Saturday, 18/11/2017 | 12:15 UTC+8
  • Explosion
    Huge China explosions leave scores dead, hundreds injured

    Tianjin (China) – A series of enormous explosions at an industrial area in the Chinese port of Tianjin killed at least 44 people and injured more than 500, state media reported Thursday, unleashing a fireball that ripped through the night sky. An AFP reporter at the scene saw shattered glass up to three kilometres (two

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  • Jack Ma
    Leading Chinese businessman Jack Ma visits Tyva Republic

    Internet magnate and philanthropist Jack Ma – mainland China’s richest man – visited Siberia’s Tyva Republic as he admitted that his dreams for his business empire Alibaba Group is not yet realised. The tycoon was hosted by the president of Tyva Republic Sholban Kara-ool, who met him at the airport in Kyzyl. He visited the

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  • China
    China jails teacher for life over student sex abuse

    Shanghai:  A Chinese court has sentenced a kindergarten teacher to life in jail for sexually abusing 12 of his students, the official Xinhua news agency reported today. A court in the northern region of Ningxia sentenced Huang Zhenxin, a teacher at a rural school, for “raping or molesting” his female students, the report said. Police

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  • A Chinese couple take a selfie outside the Uniqlo flagship store where a steamy video purportedly taken inside one of its fitting room showing a couple apparently having sex in Beijing, Thursday, July 16, 2015. While online searches for the Japanese clothing brand soared after the viral spread of the video, it has also drawn the concern of the police and China's highest web regulator who are investigating whether it was a vulgar marketing gimmick. (AP Photo/Ng Han Guan)
    Beijing arrests five for Sex Tape

    Five people have been arrested in connection with a video that went viral last week purportedly showing a couple having sex in a Beijing branch of the Uniqlo clothing store. The couple in question were arrested shortly after the clip went viral on Chinese social-media platforms WeChat and Weibo, the BBC reports. It was not

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  • China
    China reprimands online companies for spread of sex video

    BEIJING — Sex may sell, but a steamy video purportedly taken inside a Uniqlo fitting room in Beijing is giving the clothing retailer some uncomfortable attention. Online searches for the Japanese clothing brand soared this week after the viral spread of the video apparently showing a young couple having sex in the Chinese capital’s flagship

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  • Uniqlo
    Changing room sex video goes viral, store denies marketing stunt

    SINGAPORE — A video clip of a Chinese couple apparently having sex in a changing room of a Uniqlo store in Beijing went viral overnight yesterday (July 14), before it taken off the web. CNN reported that the one-minute clip first appeared on WeChat, before hitting social media networks and websites. Towards the end of

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  • Beijing 2022
    China sacks deputy sports minister ahead of Olympic decision

    BEIJING – A deputy sports minister who sat on China’s Olympics committee has been sacked, the government said on Thursday, following a corruption investigation by the ruling Communist Party. The news comes as Beijing enters the final leg of its bid to host the 2022 Winter Olympics, though the bid panel says the scandal over

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  • A large crowd gathering around the BMW, which held the trapped toddler. PHOTO: FACEBOOK/CCTVNEWS.
    Woman in China refuses to rescue trapped son because she loves her BMW

    SINGAPORE: A woman in China has been slammed online after she prevented firefighters from breaking the window of her luxury car in order to rescue her trapped three-year-old son. China’s state broadcaster CCTV reported that the incident, which occurred in the city of Yiwu in Zhejiang province last Saturday (July 11), triggered an outpouring of

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  • Tomorrowland, one of the six themed lands to open in Shanghai Theme Park in 2016. Photo: Disney Parks Blog
    Disney unveils Tomorrowland for US$5.5 bln Shanghai theme park

    SHANGHAI — Walt Disney’s new park in China will offer Jet Packs, a rafting adventure, rides on a Tron-themed Lightcycle and the largest parade in any of its resorts, all aimed at winning over Chinese customers. The Shanghai park, scheduled to open next spring, includes six themed lands such as Mickey Avenue and Tomorrowland, and

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  • (Photo : REUTERS/Stringer ) A worker stands among CRH (China Railway High-speed) Harmony bullet trains at a high-speed train maintenance base in Wuhan, Hubei province.
    China’s High Speed Rail Network is leading the way

    China has successfully marched ahead by developing bullet standard trains based on in-house norms and technologies. These trains are designed according to China’s environment and rail transport patterns. Thus, China is ready to replace foreign standard models of bullet trains and reduce their production, operational, and maintenance costs to a great extent. “The new train,

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