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US reaffirms Taiwan support after China sends warplanes

China sent warplanes near the island in an apparent attempt to intimidate.
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January 19, 2021, 7:18 PM

WHO experts tweet from Wuhan quarantine ahead of much-anticipated mission into virus origins

It’s a question that has generated yearlong discord between China and the West: how did this virus that plunged the world into crisis begin in the first place?
January 19, 2021, 7:18 PM
WHO experts tweet from Wuhan quarantine ahead of mission into virus origins
January 19, 2021, 6:17 PM

US calls China's abuses of Muslim minorities 'genocide' and 'crimes against humanity'

On its last day, the Trump administration on Tuesday called China's abuses of Muslim minorities "genocide" and "crimes against humanity."
January 19, 2021, 6:17 PM
US calls China's abuses of Muslim minorities 'genocide' and 'crimes against humanity'
January 18, 2021, 1:30 AM

Deaths, self-immolation draw scrutiny on China tech giants

The e-commerce workers and delivery people who kept China fed during the pandemic while making their billionaire bosses even richer are so unhappy with their pay and treatment that one just set himself on fire in protest
January 18, 2021, 1:30 AM
January 14, 2021, 10:47 AM

China demands US lift Xinjiang cotton, tomato import ban

China has demanded Washington drop a ban on cotton and tomato imports from its Muslim northwest over complaints they are produced by forced labor, which a spokesman dismissed as the “lie of the century.”
January 14, 2021, 10:47 AM
China demands US lift Xinjiang cotton, tomato import ban
January 13, 2021, 12:03 PM

China pandemic control goes rural ahead of Lunar New Year

China is concentrating its pandemic prevention efforts in the rural areas as officials urge people to not travel home for the annual Lunar New Year festival while the country combats its most serious latest outbreak of COVID-19
January 13, 2021, 12:03 PM
China pandemic control goes rural ahead of Lunar New Year
January 13, 2021, 9:53 AM

China says will defend self over UK Xinjiang labor measures

China says it will defend itself against a British government demand that companies ensure their supply chains are free from forced labor or face punishing fines
January 13, 2021, 9:53 AM
January 12, 2021, 10:39 AM

Rescuers seek to free 22 following China mine explosion

Rescuers are seeking to free 22 Chinese workers trapped underground for more than two days following an explosion at a partially built gold mine
January 12, 2021, 10:39 AM
Rescuers seek to free 22 following China mine explosion
January 10, 2021, 11:31 AM

Australia, US, UK, Canada criticize Hong Kong mass arrests

The foreign ministers of Australia, the United States, Great Britain and Canada have issued a joint statement expressing serious concern about the arrest of 55 democracy activists and supporters in Hong Kong last week
January 10, 2021, 11:31 AM
Australia, US, UK, Canada criticize Hong Kong mass arrests
January 10, 2021, 9:30 AM

Pompeo voids restrictions on diplomatic contacts with Taiwan

Move is expected to upset China as the Trump administration winds to an end.
January 10, 2021, 9:30 AM
January 8, 2021, 4:51 AM

Chinese court finds #MeToo allegations defamed journalist

In a potential blow to the #MeToo movement in China, a court has found that two former journalists defamed a third journalist by publishing an account accusing him of sexual misconduct
January 8, 2021, 4:51 AM
2 convicted of defamation in blow to China's #MeToo movement
January 6, 2021, 11:08 AM

China criticizes US order against dealing with Chinese apps

China is accusing Washington of misusing national security as an excuse to hurt commercial competitors after President Donald Trump signed an order banning transactions with payment services Alipay and WeChat Pay and six other apps
January 6, 2021, 11:08 AM
China criticizes US order against dealing with Chinese apps
January 6, 2021, 10:59 AM

Hong Kong police arrest over 50 opposition figures, including American lawyer, in national security crackdown

Dozens of Hong Kong opposition figures, including an American lawyer, were detained Wednesday under a controversial national security law that imposed by China last year.
January 6, 2021, 10:59 AM
Hong Kong police arrest over 50 opposition figures, including US lawyer
January 6, 2021, 2:30 AM

Where is Jack Ma, China's e-commerce pioneer?

