China

Thursday, January 18, 2018

Thursday, January 18, 2018

China 'trials facial recognition technology to track Muslim-dominated villages'

China 'trials facial recognition technology to track Muslim-dominated villages'

China 'trials facial recognition technology to track Muslim-dominated villages'

There are around 10 million Muslim Uygurs, which is a Turkic ethnic group, living in the area of Xinjiang

Friday, January 12, 2018

Friday, January 12, 2018

Surgeon uses virtual reality to assist in operation thousands of miles away

Surgeon uses virtual reality to assist in operation thousands of miles away

Surgeon uses virtual reality to assist in operation thousands of miles away

Chief doctor Ye Zhewei was 2,300 miles away from the operation he was conducting

This photo has gone viral and prompted a flood of sympathy

Photo of child covered in ice after walk to school in China sparks donations

Photo of child covered in ice after walk to school in China sparks donations

'Ice boy' has appeared in many news reports and also started a debate on child poverty in the country

Friday, January 5, 2018

Friday, January 5, 2018

Brother and sister reunited in China after 78 years apart

Brother and sister reunited in China after 78 years apart

Brother and sister reunited in China after 78 years apart

The pair were separated when Weng Qimei left Chaoshan as a refugee due to the Second Sino-Japanese War

Wednesday, January 3, 2018

Wednesday, January 3, 2018

Interrogation chairs put up for sale online in China

Interrogation chairs put up for sale online in China

Interrogation chairs put up for sale online in China

The chairs cost between £55 and £340

Thursday, December 21, 2017

Thursday, December 21, 2017

Winter solstice: Unusual celebrations across the world

Winter solstice: The weirdest celebrations across the world

Winter solstice: The weirdest celebrations across the world

You might think the winter solstice is just when we see less daylight, but many see it as a festival

Thursday, December 14, 2017

Thursday, December 14, 2017

Woman swallowed up by ground as huge sinkhole appears in street

Woman swallowed up by ground as huge sinkhole appears in street

Woman swallowed up by ground as huge sinkhole appears in street

The woman had been on her way back form shopping with her family

Tuesday, December 12, 2017

Tuesday, December 12, 2017

China's first rooftopper falls from skyscraper - Shocking YouTube stunts gone wrong

As China's first 'rooftopper' falls from skyscraper, here are some more dumb YouTube stunts gone wrong

China's first rooftopper dies - Shocking YouTube stunts gone wrong

Wu Yongning was known as China's first rooftopper but has died after falling from a skyscraper with 62 floors

Monday, December 11, 2017

Monday, December 11, 2017

China's top newspaper slams Australian reports on interference as 'paranoid and racist'

China's top newspaper slams Australian reports on interference as 'paranoid and racist'

China's top newspaper slams Australian media as 'paranoid and racist'

The Prime Minister of Australia, Malcolm Turnbull, has said he is taking allegations of Chinese interference very seriously

Thursday, December 7, 2017

Thursday, December 7, 2017

Flight attendant suspended after eating passenger's leftover meal

Chinese flight attendant suspended after eating passenger's leftover meal

Chinese flight attendant suspended after eating passenger's leftover meal

Urumqi Air released a statement saying the woman did not handle leftover food properly

Thursday, November 30, 2017

Thursday, November 30, 2017

Man fined for painting extra road markings to make his commute faster

Man fined for painting extra road markings to make his commute faster

Man fined for painting extra road markings to make his commute faster

Police identified the man after he was caught on CCTV

Wednesday, November 29, 2017

Wednesday, November 29, 2017

Parents make false accusations of abuse against nursery in China

Parents make false accusations of abuse against nursery in China

Parents make false accusations of abuse against nursery in China

Although police say they have proved the claims are false some on social media believe this is a cover-up

Wednesday, November 22, 2017

Wednesday, November 22, 2017

Man jailed for lacing woman's food and drink with male hormone at work

Man jailed for spiking woman's food and drink with male hormone at work

Man jailed for spiking woman's food and drink with male hormone at work

The male hormone reportedly caused the woman to stop menstruating, grow thicker body hair and seriously damaged her liver

Wednesday, November 15, 2017

Wednesday, November 15, 2017

LGBT people in China 'forced into abusive conversion therapy'

LGBT people in China 'forced into abusive conversion therapy'

LGBT people in China 'forced into abusive conversion therapy'

Human Rights Watch claims several LGBT people in the country have been left with depression and psychological trauma

