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Deadly extent of common food poisoning bacterium revealed

The biggest cause of food poisoning globally is the bacterium Bacillus cereus. New research suggests that the organism is more deadly than realized: the bacterium can produce 19 different variants of its harmful toxin.

Canadian paleontologist helps crack turtle smuggling case

Vancouver - When wildlife officials needed help identifying several species of turtles and tortoises whose shells and shell fragments were sent unlawfully to an Ontario herbal supply company, they knew paleontologist Don Brinkman was their man.

China deletes over 60,000 online accounts ahead of new regulation

Some of China's largest online companies have been forced to delete over 60,000 accounts registered on their services ahead of the upcoming date for the introduction of new censorship and regulation of names used online.

Chinese farmer stumbles across 7.85kg of gold on ground

A farmer in a remote region of China has stumbled across a huge gold nugget on the ground on the land. The incredible find has an expected value of at least $250,000.

Civilization in ancient China may be older than we thought

When we in the West talk of the "ancient" world, we immediately think of Egypt and Ancient Greece. One could now include the early civilizations of Central and South America, such as the Mayans in our "historical horizons."

Heartbroken Chinese woman spends a week at KFC

When dealing with a tough breakup, some grab a tub of ice-cream or chocolate, lock themselves away and eat until the pain goes away.

Op-Ed: Law professor Gus Van Harten discusses recent approval of FIPA Special

Toronto - Law professor Gus Van Harten at Osgoode Hall Law School, discusses the recent ratification of the Canada-China Foreign Investment Promotion and Protection Agreement (FIPA) and what it means for Canada. FIPA came into effect on October 1, 2014.

Restaurant owner in Hong Kong admits lacing noodles with opium

A Chinese restaurant owner in northern Shaanxi province had admitted to lacing his popular food with opium, so his customers will keep coming back. He was detained by police for 10 days after his admission.

Madrid cops bust back-street quacks (Video)

Madrid - A gang of Chinese origin, accused of performing illegal back-street abortions, dentistry and surgery in "deplorable" amateur clinics in private homes and other premises, was busted by Spain's National Police Friday.

Child draws on dad's passport, dad can't leave South Korea

Seoul - A four-year-old Chinese boy managed to get hold of his father's passport, and apparently thought it needed an artist's touch. Unfortunately for the father, the budding Rembrandt has left him stranded in South Korea for unrecognizable documentation.

Record number of illegal firearms seized in China

Beijing - In a nation where private gun ownership is banned, the seizure of over 10,000 firearms in the hands of a single criminal ring has surprised many. 120,000 banned knives were also seized.

As credit tightens at home, Chinese sell Hong Kong luxury real estate

Cash-strapped Chinese are scrambling to sell their luxury homes in Hong Kong, and some are knocking up to a fifth off the price for a quick sale, as a liquidity crunch looms on the mainland.

China's soldiers are getting too big to fit in their tanks

The average Chinese soldier has grown taller and wider over the last few years, leading to cramped tanks and equipment and uniform problems.

Mao's 120th birthday celebration in China toned down

Beijing - Celebrations of the birthday of the man who built the foundation for modern China were held Thursday, but the extent of the festivities were not as extravagant as years past.

Walkers find body of 12-year-old girl in the Galician countryside

Santiago De Compostela - The girl's adoptive parents had reported her missing only a few hours earlier. While there was evidence of violence, investigators say the girl had not been sexually assaulted.

Chinese journalist freed from prison after eight years

Shi Tao was freed today after eight years in a Chinese prison for “illegally providing state secrets to a foreign entity.”

At least 1 million cockroaches in great escape from Chinese farm

Dafeng - Most of us try to avoid cockroaches, but one farm in China is breeding them for use in traditional medicine. Only one problem, one million of said cockroaches have now made their dramatic escape from the facility.

Twin babies sold by Chinese traffickers reunited with parents

A maternity doctor stole twin newborn girls in a baby trafficking scandal in northwest China. After several months police were finally able to return the twins to their parents this weekend.

Chinese investing in Queens, New York property

Guess which New York neighborhood is seeing Chinese investors buying its properties? It may surprise you to learn that it's Queens!

Chinese sky lanterns spark Valencia fire, tourists blamed

Denia - A fire in a nature reserve near the coastal holiday town of Dénia in the Community of Valencia was started by Chinese sky lanterns, lit and sent up by tourists in the area.

Chinese people call for justice in Fuengirola robbery & killing Special

Fuengirola - Four youths were arrested on Saturday in connection with a robbery at a Chinese bazaar in Fuengirola, in which the owner was very seriously injured and died on Sunday. On Wednesday, Chinese residents protested at the town hall for justice.

Spanish police smash two Chinese sex slave rings in Madrid

Madrid - Spanish police stated on Monday that two rival Chinese sex rings have been busted in Madrid. The rings brought women, including minors, from China with the promise of high-paying jobs.

Illegal, unlicensed Chinese medicine seized by Spanish police

A spokesman for the Spanish police announced on Saturday that they had seized hundreds of thousands of packs of illegal medicines from China and India, including slimming products, erection aids and anabolic steroids.

Shopping cart fatality in Shanghai

A Chinese grandmother was run over inside a supermarket in Shanghai, China. Sadly, the results were fatal, and they were videotaped.

Man uses Google Maps to locate family 23 years after kidnapping

A Chinese man, who was abducted 23 years ago when only five years old, has used Google maps to track down his home town and has traced his biological family.

83 miners trapped after landslide in Tibet

Lhasa - There were no survivors found after a landslide that took place in Tibet on Friday. Rescue workers have been going on all night, announced the Chinese authorities.

CCTV: Man fires shots into Philadelphia Chinese store, wounds 3

Philadelphia - CCTV security cameras caught the action as a man fired his gun into a Chinese food store in Philadelphia on Tuesday night, wounding three people.

Wayward Chinese pilgrims aiming for Lourdes end up 800 km away

Five Chinese tourists on a pilgrimage to Lourdes in the south of France found themselves in the wrong Lourdes, a church called Notre-Dame-de-Lourdes in the village of Leuhan in Brittany, north west France, 800 kilometres from their intended destination.

60-year-old Chinese grandma takes up pole-dancing (video)

Nanjing - 60-year-old Sun Fengqin of Nanjing, China has become a bit of a celebrity, after videos of her pole-dancing have gone almost viral, with thousands of views.

Chinese kindergarten charges parents for kids' hugs

Yangzhou - There are no free hugs at this Chinese kindergarten in Yangzhou City, where teachers are giving daily hugs to children for just under $13 a month.
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Chinese residents protesting at the town hall in Fuengirola to ask for justice after 4 youths robbed a Chinese bazaar, killing the owner for a bottle of rum.
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Chinese residents protesting at the town hall in Fuengirola to ask for justice after 4 youths robbed a Chinese bazaar, killing the owner for a bottle of rum.
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Chinese residents protesting at the town hall in Fuengirola to ask for justice after 5 youths robbed a Chinese bazaar, killing the owner for a bottle of rum.
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