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HSBC to hire 1000 new staff in China

Despite slowing Chinese growth HSBC still sees it as a solid bet and will hire a further 1000 staff this year.

Despite slowing Chinese growth HSBC still sees it as a solid bet and will hire a further 1000 staff this year.

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Beijing Park rolls out toilet tissue security

A Beijing park has introduced facial recognition for toilet tissue dispensers in one of the city's busiest public toilets in a bid to wipe out the scourge of toilet roll thieves.

A Beijing park has introduced facial recognition for toilet tissue dispensers in one of the city's busiest public toilets in a bid to wipe out the scourge of toilet roll thieves.

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North Korea tops Tillerson's talks with Chinese President Xi

US Secretary of State Rex Tillerson has met Chinese president Xi Jinping at the end of his first trip to Asia since taking office.

US Secretary of State Rex Tillerson has met Chinese president Xi Jinping at the end of his first trip to Asia since taking office.

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US and China will "work together" on North Korea

US Secretary of State Rex Tillerson made the announcement after talks with his Chinese counterpart in Beijing.

US Secretary of State Rex Tillerson made the announcement after talks with his Chinese counterpart in Beijing.

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The economic costs of Syria's civil war

Syria's economy is crippled by six years of civil war and sanctions mean China is increasingly stepping in to supply the country.

Syria's economy is crippled by six years of civil war and sanctions mean China is increasingly stepping in to supply the country.

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Rescued sperm whale waits to be guided back to deep sea

A rescued sperm whale, which was trapped in fishing nets in Shenzhen City, south China, is now awaiting further help to be guided back to deeper seas.

A rescued sperm whale, which was trapped in fishing nets in Shenzhen City, south China, is now awaiting further help to be guided back to deeper seas.

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China closes NPC with warning to US

China closes its National People's Congress with a push for trade talks with the US.

China closes its National People's Congress with a push for trade talks with the US.

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China starts 2017 with robust growth but retail sales disappoint

China's latest official statistics show the economy got off to a robust start in 2017 but economists are not sure how long the pace can be sustained.

China's latest official statistics show the economy got off to a robust start in 2017 but economists are not sure how long the pace can be sustained.

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Boeing takes off in China with first overseas plant

Boeing's new 737 completion plant in China will aim to deliver 100 planes a year, China's official Xinhua news agency has said.

Boeing's new 737 completion plant in China will aim to deliver 100 planes a year, China's official Xinhua news agency has said.

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Pro-Tibet protest in India

Tibetan protesters clashed with police outside the Chinese embassy in New Delhi. The protest was held to mark the Tibetan national uprising day.

Tibetan protesters clashed with police outside the Chinese embassy in New Delhi. The protest was held to mark the Tibetan national uprising day.

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Tiger cubs "adopted"

Two female Manchurian tiger cubs abandoned by an inexperienced mother after they were born are now thriving in the Xi’an Qinling Wildlife Park in northwest China’s Shaanxi Province after receiving met

Two female Manchurian tiger cubs abandoned by an inexperienced mother after they were born are now thriving in the Xi’an Qinling Wildlife Park in northwest China’s Shaanxi Province after receiving met

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US to change its approach to North Korea after missile tests

Nikki Haley has told the United Nations Security Council the US is re-thinking its diplomatic approach to North Korea following repeated missile tests by the secretive…

Nikki Haley has told the United Nations Security Council the US is re-thinking its diplomatic approach to North Korea following repeated missile tests by the secretive…

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For trade, think near, think big but mostly think China: View

Germany could soon export more to China than to its crucial neighbor and partner France, and it already exports more to China than it does to Italy

Germany could soon export more to China than to its crucial neighbor and partner France, and it already exports more to China than it does to Italy

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Firefighter 'kicks' suicidal woman to safety in China

A firefighter in China’s Henan Province ‘kicked’ a suicidal woman back inside a hospital where she was sitting on a ledge outside the ninth floor.

A firefighter in China’s Henan Province ‘kicked’ a suicidal woman back inside a hospital where she was sitting on a ledge outside the ninth floor.

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Watch: Little panda really loves her keeper's leg

A panda cub at a breeding centre in Sichuan Province, China has developed a strong affection for her keeper and, more precisely, his leg.

A panda cub at a breeding centre in Sichuan Province, China has developed a strong affection for her keeper and, more precisely, his leg.

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Tigers hunting down drone

Video footage shows Siberian tigers in northeast China’s Heilongjiang Province meandering about until they catch sight of a drone with a camera buzzing around.

Video footage shows Siberian tigers in northeast China’s Heilongjiang Province meandering about until they catch sight of a drone with a camera buzzing around.

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US-born panda Bao Bao arrives at new home in China

Welcome Home – that was the message for American born panda Bao Bao as she finally finished a gruelling 16-hour flight from the US to China.

Welcome Home – that was the message for American born panda Bao Bao as she finally finished a gruelling 16-hour flight from the US to China.

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Watch: Siberian tigers take on a drone in China

A pack of Siberian tigers in an enclosure in northeast China have engaged in a game of chase with a drone.

A pack of Siberian tigers in an enclosure in northeast China have engaged in a game of chase with a drone.

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HSBC's profits plunge dragging down share price

Europe's biggest bank HSBC saw annual pre-tax profit slump 62 percent with hefty writedowns and warned its revenues could fall again this year.

Europe's biggest bank HSBC saw annual pre-tax profit slump 62 percent with hefty writedowns and warned its revenues could fall again this year.

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Flows of major weapons 'highest since Cold War'

The import and export of major weapons is at its highest global level since the end of the Cold War, a new report has claimed.

The import and export of major weapons is at its highest global level since the end of the Cold War, a new report has claimed.

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[Watch] Mother and child escape falling car

A mother and child were knocked off a sloping road in China on Sunday (February 12) by a reversing jeep that went out of control, a surveillance video shows.

A mother and child were knocked off a sloping road in China on Sunday (February 12) by a reversing jeep that went out of control, a surveillance video shows.

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Siberian Husky attempts great escape from Chinese Vet

Cao Sheng, pet hospital owner, says he’s never seen any dog open a cage like this. In fact, he says it can even be hard for humans to open these

Cao Sheng, pet hospital owner, says he’s never seen any dog open a cage like this. In fact, he says it can even be hard for humans to open these

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Hong Kong spooked by billionaire's disappearance

The mysterious disappearance of a Chinese-born businessman in Hong Kong has sent shivers through the global financial centre.

The mysterious disappearance of a Chinese-born businessman in Hong Kong has sent shivers through the global financial centre.

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China's exports and imports surge

China posted much stronger-than-expected trade data for January even as Asia braces for a rise in US protectionism under President Donald Trump.

China posted much stronger-than-expected trade data for January even as Asia braces for a rise in US protectionism under President Donald Trump.

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Possibly the biggest family photo ever

Over 500 members of the Ren family in China got together to celebrate new year and get a humongous family photo taken.

Over 500 members of the Ren family in China got together to celebrate new year and get a humongous family photo taken.