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Microsoft’s Bing search engine inaccessible in China

Social media users have expressed concern that the search engine might be the latest foreign website to be...

China deletes 7 million pieces of online information, thousands of apps

China’s cyber watchdog said on Wednesday it had deleted more than 7 million pieces of online information as...

Chinese elderly jump on live streaming bandwagon

  In public squares across China, it is not unusual to see retirees practicing dance, tai chi, or even singing. Wang Jinxiang is no different --...

Outcry in mainland China as Taiwan’s Taipei Palace Museum lends priceless calligraphy masterpiece by...

  The National Palace Museum in Taipei’s decision to lend a 1,200-year-old masterpiece of calligraphy to a Japanese museum has prompted an outcry on the...

WeChat’s Star Founder Seeks Second Act for China’s Super-App

  Allen Zhang stepped on stage to wrap up a long day of presentations at a Tencent Holdings Ltd. conference. Four hours later, the WeChat...

China’s latest slang craze for ‘dirt-poor and ugly’ highlights growing income gap

  A recently coined slang word for “dirt poor and ugly” has been labelled the word of the year in China, fast becoming an emblem of...

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...

Twitter warns of ‘unusual activity’ from China and Saudi Arabia

  The bug - discovered on 15 November and fixed the day after - could have revealed the country code of users' phone numbers or...

The strange jewellery stealing prank that has gone viral in China

  A woman enters a jewellery store, asks to be shown a necklace from the cabinet, puts it around her neck and then sprints for...

China’s Weibo eyes global expansion, foreign-language products

  Chinese social media giant Weibo is making a push into foreign markets and is considering launching new products in different languages, a senior executive...