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China

  1. 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.
  2. artificial intelligence
    Should This Chinese AI Bot Replace All News Anchors?A hard question with no easy answers.
  3. 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.
  4. 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.
  5. 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.
  6. mysteries
    Fan Bingbing Spotted After Months-Long DisappearanceIn dark glasses and a baseball cap at the Beijing airport.
  7. 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?”
  8. 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.
  9. 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.
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    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.
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    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.
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    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.
  13. 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.”
  14. fan bingbing
    Fan Bingbing Breaks Silence in Response to Government FinesThe actress posted on social media for the first time in months.
  15. legal trouble
    Fan Bingbing Fined by Chinese Government for Tax EvasionThe actress’s whereabouts are still unknown.
  16. 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.
  17. 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.
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    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.
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    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.
  20. 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.
  21. movies
    Do You Know Where X-Men’s Fan Bingbing Is?Because, um, no one else seems to.
  22. 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.
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    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.
  24. 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.
  25. china
    Christopher Robin Won’t Screen in China, Where Winnie the Pooh Is an OutlawPooh gets political.
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    Google Is Planning to Bring Its Search Engine to ChinaA custom app could breach the Great Firewall.
  27. 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.
  28. 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.
  29. 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.
  30. 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.
  31. On Eve of Trade War, China Warns That Trump’s Tariffs Will BackfireChinese officials say that $20 billion of Trump’s tariffs will fall on foreign companies operating in China — including American firms.
  32. Dow Tumbles As Trump Escalates Trade War With ChinaThe president has now threatened to impose tariffs on $450 billion worth of Chinese goods — and China has promised to respond in kind.
  33. China Retaliates With New Tariffs as Trump’s Trade War EscalatesIf Trump retaliates further as promised, there could be no chance to avoid a large-scale trade war with widespread consequences.
  34. Trump Raises Taxes on Chinese Goods, Eyes Foreign Cars NextTrump slaps tariffs on $50 billion in Chinese imports, while preparing to declare foreign-made cars a “national security threat.”
  35. U.S. Cuts Deal With Sanctioned Chinese Tech Company ZTELess than two months after crippling ZTE for violating sanctions, the U.S. is rescuing the telecom giant.
  36. More U.S. Diplomats Evacuated After Possible ‘Sonic Attack’ in ChinaAmericans in Guangzhou have fallen ill with mysterious symptoms like those experienced by two dozen U.S. diplomats in Cuba.
  37. Trump Unites U.S. Allies — in Opposition to His Trade PoliciesSix of the G7 countries are furious at Trump and his tactics.
  38. Trump Moves Ahead With Trade Sanctions Against ChinaIn what seems to be a negotiating tactic, the White House announced it was proceeding with tariffs and other trade restrictions until further notice.
  39. Ivanka’s China Dealings Likely Just Regular Corruption, Not ZTE-RelatedHer business is a huge conflict of interest, but it seems like a coincidence that Beijing approved her trademarks as her dad saved Chinese jobs.
  40. U.S. State Department on Alert After Possible ‘Sonic Attack’ in ChinaThe incident, which left a State Department employee with a mild traumatic brain injury, recalls similar episodes in Cuba.
  41. the urbanist: beijing
    Go Deeper: What to Read, Watch, and Download Before Visiting BeijingOur list includes banned books, a pollution monitor, and a workaround for the Great Firewall of China.
  42. the urbanist: beijing
    Scuba Dive the Great Wall of China and Other Escapes From BeijingCreative getaways for history buffs, hard-core cyclists, and appreciators of outré museums.
  43. the urbanist: beijing
    To See Chinese Punks Lose Their Minds, Hit Up These Beijing LivehousesThe capital’s biggest musicheads on their favorite metal bars, grimy rock clubs, swanky jazz haunts, and more.
  44. the urbanist: beijing
    How to Explore Beijing’s Historical HutongsThe true essence of the city is found in its traditional lanes packed with single-story houses.
  45. Trump Benches Trade Adviser for Being ‘Erratic and Unprofessional’Trump’s economic adviser, longtime China critic Peter Navarro, has been sidelined for behaving “erratically and unprofessionally,” Bloomberg reports.
  46. the urbanist: beijing
    Say No to Beijing’s Superclubs and Yes to Its Underground NightlifeDJs from Lantern, Aurora, and Dada make the case for the city’s smaller, hipper venues.
  47. the urbanist: beijing
    Where to Eat Near Beijing’s Biggest Tourist AttractionsRoast duck and dan dan noodles near the Temple of Heaven, deep-fried carrot balls near the Forbidden City, and more.
  48. the urbanist: beijing
    The Fashion Insider’s Guide to Shopping in BeijingA bevy of boundary-nudging young designers have married the “Made in China” label with cutting-edge cool.
  49. the urbanist: beijing
    Craft Beer Is a Big Deal in Beijing Now — Here’s Where to Drink ItAccording to Debbie Ma, a traditional Chinese medicine doctor and member of the Beijing Homebrewing Society.
  50. the urbanist: beijing
    Where to See Art in Beijing (Beyond the 798 Art Zone)Our selects include under-the-radar hutong galleries and a mall dotted with Dalí sculptures.
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