Articles by Jim Yardley



Women in China Embrace Divorce

  • 05 October 05
  • NEW YORK TIMES SERVICE
In this lush, affluent region where adultery is so ingrained that wealthy businessmen keep their lovers in ""concubine villages,"" infidelity is often tolerated in a marriage. But Cai Shaohong could not put up with it.

Chinese PM Denies Taiwan Law Is 'War Bill'

  • 15 March 05
  • NEW YORK TIMES SERVICE
Chinese Prime Minister Wen Jiabao on Monday defended a newly approved law that could authorize a military attack to prevent Taiwan from seeking independence, saying it was intended to ensure peace, not promote war.

Tibet Turning Chinese With Chinese Money

  • 17 September 03
  • NEW YORK TIMES SERVICE
Not far from Potala Palace, the hilltop fortress once home to Tibet's exiled spiritual leader, the Dalai Lama, the main commercial boulevard here has become a very different symbol, of how Tibet is inexorably becoming more Chinese.

Lenders' Complaints Prompt Lay to Quit

  • 25 January 02
  • NEW YORK TIMES SERVICE
Kenneth Lay resigned Wednesday evening as chairman and chief executive of the Enron Corp. under pressure from outside creditors, nearly two months after his company filed for one of the largest bankruptcies in the history of U.S. business.

America Gets Own New Russians

New York Life Led to Russian's Suicide