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    • ‘Orwellian Nonsense’? China Says That’s the Price of Doing Business

    • By: Chris Buckley
    • Narrated by: Kristi Burns
    • Length: 4 mins
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    BEIJING — Tensions between Washington and Beijing have spilled into a new and unexpected battleground: the pull-down menus on airline websites, where customers click on departures and destinations.

    "‘Orwellian Nonsense’? China Says That’s the Price of Doing Business" is from the May 06, 2018 World section of The New York Times. It was written by Chris Buckley and narrated by Kristi Burns.

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    • Lab Tests Point to China as Source of Banned Gas

    • By: Chris Buckley
    • Narrated by: Keith Sellon-Wright
    • Length: 7 mins
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    BEIJING — An environmental group says it has new evidence showing that China is behind the resurgence of a banned industrial gas that not only destroys the planet’s protective ozone layer but also contributes to global warming.

    "Lab Tests Point to China as Source of Banned Gas" is from the November 03, 2018 World section of The New York Times. It was written by Chris Buckley and narrated by Keith Sellon-Wright.

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    • ‘Something Is Wrong’: Fresh Fish Vanish From Beijing Stores, Raising Suspicions

    • By: Chris Buckley, Adam Wu
    • Narrated by: Keith Sellon-Wright
    • Length: 6 mins
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    "‘Something Is Wrong’: Fresh Fish Vanish From Beijing Stores, Raising Suspicions" is from the November 24, 2016 World section of The New York Times. It was written by Chris Buckley and Adam Wu and narrated by Keith Sellon-Wright.

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    • Autistic Boy’s Death Was One of Many at Squalid ‘Care Center’ in China

    • By: Chris Buckley, Adam Wu
    • Narrated by: Caroline Miller
    • Length: 8 mins
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    Squalid conditions at a “care center” for vagrants in southern China ignited public outrage Monday after reports that at least 21 people held there had died in just a few months, including an autistic boy who died after being given filthy food and water.

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    • China Hunts for Scientific Glory, and Aliens, with New Telescope

    • By: Chris Buckley, Adam Wu
    • Narrated by: Kristi Burns
    • Length: 6 mins
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    "China Hunts for Scientific Glory, and Aliens, with New Telescope" is from the September 25, 2016 World section of The New York Times. It was written by Chris Buckley and Adam Wu and narrated by Kristi Burns.

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    • Communist Party of China Declares Xi 'Core' Leader

    • By: Chris Buckley
    • Narrated by: Kristi Burns
    • Length: 2 mins
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    "Communist Party of China Declares Xi 'Core' Leader" is from the October 27, 2016 World section of The New York Times. It was written by Chris Buckley and narrated by Kristi Burns.

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    • Chinese Defy Pollution, a Stubborn Visitor

    • By: Chris Buckley, Adam Wu
    • Narrated by: Barbara Benjamin-Creel
    • Length: 4 mins
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    Air pollution is chronic across much of industrialized China, but it worsens in winter, when coal-burning heaters fire up and add to the airborne grunge from factories and power plants.

    "Chinese Defy Pollution, a Stubborn Visitor" is from the January 06, 2017 World section of The New York Times. It was written by Chris Buckley and Adam Wu and narrated by Barbara Benjamin-Creel.

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    • Liu Xiaobo, Chinese Dissident Who Won Nobel While Jailed, Dies at 61

    • By: Chris Buckley
    • Narrated by: Kristi Burns
    • Length: 8 mins
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    Liu Xiaobo, the renegade Chinese intellectual who kept vigil on Tiananmen Square in 1989 to protect protesters from encroaching soldiers, promoted a pro-democracy charter that brought him an 11-year prison sentence and was awarded the Nobel Peace Prize of 2010 while locked away, died Thursday. He was 61.

    "Liu Xiaobo, Chinese Dissident Who Won Nobel While Jailed, Dies at 61" is from the July 13, 2017 World section of The New York Times. It was written by Chris Buckley and narrated by Kristi Burns.

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    • Liu Xiaobo’s Fate Reflects Fading Pressure on China Over Human Rights

    • By: Chris Buckley
    • Narrated by: Mike DelGaudio
    • Length: 7 mins
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    Liu Xiaobo, China’s only Nobel Peace Prize laureate, catapulted to fame in 1989, when the Communist Party’s violent crackdown on protests in Tiananmen Square created an international uproar.

    "Liu Xiaobo’s Fate Reflects Fading Pressure on China Over Human Rights" is from the July 13, 2017 World section of The New York Times. It was written by Chris Buckley and narrated by Mike DelGaudio.

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    • Chinese Jews of Ancient Lineage Huddle under Pressure

    • By: Chris Buckley
    • Narrated by: Paul Ryden
    • Length: 9 mins
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    "Chinese Jews of Ancient Lineage Huddle under Pressure" is from the September 24, 2016, World section of The New York Times. It was written by Chris Buckley and narrated by Paul Ryden.

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    • Interpol Chief Was China’s Pride. His Fall Exposes the Country’s Dark Side.

    • By: Steven Lee Myers, Chris Buckley
    • Narrated by: Keith Sellon-Wright
    • Length: 7 mins
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    BEIJING — A year ago, the chief of Interpol, Meng Hongwei of China, watched as his country’s president, Xi Jinping, proudly told the organization that China would play a growing role in global law enforcement. China was among the safest countries in the world and “abided by international rules,” Xi told 1,000 delegates at Interpol’s general assembly in Beijing.

