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Xi arrives in Hong Kong for 20th return anniversary
Thu, 29 Jun 2017 06:18:00 +0200
PRESIDENT Xi Jinping said here Thursday that the central government will as always support the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region (HKSAR) in growing its economy and improving people's wellbeing. Xi
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President Xi vows continuous support to Hong Kong
Thu, 29 Jun 2017 06:18:00 +0200
PRESIDENT Xi Jinping said here Thursday that the central government will as always support the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region (HKSAR) in growing its economy and improving people's wellbeing. Xi
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'One country, two systems' enriched by Xi
Thu, 29 Jun 2017 05:54:00 +0200
ON his first trip outside Beijing after becoming general secretary of the Communist Party of China (CPC) Central Committee in late 2012, Xi Jinping laid flowers before a statue of late leader Deng Xiaoping
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Prestigious university praised for compassion toward disabled candidate
Thu, 29 Jun 2017 02:23:00 +0200
A wheelchair-bound boy in remote northwest China, is close to being admitted to Tsinghua University in Beijing despite his physical disability. Wei Xiang, 19, a native of Dingxi City, a poverty-stricken
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Diabetes a massive problem for China
Wed, 28 Jun 2017 18:01:00 +0200
CHINA is facing the largest diabetes epidemic in the world with around 11 percent of the population suffering from the illness, while nearly 36 percent are pre-diabetic, according to a US study. The
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Mainland spokesman’s plea to Taiwan
Wed, 28 Jun 2017 18:01:00 +0200
ONLY by giving up on Taiwan independence can the island’s current administration genuinely enhance cross-Strait relations, a mainland spokesman said yesterday. Answering questions at a press briefing,
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Closing time for Beijing clothing market
Wed, 28 Jun 2017 18:01:00 +0200
BEIJING’S largest clothing wholesale market, known by many as the Beijing Zoo wholesale market, will close by the end of the year. The 2,000-stall Wanrong mall in Xicheng will be occupied by finance
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Research vessel ready to serve
Wed, 28 Jun 2017 18:01:00 +0200
Haiyang Dizhi-10 (Ocean Geology 10), a marine geological survey vessel, enters the water in Dongguan, south China’s Guangdong Province, yesterday. The Chinese-built ship is 75.8 meters long and 15.4 meters wide, with a displacement of 3,400 tons. The...
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Guns from China to aid Duterte in Marawi
Wed, 28 Jun 2017 18:01:00 +0200
CHINA donated thousands of guns to Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte to help Manila in its battle against Islamist gunmen who are holed up in a southern city. The shipment of assault and sniper rifles
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Car found in search for Chinese student
Wed, 28 Jun 2017 18:01:00 +0200
THE FBI has located a vehicle related to missing Chinese scholar Zhang Yingying, a student at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, according to local news channel ABC7. “The car was described
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‘We need you,’ Li tells foreign firms
Wed, 28 Jun 2017 18:01:00 +0200
CHINA’S reform needs the participation of foreign capital, companies and wisdom, Premier Li Keqiang said yesterday as he pledged easier market access and a level playing field for foreign firms. Li made
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Naval milestone for China
Wed, 28 Jun 2017 18:01:00 +0200
Multicolored streamers are shot out of tubes while sailors and shipyard workers stand dockside. The Chinese navy’s new destroyer, a 10,000-ton domestically designed and produced vessel, was launched at Jiangnan Shipyard (Group) in Shanghai yesterday....
