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14 min ago | Erie Times News

Erie colleges welcome large numbers of international students

After three flights and 38 hours spent either in the air or in airports, he climbed into a car that took him directly from Erie International Airport to Penn State Behrend, a place he'd only seen on a computer screen. At 7 p.m. -- 7 a.m. on Aug. 19 in his hometown of Nanjing, China -- the 18-year-old fell asleep, exhausted.

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12 hrs ago | China Daily

Chinese president arrives in Maldives for state visit

Chinese President Xi Jinping arrived here Sunday for a state visit to Maldives, the first of its kind since the two countries established diplomatic ties 42 years ago. During his trip, Xi will hold talks with Maldivian President Abdulla Yameen.

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Thu Sep 11, 2014

The Economist

The making of China: Mighty Ming

FROM its early years the Ming dynasty was famous in the West for the magnificent-and inimitable-blue-and-white porcelain made in the imperial factories at Jingdezhen. European collectors discovered it while on pilgrimage to the Holy Land, took it home and mounted it in gold, believing it had magical qualities and could detect poison.

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Related Topix: World News, China, Asia, Painting, Arts, Archaeology, Anthropology, Science,

Oncogene

mTORC1/2 targeted by n-3 polyunsaturated fatty acids in the...

Correspondence: Dr Y Dai, State Key Laboratory of Reproductive Medicine and Jiangsu Key Laboratory of Xenotransplantation, Nanjing Medical University, Nanjing, China E-mail: yifandai08@gmail.com ; Professor XC Bai, Department of Cell Biology, School of Basic Medical Sciences, Southern Medical University, Guangzhou 510515, China. E-mail: baixc15@smu.edu.cn Although epidemiological and preclinical studies have shown the preventative effects of n-3 polyunsaturated fatty acids on breast cancer, inconsistencies still remain in the data and the underlying mechanisms remain unclear.

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Related Topix: World News, China, Cell Biology, Biology, Science

Wed Sep 10, 2014

The Telegraph

Change For The Worse

Something terrible happened in August. In separate incidents across the country, seven young women travelling alone were either raped or murdered by strangers, or simply disappeared.

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South China Morning Post

China gay rights activists demand equality on university campuses

Chinese grass-roots activists have sent a barrage of letters to 112 key universities to demand equal rights for lesbian, gay, bisexual and trangender people on campus, in time for nationwide Teachers' Day celebrations. The activists from three mainland groups have asked the universities in an open letter to correct teaching materials that might prompt discrimination against LGBTs, and to offer gender diversity courses.

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Tue Sep 09, 2014

Xinhuanet

Chinese city lifts housing purchase limits

The northwestern Chinese city of Xining has joined dozens of others nationwide to scrap housing purchase restrictions in a bid to boost property markets, local authorities said Tuesday. The municipal housing security and management bureau in Xining, capital of Qinghai Province, lifted its 3.5-year-old restrictions on housing purchases ahead of "Golden September and Silver October," usually the busiest months for property sales.

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Asia News Network

Hunting for the original fresh pork moon cake

With the Mid-Autumn Festival fast approaching, the demand for moon cakes is rising, as evidenced by the long lines on East Nanjing Road outside the renowned pastry shop Zhen Laodafang. People who are new to Shanghai may struggle to tell the difference between the various "Laodafang" brands in the city, including Xiqu Laodafang, Nanqu Laodafang, Dongqu Laodafang and Zhen Laodafang.

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Related Topix: Cake, Baked Goods, Life, Dessert, Food, World News, China

South China Morning Post

Japan's Emperor Hirohito cautioned against second world war, says new official history

Emperor Hirohito, pictured in 1987. The former emperor, the demi-god at the apex of the Japanese state when it waged bloody war across Asia, died in 1989, aged 87. Photo: AFP Emperor Hirohito, the demi-god at the apex of the Japanese state when it waged bloody war across Asia, cautioned against conflict but celebrated military success, according to the long-awaited official history of his reign, released on Tuesday.

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Yahoo!

Japanese emperor cautioned against WWII: official history

Emperor Hirohito, the demi-god at the apex of the Japanese state when it waged bloody war across Asia, cautioned against conflict but celebrated military success, according to the long-awaited official history of his reign, released Tuesday. The mammoth 61-volume set, which has taken 24 years to compile at a cost to the Japanese taxpayer of 230 million yen reveals little new hard evidence about one of the most controversial figures of the 20th century.

