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A growing number of people end up in jail for the illegal possession of imitation guns thanks to China’s both vague and strict standards

Using borrowed money to buy listed companies, Chinese insurance companies are playing ‘barbarians at the gate,’ rather than acting as stabilizers of the market as expected. That is a risk – but also a much needed kick for the stock market

China plans a leaner, more professional cast of officers for a smaller, smarter army

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Shao Yanxiang, an 83-year-old poet and essayist, reflects on how he turned from a loyal communist Party follower to being deemed a ‘rightist’ by the Party in the 1950s

Clarification and a national law is needed more than ever for couples and a country in need of babies

Railway worker turned professional photographer, Wang Fuchun, recounts 40 years of documenting the country’s carriages