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  • China holds its breath on eve of vote that will shape future

    As Beijing's arid summer turned to autumn, Zhang Jianyi packed the suitcases of her 16-year-old son, Fei, and took him to the railway station for a 900-mile journey south. Fei, an average student but a keen basketball player and artist, was born and raised in China's capital. But because of an...

    Sunday, 10 November 2013 - 7:00am
  • Shanghai opens the first crack in the great firewall of China

    A tiny crack may have formed in China's determination to wall off its internet from the world, after a report suggested that uncensored web access would be allowed in a small area of Shanghai. Websites such as Facebook, Twitter and the New York Times will be allowed within a new, free trade zone...

    Wednesday, 25 September 2013 - 6:30am
  • Chinese urged to chuck away their chopsticks and save trees

    It is a battle that has divided East and West for centuries: are chopsticks superior to the knife and fork? Now the debate finally may be decided on environmental grounds. With 1.4?billion people ploughing through 80?billion pairs of disposable chopsticks each year, China has admitted that its...

    Saturday, 13 April 2013 - 6:11pm
  • Honeytrap sex tapes lift lid on Communist Party sleaze

    So far, only one of the six tapes has come to light. Released last week, it shows Lei Zhengfu, 54, the head of one of the city's districts, with an 18-year-old woman who had been hired by a property company.

    Tuesday, 27 November 2012 - 12:16pm
  • Neighbours protest as China redraws map

    The Philippines has strongly protested the inclusion of the nine-dash lines in the e-passport as such image covers an area that is clearly part of its own territory and maritime domain.

    Friday, 23 November 2012 - 2:48pm
  • China Congress: Glimpse behind the curtain of power

    A delegate to the Chinese party congress tells Virginie Magin and Malcolm Moore what goes on inside its closed meetings.

    Sunday, 11 November 2012 - 1:44pm
  • Get connected and buy a job: the Chinese way of working to the top

    Six months ago, Chen Xiaodong's uncle came to him with an idea. For £15,000 up front, the 28 year-old could leave his office job and become a policeman in Inner Mongolia.

    Saturday, 10 November 2012 - 11:35am
  • Surveillance network to stop Tibetan immolation

    Six Tibetans have doused themselves with petrol and set themselves alight since the eve of China's once-in-a-decade leadership change on Wednesday, bringing to 69 the number who are reported to have died in the past year.

    Saturday, 10 November 2012 - 11:26am
  • Sweeping power shuffle in China overshadowed by US polls?

    For the first time in a decade - and only the second time in history - the men at the top of the Chinese Communist Party will step down, voluntarily, and hand over power to a new generation.

    Monday, 5 November 2012 - 9:56am
  • China overhauls its entire military leadership

    China has begun a major reshuffle at the top of the People's Liberation Army before next month's leadership transition, as the world's largest military force continues its modernisation.

    Wednesday, 24 October 2012 - 1:06pm