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Chinese novel The Waste Tide goes where little writing ever does — the recycling industry and class inequality at its heart
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Chinese novel The Waste Tide goes where little writing ever does — the recycling industry and class inequality at its heart

The greatest lesson of Chinese author Chen Qiufan’s little-known novel, The Waste Tide, may be that trash is frequently invisible to those who create it — as are the people who process it, such as manual scavengers, the labourers in ship breaking yards and so on.

Coronavirus Outbreak: China reports second consecutive day of no new local transmissions but imported cases rise
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Coronavirus Outbreak: China reports second consecutive day of no new local transmissions but imported cases rise

A total of 67 new cases were reported as of end-Wednesday, up from 47 a day earlier, all of which were imported, China’s National Health Commission said in a statement on Thursday

Coronavirus: 97 more die in China taking toll to 2,442; WHO experts visit Wuhan city to inspect situation
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Coronavirus: 97 more die in China taking toll to 2,442; WHO experts visit Wuhan city to inspect situation

On Sunday, a team of WHO experts visited the worst-affected Wuhan city in Hubei province

World's second EPR-style nuclear fusion reactor greenlit to operate in China
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World's second EPR-style nuclear fusion reactor greenlit to operate in China

The next-gen reactor carried out its first reaction, becoming only second in the world to reach the milestone.

Six months after CRISPR babies scandal, renewed debate in the scientific community
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Six months after CRISPR babies scandal, renewed debate in the scientific community

The WHO, too, has formed a panel to develop global standards to oversee gene editing, but efforts are moving slowly.

China launches 55-kilometre mega bridge connecting Hong Kong to mainland; set to be world's longest oversea structure
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China launches 55-kilometre mega bridge connecting Hong Kong to mainland; set to be world's longest oversea structure

The world's longest sea bridge connecting Hong Kong, Macau and mainland China will be launched on Tuesday at a time when Beijing seeks to tighten its grip on its semi-autonomous territories.

Hong Kong opens high-speed rail link with China; Opposition lawmakers say move violates country's constitutional document
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Hong Kong opens high-speed rail link with China; Opposition lawmakers say move violates country's constitutional document

Costing upward of $10 billion and taking more than eight years to build, the system aims to transport more than 80,000 passengers daily between Hong Kong and the neighbouring manufacturing hub of Guangdong province.

Philippines typhoon toll rises to 81; 59 people still missing as rescue teams dig through landslide in Itogon
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Philippines typhoon toll rises to 81; 59 people still missing as rescue teams dig through landslide in Itogon

Mangkhut swamped farm fields in the nation's agricultural north and smashed houses when it tore through at the weekend with violent winds and heavy rains. Since then the toll has climbed mostly due to the corpses recovered from the massive landslide in the mining town of Itogon where dozens are still believed buried under the mud.

Typhoon Mangkhut weakens to tropical storm: Toll in Philippines rises to 65; Hong Kong begins massive clean-up
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Typhoon Mangkhut weakens to tropical storm: Toll in Philippines rises to 65; Hong Kong begins massive clean-up

Mangkhut weakened from a typhoon to a tropical storm on Monday as it moved deeper into southern China.

Principal loses job for hiring pole dancer to welcome Kindergarten children in China; school issues apology to parents
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Principal loses job for hiring pole dancer to welcome Kindergarten children in China; school issues apology to parents

A kindergarten principal of a Chinese school was fired following parents and public anger for permitting a pole dance which was performed on the flagpole bearing the national flag.

Chinese woman dies after being bitten by venomous serpent she purchased online to make snake wine
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Chinese woman dies after being bitten by venomous serpent she purchased online to make snake wine

A Chinese woman who had hoped to make traditional snake wine died after being bitten by a venomous serpent which she ordered from an online shopping portal.

Xi Jinping is Communist Party's head for second time: Party breaks precedent, doesn't name clear successor to president
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Xi Jinping is Communist Party's head for second time: Party breaks precedent, doesn't name clear successor to president

China’s Communist Party revealed its new leadership helmed by President Xi Jinping, but did not include include a clear successor to the president.

Typhoon Talim intensifies; over two lakh people evacuated in China's Fujian, Zhejiang provinces
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Typhoon Talim intensifies; over two lakh people evacuated in China's Fujian, Zhejiang provinces

Over two lakh people have been evacuated from China's Fujian and Zhejiang provinces as Talim, the region's 18th typhoon this year, moves rapidly towards the country's southeast coast.

China: Typhoon Pakhar makes landfall days after Typhoon Hato hit Guangdong province
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China: Typhoon Pakhar makes landfall days after Typhoon Hato hit Guangdong province

Pakhar, the 14th typhoon of 2017, on Sunday landed in the Chinese city Taishan in Guangdong province, bringing gales of up to 33 meters per second

Typhoon Hato hits Hong Kong: Death toll rises to 16 as storm lashes Macau in southern China
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Typhoon Hato hits Hong Kong: Death toll rises to 16 as storm lashes Macau in southern China

The death toll from Severe Typhoon Hato rose to at least 16 on Thursday after the storm left a trail of destruction across southern China, blacking out Macau's mega-casinos

Sikkim standoff will not hit India-China cultural, economic ties says top Beijing official
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Sikkim standoff will not hit India-China cultural, economic ties says top Beijing official

The "long-standing" economic and cultural ties between India-China will not be affected due to standoff between armies in Sikkim, a Chinese official said

Chinese Activist Liu Shaoming jailed for writing account of 1989 Tiananmen crackdown
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Chinese Activist Liu Shaoming jailed for writing account of 1989 Tiananmen crackdown

A prominent Chinese labour activist was sentenced to 4.5 years in prison for "inciting subversion" through a written account of the 1989 Tiananmen crackdown

China floods: 56 dead, over 1.2 million evacuated as heavy rains leave a trail of destruction
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China floods: 56 dead, over 1.2 million evacuated as heavy rains leave a trail of destruction

At least 56 people have been killed and 22 others missing as heavy rains left a trail of destruction in 11 Chinese provinces, authorities said

Heavy rains lash China; 56 killed, 27,000 houses collapse in floods, landslides and hailstorms
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Heavy rains lash China; 56 killed, 27,000 houses collapse in floods, landslides and hailstorms

At least 56 people have been killed and 22 others missing as heavy rains left a trail of destruction in 11 Chinese provinces, authorities said on Tuesday.

Chinese authorities have arrested 22 people for selling iPhone users' data from Apple's internal servers
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Chinese authorities have arrested 22 people for selling iPhone users' data from Apple's internal servers

$7.36 million worth of iPhone users' data has been stolen from Apple's internal servers.