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Range Rover Evoque Now Made in China — For the first time in its history, the iconic Land Rover brand is no longer exclusively 'Made in Britain' but now 'Made in China' too. Jaguar Land Rover (JLR) has opened its first factory in China and production of a Chinese-made Range Rover Evoque will begin within a few months.

Hong Kong Activists 'Beaten' Claim Protesters — Police in Hong Kong have arrested 45 people after a night of clashes between authorities and pro-democracy protesters. Trouble broke out on Hong Kong Island at 3am after dozens of protesters had occupied an underpass near the government headquarters. Police in riot gear used pepper spray to move the crowds.

Hong Kong Protesters Reject Call To Withdraw — Thousands of democracy protesters have defied tear gas and police baton charges to remain on the streets of Hong Kong for another night amid rising international tensions. Some demonstrators wore masks and resorted to umbrellas or plastic capes to protect themselves - prompting the phrase "umbrella revolution" to trend on social media.

Hong Kong: Riot Police Leave Protest Areas — The Hong Kong government has said it has withdrawn riot police from the city's streets as pro-democracy protests have begun to calm down. In a statement, a government spokesman also called on the activists to leave the protest areas as peacefully as possible.

Thousands 'Occupy' Hong Kong In China Protest — A movement to occupy central Hong Kong has begun two days ahead of schedule with thousands of protesters gathering overnight. The leader of 'Occupy Central', Benny Tai, made the surprise announcement shortly before 2am on Sunday in the former British colony.

Worst 'Torture Tools' Sold By China Revealed — China is facing calls to ban the sale of "torture tools" which Chinese manufacturers are producing in increasing numbers. According to a report by Amnesty International and Omega Research Foundation, Chinese companies, many of which are state-owned, are increasingly active in promoting their equipment at trade fairs globally.

'Unprecedented' Sentence For Chinese Academic — A Chinese economics professor has been sentenced to life in prison after being found guilty of "separatism" at a court in China. Ilham Tohti, the country's most prominent Uighur Muslim scholar, was found guilty at the Intermediate People's Court in Urumqi, the capital of China's far-western Xinjiang Uighur Autonomous Region.

Alibaba Shares To Be Priced For Record Sale — The Chinese e-marketplace Alibaba will set the price for its New York flotation later on Thursday in what is expected to become a record sale. The move follows a fortnight of roadshows for potential investors across the globe - presentations that drew huge interest and helped Alibaba's founder shift the price range higher ahead of Friday's market debut.

Chinese Critic Goes On Trial For 'Separatism' — A Chinese economist and university lecturer has gone on trial in western China, charged with separatism. Ilham Tothi, who is China's most prominent Uighur Muslim scholar, was detained in Beijing in January. He appeared at a closed hearing at the Intermediate People's Court in Urumqi, capital of China's far western Xinjiang Uighur Autonomous Region.

It's Electric: First Formula E Season Begins — The world's first Formula E season begins in the Chinese capital this weekend. Billed as a new era in motor racing, the Beijing E-Prix will mark the start of an entirely new sport with 10 races in cities around the world, and a season finale on a street circuit in London next June.
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Oct 25, 2014

RT @JNBPage: How do the US Navy's six new P-8 anti-sub planes in Okinawa monitor China's undersea force? We went to see. Video:

Oct 25, 2014

RT @JNBPage: How is US responding to China's undersea buildup? I took a ride on a Los Angeles class attack sub to find out. Video:

Oct 24, 2014

RT @camanpour: Y'day I visited the stunning 888,000+ poppies at the Tower of London commemorating WWI dead:

Oct 24, 2014

RT @jenlipman: I like that while tweeting for first time, Queen has matched her outfit with the #Twitter bird logo #thequeentweets

Oct 24, 2014

Ironic mad Chinese contradictions: @cctvnews (Chinese State TV) tweets YouTube link on Facebook. All banned in China

Oct 24, 2014

RT @SkyNewsAsia: 13 students injured in China Jiliang University, Hangzhou, following gas explosion. 中国计量学院煤气罐爆炸造成13名学生受伤。

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