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Tom Phillips

Tom Phillips

    China nets Brazilian football players
    China nets Brazilian football players
    Six days after touching down in China’s far west, Rudnei da Rosa, or Lu Dini as he is now known, is still trying to find his feet.
    Democracy is a joke, says China - look at Trump
    Democracy is a joke, says China - look at Trump
    When there is upheaval within China’s borders – riots, protests, vicious political power struggles – hardly a sniff of it will be found in the...
    China embraces love hotels
    China embraces love hotels
    Room 204 is the Shakespeare room at Beijing’s Lots of Love Hotel. A plaque on the door reads: zhongxia ye zhi meng or “a midsummer...
    Personality cult grows around China's 'Big Daddy' Xi
    Personality cult grows around China's 'Big Daddy' Xi
    Four Chinese journalists have been suspended after inadvertently – and incorrectly – announcing the resignation of President Xi Jinping.
    Cloned cows to feed China
    Cloned cows to feed China
    The scientist behind plans to build the world’s largest animal cloning factory in China has hailed the...
    Taiwan and China edge closer
    Taiwan and China edge closer
    The presidents of China and Taiwan will dine together in Singapore on Saturday in what will be the first meeting of its kind since Chairman Mao...
    US ratchets up tension with China
    US ratchets up tension with China
    China has accused the United States navy of “serious provocation” after USS Lassen sailed close to two artificial islands in the South China Sea,...
    Mugabe awarded 'China's Nobel peace prize'
    Mugabe awarded 'China's Nobel peace prize'
    The chairperson of an award dubbed China’s Nobel peace prize has defended the decision to honour Robert Mugabe, the Zimbabwean president, for...
    China seizes on (part of) its history
    China seizes on (part of) its history
    Liu Linsheng placed bouquets of yellow and white chrysanthemums beside a sewage-choked creek and gazed over a wasteland where dozens of Chinese...
    Reporter the fall guy for Chinese crisis
    Reporter the fall guy for Chinese crisis
    Wang Xiaolu, a business reporter, was detained last Tuesday after claiming China's securities regulator was pondering ending interventions aimed at...
    The case of Wang Yu, emblem of China's human rights crackdown
    The case of Wang Yu, emblem of China's human rights crackdown
    Wang Yu knew they would come for her. "Nobody is safe under a dictatorship," the human rights lawyer told a visitor to her Beijing home at the...
    Inside the world of super-rich women
    Inside the world of super-rich women
    Private jets and petal-filled jacuzzis, Cristal Champagne and Maltese dogs that drink mineral water, bodyguards, Chanel dresses and Lamborghinis...