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  • China ‘trying to hack into everything': Clinton

    UNITED STATES, Jul 5 - Hillary Clinton accused China on Saturday of "trying to hack into everything that doesn't move in America" and stealing government information, in strongly worded comments likely to irk Beijing. Clinton, a former secretary of state who is making another... Read more

  • S. Korea navy officer arrested for spying for China

    SEOUL, South Korea, Jul 4 - A South Korean navy officer has been arrested for allegedly leaking military secrets to China, a defence ministry spokesman said Saturday. A lieutenant commander assigned to the Defence Security Command faces charges that he handed over classified... Read more

  • China firm to punish ‘unscheduled’ pregnancies

    BEIJING, Jul 3 - A Chinese company plans to demand its employees seek approval to get pregnant and fine those who conceive a child without permission, reports said, provoking a media firestorm Friday. "Only married female workers who have worked for the company for more... Read more

  • Democracy camp seeks new direction at Hong Kong protest march

    HONG KONG, July 1- Tens of thousands joined a pro democracy march on the anniversary of Hong Kong's handover to China Wednesday in what organisers said was a chance to work out the movement's next step as momentum wanes. Crowds gathered in Victoria Park in the afternoon,... Read more

  • Chinese people getting taller and fatter: govt

    BEIJING, July 1- Chinese people are growing taller as the country becomes richer but they are getting fatter even faster, the government and state media said. The proportion of Chinese over-18s who were overweight stood at 30.1 percent in 2012, up 7.3 percentage points... Read more