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A Shanghai official was kicked out of the Communist Party after a video emerged of him sexually harassing a woman on the subway. Wang Qikang told police he had accidentally touched the girl's leg while dozing.
Typhoon signal No3 was raised on Thursday after Typhoon Rammasun brought squally showers and gusts of wind of up to 70km/h. Thundery showers brought more than 20mm of rain to parts of the territory.
Thousands of villagers living in areas prone to flooding and landslides were evacuated in the Philippines early this week ahead of Typhoon Rammasun's arrival. At least 38 people were reportedly killed.
While Germany beat Argentina to win the World Cup, China was the real winner. The country might not have played in Brazil but its manufacturing power ensured that the country's presence was felt at every level.
Twenty people were injured after severe turbulence tossed passengers and crew around a plane bound for Hong Kong. "Most of the injured hit their heads on the roof of the cabin," said a passenger.
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SOCCER KEEPS CANTONESE ALIVE
A Guangdong TV news channel has quietly switched from Cantonese to Putonghua. However, this won't affect Cantonese commentator Stephen Ting Wai-kit, who does live soccer commentary from his Guangzhou restaurant.