trade pact.

  60. The Trump Era: ‘Something New and Ugly Every Day’ Opinion, October 4

    Readers react to the president’s overture to China to investigate the Bidens and a so-called perfect phone call with Ukraine’s leader.

  61. Donald Trump’s Invitation to the World Opinion, October 4

    Soliciting foreign interference sets a precedent. Here’s what that looks like.

  62. Hong Kong Banned Masks at Protests. Masked Crowds Protested the Ban. World, October 4

    Thousands protested, many wearing masks, as the clock ticked toward the ban taking effect, and clashes broke out around the city.

  63. Going Back to China in Search of My Daughter’s Secret Past Style, October 4

    As an infant, my child was left on a bridge with a note pinned to her sweater. I thought finding it would provide us both with answers.

  64. What We Know About Hunter Biden’s Business in China U.S., October 3

    Without presenting any evidence, President Trump suggested that China showered money on Mr. Biden to influence his father as vice president and win favorable trade deals with the United States.

  65. Trump, the Self-Impeaching President Opinion, October 3

    Now he wants China to investigate the Bidens and help his re-election bid. Give him this, he’s not subtle.

  66. ‘China Should Start an Investigation Into the Bidens,’ Trump Says in Extraordinary Request Video, October 3

    President Trump’s public call on China for help that could benefit him in the 2020 election comes amid an impeachment inquiry into a similar request to Ukraine.

  67. Trump Publicly Urges China to Investigate the Bidens U.S., October 3

    President Trump made a similar, but private, request of the president of Ukraine, an episode that has prompted an impeachment inquiry.

  68. Is China Heading for Crisis? Opinion, October 3

    The protests in Hong Kong accelerate the contradictions in Beijing.

  69. China, Where State Pomp Comes With Real Feeling Opinion, October 3

    At the grand anniversary celebrations this week, attendees weren’t props but excited participants.

  70. China’s Spenders Are Saving. That’s a Problem for Everyone. Business, October 2

    Chinese consumers, a $4.9 trillion force, transformed the global economy. With their own economy slowing, they are pulling back.

  71. China’s Global Message: We Are Tough but Not Threatening World, October 2

    Leaders in Beijing have declared their aims are peaceful, but developments in Hong Kong, Xinjiang, Tibet and elsewhere — as well as a military parade — may indicate otherwise.

  72. Pageantry in Beijing. Firebombs in Hong Kong. Podcasts, October 2

    The split-screen contrast between the two cities on the 70th anniversary of Communist Party rule in China laid bare an intensifying crisis.

  73. Cheers in Beijing Can’t Drown Out the Protesters in Hong Kong Opinion, October 1

    As President Xi celebrates 70 years of Communist rule, a democratic enclave resists.

  74. Celebrations in Beijing, Violence in Hong Kong: 2 Very Different Scenes Video, October 1

    One of the largest parades in modern Chinese history took place in Beijing to celebrate National Day. At the same time, violent protests broke out in the streets of Hong Kong in a challenge to China’s rule. Here’s what these dueling events looked like.

  75. Protests Erupt in Hong Kong, Overshadowing China’s National Day Parade World, October 1

    The contrast of National Day pageantry in Beijing versus anti-government mayhem in Hong Kong was almost certainly infuriating to President Xi Jinping.

  76. 115 Days of Hong Kong Protests. How Did We Get Here? Interactive, October 1

    The protests started as peaceful marches and rallies against an unpopular bill. Then came dozens of rounds of tear gas and a government that refused to back down.

  77. Scenes of Violence in Hong Kong on China’s National Day Video, October 1

    On a day Beijing celebrated 70 years of Communist Party rule, demonstrators and the police clashed in Hong Kong, in one of the most intense protests of four months of unrest.

  78. Hong Kong Police Shoot a Protester, 18, With a Live Bullet for the First Time World, October 1

    The escalation in police tactics came amid violent demonstrations on National Day, a holiday commemorating Communist Party rule in China.

  79. Hong Kong Police Shoot a Protester, 18, With a Live Bullet for the First Time World, October 1

    The escalation in police tactics came amid violent demonstrations on National Day, a holiday commemorating Communist Party rule in China.

  80. In Pictures: China’s National Day Parade Features Pomp and Artillery World, October 1

    The parade in Beijing, among the largest in modern Chinese history, was designed to commemorate 70 years of Communist rule.

