Two Japanese citizens arrested in China on suspicion of spying may have been collecting information about Chinese military activities and North Korea for Japan's national intelligence agency, Kyodo reports.
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Selected works by SCMP's veteran political cartoonist Harry Harrison from October 2015.
Artist uses 730 litres of white paint to create self-proclaimed 'world's biggest calligraphy artwork' on roof of Russian building.
Hong Kong's skyline lights up with fireworks to celebrate National Day marking the 66th anniversary of the founding of the People's Republic of China.
Taiwan President Ma Ying-jeou says the island is not ready to discuss unification with its Communist neighbor.
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What's in a picture? The unspoken messages in Xi Jinping's group portrait with CEOs and senior executives during his first state visit to the US
Chinese President Xi Jinping (front row, center) posed for a group photo with Chinese and foreign CEOs and executives at Microsoft's campus in Washington on Wednesday during an internet industry forum, as part of his first official state visit to the US.
Xi Jinping’s first state visit to the United States was formally announced by the White House earlier this week. The Chinese president will travel to Seattle on Tuesday, before going to Washington to meet President Obama and concluding his trip in New York a week later.
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Two years into President Xi Jinping's massive anti-corruption campaign in China, we have collected all the Communist Party's announcements of graft probes since Xi's rise to power.
The data show how graft probes have spread across the nation and intensified since early 2014.
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