1. U.S. Disinvites China From Military Exercise Amid Rising Tensions Washington, Today

    The Pentagon said Beijing’s buildup on disputed islands in the South Island Seas is not consistent with the security exercise among allies this summer.

  2. First Cuba, Now China? An American Falls Ill After ‘Abnormal’ Sounds Foreign, Today

    The State Department said a U.S. government employee posted in Guangzhou had signs of possible brain injury. But it has not identified a cause.

  3. How More Carbon Dioxide Can Make Food Less Nutritious Climate, Today

    Carbon dioxide helps plants grow. But a new study shows that rice grown in higher levels of carbon dioxide has lower amounts of several important nutrients.

  4. Pompeo Says Mysterious Sickness Among Diplomats in Cuba Has Spread to China Washington, Today

    Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said Wednesday that a diplomat stationed in Guangzhou, China, suffered the same ills as those attacked in Havana.

  5. As America Looks Inward, China Looks to Outer Space Foreign, Today

    China’s launch of a satellite this week, part of a mission to the far side of the moon, is but one of its recent endeavors into space.

  6. Why Trump’s Intense Focus on the Trade Deficit Could Cost the Economy in the Long Run Upshot, Yesterday

    The latest China trade talks defused a potential trade war, and promise a boost for American agriculture and energy, but at the cost of industries of the future.

  7. China Cuts Car Tariffs, in a Small Offering to the U.S. on Trade Business, Yesterday

    The moves are likely to change little for the auto industry, though Chinese factories and German firms could benefit from slashing tariffs on parts.

  8. Want to See Your Baby? In China, It Can Cost You Business, Yesterday

    A hospital demanded that a woman pay her bills before she could see her newborn twins, illustrating a plight that many face in the Chinese medical system.

  9. Chances of China Trade Win Undercut by Trump Team Infighting Washington, May 21

    Ceaseless infighting and jockeying for influence on the White House’s trade team helped deprive the president of a quick victory on his most cherished policy issue.

  10. An Artless Negotiation From the President Who Penned ‘The Art of the Deal’ Business, May 21

    President Trump’s negotiating playbook is by now pretty obvious: Make big demands, thump your chest and claim victory. But some of his talk on China has a whiff of desperation.

  11. In Australia, Fears of Chinese Meddling Rise on U.N. Bribery Case Revelation Foreign, Yesterday

    An Australian politician identified Chau Chak Wing, an Australian citizen of Chinese descent, as a co-conspirator in a 2015 bribery case.

  12. Zhao Kangmin, Restorer of China’s Ancient Terra-Cotta Warriors, Dies at 81 Obits, Yesterday

    The reconstruction of an underground army, one of China’s greatest treasures, would become an archaeologist’s crowning achievement.

  13. A Tibetan Tried to Save His Language. China Handed Him 5 Years in Prison. Foreign, Yesterday

    Tashi Wangchuk was sentenced to five years in prison after he spoke to The New York Times about his worries that Tibetan is a dying language.

  14. Trump’s Charm and Threats May Not Be Working on China. Here’s Why. Business, May 21

    President Trump threatened tariffs on $150 billion in goods, then tried conciliation. Beijing’s response either way: Rebuff the offers and avoid specific pledges.

  15. Trump Defends Administration’s Trade Strategy With China Washington, May 21

    The president praised his approach, and criticized Democrats, in a series of tweets on Monday following a three-day negotiation session that ended with little clarity.

  16. China Has a Vast Influence Machine, and You Don’t Even Know It Op Ed, May 21

    For decades, China has tapped Chinese people overseas to spread its influence and harvest intelligence on its behalf.

  17. In China, Photo of Trade Talks Embodies ‘Young’ Country Passing Aging U.S. Business, May 21

    Social media users noticed a distinct age gap between the Chinese delegates and the American lawmakers who met them in Washington.

  18. U.S. Suspends Tariffs on China, Stoking Fears of a Loss of Leverage Washington, May 20

    A temporary cease-fire has calmed fears of a trade war, but the Trump administration now faces criticism it is backing down from striking a tough deal.

  19. Island or Rock? Taiwan Defends Its Claim in South China Sea Foreign, May 20

    China and Taiwan share claims to the South China Sea, but a visit to Taiwan’s “island” shows how they diverge in exercising control.

  20. 中國,川普的“貿易死對頭” Video, May 20


  21. U.S. and China Tout Trade Talks as Success, but Leave the Details for Later Business, May 19

    The two countries said they had reached an agreement to increase American exports, but the White House noted that specifics would be agreed upon at a later date.

