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Mark Magnier
Mark Magnier
New York
@markmagnier
US Deputy Bureau Chief
Before joining the Post in Washington, Mark worked in China, India and Japan for the Wall Street Journal and Los Angeles Times and was a Knight-Wallace journalism fellow. He’s covered economic, social and political issues throughout Asia and conflicts in Pakistan, Afghanistan and Iraq, including weeks spent camping under Saddam Hussein’s bridges.

Daniel Kritenbrink, an assistant US secretary of state, says Beijing enjoys the opportunity ‘the international order provides but … takes actions that undermine’ it.

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Report by US-China Economic and Security Review Commission finds the value of roughly 256 Chinese companies on US markets slid 17.5 per cent from 2022.

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The Asian-American and Pacific Islander community is surging but is comparatively late in its push to secure a museum on the National Mall in Washington. Museums dedicated to women, Latinos and LGBTQ people are also in the works as building space becomes scarce and Congress is increasingly dysfunctional.

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Once a license to print money, Chinese initial public offerings have been tarnished by opaque finances, scandals and Didi Global’s sudden NYSE delisting in 2022.

A key challenge: restoring trust and confidence despite a declining population, battered social safety net, shifting government policies and unnerved investors.

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Export investment rules a ‘good start’, but Chinese firms are dodging controls with shell companies and subsidiaries, former Trump official testifies.

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New York’s first murder of 2024 – an Asian man – is a reminder of the spectre of violence facing immigrants to the US. However, without more direct contact between the youngest and brightest from China and US, the outlook for better relations is bleak.

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The US congratulated Taiwan’s president-elect William Lai Ching-te, but also sought to reassure Beijing with a commitment to ‘cross-Strait peace and stability’.

Early test is Replicator Initiative, which aims to field thousands of American autonomous systems across land, sea and air within next 18 to 24 months.

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After threats, missiles, fighter jets, charm offensives, temporary blockades, trade restrictions and cyber campaigns, the mainland might expand its playbook even further.

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The committee, which has floated ideas that would alter global economics if enacted, uses a high-decibel loudspeaker but in reality has limited power since it cannot introduce legislation.

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Emergency Security Council meeting sees Washington calling on Pyongyang to put diplomacy over missile tests after country conducts its 31st this year.

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As China finishes its rotating leadership of the UN Security Council, the foreign minister repeats his call for a lasting ceasefire in Gaza and eventual two-state solution.

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Washington’s response to Ukraine war cited as reason for mixed views, as island residents ponder what would happen if Beijing engaged them militarily.

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Improved military-to-military dialogue, coordination on fentanyl and meeting of minds on AI singled out as noteworthy takeaways from Apec discussion.

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American president touts country’s latest economic numbers as Chinese leader Xi Jinping in submitted remarks calls for ‘seeking common ground’.

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President Joe Biden mentions counter-narcotics, artificial intelligence and climate change as issues to be addressed jointly; Xi Jinping cites ‘grave’ economic problems, including ‘protectionism’.

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Paul Chan says he’ll encourage US firms to realise city’s development potential, especially in AI, big data analytics, biotech, fintech and advanced manufacturing.