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China’s rat tribe: Over a million people still live in subterranean tunnels underneath Beijing 50 years after Chairman Mao told them to ‘dig deep’ to survive the Cold War

Over a million people are living in subterranean tunnels in China 50 years after they were built as a bomb shelter during the Cold War. Low income workers known as the ‘Rat Tribe’ now occupy the tunnels, which cover an estimated area … Continue reading

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Chinese X-ray phone camera bites the dust

NAKED EYE OnePlus phone’s ‘X-ray vision’ that uses camera to see through CLOTHES and plastic is now banned Harry Pettit, Senior Digital Technology and Science Reporter CHINESE phone-maker OnePlus has permanently disabled a feature on its new mobile that gave … Continue reading

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Liao Yiwu : “Vous, Occidentaux, quand comprendrez-vous à qui vous avez affaire ?”

Paris Match Interview Mariana Grépinet C’est un dissident de la première heure. Il a vécu dans sa chair et dans son âme la dictature chinoise. Arrestations, harcèlement, quatre ans de prison avec tortures. A 62 ans, cet écrivain et poète exilé à … Continue reading

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