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Catalan coach teaching tiki-taka to Chinese kids
Fri, 15 Dec 2017 17:00:00 +0100
A 36-year-old Spanish football coach is doing his best to bring tiki-taka football to youngsters in central China’s city of Wuhan. In 2014, Sergio Ledesma Vera, a former professional coach in Barcelona,
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‘Election outcome won’t affect Russia-China ties’
Thu, 14 Dec 2017 17:59:00 +0100
RUSSIA and China will remain strategic partners in the long term regardless of the outcome of the upcoming Russian presidential election, Russian President Vladimir Putin said. “I am fully convinced that
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China-South Korea FTA negotiations to open soon
Thu, 14 Dec 2017 17:59:00 +0100
CHINA and South Korea are preparing for the second round of talks on a bilateral free trade agreement that has been effective for nearly two years and generated mutual benefits. The negotiations, which
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Xi tells Moon talks only way out for Koreas
Thu, 14 Dec 2017 17:59:00 +0100
WAR must not be allowed to break out on the Korean Peninsula and the issue must be resolved through talks, Chinese President Xi Jinping said yesterday, while UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres warned
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Record-setting City hailed
Thu, 14 Dec 2017 17:39:00 +0100
PEP Guardiola’s Manchester City is being widely hailed as one of the best sides in English Premier League history after the team set a stunning new record of 15 straight wins. In its 25-year history,
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CFA eyes new policy to boost youth development
Thu, 14 Dec 2017 17:39:00 +0100
THE Chinese Football Association is planning a new policy that will require clubs to build a tiered-team structure before they are allowed to register for leagues starting from 2019. Though a formal statement
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Froome maintains his innocence
Thu, 14 Dec 2017 17:39:00 +0100
CHRIS Froome’s renewed protestations of innocence yesterday were accompanied by doubts about why the four-time Tour de France champion was not immediately suspended for failing a doping test. Froome has
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Rose storms to Indonesian Masters lead
Thu, 14 Dec 2017 17:39:00 +0100
ENGLAND’S Justin Rose fired a 10-under-par round yesterday to take a two-shot lead after the first day of the Indonesian Masters in Jakarta. Rose, who is ranked sixth in the world, notched up a bogey-free
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Thunder top Pacers in George’s return to Indiana
Thu, 14 Dec 2017 17:39:00 +0100
PAUL George made a winning return to Indiana, hitting the clinching free throws with 10.7 seconds left in the Oklahoma City Thunder’s 100-95 victory over the Pacers on Wednesday night. Steven Adams had
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Injury-hit champ Hanyu faces race to fitness
Thu, 14 Dec 2017 17:39:00 +0100
DEFENDING Olympic gold medalist Yuzuru Hanyu said yesterday that a slow recovery from his injuries is preventing him from resuming practice, with less than two months until the Winter Olympics in Pyeongchang.
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Angels acquire Kinsler
Thu, 14 Dec 2017 17:39:00 +0100
THE Los Angeles Angels have acquired veteran second baseman Ian Kinsler in a trade with the Detroit Tigers, the teams announced on Wednesday. The Angels landed Kinsler in exchange for two minor league
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Malan ton rallies England at WACA
Thu, 14 Dec 2017 17:37:00 +0100
England’s Dawid Malan celebrates reaching his century on the first day of the third Ashes test against Australia at the WACA Ground in Perth yesterday. Malan hit a maiden ton in an unbeaten 174-run stand with Jonny Bairstow after England, which elected...
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Biggest snow sculpture for expo
Thu, 14 Dec 2017 17:00:00 +0100
A snow sculpture depicting a girl opening her arms is going through its finishing touches in Harbin, northeast China’s Heilongjiang Province, yesterday. With an arm span of 40 meters, the 35-meter-tall sculpture will be the biggest snow sculpture ever...
