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Beijing’s giant new airport helps China rival US in the skies

A state-of-the-art terminal designed to eventually handle more than 100 million passengers a year is symbolic for President Xi Jinping, who faces a raft of challenges, including a trade war with the US, a slowing economy and mass protests in Hong Kong.

China: 8 students killed in knife attack in Hubei province

The incident happened at around 8:00 am on Monday at Chaoyangpo grade school in the town of Baiyangping at Enshi county at Hubei province, on the first day of the new academic year, according to the Global Times.


A floating panda, tai chi in China: Learning Mandarin in a VR classroom

The Project Aims To Augment Collaborative Learning With A.I. Agents, Simulated Environments

After weekend of violent clashes, Beijing to address Hong Kong unrest

In a rare move, the Hong Kong and Macau Affairs Office in Beijing, which has cabinet-level authority over the former British colony, is due to hold a news conference at 0700 GMT about the unrest gripping the city.

China: 10 killed, 19 injured in gas plant explosion in Yima city

The Yima gas plant of Henan Gas Co Ltd was established in 1997, covering an area of 87 hectares, with more than 1,200 employees.

Four British nationals arrested in eastern China

Relations between Beijing and London have deteriorated in recent months, partly due to top British officials' calls for China to honour its agreements on the former British colony of Hong Kong.


With paper and a promise, a Chinese cafe keeps traditional writing alive

To The Indian Express, she hands a simple version for foreigners with “zhongwen” written in Chinese - “zhong” meaning “centre or middle” and “wen” meaning “writing”.

China still 'cautiously optimistic' on US trade talks despite new tariffs

On Monday, hours after Trump said he intended to raise tariffs, the Chinese central bank cut the amount of reserves that some small and medium-sized banks need to hold, freeing up more funds for lending to cash-strapped firms.

China: At least 26 killed, 28 injured after tour bus catches fire

Local authorities say 26 people have been killed and 28 injured after a tour bus caught fire on a highway in central China's Hunan province.

The world’s fastest-growing economies India and China have the most toxic air

In the coming weeks, the Modi government’s policies on pollution will be put to the test as winter descends on the dusty plains of north India.

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Hong Kong protests: Pro-democracy protesters defy tear gas

Police officers tried to negotiate with protesters camped out on a normally busy highway near the Hong Kong government headquarters.