Category Archives: China

Liu Xiaobo- Chinese Nobel Laureate-Leaves Prison for Cancer Care – The New York Times

“BEIJING — Liu Xiaobo, the jailed Chinese dissident who received the Nobel Peace Prize for his writings promoting democracy, has been moved from prison to be treated for late-stage cancer, two of his lawyers said on Monday. Mr. Liu, who … Continue reading

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In Greece- China Finds an Ally Against Human Rights Criticism – The New York Times

“GENEVA — China has long won diplomatic allies in the world’s poor countries by helping them build expensive roads and ports. Now, it appears to have similarly won over a needy country in Europe.At a meeting of the United Nations … Continue reading

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Trump Lies. China Thrives. – by Thomas Friedman – NYT

“One of the many dangers posed to our society by having a president who’s a serial liar — and who doesn’t behave like an adult, let alone a president — is that we more easily ignore him even if he … Continue reading

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The Billionaire Gadfly in Exile Who Stared Down Beijing – The New York Times

The biggest political story in China this year isn’t in Beijing. It isn’t even in China. It’s centered at a $68 million apartment overlooking Central Park in Manhattan.That’s where Guo Wengui, a billionaire in self-imposed exile, has hurled political grenades … Continue reading

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Villagers in Myanmar Describe the Destructive Power of China’s Building Frenzy – by Carol Giacomo – NYT

“I heard this story firsthand from five farmers who traveled hours by boat, foot and motorbike from their even smaller and poorer village, Kapaing Chaung, to talk with me about their experiences when the China National Petroleum Corporation and the … Continue reading

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In China  Wives Fight Back After Their Activist Husbands Are Jailed – The New York Times

“BEIJING — Before her husband disappeared into detention, Chen Guiqiu did not ask him much about his risky work as a Chinese human rights lawyer. Before word crept out that he had been tortured, Ms. Chen trusted the police. Before … Continue reading

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Behind China’s $1 Trillion Plan to Shake Up the Economic Order – The New York Times

“VANG VIENG, Laos — Along the jungle-covered mountains of Laos, squads of Chinese engineers are drilling hundreds of tunnels and bridges to support a 260-mile railway, a $6 billion project that will eventually connect eight Asian countries. Chinese money is … Continue reading

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Nanking Massacre -1937- Wikipedia

“The Nanking Massacre was an episode of mass murder and mass rape committed by Japanese troops against the residents of Nanjing (then spelled Nanking), then the capital of the Republic of China during the Second Sino-Japanese War. The massacre occurred … Continue reading

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In Computer Attacks- Clues Point to Frequent Culprit: North Korea – The New York Times

“SAN FRANCISCO — Intelligence officials and private security experts say that new digital clues point to North Korean-linked hackers as likely suspects in the sweeping ransomware attacks that have crippled computer systems around the world.The indicators are far from conclusive, … Continue reading

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China- Addicted to Bootleg Software-Reels From Ransomware Attack – The New York Times

“HONG KONG — China is home to the world’s largest group of internet users, a thriving online technology scene and rampant software piracy that encapsulates its determination to play by its own set of digital rules.But as the country scrambles … Continue reading

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