The Communist Party’s main theoretical journal has laid out a new ideological framework for the financial system that emphasizes the primacy of China’s top leader and Marxist principles.
S. Leo Chiang reflects on his relationship with Taiwan, the United States and China from the islands of Kinmen, just a few miles from mainland China.
S. Leo Chiang reflects on his relationship with Taiwan, the United States and China from the islands of Kinmen, just a few miles from mainland China.
Blame for the property developer’s downfall has been placed on Chinese lending policies, but poor corporate oversight was hiding in plain sight.
Treasury Secretary Janet L. Yellen will travel to Mexico this week for talks on countering illicit finance and fentanyl.
Ms. Chow said she had to make a “patriotic” visit to the mainland to get her passport back. The Hong Kong police condemned her intention to “openly jump bail.”
Three new books describe far-flung societies — from the Native tribes of North America to the caliphates of Eurasia — that have made war and sustained their conquests.
An important bloc for the governing party, the island’s youth are focusing on bread-and-butter issues and have helped propel the rise of an insurgent party.
A Hong Kong judge postponed deciding whether to force the breakup of the property developer, which defaulted in 2021 on hundreds of billions of dollars in debt.
A Hong Kong judge could set in motion the liquidation of the property developer, which was once considered one of China’s most successful companies.
Trekking the perilous Darién Gap and seeking asylum are risks worth taking for migrants from China who have lost hope in the country’s future.
A surge of children has been hospitalized in China for respiratory illnesses, but international health authorities said the cause was common viruses and bacteria.
The Biden administration issued new rules to prevent Chinese firms from supplying parts for electric cars set to receive billions of dollars in tax credits.
He traveled the globe when contemporaries had died or retired. Capitals around the world were still open to him. And he remained the toast of Davos.
Just this summer, the ultimate back-channel diplomat returned to Beijing, where he had negotiated the opening to China.
The most powerful secretary of state of the postwar era, he was both celebrated and reviled. His complicated legacy still resonates in relations with China, Russia and the Middle East.
The playful, waddling bears charmed millions of people at the Edinburgh Zoo of the Royal Zoological Society of Scotland.
Tsai Ing-wen, the president of Taiwan, said internal economic and political challenges in China, as well as international pressure, has made a major invasion by China unlikely.
Some firms argue that a law aimed at popularizing electric vehicles risks turning the United States into an assembly shop for Chinese-made technology.
Las familias chinas están enviando dinero al extranjero, señal de preocupación por el futuro económico y político del país.
Plus how New Zealand’s Maori Wardens keep the peace.
The Republican chairman of the Oversight Committee quickly rejected the offer, saying the president’s son must first provide testimony behind closed doors.
The fast-fashion giant is betting it can break the logjam of underperforming new listings, even as it continues to draw scrutiny from Washington.
Plus, how money is flowing out of China and scientists are one step closer to a drug extending the lives of dogs.
The flow of students between the countries has been a mainstay of their relationship, even when ties have soured. Now these exchanges, too, are under threat.
Chinese families are sending money overseas, a sign of worry about the country’s economic and political future. But a cheaper currency is also helping exports.
The retailer, founded in China, filed confidentially to take the company public in the U.S., a person familiar with the plans said.
American spy agencies have warned about the Emirati firm G42 and its work with large Chinese companies that U.S. officials consider security threats.
Thanks to the president’s signature legislation, solar energy manufacturing is booming in Georgia, a key state in the 2024 election. But the industry now worries that it could be too much and too fast.
“Émigré,” about Jews who fled Nazi Germany, debuts amid U.S.-China tensions and cultural rifts over the Israel-Hamas war. It comes to New York in February.
Refusing to be pushed into traditional child-rearing roles, young women in China are quietly posing a challenge for its male-dominated government.
Ahead of a presidential election in January, Taiwanese fact checkers and watchdogs say they are ready for Beijing. But they are still worried.
Her campaign will test what political strategists and observers of her rise in politics have said is among her greatest political skills: an ability to massage her message to the moment.
More than 24,000 Chinese citizens have been apprehended crossing into the United States from Mexico in the past year. That is more than in the preceding 10 years combined.
