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(UPDATED) US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo tweets: 'China must end its draconian surveillance and repression, release all those arbitrarily detained and cease its coercion of Chinese Muslims abroad'
Nanjing locals still remember when Mao Zedong's Nationalist rivals controlled China from their city, and some hint at dismay over its lost stature
After winning an NBA championship with the Toronto Raptors, Jeremy Lin turns his focus on leading the Beijing Shougang Ducks in the Chinese pro league
Here are some of the key ways in which China and its citizens have changed since the PRC was founded on October 1, 1949
The newly opened Beijing Daxing International Airport in China is about the size of 100 football pitches
The Solomon Islands are among only 17 countries that maintain official ties with Taiwan, but Prime Minister Manasseh Sogavare has vowed to review the relationship
One in 5 arrests made in China in 2017 took place in Xinjiang, although the region is home to just 2% of the country's population, data from the local prosecutor's office show
The European Court of Human Rights which will give the Vaclav Havel prize shortlists Ilham Tohti, an economics professor whom China sentenced to life in prison in September 2014 after being convicted of separatism
The move comes as China and the US restarted talks to resolve a bruising war which includes a side skirmish in technology.
Article 14 of Hong Kong's garrison law says the city's authorities may ask, 'when necessary', the central government for assistance from the garrison 'in the maintenance of public order and in disaster relief'
Li Peng dies of an unspecified illness in Beijing after he fails to respond to medical treatment late Monday, July 22
The announcement is likely to anger Beijing, which views Taiwan as part of its territory and has previously expressed 'serious concerns' about the possible sale
'These students are gambling their youth to defend this place, it's very fragile,' says pro-democracy lawmaker Roy Kwong
Many of the current generation of largely young protesters proudly repeat the phrase 'be like water', a philosophy of adaptability and unpredictability espoused by martial arts master and local legend Bruce Lee
(UPDATED) Authorities have vowed to hunt those behind the unrest that has plunged the semi-autonomous city's Beijing-backed government into crisis
The 'one country, two systems' deal is at the center of the row between London and Beijing
A Chinese foreign ministry spokesman says UK Foreign Secretary Jeremy Hunt 'seems to be fantasizing in the faded glory of British colonialism and in the bad habit of gesticulating while looking down on other countries' affairs'
China's embassy in Ottawa said a customs investigation – launched after the discovery of traces of a banned feed additive – reveals that up to 188 forged documents had been provided to Chinese officials
A briefer on the proposed Hong Kong extradition law
US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo salutes the 'heroic protest movement,' which he says still stirs 'the conscience of freedom-loving people around the world'
'The US recently often played the Taiwan card, in a vain attempt to use Taiwan to contain China. This is purely wishful thinking,' says a Chinese defense ministry spokesman
Ray Wong and Alan Li – who took part in 2016 protests dubbed the "Fishball Revolution" which saw the Hong Kong's worst violence for decades – are the first dissenters from the semi-autonomous Chinese city to receive such protection
China's foreign ministry says the Chinese navy asked the US vessels to leave after they entered waters adjacent to Gaven and Chigua reefs in the Spratly Islands, which Beijing calls Nansha
This is President Rodrigo Duterte's fourth visit to China since he assumed office in 2016
Taiwan's President Tsai Ing-wen says the US and Taiwanese economies are 'complementary' and that a trade pact could provide a model for the Indo-Pacific region
(UPDATED) A representative of the Dalai Lama says he is in New Delhi for a doctor's visit, and is 'doing much better'
US officials fear people with security clearances who use the app could be blackmailed by Beijing, the Wall Street Journal reports, citing unnamed sources
'I speak for my country which wants to see much to hope for, and nothing to fear from the rise of a new power,' says Philippine Foreign Secretary Teodoro Locsin Jr
New Chinese players come out in force this year in Europe's biggest annual car show, which has typically been a showcase for luxury cars from historic manufacturers
The Forbbidden City is set to celebrate the Lantern Festival with another light show
Deputy trade representative Jeffrey Gerrish leads the US delegation in preparatory meetings, according to the White House on Monday
The two sides have just a month remaining in a 90-day truce declared in December in the trade war
Yang Hengjun – a novelist, democracy advocate and former Chinese diplomat – is detained and charged with 'espionage' upon arriving in China from the United States
'The court completely rejects the accused person's explanation and defense because it is completely at odds with the facts,' says the chief judge
A male suspect using a hammer is brought 'under control' and the wounded pupils are admitted to hospital
The American delegation in Beijing includes officials from the Treasury, Commerce, Agriculture and Energy departments
Xi Jinping vows to press ahead with economic reforms but makes clear that Beijing will not deviate from its one-party system or take orders from any other country
The bishop's decision to step aside follows a rare visit by an official Vatican delegation to Beijing
The Pentagon says the sail intends to 'challenge excessive maritime claims' by China and to 'preserve access to waterways as governed by international law'
(3rd UPDATE) The blast ignites other vehicles, leaving charred and smoking remains of trucks and cars scattered on a road as firefighters work at the scene
The New York Times says, Chinese-born mother Sandra Han and her children, Cynthia and Victor Liu, were prevented from leaving the country after they arrived in June
China is the second major user of the Panama Canal after the United States
African swine fever is not harmful to humans but causes deadly hemorrhagic fever in domesticated pigs and wild boar
'Rather, we want to ensure that China act responsibly and fairly in support of security and prosperity in each of our two countries,' US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo
Taiwan President Tsai Ing-wen vows the island would not 'concede one step' in defending itself
(UPDATED) The phone call comes as tensions between the world's two biggest economies are rising on several fronts, including commerce and security
'If anyone tries to split Taiwan from China, the Chinese army will certainly do whatever it takes, and inevitably take resolute action,' says Chinese Defense Minister General Wei Fenghe
A Japanese government spokesman says China's intrusion was 'extremely regrettable' but said Tokyo is still hoping to 'take Japan-China relations to the next level'
'As Taiwan is on the frontline of the Western Pacific, we are naturally subject to tremendous pressure,' says President Tsai Ing-wen in speech marking Taiwan's National Day
The pro-democracy protest comes a week after Hong Kong banned a pro-independence party on the grounds it was a threat to national security