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Growing China worries in Australia as Penny Wong slams PM

As America tries to figure out a new normal for relations with China, the debate in Australia continues to grow…

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Tencent resumes NBA streaming as gaming companies censor their staff and players

Pictured: Mei, a character from the Blizzard game Overwatch, as depicted by the artist Yuumei, via Pro Guides.

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‘We’ll grind you up and crush your bones’: Tough talk from China’s leader

A tweet from Chinese nationalist rag Global Times:

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Apple removes Hong Kong police-tracking app after complaints from China

After two initial rejections and a hard-earned approval, HKmap.live, a crowdsourcing mapping app that Hong Kong protesters used for its…

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NBA, Xinjiang loom over low-expectation trade talks in D.C.

Chinese vice premier Liú Hè 刘鹤 arrived in Washington for talks with U.S. trade representative Robert Lighthizer and Treasury secretary Steven…

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The NBA’s operations in China, explained

The NBA is wildly popular in China, with about 800 million Chinese watching games last season, and many basketball players…

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China has played itself

By attacking the NBA, China exposed the more unsavory aspects of its authoritarian ways to a wider segment of the…

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NBA stands firm as CCTV cuts preseason broadcasts and brands flee

Two days after the NBA groveled to Chinese fans over a tweet by Houston Rockets General Manager Daryl Morey that supported Hong…

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Xinjiang sanctions finally come, two days before 13th round of trade talks

The system of mass internment camps for Uyghurs and other ethnic minorities in Xinjiang has been documented in a steady…

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‘South Park’ doesn’t seem upset about being banned in China

Congratulations are in order to South Park, which joins YouTube, Google Mail, Twitter, the New York Times, and a growing…

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Everyone is jumping on Rockets GM Daryl Morey’s Hong Kong tweet

On Friday, Daryl Morey, the general manager of the Houston Rockets, tweeted an image that read, “Fight for Freedom. Stand…

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Will Hong Kong invoke emergency powers?

Local Hong Kong media have indicated that the city government is considering invoking emergency powers not used in over 50…

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Hong Kong: 18-year-old shot by police in stable condition

Tsang Chi-kin, the 18-year-old student of Tsuen Wan Public Ho Chuen Yiu Memorial College who was shot in the chest on…

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A new political slogan: ‘A new era of striving’

There is very little news from China today as the whole country is on holiday until October 7. State media…

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Xinjiang education reform and the eradication of Uyghur-language books

The “bilingual” education system introduced over the past decade in Xinjiang is better characterized as an attempt to transform minority…

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