    "Interpol Chief Was China’s Pride. His Fall Exposes the Country’s Dark Side." is from the October 08, 2018 World section of The New York Times. It was written by Steven Lee Myers and Chris Buckley and narrated by Keith Sellon-Wright.

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    • France Investigates Reports Interpol President Is Missing in China

    • By: Aurelien Breeden, Chris Buckley
    • Narrated by: Barbara Benjamin-Creel
    • Length: 4 mins
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    PARIS — French authorities said Friday that they had opened an investigation after the president of Interpol, Meng Hongwei, a Chinese national, was reported missing during a trip to China, where he continued to serve as a senior police official.

    "France Investigates Reports Interpol President Is Missing in China" is from the October 05, 2018 World section of The New York Times. It was written by Aurelien Breeden and Chris Buckley and narrated by Barbara Benjamin-Creel.

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    • Xi Jinping Opens China’s Party Congress, His Hold Tighter Than Ever

    • By: Chris Buckley
    • Narrated by: Kristi Burns
    • Length: 10 mins
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    When Xi Jinping strode out in the Great Hall of the People five years ago as China’s new leader, his tight smile barely hid the atmosphere of smoldering crisis.

    "Xi Jinping Opens China’s Party Congress, His Hold Tighter Than Ever" is from the October 18, 2017 World section of The New York Times. It was written by Chris Buckley and narrated by Kristi Burns.

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    • Xi Promised Economic Reform in China. The World Is Still Waiting.

    • By: Chris Buckley, Keith Bradsher
    • Narrated by: Fleet Cooper
    • Length: 9 mins
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    The question now is whether he was ever really serious about taking the painful steps needed to repair the economy, or merely paying lip service to reform to justify his tightening grip on power.

    "Xi Promised Economic Reform in China. The World Is Still Waiting." is from the March 04, 2017 World section of The New York Times. It was written by Chris Buckley and Keith Bradsher and narrated by Fleet Cooper.

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    • What Keeps Xi Jinping Awake at Night

    • By: Chris Buckley, Paul Mozur
    • Narrated by: Barbara Benjamin-Creel
    • Length: 6 mins
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    BEIJING — As the leader of the world’s most populous country and biggest Communist Party, China’s president, Xi Jinping, has plenty to worry about, and a new book sheds light on what probably keeps him up at night.

    "What Keeps Xi Jinping Awake at Night" is from the May 11, 2018 World section of The New York Times. It was written by Chris Buckley, Paul Mozur and narrated by Barbara Benjamin-Creel.

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    • Xi Jinping's Remedy for China's Economic Gloom Has Echoes of Reagan

    • By: Chris Buckley
    • Narrated by: Keith Sellon-Wright
    • Length: 6 mins
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    "Xi Jinping's Remedy for China's Economic Gloom Has Echoes of Reagan" is from the World section of The New York Times. It was written by Chris Buckley and narrated by Keith Sellon-Wright.

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    • Chinese Journalist Seeking Refuge in Thailand Disappears

    • By: Chris Buckley, Thomas Fuller
    • Narrated by: Keith-Sellon Wright
    • Length: 5 mins
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    "Chinese Journalist Seeking Refuge in Thailand Disappears" is from the World section of The New York Times. It was written by Chris Buckley and Thomas Fuller and narrated by Keith-Sellon Wright .

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    • China Slaps Tariffs on U.S. Products in Warning Shot to Trump

    • By: Chris Buckley
    • Narrated by: Keith Sellon-Wright
    • Length: 3 mins
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    The Chinese government hit back Monday at President Donald Trump’s tariffs on steel and aluminum by acting on a threat to put tariffs as high as 25 percent on imports of 128 U.S.-made products, including pork and seamless steel pipes.

    "China Slaps Tariffs on U.S. Products in Warning Shot to Trump" is from the April 01, 2018 World section of The New York Times. It was written by Chris Buckley and narrated by Keith Sellon-Wright.

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    • China Enshrines ‘Xi Jinping Thought.’ What Does That Mean?

    • By: Chris Buckley
    • Narrated by: Kristi Burns
    • Length: 6 mins
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    China’s leader, Xi Jinping, secured a political victory Tuesday when a Communist Party congress in Beijing enshrined his name and ideas into the party’s constitution. Appearing alongside the hallowed names of Mao Zedong and Deng Xiaoping will be a clunky new phrase: “Xi Jinping Thought for the New Era of Socialism with Chinese Special Characteristics.”

    "China Enshrines ‘Xi Jinping Thought.’ What Does That Mean?" is from the October 24, 2017 World section of The New York Times. It was written by Chris Buckley and narrated by Kristi Burns.

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    • Why Did Beijing Slap down Hong Kong Separatists? To Make a Point

    • By: Chris Buckley
    • Narrated by: Keith Sellon-Wright
    • Length: 5 mins
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    "Why Did Beijing Slap down Hong Kong Separatists? To Make a Point." is from the November 10, 2016 World section of The New York Times. It was written by Chris Buckley and narrated by Keith Sellon-Wright.

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