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Wuhan residents honour coronavirus whistleblower doctor on death anniversary but no official memorials held
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Wuhan residents honour coronavirus whistleblower doctor on death anniversary but no official memorials held

Li Wenliang, a 34-year-old ophthalmologist, was one of eight whistleblowers in China who local authorities punished early on for “spreading rumors”. He sent the “rumor” because he wanted to warn others

Nepal protests: Former minister among 188 arrested in strike against parliament's dissolution
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Nepal protests: Former minister among 188 arrested in strike against parliament's dissolution

The nationwide general strike in Nepal was called on behalf of a faction of the ruling Communist Party by Pushpa Kamal Dahal, who helped KP Sharma Oli come to power in 2018, but has since become a critic

#MeToo in China: Case against State TV anchor heads to court after two-year delay
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#MeToo in China: Case against State TV anchor heads to court after two-year delay

The #MeToo survivor has accused Chinese CCTV host Zhu Jun of groping and forcibly kissing her in 2014. She is asking for a public apology as well as 50,000 yuan ($7,600) in damages

Xi Jinping's aggressive moves against India 'unexpectedly flopped', expect another brutal purge: Newsweek
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Xi Jinping's aggressive moves against India 'unexpectedly flopped', expect another brutal purge: Newsweek

As per Newsweek, the Chinese president has risked his future with the high-profile incursions into Indian territory

Ex-Trump advisor Steve Bannon's Chinese host a high-profile irritant to Beijing's Communist Party
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Ex-Trump advisor Steve Bannon's Chinese host a high-profile irritant to Beijing's Communist Party

Guo Wengui on whose yacht US president Donald Trump’s former chief strategist, Steve Bannon, was arrested has rankled China's ruling party by launching accusations of corruption on social media

US imposes sanctions on China’s major paramilitary organisation over rights abuses in Xinjiang
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US imposes sanctions on China’s major paramilitary organisation over rights abuses in Xinjiang

The sanctions freeze any assets the targets may have in US jurisdictions and bar Americans from doing business with them

China's Communist Party expels leader, who criticised Beijing's COVID-19 response, on graft charges
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China's Communist Party expels leader, who criticised Beijing's COVID-19 response, on graft charges

Ren Zhiqiang, who spoke against censorship and other sensitive topics, disappeared from public view after publishing an essay that accused Xi of mishandling the outbreak

Chinese legal scholar Xu Zhangrun sacked by university after criticising Xi Jingping's leadership
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Chinese legal scholar Xu Zhangrun sacked by university after criticising Xi Jingping's leadership

In his criticism of Communist Party leadership, Xu opposed the removal of presidential term limits, which will allow Xi Jinping to stay in the post after 2023.

China opens new national security office in Hong Kong, converts hotel into its new headquarters
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China opens new national security office in Hong Kong, converts hotel into its new headquarters

The office will oversee the Hong Kong government’s enforcement of Beijing’s sweeping national security legislation that will punish acts of secession, subversion, terrorism, and collusion with foreign forces with up to life in prison.

Trump 'not interested' in reopening US-China trade deal after report of Beijing discontent
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Trump 'not interested' in reopening US-China trade deal after report of Beijing discontent

Trump, who himself has considered abandoning the pact signed in January, told a White House press briefing he wanted to see if Beijing lived up to the deal to massively increase purchases of US goods.

China's manufacturing weaker in April as virus clobbers global consumer demand, hampers economy
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China's manufacturing weaker in April as virus clobbers global consumer demand, hampers economy

China became the first major economy to reopen factories in March after the ruling Communist Party declared victory over the outbreak. But the United States, Europe and other major markets have yet to lift controls that are keeping consumers from spending.

As coronavirus pandemic fades in China, country sees rise of equally infectious nationalism and xenophobia
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As coronavirus pandemic fades in China, country sees rise of equally infectious nationalism and xenophobia

As China tames the coronavirus epidemic now ravaging other countries, its success is giving rise to an increasingly strident blend of patriotism, nationalism and xenophobia, at a pitch many say has not been seen in decades

US designates China's official media as operatives of State, will be subject to same rules as Beijing's diplomats
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US designates China's official media as operatives of State, will be subject to same rules as Beijing's diplomats

The State Department told China on Tuesday that its five foremost news agencies will officially be treated as foreign government functionaries, subject to similar rules as diplomats stationed in the United States

In battle against coronavirus, China continues to sideline its most valuable ally: The Chinese people
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In battle against coronavirus, China continues to sideline its most valuable ally: The Chinese people

Hospitals in Wuhan and the surrounding Hubei province have been making urgent pleas to the Chinese people for three weeks as the new coronavirus ripples through the country: Send more protective gear

China announces probe into death of Li Wenliang; doctor was first to raise alarm about coronavirus in early January
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China announces probe into death of Li Wenliang; doctor was first to raise alarm about coronavirus in early January

On 3 January, Li and the seven others were summoned by Wuhan police for 'spreading fake information on the internet', state-run China Daily reported

Amid anti-govt protests in Hong Kong, this artist gives Lunar New Year tradition a new spin: Political messages in greeting cards
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Amid anti-govt protests in Hong Kong, this artist gives Lunar New Year tradition a new spin: Political messages in greeting cards

Messages printed on red packets handed out during the Lunar New Year celebrations in Hong Kong generally convey wishes for prosperity and happiness, but artist Jason Kwan has designed rubber stamps for those who want to add a political message

HSBC kicks off year with Hong Kong branches closed, vandalised; protesters suspect bank behind stopping money to them
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HSBC kicks off year with Hong Kong branches closed, vandalised; protesters suspect bank behind stopping money to them

Two HSBC branches and seven indoor ATM clusters were closed on Thursday, the first working day of the year.

Da Chen, author of critically acclaimed memoir Colors of the Mountain, passes away at 57
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Da Chen, author of critically acclaimed memoir Colors of the Mountain, passes away at 57

Da Chen, the brilliant storyteller who drew from the hardships he suffered as a persecuted child growing up in the midst of China’s cultural revolution to create the critically acclaimed memoir Colors of the Mountain, has died at age 57.

Chinese State-run media call for 'tougher line' on Hong Kong protests after Beijing announces plans to tighten control over semi-autonomous city
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Chinese State-run media call for 'tougher line' on Hong Kong protests after Beijing announces plans to tighten control over semi-autonomous city

Chinese state-run media on Monday called for a 'tougher line' on democracy protesters in Hong Kong, after a weekend of violence following Beijing's plans to tighten control over the semi-autonomous city

China warns it won't tolerate dissent against Hong Kong's governing system as it lays out plans to boost patriotism in crisis-hit city
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China warns it won't tolerate dissent against Hong Kong's governing system as it lays out plans to boost patriotism in crisis-hit city

China warned Friday it would not tolerate any challenge to Hong Kong's governing system, as it laid out plans to boost patriotism in the city and change how its leader is chosen or removed after months of pro-democracy protests