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Trump tariffs: US escalates trade threats to China

Tuesday, June 19th 2018, 13:41
related countries: United States United States
related places: Beijing

The threat escalates a tit-for-tat trade row with Beijing over US tariffs imposed on Chinese goods.
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Kim Jong-un visits China after Trump summit

Tuesday, June 19th 2018, 11:53
related countries: United States United States
related places: Trump

He is likely to brief North Korea's only economic ally on his talks with the US president.
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Huawei rejects Australia security concerns

Monday, June 18th 2018, 12:26
related countries: Australia Australia

The Chinese telecoms company says worries about who controls it are "ill informed".
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Trade tariffs: Chinese media in Trump 'fools build walls' jibe

Saturday, June 16th 2018, 11:01
related countries: United States United States
related places: Trump

The US plans to impose tariffs on Chinese goods draw mocking criticism from the state news agency.
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Trump puts 25% tariff on Chinese goods

Friday, June 15th 2018, 18:34

President Trump unveils 25% tariffs on $34bn worth of Chinese goods, accusing Beijing of intellectual copyright theft.
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China vows fast response to US tariffs

Friday, June 15th 2018, 8:29
related countries: United States United States
related places: Beijing

China will respond quickly to protect itself if the US hurts its interests, Beijing says.
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University of New Hampshire to accept Chinese exam results

Wednesday, June 13th 2018, 17:23
related countries: United States United States
related places: New Hampshire

The University of New Hampshire will become the first US state university to accept the Gaokao test.
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Australia cements Solomon Islands deal amid China influence debate

Wednesday, June 13th 2018, 4:21
related countries: Australia Australia, Solomon Islands Solomon Islands
related places: Canberra

Canberra raised "concerns" about the Chinese company providing internet access, Solomon Islands says.
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China's telco giant ZTE sees shares collapse 39%

Wednesday, June 13th 2018, 3:36
related countries: United States United States

ZTE's shares commence trading again in China after the firm reaches a deal with US.
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Ivanka Trump accused of tweeting 'fake' Chinese proverb

Tuesday, June 12th 2018, 20:36

It would not be the first time President Trump's daughter has misattributed a quote to Chinese lore.
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Vase found in shoebox sells for 16m euros

Tuesday, June 12th 2018, 13:15

The Chinese vase sold for more than 20 times its estimated auction price.
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Russia 2018: Chinese firms fill World Cup sponsorship gap

Tuesday, June 12th 2018, 4:30
related countries: Brazil Brazil, Russia Russia

The value of World Cup sponsorship has dropped between the 2014 event in Brazil and this year's in Russia, says Nielsen.
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Vietnam detains 100 after anti-China economic zone protests turn violent

Monday, June 11th 2018, 12:19

Demonstrators in one province attacked government buildings as anti-China protests turned violent.
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Vietnam protesters clash with police over new economic zones

Monday, June 11th 2018, 5:58

Demonstrators in several cities fear Chinese investors will dominate the new economic areas.
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'The week that changed the world': How China prepared for Nixon

Sunday, June 10th 2018, 5:03
related places: Beijing

Yuwen Wu, who was in Beijing in 1972, reflects on a meeting with parallels to the Trump-Kim summit.
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Barbed wire and smuggled crabs: Watching North Korea from China

Friday, June 8th 2018, 23:02

The BBC spent a week along the China-North Korea border and found signs the old alliance remains intact.
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Cuba 'sonic attack': US tests two more Havana embassy staff

Friday, June 8th 2018, 20:22
related countries: Cuba Cuba, United States United States
related places: Havana

A mysterious illness has been affecting US diplomats based in Cuba and China.
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Chinese house demolition halted because of swallow residents

Friday, June 8th 2018, 10:05

Feathered residents have given an old Chinese house a stay of execution.
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Oldest 'footprints' found in China

Thursday, June 7th 2018, 17:19

The oldest known "footprints" left by an animal have been uncovered in China.
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Police officer piggybacks man across busy road

