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News roundup: Will the ‘core’ leadership title of ‘mighty Uncle Xi’ help his political agenda? Plus acquisition anxiety and two-child policy

BUSINESS Chinese acquisitions in Australia…

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News roundup: Why do Americans find Chinese high school so hard? Plus Apple’s China challenges and Philippines-U.S. relations

BUSINESS As China’s smartphone makers roll…

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News roundup: Will other Southeast Asian nations follow the Philippines’ lead in China?

As the Philippines strengthens its ties to China, other nearby nations may see an advantage in doing…

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How do China’s dealmakers ease foreign worries about the nation’s global buying spree?

BUSINESS Sinophobia remains, but savvy dealmakers…

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News roundup: Will China’s expanding global role make it change its policy of non-interference in other nations’ domestic affairs? Plus top headlines

Analysis: As China expands its global economic influence, its policy of political non-interference may need to change China’s…

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News roundup: How are China’s copycats making entrepreneurs more creative? Plus Australians detained and record space journey

BUSINESS Chinese copycats disrupt…

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News roundup: Will China decide global norms for using AI? Plus Clinton’s leaked comments and property market problems

BUSINESS Analysis: Despite problems in China’s housing market, ‘bubble’…

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Sinica extra: Q&A with Ma Tianjie on toxic heavy metals, bourgeois culture and more

Ma Tianjie is the blogger behind Chublic Opinion, editor of the environmental website

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Sinica extra: Q&A with Mei Fong on her Pulitzer win, meeting Queen Elizabeth and foreign correspondence

Mei Fong, the guest on this week’s Sinica Podcast about China’s one-child policy, is the first Malaysian-born…

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Will Xi’s ‘Zhejiang Clique’ dominate the top echelon of power? Plus overcapacity corruption challenge and record travel numbers

BUSINESS Corruption in the provinces is hindering…

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Michael Manning’s Beijing jail diary

Introduction Michael Manning was, in many ways, just another young American living in China. His career there followed…

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Q&A with Zing Bai, the founder of a New York restaurant who wants to take her ‘awesome’ fried rice across the U.S.

Last summer, Haijing “Zing” Bai’s parents in Beijing had no idea their daughter had quit her law firm…

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Gay men from China find a liberating openness in America’s LGBT community

The first thing Evan Liu did when he arrived at New York City’s Pride Parade in June was…

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Q&A with Hao Wu, documentary filmmaker trying to understand China’s changes

In 2011, Hao Wu gave up a successful career as a top executive in the Chinese Internet industry to…

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Q&A with Shen Wei, visual and performing artist from two cultural worlds whose work appeared in the 2008 Beijing Olympics

The choreographer and artist Shen Wei is perhaps best known to audiences around the world for his work that…

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