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Chinese city seeks young blood: how ageing Nanjing lures new talent

Tan Jingquan is exactly the kind of person the ancient Chinese city of Nanjing wants to attract. The...

One in three Christians face persecution in Asia, report finds

  The persecution of Christians in China is the worst it has been for more than a decade, with at least 50 million people expected to experience...

Australia PM set for Pacific trip as China influence expands

  Australian Prime Minister Scott Morrison will head to the island nations of Vanuatu and Fiji this week in a landmark trip aimed at mending fences and offsetting...

Poland calls for ‘joint’ EU-Nato stance on Huawei after spying arrest

  Poland’s internal affairs minister has called for the EU and Nato to take a “joint stance” on Huawei after an employee of the Chinese...

China mine accident: 21 dead after roof collapse

  Twenty-one people have been killed after a roof collapsed at a coalmine in northern China. A total of 87 people were working underground in the...

Fears grow in Africa that the flood of funds from China will start to...

  Concerns over Chinese growth could spell problems for Africa and other parts of the developing world. Beijing funded an overseas investment boom in the...

From ‘rice bunny’ to ‘back up the car’: China’s year of censorship

  China stepped up its campaign in 2018 to control what news and information its citizens can see. While censors continued heavyhanded control for any content...

China: slowing economy and inequality force new priorities for rulers

  To make ends meet, Xu Yuan, 33, has to share a bed with her best friend in Shanghai where she works in marketing. A...

China: Three students killed in Beijing university lab explosion

  Three students have been killed in a laboratory blast at a Beijing university, the city's fire department said. "There was an explosion at the experimental...

China cracks down on Christmas celebrations

  China is cracking down on Christmas. Several cities, schools, and government institutions have ordered citizens not to celebrate the holiday and to instead focus...