May 28, 2019

China deploys Confucius in bid to boost religion controls

China has begin five-day Confucian culture immersion courses for religious leaders in the sage's hometown as part of a campaign to extend government control through a process of sinicization

May 20, 2019

US ambassador in China makes rare visit to Tibet

U.S. ambassador to China Terry Branstad is making a rare visit to Tibet

Jul 24, 2018

China: Tibetan students banned from religious activities

An official Chinese Communist Party newspaper says Tibetan children have been banned from taking part in religious activities over the summer holidays

Mar 20, 2018

Emboldened Xi to protect 'every inch' of China's territory

Xi vows to protect 'every inch' of China's territory and promote resurgence of Chinese cultural power, as he kicks off second term as president following constitutional changes allowing him to rule indefinitely

Sep 27, 2016

Marilyn Monroe's dresses, notes, checkbook seen before sale

Marilyn Monroe's dress from "Some Like It Hot." Handwritten notes and letters expressing the Hollywood icon's inner thoughts and, at times, despair

Sep 23, 2016

Section of Great Wall of China marred in name of restoration

Chinese officials are being pilloried over the smoothing-over of a crumbling but much-loved 700-year-old section of the Great Wall of China in the name of restoration

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