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Tu women making a splash
Sun, 20 Aug 2017 18:49:00 +0200
Women in traditional Tu ethnic costume splash water on passersby during a celebration of water splashing day in Enshi in central China’s Hunan Province. The Tu people believe water can wash away misfortune. Young women also take part in the festival...
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Husband freezes wife’s body in hope of reunion
Sun, 20 Aug 2017 18:05:00 +0200
When Zhan Wenlian died, her husband and son didn’t consider a normal burial. Instead, they had her body frozen, hoping technology would someday return her to them. Zhan, 49, died from lung cancer on
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Award-winning crime writer under arrest for 4 murders
Sun, 20 Aug 2017 18:05:00 +0200
Life may be stranger than fiction for an award-winning Chinese crime writer who has been arrested in connection with a quadruple-homicide that took place more than two decades ago. For 22 years, police
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KMT chair stresses mutual respect
Sun, 20 Aug 2017 18:05:00 +0200
WU Den-yih, elected on May 20 with more than 52 percent of the vote, assumed office as chairman of Taiwan’s Kuomintang (KMT) party at its 20th congress in Taichung yesterday. Speaking on cross-Strait
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Australia’s Norris romps to Fiji International victory
Sun, 20 Aug 2017 18:05:00 +0200
AUSTRALIAN Jason Norris claimed his biggest career victory yesterday when he shot a 5-under-par 67 to win the Fiji International by four shots. The 44-year-old from South Australia began the final round
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Tanak triumphs in Germany
Sun, 20 Aug 2017 18:05:00 +0200
ESTONIAN Ott Tanak snatched victory for Ford at the German Rally yesterday, taking first place ahead of Citroen’s Norwegian Andreas Mikkelsen, as world champion Sebastien Ogier reclaimed top spot in the
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Halep in line for No. 1 rank again
Sun, 20 Aug 2017 18:05:00 +0200
Simona Halep moved to within a victory of the No. 1 ranking.
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SIPG giving up on league after defeat in Guizhou
Sun, 20 Aug 2017 18:05:00 +0200
Shanghai SIPG is giving up on its title chase in this year’s Chinese Super League after a demoralizing 1-2 defeat at Guizhou Hengfeng over the weekend, which allowed table-topper and defending champion
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Huddersfield continues dream start
Sun, 20 Aug 2017 18:05:00 +0200
Promoted Huddersfield Town made it two wins out of two in the English Premier League as a superb Aaron Mooy strike gave it a 1-0 home win over Newcastle United yesterday.
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Dortmund boss blasts Barcelona
Sun, 20 Aug 2017 18:05:00 +0200
BORUSSIA Dortmund’s CEO Hans-Joachim Watzke has accused Barcelona of manipulating Ousmane Dembele in a bid to force the German club to sell the want-away winger to the Spanish giant. Dortmund suspended
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Greeks accuse Bucks of staging player’s absence
Sun, 20 Aug 2017 18:05:00 +0200
GREECE’S basketball federation has accused the Milwaukee Bucks and the NBA of hatching a plot to prevent All-Star forward Giannis Antetokounmpo from playing in the European championship. The National
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All Blacks great Meads dies at age 81
Sun, 20 Aug 2017 18:05:00 +0200
TRIBUTES flowed from politicians, former teammates and current players yesterday as New Zealand mourned the death of All Blacks great Colin Meads at the age of 81 following a battle with pancreatic cancer. Meads,
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Making China a world-class soccer power
Sat, 19 Aug 2017 18:00:00 +0200
IT is the World Cup final and China beat one of the traditional heavyweights showcasing a brand of fast, attacking football that their opponents cannot live with. That, along with hosting the World Cup,
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Fighting her way up in a man’s world
Sat, 19 Aug 2017 18:00:00 +0200
AFTER a decade in Germany’s second division, Bibiana Steinhaus will make Bundesliga history this season by becoming the first woman to referee in the country’s top flight. The 38-year-old police officer
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Legacy of 2016 Olympics saw rebirth of Rio
Fri, 18 Aug 2017 18:00:00 +0200
IN his speech during the opening ceremony of last year’s Olympic Games in Rio, organizing committee chief Carlos Nuzman said that Rio de Janeiro would be transformed by hosting the world’s biggest sporting
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President hails progress at Beijing meeting
Thu, 17 Aug 2017 18:01:00 +0200
CHINESE President Xi Jinping said yesterday that he expects military relations will become a major stabilizing factor in Sino-US ties. Xi was meeting Chairman of the US Joint Chiefs of Staff General
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Chinese held over telecoms scams
Thu, 17 Aug 2017 18:01:00 +0200
CAMBODIAN authorities have arrested nearly 400 Chinese nationals this month on suspicion of operating a telecoms scam to defraud victims in China, police said yesterday. The move is part of a regional
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Attacker gets life for killing of graduate student from China
Thu, 17 Aug 2017 18:01:00 +0200
A 21-YEAR-OLD man has been sentenced in California to life in prison for the murder of graduate student from China. Andrew Garcia is the second person to be convicted of the July 2014 killing of Ji Xinran,
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Gay son’s mom helping to break down barriers
Thu, 17 Aug 2017 18:01:00 +0200
When Piao Chunmei’s son told her he was gay, she reacted the way many Chinese parents do, losing sleep and crying for days due to the lingering shame about same sex relationships in China.
