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10,000 doves checked for ‘suspicious material’

The 10,000 doves released in a ceremony Wednesday for China’s National Day underwent unusual scrutiny, each having its feathers and anus checked for dangerous materials, state-run media reports said,

‘Umbrella Revolution’ still works online

China’s censors, who have barred most online discussion of the pro-democracy protests in Hong Kong, have so far not blocked searches for the movement’s “Umbrella Revolution” nickname, although it may

Serena Williams, Venus, Ivanovic advance in China Open

Serena Williams of the United States returns to Spain’s Silvia Soler-Espinosa during their China Open first round match— AP

US Open Champions Serena Williams and Marin Cilic powered through their openers at the $5.4 million China Open Monday, with the women’s world no. 1 crushing her opponent after being 5-0 down.

China media slams US

Terming US efforts to woo Prime Minister Narendra Modi after denying him a visa as “quite ludicrous,” an article in the Chinese state-run media on Sunday said America plans to revitalise its relations

Alibaba pays $459 million for stake in Chinese hotel tech Company

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Alibaba Group Holding Ltd has bought a 15 percent stake in hospitality technology

US efforts to court Narendra Modi ‘ludicrous’: Chinese media

Prime Minister Narendra Modi (Photo: AP)

Terming US efforts to woo Prime Minister Narendra Modi after denying him a visaas "quite ludicrous," an article in the Chinese state-run media on Sunday said America plans to revitalise its relations

China shuts down ‘virtue’ class for wives

School faces flak for teaching women to be subservient

50 killed in blasts in China’s Xinjiang region

In a major “terrorist” attack, 50 people, including 40 “rioters”, were killed in a series of explosions targeting a fair and police stations in China’s restive Xinjiang province where the country is b

China jails Uighur scholar for life for ‘separatism’

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A prominent academic from China’s mostly-Muslim Uighur minority was jailed for life Tuesday for “separatism”, with the European Union expressing outrage at the “completely unjustified” response to cri

Amid border row with India, Xi Jinping orders Chinese Army to be loyal and ready for 'regional war'

Chinese President Xi Jinping (Photo: AP/File)

Chinese President Xi Jinping demanded "absolute loyalty" from PLA's top brass, asking them to repose "firm faith" in the ruling Communist Party, guarantee a smooth chain of command and make sure all d

Between 2 pm on October 1 and 10.30 am on October 2, Central government offices in New Delhi remained closed. Why? Because Prime Minister Narendra Modi, concerned about widespread filth in India, is “launching” the nation-wide “Swachchh Bharat” (Clean India) campaign today.

Prime Minister Narendra Modi greeted the Indian diaspora in New York with a grand promise: “India will touch new heights.” The crowd of 20,000 Americans of Indian origin erupted in re