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Xi Jinping keeps hundreds in prison for peaceful dissent

Liu Chunxia experiences a brand-new method TO CHINA’s authorities, Liu Xiaobo was a typical offender that had actually been punished in 2009 to 11 years in prison for “prompting subversion of state power”. Mr Liu was no much more typical ...

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Xi Jinping has chosen an unusual man to lead the capital city

IN CHINESE jargon, it made use of to be stated that an authorities that was climbing abnormally quickly up the governmental rankings was “riding a helicopter”. Nowadays it is extra typical to state that such an individual is delighting in ...

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Why China’s Communists recognise just 56 ethnic groups

Indisputable his identification ” FIFTY-SIX celebrities, 56 blossoms, bros and also sis of the 56 ethnic groups come from one household,” goes a pop music of the 1990 s. Zhang Gang keeps in mind that when he initially listened to ...

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There is a gulf between Hong Kongers and the Communist Party

IT IS the stormy period in Hong Kong, but also for reporters and others welcoming Xi Jinping at the airport terminal, on his very first see to the region as China’s leader, the order was specific: no umbrellas. Authorities have ...

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China’s growing market in dog meat

Conserved from the table IN LATE June, hundreds of individuals throng the roads of Yulin, a city in the southerly district of Guangxi, for a yearly dog- consuming celebration. The occasion is questionable worldwide. Animal-welfare teams declare that 15,000 canines ...

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Donald Trump and Xi Jinping are not so friendly after all

AFTER their very first conference in Florida in April, Head of state Donald Trump fervent concerning his Chinese contrary number, Xi Jinping: “We had a fantastic chemistry, not wonderful yet excellent.” As the 2 leaders prepare for a 2nd conference, ...

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Liu Xiaobo, a Nobel peace-prize winner, is battling liver cancer

Liu Xiaobo’s “criminal offense” was to ask for freedom and also advise others to sustain him. In 2009 that gained him an 11- year prison sentence for “provoking subversion of state power”– amongst the hardest fines portioned for such an ...

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China cracks down on video streaming

ON THE the night of June 17 th almost 10,000 youths loaded a flying-saucer-shaped theater by the Huangpu river that streams with Shanghai. They had actually involved see an efficiency by Luo Tianyi, a vocal singing hologram of a girl–China’s ...

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China warns its banks about four of its most global companies

CHEN FENG remained in great spirits as his Parisian visitors, midway via a reception of lobster as well as sweet duck, toasted his success. The chairman of HNA, a Chinese corporation that started as a tiny airline company simply over ...

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Two decades after taking over Hong Kong, China is getting tougher

TWO decades ago a media circus came down on Hong Kong to witness its transfer, after a century as well as a fifty percent as a British nest, to Chinese guideline. The handover on July 1st 1997 was a phenomenal, ...

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