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  1. China needs more teachers -- but they have to be menRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Feb 8 | Fox News

    Amid fears that a shortage of male teachers has produced a generation of timid and effeminate boys, Chinese educators are trying to reinforce gender roles in the classroom, The New York Times reports. Among China's 15 million teachers - who instruct 270 million students in kindergarten through 12th grade - women occupy four out of every five positions in urban areas, according to a 2012 study by Beijing Normal University, and officials want to even up the ratio.

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  2. Balik kampung to Putian, FujianRead the original story

    Thursday Feb 4 | The Star Online

    My dad Tan Book Lin was born in Putian, Fujian, China, in 1925 and travelled to Malaya in 1947 to seek his fortune. Thereafter, visiting his home village with my mum became his favourite vacation.

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  3. New breed investors embrace China's white-knuckle rideRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Feb 7 | Reuters

    A student looks at stock indexes on his desktop during summer holiday at home in Shanghai, China, in this August 27, 2015 file picture. A college student watches an electronic stock board at a stock exchange in Xiamen, in southeast China's Fujian province, in this September 10, 2007 file picture.

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  4. (Taiwan quake) Fujian rail line rattledRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Feb 5 | The Standard

    Tremors were felt along a line connecting the cities of Xiamen and Fuzhou in Fujian Province on the mainland, China's rail network operator said. The line forms part of the Hangzhou-Shenzhen railway.

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  5. Taiwan quake delays trains in SE ChinaRead the original story

    Friday Feb 5 | Xinhuanet

    A 6.7-magnitude earthquake that jolted Taiwan early on Saturday morning will delay some trains in southeast China as workers check for damage to a local railway. Tremors were felt along a line connecting the cities of Xiamen and Fuzhou in Fujian Province on the mainland, China's rail network operator said.

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  6. Ministry says China air quality "improved" in 2015Read the original story

    Thursday Feb 4 | Xinhuanet

    China's Ministry of Environmental Protection on Thursday said overall air quality had improved last year, even though only 22 percent of cities monitored met national clear air standards. According to Luo Yi, MEP head of environmental monitoring, 338 cities were monitored in 2015.

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  7. China's air quality improved in 2015Read the original story

    Friday Feb 5 | Nerve News

    China's ministry of environmental protection announced that overall air quality had improved in 2015, the media reported on Friday. Luo Yi, MEP head of environmental monitoring, said 338 cities were monitored in 2015.

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  8. Leaders of military's Eastern command gather in Gutian town in show of loyalty to Communist PartyRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Feb 4 | South China Morning Post

    The leadership of the newly established Eastern Theatre Command's land force gathered in the historically significant town of Gutian in Fujian province on Wednesday, one day just after President Xi Jinping visited the cradle of the Communist Party revolution in the remote mountains of Jiangxi on Tuesday. Military experts said the meeting in Gutian was aimed at showing the PLA's loyalty to Xi, the chairman of the powerful Central Military Commission, who spent 17 years in the eastern province.

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  9. What - China's coolest grandpa' thinks about his fashion icon status for photoshoot in suitsRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Feb 3 | South China Morning Post

    Ding Bingcai, who survived civil war, revolution and famine, has become the darling of Chinese media and internet users after he wore suits for the first time for a photoshoot by his grandson An elderly Chinese farmer who has lived through civil war, revolution and famine, and one of the greatest economic booms in history, has spoken of his delight at becoming an unlikely international fashion icon in his twilight years. Ding Bingcai, 85, was catapulted into the headlines last month after his photographer grandson, Ding Guoliang, made him the star of a fashion shoot for which he donned green, blue and mulberry suits, tartan bow ties, designer glasses and fedoras.

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  10. Fujian province link expected to YVRRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Feb 3 | Vancouver Sun

    A Xiamen Airlines Boeing 737 at the Changsha airport in Hunan Province. The airline also flies the Boeing 787 Dreamliner.\ Vancouver International Airport may soon add to its already sizable portfolio of Chinese destinations, according to an industry website report.

