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Chinese teenager who drove seaplane into car park railing may have bright career as pilot

Schoolboy learned to taxi seaplane by spending weekend watching repair crews at Taihu Lake and his stunt won him the admiration of pilots and the prospect of learning to fly.

20 Jul 2019 - 3:08AM

Schoolboy learned to taxi seaplane by spending weekend watching repair crews at Taihu Lake and his stunt won him the admiration of pilots and the prospect of learning to fly.

Chinese teenager who drove seaplane into car park railing may have bright career as pilot
Chinese clinic under investigation after woman dies following breast augmentation surgery

Woman rushed to hospital after suffering cardiorespiratory arrest during breast augmentation procedure but fails to recover.

19 Jul 2019 - 12:47PM

Woman rushed to hospital after suffering cardiorespiratory arrest during breast augmentation procedure but fails to recover.

Chinese clinic under investigation after woman dies following breast augmentation surgery
China gives school pupils smart watches to track their location using its satellite navigation system BeiDou

The watches send parents their children’s real-time movements, to within 10 metres, in the latest application of BeiDou, the country’s self-developed navigation system that aims to rival the US-developed Global Positioning System.

16 Jul 2019 - 5:33PM

The watches send parents their children’s real-time movements, to within 10 metres, in the latest application of BeiDou, the country’s self-developed navigation system that aims to rival the US-developed Global Positioning System.

China gives school pupils smart watches to track their location using its satellite navigation system BeiDou
The harsh truth of an e-sports ‘dream job’: amid the fun and games, it’s a rough road to the top

‘If you are not at the top of the pyramid, you cannot earn much,’ a 22-year-old professional video gamer says.

15 Jul 2019 - 12:22PM

‘If you are not at the top of the pyramid, you cannot earn much,’ a 22-year-old professional video gamer says.

The harsh truth of an e-sports ‘dream job’: amid the fun and games, it’s a rough road to the top
Mulan’s Crystal Liu Yifei: from ‘fairy sister’ to fierce Disney princess

Better known for her looks than her acting ability, China-born actress has had a mixed career to date.

18 Jul 2019 - 2:32PM

Better known for her looks than her acting ability, China-born actress has had a mixed career to date.

Mulan’s Crystal Liu Yifei: from ‘fairy sister’ to fierce Disney princess
Chinese entrepreneur Zhang Quanling hits out at gender bias of work-family balance

‘I hate the question’ former TV news anchor tells male interviewer, then demands to know if male businessmen get asked the same.

11 Jul 2019 - 9:14PM

‘I hate the question’ former TV news anchor tells male interviewer, then demands to know if male businessmen get asked the same.

Chinese entrepreneur Zhang Quanling hits out at gender bias of work-family balance
Chinese woman caught on camera faking road accident in bid to win compensation

Passers-by watch as would-be victim runs alongside truck, throws herself under its wheels to feign being knocked off her bicycle.

11 Jul 2019 - 4:13AM

Passers-by watch as would-be victim runs alongside truck, throws herself under its wheels to feign being knocked off her bicycle.

Chinese woman caught on camera faking road accident in bid to win compensation
Chinese husband ready to sacrifice cancer treatment so wife and daughter can receive care

Couple realised they could not afford for both of them to be treated for cancer so agreed to draw lots – but the draw was rigged to ensure the wife would continue to receive care.

2 Jul 2019 - 8:53PM

Couple realised they could not afford for both of them to be treated for cancer so agreed to draw lots – but the draw was rigged to ensure the wife would continue to receive care.

Chinese husband ready to sacrifice cancer treatment so wife and daughter can receive care
China’s US soybean and pork imports down 55.3 per cent due to trade war, African swine fever

Reduced orders of agricultural products from the United States could be on the agenda this week at the G20 summit in Japan.

25 Jun 2019 - 7:46PM

Reduced orders of agricultural products from the United States could be on the agenda this week at the G20 summit in Japan.

China’s US soybean and pork imports down 55.3 per cent due to trade war, African swine fever
Shenzhen takes economic top spot – again – but Hong Kong is more liveable, study finds

Chinese think tank puts the southern mainland city ahead of its neighbour on its competitiveness list for a fifth straight year.

25 Jun 2019 - 9:43AM

Chinese think tank puts the southern mainland city ahead of its neighbour on its competitiveness list for a fifth straight year.

Shenzhen takes economic top spot – again – but Hong Kong is more liveable, study finds
Loyal fans of Chinese celebrities left out of pocket by fake online traffic campaigns on Xinyuan app

Legions of fanatics were using the app Xinyuan – now shut down by police – which sold memberships to increase shares and comments for pop idol.

1 Jul 2019 - 10:44AM

Legions of fanatics were using the app Xinyuan – now shut down by police – which sold memberships to increase shares and comments for pop idol.

Loyal fans of Chinese celebrities left out of pocket by fake online traffic campaigns on Xinyuan app
Chinese clinic forced to reassure people HIV vaccine trials won’t give them the virus

Scientists move to dispel fears among social media users after appealing for volunteers to take part in clinical trials.

13 Jun 2019 - 10:37PM

Scientists move to dispel fears among social media users after appealing for volunteers to take part in clinical trials.

Chinese clinic forced to reassure people HIV vaccine trials won’t give them the virus
Chinese programmer shuts down AI project to detect women in porn videos after backlash

Program used facial recognition technology to cross-reference videos and images on pornography sites with user information on social media.

8 Jun 2019 - 11:23PM

Program used facial recognition technology to cross-reference videos and images on pornography sites with user information on social media.

Chinese programmer shuts down AI project to detect women in porn videos after backlash