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  1. Greedy Panda Chews Through Weighing ScalesRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 17, 2014 | Austrian Times

    Experts worried about a greedy panda that seemed to be putting on too much weight foiled in a bid to weigh her when she started munching on the scales. Keepers did not want to have to give the giant panda Si Jia a tranquilliser because it is not good for their health, and figured in order to weigh her they only needed to put some food on a pair of giant scales.

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  2. India, China Begin Joint Army ExerciseRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 17, 2014 | Outlook

    India and China today began their joint "Hand-in-Hand" army exercise focusing on counter- insurgency and counter-terrorism tactics, weeks after a stand-off between their troops along the border in Ladakh region. "Hand-in-Hand" is an exercise aimed at exploring useful experiences, advancing pragmatic cooperation and promoting a friendly environment between the two armies and is being held in Pune.

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  3. Unicom completes Myanmar cableRead the original story

    Nov 17, 2014 | TeleGeography CommsUpdate

    China Unicom has completed the deployment of a 1,500km fibre-optic link from the southwest Chinese province of Yunnan to Ngwe Saung Beach in the Irrawaddy Delta of Myanmar, Zee News writes. Deployment of the USD50 million cable began in 2011, and the link runs from Ruili and Muse on the Chinese/Myanmar border to the coast, via Mandalay and Yangon.

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  4. Golden Dragons Grand StrategyRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 16, 2014 | Safehaven

    Zheng Bijian, a leading Chinese intellectual and reformer said: "The most important strategic choice the Chinese made was to embrace globalization." "In the past few years, both Chinese and foreign analysts began to reach the conclusion that China has developed a fairly consistent and coherent grand strategy... Because economic development is taken as the only way for tackling all the pressing challenges that China is facing and will face, China's grand strategy must serve the central purpose of development.

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  5. Optical cable linking Myanmar, China completedRead the original story

    Nov 15, 2014 | Big News Network.com

    Our eNewspaper network was founded in 2002 to provide stand-alone digital news sites tailored for the most searched-for locations for news. With a traditional newspaper format, more than 100 sites were established each with a newspaper-type name to cover the highest-ranked regions, countries, cities and states.

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  6. Premier Li attends East Asia leaders' meetings,visits MyanmarRead the original story

    Nov 15, 2014 | China Daily

    Chinese Premier Li Keqiang has expressed confidence that differences on the South China Sea issue can be handled properly as long as relevant parties maintain dialogue and consultation and strengthen maritime cooperation. Ruili, a town in Southwest China's Yunnan province bordering Myanmar, has become a trade hub driving the region's economy.

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  7. Remembering fellow heroesRead the original story

    Nov 12, 2014 | China Daily

    Taken on Oct 14, 1944, this picture from the National Archives and Records Administration in Washington shows a Chinese man on the streets of a bomb-shattered Tengchong in Southwest China's Yunnan province getting a light for his cigarette from a US Army sergeant. Provided to China Daily Researchers help shed new light on precious parts of shared WWII history between China and US allies, as Zhao Xu reports.

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  8. Investors eye profit in trade reformsRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 15, 2014 | China Daily

    More than 100 Chinese enterprises set up displays at a Sino-Myanmar trade expo in Yangon, Myanmar, in November 2013. [Wu Ang/Xinhua] Two countries undergoing reform means opportunities are on the horizon, and any initial challenges will be overcome, Chinese investors in Myanmar said.

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  9. GEF Grant to Enhance the Environmental Performance of Municipal Solid ...Read the original story

    Nov 14, 2014 | PressReleasePoint

    WASHINGTON, November 14 , 2014 - Today the World Bank's Board of Executive Directors approved the Municipal Solid Waste Management Project, financed with a $12 million grant from the Global Environment Facility to the People's Republic of China. This project will help improve the environmental performance of existing municipal solid waste incinerators through capacity building and demonstration of best available techniques and best environmental practices in accordance with the Stockholm Convention on Persistent Organic Pollutants .

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  10. Photos of the weekRead the original story

    Nov 13, 2014 | CBS News

    A Palestinian girl looks on as members of Hamas's armed wing take part in an anti-Israel rally in Rafah in the southern Gaza Strip Nov. 13, 2014. The rally was organized in memory of Hamas' military commanders who were killed during the most recent conflict between the armed group and Israel.

