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Joyce Zhou

Back on Earth, China's Mars simulation base greets first visitors

8:11pm IST

JINCHANG, China About 100 excited Chinese teenagers completed a five-hour tour of a space colony against a desolate backdrop not unlike the desert planet of Tatooine, the home world of Luke Skywalker. | Video

'I will never give up': relatives of missing Chinese on MH370 vow to keep searching

08 Mar 2019

HANDAN, China Every Saturday, Chinese farmer Li Eryou still calls the long-disconnected mobile telephone number of his son, who was among the 239 aboard Malaysia Airlines flight MH370 when it vanished five years ago in the world's greatest aviation mystery. | Video

Profit-hungry tiger breeders behind push to lift China’s trading ban

08 Jan 2019

HONG KONG/HARBIN, China At the Siberia Tiger Park in the frigid Chinese city of Harbin, visitors can learn about the facility's successful breeding programme and buy chicken carcasses to toss to around 20 tigers pacing the snow flecked ground of their enclosure. | Video

Profit-hungry tiger breeders behind push to lift China’s trading ban

08 Jan 2019

HONG KONG/HARBIN, China At the Siberia Tiger Park in the frigid Chinese city of Harbin, visitors can learn about the facility's successful breeding programme and buy chicken carcasses to toss to around 20 tigers pacing the snow flecked ground of their enclosure. | Video

Crisis of faith: Tibetan Catholics face modernity in China village

25 Dec 2018

CIZHONG, China Ruanna, a 77-year-old Tibetan woman living in a remote Chinese village overlooking the Mekong river, says her Catholic faith has never been in doubt. | Video

From chatroom to courtroom: China's #MeToo movement takes legal turn

27 Sep 2018

BEIJING When a former intern at China's state broadcaster wrote in July about being groped and forcibly kissed by one of the country's most recognizable television stars, her story ignited a social media firestorm in a country where a backlash against sexual harassment was growing.

Home of China's dog meat festival defiant amid outcry

22 Jun 2018

YULIN, China Residents of China's southern city of Yulin defended eating dog meat to celebrate the summer solstice on Thursday, as animal rights activists seek new ways to pressure organizers to cancel the annual festival. | Video

Lancome shuts main Hong Kong stores as protesters accuse it of bowing to China

08 Jun 2016

HONG KONG Lancome, the face-cream company owned by French cosmetics giant L'Oreal, shut main stores in Hong Kong on Wednesday as protesters gathered accusing it of bowing to China by cancelling a concert featuring a pro-democracy singer.

Lancome shuts main Hong Kong stores as protesters accuse it of bowing to China

08 Jun 2016

HONG KONG, June 8 Lancome, the face-cream company owned by French cosmetics giant L'Oreal, shut main stores in Hong Kong on Wednesday as protesters gathered accusing it of bowing to China by cancelling a concert featuring a pro-democracy singer.

World News

Mueller's Russia report details episodes of possible Trump obstruction

Details of Special Counsel Robert Mueller's investigation into Russia's role in the 2016 U.S. election were released on Thursday, showing a series of incidents in which President Donald Trump took actions to impede the probe that raised questions of whether he committed the crime of obstruction of justice.