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China's WWII military parade a show of strength

Bejing - Soldiers will march, gleaming hardware will roll, and warplanes will fly above Tiananmen Square at China's WWII anniversary parade, but major Western leaders are shunning the show as Beijing assumes an increasingly assertive role on the global stage.

Chinese still flock to 'lucky' Bangkok shrine hit by blast

Bangkok - Two weeks on from the Bangkok bombing, the shrine devastated by the attack has lost none of its lustre for ethnic Chinese devotees who have long flocked there hoping their prayers will be answered.

Border fear and betrayal beneath Sino-Russian warmth

Bejing - Savagely beaten and accused of spying for Moscow, Xu Weiyi –- one of China's few citizens of Russian descent -- stared over the river separating his border village from the Soviet Union, longing for escape.

Maduro off to China, Vietnam in 'difficult times'

Caracas - Venezuela's socialist President Nicolas Maduro will go cap in hand to China and Vietnam at the weekend, with his oil-rich country mired in recession.

China, U.S. officials hint at underlying tensions in talks

Bejing - US President Barack Obama's key national security aide and China's top foreign policy official hinted at tensions that divide them on Friday ahead of a state visit to Washington by Chinese President Xi Jinping.

Hong Kong student leader Joshua Wong charged over protests

Hong Kong - Hong Kong student leader Joshua Wong slammed police Thursday for what he called a "political prosecution" after he was charged over protests which led to last year's mass pro-democracy street rallies.

China arrests 12 over Tianjin blasts as toll rises

Tianjin - Chinese police have arrested 12 people over giant explosions that killed at least 145 people and devastated a swathe of a Chinese port city, state media said Thursday as prosecutors probe 11 officials for neglecting their duties.

Shares chase Wall Street higher despite China fears

Hong Kong - European and Asians stock markets chased Wall Street higher Thursday after days of wild swings, but dealers warned that the spectre of the slowing Chinese economy means more turbulence ahead.

Thai elephant kills keeper, runs off with 3 Chinese on its back

Bangkok - An elephant in northern Thailand went berserk Wednesday, killing his "mahout" keeper before running off into the jungle with three terrified Chinese tourists still on his back, police said.

China police 'summon 11 over stock market activities'

Chinese police have summoned 11 people including a financial journalist to assist investigations related to illegal stock market activities, state media reported, as the government targets volatility on the exchanges.

Toyota to restart Tianjin operations after giant blasts

Toukyo - Japanese auto giant Toyota said Wednesday it would gradually restart operations in Tianjin after halting production in the wake of deadly explosions at a hazardous goods facility in the Chinese port city.

Wall St rallies but markets still gripped by China fears

New York - US shares rallied strongly Wednesday after a top Federal Reserve official hinted the bank would not raise interest rates, but there was little sign that the global financial turbulence rooted in China's market meltdown was over.

Shanghai shares end down 1.27% despite rate cut

Shanghai - Shanghai stocks closed down 1.27 percent in volatile trading on Wednesday, extending days of falls despite a central bank interest rate cut aimed at boosting the flagging economy and slumping shares, dealers said.

Europe, US markets rally on China rate cut

London - European and US shares rebounded on bargain-hunting Tuesday as China cut interest rates after fears of a slowdown in the world's second-biggest economy sparked a "Black Monday" rout across global markets.

Death toll from Tianjin blasts rises to 135

Bejing - The death toll from huge explosions in the northern Chinese port city of Tianjin nearly two weeks ago has risen to 135, officials said Tuesday.

China cuts interest rates by 0.25 percentage points

Bejing - China's central bank on Tuesday cut its benchmark interest rates and the amount of cash banks must keep on hand, the latest stimulus aimed at boosting the world's second-largest economy as it battles a collapse in share prices.

World equities swing as Shanghai plumbs new depths

Shanghai - Equity markets convulsed on Tuesday as Chinese stocks pursued their worst rout in nearly two decades, after concerns of a slowdown in the world's second-largest economy sparked panic selling around the globe.

Major Western leaders shun China WWII military parade

Bejing - From Belarus to Vanuatu, China on Tuesday issued a list of world leaders attending next week's huge military parade to mark Japan's defeat in World War II that was notable for its absences.

Shanghai stocks slump, but Asian bourses bounce

Shanghai - Shanghai stocks tumbled on Tuesday, extending their steepest four-day rout in almost 20 years after worries about China's faltering economy sent world markets reeling, but other Asian stocks bounced back from heavy early losses.

China shares in dramatic dive as fears mount over economy

Shanghai - Chinese shares plummeted on Monday, wiping out the year's gains and leading a slump across Asian equities as Beijing's latest market intervention failed to restore confidence, with concern mounting about the stalling economy.

Newborn panda twins vocal, 'very, very active': U.S. zoo

Washington - Twin cubs born to a rare giant panda called Mei Xiang were doing well Sunday, vocal and "very, very active" after the surprise back-to-back births at the Smithsonian National Zoo, her handlers said.

China blast death toll rises to 123

Bejing - The death toll from a series of explosions earlier this month that rocked the northern port city of Tianjin rose to 123, state media reported Sunday.

Bamboo-zled: Panda surprises with birth of twins

Washington - A rare giant panda called Mei Xiang gave birth to twin cubs at the Smithsonian National Zoo in Washington, apparently surprising delighted zoo officials who had expected just one baby.

China blast death toll rises to 121 as probe pledged

Shanghai - China's powerful State Council, or cabinet, has vowed to conduct a "rigorous" investigation into the cause of last week's explosions in the northern port city of Tianjin as the death toll rose to 121, state media reported on Saturday.

Russia, China start joint air and navy drills

Moscow - Russia and China on Friday started joint military drills in the waters and airspace of the Sea of Japan, Russia's military said.

Iran, China and the pope: Obama gets back to work

Washington - After two weeks of vacation spent largely on the golf course in Martha's Vineyard, President Barack Obama heads home to Washington to a full diplomatic plate: Iran, China and a highly anticipated papal visit.

China island-building altering South China Sea status quo: U.S.

Washington - China has reclaimed more than 2,900 acres of land from the South China Sea in less than two years in an intensive island-building campaign in the disputed Spratly Islands, a new Pentagon report says.

Two men jailed for 19 years for Hong Kong journalist attack

Hong Kong - Two men were jailed for 19 years Friday for a brutal knife attack on a Hong Kong journalist in what the judge called a "cold-blooded" crime that intensified fears over press freedom in the city.

China slams Japan after Abe's wife visits war shrine

Bejing - China on Friday hit out at Japan after the wife of Prime Minister Shinzo Abe visited Tokyo's controversial Yasukuni Shrine, saying the country should "deeply reflect" on its history of aggression.

'Kids on the frontline': China firefighters in spotlight after blasts

Bejing - As the child of poor Chinese farmers Yang Weigang never dreamt of being a firefighter. But when he grew up, the chance of making a little more money than his poverty-stricken parents outweighed the dangers.
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