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43 min ago | People's Daily Online

Chongqing bombings survivors sue Japanese gov't, demanding apology

Survivors of the Bombing of Chongqing during the World War II on Wednesday sued the Japanese government over its wartime antihuman bombings in Chongqing, the then Chinese capital, demanding governmental apology and compensation.

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Tue Apr 15, 2014

Wall Street Journal

Mining Tycoon's Trial Reverberates in China

GUANGHAN, China-Businessman Liu Han is on trial in central China on charges that he headed a criminal organization that for more than two decades earned vast profits through racketeering, gambling, assault, extortion and murder.

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China Digital Times

Officials With Ties to Zhou Under Investigation

Zhao Miao, a senior official in Chengdu, capital of the southwestern province of Sichuan, was taken away on Thursday for questioning by anti-corruption investigators, the Xinhua news agency said late on Saturday.

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The Miami Herald

China will turn bear farm into refuge, a win for advocates

In what's being described as a major victory against abusive animal practices in China, a government-owned company that's bred bears for traditional medicines has agreed to convert itself into a sanctuary.

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KDWN

In China, jar of French mountain air fetches $860

Beijing artist Liang Kegang returned from a business trip in southern France with well-rested lungs and a small item of protest against his home city's choking pollution: a glass jar of clean, Provence air.

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GPB.org

After 25 Years Of Amnesia, Remembering A Forgotten Tiananmen

After People's Armed Police were deployed to clear the square on June 4, pitched battles broke out between police and angry crowds throwing stones.

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National Public Radio

After 25 Years Of Amnesia, Remembering A Forgotten Tiananmen

But across China, similar protests were taking place. Students in the southwest city of Chengdu began their own hunger strike in Tianfu Square several days after their Beijing counterparts.

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Mon Apr 14, 2014

International Business Times

Baby Murders: Utah Woman Guilty of Killing 6 Newborn Babies After Birth; Remains Stuffed in Boxes

A woman in Utah was charged for killing six of her seven newborn babies then putting their dead bodies in cardboard boxes.

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People's Daily Online

Low support for PX: poll

A Global Times poll has revealed that over one-third of respondents in five cities, where paraxylene projects were planned, oppose construction of PX plants, while only 20 percent supported them, with nearly 40 percent expressing neutrality.

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Shelter Island Reporter

'King of Masks' reveals China of the 1930s

Movies at the Library had planned to screen "King of Masks" in January; winter weather intervened.

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Hypebeast.com

Fresh Off The Boat with Eddie Huang: Chengdu - Part 3

Wrapping up his stay in Chengdu, Eddie Huang has dropped part 3 of his visit to the city for Fresh Off The Boat .

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Time

Inside The (Not So) Secret World of Pandas

The following images were taken by Ami Vitale from Nov. 6, to Nov. 11, 2013 A captive bred baby panda sits in a basket as it is moved from a building at the breeding center of Bifengxia Panda Base in Ya'an, Sichuan, China.

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Sun Apr 13, 2014

The Star Online

Next time your panda freaks out, give it some sugar

Scientists studying the endangered black-and-white bears said that while pandas almost exclusively eat bamboo, which contains only tiny amounts of sugars, they showed a strong preference for natural sweeteners in an experiment.

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The Star Online

Senior official from China's Sichuan under graft probe - Xinhua

A senior government official in China's Sichuan province is under investigation for "severe discipline violations", which is often a euphemism for corruption, state media said.

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AlertNet

Senior official from China's Sichuan under graft probe - Xinhua

A senior government official in China's Sichuan province is under investigation for "severe discipline violations", which is often a euphemism for corruption, state media said.

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Sat Apr 12, 2014

South China Morning Post

Two more associates of ex-security tsar Zhou Yongkang detained in graft probes

Born in 1942, Zhou was secretary of the Political and Legislative Affairs Committee of the party's Central Committee from 2007 to 2012.

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Fri Apr 11, 2014

Daily Mail

Chinese farmer builds giant Space Shuttle and rocket on his roof

Horror on the highway: TEN dead and 32 injured when bus carrying high school students in California EXPLODES after it collides head-on with FedEx truck killing five teens Cowboys rustle BACK their own cattle in tense showdown over Nevada's last rancher: Protesters break federal blockade as militias threaten to join fight and pregnant woman claims ... (more)

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Examiner.com

Jar of Fresh Air Was Bought in China for $860

Recently a Beijing artist auctioned off a jar of fresh air for $860. The bidders were a group of roughly a hundred Chinese artists and collectors.

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The Washington Post

The 10 commandments for Chinese bureaucrats

Don't suck up to your boss, don't use jargon when making speeches, don't act high and mighty, and never smoke or pick your teeth in public.

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Malaysian National News Agency

Delay In Arrival Of Pandas Due To China's Preoccupation With MH370

The arrival in Malaysia of two Giant Pandas from China, originally scheduled on April 16, has been postponed to next month.

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