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 2017-07-27 20:56 

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China's Beijing Enterprise Water issues Islamic bond in Malaysia ... +

China's Beijing Enterprises Water Group (BEWG) announced Thursday the issuance of 400-million-ringgit (93.5 million U.S. dollars) Islamic bond in Malaysia....

 2017-07-27 20:48 

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Chinese-developed phone screens gain bigger market share ... +

The market share of Chinese-developed phone screens saw a notable rise in the first half of 2017, thanks to technical breakthroughs by the country's manufacturers....

 2017-07-27 20:42 

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China ramps up efforts to seek trade balance with the U.S.: MOFCOM ... +

China will continue to actively increase imports from the U.S. and has deliberately not sought trade surplus with the country, a Chinese official noted Thursday after the U.S. recently said that increasing Chinese imports caused the country's large defici...

 2017-07-27 20:30 

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Foxconn to build LCD factory in U.S., investing $10 bln ... +

U.S. President Donald Trump Wednesday hailed manufacturing giant Foxconn for a 10 billion dollar investment plan in the state of Wisconsin, potentially creating thousands of jobs....

 2017-07-27 20:29 

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Flood leaves 6 dead, 3 missing in northwest China ... +

A rain-triggered flood has left six dead and three missing in northwest China's Shaanxi Province, local authorities said Thursday....

 2017-07-27 20:27 

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Didi-Uber merger under probe over anti-trust concerns: ministry ... +

(ECNS) -- China's Ministry of Commerce is investigating the acquisition of Uber China by onetime rival ride-hailing firm Didi Chuxing due to anti-monopoly concerns, a spokesman said at a news briefing on Thursday....

 2017-07-27 20:18 

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Woman caught with 203 blood samples set for gender tests ... +

(ECNS) -- Customs officials in Shenzhen, South China's Guangdong Province, have seized 262 blood samples of pregnant women from the mainland in four shipments destined for neighboring Hong Kong for gender tests....

 2017-07-27 20:15 

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China's luxury CPI up 82% in 10 years, says HuRun report ... +

Luxury Consumer Price Index (LCPI) in China saw an accumulated rise of 81.7 percent over the past 10 years, more than doubling the growth rate of nationwide Consumer Price Index (CPI), according to a HuRun report released on Wednesday....

 2017-07-27 20:15 

South China Morning Post

Iran launches satellite into space in step forward for Islamic Republics space programme... +

Iran successfully launched its most advanced satellite-carrying rocket into space, the country’s state media reported on Thursday, in what is likely the most significant step yet for the launch vehicle. A confirmed launch of the “Simorgh&rdqu...

 2017-07-27 20:10 

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Scenery of Yamzbog Yumco Lake in Tibet ... +
 2017-07-27 20:01 

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Regulator calls for quality, responsible digital content ... +

(ECNS) -- A senior official with China's TV and radio watchdog has urged providers of digital content, including computer games, to meet their social responsibilities and adhere to high cultural taste....

 2017-07-27 20:01 

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China sees spike in green card applications since 2015 ... +

Beijing has processed more than 1,200 applications for permanent residency in China, also known as a Chinese green card for foreigners, since 2015, nearly matching the number processed in the past 10 years, said Cheng Hong, the vice mayor of Beijing....

 2017-07-27 19:58 

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Yellow River sees first flood peak this year ... +

China's second-longest river, the Yellow River, saw its first flood peak this year due to continuous rainfall in its middle reaches, authorities said Thursday....

 2017-07-27 19:54 

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Chinese firms advised to invest overseas cautiously ... +

A Chinese official Thursday said domestic companies should be cautious about investing in high-profile overseas assets, including hotels, amid tightened regulations on irrational outbound acquisitions....

 2017-07-27 19:49 

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China's NASDAQ-style board surges over 3 pct Thursday ... +

Chinese stocks closed higher on Thursday, with the ChiNext Index, China's NASDAQ-style board of growth enterprises, surging 3.62 percent to close at 1,742.19 points....