  81. What Xi Jinping Hasn’t Learned From China’s Emperors Opinion, October 1

    Tolerance of diversity, not repression, is the surest way to govern a vast territory with many peoples.

  82. National Day Demonstrations in Hong Kong Turn Violent World, September 30

    The Hong Kong police used a live round against a protester for the first time in months of protests, as Beijing celebrated 70 years of Communist Party rule.

  83. California Man Charged With Smuggling Fabricated U.S. Secrets to China U.S., September 30

    The indictment revealed that the United States ran a double-agent spy operation, passing along phony “national security information” on digital memory cards to Beijing.

  84. Shuping Wang, Who Helped Expose China’s Rural AIDS Crisis, Dies at 59 World, September 30

    She braved ostracism, assault and the loss of her job to expose the spread of the disease in rural China. A play about her has opened in London.

  85. Parades and Protests on China’s 70th Anniversary World, September 30

    As the Communist Party celebrates 70 years in power, protests in Hong Kong threaten to overshadow the festivities.

  86. Xi Extols China’s ‘Red’ Heritage in a Land Haunted by Famine Under Mao World, September 30

    Seventy years after Mao founded the People’s Republic, Xi Jinping visited Xinyang to rekindle revolutionary traditions. Its survivors of mass starvation went unmentioned.

  87. China Plays ‘Fight the Landlord’ to Tame Hong Kong Business, September 30

    State media puts pressure on Li Ka-shing, a powerful property tycoon, showing the Communist Party’s view of business as a means of control.

  88. Hong Kong’s Status as Neutral Ground at Risk as China Asserts Power Business, September 29

    The territory’s traditional role as a gateway is under assault from President Trump’s trade war and a crackdown on pro-democracy demonstrators.

  89. Major Clashes Erupt in Hong Kong Ahead of China’s National Day World, September 29

    The demonstrations openly defy Beijing’s rule just two days before the central government celebrates 70 years of Communist rule.

  90. Tanks, Missiles and No Pigeons: China to Celebrate 70th Birthday of the People’s Republic World, September 28

    China’s leader, Xi Jinping, will use a military parade commemorating the 70th anniversary of Communist rule to highlight his power in the face of rising challenges.

  91. The Tenacity of Chinese Communism Opinion, September 28

    How the party revived an ancient philosophy to extol order and compel obedience.

  92. The Making of a Chinese Patriot Opinion, September 28

    What happens when you mix rage, shame and pride with years of nationalist education?

  93. ‘Ours Will No Longer Be a Nation Subject to Insult and Humiliation’ Opinion, September 28

    From climate change to Taiwan, China’s foreign policy is about impressing the masses at home, not fighting enemies abroad.

  94. A Father-Son Split on Hong Kong Protests Shows City’s Generational Divide World, September 28

    As China celebrates the 70th anniversary of Communist rule, a father who fled the country wonders if he made the right decision, and why his son is protesting.

  95. White House Weighs Blocking Chinese Companies From U.S. Exchanges U.S., September 27

    The proposal, which is in its early stages, would ratchet up tension ahead of trade talks next month.

  96. ‘One Country, Two Nationalisms’: The Identity Crisis Behind Hong Kong’s Turmoil World, September 27

    How economic dislocation and immigration set the stage for wider backlash against Beijing’s overreach — and for emerging divisions within Hong Kong.

  97. Hong Kong and the Independence Movement That Doesn’t Know Itself Opinion, September 27

    The protesters are more radical than they realize. Just like during the 2014 Umbrella Revolution.

  98. Carrie Lam Comes Face to Face With Angry Hong Kong Residents at Town Hall World, September 26

    Mrs. Lam met with 150 people on Thursday inside a heavily guarded stadium. She said she wanted to heal divisions and hear “constructive suggestions.”

  99. Barred From Owning Land, Rural Chinese Miss Spoils of Country’s Success World, September 26

    A region that is the cradle of China’s economic overhauls shows how decisions made four decades ago are hobbling China’s farmers and hampering economic growth.

  100. A Desperate Battle, and a Victory for Now, at a Remote Afghan Outpost World, September 26

    Struggling Afghan forces took three northern districts from the Taliban. But the cost was high, and troops depend on American airstrikes to hold on.

  101. Hong Kong, I Am Listening Opinion, September 25

    Conversation can triumph over conflict, calm can be restored, and trust can be rebuilt within the community.

