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One Huawei scion arrested in Canada, another waltzes in Paris

Mèng Wǎnzhōu 孟晚舟, chief financial officer of Huawei, was arrested on Saturday in Vancouver. Some reports say it was at…

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Trade war, day 152: Tariff Man tweets, markets plunge

The morning tweets of Donald Trump today gave reasons for both optimism and pessimism about the future of U.S.-China trade…

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Chinese Communist Party influence ops: Real threat or imaginary reds under beds?

An all-star group of China scholars, including Anne-Marie Brady, Orville Schell, Bonnie Glaser, John Pomfret, and Ezra Vogel, has written…

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Ningxia to learn from Xinjiang ‘experiences in promoting social stability’

Since China’s mass detention of Uyghur Muslims in Xinjiang was first documented in detail earlier this year, observers have wondered…

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An end to European naivete?

Reuters reports: “The European Union on Tuesday provisionally agreed on rules for a far-reaching system to coordinate scrutiny of foreign…

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African swine fever reaches Shanghai

“African swine fever (AFS) has now spread to Shanghai, infecting 50 of one farm’s 314 pigs and killing 11, the…

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‘Eco-tourism’ kills endangered Chinese sturgeon

Since the start of this year, 36 mature Chinese sturgeons (aged over 20 years) and about 6,000 babies (aged up…

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‘We don’t have to invest in the U.S.’ if trade tensions aren’t resolved, says tech investor Kai-fu Lee

Tech investor, former president of Google China, and Sinica Podcast guest Kai-fu Lee (李开复 Lǐ Kāifù) told Bloomberg that his…

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African swine fever epidemic is now ‘serious’

Agence France-Presse reports on a joint statement (in Chinese) by China’s ministries of agriculture, transport, and public security that warns,…

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Trade war, day 132: Xi feted in Papua New Guinea, as U.S. panel warns of Chinese tech dominance

General Secretary and President Xí Jìnpíng 习近平 arrived early in Papua New Guinea (PNG) before Asia-Pacific leaders gather for the…

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Is China meddling in Taiwan’s elections?

“Taiwan’s government accuses China of meddling in elections” is the headline of a piece by longtime Taiwan resident Chris Taylor…

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Why is Australia so hostile?

Chinese state media today is dominated by articles on the China International Import Expo underway in Shanghai. Xí Jìnpíng 习近平…

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‘Air mess’ is all right

Agence France-Presse reports on glad tidings for French luxury brand Hermès, pronounced “air mess,” as a member of the Hermès…

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Killing Wang Qishan with praise — views from the Bloomberg pow wow

The Bloomberg New Economy Forum, Michael Bloomberg’s own private mini-Davos, was supposed to be held in Beijing, and the U.S.-China…

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An underwhelming turnout for China’s grand import expo

There was a somewhat disappointing VIP turnout for the grand import fair hosted by Xí Jìnpíng 习近平 to showcase China’s open…

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