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  1. Role of Kuomintang veterans recognisedRead the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | Asia News Network

    The 90-year-old Wang Zhengyuan, a Nationalist soldier during the War of Resistance against Japanese Aggression, looks at a photo of himself on a cellphone when a group of Chinese volunteers visited him in June. Xia Xiaobo cannot wipe from her mind the memory of her first trip to Tengchong, Yunnan province, in much the same way she failed to wipe the accumulating rainwater from the gravestones in Tengchong Guoshang Cemetery nearly a decade ago.


  2. Vancouver International Film Festival: Asian SpotlightRead the original story w/Photo

    6 hrs ago | The Asian Pacific Post

    The 33rd annual Vancouver International Film Festival welcomes the world's finest films to our city. From September 25 to October 8, almost 365 films from over 70 countries will play on nine screens.


  3. China lowers down payment requirement for second homesRead the original story

    17 hrs ago | Xinhuanet

    Chinese home buyers will face lower down payments on second homes as banks and regulators look to boost the sagging property market. Chinese citizens who wish to buy a second home will enjoy the same 30 percent down payment required of first-time home buyers if they have fully repaid their mortgage loans, the People's Bank of China , the central bank, and the China Banking Regulatory Commission said in a joint-announcement Tuesday.


  4. What's At Stake For Hong Kong?Read the original story w/Photo

    18 hrs ago | KTOO-TV Juneau

    Protesters take pictures with their mobile phones on Monday as they block the main street to the financial Central district, outside the government headquarters in Hong Kong. Carlos Barria/Reuters/Landov Masses of pro-democracy protesters continue to pack the streets in Hong Kong, defying police who have responded with tear gas.


  5. China celebrates new holiday of Martyr's DayRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Daily Journal

    President Xi Jinping and other Chinese leaders solemnly presented flower baskets Tuesday at the People's Heroes Monument in central Beijing to mark Martyr's Day, one of three new holidays created this year in a renewed focus on World War II. Scores of ordinary people also lined up at Tiananmen Square to lay single flowers at the monument in Tuesday's nationally televised ceremony.


  6. China province makes King's Principal honorary citizenRead the original story

    Monday | PressReleasePoint

    Principal of King's College London, Professor Ed Byrne has been made an Honorary Citizen of Jiangsu Province, China, for his collaborative work with the university there. Professor Byrne was given the title at a ceremony this weekend in recognition of the relationship building between Monash University, Australia, which he headed before joining King's this year, and Southeast University, Jiangsu.


  7. Tuniu Rising High on Luxury TravelRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday | Sramana Mitra on Strategy

    ... travel companies, leisure travel companies are also resorting to online channels to attract more tourists. Nanjing, China-based Tuniu (Nasdaq: TOUR) is a leading online leisure travel company in China. They offer their customers a wide selection of ...


  8. Hairy crab sales fall under anti-corruption clampdownRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday | South China Morning Post

    Hairy crab prices have dropped by more than 10 per cent as the government's anti-graft campaign bites. Photo: Jonathan Wong The sale of hairy crabs, one of the most popular Mid-Autumn Festival gifts, has fallen under the government's anti-corruption clampdown.


  9. Rock climbing brings Sunnyvale native to Youth OlympicsRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Sep 24 | Cupertino Courier

    Fremont High School alum Josh Levin recently went to Nanjing, China to demonstrate rock climbing at the Youth Olympic Games. The 20-year-old, who finished his youth career last year as the most decorated competitive rock climber in USA Climbing history, got to demonstrate the sport at the second Summer Youth Olympic Games Aug. 16-28 in Nanjing, China.


  10. Confucius philosophy quoted by foreign dignitariesRead the original story

    Sunday Sep 28 | China Daily

    President Xi Jinping became the first Chinese president to address an international meeting about the ancient Chinese philosopher Confucius on Wednesday. Confucianism, a system developed from Confucius' thoughts, is an ethical and philosophical system, which has become an influential p art of Chinese culture.


