The virus is hitting China’s movie theaters hard, and it’s just one small part of the economy Beijing is scrambling to support

China’s movie theaters were ramping up for one of their biggest sales seasons of the year — hiring extra staff and buying more supplies — when the coronavirus hit. International: Top News And Analysis SPECIAL NEWS UPDATE: Click today to … Read more…

Coronavirus live updates: Airbnb temporarily halts check-ins for Beijing bookings as China death toll tops 900

Airbnb said it has suspended bookings of all listings in Beijing, with check-in dates from Feb. 7 to Feb. 29, in guidance from local authorities. US Top News and Analysis COMMUNITY NEWS UPDATE: Click today to request your free ACRX … Read more…

Tenuous US-China trade deal comes as Beijing and Washington remain on a permanent collision course

Beijing sees no other way of protecting its vital economic interests while remaining on a permanent collision course with the U.S. on so many war-and-peace issues. Commentary BEST DEAL UPDATE: Best of Web Pricing! Search 280+ weekly Flights to Cuba, … Read more…

After Months of Street Protest, Now It’s Hong Kong Voters Delivering a Massive Rebuke to Beijing

REUTERS HONG KONG—After months of protests, this city’s voters have sent a direct message to the Chinese Communist Party, a massive rebuke to the stranglehold that pro-Beijing figures have tried to maintain over Hong Kong politics.  Just three weeks ago, … Read more…

China invited US negotiators to Beijing for another round of trade talks, report says

China's top trade official has invited U.S. negotiators to take part in a fresh round of face-to-face talks, the Wall Street Journal reported on Thursday, citing people familiar with the matter. World News & Analysis SPECIAL NEWS UPDATE: Click today … Read more…

TikTok’s Beijing roots fuel censorship suspicion as it builds a huge U.S. audience

Social media has been a quintessentially American journey rooted in ideas about creative expression and freedom of speech. But the rise of the Chinese video app TikTok could signal an end to Western dominance of the Internet’s megaphones — and … Read more…

Anti-China sentiment in Washington is rising and Beijing needs to pay attention, ex-US official says

Anti-China sentiment is rising in Washington — and Beijing should not underestimate that, a former under secretary for international affairs at the U.S. Department of Treasury said on Thursday. Politics BEST DEAL UPDATE: Save 50% Today! Get 24/7 Access to … Read more…