T/china

  1. In China, Umbrellas and Basketballs Join the Sharing Economy Business, Yesterday

    Buoyed by the success of car- and bike-sharing companies and fueled with cash, Chinese start-ups are entering what some see as a sharing bubble....

  2. Greed, Injustice and Decadence: What 5 Scenes From a Hit TV Show Say About China Foreign, May 27

    “In the Name of the People” has become one of the most popular shows in Chinese history, with themes and scenes that mirror real life....

  3. Is China Outsmarting America in A.I.? Sunday Business, May 27

    Its ambitions mingle sci-fi ideas and big money with the needs of an authoritarian state....

  4. China Moves to Stabilize Currency, Despite Promise to Loosen Control Business, May 26

    Beijing may make the renminbi less responsive to market moves, which could stem a flight of money out of the country but undermine earlier promises....

  5. To Pay for Syngenta, ChemChina Looks to Beijing for Help Business, May 26

    Chinese banks and asset managers have stepped up to help complete the largest-ever foreign takeover by a Chinese company....

  6. ‘Joshua: Teenager vs. Superpower,’ a War That Isn’t Fiction Weekend, May 25

    This documentary looks at Joshua Wong, an activist in Hong Kong who started his protests at 14 and continues to fight against Chinese rule....

  7. U.S. Warship Sails Near Island Claimed by Beijing in South China Sea Foreign, May 24

    The guided missile destroyer Dewey came within 12 nautical miles of Mischief Reef in the Spratly Islands, showing a shift in the White House’s dealings with Beijing....

  8. Google’s A.I. Program Rattles Chinese Go Master as It Wins Match Business, May 25

    A Google program called AlphaGo won a best-of-three match against a Chinese Go master, rattling his nerves and showing the power of new artificial intelligence technologies....

  9. China’s Ancient Circular Walled Homes Video, May 25

    In 360, enter a Tulou home in Fujian, China, where multiple families live together in a circular structure. These houses have been designated World Heritage sites....

  10. China’s Addiction to Debt Now Threatens Its Growth Business, May 24

    A major credit rating agency sounded the alarm on Wednesday, saying the steady buildup of debt would erode China’s financial strength....

  11. Why China’s Growing Debt Load Worries the World Business, May 24

    After Moody’s lowered its grade by a notch, the financial health of the world’s second-largest economy is again causing concern....

  12. Expert Doubts China’s Population Number, Saying India May Be No. 1 Foreign, May 24

    Yi Fuxiang, a Chinese scientist at the University of Wisconsin, challenged China’s figure of 1.38 billion people, suggesting India is more populous....

  13. Chinese Fashion Designers Flock to City of T-Shirts and Flip-Flops Foreign, May 24

    The “Xiamen gang,” whose aesthetics range from elevated street wear to high-end fashion, are setting up shop in a city not known for its sense of chic....

  14. China Can’t Sustain Its Debt-Fueled Binge, Moody’s Says Business, May 23

    A downgrade by the ratings agency underlines the difficulty Beijing faces in pushing economic growth while tackling problems in its financial system....

  15. Editorial Contest Winner | ‘Leave the Citizens to Their TV Shows’ Learning, May 24

    We are honoring each of the Top 10 winners of our Fourth Annual Student Editorial Contest by publishing an essay a day. Here, an essay by Yijia Hu, age 17....

  16. Trump Adds Another Chinese Trademark to His Portfolio
    Business, May 23

    The president’s trove of trademarks in China and elsewhere have sparked criticism over potential conflicts, and run counter to his nationalistic agenda....

  17. Daily Report: AlphaGo Shows How Far Artificial Intelligence Has Come Business, May 23

    The computer program DeepMind’s AlphaGo has defeated the top-ranked Chinese Go player, Ke Jie, in the first match of a three-game series.

  18. Chinese Merchants Thrive in Senegal, Where People ‘Needed Stuff’ Foreign, May 23

    In cramped shops along a gritty thoroughfare in the capital, shopkeepers described what led them to leave home, and often their families, for Africa....

  19. Chinese Student in Maryland Is Criticized at Home for Praising U.S. Foreign, May 23

    The commencement speaker Yang Shuping, a senior at the University of Maryland, was accused on social media of selling out her homeland....

  20. Google’s AlphaGo Defeats Chinese Go Master in Win for A.I. Business, May 23

    The software’s victory over the world’s best player of the Chinese game demonstrates how artificial intelligence can increasingly outperform humans at complex tasks....

