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Yesterday | The Nation

'Gear up' as China goes South

Wang Helin, left, MD of ZTE ; Sarasin Viraphol, right, executive vice president of CP Group; and Chansak Fuangfu, second right, director and senior executive vice president of Bangkok Bank, share views at the international conference Thailand must start thinking seriously about how to be China's first choice among the 10 Asean countries under ... (more)

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Yesterday | The Age

Seven slashed in knife attack in China's Guangzhou

Beijing: A man slashed seven people on Thursday in the southern city of Guangzhou, state media said, in the latest of a series of attacks that has unnerved the country.

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Thu Aug 21, 2014

EurekAlert!

Amplitude of sensory nerve action potential in early stage diabetic peripheral neuropathy

Early diagnosis of diabetic peripheral neuropathy is important for the successful treatment of diabetes mellitus.

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Xinhuanet

China plans to expand visa-free scheme

China may expand its 72-hour visa-free policy for foreigners in a bid to boost the country's tourism.

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Wed Aug 20, 2014

Anna.aero

Lucky Air starts new route to Koh Samui

Lucky Air began thrice-weekly flights between Kunming and Koh Samui in Thailand on 12 August.

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Tue Aug 19, 2014

Reuters

Chinese rail official gets death sentence in corruption case

A Beijing court on Wednesday sentenced a former railway official to death for corruption, but promised a reprieve after two years of good behaviour, state media reported, in the latest graft case to hit China's sprawling rail network.

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Mon Aug 18, 2014

Bangor Daily News

"China's Chechnya": Terrorism in Xijiang

It's not really "China's Chechnya" yet, but the insurgency in Xinjiang is growing fast.

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Sun Aug 17, 2014

The Star Online

5.0 quake rocks Yunnan, six injured

KUNMING: At least six people were injured after an earthquake measuA ring 5.0 on the Richter scale jolted Yongshan county in Yunnan province at 6.07am yesterday, local authorities said.

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Thu Aug 14, 2014

Cape Breton Post

Violence growing in China's Xinjiang autonomous region

It's not really "China's Chechnya" yet, but the insurgency in Xinjiang is growing fast.

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Asia Times

China, Myanmar: stop that train

China, Myanmar: stop that train By Yun Sun Since reports about the cancellation of a proposed US$20 billion railway line connecting China's southern Yunnan province with Myanmar's Rakhine western coast emerged in late July, conflicting accounts about the 1,200 kilometer project's status have raised new questions about the neighboring countries' ... (more)

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Wed Aug 13, 2014

The Georgia Straight

Gwynne Dyer: Terrorism in Xijiang

Since March, 176 people have been killed in six separate attacks on Chinese police and government officials, local collaborators and ordinary Chinese residents of Xinjiang Uighur Autonomous Region in northwestern China, and the authorities don't seem to have a clue what to do about it.

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Tue Aug 12, 2014

Korea Herald

NK defectors nabbed near China-Laos border

A group of North Korean defectors were arrested on Tuesday by the Chinese military while trying to reach the China-Laos border, a source said.

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Slashdot

Chinese Researchers' 'Terror Cam' Could Scan Crowds, Looking for Stress

The camera makes use of hyperspectral imaging, i.e. a 'stress sensor' that measures the amount of oxygen in blood across visible areas of the body, such as the face.

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Burmanet

China News Agency: Academic symposium "Myanmar in 2014:...

On July 29, an academic symposium "Myanmar in 2014: Re-integrating into the International Community" started in Kunming, Yunnan and was jointly organized by Center for Myanmar Studies of Yunnan University, Charhar Institute, Faculty of Social Sciences of HongKong University and the Department of International Relations of Yangon University.

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The Times of Israel

China replacing Europe's bonsai armies

Dr. Christina Lin is a Fellow at the Center for Transatlantic Relations at SAIS-Johns Hopkins University.

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Xinhuanet

China quake zone finishes 1st makeshift school

Children watch a movie in the newly-built Hope Primary School in Longtoushan Township in earthquake-hit Ludian County, southwest China's Yunnan Province, Aug. 12, 2014.

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Sat Aug 09, 2014

ABC News

Australian academic honoured for 50 years devotion to China

ELIZABETH JACKSON: An Australian academic has been honoured in Beijing for 50 years of academic devotion to China.

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Xinhuanet

China mourns quake victims as barrier lake still threatens

Survivors in southwest China's Yunnan Province, with the help of soldiers and rescuers, were fighting against potential secondary disasters Saturday as they mourned their loved ones killed in the 6.5-magnitude earthquake.

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Switched

Shrapnel-Torn Schools, Ebola Medics, And Chinese Valentine's Day: Week In Photos, Aug. 3 - Aug. 10

Nothing quite compares to the power of a photograph to communicate the goings on in the world.

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Seattle Times

Uighurs face new, intrusive limits on their religious life

Approved: A woman shops at the market in Kashgar while wearing a colorful headscarf, which is what Chinese authorities are encouraging Uighur women to wear .

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