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Sleepless nights

Thursday, June 16th 2016, 23:48
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom

China's growing economic relationship with Britain means it will be watching the EU referendum result closely, as Celia Hatton reports.
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Hong Kong bookseller: China TV confession was 'forced'

Thursday, June 16th 2016, 16:46
related countries: Hong Kong Hong Kong

One of five Hong Kong booksellers who disappeared last year says he was forced by Chinese agents into a confession of "illegal trading".
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Hong Kong bookseller says China TV confession 'forced'

Thursday, June 16th 2016, 16:43
related countries: Hong Kong Hong Kong

One of five Hong Kong booksellers who disappeared last year says a confession he made for "illegal trading" was forced.
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Inside Disney's new Shanghai resort

Thursday, June 16th 2016, 16:02
related places: Shanghai

Disney is preparing to open its first park in Shanghai, but has the park been changed for China?
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China cancels Taiwan choir invitation over anthem singing

Thursday, June 16th 2016, 12:45
related countries: Taiwan Taiwan

China cancels an invitation to a Taiwanese children's choir after they sang the national anthem at the inauguration of the island's president.
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Chinese lesbian sues ministry over gay 'disorder' textbook

Thursday, June 16th 2016, 6:38
related places: Beijing

A Beijing court accepts a student's case against the ministry of education over textbooks that describe homosexuality as a "psychological disorder", Chinese media say.
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Biggest step

Thursday, June 16th 2016, 1:39
related countries: United States United States
related places: Disney

Disney's latest park, in China, is the corporation's most unusual. Will its distinctly American charms capture the Chinese market?
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Obama tells Dalai Lama to speak to China

Wednesday, June 15th 2016, 19:47
related countries: United States United States
related places: White House

US President Barack Obama will meet the Dalai Lama at the White House despite Chinese objections.
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Fakes often better quality - Alibaba founder

Wednesday, June 15th 2016, 7:01

The founder of Chinese ecommerce giant Alibaba says fake products are often better quality than originals, complicating anti-counterfeit efforts.
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US charges Chinese ex-IBM worker with espionage

Wednesday, June 15th 2016, 4:21
related countries: United States United States

US authorities charge Chinese national Xu Jiaqiang, a former IBM employee, with espionage for allegedly stealing source code.
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Dissident's daughter

Tuesday, June 14th 2016, 21:04

The daughter of dissident Chinese human rights lawyer Gao Zhisheng, talks to the BBC's Juliana Liu about her father's new memoir.
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Shanghai Pudong airport explosion wounds four

Sunday, June 12th 2016, 15:41
related places: Shanghai

A man sets off a homemade bomb at Shanghai international airport, injuring four people before stabbing his own neck, Chinese officials say.
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Las Vegas racing

Saturday, June 11th 2016, 0:41

Plans for a Grand Prix in Las Vegas hit top gear as organisers reveal that a Chinese conglomerate has agreed to commit the £100m needed for the race to get the green light.
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China dog meat row: Millions back petition against Yulin festival

Friday, June 10th 2016, 15:47
related places: Yulin

Animal rights campaigners in China submit a petition with 11 million signatures calling for an end to an annual dog eating festival in the south-west.
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China: Snake slaughter after kindness ritual goes wrong

Friday, June 10th 2016, 12:22

A Chinese woman frees hundreds of snakes to improve her karma, but local villagers are outraged
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Beijing to probe running tracks after reports children suffered nosebleeds

Friday, June 10th 2016, 2:02
related places: Beijing

Beijing authorities are investigating claims that school children suffered nose bleeds and allergies after exercising on a track in a primary school, the latest in a spate of similar cases.
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Japan in protest over Chinese ship

Thursday, June 9th 2016, 4:09
related countries: Japan Japan
related places: Tokyo

Japan lodges a protest with the Chinese ambassador in Tokyo after a Chinese ship sailed close to contested islands in the East China Sea.
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Japan protests to China over ship in disputed waters

Thursday, June 9th 2016, 4:09
related countries: Japan Japan
related places: Tokyo

