China blocks paid after-school tutoring by public-school teachers

China issued sweeping rules last week that bar for-profit after-school tutoring in core school subjects, in an effort to boost the birth rate by lowering family living costs

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Opinion | On The Margin: Xi throws a challenge from Tibet

President Xi’s visit to the strategically important TAR was unannounced and kept secret until it had concluded.

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Post bus blast, China, Pakistan FMs to hold talks in Chengdu

For Islamabad, ties with China are crucial due to its increasing economic dependence on Beijing

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China trying to show everything is good in Tibet, says government in exile

His comments come in the backdrop of Xi Jinping's surprise visit to the region

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World leaders pledge to redouble pandemic fight at special APEC meeting

Leaders of the Asia-Pacific trade group APEC pledged to work to expand sharing and manufacturing of coronavirus vaccines. This grouping includes US President Joe Biden, Russia's Vladimir Putin,…

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Philippines launches investigation into Chinese sewage-dumping at sea

It comes after a report by US-based tech firm Simularity Inc showed swarms of Chinese vessels had dumped human waste and wastewater for years in a disputed area of the South China Sea, causing…

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N Korean, Chinese leaders vow greater cooperation in face of foreign hostility: Report

In a message to China's President Xi Jinping, North Korean leader Kim Jong Un said their relationship is vital in the face of hostile foreign forces. Meanwhile, Xi promised to bring cooperation '…

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Five years after South China Sea ruling, China's presence around Philippines only growing

China lays claim to most of the waters within a so-called Nine Dash Line, which is also contested by Brunei, Malaysia, the Philippines, Taiwan and Vietnam

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China facing massive algae bloom threatening sea life, tourism and water transport

Chinese media reported Thursday that the algae outbreak has spread over around 9,290 square kilometers

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Millions of gene data harvested across world from women's prenatal tests linked to Chinese military

Eerily, the tests used in over 50 countries also capture genetic information about the mother, as well as personal details such as her country, height, and weight, but not her name. More…

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President Xi promotes PLA Commander overseeing India border to rank of General 

Xi, who is also Chairman of the Central Military Commission (CMC), the overall high command of the PLA, promoted 58-year-old Xu to the rank of General, the highest rank for officers in active…

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Chinese Communist Party's sauce for success: Booming economy, ruthlessness, ideological agility 

Since seizing power after civil war in 1949, the party has had a tumultuous history but President and party leader Xi Jinping is putting emphasis on turning the country into an economic, military…

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US calls report of China building more than 100 nuclear missile silos 'concerning'

The Washington Post, citing a study of commercial satellite images by a California-based group, reported on Thursday that the silos were being built in a desert near the northwestern city of Yumen…

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President Xi Jinping hails 'irreversible' rise of China on Communist Party centenary

Xi Jinping and the party are riding high as China recovers briskly from the COVID-19 outbreak and takes a more assertive stand on the global stage, although Beijing also faces criticism over its…

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New survey reveals ratings of Chinese leader Xi Jinping near historic lows

The survey by the US-based Pew Research Center found China scored higher marks for its handling of the COVID-19 pandemic than the United States, however, while ratings on this for both had…

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Space propaganda: China opens doors to world's largest planetarium

The slick new Shanghai facility showcases the nation's recent extra-terrestrial exploits while notably downplaying those of space pioneers like the United States

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China blocks paid after-school tutoring by public-school teachers

China issued sweeping rules last week that bar for-profit after-school tutoring in core school subjects, in an effort to boost the birth rate by lowering family living costs

Read Article

Opinion | On The Margin: Xi throws a challenge from Tibet

President Xi’s visit to the strategically important TAR was unannounced and kept secret until it had concluded.

