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US icebreaker sent to rescue trapped ships
Polar Star leaves Australia to assist Russian and Chinese ships trapped in ice in Antarctica.
Last updated: 05 Jan 2014 07:14 GMT
Chinese rescue ship stuck in Antarctic ice
Icebreaker Xue Long stranded, days after crew rescued passengers from Russian vessel trapped by thick ice.
Last updated: 04 Jan 2014 06:43 GMT
Wukan: After the Uprising
After ousting its corrupt leadership, one Chinese village grapples with the challenges of democracy.
Last updated: 26 Jul 2013 08:30 GMT
China's patriotic video games fail to excite
Popularity of government-backed computer games lags in the face of stiff foreign competition.
Last updated: 03 Apr 2013 13:40 GMT
China's rebel village elects new leader
Protest leader Lin Zuluan wins 6,205 votes in a landslide victory with a turnout of nearly 80 per cent.
Last updated: 04 Mar 2012 12:02 GMT
China's rebel village holds council polls
Residents of Wukan cast ballots to elect new leaders, three months after rising up against local authorities.
Last updated: 03 Mar 2012 09:35 GMT
Chinese village mourns slain protester
The death of Xue Jinbo, arrested after protests against land seizures, trigger further rallies in Guangdong province.
Last updated: 16 Dec 2011 23:24 GMT
Chinese village besieged after protests
Police seal off roads and food supplies to village in southern province after rallies against government land seizures.
Last updated: 15 Dec 2011 05:19 GMT
Chinese court imprisons US citizen
Geologist Xue Feng, detained in 2007 for "betraying state secrets", loses appeal to get eight-year jail term overturned.
Last updated: 18 Feb 2011 05:26 GMT
China jails US 'spy' geologist
Beijing court finds US man guilty of spying and selling state secrets on oil industry.
Last updated: 06 Jul 2010 01:05 GMT
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