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China detains students, labour activists in deepening crackdown

23 Jan 2019

BEIJING/SHENZHEN About a dozen Chinese labour activists and university students have either gone missing or been detained by police this week, sources told Reuters, amid a deepening crackdown on activists seeking improved rights for factory workers.

LGBT parents challenge stereotypes in China

27 Dec 2018

SHENZHEN, China Heads turn when An Hui and Ye Jianbin walk down a street in the Chinese city of Shenzhen with their triplets, who were conceived with help from a human egg donor and a surrogate mother. | Video

RPT-WIDER IMAGE-LGBT parents challenge stereotypes in China

20 Dec 2018

SHENZHEN, China, Dec 20 Heads turn when An Hui and Ye Jianbin walk down a street in the Chinese city of Shenzhen with their triplets, who were conceived with help from a human egg donor and a surrogate mother.

The price of progress in China: 'We traded our lives for development'

14 Dec 2018

SHENZHEN, China For four years at the turn of the century, Wang Zhaohong worked on a demolition crew in Shenzhen, clearing the way for the once-tiny border village to become a bustling metropolis. | Video

Labour activists missing in China after suspected coordinated raids

12 Nov 2018

SHENZHEN, China At least 12 Chinese labour activists have gone missing in recent days, in what sources close to them believe was a coordinated effort by authorities to silence the vocal group, most of them university students or recent graduates.

Chinese students assaulted at pro-Marxist society protest

02 Nov 2018

SHENZHEN, China Two Chinese students were assaulted and hauled away, according to a witness and video footage, after they led protests against their university on Thursday for refusing to recognise an on-campus Marxist student society.

Many U.S. firms in China eyeing relocation as trade war bites: survey

29 Oct 2018

SHENZHEN More than 70 percent of U.S. firms operating in southern China are considering delaying further investment there and moving some or all of their manufacturing to other countries as the trade war bites into profits, a business survey showed on Monday. | Video

China exporters worried about trade war, rising costs at home: Reuters poll

16 Oct 2018

GUANGZHOU, China Chinese exporters are mostly confident they can weather a trade war with the United States, but worry about collateral damage it might cause throughout the global economy, according to a Reuters poll of participants at China's largest trade fair.

RPT-POLL-China exporters worried about trade war, rising costs at home

16 Oct 2018

GUANGZHOU, China, Oct 16 Chinese exporters are mostly confident they can weather a trade war with the United States, but worry about collateral damage it might cause throughout the global economy, according to a Reuters poll of participants at China's largest trade fair.

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.

World News

Trump-Russia report handed in, U.S. lawmakers seek rapid release

The top U.S. law enforcement official could release as early as Saturday the main findings in Special Counsel Robert Mueller's confidential report on his 22-month-long inquiry into Russia's role in the 2016 presidential election and any potential wrongdoing by President Donald Trump.