 2017-07-27 19:48 

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China begins test to restore 350 kmh bullet train ... +

China began test Thursday to restore the maximum speed of bullet train on the Beijing-Shanghai high-speed railway to 350 kilometers per hour, six years after it was was reduced to 300 kmh....

 2017-07-27 19:43 

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China industrial profit growth quickens as economy gains strength ... +

Profit growth at China's major industrial firms gathered pace in June on strong sales and retreating material costs, official data showed Thursday....

 2017-07-27 19:42 

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Sun Yang 5th in 800m; mixed relay team 3rd ... +

Sun Yang has finished the 800 meter freestyle final in 5th place at the swimming World Championships....

 2017-07-27 19:35 

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S Korean Kia Motors' Q2 profit halves on weak demand from China ... +

Kia Motors, South Korea's No.2 automaker, saw its second-quarter profit almost halve compared with a year earlier due to weak demand from China, a regulatory filing showed Thursday....

 2017-07-27 19:35 

South China Morning Post

Gene editing on human embryo used for the first time in the US... +

US researchers have successfully carried out gene editing on human embryos using the revolutionary technique known as CRISPR, the first time the procedure has been performed in the US, a report said on Thursday. “The effort, led by Shoukhrat Mitalip...

 2017-07-27 19:32 

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Japan's main opposition party leader Renho announces resignation ... +

Japan's Democratic Party leader Renho announced her decision to step down as the leader of the largest opposition party Thursday....

 2017-07-27 19:30 

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Scenery of Whistling Dune Bay in N China ... +
 2017-07-27 19:28 

Yonhap News

Top diplomats of S. Korea, U.S. discuss N.K. nuclear issue... +

The top diplomats of South Korea and the United States reaffirmed their resolve to address North Korea's nuclear issue in a phone discussion Thursday, the State Department said....

 2017-07-27 19:26 

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Man launches sharable space in eastern Xiamen city ... +
 2017-07-27 19:18 

The Korea Times

(360) Online saju readings ... +

While I practice saju readings, I do not neglect other factors such as ones name, facial impression, tone of voice, the way one talks, posture and even clothing. Face-to-face saju readings are the most suggested consultation but in our days of the online ...

 2017-07-27 19:13 

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Aerial view of Slender West Lake in morning light ... +
 2017-07-27 19:07 

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Salary and potential trumps city size among job hunters: survey ... +

(ECNS) -- After graduating from the Communication University of China in Beijing, Chen Xiao left the capital to work for an education institution in Southwest China's Chongqing municipality....

 2017-07-27 19:03 

South China Morning Post

France naturalises shipyard to thwart Italian group from taking over, angering Rome... +

France will nationalise the STX France shipyard to prevent an Italian firm taking majority control, the economy minister said on Thursday, triggering an angry response from Rome to President Emmanuel Macron’s first big industrial policy decision. As...

 2017-07-27 19:02 

Yonhap News

N. Korea's nuclear program will become 'fait accompli pretty soon': U.S. official... +

North Korea will attain a nuclear-tipped ballistic missile ...

 2017-07-27 18:50 

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Heat wave? What heat wave? Heilongjiang residents shiver ... +
 2017-07-27 18:48 

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Olympic champion Zhang Shan: shooting until young athletes eliminate me ... +

Skeet athlete Zhang Shan, 49, savored her Olympic crown in Barcelona on July 26th, 1992, and she got a silver medal at the Chinese National Games on the same day 25 years later....

 2017-07-27 18:47 

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Massive flood kills four in NW China province ... +

A massive flood killed at least four people in Suide County in northwest China's Shaanxi Province....