The split over a proposed joint ticket bolsters the governing party candidate’s chances in the coming presidential election. That won’t please Beijing.
Las preocupaciones por las armas capaces de matar sin intervención humana no son totalmente nuevas.
The W.H.O. had requested detailed information about a reported surge in respiratory illnesses in children in China. Chinese data suggested the surge was caused by known bacteria and viruses.
Plus a surge in respiratory illnesses in China.
Kwon Pyong made the 200-mile journey in August in a bid for asylum. His worst nightmare was being sent back to China, a fellow activist said.
Reports of overcrowding at pediatric hospitals in China have raised concerns about a jump in respiratory illnesses affecting children.
Families crowded the waiting room and registration area of Capital Institute of Pediatrics, a hospital in Beijing, with respiratory illnesses in children increasing in the country.
A thaw in relations between the U.S. and China may help the manufacturer sell more planes — and finally deliver aircraft ordered years ago.
They called for the release of all civilians who are being illegally held captive, as well as a humanitarian truce that would lead to a cessation of hostilities.
Concern about weapons that can kill without a human decision is not entirely new.
Worried about the risks of robot warfare, some countries want new legal constraints, but the U.S. and other major powers are resistant.
President Xi Jinping of China is one of the most self-contained Chinese leaders in decades, who reveals next to nothing about his personal life.
President Biden and Xi Jinping, China’s top leader, met at a moment of tension between their two countries. Here’s how it went.
The halting revitalization of one “urban village” in Shenzhen shows the challenges of fixing a national property crisis after years of overborrowing.
Despite simmering tensions, President Biden and President Xi Jinping exchanged the kind of pleasantries that adversarial leaders deploy when they are trying to make nice.
While Chinese and American leaders meet in a contentious moment, the musicians of the Philadelphia Orchestra and their Chinese counterparts find harmony.
For the first time in years, a Chinese leader desperately needed a few things from the United States.
President Xi Jinping of China said his country may keep sending giant pandas to the United States. The National Zoo in Washington sent three of them back to China last week.
Mr. Biden won applause when he noted that he and Mr. Xi had agreed to resume military-to-military communication to “reduce the risk of miscalculation.”
Also, salty drinking water threatens lower Louisiana. Here’s the latest at the end of Wednesday.
With Xi Jinping visiting the U.S. for the first time in more than six years, protesters seized a rare chance to speak out together on issues that cannot be openly discussed in China.
Wednesday’s four-hour meeting in San Francisco resulted in few breakthroughs. But C.E.O.s gave the Chinese leader a standing ovation at a banquet afterward.
Amid frosty U.S.-China relations, Xi Jinping emphasized friendship in an address to executives from Apple, Boeing, Nike and others.
China’s depiction of Xi Jinping’s U.S. visit reflected his sometimes-contradictory priorities: to project both strength and a willingness to engage with Washington.
The fire, at a coal company’s offices in the province of Shanxi, also left at least 38 people hospitalized, the state-run news media reported. The cause was not immediately clear.
How China strong-armed its way into dominating the South China Sea.
Also, what to know about Israel’s raid on Gaza’s largest hospital.
President Xi Jinping of China told President Biden that “turning their backs on each other is not an option” for the two superpowers.
The visit, commemorating the 50th anniversary of the orchestra’s pathbreaking 1973 visit to Beijing, drew praise from President Biden and President Xi Jinping of China.
It could deliver a jolt of ambition ahead of the global talks.
President Biden put pressure on Xi Jinping to crack down on the Chinese facilities that make chemical compounds used in potent drugs.
A better-than-expected Consumer Price Index report triggered a big surge in stocks and bonds, as investors bet that interest rates will begin to fall.
Both American and Chinese accounts of the meeting indicated scant progress on the issues that have pushed the two nations to the edge of conflict.
Hints of how the two leaders will try to nudge toward agreements on some issues have emerged, even as officials have tried to lower expectations.
America and China are talking again. For the sake of our planet, let’s keep it that way.
The climate agreement between the two countries is seen as a bright spot as President Biden prepares to meet President Xi Jinping.
