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3 hrs ago | Reuters

Hong Kong democracy stalemate sets stage for possible financial district shutdown

Chinese officials and Hong Kong democrats failed on Thursday to resolve a standoff over political reforms in the freewheeling former British colony, a deadlock that could end up shutting down the city's financial district next month.


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7 hrs ago | USA Today

China tries cult members for murder at McDonald's

Five members of a banned Chinese Christian cult stood trial Thursday on charges they murdered a woman at a McDonald's because she refused to give them her telephone number as they tried to recruit her into the "Church of Almighty God."


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9 hrs ago | The Baltimore Sun

Seven slashed in knife attack in China's Guangzhou: state media

A man slashed seven people on Thursday in the southern city of Guangzhou, state media said, in the latest of a series of attacks that has unnerved the country.


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13 hrs ago | Daily Journal

Mongolia hosts China's leader, seeks port access

In this photo released by China's Xinhua news agency, Chinese President Xi Jinping, center left, and his wife Peng Liyuan, center right, pose for a photo with Mongolian Prime Minister Norov Altankhuyag and his wife Khonichin Selenge at Ulan Bator airport, Mongolia, Thursday, Aug. 21, 2014.


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17 hrs ago | The Baltimore Sun

China tries five cult members for McDonald's murder

China put on trial five members of a banned religious group on Thursday for the murder of a woman who was beaten to death at a McDonald's after police say she refused to give them her telephone number when the group apparently tried to recruit her.


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Wed Aug 20, 2014

Evening Sun

China tries 5 cult members for murder

Five people went on trial Thursday for allegedly beating a woman to death in a McDonald's outlet in eastern China after they unsuccessfully tried to recruit her into their cult, a court said.


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The New Zealand Herald

China's baby boom wagers go bust on child cost burden

Less than 3 per cent of the 11 million Chinese couples eligible for another child applied for permission by the end of May. Photo / Getty Images Nine months after stock-market wagers on a baby boom in China reached record levels, the bets have turned into some of the nation's biggest losers as living costs deter couples from having more than one ... (more)


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China arrests three over deadly factory...

China on Wednesday arrested three managers of a Taiwanese-invested car parts factory where a massive explosion this month killed 75 people, state media said.


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Why did Shanghai subway passengers run away from man who fainted?

But passengers on board a subway car in Shanghai earlier this month had a very different reaction.


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China pulls plug on genetically modified rice and corn

China's Ministry of Agriculture has decided not to renew biosafety certificates that allowed research groups to grow genetically modified rice and corn.


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ABC News

German Sentenced to Death in China Over Killings

Germany says a German man has been sentenced to death in China after being convicted on two counts of premeditated killing.


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BBC News

China fines 12 Japan car parts firms

China has levied a record fine totalling 1.24bn yuan on twelve Japanese car parts companies for price-fixing.


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Tue Aug 19, 2014

Evening Sun

China's latest bus fire kills 1, injures 19

A public bus in eastern China caught fire Wednesday in what was likely arson, killing one person and injuring 19 others, a local state-run newspaper reported.


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Malaysia Chronicle

by-Election in Kelantan: Umno Tumpat rep Noor Zahidi dies of cancer in China

State assemblyman for Pengkalan Kubor Noor Zahidi Omar passed away in Guangzhou, China this morning.


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China chides U.S. over Ferguson violence, American racism

That has changed in the last two days. On Monday and Tuesday, the state media of the world's largest country has stepped up coverage of the Ferguson violence and protests.

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China punishes Xinjiang official for openly practicing faith

China has reprimanded 15 Xinjiang officials for violations that include adhering to religious faith, state media said on Tuesday, amid a crackdown on what the government calls illegal religious activities in the unruly western region.


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Chambersburg Public Opinion

China promises to rein in executive pay

China's president has promised to rein in "unreasonably high" pay for executives at government-owned companies in an apparent effort to mollify public frustration at the wealth of state industry.


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Brandon Sun

Rescuers try to reach 27 workers trapped in Chinese coal mine after gas explosion

Twelve other miners were lifted out of the privately owned mine in Huainan city in Anhui province after the blast, one of whom suffered burns, the official Xinhua News Agency said.


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Hallam FM

China: Explosion Leaves 29 Trapped Inside Mine

The miners, most of whom are in their 40s, are trapped inside a private mine located in the city of Huainan, in Anhui province.


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Windsor Beacon

China's new rail line lures tourists, workers to Tibet

Travelers in the Himalayas can now bypass some of Tibet's hazardous roads by using a new railway line that has renewed fears about Tibet's cultural identity and deepened concerns about China's ambitions in the strategic, high-altitude region.


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