::::::::: SOUTH CHINA MORNING POST - CHINA NEWS :::::::::                    China disbars another human rights lawyer in crackdown’s aftermath          Communication breakdown risks escalating Sino-US trade row, say former officials          Veteran Hong Kong officials among new faces to be named to China’s top political advisory body          Winter Olympics a ‘chance to get US-North Korea talks rolling and avert catastrophe’          Fitch warns of ratings cut for local governments in China if data revisions prove major          China suggests Swedish diplomats breached law in case of missing bookseller Gui Minhai          Taiwan’s president says she does not rule out chance of China attack          China slams Trump for raising import duties on Chinese goods          How China’s astronauts train for space missions          ‘She’ll die if she stays with us’: note found on sick Chinese baby abandoned in park          China races to beat gas supply crunch as big chill and Lunar New Year loom          Gangs busted for smuggling over 5,000 tonnes of garbage into China          China’s undersea robots find hole in leaking tanker but next move unclear          US weighing ‘many billions’ of dollars in sanctions on Chinese items via accelerated probe          Four cities played outsize role in Chinese economy          Hong Kong bookseller Gui Minhai ‘snatched’ by mainland Chinese authorities from train to Beijing          Trust crisis in US institutions as Chinese confidence rises, Edelman global poll finds          How did Beijing become one of China’s top cities for air quality?          Surveillance under the sea: how China is listening in near Guam          Widening loss forecast at China partner Beingmate leaves dairy giant Fonterra ‘extremely disappointed’          Experimental Chinese GM rice strain wins landmark US approval. But it’s still banned in China          Exiled Maldives leader says Chinese deals on islands are ‘land grabs’          A little praise goes a long way ... it did for me, Jack Ma tells China’s teachers          Chinese music fans fear rap latest to fall foul of government censors          Devoted Chinese grandmother has one hope for her disabled grandson          Crunch time nears as Trump mulls trade sanctions against China          Arithmetic with Chinese characteristics, where the sum of the parts is greater than the whole          East China Sea oil slick triples in size along whale migration route          China’s holiday ‘Sausage Prince’ strikes again – and is heading back behind bars          Chile praises China for rejecting protectionist policies          Chinese man lives rough for 10 years to ‘crack lottery code’          ‘If I’m gone, mother will return’: cancer-stricken girl’s moving letter to her father          China says US forcing it to strengthen presence in South China Sea          Could online classrooms be the answer to teacher shortage in rural China?          Suez Canal and Hambantota: spot the difference          Chinese bank fined over multibillion-dollar bad-debt cover-up          Ecuador is fighting crime using Chinese surveillance technology          Jack Ma has a solution for China’s ‘left-behind kids’: boarding school          Why Ma Zhaoxu, China’s new man at the United Nations, signals greater ambition on global stage          In China, big data is watching you … and that could be a huge ‘challenge to the West’          Beijing parents put off having second child by financial pressure, survey finds          Factory owner in eastern China pays workers in 290,000 bricks          A Chinese mother’s 22-year heartbreak at a roadside shoe repair stand          Beijing’s population drops for first time since 2000 as migrants are driven out          How a year-long luxury resort stay landed one Chinese man behind bars          Pakistan’s stance on militants alienated the US. Is China next?          Chinese university punishes professor for treating doctoral student as errand boy          Boom goes bust in Chinese border city as UN sanctions on North Korea bite          Trump’s first year failed the China test. His second looks far worse          Chinese property and entertainment giant Dalian Wanda reports 10pc revenue fall in 2017