The best we can hope for is a temporary truce.
Readers discuss a crackdown that would include sweeping raids and huge detention camps. Also: Donald Trump’s “vermin” vow; women in China; investing in Earth.
After years of anti-American propaganda, the softer, warmer depiction of relations with the United States has left some Chinese social media users confused or amused.
President Biden and President Xi Jinping of China will try to defuse a year of bubbling tensions on Wednesday at the Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation summit.
China and the U.S. both gained from their economic integration. As they pull apart, each is finding it will be hard to fully replace the other.
Plus how much can trees help fight climate change.
President Biden and his Chinese counterpart, Xi Jinping, are set to meet on Wednesday, as the two seek to maintain ties despite trade tensions.
Speeches by the Chinese leader show how he was bracing for an intensifying rivalry with the United States from early in his rule.
Plus Vegemite’s 100th birthday.
After a Times article about the cost and quality of Pokhara airport, which Chinese state-owned firms financed and built, Nepal’s anti-corruption agency said it was looking into the project.
The leaders of both Islamic countries appeared to put aside their historical animosities at a summit to present a united stand against Israel’s bombardment of the strip after Hamas’s attack.
After multiple maritime clashes, the Philippines invited journalists on a mission to resupply the Sierra Madre. A reporter for The Times was given rare access.
Low-lying Tuvalu has reached a deal with its large Pacific neighbor to address the challenge of rising oceans, but it is not planning to pack up and go.
Taiwan, election interference and the war in the Middle East will be on the agenda, officials say. But the leaders will also look for ways to strengthen ties.
The documentarian Wang Bing examines the cloistered world of young textile workers in China.
To U.S. allies in Asia, the sudden focus on Gaza risks progress on America’s long-delayed pivot to the Indo-Pacific region.
Consumer prices declined for the second time in four months, while prices charged by factories and other large producers have now been tumbling for over a year.
Corporate executives will pay $2,000 a head to dine with China’s leader in San Francisco next week, in one of a series of engagements aimed at stabilizing the U.S.-China relationship.
The giant pandas have left Washington. Some fans find it unbearable.
Inside the highly secretive military branch responsible for protecting American interests in a vulnerable new domain.
President Biden’s 2022 climate act spurred big investments in U.S. battery factories, but it has not similarly boosted E.V. sales.
The International Monetary Fund warned of risks from overstretched lenders and developers even as it raised economic growth forecasts for this year and next.
A combination of government policies is finally succeeding in reversing a long decline in solar manufacturing in the United States.
Instead of lending money for highways and bridges, China has shifted to providing emergency rescues for previous borrowers.
The high-level meetings in San Francisco will lay the groundwork for talks between President Biden and China’s top leader, Xi Jinping.
Ante una crisis demográfica y una economía en desaceleración, el Partido Comunista presiona a las mujeres para que regresen a las “virtudes tradicionales”.
America needs to invest in mining and build resilient supply chains for the building blocks of electric batteries.
Migraron de los pueblos a las metrópolis de China para mantener a sus familias y sus salarios bajos ayudaron al país a convertirse en la fábrica del mundo. Hoy, con poco empleo y sin prestaciones, temen por el futuro.
Migrant workers, who moved from China’s villages to its big cities, were a secret weapon building the economy. Now many see few options.
Scientists doing “gain-of-function” research said that heightened fears of lab leaks are stalling studies that could thwart the next pandemic virus.
Readers discuss the decline in theater subscribers after the pandemic. Also: Northern Ireland; food allergies; a Covid playmate; anti-China bias.
The campaign began at least four years ago and spanned thousands of accounts on Facebook, Instagram, TikTok, X, Substack and Chinese websites, Meta said.
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Consumers and businesses are losing confidence in Xi Jinping’s government.
We still don’t know how the pandemic started. Here’s what we do know — and why it matters.
The picture has changed as more evidence emerges, but we might never get a clear answer.
We still don’t know how the pandemic started. Here's what we do know — and why it matters.
Epidemiologists say a rise in cremations in an eastern province was the latest indication that the country’s official death toll from Covid is a vast undercount.