Thursday, June 7th 2018, 8:25

An elderly gentleman in China is given some unusual assistance to cross the road.
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US embassy pulls more China staff over mystery illness

Thursday, June 7th 2018, 8:03
related countries: United States United States
related places: Guangzhou

The employees in Guangzhou heard odd noises and became unwell, sparking fears of a sonic attack.
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Chinese city gets 'smartphone zombie' walkway

Wednesday, June 6th 2018, 10:46

A busy Chinese city hopes that a smartphone-only lane will make pedestrians feel safer.
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Facebook confirms data-sharing agreements with Chinese firms

Wednesday, June 6th 2018, 5:09
related places: Huawei

The network confirms it has a deal with Huawei and others, but says no data left users' phones.
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Police officer pulls king cobra from minivan in China

Tuesday, June 5th 2018, 12:33

The officer in China's south-west Yunnan province pulled the king cobra out from the dashboard.
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Australia objects to China 'pressure' in Qantas decision

Tuesday, June 5th 2018, 8:15
related countries: Australia Australia, Taiwan Taiwan

The airline should be free to decide its own classification for Taiwan, Canberra says.
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Ron Rockwell Hansen: US arrests man for trying to spy for China

Tuesday, June 5th 2018, 0:20
related countries: United States United States

The FBI detains a former US Defense Intelligence Agency officer on his way to catch a flight to China.
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Crafty crayfish removes own claw to escape China hotpot

Sunday, June 3rd 2018, 7:24

A video captures the moment a brave crustacean escapes a boiling pot at a restaurant in China.
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South China Sea dispute: Beijing attacks 'irresponsible' US comments

Saturday, June 2nd 2018, 15:20
related countries: United States United States
related places: Beijing

Beijing says it has the right to deploy "on its own territory" after US accusations of intimidation.
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South China Sea dispute: Mattis says China 'intimidating neighbours'

Saturday, June 2nd 2018, 11:46
related countries: United States United States
related places: Beijing

The US defence chief says Beijing's South China Sea actions raise questions about its broader goals.
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The sign language lawyer who became a social media star

Tuesday, May 29th 2018, 23:08

Tang Shuai has become an inspiration to thousands in China as one of the few sign language lawyers.
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The sign language lawyer who became a social media star

Tuesday, May 29th 2018, 23:08

Tang Shuai has become an inspiration to thousands in China as one of the few sign language lawyers.
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Ivanka Trump wins trademarks for products in China

Tuesday, May 29th 2018, 8:59

An ethics group has said the granting of the trademarks "raised potential ethics issues".
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MH370: Four-year hunt ends after private search is completed

Tuesday, May 29th 2018, 8:39
related countries: Malaysia Malaysia
related places: Beijing, Kuala Lumpur

Mystery surrounds Malaysia Airlines flight MH370 which vanished with 239 people on board.
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China Mao impersonator at blockchain conference causes furore

Monday, May 28th 2018, 15:09

China's law prohibits using the names and images of party leaders for commercial purposes.
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High heels raise the odds in China slacklining contest

Monday, May 28th 2018, 12:13

Women slackliners take up the challenge in high heels in a competition in Hunan Province, China.
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Zhao Kangmin: The man who 'discovered' China's terracotta army

Saturday, May 26th 2018, 1:25

Zhao Kangmin was the first expert to identify the ancient warriors, one of China's cultural treasures.
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France 'probes China spy ring': Two ex-agents reported held

Friday, May 25th 2018, 10:27
related countries: France France

Two former intelligence agents are suspected of passing state secrets to China, French media report.
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China fines retailer Muji for listing Taiwan as a country

Thursday, May 24th 2018, 6:01
related countries: Taiwan Taiwan
related places: Muji

China is increasingly going after companies that don't abide by its territorial claims.
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US warns staff in China: Beware of unusual sounds

Wednesday, May 23rd 2018, 19:33
related countries: United States United States

A US diplomatic employee suffers a brain injury after experiencing abnormal "sounds and pressure".
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BMW cars found to contain more than a dozen flaws

Wednesday, May 23rd 2018, 12:47

China-based researchers are working with the carmaker to patch the security problems.
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Is the Trump administration losing the China trade war?

