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Tiger attack leaves one dead in Beijing



CHINA , EAST MEETS WEST July 25, 2016


Two women in Beijing were mauled (one to death) in a savage tiger attack on Saturday.  It occurred at Badaling Wildlife Park, which operates like a safari for visitors to drive around viewing the animals; most of the en...

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Chinese Investment Coming to Sheffield



CHINA , EAST MEETS WEST July 24, 2016


A billion-pound Chinese investment into the British city of Sheffield has been announced.  According to the Guardian, the construction deal is set to 'change the face' of the city. The newspaper claims that the deal is the ...

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26,900 Officials Punished in China Austerity Crackdown



CHINA July 23, 2016


(photo: Thinkstock) Nearly 27,000 Chinese officials have been punished in Government efforts to crackdown on those who violate austerity rules. According to Shanghai Daily, the figures relate to action taken in the first half of...

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Hong Kong flight delayed after man tore off part of ceiling



THAT'S ODD, CHINA July 22, 2016


A flight from Hong Kong to Bangkok experienced a three hour delay after a passenger tore off part of the ceiling while trying to stow his overhead luggage.  The airline, Cathay Pacific was forced to deploy engineers to fix t...

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Britain "Open for Business" in China



BUSINESS, CHINA , UK July 22, 2016


Phillip Hammond announces Britain "open for business" in an act of defiance at the G20 summit in China today.  The Chancellor of the Exchequer is currently at the summit in Chengdu, central China to meet policymakers with th...

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