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How the Forbidden City’s treasures ended up divided between Beijing and Taipei

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Chinese bank’s software chief jailed after finding way to withdraw US$1m in ‘free’ cash from ATMs

Chinese bank’s software chief jailed after finding way to withdraw US$1m in ‘free’ cash...

A senior programmer with a Chinese bank who developed a way to withdraw more than US$1 million in “free” cash from ATMs has been jailed for 10 and...
Chinese boy, 3, has lucky escape after falling onto high-speed train line

Chinese boy, 3, has lucky escape after falling onto high-speed train line

A three-year-old boy had a narrow escape on Sunday after falling onto the track at a railway station in central China. The youngster was posing in front of a...
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Chinese fishing boat captain arrested in waters close to Japan

Chinese fishing boat captain arrested in waters close to Japan

A Chinese fishing boat captain has been arrested in waters close to Japan, according to state media in the island nation. Chen Wenting, 40, was detained by the Japanese...
An option for China as it tries to help Huawei escape its mounting legal woes

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Lawyers denied access to Australian writer detained in China on spying charges

Lawyers denied access to Australian writer detained in China on spying charges

Two lawyers hired by the wife of an Australian detained in Beijing for suspected espionage said they have been denied access to him by Chinese authorities because the...
How Hong Kong’s ‘Lara Croft’ took mainland Chinese TV viewers by storm

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A young Hong Kong woman’s Cinderella story has captured the hearts of mainland Chinese TV viewers after she snagged her own Prince Charming on a popular TV dating...
Story of Yanxi Palace: how China finds fresh political drama in lavish Qing dynasty epics

Story of Yanxi Palace: how China finds fresh political drama in lavish Qing dynasty...

China’s only female emperor, Wu Zetian of the Tang dynasty (618-907), was regarded as a monstrous anomaly by the Confucian elites of her era. Women were supposed to...
Macau police officer shoots man from mainland China in leg during arrest over robbery case

Macau police officer shoots man from mainland China in leg during arrest over robbery...

A police officer in Macau shot a man from mainland China in the leg on Sunday while trying to arrest him on suspicion of robbery. The 31-year-old suspect, surnamed...

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