Media

Chinese media report an explosion in a port city south of Shanghai has caused injuries, damage; no word on cause

Nov 26, 2017

Chinese media report an explosion in a port city south of Shanghai has caused injuries, damage; no word on cause

China says ex-top internet regulator under investigation

Nov 22, 2017

China's former top internet regulator and censor is being investigated by the ruling Communist Party's anti-corruption arm

Video of US first lady, teens and K-pop star goes viral

Nov 7, 2017

A video of first lady Melania Trump smiling at South Korean girls who had burst into screaming when they saw a member of K-pop boy band has been shared widely on social media

China media dominated by Xi, reinforcing image as leader

Oct 26, 2017

Newspapers, TV and magazines are dominated in images of President Xi Jinping, reinforcing his public image as China's most powerful leader in decades following a Communist Party congress

Propaganda in China means heavily scripted news conferences

Oct 20, 2017

A "corridor" event held during China's ruling party congress is a study in how officials respond to pressure for greater transparency while tightly controlling what's said in public and how it's presented

China's conflicted goals: Freer markets, more party control

Oct 19, 2017

China's ruling communists juggling conflicted goals: Freer markets, more party control

Xi's Communist Party reasserts itself to ordinary Chinese

Oct 17, 2017

Under President Xi Jinping, China's ruling Communist Party is reasserting itself in people's daily lives, where its influence had been waning even as it maintained an iron grip on the military and politics

Trump's latest NKorea tweets get muted response in SKorea

Oct 2, 2017

President Donald Trump's latest tweets on North Korea have received a muted response in South Korea

In Hong Kong, political banners reveal gulf with mainland

Sep 30, 2017

Clashes about pro-independence banners in Hong Kong's universities have exposed the widening gulf between Hong Kong and mainland China, which now rules the former British colony

Hong Kong superstar Aaron Kwok announces he's a father

Sep 22, 2017

Hong Kong superstar Aaron Kwok has announced on social media that he's a father

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