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Class dismissed - Surge in arrests of foreign teachers in China

13 Aug 2019

BEIJING, August 13 Arrests and deportations of foreign teachers in China have soared this year, lawyers, schools and teachers say, amid a broad crackdown defined by new police tactics and Beijing's push for a "cleaner", more patriotic education system.

China warns Hong Kong protesters not to 'play with fire'

06 Aug 2019

BEIJING Protesters in Hong Kong must not "play with fire" and mistake Beijing's restraint for weakness, China said on Tuesday in its sharpest rebuke yet of the "criminals" behind demonstrations in the city whom it vowed to bring to justice. | Video

Pompeo criticises China after meeting top diplomat in Bangkok

01 Aug 2019

BANGKOK U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo on Thursday criticised China's actions in Asia after meeting his Chinese counterpart for the first time this year amid political tension between the two countries. | Video

China warns outsiders not to "sow distrust" in South China Sea

31 Jul 2019

BANGKOK China's top diplomat on Wednesday warned outside countries not to amplify disputes in the South China Sea, where recent Chinese manoeuvring in the energy-rich waters has rattled regional states and drawn condemnation from the United States.

Beijing says China stepping up U.S. soy imports, yet to show up in U.S. data

29 Jul 2019

BEIJING Chinese state media said on Sunday the United States has shipped several million tonnes of soybeans to China since the two countries' leaders met in June, although U.S. government data shows that the volume was much less.

China's ICBC, others buying more than 17.3% stake in troubled Bank of Jinzhou

28 Jul 2019

BEIJING China's Bank of Jinzhou won government-backed reinforcement on Sunday as three state-controlled financial institutions said they would take at least 17.3% in the troubled lender, whose shares have been suspended since April.

China says Xi urged Trump to ease North Korea sanctions 'in due course'

13 Jul 2019

BEIJING/WASHINGTON Chinese President Xi Jinping urged U.S. President Donald Trump last month to show flexibility in dealings with North Korea and ease sanctions on the country "in due course," China's Foreign Ministry said on Friday.

China's outrage over Hong Kong violence may prompt tighter embrace

02 Jul 2019

BEIJING China on Tuesday deplored violence in Hong Kong that saw protesters ransack the city's legislature, fuelling expectations it will take a tougher line on the territory, even as details of the scenes of vandalism went largely unreported on the mainland.

China's outrage over Hong Kong violence may prompt tighter embrace

02 Jul 2019

BEIJING China on Tuesday deplored violence in Hong Kong that saw protesters ransack the city's legislature, fuelling expectations it will take a tougher line on the territory, even as details of the scenes of vandalism went largely unreported on the mainland.

Faces for cookware: data collection industry flourishes as China pursues AI ambitions

28 Jun 2019

PINGDINGSHAN, China In a village in central China's Henan province, amid barking dogs and wandering chickens, villagers gather along a dirt road to trade images of their faces for kettles, pots and tea cups. | Video

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