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1 hr ago | Seattle Post-Intelligencer

Asia's old communities vanishing amid rapid growth

In this photo taken Aug. 2, 2014, the Chinatown Gate, a key land mark that was built in 2002 to commemorate the 72nd birthday of King Bhumibol Adulyedej, stands at the main entrance to Chinatown in Bangkok, Thailand.


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5 hrs ago | Customer Interaction Solutions

China Internet Conference kicks off in Beijing [China Daily: Hong Kong Edition]

Miao Wei, minister of industry and information technology, delivers a speech during the opening ceremony of China Internet Conference in Beijing, capital of China, Aug 26, 2014.


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Tue Aug 26, 2014

Asia News Network

BEIJING: Deng-Lee meeting depicted in China TV serial

During their meeting at the Istana in November 1978, China's Deng Xiaoping told then Singapore prime minister Lee Kuan Yew that it would take a long time for the Chinese economy to recover from the tumultuous Cultural Revolution.


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SEK: sparsity exploiting k-mer-based estimation of bacterial community composition

As the sample sequence data typically harbors reads of variable lengths and different levels of biological and technical noise, accurate statistical analysis of such data is challenging.


Related Topix: Mathematics, Science, Sweden, World News, Oregon State University, Finland, China, Computer Science


Have you ever been 'sleep drunk?'

JULY 06: A Chinese shopper sleeps on a bed in the showroom of the IKEA store on July 6, 2014 in Beijing, China.


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Bangkok Post

HK to mark China 'victory' over Japan

Hong Kong this year will begin dedicating two dates to commemorate China's "victory" in World War II against Japanese aggression and those who died in the 1937 Nanjing massacre, the chief executive's office said Tuesday.


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Power Online

Jinko Power Signs Project Investment Agreement For 100 MW PV Power...

JinkoSolar Holding Co., Ltd. , a global leader in the solar PV industry, today announced that JinkoSolar Power Co., Ltd. , a subsidiary of the Company has signed project investment agreements with the local government of Hengfeng county in Jiangxi Province to develop totally 100 MW PV projects.


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China courts documentaries as it limits expression

In this photo taken Sunday, Aug. 24, 2014, Li Xianting, a film critic and founder of the Li Xianting Film Fund, the organizer of the Beijing Independent Film Festival smokes as he meets journalists after he was released in Beijing, China.


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The Charlotte Observer

China deploys armed drone to multinational drills

BEIJING China's air force said it deployed an armed drone to multinational anti-terrorism drills on Tuesday, underscoring the country's rapid progress in developing unmanned aerial vehicles.


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Hindustan Times

Chinese satellite detects tunnels in N Korean border

Chinese police have detected dozens of cross-border tunnels with the help of a high definition satellite in troubled Muslim-majority Xinjiang province as well as northeast area bordering North Korea.


Related Topix: China, Asia, World News, Terrorism

Mon Aug 25, 2014

People's Daily Online

7th session of Standing Committee of 12th CPPCC National Committee opens

Yu Zhengsheng , Chairman of the National Committee of the Chinese People's Political Consultative Conference , presides over the opening meeting of the 7th session of the Standing Committee of the 12th CPPCC National Committee in Beijing, China, Aug. 25, 2014.


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Trinadad Express

SWRHA gets 10 Chinese medics

TEN medical professionals from China have begun work at the San Fernando General Hospital.


Related Topix: Trinidad and Tobago, World News, Central America, Xi Jinping, Medicine, Neurology, China


Distal Single Subcortical Infarction Had a Better Clinical Outcome...

From the Department of Neurology, Beijing Tian Tan Hospital, Capital Medical University, Beijing, China ; INI Stroke Network, OSF Healthcare System, University of Illinois College of Medicine, Peoria ; and Department of Medicine and Therapeutics, Prince of Wales Hospital, Chinese University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong, China .


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Door Reminder

The day in photos: Aug. 25, 2014

The day in photos: Aug. 25, 2014 Nina Quidit cleans up the Dollar Plus and Party Supplies Store in American Canyon Calif.


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China's Xi hails Mugabe as renowned leader, old friend

China's President Xi Jinping on Monday hailed Zimbabwe's Robert Mugabe as a renowned African liberation leader and an "old friend" of the Chinese people.


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Sun Aug 24, 2014

Balloon Juice

Long Read: "What Do Chinese Dumplings Have to Do With Global Warming?"

' In Sichuan, we're eaters ," said Chen Zemin, the world's first and only frozen-dumpling billionaire.


Related Topix: World News, China, Asia, Global Warming, US News, Liberal Political News

USA Today

China executes Tiananmen attack "masterminds"

China has executed eight people for terrorist crimes, including masterminding a deadly attack with a car that crashed near Beijing's Tiananmen Gate last October, China's state-run news agency Xinhua said.


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China shuts down Beijing film festival

Chinese authorities blocked an annual independent film festival from opening Saturday, seizing documents and films from organizers and hauling away two event officials in a sign that Beijing is stepping up its already tight ideological controls.


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Sat Aug 23, 2014

The Charlotte Observer

China defends intercepting US Navy plane

This handout photo provided by the Office of the Defense Secretary , taken Aug. 19, 2014, shows a Chinese fighter jet that the Obama administration said Friday conducted a "dangerous intercept" of a U.S. Navy surveillance and reconnaissance aircraft off the coast of China in international airspace.


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Average Beijingers Sound Off On Gay Men: "I Think They Are Repulsive"

A recently surfaced video showing the average Beijinger's take on the LGBT community is proving that gay life in the Chinese capital is probably pretty grim.


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