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Tibetans add modern touch to traditional weddings
Thu, 17 Aug 2017 18:01:00 +0200
While maintaining the old with traditional costumes, barley wine, white scarves, snacks and folk music, urban Tibetans are also adding something new to their weddings, by sending invitations on social
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Chinese debut for ‘Red Chamber’ opera
Thu, 17 Aug 2017 18:01:00 +0200
“Dream of the Red Chamber,” an opera adapted from one of the most famous Chinese novels and commissioned by the San Francisco Opera, will tour China from September 8.
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No more Afraid Of Wife Technology
Thu, 17 Aug 2017 18:01:00 +0200
Beijing Afraid Of Wife Technology and What You Looking At Technology are the kind of company names that will become a thing of the past under new government rules.
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New homes for quake victims
Thu, 17 Aug 2017 18:01:00 +0200
Soldiers build houses for people made homeless when a 6.6-magnitude earthquake rocked Jinghe County in northwest China’s Xinjiang Uygur Autonomous Region on August 8. More than 140 buildings collapsed, 1,060 homes were damaged and 32 people were injured....
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New Barca blow as Suarez ruled out for a month
Thu, 17 Aug 2017 18:01:00 +0200
Troubled Barcelona was dealt a new blow ahead of the start of the La Liga season when Luis Suarez was ruled out for a month with a knee injury yesterday.
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ONE Championship Shanghai debut set for Sept 2
Thu, 17 Aug 2017 18:01:00 +0200
The ONE Championship will hold its inaugural Shanghai event on September 2, organizers announced yesterday.
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China implements sanctions on NK
Mon, 14 Aug 2017 18:01:00 +0200
China is halting imports of iron, iron ore and seafood from North Korea from today, in accordance with new UN sanctions over Pyongyang’s nuclear program.
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No doubting Thomas is a major star
Mon, 14 Aug 2017 18:01:00 +0200
American Justin Thomas poses with the Wanamaker Trophy after winning the PGA Championship at Quail Hollow Club in Charlotte, North Carolina, on Sunday. On a day that saw five players share the lead at one stage, Thomas fired a 3-under-par 68 to finish...
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Barca begins spending spree with Paulinho
Mon, 14 Aug 2017 18:01:00 +0200
Barcelona has agreed a deal with Guangzhou Evergrande to sign Brazilian midfielder Paulinho for 40 million euros (US$47.19 million), the Spanish club said yesterday.
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Pyramid sales probe detains more suspects
Mon, 14 Aug 2017 18:01:00 +0200
Four key members of Shanxinhui, a company suspected of organizing and leading a pyramid scheme, have been detained by police in south China’s Hainan Province.
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Harper out indefinitely
Mon, 14 Aug 2017 18:01:00 +0200
Washington Nationals star Bryce Harper is out indefinitely after being injured in a major league game against the San Francisco Giants when he slipped on a base.
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‘Never again’ Bolt bids emotional London farewell
Mon, 14 Aug 2017 18:01:00 +0200
Usain Bolt took an emotional final bow on the track at the end of the world championships in London on Sunday before declaring that, definitely and definitively, there was no way he would ever return to
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New special envoy appointed
Mon, 14 Aug 2017 18:01:00 +0200
CHINA has appointed a new special envoy for the North Korean issue, the foreign ministry said yesterday, naming Assistant Foreign Minister Kong Xuanyou. His predecessor, Wu Dawei, is retiring. Kong,
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Tourist village recovering from quake
Mon, 14 Aug 2017 18:01:00 +0200
Power and water supplies have been restored in the village of Zhangzha after the 7.0-magnitude quake that struck Jiuzhaigou County in southwest China’s Sichuan Province last Tuesday.
