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  1. Wanda Hotels revenue plummets US$150 million in 2014.Read the original story

    Yesterday | 4 Hoteliers

    Wanda Hotels and Resorts' income for 2014 dropped HK$1.162 billion and the value of its property investments in Fujian Province decreased HK$147 million. Its sales overheads also ballooned to HK$107 million due to a major increase in pre-sales activities during 2014.

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  2. China postpones Taiwan flight routes after row: TaipeiRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday | Channelnewsasia.com

    China will postpone the launch of four new flight routes near Taiwan after a fierce backlash from the island's authorities over the plan, Taiwanese officials said on Monday . A China Eastern passenger plane takes off from the airport in Yantai, in eastern China's Shandong province.

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  3. Doctors alarmed over court intrusionRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Feb 26 | South China Morning Post

    An obstetrician faces up to three years in jail for the death of a patient after childbirth, but colleagues say the medic did nothing wrong A Fujian obstetrician whose patient died hours after giving birth will stand trial for criminal negligence, raising concern among doctors that they could face charges for failing to achieve ideal results despite their best efforts. Li Jianxue, 35, had her medical licence revoked and is on probation awaiting trial for allegedly committing a "medical accident crime" over the case of her patient who died seven hours after giving birth in January, 2012.

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  4. Chinatown young lions celebrate Lunar New YearRead the original story

    Sunday Feb 22 | CBS News

    The Chinatown Community Young Lions are seen every Lunar New Year performing lion dances door to door in New York City's Chinatown. CCYL, founded as a grassroots effort in 1972 by the Tom, Lew and Lee families, served as a safe haven for the community's youth during the height of the Chinatown gang wars in New York of the late 1970s to mid-1990s.

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  5. Mainland developers raise home prices on improved market sentimentRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Feb 20 | South China Morning Post

    Developers are testing the waters. China Vanke raised its asking price at Emerald Riverside in Shanghai by 5.8 per cent.

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  6. Acquitted Death Row Inmate in Fujian Awarded $186,000Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Feb 18 | China Digital Times

    The Intermediate People's Court of Fuzhou City on Sunday ruled that Nian Bin, 39, should be paid 589,000 yuan for loss of personal freedom and another 550,000 yuan for mental suffering. [...] Nian suffered from Grade Eight disability due to wearing handcuffs and shackles, according to earlier media reports.

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  7. State to host delegations from ChinaRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Feb 17 | Examiner

    TASMANIA will host two high-level Chinese delegations and a major business forum next month, opening up lucrative development opportunities for the state. TASMANIA will host two high-level Chinese delegations and a major business forum next month, opening up lucrative development opportunities for the state.

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  8. China orders compensation to acquitted death row prisonerRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Feb 17 | The Star Online

    A court in China's southern city of Fuzhou ordered compensation of 1.14 million yuan to a former death row prisoner who was acquitted on charges of poisoning two children, state media said on Tuesday. The rare acquittal of Nian Bin, a former food stall owner who was freed in August after a court in Fujian province found there was insufficient evidence, prompted renewed calls for the abolition of the death penalty in China.

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  9. Chinese man compensated for 8-year wrongful custodyRead the original story

    Tuesday Feb 17 | Xinhuanet

    A man acquitted after spending eight years in prison in east China's Fujian Province has received 1.14 million yuan compensation from the state. Fuzhou Municipal Intermediate People's Court on Sunday ruled that Nian Bin, 39, should be paid 589,000 yuan for loss of personal freedom and another 550,000 yuan for mental suffering, the court said on Tuesday.

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  10. Festival decorations become hot sale in China's FujianRead the original story

    Monday Feb 16 | Xinhuanet

    People select lanterns for festival decoration in Fuzhou, capital of southeast China's Fujian Province, Feb. 16, 2015. Chinese will begin celebrating the Lunar New Year, or the Spring Festival on Feb. 19. (Xinhua/Zhang Guojun)

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  11. Xi stresses poverty relief for old revolutionary base areasRead the original story

    Monday Feb 16 | Xinhuanet

    Chinese President Xi Jinping wants to end poverty in old revolutionary base areas and improve local people's standard of living. "A well-off society is be incomplete if people in old revolutionary base areas cannot shake off poverty," said Xi during a meeting with party chiefs of 24 counties and cities from Shaanxi and Gansu provinces and Ningxia Hui Autonomous Region.