Japan lodges a protest with the Chinese ambassador in Tokyo after a Chinese ship sailed close to contested islands in the East China Sea.
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Bomb threat forces EgyptAir jet to land

Wednesday, June 8th 2016, 9:35
related countries: Egypt Egypt, Uzbekistan Uzbekistan
related places: Beijing, Cairo

An EgyptAir jet forced to land in Uzbekistan due to a hoax bomb threat is cleared to resume its journey from Cairo to Beijing, Egyptian officials say.
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China seeks DNA for Xinjiang passports

Tuesday, June 7th 2016, 18:30
related places: Xinjiang

Police in China's north-western border region ask some residents to provide DNA samples and other biological data when applying for travel documents.
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The Chinese lawyer who had his clothes ripped off in court

Tuesday, June 7th 2016, 9:52

The Chinese lawyer who had his clothes ripped off in court
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China moves up 'power women' list

Monday, June 6th 2016, 15:36
related countries: United States United States
related places: Forbes

More Chinese women than ever have been featured on Forbes magazine's 'Most Powerful Women' list, though the US dominates.
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Lancome HK faces online backlash in China

Monday, June 6th 2016, 10:25
related countries: Hong Kong Hong Kong

Cosmetics giant Lancome cancels a promotional concert in Hong Kong after an online backlash in mainland China over an artist apparently set to perform.
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US warns China on steel production

Monday, June 6th 2016, 8:39
related countries: United States United States

US Treasury Secretary Jack Lew says China's excess steel capacity is causing damage in global markets and will hurt its economy.
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VIDEO: Tornado tears through China township

Sunday, June 5th 2016, 17:52
related places: Hainan

At least one person has died after a tornado hit a township in south China's Hainan province on Sunday.
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'Rude' cartoon bear statue removed

Thursday, June 2nd 2016, 12:58

A cartoon bear statue is removed from outside China's securities regulator after complaints about its "middle finger" gesture.
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China stresses 'friendly' N Korea ties

Thursday, June 2nd 2016, 2:07
related countries: North Korea North Korea
related places: Pyongyang

China's President Xi Jinping stresses the importance of "friendly" ties with North Korea, during a rare visit from a senior Pyongyang official.
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Mitsubishi in deal with forced labourers

Wednesday, June 1st 2016, 11:19
related countries: Japan Japan

Japan's Mitsubishi Materials agrees a deal with Chinese groups seeking compensation for workers who were used as forced labourers during World War Two.
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What made a Chinese teen stow away to Dubai?

Wednesday, June 1st 2016, 8:07

The rumour that may have lured a Chinese stowaway
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Chinese stowaway found on Dubai flight

Tuesday, May 31st 2016, 20:48
related places: Shanghai

A Chinese teenager is found hiding in the cargo hold of an Emirates passenger jet that had flown from Shanghai to Dubai.
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China bans students tearing up textbooks

Monday, May 30th 2016, 6:26

A Chinese city bans high school students from tearing up textbooks or yelling in hallways to relieve exam pressure, state media said.
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VIDEO: 'Human arrow' leap over Great Wall of China

Monday, May 30th 2016, 2:04
related countries: United States United States

US wingsuit pilot Jeb Corliss successfully hits a target suspended over the Great Wall of China.
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VIDEO: Can you force people to care for the elderly?

Sunday, May 29th 2016, 23:13
related places: Shanghai

The Shanghai government thinks the tradition of caring for your elderly is fading in China and so the worst offenders could have their credit scores downgraded.
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China firm sorry over race-row advert

Sunday, May 29th 2016, 5:55

A Chinese firm apologises over a now notorious advert in which a black man is stuffed into a washing machine and emerges a light-skinned Asian.
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Chinese theme park 'to take on Disney'

Saturday, May 28th 2016, 15:30
related places: Nanchang

China's richest man opens a huge entertainment complex in the city of Nanchang to compete with Disney, which is launching its own theme park next month.
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Xiaomi Mi Drone poses price challenge

Wednesday, May 25th 2016, 17:48
related places: Xiaomi

China's Xiaomi announces its first drone, pricing it significantly lower than a comparable model by the market leader DJI.
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Anger over Tsai 'erratic and single' article

