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Annual Animation and Comic Exhibition Opens in Hong Kong

The 16th Ani-Com and Games expo, one of Asia's biggest animation and comic exhibitions, opens to comic book and cosplay fans from July 25-29 at the Hong Kong Convention and Exhibition Centre.

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3 injured in Manhattan gunshots
World2014/07/29 19:37:00July 30 2014 02:49:49

3 injured in Manhattan gunshots

Two deputy U.S. marshals and a NYPD detective were injured by gunshots when they were trying to arrest a fugitive who was finally shot dead in the exchange of fire with police at a smoke shop in the West Village on Monday.

Physical Li Yang Becomes Disciple of Shaolin Master
Showbiz2014/07/29 19:34:19July 30 2014 02:49:49

Physical Li Yang Becomes Disciple of Shaolin Master

Crazy English founder Li Yang has converted to Buddhism. He's become the disciple of Shi Yongxin, who's the current abbot of the Shaolin Temple.

Microsoft visited in ‘monopoly probe’
Business2014/07/29 19:30:52July 30 2014 02:49:49

Microsoft visited in ‘monopoly probe’

Government officials made unannounced visits to four Microsoft Corp offices across China yesterday as part of a nationwide anti-monopoly investigation.

Drastic Increase of Pets Population Calls for Tighter Leash
China2014/07/29 19:26:10July 30 2014 02:49:49

Drastic Increase of Pets Population Calls for Tighter Leash

China's pets population is fast catching up with the country's ever-increasing urban households.

Zhou Yongkang investigated for serious disciplinary violation
China2014/07/29 19:23:34July 30 2014 02:49:49

Zhou Yongkang investigated for serious disciplinary violation

The Central Committee of the Communist Party of China (CPC) has decided to place Zhou Yongkang under investigation for suspected "serious disciplinary violation."

Officials Disciplined Over Suicide Attempts of Petitioners
China2014/07/29 12:52:21July 30 2014 02:49:49

Officials Disciplined Over Suicide Attempts of Petitioners

The State Bureau for Letters and Calls has announced that officials from Sihong county in Jiangsu province will face disciplinary action for "irregularities" during the county's redevelopment campaign in 2013, according to state-run news agency Xinhua.

Behavior Beyond Classes
China2014/07/29 10:53:02July 30 2014 02:49:49

Behavior Beyond Classes

When college teacher Ai Qing began her postgraduate studies at the education college of a university in Hangzhou, capital of Zhejiang province, she could not contain her excitement.

Shanghai-Based Production Company Developing Anna May Wong Biopic
Showbiz2014/07/29 10:43:06July 30 2014 02:49:49

Shanghai-Based Production Company Developing Anna May Wong Biopic

Shanghai-based production company, Fundamental Films, is reportedly developing "Dragon Lady," a biopic about the first Chinese-American movie star, Anna May Wong.

Alarm Bells Start Ringing over Illegal Sales of GM Rice
China2014/07/29 10:39:13July 30 2014 02:49:49

Alarm Bells Start Ringing over Illegal Sales of GM Rice

Claims that genetically modified rice that has not been approved for sale in China is being supplied illegally in a number of provinces have triggered alarm.

UN: Famine May Spread in South Sudan
WORLD2014/07/29 10:30:41July 30 2014 02:49:49

UN: Famine May Spread in South Sudan

The United Nation's Children's Fund is warning more than a million children in South Sudan under the age of five will need treatment for severe malnutrition this year.

Residents Commemorate 38th Anniv. of Tangshan Earthquake
China2014/07/28 21:10:21July 30 2014 02:49:49

Residents Commemorate 38th Anniv. of Tangshan Earthquake

A resident mourns for her relatives died in the 1976 Tangshan earthquake in front of the memorial wall in Tangshan, north China's Hebei Province, July 28, 2014. Local residents came to the memorial park on Monday to commemorate the 38th anniversary of the Tangshan earthquake.

Hanlixuan Buffet Barbecue Suspended for Reprocessing Leftovers
China2014/07/28 21:04:26July 30 2014 02:49:49

Hanlixuan Buffet Barbecue Suspended for Reprocessing Leftovers

A new food scandal has been exposed, this time in Beijing. The Food and Drug Administration suspended Hanlixuan Buffet Barbecue in Changping District, Beijing, earlier this morning.

Philippines Welcomes Its 100 Millionth Baby, A Girl
World2014/07/28 21:01:55July 30 2014 02:49:49

Philippines Welcomes Its 100 Millionth Baby, A Girl

A baby girl born early yesterday has officially pushed the population of the Philippines to 100 million, highlighting the challenge of providing for more people in the already-impoverished nation.

New Rules on Military Awards to Take Effect
China2014/07/28 20:58:39July 30 2014 02:49:49

New Rules on Military Awards to Take Effect

The rules stipulate that the number of awards and commendations should be controlled and awarded based on improvement of combat abilities, the People's Daily reported Monday.

China shares close at highest since December
Business2014/07/28 20:55:38July 30 2014 02:49:49

China shares close at highest since December

China shares closed at their highest since December on Monday, with gains led by the banking sector after a report said the country's fifth-biggest bank by assets planned to seek more private investors.

Looking back in History: Chinese Laborers in WWI
China2014/07/28 20:40:32July 30 2014 02:49:49

Looking back in History: Chinese Laborers in WWI

Today, July 28, 2014 marks the 100th anniversary of the outbreak of the First World War (WWI).

Harsher Safety Measures Urged Amid Scandal
China2014/07/28 13:05:44July 30 2014 02:49:49

Harsher Safety Measures Urged Amid Scandal

Legal experts and industry insiders are calling for more stringent legislation on food safety after a scandal involving the Shanghai Husi Food Co.

Showbiz2014/07/28 12:59:38July 30 2014 02:49:49

"The Continent" Runs Over "Tiny Times 3" for Top Spot at Box Office

"The Continent" knocked "Tiny Times 3" off its short-lived peak to take top spot at the Chinese box office on its opening weekend.

Scenery of Chaka Salt Lake in Qinghai
China2014/07/27 21:47:01July 30 2014 02:49:49

Scenery of Chaka Salt Lake in Qinghai

A train runs near a sculpture at the scenic area of the Chaka Salt Lake in Wulan County, northwest China's Qinghai Province, July 26, 2014.

Mascot in Mass
Showbiz2014/07/27 20:35:30July 30 2014 02:49:49

Mascot in Mass

The 21st Annual Mascot Games has kicked off in Orlando, Florida. Audiences get a chance to choose their favorite mascots among a parade of fascinating artistic creations.

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UN: Famine May Spread in South Sudan

The United Nation's Children's Fund is warning more than a million children in South Sudan under the age of five will need treatment for severe malnutrition this year.

How Does North Korea Select Cheerleaders?

Who are they and what makes them qualified enough to be cheerleaders? Here are some selection standards recently disclosed by head of an inter-Korean civil sports exchange body, Kim Gyeong-sung.

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