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China's power play on Xi future  -  5 hours ago
China has proposed scrapping presidential limits. The BBC's Celia Hatton looks how it came about.

China proposes to let Xi Jinping extend presidency beyond 2023  -  5 hours ago
The Communist Party wants to scrap a two-term limit, seen as a move to keep Xi Jinping in office.

Why do some Chinese funerals involve strippers?  -  2 days ago
Chinese authorities are once again cracking down on the practice which have existed for years.

China's 'hold your mother's hand' campaign  -  2 days ago
A photo of President Xi Jinping visiting his mother has inspired people to reach out to loved ones.

Mother breaks down in tears meeting her son after 10 years  -  2 days ago
This is the heart-rending moment a mother in China knelt in front of her long-lost son crying after a long separation. The man didn't go home for 10 years because he didn't have a job and was ashamed.

In China's eSport schools students learn it pays to play  -  2 days ago
A school in China has started a new course to teach its students how to play video games as a future profession. The three-year 'eSports and Management' course costs £1,470 annually.

Anbang Insurance head Wu Xiaohui to be prosecuted  -  2 days ago
In an unusual move Anbang Insurance will be taken over by the government for one year.

'Fishing continued' even after East China sea oil spill  -  3 days ago
Satellite images and data obtained by a BBC investigation show that fishing continued for days in East China Sea even after the massive oil spill

China traffic jam shows thousands of cars stuck  -  3 days ago
More than 10,000 cars were caught up in a massive traffic jam in China earlier this week. Over 50,000 travellers were stuck as they waited to get on ferryboats to leave a popular island.

Massive blaze tears through warehouse in China  -  3 days ago
Around 60 firefighters and 12 fire engines were dispatched to put out a huge fire yesterday in a warehouse. Dramatic footage has emerged showing huge plumes of black smoke filling the air.

Chinese men dress like WWII Japanese soldiers 'for fun'  -  3 days ago
Pictures which apparently show two Chinese men proudly wearing the uniform of WWII Japanese soldiers have caused an outcry in China. The images were said to be taken in Nanjing.

China's hypersonic heavy bomber plans revealed  -  3 days ago
Researchers at the Chinese Academy of Sciences in Beijing have unveiled designs for an aircraft that could soar around the Earth at more than 3,700mph (6,000km/h).

Lunar New Year: Who owns the 'lucky money' in a red envelope?  -  3 days ago
A woman successfully sues her parents for keeping her "lucky money" sparking widespread debate.

Septic tank in China explodes after man lit firecracker  -  4 days ago
The blast occurred in a residential complex in China and sent a 110lb manhole cover flying 10ft into the air. The firecracker lit the methane in the underground system, causing the explosion.

Toddler has a chopstick lodged in his brain after tripping  -  4 days ago
A toddler in China had a chopstick removed from his skull after it got lodged there through his mouth. The boy, known by his nickname Yang Yang, accidentally fell onto the chopstick at his home.

Man in China takes on his dogs in Noodle eating contest  -  4 days ago
This is the hilarious moment a pet owner in China challenges his two dogs to a noodle-eating contest - and gets soundly beaten.

China tells residents not to hire strippers for funerals  -  4 days ago
Families in rural China believe scantily-clad showgirls could make a funeral more successful - by drawing attendees. Now the authority has vowed to put a stop to the 'obscene' trend.

Victoria's Secret model blasted for 'Lunar New Year’ post  -  5 days ago
One of the world's highest-paid supermodels has been under fire after posting 'Happy Lunar New Year' instead of 'Happy Chinese New Year' on her Instagram account.

Chinese Labor donor goes to China with Victorian premier  -  5 days ago
A Chinese property developer went on a trade trip to China with Victorian Premier Daniel Andrews after donating more than $50,000 to his Labor Party.

Chinese chef does dangerous knife-spinning stunt  -  5 days ago
A young sous-chef called Mo Aiai has impressed the Chinese public with his dangerous knife-spinning stunt. He said he taught himself how to spin blades after watching tutorials online.

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