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China shuts down Beijing Independent Film Festival

Festival artistic director Wang Hongwei and executive director Fan Rong, both of Li Xianting Film Fund that has organized the 11th Beijing Independent Film Festival, said that the event was forced to close.

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Fri Aug 22, 2014

Daily Times

Deng commemorations inspire China's new reform

BEIJING: Celebrations of the achievements of great Chinese reformer Deng Xiaoping reached climax on Friday, with politicians and the public recognizing the importance of his legacy at a time when the country's reform is intensifying to new levels.

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Christian Science Monitor

Academic flap turns up heat on China's Confucius Institutes

Just as China has exercised its clout with Japan and Vietnam over major territorial disputes, it is showing a willingness to dictate terms at more modest levels as well in its engagement with the international community.

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Kotaku

Chairman Mao-Shaped Fruit Are Being Grown in China

According to a spot on Youku , a man named Xie Lyu Zhi visited the Thousand Year Temple in Sichuan, China and a Buddhist monk told him a dream he had about a gourd shaped like a famous deity.

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The Washington Post

Canadian PM bans Chinese media from Arctic trip

Canada says "past incidents and behaviors" are to blame for China's official news agency and the Communist Party newspaper being banned from an Arctic trip with Prime Minister Stephen Harper.

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Amnesty International USA

China: Death row inmate freed after six years of trials and appeals

The rare acquittal of a death row prisoner in China, who had languished in prison through six years' of appeals, is another reminder of the need to immediately end all executions and abolish the death penalty in the country, Amnesty International said.

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Examiner.com

Jackie Chan is furious over his son's drug arrest in China

Jackie Chan has taken to his website to address the arrest of his son Jaycee. The star's 31 year-old son was arrested on drug charges and Jackie has said, 'Regarding this issue with my son Jaycee, I feel very angry and very shocked" the star also... Jackie Chan has been confronted with a heartbreaking situation.

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Sydney Morning Herald

China's state media jab US on Ferguson unrest

Beijing: With the ongoing unrest in Ferguson, Missouri, countries including China have sensed a chance to strike back at what they see as the US's preachiness and hypocrisy on human rights.

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Thu Aug 21, 2014

The Age

China factory woes hold back ASX gains

Some pleasing financial results, including from AMP Ltd, helped the market hang on to a small gain despite pressure from a regional sell-off.

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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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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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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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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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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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KRMG-AM Tulsa

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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Science

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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