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Sue-Lin Wong

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.

Some Chinese student activists released after police raid

Aug 28 2018

SHENZHEN/BEIJING Some Chinese student activists detained after a raid last week have been escorted back to their hometowns by police and their parents, labor activists said on Tuesday.

China's student activists cast rare light on brewing labor unrest

Aug 24 2018

SHENZHEN, China When Shen Mengyu graduated with a master's degree from a top Chinese university in 2015, she could have landed a comfortable job in government or at one of China's internet giants. | Video

Student activists disappear in southern China after police raid

Aug 24 2018

SHENZHEN, China/BEIJING Police in riot gear stormed an apartment in southern China on Friday where about 40 student activists and others supporting factory workers seeking to form a labor union were staying, according to activists who said they received a video of the raid as it was taking place.

Chinese hotel denies raising rates for Americans amid trade war

Jul 13 2018

SHENZHEN, China A hotel in the southern Chinese city of Shenzhen on Friday denied a report that it would charge U.S. guests an extra 25 percent amid an escalating trade war between Washington and Beijing.

World News

Pence tells Suu Kyi persecution of Rohingya inexcusable

U.S. Vice President Mike Pence told Myanmar leader Aung San Suu Kyi on Wednesday that the violence and persecution by her country's military and vigilantes that sent more than 700,000 Rohingya Muslims fleeing to Bangladesh was inexcusable.