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On a trip to Yangshuo, the author finds one local man gets everywhere

Our contributor discovers the variety of experiences that fill an ordinary day in a Chinese park

One of China's most endangered species faces an unknown future after almost 10,000 tons of a competing fish were washed into the Yangtze - but who is to blame?

Researchers are too focused on a China-Western bipolar vision, and not enough on the wider world, says cultural commentator

At UN meeting, Li Keqiang pledges market access, not "stagnation and backwardness"

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Analysts expect the cross-Strait relationship to witness rising political and economic tension under the administration of Taiwan’s new leader, Tsai Ing-wen

China’s supreme military leadership unveils plans to curtail the PLA’s commercial activities, part of an ongoing shakeup of China’s armed forces


The deaths of four people during an alleged forced demolition reflect how tensions and distrust between the local government and the public have far from dissipated

Han Chunyu, an associate professor at a little-known Chinese university, shocked the scientific world with his discovery of a new gene-editing technology


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