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  • The Tiananmen massacre as history

    When the protests arose in Beijing's Tiananmen Square 25 years ago, it was easy to believe that China was on the brink of political liberalization. The world was clearly moving in that direction. Autocratic regimes in South Korea, the Philippines and...
  • The hard-line China of Tiananmen Square, on a global scale

    "I have tried very hard not to inject myself into China's internal affairs," wrote President George H.W. Bush to his Chinese counterpart, Deng Xiaoping, shortly after Chinese troops gunned down hundreds, perhaps thousands, of demonstrators in and around...
  • U.S. prevails in WTO dispute with China over auto tariffs

    U.S. prevails in WTO dispute with China over auto tariffs
     The World Trade Organization sided with the U.S. in a dispute with China over duties on imported American automobiles, the latest in a series of victories that the Obama administration hopes will halt Beijing's use of questionable tariffs to settle...
  • Artists Guo Jian, Chen Guang detained in China over Tiananmen works

    Artists Guo Jian, Chen Guang detained in China over Tiananmen works
    Two prominent Chinese artists are believed to have been detained in China in recent weeks after creating works of art to commemorate the 25th anniversary of the Tiananmen Square massacre. Guo Jian, who lives in Bejiing, was taken into custody earlier...
  • China begins crackdown on Tiananmen observances, news coverage

    With Wednesday’s 25th anniversary of China’s crackdown on pro-democracy student protesters fast approaching, authorities are trying to block foreign journalists from reporting about the event and detaining others who seek to commemorate it....
  • White House: China should account for Tiananmen victims

    White House: China should account for Tiananmen victims
    On the 25th anniversary of the crackdown culminating at Beijing’s Tiananmen Square, the White House on Wednesday called on Chinese authorities to account for those killed, detained or missing in connection with the military assault on pro-...
  • Marking 25th anniversary of China's Tiananmen Square takes creativity

    Marking 25th anniversary of China's Tiananmen Square takes creativity
    Show tunes. Confetti. A deck of cards. Rubber ducks. A pornographic video. These are some of the props in the annual games underway in Beijing as the most sensitive day of the year approaches. Wednesday is the 25th anniversary of the day when...
  • Collective amnesia prevails in China 25 years after Tiananmen Square

    Collective amnesia prevails in China 25 years after Tiananmen Square
    Hu Jia is under house arrest again in Bobo Freedom City, his Beijing apartment complex, as he often is come late spring. Two plainclothes officers are just downstairs, Hu says, and four or five are at the front gate; the veteran activist is allowed to...
  • Russia-China gas deal signals growing ties between former foes

    Russia-China gas deal signals growing ties between former foes
    A landmark natural gas deal with China offers Russia an alternative to markets in European countries angered by the Kremlin's stance on Ukraine, and highlights growing ties between the former rivals at a time when they are both at odds with Washington....
  • U.S. wins trade case against Chinese duties on American autos

     U.S. wins trade case against Chinese duties on American autos
    The U.S. on Friday won an international trade case against China for duties placed on imports of American automobiles, a victory that Obama administration officials hoped would prevent Beijing from enacting discriminatory taxes in the future. China...
  • Thousands gather in Hong Kong to remember Tiananmen Square

    Thousands gather in Hong Kong to remember Tiananmen Square
    As government officials continued to stifle any attempts to mark the 25th anniversary of the Tiananmen Square massacre on the Chinese mainland, thousands of people held a vigil in Hong Kong's Victoria Park on Wednesday in remembrance of the violent...
  • China to scrap millions of cars in anti-pollution push

    China to scrap millions of cars in anti-pollution push
    China plans to take more than 5 million aging vehicles off the roads this year in a bid to improve air quality, with 330,000 cars set to be decommissioned in Beijing alone, the government said in a policy document published on Monday. Pollution has...