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Last Updated: July 7, 2016

China’s Currency Suddenly Reverses Direction, Stuns World Markets

Michael Schuman
Time
Some speculate that the reversal is a prelude to currency reform, yet others think that China is purposely pushing the yuan down in value to give its exports a lift amid the nation’s decelerating growth.

Why It Matters That Ellen is the First U.S. Talk Show in China

Lily Rothman
Time
The show may be a spark for change in attitudes toward LGBT Chinese.

The People's Republic of Television Portraits from 1980's China

Erik Kessels
Time
“Soon, photographs of people and their televisions began appearing around China.”

Foreign Correspondents in China Do Not Censor Themselves to Get Visas

Hannah Beech
Time
Compared with five years ago, when the Chinese leadership promised to ease restrictions on foreign journalists as part of reforms unveiled during the Beijing Olympics charm campaign, the atmosphere has clearly chilled. 

China: Here Are Some Great Things About Toxic Air

Emily Rauhala
Time
China's state-run TV tries to put a positive spin on toxic haze. Nice try, guys, nice try.

China Is Cheating World Student Rankings

David Stout
Time
The results from a global exam that evaluates students’ reading, science and math skills are in and, once again, Chinese students appear to be reigning supreme while American students continued to underperform.

Tiananmen Square Crash Photos Scrubbed from Internet

Emily Rauhala
Time
Images posted on social media and blogs showed the S.U.V. completely engulfed in flames, smoke visible hundreds of meters away. But authorities made quick work to contain the situation. 

China to United States: Don’t Default, For Our Sake

Dan Kedmey
Time
One day after Republican House Speaker John Boehner promised to “stand and fight” over the budget, Chinese officials pleaded with America’s deadlocked Congressmen to stand down, because otherwise China, the U.S.’s biggest creditor, will be...

What the Word ‘Toad’ Can Tell You About China’s Modernization

Dan Kedmey
Time
While users of a phonetic alphabet can sound out a word, writers of Chinese must memorize a series of character strokes unique to that word, and the strokes have to be executed in a precise order. 

How a Beige Book Could Shed Some Light on China’s Shadow Economy

Dan Kedmey
Time
As China grows, the National Bureau of Statistics’ data remain arcane. In efforts to attain accuracy, The Beige Book curates a report based on their online and in-person surveys of more than 2,000 businesses and banks...

A Reformist Chinese Leader? Stop Fooling Yourself

Jeffrey Wasserstrom
Time
Headline after headline - about the intractability of corruption, the death of a watermelon vendor or a petitioner's desperate attempt to draw attention to this plight by detonating an explosive device at a Beijing...

How China Views Obama-Xi Meeting in California

Charlie Campbell
Time
Comments about Xi’s arrival in the Golden State barely made waves on China’s Twitter-like social-media service Sina Weibo. The bulk of Friday’s traffic focused on the annual university-entrance exams that are currently under way. 

(Photo essay) Migrant Nation: Liu Jie Docuements China’s Ongoing Transformation

Liu Jie
Time
In 2011, Liu Jie, a Chinese photographer based in Beijing, visited and photographed more than 20 villages in the Chinese countryside, documenting one of the more silent but equally poignant externalities of the Chinese economic miracle: the...

Didier Drogba Leaves China: Inside a Failed Soccer Experiment

Austin Ramzy
Time
The relationship between the star Ivorian striker and the mediocre Chinese team was actually a six-month fling. Now after half a season in a Chinese league better known for poor play and corruption—the “Allegedly Super League,” as the ...

China's Anti-Corruption Tool Kit: No Flowers, Expensive Booze or 'Empty Talk'

Hannah Beech
Time
China's new leadership has made combating the country’s endemic corruption one of its publicly stated missions.