  11. Tensions with patients push China's doctors and nurses to the breaking pointRead the original story

    Sunday Sep 28 | People's Daily Online

    In recent years the pressure doctors face has been a hot topic in China, with medical professionals having to cope with long work hours, low pay and tense doctor-patient relationships. As a result, some doctors are now choosing to quit or switch fields.


  12. Xinhua Insight: China ratifies Martyrs' DayRead the original story

    Aug 31, 2014 | Xinhuanet

    The decision was made at the bi-monthly session of the Standing Committee of the National People's Congress which ended on Sunday. The move is aimed at "publicizing martyrs' achievements and spirits, and cultivating patriotism, collectivism, and socialist moralities so as to consolidate the Chinese nation's cohesiveness," the top legislature said in the decision.


  13. Famed Chinese writer Zhang Xianliang diesRead the original story

    Saturday Sep 27 | Xinhuanet

    Zhang, born in 1936 in Nanjing, capital of east China's Jiangsu Province, began his literature career in the early 1950s. He moved to Ningxia Hui Autonomous Region from Beijing in 1955 to become a farmer and then a teacher.


  14. Silk Road DiplomacyRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Sep 27 | Outlook

    The romantic concept of a historic Silk Road by which camel caravans wend among the mountains and deserts of Central Asia is back in the news. So is talk on re-establishing the maritime networks by which the Chinese Admiral Zheng He steered his naval armada across the Indian Ocean seven times.


  15. BEIJING: Xi takes firm line on reunification with TaiwanRead the original story

    Friday Sep 26 | Asia News Network

    Chinese President Xi Jinping reaffirmed China's "firm and unwavering stance" on national reunification on Friday to a visiting delegation from Taiwan. He stressed that the fundamental policy of "peaceful reunification, one country and two systems" is the best way to realize national reunion.


  16. Xi steadfast on reunificationRead the original story

    Friday Sep 26 | People's Daily Online

    Xi Jinping, general secretary of the Communist Party of China Central Committee, on Friday vowed to take "a firm and unwavering stance" on national reunification. At the Great Hall of the People, Xi told a visiting Taiwanese delegation of pro-reunification groups that cross-Strait peaceful development would not change, despite new problems facing the Chinese mainland and Taiwan.


  17. Chinese police say they fear their guns as much as publicRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Sep 26 | The Washington Post

    In response to terrorism threats, China recently lifted a decade-long ban on police guns and began issuing firearms to officers for the first time across the country. We plumbed the depth of problems in the wake of these guns in our story today : the sudden spate of suspicious police shootings and woeful lack of training and accountability.


  18. Chinese Writer Detained After Alternative School ClosureRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Sep 26 | China Digital Times

    The South China Morning Post reports that writer and columnist Cao Baoyin was detained by police in Nanjing on Tuesday . Cao, a vocal proponent of education reform, lost his job at the Beijing Times earlier this year, reportedly over his outspoken advocacy.


  19. China's Mixed-ownership Enterprise Model: Can the State Let Go?Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday Sep 26 | Knowledge@Wharton

    China's leaders want the country's industrial economy to gain increased value and competitiveness with a "mixed ownership" model, where private investors and the state jointly own companies. However, those goals can be achieved only if the state also cedes substantial control of mixed ownership enterprises to private investors, according to new research co-authored by Marshall W. Meyer , Wharton emeritus professor of management.


  20. 3-D Printing Making Inroads in ChinaRead the original story

    Wednesday Sep 24 | American Society for Quality

    This year, 3-D-printed models will be used to coordinate elaborate flower displays on Tian'anmen Square for National Day celebrations for the first time. Using the technology, the Beijing Municipal Bureau of Landscape and Forestry will create prototypes to assist in visualizing intricate floral arrangements planned for the National Day celebrations on Oct 1. Floral arrays will be designed by computer.