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The number of pandas in captivity rises to 600 globally

60 panda cubs were born in captivity in 2019, 57 of which survived, thus bringing the population of pandas in captivity to 600 worldwide,...

Two People Hospitalised With Deadly Pneumonic Plague in China

Two people have been diagnosed with the pneumonic plague - a rare case of the highly-contagious disease that is fatal if left untreated. The two...

51 children injured after man sprays caustic soda in a kindergarten in China

On Monday afternoon, a 23-year-old man, Kong Mohan, unemployed, broke into Dongcheng Kindergarten in Kaiyuan City, Yunnan province, and sprayed caustic soda in a...

Hong Kong protests: Man set alight hours after protester shot by police as anti-government violence escalates

A man has been set on fire in the former British colony, as the city experiences one of the most dramatic days in over...

In joint case with U.S., China jails nine for smuggling Fentanyl

A Chinese court in Xingtai, Hebei Province, sentenced nine fentanyl traffickers Thursday in an apparent demonstration that China is serious about holding up its...

Macron in China to discuss trade deals and ‘taboo’ topics

French President Emmanuel Macron in China to sign new trade agreements and to talk about the protests in Hong Kong, Xinjiang. Landing in China on...

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How Will China and Malaysia Both Benefit from the Belt and Road Initiative?

The Belt and Road Initiative has been an oft-discussed topic of contention regarding China and its neighbor, Malaysia. Construction halted for a year due to an impasse reached by both nations on the future of the project, but...

One of the four remaining Yangtze giant softshell turtles dies in China

One of the rarest turtles in the world, a Yangtze giant softshell turtle (Rafetus swinhoei, 斑 鱉), died in China, leaving only three remaining alive. The female specimen died in the Suzhou zoo in the south of China.Local...

Portraits of trees of Hong Kong and Southern China

Hong Kong possesses an impressively diverse tree flora with 390 native species. This book celebrates the incredible diversity, beauty and biology of the territory’s tree species, highlighting over 100 important species that are individually illustrated in exquisitely detailed...

Chinese, Taiwanese and Hong Kong films announced at the Far East Film Festival 2019

Far East Film Festival is a film festival dedicated to Asian cinema which is held annually in Udine, Italy. Please read the full article here:Far East Film Festival 2019

China says it wants to ban cryptocurrencies

The main Chinese economic authority wants to ban the bitcoin mining industry, according to a list of industrial activities that the agency is trying to stop and which shows the strong government pressure to block the sector. The...

Baidu CEO: AI will weaken people’s dependence on smartphones in two decades

Robin Li, CEO, and co-founder of the search engine giant Baidu said during 2019 Internet Yuelu Summit, that Artificial Intelligence will play an increasingly dominant role in everyday life and that the dependence of people on their...