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    1. December 12, 2014

      Chinese mystery of vanishing foreign brides

      Police in central China have launched an investigation into the disappearance of more than 100 Vietnamese women who married...

    2. December 11, 2014

      Hong Kong protests peter out

      It appeared to end not with a bang but a whimper. Hong Kong’s pro-democracy protests, which seized headlines at home and...

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      Many developing countries have higher ratios of female executives than advanced countr...
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    1. December 8, 2014

      China’s potty past has been flushed away

      From the outside it looks like an art gallery. But this is a gallery of toilets, brought to the residents of Shanghai by...

    2. December 5, 2014

      China property market set for demographic hit

      China’s previously overheated property market has been in the doldrums for most of this year but things are likely to get a...

    3. November 30, 2014

      Coal conversion plants sap China’s emissions targets

      Chinese negotiators attending this week’s climate change talks in Lima have come armed with a long and detailed list of...

    4. November 28, 2014

      China teacher strikes hit three more cities

      Teacher strikes have spread to three more cities in China’s slowest growing province this week, reflecting increasing...

    5. November 24, 2014

      Shanghai Notebook: Bronchial set seek blue sky breathing in China

      “Lung washing tours” are the new thing in Chinese tourism. Smog is driving mainland tourists into novel migration patterns...

    6. November 21, 2014

      China police detain Zhaodong teachers after week-long strike

      Police have detained teachers involved in a city-wide strike in northeast China that halted classes for almost a week, in a...

    7. November 13, 2014

      Fall in Chinese graduates enrolling in US

      The number of Chinese students enrolling in US graduate schools fell for the first time in at least a decade, according to a...

    8. November 12, 2014

      Shanghai English learners outscore Hong Kong

      People learning English in Shanghai have scored higher in fluency tests than those in the rival financial centre of Hong...

    9. November 11, 2014

      Singles’ Day frenzy of love and dollars

      China’s “Singles’ Day” shopping extravaganza used to be all about love, or the lack thereof, in the world’s largest lonely...

    10. November 10, 2014

      Chinese strike back against party rules

      The senior leadership of the Chinese Communist party recently concluded an important meeting pledging allegiance to the...

    11. November 10, 2014

      Fu Lu Shou, Hong Kong

      Where: 7/F, 31 Hollywood Road WiFi: Yes Plug sockets: Yes Price of espresso: HK$48 Open: 5pm – late Privacy points: 3/5 The...

    12. November 7, 2014

      Five things to watch for at Apec forum

      Geopolitics With several of the world’s most powerful and important leaders gathering in the Chinese capital in the coming...

    13. November 7, 2014

      China Bible publisher prints 125 millionth copy

      The world’s biggest Bible factory has just published its 125 millionth copy of the good book – in officially atheist China....

    14. November 4, 2014

      Africans in China feel scant Ebola panic

      Charles Abior and his family have been doing business in China for more than 40 years, but this debonair Nigerian says he...

    15. November 2, 2014

      China hails moon orbiter success

      As US investigators sift through the wreckage of two accidents, China’s space programme has taken another small step forward...

    16. October 31, 2014

      Beijing subway bans Halloween costumes

      Masked revellers, beware. The Beijing subway is not the place for you. The Chinese capital on Friday banned Halloween...

    17. October 28, 2014

      Beijing efficiency drive targets game of mah-jong

      Beijing has told public officials not to spend too much time playing the ancient game of mah-jong when they are meant to be...

    18. October 26, 2014

      China strives incoherently for the ‘socialist rule of law’

      China’s leaders are attempting to bring the country’s relationship with law into balance. The Chinese Communist party will...

    19. October 24, 2014

      American who reached Beijing before Mao and never left

      Young westerners who ventured to China during the 1980s were surprised to hear a thick Brooklyn accent echoing down the...

    20. October 19, 2014

      Unrest in China leaves 22 dead following Xinjiang attack

      A new ethnic clash in the restive region of Xinjiang, on China’s central Asian frontier, saw 22 people killed after Uighur...

    21. October 19, 2014

      Wanda aims beyond China with international homes drive

      Wanda, China’s biggest commercial property developer by sales, has set out an ambitious global expansion plan – but has...

    22. October 15, 2014

      Tensions mount in Hong Kong over alleged police beating

      Tensions mounted in Hong Kong after the emergence of a video that appears to show police officers beating a protester who...

    23. October 15, 2014

      China consumer inflation near 5-year low

      Chinese consumer prices rose at their slowest pace in almost five years in September, the latest sign of flagging growth...

    24. October 14, 2014

      Hong Kong police unblock major road to commercial centre

      Hong Kong police on Tuesday opened a crucial traffic artery in the commercial district that has been blocked for roughly two...

    25. October 14, 2014

      Concern mounts in China over Yangtze diversion project

      On a cloudy September day in the humid central Chinese city of Jingzhou, a group of Chinese officials quietly inaugurated a...

    26. October 13, 2014

      Small-screen diet for viewers on the mainland

      While the rest of the world was watching Hong Kong protest, China was viewing swarthy Japanese fascists attack comely...

    27. October 13, 2014

      Hong Kong police start to dismantle barricades

      Hong Kong police started removing some of the barricades blocking entry to the main protest zone on Monday but said the...

    28. October 12, 2014

      Buy one, get free chickens – Chinese developers resort to gimmicks

      Models dressed as imperial concubines, discounts for people who lose weight, appeals to patriotism and 1,000 live chickens...

    29. October 11, 2014

      Hong Kong protesters regroup after government rejects talks

      HONG KONG Thousands of protesters regrouped in central Hong Kong on Friday to push their demand for democracy, a day after...

    30. October 10, 2014

      Chinese tourists flock to Hong Kong despite protests

      Chinese tourists last week took scant notice of the turmoil enveloping Hong Kong as they flew there in droves to engage in a...

    31. October 8, 2014

      Xi Jinping’s hardline approach deters Hong Kong protest contagion

      Xi Jinping, China’s president, has eyed the protests in Hong Kong as he has those elsewhere on his turf: silently but with...

    32. October 7, 2014

      Protesters take stock as calm returns to downtown Hong Kong

      A sense of weary calm was returning to downtown Hong Kong on Tuesday night, with only a few hundred of the tens of thousands...

    33. October 3, 2014

      Hong Kong: Playing with fire

      When Joshua Wong made his way through crowds of protesters outside Hong Kong’s government offices on Thursday night, the...

    34. October 2, 2014

      Silencing Hong Kong will hurt democracy

      The people of Hong Kong have waited for 17 years, but have yet to see universal suffrage. For many, a political cyclone...

    35. October 2, 2014

      Hong Kong protest goes unnoticed in China

      Thousands of miles from the “umbrella revolution” rocking Hong Kong, Tiananmen Square in the heart of Beijing is now also...

    36. October 2, 2014

      Thousands of pro-democracy supporters pour into central Hong Kong

      Tens of thousands of pro-democracy supporters poured into central Hong Kong for a peace rally on Saturday evening, just...

    37. September 30, 2014

      Hong Kong marks National Day with protests

      Hong Kong’s ‘umbrella revolution’ grows Tens of thousands of protesters thronged the streets of Hong Kong on Wednesday for...

    38. September 30, 2014

      Hong Kong expects democracy protests to last for ‘long period’

      Thousands rally outside Hong Kong government complex CY Leung, Hong Kong’s chief executive, said the democracy protests...

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