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  1. China ordains 1st Catholic bishop since 2012, easing tensionRead the original story w/Photo

    1 min ago | News Times

    A diocese in central China has ordained the country's first Catholic bishop in three years amid strained relations between Beijing and the Vatican. Catholic websites says the Rev.

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  2. China appeals for US help to fight Xinjiang militantsRead the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | Channelnewsasia.com

    BEIJING: China has appealed for U.S. support in fighting Islamist militants in the far western Chinese region of Xinjiang, saying they are also a threat to the United States. Chinese officials say the East Turkestan Islamic Movement recruits Uighurs, a largely Muslim ethnic minority from Xinjiang, and trains them with extremists in Syria and Iraq, with the intent of returning to China to wage holy war.

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  3. Serenity Now: A calm perch above Jerusalem's hectic Old CityRead the original story w/Photo

    15 hrs ago | Newsday

    In this Saturday, July 12, 2014 file photo, a supermoon rises over Jerusalem's Old City and the Dome of the Rock seen from the roof restaurant of the Notre Dame hotel. The restaurant straddles the invisible line between east and west Jerusalem and offers an elevated view of the adjacent holy sites like the Dome of the Rock and the Church of the Holy Sepulcher beyond the Old City walls.

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  4. People use computers in an internet cafe in Beijing, China. Photo: EPARead the original story w/Photo

    13 min ago | South China Morning Post

    ... the widespread promotion of powdered milk. Less than 28 per cent of babies under six months old were breast-fed in China in 2013, compared with 67 per cent in 1998, according to a study last year. ( China Daily ) Customs officials at Zurich airport ...

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  5. China ordains first Catholic bishop since 2012Read the original story w/Photo

    24 min ago | The New Zealand Herald

    " A diocese in central China has ordained the country's first Catholic bishop in three years amid strained relations between Beijing and the Vatican. Catholic websites says the Rev.

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  6. China to Set Up - Security Offices' Inside Internet CompaniesRead the original story

    26 min ago | Bloomberg

    China plans to set up "network security offices" staffed by police inside major websites and Internet companies, a move to strengthen the government's grip on the world's largest population of Web users. The Ministry of Public Security will add police officers at "critical" Internet companies to help boost defenses against cyber-attacks and fight criminal activity, the state-run Xinhua News Agency reported, citing a ministry conference.

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  7. Minor moves in Asian marketsRead the original story w/Photo

    33 min ago | Iol.co.za

    ... Korea's KOSPI off 0.1 percent. MSCI's broadest index of Asia-Pacific shares outside Japan slipped 0.5 percent. In China, the CSI300 index of the largest listed companies in Shanghai and Shenzhen was flat after curbs on short-selling prompted a ...

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  8. BEIJING: Xi promotes biggest batch of officers to full generalRead the original story

    38 min ago | Asia News Network

    ... chair usually has the final say. Among those promoted was deputy chief of staff Wang Guanzhong, who won plaudits in China for his war of words with then US Defence Secretary Chuck Hagel and Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe at last year's ...

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  9. Canterbury student becomes World Champion in ChineseRead the original story

    41 min ago | Scoop

    Bradley Meredith, an Engineering student at the University of Canterbury , has won top prize in the international finals of the 14th 'Chinese Bridge' competition held this week in Beijing, China. The 'Chinese Bridge' Chinese Language Proficiency Competition is an annual event held in China to encourage excellence in speakers of Chinese as a foreign language.

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  10. CITS American Express Business Travel Wins the 2015 Corporate Travel...Read the original story

    44 min ago | Sys-Con Media

    The award was presented yesterday in a ceremony at the W Beijing Hotel Chang'an , American Express Global Business Travel, said: "Once again, we are enormously grateful to TravelWeekly China for this award and everyone who voted for CITS American Express Business Travel. It is an honor to receive this award for the fifth year in a row, and see our continued efforts recognized by our industry and of course business travelers.

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  11. Environment is priority on islandRead the original story

    57 min ago | Xinhuanet

    Weizhou Island in the Guangxi Zhuang autonomous region is also known as China's barrier reef. It's the largest and youngest volcano island in the country and has attracted millions of tourists annually in recent years.

