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  1. New film on China's pollution sparks debate, seen as milestoneRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 13, 2011 | Turkish Daily News

    This file photo taken on December 9, 2009 shows smog down a main street of Linfen, in China's Shanxi province, regarded as one of the cities with the worst air pollution in the world. AFP Photo Could "Under the Dome", Chinese journalist Chai Jing's new documentary about pollution, become China's "Silent Spring", the 1962 book that spurred the development of the U.S. environmental movement? Since it was released online on Saturday, the film has been viewed more than 150 million times and has sparked a national debate on environmental problems.

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  2. Wild panda population up nearly 17 percentRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 13, 2011 | Turkish Daily News

    China's population of wild giant pandas jumped nearly 17 percent over a decade, state media reported, citing an official survey, with conservation measures credited as being behind the increase. The investigation by the State Forestry Administration found that by the end of 2013 China had 1,864 giant pandas alive in the wild, marking an increase of 268 individuals, or 16.8 percent, the official Xinhua news agency reported Feb. 28. The figures compared with a previous survey carried out in 2003, Xinhua said.

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  3. China orders two local governments to punish polluting steel millsRead the original story

    11 hrs ago | Reuters

    China's environmental ministry has ordered local governments in two key steel-producing cities to take tougher action against polluters from the sector as part of efforts to improve air quality. That could pile pressure on mills already struggling with weak demand-growth as the world's No.2 economy loses momentum.

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  4. China, HK stocks lukewarm after interest rate cut; banks fall on profit concernsRead the original story

    11 hrs ago | Reuters

    China stocks posted modest gains on Monday after the central bank cut interest rates over the weekend, with some investors expressing disappointment that it didn't cut rates more deeply. The People's Bank of China cut interest rates for the second time in just over three months late on Saturday as the government steps up efforts to support the slowing economy amid the mounting threat of deflation.

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  5. Extraction of clean and cheap energy from vacuumRead the original story

    11 hrs ago | ZPEnergy.com

    Extraction of clean and cheap energy from vacuum Authors: Xingliu Jiang ; Dept. of Phys., Beihang Univ., Beijing, China ; Xiaoping Zhou ; Weiming Peng "Nature abhors vacuum."

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  6. New media, New China: Xinhua relaunch on barred networksRead the original story w/Photo

    11 hrs ago | Korea Herald

    China's official news agency Xinhua has re-launched its English-language presence on Twitter, Facebook and YouTube, it announced -- all of which are blocked in China. Like many official Chinese bodies, Xinhua is an avid user of Western social media despite their illegality in the country, and by January Xinhua had 30 accounts in different names across the three platforms, it said.

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  7. Xi tells Prince William his dream is for China 'to be football...Read the original story w/Photo

    11 hrs ago | South China Morning Post

    ... strong soccer nations, such as England, after welcoming the British prince at the Great Hall of the People in Beijing, China National Radio reported today. There had been many positive initiatives to help increase Sino-British football development ...

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  8. Courses on mainland China can help build bridges of understandingRead the original story w/Photo

    11 hrs ago | South China Morning Post

    ... exercise as a waste of everyone's time, let's do some word substitution: Change "Britain" and "British" to "mainland China" and "mainland Chinese". Next, alter the material accordingly. What we're left with is the perfect introductory course to all ...

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  9. China February HSBC Pmi hits 7 month high, more rate cuts seenRead the original story w/Photo

    11 hrs ago | South China Morning Post

    Chinese policymakers are embarking on their biggest easing campaign since the depths of the global crisis as the world's second-largest economy is weighed down by a cooling property market, high debt levels and excess factory capacity A worker welding at a construction site in Yunnan province in China. Activity in the country's factory sector hit a 7-month high in February.

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  10. Anchor's pollution documentary "Under the Dome" goes viral in an anxious ChinaRead the original story w/Photo

    11 hrs ago | The Age

    Beijing: As a famed news anchor, Chai Jing regularly reported on China's environmental woes. But it was when she found her daughter had grown a tumour while in her womb that things became personal.

