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  1. News - World - NEW ZEALAND

    Shipwreck discovery off New Zealand ends mystery of Guangdong miners

    Posted Nov 20th 2014, 09:48pm by XINHUA

    ... Xinhua in Wellington Vessel that sank in 1902 on its way to Guangdong was carrying the remains of 499 Chinese miners Discovery of shipwreck ends century-old mystery The mystery surrounding a century-old tragedy linking Guangdong province and New Zealand has been solved with the discovery of the wreck of a steamer that sank off the far north of New Zealand in 1902. The wreck found 21km off ...

  2. News - China - ARSON

    Arson suspected as one person killed, 19 injured in Shandong bus blaze

    Posted Aug 20th 2014, 06:05pm by XINHUA

    ... Xinhua in Jinan One person was killed and 19 others were injured after a public bus caught fire during rush hour in east China’s Shandong province on Wednesday. The bus blaze in Longkou city broke out at around 8.30am and was extinguished half an hour later, according to the Longkou municipal government. Police said the fire was an act of arson. Following a preliminary ...

  3. News - Hong Kong

    We’re reading more online, but taking in less, New Zealand study shows

    Posted Jul 14th 2014, 10:03pm by XINHUA

    ... Xinhua in Wellington We read more online, but absorb less The internet is making more information available than ever before, but it's not necessarily making us smarter, New Zealand researchers have said. In a study titled Is Google Making Us Stupid? The Impact of the Internet on Reading Behaviour, Victoria University researchers compared online and offline reading and found ...

  4. News - China - HEALTH

    Visiting WHO chief Margaret Chan sees 'great progress' in China's health system

    Posted Jul 11th 2014, 09:28pm by XINHUA

    ... Xinhua in Beijing Visiting WHO chief sees 'great progress' World Health Organisation director general Dr Margaret Chan Fung Fu-chun shared her dream at the end of her visit to China. "When I retire from my job and come back to live in China, I'd like to be able to have a well-trained, respected and properly paid family doctor to take care of my health," ...

  5. News - China

    Shanghai cloaked in smog as air pollution hits dangerous peak

    Posted Dec 02nd 2013, 02:42pm by XINHUA

    ... Xinhua in Shanghai, China Smog shrouded the skyline of China's financial hub Shanghai as air pollution in the city hit its worst level on Monday. Air quality in Shanghai was recorded at 303 on the official Air Quality Index (AQI) on Monday morning, crossing the 300 threshold that indicates the most severe level of air pollution on the chart. The AQI monitors six pollutants ...

  6. News - Asia

    Fukushima votes in new mayor amid nuclear clean-up discontent

    Posted Nov 19th 2013, 12:02am by XINHUA

    ... Xinhua in Tokyo Protest vote in mayoral election Takanori Seto, the incumbent mayor of Fukushima, has been defeated by an independent newcomer in the mayoral election, local media reported yesterday. Kaoru Kobayashi, a 54-year-old former head of the Tohoku regional office of the Environment Ministry, defeated Seto, who was seeking a fourth four-year term and was backed by the Liberal ...

  7. News - World

    China urges joint efforts to fight ivory smuggling, and less finger-pointing

    Posted Nov 12th 2013, 05:13am by XINHUA

    ... Xinhua in Beijing End blame game and work jointly, China says China hopes that countries can improve co-ordination, do less finger-pointing and make more joint efforts to fight ivory smuggling to conserve elephant populations, a Chinese official said. Meng Xianlin, deputy director of China's Endangered Species Import and Export Management Office, said the increase in ivory ...

  8. News - China

    Michael Jackson's voice coach takes on 13-year-old Chinese singing sensation

    Posted Sep 28th 2013, 07:07pm by XINHUA

    ... Xinhua US vocal coach Seth Riggs has been the master behind the magic of several superstars, including Michael Jackson, Stevie Wonder and Madonna. Now the 83-year-old is coaching a new Chinese singing sensation- and she’s just 13 years old. In early September, Riggs and his family travelled to the Chinese mainland for the first time, offering hands-on vocal training to teen ...

  9. News - World - Ebola

    China to help Sierra Leone set up Ebola facilities

    Posted Sep 09th 2014, 10:26pm by MCT, XINHUA

    ... McClatchy-Tribune and Xinhua China will help Sierra Leone set up an Ebola laboratory and a holding centre, a Chinese official said, as the United States and Britain announced they would ... McClatchy-Tribune and Xinhua ...

  10. News - China - FASHION

    Peng makes splash in fashion-savvy Seoul

    Posted Jul 04th 2014, 05:51am by AP, XINHUA

    ... clothing," an unnamed source from the Blue House told the Korean Economic Daily. With additional reporting from AFP and Xinhua ...




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