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We have started to collect the most important news related to China in November 2005. By default, most recent news are listed first.

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China: news

Nadal to make comeback next week

Saturday, September 27th 2014, 12:04

Rafael Nadal returns to action in next week's China Open having been ruled out by a wrist injury since Wimbledon.
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New wave of Chinese art hits UK

Friday, September 26th 2014, 22:23
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom

The new wave of artists offering a fresh view of China
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Ai Weiwei creates Blenheim art show

Friday, September 26th 2014, 16:22
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom

The UK's biggest exhibition of works by Chinese artist and dissident Ai Weiwei has been put together at Blenheim Palace with the help of 3D technology.
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Murray through to last four in China

Friday, September 26th 2014, 14:34
related countries: Slovakia Slovakia

Britain's Andy Murray defeats Slovakia's Lukas Lacko 6-3 7-5 to reach the Shenzhen Open semi-finals in China.
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Children crushed in China stampede

Friday, September 26th 2014, 14:07

A stampede at a primary school kills six children and injures many more, state media reports.
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VIDEO: Why 50 people died in China clashes

Friday, September 26th 2014, 10:07
related places: Xinjiang

Fifty people died in violence on Sunday in Xinjiang, Chinese state media said, in what police called a "serious terrorist attack".
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Four killed in China school stabbing

Friday, September 26th 2014, 6:24

A man with a knife kills four school children in China's southern Guangxi Zhuang autonomous region, state media report.
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India and China 'to withdraw troops'

Friday, September 26th 2014, 4:38
related countries: India India

India and China agree to pull back troops after a two-week stand-off near the de facto border, India's foreign minister says.
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'Fifty dead' in Xinjiang violence

Friday, September 26th 2014, 2:31
related places: Xinjiang

Chinese state media say 50 people are now known to have died in violence in Xinjiang on Sunday, in what police called a "serious terrorist attack".
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China uncovers $10bn fake trades

Friday, September 26th 2014, 1:27

China uncovers $10bn worth of fake trades among companies as part of a nationwide crackdown.
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VIDEO: More Hong Kong protests planned

Thursday, September 25th 2014, 11:38
related countries: Hong Kong Hong Kong
related places: Beijing

The Occupy Central movement is planning more protests in Hong Kong over Beijing's restriction of democratic elections.
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VIDEO: Modern architecture photography on show

Thursday, September 25th 2014, 5:30
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom, Venezuela Venezuela
related places: London, New York

The "Constructing Worlds" exhibition opening at London's Barbican Centre features powerful photographs of modern architecture, from the first skyscrapers in New York to the tower blocks of Venezuela, to modern construction around China's Three Gorges
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Old versus young on China's buses

Wednesday, September 24th 2014, 19:30

The old man who stopped a bus because he wasn't offered a seat
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Top China official in bribery trial

Wednesday, September 24th 2014, 9:53

Liu Tienan, a former top economic official, is on trial for accepting millions of dollars in bribes, Chinese officials say.
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HK protests muddle China's politics

Wednesday, September 24th 2014, 9:08
related countries: Hong Kong Hong Kong

Hong Kong protests muddle China's political lines
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US condemns China scholar sentence

Wednesday, September 24th 2014, 3:33
related countries: United States United States

US Secretary of State John Kerry says he is "deeply disturbed" after China jailed well-known Uighur academic Ilham Tohti for life.
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VIDEO: China's Eco City looks for residents

Wednesday, September 24th 2014, 0:49

China's Eco City was built to house 350,000 residents but so far just 12,000 people live there.
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China noodle shop 'sold opium-laced noodles'

Tuesday, September 23rd 2014, 11:21

A Chinese noodle shop owner is accused of lacing his wares with poppy-seed to entice more customers.
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Jack Ma heads China rich list

Tuesday, September 23rd 2014, 10:37

Alibaba founder Jack Ma is China's richest person following his company's record listing, according to a wealth survey by the Hurun Report.
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China firm in Portuguese hospital bid

Tuesday, September 23rd 2014, 9:48
related countries: Portugal Portugal

China's biggest privately-held company Fosun joins a bidding war for Portuguese hospital operator Espirito Santo Saude.
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China jails Uighur academic for life

Tuesday, September 23rd 2014, 9:40

A Chinese court jails Uighur scholar Ilham Tohti for life for separatism, his lawyer says, in a verdict a rights group calls "deplorable".
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Asia Market Report

Tuesday, September 23rd 2014, 5:36

Asian markets reversed earlier losses, after better-than-expected China manufacturing activity data, according to a private survey.
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Fireworks blast at China factory

