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  1. Foreign Correspondents as They Live and Breathe Times Insider, Today

    When the conversation turns to air quality, reporters check their apps.

  2. State Department Worker Is Accused of Hiding Ties to China U.S., Yesterday

    Candace Marie Claiborne, 60, was charged with felony obstruction and lying to the F.B.I. after her ties to the Chinese were uncovered, the authorities said.

  3. In China, ‘Disney’ Deals Turn Out to Be Fantasy Business Day, Yesterday

    Meng Dekai, a former company executive, was accused of signing deals with local governments for Disney-related projects without authorization.

  4. Chinese Firm Takes Stake in U.S. Investment Bank Cowen Business Day, Yesterday

    The deal comes after a recent flurry of acquisitions of Western companies by Chinese businesses.

  5. As Power Wanes, Kuomintang Struggles to Hang On in Taiwan World, Yesterday

    The party that once ruled China now looks to stay relevant in Taiwan politics — a situation with implications for Beijing and Washington.

  6. China Says It Has Detained Rights Activist From Taiwan World, Yesterday

    The detention adds to signs of an intensified clampdown on outsiders working with China’s beleaguered rights lawyers and groups.

  7. China Poised to Take Lead on Climate After Trump’s Move to Undo Policies World, Yesterday

    For years, the United States pushed China to commit to limiting its use of fossil fuels. The countries now look likely to switch roles.

  8. Trump Is a Chinese Agent Opinion, Yesterday

    Ignoring climate change and the benefits of clean energy only helps a rival.

  9. President Trump Risks the Planet Opinion, March 28

    Reversing President Obama’s climate policies will raise emissions and undercut America’s claim to leadership on the issue of global warming.

  10. Mysterious Buyer of Trump’s Childhood Home Said to Be From China N.Y. / Region, March 28

    A stream of Chinese visitors reportedly stopped to see the house between when it was listed for auction in January and when the sale closed last week.

  11. Trump Signs Executive Order Unwinding Obama Climate Policies Climate, March 28

    Flanked by coal miners at the Environmental Protection Agency, President Trump signed an order directing the agency to start the process of rewriting the Clean Power Plan.

  12. France Investigating Police Killing of Chinese Man in Paris World, March 28

    An officer fatally shot the man, Liu Shaoyo, 56, at his home on Sunday amid murky circumstances, setting off violent protests.

  13. On State TV, Chinese Forces Storm a Compound a Lot Like Bin Laden’s World, March 28

    A news broadcast showed the police training at a replica of the house where Osama bin Laden was killed in 2011. It took an eagle-eyed viewer to point it out.

  14. Australian Vote on Extradition Treaty With China Is Canceled World, March 28

    The canceling of the vote by Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull signaled that concerns over China’s human rights record would continue to limit the two countries’ ties.

  15. Postcard From China: Secret Video of a Women’s Rights Demonstration Times Insider, March 27

    Feminist activism blossomed here as recently as 2015, but today it is in a deep freeze.

  16. In Rare Move, Chinese Think Tank Criticizes Tepid Pace of Reform Business Day, March 27

    Efforts to overhaul the world’s No. 2 economy have “fallen into stalemate,” contends a report that chastises national policy makers and local officials.

  17. China Bars Professor at Australian University From Leaving, Lawyer Says World, March 26

    Feng Chongyi, an Australian permanent resident who has criticized Beijing’s clampdown on dissent, was being questioned in Guangzhou as a suspected national security threat, his lawyer said.

  18. Carrie Lam Wins Vote to Become Hong Kong’s Next Leader World, March 26

    Mrs. Lam, Beijing’s preferred candidate in the race, won 777 out of 1,163 votes cast. She defeated John Tsang, a former finance secretary who polls indicated was more popular with the public.

  19. Missing Taiwanese Man May Be in Chinese Custody, Some Fear World, March 25

    Lee Ming-cheh, who has a background in human rights activism, has not been heard from since Sunday, when he boarded a flight from Taipei to Macau, friends and relatives say.

  20. China’s New Limits on Money Outflows Hit a Would-Be Paradise Business Day, March 24

    Based in Malaysia, Forest City promises clean air and beaches, but China’s efforts to keep money at home leave some buyers struggling to pay what they owe.

  21. What a Buddhist Monk Taught Xi Jinping Opinion, March 24

    China’s president sees religion as a way to promote his country’s position in a world still dominated by the United States.

  22. For Some, a Win-Win Election in Hong Kong Opinion, March 24

    No matter who becomes Hong Kong’s new leader, one faction will come out on top — and it won’t be Beijing’s proxies.

  23. Bao Bao, an American-Born Panda, Steps Out in China World, March 24

    Culture shock is fading, say the handlers of Bao Bao, the panda from the National Zoo in Washington, as she settles into the land of her ancestors.

