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News roundup: China’s key economic tasks for 2017

TODAY’S TOP STORIES Chinese government publishes a list of “major economic tasks” for 2017 The top story in all major…

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Hong Kong chief executive C.Y. Leung will not seek reelection due to family reasons

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Trump takes aim at China in victory tour stop

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Garratts recount dark odyssey through China’s security apparatus

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Opinion: The way forward for the West? Help China and wave the rulebook at Russia

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Trump isn’t even president yet and China is already moving in on Mexico

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News roundup: Tencent sues China’s trademark authority

TODAY’S TOP STORIES Tencent sues Chinese authorities for denying a signature sound’s trademark Observers of intellectual property protection in China have long…

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How Trump’s call with Taiwan could affect U.S. goals in Asia

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Trump picks Iowa gov. Terry Branstad — a ‘friend’ of China’s leader — as Beijing ambassador

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News roundup: Insider trading, a currency glitch and fears of a tech bubble

TODAY’S TOP STORIES Foreign exchange data glitch First, a correction: Yesterday’s SupChina newsletter noted that the Chinese yuan (also…

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Torture in secret prisons: The dark side of China’s anti-corruption crackdown

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Opinion: The wrong way to stand up to China

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Trump economic adviser says ‘screw ’em!’ if China is upset by Taiwan call

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News roundup: Beijing reacts to Trump

TODAY’S TOP STORIES China’s reaction to Trump’s tweets and phone call President-elect Donald Trump’s phone call with Taiwan’s president, Tsai…

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Trump expands search for his secretary of state

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