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Alipay, Tencent beware: China's digital yuan is closing in

A senior Chinese central bank official said in August that it is close to issuing its own cryptocurrency.

by Lulu Yilun Chen and Zheping Huang
25 Oct 2019 GMT+3


'It takes a village to kill a child': Uganda's hidden children

Faced with stigma and abuse, many children with disabilities are hidden indoors, with few options for specialised care.

Medieval Arabic cookbooks: Reviving the taste of history

A growing number of cookbooks have been translated into English, helping bring old foods to new palates.

India-China border row explained in seven maps

Seven maps to help you understand the situation on the ground and what's at stake for nearly three billion people.

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