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  • Stratford-upon-Avon

    China to recreate Shakespeare's birthplace

    China announces plans to recreate Shakespeare's birthplace of Stratford-upon-Avon along with replicas of the playwright's homes, as part of an ambitious new international cultural centre that will pay homage to three literary greats.

  • China doctor

    Live head transplant ‘never’ allowed in China

    A former vice-minister of health in China dismissed the possibility of clinical trials involving a human head transplant, adding that an experiment done in China had severely violated ethical rules.

  • There is solution to NKorea, Trump tells Xi

    US President Donald Trump told Chinese President Xi Jinping on Thursday that he believes, like Xi, that there is a solution to the North Korea issue.

  • online classes

    Online classes gaining popularity among Chinese kids

    One-on-one online teaching for children, especially English lessons taught by teachers who are native speakers of the language, is becoming increasingly popular in China.

  • China Communist Party unveils new leadership

    China Communist Party unveils new leadership

    China's Communist Party reveals its new top leadership helmed by President Xi Jinping breaking with recent precedent by failing to include a clear successor among the seven-man line-up.

  • Xi ‘most powerful leader since Mao’

    China’s ruling Communist Party has amended its constitution to add President Xi Jinping’s name and ideology in an extension of his formidable political sway.

  • The economic case for China's Belt and Road

    Since 2013, China has been pursuing its “Belt and Road” initiative, which aims to develop physical infrastructure and policy linkages connecting more than 60 countries across Asia, Europe, and Africa.

  • Indian military helicopter crashes near China border, 7 dead

    An Indian airforce helicopter crashes in a remote mountain region near the border with China, killing all seven personnel on board, officials says.

  • Nkorean firms

    NKorean firms in China ordered to close by Jan

    China has ordered North Korean companies in the country to shut down by January as it applies UN sanctions imposed following Pyongyang's sixth nuclear test, the commerce ministry says.

  • China favours permanent solution of Rohingya crisis

    Communist Party of China assures Bangladesh of convincing Myanmar government to resolve the Rohingya problem permanently. The assurance comes from a meeting in Beijing between the CPC and visiting 18-member Awami League delegation headed by its presidium member Lt Col (retd) Faruk Khan.

  • ‘Unusual seismic activity’ in North Korea

    China's earthquake administration says it has detected a magnitude 3.4 earthquake in North Korea that is a "suspected explosion", raising fears the isolated state had conducted another nuclear bomb test weeks after its last one.

  • China endorses crackdown on Rohingya: Myanmar

    China endorses Myanmar's offensive against Rohingya Muslim insurgents, Myanmar state media has said, as the UN secretary-general has described the operation, forcing nearly 400,000 people to flee to Bangladesh, as "ethnic cleansing".

  • Refugee Crisis: AL sending team to seek China's help

    In the wake of a fresh violence in Myanmar's Rakhine State and the influx of Rohingya refugees into Bangladesh, the ruling Awami

  • China hits back at Trump criticism over NKorea

    China hit back on Monday after US President Donald Trump tweeted he was "very disappointed" in China following North Korea's latest missile test, saying the problem did not arise in China and that all sides need to work for a solution.

  • China hits back at criticism over Nobel laureate's death

    China lashes out at international criticism after it denied Nobel laureate Liu Xiaobo's dying wish to leave the country and faced pressure to set the democracy champion's widow free.

  • Don't look down: Glass bottom skywalk thrills in China

    Suspended more than 120 metres (400 feet) above a gaping chasm, the world's longest cantilevered glass skywalk is delighting and terrifying visitors in China.

  • Over 140 people feared buried in China landslide

    Chinese authorities launch a frantic search for over 140 people feared buried after a landslide smashes through a mountain village in southwest Sichuan province.

  • Toothpick crossbow craze has China quivering

    Handheld crossbows that can fire out needles and nails are the latest must-have toy in China but anxious parents want them banned before a young child gets blinded or worse.

  • China kindergarten blast kills 7, injures dozens

    An explosion rocks a kindergarten in eastern China, killing at least seven people and injuring dozens, authorities said, as state media published images showing bloodied and unconscious victims.

  • China probes Hulk incident

    China's football authority said Wednesday it is investigating Brazilian star Hulk's alleged altercation with a rival club's staffer, but it saw "no malicious intent" in a separate racially-charged row involving Argentina's Ezequiel Lavezzi.

  • Lavezzi denies racism as 'wacky' pose causes storm

    Argentina international Ezequiel Lavezzi has issued an apology through his Chinese club after publicity photos that showed him making a slant-eyed pose caused outrage on social media.

  • China's Tianjin denies Costa transfer report

    China Super League club Tianjin Quanjin have denied reports they signed Chelsea striker Diego Costa for a record-breaking 90 million euros ($99 million).

  • Chinese scientists unlock tea plant genome

    Chinese researchers announce they have successfully sequenced the genome of the evergreen shrub Camellia sinensis, known as tea plant, for the first time.

  • China firm scraps deal to buy Southampton stake

    China stadium builder Lander Sports Development said Monday it had scrapped plans to buy a stake in English football club Southampton, blaming unspecified "policy" changes amid a Chinese government clampdown on overseas investments.

  • N Korea tension has to be stopped: China

    China says tension over North Korea had to be stopped from reaching an "irreversible and unmanageable stage" as a US aircraft carrier group steamed towards the region amid fears the North may conduct a sixth nuclear weapons test.

  • China badminton head coach to retire after 24 years

    Li Yongbo, who led the Chinese national badminton team to gold medal victory at six Olympic games, will step down as head coach, media reports said on Wednesday.

  • The Dalai Lama factor in Sino-Indian relations

    Relations between India and China haven't been particularly warm in recent months.

  • Sorry defeats for TT teams

    Bangladesh men's and women's table tennis teams suffered defeats in the Asian Table Tennis Championship in China yesterday.

  • U-16 women booters to play in China

    Bangladesh under-16 women' team will play four practices matches in China this month as part of their preparation for the upcoming AFC U-16 Women's Championship in Thailand.

  • China power plant collapse kills 9

    An operation platform collapses at a power plant in China, killing nine people and injuring two, the official Xinhua news agency reports.

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