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 2018-12-17 15:04 

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Foreign automakers reduce prices on cars made in U.S. after govt announces tariff cuts...

U.S. tech giant Tesla Inc and German automaker BMW have reduced prices in the Chinese market for their U.S.-built luxury cars following the Chinese government's announcement that it will cut auto tariffs, marking progress in trade negotiations between...

 2018-12-17 14:59 

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Emergency response activated for earthquake in Sichuan...

China's emergency regulator on Sunday initiated a national emergency response to a magnitude 5.7 earthquake in southwest China's Sichuan Province....

 2018-12-17 14:59 

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Landmark exhibition of Terracotta Warriors opens in New Zealand...

The landmark exhibition of Terracotta Warriors: Guardians of Immortality opened to public on Saturday at the National Museum of New Zealand....

 2018-12-17 14:58 

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Xuan ink brush making in Huangcun Town, Anhui...

Huangcun Town has a long history of the Xuan ink brush making. The ink brush, ink, Chinese Xuan paper and ink slabs are four traditional writing materials of Chinese stationery....

 2018-12-17 14:57 

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Scenery of bamboo forest after snowfall in Anhui...

Photo taken on Dec. 13, 2018 shows the bamboo forest after a snowfall at Foziling Township of Huoshan County in the Dabieshan Mountain region, east China's Anhui Province....

 2018-12-17 14:56 

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Funds pour into Chinese bonds...

The Chinese economy may be showing signs of a slowdown, but foreign investors, particularly central banks and sovereign funds, appear unconcerned as they continue to pour large sums into purchasing Chinese government bonds....

 2018-12-17 14:52 

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Boeing's plant in Zhejiang delivers first plane, marking new era...

U.S. planemaker Boeing and its Chinese joint venture partner Commercial Aircraft Corp of China (COMAC) announced the delivery of the first airplane, a 737 Max, to Air China from the new 737 Completion and Delivery Center in Zhoushan....

 2018-12-17 14:46 

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China investigates major road accidents for improving safety measures...

Public security authorities across China have conducted thorough investigations into 530 major road accidents in the first 11 months of this year in order to help improve preventive measures, the Ministry of Public Security said Sunday....

 2018-12-17 14:46 

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China vows to strengthen ties with Vietnam, Cambodia, Thailand, Myanmar...

China and Vietnam pledged on Sunday to properly manage maritime issues to create a good atmosphere for the development of bilateral relations....

 2018-12-17 14:46 

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Chinese TCM firm in hot water over expired honey use...

A supplier of Tong Ren Tang, the largest producer of traditional Chinese medicine (TCM), recycled a large amount of expired and near-expired honey with the Tong Ren Tang label, according to Jiangsu Broadcasting Corporation on Saturday....

 2018-12-17 14:46 

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First Hainan Int'l Film Festival come to a close...

The eight-day Hainan International Film Festival closed in south China's coastal city of Sanya Sunday. The festival, which ran from December 9 to 16, included forums, ceremonies, and competitions. Actor Jackie Chan is the event's promotional ambas...

 2018-12-17 14:46 

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CPC issues regulation on punishment of Party members...

The General Office of the Communist Party of China (CPC) Central Committee has issued a trial regulation on how leading Party members groups discuss and decide the punishment of Party members....

 2018-12-17 14:27 

Japan Times

Frontiers ease past IBM for third straight Japan X Bowl title...

Trashaun Nixon used to make plays as a linebacker by pressuring quarterbacks and tackling runners. One year later, he became the Japan X Bowl MVP ......

 2018-12-17 14:23 

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Sudanese president visits Syrian capital Damascus...

Sudanese President Omar al-Bashir on Sunday visited the Syrian capital of Damascus, the first Arab leader to do so since the Syrian crisis erupted more than seven years ago, state news agency SANA reported....

 2018-12-17 14:23 

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Chinese Kung Fu connects Chinese, U.S. people by diversifying community cultures...

Chinese Kung Fu (martial arts) is a perfect platform that connects Chinese and Americans and contributes a lot to diversified cultures of various communities in the Bay Area, organizers said Sunday....

 2018-12-17 14:18 

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Strange Jurassic-era feathers found in ancient ambers...

Chinese scientists have discovered strange-shaped tail feathers in 100 million-year-old ambers which do not belong to any existing or known birds, and they believe that the streamer-like feathers could have a social function....

 2018-12-17 14:18 

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Beijing's Forbidden City ranks most visited museum in the world...

The Palace Museum, better known as the Forbidden City, welcomed its 17 millionth visitor on December 13 and became the museum with the most visitors in the world, reports Beijing Evening Post on Saturday....

