China

Edinburgh Zoo's giant Panda

Edinburgh panda: latest attempt to get Tian Tian pregnant

One-Minute Read
Fri 27 Mar, AT 11:02

Fresh hopes for the UK's first panda baby, as zookeepers artificially inseminate giant panda on loan from China

A newborn baby holds onto his mother's finger at a hospital in Beijing

Babies for sale: children openly sold online in China

One-Minute Read
Wed 11 Mar, AT 10:51

Child-trafficking rings have become 'more sophisticated', using the internet to sell abducted babies in China

Chinese students in an internet cafe

Why China is trying to ban anonymity on social media

One-Minute Read
Wed 14 Jan, AT 15:11

Cyberspace Administration plans to 'beef up' control of internet to stop rumour-mongering

Chinese restaurant

Restaurant offers free food for attractive customers

One-Minute Read
Tue 13 Jan, AT 10:21

A restaurant in China is giving away free meals to its 50 most attractive diners each day

Passengers on a plane

First-time flier opens plane's emergency exit 'for fresh air'

One-Minute Read
Thu 18 Dec, AT 16:04

Airline says the passenger will not be fined for the dangerous mistake as he was not acting maliciously

Mark Zuckerberg Facebook

Mark Zuckerberg 'stuns' Beijing with fluent Mandarin

Video
Thu 23 Oct, AT 14:52

Founder of Facebook apologises to audience for his 'terrible Chinese' before holding full Q&A in Mandarin

Health workers

Ebola response: who has donated the most?

Briefing
Fri 17 Oct, AT 12:43

The UN launches an emergency appeal for funds as China is criticised for its failure to contribute

Kim Jong-un's hair: how the world reacted to his new look

First Reaction
Fri 20 Feb, AT 13:26

His hairstylist is dubbed 'the world's bravest person' after North Korean dictator reveals 'barbarous' new haircut

Masked health workers at the quarantine zone

Chinese city sealed off after squirrel causes plague death

One-Minute Read
Wed 23 Jul, AT 09:44

30,000 residents on lockdown after Chinese man contracts pneumonic plague and dies

A Chinese shopping street

How China shored up economic growth

One-Minute Read
Wed 16 Jul, AT 15:37

After months of gloomy figures, Chinese growth is accelerating again – slightly

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