As Trump Bets on China’s Help on North Korea, Aides Ask: Is It Worth It?

China’s failure to tighten pressure on its neighbor has left the Trump administration with few good options in dealing with the North Korea crisis.

Chinese Maker of Ivanka Trump’s Shoes Looks for Cheaper Labor

By KEITH BRADSHER June 1, 2017 DONGGUAN, China — The Chinese factory workers who make shoes for Ivanka Trump and other designers gather at 7:40 every morning to sing songs. Sometimes, they extol worker solidarity. Usually, they trumpet ties between...

China Moves to Stabilize Currency, Retreating From Effort to Ease Control

By KEITH BRADSHER May 26, 2017 HONG KONG — China has made a big show of gradually loosening its grip on the value of its currency, an effort meant to mollify critics like President Trump and experts both inside and outside the country who have long...