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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.

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.

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