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 2017-03-29 18:57 

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Japan Sakura Princess marks festival in Wuxi ... +
 2017-03-29 18:55 

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Three cities expand property curbs ... +

Three major cities in East China, Hangzhou, Xiamen and Fuzhou, have further tightened housing purchase restrictions in the latest bid to rein in rising prices, Economic Information Daily reported....

 2017-03-29 18:43 

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Doctor with baby on his back rescues patient ... +

A photo of a doctor with a baby strapped to his back carrying out emergency work at a hospital in Yushan county, East China's Jiangxi province, moved many people and went viral, Jiangxi TV reported....

 2017-03-29 18:42 

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Chinese colleges compete over unusual menu items: would you try them? ... +

Steamed rice with a topping of corn and strawberries, meat and eggs cooked in an orange skin: Chinese colleges are competing to offer the most bizarre items on their canteen menus, and the social media sphere has been going crazy over them....

 2017-03-29 18:38 

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Xinjiang's cross-border RMB settlement grows 44-fold in six years ... +

Cross-border RMB settlement grew 44-fold to 220 billion yuan (32 billion U.S. dollars) in northwest China's Xinjiang Uygur Autonomous Region since the region launched the business in 2010....

 2017-03-29 18:36 

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Vietnam Mekong Delta farmers benefit from export of grapefruits to China ... +

Vietnam's Mekong Delta farmers have benefited greatly from export of grapefruits to China, according to local traders....

 2017-03-29 18:34 

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Chinese telecoms giant ZTE removed from U.S. trade blacklist ... +

The U.S. Commerce Department says it's removing China's largest listed telecom equipment maker ZTE from its trade blacklist....

 2017-03-29 18:29 

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Bouyei people mark lunar March 3rd Festival ... +
 2017-03-29 18:25 

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Xiamen to enhance BRICS' ties with global trade fair in September ... +

The 2017 China International Fair for Investment amp; Trade (CIFIT) will take place during September 18 C 21 in Xiamen, with a number of networking events tailored for BRICS countries and economies linked to the Belt and Road Initiative, said its organize...

 2017-03-29 18:25 

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Mesmerizing cherry blossoms in Yanling county, Henan province ... +
 2017-03-29 18:24 

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Relatives' hopes dashed as South Korea ferry bones not human ... +

South Korean workers attempting to salvage the wreckage of the Sewol ferry have found possible remains of one missing victim, nearly three years after the disaster that killed 304 people, reported AFP citing an official from the Ministry of Oceans and Fis...

 2017-03-29 18:21 

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Tencent joins great AI rush ... +

Online giant keen to keep lead in social media and gaming...

 2017-03-29 18:20 

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Taiwan resident held on spying suspicions ... +

A Taiwan resident is currently under investigation for suspicion of endangering national security, said Ma Xiaoguang, spokesman of the Taiwan Affairs Office of the State Council on Wednesday at a routine press conference....

 2017-03-29 18:18 

South China Morning Post

Arab leaders, with an eye on Trump, call again for Palestinian state... +

After weeks of heightened unease over the stance of the United States under the new administration of President Donald Trump, Arab leaders reaffirmed on Wednesday their commitment to a two-state solution to the decades-long Arab-Israeli conflict. They cal...

 2017-03-29 18:14 

Ecns.cn

Australia can help in RMB internationalization, B&R initiative: Australian business leader ... +

Australia can partner with China in using Renminbi and trying it into the Belt and Road Initiative projects which can create infrastructure projects that'll benefit China, Australia and the region, an Australian business leader has said.[Special coverage]...

 2017-03-29 18:12 

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2017 Sony World Photography Awards winners ... +
 2017-03-29 17:55 

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Hilton opens luxury resort with golf course in fast-growing Tibet ... +

Hilton has opened a luxury resort with a high-altitude golf course in the town of Milin in the prefecture-level city of Linzhi in southeast Tibet, China....

 2017-03-29 17:53 

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Survey shows pros' economic outlook upbeat ... +

Professionals working for businesses are confident China's economic growth this year will likely meet the official target and expect both their companies' headcounts and profits to increase, according to a survey report released on Tuesday....

