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How to link your Instagram and Facebook profiles

So you have Facebook friends who aren’t on Instagram, and Instagram followers who aren’t your friends on Facebook.<p>Phillip Hammond announces plan to …

Instagram

Victoria's Secret gala stumbles across the line in first fashion debut in China

Spanish model Blanca Padilla Photo: IC<p>Chinese model Xi Mengyao Photo: IC<p>The glitzy Victoria's Secret fashion show stumbled across the finish line on …

News (China)

PlayerUnknown’s Battleground to get China release via deal with Tencent

The world’s current most popular game, PlayerUnknown’s Battleground (PUBG), is to be approved for release in China after “strategic cooperation” …

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Chinese fans react to India's Miss World Manushi Chhillar

Miss World 2016 Stephanie Del Valle crowns the new Miss World, India's Manushi Chhillar, in Sanya on Saturday. Photo: VCG<p>Manushi Chhillar from India …

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Chinese social media lights up over Victoria's Secret show

Heated discussions have erupted on Chinese social media over the Victoria's Secret Fashion Show in Shanghai, with 470 million views on the online …

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China sentences prominent rights lawyer to 2 years in prison

A court in central China has sentenced a prominent human rights lawyer to two years in prison on the vague charge of inciting subversion of state …

China

Wheels Fall Off Wuhan’s Government-Backed Bikes

The local government-backed bike-rental service in the capital of Hubei province has announced it will shut down in the face of pressure from the …

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PLA opens website for tip-offs

The Central Military Commission (CMC) has announced the opening of an online report site on Sunday that the public can use to report or provide …

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2 more care centers accused of child abuse

Screenshot from surveillance video footage shows a teacher at Ctrip’s daycare center abusing a child. Photo: IC<p>Two Beijing care centers have found …

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Railway line builders under fire for construction negligence

The China Railway Corporation (CRC) said it would investigate any possibilities of shoddy construction work on a high-speed railway line connecting …

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China's Tech Giants Rise Despite World's Worst Online Oppression

The supercharged growth of China's Internet darlings has propelled Alibaba (BABA) , Tencent (TCEHY) and China Mobile (CHL) into the top 10 in terms …

Tech Industry

Forget Twitter, Weibo Corporation Is a Better Social Media Stock

The “Twitter of China” might be a better long-term play than Twitter itself.<p><b>Twitter</b> (NYSE:TWTR) rallied in late October after its third quarter …

Stocks

Barclays raises Weibo's price target

Barclays raises its Weibo (NASDAQ:WB) price target from $100 to $120.<p>Firm cites improving user engagement, accelerating revenue growth that proves …

Business

Exquisite screens keep out the cold in winter[1]

In celebration of winter, the Palace Museum in Beijing has shared a range of photos featuring its collection of Chinese <i>pingfeng</i>, or screens, with …

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Chinese student's murder case sparks controversy

The murder case of a Chinese student killed in Japan last year has attracted wide attention online as the case is set to be heard in Japan next month.<p>…

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Thousands demand death penalty for Chinese murderer in Japan

One month ahead of the trial of a Chinese murderer in Japan, thousands of signatures have been collected to demand the death penalty for the man who …

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Apple Says Software Fix Will Help iPhone X Survive Winter

Apple Inc. said it is working on a fix for its iPhone X smartphones, after reports that their screens are unresponsive when cold, but did not comment …

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Chinese netizens puzzled by shoplifting of 3 UCLA players

The arrest of three UCLA basketball players in Hangzhou on shoplifting charges has shocked Chinese basketball fans.<p>The team returned to the US …

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Outcry in China as nursery abuse footage goes viral

<b>Videos showing toddlers being mistreated at a Shanghai day-care centre have sparked an outcry in China after being circulated widely online.</b><p>The first video, viewed tens of millions of times, shows a woman wrenching a backpack from a small girl's back and then pushing her into a table, where she …

China

Hard to close! 'Lifetime online accounts' trouble Chinese users

While many Chinese complain that it is almost impossible to close their online accounts, experts say these "lifetime accounts" infringe customers' …

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Trump cooperates with Chinese effort to control image

BEIJING – President Donald Trump made a cooperative partner for Beijing's sweeping efforts to control the message of his heavily choreographed visit.<p>Trump and his Chinese counterpart, Xi Jinping, took no questions at an event Thursday billed as a news briefing, a reduction of already minimal press …

World News

Weibo Widens User Lead Over Twitter

Weibo Corp. reported on Tuesday that it had 376 million global monthly active users during the third quarter. That’s 46 million more than its U.S. …

Business

Quick Take: Weibo Profit Triples in Third Quarter

Profit for China’s Twitter-like microblogging platform Weibo Corp. more than tripled to a record $101.1 million in the third quarter, reflecting …

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Chinese fans prepare to welcome rich, powerful, 'free-spirit' Trump

BEIJING (Reuters) - He may be a divisive figure back home, but U.S. President Donald Trump will be landing in friendly territory when he arrives in Beijing on Wednesday, judging by Chinese social media.<p>On platforms such as the Twitter-like Sina Weibo, Trump's Chinese supporters, who admire his …

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Weibo beats Q3 estimates, issues positive guidance

Weibo (NASDAQ:WB) shares are up 0.8% premarket after Q3 revenue and EPS beats. Q4 guidance has revenue from $355M to $365M compared to the $340.52M …

Business

Weibo Corp. Tripled Q3 Earnings

The social network grew its active user base by 25% year over year, nearly doubling top-line sales.<p>China-based social network operator <b>Weibo</b> …

Stocks

Tencent removes smoking emoji to help country’s anti-tobacco drive

Users of QQ, the popular Chinese instant messaging service, will no longer be able to use the “smoking” emoji, which means “playing it cool,” …

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The Kochs Brothers Purchase a Stake in SINA, the Chinese Telecommunication Company

While candidate Trump slammed China as “an economic enemy” who engaged in “the greatest theft in the history of the world” by stealing U.S. jobs, the …

Liberal View

Trump to get ‘state visit-plus’ experience in China

Amid tremendous public curiosity over the visit of US President Donald Trump, China is pulling out all the stops in its preparations for the leader …

China

Sex-ed debate in China over 'underage' pregnancy videos

<b>An apparent trend of Chinese teenagers vlogging about being pregnant has sparked online concern in the country.</b><p>Chinese newspapers say Kuaishou, a live streaming app, has seen a spate of videos appearing featuring underage pregnant girls discussing their lives.<p>The BBC has not independently verified …

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