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Sex trafficking and forced marriages flourish under China’s one-child policy

By Gaye Clark
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Human Trafficking | Thanks to a shortage of women created in part by China’s one-child policy, the country has become a hotbed of human trafficking. Desperate men pay…

Midday Roundup: Hundreds trapped after Chinese cruise ship sinks

By Leigh Jones
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Newsworthy | Chinese shipwreck.Crews in China are frantically trying to rescue cruise-ship passengers trapped underwater in the Yangtze River after the vessel capsized…

Gained in translation

By June Cheng
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China | Missionaries in China hope an old translation of the Bible—unapproved by the government—will revolutionize the Chinese church

Building on a legacy

By Angela Lu
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Lifestyle | The work of Hudson Taylor has spread over Asia and, 150 years later, turned its recipients into senders

Too nice to be a spy

By Andrée Seu Peterson
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Higher Education | The federal government’s efforts to stop China from stealing sensitive U.S. defense technology secrets led to last week’s indictment of the head of Temple…

China launches campaign to destroy church crosses

By June Cheng
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China | One year after authorities sent excavators to tear down the large Sanjiang Church in Wenzhou, China, officials have returned to remove crosses from the top of…

The on campus pot calling the kettle black

By Andrée Seu Peterson
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Higher Education | Temple University in Philadelphia is starting a Confucius Institute (CI) for the purpose of teaching Chinese language and culture. What makes that dicey is…

Globe Trot: Ancient Syrian city falls to ISIS

By Mindy Belz
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International | SYRIA: ISIS (or Islamic State) has seized parts of the ancient city of Palmyra. Here’s real-time footage from today. But as writer Ann Voskamp points…

Globe Trot: Nepal’s continued quakes leave mental, emotional scars

By Mindy Belz
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International | NEPAL: There have not been just two earthquakes in Nepal, there have been well over 100 quakes registering at a magnitude of 4 or higher since the initial…

Tensions between U.S., China escalate over island dispute

By Rob Holmes
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Foreign Policy | China’s massive land reclamation in the South China Sea will be on the agenda when U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry travels to Beijing this weekend. His…

Growing pains, great gains

By June Cheng
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China | God is granting massive growth to the church in China, but with it come great challenges. Mature Chinese Christians are finding ways to counter heresies,

Chinese church holds pro-life protest

By June Cheng
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Abortion | Leaders hope their public witness will awaken the church to the humanity of unborn children

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