  21. After Report on Killings of C.I.A. Sources, China Asserts Right to Defend Itself Foreign, May 22

    A Foreign Ministry spokeswoman would not confirm or deny a New York Times report that more than a dozen C.I.A. informants were killed or imprisoned....

  22. Climate Cowards — and Heroes Op Ed, May 22

    China’s and India’s progress highlights the short-sightedness of the Trump administration’s climate stance....

  23. China and India Make Big Strides on Climate Change Editorial, May 22

    Progress by two of the world’s top greenhouse gas producers is a huge lesson for the United States....

  24. ‘The Daily’: Pomp and Policy in Saudi Arabia Podcasts, May 22

    The president spent the weekend meeting with and formally addressing Muslim leaders in Saudi Arabia. My colleague reports from the scene....

  25. Why Send Germany a Statue of Marx? The Chinese Have Some Ideas Foreign, May 21

    Is it to reinvigorate Communism in the state that birthed, then repudiated, the idea? Or just a chance to return defective goods? Online, it’s anyone’s guess....

  26. Killing C.I.A. Informants, China Crippled U.S. Spying Operations Foreign, May 20

    At least 18 C.I.A. sources were killed or imprisoned in China between 2010 and 2012, one of the worst intelligence breaches in decades. Investigators still disagree about how it happened....

  27. The 5 ‘Handsome Girls’ Trying to Be China’s Biggest Boy Band Foreign, May 20

    Meet the young women from China providing the soundtrack (and the dance moves) for the country’s androgynous urban trendsetters who reject traditional gender norms....

  28. Chinese Jets Flew Dangerously Close During Intercept, U.S. Says Foreign, May 19

    The Air Force filed a formal protest with China, saying that two fighters had flown in an “unprofessional” way near an American military plane over the East China Sea....

  29. Duterte Says Xi Warned Philippines of War Over South China Sea Foreign, May 19

    President Rodrigo Duterte of the Philippines claimed that China’s leader told him not to “force the issue” of oil drilling in disputed waters....

  30. The Case for Xenophilia Op Ed, May 19

    A writer walks across the globe and total strangers help him stay healthy and safe.

  31. How to Woo Chinese Investors: With Visa Offers and the Trump Name Business, May 19

    To lure money from China, the Kushner family business tapped a specialist that has faced legal fights and another that played up its political ties....

  32. In China, Wives Fight Back After Their Activist Husbands Are Jailed Foreign, May 18

    A startling outcome of China’s crackdown on outspoken rights lawyers and advocates has been the resistance movement formed by their wives....

  33. China’s Dog Meat Festival May Have to Cancel the Dog, Activists Say Foreign, May 18

    Animal rights advocates say the city of Yulin agreed to ban sales of dog meat in the week before the event, although no officials contacted could confirm the reports....

  34. China’s Strength and Its Shopping Lift Alibaba’s Results Business, May 18

    Rising online retail sales and a stronger overall economy helped the Chinese e-commerce giant, but expansion beyond its core businesses has been slow....

  35. China’s Trillion-Dollar Foreign Policy Editorial, May 18

    President Xi Jinping is building his way across continents as American influence recedes....

  36. ‘Australia? Yes, I Know; Off the Coast of New Zealand’ Foreign, May 17

    In this week’s newsletter, we take a trip through the New York Times archives and invite subscribers to an event with beer and literary discussion....

  37. China Is Reluctant to Blame North Korea, Its Ally, for Cyberattack Foreign, May 17

    North Korea’s history of erratic behavior has embarrassed Beijing in many ways, but Chinese leaders have remained stoic....

  38. With Chinese Tourism Down, Taiwan Looks to Lure Visitors From Southeast Asia Foreign, May 17

    Taiwan has sought to make it easier for Southeast Asians to come to Taiwan, relaxing visa requirements and opening new air routes....

  39. China, Addicted to Bootleg Software, Reels From Ransomware Attack Business, May 15

    As companies and officials scrambled to counter global hacking, the vulnerability caused by rampant piracy came into focus....

  40. The Fallout From a Global Cyberattack: ‘A Battle We’re Fighting Every Day’ Foreign, May 15

    Two prestigious Chinese universities, a movie theater chain in South Korea and Japanese automakers were affected, but copycat variants did not seem to have materialized....

