Beijing is sending an admiral to a regional security forum in Singapore for the first time, with China well prepared to assert the legitimacy of its extensive land reclamation in the South China Sea, according to analysts.
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A deputy editor of a Communist Party-affiliated website has been suspended and put under investigation over alleged threats to blackmail companies, according to mainland media reports.
A patient with facial paralysis receives moxibustion treatment at Jinan Chinese Medicine Hospital in Jinan, Shandong. Photo: Xinhua
A woman undergoes moxibustion treatment at a Chinese traditional medicine hospital in Jiaxing, Zhejiang province. Photo: Xinhua
A patient suffering from facial paralysis undergoes acupuncture treatment at a Chinese traditional medicine hospital in Jiaxing, Zhejiang province. Photo: Reuters
Children undergo treatment with moxibustion boxes at a hospital in Qingdao, Shandong province. Moxibustion uses the heat from burning mugwort to treat many conditions. Photos: Xinhua, EPA
A Hong Kong man receives his regular bee sting treatment. The sting and its venom are said to bring out toxins within the body and also stimulate the body’s immune system. Photos: AFP