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Voices From China’s Covid Crisis, One Year After Wuhan Lockdown

Voices From China's Covid Crisis, One Year After Wuhan Lockdown

Voices From China’s Covid Crisis, One Year After Wuhan Lockdown Voices From China’s Covid Crisis, One Year After Wuhan Lockdown They are survivors, essential workers and specialists still trying to understand the physical and emotional effects of the coronavirus. They make up a tapestry of people, offering a view of the first months of the pandemic, and of what China’s …

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How Beijing Turned China’s Covid-19 Tragedy to Its Advantage

How Beijing Turned China’s Covid-19 Tragedy to Its Advantage

How Beijing Turned China’s Covid-19 Tragedy to Its Advantage How Beijing Turned China’s Covid-19 Tragedy to Its Advantage No publisher is willing or able to publish her works in China. The social media posts and articles that support her are often censored. A few people who spoke up for her publicly were punished, including a literature professor in Wuhan who …

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U.S. Says China’s Repression of Uighurs Is ‘Genocide’

U.S. Says China’s Repression of Uighurs Is ‘Genocide’

U.S. Says China’s Repression of Uighurs Is ‘Genocide’ U.S. Says China’s Repression of Uighurs Is ‘Genocide’ Tensions sharply worsened from 2009, when Uighurs taking part in ethnic riots killed about 200 Han in Urumqi, the regional capital, after earlier tensions and violence. Chinese security forces began a sweeping crackdown. Attacks and more crackdowns occurred across Uighur towns in the years …

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A Child of China’s Gilded Elite Strikes a Nerve Over Wealth and Privilege

A Child of China’s Gilded Elite Strikes a Nerve Over Wealth and Privilege

A Child of China’s Gilded Elite Strikes a Nerve Over Wealth and Privilege A Child of China’s Gilded Elite Strikes a Nerve Over Wealth and Privilege Singer? Dancer? Model? The documentary doesn’t really make it clear. “I don’t think she will influence society,” Ms. Hung said in a telephone interview. “I think she’s way more influenced by Chinese society, especially …

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Most Major Economies Are Shrinking. Not China’s.

Most Major Economies Are Shrinking. Not China’s.

Most Major Economies Are Shrinking. Not China’s. Most Major Economies Are Shrinking. Not China’s. SHANGHAI — As most nations around the world struggle with new lockdowns and layoffs in the face of the surging pandemic, just one major economy has bounced back after bringing the coronavirus mostly under control: China. The Chinese economy rose 2.3 percent last year, the country’s …

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How China’s Economy Bounced Back From Covid-19

How China's Economy Bounced Back From Covid-19

How China’s Economy Bounced Back From Covid-19 How China’s Economy Bounced Back From Covid-19 CHANGMINGZHEN, China — The smell, salty and pungent, wafts through the freshly paved streets near the gleaming new factory. The factory is owned by a company called Laoganma, which makes a piquant chili-and-soybean sauce famous across China for its power to set mouths watering. In a …

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China’s Stronger Currency Could Be a Fig Leaf for Biden

China's Stronger Currency Could Be a Fig Leaf for Biden

China’s Stronger Currency Could Be a Fig Leaf for Biden China’s Stronger Currency Could Be a Fig Leaf for Biden HONG KONG — China’s economy has come roaring back from the depths of the coronavirus pandemic, and its currency has joined the ride. The currency, known variously as the yuan or the renminbi, has surged in strength in recent months …

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With Concessions and Deals, China’s Leader Tries to Box Out Biden

With Concessions and Deals, China’s Leader Tries to Box Out Biden

With Concessions and Deals, China’s Leader Tries to Box Out Biden With Concessions and Deals, China’s Leader Tries to Box Out Biden A trade pact with 14 other Asian nations. A pledge to join other countries in reducing carbon emissions to fight global warming. Now, an investment agreement with the European Union. China’s leader, Xi Jinping, has in recent weeks …

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Jobs, Houses and Cows: China’s Costly Drive to Erase Extreme Poverty

Jobs, Houses and Cows: China’s Costly Drive to Erase Extreme Poverty

Jobs, Houses and Cows: China’s Costly Drive to Erase Extreme Poverty Jobs, Houses and Cows: China’s Costly Drive to Erase Extreme Poverty JIEYUAN VILLAGE, China — When the Chinese government offered free cows to farmers in Jieyuan, villagers in the remote mountain community were skeptical. They worried officials would ask them to return the cattle later, along with any calves …

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25 Days That Changed the World: How Covid-19 Slipped China’s Grasp

25 Days That Changed the World: How Covid-19 Slipped China’s Grasp

25 Days That Changed the World: How Covid-19 Slipped China’s Grasp 25 Days That Changed the World: How Covid-19 Slipped China’s Grasp Politically, it was a perilous situation for both men. As its trade war with China escalated, the Trump administration had all but eliminated a public health partnership with Beijing that had begun after the debacle of SARS and …

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