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West Africa Ebola Death Toll Rises To 1,350: WHO
This picture taken on August 19, 2014 shows quarantine officers inspecting the Alpha Friendship, a bulk carrier registered in Greece that carries ores from the Pepel port in Sierra Leone, one of the Ebola-hit area in Western Africa, as the ship berths in the quarantine anchorage waiting for its entry in the port at Qingdao, in eastern China's ... (more)
Tue Aug 19, 2014
The New Zealand Herald
'Face-kini' - the new summer staple?
Women in China have crafted an odd garment to save them from sun's powerful UV rays - and it's starting to catch on.
Mon Aug 18, 2014
The Straits Times
10 celebrities who got into trouble because of drugs
Hong Kong star Jackie Chan's actor son Jaycee, 31, and Taiwanese actor Kai Ko, 23, are in the soup.
Sun Aug 17, 2014
Protecting fair skin with China's 'face-kini'
Perhaps drawing inspiration from Spiderman, beachgoers in China's eastern city of Qingdao have come up with a novel way of protecting their skin from the sun.
Fri Aug 15, 2014
Asia News Network
BEIJING: Apec sets ball rolling for free trade
Members of the Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation forum have agreed to begin moves to form a free trade area for the region, a senior official said on Friday.
BIMCO: Bulk Market Awaits Freight Rates Lift
Dry Bulk Shipping: All eyes on Brazilian iron ore exports, as we await the long-anticipated lift in freight rates.
Pollution control set as priority
Beijing will take tough steps to control air pollution during the APEC senior officials' meeting in the city by launching stricter emergency actions than called for if a pollution warning is issued.
Thu Aug 14, 2014
China's 'beach balaclava'
Call it China's latest contribution to global fashion: the beach balaclava, or as it's called in Chinese, the "face-bikini."
Global Logistics/Supply Chain
DHL Launches Direct LCL Services in Latin America
DHL Global Forwarding has launched four new direct routes for less-than-containerload shipments to countries throughout Latin America.
UPDATE 2-Standard Bank earnings flat after $80 mln China port hit
South Africa's Standard Bank took an $80 million hit from its exposure to suspected metal financing fraud in China, wiping out first-half earnings growth at Africa's largest lender.
Wed Aug 13, 2014
He Xie 9P On Mastering the Fundamentals
He Xie 9P furrows his brow as though studying an especially knotty life and death problem.
Wanda's Hollywood premiere gets welcome
Hollywood has welcomed a new neighbor from China with open arms - Wanda Group, China's largest commercial property developer and owner of the AMC theater chain.
Tue Aug 12, 2014
11 N.Korean Defectors Caught Near China-Laos Border
Eleven North Korean defectors were arrested by Chinese border guards in the Chinese province of Yunnan on the border with Laos, an official here said Thursday.
Trelleborg Fenders for DP World Jebel Ali Port
DP World, UAE Region, has incorporated Trelleborg's rubber quality standards into their fender specification for the Quay four refurbishment project at Terminal 1 of Jebel Ali Port in Dubai.
Police detain another celebrity for drug offenses
Beijing police on Tuesday announced the detention of actor Gao Hu, 40, for possession and use of marijuana and methamphetamine.
Mon Aug 11, 2014
The Straits Times
Eight Chinese quarantined in Ebola-hit Sierra Leone
A health inspection and quarantine researcher demonstrating to customs policemen the symptoms of Ebola, at a laboratory at an airport in Qingdao, in China's Shandong province on August 11, 2014.
Ebola vaccine could be 'rushed through to be ready by 2015'
Hospitals in Europe are preparing for the possible spread of Ebola out of Africa as the World Health Organisation said a vaccine could be 'rushed through' by early next year.
Fri Aug 08, 2014
Report: Police investigating unnatural death of Qingdao Customs deputy commissioner
Police in Qingdao, China have launched an investigation into the death of Bian Peiquan, the Xinhua News Agency reported on Aug. 7, citing local police.
China billionaire buys L.A. Land for foray into Hollywood films
Dalian Wanda Group, which controls the second-largest U.S. cinema chain, won the bid for a piece of land in Los Angeles as the Chinese company sets its sights on Hollywood.
The Washington Post
Hermes Betting Against Zinc as Smelters in China to Boost Supply
Hermes Fund Managers Ltd., the pension fund manager with $1.6 billion in commodities, is betting against zinc as smelters in China will be encouraged to boost output to take advantage of higher prices.