Tuesday, September 23rd 2014, 5:26

An explosion at a fireworks factory in China has killed at least 12 people and injured 33 others, local government officials say.
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China exporting 'tools of torture'

Tuesday, September 23rd 2014, 5:06

A growing number of Chinese companies are exporting "tools of torture" such as electric shock batons and spiked metal batons, Amnesty says.
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Alibaba 'breaks share sale record'

Monday, September 22nd 2014, 15:39
related countries: United States United States

Chinese internet giant Alibaba has raised $25bn in its share flotation, according to US media, making it the largest initial public offering in history.
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Thousands of HK students at boycott

Monday, September 22nd 2014, 13:09
related countries: Hong Kong Hong Kong

Hong Kong students begin a week-long boycott of classes to protest against China's stance on electoral reform in the territory.
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Shoe firm boss denies taking money

Monday, September 22nd 2014, 7:51

The chief executive of Chinese footwear firm Ultrasonic has spoken to Chinese media and denied running off with the firm's cash.
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'Deadly blasts' in China's Xinjiang

Monday, September 22nd 2014, 3:09
related places: Xinjiang

Two people are killed and others injured in a series of blasts in Luntai county in China's restive Xinjiang region, Chinese media say.
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China overtakes EU on 'per head' CO2

Sunday, September 21st 2014, 17:42

New research shows China's rising emissions per head of population have overtaken the EU while the global total reaches a new high.
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VIDEO: Base jumpers leap from 370m bridge

Saturday, September 20th 2014, 15:39
related places: Anshun, Guizhou

Base jumpers from around the world have been competing in Anshun city in China's Guizhou province.
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Alibaba shares surge on NY debut

Friday, September 19th 2014, 20:31

Alibaba's shares closed significantly above their initial price on the New York Stock Exchange on Friday, a sign of the excitement surrounding the Chinese internet giant.
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GSK fined $490m by China for bribery

Friday, September 19th 2014, 10:28

China fines UK pharmaceuticals firm GlaxoSmithKline $490m (£297m) for bribery and its former head of Chinese operations is given a suspended jail sentence.
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China tennis star Li Na retires

Friday, September 19th 2014, 8:41

China's sporting hero Li Na announces her retirement from tennis at the age of 32, citing injury problems.
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Double Grand Slam winner Li retires

Friday, September 19th 2014, 5:49

China's two-time Grand Slam winner Li Na announces her retirement from tennis because of "chronic injuries".
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Alibaba sets share price at $68

Friday, September 19th 2014, 0:52
related countries: United States United States

Chinese online giant Alibaba prices its shares $68 ahead of the start of trading on Friday, making it one of the biggest stock market listings ever.
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India and China sign landmark deals

Thursday, September 18th 2014, 15:59
related countries: India India
related places: Delhi

India and China sign 12 agreements, one of which will see China investing $20bn in India's infrastructure over five years.
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Alibaba set to announce share price

Thursday, September 18th 2014, 10:34

Chinese online giant Alibaba is expected to set the price of its shares later in what could be a record-breaking initial public offering in New York.
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Spy claims over absent China envoy

Thursday, September 18th 2014, 9:33
related countries: Iceland Iceland, Japan Japan

A Chinese newspaper calls for clarification about China's envoy to Iceland, who has gone missing amid rumours he was a Japanese spy.
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China trial for Uighur academic

Wednesday, September 17th 2014, 12:43
related places: Xinjiang

Prominent Uighur academic Ilham Tohti goes on trial for separatism in China's far western region of Xinjiang.
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China 'injects $81bn' into top banks

Wednesday, September 17th 2014, 6:17

China's central bank is said to be injecting 500bn yuan ($81bn; £50bn) into the five biggest state-owned banks to counter slowing growth.
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Bosses and cash vanish at shoe firm

Tuesday, September 16th 2014, 15:45

Chinese footwear firm Ultrasonic has announced the disappearance of its chief executive and chief operating officer, along with most of its cash.
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Alibaba raises price of share sale

Monday, September 15th 2014, 22:48

Chinese online giant Alibaba increases the price range of its initial public offering, meaning it could raise more than $25bn when it lists in New York.
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Chinese writer Tie Liu detained

Monday, September 15th 2014, 11:23

Chinese police detain writer Huang Zerong, also known as Tie Liu, allegedly for writing articles critical of a senior official.
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Ancient China fish 'nearly extinct'

Monday, September 15th 2014, 6:28

The Chinese sturgeon, thought to have existed for more than 140 million years, is now on the brink of extinction, say local media.
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What exactly is Alibaba?

