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Hong Kong Glues Down Paving Stones to Prevent Violence During Beijing Official’s Visit 

Beijing taking no chances in protest-prone Hong Kong.

Emily Rauhala writes: In a sign of the times, officials in Hong Kong are gluing down bricks ahead of a visit by a top Chinese official, a move  365 more words

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Hong Kong At ‘Serious Risk’ Of Cyberattack Amid 7 Million Daily Attempts Worldwide, Cyber Security Experts Warn

Hong Kong is certainly at a “serious risk” of cyberattack, with an average of 7 million hacking attempts daily worldwide, a Hong Kong cyber crime research centre warned authorities, urging them to do more to protect themselves from such an attack. 335 more words

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Top Chinese singer tours disputed South China Sea islands


© AFP/File | Delegate Song Zuying (C) leaves the Great Hall of the People after the opening session of the 11th National Committee of the Chinese People’s Political Consultative Conference (CPPCC), in Beijing, in 2012… 333 more words

China's military has released a rap video in order to lure more recruits

China’s military is turning to rhymes and beats in order to bring in fresh talent.

The People’s Liberation Army (PLA) released an online recruitment video… 461 more words

China blocks US Navy aircraft carrier from Hong Kong port

Friday a Pentagon spokesman confirmed China blocked a U.S. Navy aircraft carrier from arriving at a port in Hong Kong as tensions ratcheted up over disputed islands in the South China Sea. 295 more words

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China open to Sino-U.S. space cooperation - People's Daily Online

China’s leading newspaper People’s Daily reports that China is open to space cooperation with all nations including the United States.

Source: China open to Sino-U.S. space cooperation – People’s Daily Online… 27 more words


Chinese President Xi Jinping named as military’s ‘commander-in-chief’

‘All must be done with the ultimate goal of improving battle command capacities and measured by the standards of being able to fight and win wars,’ Chinese leader says By Kayleigh Lewis The Independent China’s President Xi Jinping has been restructuring the country’s militaryAFP/Getty Images Chinese President Xi Jinping has been named as commander-in-chief […] 7 more words