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Explainer | Beyond laser pointers and tear gas: the history of Sham Shui Po, Hong Kong’s poorest district

The area has been in the news lately because of the ongoing protests that have rocked the city.

The area has been in the news lately because of the ongoing protests that have rocked the city.

Beyond laser pointers and tear gas: the history of Sham Shui Po, Hong Kong’s poorest district
24 Aug 2019 - 12:25PM
Road crash stunt lands Chinese ‘humour blogger’ and his mum behind bars

Online celebrity stages collision with his mother to try and attract more followers on social media.

Online celebrity stages collision with his mother to try and attract more followers on social media.

Road crash stunt lands Chinese ‘humour blogger’ and his mum behind bars
23 Aug 2019 - 10:47PM
Chinese murder suspect ‘caught by AI software that spotted dead person’s face’

Police say man from Fujian province was detained while trying to burn body on remote farm but they had been tipped off by an online lender whose software spotted the victim’s eyes weren’t moving.

Police say man from Fujian province was detained while trying to burn body on remote farm but they had been tipped off by an online lender whose software spotted the victim’s eyes weren’t moving.

Chinese murder suspect ‘caught by AI software that spotted dead person’s face’
23 Aug 2019 - 5:18PM
Woman threatened and pushed in China subway seat argument

Fellow passenger records footage of dispute which starts when young woman refuses to give up her seat on crowded train.

Fellow passenger records footage of dispute which starts when young woman refuses to give up her seat on crowded train.

Woman threatened and pushed in China subway seat argument
21 Aug 2019 - 5:07PM
Tourist fights ‘one China’ corner with YouTube interviewer in fiery debate on streets of Taiwan

Encounter was filmed in July but reached mainland audience on Tuesday, while tourist tells Shanghai-based Guancha Syndicate of his exasperation with Taiwan’s ‘selective reporting’.

Encounter was filmed in July but reached mainland audience on Tuesday, while tourist tells Shanghai-based Guancha Syndicate of his exasperation with Taiwan’s ‘selective reporting’.

Tourist fights ‘one China’ corner with YouTube interviewer in fiery debate on streets of Taiwan
21 Aug 2019 - 10:29AM
Shamed Chinese tourists apologise after smashing up ancient stalactite

Weibo footage from cameras at Tai Qing in Hubei province, China’s biggest karst cave, pulls 150 million hits as visitors are caught vandalising rock formation.

Weibo footage from cameras at Tai Qing in Hubei province, China’s biggest karst cave, pulls 150 million hits as visitors are caught vandalising rock formation.

Shamed Chinese tourists apologise after smashing up  ancient stalactite
20 Aug 2019 - 10:30PM
Traditional medicine hospital in China accused of setting ‘sales targets’ for staff

Investigating television journalists face ‘violent’ response at Traditional Chinese Medicine hospital in central China.

Investigating television journalists face ‘violent’ response at Traditional Chinese Medicine hospital in central China.

Traditional medicine hospital in China accused of setting ‘sales targets’ for staff
20 Aug 2019 - 12:08PM
Chinese police chief sacked for ‘disciplinary violation’ after wife’s Porsche road rage incident

Tong Xiaohua was dismissed from the force after two-week investigation into the couple and a further inquiry is under way.

Tong Xiaohua was dismissed from the force after two-week investigation into the couple and a further inquiry is under way.

Chinese police chief sacked for ‘disciplinary violation’ after wife’s Porsche road rage incident
14 Aug 2019 - 10:00AM
One-China T-shirt row engulfs Coach and Disney, a day after Versace apology

Luxury brand regrets listing Hong Kong, Macau and Taiwan separately from China.

Luxury brand regrets listing Hong Kong, Macau and Taiwan separately from China.

One-China T-shirt row engulfs Coach and Disney, a day after Versace apology
13 Aug 2019 - 4:26AM
Explainer | What are the weapons Hong Kong police use on anti-government protesters, and how dangerous are they?

Various crowd control weapons are being used on protesters. Some are known, some less so. Here’s your guide to their effects.

Various crowd control weapons are being used on protesters. Some are known, some less so. Here’s your guide to their effects.

What are the weapons Hong Kong police use on anti-government protesters, and how dangerous are they?
12 Aug 2019 - 11:54AM
One dead in construction site crane collapse in southwest China

Tower falls on car outside the Chengdu worksite, killing motorist.

Tower falls on car outside the Chengdu worksite, killing motorist.

One dead in construction site crane collapse in southwest China
9 Aug 2019 - 3:40PM
Chinese karaoke lover suffers collapsed lung after straining to reach the high notes

Doctors believe 65-year-old’s overenthusiastic vocal style was to blame after he put too much pressure on his lungs in the ‘heat of the moment’.

Doctors believe 65-year-old’s overenthusiastic vocal style was to blame after he put too much pressure on his lungs in the ‘heat of the moment’.

Chinese karaoke lover suffers collapsed lung after straining to reach the high notes
8 Aug 2019 - 9:16PM
Child ‘beaten to death by mother over table manners’

Woman detained in eastern China after allegedly inflicting fatal wounds on her daughter.

Woman detained in eastern China after allegedly inflicting fatal wounds on her daughter.

Child ‘beaten to death by mother over table manners’
8 Aug 2019 - 4:56PM
Chinese policeman under investigation for allegedly beating woman appealing for compensation

Officer denies claim that he used violence to detain teacher held for petition offence after her daughter was partially blinded at school.

Officer denies claim that he used violence to detain teacher held for petition offence after her daughter was partially blinded at school.