China’s best-known entrepreneur, e-commerce billionaire Jack Ma, hasn't been seen in public since he angered regulators with an October speech
January 6, 2021, 2:30 AM
January 6, 2021, 12:46 AM

Where is Jack Ma, China's e-commerce pioneer?

China’s best-known entrepreneur, e-commerce billionaire Jack Ma, hasn't been seen in public since he angered regulators with an October speech
January 6, 2021, 12:46 AM
Where is Jack Ma, China's e-commerce pioneer?
January 6, 2021, 12:06 AM

Missing and incarcerated: What is happening within China’s borders?

COVID-19 travel bans have only further obscured China’s alleged human rights abuses, but experts say it’s “business as usual” behind the iron curtains.
January 6, 2021, 12:06 AM
Missing and incarcerated: What is happening within China’s borders?
January 5, 2021, 1:08 PM

Billionaire entrepreneur 'missing' after criticizing Chinese government

Jack Ma, founder of e-commerce giant Alibaba, has not been seen in public since he delivered a speech critical of China’s economic policies in October.
January 5, 2021, 1:08 PM
Billionaire entrepreneur 'missing' after criticizing Chinese government
January 4, 2021, 3:23 AM

Tibetans in exile vote in India for their political leader

Hundreds of Tibetans braved rain, cold in India’s northern city of Dharmsala.
January 4, 2021, 3:23 AM
December 31, 2020, 10:49 PM

China's most powerful solid rocket booster engine succeeds

The rocket engine was ignited for more than 130 seconds during tests.
December 31, 2020, 10:49 PM
China's most powerful solid rocket booster engine succeeds
December 31, 2020, 9:34 PM

US investigating unconfirmed intel that China offered bounties on American troops

President Donald Trump has been briefed about the uncorroborated intelligence, the official said.
December 31, 2020, 9:34 PM
US investigating unconfirmed intel that China offered bounties on American troops
December 31, 2020, 3:30 PM

Hong Kong media tycoon Jimmy Lai jailed after bail revoked

Prosecutors asked the city’s top judges to send him back to detention.
December 31, 2020, 3:30 PM
Hong Kong media tycoon Jimmy Lai's bail revoked
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China sentences lawyer who reported on outbreak to 4 years

The man was charged with “picking fights and provoking trouble."
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Lawyer who reported on virus outbreak in China sentenced to 4 years
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Shanghai police say suspect detained in games tycoon's death

Police in Shanghai say a suspect has been detained in the death by possible poisoning of the billionaire founder of a Chinese video game company that is producing films based on popular science fiction novel “The Three-Body Problem.”
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Shanghai police say suspect detained in games tycoon's death
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Trials begin for 10 charged with fleeing from Hong Kong

10 are accused of attempting to flee Hong Kong amid a crackdown on dissent.
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Trials begin for 10 charged in Hong Kong flight case
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At least 7 killed in knife attack in northeastern China

Chinese media say at least seven people were killed and another seven injured in a knife attack in the northeast
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At least 7 killed in knife attack in northeastern China
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China lowers age of criminal liability to 12 for some crimes

China has lowered the age of criminal responsibility for some serious crimes from 14 to 12, as it looks to combat juvenile crime committed by children
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China steps up pressure on Alibaba with anti-monopoly probe

China’s market regulator is conducting an anti-monopoly investigation of e-commerce giant Alibaba Group, stepping up the ruling Communist Party’s effort to control fast-growing tech industries
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Hong Kong media tycoon Jimmy Lai granted bail

Hong Kong media tycoon Jimmy Lai has been granted bail, nearly three weeks after he was remanded in custody over fraud and national security-related charges
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Hong Kong media tycoon Jimmy Lai granted bail
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China imposes new visa limits in back-and-forth with US

China has hit back with reciprocal actions against unnamed American officials in the latest back-and-forth between the rivals
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China imposes new visa limits in back-and-forth with US
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China criticizes Trump suggestion it is behind cyber spying

China’s government has criticized President Donald Trump’s suggestion that Chinese hackers, not Russia, might be behind a cyber espionage campaign against the United States
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China criticizes Trump suggestion it is behind cyber spying
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China to begin COVID-19 inoculations for front-line workers

