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App could make learning piano smarter
Tue, 17 Oct 2017 18:01:00 +0200
A NEW partnership, along with a music learning app involving artificial intelligence (AI), has been announced by the People’s Music Publishing House and smart piano vendor TheOne.
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Mystery of children buried in 2,000-year-old tombs
Tue, 17 Oct 2017 18:01:00 +0200
Tombs dating back more than 2,000 years have been discovered in north China’s Hebei Province.
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Fisher families catch prosperity in the desert
Tue, 17 Oct 2017 18:01:00 +0200
Seven fishing families have traveled from the Yangtze, China’s longest river, deep into the Gobi Desert in search of a better living.
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Dream US job, but thinking of home
Tue, 17 Oct 2017 18:01:00 +0200
ZUO Aining has always been a hard worker, and is always making plans. After excelling at high school in the rustbelt city of Changchun in northeast China, she was exempted from the country’s college
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Chinese generator heads for nuclear plant
Tue, 17 Oct 2017 18:01:00 +0200
A DOMESTIC steam generator yesterday left for the first demonstration nuclear power project using Hualong One technology, a domestically developed third-generation reactor design. The Hualong One ZH-65
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Foreigners compete to study in China
Tue, 17 Oct 2017 18:01:00 +0200
Foreigners began competing in the “Chinese Bridge” language proficiency competition for middle school students in Kunming, southwest China’s Yunnan Province, yesterday. After qualifying rounds worldwide
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China’s reform, opening-up ‘at a new starting point’
Tue, 17 Oct 2017 18:01:00 +0200
CHINA’S policy of foreign investment utilization will remain unchanged, a spokesman for the 19th National Congress of the Communist Party of China said yesterday. China will also keep unchanged its protection
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Congress charts course to future prosperity
Tue, 17 Oct 2017 18:01:00 +0200
CHINA today raises the curtain for the national gathering of one of the world’s largest political parties. The 19th National Congress of the Communist Party of China will “make new strategic arrangements
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Sharapova falls to Rybarikova at Kremlin Cup
Tue, 17 Oct 2017 18:01:00 +0200
MARIA Sharapova lost 6-7 (3), 4-6 to Slovakia’s Magdalena Rybarikova at the Kremlin Cup yesterday in her first match in Russia since returning from a doping ban this year. The five-time grand slam champion
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Italy to face Sweden in World Cup playoffs
Tue, 17 Oct 2017 18:01:00 +0200
Four-time champion Italy will have to beat Sweden in a European playoff to qualify for its 15th straight World Cup.
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Benevento alone in Europe sans a point
Tue, 17 Oct 2017 18:01:00 +0200
BENEVENTO remained the only club in Europe’s top five leagues without a point after losing at basement rival Hellas Verona 0-1 in Serie A on Monday. Romulo scored with a long volley to conclude a counterattack
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Leicester manager Shakespeare fired
Tue, 17 Oct 2017 18:01:00 +0200
LEICESTER City sacked Craig Shakespeare yesterday, just four months after handing him a permanent contract to manage the former English Premier League champion, British media reported. Shakespeare, 53,
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Woods swinging driver as rehabilitation continues
Tue, 17 Oct 2017 18:01:00 +0200
Tiger Woods, who tantalized fans with a Twitter video of himself hitting a driver on Sunday, has been cleared by doctors to resume full golf activities, ESPN reported on Monday.
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Frazier, Judge power Yankees to win over Astros
Tue, 17 Oct 2017 18:01:00 +0200
Home runs from Todd Frazier and Aaron Judge powered the New York Yankees to an 8-1 victory over the Houston Astros on Monday and back into their American League Championship Series.
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Irving set for ‘rowdy’ Cavs return
Tue, 17 Oct 2017 18:01:00 +0200
Kyrie Irving is coming home to where his National Basketball Association journey began six years ago.
