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Xi Jinping pledges to remove poverty in China by 2020

Chinese President Xi Jinping. (Photo: AP)

In the past 15 years, China has lifted more than 600 million people out of poverty

Ageing China set to increase retirement age

China is set to gradually postpone its statutory retirement age in an effort to manage the looming demographic crisis, putting heavy pressure on the pension and social security systems.

Toddler’s genitals are cut off

In a gruesome incident, a woman in eastern China has allegedly cut off fingers and genitals of a six-year-old toddler for disturbing her sleep.

Tibetan writer freed by China after 10 years

A Tibetan author jailed by China for writing a book about the Himalayan region has been released after a decade in prison, a US-based rights group said.

Chinese media warn against US South China sea move

Disputed South China sea (Photo: AFP)

Tensions have mounted since China transformed reefs in the area

China to spend $22.1 billion to upgrade Internet in rural areas

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Estimates of China's rural population range from 600 million to 800 million

Ancient teeth give clues about early modern humans in Asia

(Picture Courtesy: S Xing and X-J Wu /AFP)

They belong to the modern human species that lived between 80,000 and 120,000 years ago

China switches on Brahmaputra dam

Zam Hydropower Station, largest in Tibet, raises concerns in India

South Koreans, Chinese held for luring gamblers with sex services

Representational Picture (Photo: Pixabay)

Buying casino chips for 500,000 yuan can get a three-day service from a model

China plans to cut GDP target to 6.5 per cent


China has drawn five-year plans since 1953 to map overall economic development

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