The troubled Chinese company had spent billions of dollars buying up hotels and other high-profile properties around the world.
A maker of chip-testing equipment, Xcerra, said it was walking away from a proposed sale to a Chinese group because of regulatory concerns.
Concern about the self-governing island’s fate seems to be building in Washington, even as President Trump seeks China’s help on other issues.
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The government’s latest demographic program has unmistakably eugenic undertones.
Michael Rohana was attending an event at the Franklin Institute in Philadelphia when he entered a closed exhibition room and vandalized the 2,000-year-old statue, the authorities say.
When a uniformed police officer showed up at the monastery, a reporting trip to write about Tibetan traditions turned into something else.
After pressing European nations to spend more on their security, Americans now worry that their projects could weaken the Atlantic alliance and block U.S. defense contractors from deals.
Chinese employers in Australia, mirroring Beijing’s strong-arm tactics, have fired workers who do not recognize Taiwan as part of China.
The city’s High Court favors an edict handed down by Beijing.
A skit in the annual Lunar New Year gala, which is broadcast live to millions, aimed to accentuate African ties. But many found the portrayals offensive.
Venture capitalist Kai-Fu Lee, in an interview at The New York Times’s New Work Summit conference, explained what’s holding back American tech firms in China.
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Ding Shanshan’s friends, family and pet turtle live in Beijing, but she and her family are no longer welcome in the capital.
Opposition leaders want India to intervene against the nation’s president, who declared a state of emergency this month, and who is seen as an ally of China.
As the powers that be in Beijing and the Vatican negotiate over who appoints clerics, many worshipers have more pressing worries.
Democrats at the bipartisan meeting voiced support for the president’s proposal to restrict imports of steel and aluminum, while Republicans urged caution.
Two new books, Roseann Lake’s “Leftover in China” and Elizabeth Flock’s “The Heart Is a Shifting Sea,” examine how marriage has withstood breakneck economic growth and social change in China and India.
Last summer, China unveiled a plan to become the world’s leader in artificial intelligence, challenging the longtime role of the United States.
Caused by a fiery collision in the East China Sea, the spill has created an environmental disaster that has tested China’s ability to lead.
The president said the United States would announce a “reciprocal tax” on unfair trading partners, but one White House adviser said nothing had been formalized.
Poorly ventilated or faulty water heaters and cooking stoves have been blamed for a rash of deaths in the Guangxi region, as well as hundreds of hospitalizations.
Adm. Harry B. Harris Jr., the commander of the United States Pacific Command, is a vocal critic of China’s military expansion in the region.
Guo Xijin warned against government control of the church in China, but said he would respect any agreement the Vatican made with Beijing.
Seeking cleaner skies, China is moving aggressively to reduce its dependence on coal. This environmentalism from above has had problems and successes.
A crucial issue is who gets to appoint the bishops and whether Rome will have a say. A retired archbishop of Hong Kong fears the Vatican is “selling out” Chinese Catholics.
Hundreds of companies were hurt by the Trump tax cuts, which failed to extend dozens of expiring tax credits. Executives at Plug Power never lost hope.
Foreign countries are responding to tariffs imposed on solar panels and washing machines with challenges in American courts and at the World Trade Organization.
Pope Francis is considering giving the Chinese government a say in the Vatican’s ordination of bishops in the country. Not everyone in the Catholic Church is cheering.
Gui Minhai, the bookseller who was snatched from a train last month, gave an interview at a detention center that appeared to have been coerced.
The blaze killed the three children Mo Huanjing was caring for, and their mother. Her case has prompted a debate about trust, greed and inequality.
The two countries disagree bitterly over history, but not over security.
For the week, the S.&P. 500 and the Dow tumbled 5.2 percent, their steepest weekly declines since January 2016.
Stocks gyrated through the day, but ended on an upswing, about 1.4 percent higher. In global markets, Chinese stocks were among the biggest casualties.
China has spent years establishing military outposts on a group of contested islands in the South China Sea. New photos offered a detailed look.
In Chengdu, the owners of the “Monster Private War Club” want to make fighting cool. But to stay open, they also need to keep it respectable.
The Pentagon says it’s exploring options for the president. But military parades come loaded with history — yes, they can be celebrations, but they’re also used by dictators to strike fear into civilians.