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Party’s national network
Mon, 16 Oct 2017 18:01:00 +0200
THE Communist Party of China has launched a national network for its 89 million members, the Central Committee’s organization department said in a statement yesterday. Each member will have a profile
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Chinese telescope in unique position for stellar merger
Mon, 16 Oct 2017 18:01:00 +0200
CHINESE scientists yesterday announced observation of the “optical counterpart” of gravitational waves coming from the merger of two binary neutron stars using a survey telescope in Antarctica. The day
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Scientists observe burst of light when stars collide
Mon, 16 Oct 2017 18:01:00 +0200
SCIENTISTS have for the first time detected gravitational waves, the ripples in space and time predicted by Albert Einstein, at the same time as light from the same cosmic event, according to research
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81% rise in incidence of online offenses
Mon, 16 Oct 2017 18:01:00 +0200
A TOTAL of 710 people were charged with online crimes in the first nine months of 2017, up 81 percent year on year, China’s Supreme People’s Procuratorate said yesterday. The procuratorate indicted 334
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Delegates ready to chart a course for next 5 years
Mon, 16 Oct 2017 18:01:00 +0200
ALL 38 delegations to the 19th National Congress of the Communist Party of China are now in Beijing. Delegates had begun arriving in the capital by plane, train and bus on Sunday. The delegations represent
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Beijing’s next airport a ‘shining example’
Mon, 16 Oct 2017 18:01:00 +0200
CHINA’S capital unveiled the “shining example” of its 80 billion yuan (US$12.1 billion) new airport yesterday, tipped to become one of the world’s largest when it opens in October 2019. Representatives
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Blind man encourages others to love books
Mon, 16 Oct 2017 18:01:00 +0200
Zhang Fubin may be blind, but he has instilled a love of reading in many people.
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Farmers raise fish to improve their crop
Mon, 16 Oct 2017 18:01:00 +0200
Chinese farmers are employing everything from mosquito nets to raising catfish and ducks trying to grow healthier food.
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Master chefs cook up a connection
Mon, 16 Oct 2017 18:01:00 +0200
Separated by thousands of miles and hundreds of years of culinary evolution, Italian pasta and Lanzhou beef noodles have the tantalizing air of long-lost cousins.
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A giant in the world of rice
Mon, 16 Oct 2017 18:01:00 +0200
Yuan Longping, China’s “father of hybrid rice,” answers questions on his latest project yesterday — rice that can grow 2.2 meters high. It is being cultivated in central China’s Hunan Province. Yields of the “giant” rice are expected to...
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Frenchman’s tribute to Nanjing victims
Thu, 12 Oct 2017 18:01:00 +0200
French oil painter Christian Poirot is visiting Nanjing, whose tragic wartime history has inspired a new painting series.
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Warning notice on name calling
Thu, 12 Oct 2017 18:01:00 +0200
China has issued a notice that further regulates activities in the name of integrated military and civilian development.
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Hunters stalk shared bike misusers
Thu, 12 Oct 2017 18:01:00 +0200
By day, Zhao Qi, 23, is an architectural designer in Beijing, but after dark he is a seasoned “hunter” in the concrete jungle.
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Yanks oust Indians; Nats stay alive
Thu, 12 Oct 2017 18:01:00 +0200
Didi Gregorius of the New York Yankees hits a two-run home run in the third inning against the Cleveland Indians in Game 5 of their American League Division Series at Progressive Field in Cleveland, Ohio, on Wednesday. The Yankees won 5-2 to advance to...
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PSG supremo, Valcke face bribery charges
Thu, 12 Oct 2017 18:01:00 +0200
Swiss federal prosecutors have announced a criminal case for suspected bribery linked to World Cup broadcast rights against Nasser al-Khelaifi, the Qatari president of Paris Saint-Germain.
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Kung fu expert takes his skills home to Chile
Fri, 13 Oct 2017 18:00:00 +0200
WHEN he was 14, Aznous Boisseranc spent hours watching the martial arts movies of his idols Bruce Lee and Jackie Chan. At that time, he could not have imagined that his hobby would turn into a lifelong
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A forced return home
Thu, 12 Oct 2017 18:01:00 +0200
Chinese nationals (in orange vests), who were arrested over a suspected Internet scam, are escorted by Chinese police officers before they were deported at Phnom Penh International Airport, in the Cambodian capital, yesterday. A total of 74 Chinese nationals...
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Changning District to host maiden half marathon
Thu, 12 Oct 2017 18:01:00 +0200
The 2017 Changning International Half Marathon will be held on November 26, organizers announced yesterday.
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China drafts in foreign refs to halt disputes
Thu, 12 Oct 2017 18:01:00 +0200
The Chinese Football Association said yesterday it will bring in foreign referees to officiate selected Chinese Super League games starting this weekend and later introduce the use of video replay in response
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Wiggins inks extension
Thu, 12 Oct 2017 18:01:00 +0200
Andrew Wiggins has signed a five-year contract extension with the Minnesota Timberwolves, the NBA club announced on Wednesday, tying down the 22-year-old forward through the 2022/23 campaign.
