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Over 140 people feared buried in China landslide

Bejing - Chinese rescuers scoured through rocks on Saturday in a frantic search for more than 140 people feared buried after a landslide smashed through a mountain village in southwest Sichuan province.

Around 100 people feared buried in China landslide

Bejing - Chinese authorities launched a frantic search for around 100 people feared buried after a landslide smashed through a mountain village in southwest Sichuan province on Saturday, local authorities said.

Panda mania hits Germany as China's cuddly envoys arrive

Berlin - Germany was bracing for panda mania as furry ambassadors arrive from China on Saturday, destined for a new life as stars of Berlin's premier zoo.

China's top diplomat holds talks with Trump on N. Korea

Washington - China's top diplomat told Donald Trump that Beijing was willing to keep working with Washington to defuse tensions on the Korean peninsula -- days after the US leader implied that Chinese efforts had failed.

China's Xi visit to Hong Kong confirmed: report

Hong Kong - President Xi Jinping will come to Hong Kong next week to mark 20 years since the city was handed back to China by Britain, local media said, in a visit that will be incendiary to activists.

World population to reach 9.8 bln in 2050, UN says

New York - The world's current population of 7.6 billion will balloon to 9.8 billion in 2050, with India's numbers to surpass China's in just seven years, a UN report said Wednesday.

China's dog meat festival opens despite ban rumours

Yulin - A notorious Chinese dog meat festival opened on Wednesday with sellers torching the hair off carcasses, butchers chopping slabs of canines and cooks frying up dishes, dispelling rumours that authorities would ban sales this year.

Tillerson urges China to put more pressure on N. Korea

Washington - US Secretary of State Rex Tillerson on Wednesday urged Chinese officials to apply greater diplomatic and economic pressure on North Korea to force Pyongyang to rein in its nuclear weapons program.

China's dog meat festival opens despite ban rumours

Yulin - A notorious Chinese dog meat festival opened on Wednesday with butchers hacking slabs of canines and cooks frying the flesh despite rumours that authorities would impose a ban this year.

China's dog meat festival opens despite ban rumours

Yulin - A notorious Chinese dog meat festival opened on Wednesday with butchers hacking slabs of canines and cooks frying the flesh despite rumours that authorities would impose a ban this year.

China's dog meat festival opens despite ban rumours

Yulin - A notorious Chinese dog meat festival opened on Wednesday with butchers hacking slabs of canines and cooks frying the flesh despite rumours that authorities would impose a ban this year.

Leading US-based index to include Chinese stocks for 1st time

New York - Chinese stocks will be included for the first time in a leading US-based index of emerging market shares after three previous rejections, New York-based MSCI announced Tuesday.

Trump says China efforts on N.Korea 'have not worked out'

Washington - US President Donald Trump took to Twitter Tuesday to thank China for attempting to resolve tensions with North Korea, but declared that Beijing's "efforts" had failed.

Your Ford Focus to be built in China starting in 2019

Ford Motor Company will begin importing its Ford Focus compact car from China beginning in the middle of 2019, after scrapping plans to build the small car in Mexico.

N. Korea tour firms mull ban on Americans after Warmbier death

Bejing - The death of US student Otto Warmbier following his incarceration in North Korea has shaken tour companies catering to thrill seekers, with several reconsidering whether to take Americans to the reclusive state.

US tries to use better China ties to press North Korea

Washington - Washington will host two of China's most senior officials Wednesday to deepen the dialogue between the world's greatest powers and test Beijing's willingness to turn the screw on North Korea.

In China, universities teach how to go viral online

Shanghai - A 21-year-old student walked around her campus in China using invaluable skills she learned in class: Holding a selfie stick aloft, she livestreamed her random thoughts and blew kisses at her phone.

Best foot forward: Hong Kong's military-style youth groups

Hong Kong - Gruelling foot drills and camouflage uniforms are part of life for some Hong Kongers as military-style youth groups become increasingly popular, despite the fact there is no army to join.

China begins first of eight large-scale carbon capture projects

Beijing - China has definitely taken the lead globally in its effort to mitigate the effects of climate change, just recently beginning construction of the first of eight large-scale carbon capture and storage projects.

China to vaccinate poultry against H7N9 bird flu virus next month

With researchers warning that mutations in the H7N9 bird flu virus could lead to a "pandemic," authorities in China have decided to begin vaccinating poultry flocks for the deadly virus, beginning next month.

Taiwan slams UN after students barred from Geneva visit

Taipei - Taiwan fiercely criticised the United Nations on Friday after its students were barred from visiting a public hearing in Geneva as Beijing seeks to further isolate the island internationally.

Taiwan slams UN after students barred from Geneva visit

Taipei - Taiwan fiercely criticised the United Nations on Friday after its students were barred from visiting a public hearing in Geneva as Beijing seeks to further isolate the island internationally.

Taiwan slams UN after students barred from Geneva visit

Taipei - Taiwan fiercely criticised the United Nations on Friday after its students were barred from visiting a public hearing in Geneva as Beijing seeks to further isolate the island internationally.

China's quantum satellite could 'change the Internet'

Beijing - China has revealed test results on its new quantum computing satellite. The technology is said to provide unbreakable secret communications channels, based on quantum mechanics.

Big scientific breakthrough at sub-atomic level holds promise for secure comms

Washington - Chinese scientists have pulled off a major feat with one of the sub-atomic world's weirdest phenomena: photons that behave like twins and experience the same things simultaneously, even over great distances.

China says bomber died in kindergarten blast

Fengxian - A bomb blast that killed eight people and injured dozens outside a kindergarten in eastern China was the work of a 22-year-old introvert who was among the dead, authorities said Friday.

China kindergarten blast kills 7, injures dozens

Bejing - An explosion rocked a kindergarten in eastern China on Thursday, killing at least seven people and injuring dozens, authorities said, as state media published images showing bloodied and unconscious victims.

China kindergarten blast kills 7, injures dozens

Bejing - An explosion rocked a kindergarten in eastern China on Thursday, killing at least seven people and injuring dozens, authorities said, as state media published images showing bloodied and unconscious victims.

China kindergarten blast kills 7, injures dozens

Bejing - An explosion rocked a kindergarten in eastern China on Thursday, killing at least seven people and injuring dozens, authorities said, as state media published images showing bloodied and unconscious victims.

Billionaire shakes China's elite with online theatrics

Bejing - Perched in his opulent Manhattan apartment, a flamboyant Chinese billionaire armed with a smartphone has used social media to rattle the Communist-ruled political system back in his homeland.
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