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Bionic woman: Chinese robot turns on the charm

Bionic woman: Chinese robot turns on the charm

SHANGHAI — Jia Jia can hold a simple conversation and make specific facial expressions when asked, and her creator believes the eerily life-like robot heralds a future of cyborg...

Smog-choked Chinese snap up trips to Antartica

Smog-choked Chinese snap up trips to Antartica

BEIJING — Toxic haze that settled over much of China during the last three weeks has triggered a flight reflex among residents, leading to the rising popularity of smog...

Trump will not meet Tsai during US stopover

Trump will not meet Tsai during US stopover

HOUSTON — Taiwanese President Tsai Ing-wen was in Houston yesterday for a brief transit stop during her trip to Central America, with China scrutinising the proceedings for...