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84 cities in China on heat wave warnings as temperatures surge

A heat wave is sweeping through China, with residents resorting to air raid shelters and public fountains to stay cool, as 84 cities across the country on Wednesday issued their highest-level red alert warnings. A red alert means temperatures are expected to reach over 40 degrees Celsius (104 Fahrenheit) in the coming 24 hours, according […]

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China: Viral video of mother in chain around neck sparks outrage and shock

A video of a Chinese mother of eight children locked up in a village hut with a chain around her neck has sparked outrage and shock in China. The video on Douyin, which owns TikTok, was shot by a man who visits the woman, and is visibly shocked at what he sees. After bringing her […]

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Chinese officer faces up to 60 years prison, more than $5 million fine for stealing US aviation secrets

A Chinese intelligence officer was convicted by a US jury of plotting to steal secrets from aviation companies, according to the US justice department. Xu Yanjun was found guilty of five counts relating to economic espionage and trade secret theft. He faces up to 60 years in prison and fines of more than $5 million. […]

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Students protest over university merger in China, principal taken hostage

A principal in China was taken hostage by protesting students over fears their degrees would be devalued, police said on Tuesday. Students were protesting over a proposal to merge a Nanjing college in Jiangsu province with a vocational institute that is seen as less prestigious. Some students were reportedly injured as police allegedly used batons […]

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Father sells his son to childless couple for $25,000, spends all money travelling with new girlfriend

A Chinese man has been arrested for allegedly selling his 2-year-old son and using the money to go travelling with his new girlfriend. The man from the Chinese province of Zhejiang, won custody of his son after divorcing his wife, who was granted custody of their daughter. The father left the boy in the care […]

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Popping a pimple nearly costs a man his life

Popping a pimple has nearly cost a Chinese man his life. The man called Chen from eastern China’s Jiangsu Province was diagnosed with double pneumonia, an infection which affected both of his lungs, after which he was immediately admitted to ICU. Chen spotted a pimple on his chin the last month and went on squeezing […]