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Order to ‘realign’ outspoken liberal magazine will end its independence, says publisher

<!– google_ad_section_start –> The outspoken political magazine Yanhuang Chunqiu was ordered by the authorities to switch its organisational affiliation, prompting renewed fears that the publication may be subjected to tightened censorship. <!– google_ad_section_end –>

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Students say restrictions on strike events are ‘political suppression’

<!– google_ad_section_start –> Students planning to stage public lectures and forums during class boycotts next week have branded government restrictions on the events “political suppression”. <!– google_ad_section_end –>

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Chinese tourism to Japan bounces back after diplomatic tensions

<!– google_ad_section_start –> The number of Chinese arrivals in Japan in the first eight months of the year hit 1,542,400, up 84 per cent from the same period last year and already topping the annual all-time record, government data showed. <!– google_ad_section_end –>

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U.S. man apparently trying to swim to North Korea detained by South Korea

The man told investigators that he tried to go to North Korea to meet leader Kim Jong Un, according to news reports

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North Korea’s Kim Jong-un may visit Beijing, says Chinese envoy

<!– google_ad_section_start –> North Korean leader Kim Jong-un could go to China on his first foreign trip since taking power, China’s ambassador to South Korea said on Wednesday, according to a report from South Korea’s Yonhap news agency. <!– google_ad_section_end –>

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‘Like an American war film!’ Chinese police force seeks new recruits with Hollywood-style posters

<!– google_ad_section_start –> A recruitment drive by a police force in China’s Sichuan province has attracted much attention online for its action film style posters. <!– google_ad_section_end –>

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China’s ambassador to UK accuses Chris Patten of ‘rank hypocrisy’ about Hong Kong democracy

<!– google_ad_section_start –> Liu Xiaoming said the UK did ‘nothing’ to encourage democracy in Hong Kong during more than a century and a half of colonial rule <!– google_ad_section_end –>

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UK inflation rate falls to 1.5%

The UK inflation rate as measured by Consumer Price Index fell to 1.5% in August, the Office for National Statistics says.

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Daring helicopter rescue saves sinking ship’s crew near Hong Kong during T8 typhoon signal

<!– google_ad_section_start –> A daring nighttime helicopter rescue saved the crew of a sinking cargo vessel from 10-metre waves near Hong Kong as the typhoon signal No 8 was in force yesterday. <!– google_ad_section_end –>

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Chinese parents clash with striking Canadian teachers as school year fails to start

<!– google_ad_section_start –> Members of a parents’ group forged within Vancouver’s Chinese community to oppose an ongoing school strike have gone to ground after they gatecrashed a rival teachers’ union rally and were involved in angry scuffles. <!– google_ad_section_end –>

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Chinese authorities find almost 100 ‘man-killer’ scorpions in parcels sent from Germany

<!– google_ad_section_start –> Inspectors in Shantou, Guangdong province have seized around 100 scorpions found in parcels sent from Germany. <!– google_ad_section_end –>

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Chinese man buys iPhone 5S with huge stack of 4,000 five mao bills

<!– google_ad_section_start –> A man in Wenzhou, Zhejiang province amazed shop clerks when he tried to pay for several iPhones with over 4,000 five mao (0.5 yuan) notes. <!– google_ad_section_end –>

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Xi Jinping heads to Sri Lanka seeking to boost trade and maritime ties

<!– google_ad_section_start –> President Xi Jinping will on Tuesday begin his first state visit to Sri Lanka, seeking to bolster already strong ties with the island just days after Japan’s prime minister launched a rival bid for influence. <!– google_ad_section_end –>

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Minister’s wife tells defamation trial of ‘unhealthy perception’ of rumours

<!– google_ad_section_start –> The wife of the development minister yesterday claimed her daughter was so worried about a rumour that her school’s head boy was cheating that she felt compelled to bring the accusation to the attention of the school, the Court of First Instance heard. <!– google_ad_section_end –>

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North Korea enhancing submarines for ballistic missiles, says Seoul

<!– google_ad_section_start –> North Korea has tried to enhance its submarines to make them capable of firing ballistic missiles as it seeks to boost its ability to launch surprise attacks, the South’s defence ministry said yesterday. <!– google_ad_section_end –>

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Rubber duck artist Florentijn Hofman’s giant rabbit burns to a crisp in Taiwan

<!– google_ad_section_start –> A giant rabbit erected by Dutch artist Florentijn Hofman in Taiwan has been severely burned after an accidental fire on Sunday night. <!– google_ad_section_end –>

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Tougher mainland scrutiny of foreign teachers after child sex scandal fears

<!– google_ad_section_start –> Beijing has issued new guidelines calling for stricter scrutiny of foreigners working in the capital – especially teachers from abroad – following child sex scandals in Beijing and Nanjing last year. <!– google_ad_section_end –>

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Exodus of the super-rich: half of China’s billionaires ‘plan to leave country within five years’

<!– google_ad_section_start –> Around half of China’s super-rich aim to move to another country within the next five years to find better education and job opportunities for their children, according to a Barclays survey. <!– google_ad_section_end –>

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The Knick Recap: You Didn’t Look Like You Were Part of Anything

Our theme for this week’s recap comes courtesy Captain August Robertson (Grainger Hines): “This,” he says to hospital administrator Herman Barrow (Jeremy Bobb) over a sumptuous dinner, “has demonstrated to me that the next great fortunes will be the result of the immaterial.” The this he’s referring to is the X-ray Barrow … More »

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Ottawa threatens to snub Beijing over Garratt couple’s arrest

Sino-relations expert warns that there’s huge risk for trade if Canada is seen to be embarrassing China on the world stage

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