  41. Chasing After the Kushners in China Insider, May 15

    “As journalists in China, we are accustomed to dealing with harassment. But we don’t typically encounter bullying at events where American companies hold court.”...

  42. U.S. Firms Want In on China’s Global ‘One Belt, One Road’ Spending Business, May 14

    General Electric, Citibank and Honeywell are among companies angling for potentially big business, but foreign firms must contend with Chinese rivals....

  43. In Beijing, Vladimir Putin Plays Two Piano Tunes From His Childhood Foreign, May 14

    The Russian president performed the songs from the 1950s while waiting for President Xi Jinping at a forum....

  44. In Beijing, Putin Plays Two Piano Tunes From His Childhood World, May 14

    The Russian president performed two tunes from the 1950s, while waiting for President Xi Jinping at a forum in China.

  45. Behind China’s $1 Trillion Plan to Shake Up the Economic Order Business, May 13

    In stark contrast to President Trump’s “America First” mantra, the “One Belt, One Road” plan aims to remake global commerce in China’s image....

  46. Villagers in Myanmar Describe the Destructive Power of China’s Building Frenzy Editorial, May 13

    A community tells its story, and it is a tale of promises not kept....

  47. Security Experts Scramble to Contain Fallout From Cyberattacks Foreign, May 13

    The severity of the attacks in developing countries like China also highlighted the problem of illegally copied software, which tends to be more vulnerable to malware....

  48. Hacking Attack Has Security Experts Scrambling to Contain Fallout Foreign, May 13

    The “ransomware” attacks across continents raised fears that people would not be able to meet ransom demands before their data were destroyed....

  49. How North Korea Managed to Defy Years of Sanctions Foreign, May 12

    Chinese reluctance, legal loopholes and thousands of laborers sent abroad have sustained Pyongyang’s economy in the face of often-painful restrictions....

  50. China Surrenders Little to U.S. in First Round of Trade Talks Business, May 12

    American cattlemen and financiers will get more access to mainland markets in China. It’s a good start, but Beijing did not give up much....

  51. A Robot Revolution, This Time in China Business, May 12

    Car manufacturing in China, once labor-intensive, is now heavily automated....

  52. Kushner Companies Backs Out of Chinese Investor Events After Furor Business, May 12

    Executives from the organization, including Nicole Meyer, the sister of Jared Kushner, had been expected to appear in the southern cities of Shenzhen and Guangzhou....

  53. Where It’s Made: A Ford Car in China Video, May 12

    Step inside the Ford factory in Hangzhou and get a 360 view of one of China’s most automated factories, where 650 robots work alongside humans....

  54. Chinese Rappers Take Aim at American Antimissile System in South Korea Foreign, May 12

    The fight in China against Seoul’s deployment of Thaad, as the system is known, has expanded to music. The song warns: “This time, kid, you going too far.”...

  55. Qian Qichen, Pragmatic Chinese Envoy, Dies at 89 Foreign, May 11

    As foreign minister and vice premier, Mr. Qian shaped a foreign policy that helped China chip away at its isolation from the West after the Tiananmen Square massacre....

  56. Moon Jae-in of South Korea and China Move to Soothe Tensions Foreign, May 11

    President Moon Jae-in spoke with his Chinese counterpart, Xi Jinping, and said he would send a delegation to Beijing to discuss friction over a U.S. antimissile system....

  57. Meet Chen Man, the ‘Chinese Annie Leibovitz’ Styles, May 10

    Known for a dramatic style that challenges stereotypes about her home country, the photographer was recently honored at a gala in New York....

  58. 1892: China Complaint On U.S. Immigration Bill Iht Retrospective, May 10

    An American immigration bill 125 years ago specifically sought to exclude Chinese citizens.

  59. Former Espionage Suspect Sues, Accusing F.B.I. of Falsifying Evidence National, May 10

    In a lawsuit that is a sharp rejoinder to a crackdown on Chinese spies, a physics professor alleged that an F.B.I. agent ignored repeated warnings that he was innocent....

  60. M.M.A. Fighter’s Pummeling of Tai Chi Master Rattles China Foreign, May 10

    After his swift and brutal victory, the mixed martial arts fighter has been accused of violating “the morals of martial arts,” and has gone into hiding....

  61. Hong Kong Pro-Democracy Rally Displaced by Pro-Beijing Event, Organizers Say Foreign, May 10

    Organizers of a rally to be held on the 20th anniversary of the city’s handover to China say they have been denied permission to use a park that is the rally’s usual starting point....