Sunday, September 14th 2014, 19:01

Getting the lowdown on China's internet giant
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The changing face of Chinese adverts

Saturday, September 13th 2014, 23:48

Foreign actors chart evolution of Chinese ads
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Beijing stages first Formula E race

Saturday, September 13th 2014, 14:45
related countries: Botswana Botswana
related places: Beijing

A Brazilian driver wins the first Formula E, a new electric motor racing championship backed by some of the sport's biggest brands, in Beijing.
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Di Grassi wins first Formula E race

Saturday, September 13th 2014, 11:51
related places: Beijing

Lucas Di Grassi wins the first Formula E race after a spectacular crash on the last corner.
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VIDEO: Alibaba makes waves in California

Friday, September 12th 2014, 22:28
related countries: United States United States
related places: California, Wall Street

Internet retailer Alibaba may have floated on the US stock market, but the China-based company is making waves in Silicon Valley as well as in Wall Street.
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Bard to be translated into Mandarin

Friday, September 12th 2014, 15:35
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom

The UK government is donating £1.5m for the first translation of all William Shakespeare's works into Mandarin for audiences in China.
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VIDEO: Formula E ready to race

Friday, September 12th 2014, 15:17

Formula E is backed by some of the biggest names in the industry and on Saturday Beijing will hold the inaugural race of the season.
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China activist lawyers boycott trial

Friday, September 12th 2014, 13:25

A court in China postponed the trial of prominent human rights activist Yang Maodong after he instructed his lawyers to boycott proceedings.
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Death penalties for Kunming attack

Friday, September 12th 2014, 9:22
related places: Kunming

Three people have been sentenced to death for a deadly mass knife attack in Kunming, with a fourth jailed for life, Chinese state TV says.
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China's inflation below target

Thursday, September 11th 2014, 4:49

China's consumer inflation rate rises 2% in August from a year earlier, below the government's target of 3.5% and marking a four-month low.
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The row over a bus seat in China

Wednesday, September 10th 2014, 13:22

A young man who refused to give up his seat was attacked by elderly passengers.
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China defends land reclamation move

Wednesday, September 10th 2014, 10:49

China says its land reclamation work in the South China Sea is "totally justifiable" as it has "sovereignty" over the area.
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China investment at 'record high'

Wednesday, September 10th 2014, 3:46
related places: Xinhua

China is world's third largest investor for the second year in 2013, according to state news agency Xinhua, as its outbound investment reaches a record high.
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HK democracy activists shave heads

Tuesday, September 9th 2014, 12:16
related countries: Hong Kong Hong Kong

Pro-democracy activists in Hong Kong shave their heads in a protest against what they see as China's increasing political control over the city.
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VIDEO: China tidal bore draws huge crowds

Tuesday, September 9th 2014, 3:43

Tens of thousands of people lined the banks of the Qiantang River in China on Monday to watch the world-famous tidal bore.
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Alibaba IPO: Chairman Ma's China

Monday, September 8th 2014, 21:54

The brains behind e-commerce firm Alibaba
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China boy finds 3,000-year-old sword

Monday, September 8th 2014, 10:01

Archaeologists date the weapon to the Shang or Zhou dynasties - the dawn of Chinese civilisation.
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Emotional scenes at MH370 gathering

Monday, September 8th 2014, 8:08
related countries: Malaysia Malaysia

There are emotional scenes at a Beijing temple as relatives of MH370 passengers gather to mark six months since the Malaysian plane disappeared.
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China's exports beat forecasts

Monday, September 8th 2014, 6:14

China's latest export numbers beat forecasts for August, rising by 9.4% for the month, compared with forecasts of 8%.
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Hi-tech classes for Chinese children

Sunday, September 7th 2014, 19:00

The cutting-edge tech workshop for Chinese children
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China's Pakistan visit 'postponed'

Saturday, September 6th 2014, 9:57
related countries: Pakistan Pakistan
related places: Islamabad

The Chinese president's state visit to Pakistan has been postponed due to ongoing anti-government protests in Islamabad, Pakistani officials say.
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Alibaba announces share sale details

Friday, September 5th 2014, 20:43

China's biggest e-commerce firm Alibaba Group Holding says it expects to price its initial public offering (IPO) at between $60 and $66 per a share.
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'Smart' chopsticks unveiled in China

Thursday, September 4th 2014, 10:44
related places: Baidu

Electronic chopsticks that can detect whether food is unsafe to eat are shown off by Chinese tech company Baidu.
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China editors 'held for extortion'

Thursday, September 4th 2014, 8:26

Top staff of a business news website have been arrested for extorting money from companies, Chinese state media say.
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VIDEO: CCTV shows China prisoners walk out

