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  1. Man dies after self-molestation in Sichuan, Tibet groups sayRead the original story

    Wednesday Mar 7 | The Standard

    A man set himself on fire and died in western China's Sichuan province in the first self-immolation protest among Tibetans this year, monitoring groups reported Thursday. Tsekho Tugchak, reportedly in his 40s, died in Ngaba county on Wednesday amid intensified security in the restive region ahead of the anniversary of a 2008 anti-China riot and 1959 independence uprising, the International ... A man set himself on fire and died in western China's Sichuan province in the first self-immolation protest among Tibetans this year, monitoring groups reported Thursday.


  2. Another Tibetan Man Dies in Fiery ProtestRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Mar 7 | Voice of America

    Tibetan activists are detained by police during a protest held to mark the 58th anniversary of the Tibetan uprising against Chinese rule, outside the Chinese embassy in New Delhi, India, March 10, 2017. In a protest against China's rule of Tibet, a Tibetan man set himself on fire Wednesday and died in Meruma Township in Ngaba County, Sichuan Province, eastern Tibet.


  3. Chinese language classes launched in PakistanRead the original story

    Monday Feb 19 | Xinhuanet

    Pakistan -China Institute launched Chinese language classes here on Monday, in a move to provide opportunities to businessmen and other professionals who are interested in doing business in China. Speaking at the event, Pakistani Senate Chairman Mian Raza Rabbani said he is happy about the commencement of the Chinese language classes by the important think tank in Pakistan, adding that the Pakistan-China friendship has been mutually beneficial for the two countries in strategic and economic terms.


  4. 'Nasty Women': Asia Pacific's unapologetic feminist heroesRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Feb 18 | Asian Correspondent

    Demonstrators take part in the Women's March in Manhattan in New York City, New York, U.S., January 20, 2018. Source: Reuters/Caitlin Ochs LAST week, the world lost a powerful and relentless feminist leader when Pakistani lawyer Asma Jahangir sadly passed away from cardiac arrest on Feb 11. Described by UN Women as "a resonant voice in the world" of equal rights, Jahangir became an inspiration for innumerable women who wanted to be lawyers, human rights defenders or simply active, empowered citizens of Pakistan.


  5. 16 Excellent Chinese Dumplings to Try in Los AngelesRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Feb 16 | Eater

    Unlike the Gregorian Calendar, which generally uses New Year's Day to ring in a splitting headache and dehydration, the Lunar Calendar uses its New Year to mark the beginning of spring. In the realm of calendar adoption approval ratings, perhaps no one thing gives the Lunar Calendar the edge quite like dumplings.


  6. Centropolis & Voltage Set To Produce Roland Emmerich's...Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Feb 14 | Deadline

    Roland Emmerich 's Centropolis Entertainment and Voltage Pictures are set to produce the flimmaker's Maya Lord , a story set against the Mayan culture and conquistador era of the early 1500s. Maya Lord follows a solider, Guerrero, and a priest, Aguilar, who survive a violent shipwreck in the Yucatan Peninsula only to be captured by a fierce Mayan tribe.


  7. New images reveal Mayan 'megalopolis' in stunning detailRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 7, 2018 | Daily Mail

    Stunning new images mapping an ancient Mayan 'megalopolis' reveal the site where THOUSANDS of pyramids and palaces now lay hidden beneath thick jungle foliage in Guatemala Newly released images have revealed a stunning look at the site of an ancient Mayan 'megalopolis' in Guatemala, which now lies buried beneath the jungle foliage. Researchers announced the groundbreaking discovery of more than 60,000 previously unknown structures just last week, including pyramids, palaces, and causeways, that once made up a massive pre-Columbian civilization.


  8. Evidence of advanced Mayan civilization found hidden in Guatemalan jungleRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 6, 2018 |

    Using LIDAR, a team of researchers in Guatemala has been able to peer underneath the dense jungle to see what the landscape looked like in the time of the Mayans, a civilization which reached its peak between 250-900 A.D. - an x-ray of the forest, if you will. The results are astonishing they reveal a civilization much larger and more sophisticated than previously thought.


  9. Trips to France pick up as terror fears are abatedRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 4, 2018 | China Daily

    Chinese travel to the European country is recovering, following a slump attributed to terrorist attacks in recent years. Xu Lin reports.