  62. The Princeling in the West Wing Op Ed, May 10

    Why are Trump family businesses doing so many deals in China right now?...

  63. South Korea’s New President, Moon Jae-in, Promises New Approach to North Foreign, May 10

    Mr. Moon said he was willing to meet with the North’s leader, Kim Jong-un, if the circumstances were right....

  64. Jersey City Mayor Balks at Tax Break for Kushners Metro, May 9

    In a Facebook posting, Steven Fulop said he was “not supportive”; a rival candidate, Bill Matsikoudis, said the move was “100 percent political.”...

  65. 1892: China Complaint On U.S. Immigration Bill Foreign, May 10

    An American immigration bill 125 years ago specifically sought to exclude Chinese citizens....

  66. Baby Louie, the Dinosaur Orphan, Finds Its Species at Last Science, May 9

    Paleontologists have identified the species of the fossilized dinosaur fetus known as Baby Louie that was found in China....

  67. 11 Children Are Killed in Bus Crash in China Foreign, May 9

    An international school in Weihai had rented the bus, officials said, and most of the victims were thought to be South Korean. The driver also died....

  68. A Chinese Giant Is on a Global Buying Spree. Who’s Behind It? Business, May 9

    The HNA Group was transformed into a global powerhouse through an array of acquisitions and investments that were supported by Chinese state banks....

  69. Kushner Family Stands to Gain From Visa Rules in Trump’s First Major Law National, May 8

    A marketing campaign by Kushner Companies, tied to a visa program recently renewed by the president, has raised more ethical quandaries in Washington....

  70. China’s Newest Propaganda Format: Children’s Bedtime Stories Business, May 9

    In a series of English-language videos, a father tells his daughter about President Xi Jinping’s plans for infrastructure across Asia....

  71. In Reversal, Chinese Lawyer Confesses, and Rights Groups Denounce His Trial Foreign, May 8

    Xie Yang, a human rights lawyer, withdrew claims that he had been tortured and pleaded guilty to charges of subversion and disrupting court proceedings....

  72. Blocked by China, Taiwan Presses to Join U.N. Agency’s Meeting Foreign, May 8

    Taiwan’s president and ministers want the self-ruled island to have observer status at the World Health Assembly’s annual meeting in Geneva....

  73. Trump Looms as Kushner Companies Courts Investors in China Business, May 7

    A day after wooing wealthy Chinese in Beijing, Jared Kushner’s family firm offered attendees in Shanghai a path toward living in the U.S. in exchange for investments....

  74. A Monument to Jesus in the City of Mao Foreign, May 7

    A big Protestant church in the city where Mao Zedong spent his youth has infuriated his most fervent admirers in China, but the city’s residents mostly shrug....

  75. Jared Kushner’s Sister Highlights Family Ties in Pitch to Chinese Investors Foreign, May 6

    Nicole Meyer sought $150 million for a Jersey City, N.J., housing development from more than 100 investors gathered at the Ritz-Carlton in Beijing....

  76. Ai Weiwei: How Censorship Works Op Ed, May 6

    Those who remain silent to please the authorities make China’s brutal system possible....

  77. In China, It’s the Party That Keeps the Boy Band Going Foreign, May 6

    A clean-cut, patriotic schoolboy image has propelled TFBoys to the top of China’s charts and into the good graces of its Communist leaders....

  78. Regulator in China Takes Aim at Anbang Insurance Group Business, May 5

    The China Insurance Regulatory Commission gave a sweeping warning to the fast-growing insurer and told it to stop selling two of its products....

  79. On Campuses Far From China, Still Under Beijing’s Watchful Eye National, May 4

    A group for Chinese students has worked in tandem with Beijing to promote a pro-Chinese agenda and tamp down anti-Chinese speech on Western campuses....

  80. Dust Storms Blanket Beijing and Northern China Foreign, May 5

    The storms reduced visibility in cities like Beijing and threatened the health of millions of people....

  81. China’s New Jetliner, the Comac C919, Takes Flight for First Time Business, May 5

    The first Chinese-built passenger jetliner symbolizes the industrial might of an emerging superpower — and its ambition to take on Boeing and Airbus....