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Sharapova into Tianjin quarters
Thu, 12 Oct 2017 18:01:00 +0200
Maria Sharapova overpowered Poland’s Magda Linette to enter the quarterfinals of the Tianjin Open yesterday and is targeting a first title since returning from a 15-month doping ban.
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Nadal, Federer on collision course
Thu, 12 Oct 2017 18:01:00 +0200
RAFAEL Nadal and Roger Federer breezed into the quarterfinals of the Shanghai Rolex Masters yesterday and Juan Martin del Potro defeated racquet-smashing Alexander Zverev. World No. 1 Nadal blew away
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Tricky flight, safe landing
Thu, 12 Oct 2017 18:01:00 +0200
A passenger plane managed to land safely at an airport in southeast China’s Xiamen city yesterday afternoon after a undercarriage broke down. The Boeing 757, belonging to Kazakhstan’s Air Astana, successfully landed at 2:20pm at Xiamen Gaoqi International...
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Supamas up by 2 in Xiamen; Park soars in Incheon
Thu, 12 Oct 2017 18:01:00 +0200
Supamas Sangchan put herself in contention for her second China LPGA Tour victory of the year yesterday when the Thai fired a 6-under-par 66 for a two-shot lead in the first round of the Xiamen Orient
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No more Chinese interest as Wu duo falls
Thu, 12 Oct 2017 18:01:00 +0200
Chinese players’ journey at this year’s Shanghai Rolex Masters came to an end after Wu Di and Wu Yibing lost their second-round doubles match 6-7 (5), 3-6 to the seventh-seeded pair Oliver Marach of Austria
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Farmers raise fish to improve their crop
Mon, 16 Oct 2017 18:01:00 +0200
Chinese farmers are employing everything from mosquito nets to raising catfish and ducks trying to grow healthier food.
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Wonder women of Japanese bodybuilding
Sat, 14 Oct 2017 18:00:00 +0200
GLISTENING with sweat, Satoko Yamanouchi’s biceps ripple and the veins in her neck throb as if about to pop as she strikes a fearsome pose at the Japan Bodybuilding Championships. An hour later, the pint-sized
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Chinese telescope in unique position for stellar merger
Mon, 16 Oct 2017 18:01:00 +0200
CHINESE scientists yesterday announced observation of the “optical counterpart” of gravitational waves coming from the merger of two binary neutron stars using a survey telescope in Antarctica. The day
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Scientists observe burst of light when stars collide
Mon, 16 Oct 2017 18:01:00 +0200
SCIENTISTS have for the first time detected gravitational waves, the ripples in space and time predicted by Albert Einstein, at the same time as light from the same cosmic event, according to research
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Federer claims 2nd Shanghai title
Sun, 15 Oct 2017 18:01:00 +0200
ROGER Federer needed just one hour and 12 minutes to beat world No. 1 Rafael Nadal 6-4, 6-3 en route to his second Shanghai Rolex Masters title yesterday. After eliminating Argentine Juan Martin del
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Traditional bookstores fight online competition
Thu, 12 Oct 2017 18:01:00 +0200
During this year’s National Day holiday, Sun Wenxiao did not spend her holiday visiting crowded tourist destinations, watching box-office hit movies, or shopping.
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Lam reveals her policies to revitalize HK
Wed, 11 Oct 2017 18:01:00 +0200
IN her maiden policy speech, Hong Kong’s Chief Executive Carrie Lam yesterday warned the city faced “grave” challenges and must develop a diversified and high-value economy, unveiling a mix of housing
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Online hospitals prove a boon for many patients
Wed, 11 Oct 2017 18:01:00 +0200
Just one year after graduating from medical school, Liu Caihua has already treated more than 10,000 patients.
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Northern provinces take steps to curb air pollution
Wed, 11 Oct 2017 18:01:00 +0200
Shanxi has joined other regions in northern China by taking measures to mitigate air pollution in the autumn and winter seasons.
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Unseeded Zhu packs off Kvitova in Tianjin opener
Wed, 11 Oct 2017 18:01:00 +0200
China’s Zhu Lin staved off a mid-match fightback to upset Petra Kvitova for her maiden top-20 victory in the first round of the Tianjin Open on Wednesday.
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