Friday, 24 March 2017
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Don't Like China? No Pandas for You

Added: 24.03.2017 15:07 | 13 views | 0 comments

Beijing, which has a monopoly on breeding the rare bears, strategically lends them abroad as a soft-power tool to promote warm feelings for the Middle Kingdom—and sometimes dangles them to gain leverage; ‘I think they just played us.’

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Beijing Takes Aim at 'Fake Divorces'

Added: 24.03.2017 11:48 | 0 views | 0 comments

Beijing has targeted the “fake divorce” loophole—used by couples eager for a piece of the city’s highflying property market—raising the down payment required from people who apply for mortgages within a year of splitting up.

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| Flooding in China leaves more than 100 people dead or missing

Added: 24.03.2017 11:11 | 6 views | 0 comments

Heavy rains have left vast areas near the Yangtze river underwater with a typhoon due to hit by the end of the week
Flooding in the Yangtze river basin in China has left 112 people dead or missing in recent days, with more damage feared from a typhoon expected to land within days.
About 16 million people have been affected by heavy rains that have engulfed vast areas near the Yangtze, China’s longest river, the Beijing News cited the civil affairs ministry as saying.

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| China limits cars and closes factories in smog red alert

Added: 24.03.2017 11:11 | 3 views | 0 comments

Hundreds of Beijing companies forced to stop production and hospitals prepare for surge in pollution-related illnesses
The number of cars on roads was limited and factories were temporarily shut in some northern Chinese cities on Monday to reduce pollution during a national smog red alert.
More than 700 companies stopped production in Beijing and traffic police were restricting drivers by monitoring numberplates, state media reported. In choking conditions, dozens of cities closed schools and took other emergency measures after the alert was issued for much of northern China.

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Beijing Defends Its Right to Guard South China Sea With Arms

Added: 24.03.2017 7:34 | 0 views | 0 comments

Chinese Premier Li Keqiang made an unusually elaborate defense of Beijing’s deployment of military gear on artificial islands in the South China Sea, saying the disputed facilities were partly intended to protect maritime trade and air routes.

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Hong Kong likely to choose Beijing's pick for leader amid tension, economic malaise

Added: 24.03.2017 3:16 | 1 views | 0 comments

Hong Kong on Sunday will likely select Beijing's favoured candidate for its next leader who some say will further divide a city where middle class families have become increasingly disaffected by political tension and economic hardship.


Did Rex Tillerson Misspeak or Intentionally Kowtow to China?

Added: 23.03.2017 22:52 | 0 views | 0 comments

During his visit to Beijing last weekend, Secretary of State Rex Tillerson made a strange move — adopting Chinese verbiage to characterize the U.S.-China relationship.

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Chinese Soccer Team Upsets South Korean Rivals

Added: 23.03.2017 18:08 | 3 views | 0 comments

China’s national soccer team scored a slim upset victory over South Korea, keeping its hopes of qualifying for the 2018 World Cup alive and averting threats of fan unrest amid a continuing feud between Beijing and Seoul.

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World Women's Curling Championship: Scotland clinch final play-off spot

Added: 23.03.2017 17:49 | 12 views | 0 comments

Scotland beat Germany and Czech Republic to reach the play-off phase at the World Women's Curling Championship in Beijing.


Manila could share maritime resources with China: Duterte

Added: 23.03.2017 16:40 | 1 views | 0 comments

Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte said on Thursday he was open to sharing resources with Beijing in flashpoint South China Sea waters over which Manila has been given exclusive rights by an international tribunal.


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