As China Reins In Private Sector, Another Businessman Gets 18 Years

The sentence for Sun Dawu, a prominent rural tycoon, is the latest harsh penalty doled out against outspoken business leaders. By Paul MozurJuly 28, 2021Updated 2:38 p.m. ET Sun Dawu, a rural tycoon and outspoken critic of the Chinese Communist Party, was sentenced to 18 years in prison Wednesday, the latest in a string of harsh punishments …

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The Crackdown in China Is a Hot Mess, and It’s Coming for Us

July 20, 2021 By Kara Swisher Ms. Swisher, a contributing Opinion writer, has reported on technology and technology companies since the early days of the internet.阅读简体中文版閱讀繁體中文版 “On one topic, at least, Mark Zuckerberg was right. Three years ago, in an interview with me — while attempting to dodge questions about the growing misinformation issues on Facebook — he …

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‘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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U.S. Formally Accuses China of Hacking Microsoft

The Biden administration is also expected to organize a broad group of allies to condemn Beijing for cyberattacks around the world, but stop short of taking concrete punitive steps. By Zolan Kanno-Youngs and David E. SangerJuly 19, 2021Updated 8:53 a.m. ET “WASHINGTON — The Biden administration on Monday formally accused the Chinese government of breaching Microsoft email systems used by many …

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Parents Who Never Stopped Searching Reunite With Son Abducted 24 Years Ago

Guo Gangtang’s cross-country, decades-long search for his son inspired a movie. Now, there’s an ending fit for Hollywood. 57 By Vivian Wang and Joy DongJuly 14, 2021Updated 2:15 a.m. ET For nearly 24 years, the father crossed China by motorbike. With banners displaying photos of a 2-year-old boy flying from the back of his bike, he traveled more than …

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Advice for Artists Whose Parents Want Them to Be Engineers

July 8, 2021 550 Comments By Viet Thanh Nguyen Mr. Nguyen is the author of the Pulitzer Prize-winning novel “The Sympathizer” and its sequel, “The Committed.” He is a professor of English, American studies and comparative literature at the University of Southern California. “When I give lectures on college campuses, the most difficult question I am …

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BRET STEPHENS

China Won’t Bury Us, Either– NYT July 5, 2021 By Bret Stephens Opinion Columnist阅读简体中文版閱讀繁體中文版 Garry Kasparov has a pithy way of summing up the past 18 months of tribulation. “China gave us the virus,” the chess and human-rights champion told me over a recent breakfast. “And the free world gave us the vaccines.” You don’t have …

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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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Risk of Nuclear War Over Taiwan in 1958 Said to Be Greater Than Publicly Known

The famed source of the Pentagon Papers, Daniel Ellsberg, has made another unauthorized disclosure — and wants to be prosecuted for it. By Charlie SavagePublished May 22, 2021Updated May 23, 2021 WASHINGTON — When Communist Chinese forces began shelling islands controlled by Taiwan in 1958, the United States rushed to back up its ally with military force — …

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