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 2018-10-19 19:20 

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Stock fluctuations not in line with economic fundamentals: PBOC governor...

Investor sentiment has driven the recent stock downturn and current equity valuations are not in line with sound economic fundamentals, said Yi Gang, China's central bank governor on Friday....

 2018-10-19 19:17 

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51-yr-old Shaolin master prepares for fighting competition...

Shi Yanzi, aged 51 is a prominent Gong Fu master. He is one of the chief disciples of Shi Yong Xin, abbot of the Shaolin Temple in China. Shi is currently training for the Chinese Martial Arts World competition where he will face a famous Tanzanian fighte...

 2018-10-19 19:17 

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Yanqing district to build Beijing's first drone theme town...

A drone safely landed on the morning of Oct. 17 at Badaling Airport, after navigating a cruise alongside the Guishui River in northwestern Beijing's Yanqing district....

 2018-10-19 19:14 

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Flying car, most expensive helicopter to grace CIIE in Shanghai...

The upcoming China International Import Expo in Shanghai is poised to showcase some of the world's latest breakthroughs in technology....

 2018-10-19 19:12 

South China Morning Post

US charges Russian Elena Khusyaynova with meddling in next month's US elections, a US$35m scheme funded by 'Putin's cook'...

A Russian national has been charged by the US for allegedly being one of the masterminds behind a conspiracy to interfere in both the 2016 and 2018 elections, marking the first charges related to meddling in next month's congressional midterm vote.The...

 2018-10-19 19:08 

South China Morning Post

US court keeping accused Chinese spy jailed as 'false alias' raises questions ahead of pretrial hearings...

A US federal court is keeping an alleged Chinese spy in jail ahead of pretrial hearings because the defendant is sticking to what federal prosecutors say is a false alias.US Magistrate Judge Stephanie Bowman of the district of Southern Ohio said the defen...

 2018-10-19 19:04 

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American, Chinese scientists identify new chemical pathway of air pollution in China...

American and Chinese researchers proposed to bring a new pollutant under control in order to reduce extreme air pollution in China.It would help explain the persistence of extreme air pollution events despite the reduction of sulfur dioxide or SO2, accord...

 2018-10-19 19:04 

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China's property investment up 9.9 pct in first 3 quarters...

Commercial housing sales measured by floor area rose 2.9 percent year-on-year in the first three quarters, down 1.1 percentage points compared with the first eight months....

 2018-10-19 19:00 

China Post

Who's hockey's best? McDavid, Matthews, Crosby stir debate...

TORONTO (AP) — Connor McDavid or Auston Matthews? Auston Matthews or Connor McDavid?With debate ramping up about which player sits atop hockey's throne — after some remarkable early performances — Maple Leafs coach Mike Babcock's...

 2018-10-19 18:59 

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China's GDP slows to 6.5% in Q3, on track to reach 2018 growth target: NBS...

China is capable and confident of reaching its annual economic growth target of around 6.5 percent in 2018 despite the increasing downward pressure, and the economy will maintain steady growth next year....

 2018-10-19 18:56 

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Picturesque views of terraced rice fields in Guangxi Zhuang autonomous region...

Late autumn is the best time of the year to enjoy the picturesque views of terraced rice fields on the Longji Mountain of Longsheng county, South China's Guangxi Zhuang autonomous region....

 2018-10-19 18:56 

China Post

WhatsApp tells companies to stop spam amid Brazil elections...

SAO PAULO (AP) — The messaging service WhatsApp says it has sent...

 2018-10-19 18:56 

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Banks to balance social responsibility with risk prevention...

Chinese financial institutions have vowed to strengthen financial support for poverty-stricken areas while mitigating against debt default risks, as an important element of the country's antipoverty battle....

 2018-10-19 18:55 

China Post

Martin Scorsese, Africa's flying doctors win awards in Spain...

MADRID (AP) — American film director Martin Scorsese and Africa's flying doctors are among scientists, mountaineers and intellectuals who received Spain's prestigious Princess of Asturias awards Friday from King Felipe VI.In his acceptance s...

 2018-10-19 18:54 

China Post

League of Legends eyes US boost with 'Esports 101' show...

NEW YORK (AP) — Esports fans are gathering by the thousands in South Korea this month to watch the world's top League of Legends players show off their skill and expertise.In the United States, the game's publisher is hoping to draw a more c...

 2018-10-19 18:52 

China Post

Venezuela's prosecutor rejects calls for independent probe...

CARACAS, Venezuela (AP) — Venezuela's chief prosecutor said he is investigating police officers who failed to keep safe an opposition politician who plunged from the 10th floor of a high-security building, even as he rejected calls for an indepe...

 2018-10-19 18:51 

China Post

Border towns key in close US House races amid wall talk...

COLUMBUS, N.M. (AP) — Flashing lights shook William Johnson from a deep sleep around midnight earlier this month when U.S. Border Patrol agents surrounded his home. The 71-year-old retired chef peeked out a window, then waited for a knock at the doo...

