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 2017-03-28 15:25 

Ecns.cn

Beijing cemetery offers new green burial options ... +

(ECNS) -- Babaoshan Revolutionary Cemetery, Beijing's main resting place for revolutionary heroes and high government officials, has introduced seven new green burial methods to save land. It is also considering a GPS service to quickly locate burial site...

 2017-03-28 15:25 

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China-Zimbabwe auto venture unveils top-of-the-range pickup truck ... +

A joint venture of Chinese and Zimbabwean auto companies on Monday launched a top-of-the-range pickup truck, the Grand Tiger, in Zimbabwe....

 2017-03-28 15:24 

South China Morning Post

[ Hong Kong ]

Hong Kong begins crackdown on short-term rentals of vacant illegally occupied land... +

The government will no longer turn a blind eye to short-term rental contracts on vacant land as part of a crackdown on illegal occupation, according to a landmark policy change by the Lands Department. Owners of private land in the New Territories, many o...

 2017-03-28 15:24 

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Launch of world's fourth biggest cruise liner ... +

The world's fourth biggest cruise liner The Norwegian Joy has been launched for its maiden voyage from Papenburg, Germany....

 2017-03-28 15:16 

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S Africa's trade ministry signs MOU on cooperation with Bank of China ... +

South Africa's Ministry of Trade and Industry on Monday signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) on strategic cooperation with Bank of China in Johannesburg to strengthen the relations between the two entities....

 2017-03-28 15:15 

Ecns.cn

New blood brings hope to China in Yangzhou Women's Sabre World Cup ... +

Although there was no celebration for winning any medal, Chinese young fencers showed their potential at the Yangzhou Women's Sabre World Cup which concluded on Sunday....

 2017-03-28 15:08 

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Local lingerie brands seek to fill gaps in market, meet needs ... +

When Victoria's Secret opened its Shanghai store recently, its model, Xi Mengyao, 28, a local, said she didn't really know where to buy inner wear until the famous U.S. lingerie brand set up shop in her hometown. Her peers took Xi's confession with a pinc...

 2017-03-28 15:08 

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My life my China C Li Zhihui ... +

I never thought that I would become a journalist when I was at the university. But up to now, I find that no profession has enriched my life so much as being a journalist in China....

 2017-03-28 15:07 

South China Morning Post

Carlos the Jackal jailed for life for 1974 Paris grenade attack... +

A Paris court on Monday jailed self-styled professional revolutionary Carlos, known as “the Jackal”, to life for a 1974 grenade attack in Paris that killed two people. The court determined that the 67-year-old Venezuelan, once Europe’s m...

 2017-03-28 15:05 

Ecns.cn

New life in Gyirong Valley ... +

The word Dammam means cavalries in Tibetan. It is said when central government of Qing Dynasty dispatched army to fight against Gurkha invaders from Nepal, hundreds of Gurkha cavalries were missing after the war and they stayed in the border area. As time...

 2017-03-28 15:00 

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Emerald 'Manchu Han Imperial Feast' dazzles Kunming ... +
 2017-03-28 14:57 

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Li Ning profit up 44% ... +

China's best-known sportswear maker Li Ning Co Ltd reported a 44 percent surge in net earnings last year to 643.3 million yuan ($93.5 million), boosted by a major asset selloff....

 2017-03-28 14:55 

South China Morning Post

[ Hong Kong ]

Hong Kong election laptop theft may have been inside job... +

Detectives suspect the theft of two laptop computers which contained the personal details of 3.7 million Hong Kong voters may have been an inside job, as the machines were behind a locked door which required a passcode and access card. The two computers, ...

 2017-03-28 14:51 

Ecns.cn

China Southern may sell stake to American Airlines ... +

Potential tie-up could signify SOE reform, parity with 2 top carriers...

 2017-03-28 14:51 

Central News Agency

MAC urges China to explain arrest of Taiwan human rights advocate... +

Taipei, March 28 (CNA) The Mainland Affairs Council (MAC) called on China on Tuesday to explain what has happened to Taiwanese human rights and democracy advocate Lee Ming-che () whose wife said he has been detained by Chinese security authorities....

 2017-03-28 14:50 

Central News Agency

Water rationing to proceed in Tainan, Chiayi as planned... +

Taipei, March 28 (CNA) With water reserves at major reservoirs in southern Taiwan continuing to decrease, the Water Resources Agency (WRA) said Tuesday that first-phase water rationing will be launched in Tainan and Chiayi County as planned on April 5....