  10. High-tech mapping turns history on its headRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 3, 2018 | Bangkok Post

    A digital 3D image provided by the Mayan Heritage and Nature Foundation in Guatemala shows a depiction of the Mayan archaeological site at Tikal created using Lidar aerial mapping technology. GUATEMALA CITY: Researchers using a high-tech aerial mapping technique have found tens of thousands of previously undetected Mayan houses, buildings, defence works and pyramids in the dense jungle of Guatemala's Peten region, suggesting that millions more people lived there than previously thought.


  11. Thousands of Mayan pyramids and palaces found in GuatemalaRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 2, 2018 | Daily Mail

    'I know it sounds hyperbolic but when I saw the imagery, it did bring tears to my eyes', said one researcher The discovery suggests that Central America supported a civilization that was, at its peak 1,500 years ago, more advanced than ancient Greek and Chinese cultures More than 60,000 previously unknown Mayan structures - including pyramids, palaces and causeways - have been revealed under jungle foliage in Guatemala in what has been hailed as a 'major breakthrough'. Researchers used laser technology to look beneath the forest canopy in northern Peten - an area close to already-known Mayan cities.


  12. Is the earth a 'Dark Forest'?Read the original story

    Jan 26, 2018 | China Daily

    Liu Cixin, the author of the Three-Body trilogy, says that how a civilization or its religion views the future is a key factor when analyzing the difference between Western and Chinese culture. Provided to China Daily The Three-Body trilogy by Chinese science fiction writer Liu Cixin is an international cultural phenomenon.


  13. North America's Best Cantonese Food Is in CanadaRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 18, 2018 | Eater

    The sweet and sour pork at Hoi Tong in Richmond, BC, certainly looked familiar enough: Our server set down a plate heaped with glossy, battered nuggets. Blocks of pineapple and curled pieces of red and green bell peppers speckled the dish like colorful flags planted on a bare mountain.


  14. Famous people born in the Year of the DogRead the original story

    Jan 15, 2018 | China Daily

    As the Chinese Lunar New Year begins on Feb 16, there is only about a month left to bid farewell to the rooster and say hello to another zodiac animal, the dog. In real life and in stories, dogs have been people's beloved friends for thousands of years.


  15. Decoding 3,000-year-old inscriptions on bonesRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 8, 2018 | China Daily

    Earn $15,000 per character! China is offering financial rewards for help deciphering the characters on 3,000-year-old oracle bones. Since the National Museum of Chinese Writing in Anyang in Central China's Henan province announced the reward in November 2016, many people have tried their luck.


  16. Chinese oracle bone inscriptions added to UNESCO world memory registerRead the original story

    Dec 26, 2017 | Xinhuanet

    Oracle bones are pieces of ox scapula or turtle plastron, which were used for divination during the late Shang Dynasty . They bear the earliest significant corpus of ancient Chinese writing and contain important historical information about the Shang.


  17. Spotlight: Coco's global box office is alive, wellRead the original story

    Dec 5, 2017 | Xinhuanet

    Disney's universally-acclaimed hit, "Coco," has summoned up 110 million U.S. dollars in the North American box office and an additional 170 million U.S. dollars worldwide, for a global cume of 280 million U.S. dollars to date. China's 43.7-million-U.S.-dollars-grossing second weekend was able to outstrip the North American second weekend of 26 million U.S. dollars, bringing its Chinese ticket sales to 75.4 million U.S. dollars.


  18. Restaurant AwardsRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 28, 2017 | News 88.9 KNPR

    Upstarts and unlikely successes, mavericks and innovators, even a disruptor or two - this year's Restaurant Awards honorees share in common uncommon backgrounds and origin stories. And one defining trait: an unflagging attention to detail.


  19. US Should Give Thanks, Promote What Made Us Prosperous - Fossil FuelsRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 29, 2017 | Cybercast News Service

    This holiday season is a good time to express our gratitude for the jobs, living standards and life spans we enjoy today largely because of abundant, reliable, affordable energy, 83 percent of it still because of fossil fuels. As my CFACT colleague Craig Rucker suggests, we should also be grateful that we live in a country that can provide hundreds of millions of turkey dinners, at a price anyone can afford, all on the same day, thanks to our free market economy .


  20. China Focus: Decoding 3,000-year-old inscriptions on bonesRead the original story

    Nov 28, 2017 | Xinhuanet

    Earn 15,000 U.S. dollars for one character! China is offering financial rewards to pool wisdom and help decipher the characters on 3,000-year-old oracle bones. Since the reward was printed in newspapers last year, many people have offered their contributions which are being reviewed be experts.