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37 min ago | The Standard

Five officials face graft probe

Five Chinese officials have been prosecuted or probed for bribe-taking, the Supreme People's Procuratorate said in a statement on Wednesday.

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8 hrs ago | Los Angeles Times

China's anti-corruption campaign targets ex-security czar Zhou

China announced Tuesday that the former security czar Zhou Yongkang is under investigation, confirming the hushed whispers circulating over the past year.

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13 hrs ago | U.S. Naval Institute

Chinese and Russian Radars On Track To See Through U.S. Stealth

An F-35B Lightning II aircraft takes off from the amphibious assault ship USS Wasp in 2013.

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Fri Jul 25, 2014

Austrian Times

Student Sacrifices University To Pay For Boyfriends Life Saving Treatment

This Chinese love story had a happy ending after a university student stopped her studies and spent her savings on medical treatment to save her boyfriend's life.

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Mirror.co.uk

Giant rat dubbed 'RATZILLA' caught in Chinese supermarket weighing five kilograms

The stomach churning creature was cornered in a market before being trapped in a cage and identified by wildlife experts The creature was so big that crowds gathered at the market in Guiyang, in southwest China's Guizhou Province unsure of what it was.

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Thu Jul 24, 2014

South China Morning Post

Wharf sees property downturn as a short-term blip

Stephen Ng says Wharf has the financial strength to take advantage of short-term market weakness with a view to long-term returns.

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The Independent

Backhanders, bribery and abuses of power have soared in China as its economy surges

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South China Morning Post

China's Dragon King Bridge connects two architectural concepts

Bridges exist to transport people and traffic from one point to another in the shortest possible time.

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Wed Jul 23, 2014

Sun-Star

Destination Zhangjiajie

ALL great journeys deserve a soundtrack, and if I were to choose one for a recent trip to Zhangjiajie, I'd pick the album Kveikur from the post-rock Icelandic band Sigur Ros.

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Tue Jul 22, 2014

American Society for Quality

Foxconn to Boost the Use of Robots

Foxconn Technology Group plans to use more robots for its various manufacturing operations as part of its efforts to replace "dangerous, boring and repeated" work, which has often been blamed for the series of suicides at its various facilities in recent years.

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SBWire

New Market Study, "Global Pentaerythritol Market 2014-2018", Has Been Published

Pentaerythritol is an alcohol with four hydroxyl groups. It is manufactured using formaldehyde and acetaldehyde through the aldol condensation process, which is followed by a crossed Cannizzaro reaction.

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WHAS11

China ex-officials see reprisals for baring abuses

A former Chinese official who publicly accused Communist Party investigators of physically abusing him has been detained, and a second who complained of brutality said authorities are investigating him.

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South China Morning Post

World marks hottest June since 1880 as temperatures soar in China

Swimmers relax on the Shek O beach during a very hot weather warning issued by the Observatory earlier this month.

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Mon Jul 21, 2014

DigiTimes

Foxconn to set production lines for green handsets

Foxconn Electronics is planning to establish production lines at plants in Guiyang, China to manufacture handsets using recycled materials in the future, according to sources from the upstream supply chain.

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Suria

Mudslides kill 14 in southwest China, 11...

Fourteen people were killed and 11 others are still missing after mudslides swept through two villages in southwest China on Monday following days of heavy rain, state news agency Xinhua reported.

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Austrian Times

Mother Refuses To Let Go Of Baby Killed In Road Accident

Young mum Zeng Ling, 24, had to be given tranquillisers to separate her from her dead child after her baby fell off her scooter and was killed.

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Sat Jul 19, 2014

Thanh Nein News

At least 38 killed in China highway collision: Xinhua

Debris is seen next to burnt vehicles after an explosion and a fire following a traffic accident, at a section of the Hukun highway in Shaoyang, Hunan province July 19, 2014.

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Fri Jul 18, 2014

Xinhuanet

China rainstorms affect millions

GUIYANG/CHONGQING, July 18 -- Millions of people have been affected as days of heavy rain in southwest and central China have caused floods and landslides while also halting train services.

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Thu Jul 17, 2014

Suria

China lightning, floods and landslides...

Dozens of people have died in the past week as torrential rain batters swathes of China, with at least six killed by lightning, thousands of homes destroyed and more than 300,000 evacuated, state media said.

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Fox News

Heavy rains, landslides hit southern China, killing at least 18 and leaving 6 more missing

In this Tuesday, July 15, 2014 photo, Chinese people wade through a flooded street in Changsha in south China's Hunan province.

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