 2017-03-28 14:50 

Ecns.cn

Chinese, Australian economies thrive on free trade: CEO ... +

In the wake of the the landmark visit to Australia by Chinese Premier Li Keqiang, the robust relationship between the two nations has been strengthened even further, said the chief executive of one of Australia's largest companies.[Special coverage]...

 2017-03-28 14:50 

Central News Agency

Vice president vows continued efforts on sustainable development... +

Taipei, March 28 (CNA) Vice President Chen Chien-jen () said Tuesday that Taiwan will continue to work with foreign friends in contributing to the planet's sustainable development and issues related to climate change....

 2017-03-28 14:50 

Central News Agency

Winning numbers of Tuesday's Taiwan lotteries... +

Taipei, March 28 (CNA) The winning numbers for Taiwan's Grand Lottery 6/49 () on Tuesday were 32, 42, 44, 22, 37, 21, plus the special number 38, the Taiwan Lottery announced that day....

 2017-03-28 14:50 

Central News Agency

Two Taiwanese golfers inducted into Japanese Golf Hall of Fame... +

Taipei, March 28 (CNA) Tu Ai-yu (), a seven-time money title winner on Japan's professional women's golf tour, and the late Chin Sei-sui (), who played on the men's tour in Japan in the years prior to World War II, have been inducted into the ...

 2017-03-28 14:49 

Ecns.cn

'Invisible' waybills promise better personal information protection ... +

Chinese delivery companies will reportedly stop using waybills that have customers' names, addresses, and mobile numbers on the parcels, in an attempt to better protect customers' privacy. Beijing News commented on Monday:...

 2017-03-28 14:49 

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Floating high in the sky: 69-year-old paraglider ... +
 2017-03-28 14:46 

Ecns.cn

The art of finger painting ... +

Using only his fingers as brushes and traditional Chinese rice paper as canvas, 53-year-old Chen Yuxiang began a four-year project in 2015 to create a scroll painting depicting his hometown of Guizhou. Currently, he's halfway finished with the huge undert...

 2017-03-28 14:46 

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Rural cultural relics require due preservation ... +

Ten frescos that were later classified as cultural relics that should be under national level protection were stolen from Longtian Temple in North China's Shanxi province in October. When the police finally caught up with the gang responsible for the thef...

 2017-03-28 14:40 

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Amazing slot canyon on loess plateau ... +
 2017-03-28 14:39 

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Top tourism province Yunnan goes harsh on kickbacks ... +

Southwest China's Yunnan, the top province for tourists, rolled out harsh regulations to tackle tourist scams....

 2017-03-28 14:37 

Nikkei Asian Review

China's largest developer ups sales goal despite tightening... +

HONG KONG -- Major property developers in China are set to increase sales as measures to rein in runaway home prices are largely ignored, with many sc...

 2017-03-28 14:36 

Ecns.cn

Two dead, seven trapped in central China's scaffold collapse ... +

Two of the eight workers rescued from a scaffold collapse in central China's Hubei Province died in hospital on Tuesday morning....

 2017-03-28 14:31 

Ecns.cn

Chinese petrochemical company announces investment to Brunei ... +

Hengyi Industries Sdn Bhd (Hengyi), a joint venture company co-formed by China's Zhejiang Hengyi company and its Bruneian partner, announced an investment decision worth 3.445 billion U.S. dollars to Brunei on Monday....

 2017-03-28 14:31 

Ecns.cn

Giant 3D paintings draw visitors to remote village ... +
 2017-03-28 14:30 

South China Morning Post

[ Asia ]

Ferry victim families still seek closure after government says remains are animal bones... +

Bone fragments recovered from the wreck of South Korea’s Sewol ferry are from an animal and not human remains, the maritime ministry said on Tuesday, dashing hopes of the relatives of missing victims. Authorities had earlier announced the pieces wer...

 2017-03-28 14:29 

Yonhap News

(LEAD) Beleaguered S. Korea football coach lives to see another day... +

Uli Stielike, beleaguered head coach of South Korean men's football, lived to see another day on the bench, as his side eked out a 1-0 win over Syria in their latest World Cup qualifying match on Tuesday....

 2017-03-28 14:26 

Yonhap News

(LEAD) Hard-nosed defender secures World Cup qualifying victory with early goal... +

Hard-nosed defensive back Hong Jeong-ho was the unlikely source of offense for South Korea, as his early goal secured South Korea's 1-0 win over Syria in the World Cup qualifying match on Tuesday....

