- Zimbabwe judge fines Chinese man for selling flags
A judge in Zimbabwe fines a Chinese national for selling the national flag without authorisation, the state-run Herald newspaper reports.
BBC News. Tue, 25 Oct 2016 12:47:06 GMT.
- Sinosphere: The ‘Saddest’ Polar Bear Lives in a Mall in China
The bear, named Pizza, is showing signs of distress, advocates say, adding that using wild animals to attract customers is a disturbing trend in China.
Didi Kirsten Tatlow. New York Times. Tue, 25 Oct 2016 12:27:31 GMT.
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- Canada Named Best Travel Destination In 2017 By Lonely Planet
The United States fell off of Lonely Planet's Best in Travel list for 2017, replaced by exotic locales including Colombia, Oman and Mongolia.
By Alexandra Talty, Contributor. Forbes. Tue, 25 Oct 2016 12:16:00 -0400.
- Beijing threatens legal action over webcam claims
China's Ministry of Justice has threatened legal action against those blaming Chinese firms for botnets.
BBC News. Tue, 25 Oct 2016 11:23:35 GMT.
- Will Public Outcry Spare Jia Jinglong From Controversial Death Sentence?
Legal analysts and experts in China say that the fate of a 30-year-old Chinese man, sentenced to death for his murder of a village chief in a forced demolition dispute, is still up in the air. ...
Voice of America. Tue, 25 Oct 2016 11:15:45 -0400.
- Chinese firm says it did all it could ahead of cyberattack
A Chinese electronics maker that has recalled millions of products sold in the U.S. said Tuesday it did all it could to prevent a massive cyberattack that briefly blocked access to websites including Twitter and Netflix. ...
Voice of America. Tue, 25 Oct 2016 10:44:09 -0400.
- Huaneng Power International, Inc.: 2016 Nine Months Net Profit Attributable to Shareholders Decreased by 29.06%
BEIJING, Oct. 25, 2016 -- Huaneng Power International, Inc. ("HPI", or the "Company") (NYSE: HNP; HKEx: 902; SSE: 600011) today announced its unaudited results for the nine months ended September 30, 2016. ...
PR Newswire. Tue, 25 Oct 2016 08:29:00 EDT.
- Resettling China’s ‘Ecological Migrants’
Miaomiao Lake Village is just one of the new communities built to accommodate the world’s largest environmental migration project. But residents are struggling to adapt.
Text By Edward Wongphotographs and Video By Josh Haner. New York Times. Tue, 25 Oct 2016 06:58:19 GMT.
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- China-Laos railway to become a demonstration project
China-Laos railway will be built to become a demonstration project in "Go Global" strategy, said Chinese companies participating in a symposium held in the Lao capital of Vientiane on Monday.
- Africa: China's Growing Presence in Africa Wins Positive Popular Reviews
[Afrobarometer] Accra -In the eyes of Africans, China rivals the United States in influence and popularity as a development model, according to a new Afrobarometer report released on World Development Information Day.
All Africa. Mon, 24 Oct 2016 23:15:15 GMT.
Facts About China
The People's Republic of China is a socialist state located in central
and eastern Asia. Its capital city is Beijing; other major Chinese
cities include Shanghai, Tianjin, and Hong Kong. China's national
currency is the Renminbi Yuan, which equals 10 jiao or 100 fen.
In 2007, China's estimated population was 1,351,852,000.
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Chinese government website.
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