Tuesday, May 22nd 2018, 15:36

The president prides himself on his deal-making, but the Chinese are claiming the upper hand.
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Tibet activist jailed in China over language campaign

Tuesday, May 22nd 2018, 9:06

Tashi Wangchuk was arrested after speaking to the New York Times about preserving his native language.
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China launch will prep for Moon landing

Monday, May 21st 2018, 13:12

China has launched a relay satellite to prepare for a Moon rover mission planned for later in the year.
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US weighs plans to curb Chinese investment

Sunday, May 20th 2018, 23:19
related countries: United States United States
related places: America, Washington

Washington is worried about Chinese investors. Is the rest of America?
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US and China halt imposing import tariffs

Sunday, May 20th 2018, 16:05
related countries: United States United States

No specific numbers are given, but the deal appears to have ended the imminent threat of a trade war.
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South China Sea dispute: China lands bombers on island

Saturday, May 19th 2018, 10:13
related places: Beijing

For the first time, Beijing has sent long-range bombers to a disputed island in the flashpoint region.
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China drops sanctions probe into US sorghum imports

Friday, May 18th 2018, 4:26
related countries: United States United States
related places: Beijing, Washington

Beijing and Washington are currently in talks to avoid the escalation of a trade war.
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WeChat's owner Tencent sees profits soar by more than 60%

Thursday, May 17th 2018, 5:00

Profits at China's Tencent soar thanks to hugely popular online games like Honour of Kings.
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Would you pay your ex a 'break-up fee'?

Tuesday, May 15th 2018, 23:11

Some Chinese couples go beyond handing back a box of stuff and put a cash price on the end of love.
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China Sichuan Airlines pilot 'half sucked out of plane' survives

Tuesday, May 15th 2018, 10:57

A Chinese passenger plane makes an emergency landing after its windscreen blows out at 32,000ft.
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Gap says sorry for T-shirts with 'incorrect map' of China

Tuesday, May 15th 2018, 9:54
related countries: United States United States

The US retailer is the latest firm to anger China by not adhering to its territorial claims.
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Why an Australian supermarket chain is locking up baby milk

Tuesday, May 15th 2018, 8:32
related countries: Aruba Aruba

The move by Australian chain Coles follows controversy about the resale of products in China.
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Trump seeks to save Chinese jobs at ZTE ahead of trade talks

Monday, May 14th 2018, 10:04
related countries: United States United States

China welcomes move by the US president to help a telecoms firm subject to a US export ban.
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Chinese aircraft carrier starts sea trials

Sunday, May 13th 2018, 16:18
related places: Dalian

State media show footage of the still-unnamed carrier leaving port in the north-eastern city of Dalian.
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Chinese carpool service paused after death

Friday, May 11th 2018, 15:35

"China's Uber" suspends its car-pool service for a week after a woman who took a ride home was killed.
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Marvel get its first official Chinese superheroes

Friday, May 11th 2018, 9:25

The Marvel universe just got a lot more diverse with its newest cast of superheroes, Lin Lie and Aero.
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Eurovision 2018: Chinese channel barred from airing contest

Friday, May 11th 2018, 9:11

Mango TV allegedly censored LGBT symbols and tattoos during the first semi-final of the song contest.
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Chinese broadcaster censors LGBT symbols at Eurovision

Friday, May 11th 2018, 1:22

Hunan TV allegedly censored LGBT symbols and tattoos during a broadcast of the song contest semi-final.
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The problem of China's huge bike graveyards

Thursday, May 10th 2018, 23:06

Bike-sharing businesses are sweeping China but that's brought a problem - huge piles of abandoned bikes.
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Former head of China's Anbang jailed for 18 years

Thursday, May 10th 2018, 4:05

Wu Xiaohui admitted on state television in March to fraudulently raising billions of dollars from investors.
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The Chinese making a new life in Africa