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Hulk in hot water over Oscar protest
Wed, 28 Jun 2017 18:01:00 +0200
HULK was hauled before the Chinese Football Association yesterday as the fallout from an eight-game ban handed to Shanghai SIPG teammate Oscar rumbles on. SIPG manager Andre Villas-Boas travelled with
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Pacquiao wants Horn knockout to lure Mayweather, says Roach
Wed, 28 Jun 2017 18:01:00 +0200
MANNY Pacquiao is seeking a dominant win over Australia’s Jeff Horn to try and coax Floyd Mayweather Jr into a re-match, the Filippino’s long-time trainer Freddie Roach has said. Pacquiao, who was defeated
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Qatar: FIFA report vindicates bid
Wed, 28 Jun 2017 18:01:00 +0200
QATAR’S 2022 World Cup organizers have welcomed a long-awaited FIFA report on the race to host the tournament, saying the conclusions represented “a vindication of the integrity” of Doha’s bid. The report,
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Davis Cup, Fed Cup to stage finals together from 2018
Wed, 28 Jun 2017 18:01:00 +0200
THE Davis Cup and Fed Cup will stage their finals at the same indoor venue in Geneva starting in 2018. The three-year deal to combine the events into the World Cup of Tennis was announced yesterday by
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International youth tourney
Wed, 28 Jun 2017 18:01:00 +0200
THE 2017 Shanghai International Youth Football Tournament kicked off in Yangpu District yesterday. Coming into its fifth year, the tournament features 10 Under-12 teams from home and abroad, including
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Loss-record pitcher dies
Wed, 28 Jun 2017 18:01:00 +0200
FORMER New York Mets pitcher Anthony Young, who set a major league record with 27 straight losses, has died. He was 51. The Mets said Young died on Tuesday in Houston after a long illness. He had told
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Maldini’s racquet foray unlikely to last
Wed, 28 Jun 2017 18:01:00 +0200
FORMER Italy and AC Milan captain Paolo Maldini’s professional tennis career is likely to stop at one match after a debut he described as “like writing a poem after studying years of maths”. The 49-year-old,
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Knicks part ways with Jackson
Wed, 28 Jun 2017 18:01:00 +0200
PHIL Jackson, who won a record 11 NBA titles as a coach, yesterday announced his resignation as New York Knicks president of basketball operations by mutual agreement with team owner Jim Dolan. The move
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Top Wimbledon billing for Murray
Wed, 28 Jun 2017 18:01:00 +0200
DEFENDING champion Andy Murray’s indifferent form of late did not prevent him being named top seed for Wimbledon for the first time yesterday. The 30-year-old Scot and world No. 1 — who suffered a shock
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Djokovic passes 1st grass test
Wed, 28 Jun 2017 18:01:00 +0200
TOP seed Novak Djokovic passed his first grasscourt test of the season yesterday, defeating Canadian qualifier Vasek Pospisil 6-4, 6-3 to reach the quarterfinals at Eastbourne. The Serb is playing a
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China contributes to solving global capacity glut: premier
Wed, 28 Jun 2017 08:05:00 +0200
PREMIER Li Keqiang said Wednesday that China has helped reduce excessive capacity, contributing to a wider move by the international community. The capacity glut in some industries is the result of quantitative
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Hong Kong's achievements attract France: French consul general
Wed, 28 Jun 2017 07:58:00 +0200
Hong Kong's achievements attract France: French consul general
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Former HK chief executive on success of 'one country, two systems'
Wed, 28 Jun 2017 07:57:00 +0200
Former HK chief executive on success of "one country, two systems"
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ITTF issues statement on players' withdrawals at China Open
Sun, 25 Jun 2017 08:10:00 +0200
THE International Table Tennis Federation (ITTF) issued a statement on three Chinese players forfeiting their matches at the Seamaster 2017 ITTF World Platinum China Open on Sunday, saying "all potential
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5th leg of series concludes
Mon, 26 Jun 2017 18:01:00 +0200
THE fifth leg of the 2017 Skoda Heros China Cycling Series was held in Shibei Hi-Tech Park in Nantong, neighboring Jiangsu Province, over the weekend. Jointly organized by the Shanghai Sports Bureau,
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Downpours, floods wreak havoc in Chinese provinces
Tue, 27 Jun 2017 07:50:00 +0200
HEAVY rains and ensuing floods since June 22 have affected more than 2 million people and left 13 people dead or missing in Zhejiang and Guizhou provinces, civil authorities said Tuesday. China National
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China's local governments enhance crackdown on environmental pollution
Tue, 27 Jun 2017 07:24:00 +0200
LOCAL governments addressed more environmental pollution cases in the first five months of this year than the same period in 2016, according to the country's environmental protection watchdog. From January
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Chinese table tennis authorities probe into top players' withdrawals
Sat, 24 Jun 2017 10:12:00 +0200
THREE top Chinese table tennis players didn't show up for their second round singles matches at the ITTF China Open on Friday night and Chinese sports authorities vowed to probe into the matter. Ma Long,
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Countries must safeguard economic globalization for inclusive growth: Premier Li
Tue, 27 Jun 2017 07:18:00 +0200
COUNTRIES must safeguard economic globalization to achieve inclusive growth, Chinese Premier Li Keqiang said Tuesday. Li made the remarks at the opening ceremony of the Annual Meeting of the New Champions
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Premier Li reiterates financial risk control
Tue, 27 Jun 2017 07:17:00 +0200
CHINESE Premier Li Keqiang on Tuesday reiterated financial risk control amid a strong recovery of the economy, saying measures have been put in place to dissolve risk points. "We will defend the bottom
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China to further open up its economy to foreign investors: premier
Tue, 27 Jun 2017 07:17:00 +0200
CHINA will further expand market access in the service and manufacturing sectors, relax restrictions on foreign ownership, and treat Chinese and foreign companies on an equal basis, Premier Li Keqiang
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Three from one family rescued out of landslide debris
Sat, 24 Jun 2017 10:07:00 +0200
THREE people from one family have been rescued in southwest China's Sichuan Province, five hours after a landslide on Saturday morning. The three people were taken to Maoxian County People's Hospital.
