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China drops leading tech brands from state purchase lists

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China has approved a lot of locally made products while dropping some world’s leading technology brands to prevent Western cybersurveillance…

Some Chinese officials allegedly fake resumes for promotions

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Some government officials in China allegedly fake their resumes to make them look more competent in order to get promotion…

China bans ivory imports for 1 year to protect elephants

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China imposed a one-year ban on ivory imports that took immediate effect Thursday amid criticism…

Tiger cub spooked by fireworks jumps to death in east China

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A tiger cub jumped off a building to its death in eastern China when it was spooked by fireworks set off to celebrate the Chinese New Year…

Suspended sentence for 81-year-old Chinese dissident writer

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A famed 81-year-old Chinese dissident writer was given a suspended 2 1/2 year prison sentence Wednesday on charges…

Pig with weak limbs kneels down outside a temple

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A Pig with weak front limbs caused by lack of Vitamin E kneels down outside a temple…

Bus overturns in northwestern China, killing 22

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A bus overturned on a highway in China’s far western region of Xinjiang, killing 22 people and injuring 38, state media said Wednesday…

HK budget offers relief to protest-hit businesses

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Hong Kong’s finance chief on Wednesday unveiled $37 million in measures aimed at giving relief to some business owners…

Activists slam China’s most watched program for sexist jokes

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CCTV’s new year program ‘Chunwan’ was accused of gender discrimination…

Hong Kong plans to limit Chinese visitors

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Hong Kong’s Chief Executive Leung Chun-ying said he will raise the issue of large numbers of Chinese visitors with Beijing next month…