David Lindsay

‘He Never Came Back’: Frantic Searches for Loved Ones After Flood

Unusually heavy rains engulfed roads and bridges, flooding towns and cities in central China. The extreme weather has killed 33 people, displaced 250,000, and caused widespread disruption. By Keith Bradsher and Steven Lee MyersJuly 22, 2021Updated 9:35 a.m. ET MIHE, China — Chen Shuying was sitting at home with her husband and their 3-year-old grandson on Tuesday when water …

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He Warned Apple About the Risks in China. Then They Became Reality.

By Jack Nicas June 17, 2021 阅读简体中文版閱讀繁體中文版 Doug Guthrie spent 1994 riding a single-speed bicycle between factories in Shanghai for a dissertation on Chinese industry. Within years, he was one of America’s leading experts on China’s turn toward capitalism and was helping companies venture East. Two decades later, in 2014, Apple hired him to help navigate …

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Is There a War Coming Between China and the U.S.?

By Thomas L. Friedman April 27, 2021 Opinion Columnist阅读简体中文版閱讀繁體中文版 If you’re looking for a compelling beach read this summer, I recommend the novel “2034,” by James Stavridis, a retired admiral, and Elliot Ackerman, a former Marine and intelligence officer. The book is about how China and America go to war in 2034, beginning with a naval battle near …

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Deputy Secretary of State Antony Blinken, United States Ambassador to China Max Baucus, Press Roundtable, Lost Heaven Restaurant, Beijing, China | U.S. Embassy & Consulates in China

Tony Blinken keeps repeating the same good talking points on the TPP, without explaining how any one them might actually work. This PR is not that impressive, unless, it was all too new what would work and what wouldn’t. “Press: I have three questions.  The first is, the Obama administration has continued saying that the United …

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‘Trump Is Better’: In Asia, Pro-Democracy Forces Worry About Biden

“BANGKOK – A dissident once branded Enemy No. 1 by the Chinese Communist Party is spreading conspiracy theories about vote-rigging in the American presidential election. Pro-democracy campaigners from Hong Kong are championing President Trump’s claims of an electoral victory. Human rights activists and religious leaders in Vietnam and Myanmar are expressing reservations about President-elect Joseph R. Biden Jr.’s ability …

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Opinion | Cooperative Competition Is Possible Between China and the U.S.

This is a well-crafted op-ed with many excellent points. But what about self-determination for the Uigers, the Taiwanese, or the other countries, the ASEAN countries, that also call the South China Sea home? Hopefully Joe Biden will bring the US back into the TPP, the Trans Pacific Partnership. Acting editorial page editor Kathleen Kingsbury wrote …

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There Are No Children Here. Just Lots of Life-Size Dolls. – The New York Times

There Are No Children Here. Just Lots of Life-Size Dolls. As Japan’s population shrinks and ages, rural areas are emptying out. In one childless village, two dozen adults compensate for the absence with the company of hundreds of giant handmade dolls. A group of women touring the school in Nagoro, which was closed after the …

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Opinion | Is China Heading for Crisis? – by Bret Stephens – The New York Times

“In 2001, Gordon Chang, an American lawyer who had spent many years in Hong Kong and Shanghai, published a book forebodingly titled “The Coming Collapse of China.” At the time, the thesis seemed improbable, if not preposterous. It looks a great deal less improbable now. China — or, rather, the Chinese regime — is in …

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