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    Chinese hackers repeatedly penetrated The New York Times' computer systems over the past four months, stealing reporters' passwords and hunting for files on an investigation into the wealth amassed by the family of a top Chinese leader, the newspaper reported Thursday.

  • President Obama listens as Chinese Premier Wen Jiabao speaks across the table from him Tuesday during the East Asia Summit at the Peace Palace in Phnom Penh, Cambodia. (Associated Press)

    Obama, China's Wen pledge cooperation

    President Obama ended his three-day Asia trip Tuesday after a meeting with Chinese Prime Minister Wen Jiabao in which tensions between the two nations simmered under the surface.

  • Chinese bureaucrat Li Keqiang is expected to take the economy-focused post of premier from outgoing politician Wen Jiabao. (Associated Press)

    Cautious enforcer to be China’s premier

    The man in line to oversee China's massive but rapidly slowing economy for the coming decade speaks English and comes from a generation of politicians schooled during a time of greater openness to liberal Western ideas than their predecessors.

  • Chinese Vice Premier Li Keqiang attends the opening session of the 18th Communist Party Congress at the Great Hall of the People in Beijing on Nov. 8, 2012. (Associated Press)

    Cautious enforcer to be China's next premier

    The man in line to oversee China's massive but rapidly slowing economy for the coming decade speaks English and comes from a generation of politicians schooled during a time of greater openness to liberal Western ideas than their predecessors.

  • The Chinese aircraft carrier Liaoning takes a test cruise in May 2012. China formally entered the vessel, its first aircraft carrier, into service on Tuesday, Sept. 25, 2012, underscoring the nation's ambitions to be a leading Asian naval power, although the ship is not expected to carry a full complement of planes or be ready for combat for some time. (AP Photo/Xinhua News Agency, Li Tang)

    China says first aircraft carrier has entered service

    China formally entered its first aircraft carrier into service on Tuesday, underscoring its ambitions to be a leading Asian naval power, although the ship is not expected to carry a full complement of planes or be ready for combat for some time.

  • People attend a real estate fair in Nanjing, China, earlier this year. China's economy may slow further despite stimulus measures, Premier Wen Jiabao said Sunday. A rise in real estate prices, driven in part by government stimulus spending and bank lending, has fueled political tensions. (Associated Press)

    China's premier unsure of economy

    China's economy faces "huge pressure" to slow further despite stimulus measures, Premier Wen Jiabao said Sunday, damping hopes for a quick recovery from the deepest slump since the 2008 global financial crisis.

  • South Korean President Lee Myung-bak (left), Chinese Premier Wen Jiabao (center) and Japanese Prime Minister Yoshihiko Noda pose for photographs ahead of the fifth trilateral summit among the three nations in Beijing on Sunday, May 13, 2012. (AP Photo/Petar Kujundzic, Pool)

    China, S. Korea, Japan try to ease N. Korea tensions

  • In this image made from video, blind legal activist Chen Guangcheng is seen on a video posted to YouTube Friday, April 27, 2012, by overseas Chinese news site Boxun.com. "I am now free. But my worries have not ended yet," Chen said in the video that was recorded this week and that activists sent Friday to Boxun.com. (AP Photo/Boxun.com)

    Blind Chinese activist flees house arrest

    A blind legal activist fled house arrest in his rural China village and made it to a secret location in Beijing on Friday, setting off a frantic police search for him and those who helped him, activists said.

  • China's dream of electric car leadership elusive

    China's leaders are finding it's a lot tougher to create a world-beating electric car industry than they hoped.

  • A Chinese military band conductor rehearses before the closing session of the annual National People's Congress in Beijing's Great Hall of the People on Wednesday. (Associated Press)

    Chinese premier warns of specter of turmoil

    China's premier warned Wednesday that ruinous turmoil that engulfed China in the past could re-emerge unless the country tackles political reforms, and he rebuked a populist fellow leader over a scandal that brought infighting among officials into public view.

  • Wen Jiabao

    China: Boost domestic consumption

    China's prime minister called Monday for a boost in domestic consumption to keep the world's second-largest economy expanding while overseas markets remain weak.

  • Shoppers visit a store at the Dragon Mart in Dubai, United Arab Emirates. China is forging deeper ties to Saudi Arabia and other U.S.-allied Arab nations across the Gulf. Chinese firms are helping build the Gulf's railways, Arab investors are pumping cash into Chinese banks and the Dubai airport is racing to keep its duty-free shelves stocked with Chunghwa cigarettes coveted by businessmen from Beijing. (Associated Press)

    China forges ties with oil-rich Arabs

    To celebrate Chinese New Year last month, Dubai's swankiest hotel bathed its sail-shaped facade in red lighting accented with an image of a twisting golden dragon.

  • China vows severe punishment if corruption found

    Chinese Premier Wen Jiabao vowed Thursday to punish any corrupt person found responsible for a high-speed train crash that killed at least 39 people and triggered public anger over its handling.

  • A limousine believed to be carrying North Korean leader Kim Jong-il drives ahead of a convoy of cars traveling toward the Great Hall of the People in Beijing on Wednesday, May 25, 2011. Mr. Kim reportedly arrived in Beijing on Wednesday for a meeting with Chinese President Hu Jintao that would highlight the influence that economic powerhouse China has with the isolated regime, which is struggling to feed its people. (AP Photo/Ng Han Guan)

    N. Korea's Kim in Beijing, likely to meet Hu

    North Korean supreme leader Kim Jong-il's secrecy-shrouded tour of China came to the capital Wednesday for a likely summit with President Hu Jintao as the North appeals for food aid and Beijing presses its communist ally to reform its ailing economy.

  • North Korean leader Kim Jong-il (second from right) leaves a hotel in Mudanjiang in northeastern China on Friday, May 20, 2011. Mr. Kim, who rarely travels abroad, made an unusual third trip in just more than a year to China, his country's main ally and benefactor, news agencies reported. (AP Photo/Kyodo News)

    Reports: N. Korea's Kim headed to eastern China

    North Korean leader Kim Jong-il reportedly headed for eastern China by train Sunday on a trip to his main ally, and a Chinese leader told South Korea's president that Beijing invited Mr. Kim to learn from Chinese reforms.

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