Brianna Isabelle

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China Ends One Notorious Form Of Detention, But Keeps Others

After more than a half-century and the imprisonment of millions of people without trial, China officially moved to abolish its re-education through labor camp system at the end of last year.<p>When the Communist Party makes such sweeping policy statements, it pays to be a little skeptical. Last …

Chinese Flock To The Countryside For A More Authentic New Year

China goes back to work Friday after a weeklong holiday marking the Year of the Horse. Traditionally, celebrations continue through the first month of the Lunar New Year.<p>As in years past, some 800 million viewers tuned in this year to the state TV New Year's gala program to watch Hong Kong actor …

China blocks foreign news sites that revealed elite's offshore holdings

• Guardian among sites blocked over reports • China Digital Times publishes details of directive<p>The blocking of foreign news sites that revealed details of offshore holdings by the relatives of senior leaders has continued in China as reports emerged of a propaganda directive ordering websites and …

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China's cash haven in the British Virgin islands – the key points

Some of the offshore financial secrets of the Chinese ruling class have been revealed in leaked documents Chinese princelings hoarding wealth in British Virgin Islands<p>Leaked documents contained in more than 200GB of data shared with Guardian expose the extent to which China's political elite is …

Chinese Pollution Is Making Its Way to the West Coast, and It's America's Fault

This article is from the archive of our partner .<p>The stifling air pollution you keep reading about in China is actually a byproduct of American …

Associated Press News

China cracks down on illegal sex-determination clinics

Chinese court jails suspected members of gang accused of offering procedure connected to female foetuses being aborted<p>Chinese authorities have cracked down on a gang that offered illegal sex determination services to women, a procedure that is often tied to sex-selective abortions, China's health …

Blaze destroys ancient Tibetan town dubbed 'Shangri-La'

Inferno rips through 1,300-year-old Tibetan community, which had been pin-pointed as the location of the mythical Shangri-La in James Hilton's novel The Lost Horizon<p>A ten-hour inferno has destroyed the ancient Tibetan town which, according to the Chinese government, was the earthly incarnation of …

China steps back from expelling journalists

China issues renewed press credentials to several journalists facing expulsion, allowing them now to apply for a visa to stay in the country<p>The <b>Chinese</b> government appears to have stepped back from expelling 24 reporters from the New York Times and Bloomberg after weeks of negotiation and an appeal …

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