  22. Boosting U.S. Exports to China by $200 Billion Is a Tricky Task Washington, May 18

    President Trump is trying to broker a deal to bring down the national trade deficit with China. Experts doubt his goal is achievable.

  23. The Moral Rot That Threatens America Op Ed, May 18

    There is only one core task for everyone in Trump’s United States: Keeping the Republic, despite him.

  24. Chinese Legal Maverick, Facing Political Gales, Bides His Time Foreign, May 18

    He Weifang, who has spent two decades at the forefront of struggles for the rule of law in China, is confident that his time will come again.

  25. Did China Just Bribe Trump to Undermine National Security? Op Ed, May 17

    An about-face on punishing a Chinese company came as a Chinese state-owned firm announced an investment in a project tied to the Trump Organization.

  26. ‘Just the Grossest Thing’: Women Recall Interactions With U.S.C. Doctor National, May 17

    Dozens of women have called a university hotline amid allegations of misconduct against a campus gynecologist, George Tyndall, that date to the 1990s.

  27. China Plans Up to $200 Billion in Trade Concessions, but Skepticism Abounds Washington, May 17

    A meeting between the top economic adviser to China and administration officials is expected to focus heavily on reducing the gap between what America exports to China and what it imports.

  28. China, Signaling Thaw With U.S. Over Trade, Approves Toshiba Microchip Deal Business, May 17

    Chinese antitrust officials allowed the Japanese company to sell a majority stake in its chip unit to an American-led group, a prelude to an easing of tensions between Washington and Beijing.

  29. Chinese Government Expresses Outrage at Allegations Against U.S.C. Doctor U.S., May 17

    The Chinese Consulate General raised concerns over the allegations of misconduct against a gynecologist, George Tyndall, that included targeting Chinese students.

  30. North Korean Threats Are ‘Splash of Cold Water’ on Expectations for Talks Washington, May 16

    Officials said they believed the meeting between President Trump and Kim Jong-un would still happen, but the threats brought a diplomatic high-wire act temporarily back to earth.

  31. China Approves Toshiba Microchip Deal, Signaling Thaw With U.S. Business Day, May 17

    The decision by Chinese antitrust officials could be a significant peace offering to the Trump administration as the two countries seek to solve a trade dispute.

  32. On Trade, the U.S. and China Consider the Unthinkable: Breaking Up Business, May 16

    Complete disengagement is impossible, but both Washington and Beijing envision a day when they don’t need each other as much to power their economies.

  33. Hong Kong Journalist Is Roughed Up and Detained by Police in Beijing Foreign, May 16

    Chui Chun-ming, a news cameraman, was wrestled to the ground and forced into a police car while covering a human rights lawyer’s hearing.

  34. Killing Spurs Didi, China’s Ride-Hailing Giant, to Revamp Its Service Business, May 16

    Didi Chuxing said it would overhaul its app, as well as safety and security practices, after the death of a passenger focused attention on the company.

  35. Businesses Race to Washington to Sway Trump on China Tariffs Business, May 15

    Some of those testifying about the proposal commended the tariffs, and others criticized them. But all agreed on the potential for the plan to irrevocably alter the course of their businesses.

  36. Why Is the U.S. Afraid of China’s Rise? Business, May 15

    Rapid, export-led development lifted China’s economy. But many of the tactics China has used to develop its industries worry its trading partners.

  37. How China Became Trump’s Trade Nemesis Video, May 15

    China’s explosive rise was a shock to the global trading system. For decades, western economies like the United States have struggled with the growth of this economic powerhouse.

  38. A Chinese Town’s Deep Bonds With Japan Bring Wealth and Hatred Foreign, May 15

    Fangzheng has close ties to Japan going back to the days of Japanese imperial control in this part of China. Now it’s a target of nationalist ire.

  39. Trump Indonesia Real Estate Project Gets Chinese Government Ally Foreign, May 15

    President Trump’s partner in Bali, Hary Tanoesoedibjo, has signed a deal with a Chinese state-owned company.

  40. What Really Happens in China’s ‘Re-education’ Camps Op Ed, May 15

    The network of detention centers for ethnic minorities in Xinjiang is getting too big for the authorities to hide.

  41. Gap, Wary of Crossing China, Apologizes for T-Shirt’s Map Business, May 15

    The retailer, which left Taiwan and other territory off the map, said it “respects China’s sovereignty and territorial integrity.” It was the latest mea culpa from a firm careful not to anger Beijing.

  42. The World Wants Air-Conditioning. That Could Warm the World. Climate, May 15

    The number of units worldwide is predicted to soar by midcentury, and the electricity to power them will increase planet-warming emissions.

