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  1. Four regions to scrap urban-rural 'hukou' distinctionRead the original story w/Photo

    21 hrs ago | China Daily

    A resident shows his household registration at a civil affairs service center, Lianyungang city, East China's Jiangsu province, July 31, 2014. [Photo.IC] In a long-awaited reform, four Chinese provincial regions have removed the rural/urban distinction in the household registration system, or " hukou ", making things fairer for residents, chinanews.com reported.

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  2. Consumers seeking protection from pollutionRead the original story w/Photo

    21 hrs ago | China Daily

    ... to protect themselves from the effects of environmental pollution in the past year. The company's latest annual China Consumer Trends report also revealed that 47 percent of Chinese consumers are concerned about catching incurable diseases due to ...

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  3. Asian stock markets turn higher, yen risesRead the original story w/Photo

    21 hrs ago | The New Zealand Herald

    " Asian stock markets turned higher Friday as they juggled positive U.S. economic news and weakness in Europe, China and Japan. The yen rose against the dollar after Japan's finance minister said it had fallen too fast recently.

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  4. Chinese state media give profs a chilling warningRead the original story w/Photo

    21 hrs ago | Seattle Times

    Over two weeks, the state-owned Liaoning Daily newspaper sent reporters to sit in on dozens of university lectures all over the country looking for what the paper said were professors "being scornful of China." During visits to more than 20 schools, the regional paper wrote last week, it found exactly what it said it was looking for: Some professors compared Chinese Communist Party co-founder Mao Zedong to ancient emperors, a blasphemy to party ideology upholding Mao as a break from the country's feudal past.

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  5. History lessons and need to adapt to changing world behind China's military modernisationRead the original story w/Photo

    21 hrs ago | NEWS.com.au

    ... says. Chang's speech today at a forum in Beijing comes after the US Congress released its annual security report on China. In its report to Congress released yesterday , the US-China Economic and Security Review Commission (USCC) said China made ...

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  6. Mainland China tends commercial growth on its farmlandsRead the original story w/Photo

    21 hrs ago | NEWS.com.au

    ... rights into shares in large-scale farming operations, according to a document released by the government on Thursday. China's rapid urbanisation meant it now required larger farming operations and more advanced technology, Minister of Agriculture ...

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  7. Foxconn to build airborne logistic hub in ZhengzhouRead the original story

    21 hrs ago | DigiTimes

    Foxconn Electronics will sign agreements with Administration Commission of Zhengzhou Airport Economic Comprehensive Experimental Area in China by the end of 2014 to establish an airborne logistic hub 2km east of the airport. The hub is set to be fully completed in six years and after the completion, Foxconn's e-commerce business headquarters will also be set up there.

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  8. Hook vet tells of China bear rescue missionRead the original story w/Photo

    21 hrs ago | Fleet News and Mail

    A vet from Hook has told of the life-changing moment that led her to join a rescue mission to release bears being held captive in China. Tracey Manning attended a lecture hosted by animal welfare charity, Animals Asia in 2010 where she heard a presentation by its British founder, Jill Robinson MBE.

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  9. Nigeria: Chinese Firm Signs U.S.$12 Billion Deal to Build Lagos-Calabar Railway LineRead the original story w/Photo

    22 hrs ago | AllAfrica.com

    A state-owned Chinese company has signed a $12 billion agreement with the federal government to build a railway along Nigeria's coast that is billed as China's single largest overseas contract, the state media said on Thursday. China Railway Construction Corp. Ltd. signed the official construction contract with the Nigerian government on Wednesday in Abuja, the Xinhua news agency said.

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  10. VIA stock demoted in TSE; expects strong performance in 4Q14Read the original story

    22 hrs ago | DigiTimes

    ... invested Wondermedia, VIA Labs and GenieNetworks as well as the joint venture with the government of Shanghai, China still contribute income. In the third quarter, VIA's consolidated revenues dropped 33% sequentially to only NT$1.36 billion with net ...

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  11. 'Day of Rage' Expected Today in Judea-SamariaRead the original story

    22 hrs ago | Arutz Sheva Israel News

    Demonstrations by 'Palestinian' Arabs are expected today in Samaria and Judea in answer to Hamas's call for a 'Day of Rage', in solidarity with the struggle for Al-Aqsa and Jerusalem".

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  12. Korean-American missionary detained in China on suspicions of embezzlementRead the original story w/Photo

    22 hrs ago | Arirang TV

    A Korean-American missionary worker has been detained in China on suspicions of embezzlement. Peter Hahn, who had been involved in a number of NGO-related aid projects near the North Korean border, was taken into custody on Tuesday according to his lawyer, who says the charges are baseless.

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  13. Chinese Detain American Near North Korea...Read the original story w/Photo

    22 hrs ago | Wall Street Journal

    Chinese authorities detained this week an American citizen who has run a humanitarian aid agency near the North Korean border for more than a decade, his lawyer said Thursday.

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  14. 2 Chinese activists face closed-door hearingsRead the original story w/Photo

    22 hrs ago | Evening Sun

    ... a sealed jailhouse court upheld the separatism conviction and life sentence for Ilham Tohti, a noted scholar from China's Muslim Uighur minority who frequently criticized the government while advocating ethnic pride and greater economic opportunity. ...

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  15. Creditors ask Beijing to speed up metal fraud probe-sourcesRead the original story

    22 hrs ago | Reuters

    Creditors frustrated at the slow pace of the investigation into an alleged metal financing scam at China's Qingdao port have asked Beijing to step in to speed up progress as civil lawsuits pile up, sources with knowledge of the situation said. The probe, at the world's seventh largest port, centres around a private metals trading firm, Dezheng Resources Group, suspected of duplicating warehouse certificates in order to use a metal cargo multiple times to raise financing.

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  16. China courts put reporter on trial, reject Uighur scholar's appealRead the original story

    22 hrs ago | Reuters

    ... state secrets to foreign contacts, began on Friday morning in a Beijing court. In a separate case, Ilham Tohti, China's most prominent advocate for the rights of Muslim Uighur people, heard he lost his appeal in a detention center in the ...

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  17. China, New Zealand ties enter new era: XiRead the original story

    22 hrs ago | Newkerala.com

    The formation of China-New Zealand comprehensive strategic partnership has "ushered our two countries into a new cooperative era", said Chinese President Xi Jinping in Auckland Friday. Xi, who is on a state visit to the island country, and New Zealand Prime Minister John Key attended the launch ceremony of China-New Zealand Mayor Forum, Xinhua reported.

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  18. China launches Yaogan-24 remote sensing satelliteRead the original story w/Photo

    22 hrs ago | Space News From SpaceDaily.Com

    China sent the Yaogan-24 remote sensing satellite into a scheduled orbit at 3:12 p.m. on Thursday from the Jiuquan satellite launch center.

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  19. Asia stocks dulled by weak economic reportsRead the original story w/Photo

    23 hrs ago | Cybercast News Service

    Asian stock markets were lackluster Friday as positive economic news from the U.S. was tempered by weakness in Europe, China and Japan. KEEPING SCORE: Japan's Nikkei 225 fell 0.8 percent to 17,154.61 while Hong Kong's Hang Seng was up 0.2 percent to 23,389.12.

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  20. Prominent China Rights Lawyer Could Face Harsher Charges: AttorneyRead the original story w/Photo

    23 hrs ago | The Irrawaddy Newsmagazine

    ... say. They come amid what rights groups say is the most severe clampdown on human rights in decades. Pu, one of China's most outspoken dissidents, was arrested in June on charges of causing a disturbance and illegally accessing personal information ...

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