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Sue-Lin Wong

China detains students, labor activists in deepening crackdown

Jan 23 2019

BEIJING/SHENZHEN About a dozen Chinese labor activists and university students have either gone missing or been detained by police this week, sources told Reuters, amid a deepening crackdown on activists seeking improved rights for factory workers.

LGBT parents challenge stereotypes in China

Dec 27 2018

SHENZHEN, China Heads turn when An Hui and Ye Jianbin walk down a street in the Chinese city of Shenzhen with their triplets, who were conceived with help from a human egg donor and a surrogate mother. | Video

RPT-WIDER IMAGE-LGBT parents challenge stereotypes in China

Dec 20 2018

SHENZHEN, China, Dec 20 Heads turn when An Hui and Ye Jianbin walk down a street in the Chinese city of Shenzhen with their triplets, who were conceived with help from a human egg donor and a surrogate mother.

The price of progress in China: 'We traded our lives for development'

Dec 14 2018

SHENZHEN, China For four years at the turn of the century, Wang Zhaohong worked on a demolition crew in Shenzhen, clearing the way for the once-tiny border village to become a bustling metropolis. | Video

Labor activists missing in China after suspected coordinated raids

Nov 12 2018

SHENZHEN, China At least 12 Chinese labor activists have gone missing in recent days, in what sources close to them believe was a coordinated effort by authorities to silence the vocal group, most of them university students or recent graduates.

Chinese students assaulted at pro-Marxist society protest

Nov 02 2018

SHENZHEN, China Two Chinese students were assaulted and hauled away, according to a witness and video footage, after they led protests against their university on Thursday for refusing to recognize an on-campus Marxist student society.

Many U.S. firms in China eyeing relocation as trade war bites: survey

Oct 29 2018

SHENZHEN More than 70 percent of U.S. firms operating in southern China are considering delaying further investment there and moving some or all of their manufacturing to other countries as the trade war bites into profits, a business survey showed on Monday. | Video

China exporters worried about trade war, rising costs at home: Reuters poll

Oct 16 2018

GUANGZHOU, China Chinese exporters are mostly confident they can weather a trade war with the United States, but worry about collateral damage it might cause throughout the global economy, according to a Reuters poll of participants at China's largest trade fair.

RPT-POLL-China exporters worried about trade war, rising costs at home

Oct 16 2018

GUANGZHOU, China, Oct 16 Chinese exporters are mostly confident they can weather a trade war with the United States, but worry about collateral damage it might cause throughout the global economy, according to a Reuters poll of participants at China's largest trade fair.

Inspired by #MeToo, student activists target inequality in China

Sep 05 2018

HUIZHOU, China At 1 am on April 23, Yue Xin was rudely awakened in her dormitory at China's prestigious Peking University by her mother and a faculty adviser.

World News

Iran says it will destroy any aggressor

Iran will pursue any aggressor, even it carries out a limited attack, and seek to destroy it, the head of the elite Revolutionary Guards said on Saturday, after attacks on Saudi oil sites which Riyadh and U.S officials blamed on Tehran.