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Cry hard with a vengeance: Chinese woman sends ton of onions to ex
by Poornima Weerasekara - May 21, 2020 - 12:38pm
A jilted Chinese woman has sent an unusual revenge gift to an ex-lover who broke up with her days before Chinese Valentine's Day -- dumping a truckload of onions on his doorstep to bring...
China spotlights military drill amid Hong Kong protests
by Poornima Weerasekara - July 3, 2019 - 3:57pm
An army-linked newspaper in China has run photos of a week-old military drill in Hong Kong, a move analysts described as a warning to Beijing's critics as the city grapples with a wave of anti-government protes...
China warns its citizens of police harassment, crime in US
by Poornima Weerasekara - June 5, 2019 - 10:41am
China on Tuesday issued a pair of travel alerts to its citizens going to the United States, warning them of police harassment and crime as tensions soar between the global powers.
China's island cities: Treasure or trouble for Asia?
by Poornima Weerasekara - April 25, 2019 - 11:45am
A high-rise city the size of central London rising out of the ocean next to Sri Lanka's capital is laying down another marker for China's global infrastructure ambitions whose epic scope is sounding alarm bells in...
'Gangster' Peppa back in China's good graces in Year of the Pig
by Poornima Weerasekara - February 3, 2019 - 11:52am
Roasted as a subversive symbol and chopped from a video streaming website in China, it seemed Peppa Pig, the loveable but imperious British cartoon character, faced a bleak future in the Communist-led country.
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