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  1. Africa: Is It Time for a China-Africa Command?Read the original story w/Photo

    Nov 16, 2014 |

    On June 13 this year, three Chinese men carrying bulky backpacks disembarked from a plane at Juba International Airport in the capital of South Sudan. At any other time, the Chinese might not have been conspicuous as they walked hurriedly towards the terminal building.


  2. BEIJING: Ma's mamas can't keep 11-11 going on foreverRead the original story

    Nov 16, 2014 | Asia News Network

    My 56-year-old mother likes her beauty sleep. But she stayed up late on Monday, to make sure she could snatch an early bargain on Tuesday, during China's annual online shopping extravaganza.


  3. Green tea may lower blood pressure - but only for non-smokersRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 12, 2014 | Food Industry

    "There was a clear dose-response relationship between green tea consumption and diastolic blood pressure change," according to long-term Chinese research Green tea, but not black tea, may lower blood pressure, but this effect is cancelled out by smoking, according to a five-year study in China. The researchers from the University of Adelaidein Australia and Jiangsu Provincial Centre for Disease Control and Prevention in China, looked at the impact of black and green tea consumption on blood pressure for 1109 Chinese men and women between 2002 and 2007 as part of a wider Jiangsu Nutrition Study.


  4. Japan's arms boost hints at nationalist aimsRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 17, 2013 | Newsday

    Japan has announced a plan to increase defence spending and transform its military, in a move widely seen as aimed at China. But many on the left believe Prime Minister Shinzo Abe is using the threat from China to pursue his own nationalist dreams, reports the BBC's Rupert Wingfield-Hayes in Tokyo.


  5. Chinese visit to Tasmania creates a stirRead the original story

    Nov 16, 2014 | Yahoo!

    He has been named the world's third most powerful person and she boasts rockstar-level status in her home country. Chinese President Xi Jinping and his wife Peng Liyuan are quite the power couple and their imminent trip to Tasmania has the island state in quite a, well, quite a state.


  6. Lin Dan stunned by Indian young shuttler Srikanth in China Open finalRead the original story

    Nov 16, 2014 | Xinhuanet

    China's badminton legend Lin Dan lost to Indian youngster K. Srikanth 19-21, 17-21 in the China Open men's singles final here on Sunday, failing to make his 6th champion of the tournament. Lin, who conceded points constantly after 4-4 in the first set, managed to regain the lead 16-15.


  7. Ken Denike and Sophia Woo won't return to school boardRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 16, 2014 | Vancouver Courier

    After fighting a tough campaign with volunteers meeting conflict on the streets, Vancouver 1st candidates Ken Denike and Sophia Woo won't be returning to the school board. "The smaller parties and groups got squeezed out," said Denike, who was worried about slate votes this election.


  8. Scandal follows Chinese Cubans' Visit to San FranciscoRead the original story

    Nov 15, 2014 | Jay's Giants Blog

    ... the community support they still enjoy. While little heard of outside of Chinatowns today, these Chinese-American social associations still play important civic and service roles in their communities. Chinese Freemasons date back to the early years ...


  9. San Francisco Police Warn of Scams Targeting Chinese CommunityRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 15, 2014 | KRON 4

    San Francisco police are warning the Chinese community about a series of ongoing scams targeting older Chinese victims, police said Friday. Police said there have been reports of Cantonese-speaking suspects approaching victims and telling them about a doctor who has the ability to cure a variety of diseases.


  10. Vicky Song Kun talks about embarking on the mother of all journeysRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 15, 2014 | South China Morning Post

    "Don't cry". Those were the last words Vicky Song Kun heard her mum whisper before she died a fortnight ago.


  11. Xiaochun LuoRead the original story

    Nov 15, 2014 | The Journal News

    Xiaochun married her husband Wei Dai in 1985, and came to the US in the same year to pursue her Ph.D. in biochemistry at Purdue University.


