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  1. 2015 Harbin International Ice and Snow Sculpture FestivalRead the original story

    13 hrs ago | Coudal

    Every year, in northeast China's Heilongjiang province, the city of Harbin hosts the Harbin International Ice and Snow Sculpture Festival, featuring massive ice and snow sculptures. At night, the sculptures are colorfully illuminated and visitors can climb and play on some of the structures .

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  2. Safety issues heat up for firefightersRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday | China Daily

    Experts say a lack of professionalism and poor training are hampering China's fire departments, and putting lives at risk, report Zhang Yan and Wang Xiaodong. Even after 15 years as a firefighter, Dai Yaqiang still has to muster all his courage every time he enters a burning building.

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  3. Heavy snow adds to traffic woes as Chinese travellers head back after Lunar New YearRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Feb 22 | South China Morning Post

    Snowploughs drive along a main road in Harbin, capital of northeast China's Heilongjiang province, which has been hit by blizzards and a number of serious road accidents. Photo: Xinhua Heavy snow in northeastern provinces and thick fog in central and southern provinces will add to traffic woes today as Chinese people who travelled home for the Lunar New Year are expected to hit the road again to return to the cities where they work.

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  4. Transport networks jammed up by weather in northern ChinaRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Feb 21 | South China Morning Post

    Roads were closed, flights cancelled and trains delayed in northern China yesterday as the region was hit by snow, ice, fog and smog. The international airport in Changchun , in Jilin province , had to be closed yesterday morning because of ice on the runways, Xinhua reported.

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  5. Snow, fog disrupt traffic in northern ChinaRead the original story

    Saturday Feb 21 | Xinhuanet

    The Long Jia International Airport in Changchun, capital of northeast China's Jilin Province, was closed on Saturday morning due to icy runways. The closure, until roughly 1 p.m., affected about 40 flights.

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  6. Author Ha Jin: Good detail makes good fictionRead the original story

    Friday Feb 20 | Sampan

    Award-winning Asian American writer Ha Jin read his new book and shared thoughts on fiction writing at a book-signing at Boston Chinatown Neighborhood Center on Feb. 7. According to Jin, elaborating details based on facts is required for a fiction writer. Jin's new book, "A Map of Betrayal," is based on a real story of Larry Wu-Tai Chin, a Chinese spy who worked for the CIA before 1985.

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  7. Will These 12 Robots Make Chefs Obsolete?Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Feb 19 | PC Magazine

    ... as soon as they walk in. " Earth person, hello !" a robot greeter says at Haohai Robot Restaurant in Harbin, China. Diners are then seated at their table, place an order with a robot waiter, have their food prepared by a robot chef, and then pay as ...

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  8. Wind chill advisory for tonight into ThursdayRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Feb 18 | KSDK-TV Saint Louis

    ... 30s. Sunday : A good chance for light snow which will taper to flurries at some point. Highs in the mid 20s. HARBIN, CHINA - DECEMBER 17: (CHINA OUT) Workers work to make snow sculpture "Romantic Feelings", which will debut at the 20th International ...

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  9. Will These 12 Robots Makes Chefs Obsolete?Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Feb 17 | PC Magazine

    ... as soon as they walk in. " Earth person, hello !" a robot greeter says at Haohai Robot Restaurant in Harbin, China. Diners are then seated at their table, place an order with a robot waiter, have their food prepared by a robot chef, and then pay as ...

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  10. The World in BriefRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Feb 17 | NWAonline

    Penguins dressed in Chinese traditional costumes walk at Harbin Polar Land decorated with Chinese Lunar New Year theme in Harbin in northeast China's Heilongjiang province Monday, Feb. 16, 2015. Workers dressed up six gentoo penguins in the park to celebrate the Lunar New Year on coming Feb. 19 this year which marks the Year of the Sheep on the Chinese zodiac.

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  11. China's wealthier middle class celebrates New Year on the beachRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Feb 16 | The Globe and Mail

    Hundreds of thousands of elderly now flee northern China's cold and smog to Sanya, a southern beach town that is among the country's most popular destinations for a new generation of snowbirds. Hundreds of thousands of elderly now flee northern China's cold and smog to Sanya, a southern beach town that is among the country's most popular destinations for a new generation of snowbirds.

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  12. KLEMANTASKI - Master Motorsports Photographer book reviewRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Feb 16 | Examiner.com

    Louis Klemantaski got an early exposure to the automobile while hanging around the family's Willys-Overland dealership in Harbin, China. He started driving at the age of ten and thus began a life-long passion for automobiles and everything associated with them.

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  13. Sanjing Pharmaceutical Co., Ltd. (600829) - Financial and Strategic...Read the original story

    Sunday Feb 15 | PR-inside.com

    ... oral liquid, and lysine dicalcium phosphate particles, among others. Sanjing Pharma is headquartered in Harbin, China. Full Report Details at - .. This comprehensive SWOT profile of ...

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  14. Dinos win gold in women's hockey at 2015 Winter UniversiadeRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Feb 13 | Examiner.com

    ... win a gold medal at the Winter Universiade in women's hockey. Canada previously came away champions in 2009 in Harbin, China, in 2011 in Erzurum, Turkey and in 2013 in Trentino, Italy. The Russian victory over Canada showed the world that the gap is ...

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  15. Theme parks latest building boom in ChinaRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Feb 13 | Seattle Times

    ... on inspiration from movies and books. Goddard's Kingdom of Poseidon, which broke ground a few months ago in Harbin, China, combines a water park and an aquarium to create the experience of the lost world of Atlantis. When it opens next year, the ...

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  16. Chinese students spend a day at city uniRead the original story

    Friday Feb 13 | Portsmouth Today

    Congratulations, you're now registered! Let us know what news and updates you want to hear about and we'll send them straight to your inbox. The visit was organised by the British Council as part of a collaboration between universities in China and the UK.

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  17. Court upholds fraud sentence for former BOC bankerRead the original story

    Thursday Feb 12 | The Standard

    A higher court in northeast China's Heilongjiang Province on Friday upheld the sentences given to a former Bank of China banker and six others for fraud and embezzlement. Harbin Intermediate People's Court convicted Gao Shan, former head of a BOC sub-branch in the city, of embezzlement of over 800 million yuan and sentenced him to 15 years in prison on Sept.

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  18. China tiger farms put big cats in the jaws of extinctionRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Feb 12 | The Peninsula

    Harbin, China---A fearsome tiger snarled as a doomed chicken flapped helplessly in its mouth -- but campaigners say such "entertainment" in China is putting big cats further in the jaws of extinction. "How ferocious, he doesn't let anyone come near him," said one visitor over the sound of crunching bones, as she recorded the grisly scene on her smartphone.

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  19. Five Spectacular Ice and Snow Sculpture Exhibits Around the WorldRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Feb 10 | AccuWeather.com

    Even though many people living in the Northern Hemisphere are patiently awaiting Old Man Winter's springtime departure, others around the globe, from northeast China to Michigan's Upper Peninsula, are taking time to celebrate the winter season with elaborate ice and snow sculptures, along with other annual wintertime traditions. Take a look at five of the world's most spectacular winter festivals, showcasing amazing works of art, skillfully sculpted from ice and snow.

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  20. Man Beats Up Date He Met Online For Fake Profile PicRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Feb 9 | Austrian Times

    A man who spent thousands of pounds to go on a date with someone he met online attacked her when he turned up and saw she did not look like the "Goddess" in her profile picture. Huang Mao, 35, had first met Xiaojin Tuan, 32, on social networking app WeChat after being attracted by her photo.

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