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2 hrs ago | 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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4 hrs ago | 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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6 hrs ago | Suria

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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10 hrs ago | 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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14 hrs ago | 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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19 hrs ago | 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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22 hrs ago | 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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Snoozing China air traffic controllers...

A Chinese aircraft was forced to delay its landing after two air traffic controllers nodded off, reports said Tuesday, sparking a wave of online anger about airline safety.


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Mon Aug 18, 2014

The Washington Post

Blast in China coal mine traps 29 miners

About 30 rescuers were trying to reach those trapped in the private mine in Huainan city in Anhui province but were awaiting the arrival of heavy rescue equipment, China Central Television said.


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Jaycee Chan, Jackie Chan's son, arrested on drug charges

Jaycee Chan, the son of Jackie Chan who is the martial arts superstar, has been arrested in Beijing, China.


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iPhone 5C's China bust raises questions about Apple's pricing for '14 models

Apple's iPhone 5C, the lower-priced model introduced last year -- by many accounts to boost sales in countries like China -- has, in fact, done poorly in the People's Republic, according to an industry analyst.


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China says Mercedes guilty of price abuses

In the photo, a girl crouches on a wooden raft, surrounded by solemn men. Her large brown eyes stare intently at the camera.


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