  102. White House Bars Iranian Officials From U.S. as Its Diplomatic Efforts Falter World, September 25

    The move was extraordinary given that dozens of Iranian diplomats were in New York for the U.N. General Assembly, though it was not expected to force them to leave.

  103. China Wants the World to Stay Silent on Muslim Camps. It’s Succeeding. World, September 25

    Beijing is using economic and diplomatic pressure to quash any outcry, while governments are reluctant to risk financial ties and trade deals.

  104. U.S. Intelligence Officer Who Tried to Share Secrets With China Is Sentenced to 10 Years U.S., September 24

    He was expected to receive a harsher sentence. But a federal judge said he had cooperated with investigators.

  105. U.S. Intelligence Officer Who Tried to Share Secrets With China Is Sentenced to 10 Years U.S., September 24

    He was expected to receive a harsher sentence. But a federal judge said he had cooperated with investigators.

  106. It’s the Environment, Stupid Opinion, September 24

    There is a winning campaign theme that progressives can use against Trump, and it isn’t “Medicare for all.”

  107. My American Surrogate Video, September 24

    A Chinese businesswoman in California has become a matchmaker between Chinese parents and American wombs.

  108. Closing My Curtains for Xi Jinping and His Grand Parade World, September 23

    Beijing is banning kites and balloons as it celebrates the 70th birthday of modern China. I, too, would have to go.

  109. ‘I Was Begging for Mercy’: How Undercover Officers in Hong Kong Launched a Bloody Crackdown Video, September 22

    On Aug. 11, undercover officers in Hong Kong infiltrated crowds and severely beat protesters. We examined footage from that night and, for the first time, three men injured by the police told us their stories, painting a vivid picture of what happened.

  110. China’s Big Brother Targets Business Business, September 22

    Beijing hopes its social credit system will use vast troves of data to quickly punish companies accused of wrongdoing. U.S. firms could get hit, too.

  111. Two 13-Year-Olds Are Arrested Over Hong Kong Protests World, September 22

    One of the minors, a girl, was arrested on charges of burning a Chinese national flag. She was held overnight in police detention.

  112. To Influence El Salvador, China Dangled Money. The U.S. Made Threats. World, September 21

    As part of a push into Central America, China presented itself as a deep-pocketed partner for El Salvador’s future. The Trump administration countered with words of warning.

  113. A Crackdown on Islam Is Spreading Across China World, September 21

    A secret Communist Party directive has led to restrictions on Islamic practices far from Xinjiang, the western region where Uighurs have been brutally repressed.

  114. Trump Calls China a ‘Threat to the World’ as Trade Talks Approach U.S., September 20

    The president says he will not accept an interim trade deal and accused China of building up its military with funds earned through unfair trade practices.

  115. How Hong Kong’s Unrest Is Spilling Onto N.Y. Campuses New York, September 20

    Tensions are mounting: protest installations are being torn down, and bottles are getting thrown at marchers.

  116. As Taiwan Loses Influence, China Gains Ground in Race With U.S. World, September 20

    Two Pacific nations severed ties with Taiwan in favor of Beijing this week, boosting China in its contest with the United States for influence in the region.

  117. China Detains FedEx Pilot Amid Rising U.S.-China Tensions Business, September 20

    The seizure of the pilot, allegedly because air-gun pellets were found in his luggage, marks the latest difficulty for foreign travelers and companies in China.

  118. South Sudan Oil Consortium Funded Militias Accused of Atrocities, Report Says World, September 19

    The report by a watchdog group linked Dar Petroleum Operating Company to the president and outlined other major players it said were complicit in violence and corruption.

  119. How China Unleashed Twitter Trolls to Discredit Hong Kong’s Protesters Interactive, September 18

    Twitter took down nearly 1,000 accounts that it said were part of a state-directed effort to undermine protests. Here is a look at their activities.

  120. U.S. Outlines Plans to Scrutinize Chinese and Other Foreign Investment U.S., September 17

    International deals involving technology and real estate could be blocked under proposed new rules that would add teeth to a law passed last year.

  121. Hong Kong’s Protests Could Be Another Social Media Revolution That Ends in Failure Opinion, September 17

    Building a movement was easier than finding a way to negotiate a compromise without leaders.

  122. Trump Races for Trade Deals With Japan and India as China Fight Persists U.S., September 17

    President Trump wants to secure “minideals” with Japan and India to notch victories on a signature issue as he heads into his re-election campaign.