A member of China’s most persecuted minority was arrested for no clear reason, and his family fears he’s going to be deported to China

A member of China’s most persecuted minority was arrested for no clear reason, and his family fears he’s going to be deported to China

A man belonging to China’s persecuted Muslim Uighur community was arrested for no apparent reason last week, an act which his family fears is down to his ethnicity and could see him deported to China and punished. Abudujilili Supi, a Chinese citizen living and working in the United Arab Emirates, was arrested by four men…

One of China’s richest men was arrested in the US on sexual misconduct allegations, then left the country

One of China’s richest men was arrested in the US on sexual misconduct allegations, then left the country

JD.com CEO and founder Liu Qiangdong, front, was briefly arrested during a business trip in the US. Here he is in Beijing in March. Lintao Zhang/Getty Liu Qiangdong, one of the richest men in China, has returned to China after being briefly arrested in the US over a sexual misconduct allegation. Liu, the founder and…

‚Peace behind me, war in front of me’: China’s new Army propaganda video is chilling and viral

‚Peace behind me, war in front of me’: China’s new Army propaganda video is chilling and viral

China’s People’s Liberation Army released a chilling video last week called „I am a Chinese Soldier,” which was first spotted in the West by the National Interest. The 2:20 minute video, released on August 1 for China’s Army Day, emotionally underscores the sacrifices made by service members of the PLA while showing off some of…

China’s most expensive film bombs on debut

China’s most expensive film bombs on debut

Image copyright Youtube/AsuraFilmOfficial China’s big-budget fantasy epic Asura has been pulled from cinemas after a dismal opening weekend. The 750m yuan ($112m; £85m) film reportedly made less than 50m yuan on its weekend debut. Asura’s plot is based on Chinese mythology and featured leading actors and flashy special effects. Producers are reportedly planning to rework…

The gaokao is China’s notoriously tough entrance exam, that can also get you into western universities — check out its punishing questions

The gaokao is China’s notoriously tough entrance exam, that can also get you into western universities — check out its punishing questions

Students in Handan, eastern China, studying for the gaokao exam in May 2018. Reuters The US, Europe, Australia, and Canada may see an influx of Chinese students in the coming years as more and more universities admit them based on China’s notoriously tough national standardized test. Earlier this month the University of New Hampshire became…

China’s largest social network has blocked all mentions of John Oliver after the talk-show host criticized Xi Jinping

China’s largest social network has blocked all mentions of John Oliver after the talk-show host criticized Xi Jinping

John Oliver and Chinese President Xi Jinping. HBO; Fred Dufour/Reuters China’s largest social network, Weibo, has blocked all mentions of John Oliver after the TV host criticized President Xi Jinping. On Sunday’s episode of Oliver’s HBO show, „Last Week Tonight,” Oliver blasted Xi’s consolidation of power and attempts to establish what he described as a…

China’s ride-hailing service will limit night time car pooling to passengers that are the same sex as the driver after a woman using the service was killed

China’s ride-hailing service will limit night time car pooling to passengers that are the same sex as the driver after a woman using the service was killed

China’s ride-hailing service Didi Chuxing is restricting the way its car pool feature can be used at night, allowing drivers to only pick up passengers of the same sex. The safety of the car pool service, known as Hitch, drew criticism last month when a 21-year-old female flight attendant using the service was allegedly killed…

Why China’s Yuan, not the Euro, could become the dominant global currency

Why China’s Yuan, not the Euro, could become the dominant global currency

Business Insider spoke with Dharsh ini David, economist, broadcaster, and author of „The Almighty Dollar.” David talked about why the Euro hasn’t challenged the Dollar as an international currency, despite being used by more people than the American currency. She also talked about how the Yuan could become the world’s dominant currency. Read the full…