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  1. How India and China Have Come to the Brink Over a Remote Mountain Pass Foreign, Today

    The two nuclear powers are fighting over a border, but their battle is really over the shape of Asia’s future.

  2. Anti-Chinese Posters at Melbourne Universities Are Tied to White Supremacists Foreign, Yesterday

    The posters were found as Chinese enrollment at schools in Australia grows and as the country confronts concerns about Chinese influence in its politics and economy.

  3. The Lonely Crusade of China’s Human Rights Lawyers Magazine, Yesterday

    As the global spotlight on the nation’s domestic policies has dimmed, lawyers for dissidents increasingly face a terrible choice: acquiescence or imprisonment.

  4. China and Russia Hold First Joint Naval Drill in the Baltic Sea Foreign, Yesterday

    As part of a budding military partnership, China and Russia hold joint military exercises in the strategic European sea for the first time, monitored by NATO.

  5. In China’s Capital, a Portal to Hollywood’s Golden Age Foreign, Yesterday

    A small cinema offers an intimate atmosphere and luxury seating for lovers of classic films and vintage Chinese favorites.

  6. For China’s Global Ambitions, ‘Iran Is at the Center of Everything’ Foreign, Yesterday

    Iran’s strategic location makes it a focus, and Chinese investments and entrepreneurs are pouring into the country.

  7. Hong Kong Rail Plan Raises Fears of Mainland China’s Influence Foreign, Yesterday

    A plan to allow Chinese officers to enforce mainland law in a Hong Kong rail terminal will undermine the city’s autonomy, opponents say...

  8. China’s HNA Discloses Shift of Ownership Stake to Foundation Business, July 24

    The privately held conglomerate, which has gone on an overseas acquisition spree, sought to address concerns about its ownership structure.

  9. Sacred Lakes Threatened by China’s Growing Capital Foreign, July 24

    Plans to transform Beijing and create a new nearby supercity may destroy celebrated wetlands — and erase the communities’ aquatic traditions.

  10. Former Political Star in China Is Under Party Investigation Foreign, July 24

    Officials said Sun Zhengcai, fired this month as party secretary of the city of Chongqing, was suspected of “grave violations of discipline.”...

  11. In China, Herd of ‘Gray Rhinos’ Threatens Economy Business, July 23

    Several Chinese conglomerates are now so big, so complex and so indebted that the government is trying to bring them to heel.

  12. Pyramid Investigation Has Investors Protesting Near Heart of Beijing Foreign, July 24

    The authorities call Shanxinhui a pyramid scheme, but defenders who stand to lose money if the company closes say they are victims of a government shakedown.

  13. Sensing Weakness, Uber’s Asian Rivals Make $2.5 Billion Play Business, July 24

    With a new funding round, the Southeast Asian ride-sharing company Grab is doubling down as Uber seeks new leadership.

  14. Silicon Valley Giants Confront New Walls in China Sunday Business, July 22

    The recent struggles of Apple, LinkedIn and Facebook show why the number of tech companies willing to have a try in China is dwindling.

  15. From Political Star to ‘a Sacrificial Object’ in China Foreign, July 22

    The fall of Sun Zhengcai, a party secretary, is seen as a warning that President Xi Jinping will play succession politics by his own ruthless rules.

  16. When Young Chinese Ask, ‘What’s Your Sign?’ They Don’t Mean Dragon or Rat Foreign, July 22

    Young people are turning to Western astrology for celestial guidance on major life decisions: relationship advice, having babies and even hiring employees.

  17. A Surge in Sales to Foreign Buyers Real Estate, July 21

    Chinese buyers spent far more than other foreign buyers in the U.S. residential real estate market.

  18. China’s Other Big Export: Pollution Op Ed, July 21

    If China truly wants to be a climate leader, it needs to address its global climate footprint.

  19. China Bars Justin Bieber From Performing Over ‘Bad Behavior’ Foreign, July 21

    In a statement about the pop singer, who has made headlines in the past, the Beijing Municipal Bureau of Culture said, “It is not suitable to bring in badly behaved entertainers.”...

  20. In China, Despair for Cause of Democracy After Nobel Laureate’s Death Foreign, July 20

    Some activists say the movement is now at its weakest point since the Tiananmen Square crackdown in 1989.

