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  1. Speedboat capsizes off Macau, 15 mainland Chinese illegal immigrants missing: reportRead the original story w/Photo

    16 min ago | South China Morning Post

    A speedboat used to transport illegal immigrants from mainland China capsized off Macau on Friday, according to state-run news agency Xinhua. The search and rescue operation is underway after the boat overturned off the Grand Coloane Resort on Estrada De Hac Sa Coloane before dawn, the report said.

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  2. China bans ivory imports for 1 year to protect elephantsRead the original story

    20 min ago | WLOX-TV Biloxi

    China imposed a one-year ban on ivory imports that took immediate effect Thursday amid criticism that its citizens' huge appetite for ivory has fueled poaching that threatens the existence of African elephants. The State Administration of Forestry declared the ban in a public notice posted on its official site, in which it said the administration would not handle any import request.

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  3. Botswana to host Mozambique in deciding Africa Basketball Championship qualifierRead the original story

    23 min ago | Xinhuanet

    ... a fortnight ago and they are confident of a big win at home. On Saturday, Botswana will be pinning their hopes on China-based point guard Karabo Geche Reinhard who plays college basketball in China. The team will however miss the services of much ...

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  4. PR exercise or viable option - China's train to Spain returnsRead the original story

    26 min ago | The Journal of Commerce Online

    China's train to Spain arrived in the city of Yiwu this week after completing the world's longest rail route, and while the journey has been billed as a "success" by its operator, there is little information on the actual economics of the rail option to Europe.

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  5. 10 students from Beijing experience Vermont schoolsRead the original story w/Photo

    27 min ago | The Bennington Banner

    The three students, Felix, Jerry, and Jason, are from Beijing, and came to Vermont for the month to learn about American culture. NORTH BENNINGTON >> Ten children from Beijing, China recently had the opportunity to spend a month in Vermont, learning at three different area schools.

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  6. Indian PM riles ChinaRead the original story

    35 min ago | Washington Times

    China has unleashed its anger on the man President Xi Jinping has been trying his best to cultivate in recent months, Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi , after the Indian leader on Feb. 20 visited the Indian state called Arunachal Pradesh - the place Beijing calls "South Tibet" and insists is its "sacred and indivisible territory." "What the Indian side has done runs counter to the efforts by the two sides to properly resolve disputes and the overall interests of bilateral relations," said Chinese Foreign Ministry spokeswoman Hua Chunying.

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  7. Press Digest - China - Feb 27Read the original story

    51 min ago | Reuters

    ... carried the following stories on Friday. Reuters has not checked the stories and does not vouch for their accuracy. - China's labour productivity in 2014 was 72,313 yuan ($11,554) per person, up 7 percent from the year before, according to data from ...

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  8. Scientists discover black hole 12 billion times more massive than the sunRead the original story w/Photo

    56 min ago | WISW-AM Columbia

    Researchers in China have spotted a supermassive black hole, which they say is 12 billion times more massive than the Sun and formed around 900 million years after the Big Bang. A black hole is a dense region of space that has collapsed in on itself in a way that means nothing can escape it, not even light.

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  9. Ex-officials are shown confessing on InternetRead the original story w/Photo

    56 min ago | China Daily

    First-person examples have become a new tool for anti-graft education, as China's top disciplinary watchdog has begun publishing disgraced officials' confessions. Once confidential and used for internal review only, details about the officials and their confessions during investigations are now being made public by the Central Commission for Discipline Inspection, the country's top anti-graft agency, both as a warning and an educational tool to deter others.

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  10. City and rural banks in Zhejiang latest to gain from cuts to required reserve ratioRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | South China Morning Post

    Cuts to required reserve ratios at Chinese banks amid an economic slowdown are aimed at freeing up lending, especially to smaller enterprises. Photo: AFP Twenty-three city and rural banks in Zhejiang province have been allowed to cut their required reserve ratio by an extra 1 percentage point as easing measures gather pace in China, it was reported on Friday.

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  11. TAIPEI: Taiwan's unemployment rate drops to lowest since '01Read the original story

    1 hr ago | Asia News Network

    The Executive Yuan's Directorate-General of Budget, Accounting and Statistics announced the average unemployment rate for January yesterday and revealed it has hit a 14-year record low. According to DGBAS figures, the unemployment rate in January was 3.71 per cent, measuring 0.04 per cent lower than in December 2014.

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  12. China bans ivory imports ahead of royal visit: XinhuaRead the original story

    1 hr ago | Reuters

    China has announced a one-year ban on the import of African ivory carvings ahead of next week's visit by Britain's Prince William, a strong critic of the ivory trade. China will halt approval for imports until late February next year, newsagency Xinhua reported on Thursday, citing the State Forestry Administration, which regulates the trade.

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  13. Author Anthony ClarkRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | Spokane 7

    Reading, discussion and signing of "Heaven in Conflict: Franciscans and the Boxer Uprising in Shanxi." Clark explores the early Catholic missionaries - the Franciscans - who settled in China, and the Boxer uprising that culminated in the violent Taiyuan Massacre of 1900.

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  14. China files less WTO violation cases due to surplusRead the original story

    1 hr ago | People's Daily Online

    Public attention, which has often focused on Chinese products as the target in a number of trade remedy actions, may have overlooked the fact that Chinay has increasingly understood the importance of playing by the WTO rules. A more comprehensive discussion of the country's use of trade rules throughout 2014 could help shed some light on China's growing role as a sophisticated trading nation in the world.

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  15. China bans ivory imports ahead of visit by Britain's Prince William: XinhuaRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | The Straits Times

    China has announced a one-year ban on the import of African ivory carvings ahead of next week's visit by Britain's Prince William, a strong critic of the ivory trade. China will halt approval for imports until late February next year, newsagency Xinhua reported on Thursday, citing the State Forestry Administration, which regulates the trade.

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  16. Sunday, March 8Read the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | The New Zealand Herald

    1969 - Soviet Union puts its Far East army on alert as warning to China after frontier clash on Ussuri River. 1989 - Chinese troops converge on Tibetan capital of Lhasa to enforce martial law following three days of anti-Chinese rioting.

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  17. Ma Long to partner Boll for men's doubles at table tennis worldsRead the original story

    2 hrs ago | Xinhuanet

    Chinese paddler Ma Long will partner with German Timo Boll in the men's doubles at this year's table tennis worlds in China's Suzhou, International Table Tennis Federation said on its website Thursday. During last year's table tennis worlds in Tokyo, ITTF allowed players from different associations to form doubles partnership from the 2015 tournament.

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  18. The first train carrying containers pulls out of a logistics terminal ...Read the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | South China Morning Post

    The first train carrying containers pulls out of a logistics terminal jointly built by China and Kazakhstan in Lianyungang City, east China's Jiangsu Province. Photo: Xinhua China will sign a series of flagship agreements with countries including Kazakhstan and Pakistan next month as part of Beijing's plan to revive economic development along the ancient Silk Road, the Shanghai Securities News reported on Friday.

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  19. WHO: Hong Kong reports case of ... wait, what?Read the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | Crofs Blogs

    This is baffling. WHO has published Human infection with avian influenza A virus - China .

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  20. Global Sodium Benzoate Industry Analysis Report 2015-2020 Now at...Read the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | PRWeb

    ... market. Table of Contents Chapter One Sodium Benzoate Industry Overview Chapter Two Sodium Benzoate International and China Market Analysis Chapter Three Sodium Benzoate Technical Data and Manufacturing Plants Analysis Chapter Four Sodium Benzoate ...

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