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Last Updated: June 27, 2016

North Korea Is Increasingly a Focus of U.S.-China Meeting

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The White House is talking in more urgent terms about North Korea’s pursuit of nuclear weapons, as President Donald Trump’s talks with Chinese President Xi Jinping approach.

Disney CEO Iger Says China Has ‘Incredible Potential’

Paul Traynor
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The 5.5 billion dollar theme park is designed to be “distinctly Chinese”.....

Xinjiang Residents Must Submit DNA Samples For Passports, Local Officials Say

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Members of predominantly Muslim Uighur community are denied passport renewals and face discrimination, just in time for Ramadan....

Missing Hong Kong Bookseller Goes Back to China after Brief Home Visit

Tyrone Siu
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65-year-old British citizen Lee Bo is already on his way back to China from Hong Kong after disappearing in December.

Chinese New Year Fireworks So Dangerous That Only Few Get to Witness

Karson Yiu
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In Nuanquan village, there is traditional a pyrotechnic display so unique and dangerous that it is still only found here.

China Sentences 8 to Death for Attacks in Xinjiang

Didi Tang
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The Urumqi Intermediate People's Court in the capital of Xinjiang also handed out suspended death sentences to five others, China Central Television said, without mentioning when the trials were held.

China ‘Strongly Displeased’ by U.S. Rights Report

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Chinese Foreign Ministry spokesman Hong Lei said at a news briefing that the independent U.S. Congressional-Executive Commission on China "twisted facts and attacked China on purpose" in its report.

Japan, US Revising Defense Plans With Eye on China

Mari Yamaguchi
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The revision, the first since 1997, comes at a time of heightened Japan-China tensions over islands claimed by both countries in the East China Sea, as well as continuing concern about North Korea's missile and nuclear weapons development.

Death Toll Rises to 75 in Chinese Factory Blast

JACK CHANG
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The death toll in for an explosion at a Chinese auto parts factory has risen to 75 people, as investigators fault poor safety measures and news reports reveal that workers had long complained of dangerous levels of dust at the facility.

China Arrests Rights Lawyer Who Fought Labor Camps

Gillian Wong
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The dramatic turnaround of Pu Zhiqiang highlights the thin line that activist lawyers often find themselves having to walk if they seek to drum up public support for causes that embarrass the ruling Communist Party: success can come at great...

China Cultivates India Amid Tension With Neighbors

Christopher Bodeen
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Amid fierce disputes with Japan, Vietnam and the Philippines, China is reaching out to India in a warming trend that could help ramp up economic exchanges and dissipate decades of distrust between the two giant neighbors.

U.S. Ambassador Urges China to Respect Human Rights

Christopher Bodeen
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At his final news conference as ambassador, Gary Locke said that Washington is "very concerned" about the case of a minority scholar charged with separatism and a recent increase in the arrests of activists and...

U.S. Tycoon Breaks Ground for China Scholars Project

Didi Tang
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Wall Street tycoon Stephen A. Schwarzman helped break ground Thursday on a college building in Beijing that will house a $300 million scholarship program bearing his name that is intended to rival the prestigious Rhodes Scholarships. 

Activist Says Human Rights Will Grow in China

Annie Huang
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 On Monday, Chen accused Beijing of Spending billions of dollars annually to monitor dissidents and activists and out them in jail if they refused to stop their advocacies. "No other regimes in the world have feared or monitored their...

One of China’s Early AIDS Heroes Hounded into Hiding Identity

Kaijing XIao
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Tian Dawei was the first Chinese man to being a gay, HIV-positive man on state TV. He wanted to help people understand, but in China AIDS still carried a strong stigma.