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IMB: 1,132 missionaries, staff accept VRI, HRO

Copyright (c) 2018 Baptist Press. Reprinted from Baptist Press (www.baptistpress.com), news service of the Southern Baptist Convention.<br>The original …

China detains pastor of largest state-sanctioned church

Copyright (c) 2018 Baptist Press. Reprinted from Baptist Press (www.baptistpress.com), news service of the Southern Baptist Convention.<br>The original …

New Year rush and crush: China's long journey home | CNN Travel

CNN

The white lies TCKs tell

Goddamn my American accent.<p>“You’re from Singapore?” the girl sneered in her all-too-real Singaporean accent. “Born and bred?”<p>I was out with my new …

Yearender 2015: Top 10 policy changes in China[1]

<b>Editor's note:</b> Various new policies have been introduced in China in 2015. From the two-child policy to a unified pension system, from household …

Communist Party

Ikea tries to ban Chinese shoppers from snoozing on furniture

An Ikea store in Beijing is trying to dissuade Chinese shoppers from napping on its furniture, to little effect<p>A branch of Ikea in Beijing has attempted to stop shoppers from <b>sleeping on its furniture displays</b>, in a move designed to counter the hordes of <b>Chinese</b> who treat the company’s furniture …

China Restricts Travel By Shenzhen Residents To Hong Kong

China is restricting visits by residents of the city of Shenzhen to neighboring Hong Kong, reports Xinhua, the official Chinese news agency. The move, NPR's Frank Langfitt tells our Newscast unit, is "designed to assuage Hong Kongers angry with mainlanders who buy up goods."<p>Under the new rules, …

Hong Kong

BBC World Service - Newsday, Rejoicing in China as Domestic Violence is No Longer a Private Issue

Until now domestic violence in China has been considered largely to be a private and shameful issue. Now victims around the country can finally rejoice as its Parliament passes China's first law prohibiting domestic violence. Dali Yang an China analyst at the University of Chicago and a senior …

CNN: FBI is investigating the Juniper Networks security hole

Yesterday's news of "unauthorized code" that could enable untraceable backdoor access to VPN traffic on certain Juniper Networks firewalls is now being investigated by the FBI. That news comes from <i>CNN</i>, which said that a US government official described the vulnerability as "stealing a master key to …

First on CNN: Newly discovered hack has U.S. fearing foreign infiltration

<b>Washington (CNN) —</b> A major breach at computer network company Juniper Networks has U.S. officials worried that hackers working for a foreign government were able to spy on the encrypted communications of the U.S. government and private companies for the past three years.<p>The FBI is investigating the …

Cybersecurity

China's 13 Million Undocumented: What is 'Hukou'?

China

China's Latest 'Airpocalypse' Seen from Space

Severe air pollution is choking China with thick veils of smog, and yesterday (Dec. 7), Beijing issued a red alert — the highest possible — due to …

Pollution

China to ease restrictions on living in cities for millions

Beijing announces loosening of ‘hukou’ system governing access to public services, making it easier for workers from countryside to move to urban areas<p>China will loosen its stringent regulations on urban residency to allow more people to enjoy public services such as housing, education and …

China

China could give 100 million people new identities in a bid to save its economy

The goal will be to create demand for empty houses in second- and third-tier cities that overbuilt during the country's construction boom. According to government figures, unsold housing inventory is up 17.8% from this time last year.<p>That unsold housing is a drag on the economy. China's growth was …

China