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Zhang Fuxing says he has been walking in the shoes for seven years and that walking just 15 metres a day in them can cure a bad back and treat haemorrhoids.
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Newspapers reporting North Korea confirmed downfall of Jang Song Thaek, uncle of North Korean leader Kim Jong Un, are displayed at a newsstand of a subway station in Seoul, South Korea, Tuesday, Dec. 10, 2013.
Northeast China was struck by the most severe smog attack this past week, sending air quality index in more than 40 cities above the 300 hazardous level and forcing schools in Nanjing, Jiangsu Province to shut down.
Not a big burden: Economists say inflation will not be a major problem in China in the coming months and expect monetary policy to stay neutral.
Hebrew U President Ben Sasson: Science is an international language that can serve as a bridge between peoples and nations.
Weaker stocks in parts of Europe are not enough to halt world shares, as upbeat Chinese trade data adds to cautious optimism that the world's economy and markets can cope with a gradual withdrawal of U.S. stimulus.
Chinese air pollution has been in the headlines for some time now. Earlier this year Beijing announced a massive program that would need 1.7 trillion yuan in investment over the next five years to tackle its smog problem.
This is "Staff members take a nap in the recreation room at the head office of Renren Inc. in Beijing, China, on Monday, Feb. 13, 2012."
JOHANNESBURG goes into lockdown as the world's leaders descend on the memorial service for Nelson Mandela at a 94,000-capacity soccer stadium.
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Zhang Fuxing walks with his iron shoes at a residential district in Tangshan, in northern China's Hebei province, on November 15, 2013 A Chinese factory worker says walking in huge iron shoes weighing more than 200 kilograms each can cure back pain, but faces hefty competition in his bid to build the country's heaviest footwear.
A total of 104 cities in 20 provinces in and near China's two largest industrial clusters - the Beijing-Tianjin-Hebei region and the Yangtze River Delta region - fell victim to heavy smog that reduced visibility to less than 10 meters in some places, according to the Environmental Protection Ministry.
Merrill Newman and his wife, Lee, walk past reporters and cameramen following Newman's arrival back into the U.S. after being held in North Korea since Oct. 26, 2013.
New media such as smartphone apps are preserving China's local vernaculars, which are otherwise declining among the younger, tech-savvy generation.
Smog will persist in eastern China until Monday, though it will disperse in northern China on Sunday, according to the China Meteorological Center.
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