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Du Bin, Chinese Journalist, Is Detained in Beijing

Du Bin, Chinese Journalist, Is Detained in Beijing

Du Bin, Chinese Journalist, Is Detained in Beijing Du Bin, Chinese Journalist, Is Detained in Beijing As China intensified its clampdown on independent reporting, the authorities detained a journalist who recently worked on books that were critical of Communism and the Chinese Communist Party, the journalist’s friends and family said on Friday. The journalist, Du Bin, 48, was detained on …

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Beijing Takes Its South China Sea Strategy to the Himalayas

Beijing Takes Its South China Sea Strategy to the Himalayas

Beijing Takes Its South China Sea Strategy to the Himalayas Beijing Takes Its South China Sea Strategy to the Himalayas Just in time for its National Day in October, China completed construction of a new village high in the mountains where the Chinese region of Tibet meets the kingdom of Bhutan. A hundred people moved into two dozen new homes …

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Hong Kong Ousts Lawmakers After Beijing Grants Sweeping New Powers

Hong Kong Ousts Lawmakers After Beijing Grants Sweeping New Powers

Hong Kong Ousts Lawmakers After Beijing Grants Sweeping New Powers Hong Kong Ousts Lawmakers After Beijing Grants Sweeping New Powers HONG KONG — Hong Kong unseated four pro-democracy lawmakers on Wednesday after Beijing gave sweeping new powers to the local authorities to quash political dissent, intensifying a monthslong clampdown on protests and the opposition. The four lawmakers — Dennis Kwok, …

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Jack Ma Gets Summoned by Beijing Ahead of Ant I.P.O.

Jack Ma Gets Summoned by Beijing Ahead of Ant I.P.O.

Jack Ma Gets Summoned by Beijing Ahead of Ant I.P.O. Jack Ma Gets Summoned by Beijing Ahead of Ant I.P.O. Ant Group, the internet finance spinoff of the Chinese e-commerce giant Alibaba, is preparing for a mammoth share offering that will show off to the world how far China has come in bringing payments, credit and investing into the smartphone …

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China Hid Coronavirus Dangers From Beijing, U.S. Agencies Find

Local Officials in China Hid Coronavirus Dangers From Beijing, U.S. Agencies Find

China Hid Coronavirus Dangers From Beijing, U.S. Agencies Find China Hid Coronavirus Dangers From Beijing, U.S. Agencies Find Communist Party leaders oversee an authoritarian system that inhibits local officials from freely sharing information with national-level officials, they said, and this has had deadly consequences for the world. It is a version of the so-called Chernobyl effect, where local officials avoid …

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Local Officials in China Hid Coronavirus Dangers From Beijing, U.S. Agencies Find

Local Officials in China Hid Coronavirus Dangers From Beijing, U.S. Agencies Find

Local Officials in China Hid Coronavirus Dangers From Beijing, U.S. Agencies Find Local Officials in China Hid Coronavirus Dangers From Beijing, U.S. Agencies Find Communist Party leaders oversee an authoritarian system that inhibits local officials from freely sharing information with national-level officials, they said, and this has had deadly consequences for the world. It is a version of the so-called …

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Beijing Launches Another Demolition Drive, This Time in Its Bucolic Suburbs

Beijing Launches Another Demolition Drive, This Time in Its Bucolic Suburbs

Beijing Launches Another Demolition Drive, This Time in Its Bucolic Suburbs Beijing Launches Another Demolition Drive, This Time in Its Bucolic Suburbs The people who would destroy the village came in the middle of the night last week. Hundreds of guards breached the wall surrounding the village and began banging on the doors of the 140 courtyard homes there, waking …

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U.S. Health Secretary to Visit Taiwan, in a Move Likely to Anger Beijing

U.S. Health Secretary to Visit Taiwan, in a Move Likely to Anger Beijing

U.S. Health Secretary to Visit Taiwan, in a Move Likely to Anger Beijing U.S. Health Secretary to Visit Taiwan, in a Move Likely to Anger Beijing TAIPEI, Taiwan — The United States’ top health official, Alex M. Azar II, will lead a delegation on a trip to Taiwan, a rare high-level visit by an American official to the island that …

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With Security Law as a Cudgel, Beijing Cracks Down on Hong Kong

With Security Law as a Cudgel, Beijing Cracks Down on Hong Kong

With Security Law as a Cudgel, Beijing Cracks Down on Hong Kong With Security Law as a Cudgel, Beijing Cracks Down on Hong Kong BEIJING — For weeks, as Beijing quickly drafted and imposed a stringent new national security law for Hong Kong, many in the territory feared the rules would be used to intimidate the opposition, but hoped they …

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The Vatican Is Said to Be Hacked From China Before Talks With Beijing

The Vatican Is Said to Be Hacked From China Before Talks With Beijing

The Vatican Is Said to Be Hacked From China Before Talks With Beijing The Vatican Is Said to Be Hacked From China Before Talks With Beijing At the time, both sides said it was a starting point for deeper talks, and the Vatican praised it as leading to a rapprochement between the official churches in China and the Holy See. …

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