  43. Windshield Shatters on Plane in China, Pulling Pilot Partly Through Window Foreign, May 15

    The other pilot on the Sichuan Airlines plane made an emergency landing after the mishap aboard the Tibet-bound aircraft.

  44. Trump Shifts From Trade War Threats to Concessions in Rebuff to Hard-Liners Business, May 14

    The shift by the American president could ease tensions ahead of a visit to Washington by Liu He, a vice premier in the Beijing government.

  45. We’re Living in the World That Klout Built Op Ed, May 14

    An entire economy is based on the idea of rating people according to their social media influence.

  46. All About ZTE, the Chinese Sanctions Breaker That Trump Wants to Help Business, May 14

    The U.S. punishment of one of China’s biggest electronics companies and the American president’s surprise offer come at a complicated time.

  47. In About-Face on Trade, Trump Vows to Protect ZTE Jobs in China Business, May 13

    The company, which was barred from using American components, said it had halted “major operating activities.”

  48. China’s Last Cave Dwellers Fight to Keep Their Underground Homes Foreign, May 13

    Officials have told them to leave, and offered them modern homes, but the residents of Zhong cave in remote southwestern China are determined to stay.

  49. A Fading Interest in Science Letters, May 13

    A doctor writes that “banning Chinese students won’t restore American interest in filling these positions with our own students.”

  50. China Launches Its First Domestically Made Aircraft Carrier Foreign, May 13

    Sea trials of the country’s second carrier, the first made entirely at home, are a milestone in the development of the Chinese Navy.

  51. China Blocks a Memorial Service to Sichuan Earthquake Victims Foreign, May 12

    A plan to mourn the 70,000 victims who died 10 years ago contrasted with Communist Party efforts to use the anniversary to praise China’s rapid rebuilding of quake-battered areas.

  52. On U.S.-North Korea Talks, China May Hold the Cards Foreign, May 11

    President Trump wants to maintain sanctions until the North disarms. But on the ground, China’s more phased approach is already carrying the day.

  53. China Is Banned From Airing Eurovision After Censoring Performance With Gay Theme Culture, May 11

    The European Broadcasting Union said that a Chinese TV channel’s censorship of sections of the song contest’s semifinal was not in line with its values.

  54. Where to Start Looking in the Symantec Mystery: DealBook Briefing Business, May 11

    The cybersecurity software company said its audit committee had started an internal investigation related to concerns raised by a former employee. Here are some red flags to keep an eye on.

  55. What Keeps Xi Jinping Awake at Night Foreign, May 11

    A new book of the Chinese leader’s remarks on national security highlights his worries about technology, the internet and risks of financial meltdown.

  56. What It Would Mean to End the Korean War Op Ed, May 10

    North and South Korea were pawns in their own war. Let them be the main actors in finally making peace.

  57. Pelosi Wrongly Says China and Russia Never Agreed to Sanctions Before Iran Deal Washington, May 10

    Representative Nancy Pelosi, the Democratic leader, ignored at least four previous instances when those nations did support international sanctions against Iran.

  58. With Jail Sentences and Corporate Flameouts, China Is Tackling Its Debt Business, May 10

    An 18-year prison term for the founder of Anbang Insurance Group is part of Beijing’s effort to tame risky borrowing without hurting the broader economy.

  59. Trump’s Trade Moves Put U.S. Carmakers in a Jam at Home and Abroad Washington, May 10

    Outside of agriculture, no industry has more to lose than carmakers as the administration tussles with China and renegotiates the North American Free Trade Agreement.

  60. 10 Years Ago in Sichuan, a Quake Killed 69,000. Should China Be Thankful? Foreign, May 10

    An online backlash has erupted over officials’ attempt to mark the disaster with a day of gratitude to the government, instead of by honoring the dead.

  61. Chinese Tech Giant on Brink of Collapse in New U.S. Cold War Business, May 9

    The electronics firm ZTE has found success in the American market like few other Chinese technology brands have. Now it is fighting for its life.

  62. The Price of Saying ‘Me Too’ in China Op Ed, May 9

    A student’s harassment by university administrators shows what Chinese feminists have to endure.

  63. The U.S. and China: More Alike Than We’d Like? Op Ed, May 8

    The similarities in government propaganda, toeing the ruling party’s line and political self-censorship are disturbing.

  64. Ex-C.I.A. Officer Indicted in Dismantling of U.S. Informant Network in China Washington, May 8

    Prosecutors said the officer, Jerry Chun Shing Lee, was approached by Chinese intelligence officers and communicated with them for months.

  65. What Is Kim Jong-un’s Game? Op Ed, May 8

    North Korea is making overtures to South Korea to get closer to America and keep China in check.