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HK extends Smart Departure points
Thu, 14 Dec 2017 17:00:00 +0100
HONG Kong’s Immigration Department said that self-service departure for visitors to Hong Kong (Smart Departure) would be extended to other control points from yesterday. The department said in a statement
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Win-win as CPC works with foreigners
Thu, 14 Dec 2017 17:00:00 +0100
“HOW does a Communist organization coexist with a German enterprise? Will it affect our business?” That was the concern of Chinese German Yang Zhiming, manager of the Nanchang subsidiary of medical supplier
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Improved facilities for villages
Thu, 14 Dec 2017 17:00:00 +0100
ONE in every four Chinese villages had e-commerce distribution sites by the end of 2016, official data showed yesterday, reflecting an improved logistics network in rural areas. By the end of last year,
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Blossoming time for tutoring firms
Thu, 14 Dec 2017 17:00:00 +0100
TWELVE-YEAR-OLD Zhao Di spent all of Saturday from 8:30am to 9:00pm in a private tutoring center studying Chinese, math and English. It was the busiest, most exhausting day in his week. Zhao studies at
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Iniesta wants China-bound Mascherano to stay put
Wed, 13 Dec 2017 18:12:00 +0100
BARCELONA captain Andres Iniesta has not given up hope Javier Mascherano will stay at the club amid reports the Argentine is on the verge of moving to the Chinese Super League in January. Mascherano,
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Dyche’s method is behind the madness of Burnley’s rise up the Premier League table
Wed, 13 Dec 2017 18:12:00 +0100
BURNLEY’S unlikely rise to fourth place in the English Premier League is this season’s ‘Cinderella’ story but the stereotype of the mill town Lancashire club led by a gruff ‘old-school’ manager disguises
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China says peace is paramount to avoid repeating tragic history
Wed, 13 Dec 2017 17:49:00 +0100
Sirens symbolizing grief blared throughout Nanjing in east China’s Jiangsu Province, shortly after 10am yesterday.
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Chongqing Bombing survivors in Tokyo court
Wed, 13 Dec 2017 17:49:00 +0100
VICTIMS of the Chongqing Bombing will appear in the Tokyo High Court today for an appeal hearing on their lawsuit demanding an apology and compensation from the Japanese government. “This might be the
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Froome in eye of doping storm
Wed, 13 Dec 2017 17:31:00 +0100
FOUR-TIME Tour de France winner Chris Froome could potentially be stripped of his Vuelta a Espana title after a urine test he gave during the race in September showed excessive levels of an asthma medication.
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Australian Open wildcard for 2-time champ Azarenka
Wed, 13 Dec 2017 17:31:00 +0100
TWO-TIME former champion Victoria Azarenka has been awarded a wildcard for the Australian Open. Azarenka, who won the Australian Open in 2012 and 2013, has been involved in a custody dispute involving
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Rohit powers India in ODI
Wed, 13 Dec 2017 17:31:00 +0100
OPENER Rohit Sharma smashed his third one-day international double century to set up India’s comprehensive 141-run win against Sri Lanka in the second match of the series at Mohali yesterday. Leading
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All Blacks captain surgery
Wed, 13 Dec 2017 17:31:00 +0100
ALL Blacks captain Kieran Read will undergo surgery to repair a prolapsed lumbar disc in his back and will make a delayed return to rugby in the 2018 season. Read will have the operation on Saturday and
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Importance of forest protection stressed
Mon, 11 Dec 2017 18:29:00 +0100
CHINESE Vice Premier Wang Yang yesterday stressed the importance of forest protection in state-owned forest farms, as the country steers to a green development path. “Forest resource supervision should
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Ex-Chongqing Party chief investigated
Mon, 11 Dec 2017 18:29:00 +0100
THE Supreme People’s Procuratorate of China announced yesterday that it has started an investigation into Sun Zhengcai, former Party secretary of Chongqing. Sun, also a former member of the Political
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Water diversion serves over 100 million people in 3 years
Tue, 12 Dec 2017 18:02:00 +0100
THREE years after China opened channels to transfer water from the south to the parched north, they have given more than 100 million people clean water, authorities said yesterday. The first phase of
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Hebei sees best air quality in 5 years
Tue, 12 Dec 2017 17:00:00 +0100
THE smog-prone northern province of Hebei has reported fairly good air quality for 66 percent of days since October 1, the best record in five years, authorities said yesterday. Hebei, which neighbors
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Memorial for Nanjing victims today
Tue, 12 Dec 2017 17:00:00 +0100
CHINA will hold an annual memorial for the victims of the Nanjing Massacre today in the eastern city. Leaders of the Communist Party of China Central Committee and the central government will attend the
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Li wants more reforms to boost market
Tue, 12 Dec 2017 18:02:00 +0100
CHINESE Premier Li Keqiang has called for more reforms and opening-up to transform government functions and energize the market. He made the remarks during a two-day inspection tour, which ended yesterday,
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Pistorius suffers bruise in prison fight over phone use
Tue, 12 Dec 2017 17:05:00 +0100
JAILED South African track star Oscar Pistorius suffered a bruise in a fight with another inmate over the use of a phone in prison where he is serving a sentence for murdering his girlfriend, a prison
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ROC nod for athletes under neutral flag
Tue, 12 Dec 2017 17:05:00 +0100
THE Russian Olympic Committee formally gave its blessing yesterday for the country’s athletes to compete under a neutral flag at the upcoming Pyeongchang Winter Games. Under International Olympic Committee
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China strives to protect eco-system
Mon, 11 Dec 2017 18:29:00 +0100
CHINA will advance green development, strive to solve outstanding environmental problems and strengthen protection of the eco-system, Vice Premier Zhang Gaoli said yesterday. “China attaches great importance
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Harbin ready for ice sculpture fest
Mon, 11 Dec 2017 17:08:00 +0100
Ice sculptures are built for the Harbin Sun Island International Snow Sculpture Art Expo in Harbin, capital of Heilongjiang Province, yesterday. One of the hottest draws of Harbin, it is set to open at the beginning of next year and usually lasts for...
