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A Prosperous China Says ‘Men Preferred,’ and Women Lose

TIANJIN, China — Bella Wang barely noticed the section on the application inquiring whether she was married or had children. Employers in China routinely ask women such questions, and she had encountered them before in job interviews. It was a surprise, though, after she accepted a position as a manager …

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As Duterte Courts China, U.S. Says Don’t Forget Your Old Friend

MANILA — The Philippines stressed Tuesday that the country was not drifting into the military orbit of China, despite President Rodrigo Duterte’s perceived warming ties with Beijing and fresh concerns about Beijing’s aggressiveness in the South China Sea. The assurances were made as top American diplomats and defense officials met …

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Pro-China Mayor Is Picked to Run Against Taiwan’s President

Taiwan’s main opposition party on Monday picked a populist, pro-China mayor as its candidate for the 2020 presidential race against an incumbent who is often sharply critical of Beijing. The Nationalist Party chose Han Kuo-yu to run against the incumbent, Tsai Ing-wen, in the January election. He defeated Terry Gou, …

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