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FIFA and Sepp Blatter in Secret Talks about FIFA President's Future
Sports2014/12/23 09:40:08December 23 2014 11:03:25

FIFA and Sepp Blatter in Secret Talks about FIFA President's Future

Secret talks between FIFA officials and Sepp Blatter have taken place over his future as the president of football's world governing body.

BBC Report Prompts Probe into ‘Apple’ Firm
Business2014/12/23 07:52:07December 23 2014 11:03:25

BBC Report Prompts Probe into ‘Apple’ Firm

Labor authorities said they have spoken to an electronics manufacturing company that supplies Apple Inc after it was accused in a BBC TV program of mistreating its workers.

U.S. Calls for DPRK Compensation for Alleged Sony Hacking
World2014/12/23 07:45:55December 23 2014 11:03:25

U.S. Calls for DPRK Compensation for Alleged Sony Hacking

The US on Monday insisted on blaming the Democratic People's Republic of Korea for a cyber attack on the US-based Sony Pictures Entertainment, demanding Pyongyang compensate for the damages caused.

Mandatory GM Food Labeling a Step Closer
China2014/12/23 07:43:45December 23 2014 11:03:25

Mandatory GM Food Labeling a Step Closer

Chinese lawmakers began to consider a proposed revision to the country's Food Safety Law on Monday, including mandatory labeling of all goods containing genetically modified organisms.

Chinese badminton players win two gold medals at BWF Dubai Superseries
Sports2014/12/22 20:26:35December 23 2014 11:03:25

Chinese badminton players win two gold medals at BWF Dubai Superseries

Chinese badminton player Chen Long (R) poses with trophy at the awarding ceremony after claiming the title in men’s singles at the Badminton World Federation World Superseries Finals in Dubai, United Arab of Emirates, on Dec. 21, 2014.

Greenland to Build $3.2b Tower in Seoul
Business2014/12/22 19:54:12December 23 2014 11:03:25

Greenland to Build $3.2b Tower in Seoul

Chinese real estate giant Greenland is reportedly investing 3.2-billion US dollars to build a twin-tower in the South Korean capital Seoul.

In the Bleak Midwinter: Winter Solstice
China2014/12/22 19:50:08December 23 2014 11:03:25

In the Bleak Midwinter: Winter Solstice

The winter solstice in the Northern Hemisphere normally falls in December, and for the Southern Hemisphere in June.

China's 1st Specialized IPR Court Aims to Improve Innovation
China2014/12/22 18:41:40December 23 2014 11:03:25

China's 1st Specialized IPR Court Aims to Improve Innovation

The new Intellectual Property Rights court in Beijing aims to protect innovators and create a secure environment for both foreign and domestic companies who invest millions to design new products.

China to Send First Infantry Battalion for UN Peacekeeping
China2014/12/22 18:11:45December 23 2014 11:03:25

China to Send First Infantry Battalion for UN Peacekeeping

China's first infantry battalion to South Sudan is set for departure, marking the country's first infantry to participate in a United Nations peacekeeping mission.

World2014/12/22 17:36:14December 23 2014 11:03:25

"1600 Pandas World Tour" in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia

The "1600 Pandas World Tour" has come to Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia. The spectacular, month long show was initiated by French artist Paulo Grangeon.

Man Arrested for Illegal Weapon Purchase in Shandong
China2014/12/22 17:29:00December 23 2014 11:03:25

Man Arrested for Illegal Weapon Purchase in Shandong

Police in China's Shandong Province have arrested a man who illegally bought more than 1,000 bullets from a U.S.-based online shop.

State Council to Hand Taxation Power back to Legislature
Business2014/12/22 17:25:31December 23 2014 11:03:25

State Council to Hand Taxation Power back to Legislature

China's central authorities are moving to shift control over which part of the government has the ability to levy taxes.

One More Police Officer Killed in U.S.
World2014/12/22 13:14:32December 23 2014 11:03:25

One More Police Officer Killed in U.S.

Local authorities in Florida confirmed on Sunday one police officer was shot and killed in Tarpon Springs after responding to an emergency call early in the morning.

China to Become Net Capital Exporter
Business2014/12/22 10:27:18December 23 2014 11:03:25

China to Become Net Capital Exporter

China is poised to become a net capital exporter for the first time, with total overseas direct investment exceeding foreign direct investment by the end of the year.

China Starts to Sell Train Tickets for Spring Festival Eve Online
China2014/12/22 10:16:36December 23 2014 11:03:25

China Starts to Sell Train Tickets for Spring Festival Eve Online

Online sales of railway tickets have already begun for the Chinese New Year's eve. In order to avoid a server breakdown in peak selling periods, several new measures have been used to improve the website.

Outrage as Staff at Hospital Pose for Photographs
China2014/12/22 09:53:54December 23 2014 11:03:25

Outrage as Staff at Hospital Pose for Photographs

A private hospital’s deputy director was sacked and after pictures of doctors and nurses posing in an operating theater as a patient was undergoing surgery were posted online.

Villagers Deny Demanding HIV Boy to be Banished
China2014/12/21 15:04:08December 23 2014 11:03:25

Villagers Deny Demanding HIV Boy to be Banished

Petition signed by more than 200 villagers in Sichuan province about a child with HIV is intended for the boy to be taken better care of, the Beijing News reported Saturday.

For love and Luxury
Top Stories2014/12/21 14:36:34December 23 2014 11:03:25

For love and Luxury

It's easier than ever to buy overseas items, but that's not the real reason behind the booming ranks of China's haitao consumers.

Two New York Police Officers Killed, Gunman Dead
Top Stories2014/12/21 13:47:39December 23 2014 11:03:25

Two New York Police Officers Killed, Gunman Dead

A gunman ambushed and fatally shot two New York City police officers on Saturday and then killed himself, police said, and a social media post indicated it may have been in revenge for the police chokehold death of an unarmed black man.

More Than 13,000 Chinese Singles Go on Mass Blind Date
Top Stories2014/12/21 13:45:00December 23 2014 11:03:25

More Than 13,000 Chinese Singles Go on Mass Blind Date

More than 13,000 single men and women gathered in Shanghai on Saturday for a mass blind date, highlighting the woes of the young and lovelorn in a society that holds traditional values of love and marriage.

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Raul Castro Says Open to Reciprocal Dialogue with U.S.

Cuban leader Raul Castro told parliament that his government is willing to have reciprocal dialogue on any topic with the United States.

Peng Liyuan Visits Family House of Zheng Guanying

Chinese President Xi Jinping's wife Peng Liyuan talks with artists of the Cantonese Naamyam in south China's Macao, Dec. 20, 2014.

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