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[Watch]: Chinese highway pile-up involving 19 cars

Six people were killed and 16 others injured in a 19-car pileup on a highway in south China’s Guangdong Province on Saturday, according to the local traffic…

Six people were killed and 16 others injured in a 19-car pileup on a highway in south China’s Guangdong Province on Saturday, according to the local traffic…

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Taiwan leader visits US as Trump again queries 'One China' policy

Taiwan’s president passed through San Francisco on Saturday – her second US visit this month, not unnoticed by a crowd of well-wishers.

Taiwan’s president passed through San Francisco on Saturday – her second US visit this month, not unnoticed by a crowd of well-wishers.

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Trump to "fly" over China for New Year celebrations

A Chinese factory is producing giant inflatable roosters which bear a close resemblance to US president-elect Donald Trump, ushering in a new pecking order ahead of the lunar new year and possible ruf

A Chinese factory is producing giant inflatable roosters which bear a close resemblance to US president-elect Donald Trump, ushering in a new pecking order ahead of the lunar new year and possible ruf

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China seeks balance between growth and debt

China is trying for more balanced economic growth and to avoid asset bubbles by ensuring companies don't build up too much debt.

China is trying for more balanced economic growth and to avoid asset bubbles by ensuring companies don't build up too much debt.

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ChemChina, Syngenta work to appease EU competition watchdog

ChemChina and the Swiss pesticides and seeds group Syngentahave responded to concerns by the EU's competition regulator over their merger.

ChemChina and the Swiss pesticides and seeds group Syngentahave responded to concerns by the EU's competition regulator over their merger.

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Smothering in smog

The global threat of air pollution from Shanghai to Madrid

The global threat of air pollution from Shanghai to Madrid

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China unveils renewable power generation plan

Pollution plagued China has announced plans to plough 2.5 trillion yuan (342 billion euros) into renewable power generation by 2020.

Pollution plagued China has announced plans to plough 2.5 trillion yuan (342 billion euros) into renewable power generation by 2020.

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China's icy Harbin gets ready for annual snow festival

Artists put the final touches on a dazzling display of ice sculptures in China’s northern city of Harbin on Wednesday, home to one of the world’s biggest ice and snow…

Artists put the final touches on a dazzling display of ice sculptures in China’s northern city of Harbin on Wednesday, home to one of the world’s biggest ice and snow…

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Maersk and Alibaba link up

The world's largest container shipping line Maersk has teamed up with the Chinese e-commerce giant Alibaba to cut out freight forwarders.

The world's largest container shipping line Maersk has teamed up with the Chinese e-commerce giant Alibaba to cut out freight forwarders.

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Axel Witsel heads to China

Belgium international Axel Witsel is the latest high-profile footballer to be heading to the lucrative Chinese Super League.

Belgium international Axel Witsel is the latest high-profile footballer to be heading to the lucrative Chinese Super League.

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China stresses US mutual interests amid trade war fears

China signals it wants to avoid a trade war after US President-elect Donald Trump names tough-talking Robert Lighthizer as his chief trade negotiator.

China signals it wants to avoid a trade war after US President-elect Donald Trump names tough-talking Robert Lighthizer as his chief trade negotiator.

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Thick smog shrouds cities in China

Beijing and other cities across northern and central China were shrouded in thick smog Monday and Tuesday prompting authorities to delay dozens of flights and close…

Beijing and other cities across northern and central China were shrouded in thick smog Monday and Tuesday prompting authorities to delay dozens of flights and close…

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Time-lapse video shows Beijing engulfed by smog

An eerie 12 second long time-lapse video of smog choking the city of Beijing gives a glimpse of the serious air pollution problem in the Chinese capital.

An eerie 12 second long time-lapse video of smog choking the city of Beijing gives a glimpse of the serious air pollution problem in the Chinese capital.

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Choking smog begins to clear in China

A pollution index that measures the average concentration of small breathable particles has dropped 400 micrograms per cubic metre overnight in Beijing.

A pollution index that measures the average concentration of small breathable particles has dropped 400 micrograms per cubic metre overnight in Beijing.

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World's 'highest' bridge opens to traffic in China

Standing at over half a kilometre high, the bridge that Chinese state media are calling the "world's highest" has opened in southwestern China.

Standing at over half a kilometre high, the bridge that Chinese state media are calling the "world's highest" has opened in southwestern China.

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Tevez joins the Chinese exodus with big-money move to Shanghai

Argentina forward Carlos Tevez has become the latest high-profile player to join the Chinese Super League after Shanghai Shenhua confirmed on Thursday they have signed the 32-year old from his boyhood

Argentina forward Carlos Tevez has become the latest high-profile player to join the Chinese Super League after Shanghai Shenhua confirmed on Thursday they have signed the 32-year old from his boyhood

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Baby pandas make their public debut in China safari park

A pair of giant panda twins, under three months old, have been introduced to visitors Chimelong Safari Park in Guangzhou, China.

A pair of giant panda twins, under three months old, have been introduced to visitors Chimelong Safari Park in Guangzhou, China.

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Beijing blanketed in hazardous smog for fifth day

From the dizzying heights of a skyscraper in Beijing, the scale of China’s pollution problem becomes apparent.

From the dizzying heights of a skyscraper in Beijing, the scale of China’s pollution problem becomes apparent.

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South China Sea: Beijing defiant over weapons deployment claims

Beijing has reacted defiantly to claims that it appears to have installed weapons, including anti-aircraft and anti-missile systems, on all seven of the artificial islands it has built in the South Ch

Beijing has reacted defiantly to claims that it appears to have installed weapons, including anti-aircraft and anti-missile systems, on all seven of the artificial islands it has built in the South Ch