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Friday Sep 12 | EurasiaNet

Putin Fails to Win Ukraine Consensus at SCO Summit

Russian President Vladimir Putin failed to score any major diplomatic victories at a summit of the Shanghai Cooperation Organization in Tajikistan on September 12. The Kremlin appears eager to boost the six-state security bloc as its confrontation with the West over Ukraine drags on. Putin used the Dushanbe summit - also attended by China's Xi Jinping and the presidents of the four Central Asian members - to court international support for his policies in Ukraine.

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Related Topix: Vladimir Putin, World News, Tajikistan, Asia, Kazakhstan, Nursultan Nazarbayev, China

Thu Sep 11, 2014

International Business Times

Record Dry Spell in New Zealand's South Island 'Rare'; ...

The sun is seen behind smoke billowing from a chimney of a heating plant in Taiyuan, Shanxi province in this December 9, 2013 file photo. According to Macara, the longest dry spell in Queenstown was 59 days which began on July 21, 1952.

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Related Topix: Oceania, New Zealand, World News, China, Global Warming, Weather

Wed Sep 10, 2014

Boston.com

Sleepers: Part II

Whether you get enough sleep or not, here are some more sleepers who took advantage of wherever they were in the past few months to catch some shuteye. -- Lloyd Young Chinese shoppers sleep on a bed in the showroom of the IKEA store on July 6 in Beijing, China.

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Related Topix: World News, China, Pakistan, Asia, Life, Holidays, Ramadan

Wed Sep 03, 2014

Customer Interaction Solutions

Hon Hai to develop electric cars in N. China [China Daily: Africa Weekly]

TAIYUAN - Hon Hai Precision Industry Company Limited, the world's largest electronics maker, will invest in electric cars in the coal-rich Shanxi province in North China, company founder Terry Gou said on Wednesday. Speaking to Shanxi businessmen in the provincial capital of Taiyuan, Gou said his company will capitalize on Shanxi's rich natural resources and help transform the province from an energy exporter into an eco-friendly economy.

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Related Topix: World News, China,

Tue Sep 02, 2014

Science Daily

Magnetic substorms may sometimes be driven by different process than generally thought

Magnetic substorms, the disruptions in geomagnetic activity that cause brightening of aurora, may sometimes be driven by a different process than generally thought, a new study shows.

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Related Topix: World News, China, Agriculture, Science, Weather, Natural Disasters, Drought, Flood

EurekAlert!

Clean air halves health costs in Chinese city

Deliang Tang, MD, DrPH, Associate Professor of Environmental Health Sciences at Columbia University Mailman School of Public Health, is lead author of the study finding environmental regulations in Taiyuan, China,... Air pollution regulations over the last decade in Taiyuan, China, have substantially improved the health of people living there, ... (more)

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Related Topix: Columbia University, Environment, Science, World News, China

South China Morning Post

Chinese airline failed to stop smoking on flight, passengers complain

Passengers on China United Airlines flight 5216 on Saturday said they found people smoking in a toilet as the plane flew from Chengdu to Beijing.

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Related Topix: Smoking, Medicine, Health, World News, China, Asia,

Sat Aug 30, 2014

China Daily

Foxconn plant to employ 20,000

Technology giant Foxconn's plant in Shanxi province has launched a massive recruitment drive for an additional 20,000 workers to meet orders for next-generation smartphones.

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Related Topix: World News, China, Robots

Xinhuanet

Anti-Japanese War documentary covers Battle of Xinkou

The sixth episode of an ongoing documentary series on the Anti-Japanese War on Saturday told the story of a month-long battle to defend the northern city of Taiyuan.

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Related Topix: China, World News

Bloomberg

China Widens Anti-Graft Drive in Shanxi

China stepped up a campaign against graft in coal-rich Shanxi province, putting two top officials under investigation amid a probe that's already ensnared the brother of an aide to former President Hu Jintao .

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Related Topix: World News, China, Asia, Hu Jintao, Xi Jinping,

Fri Aug 29, 2014

Xinhuanet

Trip to Mianshan Mountain

Mianshan Mountain is the birthplace of national intangible cultural heritage-the Chinese Qingming/Hanshi Festival.

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Related Topix: China, World News,

Wed Aug 27, 2014

The Standard

Shanxi provincial officials removed from posts

Two senior Party officials from north China's Shanxi Province have been removed from their posts for suspected serious discipline and law violations, the Organization Department of the Communist Party of China Central Committee announced Thursday.

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People's Daily Online

Chinese mining excavator passes BHP's test

A Chinese-made 55-cubic-meter mining excavator, the world's largest, has passed a long-term wear-resistant trial operation in a mine owned by Cerro Colorado Ltd. Mining Co.

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Tue Aug 26, 2014

South China Morning Post

China Resources Power president and Shanxi tycoon detained by authorities

The president of China Resources Power and a Shanxi tycoon, believed to be the biggest beneficiary of a controversial coal investment, have been detained by authorities.

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The Daily Star

Boy, 6, walks away after being run over by SUV

A still grab from the surveillance footage showing a Chinese boy pulling himself after being run over by an SUV.

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Mon Aug 25, 2014

Bloomberg

Ex-ChinaCast Chairman Sued Over Alleged Theft of Funds

ChinaCast Education Corp. sued its former chairman over claims he and others stole more than $150 million of the online education company's funds and assets over a four-year period.

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Sat Aug 23, 2014

Bloomberg

China Probes Two Top Officials in Shanxi Amid Anti-Graft Drive

China 's anti-graft watchdog said it's investigating two top officials in the northern province of Shanxi, broadening a campaign in the coal-rich region that's snared the brother of an aide to former President Hu Jintao .

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Related Topix: China, Asia, World News, Hu Jintao,

Thu Aug 21, 2014

South China Morning Post

China's second test of nuclear-armed hypersonic glider fails

Falcon HTV-2 hypersonic aircraft developed by the United States. US is the only other nation known to have developed similar technology.

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Related Topix: China, Asia, World News,

TrekEarth

Bird of Lake Bosten

Lake Bosten is situated in northeast of Korla, Xinjiang, China in the Bayin'gholin Mongol Autonomous Prefecture.it is the largest lake in Xinjiang and one of the largest inland freshwater lakes in China.

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Related Topix: China, World News,

Wed Aug 20, 2014

Thanh Nein News

China baby boom wagers go bust in stocks as kids cost too much

A nurse takes care of newborn infants at a womens and childrens hospital in Taiyuan city, northwest Chinas Shanxi province, China.

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Related Topix: World News, China, Asia, Financial Markets, Family, Kids,

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