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Sun Sep 07, 2014

Malaysian National News Agency

SME Malaysia CEO Receives APEC Business Award

KUALA LUMPUR, Sept 8 -- SME Corporation Malaysia Chief Executive Officer Datuk Hafsah Hashim received the inaugural "APEC Business Ethics Lighthouse Award" on Sept 2. She received the award at the APEC Business Ethics Forum: Building the Ethics Capacity of SMEs" held in Nanjing, China, from Lynn Costa of the US Department of Trade, who is also the Project Overseer for the Business Ethics for APEC SMEs initiative. The award was introduced by the United States as a recognition of an individual or organisation that has brought a more ethical business environment in the APEC region, said a statement from SME Corp Malaysia.

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Abridged Nanjing Declaration on promoting SME innovative development [China Daily: Hong Kong Edition]

We, the APEC ministers and their representatives responsible for small- and medium sized enterprises, held the 21st APEC Small- and Medium-Sized Enterprises Ministerial Meeting in Nanjing, China,on Sept 5,2104. We recognized that SMEs are not only one of the forces behind innovative activities in the Asia-Pacific region, but also a key driver of economic growth.

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Xinhuanet

Archives cover key battle against Japanese aggressors

China released archives of a key battle in Wuhan city in 1938 on Sunday, as the country marks the 69th anniversary of the victory against Japanese aggressors. In June 1938, the Japanese army initiated an attack on Wuhan in central China, then political and military center of the country following the fall of Nanjing in December 1937.

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GhanaWeb

GWF unhappy with Juliana Arko

The Ghana Weightlifting Federation , has condemned the behaviour of weightlifter, Juliana Arko at last month's Youth Olympics in Nanjing, China, where she threatened to commit suicide over unpaid per diem and bonuses. Arko, 17, was tipped to excel at the Olympics after winning eight medals at last year's African Weightlifting Championships in Casablanca, Morocco, but had since been embroiled in endless controversies.

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Fri Sep 05, 2014

Xinhuanet

China to help small firms weather economic downturn: Minister

China has implemented multiple measures to help the country's numerous small firms survive economic hardship and has seen positive results, a senior Chinese official has said. Chinese small and medium-sized enterprises are "facing major challenges, including rising cost, tightened capital flow and other burdens," Miao Wei, minister of the Ministry of Industry and Information Technology, said Friday during the 21st APEC Small and Medium Enterprise Ministerial Meeting in east China's Nanjing city.

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Thu Sep 04, 2014

Los Angeles Times

Chinese builder makes $1-billion entry into U.S. housing market

A major Chinese home builder is making a $1-billion bet on the U.S. housing market, and it came to Los Angeles on Thursday to celebrate. Landsea Group is launching three housing developments - in Simi Valley, in Dublin, Calif., in the east San Francisco Bay Area, and in Weehawken, N.J., across the Hudson River from Manhattan - with plans to invest $1 billion in U.S. home building over the next few years.

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Asia News Network

NANJING: Nanjing students are given textbooks on war

A textbook about the Nanjing Massacre is being distributed to primary and high school students in Nanjing to help young people understand what happened there during the War of Resistance against Japanese Aggression . A version designed for the fifth grade has already been distributed, the government of Jiangsu province said.

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Wed Sep 03, 2014

Customer Interaction Solutions

Report reveals outbound tourism trends [China Daily: Africa Weekly]

A travel agency in Nanjing, Jiangsu province. In 2013, 98.19 million Chinese tourists traveled abroad, an 18 percent increase from the previous year.

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Xinhuanet

PLA newspaper pledges stronger army on victory anniversary

China's top military newspaper, the PLA Daily, called for a stronger army in a strongly worded article commemorating the 69th Anniversary of China's victory in the Anti-Japanese War.

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Tue Sep 02, 2014

Asia News Network

BEIJING: South Korea regrets laser pen incident in Youth Olympics

A photo shared by a Sina Weibo user shows a South Korean athlete shining a laser pen during the closing ceremony of the Nanjing Youth Olympics where Chinese Premier Li Keqiang was also present.

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