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Forest Fire Put Out In Southwest China After Three Days

A forest fire that broke out three days ago was put out by 4,700 firefighters and soldiers on Saturday in southwest Yunnan Province, Xinhua news agency reported local authorities as saying.

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Related Topix: Natural Disasters, Wildfire, Fire, World News, China, Thailand

Fri Apr 18, 2014

PR-inside.com

China human vaccine market: RMB10.5 billion industry in 2012

In 2012, Chinese human vaccine market valued RMB10.5 billion with the lot release quantity of roughly 773 million person-portions.

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Related Topix: World News, China, Asia, Chickenpox, Health, H1N1 Influenza / Swine Flu, Medicine, Influenza

Thu Apr 17, 2014

Chemistry World

Para-xylene plants face uphill struggle for acceptance in China

Amid the Chinese public's increasingly fierce resistance to the construction of chemical plants, young chemists are coming to the defence of the industry.

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The Daily Beast

Chinese Drones Target Drug KingpinBy Brendon Hong

The Chinese called him Godfather. He was a Burmese national-resistance fighter, drug smuggler, kidnapper, warlord.

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Related Topix: World News, China, Asia, Drugs, Piracy News

Wed Apr 16, 2014

TrekEarth

Hani Minority Girl in YuanYang

The Hani is an ethnic & minority group living in Southeast Asia. The latest report states that the Hani population is around 1,5 million.

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Related Topix: China, World News, Wedding

Bangkok Post

Songkhla illegals are Muslim Uighurs

The nationality of more than 40% of the 218 people detained in Songkhla last month has been verified as Muslim Uighurs from the Xinjiang region in China, Zhang Yiming, minister-counsellor at the Chinese embassy said Wednesday.

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The Economist

Urban sprawl: People, not paving

TO GRASP THE size of China's largest cities, and the pace of expansion of even the remotest of them, consider the south-western city of Kunming.

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Tue Apr 15, 2014

People's Daily Online

4,500 battling forest fire in China's Yunnan

More than 4,500 people, including firefighters and soldiers, are battling a forest fire that broke out four days ago in southwest China's Yunnan Province, authorities said on Tuesday.

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Mon Apr 14, 2014

People's Daily Online

Yunnan Wild Animal Park installs TV to please giant panda

After giant panda Meixi was sent back to Sichuan Province, Sijia has become the only panda left behind in Kunming, capital of southwest China's Yunnan Province.

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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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Plastics News

Chinese plastic pipe production grows 10 percent

China's plastic pipe production grew 10 percent last year, to 12.1 million metric tons, fueled by increasing urbanization, expansion of rural drinking water systems and government spending on infrastructure, according to statistics from a Chinese pipe industry group.

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Fri Apr 11, 2014

Xinhuanet

Water-splashing Festival held in SW China

Local people in traditional costumes dance at Feihong Village in Fengping Town of Mangshi City, southwest China's Yunnan Province, April 11, 2014.

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CNN

'Life Black Box' website lets Chinese users send data after death

In China, where superstitions surrounding death are rife, new websites let Internet users leave digital imprints even after they pass away.

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Thu Apr 10, 2014

Daily Trojan

Schools must be prepared for threats regardless of weapon

No gunshots pierced the air, but the gory scene on Wednesday at Franklin Regional Senior High School in Murrysville, Pa.

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Related Topix: Murrysville, PA, University of Pittsburgh, World News, China

Wed Apr 09, 2014

The Irrawaddy Newsmagazine

Myanmar, Burma, border, China, trade, timber, export, import,

Trade across Burma's land borders grew by more than a fifth last year, with goods being traded to and from China making up the majority of the trade, an official said.

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Related Topix: Burma, Southeast Asia, World News, China

Tue Apr 08, 2014

The Independent

Chinese woman held hostage on street by cleaver wielder

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Mon Apr 07, 2014

Green Left Weekly

Burma: Trafficking worsens with war's return

Je yang camp, located a 30 minutes drive on often unpaved or rocky road from Laiza, the capital of rebels in Kachin State in northern Burma, accommodates about 8000 Internally Displaced Persons .

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Laughing Squid

The Vice Guide to Travel Explores China's Controversial Kingdom of the Little People

For their latest Guide to Travel , Vice visited The Kingdom of the Little People , a theme park in Kunming, China that has become the source of international controversy.

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EurekAlert!

Ancient shrimp-like animals had 'modern' hearts and blood vessels

In 520 million-year-old fossil deposits resembling an 'invertebrate version of Pompeii,' researchers have found an ancestor of modern crustaceans revealing the first-known cardiovascular system in exquisitely preserved detail This image shows the dorsal view of Fuxianhuia protensa .

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Suria

Tiananmen Square dissident warns Uighur...

Militancy is on the rise in China among Uighurs driven to despair over Beijing's "terrorist colonisation", Wu'er Kaixi, a Uighur exiled after his role in the 1989 Tiananmen Square protests, has warned.

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