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Chinese bitcoin businesses plot escape from Beijing crackdown

<!– google_ad_section_start –> Chinese bitcoin businesses are drafting plans to escape the mainland crackdown on the digital currency, the South China Morning Post has learned. <!– google_ad_section_end –>

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Her battle to save husband from executioner lost, Chinese mother backs artist son

<!– google_ad_section_start –> Zhang Jing suddenly became a widow and single mother last September when her husband, Xia Junfeng , was executed amid controversy for killing two urban management officers in 2009. <!– google_ad_section_end –>

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Deal with protesters defused tensions in Shanghai

<!– google_ad_section_start –> A series of conciliatory speeches by Zhu Rongji in June 1989 most likely defused a tense situation in Shanghai in the days following the military crackdown in Beijing, according to a newly published collection of speeches the former premier made while city mayor and party boss. <!– google_ad_section_end –>

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In China, losing battle against lung disease and workers’ rights

<!– google_ad_section_start –> Migrant worker Zhang Haichao wakes up three or four times a night. “I have to lie flat on the bed and can’t turn over. I must get up and sit for a while after sleeping for a long time, otherwise I can’t breathe,” he said. Every day it gets harder for him to breathe as his pneumoconiosis recurs. A lung transplant is his only chance of surviving.

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Task force wants HK lights switched off after 11pm or midnight

<!– google_ad_section_start –> Most of the flash and glitter will vanish from Hong Kong’s brightly lit commercial areas after midnight if a government task force’s recommendations are accepted. <!– google_ad_section_end –>

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HK$100m grants to district councils spark debate on public interest

<!– google_ad_section_start –> The decisions of two district councils to use their HK$100 million government grants on community projects of their choice have renewed a debate over whether taxpayers’ money is going into advancing the people’s interest or that of politicians. The 18 district councils each have a one-off grant of HK$100 million from Chief Executive Leung Chun-ying to improve neighbourhood facilities. <!– google_ad_section_end –>

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Is Chungking Mansions a trap for Wong Kar-wai movie fans?

<!– google_ad_section_start –> China’s younger generation, in the wake of the Chungking Mansions rape, wonder whether fans of Wong Kar-wai’s cult movie are staying at the iconic building at the price of their own safety. <!– google_ad_section_end –>

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Communist Party’s moral guardians wade into debate on Chinese tourism behaviour

<!– google_ad_section_start –> The Chinese Communist Party’s moral guardians have united with the tourism regulators in a joint call for Chinese citizens to behave when leaving their homes to see their country and the world. The party’s Central Guidance Commission for Building Spiritual Civilisation and the China National Tourism Administration have re-issued a 128-character-long rhyme that should help tourists remember the rules of “civilised behaviour” on the road. <!– google_ad_section_end –>

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Can restricting exports on milk formula prove best for Hong Kong’s babies?

<!– google_ad_section_start –> “There was only one tin left at home, but we could not buy another tin of the same brand for a whole week,” says Snowy, the mother of a 10-month-old girl, as she recalls the scramble for milk powder she and her husband went through during the Lunar New Year holiday. <!– google_ad_section_end –>

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Can restricting exports on milk formula prove best for baby?

<!– google_ad_section_start –> “There was only one tin left at home, but we could not buy another tin of the same brand for a whole week,” says Snowy, the mother of a 10-month-old girl, as she recalls the scramble for milk powder she and her husband went through during the Lunar New Year holiday. <!– google_ad_section_end –>

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First music video recorded in space? Brought to you by our favourite tweeting astronaut

<!– google_ad_section_start –> Commander Chris Hadfield leaves the International Space Station after five months with a fitting tribute <!– google_ad_section_end –>

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China’s richest man ‘snubs Queen Elizabeth, David Cameron’

<!– google_ad_section_start –> China’s richest man, Zong Qinghou, may be known for his frugality, but he bailed on two free dinners in February, snubbing invitations from Britain’s Queen Elizabeth and Prime Minister David Cameron. “The queen invited me for February 6; the prime minister invited me for the 12th. Lunar New Year was on the 9th,” the founder of China’s third-largest beverage maker Wahaha told China Entrepreneur Magazine in an interview published on Sunday. <!– google_ad_section_end –>

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Is it time to scrap National Day fireworks for good?

<!– google_ad_section_start –> The government’s decision to cancel the National Day fireworks has alarmed some in the tourism trade while also sparking a debate over whether the display should ever take place again. <!– google_ad_section_end –>

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UK advertising regulator accused over child-targeted food adverts

<!– google_ad_section_start –> British advertising regulators have been accused of failing to protect children from aggressive marketing by food firms using internet games and online ads. The Children’s Food Campaign has called on ministers to introduce statutory regulation to close loopholes allowing ads banned from children’s television to be shown on manufacturers’ own child-friendly websites. <!– google_ad_section_end –>

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One man’s thousand-mile journey to reach his family in Sichuan quake zone

<!– google_ad_section_start –> Moments after the start of his daily grind as a construction worker in northern China, Xia Donghai’s world came crashing down with news that a terrifying earthquake had struck his hometown almost a thousand miles away. With all communications down in Lushan county in the southwestern province of Sichuan, Xia’s only way of knowing if his family had survived was to set off on an epic journey that would deliver either relief or tragedy. <!– google_ad_section_end –>

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I can never be normal again: Foxconn suicide attempt survivor struggles to rebuild life

<!– google_ad_section_start –> Tian Yu’s little tree of fortune – a gift from friends in Shenzhen wishing her a speedy recovery after she leapt from the fourth floor of a Foxconn factory building three years ago – is withering. Paralysed from the waist down and restricted to a wheelchair, the 20-year-old desperately tries to avoid looking back at a painful past that will haunt her for the rest of her life. <!– google_ad_section_end –>

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Cheng Naishan, a Shanghai literary icon with close ties to HK, dies aged 67

<!– google_ad_section_start –> Cheng Naishan, widely considered an icon of Shanghainese literature and who had close ties to Hong Kong, has died after a long battle with leukaemia. Cheng, 67, was best known for the hai pai, or Shanghainese, style of literature, which is often related to the history, culture and legacy of the city, particularly from the 1930s when it was known as the “Paris of the Orient” for its strong business sector and well-diversified culture, and was on a par with New York, London and Paris. <!– google_ad_section_end –>

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Our celebrations need not always go off with a bang

<!– google_ad_section_start –> It is supposed to be a day of celebration. But last year, National Day turned to tragedy in Hong Kong when two ferries collided, claiming the lives of 39 people – including eight children. <!– google_ad_section_end –>

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