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A live demonstration uses artificial intelligence and facial recognition at the Las Vegas Convention Center. Experts believe it is already too late to restrict the movement of face data across geographic borders. Photograph: David McNew/AFP/Getty Images

When Jillian York, a 36-year-old American activist, was on vacation in February, she received an unexpected text. Her friend Adam Harvey, another acti(...)

The Great Hall of the People in Beijing: Sweden was the first Western country to establish diplomatic relations with China 50 years ago. Photograph: Reuters/Jason Lee

It was like any other Thursday morning in Ikea in Beijing’s Chaoyang district, packed with shoppers buying furniture, China’s new middle class making (...)

Pro-independence demonstrators in Hong Kong  during a protest to mark the 20th anniversary of the handover of sovereignty from Britain to China on July 1st, 1997. Photograph: Alex Hofford/EPA

Just as the headlines were doom-laden 20 years ago at the prospect of communist China taking over the helm of Hong Kong, so too are the stories today (...)

Students take a mock college entrance exam near a machine which blocks mobile phone signals at a school in Handan in China’s northern Hebei province. Photograph: AFP/Getty Images

1. Students using hidden wireless devices to cheat in Chinese exams You think you have it bad during the Leaving Cert? Try going to China where this(...)

Hong Kong’s new leader Carrie Lam has a reputation as a safe pair of hands. Photograph: AFP/Getty Images

Civil servant Carrie Lam has been chosen as Hong Kong’s first female leader after an elite election committee weighted in Beijing’s favour gave her a (...)

An undated photo of Chinese billionaire  Xiao Jianhua who  was allegedly taken by the Chinese police from his apartment at the Four Seasons Hotel in Hong Kong and spirited across the border. Photograph: The New York Times.

A billionaire with links to the family of China’s president Xi Jinping was reportedly taken from his apartment in the Four Seasons in Hong Kong by Chi(...)

Chinese police have destroyed an army of fake terracotta warriors in northern China. Photograph: Getty Images

Chinese police have destroyed an army of fake terracotta warriors in northern China at a copycat resort near the mausoleum housing the ancient sculptu(...)

Campaigner Joshua Wong (right) greets Nathan Law as supporters share their joy at Law’s recent legislative council election victory. Photograph: Bobby Yip/Reuters

Hong Kong democracy activist Joshua Wong is running late for our interview at the Open University. The 19-year-old, whose youthful, open features and (...)

China has been working hard to foster international co-operation in hunting down suspected corrupt officials who fled with billions in funds, all part of president Xi Jinping’s corruption crackdown. Photograph: Johannes Eisele/AFP/Getty Images

China’s anti-corruption efforts have netted hundreds of fugitives fleeing graft investigations from overseas, including 33 of the Communist Party’s 10(...)

Previously missing Hong Kong bookseller Lam Wing-kee gestures as he holds a press conference with local lawmaker Albert Ho at the Legislative Council in Hong Kong on June 16th, 2016. Photograph: Anthony Wallace/AFP/Getty Images

Lam Wing-kee, one of the five Hong Kong booksellers who vanished last year into Chinese police custody, said he had been abducted, held for eight mont(...)

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