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Chinese scientists win inaugural Future Science Prize



CHINA September 21, 2016


Chinese scientists Qikun Xue and Yuk-Ming Dennis Lo have been chosen as the winners of the Future Science Prize, the first privately sponsored science prize in mainland China. After a selection process lasting 18 months, the two ...

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Interview: Ben Fogle on threat to British Bees



CHINA, UK September 21, 2016


(Image: Pixabay) This will put a bee in your bonnet - killer Asian hornets have been spotted in Britain for the first time ever.  The drones of the insect, which kill honey bees by decapitation, were glimpsed near Tetb...

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Samsung investigates first report of phone explosion in China



CHINA September 20, 2016


Samsung says it's investigating what could be the first battery explosion in one of its phones in China, according to a report from Caixin.com. JD.com says it believes the phone itself was purchased by a customer in China thro...

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China hits out at European Parliament over Dalai Lama meeting



CHINA September 20, 2016


China has hit out at the European Parliament for ignoring its "strong opposition" after President Martin Schulz met with the Dalai Lama on September 14. Considered a separatist by Beijing, the Tibetan spiritual leader travelled t...

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Son of China's richest man posts pooch's 8 iPhones



THAT'S ODD, CHINA September 20, 2016


(Photo: Pixabay)  The son of Wang Jianlin, China's richest man, celebrated the release of the iPhone 7 by buying his dog eight of them.  Wang Sicong, whose father is the chairman of the Wanda group with an estimat...

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