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China breaks up sex-selective abortion gang
The gang ran illegal business enabling women to identify the sex of unborn children and abort those they did not want.
Last updated: 19 Jan 2014 16:18 GMT
Grave outcry on China's Tomb Sweeping Day
Ancient tradition of honouring dead relatives is marred after millions of tombs were razed or disrupted by officials.
Last updated: 05 Apr 2013 06:04 GMT
Riot closes China Foxconn factory
Facility that reportedly makes parts for Apple's iPhone 5 closed after 5,000 police put down a riot that injured 40.
Last updated: 24 Sep 2012 10:31 GMT
Chinese grandmother 'dies in self-immolation'
Woman, 81, sets herself alight in protest over planned demolition of her home, according to Chinese media reports.
Last updated: 16 Nov 2011 11:24 GMT
Is Apple working workers to death?
Activist Debby Chan explains why, as consumers, we should ask ourselves how the products we purchase are made.
Last updated: 19 Sep 2011 08:59 GMT
Dispute sparks China-Japan protests
Thousands take part in tit-for-tat demonstrations over islands in the East China Sea claimed by both countries.
Last updated: 16 Oct 2010 17:10 GMT
Deaths in China coal mine fire
At least 25 miners killed after electrical fire breaks out in illegal coal mine.
Last updated: 16 Mar 2010 02:00 GMT
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Gunning down the taxmen of Somalia
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Down and out in upscale Japan
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3D printing and the future of disaster relief
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Protecting Mongolia's parent-less children
Lack of child protection laws means abandoned and orphaned kids rely heavily on the care of strangers.
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Big rethink for counterterrorism
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