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  1. hong kong
    Hong Kong Protests: Photos and Videos of Massive Crowds and Police ClashesDemonstrations over an extradition bill turned violent in Hong Kong Wednesday.
  2. just asking questions
    Talking to China Expert James McGregor About Trump’s Haphazard Trade WarAn American author and China specialist discusses how Beijing views the trade war as an opportunity, while Trump is alienating possible allies.
  3. the economy
    Trump’s Two-Front Trade War Is UnsustainableIt appeared that Trump was, for once, behaving strategically on trade. Not anymore.
  4. the top line
    The Trade War Is Getting Big Enough to Hurt the EconomyThe stock and bond markets are saying there might be a real problem.
  5. the top line
    Trump Is Adjusting His Trade Strategy to Be More RealisticAnd this looks like a nod at something Trump hates: multilateralism.
  6. the top line
    Trump’s Tariffs Only Work If Americans Pay ThemThis fact is inseparable from the president’s eagerness to impose them.
  7. trade war
    Trump Makes Wild, Improbable Tariff Threat to China Ahead of Trade TalksThe president could also just think its sweeps week for his trade war.
  8. sri lanka attacks
    Outside the U.S., Persecution of Christians Is Real, As Sri Lanka Bombings ShowIn an increasing number of countries, particularly in Asia, Christians face challenges a lot more stressful than “Happy Holidays” greetings.
  9. mar-a-lago
    Did the Secret Service Catch a Chinese Spy in Mar-a-Lago?Yujing Zhang was caught sneaking into the president’s club carrying four phones, a laptop, and a thumb drive full of malware.
  10. huawei
    The FBI Ran a Sting on Huawei While a Bloomberg Reporter WatchedAfter Huawei asked a start-up for a sample of its diamond-coated glass for smartphones, things quickly got very complicated.
  11. the top line
    China’s Economic Loss Is Not Likely to Be America’s GainGlobalism was hard on American workers — as would be any move away from it.
  12. the top line
    China Is Losing Trump’s Trade War — and So Are WeThe blowback to U.S. firms is so foreseeable, Trump’s own economic adviser is going on TV to say his policy is going to reduce corporate profits.
  13. apple
    The iPhone Has Big Problems in China — and Across the GlobeApple is blaming sagging iPhone sales on its struggles in China, but its problems run deeper than that.
  14. google
    Google’s Project to Create a Censored Search Engine for China StallsThe main database Google was using to train itself how to censor search results has been cut off over privacy worries.
  15. smartphones
    The Chinese Smartphone Manufacturers That Will Make Your Next Next PhoneA guide to the Chinese smartphone companies you’re going to be very familiar with soon.
  16. the top line
    The Stock Market Plunged Yesterday, for ReasonsWere investors making too much of Trump’s “Tariff Man” tweet?
  17. the top line
    Will Congress Take Away Trump’s Keys on Trade?Trump is likely to be even more keen to pick trade fights in the next two years. Expect a backlash on Capitol Hill — even in the GOP.
  18. politics
    Farm Bankruptcies Are on the Rise, and Trump’s Trade War Isn’t HelpingMidwest farmers’ financial troubles stoked fears of a repeat of the ‘80s farm crisis, and Trump’s policies offer little hope for relief.
  19. welcome to the resistance
    The Chinese Government Is Still Feuding With Winnie the PoohPiglet has established a Vichy regime in the Hundred Acre Wood.
  20. controversy
    What to Know About Dolce & Gabbana’s Canceled Shanghai ShowA racist ad and bizarre messages sent from Stefano Gabbana’s Instagram account led to the cancellation of the largest show in the brand’s history.
  21. 2038
    In 20 Years, China Will Be on Mars — and the U.S. Will Be an IslandOn this week’s episode of 2038, writer Bruno Maçães lays out a future in which America marginalizes itself as China builds a new world order.
  22. artificial intelligence
    Should This Chinese AI Bot Replace All News Anchors?A hard question with no easy answers.
  23. business
    How Mister Softee Got Driven Out of ChinaTurner Sparks brought the iconic New York ice-cream truck to Suzhou. It was a hit. Then the hammer fell.
  24. life after warming
    Could One Man Single-Handedly Ruin the Planet?Brazil’s new president Jair Bolsonaro isn’t just a threat to Brazilian democracy. His war on the Amazon rainforest endangers the world.
  25. global tech
    How Technology Is Transforming Rural ChinaA Q&A with scholar and programmer Xiaowei Wang on her upcoming book, Tech Goes Down to the Country.
