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Local news for Shanxi, China continually updated from thousands of sources on the web.

17 hrs ago | China View

Zhou Yongkang's son arrested for illegal business operations

Zhou Yongkang, former security czar and retired senior Chinese Communist Party leader, is now under investigation and prosecution.

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22 hrs ago | International Business Times

Pacific Islands Forum Delegates Appeal for Changes to Climate Policies, Better Marine Life Protection

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.

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Related Topix: China, World News, Natural Disasters, Famine

Wed Jul 30, 2014

MarketWatch

Yuan rising as China's economy shows improvement

China's yuan is set for a third monthly rally against the dollar, rebounding from an unprecedented tumble earlier in the year, with traders saying it is primed for further gains amid signs the world's second-largest economy is strengthening.

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Austrian Times

Chinese Store Executes Japanese WW2 Soldiers In PR Stunt

The bizarre PR campaign in China to highlight the crimes of Japanese soldiers during the Second World War as a way of getting international support for a number of territorial disputes with their island neighbour has now spread to include shopping centre executions of Japanese war criminals.

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CNN

China charges prominent Uyghur scholar with 'separatism'

Chinese authorities on Wednesday formally charged a prominent Uyghur scholar with "separatism" months after his detention, state-run Xinhua news agency reported.

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Iol.co.za

SA condems Xinjiang bloodshed

The South African government on Wednesday condemned the "terrorist attack" in Xinjiang, China, in which nearly 100 people were killed.

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Sun Jul 27, 2014

China Daily

Air quality tops public environmental complaints

Air pollution is still public enemy number one in China's war against pollution, according to the country's environmental watchdog.

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Fri Jul 25, 2014

ABC News

Chinese River Turns Blood Red Overnight

The water in a river in Xinmeizhou village in eastern China's Zhejiang province turned red overnight, baffling locals, July 25, 2014.

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CNN

XIAN (China) in 1982

About a couple hours away by a jet Xian is in the North West of Beijing. The airport was non-descript but, I understand, it has now been converted into a swanky international airport.

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Daily Express

Do more to woo back China tourists: Agents

Kota Kinabalu: Sabah Association of Tour and Travel Agents Chairman Datuk Seri Winston Liaw called on the Government to do more to reach out to China and the Chinese tourism market.

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Mon Jul 21, 2014

BayStreet.ca

Sterling Director Retires From Company

Vancouver, BC / ACCESSWIRE / July 21, 2014 / Sterling Group Ventures, Inc. advises that Raoul Tsakok has resigned from his directorship of the Company.

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Kotaku

This Pool Is Probably At Maximum Capacity

Over the weekend, temperatures in northern China reached upwards of 100 degrees Fahrenheit! That's about 40 degrees Celsius.

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Sat Jul 19, 2014

Centers for Disease Control and Preve...

Human Infection with West Nile Virus, Xinjiang, China, 2011

To the Editor: West Nile virus is a mosquito-borne flavivirus in the Japanese encephalitis serocomplex of the family Flaviviridae .

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Related Topix: World News, China, West Nile Virus, Health, Cypress, CA

People's Daily Online

Report: Govts misused $1.25b in affordable housing funds

Roughly 7.83 billion yuan in public funds for China's affordable housing projects has been misused by local governments, according to the National Audit Office.

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The Winnipeg Free Press

Tourists at the Yungang grottoes pose in front of huge statues of Buddha.

Photos by Carol Sanders / Winnipeg Free Press Xuankong Temple, also known as the Hanging Temple, was built on a cliff at the foot of Hengshan Mountain.

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People's Daily Online

'Transformer' with GuanYu's face displayed in Shandong

Photo taken on July 18,2014 shows a "transformer" which is designed to be an image of GuanYu, a Chinese general serving under the warlord Liu Bei in the late Eastern Han Dynasty , in Linyi, east China's Shandong Province.

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Fri Jul 18, 2014

The Motley Fool

How to Profit From the Oil Exploration Boom

According to current figures, the amount spent on oil exploration is heading to a record $1 trillion by 2017.

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Xinhuanet

Japanese war criminal confesses to killing civilians

Kasa Jitsu, a Japanese war criminal, confessed he had killed disarmed Chinese soldiers and civilians during Japan's aggression war against China, according to archives.

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Tue Jul 15, 2014

Presidia Creative

10 Most Polluted Cities in the World

Among all the global problems we are facing presently, we generally never consider pollution as the biggest contender.

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Mon Jul 14, 2014

China Daily

Classes offered to students with HIV

A school for HIV-positive children in Linfen, Shanxi province, will provide senior high school education after arranging for students to take the entrance exams for the first time.

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Related Topix: HIV/AIDS, Health, China, World News

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