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8 hrs ago | Xinhuanet

Self-service photo studios popularized in China

Zeng Jun offers posture guidance to two customers at his photo studio Takaphotoo in Changsha, capital of central China's Hunan Province, April 15, 2014.

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Mon Apr 14, 2014

KDWN

In China, jar of French mountain air fetches $860

Beijing artist Liang Kegang returned from a business trip in southern France with well-rested lungs and a small item of protest against his home city's choking pollution: a glass jar of clean, Provence air.

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Sun Apr 13, 2014

People

Jar of Fresh Air from France Sold for $860 at Chinese Auction

Beijing artist Liang Kegang returned from a business trip in southern France with well-rested lungs and a small item of protest against his home city's choking pollution: a glass jar of clean, Provence air.

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The Baltimore Sun

China seizes more than 10,000 illegal guns in crackdown

China has seized more than 10,000 illegal guns in the southwestern province of Guizhou, state television reported on Sunday, marking its largest haul of illegal firearms as it steps up efforts to crack down on violent crime.

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Fri Apr 11, 2014

CNN

'Life Black Box' website lets Chinese users send data after death

In China, where superstitions surrounding death are rife, new websites let Internet users leave digital imprints even after they pass away.

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Wed Apr 09, 2014

Tri-cityherald.com

In China, jar of French mountain air fetches $860

He put it up for auction before a group of about 100 Chinese artists and collectors late last month, and it fetched 5,250 yuan .

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ABC News

In China, Jar of French Mountain Air Fetches $860

Beijing artist Liang Kegang returned from a business trip in southern France with well-rested lungs and a small item of protest against his home city's choking pollution: a glass jar of clean, Provence air.

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China Digital Times

Labor Organization in China: Risky Business

In 2009, university-educated Huang Xingguo took a cashier job at a newly opened Walmart store in Changde, Hunan Province, where he quickly rose to management and was then elected to lead the store's union branch , an arm of the All-China Federation of Trade Unions .

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Mon Apr 07, 2014

Infection Control Today

Five Cases of Human Infection with H7N9 Virus are Reported to WHO

On March 31, 2014, the National Health and Family Planning Commission of China notified the World Health Organization of three additional laboratory-confirmed cases of human infection with avian influenza A virus.

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Sat Apr 05, 2014

Bloomberg

Train as Long as Eight Eiffel Towers Lifts South African Coal in $18 Billion Rail Plan

An employee walks past coal stockpiled for shipping at the Richard's Bay coal terminal, in Richard's Bay.

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Fri Apr 04, 2014

Daily Mail

Take a walk on the gnarled side: Unique knot-shaped pedestrian bridge ...

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Thu Apr 03, 2014

World Health Organization

Human infection with avian influenza A(H7N9) virus - update

On 31 March 2014, the National Health and Family Planning Commission of China notified WHO of three additional laboratory-confirmed cases of human infection with avian influenza A virus.

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Iol.co.za

SA's train plan lifts coal exports

The train, whose name means millipede in Zulu, carries 200 coal wagons, is as long as eight Eiffel Towers laid end-to-end and can haul 16,800 metric tons of coal at 80 kilometres an hour non-stop to the country's main export port.

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Wed Apr 02, 2014

Xinhuanet

Court upholds patient's death sentence for killing doctor

A court has upheld the death sentence of a man who stabbed his doctor to death at a hospital in central China's Hunan Province, the local court said Wednesday.

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Stock Market Review

Asian stock market, economy and companies update

Specifically, the city of Changsha in Hunan Province and Hangzhou in Zhejiang Province officials are said to have deemed the curbs in place to achieve their desired effect.

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Tue Apr 01, 2014

People's Daily Online

Fishing ban on main stream of Xiangjiang River begins

Fishing boats are anchored on the Xiangjiang River in Changsha, capital of central China's Hunan Province, April 1, 2014.

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Sun Mar 30, 2014

Towleroad

Gay Man Sues The Chinese Government

The LGBT activist,Xiang Xiaohan,is the first gay man to do so. Xiaohan had attempted to register his group,Same-Sex Love Assistance Network, as anon-governmental organization but his application was denied.

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Fri Mar 28, 2014

Xinhuanet

Cultural relics from ancient tombs exhibited in Changsha

Visitors watch the displayed cultural relics at Hunan Provincial Museum in Changsha, capital of central China's Hunan Province, March 28, 2014.

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Free Republic

Walmart Store Closures in China Disrupt Workers' Lives and Livelihoods

Workers at Walmart stores in Changde, Hunan Province and Maanshan, Anhui Province in China are protesting Walmart's plans to close the stores.

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South China Morning Post

Core profit up 8pc at Wheelock & Co

Wharf, which has mainland projects including a commercial development in Changsha, Hunan province, contributed HK$5.8 billion to Wheelock & Co's core profit.

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