  82. Did Trump Snub Turnbull? Our White House Reporter Explains Foreign, May 4

    Damien Cave, our Australia bureau chief, chatted with Maggie Haberman, White House correspondent, about how Mr. Trump is managing relations with Australia....

  83. Don’t Like Trump’s Bluster? Sometimes It Works. Op Ed, May 4

    Donald Trump is a dealmaker. That means his hyperbolic statements are often just the opening bid....

  84. U.S. Investigates Work at Pacific Island Casino Project With Trump Ties Business, May 4

    Officials say contractors illegally hired Chinese workers in Saipan, part of an American commonwealth, to build a casino overseen by a former Trump protégé....

  85. China Wants Fish, So Africa Goes Hungry Editorial, May 3

    Mechanized fleets scour the oceans clean, destroying fisheries and breaking international law with little chance of repercussions....

  86. North Korean Media, in Rare Critique of China, Says Nuclear Program Will Continue Foreign, May 4

    A commentary carried by the North’s official news agency said the country would not halt its nuclear program, even if it risked its friendly relationship with China....

  87. Two Very Different Australias? Foreign, May 3

    In this week’s newsletter, John Howard, South Sudanese basketball stars, Darwin essays, and what Australia’s favorite chef wants you to hear....

  88. Trees or Shrubs? Study Disputes Success of China’s $100 Billion Forest Effort World, May 3

    A new study suggests that some official estimates of a nationwide campaign to plant new forests overstated its successes, and mistook shrubs for forests.

  89. Why Trump’s Budding Bromance With Xi Is Doomed World, May 3

    Beneath the bonhomie, experts say, are differences of strategic interest that may keep President Trump from getting the results he wants on North Korea.

  90. Stand Up for Democracy in Hong Kong Opinion, May 3

    It’s more important than ever for Washington to show Beijing that the United States is committed to freedom in Hong Kong.

  91. HNA Group, Secretive Chinese Conglomerate, Takes Top Stake in Deutsche Bank Business Day, May 3

    The company, which started as an airline in 1993, has become a major global deal maker, expanding into several industries around the world.

  92. The Online Marketplace That’s a Portal to the Future of Capitalism Magazine, May 3

    Services like Wish — through which American consumers can mainline goods directly from the manufacturing chaos of China — are harbingers of the end of retail as we know it.

  93. Trump’s Invitation to Rodrigo Duterte Makes Sense Opinion, May 2

    It’s a necessary step toward restoring the alliance with the Philippines and maintaining U.S. leadership in Asia.

  94. China Craves Foreign Goods. Students in Australia Supply Them. World, May 2

    Australian goods are hot commodities in China, and tens of thousands of young Chinese have built a cottage industry to meet the demand.

  95. U.S. Antimissile System Goes Live in South Korea World, May 2

    The Thaad system, deployed to counter North Korea’s missile threats, has angered China and become a contentious issue in South Korea’s presidential race.

  96. Is China the World’s New Colonial Power? Magazine, May 2

    The rising superpower has built up enormous holdings in poor, resource-rich African countries — but its business partners there aren’t always thrilled.

  97. After Failed Talks With Kushner, More Trouble for a Chinese Tycoon World, May 1

    Wu Xiaohui has threatened to sue a Chinese magazine that examined his company’s labyrinthine funding.

  98. Trump’s Volatility in Asia Distresses a Longtime U.S. Ally: Australia World, May 1

    Some in Australia worry about the risk of being drawn into a conflict that forces it to side with either the United States, its military ally, or China, its biggest trading partner.

  99. My Beijing: The Sacred City Travel, May 1

    This metropolis was once a total work of art, epitomizing the religious and political system that ran China for millennia. The remnants of that time are being restored anew.

  100. At Home in Beijing Travel, May 1

    Where to eat, play and people-watch, from someone who lives there.

  101. As China’s Investors Rush In, Hong Kong Shares Take a Wild Ride Business Day, April 30

    The market “is not a stock casino,” says its top executive, despite startling jumps and drops in some stocks that have put a focus on Chinese traders.

  102. China’s Appetite Pushes Fisheries to the Brink World, April 30

    Overfishing is depleting oceans across the globe, but China’s enormous appetite and massive fleet of deep-sea fishing vessels is having an outsize impact.

  103. A Spring Thaw? Trump Now Has ‘Very Good’ Words for China’s Leader World, April 29

    President Trump came into office fuming about China. But lately he has been describing his Chinese counterpart, Xi Jinping, as if he were an old pal.