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German intelligence unmasks alleged covert Chinese social media profiles

German intelligence unmasks alleged covert Chinese social media profiles

Germany's intelligence service has published the details of social network profiles which it says are fronts faked by Chinese intelligence to gather personal information about German officials and politicians.

South Korea's Moon to visit China next week

South Korea's Moon to visit China next week

South Korean President Moon Jae-In will visit China next week for talks on North Korea and other issues, amid tentative signs of diplomatic movement after months of high tensions over Pyongyang's nuclear and missile threats.

New Australia laws to deal with foreign political meddling

New Australia laws to deal with foreign political meddling

Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull ordered an inquiry in June after media revelations that the nation's spy agency had warned the country's political elite two years ago about taking donations from two billionaires.

Xi says China will not close door to global internet

Xi says China will not close door to global internet

Chinese President Xi Jinping said on Sunday the country will not close its door to the global internet, but that cyber sovereignty is key in its vision of internet development.

Traffic-weary Chinese man fined for repainting road lines

Traffic-weary Chinese man fined for repainting road lines

A Chinese man fed up with sitting in traffic during his daily bus commute came up with a brazen way of solving the problem -- repainting the lines on the road.

Chinese teacher used needles to 'discipline' children: police

Chinese teacher used needles to 'discipline' children: police

A Beijing kindergarten teacher used sewing needles to punish children for not sleeping, police said, but other abuse claims have been rejected by an investigation into a scandal that sparked national outrage.

China racing for AI military edge over US: report

China racing for AI military edge over US: report

A research arm of the US intelligence community just wrapped up a competition to see who could develop the best facial recognition technology.

Taiwanese activist jailed in China for five years for 'subversion'

Taiwanese activist jailed in China for five years for 'subversion'

A Chinese court sentenced Taiwanese democracy activist Lee Ming-cheh to five years in prison on Tuesday on charges of attempting to subvert state power, further souring cross-strait ties.

Septic tank at centre of huge China blast

Septic tank at centre of huge China blast

A septic tank was the epicentre of a massive explosion that rocked one of China's largest port cities at the weekend, killing two people and injuring at least 19, authorities have said.

Blast rocks Chinese megaport city, two dead

Blast rocks Chinese megaport city, two dead

A major explosion hit China's megaport city of Ningbo on Sunday, killing at least two people, injuring dozens and wrecking buildings, state media and local authorities said.

China says it will make efforts on Syria reconstruction

China says it will make efforts on Syria reconstruction

China hopes Syria can show "flexibility" in promoting peace talks, Chinese Foreign Minister Wang Yi said on Friday in a meeting with an adviser to Syria's president, adding that China would help with its reconstruction.

China probes preschool after 'needle marks' on toddlers

China probes preschool after 'needle marks' on toddlers

Distraught and angry parents also reported that children were given unidentified pills at the RYB Education New World kindergarten, run by a company that started trading on the New York stock exchange in September.