  66. The Quiet Americans Behind the U.S.-Russia Imbroglio Magazine, May 8

    Can Washington’s “Russia hands” help explain why the post-Cold War relationship has gone off the rails?

  67. Kim’s Second Surprise Visit to China Heightens Diplomatic Drama Foreign, May 8

    It is without modern precedent for a leader to come to China on back-to-back visits. China is trying to keep up with a flurry of diplomatic moves.

  68. A Former Top Chinese Official Gets Life Term for Corruption Foreign, May 8

    Sun Zhengcai becomes one of the biggest names to fall in President Xi Jinping’s campaign against corruption and disloyalty.

  69. 200 Years On, Chinese-Australians Are Still Proving They Belong Foreign, May 7

    At a time of increasing tension, many Chinese-Australians are demanding more recognition for their history and contributions to Australia.

  70. Heng on Uncle Sam, Caught in the Middle Op Ed, May 6

    Americans will be the ones to suffer most in the trade dispute between China and the United States.

  71. ‘Orwellian Nonsense’? China Says That’s the Price of Doing Business Foreign, May 6

    After the White House accused China of censorship over airlines’ references to places like Hong Kong, a Chinese spokesman said the U.S. should “respect the national feelings of the Chinese people.”

  72. On This Chinese TV Show, Participants Have Nothing to Lose but Their Chains Foreign, May 5

    A new program, part talk show, part indoctrination session, tries to coax millennials to put down their phones and pick up the works of Karl Marx.

  73. In Discussion Ostensibly About Tax Cuts, Trump Keeps China in Cross Hairs Washington, May 5

    Despite a detour to topics like trade and immigration, the president largely stuck to the script after a week of speaking off the cuff.

  74. U.S.-China Trade Talks End With Strong Demands, but Few Signs of a Deal Business, May 4

    American officials called for shrinking the trade gap with China and curbing Beijing’s plan to use government support to upgrade its economy.

  75. China Horse Club Makes a Run for the Roses Sports, May 4

    The secretive and deep-pocketed club does not reveal its members, but everyone knows its horses, including the Kentucky Derby favorite Justify.

  76. Is China a Colonial Power? Op Ed, May 4

    Or is it presenting an alternative model of development to a world that could use one?

  77. Liu Xia, in Call From China, Tells of the Agony of Endless Captivity Foreign, May 4

    A recording of Ms. Liu, the widow of the Nobel Peace Prize recipient Liu Xiaobo, was released in the hope that China would end her house arrest and let her go to Germany.

  78. Alibaba’s Profit Slips as It Spends to Expand Its Empire Business, May 4

    The Chinese e-commerce giant is spending heavily to become a full-service tech company like Google. But expanding into new ventures isn’t cheap.

  79. As U.S. and Chinese Teams Meet on Trade, One Side Has an Edge in Expertise Business, May 3

    Missteps, confusion and a bureaucratic reshuffling on the Chinese side could lessen the already long odds that talks this week will soothe trade tensions between China and the United States.

  80. China Moves to Steady Ties With North Korea Before Trump-Kim Meeting Foreign, May 3

    China’s foreign minister, Wang Yi, was just in Pyongyang meeting with Kim Jong-un and trying patch up relations with North Korea after years of frosty ties.

  81. Trump’s ‘Preposterous’ Demand on Trade With China Letters, May 3

    A reader says asking China to scale down its advanced technologies is “preposterous.”

  82. Xiaomi, Chinese Gadget Maker, Opens Floodgates for Hong Kong I.P.O.s Business, May 2

    The decision comes just days after Hong Kong’s stock exchange loosened its rules to lure Chinese companies expected to publicly list in the coming months.

  83. Teenager’s Prom Dress Stirs Furor in U.S. — but Not in China Foreign, May 2

    After a Utah high school student wore a Chinese-style cheongsam, Asian-Americans’ reactions were blistering. But that perplexed many on the other side of the world.

  84. Trump Trade Officials Will Present a Hard Line in China, but Internally They Are Divided Business, May 2

    The Trump administration is headed to China to present the country with tough demands on trade, but what may soon become most apparent is how divided American officials are.

  85. Tech Giants Feel the Squeeze as Xi Jinping Tightens His Grip Business, May 2

    The government in China, long suspicious of internet companies, now sees ambitious titans like Tencent and Alibaba as useful partners.

  86. Xi Tightens His Grip, and China’s Tech Giants Feel the Squeeze Business, May 2

    The government in China, long suspicious of internet companies, now sees ambitious titans like Tencent and Alibaba as useful partners.

  87. The U.S. and China Are Finally Having It Out Op Ed, May 1

    A lot more is at play than unfair trade tariffs.

