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1 hr ago | Bloomberg

A man walks past the People's Bank of China (PBOC) headquarters in Beijing, China.

The cost of locking in China 's interest rates for a year was set to fall this week by the most since June after the government announced plans to cut reserve requirements for some rural banks.


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5 hrs ago | MoCo Loco

A' Design Awards & Competition 2014 Winners

This sponsored post is brought to you by A' Design Award and Competition . And the winners are...! MOCO LOCO selected 19 of our favorites from this year's satisfyingly spectacular line-up of Silver, Golden and Platinum A' Design Award winners, rigorously judged by an international jury of design professionals, in a total of 80+ design categories : ... (more)


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9 hrs ago |

Chinese relatives pray over lost Malaysian plane

Six weeks into the extensive search for the lost Malaysia Airlines plane without so much as a piece of debris yet found, several Chinese relatives met Friday to pray for spouses who never came home, while begging for answers that could end their misery of not knowing.


Related Topix: World News, China, Boeing Aircraft, Commercial Aircraft, Boeing 777, Malaysia, US Navy, US News, US Military

Thu Apr 17, 2014

The Star Online

China sentences activists for urging asset disclosure - lawyer

China sentenced four activists to jail for up to three-and-a-half years on Friday for urging officials to reveal their assets, a lawyer said, the latest convictions in a crackdown on dissent that has drawn international criticism.


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Centers for Disease Control and Preve...

Human Infections with Rickettsia raoultii, China

Na Jia 1 , Yuan-Chun Zheng 1 , Lan Ma 1 , Qiu-Bo Huo, Xue-Bing Ni, Bao-Gui Jiang, Yan-Li Chu, Rui-Ruo Jiang, Jia-Fu Jiang, and Wu-Chun Cao State Key Laboratory of Pathogens and Biosecurity, Beijing We used molecular methods to identify Rickettsia raoultii infections in 2 persons in China.


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Nearly 16 Percent Of China's Soil Is Polluted, Government Says

A nationwide investigation has shown that as much as 16 percent of China's soil contains higher-than-permitted levels of pollution, the environment ministry said on Thursday.


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China says massive area of its soil...

A huge area of China's soil covering more than twice the size of Spain is estimated to be polluted, the government said Thursday, announcing findings of a survey previously kept secret.


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Water Wars: The Next Clash between India and China

A China watcher named Claude Arpi has drawn attention to a recently posted article on the website of the Yellow River Conservancy Commission under China's Ministry of Water Resources.


Related Topix: World News, China, Asia, Manmohan Singh, Wen Jiabao,

Seattle Post-Intelligencer

Ford to sell Lincoln cars in China for first time

Staff members stand near a Lincoln MKZ Sedan on display during a press event in Beijing, China, Thursday, April 17, 2014.


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Beijing's bid to move polluting firms watched warily in nearby regions

China's capital has ordered more than 50 companies to shut down this year in an effort to cut pollution but pushing factories out could raise objections in surrounding areas reluctant to host Beijing's polluters.


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South China Morning Post

To cut smog, Hebei turns to neighbours

Hebei is pushing forward with research on how to reduce pollution in the northern province, including possibly through a joint-effort with neighbours Beijing and Tianjin to limit the number of days that cars can be on the road.


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The Washington Post

Chinese auto brands limp into Beijing show

In this photo taken Wednesday April 16, 2014, vehicles are parked outside a factory of SGMW, a joint venture between Chinese carmakers and General Motors in Qingdao in east China's Shandong province.


Related Topix: World News, China, Asia, Sedan, Chevrolet Cruze, Chevrolet, Coupe, Wagon, Cadillac CTS, Cadillac

Wed Apr 16, 2014


High-ranking officials should study Xi's speeches

Liu Yunshan , a member of the Standing Committee of the Political Bureau of the Central Committee of the Communist Party of China , shakes hands with a representative during a seminar attended by ministerial-level officials, in Beijing, China, April 16, 2014.


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The Daily Free Press

GIESELMANN: Tiananmen Square

Beijing is an old city. Compared with the omnipresent bright, neon lights that adorn the mass of skyscrapers in Shanghai, Beijing did not immediately strike me as a thriving metropolis, home to 21 million citizens.


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Sex Differences in Trends of Incidence and Mortality of First-Ever...

From the Departments of Epidemiology and Neuro-Immunology , Tianjin Neurological Institute, Tianjin, China; Departments of Neurology and Cardiovascular Disease , Tianjin Medical University General Hospital, Tianjin, China; Department of Neurology, Tianjin Dagang Oilfield General Hospital, Tianjin, China ; and Department of Internal Medicine and ... (more)


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The Economist

Local government: Emerging from the shadows

RESIDENTS OF CHAOBEI NEW CITY know what it is like to be "upstairsed"-the word for turfing farmers off their land, pushing them out of their homes and making them move into newly built clusters of blocks of flats without lifts.


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Walta Information Centre

Ethiopian was wins Best Airline of the Year Award in China - Wednesday, 16 April 2014 12:45

Ethiopian Airlines, the fastest growing and most profitable airline in Africa, is won the Best Airline of the Year Award at MICE Magazine's 7th Annual Award Ceremony held in Beijing, China on April 11, 2014.


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The Washington Post

China growth slows as property market fears rise

BEIJING China's economic growth slowed in the first three months of this year to 7.4 percent from a year earlier, government data showed Wednesday, dragged down by a slowdown in property investment growth as concerns rise about a possible slump in the real estate market.


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China's growth slows to 7.4 per cent in Q1, raising risk of job losses

In this Tuesday, April 8, 2014 file photo, a worker walks past a container vessel docked in Qingdao port in east China's Shandong province.


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Bellingham Herald

If filed, plane lawsuits might not get heard in US

Relatives of Chinese passengers on board the missing Malaysia Airlines 370 wait in a room after walking out to protest the difficulties of communicating with Malaysian officials through video conferencing in Beijing, China, Wednesday, April 16, 2014.


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