Tag Archives: Chinas

Targeting WeChat, Trump Takes Aim at China’s Bridge to the World

Targeting WeChat, Trump Takes Aim at China’s Bridge to the World

Targeting WeChat, Trump Takes Aim at China’s Bridge to the World Targeting WeChat, Trump Takes Aim at China’s Bridge to the World Some of her friends, she said, had already begun posting links to Line, a messaging app popular in Japan, in case they were forced to switch. To Ms. Han, the order seemed un-American. “Trump is violating our rights …

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China’s Offer to Help With Virus Testing Spooks Hong Kong

China’s Offer to Help With Virus Testing Spooks Hong Kong

China’s Offer to Help With Virus Testing Spooks Hong Kong China’s Offer to Help With Virus Testing Spooks Hong Kong The offer was presented as a favor to Hong Kong, a city struggling with a surge in coronavirus infections: a team of 60 medical officials from mainland China who would help expand testing across the city. But it is being …

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China’s Communist Party Expels Ren Zhiqiang, Escalating War on Dissent

China's Communist Party Expels Ren Zhiqiang, Escalating War on Dissent

China’s Communist Party Expels Ren Zhiqiang, Escalating War on Dissent China’s Communist Party Expels Ren Zhiqiang, Escalating War on Dissent China’s ruling Communist Party has expelled an outspoken and prominent property tycoon who denounced the country’s authoritarian leader, Xi Jinping, paving the way for his criminal prosecution and escalating its efforts to quash dissent among the elite. The party announced …

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China’s Mars Launch: When to Watch

China’s Mars Launch: When to Watch

China’s Mars Launch: When to Watch China’s Mars Launch: When to Watch The summer of Mars continues as the second launch of July is expected on Thursday. This time, China is aiming to begin its first successful mission to the red planet, Tianwen-1. The launch attempt follows the successful start of the journey of the Hope orbiter, a spacecraft built …

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China’s Mars Tianwen-1 Launch Will Answer a ‘Heavenly Question’

China's Mars Tianwen-1 Launch Will Answer a 'Heavenly Question'

China’s Mars Tianwen-1 Launch Will Answer a ‘Heavenly Question’ China’s Mars Tianwen-1 Launch Will Answer a ‘Heavenly Question’ Only the Soviet Union and the United States have managed to arrive in one piece on Mars. The Soviet lander, the first, touched down in 1971 but stopped communicating almost immediately afterward. While a number of similar missions by other countries have …

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Froth Returns to China’s Stock Market, Echoing the 2015 Crisis

Froth Returns to China’s Stock Market, Echoing the 2015 Crisis

Froth Returns to China’s Stock Market, Echoing the 2015 Crisis Froth Returns to China’s Stock Market, Echoing the 2015 Crisis HONG KONG — When Beijing signaled this month that it was time to buy China, investors did not hesitate. But it did not take long for some to get cold feet as officials warned that the market was overheating. In …

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Wearing a Mask? It May Come From China’s Controversial Labor Program

Wearing a Mask? It May Come From China’s Controversial Labor Program

Wearing a Mask? It May Come From China’s Controversial Labor Program Wearing a Mask? It May Come From China’s Controversial Labor Program If you are one of the millions of people around the world wearing a face mask because of the coronavirus pandemic, this footage may concern you. It shows a group of Uighurs arriving at a textile company that …

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China’s Swimwear Capital Can’t Wait for You to Go Back to the Beach

China’s Swimwear Capital Can’t Wait for You to Go Back to the Beach

China’s Swimwear Capital Can’t Wait for You to Go Back to the Beach China’s Swimwear Capital Can’t Wait for You to Go Back to the Beach There may be no place on earth that had been looking forward to summer more than Xingcheng, a laid-back seaside town dotted with the occasional high rise. Hot sun, cold drinks. Long, languorous days …

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U.S. Visas, China’s Economy, Street Musicians: Your Friday Briefing

U.S. Visas, China’s Economy, Street Musicians: Your Friday Briefing

U.S. Visas, China’s Economy, Street Musicians: Your Friday Briefing U.S. Visas, China’s Economy, Street Musicians: Your Friday Briefing (Want to get this briefing by email? Here’s the sign-up.) Good morning. We’re covering a sweeping U.S. visa ban proposal that could affect millions of Chinese people, the business of fake virus certificates in Bangladesh and what it’s like to be a …

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U.S. Wants to Bar Members of China’s Communist Party. Who Are They?

U.S. Wants to Bar Members of China’s Communist Party. Who Are They?

U.S. Wants to Bar Members of China’s Communist Party. Who Are They? U.S. Wants to Bar Members of China’s Communist Party. Who Are They? As the Trump administration weighs a travel ban against the members of the Chinese Communist Party and their relatives, it is considering cutting off a vast sector of Chinese society — 92 million people — that …

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