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Kwanghi Chan and Kevin Hui. Photograph: Kate Packwood

Growing up in America in the 1980s, I longed to be Molly Ringwald. At 41, I am at home with being Chinese. My mother, who was born in Taiwan but grew (...)

Jack Ma started Alibaba in 1999 and transformed it into one the world’s most important ecommerce and digital payments companies. His net worth is estimated at about €35 billion. File photograph: STR/AFP/Getty Images

China’s richest man, the Alibaba founder and chairman Jack Ma, has been revealed as a member of the ruling Communist Party of China, having joined dur(...)

Using its pattern-recognition tech, iCare can detect the difference between an adult or  child’s swiping or touchscreen behaviour with up to 97% accuracy. Photograph: iStock

From running up huge bills on the App Store to accessing inappropriate content on YouTube, there are countless horrific scenarios when kids get hold o(...)

The Chinese government says the national social credit system is a way of keeping people honest and making people good. Photograph: Zhang Peng/LightRocket via Getty Images

When booking a cab in Beijing the other day using Didi, the Chinese version of Uber, I accidentally booked twice. I was chastised by text message on W(...)

A filing cabinet broken into in 1972 as part of the Watergate burglary, beside a computer server that Russian hackers breached during the 2016 presidential campaign, both now in the basement of the Democratic National Committee’s headquarters in Washington. Photograph: Justin T Gellerson/The New York Times

When special agent Adrian Hawkins of the FBI called the Democratic National Committee in September 2015 to pass along some troubling news about its c(...)

The ministry of foreign affairs in The Hague has confirmed it’s looking into claims that Ron Keller was involved in a sexual relationship with the female employee

The Dutch ambassador to Beijing has been suspended pending an investigation into allegations that he had a secret relationship with a Chinese staff me(...)

 Employees at Chemayi in Dream Town, Hangzhou, Zhejiang province, China.   The start-up, which offers car repair services through a smartphone app, is staying rent-free in Dream Town. Photograph: Jes Aznar/The New York Times

In Dream Town, a collection of boxy office buildings on the gritty edge of the historic city of Hangzhou, one tiny company is developing a portable 3D(...)

Philippine president Rodrigo Duterte arrives at Wattay international airport in Vientiane for a regional summit on Monday. Photograph: Noel Celis/AFP/Getty Images

The president of the Philippines has escalated his campaign of obscene abuse at perceived opponents, foreign and domestic, by calling Barack Obama a (...)

President Xi Jinping and President Barack Obama:  hailed the agreement as a critical step in bringing the Paris accord into force worldwide. Photograph: Stephen Crowley/New York Times

The United States and China, the world’s biggest polluters and its two largest economies, formally ratified the Paris climate change agreement at the(...)

British prime minister Theresa May  with China’s President Xi Jinping in Hangzhou on Sunday. Photograph:  Greg Baker/AFP/Getty Images

British prime minister Theresa May has sought to soothe fears about Britain’s decision to leave the European Union after the United States and Japan w(...)

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