  21. Beijing Wants A.I. to Be Made in China by 2030 Business, July 20

    A new plan from the top of the Chinese government calls for the country to become a powerhouse in artificial intelligence in just over a decade.

  22. After a Famed Prisoner Dies in China, Taiwan Fears for Another Foreign, July 20

    Friends and family of Lee Ming-cheh, a rights advocate from Taiwan who disappeared into mainland custody in March, see parallels between him and Liu Xiaobo.

  23. Hot-Weather Comfort Food Magazine, July 20

    Cold pork noodles dressed in vinegar, from the East Village by way of Yunnan.

  24. American Shooting, Australian Pain Foreign, July 19

    This week’s Australia Letter reflects on American policing and the case of Justine Damond, who was fatally shot Saturday by a Minneapolis police officer.

  25. HNA Finds Wall St.’s Enthusiasm for Chinese Conglomerates Is Cooling Business, July 19

    The big American bank is walking away for now because it said it was concerned about the HNA’s structure, ownership and complex model.

  26. China Showers Myanmar With Attention, as Trump Looks Elsewhere Foreign, July 19

    Myanmar’s opening had been considered an American victory, but Beijing is bringing it into its fold with money and diplomacy.

  27. At the Finish, Dalian Wanda of China Rewrites a Blockbuster Sale Business, July 19

    Overturning a $9.3 billion deal, Wanda will sell its theme parks to R&F Properties and its hotels to Sunac China Holdings, suggesting shakiness at China’s top firms.

  28. Behind a Chinese Powerhouse, a Web of Family Financial Ties Business, July 18

    For nearly 25 years, HNA Group, the Chinese conglomerate, has funneled business to a small group of relatives and associates of its senior executives.

  29. Apple Names New China Head as Sales Fall Business, July 19

    Apple has established a position overseeing operations in China in a bid to restore sales momentum and navigate new regulations in the country.

  30. China Disrupts WhatsApp Service in Online Clampdown Business, July 18

    Facebook’s last major consumer product in China was partly blocked as Beijing increases its grip on the internet.

  31. The Death of Liu Xiaobo Letters, July 18

    A reader writes that his death in incarceration is a black mark on China’s human rights record.

  32. AMC Tries to Steer Clear of Chinese Owner’s Debt Worries Business, July 18

    Shares in the American cinema chain had fallen on fears that the huge loans accumulated by its parent, Dalian Wanda, were under scrutiny by the authorities.

  33. Apple’s Dangerous Market Grab in China Op Ed, July 18

    The tech company’s new data center, which is now a regulatory requirement, will give Beijing access to troves of personal and industry secrets.

  34. How to Dine Well — and Properly — in Another Country Travel, July 18

    Etiquette can vary by destination: use the correct utensils, eat at the right hour and research tipping practices.

  35. U.S. and Chinese Executives to Meet on Nations’ Economic Relations Business, July 17

    A meeting of more than 20 business leaders from the United States and China will focus on issues that trouble economic relations between the countries.

  36. Wm. Theodore de Bary, Renowned Columbia Sinologist, Dies at 97 Culture, July 17

    Professor de Bary, an authority in particular on Confucius, was awarded the National Humanities Medal by President Barack Obama.

  37. China Censors Winnie-the-Pooh on Social Media Foreign, July 17

    Chinese internet users have used the bear to poke fun at President Xi Jinping, irking the ruling Communist Party.

  38. Mysterious Document Is Latest Blow for Dalian Wanda Business, July 17

    Before it was blocked on the web by China’s censors, the document fed concern about the financial health of the conglomerate and caused its share price to drop.

  39. A Cleanup of ‘Holes in the Wall’ in China’s Capital Foreign, July 17

    A sweeping reconstruction project has wiped out dozens of the neighborhood shops and restaurants that give the capital a bit of its rakish charm.

  40. Predictably, China’s Year-on-Year Growth Maintains Its Steady Pace Business, July 16

    Beijing released officially reported data that showed the economy expanding in the second quarter at 6.9 percent, virtually unchanged from the first quarter.

  41. Liu Xiaobo’s Death Pushes China’s Censors Into Overdrive Foreign, July 17

    After Mr. Liu’s death, the number of keyword combinations that were blocked greatly increased, and images were automatically filtered in private chats, researchers said.

  42. In Urban China, Cash Is Rapidly Becoming Obsolete Business, July 16

    Across the country's cities, the rapid growth of mobile payments is making cash all but obsolete.