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  11. In pictures: Our picture editor selects the best images from around the globe, November 14Read the original story w/Photo

    Nov 14, 2014 | The Daily Record

    OUR daily picture editor's gallery shows off some of the most spectacular images taken by the world's top photographers. IN today's gallery, participants in an amateur "Running in Color" event approach the finish line of a five kilometre race in Tel Aviv.

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  12. Obama's Bogus Climate Deal with ChinaRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 12, 2014 | Independent Women's Forum

    When the United States and China announced a surprise carbon-emissions deal , the environmental Left squealed in delight. Al Gore declared it "groundbreaking progress from the world's largest polluter" , while John Kerry patted himself on the back in the New York Times , gushing about how "the world's most consequential relationship has just produced something of great consequence in the fight against climate change."

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  13. CAE awarded contracts valued at more than C$120 million for nine...Read the original story

    Nov 14, 2014 | Sys-Con Media

    CAE today announced that it was awarded contracts for nine full-flight simulators and a series of training devices and simulator update services from customers in China and North America. The contracts include the sale of: -- Five full-flight simulators to Shanghai Eastern Flight Training Centre -- Three full-flight simulators to an undisclosed airline in North America -- One B737NG full-flight simulator to an undisclosed airline in China The contracts are worth a total of more than C$120 million at list prices.

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  14. China pushes for code at South China SeaRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 13, 2014 | China Daily

    From left to right, South Korean President Park G eu nhye speaks with Myanmar President Thein Sein, as Chinese Prime Mini ster Li Keqiang speaks with Malaysian Prime Minister Najib Razak ahead of a "family picture" during the 17th ASEAN Plus Three Summit at the Myanmar International Convention Center in Myanmar's capital of Nay Pyi Taw on Thursday. CHRISTOPHE ARCHAMBAULT /AGENCE FRANCEPRESSE China will push for the implementation of a code of conduct for the South China Sea - a document that will lessen the risk of escalating tensions in the area-but experts said such an a gree ment faces obstacles, at least in the short term.

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  15. Naypyitaw: Asean Summit: China pushes for code at South China SeaRead the original story

    Nov 13, 2014 | Asia News Network

    Beijing pledges US$20b in loans to boost Southeast Asian connectivity China will push for the implementation of a code of conduct for the South China Sea - a document that will lessen the risk of escalating tensions in the area-but experts said such an agreement faces obstacles, at least in the short term. Chinese Premier Li Keqiang reaffirmed China's resolve to safeguard territorial sovereignty at a series of three regional meetings in Nay Pyi Taw, Myanmar, on Thursday, saying the country is willing to adhere to the code, which has been under discussion for more than a decade.

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  16. Construction on Ramree Island in late 2012Read the original story w/Photo

    Nov 9, 2014 | The Irrawaddy Newsmagazine

    The development of a special economic zone around Kyaukphyu in Myanmar's Rakhine State could move closer to reality before the end of the year with the naming of tender winners for the development of factories, new housing and infrastructure. Twelve foreign and domestic firms have been shortlisted by the SEZ development committee, which failed to name any of them in a supposedly open process, but which sources said include Chinese, Singaporean and Indian businesses.

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  17. A region worth conserving for its terrestrial biodiversityRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 9, 2014 | The Star Online

    ... Prof Richard T. Corlett of the Xishuangbanna Tropical Botanical Garden at the Chinese Academy of Sciences in Yunnan, China, cautions that thousands more species are becoming so rare in the region that they will likely become extinct within the next ...

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  18. Prayut backs China helpRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 9, 2014 | Bangkok Post

    Prime Minister Prayut Chan-o-cha greets his host, President Xi Jinping, before the two countries held a meeting on the sidelines of the Apec summit in Beijing on Sunday. Thailand also has expressed its appreciation for China's involvement in a highway stretching nearly 2,000km linking Kunming in southern China to Bangkok.

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  19. Prayut backs China's rail link plansRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 9, 2014 | Bangkok Post

    Prime Minister Gen Prayut Chan-o-cha on Sunday pledged Thailand's full cooperation for China's transport developments in Thailand when he met President Xi Jinping ahead of the Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation summit in Beijing. Prime Minister Prayut Chan-o-cha, left, meets Chinese President Xi Jinping at the Great Hall of the People in Beijing Sunday.

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  20. Airline exec sees bright side for China, USRead the original story

    Nov 7, 2014 | China Daily

    A one-week photo exhibit showcasing US-China collaboration during WWII was on display in Washington last month. The images came from the US National Archives.

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