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India, not China, is most populous nation in the world now, claims Chinese demographer

India, not China, is most populous nation in the world now, claims Chinese demographer

This CLAIM by an independent Chinese demographer has sparked a major debate.

Hong Kong subway arson attack injures 18

Hong Kong police today said 18 people were injured in an arson attack on a subway train during rush hour the previous night

Alibaba to pay $266 million for Hong Kong`s SCMP newspaper

Chinese Internet giant Alibaba will pay HK$2.06 billion (US$265.8 million) for Hong Kong`s South China Morning Post, the newspaper said in a statement to the city`s stock exchange.

Internet giant Alibaba to buy South China Morning Post

Internet giant Alibaba to buy South China Morning Post

Chinese internet giant Alibaba said Friday it would buy Hong Kong's South China Morning Post, following weeks of speculation over the future of the English- language newspaper.

Jack Ma`s South China Morning Post takeover a double-edged sword

Jack Ma`s South China Morning Post takeover a double-edged sword

Chinese Internet tycoon Jack Ma`s mooted buyout of Hong Kong`s struggling South China Morning Post could see the paper prosper from his Midas touch, analysts say, but also further erode its independence and with it the city`s press freedoms.

Alibaba boss Jack Ma in bid for Hong Kong newspaper: Bloomberg

Alibaba boss Jack Ma in bid for Hong Kong newspaper: Bloomberg

If the deal goes ahead, Alibaba founder Jack Ma would become the latest Internet tycoon to step in to take over a traditional newspaper.

China launches probe against Microsoft, orders raids

China has placed US technology giant Microsoft under investigation while officials today conducted raids on its offices in four cities.