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Senior Chinese monk accused of sexual misconduct quits post

Aug 15, 2018

One of China's most high-profile monks has resigned from a top national post following reports of sexual misconduct

X-Men's Fan Bingbing off social media amid China tax rumors

Aug 2, 2018

X-Men actress Fan Bingbing has disappeared from social media amid rumors she has been barred from leaving China during a tax evasion investigation

The Latest: Police say man injured setting off embassy blast

Jul 26, 2018

Chinese police say the explosion outside the U.S. Embassy in Beijing was caused by a small homemade device wielded by a 26-year-old man who hurt only himself

China blocks John Oliver on social media after scathing show

Jun 22, 2018

A popular Chinese social media site is blocking users from posting about "Last Week Tonight" and its host John Oliver after the HBO news satire program aired a segment making fun of Chinese President Xi Jinping

China's Huawei says it hasn't collected Facebook user data

Jun 6, 2018

Facebook has acknowledged it shared user data with Chinese handset manufacturers, including security-flagged Huawei in fresh wave of allegations over its handling of private data

Retailer Gap says 'sorry' for T-shirt's incorrect China map

May 15, 2018

US clothing retailer Gap apologizes for selling T-shirts with incorrect map of China

Live and unfiltered: Kim Jong Un captivates South Koreans

Apr 27, 2018

Live and unfiltered: Kim Jong Un's historic border crossing captivates South Koreans unaccustomed to seeing the leader of rival North Korea in anything but heavily edited footage

Backlash sparked over pressure to stop China student #MeToo

Apr 25, 2018

Students have launched a petition against China's Peking University amid a rare public outcry against the elite school's handling of a decades-old alleged rape case

China's Weibo site backtracks on gay censorship after outcry

Apr 17, 2018

One of China's top social networking sites has announced that it will no longer be "cleaning up" content related to homosexuality following strong online opposition to the plan

Taiwan suspect in US school attack plot had 'unusual ideas'

Mar 30, 2018

People who knew the 18-year-old Taiwanese exchange student charged in the U.S. with threatening to shoot up his school say he liked guns and wanted to join the police