 2017-03-29 17:49 

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Unigroup gets funds to boost chip drive ... +

Beijing-based chip company Tsinghua Unigroup Ltd signed deals on Tuesday that would grant it up to 150 billion yuan ($21.8 billion) in financing, enabling it to champion the country's efforts to develop homegrown chips....

 2017-03-29 17:48 

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'Taiwan independence' can never be allowed: Chinese mainland spokesman ... +

The Chinese mainland and Taiwan belong to one China, and Taiwan independence can never be allowed, according to a Chinese mainland spokesman on Wednesday....

 2017-03-29 17:48 

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UPS adds six new stations to key Euro-China container transport ... +

United States logistics delivery giant UPS announced on Tuesday that it would add six more stations to its multimodal container rail service between Europe and China, saying it was responding to rising demand for goods deliveries along the route and that ...

 2017-03-29 17:46 

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More Chinese cities restrict house purchases ... +

Authorities in the eastern cities of Hangzhou, Xiamen and Fuzhou are set to roll out more measures to restrict housing purchases and cool the property market....

 2017-03-29 17:46 

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Web celebrities promote faraway journeys ... +

China's web-celebrity industry is estimated to be worth 52.8 billion yuan ($7.65 billion) and is forecast to exceed 100 billion yuan in 2018, a 2016 report by Beijing-based consultancy Analysys says....

 2017-03-29 17:43 

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Chinese community in France demands justice after Chinese man shot dead by police ... +

The Chinese community in France protested Tuesday in northeast Paris in a reasonable manner to demand justice after French police killed a Chinese man at his home on Sunday....

 2017-03-29 17:43 

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CRRC bonanza as railcars to supply US rail systems ... +

Chinese rolling stock producer lands contracts across the nation...

 2017-03-29 17:39 

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China's central bank skips open market operations ... +

China's central bank on Wednesday skipped the open market operations of reverse repos, siphoning liquidity from the market....

 2017-03-29 17:36 

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Free trade deals not just about growth, but also shared understanding: former Australian minister ... +

Free trade deals between China and Australia not only mean immense growth opportunities, but are also about building relationships of mutual respect between peoples of the two nations, according to a former Australian minister.[Special coverage]...

 2017-03-29 17:33 

South China Morning Post

US green groups vow to battle Trumps climate orders... +

Environmental groups that have hired extra lawyers in recent months are prepared to go to court to fight a sweeping executive order from President Donald Trump that eliminates many restrictions on fossil fuel production and would roll back his predecessor...

 2017-03-29 17:32 

The Mainichi

It's over: Britain files for divorce from the European Union 2017 3 29... +

LONDON (AP) -- The United Kingdom filed for divorce from the European Union on Wednesday, overturning four decades of integration with its neighbors, demolishing the notion that EU expansion is inevitable and shaking the foundations of a bloc that is faci...

 2017-03-29 17:31 

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North China's Mount Wutai covered in snow ... +
 2017-03-29 17:15 

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China's Fosun CEO resigns, citing health reasons ... +

Chinese insurance, healthcare and entertainment conglomerate, Fosun Group, announced late on Tuesday that its CEO and co-founder Liang Xinjun was resigning due to health reasons....

 2017-03-29 17:14 

Yonhap News

(3rd LD) Samsung showcases Galaxy S8 with new design, cutting-edge tech, AI... +

Samsung Electronics Co. showcased its new Galaxy S8 series Thursday with a new, sleek design and cutting-edge features not seen in its predecessors such as the Bixby voice assistant....

 2017-03-29 17:11 

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New flight links Chongqing, Cebu ... +

A direct air route between Chongqing in southwest China, and Cebu, the Philippines, has been launched....

 2017-03-29 17:07 

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Lancang River catchment home to many wild animals ... +
 2017-03-29 17:06 

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Mainland investigates Taiwan resident for national security violation ... +

A resident of Taiwan, Lee Ming-che, is under investigation for being suspected of endangering national security, a Chinese mainland official said Wednesday....

 2017-03-29 17:01 

Yonhap News

(LEAD) Samsung's Galaxy S8 boasts advanced voice recognition AI agent Bixby... +

The new Galaxy S8 flagship smartphone unveiled for the first time in New York and London boasts an advanced voice recognition system, dubbed Bixby, which stands out from other existing programs in the market, the phone's manufacturer Samsung Electron...

