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Wednesday Aug 20 | Bangkok Post

Tide turns for shark fin in China

A sprawling market floor in Guangzhou was once a prime location for shark fin, one of China's most expensive delicacies.

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Tue Aug 19, 2014

Asia News Network

Yao Ming joins social media battle against ALS

Former NBA star Yao Ming announced on Tuesday that he will take the ALS Ice Bucket Challenge to help raise money and improve awareness of the fight against amyotrophic lateral sclerosis.

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CBS Sports

Marbury to play himself onstage in Chinese play

Stephon Marbury is getting his own play. Tickets for "I Was Marbury," which will chronicle his championship-winning season with the Beijing Ducks in 2011-2012, are already on sale, and Marbury will play himself.

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Related Topix: NBA Players, Stephon Marbury, Sports, Yao Ming (2008 Beijing Olympics), Summer Olympic, Zhizhi Wang, Olympics, Wang Zhizhi (2008 Beijing Olympics), Summer Olympics, Olympic Basketball

CultureMap

Jeremy Lin revenge fear freaks out the Lin Only Haters: Future...

Even Johnny Manziel is in the headlines. But his middle finger can't quite distract all the Lin Only Haters.

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Related Topix: Sports, NBA Basketball, Houston Rockets, Los Angeles Lakers, Jeremy Lin, NBA Players, Dwight Howard, James Harden

Thu Aug 14, 2014

Asia News Network

New York: Napa Valley wines may make shift toward Chinese palate

More mainland investors are finding their way to wine country in California's Napa Valley, as the Chinese are buying not only bottles of wine but vineyards as well.

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Wed Aug 13, 2014

Houston Chronicle

Former Rocket Yao joins push against ivory sales

Yao Ming, a Wild Aid ambassador and retired NBA star, looks at the carcass of an elephant in Samburu, Kenya, southeast of the capital Nairobi.

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Tue Aug 12, 2014

Chron

Former Rocket's star leads global effort to end elephant slaughter

Wild Aid estimates more than 30,000 elephants are killed each year for their tusks, experts warn the population cannot survive unless something changes.

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Lake Show Life

Jeremy Lin an All-Star? It Could Happen

Jul 24, 2014; El Segundo, CA, USA; Los Angeles Lakers general manager Mitch Kupchak introduces Jeremy Lin during a press conference at Toyota Sports Center.

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Related Topix: Sports, Los Angeles Lakers, NBA Basketball, Jeremy Lin, NBA Players, Houston Rockets, Kobe Bryant

Sat Aug 09, 2014

The Smoking Cuban

Tracy McGrady's Legacy, The Mavericks, and One Game 7 Series

The biggest knock on Tracy McGrady is that after 15 fruitful years in the NBA, which included seven All-Star appearances, two All-NBA First Team selections and two scoring titles, he never once led his team out of the first round of the playoffs.

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Related Topix: Sports, Dallas Mavericks, NBA Basketball, Dirk Nowitzki, NBA Players, Houston Rockets

Wed Aug 06, 2014

South China Morning Post

Shark fin vendors report 82 per cent drop in sales after anti-corruption campaign

Photo: Dale de la Rey/AFP Eighty-five per cent of Chinese consumers said they have given up shark fin soup in the past years, according to a new report by WildAid, an international NGO against illegal wildlife trading.

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Fri Aug 01, 2014

State Department

Wildlife Trafficking: Turning Concern Into Action

When Satao, one of the oldest and most iconic African elephant tuskers, known worldwide for his monumental tusks was murdered in Kenya this June, the image of his hacked-off face went viral and within days brought millions of people around the globe to tears.

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Wed Jul 30, 2014

KSL-TV

China tour to give Runnin' Utes competitive edge

University of Utah head basketball coach Larry Krystkowiak and his staff will embark on a two-week Pac-12 all-star tour through China starting next week.

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Related Topix: Jeremy Olsen, Sports, Utah Utes Women's Basketball, NCAA Sports, NCAA Women's Basketball, University of Utah NCAA, NBA Players

Wall St. Cheat Sheet

This 13-Year-Old Romanian Would Already Be the Tallest NBA Player

CoA> dla @cegieu - Robert Bobroczky - 13 lat, 226 cm wzrostu. To ten trzymajA...cy CzA owieka-piA kATM za gA owATM pic.twitter.com/3z4z7HeE3L Full disclosure: We remember when Yao Ming, who stood 7'6 inches, per the NBA - the league's practice of inflating height is an open secret at this point; just ask Charles Barkley - was drafted into the NBA, ... (more)

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Related Topix: Sports, NBA Basketball, NBA Players, New York Knicks, Andrea Bargnani, Oklahoma City Thunder, Charles Barkley, Hasheem Thabeet

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