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AP Photos: Editor selections from the past week in Asia

China opened the annual session of its legislature this week in Beijing. The nearly 6,000 delegates to the National People's Congress and its advisory body include hundreds of military officers, repre...

China’s Disappeared: A look at who went missing in 2018

BEIJING (AP) — It’s not uncommon for individuals who speak out against the government to disappear in China, but the scope of the “disappeared” has expanded since President Xi ...

China's Disappeared: A look at who went missing in 2018

BEIJING (AP) — It's not uncommon for individuals who speak out against the government to disappear in China, but the scope of the "disappeared" has expanded since President Xi Jinping came to power in...

Dolce & Gabbana cancels China show after 'chopstick' advert causes uproar

Dolce & Gabbana canceled a fashion show in Shanghai on Wednesday after a series of promotional videos were criticized as racist and full of outdated stereotypes by Chinese celebrities and social m...

Dolce & Gabbana accused of insulting China; blames hackers

BEIJING (AP) — Dolce & Gabbana has apologized for insulting remarks about China it allegedly made in conversations on Instagram but denied that it was responsible. The luxury fas...

Correction: China Missing Celebrity story

BEIJING (AP) — In a story Sept. 24 about missing Chinese actress Fan Bingbing, Fan's name was misspelled as Fang in the next-to-last paragraph of the story. A corrected version of th...

Mystery around disappearance of Chinese star Fan Bingbing

BEIJING (AP) — X-Men star Fan Bingbing's Beijing management office is dark and abandoned. Her birthday passed almost unremarked in China's hyper-adrenalized social media environment. ...

China actor Fan drops off social media amid tax probe rumors

BEIJING (AP) — Chinese actress Fan Bingbing has disappeared from social media amid rumors she is the target of a tax evasion investigation. Fan is usually a prolific user of China's ...

Yao Ming and WildAid inform Chinese consumers that buying ivory is now illegal

(CHINA / WILDAID) The greatest single step toward reducing elephant poaching will come into effect on Sunday when it will be illegal to buy or sell ivory in China. The country was once the world's...

As China bans ivory, prices and poaching fall, other countries follow

(UNITED STATES / WILDAID) - China, which was the largest market for illegal elephant ivory, will ban all domestic sales of ivory products effective December 31, 2017. Described by WildAid CEO Peter...