 2017-03-29 16:57 

South China Morning Post

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Malaysia holds delicate talks with North Korea after Kims murder... +

Malaysia’s Prime Minister Najib Razak said Wednesday his government was engaged in “very sensitive” talks with North Korea over nine Malaysians being prevented from leaving Pyongyang after the assassination of Kim Jong-Nam. Kim, the estr...

 2017-03-29 16:50 

NHK

Seoul court to screen arrest warrant for Park... +

The Seoul Central District Court will hold a hearing on Thursday to decide whether to issue an arrest warrant for former South Korean president Park Geun-hye.Park, who is denying all charges against her, is scheduled to attend the hearing with her lawyer....

 2017-03-29 16:50 

NHK

Court to decide on injunction against Ikata reactor... +

A Japanese district court will hand down its decision on Thursday on an injunction to suspend operation of a nuclear reactor in western Japan....

 2017-03-29 16:40 

Ecns.cn

China demands safety for nationals in France after Chinese man was shot dead in his home by French police ... +

The Chinese Foreign Ministry has summoned a French diplomat after a Chinese national was killed by French police in Paris, Foreign Ministry spokeswoman Hua Chunying told a daily news briefing on Tuesday....

 2017-03-29 16:27 

South China Morning Post

London banks tell staff to keep cool as Brexit goes forward... +

Banks in Britain have tried to reassure their London staff over possible Brexit disruption, including a shift in jobs to continental Europe, as Prime Minister Theresa May triggered formal EU divorce proceedings on Wednesday. Investments banks Goldman Sach...

 2017-03-29 16:08 

Taipei Times

FIFA bans Lionel Messi, Argentina lose without him... +

Lionel Messi was banned from four World Cup qualifying games, dealing a blow to a campaign by Argentina that has stuttered without him....

 2017-03-29 16:07 

Taipei Times

Vietnam's GDP growth slows on Samsung cuts... +

Vietnams economy grew at a slower pace than economists estimated in the first quarter as industrial output eased and Samsung Electronics Co cut production of smartphones....

 2017-03-29 16:07 

Taipei Times

Federer advances, Wawrinka ousted by Zverev... +

Roger Federer survived a stern test from Spains Roberto Bautista Agut to reach the Miami Open quarter-finals on Tuesday, while top-seeded Swiss compatriot Stanislas Wawrinka was eliminated on his birthday....

 2017-03-29 16:07 

Taipei Times

Israel, Jews and US-China relations... +

Following the Chinese National Peoples Congress and the Chinese Peoples Political Consultative Conference this month, Beijing has engaged in some diplomatic activity to counteract the diplomatic isolation it has encountered as a result of its economic and...

 2017-03-29 16:07 

Taipei Times

Huishan turmoil highlights China's shadow loan risk... +

Turmoil at a small Chinese dairy company is shedding rare light on the final destination for some of the nations estimated US$8 trillion of shadow banking loans....

 2017-03-29 16:07 

Taipei Times

EU stops Deutsche Boerse, LSE merger... +

EU regulators yesterday dealt a final blow to Deutsche Boerse AGs planned takeover of London Stock Exchange Group PLC (LSE), a symbolic block on EU-UK integration on the same day Britain formally served notice of its decision to quit the EU....

 2017-03-29 16:07 

Taipei Times

IS counterattacks to delay advance on Syria's Raqqa... +

Clashes raged around a key northern Syrian town on Tuesday after the Islamic State (IS) group launched a counterattack to fend off a US-backed advance near the extremists stronghold, Raqqa....

 2017-03-29 16:07 

Taipei Times

California prepares to fight Trump on the environment... +

California, one of the most progressive states in the US on climate issues, is heading toward a legal showdown with the administration of US President Donald Trump over its environmental policies....

 2017-03-29 16:07 

Taipei Times

Germany refuses Turkey's request to spy on rivals... +

German officials on Tuesday acknowledged that they had rebuffed a request by the Turkish government to spy on its opponents in Germany, the latest strain to relations as Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan pursues a referendum next month to expand his ...

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