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  11. Asia stocks edge up on China rate cut, dollar index at 11-year highRead the original story w/Photo

    11 hrs ago | Reuters

    Asian stocks edged higher on Monday as China's weekend interest rate cut partially offset soft U.S. data, while the dollar hit an 11-year high against a basket of currencies. China on Saturday stepped up its easing tempo and cut its lending and deposit rates as the world's second largest economy tries to ward off deflation.

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  12. China and the Pacific: the view from TongaRead the original story w/Photo

    11 hrs ago | Matangi Tonga

    Great Hall of the People, Beijing. 7 October 1999. Photo by Pesi Fonua. Conference: China and the Pacific: The View from Oceania National University of Samoa Apria, Samoa 25-27 February 2015 Conference Paper: 'China and the Pacific: The View from Tonga' Tonga's relationship with the People's Republic of China is relatively young.

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  13. More than 30 arrested as Hong Kong anti-China protesters scuffle with policeRead the original story

    11 hrs ago | Thanh Nein News

    A Yuen Long resident is taken away by a policeman during a confrontation with masked protesters, who are demonstrating against mainland traders, at Yuen Long district near the border with mainland China in Hong Kong March 1, 2015. The protest on Sunday wa More than 30 people were arrested as a group of about 400 demonstrators in Hong Kong clashed with police in the latest sign of tensions caused by China's influence in the city.

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  14. Survey shows China manufacturing improvingRead the original story w/Photo

    11 hrs ago | The Fresno Bee

    HSBC's manufacturing index based on a survey of factory purchasing managers rose to 50.7 from January's 49.7. It uses a 100-point scale on which numbers above 50 show activity increasing. On Saturday, Beijing cut interest rates for a second time in three months in a sign of official worry that China's economic slowdown is deepening too abruptly.

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  15. Wanderlust hits ChineseRead the original story w/Photo

    11 hrs ago | Asia News Network

    Lanterns of the Terracotta Warriors, an art installation in front of the Sydney Opera House, proves a major draw for tourists. A strong renmenbi and relaxed visa policies in some countries encouraged more Chinese to spend their Spring Festival holiday abroad this year, according to a report from the China National Tourism Administration.

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  16. Setting aside rancour over Hong Kong, China welcomes Prince WilliamRead the original story w/Photo

    11 hrs ago | The Straits Times

    ... meets with Chinese children and physically handicapped young people while he visits the Shijia Hutong in Beijing, China, on Mar 2, 2015. -- PHOTO: EPA Britain's Prince William (center), Duke of Cambridge, is guided by staff members of British ...

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  17. ONE Championship announces three cards in three Chinese citiesRead the original story

    11 hrs ago | MMA Mania

    ... trajectory towards becoming the number one sports organization in the world with a series of groundbreaking events in China. ONE Championship continues to be a trailblazer by bringing world-class mixed martial arts action across mainland China while ...

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  18. Health impacts of urban design analyzedRead the original story

    12 hrs ago | Washington Square News

    Researchers from NYU and East China Normal University conducted a study that explores the relation of urban design on the level of physical activity in that area, giving rising concern that the architectural layout may be a possible cause for the rising obesity rates and chronic diseases in Chinese cities. The study, "Walking, obesity, and urban design in Chinese neighborhoods," was led by Kristen Day, Mariela Alfonzo, Zhan Guo of NYU and Lin Lin of East China Normal University.

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  19. The color in 'Commodity City'Read the original story w/Photo

    12 hrs ago | CNN

    Children's woolen hats are seen on display at Commodity City in Yiwu, China. Photographer Richard John Seymour visited the vast wholesale market twice last year.

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  20. China manufacturing improves in February: HSBCRead the original story w/Photo

    12 hrs ago | West Australian

    China's manufacturing activity in February improved more than initially thought, HSBC said on Monday, but weakening foreign demand and declining prices signalled the world's second-largest economy still faces multiple woes. The British bank's final purchasing managers' index for the month came in at 50.7, up from its preliminary reading of 50.1 and the highest since July's 51.7, the firm said in a statement.

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