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China’s ambassador to Australia has labelled reports that one million Uighurs are being held in detention “fake news”, seeking to excuse mass incarceration as a deradicalisation measure. Photograph: Lukas Coch AUSTRALIA and New Zealand OUT/EPA

China’s ambassador to Australia has labelled reports that one million Uighurs are being held in detention “fake news”, seeking to excuse mass incarcer(...)

Hong Kong chief executive Carrie Lam: “For a chief executive to have caused this huge havoc to Hong Kong is unforgivable,” she was heard to say in the leaked recording.  Photograph: Jae C Hong/AP

Hong Kong’s chief executive has struggled to retract private comments in a leaked audio recording suggesting she regretted causing havoc and wanted to(...)

Workers at a Chinese tech company take a lunchtime nap. A campaign against long working hours by professionals in China’s technology sector has been trending on the internet worldwide.

A campaign against long working hours by professionals in China’s technology sector has been trending on the internet worldwide in a rare display of l(...)

US secretary of state John Kerry shakes hands with China’s president Xi Jinping at the end of the eighth round of US-China strategic and economic dialogue at the Great Hall of the People in Beijing on Tuesday. Photograph: Nicolas Asfouri

China and the United States were able to agree on thorny trade issues and stricter enforcement of sanctions on North Korea during high-level talks in (...)

Some 20 students from University College Cork will join the programme. Photograph: Gavin Browne

International bank State Street is linking up with University College Cork (UCC) and Zhejiang University (ZJU) in eastern China to set up an R&D f(...)

China’s Lenovo Group will lay off 10 per cent of white-collar staff after sales of Motorola handsets fell by a third, raising doubts over the personal(...)

Relatives of a missing passenger onboard the capsized Sewol ferry look out to  sea while a Buddhist monk prays for the victims  in the port of  Jindo. Photograph: Kim Kyung-Hoon/Reuters

South Korea’s prime minister has offered to resign over the government’s handling of the deadly ferry sinking, blaming “deep-rooted evils” and (...)

A Chinese man and a child ride a toy tank on the frozen Songhua River in Harbin city in China’s Heilongjiang province. Photograph: Wu Hong/EPA.

Changes to China’s strict one-child policy, which will allow more parents to have a second child, will begin to roll out early next year.The policy ch(...)

A screen capture from North Korea’s Korean Central Television (KCTV) Broadcasting Station  shows North Korean leader Kim Jong-un’s uncle Jang Song-thaek  being arrested during an enlarged meeting of the Political Bureau of the Central Committee of the Workers’ Party in Pyongyang, North Korea.

North Korea said leader Kim Jong Un ousted his uncle and de facto deputy for abuse of power, corruption and gambling away foreign currency, in the hig(...)

A South Korean soldier patrols as South Korean trucks leave the South's customs, immigration and quarantine office near the inter-Korean Kaesong Industrial complex in North Korea, just south of the demilitarised zone separating the two Koreas. Photograph: Lee Jae-Won/Reuters

South Korean president Park Geun-hye said today there would be strong and swift military response to any North Korean provocation without regard to(...)