China says it will soon begin coronavirus inoculations for workers in health care, transport and border control
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China to begin COVID-19 inoculations for front-line workers
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Moon rocks in hand, China prepares for future moon missions

Following the successful return of moon rocks by its Chang'e 5 robotic probe, China is preparing for future missions that could set the stage for an eventual  lunar base to host human explorers
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Moon rocks in hand, China prepares for future moon missions
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Chinese capsule returns to Earth carrying moon rocks

A Chinese space capsule has returned to Earth with the first fresh rock samples from the moon in more than 40 years
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Relatives make plea for info on Hong Kong detainees in China

A dozen Hong Kong residents have been detained in China more than 3 1/2 months.
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Hong Kong's Jimmy Lai denied bail as Pompeo tweets support

Hong Kong media tycoon and democracy advocate Jimmy Lai has been denied bail after being charged under the semi-autonomous Chinese territory’s new national security law
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Hong Kong's Jimmy Lai denied bail as Pompeo tweets support
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Chinese authorities detain Bloomberg news assistant

U.S. financial news service Bloomberg says Chinese authorities have detained one of its Beijing-based news assistants on what they said was suspicion of endangering national security
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Chinese authorities detain Bloomberg news assistant
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Canada says 2 citizens held in China have not been tried

The case is linked to a Huawei executive detained in Canada.
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China says 2 Canadians have been indicted, tried
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China unveils dazzling ice festival

A city in northern China has unveiled its spectacular annual snow and ice festival, home to dozens of huge, brightly lit ice sculptures.
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China unveils dazzling ice festival
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Report claims suspected Chinese intelligence operative targeted politicians

A Chinese intelligence operation in the U.S. allegedly included a female operative who had ties to a Democratic congressman and at least two mayors.
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Report claims suspected Chinese intelligence operative targeted politicians
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China restricts US official travel to Hong Kong

China says it is imposing restrictions on travel to Hong Kong by some U.S. officials and others in retaliation for similar measures imposed on Chinese individuals by Washington
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China restricts US official travel to Hong Kong
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China orders removal of 105 apps, including TripAdvisor

Companies including the Chinese arm of TripAdvisor Inc. have been ordered by regulators to overhaul their mobile phone apps in what the Chinese government says is a crackdown on pornography and other improper content
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China orders removal of 105 apps, including TripAdvisor
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Southwest China city cracks down after deaths of 23 miners

China’s southwestern megacity of Chongqing has ordered a crackdown on breaches of mine safety following last week’s deaths of 23 workers in one of the country’s worst recent mining disasters
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China hits out at US over new visa restrictions

China is accusing critics in the U.S. government of “an escalation of political suppression" against Beijing following new visa restrictions on members of China's ruling Communist Party and their immediate family members
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China hits out at US after report of new visa restrictions
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Key Hong Kong activists jailed over police HQ protest

The pair received 13 and 10-month sentences respectively.
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Hong Kong activists Joshua Wong, Agnes Chow jailed
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US takes new action on some Chinese exports, citing forced labor

A cotton distributor based in Xinjiang province has been hit with sanctions.
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US takes new action on some Chinese exports, citing forced labor
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Hong Kong publisher charged with fraud amid crackdown

Two newspapers say a pro-democracy Hong Kong media tycoon who was arrested during a crackdown on dissent has been charged with fraud but no national security offenses
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Hong Kong publisher charged with fraud amid crackdown
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China #MeToo case heard in court after more than 2 years

A Chinese woman who filed a sexual misconduct lawsuit against a TV host has told dozens of cheering supporters at a courthouse she hopes her case will encourage victims of gender violence in a system that gives them few options to pursue complaints
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China #MeToo case heads to court after 2-year delay

A high profile case of sexual harassment in China’s #MeToo movement involving a well-known Chinese state TV host will be tried in court Wednesday in Beijing after pending for more than two years
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China #MeToo case heads to court after 2-year delay
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Village in China covered in murals

Gaofeng Village in southwest China has colorful and high-quality three-dimensional murals painted on the walls of residential buildings.
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Village in China covered in murals
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Snow creates winter wonderland in China

Northern China is glistening with fresh winter scenery after heavy snowfall.
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Snow creates winter wonderland in China