  24. Climate Change May Be Intensifying China’s Smog Crisis World, March 24

    Changing weather patterns linked to rising global temperatures have resulted in a dearth of wind across northern China, exacerbating severe air pollution, studies say.

  25. China to Plant ‘Green Necklace’ of Trees Around Beijing to Fight Smog World, March 23

    Chinese officials want to plant more trees in Hebei Province, which surrounds Beijing, to clear the air in a region filled with factories.

  26. A Taiwan Perspective Opinion, March 23

    A Taiwan official writes that Taiwan should not be used as a bargaining chip to get China to act tougher on North Korea.

  27. As Hong Kong Chooses Its Next Leader, China Still Pulls the Strings World, March 23

    As paradoxical as it may sound, pro-democracy activists insist they were right to oppose Beijing’s offer to allow for a direct popular vote.

  28. In a Surprise, the Overseas Movie Box Office Shows No Growth Business Day, March 22

    Increased ticket sales in countries like Brazil and Japan could not offset steep declines in places like Germany, Britain and Mexico. China was flat.

  29. China Bets on Sensitive U.S. Start-Ups, Worrying the Pentagon Technology, March 22

    Beijing is pushing Chinese firms to invest in early-stage U.S. companies specializing in technology with potential military applications, a new report says.

  30. Airbnb’s Rivals in China Hold Hands in a Nervous New Market Business Day, March 22

    The Silicon Valley firm introduces a new effort in a country where other foreign firms have stumbled — and where rivals offer door locks and advice to worried hosts.

  31. A.I. Expert at Baidu, Andrew Ng, Resigns From Chinese Search Giant Technology, March 22

    The departure is a blow to Baidu, which has been betting big on artificial intelligence as a foundation to fields like voice recognition and driverless cars.

  32. Rex Tillerson Has Shown No Illusions About North Korea Opinion, March 22

    He has seemed to rule out negotiations, but there is little hope of moderating the danger without them.

  33. Making Solar Big Enough to Matter Opinion, March 21

    China’s solar industry is expanding in ways that make it imperative for the United States to up its game.

  34. Printing the Ancient Way Keeps Buddhist Texts Alive in Tibet World, March 21

    A press that uses wooden blocks and dates to 1729 is the embodiment of a hallowed tradition and is one site where the Tibetan language is being preserved.

  35. Autistic Boy’s Death One of Many Linked to Squalid ‘Care Center’ in China World, March 20

    The government moved to address angry questions after a newspaper reported that at least 21 people had died in just a few months at the center for vagrants.

  36. China’s High-Tech Tool to Fight Toilet Paper Bandits World, March 20

    To stop thieves, Beijing authorities have installed dispensers equipped with facial recognition software in public restrooms at a busy tourist site, Temple of Heaven Park.

  37. China’s Taxes on Imported Cars Feed Trade Tensions With U.S. Business Day, March 20

    Autos are emerging as a potential point of contention ahead of President Trump’s meeting with his Chinese counterpart, but the industry sees no easy answers.

  38. Heng on U.S.-China Ties Opinion, March 19

    China’s relationship with the United States remains strained by North Korea‘s pursuit of nuclear weapons.

  39. In Beijing, Two Wheels Are Only a Smartphone Away World, March 19

    Beijing, once known as a city of bikes, is returning to its roots. All it takes to obtain one from a bike-sharing service is a few taps on a smartphone.

  40. Rex Tillerson and Xi Jinping Meet in China and Emphasize Cooperation World, March 19

    The U.S. secretary of state and the Chinese president kept away from contentious issues even as North Korea defiantly showed off a new missile engine.

  41. China Defends Plan to Bolster Its High-Tech Industries Business Day, March 19

    An official called a plan to juice economic development in emerging industries a necessary strategy in the face of Western countries’ controls of certain high-tech gear.

  42. Shadow Lending Threatens China’s Economy, Officials Warn Business Day, March 18

    The rise of money-raising efforts outside official banking channels poses risks to the financial system of the world’s No. 2 economy, officials say.

  43. Fighting Fakes on Alibaba From Arizona Video, March 18

    Some small American businesses accuse Alibaba.com, China’s largest e-commerce company, of tolerating sales of counterfeits on its platforms. Step inside an industrial furniture workshop in Phoenix to see what’s at stake for the originals.

  44. Mandarin Gets One Shining Moment in a First-Round N.C.A.A. Game Sports, March 17

    Two Ohio students have gained a following calling Dayton Flyers games in Mandarin. In a first-round game on CBS, they reached a bigger audience.

  45. All Eyes on China as U.S. Signals New Tack on North Korea World, March 17

    As Secretary of State Rex W. Tillerson heads to Beijing, his interactions with his hosts, and whether he takes a hard line with China over its support for North Korea, will be closely watched.