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Residents protect environment in Tibet
Mon, 11 Dec 2017 17:00:00 +0100
RESIDENTS of Tibet Autonomous Region have been mobilized for government-paid patrolling jobs to protect the ecosystem on the “roof of the world.” The regional environmental department said yesterday the
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KTVs becoming the haunt for Chinese elderly
Mon, 11 Dec 2017 17:00:00 +0100
ONCE the first choice of entertainment for the nation’s youth, KTV bars are now becoming the favored hangout for China’s elderly. Huang Guizhen, 70, jumps on a bus on a bright cold morning, heading toward
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Grasslands adopt ‘toilet revolution’ in their stride
Mon, 11 Dec 2017 17:00:00 +0100
THE bathroom of Narenhua’s guesthouse now has a flush toilet, and an electric water heater guarantees hot water all day long. “The hygiene standards here are getting better these days, and more tourists
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Startups’ dreams turn reality in Shenzhen
Wed, 13 Dec 2017 17:00:00 +0100
ADRIANA Vazquez grew up in Mexico City, studied in Pennsylvania and worked in New York. But it was Shenzhen, the city in Guangdong Province known as the “Silicon Valley of China” that made her dream a
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Briton waits to hear fate of murder appeal
Wed, 13 Dec 2017 17:00:00 +0100
THREE judges in Hong Kong’s Court of Appeal are set to decide the fate of a former British banker who was jailed for life last year for the murder of two Indonesian women he tortured and raped after his
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Police nab 8 men for poisoned syringes
Wed, 13 Dec 2017 17:00:00 +0100
POISONED syringes that could be fired at dogs on the street to kill them instantly were sold by a gang in China, allowing pets to be snatched and sold for the dinner table, Xinhua news agency reported.
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China, SK address joint forum on business
Wed, 13 Dec 2017 17:00:00 +0100
VICE Premier Zhang Gaoli and visiting South Korean President Moon Jae-in jointly addressed a China-South Korea business forum in Beijing yesterday. Zhang said China highly values China-South Korea relations,
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Japan, South Korea set up East Asia final
Tue, 12 Dec 2017 17:32:00 +0100
China defender Fu Huan (right) battles for the ball with Japan forward Shoma Doi during their match at the East Asian Championship in Tokyo yesterday. Japan won 2-1 to advance to the final, where it will take on South Korea, which edged North Korea 1-0...
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Castle named Rugby Australia’s first female chief
Tue, 12 Dec 2017 17:05:00 +0100
RAELENE Castle will take over as chief executive officer at Rugby Australia next month, becoming the first woman to lead one of the major national unions in world rugby. Castle, who has been CEO at Netball
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Warriors, Rockets keep winning
Tue, 12 Dec 2017 17:05:00 +0100
THE Golden State Warriors shrugged off the absence of Stephen Curry to edge past the Portland Trail Blazers on Monday as a depleted Boston Celtics crashed to defeat against the Chicago Bulls. The injured
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Dolphins stun Brady’s Patriots
Tue, 12 Dec 2017 17:03:00 +0100
Miami Dolphins defensive tackle Ndamukong Suh pressures New England Patriots quarterback Tom Brady during the second half of their NFL game at Hard Rock Stadium in Miami Gardens, Florida, on Monday. Brady was intercepted twice by Xavien Howard and held...
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Babies born in famine suffer cognition
Tue, 12 Dec 2017 17:00:00 +0100
HUNGER and malnutrition in infancy may lead to poor cognitive performance in midlife, said a study jointly conducted by researchers at University of Michigan, Michigan State University and Columbia University.
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Ag body celebrates milestone
Tue, 12 Dec 2017 17:00:00 +0100
PRESIDENT Xi Jinping called on the China Association of Agricultural Science Societies yesterday to unite the country’s agricultural scientists and technicians to achieve more for national revival. Xi
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Pipa allows Chinese farmers to turn poverty into prosperous note
Tue, 12 Dec 2017 17:00:00 +0100
For centuries, Chinese farmers have battled poverty with sickles and hoes.
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Wild Asian elephant damages 2 vehicles
Mon, 11 Dec 2017 17:00:00 +0100
A wild Asian elephant turned a highway in Yunnan Province into its playground, damaging a minibus and a sedan on Saturday afternoon. According to forest police in Menghai County, an adult elephant walked
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