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  12. Taxi-hailing giants tie knotRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Feb 14 | China Daily

    A taxi driver checks her smartphone with a passenger in Fuzhou, East China's Fujian province, Dec 12, 2014. [Photo/CFP] China's two largest mobile taxi-hailing app operators Didi Dache and Kuaidi Dache, which have been in head-on competition, jointly announced their strategic merger via their Sina Weibo accounts on Saturday, also Valentine's Day, a western holiday celebrated by many Chinese people.

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  13. Spotlight: Maritime Silk Road to boost regional prosperity: overseas expertsRead the original story

    Friday Feb 13 | Xinhuanet

    Overseas experts have made positive comments on China's 21st Century Maritime Silk Road initiative, saying it will promote the development of the countries along the route and boost regional prosperity. Professor James Peck from New York University told reporters that the strategic 21st Century Maritime Silk Road initiative will exert an important influence on the economic development of Asia.

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  14. Simon Soo has been named Resident Manager at Shangri-La Hotel, Surabaya, IndonesiaRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Feb 11 | Hospitality Net

    Shangri-La Hotels and Resorts 28/F Kerry Centre, 683 King's Road, Quarry Bay Hong Kong, Hong Kong Phone: 2599 3000 Fax: 2599 3131 Visit Website Simon brings his extensive experience in hotel operations to Surabaya after exploring the Asian continent, including such cities as Kuala Lumpur, Singapore, Dubai, Shenzhen, Qingdao, Manila, Ningbo and, lastly, Fuzhou. Prior to his assignment in Surabaya, he was with Shangri-La Fuzhou, China for two years.

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  15. Experts say "Maritime Silk Road" will stimulate economic potential of developing countriesRead the original story

    Monday Feb 9 | Xinhuanet

    The "21st Century Maritime Silk Road" will pave the way for the establishment of the Asia-Pacific economic community as well as greatly stimulate the potential to spur rapid economic growth of emerging markets, said scholars in Singapore. In regard to China's new initiative of the "21st Century Maritime Silk Road" -- a revival of sea route of the economic and cultural exchanges between ancient China and the rest of the world, Zhao Hong, senior research fellow at the Institute of Southeast Asian Studies in Singapore, wrote in an article that a better infrastructure and transportation system, which China has included in its plan to boost regional connectivity, will play a key role in creating the Asia-Pacific economic community.

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  16. 90 percent of China's cities failed to meet 2014 air quality standardsRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Feb 3 | Inhabitat

    China's urban pollution levels are infamous and as such, the country has launched a 'war on pollution' in order to combat the dangerous levels of emissions. Unfortunately, the war is not going well as China's Ministry of Environmental Protection announced that nearly 90 percent of the country's major cities have failed to meet air quality standards set for 2014.

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  17. Hang Seng Bank Said to Weigh Sale of Industrial Bank StakeRead the original story

    Tuesday Feb 3 | The Washington Post

    The bank may first divest about half its holding, with the rest to be sold at a later date, one of the people said, asking not to be identified as the information is private. The stake is valued at about $4.8 billion based on Industrial Bank's current share price.

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  18. Air quality still dismal in large citiesRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Feb 3 | The Star Online

    BEIJING: Nearly 90% of China's big cities failed to meet air quality standards last year, but that was still an improvement on 2013 as the country's "war on pollution" began to take effect, the environment ministry said. The Ministry of Environmental Protection said on its website yesterday that only eight of the 74 cities it monitors managed to meet national standards last year on a series of pollution measures such as PM2.5, a reading of particles found in the air, carbon monoxide and ozone.

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  19. Beijing region still has worst smog in China, despite campaign to tackle air pollutionRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Feb 2 | NEWS.com.au

    Government says problem is improving around the country, but 89 per cent of big cities on the mainland fail national air quality standards Eight out of ten of the most polluted cities in China were still from the region around Beijing last year, according to the Ministry of Environmental Protection, despite the area's joint efforts to tackle smog. Average levels of PM2.5, the tiny particles in air pollution deemed most harmful to health, dropped from 106 micrograms per cubic metre to 93 micrograms in the Beijing, Hebei and Tianjin region in 2014, the ministry said.

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  20. 90% of Cities in China Failed to Meet Air Standards in 2014Read the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Feb 1 | Scientific American

    Nearly 90 percent of China's big cities failed to meet air quality standards in 2014, but that was still an improvement on 2013 as the country's "war on pollution" began to take effect, the environment ministry said on Monday. The Ministry of Environmental Protection said on its website that only eight of the 74 cities it monitors managed to meet national standards in 2014 on a series of pollution measures such as PM2.5, which is a reading of particles found in the air, carbon monoxide and ozone.

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