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Women spark outrage by driving in Beijing's Forbidden City

The Palace Museum says it is 'deeply shocked and sincerely apologizes to the public'

The Palace Museum says it is 'deeply shocked and sincerely apologizes to the public'

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Women spark outrage by driving in Beijing's Forbidden City

The elaborate signing ceremony came between sit-down meetings with Suu Kyi and powerful ...

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China and Myanmar 'stand together' despite Rohingya backlash

The Pacific kingdom is still recovering from the devastation of Cyclone Gina two years ...

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2 missing, 3,000 in shelters as Cyclone Tino hits Fiji

In addition to being its largest investor, China is Myanmar's indispensable ally as it ...

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China's Xi vows 'new era' of Myanmar ties after red carpet welcome

Shikoku Electric criticizes the ruling, stressing the scientific merit of the firm's ...

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Japan court halts nuclear reactor restart citing volcano, quake risks

Authorities ramp up airport screenings ahead of an expected surge in arrivals for Chinese ...

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Thais find second case linked to China mystery virus

The population aged 60 and over was 253.88 million last year, accounting for 18.1% of the ...

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China's total population exceeds 1.4 billion for 1st time

The figures are released days after Vice Premier Liu He and Donald Trump signed a ...

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Chinese economic growth hits three-decade low

The ministry says it has introduced measures to prevent suicides, including consultation ...

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Suicides in Japan hit record low in 2019, down for 10th year in row

Shinjiro Koizumi, a potential future Japanese prime minister according to some opinion ...

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Japan's rising political star Koizumi and celebrity wife welcome baby boy