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Trump: Tariffs on $200 billion of Chinese imports will increase pressure

President Trump on Monday announced new tariffs on $ 200 billion of Chinese imports, ratcheting up pressure on Beijing to stop unfair trade practices. He said that he would not abide retaliation from Beijing. “If China takes retaliatory [...]
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#MeToo in the Monastery: A Chinese Abbot’s Fall Stirs Questions on Buddhism’s Path

It was this program of sending clergy abroad that led to Xuecheng’s downfall. Most of those sent overseas were nuns. Like Xuecheng, they had taken a vow of chastity. But unlike other clergy members, who are banned by monastic rules [...]
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U.S. Weighs Sanctions Against Chinese Officials Over Muslim Detention Camps

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WASHINGTON — The Trump administration is considering sanctions against Chinese senior officials and companies to punish Beijing’s detention of hundreds of thousands of ethnic Uighurs and other minority Muslims in large internment [...]
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Chinese State TV Mocks Trump in Sarcastic Video

1 month ago | 0 comment
BEIJING — The video released by the Chinese state media thanks President Trump for helping make China stronger. It shows him in unflattering poses, his brow furrowed and his mouth agape. Its sarcastic title: “Thanks Mr. Trump, you [...]
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The Afghan Army’s Last Stand at Chinese Camp

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[unable to retrieve full-text content] “We all think they have sold us out to the enemy,” an Afghan army captain said of his top commanders before he was killed by the Taliban. Source: NYT > World
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A Chinese Activist Was Challenging Xi on Live TV. The Police Came to Stop Him.

2 months ago | 0 comment
[unable to retrieve full-text content] Sun Wenguang, a rights activist and retired professor, was criticizing President Xi Jinping when police officers barged into his home and cut him off. Source: NYT > World
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Chinese Spiritual Leader Is Accused of Harassing Female Followers

2 months ago | 0 comment
[unable to retrieve full-text content] The case against a religious official is a high-stakes test of whether China’s burgeoning #MeToo movement can take on powerful leaders. Source: NYT > World
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Trump threatens tariffs on all $500 billion worth of Chinese imports

2 months ago | 0 comment
President Donald Trump said he will not tolerate Beijing imposing retaliatory tariffs as he tries to end the trade imbalance between the two nations. | Win McNamee/Getty [...]
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With 9,000 Bottles of Dirty ‘Spring Water,’ a Chinese Artist Gets Results

2 months ago | 0 comment
[unable to retrieve full-text content] After a provocative Beijing art project cast a spotlight on a Chinese village’s pollution problem, the local authorities were forced to take action. Source: NYT > World
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Beijing Dispatch: Was This Powerful Chinese Empress a Feminist Trailblazer?

3 months ago | 0 comment
[unable to retrieve full-text content] Empress Cixi is most famous for building a fabulous pleasure ground, the Summer Palace, that attracts crowds of tourists. Was she also responsible for pulling China into the modern age? Source: [...]