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Didi works with railway stations to smooth passenger rides home ahead of Lunar New Year

Didi Chuxing, China’s largest ride-hailing platform, is working with train stations in over 50 cities to improve access to ride-share services in an effort to move passengers around quickly during the biggest travel season of the year.Newly-added facil...

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Hong Kong schools struggling to teach Chinese to ethnic minority students, sparking calls for more government funding to tackle problem

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Three in five teachers are not confident in teaching Chinese to ethnic minority students, a survey has found, sparking calls for schools to be given more support.The poll, commissioned by the Equal Opportunities Commission (EOC), also showed that 93 pe...

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Vladimir Putin sends constitutional proposals to Russia’s parliament

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The measures could enable the president to secure his grip on power after his term ends in 2024.

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China repeats call to free Huawei’s Meng Wanzhou ahead of Canada extradition hearing

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China has urged Canada to release Huawei chief financial officer Meng Wanzhou, who is due to face her long-awaited extradition hearing on Monday.The 47-year-old daughter of the company’s founder Ren Zhengfei has been under house arrest in house arrest ...

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New China virus likely at human transmission stage as infections spread, doctors say

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The previously unknown coronavirus infection that has killed three people in the Chinese city of Wuhan may be moving by human-to-human transmission, with infections reported in other parts of the country and overseas, according to the World Health Orga...

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China and Myanmar’s growing closeness could help forge united front against international critics

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China and Myanmar sought to present a united front during President Xi Jinping’s visit last week in the face of growing international pressureIn a joint statement released after the visit on Saturday, the two sides said that they would deepen their com...