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Photos of the Tiananmen Square Protests Through the Lens of a Student Witness - The New York Times
After three decades, Jian Liu decided to reveal images he took of the hopeful 1989 student movement and its bloody aftermath.
china  photos  politics 
june 2019 by geekzter
Analysis | China’s retort to Trump’s latest trade move was pretty clever
A man pulls a trolley with goods past a bench shaped like a bomb and with a U.S. flag outside a store in Beijing on April 3, 2018. (AFP/Getty Wang Zhao) BEIJING…
china  trump  politics  from instapaper
april 2018 by geekzter
China’s Long Arm Reaches Into American Campuses
Beijing is stepping up efforts to inject party ideology into student life. Some Chinese students are crying foul Illustration: Eleftheria Alexandri for Foreign…
china  university  usa  politics  from instapaper
march 2018 by geekzter
As China Puts Pressure on Taiwan, Signs of a U.S. Pushback
Taiwanese sailors saluting their flag after military drills in January. President Trump signed legislation in September with a provision that encourages mutual…
taiwan  china  usa  military  from instapaper
february 2018 by geekzter
China’s great leap forward in science
I first met Xiaogang Peng in the summer of 1992 at Jilin University in Changchun, in the remote north-east of China , where he was a postgraduate student in the…
china  science  from instapaper
february 2018 by geekzter
China’s surprising sway over Europe, and 6 other global stories you might have missed
Chinese President Xi Jinping, right, and British Prime Minister Theresa May gesture ahead a meeting at the Diaoyutai State Guesthouse in Beijing, Thursday, Feb.…
china  europe  from instapaper
february 2018 by geekzter
With everyone focused on Russia, China is quietly expanding its influence across Europe
BERLIN — Shortly after the turmoil surrounding President Trump’s repeatedly rescheduled visit to Britain, Prime Minister Theresa May embarked on a trip to…
china  europe  from instapaper
february 2018 by geekzter
US Says DJI Camera Drones Are Spying for China, DJI Calls Claim 'Insane'
DJI camera drones are likely spying on the United States for China. At least, that’s what a newly uncovered US government memo claims. DJI has responded by…
usa  china  privacy  iot  from instapaper
december 2017 by geekzter
Azure China 21Vianet documentation - Tutorials, API Reference | Microsoft Docs
Microsoft Azure operated by 21Vianet (Azure China 21Vianet), also known as Mooncake, is a cloud platform operated by a data trustee in China containing a growing collection of integrated cloud services that developers and IT professionals use to build, deploy, and manage applications. Azure China 21Vianet is a sovereign cloud—that is, a physically separated instance of cloud services located in mainland China, independently operated and transacted by Shanghai Blue Cloud Technology Co., Ltd. ("21Vianet").
azure  china  microsoft 
november 2017 by geekzter
This Is What A 21st-Century Police State Really Looks Like
Photographed for BuzzFeed News KASHGAR, China — This is a city where growing a beard can get you reported to the police. So can inviting too many people to your…
china  from instapaper
october 2017 by geekzter
Leesmethode basisschool maakt Chinezen belachelijk - Amsterdam - PAROOL
Een leesmethode op de basisschool maakt Chinezen belachelijk om kinderen een tweeklank aan te leren. Aziatische Nederlanders trekken aan de bel.
nl  racism  school  asia  china 
october 2017 by geekzter
Analysis | Chinese state media made a racist video about India and is censoring its critics
A state-run Chinese media agency faces growing backlash over its propaganda video demeaning India's Sikh community, the latest development in what's fast…
china  india  racism  video  media  from instapaper
august 2017 by geekzter
How to Take Down Kim Jong Un
KNS/AFP/Getty Stop saying there are no good options on North Korea. Here’s how we can end the threat once and for all—without firing a shot. At my Senate…
usa  korea  asia  politics  military  technology  food  tv  china  movies  media  from instapaper
august 2017 by geekzter
Justin Bieber gets himself banned from China for ‘bad behavior’
Justin Bieber performs on a stage during his world tour concert in Beijing in 2013. (Chinatopix via AP, File) Justin Bieber is not always such a good guest. In…
china  music  from instapaper
july 2017 by geekzter
An Audi commercial in China compared women to used cars. It didn’t go well.
