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Police in east China’s Zhejiang Province have apprehended 98 suspects for running online gambling involving a total of 290 million yuan (41.3 million U.S. dollars).

Police detain 98 suspects over online gambling

Police in east China’s Zhejiang Province have apprehended 98 suspects for running online gambling involving a total of 290 million yuan (41.3 million U.S. dollars).

China launches five satellites with one rocket

Five new remote-sensing satellites were sent into planned orbit from the Taiyuan Satellite Launch Centre in north China’s Shanxi Province on Wednesday.
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China bans transport of live hogs from 10 new regions

China has banned the transport of live hogs from 10 regions bordering the six provinces that have reported African swine fever outbreaks in recent weeks.
The RemoveDEBRIS was launched on April 2 aboard a SpaceX Dragon rocket as part of a ISS resupply mission [John Raoux|AP]

China launches marine satellite to monitor climate change

China sent a new marine satellite into orbit on Friday to help improve understanding of maritime waters and climate change.

Court sentences five drug dealers to death

Five drug traffickers have been sentenced to death and another six sentenced to death with a two-year reprieve in north China’s Shanxi Province, the Shanxi Provincial Higher People’s Court said on Tuesday.

China taking anti-corruption battle to public sector

China has resolved to take its harsh corruption policing tactics to the public sector in President Xi Jinping’s renewed crackdown.

China demolishes Christian megachurch

Authorities in northern China have demolished a Christian megachurch in a move denounced by a religious rights group as “Taliban-style persecution”.

US President Donald Trump gets dog statue in China

A mall in northern China has installed a larger-than-life canine statue with more than a passing resemblance to US President Donald Trump to welcome the coming Year of the Dog.

China lifts 10-year travel ban on feminist activist

China has lifted a 10-year travel ban on a feminist activist who was jailed for more than a month in 2015 after organising a campaign against sexual harassment.

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