 2018-12-17 14:16 

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'Made in China' behind world's longest sea bridge...

A 55-kilometer long bridge connecting Hong Kong and Macao to South China's Zhuhai city officially opened to traffic on Oct 23, marking the completion of the world's longest sea-spanning structure, which began construction nine years ago....

 2018-12-17 14:09 

South China Morning Post

Rwanda shows off new military hardware amid rising African demand for Chinese arms...

Rwanda recently revealed its purchases of powerful Chinese weaponry after the equipment was used in an army training exercise.Last Tuesday, on the final day of its annual exercises, the Rwandan army displayed its Chinese-made PCL-09 self-propelled howitze...

 2018-12-17 14:07 

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Dozens injured in pub explosion in Japan's Sapporo...

Dozens of people were injured Sunday in an explosion at an izakaya, or a Japanese-styled pub, in the city of Sapporo in Japan's northernmost Hokkaido prefecture....

 2018-12-17 14:06 

Central News Agency

Number of Taiwanese working abroad on the rise...

Taipei, Dec. 17 (CNA) The wave of Taiwanese heading overseas to find jobs or pursue careers has continued to gain strength, with China their top destination, followed by Southeast Asia and the United States....

 2018-12-17 14:06 

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Taiwanese policeman receives international crime-fighting award...

Jakarta, Dec. 17 (CNA) A police officer with Taiwan's Criminal Investigation Bureau stationed in Indonesia has received an award for his outstanding contributions to international law enforcement by the Indonesia Foreign Law Enforcement Community (IFL...

 2018-12-17 14:06 

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HTC unveils mid-range Desire 12s...

Taipei, Dec. 17 (CNA) Taiwan-based smartphone brand HTC Corp. unveiled Monday its latest mid-range model -- the Desire 12s -- as part of its low cost Desire 12 series....

 2018-12-17 14:06 

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Reactor at third nuclear power plant shut down: Taipower...

Taipei, Dec. 17 (CNA) The number one reactor at Taiwan's third nuclear power plant was shut down Monday for maintenance after an alarm went off indicating that lubricant oil levels for the reactor's cooling pump motor were too low....

 2018-12-17 14:06 

Central News Agency

Winning numbers for Monday's Taiwan lotteries...

Taipei, Dec. 17 (CNA) The winning numbers for Taiwan's...

 2018-12-17 14:06 

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Tsai invites Pope Francis to visit Taiwan in birthday message...

The Vatican, Dec. 17 (CNA) President Tsai Ing-wen () sent a congratulatory message to Pope Francis on his 82nd birthday Monday and invited him to visit Taiwan....

 2018-12-17 14:00 

South China Morning Post

Chinese tech start-ups are turning away from the US and towards Southeast Asia amid trade war, NYSE executive says...

Chinese technology start-ups are pivoting to Southeast Asia and away from the United States in their expansion plans, in a clear bid to avoid getting in the midst of a trade war that is intensifying.In a recent trip to Asia, Betty Liu, an executive at the...

 2018-12-17 14:00 

China Post

Madagascar's presidential runoff pits 2 ex-heads of state...

ANTANANARIVO, Madagascar (AP) — The Indian Ocean island nation of Madagascar goes to the polls on Wednesday for a runoff presidential election that features two former heads of state who have a prickly past.Andry Rajoelina received 39 percent of the...

 2018-12-17 13:50 

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What three Sino-U.S. communiques brought to the table...

This month marks the 40th anniversary of the signing of the Joint Communique on the Establishment of Diplomatic Relations between the People's Republic of China and the United States of America....

 2018-12-17 13:47 

China Post

Jeff Bridges to receive Cecil B. DeMille Award at Globes...

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Jeff Bridges may have once been considered as one of Hollywood's most underappreciated actors, but next month's Golden Globe Awards will showcase his life and illustrious career next month by bestowing him one of its highe...

 2018-12-17 13:46 

China Post

Megan Markle's father appeals for her to call home...

LONDON (AP) — Meghan Markle's father has appealed to his daughter to call him, saying they hadn't been in touch since her wedding to Prince Harry in May.Thomas Markle told ITV on Monday that he had been texting his daughter, the Duchess of S...

 2018-12-17 13:45 

China Post

AP PHOTOS: 2018 a year of discord in Europe...

LONDON (AP) — As 2018 draws to a close, Europe is no closer to knowing the final outcome of Brexit, while Russia's ties with the West show no sign of improving.The streets of France have seen violent protests as...

 2018-12-17 13:39 

Japan Times

Seven-Eleven tries out a store in Tokyo with unmanned payment system...

Major convenience store operator Seven-Eleven Japan Co. has launched an experimental outlet in Tokyo with an unmanned payment system and facial recognition technology.The facial recognition ......

