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  1. Business - China Business - CARS

    New energy vehicles draw interest at auto show

    Posted Apr 21st 2014, 01:23am by Kwong Man-ki

    ... human so cannot afford to have this happen," Palmer said. "Carmakers can be part of the problem, or they can be part of the solution." However, its plan to launch new models would ...

  2. News - World - GERMANY

    Human mummy found in attic sparks police interest

    Posted Sep 05th 2013, 12:00am by AFP

    ... Agence France-Presse in Berlin Puzzle over mummy boy found in attic German police, prosecutors and forensics experts are facing a mystery after a 10-year-old boy found a human mummy in a sarcophagus in a corner of his grandparents' attic. A CT scan has revealed a well-preserved human skull, with an arrow sticking out of the left eye socket, and large parts of a skeleton ...

  3. Lifestyle - Arts & Culture

    Yiyun Li goes deep into the human condition in her writing

    Posted Mar 30th 2014, 04:21pm by Ajay Singh

    ... and novelist widely regarded in the world of fiction as one of the most astute observers of the human condition. "I was very adamant about wanting a career like his," Li says. "I ... with Charles Dickens than Don DeLillo. And while she understands there's a tendency among young writers of each generation to be experimental and cutting-edge, she's not interested in those ...

  4. Lifestyle - Arts & Culture

    Growing interest in contemporary Asian art spurs Christie's new sale

    Posted Mar 30th 2014, 04:21pm by Kate Whitehead

    ... of interest in contemporary Asian art over the past few years has spawned a new auction platform aimed at committed art investors as well as those looking to begin a collection. Christie's first ... 30 per cent up on 2012, and the interest is expected to continue growing. Ma says Asia+ will be smaller and more focused and, therefore, draw collectors' attention to the diversity ...

  5. News - China - HUMAN RIGHTS

    Beijing and Washington trade accusations of human rights abuses

    Posted Mar 01st 2014, 03:40am by Verna Yu

    ... of abuses China and the United States have accused each other of human rights abuses in an annual tit-for-tat exchange of criticism. In the China section of its annual Country Reports on Human ... policy. "Repression and coercion, particularly against organisations and individuals involved in civil and political rights advocacy and public interest issues, ethnic minorities, and law ...

  6. News - World - POLLUTION

    Study of effect of oil on tuna has lessons for humans, say scientists

    Posted Feb 14th 2014, 11:19pm by AFP

    ... in humans and fish have been linked to air pollution and oil spills, respectively. But researchers had not yet sorted out how the toxic compounds found in oil interfere with heart cells. Interest ... vertebrates, including humans. "There's lots of evidence that what's in particulate matter, the exhaust coming out of our cars, is similar to what we're measuring here in crude ...

  7. News - China - HUMAN RIGHTS

    China prevents prominent human rights lawyer Mo Shaoping from meeting German minister

    Posted Apr 23rd 2014, 11:41am by Reuters in Beijing

    ... Reuters in Beijing Visiting German Vice-Chancellor Sigmar Gabriel stopped from holding discussions with human rights advocate Mo Shaoping by police who visit the lawyer's office Chinese police blocked a prominent human rights lawyer from meeting Germany’s vice-chancellor, the lawyer said on Wednesday, in the latest example of curbs on government critics in China. Sigmar ...

  8. Comment - Insight & Opinion

    China-UK human rights dialogue builds bridges to understanding

    Posted Apr 22nd 2014, 10:46pm by TIM COLLARD

    ... Tim Collard Tim Collard says it would be tragic if cancellation of this year's dialogue led to programme's end Talking vital for London and Beijing to bridge differences on human rights China cancelled the April 16 session of the bilateral human rights dialogue with Britain, accusing the UK of making irresponsible comments and of interference in its internal affairs. Let ...

  9. News - Asia - NORTH KOREA

    North Korea hits out at UN meeting over its human rights abuses

    Posted Apr 19th 2014, 05:35pm by Agence France-Presse in Seoul

    ... Agence France-Presse in Seoul Pyongyang lashes out over UN report detailing human rights abuses in North Korea, saying the US and West should 'mind their own business' North Korea hit out early on Saturday at an informal meeting of the United Nations Security Council in which the body was urged to slap sanctions on Pyongyang officials responsible for human rights ...

  10. News - Asia - NORTH KOREA

    UN human rights inquiry chief wants North Korea hauled before international court

    Posted Apr 18th 2014, 09:33am by Reuters at the United Nations

    ... Reuters at the United Nations Michael Kirby tells informal meeting of UN Security Council North Korea's leaders should be prosecuted at the International Criminal Court over human rights abuses The chief United Nations investigator into human rights abuses in North Korea appealed to the UN Security Council on Thursday to refer the situation in the reclusive Asian state ...




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