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In China Some Fear the End of ‘Chimerica’ – The New York Times

By Li Yuan May 14, 2019,     33 comments “Wu Shichun is one of countless Chinese entrepreneurs who over the past four decades have prospered from access to American customers and money. Today, as the American government threatens to take that away, the serial entrepreneur and venture capital investor is fundamentally rethinking how he does business. …

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Trump’s Trade War Threat Poses Problems for China and Investors – The New York Times

By Keith Bradsher and Ana Swanson May 6, 2019 478 “The prospect of a wider trade war between the United States and China sent global financial markets whipsawing on Monday and could force Beijing to make difficult decisions if it hopes to preserve its nascent economic recovery. President Trump upended what appeared to be steady progress toward reaching a …

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Opinion | The Richest Man in China Is Wrong. 12-Hour Days Are No ‘Blessing.’ – The New York Times

By Bryce Covert Contributing Opinion Writer April 21, 2019 85 阅读简体中文版閱讀繁體中文版 CreditIrene Rinaldi    “Jack Ma, the richest man in China and founder of the e-commerce company Alibaba, is a big fan of extreme overwork. He recently praised China’s “996” practice, so called because it refers to those who put in 12-hour days — 9 a.m. to 9 p.m. …

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China Experiences a Fracking Boom- and All the Problems That Go With It – The New York Times

By Steven Lee Myers March 8, 2019 15 “GAOSHAN, China — The first earthquake struck this small farming village in Sichuan Province before dawn on Feb. 24. There were two more the next day. Sichuan is naturally prone to earthquakes, including a major one in 2008 that killed nearly 70,000 people, but to the rattled villagers of Gaoshan, …

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Opinion | America the Cowardly Bully – By Paul Krugman – The New York Times

By Paul Krugman Opinion Columnist March 4, 2019 529 Image.  President Trump’s trade belligerence has done lasting damage to America’s reputation.CreditCreditPete Marovich for The New York Times “This is the way the trade war ends. Not with a bang but with empty bombast. According to multiple news organizations, the U.S. and China are close to a deal that would effectively …

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Trump Undermines Top Trade Adviser as He Pushes for China Deal – By Ana Swanson – The New York Times

By Ana Swanson Feb. 26, 2019 + WASHINGTON — President Trump has signaled that he is moving toward peace with China in a trade standoff that has rattled markets and businesses globally. But as he backs off his threat to impose higher tariffs, the president’s relationship with his own trade negotiator is now showing signs of …

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Opinion | China’s Online Censorship Stifles Trade- Too – By Tim Wu – The New York Times

By Tim Wu Mr. Wu is a law professor who specializes in technology. Feb. 4, 2019,   54 “As China and the United States engage in high-level negotiations over a possible trade deal, it’s puzzling to see what’s been left off the table: the Chinese internet market. China blocks or hinders nearly every important foreign competitor online, including …

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A Tiny Screw Shows Why iPhones Won’t Be ‘Assembled in U.S.A.’ – The New York Times

By Jack Nicas Jan. 28, 2019 ,  567 c “SAN FRANCISCO — Despite a trade war between the United States and China and past admonishments from President Trump “to start building their damn computers and things in this country,” Apple is unlikely to bring its manufacturing closer to home. A tiny screw illustrates why. In 2012, Apple’s chief …

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Carlos Ghosn- Emerging in Public- Lays Out His Defense – By Motoko Rich – The New York Times

  By Motoko Rich Jan. 8, 2019 “TOKYO — Carlos Ghosn and his lawyers are laying out the most comprehensive case yet for his innocence, nearly two months after his arrest shook the auto business and tarnished the reputation of an industry titan. Still, it may not be enough to free him from jail for months, …

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 The Rise and Fall of Carlos Ghosn – by Amy Chozick and Motoko Rich – New York Times

By Amy Chozick and Motoko Rich Dec. 30, 2018,  89 cmments “Carlos Ghosn was tired. At 64 years old, the chairman of an auto empire that spanned several continents and included Nissan, Renault and Mitsubishi wasn’t bouncing back from jet lag the way he used to. Melatonin wasn’t working anymore, and he had bouts of insomnia, phoning his children …

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