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Chinese teams score own goals in 'outrageous' bid to lose
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Chinese teams score own goals in 'outrageous' bid to lose

Widely shared footage of the game between the over-35 sides showed them strolling about and kicking the ball into their own nets unchallenged with the match locked at 2-2 towards the end.

The double lives of gay men in China's Hainan province: Navigating visibility and invisibility in public spaces
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The double lives of gay men in China's Hainan province: Navigating visibility and invisibility in public spaces

How gay men in Hainan understand themselves, build communities and negotiate the pressures to conform to the heterosexual life script of marriage and reproduction.

Alibaba CEO Jack Ma urges Facebook to resolve its privacy problem a day before Mark Zuckerberg's congressional hearing
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Alibaba CEO Jack Ma urges Facebook to resolve its privacy problem a day before Mark Zuckerberg's congressional hearing

Zuckerberg will appear before the US Senate Commerce and Judiciary Committees on Tuesday to address questions about how his company handles its users’ data.

Chinese fighter jets intercept US Navy surveillance plane over East China Sea, officials say
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Chinese fighter jets intercept US Navy surveillance plane over East China Sea, officials say

Two Chinese fighter jets intercepted a US Navy surveillance plane over the East China Sea, with one jet coming within about 300 feet of the American aircraft

The launch of China's heaviest satellite ends in disaster as rocket fails after lift off
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The launch of China's heaviest satellite ends in disaster as rocket fails after lift off

The Long March-5 Y2 rocket takes off from Wenchang Satellite Launch Center in Wenchang, Hainan Province, China on 2 July.

China's second heavy-lift carrier rocket 'Long March-5 Y2' launch fails due to abnormity
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China's second heavy-lift carrier rocket 'Long March-5 Y2' launch fails due to abnormity

China's attempt to launch its second heavy-lift carrier rocket 'Long March-5 Y2' failed on Sunday after abnormity was detected during the flight, official media reported

Typhoon Nida: China issues 'Orange Alert', storm expected to make landfall on Tuesday
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Typhoon Nida: China issues 'Orange Alert', storm expected to make landfall on Tuesday

China issued an "orange alert" for Typhoon Nida on Sunday, predicting the storm would hit the southern province of Guangdong on Tuesday, State news agency Xinhua reported

China braces for typhoon Nari, issues orange alert
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China braces for typhoon Nari, issues orange alert

China today issued an orange alert, the second-highest warning in its four-tier color-coded weather system, for the approaching typhoon Nari.

Philippines asks China to explain ship deployment
World

Philippines asks China to explain ship deployment

Chinese officials established Sansha city last year on a remote island 350 kilometers from Hainan to administer hundreds of thousands of square miles of offshore territory that are also claimed by Brunei, Malaysia, the Philippines, Taiwan and Vietnam.