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China's Xi touts 'maritime silk road' on South Asia tour

Male - China's President Xi Jinping said he hoped the Maldives would help build a "21st century maritime silk road" as he began a South Asian tour in the strategically located Indian Ocean island chain on Monday.

Paleontologists discover pterosaur that resembles 'Avatar' beast

Paleontologists have discovered fossils of a 120 million-year-old pterosaur that bears a striking resemblance to a winged creature in James Cameron's movie 'Avatar.' Unearthed in China, the pterosaur also bears a pouch similar to a pelican's.

Three condemned to die for 'China's 9/11' mass stabbing

Beijing - Three men were condemned to death Friday and a pregnant woman given life in prison for a mass stabbing that killed 31 people in China, a court said, an attack authorities blamed on separatists from largely Muslim Xinjiang.

Chinese activist's trial postponed as lawyers protest

Beijing - Defence lawyers for a respected Chinese activist who organised protests against censorship boycotted his trial Friday forcing it to be postponed.The case is the latest step in a crackdown on dissent that has alarmed rights groups.

More than half of Chinese see war with Japan: poll

Tokyo - More than half of Chinese people think their country could go to war with Japan in the future, a new poll revealed Wednesday, after two years of intense diplomatic squabbles.A survey conducted in both nations found that 53.

China warplane interception 'unsafe', 'unprofessional': U.S. official

Beijing - A Chinese fighter jet's interception of a U.S. surveillance aircraft last month was "unsafe and unprofessional", a U.S. official said Tuesday as a top White House adviser concluded a visit to Beijing.

HK pro-democracy leaders shave heads in protest

Hong Kong - To the sound of whirring clippers, Hong Kong democracy activists shaved their heads Tuesday in a symbolic act of protest against China's increased political control over the city.

Sorrow and frustration of MH370 families six months on

Beijing - Grieving family members of passengers aboard MH370 held an emotional gathering in Beijing on Monday, six months after the plane disappeared, demanding answers and accusing Chinese authorities of turning against them.

Obama's China visit will be 'important milestone': Rice

Beijing - President Barack Obama's upcoming visit to China represents an "important milestone" in US-China relations, the top White House national security aide said Monday at a meeting with officials in Beijing.

Boy finds ancient Chinese sword in river

Shanghai - An ancient sword has accidentally been discovered by an 11-year-old boy playing in a river in China’s eastern Jiangsu Province.

Australia PM in Malaysia ahead of intensified MH370 search

Kuala Lumpur - Australian premier Tony Abbott will visit Malaysia on Saturday ahead of an intensified search for Malaysia Airlines Flight MH370, which went missing six months ago and is believed to have crashed in the southern Indian Ocean.

South Africa 'refuses' Dalai Lama visa for Nobel summit

Cape Town - South Africa has refused to grant a visa for the Dalai Lama to attend the World Summit of Nobel Peace Laureates in Cape Town next month, his representative said Thursday.

U.S. backs democracy for Hong Kong

Hong Kong - Hong Kong pro-democracy activists admitted Tuesday they are powerless to overturn Beijing's refusal to grant them full voting rights, but the United States threw its weight behind the protesters, courting China's wrath.

Microsoft China posts Windows 9 launch teaser

Earlier today, Microsoft China wrote a post on its Weibo page that not only confirms that the "Windows 9" name is intended for the next version of the company's operating system but also that it will be "coming soon."

Hong Kong pro-democracy group admits likely defeat

Hong Kong - Organisers of a pro-democracy group who vowed to take over Hong Kong's streets admitted Tuesday they were powerless to change China's plan to vet candidates for the city's next leader, but said their protest would go ahead.

China calls for Britain to scrap Hong Kong inquiry: Report

London - Chinese authorities have demanded Britain drop an inquiry into the progress of democratic reforms in Hong Kong, accusing it of "highly inappropriate" interference in its affairs, the BBC reports.

China universities vow ideology clampdown on staff, students

Beijing - Three top Chinese universities have vowed to tighten "ideological" control over students and teachers, as a wider clampdown on free expression in the country intensifies.

Knifeman kills 3 children in China school attack: Media

Shiyan - A knifeman stabbed three children to death and wounded five more plus a teacher in a rampage at a Chinese primary school on Monday, reports said, in the country's latest attack against youngsters.

Hong Kong activists in fightback after China vote decision

Hong Kong - Hong Kong pro-democracy activists heckled a top Chinese official Monday, setting the stage for disruptive protests against the mainland's landmark decision to limit voting reforms, but Beijing insisted that there would be no turning back.

HK activists promise civil disobedience campaign

Hong Kong - Hong Kong democracy activists vowed Sunday to embark on an "era of civil disobedience" including mass sit-ins after China announced rules giving it control over candidates in the city's next leadership election.

Pakistan, China, perform joint military operations near war zone Special

Islamabad - Pakistan security forces and China's Special Forces participated in a joint field training exercises at the headquarters of the special services group, near Cherat.

Taiwan to spend $2.5 billion on anti-missile systems

Taipei - Taiwan plans to spend Tw$74.8 billion ($2.5 billion) in the next nine years to acquire anti-missile systems to boost its aerial defences against China, a lawmaker and media said Saturday.

Armoured China vehicles cause alarm in Hong Kong

Hong Kong - Hong Kong democracy advocates expressed alarm Friday after Chinese army vehicles were photographed travelling down a major thoroughfare, in what they condemned as a show of "military might" ahead of expected protests.

Australia says MH370 'may have turned south earlier than thought'

Canberra - The hunt for missing Malaysia Airlines Flight MH370 will focus on the southern part of the existing search zone after a new clue to the plane's possible location emerged, Australia said on Thursday.

Japan PM sends support message to war criminals service

Tokyo - Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe has sent a message to a memorial service dedicated to World War II war criminals, organisers said Wednesday, in a move that could prompt anger from Asian neighbours.

China claims Dalai Lama in talks to return to Tibet

Lhasa - China’s government in Tibet has claimed that the Dalai Lama is in talks with Beijing through “personal envoys” on the possibility of returning to Tibet.

China executes Tiananmen Square attack leaders

Beijing - China has executed eight people for "terrorist attacks", including three it described as "masterminding" a suicide car crash in Beijing's Tiananmen Square in 2013, state media announced.

China company's Ebola test kit wins production approval

China's Academy of Military Medical Sciences announced on Thursday they received approval for the mass production of an Ebola field-test kit. The test kit will be produced by Shenzhen Puruikang Biotech Co., Ltd. at their Wuhan, Hubei province facility.

China 'cult' members on trial for McDonald's killing

Beijing - Five members of a fringe religious group in China went on trial Thursday for beating a woman to death at a McDonald's restaurant, reportedly after she rebuffed their attempts to recruit her.

China 'cult' members on trial for McDonald's killing: Court

Beijing - Five people accused by Chinese authorities of being members of a religious cult went on trial Thursday for beating a woman to death at a McDonald's restaurant, the court said.
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Walmart even had small Christmas trees for the budget-minded
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600 cats where rescued in Putuo, Shanghai, when they were being taken to be killed for fur and meat
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