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Tapeworms infest Chinese man after eating raw fish

Imagine a man's surprise, when after going to the hospital complaining of stomach pains and itchy skin, he finds out that X-rays show his body is riddled with tapeworms. This is what happened to a man from Guangdong province, China.

China says 40 'rioters' killed in restive Xinjiang

Luntai - Forty "rioters" were killed in China's far-western Xinjiang region following a series of explosions last Sunday, the worst incident of violence in months, the regional government has said after a four-day news blackout.

Gold demand in Asia may rise with festival season

The festival season in India and demand in China are expected to push up sales of gold in Asia, till early 2015, reversing a weak year to date.

40 'rioters' killed in China's Xinjiang: state media

Beijing - Forty "rioters" were killed Sunday in China's far-western Xinjiang region after a series of coordinated explosions, state media said Thursday.

China Uighur scholar jailed over lecture: Xinhua

Beijing - A prominent Chinese scholar from the mostly-Muslim Uighur ethnic group was jailed for life because of remarks he made in a university class about the restive Xinjiang region, state-media reported Thursday.

China expresses opposition to further sanctions on Russia

Moscow - China has been careful in its responses to the Ukrainian situation. While it wants to retain Russia as an ally it is concerned that the Crimea referendum could set a precedent for areas such as Tibet, which is part of China.

India arrives at Mars to applause and some bitchiness

New Delhi - India has achieved a first-try Martian orbit with a low cost spacecraft. All other nations failed on their first attempt. While most have congratulated India on this significant achievement, some media outlets have been quite catty about it.

Li Na says tennis 'only chance' after father's death

Wuhan - China's Li Na said her ground-breaking career can be traced back to the death of her father when she was 14, a pivotal moment which meant tennis success was her "only chance".

Uighur scholar sentenced to life urges 'peace' from prison: Lawyer

Beijing - A prominent Uighur academic sentenced to life in prison on Wednesday called for "peace", his lawyer said, as Western powers accused Beijing of silencing a moderate voice.

Asian carp topic of export discussions between U.S. and China

"One man's trash is another man's treasure." And so it is with the Asian carp, considered a delicious fish in China, but an unwanted, invasive species in the United States. Soon, the much-maligned invaders may find themselves being sent back to China.

Review: Breaking molds of conventional musicians — Karen Stever inspires Special

Take a moment to step into the enchanting world of Stever, an independent musician who walks to her own beat while inspiring her growing fan base. Her groundbreaking style is unconventional and unique in her own right.

NetJets' Didactic 3 Pronged Demonstration

Contractual negotiations have deadlocked the system of "shared aircraft pilots" with the fractional aircraft provider for more than a year now.

India to get new route to Kailash in Tibet

Chinese President Xi Jinping on his recent three-day visit to India announced a new pilgrimage route from India to Mount Kailash in Tibet.

Jack Ma of Alibaba becomes China's richest person

Shanghai - The largest stock offer in history has made Jack Ma, founder of e-commerce giant Alibaba, China's richest person with a fortune of $25 billion, an annual wealth ranking in the world's second largest economy showed Tuesday.

Blasts in China's Xinjiang kill two, injure 'many': govt

Beijing - Two people were killed and "many" injured as explosions erupted in multiple locations in China's Xinjiang Sunday, according to authorities in the ethnically divided region that is on edge after a series of violent incidents this year.

Glaxo receives record fine in China

Changsha - The Chinese government has fined U.K. pharmaceuticals giant GlaxoSmithKline $490 million (3 billion yuan) after a court found the firm guilty of bribery.

China insists wealthy countries should improve emission targets

Beijing - Wealthy countries should increase their emission commitments if a global pact on climate change is to be reached next year, China's top UN climate negotiator said Friday.

China's Xi meets Modi in trip to India

Chinese President Xi Jinping began his three-day visit to India on September 17, as India and China, the two most populous countries in the world, look to boost economic ties and investment opportunities, and resolve border problems.

Lincoln Log production moves back to the U.S.

Though perhaps thought of more as a nostalgic toy when compared to its more popular competitors like Lego and Mega Blox, Lincoln Logs are still in production — and production has mostly moved from China to the U.S.

China tries Uighur professor for separatism

- Chinese authorities put a prominent scholar from the mostly-Muslim Uighur minority on trial for separatism Wednesday as critics warned the prosecution will worsen tensions in violence-wracked Xinjiang.
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