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President Xi Jinping showed no sign of bending to Southeast Asian pressure to resolve increasingly irascible territorial disputes over the South China Sea on Thursday, simply repeating past calls for dialogue.

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China’s plan for a nationwide property database, once hailed as an antidote to corruption, has stalled amid resistance from local governments that illustrates the difficulty Beijing faces in driving through reforms to tackle widespread graft.

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Contrary to popular images of dinosaurs roaming a steamy tropical planet, the prehistoric creatures may also have spent long periods living among enormous ice sheets where they evolved feathers to survive the arctic conditions, according to a new study by Chinese and Fren

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Two of the mainland’s top universities have made moderate gains in the latest global university rankings. But researchers say the country’s universities in general need to become more international and improve the quality of their research to be more competitive.

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A consortium led by Australian billionaire James Packer and US director Brett Ratner has struck a massive movie-making deal with Warner Brothers, with an eye fixed firmly on Chinese movie fans.

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Turkey’s US$4 billion order for a Chinese missile defence system is a breakthrough for China in its bid to become a supplier of advanced weapons, even though opposition from Washington and Nato threatens to derail the deal.

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