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Chinese organisers cancel NBA fan event amid free speech row

10 Oct 2019

SHANGHAI Chinese organisers on Wednesday cancelled a fan event on the eve of a National Basketball Association (NBA) exhibition game in Shanghai, the latest fallout in a growing dispute over a tweet by a team official supporting protests in Hong Kong. | Video

From Mao to Beckham, Chinese barber turns heads with his scalp sculptures

19 Apr 2019

SHAOXING, China Wang Jianfeng is no ordinary barber. The 39-year-old from Shaoxing in eastern China specialises in sculpting images of famous faces on to the backs of his clients' heads. | Video

Chinese drivers take baby steps towards F1 dream

03 Jan 2019

SHANGHAI The tyres of the Aston Martin Racing team car screech and the engine roars as it leaves the pits on its way back into the race at the Shanghai international circuit, one of China's premier motor racing venues. | Video

Enter the Bull: Fighters mix kung fu and bullfighting in China

06 Dec 2018

BEIJING/JIAXING, China Several times a week, kung fu teacher Ren Ruzhi enters a ring to spar with a bovine opponent around five times his weight and capable of killing him. | Video

China still forced to settle for replica World Cup dreams

04 May 2018

BEIJING President Xi Jinping's dream of China hosting and ultimately winning the World Cup may be as far away as ever but that does not mean the country will have no involvement when soccer's elite meets in Russia later this year. | Video

China mall offers 'man pod' havens for husbands wary of shopping

29 Jul 2017

SHANGHAI At a Shanghai mall, rows of "man pods" equipped with video games are proving a big hit, providing a refuge for hundreds of weary husbands and boyfriends as their other halves shop until they drop. | Video

China's Alibaba puts internet in cars, plans to take drivers out

06 Jul 2016

HANGZHOU/BEIJING, China Chinese tech firm Alibaba's internet-connected car will set the Chinese e-commerce giant up to quickly introduce driverless vehicle technology, Chief Technology Officer Wang Jian told Reuters on Wednesday.

No Shanghai surprises after Drogba and Anelka depart

30 Jan 2013

SHANGHAI Shanghai Shenhua fans were not surprised to see star strikers Didier Drogba and Nicolas Anelka end their Chinese odyssey after just one season, accepting that the high-profile duo had a desire to play at a higher level.

No Shanghai surprises after Drogba and Anelka depart

30 Jan 2013

SHANGHAI Shanghai Shenhua fans were not surprised to see star strikers Didier Drogba and Nicolas Anelka end their Chinese odyssey after just one season, accepting that the high-profile duo had a desire to play at a higher level.

No Shanghai surprises after Drogba and Anelka depart

29 Jan 2013

SHANGHAI Shanghai Shenhua fans were not surprised to see star strikers Didier Drogba and Nicolas Anelka end their Chinese odyssey after just one season, accepting that the high-profile duo had a desire to play at a higher level.

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