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‘Take Your Money Back’: The Last Words of a Chinese Cop Who Refused a Bribe

A Chinese traffic officer has become an accidental martyr in China’s crusade to fight corruption, with his death on the side of a highway offering a visceral reminder of the challenges the country continues to face in rooting out routine bribery.

Not to Be Left Out, China Embraces the ‘Ice Bucket Challenge’

Over the past couple of days, China’s technology tycoons have lined up to get soaking wet by participating in the so-called “ice bucket challenge.”

Compare: Turnout for Hong Kong’s Pro-Democracy and Pro-China Rallies

Compare photos from Hong Kong's July 1 pro-democracy rally with those from this weekend's pro-China protests.

Hong Kong’s Homeless Get to World Cup

A team of Hong Kong soccer players will represent the territory in the World Cup in Chile this October. But this isn’t an ordinary World Cup; this is the Homeless World Cup.

Picture China: Youth Olympics Open, Pro-China Protest, Beer Festival

The day's China news in pictures: the 2014 Summer Youth Olympic Games open in Nanjing, opponents protest against the 'Occupy Central' movement protest in Hong Kong, Qingdao celebrates its beer festival and more.

Zen Serves as Reminder of Pope’s China Challenge

The Vatican’s call for an opening of dialogue with estranged Asian countries -- Pope Francis’ most direct overture to Beijing yet – was made in the presence of a big critic of China, formerly the Catholic Church’s top representative there.

How Poorly Paid Chinese Officials Get Away With Owning Dozens of Homes

Ordinary Chinese people have a dim view of Chinese officials, with many believing that they’re prone to accepting bribes or embezzling public funds for personal use. Also common is the belief that they own an obscene number of homes – something at odds with the fact their relatively low salaries.

Between Truth and TV: China’s New Deng Xiaoping-Inspired Miniseries

State broadcaster CCTV last week began broadcasting a TV series featuring the life of Deng Xiaoping, the reformist Chinese leader whose economic policies unleashed decades of unprecedented growth for country. Entitled Deng Xiaoping at History's Crossroads, the series has since triggered a considerable reaction.

Heard in the Hutong: The Chinese View on Hollywood Blockbusters

China Real Time hit the streets of Beijing to find out whether residents think Hollywood producers are doing too little or too much to cater to Chinese audiences.

Between Truth and TV: China’s New Deng Xiaoping-Inspired Miniseries

state broadcaster CCTV last week began broadcasting a TV series featuring Mr. Deng’s life, titled Deng Xiaoping at History's Crossroads. The series has since triggered considerable reaction, as well as lively debate.

Hong Kong’s Pro-Beijing Crowd Occupies Itself With Own March

Hong Kong’s pro-establishment groups staged a march of their own Sunday opposing Occupy Central, a democratic activist group threatening mass civil disobedience if the Beijing government does not offer the city genuine choice in their next election for Chief Executive, the city’s top leader.

Writing China: James Jiann Hua To, ‘Qiaowu: Extra-Territorial Policies for the Overseas Chinese’

CRT spoke with political scientist James Jiann Hua To about China’s efforts to shepherd Chinese students, business executives and travelers when they're overseas.

Blurred Lines: The Ambiguity of Censorship on China’s Top Messaging App

With China announcing new restrictions on “instant messaging tools,” CRT Internet columnist Jason Q. Ng examines the ambiguous censorship already taking place on China's most popular messaging app, WeChat.

China Takes Anti-Graft Obsession Over the Border

China is using its chairmanship of the 21-economy Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation forum this year to highlight the anti-corruption issues that have obsessed China’s leadership at home.

Laptops in Hell: Bosch’s ‘Garden of Earthy Delights’ Gets Atheistic Makeover in Beijing

While Chinese artists Xiao Miaochun concedes he doesn’t fully understand the religious themes in Hieronymous Bosch's "Garden of Earthly Delights," that hasn't stopped him from offering his own computer-generated interpretation.

In Shanghai, Free-trade Zone Fails to Rev Up Car Makers

Almost one year after its official launch, Shanghai’s pilot free-trade zone appears to have delivered little for one of China’s most important industries—the auto industry.

Picture China: Ebola Inspection, NYU in Shanghai, Nanjing Massacre

The day's China news in pictures: Passengers from Nigeria undergo inspection for Ebola in Beijing's international airport, NYU opens its new campus in Shanghai, people visit the Nanjing Massacre Memorial Hall and more.

Leaky Borders: China Cracks Down on Wealthy Moving Cash Abroad

China is trying to regain control of the cash flowing across its leaky borders, and the effects will be felt around the world.

Leaky Borders: China Cracks Down on Wealthy Moving Cash Abroad

China is trying to regain control of the cash flowing across its leaky borders and the effects will be felt around the world.

For The Brave of Stomach: A Baijiu-Themed Bar Opens in Beijing

A new bar in Beijing billing itself as the world’s first dedicated to baijiu hopes to change people’s minds about China’s fiery national drink.

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