  46. Fighting Fakes on Alibaba From Arizona Video, March 17

    Some small American businesses accuse Alibaba.com, China’s largest e-commerce company, of tolerating sales of counterfeits on its platforms. Step inside an industrial furniture workshop in Phoenix to see what’s at stake for the originals.

  47. Tai Chi Encourages Calm. So Why Are Its Chinese Fans Stressing Out? World, March 17

    Advocates of Chinese tai chi have been lobbying for a decade to get the martial art onto Unesco’s intangible cultural heritage list. Time may be running out.

  48. The Fed Acts. Workers in Mexico and Merchants in Malaysia Suffer. Business Day, March 16

    Rising interest rates in the United States are driving money out of many developing countries, straining governments and pinching consumers around the globe.

  49. Trump Adviser Gary Cohn to Sell Stake in Chinese Bank Giant Business Day, March 16

    The former Goldman executive’s shares in the Industrial and Commercial Bank of China appear to have been his largest holding, apart from his Goldman stake.

  50. Rex Tillerson, America’s Low-Energy Top Diplomat Opinion, March 16

    The foreign service is all about championing U.S. interests abroad, but that purpose is endangered by a vacuum in leadership.

  51. In Australia, a Call for Closer Ties to China Gains Support World, March 16

    Stephen FitzGerald, Australia’s first ambassador to China, said that the world had reached the end of an era defined by American and European leadership.

  52. U.S. May Soon Increase Pressure on China to Constrain North Korea U.S., March 15

    A senior administration official said Secretary of State Rex Tillerson would warn China to restrain North Korea’s nuclear and missile programs.

  53. Will Rex Tillerson Pass North Korea’s Nuclear Test? Opinion, March 15

    There is no quick military fix. Methodical diplomacy and sanctions are the best way.

  54. China’s Premier, Li Keqiang, Strikes Upbeat Tone Amid U.S. Tensions World, March 15

    Mr. Li stressed common interests at his annual news conference despite differences over hot spots in Asia and President Trump’s anti-China rhetoric.

  55. Kushners, Trump In-Laws, Weigh $400 Million Deal With Chinese Firm N.Y. / Region, March 14

    A potential agreement to sell a stake in a New York skyscraper would be extremely lucrative for the family of Jared Kushner, and could protect the Chinese buyers from scrutiny.

  56. Statue of Marx, Funded by China, Will Stand in German City of His Birth World, March 13

    The City Council in Trier, in western Germany, voted to accept the gift from the Chinese, which will commemorate the bicentennial of his birth.

  57. After $225 Billion in Deals Last Year, China Reins In Overseas Investment Business Day, March 12

    Chinese officials are warning that they will crack down on “blind and irrational” acquisitions amid rising worries about money leaving the country.

  58. Why U.S. Antimissile System in South Korea Worries China World, March 11

    The Chinese government fears that the antimissile system, called the Terminal High Altitude Area Defense, or Thaad, could erode its nuclear deterrent.

  59. Sue While the Conflicts Are Hot Opinion, March 10

    It may be up to the public to press Trump’s White House on his myriad conflicts of interest.

  60. What’s Under Discussion at One of China’s Biggest Political Gatherings World, March 10

    The policy proposals and the online comments that those attract offer a look at the issues on the minds of Chinese people today.

  61. South Korean Stores Feel China’s Wrath as U.S. Missile System Is Deployed World, March 9

    Anti-South Korean sentiment has broken out across China after the South’s embrace of a U.S. missile defense system that China says can be used to spy on its territory.

  62. Israel Goes to 3-0 at World Baseball Classic Sports, March 9

    Nate Freiman’s RBI double sparked a three-run first inning as Israel beat the Netherlands, 4-2, to finish top of Pool A in the World Baseball Classic.

  63. In China, Trump Wins a Trove of New Trademarks Business Day, March 8

    China has granted preliminary approval for 27 new trademarks to the president, which could add to criticism over potential conflicts of interest.

  64. Netherlands and Israel Advance to Second Round of World Baseball Classic Sports, March 8

    The Netherlands defeated Taiwan to improve to 2-0 in Pool A and move on to the second round along with Israel, which also has a 2-0 record.

  65. Chinese Mistake Satire on Trump for Real News World, March 8

    Several publications, quoting a satirical New Yorker piece as factual, reported a frantic President Trump, wearing a bathrobe, worried about eavesdropping.

  66. As Leaders Argue, South Korea Finds China Is No Longer an Easy Sell World, March 8

    China, long a major customer of Korean companies, is emerging as a competitor — showing the cracks in South Korea’s decades-old economic growth model.

  67. Rising Tensions With North Korea Opinion, March 8

    The nuclear-capable country has taken a number of provocative actions, and it is unclear how President Trump will respond.

