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‘Wild Swimming’ in Restricted Beijing Offers Refreshing Break From Rules

BEIJING — Beneath a curving concrete overpass, behind a wall of green fencing, surrounded by the roar of traffic, a…

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China Won’t Hesitate to Fight for Taiwan, Defense Minister Warns

SINGAPORE — China will not flinch from war if Taiwan takes a decisive step toward independence, and it does not…

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U.S. Aims to Constrain China by Shaping Environment Around It, Blinken Says

WASHINGTON — Secretary of State Antony J. Blinken said Thursday that despite Russia’s invasion of Ukraine, China remains the greatest…

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China Seeks Sweeping Regional Deal With Pacific Island Countries

SYDNEY, Australia — China is pursuing a regional agreement with Pacific island nations that would expand Beijing’s role in policing,…

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Beijing tightens measures as some residents grow weary.

Residents in Beijing remained on edge on Tuesday as the authorities announced new measures to contain a small but growing…

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Beijing Escalates Restrictions, but Still Stops Short of Lockdown

With new cases of the coronavirus continuing to accumulate in Beijing, officials over the weekend introduced sweeping new restrictions while…

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China’s Covid Lockdown Outrage Tests Limits of Triumphant Propaganda

Immediately after Beijing said it had detected a new coronavirus outbreak, officials hurried to assure residents was no reason to…

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Beijing Starts Testing 20 Million to Try to Avoid a Lockdown Like Shanghai’s

BEIJING — Faced with a growing number of coronavirus infections across Beijing, city officials are trying to test most of…

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Shanghai’s food crisis prompts residents in Beijing to stockpile supplies.

Some Beijing residents have started stockpiling food in their homes in case the city imposes a lockdown, after seeing reports…

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China Sets Aside Push to Spread Wealth in Pivotal Year for Xi

BEIJING — For much of last year, China’s top leader, Xi Jinping, waged a fierce campaign to rein in private…

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