  88. Peppa Pig, Unlikely Rebel Icon, Faces Purge in China Foreign, May 1

    “No matter how gangster Peppa Pig is, it cannot be allowed to destroy children’s youth,” declared a People’s Daily editorial.

  89. White House Considers Restricting Chinese Researchers Over Espionage Fears Business, April 30

    The administration, fearing Chinese technological dominance, is considering tighter restrictions on Chinese researchers in the United States as a trade fight escalates.

  90. Taiwan’s Diplomatic Isolation Increases as Dominican Republic Recognizes China Foreign, May 1

    Just 18 countries and the Vatican now have formal ties with Taiwan, as China works to block international recognition of the self-ruled island it considers its own.

  91. Apple Plans to Give Investors Back $100 Billion: DealBook Briefing Business, May 1

    The iPhone maker announced a new $100 billion program to repurchase shares.

  92. China Is Set to Take a Hard Line on Trump’s Trade Demands Business, April 30

    Beijing sees its economy as robust enough to defy U.S. tariff threats, potentially leaving Washington with no choice but to escalate or back down.

  93. Pitch Behind T-Mobile-Sprint Merger: Keep Up With China in 5G Business, April 30

    With the U.S. and China vying for tech leadership, the two companies argue their union is crucial in the race to develop faster mobile internet.

  94. U.S. Allies Brace for Trade War as Tariff Negotiations Stall Business, April 29

    Days before Trump tariffs on steel and aluminum take effect, negotiators for producing countries see themselves at the mercy of the president’s whims.

  95. Korean Accord Draws Praise, and Caution, From North’s Neighbors Foreign, April 28

    China, Japan and Russia, which were not part of the summit meeting, acknowledged that most of the hard work still lay ahead.

  96. The Demise of Watchdog Journalism in China Op Ed, April 27

    State oppression has negated years of social progress, casting a pall on the public mood.

  97. Knife Attack at Chinese Middle School Leaves Nine Children Dead Foreign, April 27

    The episode, one of the worst stabbings in recent years, revived fears about school safety, a perennial concern.

  98. A Trade War the U.S. Is Actually Winning, for Now Op Ed, April 26

    Obsessing over the trade deficits with China obscures a more important conflict over whether the dollar remains the world’s top currency.

  99. When Modi and Xi Meet, Indian Elections Will Set the Tone Foreign, April 26

    At a meeting in China, Prime Minister Narendra Modi of India will, explicitly or not, be seeking President Xi Jinping’s help to win next year’s Indian election.

  100. Who Will Win the New Great Game? Op Ed, April 26

    The West is not in a new Cold War. It’s an old-fashioned fight with China and Russia for power and influence.

  101. The Korean War in Pictures Foreign, April 25

    Three years of fighting ended when North Korea, China and the United States reached an armistice in 1953. But no formal peace treaty was ever brokered.

  102. Don Blankenship, West Virginia Candidate, Lives Near Las Vegas and Mulled Chinese Citizenship Politics, April 25

    The former coal mining executive, a strong supporter of President Trump who is running as an “American competitionist,” has refused to disclose his personal finances as required by law.

  103. Cars Are Ruining Our Cities Op Ed, April 25

    That’s why more and more towns are deciding to wrest control of their streets from the tyranny of the automobile.

  104. China Is Opening Its Car Market. But Not Enough, Say Auto Companies. Business, April 25

    Beijing’s plan will change little on the ground and offers a slim chance to become the starting point in talks to avert a trade war with Washington.

  105. Wanted at Chinese Start-Ups: Attractive Women to Ease Coders’ Stress Business, April 24

    Some tech companies are hiring female “motivators” for a role that’s a mix of psychologist and cheerleader — to help overworked male programmers through conversation and massages.

  106. Steven Mnuchin Will Head to China as Trade Tensions Mount Washington, April 24

    President Trump said he would send his Treasury secretary to Beijing to try to resolve a trade dispute that could have damaging economic repercussions.

  107. Students Defiant as Chinese University Warns #MeToo Activist Foreign, April 24

    A debate over sexual harassment has pitted students and professors at Peking University in Beijing against a government that has grown increasingly intolerant of dissent.

  108. Fire at South China Karaoke Bar Kills 18, and Suspect Is Arrested Foreign, April 23

    A state news outlet reported that the person who set the blaze blocked the only entrance to the lounge, in a three-story building in Guangdong Province.

  109. Listen to ‘The Daily’: Hong Kong’s Missing Bookseller Podcasts, April 24

    When the owner of a thriving Hong Kong bookstore disappeared, questions swirled. What happened? And what did the Chinese government have to do with it?