The detention of Duan Weihong is a sign that President Xi Jinping’s anticorruption campaign may be closing in on a former top leader.
All Chinese-Australians should have the right to voice their opinions without fearing Beijing’s menace.
Daimler, the German company that owns the car brand, featured a quote on social media that is popularly attributed to the Tibetan Buddhist leader.
The trade deficit that President Trump has often railed against hit historic highs last year.
The jailing of Joshua Wong and other protest leaders drew international scrutiny over accusations that the government was punishing political opponents.
A rising China aims to remake the international order in its image, and its interest.
Since Hong Kong returned to Chinese rule, its British-created courts have protected the rule of law that made Hong Kong special. Now there are concerns of interference by Beijing.
Beijing’s move could lead to tariffs on U.S. sorghum and hurt the farmers who grow it, demonstrating how it might respond to tougher U.S. trade rules.
In the winds of Trump, China finds confusion.
China is deploying high-tech totalitarianism to repress Uighurs in the western region of Xinjiang.
Companies like Starbucks and KFC have prospered in China, but cultural differences and other factors have also led to notable failures.
Michael Meyer’s “The Road to Sleeping Dragon” and Xiaolu Guo’s “Nine Continents” describe China as a country in profound transition.
A cigarette started a fire aboard a van carrying fuel canisters, sending the vehicle onto the sidewalk outside a Starbucks and leaving 18 injured.
HNA, burdened by debt after a global shopping spree, offers enticing returns to employees who invest back into the business.
The Chinese internet behemoth is investing in brick-and-mortar stores as it seeks to apply its tech smarts to the way customers shop in the real world.
While the United States is focused on reining in costs, Chinese tech firms are looking to build the hospital of the future using artificial intelligence.
Uncertainties about Brexit and Mrs. May’s hold on power are likely to cloud the British prime minister’s three-day visit, experts said.
The case comes after another Taiwanese citizen has faced accusations of conducting trade in violation of United Nations sanctions against North Korea.
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Major products like Boeing planes and American soybeans may be singled out if Washington imposes new restrictions on China.
Taiwan, pushing back over encroachment on Taiwan Strait airspace, may leave thousands without flights home for the holiday.
The move to cede posts to Beijing-approved clerics is part of an extraordinary Roman Catholic effort to end a nearly 70-year schism.
Wang Qishan, who served as Mr. Xi’s anticorruption chief, retired last year. Does his appointment to the national legislature portend a return to high office?
The country’s latest $5 billion flameout shows how smartphones and the rise of online finance lure unsophisticated investors hoping for high returns.
In Beijing, socialist slogans butt up against ads for luxury cars and hair transplants, part of the Communist Party’s efforts to inspire loyalty.
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While President Trump reassured business leaders that he wanted trade to continue, Beijing extended its economic reach to Latin America and the Arctic.
Agnes Chow, 21, whose party says Hong Kong should decide its future in a referendum, said the ruling showed “that our political rights are handicapped.”
During the Vietnam War, Beijing welcomed Vietnamese students as a way to to compete with Moscow for leadership of global communism.
The federal budget stalemate is keeping the U.S. from making the investments it needs to compete with other nations.
For whatever reason, Travel Frog, an extremely low-key Japanese mobile game, is a hit in China. “You don’t even need to think about anything,” one player explained.
An economic upturn led to rising fossil-fuel emissions after two years of drops, showing the task Beijing faces in fulfilling its climate promises.
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President Trump’s action will slow down the deployment of clean energy, discourage investments in innovation and destroy jobs.
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Researchers at the Chinese Academy of Sciences have created the first primate clones with a technique like the one used to create Dolly the sheep more than 20 years ago.
A Senate report concluded that $800 million worth of fentanyl pills were shipped to the United States by Chinese sellers through mail system loopholes.
Authorities detected hundreds of thousands of dollars in unexplained deposits, but found no proof linking Jerry Chun Shing Lee to a devastating intelligence breach.
Liu He, an influential adviser to President Xi Jinping of China, pledges in a rare public appearance that Beijing will tame its debt within three years.
The case of a 6-month-old girl left alone in a park revived concerns about the high cost of medicine and the plight of children with disabilities.