Wednesday, September 3rd 2014, 14:15

Three inmates have a escaped from a detention centre in north eastern China and a huge manhunt is now under way.
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Wozniacki strolls into US Open semis

Wednesday, September 3rd 2014, 3:08
related countries: Denmark Denmark, United States United States

Caroline Wozniacki loses only one game in beating Sara Errani to set up a US Open semi-final meeting with Peng Shuai.
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Philippines 'foils anti-China plot'

Tuesday, September 2nd 2014, 9:13
related countries: Philippines Philippines
related places: Manila

Philippine police arrest three men suspected of planning "anti-China" firebomb attacks at several locations in Manila, officials say.
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China's museum boom hatches roast duck tribute

Tuesday, September 2nd 2014, 2:24

China's museum boom hatches roast duck tribute
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China accuses MPs of 'interference'

Monday, September 1st 2014, 22:38
related countries: Hong Kong Hong Kong, United Kingdom United Kingdom

Chinese authorities have accused British MPs of interfering in Hong Kong's affairs by investigating tensions there, Newsnight learns.
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Russia and China launch gas pipeline

Monday, September 1st 2014, 12:13
related countries: Russia Russia
related places: Yakutsk

Russia and China begin the construction of a new gas pipeline linking the countries, with a ceremony in the Siberian city of Yakutsk.
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VIDEO: HK protesters disrupt vote speech

Monday, September 1st 2014, 10:47
related countries: Hong Kong Hong Kong
related places: Beijing

Pro-democracy protesters in Hong Kong have disrupted a speech by a Beijing official who was explaining how new voting procedures will be introduced for the city.
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Three dead in China school stabbing

Monday, September 1st 2014, 8:54
related places: Hubei

At least three children have died and six people were injured in a knife attack on a school in China's central Hubei province, state media report.
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Official heckled amid HK poll anger

Monday, September 1st 2014, 7:24
related countries: Hong Kong Hong Kong
related places: Beijing

Hong Kong pro-democracy activists disrupt a speech by a Beijing official, a day after China ruled out a direct leadership election in 2017.
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China factory growth misses forecast

Monday, September 1st 2014, 2:13

China's manufacturing activity misses expectations in August, indicating that the country's economy may be losing momentum.
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Hong Kong's battle for hearts and minds

Sunday, August 31st 2014, 21:28
related countries: Hong Kong Hong Kong

China's decision on Hong Kong's elections raises tensions
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VIDEO: Saying 'I do' underwater in China

Sunday, August 31st 2014, 19:24

Why Chinese couples are queuing up to put on waterproof make-up and get their wedding pictures taken underwater.
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Smile please, but hold your breath

Sunday, August 31st 2014, 19:23

Chinese couples told to smile, but please hold your breath
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VIDEO: China rules out open Hong Kong poll

Sunday, August 31st 2014, 15:04
related countries: Hong Kong Hong Kong

China rules out open nominations for the next Hong Kong leadership election, in a move that has dismayed pro-democracy activists.
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Protesters condemn Hong Kong ruling

Sunday, August 31st 2014, 14:49
related countries: Hong Kong Hong Kong

Democratic groups in Hong Kong vow to fight a Chinese government decision that rules out open nominations for the next leadership election.
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China rules out open Hong Kong poll

Sunday, August 31st 2014, 9:16
related countries: Hong Kong Hong Kong

China rules out open nominations for the next Hong Kong leadership election, in a move that has dismayed pro-democracy activists.
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China warns of Hong Kong 'meddling'

Saturday, August 30th 2014, 10:35
related countries: Hong Kong Hong Kong

China warns foreign countries against "meddling" in Hong Kong's politics ahead of a crucial announcement on the territory's election process.
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MSN Messenger to end after 15 years

Friday, August 29th 2014, 17:48

Microsoft's MSN Messenger will be switched off in China in October, bringing a final end to the 15-year-old service.
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Biggest Japan defence budget sought

Friday, August 29th 2014, 10:45
related countries: Japan Japan

Japan's defence ministry has requested its biggest ever budget amid severe tensions with China over a maritime dispute in the East China Sea.
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Deadly landslide in south-west China

Thursday, August 28th 2014, 7:11

At least six people have died and 21 others are missing after a landslide swept through a village in south-west China.
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Alibaba profits up ahead of flotation

Wednesday, August 27th 2014, 15:13
related countries: United States United States

Profits at Chinese e-commerce giant Alibaba have nearly tripled, latest filings reveal, ahead of the firm's planned US stock market debut later this year.
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