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One the things you discover on your travels is that the food of a country tastes so much better in its place of origin. Photograph: iStock

Food. Let’s be honest, it’s one of the best things about travelling. Or the worst. Though sometimes the worst thing about it is that it’s neither goo(...)

An image from a YouTube video of Wu Yongning, who amassed thousands of online followers with his high-altitude stunts, before dying in a fall last month. Photograph: via Weibo

For months Wu Yongning had climbed towers and buildings high above the streets of cities in China, turning a camera on himself as he teetered on ledge(...)

Pro-democracy protesters with a photo of Taiwanese rights activist Lee Ming-che and other activists during a demonstration in Hong Kong on Monday. Photograph:  Bobby Yip/Reuters

Lee Ming-che, a human rights activist from the self-ruled island of Taiwan, has confessed to charges of subversion by the Chinese government, accordin(...)

The EU is aware of recent information regarding the serious mistreatment of detained human rights lawyers. Photograph:  Philippe Lopez/AFP/Getty Images)

The European Union has issued a rare call for the Chinese government to investigate the serious mistreatment, and possible torture, of human rights d(...)

We’d like to celebrate the festival in a special way,” said the bride who dangled with her new husband 180 metres above the ground.

A Chinese couple have marked their wedding day in their own special way - by dangling underneath a glass bottom suspension bridge overlooking a gorge.(...)

We’d like to celebrate the festival in a special way,” said the bride who dangled with her new husband 180 metres above the ground.

A Chinese couple have marked their wedding day in their own special way - by dangling underneath a glass bottom suspension bridge overlooking a gorge.(...)

China’s president Xi Jinping has initiated a moral crusade that has seen TV items involving LGBT content taken off the air. Photograph: Jason Lee/Reuters

A labour arbitration board in southern China will hear what is being described as the country’s first transgender job discrimination case after a man (...)

The statue reportedly cost nearly three billion yuan (€427,000). Photograph: Reuters

A giant golden statue of the late Communist Party leader, Mao Zedong, erected in the remote Chinese countryside, has been torn down, removed almost a(...)

Zhou Qunfei: billionaire comes from a farming background

Chairman Mao Zedong is often quoted for saying “women hold up half the sky” but going by Hurun Report’s latest survey, the world’s second largest econ(...)

A  man blocks a line of tanks  after Chinese forces crushed a pro-democracy demonstration in Tiananmen Square on June 5th, 1989. Photograph: Jeff Widener/AP

China will commemorate the centenary of the birth of the liberal Communist Party leader Hu Yaobang, whose death in 1989 sparked the Tiananmen pro-demo(...)

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