Thursday, November 9, 2017

Thursday, November 9, 2017

Hong Kong football supporters boo and swear during national anthem

Hong Kong football supporters boo and swear during national anthem

Hong Kong football supporters boo and swear during national anthem

The National People’s Congress Standing Committee has implemented China's National Anthem law into the Basic Law of Hong Kong

Wednesday, November 8, 2017

Wednesday, November 8, 2017

More than 20 people 'who sold protected wild animals on social media' arrested

More than 20 people 'who sold protected wild animals on social media' arrested

More than 20 people 'who sold protected wild animals on social media' arrested

The group allegedly sold red pandas and gibbons in China

Tuesday, November 7, 2017

Tuesday, November 7, 2017

Social media users too quick to jump to conclusions about video of boy on train

Social media users too quick to jump to conclusions about video of boy on train

Social media users too quick to jump to conclusions about video of boy on train

Many criticised the education system and parents for being too pushy towards children

Monday, November 6, 2017

Monday, November 6, 2017

Chinese tourists attacked with tear gas in Paris raises safety fears

Safety fears raised after Chinese tourists attacked with tear gas in Paris

Safety fears raised after Chinese tourists attacked with tear gas in Paris

The four attackers stole eight bags of shopping as well as a bag which held luxury items

Friday, November 3, 2017

Friday, November 3, 2017

Literary figures sign letter calling for release of widow of Nobel Peace Prize winner

Literary figures sign letter calling for release of widow of Nobel Peace Prize winner

Literary figures call for release of widow of Nobel Peace Prize winner

Liu Xia has never been charged with a crime and yet has been under house arrest for seven years, following the death of her husband

Tuesday, October 31, 2017

Tuesday, October 31, 2017

'Sexist' female-only parking spaces in China 'should be named novice driver spaces'

'Sexist' female-only parking spaces in China 'should be named novice driver spaces'

'Sexist' female-only parking spaces 'should be named novice driver spaces'

The spaces are usually wider than others and near the exit of the car park

Tuesday, October 24, 2017

Tuesday, October 24, 2017

Chinese Ikea advert slammed for being 'sexist and twisted'

Chinese Ikea advert slammed for being 'sexist and twisted'

Chinese Ikea advert slammed for being 'sexist and twisted'

The advert featured a woman saying her daughter should not call her mum unless she brings home a boyfriend

Friday, October 20, 2017

Friday, October 20, 2017

Actor James Buckley claims he's not made for showbiz and reveals his dream job

Actor James Buckley claims he's not made for showbiz and reveals his dream job

Actor James Buckley claims he's not made for showbiz and reveals his dream job

Actor James Buckley says his dream job would be in China so he could come home and not be recognised

Wednesday, October 18, 2017

Wednesday, October 18, 2017

The gang operated across the South East

Asian prostitution gang forced 19 women to work as sex slaves

Asian prostitution gang forced 19 women to work as sex slaves

Gang earned thousands of pounds forcing women to work as sex slaves

Friday, October 13, 2017

Friday, October 13, 2017

China calls on United States to maintain 2015 Iran nuclear agreement

China calls on United States to maintain 2015 Iran nuclear agreement

China calls on United States to maintain 2015 Iran nuclear agreement

Donald Trump is expected to disavow the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action in a speech on Friday

Tuesday, October 10, 2017

Tuesday, October 10, 2017

Man arrested after 'forcing elderly man to drink can of coke at knifepoint'

Man arrested after 'forcing elderly man to drink can of coke at knifepoint'

Man arrested after 'forcing elderly man to drink can of coke at knifepoint'

It is thought that the man is a member of the Sun Yee On triad, a Chinese organised crime syndicate

Monday, October 9, 2017

Monday, October 9, 2017

China launches remote sensing satellite for Venezuela

China launches remote sensing satellite for Venezuela

China launches remote sensing satellite for Venezuela

A remote sensing satellite is technology which detects and classify objects on which are on earth

Friday, October 6, 2017

Friday, October 6, 2017

Woman goes blind in one eye after playing 'poison' mobile game all day

Woman goes blind in one eye after playing 'poisonous' mobile game all day

Woman goes blind in one eye after playing 'poisonous' mobile game all day

A doctor said the condition in her eye is usually only seen in elderly people but severe strain probably caused it in the young woman

