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China uses Deng's birth date to glorify Xi
Authorities use anniversary to highlight similarities between President Xi Jinping and leader behind nation's success.
Last updated: 22 Aug 2014 11:53 GMT
China's ex-security chief faces investigation
Zhou Yongkang, who retired from powerful Politburo standing committee in 2012, facing "serious disciplinary violation".
Last updated: 29 Jul 2014 12:19 GMT
Activists urge China to abolish 'black jails'
China still uses labour camps to silence democracy activists and others it considers malcontents.
Last updated: 12 Jul 2014 10:37 GMT
Taiwan emotions run high over China visit
Zhang Zhijun's visit is first ministerial-level contact with Taiwan, and follows mass anti-China protests.
Last updated: 01 Jul 2014 14:44 GMT
China and Taiwan hold historic talks
The two governments have not met since they split 65 years ago, following a brutal civil war that left millions dead.
Last updated: 11 Feb 2014 11:34 GMT
Stubbing out Mao's smoky legacy
Starting next year, smoking in public will be illegal in China, meaning an end to 'ashtray diplomacy'.
Last updated: 09 Feb 2014 10:42 GMT
Chinese panda makes US public debut
China has been strategically gifting bears to countries that can help its economy grow since the mid-1960s.
Last updated: 18 Jan 2014 08:08 GMT
China marks muted 120th birthday of Mao
President Xi notes "mistakes' of country's founding father during scaled-back festivities.
Last updated: 26 Dec 2013 17:47 GMT
Artist seeks to sculpt a post-Mao China
Wang Keping, a provocative artist critical of China's government, has opened his first solo exhibition in Beijing.
Last updated: 09 Nov 2013 12:14 GMT
China arrests Tiananmen car-crash suspects
Authorities capture men suspected of driving vehicle into crowd in Beijing's political heart, killing five people.
Last updated: 30 Oct 2013 12:30 GMT
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