Why China’s Communist Party isn’t celebrating a major poverty milestone

The rush to the cities has left rural communities with shrinking populations and fewer job opportunities. In the face of this decline, Xi’s poverty alleviation…

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North Korean hackers suspected of targeting vaccine maker AstraZeneca in cyberattack, Reuters reports

According to Reuters, North Korean hackers posed as recruiters on networking site LinkedIn and WhatsApp in order to approach AstraZeneca staff, including those working on…

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Uproar over Thanksgiving candies as Chinese university says it does not promote ‘Western holidays with religious connotations’

On Thursday, according to screenshots shared online, an employee at the Harbin Institute of Technology in northeastern China wrote on the popular WeChat platform: “Today…

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Analysis: Hong Kong protester jailed for throwing eggs as city’s judiciary comes under increasing pressure

In handing down her sentence Thursday, Magistrate Winnie Lau said that while “an egg is not a weapon of mass destruction,” the throwing of such…

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