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China Criticizes U.S. Amid George Floyd Protests

Wednesday, June 03, 2020

China sees the widespread protests in the U.S. as a prime opportunity to condemn what it sees as U.S. hypocrisy in its criticism of other nations' human rights abuses.

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4 Takeaways From Beijing's Hong Kong Power Grab

Friday, May 29, 2020

Hong Kong is supposed to be a semiautonomous enclave of China, "one country, two systems." But China is moving to impose a sweeping national security law on the city, which critics say is illegal.

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The Latest U.S. Blow To China's Huawei Could Knock Out Its Global 5G Plans

Thursday, May 28, 2020

The Trump administration issued tough export rules this month, which analysts say could spell a death knell for the company's worldwide mobile network ambitions.

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China Takes A Step Toward Total Control Over Hong Kong

Thursday, May 28, 2020

Protests continue as Beijing moves closer to a national security law for Hong Kong. And, U.S.-China relations took a hit, when Secretary of State Mike Pompeo declared Hong Kong's autonomy is over.

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Hong Kong Police Fire Tear Gas As Thousands Protest Security Measure

Monday, May 25, 2020

Protests in Hong Kong rekindled as Beijing signals it will push through a national security law that could end Hong Kong's limited autonomy. The protest was in defiance of social distancing rules.

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China Abandons Economic Growth Targets Amid Pandemic

Friday, May 22, 2020

The government chose not to set a GDP growth target for this year because of the economic impact of the coronavirus pandemic. Instead, economic policy will focus on reducing unemployment and poverty.

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China Plans To Criminalize Activities Advocating For Hong Kong's Independence

Thursday, May 21, 2020

China's legislature on Thursday said it is planning to draft national security laws that would punish seditious and secessionist behavior in Hong Kong.

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China Poised To Expand Control Over Hong Kong

Thursday, May 21, 2020

The renewed push from China to pass a national security law will almost certainly set off more protests against Beijing's rule in Hong Kong, which is semi-autonomous.

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China To Address Economic Growth Targets At High-Level Political Meetings

Thursday, May 21, 2020

China on Thursday begins its biggest political meetings of the year, signaling its confidence that it has the coronavirus under control. At the top of the agenda: how to revive the flagging economy.

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'Wuhan Diary' Brings Account Of China's Coronavirus Outbreak To English Speakers

Thursday, May 14, 2020

Before COVID-19 engulfed the Chinese city of Wuhan, Fang Fang was already an award-winning novelist. But her chronicle of the lockdown of her hometown might be her most lasting work.

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In South Korea And China, Loosening Restrictions Brings Coronavirus Resurgence

Wednesday, May 13, 2020

Both countries eased some of their intensive rules after new cases slowed to a trickle. But clusters have cropped up again this month, and authorities are ramping up testing to try to curb the spread.

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In Coronavirus War Of Words With The U.S., China Pulls No Punches

Monday, May 11, 2020

China's diplomacy has taken a strikingly "undiplomatic" turn, analysts say, as it counters U.S. accusations of starting the coronavirus.

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China Says It Contained COVID-19. Now It Fights To Control The Story

Thursday, May 07, 2020

The Communist Party says authorities acted swiftly and efficiently to contain the coronavirus outbreak. Officials are working to silence those suspected of challenging the narrative.

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Wuhan Residents Share Their Stories Of A Quarantine In The Sealed-Off City

Wednesday, May 06, 2020

Officials in the Chinese city of Wuhan claim that the worst is over. But residents say they have not forgotten isolation, fear and heartbreak, as the city was sealed off from the rest of China.

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China Lifts Lockdown, But Strict Controls Still Curb Residents

Saturday, April 25, 2020

China is using high- and low-tech measures to track its residents. The digital contact methods have allowed the country to restart most of its economy, but raise concerns about privacy and accuracy.

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Health vs. Privacy: How Other Countries Use Surveillance To Fight The Pandemic

Thursday, April 23, 2020

The U.S. is calling for more tracking and surveillance to stem the spread of the coronavirus. Such technology is already heavily used in other countries, fueling debates over health versus privacy.

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Stricken By Coronavirus Shutdown, China Reports 6.8% GDP Loss

Friday, April 17, 2020

China's gross domestic product shrank by 6.8% in the first three months of 2020 as closures due to the coronavirus hit the world's second largest economy.

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China's Economy Retreats, With Pandemic Causing Biggest GDP Drop In Decades

Friday, April 17, 2020

China's economy contracted by 6.8% in the first three months of 2020 from the same period a year ago — its biggest drop since 1992.

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Meet Dr. Zhong Nanshan, The Public Face Of The COVID-19 Fight In China

Wednesday, April 15, 2020

China's leader declared himself the "supreme commander" in a war against the coronavirus. But the public face of China's containment of the virus is an 83-year-old, weightlifting doctor.

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Questions About COVID-19 In China And Around The World

Monday, April 13, 2020

NPR's global health and development correspondent and NPR's Beijing correspondent answer questions about the global response to the pandemic.

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