 2018-10-19 18:50 

China Post

The Latest: Russian woman charged with US election-meddling...

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on U.S. election security (all times local):2:30 p.m.A Russian woman has been charged with interfering in American elections, including next month's midterms, through a vast social media effort aimed at trying to swa...

 2018-10-19 18:49 

China Post

The Jamal Khashoggi I knew: mentor, bridge between cultures...

NEW YORK (AP) — Sitting in my suburban American kitchen, it is easy to feel that Saudi Arabia is a world away, that events at the Saudi consulate in Istanbul — as gruesome as they now seem to have been — have little to do with me.Except ...

 2018-10-19 18:48 

China Post

Russian woman charged with US election interference...

WASHINGTON (AP) — The U.S. accused a Russian woman Friday of a sweeping effort to sway American public opinion through social media in the first federal case alleging foreign interference in the 2018 midterm election.The Justice Department unsealed ...

 2018-10-19 18:47 

China Post

No. 21 USF heavily favored to remain unbeaten against UConn...

TAMPA, Fla. (AP) — Thanks to three fourth-quarter comebacks, No. 21 South Florida remains one of eight unbeaten teams in the Football Bowl Subdivision.Coach Charlie Strong just wishes the Bulls (6-0, 2-0), who can match the best start in school hist...

 2018-10-19 18:46 

China Post

No. 15 Washington hosts Colorado with both seeking rebound...

SEATTLE (AP) — Washington and Colorado are going to need help along the way if they are interested in a replay of the Pac-12 championship game of two years ago.One of them will be stuck with a second loss in league play after the 15th-ranked Huskies...

 2018-10-19 18:45 

China Post

NFL giddy right now, must watch for storm clouds...

NFL owners were almost giddy about the state of their game as they departed their fall meetings on Wednesday. So was Commissioner Roger Goodell.That's easy to do when TV ratings are up, viewership across all digital media is strong, scoreboards are pr...

 2018-10-19 18:45 

China Post

Texas Tech keeps QB mystery under wraps with Kansas visiting...

LUBBOCK, Texas (AP) — Jett Duffey is coming off a road win in his first career start, and Alan Bowman is now three weeks removed from a crunching hit that led to a partially collapsed lung.Toss in McLane Carter briefly replacing Duffey in Texas Tech...

 2018-10-19 18:38 

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Chinese vice premier analyzes economic, financial hot issues...

"The Sino-US economic and trade frictions have also caused [an] impact on the stock market, but the psychological effect is bigger than the actual impact, frankly speaking," said Liu....

 2018-10-19 18:38 

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Former vice publicity chief stands trial for bribery...

Lu Wei, former deputy head of the Publicity Department of the Communist Party of China Central Committee, stood trial for taking bribes at the Intermediate People's Court of Ningbo in east China's Zhejiang Province Friday....

 2018-10-19 18:38 

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China asks WTO to set up panel on U.S. Section 232 measures...

China and the US have built deeply-intertwined economic and trade ties for 40 years since the establishment of diplomatic relations between them, Gao told the press conference....

 2018-10-19 18:29 

South China Morning Post

'Come on! She wasn't raped': in radio recordings, US lawmaker Jason Lewis mocks harassed women...

Republican UN Representative Jason Lewis, locked in a tight re-election battle in Minnesota, is facing fresh controversy over past comments as a conservative talk-radio host, this time for mocking women who said they were traumatised by unwanted sexual ad...

 2018-10-19 18:25 

Yonhap News

S. Korean president heads to Denmark after ASEM summit...

South Korean President Moon Jae-in wrapped up his two-day trip to Brussels and headed for Copenhagen on Friday to attend the inaugural summit of a global public-private initiative to tackle sustainable development challenges....

 2018-10-19 18:15 

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Xiongan launches crackdown on pollution...

Xiongan New Area in North China's Hebei province launched a campaign this week to investigate and crack down on all pollution sources across its three counties, a move aimed at improving the area's environment....

 2018-10-19 18:14 

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Probe launched after teacher taken to police station for punishing her student...

Local disciplinary authorities in Central China's Hunan province are looking into the case of a female teacher who was taken to police station for making her student stand in punishment....

 2018-10-19 18:12 

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Lancet: Chinese life expectancy to exceed 80 years by 2040...

Chinese people are projected to live for over 80 years on average by 2040 when its global ranking on life expectancy will surge, according to a study by medical journal The Lancet....

 2018-10-19 18:11 

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New rule to protect female employees in Henan...

Central China's Henan province announced a regulation on better protecting labor rights for female employees....

 2018-10-19 18:06 

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Snow hits northwest tourist attraction...

Colorful autumn leaves provide a color contrast to early-season snow as a a cold front hits the Tianshan Tianchi scenic area in Northwest China's Xinjiang Uygur Autonomous Region, as seen in these photos taken on Oct. 17 and 18....

 2018-10-19 18:00 

China Post

Hamilton fastest in wet 1st practice at US Grand Prix...

AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — Mercedes driver Lewis Hamilton posted the fastest lap in Friday's rain-soaked first practice for the U.S. Grand Prix as he chases a fifth career championship this weekend.Hamilton';s quickest lap at the Circuit of the Ame...

 2018-10-19 17:59 

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Shanghai opens special customs facilities for Import Expo...

Shanghai customs has opened 38 special channels at several ports for customs clearance for foreign companies that are attending the upcoming China International Import Expo, officials said on Thursday....

 2018-10-19 17:57 

China Post

Syracuse hosts North Carolina looking to stop 2-game skid...

Syracuse quarterback Eric Dungey has forgotten his last pass. It wasn't so easy to do.Two weeks ago on the Orange's first offensive play in overtime at Pittsburgh after the Panthers had opened extra time with a touchdown, the senior threw an inter...

 2018-10-19 17:55 

China Post

Friend: Arizona man rescued from mine is amateur prospector...

PHOENIX (AP) — The man who found his friend hollering for help in an abandoned gold mine shaft in Arizona's desert says his buddy is an amateur prospector who hunts ore for fun and a few bucks.Terry Shrader says the mine where the accident occur...

 2018-10-19 17:54 

China Post

Florida Panhandle medical care on life support after Michael...

PANAMA CITY, Fla. (AP) — Already sick with strep throat and asthma, Aleeah Racette got sicker when she cleaned out a soggy, moldy home after Hurricane Michael, so she sought help at the hospital where she began life. She was stunned by what she saw ...

 2018-10-19 17:53 

China Post

The contrasts of Mexico's southern and northern borders...

MEXICO CITY (AP) — Some 3,000 Central American migrants prepared to cross into Mexico from Guatemala on Friday with hopes of eventually arriving to the United States. Busloads of Mexican federal police were gathering in Ciudad Hidalgo and a Mexican ...

 2018-10-19 17:53 

South China Morning Post

Outgoing US ambassador to UN Nikki Haley mocks Trump and Democrats at Al Smith charity dinner...

Outgoing US Ambassador to the United Nations Nikki Haley poked fun at President Donald Trump's inflated ego and total lack of self-awareness Thursday night at the Al Smith Foundation annual dinner.Haley, who announced her conscious uncoupling from the...

 2018-10-19 17:52 

China Post

M settlement proposed in alleged USC gynecologist abuse...

LOS ANGELES (AP) — The University of Southern California on Friday announced an agreement in principle for a million class-action settlement of claims involving alleged sexual harassment and abuse by a gynecologist who treated students for decades.T...

 2018-10-19 17:51 

China Post

Britney Spears returns to Vegas with new residency in 2019...

LAS VEGAS (AP) — Britney Spears will return to Las Vegas with a new residency next year.MGM Resorts International on Friday said the pop superstar in February will kick off a series of regularly scheduled shows at Park Theater inside the Park MGM ca...

 2018-10-19 17:50 

China Post

Trump renews fiery immigration rhetoric as midterms near...

SCOTTSDALE, Ariz. (AP) — President Donald Trump's 2016 campaign was defined by his fiery immigration rhetoric. Now, with weeks to go before the midterm elections, Trump is returning to the hot-button issue as he looks to stave off Democratic gai...

 2018-10-19 17:49 

China Post

The Latest: 'Lynching' ad draws ethics complaint from GOP...

LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (AP) — The Latest on a radio ad that suggests white Democrats will lynch African-Americans if they win in midterm elections next month (all times local):12:30 p.m.Arkansas Republicans have filed an ethics complaint against a politi...

 2018-10-19 17:48 

China Post

New technology only adds to baseball's culture of paranoia...

It probably felt like a cutting-edge caper at the time: The New York Giants, using an elaborate spyglass-and-buzzer system, would have the opposing team's signs relayed from their center-field clubhouse at the Polo Grounds to the bullpen and then to t...

 2018-10-19 17:46 

China Post

FANTASY PLAYS: Burning questions for Week 7 in football...

A look at some key fantasy football questions going into Week 7:WHICH SAINTS WR WILL HAVE THE BIGGEST BOOST IN PRODUCTION WITH TED GINN ON INJURED RERSERVE?The Saints have been high on Tre'Quan Smith since the preseason. He had 16 receptions (three fo...

 2018-10-19 17:45 

China Post

EU budget chief seeks to ease tensions with Italy...

MILAN (AP) — The European Union's budget chief sought to ease tensions with Rome on Friday over Italy's rule-busting budget, after markets reacted by pushing up Italy's borrowing costs to the highest levels in five years.Pierre Moscovici...

 2018-10-19 17:44 

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Trump says to make 'very strong' statement over missing Saudi journalist...

U.S. President Donald Trump said on Thursday that it seems that the missing Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi is dead, and the United States will make a "very strong" statement about his case....

 2018-10-19 17:44 

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Investment and free trade dominate Li-Macron meeting...

Chinese Premier Li Keqiang met with French President Emmanuel Macron on the sidelines of the 12th Asia-Europe Meeting (ASEM) summit in Brussels on Thursday....

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