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‘This is part of the plan’: new train blurs line between China and Hong Kong

The Vibrant Express connects Hong Kong with mainland China in 20 mins and the citys residents are nervous Inside the newly built West Kowloon terminus, its hard to know where Hong Kong stops and China begins. A restaurant on one floor is technically on Hong Kong soil. Just below it, a duty-free shopping area belongs […]

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After Seeing These 10+ Women Remove Their Makeup You Will Never Be Able To Trust Anyone Again

It’s a fact that beauty standards and different perceptions vary a lot across the world, not to mention that each person has his own understanding. After the rise of social media, the cult of beauty became so important that some people even go an extra mile to look pretty just for the appearance on the internet. […]

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Cherry Blossoms Have Just Bloomed In China, And Its Probably One Of The Most Amazing Sights On The Planet

Residents and tourists from all over the world are flocking to the many different sites to admire these gorgeous floral children of spring. At Kunming Zoo in Yunnan Province, for example, the 19th Cherry Blossom Festival began on March 7th and will last until April 7th. It features over 5,000 flowering cherry and crab-apple trees. […]

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Incredible Ocean of Books Library Opens in China with Space for 1.2m Titles

Design by MVRDV Photograph © Ossip van Duivenbode   Incredible ‘Ocean of Books’ Library Opens in China with Space for 1.2m TitlesMVRDV in collaboration with local architects TUPDI has completed the Tianjin Binhai Library, a 33,700m2 (362,744 sq ft) cultural centre featuring a luminous spherical auditorium around which floor-to-ceiling bookcases cascade. The undulating bookshelf is […]

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Chinese media warn Trump’s war of words with North Korea could spiral out of control

Communist party outlets cite a disaster in the making though some claim America has far more to lose than Kim Jong-un in a conflict An accidental spark could ignite a catastrophic conflagration in north-east Asia, Chinese state media has warned, after Donald Trump threatened to unleash fire and fury on North Korea. In one newspaper […]

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China accused over ‘enforced disappearance’ of Liu Xiaobo’s widow

Liu Xia not seen since sea burial of late Nobel peace prize winner in July, lawyer says in formal complaint to UN Chinese authorities are guilty of the Kafkaesque enforced disappearance of Liu Xia, the wife of late Nobel laureate Liu Xiaobo, the couples US lawyer has claimed. Jared Genser, a Washington-based human rights attorney […]

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Rex Tillerson: risk of ‘open conflict’ if US-China relations continue to grate

Secretary of state touts cooperation and compromise on North Korea, South China Sea and trade but says difficulties are at a pivot point Relations between the United States and China have reached a pivot point, Rex Tillerson has warned, calling for efforts to avoid open conflict between the worlds two largest economies. At attempts to […]

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Xi shores up power with demand for army obedience and foreign respect

President warns that China will not swallow bitter fruit of threats to sovereignty, while telling military: The Communist party commands the gun President Xi Jinping has vowed China will never swallow the bitter fruit of foreign meddling or invasion, in his latest move to assert his authority ahead of a key political summit marking the […]

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Xi Jinping orders army to unswervingly follow Communist party leadership

Chinas president dons camouflage fatigues for hour-long parade marking 90th anniversary of Peoples Liberation Army Chinese president, Xi Jinping, has presided over a spectacular display of military and political might, ordering members of his 2.3 million-strong armed forces to unswervingly follow the absolute leadership of the Communist party of China. Xi donned camouflage fatigues for […]

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Can Jack Ma, Asias richest man, create 1m jobs in the US?

The founder of Alibaba, one of the worlds biggest online retailers, made the promise at a pre-inauguration meeting with Donald Trump Jack Ma was destined to live an ordinary life. He failed the Chinese university entrance exam several times before being accepted by the worst school in Hangzhou, and he was rejected from a dozen […]

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