Read Article

Post bus blast, China, Pakistan FMs to hold talks in Chengdu

For Islamabad, ties with China are crucial due to its increasing economic dependence on Beijing

Read Article

China trying to show everything is good in Tibet, says government in exile

His comments come in the backdrop of Xi Jinping's surprise visit to the region

Read Article

World leaders pledge to redouble pandemic fight at special APEC meeting

Leaders of the Asia-Pacific trade group APEC pledged to work to expand sharing and manufacturing of coronavirus vaccines. This grouping includes US President Joe Biden, Russia's Vladimir Putin,…

Read Article

Philippines launches investigation into Chinese sewage-dumping at sea

It comes after a report by US-based tech firm Simularity Inc showed swarms of Chinese vessels had dumped human waste and wastewater for years in a disputed area of the South China Sea, causing…

Read Article

N Korean, Chinese leaders vow greater cooperation in face of foreign hostility: Report

In a message to China's President Xi Jinping, North Korean leader Kim Jong Un said their relationship is vital in the face of hostile foreign forces. Meanwhile, Xi promised to bring cooperation '…

Read Article

Five years after South China Sea ruling, China's presence around Philippines only growing

China lays claim to most of the waters within a so-called Nine Dash Line, which is also contested by Brunei, Malaysia, the Philippines, Taiwan and Vietnam

Read Article

China facing massive algae bloom threatening sea life, tourism and water transport

Chinese media reported Thursday that the algae outbreak has spread over around 9,290 square kilometers

Read Article

Millions of gene data harvested across world from women's prenatal tests linked to Chinese military

Eerily, the tests used in over 50 countries also capture genetic information about the mother, as well as personal details such as her country, height, and weight, but not her name. More…

Read Article

President Xi promotes PLA Commander overseeing India border to rank of General 

Xi, who is also Chairman of the Central Military Commission (CMC), the overall high command of the PLA, promoted 58-year-old Xu to the rank of General, the highest rank for officers in active…

Read Article

Chinese Communist Party's sauce for success: Booming economy, ruthlessness, ideological agility 

Since seizing power after civil war in 1949, the party has had a tumultuous history but President and party leader Xi Jinping is putting emphasis on turning the country into an economic, military…

Read Article

US calls report of China building more than 100 nuclear missile silos 'concerning'

The Washington Post, citing a study of commercial satellite images by a California-based group, reported on Thursday that the silos were being built in a desert near the northwestern city of Yumen…

Read Article

President Xi Jinping hails 'irreversible' rise of China on Communist Party centenary

Xi Jinping and the party are riding high as China recovers briskly from the COVID-19 outbreak and takes a more assertive stand on the global stage, although Beijing also faces criticism over its…

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Secret society: What Chinese Communist Party doesn't want you to know

China's ruling Communist Party, which celebrates its 100th anniversary Thursday, is characterised by secrecy in leading the world's second-biggest…

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New survey reveals ratings of Chinese leader Xi Jinping near historic lows

The survey by the US-based Pew Research Center found China scored higher marks for its handling of the COVID-19 pandemic than the United States, however, while ratings on this for both had…

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US and Taiwan restart trade talks despite China opposition

President Joe Biden has pressed ahead with improving ties with Taipei, including by revising convoluted rules that have blocked direct US dealings with Taiwan since Washington switched recognition…

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Chinese Communist Party awards medals in run-up to anniversary

The medal award ceremony took place in Beijing's Great Hall of the People with much fanfare and was broadcast live on national television. The Communist Party is marking its centenary on July 1…

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China tells Taiwan it cannot rely on United States, future lies in 'reunification'

China believes that Taiwan's democratically-elected government is moving the island towards a declaration of formal independence, although Taiwan President Tsai Ing-wen has repeatedly said it is…

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Space propaganda: China opens doors to world's largest planetarium

The slick new Shanghai facility showcases the nation's recent extra-terrestrial exploits while notably downplaying those of space pioneers like the United States

Read Article

China blocks paid after-school tutoring by public-school teachers

China issued sweeping rules last week that bar for-profit after-school tutoring in core school subjects, in an effort to boost the birth rate by lowering family living costs

Read Article

Opinion | On The Margin: Xi throws a challenge from Tibet

President Xi’s visit to the strategically important TAR was unannounced and kept secret until it had concluded.

