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#China

# china - Yesterday’s News

'Hostage politics': Campaigners condemn death penalty for Canadian citizen in China

Robert Lloyd Schellenberg was convicted of drug smuggling.

# china - Monday 14 January, 2019

China-Canada row deepens as Beijing sentences Canadian drug trafficker to death Diplomatic Rift This post contains videos

China-Canada row deepens as Beijing sentences Canadian drug trafficker to death

Robert Lloyd Schellenberg declared his innocence throughout a retrial.

# china - Friday 11 January, 2019

Huawei employee arrested in Poland on suspicion of spying for China

The Chinese foreign ministry told AFP it was “highly concerned” by the arrest.

# china - Thursday 10 January, 2019

China's Xi backs second North Korea-US summit, hoping they'll 'meet each other halfway'

US-North Korea talks over Pyongyang’s nuclear arsenal have stalled since the first summit in June.

# china - Thursday 3 January, 2019

China's 'Jack the Ripper' sentenced to death over murder of 11 female victims

Gao Chengyong robbed, raped and ultimately murdered 11 female victims more than a decade ago.

Chinese spacecraft makes first landing on moon's far side

China plans to send its Chang’e 5 probe to the moon next year.

# china - Wednesday 2 January, 2019

Taiwan reunification with China 'inevitable' says President Xi Jinping

China still sees democratic Taiwan as part of its territory to be reunified, despite the two sides being ruled separately since the end of a civil war on the mainland in 1949.

# china - Wednesday 26 December, 2018

China expected to overtake US as world's largest economy by 2032

Meanwhile, Brexit is due to have a negative impact on British growth next year.

# china - Friday 14 December, 2018

From The42 Ireland's Ryan claims world bronze in 50m backstroke final Medal Alert

Ireland's Ryan claims world bronze in 50m backstroke final

Setting a new Irish record, the 24-year-old was home in a time of 22.76 in China.

# china - Thursday 13 December, 2018

China confirms detention of 2 Canadians as tensions rise between countries

The two cases ratchet up pressure on Canada, which is holding Meng Wanzhou, the chief financial officer of Huawei Technologies.

# china - Wednesday 12 December, 2018

Canadian court grants Huawei executive bail in ongoing diplomatic spat between China and US

Meng Wanzhou has been held since 1 December in Canada on an American extradition request.

# china - Tuesday 11 December, 2018

Huawei executive detained in Canada seeks bail and electronic monitoring

Meng Wanzhou faces US fraud charges related to alleged sanctions-breaking dealings with Iran.

# china - Sunday 9 December, 2018

China summons Canadian ambassador over 'unconscionable, vile' detention of Huawei exec

Meng Wanzhou has been held since 1 December in Canada on an American extradition request.

# china - Friday 7 December, 2018

From The42 'This is huge' - Ireland qualify for Military World Cup after draw with France COYBIG This post contains videos

'This is huge' - Ireland qualify for Military World Cup after draw with France

The Irish Defence Forces went through after taking four points from two matches in the Netherlands.

'We have an independent judiciary': Justin Trudeau defends arrest of Chinese executive at request of US

Meng Wanzhou was arrested last week as she changed flights in Vancouver.

# china - Sunday 2 December, 2018

Donald Trump plans meeting with North Korean leader Kim Jong Un in 2019

The pair are hoping to follow-up their historic summit in Singapore in June.

# china - Friday 30 November, 2018

Saudi Arabia's leader meets Trump and others for first time since journalist's killing

The summit marks a quick return to the international stage for Prince Mohammed after the kingdom came under fire for the killing of journalist Jamal Khashoggi.

Chinese marathon to use facial recognition after 258 runners caught cheating

Anything to save the legs doing those extra miles…

# china - Friday 23 November, 2018

Dolce and Gabbana apologise after offensive ad sparks boycott Sorry This post contains videos

Dolce and Gabbana apologise after offensive ad sparks boycott

In an attempt to salvage their reputation the designers issued a video apologising.

# china - Friday 26 October, 2018

From The42 Rory McIlroy is 16 shots off the lead after torrid second round at HSBC Champions In The Drink This post contains videos

Rory McIlroy is 16 shots off the lead after torrid second round at HSBC Champions

The four-time Major winner shot a five-over par round in Shanghai.

Knife-wielding woman attacks and injures 14 children in Chinese kindergarten

The 39-year-old assailant used a kitchen knife to slash students while they were returning to the classroom.

# china - Tuesday 23 October, 2018

World's longest sea bridge - that cost an estimated €17 billion - officially opened

The €12 billion bridge took almost a decade to build while incurring major delays and cost overruns

# china - Monday 22 October, 2018

World's longest sea bridge finally set to open this week

Construction of the massive Chinese project began nearly a decade ago and it has been dogged by delays.

# china - Friday 19 October, 2018

Wife of Interpol ex-chief fears for his life - and her own safety

Meng Hongwei, also a Chinese vice public security minister, went missing on a trip to China last month.

# china - Monday 8 October, 2018

China says former Interpol chief who went missing last month is under investigation for bribery

Meng Hongwei was reported missing after leaving France for China last month.

# china - Saturday 6 October, 2018

Interpol chief hasn't been seen since September - China won't say where he is

It is the latest high-profile disappearance in China.

# china - Friday 5 October, 2018

The Chinese head of Interpol has gone missing

Meng Hongwei is reportedly being detained for questioning in his home country.

# china - Friday 28 September, 2018

World's first human case of rat disease discovered in Hong Kong

Rat hepatitis E was found in a 56-year-old man who persistently produced abnormal liver function tests.

# china - Wednesday 26 September, 2018

Trump accuses China of meddling in US elections as payback for their growing trade war

A gavel-wielding Trump at the UN Security Council accused Beijing of working against his Republican Party in upcoming midterm elections.

# china - Tuesday 18 September, 2018

Trump slaps tariffs on another $200bn worth of Chinese imports

The tariffs include a bewildering variety of products from baseball gloves to bamboo mats.

# china - Sunday 16 September, 2018

Typhoon Mangkhut barrels on after causing havoc in Hong Kong and 49 deaths in the Philippines

Mainland China is next in the storm’s path.

# china - Saturday 15 September, 2018

Super typhoon Mangkhut: The world's biggest storm of 2018 has claimed its first victims Philippines This post contains videos

# china - Sunday 2 September, 2018

China looks ready to scrap two-child policy by 2020 ... but few parents interested in more babies

The government has indicated it will scrap its policy which limits the number of children per family through tough fines.

# china - Tuesday 28 August, 2018

China looks set to scrap its two-child policy by 2020

Removing the limit could spell the end of nearly 40 years of restrictions on having children.

Japan says North Korea remains a 'serious and imminent threat'

The country also takes aim at China’s rise as a military power.

# china - Saturday 25 August, 2018

19 dead and 23 injured in China hotel fire

The hotel’s owner had been detained for questioning by police, the official Xinhua news agency has reported.

# china - Thursday 23 August, 2018

US imposes steep tariffs on $16 billion of Chinese goods

China said it will “continue to make the necessary counter-attacks”.

# china - Thursday 26 July, 2018

Explosive detonated outside US embassy in Beijing China This post contains videos

Explosive detonated outside US embassy in Beijing

A man has been arrested after the incident and is belived to have injuries to his hand.

# china - Friday 13 July, 2018

A huge explosion at a Chinese chemical plant has left 19 people dead Yibin City This post contains videos

A huge explosion at a Chinese chemical plant has left 19 people dead

Images showed what appeared to be the burned out shell of a building.

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