  12. Weight loss of 10 percent or more in seniors significantly raises hip fracture risk, study findsRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 14, 2014 | PhysOrg Weblog

    While a low body mass index of less than 20 kg/m2 has been shown to be an independent risk factor for hip fractures, far less is known about the relationship of body weight changes on hip fracture risk. The findings of a new study presented today at the IOF Regionals Asia-Pacific Osteoporosis Meeting in Taipei, show that among middle-aged to elderly Singapore Chinese, weight loss of 10% or more was associated with a 56% higher hip fracture risk.


  13. Skinnier Old Person, Higher Hip Fracture Risk: Losing 10% Of Their...Read the original story w/Photo

    Nov 14, 2014 | Medical Daily

    One out of every three Americans over the age of 65 suffers a fall each year , making it the leading cause of both fatal and nonfatal injuries among older people. Nonfatal falls often lead to fractures of the spine, leg, pelvis, forearm, upper arm, hand, and hip.


  14. China, From Within: A First for Chinese Women, and a Prominent Muckraker QuitsRead the original story

    Nov 14, 2014 | Foreign Policy

    's China team at the Tea Leaf Nation channel scours dozens of Chinese media outlets to find compelling stories unreported in Western mainstream press. This week, we bring you local government bankruptcy, China's tiger parents, a legal first for Chinese women, and more.


  15. Celebrating a lifetime of community service: Fred YeeRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 14, 2014 | Northwest Asian Weekly

    Fred Yee was a Chinese American student who wanted to please his family by studying science. So he chose geology, but he quickly realized that community service was his real passion.


  16. Discrimination may affect health of older Chinese-AmericansRead the original story

    Nov 14, 2014 | Reuters

    One in five older Chinese Americans in Chicago has experienced discrimination, and this source of added stress could have negative health effects, according to a new study. Combined with a cultural preference for tolerance, instead of fighting back, "Discrimination may operate as a stressor that decreases older adults' self-esteem and increases the risk of psychological distress, social isolation, thus leading to poorer health status," said Dr. Xinqui Dong, who led the study.


  17. Hobart's Chinese community prepares for the Christmas pageantRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 14, 2014 | Australian Broadcasting Corporation

    Nutgrove Beach in Sandy Bay was full of colour, activity and unusual sounds at 7:00am, with the Hobart Chinese community out in large numbers preparing for the Hobart Christmas pageant. Different groups of people were spread across the park mainly wearing bright yellow outfits practising a number of activities including lion, fan and sword dancing routines.


  18. Ears of Ancient Chinese Terra-Cotta Warriors Offer Clues to Their CreationRead the original story

    Nov 14, 2014 | National Geographic

    In 246 B.C. the adolescent ruler commissioned a massive tomb furnished with everything he'd need for the next life, including an entire army of life-size terra-cotta warriors, from mighty generals to humble infantrymen. Arranged in battle formation in pits near the emperor's tomb, the clay army stood watch for more than 2,000 years.


  19. Washington-bred writer Val Wang explores a changing ChinaRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 7, 2014 | The Washington Post

    ... troupe practice to karate classes to piano lessons to tennis training - "de rigueur for a proper suburban Chinese-American upbringing," she recalls. As one of many Chinese Americans who grew up with this routine in Potomac, Wang didn't know to ...


  20. Alan Peter Cayetano: I don't make fun of kidnappingRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 7, 2014 | Weekend Balita

    Senator Teofisto Guingona III , chair of the Senate Blue Ribbon committee, listens as subcommittee members Senators Antonio Trillanes IV, Aquilino Pimentel III, and Alan Peter Cayetano discuss the measures to be taken after Vice President Jejomar Binay did not show up at the Senate probe on the alleged overpriced Makati City Hall Building II on Thursday, November 6. Binay is in Cebu for several meetings. MANILA - Senate Majority Leader Alan Peter Cayetano on Thursday denied making fun of kidnapping as claimed by businessman Antonio Tiu, maintaining that he always worked for the protection of the Filipino-Chinese community.