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Sue-Lin Wong

Inspired by #MeToo, student activists target inequality in China

05 Sep 2018

HUIZHOU, China At 1 am on April 23, Yue Xin was rudely awakened in her dormitory at China's prestigious Peking University by her mother and a faculty adviser.

Some Chinese student activists released after police raid

28 Aug 2018

SHENZHEN/BEIJING Some Chinese student activists detained after a raid last week have been escorted back to their hometowns by police and their parents, labour activists said on Tuesday.

Student activists disappear in southern China after police raid

24 Aug 2018

SHENZHEN, China/BEIJING Police in riot gear stormed an apartment in southern China on Friday where about 40 student activists and others supporting factory workers seeking to form a labour union were staying, according to activists who said they received a video of the raid as it was taking place.

China's student activists cast rare light on brewing labour unrest

16 Aug 2018

SHENZHEN, China When Shen Mengyu graduated with a master's degree from a top Chinese university in 2015, she could have landed a comfortable job in government or at one of China's internet giants. | Video

Chinese hotel denies raising rates for Americans amid trade war

13 Jul 2018

SHENZHEN, China A hotel in the southern Chinese city of Shenzhen on Friday denied a report that it would charge U.S. guests an extra 25 percent amid an escalating trade war between Washington and Beijing.

Chinese hotel denies raising rates for Americans amid trade war

13 Jul 2018

SHENZHEN, China A hotel in the southern Chinese city of Shenzhen on Friday denied a report that it would charge U.S. guests an extra 25 percent amid an escalating trade war between Washington and Beijing.

China's ZTE shakes up board in bid for U.S. ban lift

29 Jun 2018

SHENZHEN, China/HONG KONG Chinese telecoms giant ZTE Corp announced a new board on Friday in a radical management shakeup as part of a $1.4 billion deal with the United States, moving it closer towards getting a devastating American supplier ban lifted.

China's ZTE apologizes after paying 'disastrous price' in U.S. sanction case

08 Jun 2018

HONG KONG/SHENZHEN, China The chairman of ZTE Corp apologized to staff and customers on Friday after the Chinese technology firm agreed to pay a $1 billion fine to the United States to end a supplier ban that has crippled its business. | Video

U.S. says diplomats in China hit by mystery illness

07 Jun 2018

WASHINGTON/GUANGZHOU, China The U.S. State Department has brought a group of diplomats home from Guangzhou, China, over concern they were suffering from a mysterious malady that resembles a brain injury and has already affected U.S. personnel in Cuba, a spokeswoman said. | Video

Foxconn looks for its next act but faces risks as it diversifies

06 Jun 2018

TAIPEI/SHENZHEN, China Foxconn, the Taiwanese contract manufacturer that rose to global prominence as the manufacturer of the Apple iPhone, is trying to reinvent itself as smartphone sales plateau and Apple Inc diversifies its supplier base.

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