Chinese State Media Reporter Charged with Assault After Fracas Friday, October 26th, 2018

A reporter for the Chinese Communist Party's state broadcaster has been charged with common assault after a confrontation with organizers and volunteers at a fringe event of the ruling Conservative Party conference in Birmingham last month. A video of the incident posted by the rights group Hong..

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Xinjiang Authorities Jail Prominent Uyghur Television Host Tuesday, October 23rd, 2018

Authorities in northwest China’s Xinjiang Uyghur Autonomous Region (XUAR) have jailed the Uyghur former host of a popular children’s television show, according to sources, who said he was targeted for producing a program that detailed the financial struggles of three young students. A source..

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Top Chinese official in Macau dies in fall from home: Beijing Sunday, October 21st, 2018

HONG KONG, (AFP) - China's top representative in Macau has fallen to his death from the building where he lived, authorities said Sunday. Zheng Xiaosong, 59, the Chinese government's liaison officer in the semi-autonomous former Portuguese colony, had been suffering from depression, Beijing said..

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Future Still Uncertain For Chinese Refugees in Taiwan, Thailand Tuesday, October 9th, 2018

A U.S.-based activist from a banned pro-democracy party has flown out to Taiwan to assist authorities in assessing the political asylum application of two Chinese nationals stranded in an airport on the democratic island after fleeing Beijing's influence in Thailand. Yan Kefen (also known as Yan..

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Interpol’s missing Chinese chief resigns amid Beijing probe Monday, October 8th, 2018

BEIJING, (AFP) - The Chinese head of Interpol resigned as Beijing announced Monday he was under investigation for allegedly breaking domestic law, while his wife voiced concern for his life following his disappearance. China had been tight-lipped about the fate of Meng Hongwei, who is also vice..

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Two killed jumping off from third floor of house Sunday, October 7th, 2018

KATHMANDU: Two people have died after falling from the third floor of a house at Kageshwari Manahara – 6 last night. The Kathmandu Metropolitan Police Range had raided a gambling den being operated at the house belonging Tendi Sherpa at 10 pm on Friday. The chain gate of the house was locked and..

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Size Matters: The Demise of the A380 Tuesday, February 19th, 2019

The aircraft business has always been a dear affair. More than other forms of transport, it remains susceptible to oscillating costs (materials, fuel), ever at the mercy..