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Chinese Nobel Peace Prize winning rights activist Liu Xiaobo has been released from prison on medical parole and is being treated in hospital for late-stage liver cancer, his lawyer said on Monday in messages seen by Reuters.
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A party drink that has been blamed for killing many people is now being sold on the mainland.
Shanghai Disneyland has a reputation for queues, so Young Post went to see which rides are worth waiting for
The fight’s not over yet though; the cuddly creature is still classified as ‘vulnerable’.
Henry Puyi, China’s last emperor, ascended to the Qing dynasty throne at age three, only to be stripped of his title three years later.
China’s women’s volleyball coach Lang Ping asked local secondary school students to uphold the spirit of teamwork, perseverance and daring to win despite adversity.
China will be helping the Syrian government in its battle against insurgents under a deal reached between Beijing and Damascus on Sunday. This is another step forward in Beijing’s engagement in the Middle East.
Beijing launched the world’s first quantum satellite yesterday, which will help it establish “hack-proof” communications between space and the ground.
Canadian swimming commentator Byron MacDonald has apologised for his on-air remarks that a Chinese swimmer “died like a pig” after China lost to Canada.
The last person you’d expect to make a film about Hong Kong school life is probably Checkley Sin Kwok-lam, the martial arts-loving finance tycoon behind Ip Man.
Four people, including at least two Hong Kong journalists, were sent to jail in Shenzhen for running an illegal business, after they sent copies of their political magazines to the mainland.