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AA Edit | Pelosi better skip Taiwan

No high-ranking US official has visited the island for 25 years though the US is bound to provide the island the means to defend itself

01 Aug 2022 12:40 AM

No crowded shows, Milan Fashion Week will be live on Instagram, Facebook, YouTube, LinkedIn and Weibo

Thousands of Chinese buyers and media are prevented from travelling to the shows, forcing the fashion chamber to offer digital alternatives.

07 May 2020 5:14 PM

Court documents reveal Chinese journalist jailed for 15 years for attacking ruling party

The charge of "picking quarrels and provoking trouble" is a catch-all that Chinese authorities use against people who criticise the regime

01 May 2020 11:56 AM

Female medical staff in China given pills to delay periods

Reports of prioritising conserving suits over menstrual health invite flak from all over the world

09 Mar 2020 12:35 PM

Chinese tycoon arrested for suspected child molesting: Report

Wang Zhenhua, the 57-year-old chairman of Seazen Holdings, was arrested by Shanghai police, reported state broadcaster CCTV.

11 Jul 2019 9:20 AM


Chinese police shut down 1,100 social media accounts

The police found that some social media accounts fabricated accusations against companies and individuals.

09 Dec 2018 11:21 AM

Shanghai man who killed his wife, hid her body in freezer gets death sentence

In the three months after killing his wife, Zhu Xiaodong used her money to fund travel as well as hotel trysts with other women, the court said.

23 Aug 2018 1:32 PM

Mysterious lights over China spark UFO rumours

According to reports, the strange bright dots appear to move in a line with one disappearing and another one emerging in front of it.

21 Jul 2018 12:04 PM

Chinese varsity apologises, lifts ban on wearing miniskirts in library

Calling miniskirts 'sexual harassment' sparked immediate online controversy among students at the capital city and on Chinese social media.

21 May 2018 1:54 PM

China Air Force lands bombers on South China Sea island

Philippine opposition lawmakers condemned China's militarization of the South China Sea.

20 May 2018 6:25 PM


Air China flight diverted after man holds attendant hostage using fountain pen

The airline said police and aviation authorities were handling the matter and refused to provide further information.

15 Apr 2018 2:31 PM

China pushes pro-Xi propaganda after protest over scraping service term limit

The ruling Communist Party on Sunday proposed to remove a constitutional clause limiting presidential service to just two terms in office.

26 Feb 2018 1:29 PM

China likens to British PM, worries if ‘Aunty May’ is warm enough

The three-day trade visit has seen May earn assurances from China that Brexit will not affect the country's enthusiasm.

02 Feb 2018 10:58 AM

China shuts 128,000 websites containing ‘harmful’ information in 2017: Xinhua

Xinhua says 30.9 mn illegal publications were confiscated over the course of 2017, while 1,900 people were subject to criminal penalties.

09 Jan 2018 11:34 AM

3 people were shot dead, 6 others injured in rare shooting incident: China

Officers were deployed after receiving reports that people were hit by apparent gun fire during a fight on Tuesday night in Chaozhou city.

22 Nov 2017 2:02 PM


Modi congratulates Xi, hopes to promote India-China ties

Modi posted his message on popular Chinese microblog Weibo which is akin to Twitter.

26 Oct 2017 12:56 PM

China investigates social media sites for breach of laws

Cyber surveillance is being tightened further ahead of the 19th National Congress of the Communist Party of China.

13 Aug 2017 8:23 AM

China investigates top local social media sites in push to control content

President Xi Jinping has made China's "cyber sovereignty" a top priority.

11 Aug 2017 9:54 PM

After rebuke, China's Weibo to block unapproved video content

Chinese authorities have launched a broad campaign to control political opinion and formalise online surveillance mechanisms.

29 Jun 2017 9:41 PM

After rebuke, China's Weibo to block unapproved video content

Chinese authorities have launched a broad campaign to control political opinion and formalise online surveillance mechanisms.

29 Jun 2017 2:13 PM