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Tycoon Gao completes Southampton takeover
Mon, 14 Aug 2017 18:01:00 +0200
Chinese businessman Jisheng Gao has completed a takeover of Southampton, club owner Katharina Liebherr said in a letter to fans yesterday.
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Ronaldo gets 5-game ban for pushing ref
Mon, 14 Aug 2017 18:01:00 +0200
Cristiano Ronaldo was banned for five games yesterday after shoving a referee following his red card for diving in Real Madrid’s 3-1 win over Barcelona in the season-opening Spanish Super Cup.
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Search for landslide survivors
Mon, 14 Aug 2017 18:01:00 +0200
Rescue workers sift through rubble for any signs of life after heavy rainfall caused a landslide in Rong’an County in south China’s Guangxi Zhuang Autonomous Region early yesterday. Three people are believed to be missing after the landslide that...
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Probe into blackout in Taiwan
Wed, 16 Aug 2017 18:01:00 +0200
AUTHORITIES in Taiwan are investigating a massive power blackout that hit businesses and residential homes on the heavily industrialized island amid sweltering heat. The island’s leader Tsai Ing-wen
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Lakes in scenic area unaffected by quake
Wed, 16 Aug 2017 18:01:00 +0200
Most of the lakes in the Jiuzhaigou National Park remain undamaged after an earthquake, although it may take a long time for the UNESCO World Heritage site to recover, according to geologists.
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Lights, camera, action ... and a toilet for the crew
Wed, 16 Aug 2017 18:01:00 +0200
Taiwan singer and actress Rainie Yang stars in “The Tag Along 2,” a sequel to the 2015 hit loosely based on an urban legend about a little girl who appears in the footage of a family's hiking trip.
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US Open wildcard for Sharapova
Wed, 16 Aug 2017 18:01:00 +0200
MARIA Sharapova was granted a wildcard invitation for the US Open’s main draw on Tuesday and will take part in a Grand Slam event for the first time in more than 1-1/2 years. Sharapova is among eight
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Beijing raid latest battle in fight against trade in cats and dogs
Mon, 14 Aug 2017 18:01:00 +0200
A POLICE raid in Beijing’s Changping District over the weekend found 34 dogs of various breeds, including one with an identification chip.
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Telecoms group raising US$11.7b in private capital
Wed, 16 Aug 2017 18:01:00 +0200
Telecoms group China Unicom is raising US$11.7 billion from about a dozen investors, including tech giants Alibaba and Tencent, as part of China’s push for state-owned enterprises to be revitalized with
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SIPG has edge over Evergrande in Cup last 4
Wed, 16 Aug 2017 18:01:00 +0200
A LAST-MINUTE goal by defender He Guan gave Shanghai SIPG a 2-1 victory over Guangzhou Evergrande in the first leg of their CFA Cup semifinal at Shanghai Stadium last night.
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MMA fighter dies
Wed, 16 Aug 2017 18:01:00 +0200
A MIXED martial arts fighter who suffered a technical knockout in a match in Massachusetts has died.
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Serena eyes ‘outrageous’ Australian Open return
Wed, 16 Aug 2017 18:01:00 +0200
Serena Williams aims to defend her Australian Open title next year, the American saying the rapid return to action would only give her around three months to prepare after giving birth to her first ch
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Isner leaps into Zverev’s path as injuries mount
Wed, 16 Aug 2017 18:01:00 +0200
In a week where most ATP stars are idled by injuries, the two men with multiple titles since Wimbledon — John Isner and Alexander Zverev — are on a collision course. Isner fired 16 aces and needed only
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The queen of ships
Wed, 16 Aug 2017 18:01:00 +0200
The Royal Navy’s new aircraft carrier, HMS Queen Elizabeth, arrives in Portsmouth, its home port in southern England yesterday. Tens of thousands of spectators jammed the harbor in welcome. Sailors lined the flight deck as the 3-billion-pound (US$3.87...
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All hands on deck as ban ends
Wed, 16 Aug 2017 18:01:00 +0200
Around 100 fishing boats set out from south China’s Hainan Province at noon yesterday, marking the end of the summer’s South China Sea fishing ban. The boats, departing from Yazhou Port in Sanya, will head to the waters of the Beibu Gulf and the Xisha...
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Subway travel just a phone swipe away
Mon, 14 Aug 2017 18:01:00 +0200
Passengers can now swipe their mobile phones to board trains on the Beijing Subway.
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Fighting her way up in a man’s world
Sat, 19 Aug 2017 18:00:00 +0200
AFTER a decade in Germany’s second division, Bibiana Steinhaus will make Bundesliga history this season by becoming the first woman to referee in the country’s top flight. The 38-year-old police officer
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