When the country ended its lockdowns, business was expected to come roaring back. Here’s why it didn’t.
Recent efforts to help people escape Kim Jong-un’s regime via China have been thwarted by digital surveillance, profiteering and the pandemic.
A declassified report says that the illnesses of three laboratory researchers in 2019 do not support or refute the theory that the virus that causes Covid could have slipped out of a lab.
Transparency is how to fight misinformation.
The agencies are expected to release declassified material on what they have learned about Covid’s origins. People briefed on the material say there is no smoking gun.
Mientras prestábamos atención a la pandemia, China y Ucrania, los caminos hacia la prosperidad y los intereses comunes se han oscurecido.
While the world’s eyes were on the pandemic, China and the war in Ukraine, the paths to prosperity and shared interests have grown murkier.
The Republican presidential candidate has made inaccurate or misleading claims about abortion, trans youth, foreign policy and domestic issues.
A new report projects that economic growth will slow this year and remain weak in 2024.
Pandemic lockdowns, on the heels of the turmoil of pro-democracy protests, hurt an airline that relied on Hong Kong as a vibrant gateway to Asia.
Also, a reader-made playlist.
The authorities say that cases are up, and one doctor estimates that there could soon be 65 million cases a week. But China appears determined to move on.
The return of budget tour groups from mainland China is sparking frustrations — and a dose of snobbery — in a city starved for business.
Peter K. Ben Embarek led a contentious international investigation into the origins of the Covid-19 pandemic.
The end of pandemic-era restrictions has unleashed a luxury spending rebound in China. Which Western brands are coming out on top?
No podemos esperar respuestas sobre cómo comenzó la COVID-19 para empezar a tomar medidas para prevenir una próxima pandemia.
Debates over uncertainties cannot come at the expense of action.
Also, China suppressed Covid-19 data.
Under government pressure, Chinese scientists have retracted studies and withheld or deleted data. The censorship has stymied efforts to understand the virus.
The blaze appears to be the deadliest in the past two decades in the city, even though firefighters seemed to extinguish it quickly.
The economy grew 4.5 percent in the first three months of the year, a sizable pickup from the end of 2022, when the relaxation of pandemic prevention measures led to a wave of illness.
The road to resolution is for everyone to share the pain now instead of waiting for others to step up to give debt relief.
Its meaning really does depend on whether it began with a lab leak.
Despite loosened visa rules, the number of flights into China is still a small fraction of what it was before the pandemic, fueled partly by geopolitical tensions.
The rebukes came after overseas researchers discovered sequences that had not been previously shared.
Scientists from the Chinese C.D.C. confirmed that DNA from raccoon dogs and other animals susceptible to the coronavirus was found at the market in early 2020.
Reconsidering the country’s libertarian Covid response.
If officials don’t trust the public, the public won’t trust them.
The homegrown shot is a crucial tool that China has been lacking — a vaccine based on a technology considered among the most effective the world has to offer.
Este cánido que se vende por su carne y piel se podía conseguir en el mercado de Huanan, donde muchos virólogos sospechan que se pudo haber gestado la pandemia de COVID-19.
En unas muestras que dieron positivo para coronavirus, un equipo de investigación internacional encontró material genético de animales, incluidas grandes cantidades que coincidían con perros mapache.
Genetic research from China suggests to some experts that the coronavirus may have sprung from a seafood market in Wuhan. Now the data are missing from a scientific database.
The monogamous, hibernating canids, which are related to foxes, are sold for meat and fur.
Genetic samples from the market were recently uploaded to an international database and then removed after scientists asked China about them.
Two years later, they’re suffering from a glut of red wine and plummeting grape prices with no overseas market big enough to fill the gap.
Investigating the origins of the pandemic has underscored how difficult it might be to turn up conclusive evidence.
The analyst Dan Wang takes stock of how the country’s growth trajectory has changed.
Li Qiang’s business-friendly reputation could bolster confidence in China’s economy. But he is stepping into a role with diminished power under Xi Jinping.
The Communist Party-controlled legislature endorsed Xi Jinping for an unprecedented third term as China’s president in a ritual ballot, cementing his dominance.