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  1. News - China Insider - CHINA DIGEST

    Woman turns to bank balance fraud to impress new boyfriend; unfinished government HQ goes under the hammer

    Posted Sep 29th 2014, 08:24pm by Staff Reporters

    ... book to withdraw 100,000 yuan (HK$126,000) from a bank to impress her younger lover, the Beijing Times  reports. The woman lied to her 27-year-old boyfriend, who she met on the internet, saying ...

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    Fatal end to cancer patient’s ‘hunger cure’; Multi-pronged plan to deal with school intruders

    Posted Sep 23rd 2014, 09:32pm by Staff Reporters

    ... government is considering making April 23 a “reading day”, the Modern Express reports. A member of the provincial people’s congress said that last year each resident read an average of 4.29 books, below the national average of 4.77. The government has decided to host a reading festival and a book exhibition. Mother suffocates baby A young mother in Changzhou  suffocated her five-month-old ...

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    More strain on Beijing water supply; deaf crime boss jailed; Shenzhen metro sued over death

    Posted Sep 22nd 2014, 05:18am by Staff Reporter

    ... bike and a tent. He rode from Hunan to Fujian province and then crossed to Taiwan by ship. He told reporters the trip was a birthday present for himself. Book market fire risk A popular book ...

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    Office worker stabbed to death; teacher dared boy to jump off building; row after line dance held on train; woman dog owner bites cop

    Posted Sep 18th 2014, 08:24pm by Staff Reporters

    ... Shiyan,  said that on his way to classes a man abducted him, took him to a remote area, taped his mouth, bound his hands and asked for ransom money. He said the kidnapper took his school books to sell and let him go.  The boy admitted lying and said he had just hidden his books.   JIANGSU Child peeing assault Two members of staff on the subway in Wuxi  were assaulted when they tried ...

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    China Digest, March 4, 2013

    Posted Mar 04th 2013, 12:00am by STAFF

    ... BEIJING Woman acquitted of theft A woman has been acquitted of charges that she stole books and statues from the home of Ji Xianlin, a famed linguist and professor of Peking University, ... at more than 3.3 million yuan, belonged to him. The court sided with the woman. Illegal book printing The owner of a printing plant in Tongzhou district has been sentenced to one year in jail ...

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    China Digest, November 24, 2012

    Posted Nov 24th 2012, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Zhejiang province. The pair had been fighting in court over compensation they received after their Minhang district houses were razed in 2009. Fewer reading books More than half of Shanghai people ... of Chinese & Foreign Books magazine surveyed 485 readers at Shanghai City of Books. It found nearly half of them said they read two to three books each month, and 40 per cent said they read ...

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    China Digest, February 12, 2013

    Posted Feb 12th 2013, 12:00am by STAFF

    ... JIANGSU Toll waiver hits air travel Travel agencies in Jiangsu say their business has suffered after the central government waived highway tolls during the Lunar New Year holiday. Xinhua reports the tourism industry said the policy had reduced the cost of driving by 30 to 40 per cent, encouraging many travellers to drive instead of booking flights and tours. Boost for private ...

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    China Digest, February 4, 2013

    Posted Feb 04th 2013, 12:00am by Raymond Li

    ... booked for members of the Baota district People's Congress meeting in Yanan late last month, the China Youth Daily reports. The legislature claimed that they were given a group rate of 260 ...

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    China Digest, December 24, 2012

    Posted Dec 24th 2012, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... offer From yesterday migrant workers living in the Yangtze River Delta region were able to book group train tickets to return home for the Lunar New Year, the Xinmin Evening News reports. ...

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    China Digest, August 17, 2012

    Posted Aug 17th 2012, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... a month, the highest so far in the province. Various adjustments will be made for different cities. SHANGHAI Book fair's first day boost The ninth annual Shanghai Book Fair saw a strong ... Exhibition Centre, costs 10 yuan. The event features several popular authors and more than 150,000 books on display and for sale. More than 34,000 people turned out on the first day, and over ...




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