  43. A Brooklyn Murder’s Decades-Old Origins in Rural China Metro, July 16

    What began with a neighbors’ dust-up over household garbage in Fujian Province ends 20-some years later with a fatal shooting outside a Popeye’s in Sunset Park.

  44. Arson Suspected in Fire in China That Killed at Least 22 Foreign, July 16

    A suspect was arrested in the blaze at a two-story house used as a workers’ dormitory in Jiangsu Province.

  45. Arson Suspected in Fire in China That Killed at Least 22 Foreign, July 16

    A suspect was arrested in the blaze at a two-story house used as a workers’ dormitory in Jiangsu Province.

  46. As China Prepares for New Top Leaders, Women Are Still Shut Out Foreign, July 16

    A group of lawyers and feminists is urging the Communist Party to promote more women to leadership positions at its congress this fall, but expectations are low.

  47. Tomb Robbing, Perilous but Alluring, Makes Comeback in China Foreign, July 15

    Thieves seeking riches have hit a countryside filled with ancient burial sites as global demand for Chinese antiquities has surged.

  48. Liu Xiaobo, Chinese Dissident and Nobel Laureate, Is Cremated Foreign, July 15

    The small, muted funeral was attended by his wife under official watch. Mr. Liu’s ashes were later dropped into the sea.

  49. Liu Xiaobo and the Decline of China Op Ed, July 14

    His death is a tragedy and an outrage — and a warning to his jailers.

  50. After Wanda Deal, Chinese Property Developer Faces Debt Risk Business, July 14

    Sunac China Holdings has emerged as one of the country’s most prominent white knights, but its debt load has more than doubled.

  51. Ruling Threatens Hong Kong’s Independence From China Foreign, July 14

    A court removing four lawmakers assures China greater influence over Hong Kong’s government at least until by-elections are held.

  52. Ways of Winning in a Bull Market Sunday Business, July 14

    Three of the better-performing stock funds scored with picks as varied as well-known technology companies, micro-cap stocks and Asian innovators.

  53. Liu Xiaobo’s Dying Words for His Wife Foreign, July 14

    The notes by the Nobel Peace Prize recipient, written before he died under police guard in China, are to accompany photographs by his wife, Liu Xia, who has been under house arrest.

  54. On Liu Xiaobo Op Ed, July 14

    The Chinese dissident and Nobel Peace Prize winner died on Thursday. He was 61.

  55. Chinese Citizens Evade Internet Censors to Remember Liu Xiaobo Foreign, July 14

    Through creative means, Chinese internet users showed support for a prominent political prisoner.

  56. The Spirit of Liu Xiaobo Editorial, July 13

    He spoke of universal yearnings, but China’s leaders were afraid to listen.

  57. Liu Xiaobo, Chinese Dissident Who Won Nobel While Jailed, Dies at 61 Foreign, July 13

    Mr. Liu, who was convicted in 2009 of inciting subversion and sentenced to prison, was given medical parole recently to be treated for late-stage cancer.

  58. Liu Xiaobo, Chinese Dissident Who Won Nobel While Jailed, Dies at 61 Foreign, July 13

    Mr. Liu, who was convicted in 2009 of inciting subversion and sentenced to prison, was given medical parole recently to be treated for late-stage cancer.

  59. Liu Xiaobo’s Unflappable Optimism Op Ed, July 13

    The Chinese dissident didn’t let repression cloud his vision for a democratic China.

  60. Liu Xiaobo, We Miss You Op Ed, July 13

    Liu Xiaobo died with dignity and honor, his principles intact. Everybody else, not so much.

  61. The Nobel Peace Laureate Liu Xiaobo, in His Own Words Foreign, July 13

    His essays, many of which were banned in China, reveal a man who could be harshly critical of the Chinese authorities and institutions, but also, at times, of himself.

  62. Ways to Maneuver on North Korea Letters, July 13

    Foreign affairs specialists offer concrete proposals.

  63. China’s Softening Ticket Sales Are Drawing Hollywood’s Focus Business, July 13

    Hollywood executives rely on robust Chinese box office revenue to bolster their balance sheets, but recent ticket sales in China are not meeting those expectations.

  64. Liu Xiaobo, We Miss You Kristof, July 13

    Liu Xiaobo died with dignity and honor, his principles intact. Everybody else, not so much.