  26. mysteries
    Fan Bingbing Spotted After Months-Long DisappearanceIn dark glasses and a baseball cap at the Beijing airport.
  27. the national interest
    Trump Is Starting a Cold War with China to Distract From the Russia ScandalNew defense against the Russia scandal: “What about China?”
  28. global tech
    What Motivates China’s Entrepreneurs? A Conversation With Kai-Fu LeeTechnologist and venture capitalist Kai-Fu Lee talks WeChat, AI, and how the Chinese government finally encouraged entrepreneurship.
  29. international intrigue
    Missing Interpol President Was Quietly Detained by ChinaIt took China three days to acknowledge that Meng Hongwei was not even missing, and Interpol now says he has resigned.
  30. select all
    Talking With the Man Whose Techno-Thriller Is Based on a China Supply-Chain HackAugust Cole and P.W. Singer’s 2015 book Ghost Fleet: A Novel of the Next World War just got a whole lot scarier.
  31. select all
    Either Bloomberg or Apple and Amazon Are Badly Wrong About the China Hack StorySomebody is wrong, and it’s driving me crazy trying to figure out who — and why.
  32. select all
    Hoo Boy, China May Have Hacked Apple, Amazon, and Dozens MoreTiny microchips implanted on motherboards used in servers by Apple, Amazon, and over 30 other companies are now under intense scrutiny.
  33. mia
    We Might Know Where Fan Bingbing IsA new report alleges that the actress, who recently admitted to tax evasion, was just released from government surveillance at a “holiday resort.”
  34. fan bingbing
    Fan Bingbing Breaks Silence in Response to Government FinesThe actress posted on social media for the first time in months.
  35. legal trouble
    Fan Bingbing Fined by Chinese Government for Tax EvasionThe actress’s whereabouts are still unknown.
  36. 2018 midterms
    Is Trump Preparing to Blame GOP Midterm Losses on Chinese Meddling?Trump accused China of seeking to help Democrats in November as retaliation for his trade policies. It’s possible, but he offered no real evidence.
  37. foreign policy
    The President Treats the U.N. to a Good Old-Fashioned Trump RallyThe president’s nationalist speech was a list of things that the United States does and doesn’t see as threatening.
  38. select all
    Why Would Google’s Ex-CEO Predict a Separate Chinese Internet?Let’s put on our tinfoil hats and read too much into what Eric Schmidt had to say about China and the future of the internet.
  39. select all
    Google’s Internal Resistance Probably Won’t Keep It Out of ChinaA cadre of Google employees managed to stop Google’s work with the U.S. military. But Google seems much more ready to keep pushing on China.
  40. economy
    As Chinese Learn to Cope With Trump’s Trade War, Americans Are Still Set to LoseTrump’s belligerent, zero-sum trade policies will ultimately hurt American consumers and are already driving other countries to work around us.
  41. movies
    Do You Know Where X-Men’s Fan Bingbing Is?Because, um, no one else seems to.
  42. China Declared Islam a Contagious Disease — and Quarantined 1 Million MuslimsThe Chinese government has decided that Uighur Muslims “are infected by an ideological illness” and must be cured at concentration camps.
  43. select all
    Should Companies Be Allowed to Revenge Hack?The idea of companies retaliating against hackers is gaining traction — but it could lead to an escalation of conflict or even global war.
  44. economy
    Despite Talks With China, Trump Is in No Rush to Call Off His Trade WarChina is eager to make a deal, but the administration wants to tighten the screws with more tariffs first.
  45. china
    Christopher Robin Won’t Screen in China, Where Winnie the Pooh Is an OutlawPooh gets political.
  46. select all
    Google Is Planning to Bring Its Search Engine to ChinaA custom app could breach the Great Firewall.
  47. Trump Plans Farm Bailout to Deal With Backlash to His Trade WarSince Trump’s trade war hasn’t been “easy,” and foreign retaliation is hitting farm states, he’s resorting to some democratic socialism.
  48. Trump Threatens to Slap Tariffs on Everything Imported From ChinaSo far the U.S. has tariffs on $34 billion of Chinese goods. Trump’s threatened to take that number up to $500 billion.
  49. After Trump’s New Tariff Threat, China Seeks Strategy for RetaliationAs Trump prepares tariffs on another $200 billion of Chinese exports, Beijing seeks ways to hit back — without scaring off foreign investors.
  50. Trump’s Trade War Is a Big Problem for Republicans in Politically Pivotal IowaTrump and his people told Iowans not to worry about Chinese retaliation against Iowa soybean exports. Now they’re worrying for real.
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