In China, ethnic minority affairs have been at the centre of heated and controversial debates. Photo: Tessa Chan

From Xinjiang to Ningxia, China’s ethnic groups face end to affirmative action in education, taxes, policing

  • Preferential policies – seen by Han Chinese as giving ethnic minorities unfair benefits – are changing
  • Police crackdown on those who abuse the law may also be on the way, as campaigns stressing national identity are expanded
Topic |   China’s Communist Party

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In China, ethnic minority affairs have been at the centre of heated and controversial debates. Photo: Tessa Chan
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A US flag carried by a protester in Hong Kong. Photo: AP

China threatens visa curbs on US officials over Hong Kong and Xinjiang

  • Beijing considers further retaliation against Washington’s ‘interference’ in its internal affairs
  • Staff of sanctioned US NGOs in Hong Kong could be barred from the city
Topic |   Hong Kong protests

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A US flag carried by a protester in Hong Kong. Photo: AP
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