Tuesday Jul 22
Malaysian National News Agency
Four Jailed For Smuggling 213 Bear Paws To China
Four people including two Russians have been jailed between five and seven years for smuggling 213 bear paws from Russia to China last year.
New key border opening-up area approved in N. China
A new experimental area for development and opening up at the border of north China's Inner Mongolia Autonomous Region has been approved, said a local official on Monday.
LA Daily News
Tipoff: New BFFs, Kuehl and Greuel
For months, former state Sen. Sheila Kuehl has carefully avoided criticism - or praise - of former Controller Wendy Greuel as she has gone about her campaign for the Board of Supervisors seat being vacated by Supervisor Zev Yaroslavsky because of term limits.
Manzhouli hosts international beauty pageant
The pageant winners, including the champion Butykova Tamara pose on stage at the 10th Miss International of China, Russia and Mongolia in China's border city Manzhouli, December 24, 2013.