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Teachers grading  papers for the gaokao college entrance exam at Nanjing University in  Jiangsu Province,  China. Photograph:   Yang Suping/VCG via Getty Images

The additional lessons Wang Gang bought to help his only child prepare for China’s rigorous university exam, or gaokao, were not cheap. In addition to(...)

A shopping district in Wuhan on January 23rd last, the first anniversary of the city’s lockdown in response to the coronavirus outbreak. Photograph: Roman Pilipey/EPA

A fast-spreading outbreak of the Delta coronavirus variant in China has caused rare infections among the country’s vaccinated individuals, spurring au(...)

People attend a pro-government rally in Havana, Cuba, on Sunday. Anti-government protests have taken place over food shortages, high prices and other grievances. Photograph: EPA/Ernesto Mastrascusa

One person has died during demonstrations in Cuba over food shortages, high prices and other grievances against the government. The interior ministry(...)

China’s emergence as a major political and economic actor is a central fact of current world affairs. It is a signal transformation for most of its ow(...)

Members of the Chinese military orchestra march before a celebration at Tiananmen Square marking the 100th founding anniversary of the Chinese Communist Party in Beijing. Photograph: Roman Pilipey/EPA

China’s president Xi Jinping on Thursday warned that foreign forces attempting to bully the nation will “get their heads bashed”, and hailed a “new wo(...)

Mick Wallace is MEP for Ireland South.  File photograph: Eric Luke/The Irish Times

Europe should learn from China because its ruling communist party is doing a better job in serving the interests of its people, Ireland South MEP Mick(...)

Kate O’Connell with Sinn Féin leader Mary Lou McDonald, SF’s Dublin Bay South byelection candidate Lynn Boylan, O’Connell’s mother-in-law Nora O’Connell and sister-in-law Deirdre at O’Connell’s pharmacy in Rathgar

After years of apartment living, Leo Varadkar is all set for a big move to a new house in Dublin 8 with his partner, Matt Barrett. Leinster House thr(...)

People queue up to buy last issue of Apple Daily at a newspaper booth at a downtown street in Hong Kong on Thursday. Photograph: Vincent Yu/ AP

Apple Daily, the vibrant tabloid that is probably the last effective voice of the free press in Hong Kong, has spoken its last, shut down its press, a(...)

Customers queue in the rain to buy copies of the final edition of Apple Daily  at a newsstand  in Hong Kong on Thursday. Photograph: Paul Yeung/Bloomberg

Hundreds of Hong Kongers queued for hours to buy the final edition of Apple Daily on Thursday morning, a day after the pro-democracy newspaper closed (...)

Tong Ying-kit is accused of driving his motorbike into officers at a rally while carrying a flag with a protest slogan. Photograph: Isaac Lawrence/AFP via Getty

The first person charged under the national security law in Hong Kong pleaded not guilty as his trial began on Wednesday, almost a year after he was a(...)

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