Thursday, October 5, 2017

Thursday, October 5, 2017

North Korea gets a second connection to the Internet

North Korea gets a second connection to the Internet

North Korea gets a second connection to the Internet

The new link connects the country to a Russian state-owned company

Wednesday, September 27, 2017

Wednesday, September 27, 2017

Russia and US to build new space station to orbit the Moon

Russia and US to build new space station to orbit the Moon

Russia and US to build new space station to orbit the Moon

The Roscosmos space agency and Nasa will come together for the Deep Space Gateway project

Thursday, September 21, 2017

Thursday, September 21, 2017

Self-driving buses to be used in China by end of the year

Self-driving buses to be rolled out in China by end of the year

Self-driving buses to be rolled out in China by end of the year

Driverless buses are to be used on two routes in Shenzhen

Friday, September 15, 2017

Friday, September 15, 2017

'If North Korea hit a country with a missile it would be regime suicide'

'If North Korea actually hit a country with a missile it would be regime suicide'

'If North Korea hit a country with a missile it would be regime suicide'

Professor Scott Lucas says the North Korean missile launch is a blunt response to UN sanctions

Boris Johnson calls for united response to North Korea as he blasts latest missile test

Boris Johnson calls for united response to North Korea as he blasts latest missile test

Boris Johnson calls for united response to North Korea as he blasts latest test

The comments were made in a joint press conference with US secretary of state Rex Tillerson

Friday, September 8, 2017

Friday, September 8, 2017

Woman committing suicide after being refused C-section prompts horror on social media

Woman commits suicide after being refused C-section

Woman commits suicide after being refused C-section

The women reportedly jumped out of a fifth-storey window moments after her family denied her a caesarian

Tuesday, September 5, 2017

Tuesday, September 5, 2017

Chinese tourist charged with manslaughter over breast surgery in Australia

Chinese tourist charged with manslaughter over breast surgery in Australia

Chinese tourist charged with manslaughter over breast surgery in Australia

Jean Huang suffered a cardiac arrest last week and later died in hospital

Monday, September 4, 2017

Monday, September 4, 2017

North Korea: 'The ball is in China's court and it needs to deal with the situation', says journalist

China must stop propping up North Korea's tin-pot economy, says defence expert

'China needs to deal with North Korea and show its hand', says journalist

The Sun's defence editor David Willetts wonders whether China is using North Korea as a proxy to test America’s resolve in the region

Pungyye-Ri - into the nuclear facility behind North Korea's illegal tests

North Korea's Los Alamos: Inside the Pungyye-Ri nuclear testing site

North Korea's Los Alamos: Inside the Pungyye-Ri nuclear testing site

A recent device was tested at the site, which created an earthquake able to be felt in Russia and China

North Korea: Donald Trump is losing the plot and Kim Jong-un is a shrewd poker player, says expert

Trump is losing the plot and Kim Jong-un is a shrewd poker player - expert

Dr John Nilson-Wright spoke to Julia Hartley-Brewer about the escalating tension following a major nuclear test in North Korea

UN Security Council to hold emergency meeting in response to North Korea nuclear test

North Korea nuclear test prompts UN Security Council emergency meeting

UN Security Council to hold emergency meeting in response to North Korea

The test took place on Monday, and the artificial earthquake caused by it reportedly affected Russia and China

Friday, September 1, 2017

Friday, September 1, 2017

China urges Vietnam to take rational view on military drills in South China Sea

China urges Vietnam to take rational view on military drills in South China Sea

China urges Vietnam to take rational view on military drills in South China Sea

A Chinese foreign ministry spokeswoman said Vietnam should take a calm view of the military drills

Wednesday, August 30, 2017

Wednesday, August 30, 2017

More than 1,000 robots break world record by taking part in dance-off

WATCH Over 1,000 dancing robots form huge flash mob in China

WATCH Over 1,000 dancing robots form huge flash mob in China

The robots made by Chinese company WL Intelligent Tech were able to dance together simultaneously

Monday, August 21, 2017

Monday, August 21, 2017

Cambridge University warned against complying with Chinese censorship demands

Cambridge University warned against complying with Chinese censorship demands

Cambridge University warned against complying with Chinese censorship demands

Academics claim they may boycott publications by Cambridge University Press if it continues to comply with Chinese censorship

Friday, August 18, 2017

Friday, August 18, 2017

Chinese state media accused of racism after releasing video of Indian impersonator

WATCH Chinese state media accused of racism over Indian impression

Chinese state media accused of racism over Indian impression

The video shows a Chinese actor wearing a turban, beard and sunglasses trying to speak in an Indian accent

