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'One country, two systems': Hong Kong's special status
'One country, two systems': Hong Kong's special status
The unprecedented wave of anti-government protests in Hong Kong has sparked a rapidly escalating diplomatic feud between China and the city's...
Telegram hit by cyber-attack, CEO points to HK protests, China
Telegram hit by cyber-attack, CEO points to HK protests, China
Encrypted messaging service Telegram suffered a major cyber-attack that appeared to originate from China, the company's CEO said on Thursday,...
Reporting from Tiananmen Square in 1989: 'I saw a lot I will never forget'
Reporting from Tiananmen Square in 1989: 'I saw a lot I will never forget'
The student-led protests in Beijing had been going on for almost three weeks by the time I arrived in China on May 1, 1989.
China welcomes US trade talks offer as new tariffs loom
China welcomes US trade talks offer as new tariffs loom
China welcomed on Thursday a Unites States offer to hold fresh trade talks, adding that the two are discussing the details and providing some hope...
How much is China’s $60-billion really worth?
How much is China’s $60-billion really worth?
Forty-eight African heads of state gathered in Beijing on September 3 and 4 for the seventh Forum for China-Africa Co-operation (Focac), a...
China's Peng banned and fined for Wimbledon corruption attempt
China's Peng banned and fined for Wimbledon corruption attempt
China's former world number one doubles star Peng Shuai was banned for six months and fined $10 000 on Wednesday for attempting to force her...
Google developing censor-friendly search engine for China
Google developing censor-friendly search engine for China
Google is crafting a search engine that would meet China's draconian censorship rules, a company employee told AFP on Thursday, in a move decried...
Investing in North Korea: Money pit or golden opportunity?
Investing in North Korea: Money pit or golden opportunity?
Donald Trump dangled the carrot of foreign investment in front of North Korean leader Kim Jong-un at their nuclear summit, but analysts say few...
China 'winning' war on smog, helping life expectancy — study
China 'winning' war on smog, helping life expectancy — study
China appears to be "winning" its war on air pollution, making so much progress that life expectancy could rise by more than two years, according...
China's activity on reclaimed reef threatens to raise regional tensions
China's activity on reclaimed reef threatens to raise regional tensions
China's continued reclamation in the South China Sea has eroded trust among rival claimants and could raise regional tensions, Southeast Asian...
Falling BRICS endanger their citizens’ health, starting with Jacob Zuma
Falling BRICS endanger their citizens’ health, starting with Jacob Zuma
As he launches the African Regional Centre of the New Development Bank (NDB) in Sandton on Thursday, nearly 18 months behind schedule, President...

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