 2017-07-27 18:47 

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Rediscover 'Book of Songs' with watercolor illustrations ... +
 2017-07-27 18:46 

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Study of bird songs provide insight into how developing brain forms memories ... +

Researchers at the University of Chicago (UChicago) have found for the first time that a key protein complex in the brain is linked to the ability of young animals to learn behavioral patterns from adults....

 2017-07-27 18:44 

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World's largest seafood market moving for 2020 Tokyo Olympics ... +

Tsukiji, the worlds largest wholesale seafood market, is once again scheduled to be relocated for the 2020 Tokyo Olympic Games. The move has been postponed for months during testing of soil contaminant levels at the new fish market site located on a man-m...

 2017-07-27 18:43 

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Aussie state gov't announces partnership with Chinese travel agency ... +

Australia's Victorian state government on Thursday announced a major partnership with Ctrip, China's largest online travel agency....

 2017-07-27 18:13 

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Northwestern county hosts nature observation ... +
 2017-07-27 18:09 

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No sign detected of DPRK's missile test-launch: S Korean military ... +

South Korea's military said Thursday that no immediate sign has been detected of the Democratic People's Republic of Korea (DPRK)'s test-launch of another ballistic missile to mark the 64th anniversary of the armistice agreement that ended the 1950-53 Kor...

 2017-07-27 18:09 

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Military equipment exhibition center to be opened ... +
 2017-07-27 18:00 

South China Morning Post

New York Times digital subscribers soar past 2 million despite Trumps claim they are failing... +

The New York Times Co said on Thursday its digital-only subscriptions topped 2 million at the end of June, up 63.4 per cent from a year earlier, despite President Donald Trump’s repeated claim that the news giant is failing. The newspaper publisher...

 2017-07-27 17:55 

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Beijing dance festival: A dance feast education and show ... +

The 9th Beijing Dance Festival kicked off at the Beijing Tianqiao Performing Arts Center last Tuesday for a two-week run....

 2017-07-27 17:53 

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Macao to hold int'l music festival ... +

The 31st Macao International Music Festival (MIMF) will be held from Sept. 29 to Oct. 30, with top musicians and ensembles coming from different countries and regions to offer 20 performances, the special administrative region's cultural department said o...

 2017-07-27 17:48 

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17 suspects in telecoms fraud deported from Cambodia ... +
 2017-07-27 17:47 

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New Zealand dairy sales to China boost exports ... +

New Zealand dairy exports to China were up 102 percent in value to reach 373 million NZ dollars (277 million U.S. dollars) in June, and up 63 percent in quantity, which boosts the country's exports, its statistics department Stats NZ said on Wednesday....

 2017-07-27 17:45 

The Korea Times

Escalating sanctions ... +

WASHINGTON _ Americans are so fixated on the issues of healthcare and Russia that tightening sanctions on North Korea almost escapes notice. One minute the networks are vying with one another on what passes as analysis on President Trumps efforts to repla...

 2017-07-27 17:44 

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Military prowess, history on display at exhibition in Beijing ... +
 2017-07-27 17:44 

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Knife-wielding man kills 3, injures 4 in China's Hubei Province ... +

A knife-wielding man killed three people and injured four others on Thursday in Wuhan, the capital city of China's Hubei Province....

 2017-07-27 17:44 

The Korea Times

Rethinking nuclear-free plan ... +

After President Moon Jae-in declared the pursuit of clean and renewable energy, the government decided to halt construction on the Shin Kori 5 and 6 reactors, currently underway. The government in a single five-term in office is pulling down the know-how ...

 2017-07-27 17:41 

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China central bank injects money into market ... +

China's central bank conducted cash injection via open market operations to ease liquidity on Thursday....

 2017-07-27 17:41 

The Korea Times

Age-old debate on dog meat ... +

Koreans are spending the hottest days of their lives for the first time since 1994, with the mercury soaring up to nearly 40 degrees Centigrade (104 F) in the ancient capital city of Gyeongju and 36 degrees C (96.8 F) in Seoul early this week. The sultry ...

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