Monday, August 14, 2017

Monday, August 14, 2017

George Galloway blasted Donald Trump and Tony Blair on his show

George Galloway tells Tony Blair: 'Come and have a go if you think you're hard enough'

'I hope Donald Trump is taken away in a straight jacket', says George Galloway

George Galloway hopes Donald Trump is thrown in a padded cell in order to save the world

George Galloway: 'Donald Trump's capable of launching attack on North Korea, it's terrifyingly dangerous'

George Galloway: 'Donald Trump's capable of launching attack on North Korea, it's terrifyingly dangerous'

'Donald Trump is more than capable of launching an attack on North Korea'

Our host said the crisis between America and North Korea is at its tipping point

Friday, August 11, 2017

Friday, August 11, 2017

'North Korea won't use nuclear weapons unless the regime feels really under threat'

'North Korea won't use nuclear weapons unless the regime feels really under threat'

'North Korea won't use nuclear weapons unless the regime is really under threat'

Senior research fellow Shashank Joshi says we're not heading to nuclear war but there could be a US-Korean confrontation

Monday, August 7, 2017

Monday, August 7, 2017

China denies reports about recruiting a foreign astronomer to search for aliens

China denies reports it has recruited a foreign astronomer to search for aliens

China denies reports it has recruited a foreign astronomer to search for aliens

Reports claimed the Chinese Academy of Sciences was looking for someone to run a 500 metre aperture spherical telescope

Monday, July 31, 2017

Monday, July 31, 2017

Danish scientists suggest we start eating new food called crispy jellyfish

Danish scientists suggest we start eating new food called crispy jellyfish

Danish scientists suggest we start eating new food called crispy jellyfish

Jellyfish are already eaten mainly in Southeast Asia but crispy jellyfish are prepared in a different way

China hits back at Donald Trump over North Korea tweet

China hits back at Donald Trump over North Korea tweet

China hits back at Donald Trump over North Korea tweet

The country's Foreign Ministry released a statement to Reuters to say all parties bore responsibility

America's west and east coasts in reach of North Korean missiles, claims report

North Korea missiles could reach American coast, Pyongyang claims

North Korea missiles could reach American coast, Pyongyang claims

The country said it had conducted a successful test of an intercontinental ballistic missile over the weekend

Friday, July 28, 2017

Friday, July 28, 2017

Eastern Lightning: The banned Chinese cult that believes a woman is the reincarnation of Jesus

Eastern Lightning: The banned Chinese cult that believes a woman is the reincarnation of Jesus

Eastern Lightning: The Chinese cult that believes Jesus has been reincarnated

Some members of Eastern Lightning, also known as Church of Almighty God, have been arrested after a six-month investigation

Tuesday, July 25, 2017

Tuesday, July 25, 2017

Woman dies after contracting virus from stray cat bite in Japan

Woman dies after contracting virus from stray cat bite in Japan

Woman dies after contracting virus from stray cat bite in Japan

The woman died of the SFTS virus after being bitten by a stray cat in the first known case in the world

Friday, July 21, 2017

Friday, July 21, 2017

North Korea has a surprisingly wide tourism industry but America could ban citizens from visiting

Just how big is the North Korean tourist industry?

Just how big is the North Korean tourist industry?

With reports that the US is about to ban its citizens from visiting North Korea, will the hermit kingdom cope?

Wednesday, July 19, 2017

Wednesday, July 19, 2017

South Korean police investigate how defector ended up back in North Korea

South Korean police investigate how defector ended up back in North Korea

South Korean police investigate how defector ended up back in North Korea

Lim Ji-hyeon appeared on many television programmes in South Korea but she has now appeared in a North Korean propaganda video

Monday, July 17, 2017

Monday, July 17, 2017

Winnie the Pooh censored in China 'after people compare character to President Xi Jinping'

Winnie the Pooh censored in China after people compared character to President Xi Jinping

Winnie the Pooh censored in China after people compared character to President

Images have been shared of President Xi Jinping alongside pictures of Winnie the Pooh where they appear to bear resemblance

Wednesday, July 12, 2017

Wednesday, July 12, 2017

Four drunk girls get arrested in China after dancing on a police car

Video of drunk girls dancing on Chinese police car goes viral

Video of drunk girls dancing on Chinese police car goes viral

It's definitely not the best decision they could have made

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