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Ben Blanchard

Ben Blanchard

    Dalai Lama: Hardliners influencing Xi on Tibet autonomy
    Dalai Lama: Hardliners influencing Xi on Tibet autonomy
    Hardliners in the Chinese government are holding back President Xi Jinping from granting genuine autonomy to Tibet, the Himalayan region's exiled...
    Almost 100 killed during attacks in China's Xinjiang
    Almost 100 killed during attacks in China's Xinjiang
    Masked militants attacked civilians, police and officials last week in China's far western region of Xinjiang leading to almost 100 deaths, the government...
    China blames Xinjiang militants for deadly attack at train station
    China blames Xinjiang militants for deadly attack at train station
    China blamed militants from the restive far western region of Xinjiang on Sunday for an attack at a train station on the other side of the country...
    Chinese lunar new year a subdued affair
    Chinese lunar new year a subdued affair
    Chinese nationals welcomed the arrival of the year of the horse with toned down celebrations on Thursday, as...
    China: Death toll rises in major earthquake
    China: Death toll rises in major earthquake
    The quake happened  close to where a big quake killed almost 70 000 people in 2008.
    China denies promising S Sudan an $8-billion development deal
    China denies promising S Sudan an $8-billion development deal
    South Sudan's government announced the figure following its Kiir's trip to Beijing. Until now Beijing has neither confirmed nor denied...
    Call for reform as Xi takes helm in China
    Call for reform as Xi takes helm in China
    For Chen Qiuyang, the new Chinese leadership that formally takes over this month can radically improve her life by doing just one thing: providing...
    China's space programme launches Shenzhou 10
    China's space programme launches Shenzhou 10
    This was China's latest part of an ambitious plan to build a space station, media said on Thursday.
    US hacking accusations are flawed, says China
    US hacking accusations are flawed, says China
    Claims by Mandiant, a US computer security company, that a secretive Chinese military unit is posssibly behind a series of hacking attacks are...
    No Lunar New Year celebrations for 'mourning' Tibetans
    No Lunar New Year celebrations for 'mourning' Tibetans
    Many said celebrations on Monday were inappropriate while the burnings continued.
    Beijing insists on use of real names on micro blogs
    Beijing insists on use of real names on micro blogs
    The Beijing city government said on Friday that it would tighten control over popular micro blogs that have vexed authorities with their rapid...
    'Uighur attacks' thwarted as Pakistan's Zardari visits Xinjiang
    'Uighur attacks' thwarted as Pakistan's Zardari visits Xinjiang
    China has thwarted attacks by suspected Uighur militants in its restive far western Xinjiang region, state media said on Wednesday, as Pakistan...