Wednesday, May 9th 2018, 23:46

Chinese and African trade has boomed in recent years - but how are the two cultures getting on?
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'China's Brokeback Mountain' takes on cinematic taboo

Wednesday, May 9th 2018, 23:24

'China's Brokeback Mountain' may have won the battle against the censors but did it go far enough?
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Guangzhou Evergrande fine staff over DIY shirt fix at Asian Champions League tie

Wednesday, May 9th 2018, 9:37

Backroom staff from China's top side are fined for "seriously damaging the club brand" after using tape to cover up part of a player's shirt.
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Sun Zhengcai: Former top Chinese official jailed for life

Tuesday, May 8th 2018, 3:50

Sun Zhengcai, once seen as a contender for China's leadership team, was found guilty of bribery.
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Why Costa Ricans are being paid to marry Chinese migrants

Sunday, May 6th 2018, 23:20
related countries: Costa Rica Costa Rica

Costa Rican officials say there is a black market for sham marriages with Chinese migrants.
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Karl Marx statue from China adds to German angst

Saturday, May 5th 2018, 12:00

The town of Trier unveiled the controversial monument on Saturday, 200 years after his birth.
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US accuses China of pointing lasers at its pilots from Djibouti base

Friday, May 4th 2018, 12:28
related countries: Djibouti Djibouti, United States United States

China denies pointing military-grade lasers at American pilots from its base in Djibouti.
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Chinese police hunt man who walked off beach with a dolphin

Friday, May 4th 2018, 7:06

The man was seen in a video picking up the stranded animal at a Chinese beach and walking off with it.
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Chinese Nobel widow Liu Xia ready to 'die at home' in protest

Thursday, May 3rd 2018, 10:51

Liu Xia has been kept under house arrest since her husband won the Nobel prize in 2010.
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Xiaomi launches $10bn Hong Kong stock market listing

Thursday, May 3rd 2018, 2:58

The Chinese smartphone maker's flotation could be the biggest globally since Alibaba's 2014 IPO.
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Xiongxiong the loyal dog charms Chinese social media

Thursday, May 3rd 2018, 0:08

Chinese social media go barking mad for a very good boy who waits for his owner each day.
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Drone light show in China breaks world record

Wednesday, May 2nd 2018, 14:58

More than 1,000 illuminated dancing drones have set a new Guinness World Record in a 13-minute flight.
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Taiwan loses diplomatic ally as Dominican Republic switches ties to China

Tuesday, May 1st 2018, 7:07
related countries: Dominica Dominica, Dominican Republic Dominican Republic, Taiwan Taiwan

Dominican Republic switches ties to China, deepening Taiwan's isolation and leaving it 'very upset'.
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Prom dress prompts 'cultural appropriation' row

Tuesday, May 1st 2018, 6:40
related countries: United States United States

A US student's decision to wear traditional Chinese dress for prom has drawn criticism and support online.
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Peppa Pig blocked from China's Douyin video platform

Monday, April 30th 2018, 17:09

State media say the cartoon is being used "subversively" - and a rival, domestic pig has been launched.
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North Korea: Chinese foreign minister to visit Pyongyang after historic talks

Monday, April 30th 2018, 5:22
related countries: North Korea North Korea
related places: Pyongyang

The visit is part of a diplomatic flurry between Friday's historic summit and Trump-Kim talks.
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Chinese firm Dalian Wanda opens $7.9bn 'movie metropolis'

Saturday, April 28th 2018, 15:31

The site covers more than 400 acres and includes a shopping mall, restaurants and an ice rink.
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China stabbings: Nine students killed in Shaanxi

Saturday, April 28th 2018, 10:47

A knife-wielding man attacks 19 students as they are heading home, killing nine.
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Crossing Divides: Can Chinese Americans solve differences over dinner?

