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Chinese erotic novelist jailed for 10 years for gay sex scenes

Image copyright iStock Image caption The book featured “male homosexual behaviour… including perverted sexual acts like violation and abuse” A Chinese writer has been given a 10 year sentence for writing and selling a novel which featured gay sex scenes. ...

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Chinese city urges those ‘poisoned by extremism’ to surrender within 30 days

BEIJING: A city in China’s far-western Xinjiang region has ordered people who are “poisoned by extremism, terrorism and separatism”, in contact with overseas terror groups or act in a conservative Islamic manner, to turn themselves in to authorities. Those who ...

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Golden Horse awards: Taiwan controversy at ‘Chinese Oscars’

There was controversy over the status of the island of Taiwan at the Golden Horse awards for Chinese-language films, dubbed the “Chinese Oscars”. The awards are held annually in Taiwan and are open to Chinese-language films. China regards Taiwan as ...

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Stars gather for Chinese ‘Oscars’ in Taiwan

TAIPEI: Asian cinema’s top stars gather in Taipei on Saturday for Taiwan’s Golden Horse film awards, dubbed the Chinese-language “Oscars”, with acclaimed director Zhang Yimou’s “Shadow” leading the race. Oscar-winning Taiwanese-American director Ang Lee, Chinese superstar Gong Li and Hong ...

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Uganda orders military to protect Chinese businesses

Image copyright Getty Images Image caption Troops will be deployed to protect Chinese businesses from robberies Ugandan President Yoweri Museveni has ordered the army to protect Chinese companies following a spate of thefts. Addressing a group of 120 Chinese investors ...

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Jimmer Fredette scores 75 points in Chinese Basketball Association game

1:16 PM ET Kevin WangESPN.com Former BYU star Jimmer Fredette made new headlines Sunday by scoring 75 points in a Chinese Basketball Association competition, a new career high for the ex-NBA journeyman who is currently playing his third professional season ...

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And now for something completely different: Chinese robot news readers

WUZHEN, China: Chinese news readers may have some new competition – artificially intelligent robot anchors that can mimic human facial expressions and mannerisms while reading out reports. The AI anchor, developed by state news agency Xinhua and tech firm Sogou, ...

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Chinese investments: China clinches multi-billion-dollar strategic port deal with Myanmar

BEIJING: China has clinched a multi-billion-dollar deal to build a port + at a strategic town along the coast of the Bay of Bengal in Myanmar, its third project in India’s neighbourhood after Sri Lanka and Pakistan. China and Myanmar ...

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Chinese headmaster fired over secret coin mining at school

Image copyright Getty Images Image caption Mining machines can make their owners rich – but they soak up lots of electricity A Chinese headmaster has been fired after a secret stack of crypto-currency mining machines was found connected to his ...

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Chinese state media Xinhua unveils artificial intelligence news anchor

China’s state news agency has debuted a virtual anchor designed to be able to deliver the news 24 hours a day. Xinhua unveiled its “artificial intelligence news anchor” Wednesday at an internet conference in the eastern city of Wuzhen. “Hello, ...

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