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Chinese state media labels Sen. Tom Cotton ‘political rubbish’ over Olympic boycott call

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"In my view, this senator is a political rubbish," Hu Xijin, editor-in-chief of state-run Global Times, wrote on Twitter, a platform that is banned in China. "He lies, is bellicose, lacks the least self-awareness. Ho...

Construction halted on secret project at Chinese port in UAE after pressure from US, officials say

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Construction has been halted on a secret development inside of a Chinese shipping port near Abu Dhabi in the United Arab Emirates after intense US pressure, at least for now, two sources familiar with the matter tol...

US calls out China ‘escalation’ after Chinese coast guard fired water cannons at Philippine ships

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The People's Republic of China Coast Guard blocked and used water cannons against Philippine resupply ships en route to Second Thomas Shoal in the South China Sea this week, which the State Department says undermines...

Philippines accuses Chinese Coast Guard of firing water cannons on its supply boats

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Manila, PhilippinesThe Philippines condemned "in strongest terms" the actions of three Chinese Coast Guard vessels which blocked and used water cannons on two Manila supply boats on their way to a Philippine-occupied...

Chinese tennis pro Peng’s disappearance may be part of Xi’s cultural crackdown

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Tennis players across the world have called for an investigation into allegations Peng made in a social media post describing sexual abuse she suffered at the hands of former vice-premier Zhang Gaoli. Peng, 35, claim...

Guanyu Zhou: First Chinese driver is huge for Alfa and F1, says Vasseur

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(Reuters)The arrival at Alfa Romeo next season of Guanyu Zhou as China's first Formula One driver is a massive boost for the team and for the sport in a key growth market, principal Frederic Vasseur said on Tuesday....

Chinese state newspaper blasts ‘worship of turnover’ after Alibaba’s Singles Day

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ShanghaiThe focus of China's Singles' Day shopping festival should shift from a "traffic and sales war" to one of science and technology, a state-backed newspaper said on Friday, describing the "worship of turnover" ...

Chinese Communist Party passes landmark resolution celebrating leader Xi Jinping

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The Chinese Communist Party (CCP) has adopted a landmark resolution on the party's "major achievements and historic experiences," according to a communique published by the official Xinhua news agency on Thursday, i...

Wang Yaping becomes first Chinese woman to complete spacewalk

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Hong Kong Chinese astronaut Wang Yaping made history Sunday when she became the country's first woman to conduct a spacewalk, according to the national space agency. Wang and fellow astronaut Zhai Zhigang, two of the...

Tennis, sex and politics combine in Chinese #MeToo scandal

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In a lengthy social media post that disappeared quickly, Peng Shuai wrote that Zhang Gaoli, a former vice premier and member of the party's all-powerful Politburo Standing Committee, had forced her to have sex despit...

Chinese tennis star accuses former top Communist Party leader of sexual assault, triggering blanket censorship

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Hong Kong A Chinese tennis star's explosive #MeToo allegation against a former state leader has been muffled by blanket censorship, with authorities racing to wipe out any mention of a politically sensitive scandal t...

Antony Blinken: US will support Taiwan against Chinese aggression

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Speaking with CNN’s State of the Union on Sunday Blinken, however, would not specify whether American would directly help defend Taiwan.  "There is no change in our policy," Blinken said. "We’ve had a longstanding co...

Rep. Waltz slams US companies ‘drunk on Chinese money,’ says they pose serious threat to America

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"At the end of the day, Maria, we've talked about [China’s] military build up. Their manufacturing base. They're launching hypersonics. They're doing it with our money between Hollywood, between sports, between Wall ...

Why Chinese influencers are flocking to a Costco in Shanghai (and no, it’s not for the discounts)

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A version of this story appeared in CNN's Meanwhile in China newsletter, a three-times-a-week update exploring what you need to know about the country's rise and how it impacts the world. Sign up here. Hong Kong A gi...

Los Angeles is planning a memorial to commemorate one of the worst attacks on Chinese people in the US

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With the exception of a small bronze plaque on a downtown sidewalk, Los Angeles shows very few traces of a massacre that took place there 150 years ago -- one of the worst in US history. Michael Woo, who in 1985 bec...

The NBA is caught once again between free speech and the lucrative Chinese market

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A version of this story appeared in CNN's Meanwhile in China newsletter, a three-times-a-week update exploring what you need to know about the country's rise and how it impacts the world. Sign up here. Hong Kong (CNN...