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  12. Chinese Winter Olympics anthem is rip-off of Frozen song, say online criticsRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | South China Morning Post

    Songwriter accused of 'shaming China' with The Ice and Snow Dance, a song that is claimed to bear a strong resemblance to Disney blockbuster's Let it Go This image released by Disney shows Elsa the Snow Queen, voiced by Idina Menzel, in a scene from the animated feature "Frozen". Photo: AP The composer of one of the official anthems of Beijing's 2022 Winter Olympics is facing an avalanche of criticism over claims his song bears an uncanny similarity to Let it Go, the theme from Disney's blockbuster animated film Frozen.

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  13. China Market Sputters Raising Concerns From Toyota to BMWRead the original story

    1 hr ago | The Washington Post

    BMW said decelerating delivery growth in China may force it to lower this year's profitability goals, as consumers spooked by a stock-market rout and flagging economy stop spending on cars. Toyota likewise warned its selling costs are rising while the prices consumers pay are slipping.

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  14. Global Graphene Industry Market Research Report 2015Read the original story

    1 hr ago | PR-inside.com

    ... [email protected] Key Topics Covered: Chapter One Graphene Industry Overview Chapter Two Graphene International and China Market Analysis Chapter Three Graphene Technical Data and Manufacturing Plants Analysis Chapter Four Graphene Production by ...

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  15. Has China's Anti-Graft Campaign Reached Shaolin's Kung Fu Temple?Read the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | Time

    Shi Yongxin of Shaolin Temple presides over the "Ten Thousand People Copy Confucian Classics" launching ceremony on Dragon Heads-raising Day on March 21, 2015 in Zhengzhou, Henan province of China. Has the iPhone-touting, laptop-savvy MBA grad who runs the 'Kung Fu' temple at Shaolin become the latest victim of China's anti-corruption drive? Speculation over the fate of Shi Yongxin, who has turned China's most famous temple into a multi-million dollar brand in his 16 years as abbot, has intensified since he failed to make a scheduled appearance at an international meeting of Buddhists in Thailand, according to The Financial Times .

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  16. 'No ceiling on Gilas potential'Read the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | ABS-CBN News

    Gilas Pilipinas coach Tab Baldwin is confident they could achieve their mission in the coming FIBA Asia Championship in Changsha, China with the batch of aspirants that showed up in their first official practice at the Meralco Gym Monday night. "I don't make predictions but I think this team can develop a strong culture.

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  17. China appeals for U.S. help to fight Xinjiang militantsRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | The Star Online

    China has appealed for U.S. support in fighting Islamist militants in the far western Chinese region of Xinjiang, saying they are also a threat to the United States. Chinese officials say the East Turkestan Islamic Movement recruits Uighurs, a largely Muslim ethnic minority from Xinjiang, and trains them with extremists in Syria and Iraq, with the intent of returning to China to wage holy war.

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  18. Process eased for getting visas, permitsRead the original story

    1 hr ago | China Daily

    Foreigners will be able to apply for visa extensions and residence permits at district police offices in Guangzhou and Shenzhen, not just at a city-level public security bureau, the provincial police announced on Tuesday. The change, one of 20 measures authorities have introduced to better serve the public, was made to enable foreigners to renew at an office near home.

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  19. The WeeTect's Scratch Protection Films Named Top Brand of 2015Read the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | SBWire

    ... milestone in the modern industrial applications where safety is a priority. While launching this product in Shanghai, China, the Chief Executive Officer stressed on the need to have the right safety equipment. This is attempt to comply with the ...

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  20. Today in Photos, August 5Read the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | South China Morning Post

    Rafters wait for their turn to head off down the white waters of the river in Henan, while four-year-old Summe Ho examines a model rat displaying one of the winning costumes in a competition for young designers ahead of this year's Central Rat Race charity run in Hong Kong, and more ... Rafters wait for their turn to head off down the white waters of the river at Yaoshan, near Pingdingshan city in the central province of Henan, drawn in their thousands by the need to cool off in the region's recent long heatwave. Only a short drive from the provincial capital of Zhengzhou , the fast-flowing river has many drops and rapids over its 9km length, making it a popular spot for vacationers and day-trippers alike.

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