An Audi commercial that aired in theaters and online in China is drawing ire for comparing women to used cars — another bump in the road for the German…
china  audi  cars  sexism  advertising  from instapaper
july 2017 by geekzter
Analysis | Europe divided, China gratified as Greece blocks E.U. statement over human rights
A Chinese flag flies in front of Tiananmen Gate in Beijing. (Tomohiro Ohsumi/Bloomberg News) BEIJING — Money really can buy love, and in China’s case, it…
eu  greece  china  politics  from instapaper
june 2017 by geekzter
World’s Biggest Floating Solar Power Plant launched in China
By Muqbil Ahmar While the United States of America has withdrawn from the Paris Agreement , Asian superpower China is marching towards emission reduction as…
china  climate  energy  usa  trump  from instapaper
june 2017 by geekzter
Emirates tells cabin crew to swap Taiwanese flag pins for Chinese ones
Emirates did not respond to questions asking whether staff could still choose to wear a Taiwanese flag pin.Photograph: Chen Chi-Chuan/AFP/Getty Images Emirates…
taiwan  travel  china  from instapaper
may 2017 by geekzter
Opinion | China Wants Fish, So Africa Goes Hungry
Boats in Zhoushan harbor, China’s largest fishery. Gilles Sabrie for The New York Times Of all the stresses that humans have inflicted on the world’s oceans,…
china  africa  food  opinion  from instapaper
may 2017 by geekzter
Is China the World’s New Colonial Power?
E very weekday before dawn, a morning migration takes place near the desert on Africa’s southwestern coast. At 5:30 in the Namibian enclave Swakopmund, whose…
china  africa  from instapaper
may 2017 by geekzter
Analysis | It’s hard to be Chinese in Paris. Sometimes, it can be deadly.
Members of the French Chinese community gather outside a police station in Paris on Tuesday to protest police violence. (Christophe Petit Tesson/European…
france  china  from instapaper
march 2017 by geekzter
Analysis | Why China is so mad about THAAD, a missile defense system aimed at deterring North Korea
Given how angry Beijing gets about THAAD, you may be forgiven for thinking that the U.S. missile system, deployed to South Korea, is primarily aimed at China.…
pacific  asia  usa  china  korea  from instapaper
march 2017 by geekzter
The Guardian view on China: political spectacle and substance | Editorial
Chinese President Xi Jinping at the opening session of the Chinese People’s Political Consultative Conference in Beijing.Photograph: Ng Han Guan/AP C hina’s…
politics  china  from instapaper
march 2017 by geekzter
For decades, no one spoke of Taiwan’s hidden massacre. A new generation is breaking the silence.
A woman prays after placing lilies on a monument during a memorial for the 70th anniversary of the 2-28 Incident in Taipei, Taiwan, on Feb. 28. (Tyrone…
china  taiwan  history  from instapaper
march 2017 by geekzter
Taiwan was already diplomatically isolated. Now Beijing wants to make it worse.
In December, President-elect Donald Trump spoke on the phone with Taiwanese President Tsai Ing-wen. It was the first time that a U.S. president or…
taiwan  china  from instapaper
january 2017 by geekzter
Taiwan Responds After China Sends Carrier to Taiwan Strait
China’s lone aircraft carrier, the Liaoning, with accompanying ships during a drill in the South China Sea in December. China Stringer Network, via Reuters HONG…
taiwan  china  asia  from instapaper
january 2017 by geekzter
China’s digital dictatorship
WHEN communism crumbled in the Soviet Union, 25 years ago this week, the Chinese Communist Party seemed to many to be heading irreversibly downwards. Yes, the…
government  digital  china  from instapaper
december 2016 by geekzter
Taiwan is a country with history and people. It’s not just a diplomatic nuisance.
Performers dance during a parade to reflect Taiwan’s history as part of an inauguration ceremony of Taiwan’s President Tsai Ing-wen in Taipei, Taiwan May 20,…
japan  history  taiwan  roc  china  from instapaper
december 2016 by geekzter
Donald Trump Has Disrupted Years of Broken Taiwan Policy
As a long-retired Foreign Service Officer who served in U.S. embassies both in Taipei and Beijing and on the State Department’s Taiwan desk during the Carter…
usa  trump  politics  taiwan  china  from instapaper
december 2016 by geekzter
Donald Trump Thrusts Taiwan Back on the Table, Rattling a Region
President Clinton greeted crew members of an aircraft carrier that monitored Chinese war games near Taiwan in 1996. Koji Sasahara/Associated Press WASHINGTON —…
usa  taiwan  china  police  trump  from instapaper
december 2016 by geekzter
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