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Giant pandas to settle in new home in Berlin
Sat, 24 Jun 2017 09:52:00 +0200
Giant panda "Jiao Qing" waits for boarding a chartered flight at an airport in Chengdu, capital of southwest China's Sichuan Province, June 24, 2017, to leave for Berlin Zoo in Germany. "Meng Meng", a four-year-old female panda, and "Jiao Qing", a seven-year-old...
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Two confirmed dead after heavy rain slashes central China
Sat, 24 Jun 2017 07:11:00 +0200
RAIN lasting for two days in central China's Hunan Province has left two people dead and 466,500 people suffering losses, while authorities on Friday closed all major tourist spots. The rain damaged
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China bans evidence by force from court
Tue, 27 Jun 2017 09:29:00 +0200
CHINA on Tuesday released a regulation on exclusion of illegally-obtained evidence in criminal cases, banning confessions by torture and forced self-incrimination. The document was jointly issued by
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NZ pedals its way to brink of America’s Cup glory
Mon, 26 Jun 2017 18:01:00 +0200
EMIRATES Team New Zealand was to take to Bermuda’s Great Sound today (China time) with a mission, to finally wipe out the hurt inflicted on the sports-mad country by Oracle Team USA in the America’s Cup. But
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Korea’s Ryu up to No. 1 with Arkansas win
Mon, 26 Jun 2017 18:01:00 +0200
RYU So-yeon seized the world No. 1 ranking on Sunday as she closed with a 2-under-par 69 at the Northwest Arkansas Championship in Rogers, Arkansas, for her 15th career international title. Ryu, who
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China to launch Long March-5 Y2 in early July
Mon, 26 Jun 2017 09:13:00 +0200
CHINA has set the window to launch its Long March-5 Y2 carrier rocket between July 2 and 5, according to the State Administration of Science, Technology and Industry for National Defense. Carrying Shijian-18
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Dog found among the rubble looking for its owner
Sun, 25 Jun 2017 18:01:00 +0200
RESCUERS were digging through earth and rocks yesterday in a search for more than 90 people still missing a day after their village in southwest China vanished under a huge landslide. At least 10 people
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15 taken off missing list in China landslide
Sun, 25 Jun 2017 13:26:00 +0200
RESCUE headquarters said on Sunday afternoon that 15 people had been taken off the list of missing people after the landslide in southwest China's Sichuan Province on Saturday. Xu Zhiwen, deputy chief
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Over 100 buried in southwest China landslide
Sat, 24 Jun 2017 04:06:00 +0200
A landslide that occurred in southwest China's Sichuan Province on Saturday morning smashed some 40 homes, where about 100 people are feared to be buried, according to sources with the authorities in
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ESports is all the rage as big guns join in
Fri, 23 Jun 2017 18:00:00 +0200
China has been encouraging the development of traditional sports including football and basketball, but one particular sport has caught the attention of fans — eSports, or electronic sports, which have
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Hong Kong's external ties expand in past 20 years: deputy commissioner of Chinese foreign ministry office in HK
Fri, 23 Jun 2017 07:19:00 +0200
THE "one country, two systems" principle is crucial to maintain prosperity and stability of Hong Kong, said Song Ru'an, deputy commissioner of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the People's Republic
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Gloves are off in fierce F1 battle
Mon, 26 Jun 2017 18:01:00 +0200
THE gloves are off between Lewis Hamilton and Sebastian Vettel, and Formula One is already the winner. After so much talk of mutual respect, their previously harmonious relationship melted in the heat
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China's new high-speed train debuts on Beijing-Shanghai route
Mon, 26 Jun 2017 09:15:00 +0200
CHINA'S next generation bullet train "Fuxing" debuted on the Beijing-Shanghai line on Monday. A CR400AF model departed Beijing South Railway Station at 11:05 a.m. for Shanghai. At the same time, the
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Roger Federer claims title of Gerry Weber Open
Mon, 26 Jun 2017 02:09:00 +0200
Roger Federer from Switzerland celebrates after winning his final match against Alexander Zverev from Germany at the Gerry Weber Open tennis tournament in Halle, western Germany, on June 25, 2017.
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Srikanth stuns Chen for Australian crown
Sun, 25 Jun 2017 18:01:00 +0200
INDIA’S Kidambi Srikanth claimed a first victory over Olympic and two-time world champion Chen Long to win the Australian Open Superseries final in Sydney yesterday. The 11th-ranked Srikanth outgunned
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Rossi soars to victory at Assen as Vinales crashes
Sun, 25 Jun 2017 18:01:00 +0200
VALENTINO Rossi held off Danilo Petrucci to win the TT Assen Grand Prix in a thrilling race yesterday as MotoGP championship leader Maverick Vinales crashed out and slipped to second in the standings. It
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