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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)

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Related Topix: World News, China, Africa, Guinea, Liberia,

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.

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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.

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Related Topix: Drugs, Marijuana, World News, China

Sun Aug 17, 2014

Newsday

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.

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Related Topix: China, Asia, World News, Journalism

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.

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Marine News

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.

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China Daily

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.

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Related Topix: World News, China, Asia, Agriculture, Science,

Thu Aug 14, 2014

MarketWatch

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."

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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.

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Related Topix: World News, China, Brazil, France, Mexico, Panama, Nicaragua,

Reuters

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.

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Wed Aug 13, 2014

AGA News

He Xie 9P On Mastering the Fundamentals

He Xie 9P furrows his brow as though studying an especially knotty life and death problem.

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China Daily

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.

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Related Topix: Hollywood (Los Angeles, CA), Los Angeles, CA, Beverly Hills, CA, World News, China

Tue Aug 12, 2014

Chosun Ilbo

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.

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Marine News

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.

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Related Topix: World News, China, US Coast Guard, US Military, US News

Xinhuanet

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.

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Related Topix: Drugs, China, World News

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.

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Related Topix: Sierra Leone, Africa, World News, China

Daily Mail

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.

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Fri Aug 08, 2014

SNL Financial

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.

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Daily Herald

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.

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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.

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