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Eats Shoots and Thrives

A new study has shown that China’s panda population may be on the increase, writes Sarah Left.

They are famously sex-shy, beloved of poachers, and range over extensive, densely forested highlands. 427 more words


Chinese Government takes steps on banning public smoking

Marquise Brown | Contributing Writer

The Chinese government is considering tighter  restrictions on smoking by making it illegal to smoke in public places. New Rules will be put into place banning smoking at certain outdoor areas like sports venue, restrict selling of tobacco to minors and force tobacco companies to include multiple warnings about the dangers of smoking prominently on their package labels, as was reported by the… 253 more words

Local & World

Why Cisco thinks investing billions in China will spur growth despite tensions

Cisco Systems said it plans to invest $10 billion in China amid slumping sales there tied to an international tech trade war.

The networking giant gave few details in Wednesday’s announcement. 371 more words


Shanghai Free-Trade Zone: Two Years Later

Carrying with it a lofty hope of the nation, the Shanghai Free-Trade Zone (SFTZ) has been up and running for almost two years. Already, some trials have proven successful within the zone. 923 more words


China Reporters Foundation Establishes Gao Yu Citizen Journalism Award to Promote Press Freedom in China

Dear friends and colleagues,

We have just launched Gao Yu Citizen Journalism Award in honor of our veteran Chinese journalist Gao Yu, who has been recently sentenced to a 7-year jail term by the Chinese authorities on baseless charge of “illegally providing state secrets beyond borders.” Now we are planning a campaign to raise funds for her early release, and for the 2016 Award ceremony in Hong Kong on World Press Freedom Day on May 3, 2016. 240 more words

China Censorship

War Risk Dried up Loans for Sri Lanka

As published in The Island, June 05, 2015
By Jackie Zabbar

Rajapaksa administration has come under severe criticism for the high interest loans obtained from China for the massive construction projects undertaken. 317 more words

Sri Lanka

China promises 'no cover-up' in ship sinking probe as death toll rises to 75 -- the ship carrying 456 people



China has pledged that there would be “no cover-up” of an investigation into the sinking of a cruise ship on the Yangtze River, which has left 75 people dead and over 370 missing, as angry families gathered near the rescue site to demand answers. 712 more words