  65. China’s Quest to End Its Century of Shame Op Ed, July 13

    Beijing’s efforts to control its region are as much about political legitimacy at home as they are about its ambitions for geopolitical power.

  66. Liu Xiaobo, Nobel Laureate, Is Said to Be Suffering Organ Failure Foreign, July 12

    The dissident was moved from prison to be treated for cancer last month, and his situation is now life threatening, his hospital in China says.

  67. China’s Religious Revival Fuels Environmental Activism Foreign, July 12

    Spiritual leaders at Mao Mountain, a sacred Taoist site, emphasize a distinctly Chinese type of environmentalism. Christians, Buddhists and Muslims are embracing it, too.

  68. Apple Opening Data Center in China to Comply With Cybersecurity Law Business, July 12

    The law requires companies to store Chinese users’ information in China, and Apple’s move suggests other foreign technology companies may have to do the same.

  69. Canadian Nursing Home Deal Spurs Questions About Chinese Money Business, July 11

    Anbang bought a retirement home chain despite United States questions about the Chinese company’s murky ownership. With its chairman detained, some officials are worried.

  70. In Liu Xiaobo’s Last Days, Supporters Fight China for His Legacy Foreign, July 11

    Admirers of the dissident, who has terminal cancer, say that Beijing wants to control him. “They don’t want him to be able to speak freely,” one said.

  71. China’s $800 Billion Sovereign Wealth Fund Seeks More U.S. Access Business, July 11

    The China Investment Corporation said that the United States was impeding direct investment, but American lawmakers have urged greater scrutiny of Chinese deals.

  72. Hong Kong’s Future in Doubt Editorial, July 11

    The city’s critical institutions have been weakened by the Chinese Communist Party and Xi Jinping’s meddling.

  73. India, U.S. and Japan Begin War Games, and China Hears a Message Foreign, July 10

    The Indian Navy also announced a plan to station warships to monitor movement through the Strait of Malacca, where many Chinese vessels enter from the South China Sea.

  74. Detained Over Ivanka Trump Factory Inspection, China Labor Activist Speaks Out Business, July 10

    The arrest of Hua Haifeng in May led to weeks in detention under poor conditions and multiple interrogations, and he now faces trial.

  75. Chinese Doctors Say Nobel Laureate Is in Critical Condition Foreign, July 10

    The government offered little hope that Liu Xiaobo, the country’s most famous political prisoner, would be allowed to go abroad for treatment, as he has requested.

  76. China’s Wanda Signals Retreat in Debt-Fueled Acquisition Binge Business, July 10

    The Chinese conglomerate said it would sell $9.3 billion in hotels and tourism projects, and would use the cash to pay off loans.

  77. Beijing Says U.S. Apologized for Confusing China With Taiwan Foreign, July 10

    A White House statement referred to President Xi Jinping as leader of the Republic of China — the formal name for Taiwan.

  78. Heng on North Korea’s Missile Tests Op Ed, July 9

    With each nuclear or missile test, North Korea, an otherwise weak country, is setting the terms of its diplomacy with China, an ally, and the United States, an enemy.

  79. Doctors Say Chinese Dissident Is Fit to Travel for Cancer Treatment Foreign, July 9

    The doctors’ assessment renewed pressure on China to grant more liberties to Liu Xiaobo, who is serving an 11-year sentence after being convicted of state subversion.

  80. Liu Xiaobo Has Suffered So Others May Be Free Op Ed, July 8

    He embodies democratic values better than the leaders of our democratic countries.

  81. Crowds in Hong Kong Line Up to See China’s First Aircraft Carrier Foreign, July 8

    The visit, which coincides with the 20th anniversary of the former British colony’s return to China, is meant to signal the country’s growing military might.

  82. On North Korea, Trump’s on the Right Track Op Ed, July 7

    Sanctions, diplomacy and threats have failed. How about regime change?...

  83. Tesla to Install World’s Largest Lithium-Ion Battery in Australia. Also: Reactions to North Korea. Foreign, July 7

    Conversation starters and context, drawn from the day’s news in Australia.

  84. Egyptian Police Detain Uighurs and Deport Them to China Foreign, July 6

    The crackdown comes as the Chinese government works to stifle resistance among members of the ethnic group, who are mostly Sunni Muslim.

