China

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Nationalist fervour ratcheted up in lead up to China’s communist party congress
Senior Communist Party officials present a united front, quashing internet rumours of a coup

Verna Yu

06, Oct, 2022 @1:20 AM

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Taiwan’s military recruitment pool shrinking due to low birthrate
Number of new conscripts at lowest level in a decade as country tries to build defences amid threat of Chinese invasion

Helen Davidson in Taipei

04, Oct, 2022 @1:59 PM

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Pakistan’s PM says rival Imran Khan is ‘biggest liar on earth’
Exclusive: As economic turmoil continues, Shehbaz Sharif accuses predecessor of leaving the country in ruins

Hannah Ellis-Petersen and Shah Meer Baloch in Lahore

04, Oct, 2022 @1:35 AM

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‘Ordinary’ Chinese vase valued at €2,000 sells for almost €8m after bidding war
Tianqiuping-style porcelain sells for nearly 4,000 times its estimated value

Kim Willsher in Paris

03, Oct, 2022 @1:49 PM

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High-profile China #MeToo case settled in US out of court
Liu Jingyao launched civil proceedings in 2019 against retail billionaire Liu Qiangdong

Helen Davidson in Taipei

03, Oct, 2022 @11:26 AM

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Think Putin is a global threat? Then we need to talk about Xi Jinping | Simon Tisdall
The Chinese dictator is reversing the reforms of his predecessors

Simon Tisdall

02, Oct, 2022 @8:00 AM

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‘My life is wonderful on the road’: the Chinese woman who broke the mould
Feeling trapped amid the expectations of being a housewife and grandmother, Su Min set off, finding freedom and fame as she travelled around China

Helen Davidson

30, Sep, 2022 @6:21 AM

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Paraguay asks Taiwan to invest $1bn to remain allies
Paraguay’s president says money will ensure Asunción can resist pressure to switch its diplomatic ties to China

Helen Davidson in Taipei

29, Sep, 2022 @8:43 AM

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Hong Kong pro-democracy figure Ted Hui sentenced to jail over 2019 protests
Former legislator, who fled to Australia last year, said earlier that any sentence would not harm his reputation or lobbying work

Helen Davidson in Taipei

29, Sep, 2022 @4:19 AM

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TechScape: What’s really behind Apple’s shift from China
Apple is now manufacturing a new phone model outside China – and the implications could be huge. Plus, a cyberstalking saga puts social media platforms on the spot

Alex Hern

28, Sep, 2022 @10:15 AM

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Return to Dust, Chinese hit film about rural hardships, disappears from streaming platforms
Film’s sudden disappearance in China prompts censorship accusations amid heightened sensitivity ahead of key Communist party meeting

Helen Davidson in Taipei

28, Sep, 2022 @5:52 AM

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Terrawatch: why is sea level rising faster along China’s coast?
Study says possible causes could include faster warming in Chinese seas and lower air pressure

Kate Ravilious

28, Sep, 2022 @5:00 AM

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