Wednesday, May 25th 2016, 6:34
related countries: Taiwan Taiwan

An article on Chinese state media that said Taiwan's new leader Tsai Ing-wen has an "extremist style" because she is single prompts outrage online.
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VIDEO: Flooding causes Chinese building to collapse

Wednesday, May 25th 2016, 2:27
related places: Rongxian

A three-story building has collapsed after flooding in the Rongxian county of China's southern Guangxi Zhuang Autonomous Region.
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New tests find Russian athletes positive

Tuesday, May 24th 2016, 22:34
related countries: Russia Russia

The Russian Olympic Committee says 14 of its athletes at the 2008 Beijing Olympics have tested positive for doping during re-tests of their samples.
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VIDEO: Inside infamous Moscow anti-doping lab

Tuesday, May 24th 2016, 22:34
related countries: Russia Russia

Dan Roan is granted rare behind-the-scenes access to the discredited Moscow laboratory at the centre of the Russian doping scandal.
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VIDEO: How a pig helped this man to see again

Tuesday, May 24th 2016, 8:55

Wu Pinggui talks to the BBC after having an operation to transplant a pig's cornea into his eye.
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VIDEO: Building the world's largest radio telescope

Monday, May 23rd 2016, 7:06

BBC science correspondent Rebecca Morelle travels to China to take a close up tour of the Five-hundred-metre Aperture Spherical Telescope - or Fast for short.
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VIDEO: Sinkhole swallows four cars in China

Sunday, May 22nd 2016, 8:38

Footage shows cars falling into a sinkhole in Ruijin City, Jiangxi Province, east China- and firefighters pull them out.
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China's answer to Netflix and Chill?

Friday, May 20th 2016, 23:16

Chinese newly-weds copy out Communist Party constitution
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China's web users fear new milk scandal

Friday, May 20th 2016, 17:19

Chinese bloggers up in arms over milk row
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HK student activists held over protest

Thursday, May 19th 2016, 9:25
related countries: Hong Kong Hong Kong

Five protesters from a student-led pro-democracy party in Hong Kong are arrested for trying to intercept the motorcade of a top visiting Chinese official.
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Chinese jets 'intercept' US spy plane

Thursday, May 19th 2016, 9:09
related countries: United States United States

The US says Chinese fighters have carried out an "unsafe" intercept of a US military aircraft over the South China Sea, but China denies it.
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Chinese businessman agrees Villa deal

Wednesday, May 18th 2016, 18:33

Chinese businessman Dr Tony Xia agrees a deal to buy Aston Villa for £60m following their relegation to the Championship.
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US raises China steel taxes by 522%

Wednesday, May 18th 2016, 8:18
related countries: United States United States

The US raises its import duties on Chinese steelmakers by more than fivefold after accusing them of selling their products below market prices.
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HK tense as key Chinese leader visits

Tuesday, May 17th 2016, 8:59
related countries: Hong Kong Hong Kong
related places: Beijing

Tight security is in place in Hong Kong for the visit of China's third-highest leader, as concern grows about political interference by Beijing.
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China breaks Cultural Revolution silence

Tuesday, May 17th 2016, 8:35

State-run media says China can never allow a repeat of the "error" of the Cultural Revolution, after staying quiet on Monday's anniversary.
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Chinese bank buys London gold vault

Tuesday, May 17th 2016, 5:12
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom
related places: London

China's ICBC Standard Bank, the world's biggest bank by assets, agrees to buy a massive vault in London as it looks to grow its gold and precious metals business.
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China calligraphy sets auction record

Monday, May 16th 2016, 13:00

An 11th Century letter sets a new record auction price for Chinese calligraphy.
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The Cultural Revolution: A memory avoided

Monday, May 16th 2016, 12:11

China tiptoes around Cultural Revolution upheaval
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Chinese women react to sexual harassment of men

Monday, May 16th 2016, 8:15

Chinese women react to sexual harassment of men
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China ignores revolution anniversary

Monday, May 16th 2016, 7:54

The 50th anniversary of the start of the Cultural Revolution, which plunged China into a decade of chaos, has been met with silence in state media.
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China detains HK man over 'drone plot'

Monday, May 16th 2016, 2:28
related countries: Hong Kong Hong Kong

A Hong Kong man is arrested in China in connection with a plot to use a drone to disrupt a high level Chinese visit to Hong Kong, state media report.
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VIDEO: China's Cultural Revolution in posters

Saturday, May 14th 2016, 23:38

A look at China's Cultural Revolution through the posters of the time.
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British and Chinese: Divided by culture?

