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China’s dog meat festival opens despite ban rumours

China’s dog meat festival opens...

June 21

YULIN — A notorious Chinese dog meat festival opened on Wednesday with butchers hacking up slabs of canines and cooks frying the flesh, despite rumours that authorities would...

China: Otto Warmbier’s death ‘unfortunate’

China: Otto Warmbier’s death ...

June 20

BEIJING — China on Tuesday (June 20) expressed sorrow over the death of US student Otto Warmbier following his release from North Korea in a coma, and urged Washington and...

China shames jaywalkers through facial recognition

China shames jaywalkers through...

June 20

BEIJING — Chinese cities are cracking down on jaywalkers by installing facial recognition kits at intersections to identify and shame them by posting their photo on public...

Gallery: Anbang boss’ fall from grace shines spotlight on China’s financial industry

Anbang boss’ fall from grace shines...

June 20

BEIJING – As recently as a few months ago, Mr Wu Xiaohui was still receiving visitors late into the night in the Royal Suite at the Waldorf Astoria hotel, once the New York...

In China, universities teach how to go viral online

In China, universities teach how to...

June 19

SHANGHAI — A 21-year-old student walked around her campus in China using invaluable skills she learned in class: Holding a selfie stick aloft, she livestreamed her random...

China turns to US courts in effort to silence exiled businessman

China turns to US courts in effort to...

June 16

BEIJING — China has taken its fight against an exiled businessman who has stirred up a political hornets’ nest to the United States courts, gambling on a legal drama to quell...

Chinese farmer makes a business out of his fleet of homemade helicopters

Chinese farmer makes a business out...

June 16

HONG KONG — Chinese people’s interest in making their own aircraft has made a comeback in the news after a farmer was recently featured for building more than 10 of his own...

Chinese state media, netizens seize on Lee family dispute to criticise Singapore

Chinese state media, netizens seize...

June 16

SINGAPORE — Chinese state media and netizens have seized on the feud between Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong and his siblings to criticise the Republic’s leadership, drawing a...