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In China, an Action Hero Beats Box Office Records (and Arrogant Westerners)

| August 16, 2017 | 0 Comments




In “Wolf Warrior 2,” China’s top-grossing movie yet, a red-tinged Rambo named Leng Feng takes on a swaggering American soldier of fortune.

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Trump Eyes China Sanctions While Seeking Its Help on North Korea

| August 12, 2017 | 0 Comments





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Trump Administration Is Said to Prepare Broad Trade Case Against China

| August 2, 2017 | 0 Comments





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Amid Show of Military Might in China, Xi Jinping Puts Rivals on Notice

| July 30, 2017 | 0 Comments





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From Political Star to ‘a Sacrificial Object’ in China

| July 22, 2017 | 0 Comments





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Predictably, China’s Year-on-Year Growth Maintains Its Steady Pace

| July 17, 2017 | 0 Comments





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Trump Presses Xi for Help in Addressing ‘Growing Threat’ of North Korea

| July 3, 2017 | 0 Comments




President Xi Jinping said the United States-China relationship had shown progress but was also affected by “negative factors,” according to Chinese news reports.

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Xi Delivers Tough Speech on Hong Kong, as Protests Mark Handover Anniversary

| July 1, 2017 | 0 Comments




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

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In Hong Kong, a 20-Year-Old Activist Demands Democracy

| July 1, 2017 | 0 Comments




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.

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Trump Takes More Aggressive Stance With U.S. Friends and Foes in Asia

| July 1, 2017 | 0 Comments




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.

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What to Watch For: Hong Kong, 20 Years After the Handover

| June 30, 2017 | 0 Comments





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As Trump Bets on China’s Help on North Korea, Aides Ask: Is It Worth It?

| June 16, 2017 | 0 Comments




China’s failure to tighten pressure on its neighbor has left the Trump administration with few good options in dealing with the North Korea crisis.

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As Trump Bets on China’s Help on North Korea, Aides Ask: Is It Worth It?

The Billionaire Gadfly in Exile Who Stared Down Beijing

| May 30, 2017 | 0 Comments




Guo Wengui, an eccentric Chinese billionaire, has accused top Chinese leaders of graft. At first, the government retaliated. Then China stood down.

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Sinosphere Blog: Facebook Deletes Post on Tibetan Monk’s Self-Immolation

| December 27, 2014




Tsering Woeser, a writer in Sichuan Province and prominent critic of Chinese policies toward Tibetans, said Facebook deleted her post on the self-immolation of the 37-year-old monk Kalsang Yeshi, without explanation.




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In Limbo, a City in China Faces Life After Graft

| December 27, 2014




The town of Lüliang in Shanxi Province, whose coal helped fuel China’s economic boom, is at the center of a crackdown that challenges the close ties between business and government.

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China Arrests Ex-Security Chief, Zhou Yongkang, in Corruption Inquiry

| December 5, 2014




The former head of the domestic security apparatus is the highest-ranking official to be prosecuted since the Gang of Four after the Cultural Revolution.




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China Arrests Ex-Security Chief, Zhou Yongkang, in Corruption Inquiry

Sinosphere Blog: China Slips in Corruption Perceptions Report

| December 3, 2014




Beijing’s campaign against graft has netted thousands of officials, but the perception of China as a deeply corrupt country is only rising, according to a watchdog group.




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Leader Asserts China’s Growing Role on Global Stage

| November 30, 2014




President Xi Jinping told Communist Party officials that China would be nice to its neighbors in Asia but that he would be relentless in promoting his idea of China’s rejuvenation onto the world stage.




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News Analysis: Asia’s ‘Big Guy’ Spreads Cash and Seeks Influence in Pacific Region

| November 22, 2014




As China seeks to assert itself as the dominant economic power and strategic partner in Asia, President Xi Jinping has visited Australia, New Zealand and Fiji bestowing largess.

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China, in Surprise Move to Prop Up Economy, Cuts Interest Rates

| November 21, 2014




The action, which comes at a time of increasing anxiety over global growth, helped buoy stocks around the world.

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Climate Pact by U.S. and China Relies on Policies Now in Place

| November 13, 2014





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News Analysis: Deal on Carbon Emissions by Obama and Xi Jinping Raises Hopes for Upcoming Paris…

| November 12, 2014




The emissions targets announced by President Obama and the Chinese leader are expected to be at the heart of a 2015 international climate treaty.

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News Analysis: Deal on Carbon Emissions by Obama and Xi Jinping Raises Hopes for Upcoming Paris…

China’s Climate Change Plan Raises Questions

| November 12, 2014




Analysts and policy advisers wonder if the climate accord reached by the U.S. and China goes far enough, and how Beijing will meet its targets.

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Obama, in Beijing, Calls for Restraint in Handling Hong Kong Protests

| November 10, 2014




The president’s remarks at an economic summit meeting left no doubt that he did not want the protests to disrupt a wide-ranging American agenda with China.




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News Analysis: Frosty Meeting Could Be the Start of a Thaw Between China and Japan

| November 10, 2014





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No Longer Business as Usual in China

| November 10, 2014





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Obama Arrives in China on Trip With Complex Agenda

| November 10, 2014




The president plunged into a hectic schedule that mixed the solemn rituals of a state visit with the deal-making of an economic summit meeting.




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Memo From Beijing: China’s ‘New Type’ of Ties Fail to Sway Obama

| November 10, 2014




The president has said he welcomes China’s rise, but he has been less keen about the “new type of great power relations” that Xi Jinping says he wants.

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Memo From Beijing: China’s ‘New Type’ of Ties Fail to Sway Obama

Diplomatic Memo: As Russia Draws Closer to China, U.S. Faces a New Challenge

| November 8, 2014




President Vladimir V. Putin of Russia, faced with a West angry over his actions in Ukraine, has been strengthening ties to the East and will be in Beijing this coming week, as will President Obama.

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Listening Post: To China, Shift in Obama’s Political Fortunes Eclipses U.S. Economic Gains

| November 8, 2014





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