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  • Macao: Informal poll in China's casino mecca faces Beijing's disfavor

    Democracy activists in China’s casino hot spot of Macao have challenged the house with an informal poll to size up support for political reforms. But police have intervened, arresting organizers of the nonbinding referendum. The balloting, which...
  • Xu takes 400 meters hurdles in photo finish, Bach praises China

    NANJING China (Reuters) - China were left celebrating more Youth Olympic gold in dramatic style on Monday as Xu Zhihang won the men's 400 meters hurdles in a photo finish after clocking the same time as Tunisian Fares Mohamed Jlasi. The two crossed the...
  • China's senior dancers and their 'red songs' would do Mao proud

    China's senior dancers and their 'red songs' would do Mao proud
    The Raffles City mall is the kind of temple to globalized capitalist consumerism that might drive Mao Tse-tung to apoplexy if he were still alive. Inside, Chinese shoppers toss down credit cards at Sephora and chomp on Kentucky Fried Chicken. Outside, a...
  • Remote, gas-rich islands on Indonesia's South China Sea frontline

    RANAI Indonesia (Reuters) - The word "sleepy" could have been invented for Ranai, the largest town in Indonesia's remote and sparsely populated Natuna archipelago. It has few cars and only two sets of traffic lights. The cloud-wreathed mountain looming...
  • Taiwan says Chinese military planes breached its airspace

    TAIPEI (Reuters) - Taiwan said on Tuesday it had scrambled jets to intercept two Chinese military aircrafts, which breached its airspace four times. The incident occurred on Monday and the Chinese planes, identified as Yun-8 transport aircraft, left...
  • Microsoft sales of media player, web browser 'problematic': Chinese regulator

    BEIJING (Reuters) - Microsoft Corp's sales of its media player and internet browser software in China have been "problematic," a Chinese antitrust regulator said on Tuesday, in response to questions about an ongoing anti-monopoly probe into the technology...
  • China sets up $3.3 billion aviation investment fund: report

    BEIJING (Reuters) - China has set up a 20 billion yuan ($3.25 billion) investment fund to help bolster its fast-growing civil aviation industry, local media said on Monday. The Civil Aviation Investment Fund, which is led by the parent of Beijing...
  • Chinese fighter jet intercepted Navy sub-hunter plane in South China Sea

    Chinese fighter jet intercepted Navy sub-hunter plane in South China Sea
    An armed Chinese fighter jet conducted what Pentagon officials called an aggressive midair intercept of a U.S. Navy submarine-hunting aircraft during a routine patrol above international waters. Pentagon spokesman Rear Adm. John Kirby said the...
  • China's Peking Opera company marks anniversary with U.S. tour

    NEW YORK (Reuters) - With lavishly embroidered costumes, elaborate makeup and acrobatics, a troupe of nearly 90 singers, actors and musicians of the Peking Opera begins a special U.S. tour on Wednesday at New York's Lincoln Center. Peking Opera, known as...
  • Chinese authorities again pull plug on Beijing film festival

    Once again, authorities in China have shut down the Beijing Independent Film Festival. A modest affair held in a distant eastern suburb of the Chinese capital in the artist town of Songzhuang, the event is intended to give auteurs of documentaries,...
  • China executes eight for 'terrorist' attacks in Xinjiang

    SHANGHAI (Reuters) - China has executed eight people for "terrorist" attacks in its restive far western region of Xinjiang, including three who "masterminded" a dramatic car crash in the capital's Tiananmen Square in 2013, state media said. Xinjiang is...