 2018-12-17 13:36 

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Collaboration among nations leads to growth...

President Xi Jinping said on Sunday that China will make consistent efforts to comprehensively deepen reform and expand opening-up, and also boost global cooperation to enhance opportunities....

 2018-12-17 13:34 

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More prudence seen amid property price slump...

The country's housing sector is becoming more rational as the property market continued to cool down in November, said experts....

 2018-12-17 13:32 

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Future steps outlined at climate change gathering...

After two weeks of heated discussions in Katowice, Poland, negotiators from about 200 countries on Saturday agreed on universal and transparent rules that will govern future efforts to tackle climate change....

 2018-12-17 13:32 

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Beijing honey company responds to allegations...

Beijing Tongrentang Bee Industry Co responded on Sunday to a recent report accusing the company of reusing expired honey for production, saying that the company conducted an immediate investigation, and apologized to customers....

 2018-12-17 13:30 

China Post

Washington-Beijing trade tensions to affect Taiwan's 2019 growth...

TAIPEI (CNA) The ongoing trade dispute between the United States and China is expected to slow the pace of Taiwan's gross domestic product (GDP) growth in 2019, a senior economic official said Monday. Speaking on the sidelines of a Legislative Yuan he...

 2018-12-17 13:29 

China Post

How India's sacred cows are creating havoc on the streets...

For many Hindus, who make up nearly 80 percent of India's 1.3 billion strong population, the cow is a sacred animal. In Hindu mythology, the animal is depicted as accompanying several gods, like Shiva, who rides on his bull Nandi, or Krishna, the cowh...

 2018-12-17 13:23 

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University removes professor, citing ethical lapses...

A sociology professor at Nanjing University known for publishing and retracting scores of academic papers has been removed from her teaching post due to ethics violations....

 2018-12-17 13:20 

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Game on for Chinese 5G firms...

Billions, maybe, trillions of dollars are up for grabs globallyand Chinese technology companies are vying to scoop up as much of the fifth-generation or 5G mobile telecommunication technology pie as possible, as the D-Day of commercial launch around 2020 ...

 2018-12-17 13:19 

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China's Terracotta Army exhibition opens in New Zealand...

The exhibition of China's Terracotta Army titled "The Guardians of Immorality" kicked off at the Museum of New Zealand in Wellington on Saturday....

 2018-12-17 13:18 

South China Morning Post

Google to spend US$1 billion on new offices in New York...

Google is investing more than US$1 billion on a new campus in New York, becoming the second major technology company after Amazon to pick America's financial capital to expand and create thousands of jobs.The 15.7 hectare (1.7 million square-foot) cam...

 2018-12-17 13:15 

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'Yellow vest' movement points to a troubled France...

For the fifth consecutive Saturday since Nov. 17, 49-year-old Lelorrain Denis traveled half an hour from Paris' suburb to downtown. Wearing a yellow vest, he came here to demonstrate for his future....

 2018-12-17 13:12 

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None of May's Brexit options easy to take...

The continued political survival of British Prime Minister Theresa May after a failed bid to oust her by members of her Conservative Party means that the Withdrawal Agreement she negotiated with the European Union (EU) remains a possible Brexit endgame....

 2018-12-17 13:10 

Japan Times

Locked away and forgotten: Muslim Uighur wives of Pakistani men...

The last time Chaudhry Javed Atta saw his wife was over a year ago — the Pakistani trader in dried and fresh produce was leaving ......

 2018-12-17 13:09 

Japan Times

Japan's PayPay to update app after wrongful charge complaints...

PayPay, a mobile payments company backed by SoftBank Group Corp., Yahoo Japan Corp. and India's largest digital-payments company Paytm, said it's updating its app to ......

 2018-12-17 13:06 

Central News Agency

Foreign brokerages mixed about Asustek amid Q4 loss fears...

Taipei, Dec. 17 (CNA) Foreign brokerages were mixed on the prospects for the stock of Taiwan-based PC brand Asustek Computer Inc. after the company said last week it could incur losses in the fourth quarter because of steep one-time costs....

 2018-12-17 13:06 

Central News Agency

Acer to use government test area for driverless car development...

Taipei, Dec. 17 (CNA) Taiwan-based PC brand Acer will begin using a government facility in an industrial park in Tainan in the first quarter of 2019 to further test its research and development capabilities for driverless cars....

 2018-12-17 13:04 

Japan Times

Malaysia files charges against Goldman over 1MDB scandal...

Malaysia filed criminal charges Monday against Goldman Sachs and two of its former employees over the alleged theft of billions of dollars, heaping fresh pressure ......

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