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U.S.-China trade talks not canceled yet

In Washington, D.C., on Wednesday, Chinese vice premier and chief trade negotiator Liú Hè 刘鹤 met Craig Allen of the United…

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NBA, Xinjiang loom over low-expectation trade talks in D.C.

Chinese vice premier Liú Hè 刘鹤 arrived in Washington for talks with U.S. trade representative Robert Lighthizer and Treasury secretary Steven…

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The NBA’s operations in China, explained

The NBA is wildly popular in China, with about 800 million Chinese watching games last season, and many basketball players…

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NBA stands firm as CCTV cuts preseason broadcasts and brands flee

Two days after the NBA groveled to Chinese fans over a tweet by Houston Rockets General Manager Daryl Morey that supported Hong…

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China is not a technology superpower. Stop treating it like one

It’s a common argument in the debate about how to respond to China’s technology rise: Beijing is intent on “catching…

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‘Drops of one-fifth or more’ in Chinese student enrollment at American universities

The Associated Press reports that U.S.-China political tensions, and increasing visa uncertainties under an American administration hostile to foreigners and Chinese students in…

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The difference between TikTok and Douyin

For the New Yorker, Jia Tolentino describes in gorgeous detail (porous paywall — definitely worth the click) the addictive algorithms of TikTok,…

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China detains FedEx pilot as Chinese delegation heads home from D.C.

Todd A. Hohn, a FedEx pilot, was detained in Guangzhou last week while waiting for his flight home to Hong…

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LIHKG and Telegram: The software powering protests in Hong Kong

Maciej Cegłowski is the proprietor of Pinboard, a website bookmarking service, and also one of the more perspicacious commenters on contemporary…

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Packages from China will get much more expensive for Americans [UPDATE]

In a move that may personally sting hundreds of thousands — perhaps millions — of online entrepreneurs on both sides…

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Team Trump desperately seeking escape hatch?

The U.S.-China Business Council has published a report analyzing export data from 265 congressional districts. It concludes that “cities and states…

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America can learn from China’s amazing high-speed rail network

China is already halfway to a high-speed rail future, where taking the train is the easy option and flying is…

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Techno-trade war update: American companies want to stay in China

A new survey from the U.S.-China Business Council is out, and its key findings show that the rhetoric in Washington over the…

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Baidu’s free-fall continues: No longer Top 5 among Chinese internet companies

Faking search results, losing public trust, antagonizing critics, etc. — it’s all contributed to this: Baidu is no longer in…

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The People’s Daily wants to censor Amazon

Social media outrage in China, stoked by state media, has forced a handful of companies including Versace, Calvin Klein, and Taiwanese fruit tea…

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