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  11. Across China: Monkey King worshipers mark the year of their godRead the original story

    Wednesday Feb 3 | Xinhuanet

    Festive parades, fruit-laden tables and fancy new temples are what Chinese worshipers of the Monkey King are preparing for the upcoming Year of the Monkey. Followers of Qi Tian Da Sheng, or Monkey King, hope the Lunar New Year, which starts on Feb. 8, will increase temple attendance and expand the influence of this unique culture in and out of southeast China's Fujian Province.

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  12. Flight Design USA Secures Second-Source ProductionRead the original story

    Tuesday Feb 2 | Aero-News Network

    Flight Design USA has contracted for a second source of completed airframes for import into America. Aircraft availability for new customers will benefit from this new arrangement.

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  13. 2/2/16 OT - Uninspired OTRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Feb 2 | Lone Star Ball

    Typically, jasmine tea has green tea as the tea base; however, white tea and black tea are also used. The resulting flavour of jasmine tea is subtly sweet and highly fragrant.

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  14. Starship Enterprise will be restored to its 1967 glory: Smithsonian ...Read the original story w/Photo

    Monday Feb 1 | Daily Mail

    Starship Enterprise will be restored to its 1967 glory: Smithsonian to rebuild 11ft model used in original Star Trek TV show Today, the 11ft-long model lies in pieces at the Smithsonian Museum in Virginia with a damaged secondary hull and nacelles. Now the Smithsonian says it will attempt to do just that, but restoring it to its appearance in 1967, during the filming of the episode 'The Trouble with Tribbles'.

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  15. Chinese Seize Control of Taiwan from Dutch East India CompanyRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Jan 31 | The Free Dictionary

    Taiwanese scholar Lu Chien-jung described this event as "a war that determined the fate of Taiwan in the four hundred years that follow". In the year of 1659, after an unsuccessful attempt to capture Nanjing , Koxinga, leader of the Ming loyalist remnants, felt that the Qing Empire had already consolidated their position in China, and that his troops needed more supplies and manpower.

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  16. Agency plans expansion of duty-freeRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jan 29 | People's Daily Online

    Li Jinzao, head of the China National Tourism Administration, said on Friday that one of the major tasks in 2016 is to expand the tax refund policy to more cities to attract more overseas tourists and promote their consumption. "At the same time, we will also explore opening more duty-free shops, expanding duty-free items and lifting the cap on duty-free purchases," added Li.

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  17. UMC buys equipment from Lam, Tokyo ElectronRead the original story

    Wednesday Jan 27 | DigiTimes

    United Microelectronics has purchased a total of NT$1.96 billion worth of equipment from Lam Research and Tokyo Electron for its 12-inch wafer fab in Xiamen, according to a company filing with the Taiwan Stock Exchange . UMC has budgeted a capex of US$2.2 billion for 2016.

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  18. China Air Compressor Industry 2015 Market Research ReportRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jan 27 | PR-inside.com

    China Air Compressor Industry 2015 Market Research Report Summary The China Air Compressor Industry 2015 Market Research Report is a professional and in-depth study on the current state of theAir Compressor industry. The report provides a basic overview of the industry including definitions, classifications, applications and industry chain structure.The Air Compressor market analysis is provided for the international markets including development trends, competitive landscape analysis, and key regions development status.

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  19. Tribute to 'hipster' grandpa goes viralRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jan 27 | CNN

    Ding Bingcai, a 85-year-old grandpa, who's tended rice paddies all his life, has become an unlikely style icon in China. A photo series of Ding, nattily dressed and striking elegant poses, taken by his fashion photographer grandson recently went viral Chinese social media.

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  20. Taiwan carries out military drills in face of China tensionRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jan 27 | Channelnewsasia.com

    Taiwan carried out military drills Wednesday with naval chiefs assuring residents the island is safe, as concerns grow that tensions will escalate with China after recent presidential elections. A domestically-constructed guided-missile corvette launches flares during a drill at sea near the naval port in Kaohsiung in southern Taiwan on Jan 27, 2016.

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