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Beijing (China)

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  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • Talent firm: Lawyer unable to contact Jackie Chan's son after arrest

    TAIPEI A lawyer has been unable to contact Jaycee Chan, the son of martial arts film star Jackie Chan, after his drugs-related arrest in Beijing, the Chans' management company said Tuesday. M'Stones International apologized for his arrest and said it...
  • Celebrities in firing line as China steps up drug war

    BEIJING, Aug 19 (Reuters) - China is turning up the heat in a high-profile crackdown on drugs that has ensnared a string of celebrities, including the son of Hong Kong kungfu movie star Jackie Chan, as the government seeks to push forward a wider campaign...
  • Jackie Chan's son busted in major Chinese drug crackdown

    His movies have flopped time and again and his dad, Jackie Chan, has reportedly disinherited him. But, thanks to Chinese police, actor-singer-playboy Jaycee Chan can at least say he’s been cast in a major new role that’s turning heads: bad...
  • 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 chides US over Ferguson violence, American racism

    BEIJING China, a country with its own ethnic tensions and record of excessive police action, remained quiet during the first week of clashes between protesters and law enforcement in Ferguson, Mo. That has changed in the last two days. On Monday and...
  • China presses South Sudan over renewed violence

    BEIJING (Reuters) - China's foreign minister pressed his South Sudan counterpart over renewed violence in the oil-rich state, demanding an immediate ceasefire and political dialogue in the country which is heavily reliant on Chinese investment....
  • China rejects Manila protest on ships, complains of detentions

    BEIJING (Reuters) - China rejected Philippine complaints on Wednesday about Chinese survey vessels operating in a gas-rich area of Manila's exclusive economic zone, and has lodged a separate complaint about the detention of Chinese workers, as tensions...