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A crucial election for Hong Kong: What’s at stake?

Hong Kong chooses its next leader on Sunday in a vote overshadowed by fierce divisions over stalled political reform in the city. It is the...

China reportedly begins mass transfers of Uighur detainees from Xinjiang to prisons nationwide

Train travel to China's heavily restricted Xinjiang province is being suspended indefinitely amid reports Muslim detainees are being transferred to prisons in far-flung provinces,...

Rex Tillerson: more questions than answers in US-China relationship

Relations between the United States and China have reached “a pivot point”, Rex Tillerson has warned, calling for efforts to avoid “open conflict” between the world’s...

Trump’s granddaughter diplomacy? Arabella, 5, sings and recites Chinese poetry for Xi Jinping and...

US President Donald Trump’s young granddaughter had her Mandarin-speaking skills put to the test in front of China’s top leader on Friday. Five-year-old Arabella Kushner...

George Brandis considers new laws cracking down on Chinese spying in Australia

Attorney General George Brandis is planning a once-in-a-generation shake-up of the legal framework governing who can lawfully influence Australian politicians, amid fears of clandestine...

Progress on transplants puts nation in spotlight

By Shan Juan A 10-year reform that has shaken off China's dependence on executed inmates as the primary source for transplant organs has brought the...

Dalai Lama’s religion will outlast the Chinese occupation of Tibet

I saw the face of Lobsang Lozin on a wall in the Tibetan Museum in Dharamshala. I was struck by the kindness in it. It's...

Chinese ‘spy ship’ off Australian war games

A Chinese spy ship has been operating off Australia’s northeast coast at the same time local and US forces are taking part in joint...

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Reddit Users Rally Against Chinese Censorship After $300 Million Funding Round

As news that Chinese company Tencent will invest $150 million in Reddit ricocheted across the popular aggregation website, Redditors expressed fears about censorship —...

It’s a pity that Jack Ma has turned his fame into...

In recent days, Jack Ma has returned to the focus of public attention with his ownership separation from his listed companies in Hangzhou. Records from...

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A spectre is haunting China as President Xi stresses ideological and...

The communist ghost is haunting China as President Xi Jinping on Monday, presiding over a symposium in Beijing for teachers of ideological and political theory,...

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Feng Xiaogang’s ‘Youth’ Loses China Release Ahead of Political Event

The upcoming release of “Youth,” a bittersweet drama about China’s People’s Liberation Army, has been abruptly halted. Directed by Feng Xiaogang, the film was scheduled...

First Chinese national Chen Shaoliang debuts for SANFL’s Port Adelaide Magpies

A young AFL player from southern China will become the first Chinese national to represent Port Adelaide Football Club. Chen Shaoliang will make his debut...