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A Steel Mill Lives Again, in a Setback for China

TANGSHAN, China — The hulking, white-and-brown buildings of the Songting Iron & Steel Company stood silent one chilly February afternoon. The only signs of life came from the handful of guards at the compound’s gate, and from the disheveled middle-aged man who emerged to shout to the plant’s visitors, “Get ...

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In China, Homeowners Find Themselves in a Land of Doubt

By STUART LEAVENWORTH and KIKI ZHAO May 31, 2016 WENZHOU, China — Chen Furong and his wife bought their home 23 years ago for its proximity to the city center and for the tree-lined canal just outside. Their dream was to pass it on to their children and grandchildren, a piece of wealth giving ...

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China Quietly Targets U.S. Tech Companies in Security Reviews

HONG KONG — Chinese authorities are quietly scrutinizing technology products sold in China by Apple and other big foreign companies, focusing on whether they pose potential security threats to the country and its consumers and opening up a new front in an already tense relationship with Washington over digital security. ...

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China buries memories of violent Cultural Revolution 50 years later

Zhang Hongbing (left) inspects his mothers grave with his maternal uncle and his younger bother. (Photo: Xiso Xilan) BEIJING — When Zhang Hongbing was a young man during China’s Cultural Revolution, his loyalty to Communist Party Chairman Mao Zedong knew no bounds. He even denounced his mother for speaking ill of the iconic ...

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China Sentences Man to Death for Espionage, Saying He Sold Secrets

By JAVIER C. HERNÁNDEZ April 19, 2016 BEIJING — In a sign of China’s increasingly aggressive efforts to combat espionage and other security threats, the government said it had sentenced a former computer technician to death for selling 150,000 classified documents to foreign spies, according to state media reports on Tuesday. The man, ...

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Navy May Charge Officer With Giving China and Taiwan Secrets

WASHINGTON — The Navy is weighing charges of espionage against an officer who is a naturalized American citizen and has been under investigation since last year on suspicion of providing secret information to China and Taiwan, United States officials said. The allegations against the officer, Lt. Cmdr. Edward C. Lin, ...

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Shaxi Journal: An Ancient Caravan Town in China Is Reborn

SHAXI, China — The woman shuffled around her shop in the village square, telling visitors how she came to be selling wooden swords and woven slippers to tourists rather than tending to her fields. He Yuqing, 60, wore a blue tunic and apron, common among older ethnic Bai women of ...

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China G.D.P. Growth at Slowest Pace Since 2009, Data Shows

An investor at a securities company in Beijing. Investors have been on edge in recent weeks amid renewed turmoil in China’s stock markets and currency exchange rate. By NEIL GOUGH January 18, 2016 HONG KONG — China’s gross domestic product grew at its slowest pace since 2009 in the fourth quarter, a development ...

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China Halts Trading After Market Tumbles More Than 7 Percent

By AMIE TSANG January 6, 2016 HONG KONG — Trading was halted on China’s stock market on Thursday morning, as stocks plummeted over concerns about the country’s currency. It has been a rocky start for the market in the new year, with trading volatile throughout the week. The Chinese market also closed ...

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