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  1. Alibaba's Jack Ma rides 'Forrest Gump' story to richesRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | The Times of India

    Ma became excited about the internet during a visit to the United States in 1995 and wanted to find a way to bring the online world to China. NEW YORK: In his long road to riches, Alibaba founder Jack Ma says his inspiration has been the film character "Forrest Gump."

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  2. From KFC reject to world's 70th richest man: Alibaba founder who...Read the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Daily Mail

    ... entrepreneur who founded Alibaba with a group of 17 friends in 1999, had humble roots in the city of Hangzhou, eastern China, where he taught English in a local school. But, hoping to better his lot in the early 1990s he applied, and was turned down ...

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  3. Drugmaker GSK says fined 490 million in China graft probeRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | Hindustan Times

    ... mployees," it said. The Changsha court also on Friday sentenced British national Mark Reilly, the former head of GSK's China operations, and an unstated number of other company officials to between two to four years in prison, Xinhua reported.

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  4. Corruption exists; it's the response that mattersRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Sep 18 | The Japan Times

    In recent months, Chinese consumers have seen U.S. companies in China come under government criticism, if not outright attack, for food safety, price fixing and other unsavory practices. The not-so subtle message to China's citizens could well be: Don't go thinking foreign brands, products or behaviors are better than those of China.

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  5. We don't want another pilot killed': Chinese admiral vows to continue intercepting US planesRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Sep 18 | South China Morning Post

    Admiral Wu Shengli said that China does not want to sacrifice a second Wang Wei , who is the pilot of a PLA Navy fighter jet who died when his aircraft collided mid-air with a US spy plane on April 1, 2001. Photo: Xinhua China's top naval commander has vowed to keep intercepting US spy planes but said China doesn't want a repeat of the 2001 mid-air collision incident which left a Chinese pilot dead.

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  6. 12 PHOTOS from an odd, crazy worldRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Sep 17 | Rediff.com

    ... not enter". Credit: Jason Lee/Reuters A man rides his bicycle as people walk on the "first mobile phone sidewalk in China", which was recently installed at a tourism area in Chongqing municipality. The mobile phone sidewalk in Chongqing was divided ...

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  7. The body of Tatiana Medvedeva, killed in an attack on a bus, is seen...Read the original story

    Sunday Sep 14 | Outlook

    ... the Ministry of External Affairs Minister, Sushma Swaraj and Minister of Foreign Affairs of the People's Republic of China, Wang Yi on opening a New Route for Indian Pilgrimage (Kailash Mansarovar Yatra) to the Tibet Autonomous Region of the ...

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    Thursday Sep 4 | Nanaimo Daily News

    Police in Shanghai detained the chief editor and several employees of an influential Chinese financial news site on allegations they extorted money from companies by threatening to publish negative news about them, state media said Thursday. The case surrounding www.21cbh.com, the website for the 21st Century Business Herald, is the latest scandal involving news corruption in China, where extortion schemes have plagued the state-owned media, especially outlets specializing in financial news.

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  9. Clean air halves health costs in Chinese cityRead the original story

    Tuesday Sep 2 | Science Daily

    Air pollution regulations over the last decade in Taiyuan, China, have substantially improved the health of people living there, accounting for a greater than 50 percent reduction in costs associated with loss of life and disability between 2001 and 2010, according to researchers in the United States and China.

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  10. Today is the National Day of RunningRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 1, 2011 | Examiner.com

    Samuel Kamau Wansiru of Kenya runs down the home straight on his way to winning the Men's Marathon in the National Stadium during Day 16 of the Beijing 2008 Olympic Games on August 24, 2008 in Beijing, China. June 1st has been marked as the National Day of Running .

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  11. 20 exhibitors attend China Investment FairRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | GhanaWeb

    ... our trading partners", he stated. Mr Quacoe stated these in an interview with the Daily Graphic during the just-ended China International Fair for Investment and Trade (CIFIT) in Xiamen, the capital of Fujian Province. The four-day fair was China's ...

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  12. Shweta shoots first medal for India, wins bronzeRead the original story

    Yesterday | Big News Network.com

    Shweta Chaudhry shot the first medal for India in the 2014 Asian Games after she won the bronze in the women's 10m air pistol at the Ongnyeon International Shooting Range here Saturday. Shweta, a part of the silver winning team in 2006 Doha Asian Games, shot a total of 176.4 in the final to clinch the bronze medal while the silver went to South Korean Jung Jeehae and China's Zhang Mengyuan won the gold.

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  13. China clinch first gold medal at Incheon Asian GamesRead the original story

    Yesterday | Big News Network.com

    ... air pistol team event Saturday morning, the first gold medal at Asian Games. It was the fourth consecutive time for China to take the first gold medal at the Asian Games since 2002 Busan Asiad, reports Xinhua. The 2008 and 2012 Olympic champion Guo, ...

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  14. China win first gold medal of the 2014 Asian GamesRead the original story

    Yesterday | DNA India

    China won the first gold medal of the 2014 Asian Games on Saturday when its women shooters -- Olympic champion Guo Wenjun, Zhang Mengyuan and Zhou Qingyuan -- clinched the 10m air pistol team title. Hosts and defending champions South Korea , who were the pre-Games favourites, finished a poor fourth behind silver-medallists Taiwan and Mongolia.

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  15. Death toll from Typhoon Kalmaegi rises to eight, 396 trapped students savedRead the original story

    Yesterday | Xinhuanet

    Death toll from Typhoon Kalmaegi has risen to eight in China Saturday as one more death was reported from southwest China's Yunnan Province. More than 500 rescuers have rescued 396 students and teachers from the Babu Township Middle School under siege of a typhoon-triggered flood on Friday, the provincial flood and drought relief headquarters told Xinhua.

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  16. British Museum exhibition explores a pivotal 50 year period that transformed ChinaRead the original story

    Yesterday | Art Daily

    ... courtesy of Shandong Museum. The exhibition explores the years 1400 - 1450, a pivotal 50 year period that transformed China during the rule of the Ming dynasty. Bureaucrats replace military leaders in the hierarchy of power, the emperor's role ...

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  17. China's Premier Li Keqiang makes inspection tour of Shanghai FTZRead the original story

    Yesterday | People's Daily Online

    Chinese Premier Li Keqiang visits the Waigaoqiao logistics center of the China Pilot Free Trade Zone , east China's Shanghai, Sept. 19, 2014.

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  18. Business Opportunities of the Abrasives Industry in the China-South Korea Business ForumRead the original story

    Yesterday | Customer Interaction Solutions

    Zhengzhou, China September 20, 2014 In July 2014, China's president, Xi Jinping, was invited to visit South Korea. The follow-up visitors reached 250, being the largest group ever.

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  19. Some Scarborough residents concerned about high school revampRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | GlobalNews

    ... ssions are for people and travel, and she managed to combine both while reporting from the earthquake zone in Sichuan, China, and with soldiers in Kandahar, Afghanistan.

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  20. China fines British drug maker GlaxoSmithKline $492 million for bribery, orders exec deportedRead the original story

    Yesterday | Lifestyles

    ... in Beijing. Drug maker GlaxoSmithKline was fined $492 million on Friday, Sept. 19, 2014 for bribing doctors in China in the biggest such penalty ever imposed by a Chinese court. The court sentenced the company's former China manager, Briton Mark ...

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