Read Article

Post bus blast, China, Pakistan FMs to hold talks in Chengdu

For Islamabad, ties with China are crucial due to its increasing economic dependence on Beijing

Read Article

China trying to show everything is good in Tibet, says government in exile

His comments come in the backdrop of Xi Jinping's surprise visit to the region

Read Article

World leaders pledge to redouble pandemic fight at special APEC meeting

Leaders of the Asia-Pacific trade group APEC pledged to work to expand sharing and manufacturing of coronavirus vaccines. This grouping includes US President Joe Biden, Russia's Vladimir Putin,…

Read Article

Philippines launches investigation into Chinese sewage-dumping at sea

It comes after a report by US-based tech firm Simularity Inc showed swarms of Chinese vessels had dumped human waste and wastewater for years in a disputed area of the South China Sea, causing…

Read Article

N Korean, Chinese leaders vow greater cooperation in face of foreign hostility: Report

In a message to China's President Xi Jinping, North Korean leader Kim Jong Un said their relationship is vital in the face of hostile foreign forces. Meanwhile, Xi promised to bring cooperation '…

Read Article

Five years after South China Sea ruling, China's presence around Philippines only growing

China lays claim to most of the waters within a so-called Nine Dash Line, which is also contested by Brunei, Malaysia, the Philippines, Taiwan and Vietnam

Read Article

China facing massive algae bloom threatening sea life, tourism and water transport

Chinese media reported Thursday that the algae outbreak has spread over around 9,290 square kilometers

Read Article

Millions of gene data harvested across world from women's prenatal tests linked to Chinese military

Eerily, the tests used in over 50 countries also capture genetic information about the mother, as well as personal details such as her country, height, and weight, but not her name. More…

Read Article

President Xi promotes PLA Commander overseeing India border to rank of General 

Xi, who is also Chairman of the Central Military Commission (CMC), the overall high command of the PLA, promoted 58-year-old Xu to the rank of General, the highest rank for officers in active…

Read Article

Chinese Communist Party's sauce for success: Booming economy, ruthlessness, ideological agility 

Since seizing power after civil war in 1949, the party has had a tumultuous history but President and party leader Xi Jinping is putting emphasis on turning the country into an economic, military…

Read Article

US calls report of China building more than 100 nuclear missile silos 'concerning'

The Washington Post, citing a study of commercial satellite images by a California-based group, reported on Thursday that the silos were being built in a desert near the northwestern city of Yumen…

Read Article

President Xi Jinping hails 'irreversible' rise of China on Communist Party centenary

Xi Jinping and the party are riding high as China recovers briskly from the COVID-19 outbreak and takes a more assertive stand on the global stage, although Beijing also faces criticism over its…

Read Article

New survey reveals ratings of Chinese leader Xi Jinping near historic lows

The survey by the US-based Pew Research Center found China scored higher marks for its handling of the COVID-19 pandemic than the United States, however, while ratings on this for both had…

Read Article

US and Taiwan restart trade talks despite China opposition

President Joe Biden has pressed ahead with improving ties with Taipei, including by revising convoluted rules that have blocked direct US dealings with Taiwan since Washington switched recognition…

Read Article

Chinese Communist Party awards medals in run-up to anniversary

The medal award ceremony took place in Beijing's Great Hall of the People with much fanfare and was broadcast live on national television. The Communist Party is marking its centenary on July 1…

Read Article

China tells Taiwan it cannot rely on United States, future lies in 'reunification'

China believes that Taiwan's democratically-elected government is moving the island towards a declaration of formal independence, although Taiwan President Tsai Ing-wen has repeatedly said it is…

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Xi Jinping holds space chat with astronauts, lauds 'new horizons' for humanity

Xi spoke to the crew from the Beijing Aerospace Command and Control Center, thanking the astronauts for their 'hard work,' and sending 'sincere regards' on behalf of their fellow countrymen

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Secret society: What Chinese Communist Party doesn't want you to know

China's ruling Communist Party, which celebrates its 100th anniversary Thursday, is characterised by secrecy in leading the world's second-biggest economic power from the shadows.

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