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30 min ago | Forbes.com

China's toilet paper makers flush with cash

I have been a contributing writer of Forbes Asia magazine since March 2009. Previously, I was a staff writer with Forbes, producing stories for its global website and magazines that covered a wide spectrum of regional topics, including macroeconomic, corporate, and political issues.

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Related Topix: Inventions, Science / Technology, World News, China,

2 hrs ago | 4 Hoteliers

Assessing how AirAsia X is trying to capitalize on opportunities in China

If any outbound tourism source market can elicit an expenditure of $100 billion from approximately 100 million travellers in a year, then the lure of capitalizing on such opportunity is quite appealing; So it doesn't come as a surprise when airlines are constantly evaluating the destination preferences of Chinese travellers.

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Related Topix: World News, China, Asia, Travel, Asia Travel, China Travel, Beijing, China Travel, Singapore, Malaysia Travel, Malaysia Travel

10 hrs ago | The Straits Times

The man behind the company that bought Singapore Flyer for $140m

After a year in limbo, mainboard-listed tourism company Straco Corporation has agreed to buy the troubled Singapore Flyer for $140 million in the hopes of reviving it.

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Related Topix: World News, China, Asia, UC Berkeley,

14 hrs ago | Daily Mail

Farmer left with a chunk missing from his skull after horrific...

The moment police shoot 'Cops' crew member dead as they 'tried to show off for the cameras' by taking robber down in hail of bullets 'I wonder who she bl*w this time': Katie Couric's bitchy aside after bitter rival Diane Sawyer beat her to land an interview, revealed in tell-all book Diane Sawyer signs off anchor of ABC's World News and thanks her ... (more)

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Related Topix: North Korea, World News, Asia, China

18 hrs ago | Sys-Con Media

The First and the Largest Wyndham Grand in China Opens in Xi'an

The hotel is owned by HAOXIANGLAI Investment Holdings Co., Ltd. and under the direct management of Wyndham Hotel Group, the world's largest* hotel company.

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Related Topix: China, World News

Sun Aug 24, 2014

Xinhuanet

Unique admission letters reflect schools' character

Wang Yiwa was thrilled to receive her college admission letter from Nankai University in July.

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Related Topix: China, World News

Sat Aug 23, 2014

Xinhuanet

1,200-year-old tomb discovered in NW China

Archeologists said Saturday they have discovered a tomb with well preserved wall paintings, dating back more than 1,200 years, in northwest China's Shaanxi Province.

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Related Topix: World News, China, Asia,

Thu Aug 21, 2014

Trend

Uzbekistan, China discuss cooperation in different areas

The comprehensive development and strengthening of cooperation in trade-economic, investment, cultural-humanitarian spheres were discussed during the meeting between Uzbek President Islam Karimov and Premier of the Chinese State Council Li Keqiang as part of the Uzbek president's state visit to Beijing, the Uzbek National News Agency said Aug. 21.

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Related Topix: World News, Uzbekistan, Asia, Li Keqiang, Xi Jinping, China

Gazette.net

Montgomery adopts a third Sister City

Xi'an, a city in Northwestern China, and the county have formally committed to a relationship of cultural, educational and scientific exchange to foster people-to-people understanding and develop ongoing economic ties.

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Related Topix: China, Asia, Montgomery County, MD, Asian-American, Chinese-American

Tue Aug 19, 2014

The Standard

Five killed as Shaanxi building collapses

Five people were killed and two others injured after a building which was under construction suddenly collapsed Tuesday morning in northwest China's Shaanxi Province.

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Related Topix: China, World News

Mon Aug 18, 2014

Serious Eats

Chilies, Noodles, and Lamb: 11 Must-Eat Dishes in Xi'an From the Muslim Quarter and Beyond

There's no shortage of good eating here if you can fight your way past the crowds.

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Related Topix: World News, China, Watches, Life, Potatoes, Vegetables

People's Daily Online

launches int'l media coverage of the 'New Silk Road'

The opening ceremony of international media coverage of the "New Silk Road" by People's Daily Online was held in Beijing, Xi'an, and Quanzhou at the same time today.

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Related Topix: World News, China, Journalism, Asia, Xi Jinping

Sun Aug 17, 2014

The Straits Times

Rapid expansion of higher education sees China's graduates face a tough job market with low pay

Chinese graduate Wang Xiaoqing, 23, earns barely 2,000 yuan a month at an environmental services firm and has no savings to speak of.

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Related Topix: Northwest University, China, World News

Sat Aug 16, 2014

Bangor Daily News

UMaine Presque Isle, Chinese university establish transitional college in China

Yanbo Zhou, chairman of the Siyuan University board, and University of Maine at Presque Isle president Linda Schott shake hands after signing an agreement on Wednesday, Aug. 13, to establish a transnational college in China.

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Related Topix: University of Maine at Presque Isle, Presque Isle, ME, World News, China

Fri Aug 15, 2014

Daily Reporter

Who stopped China Catholics going to South Korea?

Days after Chinese officials blocked Catholics from seeing the pope in South Korea, it's still unclear who was behind the action or why it was taken.

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Related Topix: Pope Benedict XVI, University of Notre Dame, Roman Catholic Church, Religion, World News, China

Wed Aug 13, 2014

Medical News Today

Asiaticoside shown to have neuroprotective effects

In the central nervous system, Asiaticoside has been shown to attenuate in vitro neuronal damage caused by exposure to -amyloid.

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Related Topix: China, World News, Medicine

Sat Aug 09, 2014

Forward

My 'Birthright' Trip to China

After a 20-minute wait, the cab finally arrived. My sister, Sarah, and I hustled into the car, grateful to be off our feet and away from the dimly lit, humid streets of Xi'an, a city in northwest China.

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Related Topix: World News, China, Brooklyn, NY, New York, NY, Larchmont, NY

Fri Aug 08, 2014

China Daily

Controversial expos help diffuse sex education

Some Chinese Dama have been protesting against the Reproductive Health Industrial Expo in Xi'an of Shaanxi province and Dalian of Liaoning province.

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Related Topix: Human Sexuality, World News, China, Life, Hobbies, Conspiracy Theory, Opinion

Wed Aug 06, 2014

People's Daily Online

City wall of Xi'an

The city wall of Xi'an is 12m high with a width of 18m at its base and a width of 15m at its top.

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Related Topix: China, World News

Daily Herald

Chinese artist Chen Jun exhibit at Lakeside Art Park

Mr. Jun Chen's art show had a very successful grand opening reception at Lakeside Legacy Art Park on Aug. 1. Jun Chen is a well-known artist from mainland China, famous for painting like ink pen art that reproduces and preserves the memorial of historical villages.

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Related Topix: World News, China, Asia, Painting, Arts, Fine Arts

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