  85. China Is Challenged on Bid for Unesco Heritage Status in Tibetan Area Foreign, July 6

    A committee is poised to vote on the designation sought by Beijing, but Tibet campaigners say it would harm nomads and the environment.

  86. Muffled by China, Taiwan President Embraces Twitter as Megaphone Foreign, July 6

    China has heightened its campaign to reduce Taiwan’s presence on the world stage, but President Tsai Ing-wen is trying to use the service to overcome that isolation.

  87. At the Movies in China, Some Propaganda With Your Popcorn Foreign, July 6

    Chinese cinemas have been ordered to play Communist Party videos, which feature Jackie Chan and other A-list Chinese celebrities, before every screening.

  88. China Sees Opening Left by Trump in Europe, and Quietly Steps In Foreign, July 5

    President Xi Jinping will go to the G-20 meeting on Friday after a state visit in Germany, which Beijing sees as the key to Europe and free trade.

  89. Trump Criticizes China as Meeting on North Korea Nears Foreign, July 5

    The president said Beijing was not doing enough about North Korea’s nuclear program, and suggested that he was taking a new look at trade with China.

  90. Chinese Hospital Invites Cancer Experts to Help Treat Nobel Laureate Foreign, July 4

    Liu Xiaobo, sentenced to 11 years in prison in 2009 for “inciting subversion of state power,” was granted parole to move from prison to a hospital in late June.

  91. The Way Forward on North Korea Editorial, July 4

    Mr. Trump is learning he can’t rely on China alone. Eventually the United States will have to negotiate directly.

  92. China’s Vision for a Straddling Bus Dissolves in Scandal and Arrests Foreign, July 4

    Thirty-two people from an investment company that backed the enterprise were arrested on suspicion of illegal fund-raising, effectively killing the project.

  93. Court Freezes $182 Million in Assets of Chinese Internet Tycoon Business, July 4

    It is the latest setback for Jia Yueting, the chairman of the technology company LeEco, after one of its affiliates missed loan payments.

  94. Trump Warns China He Is Willing to Pressure North Korea on His Own Foreign, July 3

    The president’s warning, after a series of tough measures aimed at China, shows how he and the Chinese leader, Xi Jinping, are reassessing their approach to each other.

  95. China’s Ignoble Treatment of a Nobel Laureate Op Ed, July 3

    Liu Xiaobo, the country’s most famous dissident, wants to spend his last days in freedom. This Fourth of July, Donald Trump should demand it.

  96. As Beijing Joins Climate Fight, Chinese Companies Build Coal Plants Climate, July 1

    China has asserted itself as a global climate leader even as Chinese companies are planning to build half of all new coal plants at home and overseas.

  97. Xi Delivers Tough Speech on Hong Kong, as Protests Mark Handover Anniversary Foreign, July 1

    The Chinese president warned against challenging Beijing’s rule, a jarring contrast with protests later in the day.

  98. Pro-China and Pro-Democracy Rallies on a Hong Kong Anniversary Video, July 1

    Pro-democracy and pro-Beijing demonstrations took place in Hong Kong amid a visit by President Xi Jinping of China. Saturday was the 20th anniversary of the handover of Hong Kong from Britain to China.

  99. In Russia’s Far East, a Fledgling Las Vegas for Asia’s Gamblers Foreign, July 1

    At a time when few Chinese investors want to take a risk on Russia, a new casino in a forest, 4,000 miles east of Moscow, beckons deep-pocketed Asians.

  100. Trump Takes More Aggressive Stance With U.S. Friends and Foes in Asia Foreign, June 30

    The president pressed South Korea on trade and made moves that angered China, posing a test of whether he can keep campaign promises while also cooperating on security.

  101. In Hong Kong, a 20-Year-Old Activist Demands Democracy Video, June 30

    Joshua Wong, the face of the Umbrella Movement in Hong Kong three years ago, led a group of young protesters during the visit of President Xi Jinping.

  102. With Provocative Moves, U.S. Risks Unraveling Gains With China Foreign, June 30

    Beijing responded furiously after Washington announced an arms sale to Taiwan and sanctions on a Chinese company and bank over illicit dealings with North Korea.

  103. Solar Trade Case, With Trump as Arbiter, Could Upend Market Business, June 30

    American panel makers say below-cost sales by Chinese companies are ruining business. If tariffs result, installers and homeowners may suffer instead.