Saturday, April 28th 2018, 0:55
related countries: United States United States

Chinese Americans are becoming more vocal and active in US politics but differences mark the community - can they be solved over a new year dinner?
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Balenciaga sorry over mistreatment of Chinese shoppers in Paris

Friday, April 27th 2018, 15:53
related countries: France France
related places: Paris

Luxury brand Balenciaga apologises after a video of a Chinese shopper being beaten in Paris goes viral.
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Meet the ex-miners who are now walking on water

Thursday, April 26th 2018, 23:13

One Chinese firm has transformed a mining disaster area into the world's biggest floating solar farm.
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'Real bodies' exhibition causes controversy in Australia

Thursday, April 26th 2018, 10:56
related countries: Australia Australia

Organisers reject an assertion that the exhibition may contain executed Chinese political prisoners.
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North Korea test site could be unusable after collapse - Chinese scientists

Wednesday, April 25th 2018, 18:30

The last nuclear test may have rendered the Punggye-ri test site unusable, say Chinese scientists.
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Chinese university hosts 'grenade-throwing' contest

Tuesday, April 24th 2018, 12:37

A Chinese university wants students to throw grenades and remember their history.
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Kim Jong-un's 'bitter sorrow' as bus crash kills Chinese tourists

Tuesday, April 24th 2018, 3:31
related countries: North Korea North Korea

The reporting on the deaths of 32 Chinese tourists is a rare admission of negative news from North Korea.
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North Korea bus crash kills 32 Chinese tourists

Monday, April 23rd 2018, 8:36

Chinese media footage showed the blue tour bus completely flipped over, with part of its body broken.
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China dragon boat accident leaves 17 dead

Sunday, April 22nd 2018, 7:14

The accident during race practice on a river in China may have been caused by a strong current.
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Five ways China's past has shaped its present

Thursday, April 19th 2018, 23:20

To understand China's approach today to trade, foreign policy or censorship, consider its history.
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Taiwan accuses China of 'sabre rattling' as naval drill begins

Wednesday, April 18th 2018, 12:38
related countries: Taiwan Taiwan

China's one-day exercise follows warnings against independence moves by the self-governing island.
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China imposes anti-dumping deposits on US sorghum

Wednesday, April 18th 2018, 5:50
related countries: United States United States

US sorghum producers are looking at "all legal options" available to them in response to China's move.
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Will China beat the world to nuclear fusion and clean energy?

Wednesday, April 18th 2018, 0:53

China's nuclear fusion research might put the country at the fore of future clean energy solutions.
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Singer Jessie J wins Chinese equivalent of X-Factor

Tuesday, April 17th 2018, 12:58
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom

The British musician was announced as the winner of Chinese programme Singer 2018.
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Singapore uncovers 'high-tech' exam cheating plot

Tuesday, April 17th 2018, 6:46
related countries: Singapore Singapore

The students snuck in mobile phones and wore skin-coloured earphones during their exams.
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China's ZTE 'poses risk to UK security'

Monday, April 16th 2018, 15:02
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom

Cyber-defence watchdog tells the UK telecoms sector not to use the Chinese firm's equipment.
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China's Sina Weibo backtracks from gay content ban after outrage

Monday, April 16th 2018, 8:51

The Chinese social media giant reverses a ban on gay content after a wave of defiant protests.
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Tibet group thanks Sweden in 'Chinese spy' case

Friday, April 13th 2018, 12:36
related countries: Sweden Sweden
related places: A

A man is charged with spying on fellow Tibetans in Sweden on behalf of China.
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Chinese man caught by facial recognition at pop concert

Friday, April 13th 2018, 9:54

The suspect was caught by facial recognition technology at a pop concert, which he regrets attending.
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Bao - Pixar's first film by an Asian woman

Friday, April 13th 2018, 7:03

Bao, the cosy tale of a dumpling come to life, was conceived as a Chinese Gingerbread Man story.
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South China Sea: Xi Jinping attends massive naval display

Friday, April 13th 2018, 2:09
related places: Beijing

The drill, with 76 fighter jets, took place at an undisclosed location in the disputed South China Sea.
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Are we on the brink of a US-China trade war?

Thursday, April 12th 2018, 23:55
related countries: United States United States

China and the US have been imposing trade tariffs, but how far will this go?
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