Chinese policeman under investigation for allegedly beating woman appealing for compensation
6 Aug 2019 - 9:05PM
Chinese CCTV footage captures terrifying attack on woman as she walks home alone

Man is arrested and confesses after beating and dragging the woman to the ground before taking her bag and stealing her phone and cash.

Man is arrested and confesses after beating and dragging the woman to the ground before taking her bag and stealing her phone and cash.

Chinese CCTV footage captures terrifying attack on woman as she walks home alone
6 Aug 2019 - 10:57PM
Chinese parents feel the strain as schools break for summer

Competitive parents are cramming their children’s free time with study tours and extra classes.

Competitive parents are cramming their children’s free time with study tours and extra classes.

Chinese parents feel the strain as schools break for summer
4 Aug 2019 - 11:14PM
China ‘must do more’ to protect its children from sex offenders

Academics call for new legislation and a coordinated, nationwide effort to monitor and control known perpetrators of crimes against minors.

Academics call for new legislation and a coordinated, nationwide effort to monitor and control known perpetrators of crimes against minors.

China ‘must do more’ to protect its children from sex offenders
29 Jul 2019 - 11:00AM
Chinese doctor accused of posing for photographs while woman fought for her life is suspended

Relatives of 84-year-old, who died less than a day after being admitted to intensive care, say staff ignored their pleas for help.

Relatives of 84-year-old, who died less than a day after being admitted to intensive care, say staff ignored their pleas for help.

Chinese doctor accused of posing for photographs while woman fought for her life is suspended
24 Jul 2019 - 5:36PM
Chinese fans excited as Tencent and Pokemon team up to develop new game

Gamers welcome the news on mainland, where wildly popular monster-hunting mobile game is banned.

Gamers welcome the news on mainland, where wildly popular monster-hunting mobile game is banned.

Chinese fans excited as Tencent and Pokemon team up to develop new game
24 Jul 2019 - 5:46PM
Chinese couple, 91 and 81, detained after fighting for their property rights

Pair charged with ‘picking quarrels and provoking trouble’ after clash in public building over long-running dispute involving strip of land seized by local authorities.

Pair charged with ‘picking quarrels and provoking trouble’ after clash in public building over long-running dispute involving strip of land seized by local authorities.

Chinese couple, 91 and 81, detained after fighting for their property rights
19 Jul 2019 - 8:37PM
Chinese girl, 6, beaten to death with plank while playing with cousin

Police investigation concludes that 12-year-old killed girl but he cannot face criminal charges because of his age.

Police investigation concludes that 12-year-old killed girl but he cannot face criminal charges because of his age.

Chinese girl, 6, beaten to death with plank while playing with cousin
18 Jul 2019 - 7:12PM
Chinese passenger who went off the rails after missing train detained for trying to stop it

Woman jumped over barriers at Guangzhou South station and wedged foot in the gap between train and platform before police dragged her away.

Woman jumped over barriers at Guangzhou South station and wedged foot in the gap between train and platform before police dragged her away.

Chinese passenger who went off the rails after missing train detained for trying to stop it
17 Jul 2019 - 5:00PM
Beijing Zoo promises to improve security after visitors throw stones at giant panda

Animal lovers angered after viral video shows moment a visitor decided to ‘wake up’ Meng Da – keepers say they will reassess physical safety measures and improve inspections.

Animal lovers angered after viral video shows moment a visitor decided to ‘wake up’ Meng Da – keepers say they will reassess physical safety measures and improve inspections.

Beijing Zoo promises to improve security after visitors throw stones at giant panda
16 Jul 2019 - 6:55PM
Stumped by the new recycling rules in Shanghai? There’s hundreds of apps for that

Applications and services have sprung up as residents try to work out which bin to throw their rubbish into to avoid fines.

Applications and services have sprung up as residents try to work out which bin to throw their rubbish into to avoid fines.

Stumped by the new recycling rules in Shanghai? There’s hundreds of apps for that
15 Jul 2019 - 7:45AM
Tram trip ends in two broken fingers after passenger’s hand trapped in door in China

Transport operator says vehicle meets national standards and warnings were issued.

Transport operator says vehicle meets national standards and warnings were issued.

Tram trip ends in two broken fingers after passenger’s hand trapped in door in China
4 Jul 2019 - 4:49PM
Rules of the house prove too much for Chinese housemaid

A Shanghai woman who set 20 ‘strict’ rules for her employee has sparked a fairness debate on social media.

A Shanghai woman who set 20 ‘strict’ rules for her employee has sparked a fairness debate on social media.

Rules of the house prove too much for Chinese housemaid
2 Jul 2019 - 4:19PM
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.

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
25 Jun 2019 - 9:43AM
Chinese employee fired for OK emoji reply to boss on WeChat

Failure to use text a sign of ‘poor discipline’ according to employer. Screenshot of WeChat conversation goes viral with 280 million views.

Failure to use text a sign of ‘poor discipline’ according to employer. Screenshot of WeChat conversation goes viral with 280 million views.

Chinese employee fired for OK emoji reply to boss on WeChat
18 Jun 2019 - 10:29PM
Chinese university entrance exam maths question leaves US teacher stumped

Chinese social media finds light relief in struggle over gaokao Question 12 in an American cafe.

Chinese social media finds light relief in struggle over gaokao Question 12 in an American cafe.

Chinese university entrance exam maths question leaves US teacher stumped
12 Jun 2019 - 9:07PM
Lenovo branded ‘unpatriotic’ by Chinese consumers in nationalistic backlash

Quiet name change on Chinese social media revives accusations about technology company’s loyalties.

Quiet name change on Chinese social media revives accusations about technology company’s loyalties.

Lenovo branded ‘unpatriotic’ by Chinese consumers in nationalistic backlash
8 Jun 2019 - 11:22PM