  104. Chinese Ways of Empire, Then and Now Op Ed, June 30

    Hong Kong, beware: Ancient history provides ominous examples of China subjugating rebellious peoples on its periphery.

  105. Young People Have Their Say About the Future of Hong Kong Foreign, June 30

    Twenty years after the handover from British rule, people born in Chinese Hong Kong have an increasing voice in its future.

  106. U.S., Hardening Line on China, Approves $1 Billion Arms Sale to Taiwan Foreign, June 29

    American officials say they will still honor the “One China” policy with Beijing. But the honeymoon between President Trump and President Xi Jinping appears to be over.

  107. Drought in Northern China Is Worst on Record, Officials Say Foreign, June 29

    Crops are wilting, farmers and herders are desperate for water and economic losses are estimated to be at least $780 million so far.

  108. Hong Kong’s Democracy Dreams Op Ed, June 29

    This is a Chinese territory, and we Hong Kongers have to live by Beijing’s rules.

  109. U.S. Seeks to Keep Closer Tabs on Chinese Money in America Business, June 29

    Laws sought by Trump administration officials and some politicians would overhaul how the United States vets deals, especially ones with technological and military ramifications.

  110. U.S. Imposes New Sanctions Over North Korea Ties Foreign, June 29

    The sanctions on a Chinese bank, a company and two citizens follow the death of Otto Warmbier, a U.S. student who was imprisoned by North Korea.

  111. Hong Kong, 20 Years After the Handover Foreign, June 29

    President Xi Jinping of China is in Hong Kong for ceremonies marking the anniversary of the former British colony’s return to Chinese rule.

  112. Once a Model City, Hong Kong Is in Trouble Foreign, June 29

    When the British left 20 years ago, Hong Kong was seen as a rare blend of East and West that China might seek to emulate. Now, increasingly, it’s a cautionary tale.

  113. China Won’t Let Liu Xiaobo, Nobel Laureate, Get Cancer Treatment Abroad Foreign, June 29

    The Chinese authorities rebuffed an appeal from the wife of Mr. Liu, the imprisoned dissident who was granted medical parole, one of his lawyers said Thursday.

  114. Struggle for Control Underlies Xi Jinping’s Visit to Hong Kong Foreign, June 28

    President Xi Jinping’s appearance this week, his first to the city as president, comes nearly three years after pro-democracy demonstrators took to the streets.

  115. Mystery of Motive for a Ransomware Attack: Money, Mayhem or a Message? Business, June 28

    The latest strike, which affected computers from Ukraine to the United States, has intensified worries that such events will become everyday dangers.

  116. China Releases Activists Scrutinizing Ivanka Trump Shoe Factory Business, June 28

    Their release on bail means the three men have been thrust into China’s labyrinthine criminal justice system, rather than having been quietly detained for a few days.

  117. Trump Is China’s Chump Op Ed, June 28

    The president doesn’t look like a savvy negotiator to Asia-Pacific business and political leaders.

  118. Liu Xiaobo Embodied Hope for China’s Democracy. Now He’s Sick. Foreign, June 27

    The Nobel Peace laureate, who helped write a petition for a more democratic China but was sidelined while in prison, has been paroled for cancer treatment.

  119. With Modi in Washington, China and India ‘Jostle’ on Their Border Foreign, June 27

    China, seeing the U.S.-India relationship as the greatest threat to its effort to carve out a “Sinocentric Asia,” is sending a message, analysts say.

  120. Trump Meets India’s Leader, a Fellow Nationalist Battling China for His Favor Foreign, June 26

    The display of warmth between President Trump and Prime Minister Narendra Modi was at least partly aimed at China, which has disappointed Mr. Trump in recent weeks.

  121. China’s Premier, Li Keqiang, Praises Free Trade, in Contrast to Trump Business, June 27

    The Chinese official warned the World Economic Forum in Dalian, China, against “unilateral rules” but didn’t say how his country might lower its own trade barriers.

  122. Tycoon’s Claims Reverberate in China Despite Censorship and Thin Evidence Foreign, June 27

    The exiled tycoon Guo Wengui has riled the Communist Party with claims against the top leaders. But he has also divided the party’s opponents in China and abroad.

  123. Australia, Diverse and Graying. Also: Johnny Depp, and a Controversial Push to Decrypt Foreign, June 26

    Conversation starters and context, drawn from the day’s news in Australia.