  68. U.S. and South Korea Rebuff China’s Proposal to Defuse Korea Tensions World, March 8

    China had proposed that North Korea suspend nuclear and missile testing in exchange for a halt to military drills by American and South Korean forces.

  69. North Korea Tensions Pose Early, and Perilous, Test for Trump World, March 7

    The North’s provocations and Chinese anger over the deployment of a missile defense system in South Korea are creating a difficult balancing act for the new administration.

  70. China’s Plan to Build Its Own High-Tech Industries Worries Western Businesses Business Day, March 7

    European and American companies say that a $300 billion effort to make China self-sufficient in important sectors could lead to unfair competition.

  71. Citigroup Dips Cautious Toe in Chinese Bonds Business Day, March 7

    The bank will include Chinese bonds in existing emerging-market indexes. It’s a victory for Beijing, but also a low-risk diplomatic win for Citigroup.

  72. Attacks by Rebels in Myanmar Leave Dozens Dead World, March 7

    The assaults by an ethnic Chinese group were said to have targeted a hotel, casinos and police and army posts in an escalation of a long-running conflict.

  73. China Warns of Arms Race After U.S. Deploys Missile Defense in South Korea World, March 7

    Beijing denounced the United States’ decision to use the Thaad technology and vowed to “take the necessary steps to safeguard our own security interests.”

  74. Building Trade Walls Interactive, March 7

    The Trump administration faces the problem that China’s high trade barriers are allowed by the World Trade Organization, because China entered the group as a developing country and insists it still is one.

  75. U.S. Starts Deploying Thaad Antimissile System in South Korea, After North’s Tests World, March 6

    China has been incensed over the deployment of the system, which it regards as an intrusion that could compromise its military capabilities.

  76. Pomp and Pride at People’s Congress in Beijing World, March 6

    The National People’s Congress draws representatives from all over China for nearly two weeks of consultations.

  77. A Chilly Walk Amid China’s Ice Art Video, March 5

    Get a 360-degree view of the world’s largest ice and snow festival in northern China.

  78. China Lowers Growth Target as Lawmakers Meet Business Day, March 4

    Before a meeting of the National People’s Congress, Premier Li Keqiang defended the target as realistic and vowed to increase pollution monitoring.

  79. Xi Jinping’s Failed Promises Dim Hopes for Economic Change in 2nd Term World, March 4

    As China’s president prepares for another five years in power, critics of his record are asking whether he was ever really serious about liberalizing the economy.

  80. China and Economic Reform: Xi Jinping’s Track Record Business Day, March 4

    China has made small moves to open its economy and shake up bloated industries, but experts say its economy still needs significant overhauls.

  81. China to Raise Military Spending, but Less Than in Recent Years World, March 4

    The defense budget would rise by about 7 percent, suggesting that China’s leaders do not plan to engage President Trump in an arms race.

  82. Ren Hang, Provocative Chinese Photographer, Dies at 29 Arts, March 3

    Mr. Ren, who was known for erotic images of naked young models, jumped from the 28th floor of a building, according to a report by The Beijing News.

  83. China’s Response to Reports of Torture: ‘Fake News’ World, March 3

    The government has long denounced articles by Western news organizations as biased and dishonest, but Beijing has now adopted a very Western term to describe them.

  84. Trendy Shanghai District Has Soccer Team With Glitter of Its Own Sports, March 2

    S.I.P.G., which spent $120 million to bring in two Brazilian stars, has been attracting a steady stream of fans, an encouraging sign for Chinese soccer.

  85. Chinese Lawmakers’ Wallets Have Grown Along With Xi’s Power Business Day, March 2

    The combined fortune of the wealthiest members of China’s Parliament, or the National People’s Congress, and its advisory body amounts to $500 billion.

  86. North and South Korea Give China a Double Headache World, March 2

    Pyongyang’s determination to pursue a nuclear program and Seoul’s push to deploy a U.S. missile defense system have put Beijing in a bind.

  87. Xi Jinping, Seeking to Extend Power, May Bend Retirement Rules World, March 2

    The fate of Wang Qishan, 68 and a powerful ally of Xi Jinping, will be a topic of speculation when the national legislature convenes on Sunday.

  88. 10 White Houses, 4 Arcs de Triomphe, 2 Sphinxes ... Now China’s Tower Bridge Attracts Scorn World, March 2

    A version of the London landmark built in the eastern city of Suzhou has rekindled debate about the country’s rush to clone famous foreign structures.

  89. China’s Bird Flu Surge Is a Low Epidemic Threat, W.H.O. Says Health, March 1

    But the virus’s division into two strains will probably force development of a second small stockpile of emergency vaccine to be introduced if the virus becomes more transmissible.

  90. For China’s Factories, a Weaker Currency Is a Double-Edged Sword Business Day, March 1

    Chinese manufacturers once reaped big benefits from a falling renminbi, but heavy debt and intense competition now reduce the positive impact.