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1 hr ago | Chosun Ilbo

N.Korean Defectors, Helpers Arrested in China

Twenty-nine North Korean defectors and five of their South Korean helpers were arrested in China on July 15-17.

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23 hrs ago | Bangkok Post

Chinese railway in Myanmar scrapped

A planned rail project to give China access to the Indian Ocean through Myanmar has been cancelled due to strong public objections and delays, a senior official said on Tuesday.

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Mon Jul 21, 2014

People's Daily Online

Lobster vs cat: catch me if you can

A fight between a lobster and three cats recently took place on the bank of Daguan River in Kunming, southwest China's Yunnan province.

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Hospitality Net

Dusit Fudu Hotels & Resorts Reveals Aggressive Chinese Expansion Plans

Dusit Fudu Hotels & Resorts, the Chinese joint venture hotel management company between leading Asian hospitality group Dusit International and local partners Changzhou Qiao Yu Group, has announced the signing of 15 hotel management agreements in its first year of operation.

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Seeking Alpha

New Oriental Education: Are Out-Of-Date Websites To Blame For POP Kids Enrollment Decline?

New Oriental Education is experiencing a drop in enrollments at its POP Kids children's ESL classes that may be due to more than just a program revamp.

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TrekEarth

Yuantong Temple

Situated in the downtown region of Kunming City, Yuantong Temple is among the oldest and largest temples in Kunming, boasting a history of more than 1200 years.

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The Irrawaddy Newsmagazine

Rail coaches in Rangoon.

A proposed railway to link the planned industrial hub in Arakan State with China has been abandoned due to concerns over the potential cost and environmental impact of the project, according to a Myanma Railways official.

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Sat Jul 19, 2014

Xinhuanet

14 saved after SW China tunnel collapse

A worker receives treatment in an ambulance after he was saved from a railway tunnel collapse in Funing County of Zhuang and Miao Autonomous Prefecture of Wenshan, southwest China's Yunnan Province, July 20, 2014.

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Thu Jul 17, 2014

The Economist

Claws!: A strange, new fossil arthropod

This fearsomely armed critter, called Lyrarapax unguispinus, terrorised the seabed in what is now south-west China some 515m years ago, during the Cambrian period.

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Related Topix: China, World News, Weird

Wed Jul 16, 2014

NEWS.com.au

Ten provinces among targets of latest anti-graft inspections

Wang Qishan, secretary of the CCDI, said inspectors could investigate any place, department, enterprise or sector where they suspected severe graft.

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Tue Jul 15, 2014

Newsday

The knife attack that changed Kunming

China is in the midst of a massive security crackdown after a series of terror attacks it blames on Muslims from the Uighur ethnic minority in north-west Xinjiang province.

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South China Morning Post

'Graft-ridden' ex-party bosses of Xining and Kunming ejected from Communist Party

China's ruling Communist Party said today it had expelled two more former senior officials for corruption, laying the way for their prosecution, as the government continues a high-profile campaign against deep-rooted graft.

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TIME.com

China's Campaign Against Corruption Is Huge. Will It Do Any Good?

President Xi has netted more "tigers," or top-level officials, than his predecessor Hu Jintao did during his entire decade in power Suppose a corruption investigation in the U.S. netted the mayors of Los Angeles, Phoenix, Atlanta, Chicago, Denver, half a dozen vice governors or mayors, the nation's deputy top cop, a firebrand TV pundit, state ... (more)

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Mon Jul 14, 2014

Switched

Soccer Commentator Turned Government Critic Silenced In China

Chinese writer Li Chengpeng, looked upon by many as a a highly influential Chinese blogger and social commentator, is protected by bodyguards as he attends a promotional event of his new book 'SmILENCE' on January 26, 2013 in Kunming, southwest China's Yunnan province.

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People's Daily Online

Yunnan Coffee Trading Center settles in Pu'er

Municipal Party Secretary Wei Xing , and Chairman and General Manager Cao Ronggen of Kunming Jinyuan Flower Industry Co., Ltd. jointly attended a ceremony to mark the initiation of the National Coffee Trading Center project.

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Related Topix: Drink, Coffee, World News, China, Asia

Sun Jul 13, 2014

Asia News Network

Terror attacks stifle Uygur businesses

The businesses of Uygur entrepreneurs in the Xinjiang Uygur autonomous region, especially in traditional Uygur foods, have suffered serious setbacks since the series of terrorist attacks that happened this year, businessmen said, who jointly condemned the violent acts.

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Thu Jul 10, 2014

China Daily

College addresses need for experts in anti-terrorism

China is inviting overseas counterterrorism experts to serve as visiting professors who will help train a new generation of anti-terror personnel.

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People's Daily Online

China Pan-Asia Stone Expo held in Kunming

Photo taken on July 10, 2014 shows a jade sculpture displayed at the 2014 China Pan-Asia Stone Expo in Kunming, capital of southwest China's Yunnan Province.

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Tue Jul 08, 2014

Austrian Times

Undignified Rescue For Tree Climbing Red Panda

This is the moment a rare red panda got an undignified rescue by firemen after clambering up a tree in a residential area in the city of Kunming in south-western China's Yunnan province.

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Mon Jul 07, 2014

Customer Interaction Solutions

Online videos help to spur terror attacks [China Daily: Africa Weekly]

International cooperation needed to combat dangerous material, Cao Yin reports in Beijing.

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