Saturday, May 14th 2016, 0:47
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom

Do British and Chinese people misunderstand each other?
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VIDEO: 'The land where women rule'

Friday, May 13th 2016, 23:40

China's Mosuo tribe in the foothills of the Himalayas is one of the world's last matriarchies.
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Attempting to lip read in China

Wednesday, May 11th 2016, 23:37

The problems of trying to lip read in China
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Queen filmed calling China officials 'rude'

Wednesday, May 11th 2016, 10:42
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom

The Queen is filmed saying she understood Chinese government officials had been "very rude" during a state visit to the UK last year.
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Everest graffiti tourists to be shamed

Wednesday, May 11th 2016, 2:48

Chinese authorities in Tibet plan to name and shame tourists writing "I was here" and other graffiti on Mount Everest.
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Transgender man to fight China ruling

Tuesday, May 10th 2016, 14:46

A Chinese transgender man has vowed to keep fighting for equality after a court rejected his complaint that he was fired unfairly, in the first case of its kind in mainland China.
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US navy sails in disputed S China Sea

Tuesday, May 10th 2016, 10:03
related countries: United States United States
related places: South China

A US warship sails near the contested Fiery Cross reef in the South China Sea in a "freedom of navigation" operation, sparking an angry response from China.
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China uncovers fake jellyfish 'scam'

Tuesday, May 10th 2016, 7:39

Chinese police raid two fake jellyfish syndicates, saying more than 10 tonnes of synthetic seafood made its way to local food markets.
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Eriksson expects China World Cup win

Monday, May 9th 2016, 14:59

Former England boss Sven-Goran Eriksson believes the rise of Chinese football can bring them a World Cup win within 20 years.
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Baidu told to cut adverts after death

Monday, May 9th 2016, 12:53
related places: Baidu

Baidu must reduce the number of paid-for adverts in its search results, Chinese regulators say, following controversy over the death of a student.
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VIDEO: Woman pulled from car in river rescue

Monday, May 9th 2016, 10:01

A woman who accidentally drove into a river in China's Jiangsu Province was pulled to safety by a group of quick-thinking members of the public.
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Who is the 'Ivory Queen'?

Monday, May 9th 2016, 8:13

Chinese woman accused of heading African smuggling ring
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Facebook wins China trademark case

Monday, May 9th 2016, 6:26
related places: Beijing

A Beijing court rules in favour of Facebook and against a local company which had registered "face book" as a separate trademark.
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VIDEO: Chinese dormitory buried by landslide

Sunday, May 8th 2016, 16:43

Rescue teams in China are searching for 33 construction workers whose dormitory was engulfed by a landslide after torrential rain.
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China trade slows more than expected

Sunday, May 8th 2016, 12:18

New fears about the health of China's economy are sparked by figures showing that both exports and imports fell more than expected last month.
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Rescue operation after China landslide

Sunday, May 8th 2016, 5:58

Rescuers are trying to reach 35 construction workers who have been buried under a landslide in China's Fujian province, state media report.
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VIDEO: Braving China's mountains by tightrope

Sunday, May 8th 2016, 1:00

The third International Highline Tightrope Walking Tournament has been taking place in eastern China.
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Fossils shed light on 'bizarre' reptile

Friday, May 6th 2016, 23:05

Scientists say new fossils found in China are of a crocodile-like creature that was the first known plant-eating marine reptile.
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VIDEO: China: What's in a name?