 2017-03-28 14:25 

Ecns.cn

Man City's owner plots China expansion ... +

City Football Group, the parent company of Premier League heavyweights Manchester City FC, may soon add a Chinese Super League team to its growing global family of soccer clubs....

 2017-03-28 14:23 

Yonhap News

Nat'l football coach says S. Korea had 'lucky win' in World Cup qualifier vs. Syria... +

South Korea football coach Uli Stielike said his side had some luck in their victory against Syria in the World Cup qualifying campaign on Tuesday....

 2017-03-28 14:23 

Ecns.cn

COFCO Meat's profit surges ... +

The annual net profit of Hong Kong-listed COFCO Meat Holdings Ltd jumped by 530.8 percent year-on-year to 950 million yuan ($138.18 million) in 2016, thanks to the decline in China's population of sows and the rising price of hogs, the company announced o...

 2017-03-28 14:21 

Ecns.cn

Talking with eyes thanks to new technologies of Spanish firm ... +

The Spanish company, Irisbond, based in Spain's northern city of San Sebastian, has enbaleed users to control the mouse of a computer and write by moving their eyes so as to communicate with those around them....

 2017-03-28 14:20 

Japan Times

Government to help finance building of hotels amid tourism boom... +

The government said Tuesday it will help finance the building of hotels in large cities by private developers as part of its efforts to meet demand amid a boom in foreign visitors to Japan. The government aims to attract 40 million foreign visitors in 202...

 2017-03-28 14:19 

Ecns.cn

French company to help manufacturing ... +

French electric equipment and automation company Schneider Electric SA has committed to stepping up efforts to boost the digital and intelligent transformation of China's manufacturing industry....

 2017-03-28 14:19 

Ecns.cn

Former NE China official stands trial for graft ... +

Su Hongzhang, former senior official in northeast China's Liaoning Province, stood trial Monday on charges of accepting and offering bribes at a court in the city of Harbin, Heilongjiang Province....

 2017-03-28 14:19 

Japan Times

Germany nabs Taliban fighter accused of killing U.S. soldiers... +

German prosecutors say they’ve had a 30-year-old Afghan man arrested on suspicion he commanded a Taliban unit responsible for an attack on a convoy that killed 16 American and Afghan soldiers. Prosecutors said in a statement Tuesday that Abdullah P....

 2017-03-28 14:18 

Ecns.cn

Northeastern university home to retired military planes ... +
 2017-03-28 14:15 

Ecns.cn

Shandong company accused of selling fake baby formula ... +

A company accused of producing and distributing counterfeit baby formula has gone on trial in Shanghai....

 2017-03-28 14:14 

Ecns.cn

Ding Junhui, Judd Trump win at World Snooker China Open ... +

Home favorite Ding Junhui and defending champion Judd Trump both won on the first day of the 2017 World Snooker China Open in Beijing on Monday....

 2017-03-28 14:13 

The Mainichi

Address by 'hibakusha' Toshiki Fujimori at U.N. conference to ban nuclear weapons... +

The following is testimony by Toshiki Fujimori, assistant secretary general of the Japan Confederation of Atomic and Hydrogen Bomb Sufferers Organizations (Nihon Hidankyo) at the United Nations conference to negotiate a legally binding instrument to prohi...

 2017-03-28 14:12 

South China Morning Post

[ Asia ]

The predictive crime units patrolling a Japanese city... +

Crime prevention remains a key part of the job description of the Japanese police but one force is emphasising crime prediction. Kyoto Prefectural Police have introduced a computer-based simulation that crunches data on more than 100,000 crimes committed ...

 2017-03-28 14:09 

Ecns.cn

Trade, investment ties grow fast between China, Nepal ... +

Trade and investment volumes between China and Nepal grew fast during the past few years as the two neighboring countries enhanced their economic ties, official data showed Monday....

 2017-03-28 14:09 

Yonhap News

S. Korea, India agree to hold meeting of vice defense, foreign ministers this year... +

South Korea and India agreed to hold a meeting of their vice defense and foreign ministers this year in a move to bolster their ...

 2017-03-28 14:07 

Korea Joongang Daily

Dodgers' Ryu earns starting spot... +

After two surgeries, Ryu Hyun-jin of the L.A. Dodgers successfully earned a spot in the Dodgers' starting rotation for its upcoming Major League Baseball MLB season....

 2017-03-28 14:06 

Japan Times

Indian police arrest five over attack on Africans... +

Police arrested five men Tuesday after hundreds of angry residents of a north Indian city attacked Africans with sticks and metal chairs following the death of a local teenager from a suspected drug overdose. Around a dozen people were wounded in the viol...

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