Wednesday, May 4th 2016, 19:27
related countries: United States United States
related places: Apple

Apple has been forced to share the iPhone name in China, but which other US brands have had similar problems in the country?
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Apple loses fight over 'iPhone' in China

Wednesday, May 4th 2016, 16:00

A Chinese company is free to use the name "IPHONE" on its handbags and leather goods after Apple loses a trademark court ruling in China.
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Death sparks probe into China's Baidu

Tuesday, May 3rd 2016, 10:29
related places: Baidu

Chinese authorities are probing Baidu over the death of a student who went for an experimental cancer treatment advertised on the search engine.
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China military's recruitment rap video

Tuesday, May 3rd 2016, 7:57

China's army launches big-budget rap recruitment video
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Chinese police to patrol Rome and Milan

Tuesday, May 3rd 2016, 1:52
related countries: Italy Italy
related places: Milan, Rome

Four Chinese police officers are to conduct trial patrols with Italian police in Rome and Milan to help Chinese feel safer.
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Trump accuses China of trade 'rape'

Monday, May 2nd 2016, 9:44
related countries: United States United States

Republican Party front-runner Donald Trump steps up his criticism of China's trade policy, accusing it of "raping" the US.
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Carl Icahn dumps Apple shares on China

Friday, April 29th 2016, 0:29

Billionaire investor Carl Icahn unloads his shares in Apple over the company's prospects in China.
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VIDEO: China and its unbelievable queues

Thursday, April 28th 2016, 22:28

Queuing in China is not for the faint-hearted - one photographer has been documenting the phenomenon through history.
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VIDEO: 'I can use illegal ivory to top up stock'

Thursday, April 28th 2016, 22:01
related countries: Hong Kong Hong Kong

Conservationists say the legal trade in ivory on the domestic market in China and Hong Kong is just providing a cover for the illegal smuggling.
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China passes controversial NGO laws

Thursday, April 28th 2016, 14:21

China passes new regulations for non-governmental organisations (NGOs), state media say, amid criticism it is further cracking down on civil society.
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Lego admits 'mistake' in Ai Weiwei row

Thursday, April 28th 2016, 9:35

Lego's decision to reject Chinese artist Ai Weiwei's request for a bulk order of its bricks last year was a "mistake", the toy company admits.
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China's push for driverless cars accelerates

Wednesday, April 27th 2016, 23:00

China's push for driverless cars accelerates
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Obesity 'explosion' in Chinese youth

Wednesday, April 27th 2016, 4:09

Levels of obesity in China's rural youth have rapidly increased, a study warns, because of socioeconomic changes.
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Beijing ambulances get taxi-style meters

Monday, April 25th 2016, 11:51

Fixed prices brought in over public concerns about overcharging.
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Famous Peking Opera master dies

Monday, April 25th 2016, 10:00

One of China's top opera stars, Mei Baojiu, has died at the age of 82 after being hospitalised following breathing difficulties, Chinese state media report.
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China wealth manager denies taking money

Monday, April 25th 2016, 6:21

The chairman of a Chinese wealth management company whose disappearance last week sparked alarm has strongly denied taking investors' money.
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What's behind China's cheap steel?

Sunday, April 24th 2016, 23:10

But is China distorting global markets?
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VIDEO: CCTV 'captures China sinkhole collapse'

Saturday, April 23rd 2016, 13:43

Surveillance cameras capture the moment a sinkhole opens up in a busy road, China's state broadcaster reports.
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China's anti-doping lab suspended

Friday, April 22nd 2016, 7:21

China's National Anti-Doping Agency laboratory is suspended for up to four months by the World Anti-Doping Agency.
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VIDEO: 'What do I fear? Myself?' Richard III, Chinese style

Thursday, April 21st 2016, 23:02

What happened when Shakespeare's most villainous king made the transition to China.
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VIDEO: China dust devil lifts boy into air

Thursday, April 21st 2016, 17:07

A whirlwind known as a dust devil swept through a Chinese school event lifting one boy into the air.
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China's Xi named commander in chief

Thursday, April 21st 2016, 11:54

China's President Xi Jinping is named commander in chief of a military command centre, in his latest move to increase his control of the armed forces.
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China internet star 'corrects act'

Wednesday, April 20th 2016, 7:20

One of China's most popular internet stars Papi Jiang has promised to "correct" herself and clean up her act after getting warnings from officials.
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