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The thrill seekers on the wings

Two wing-walking aerobatic performers from the British Breitling Jet Team attracted great public attention by staging breathtaking mid-air performances at the 2017 Zhengzhou Air show which opened on T

Two wing-walking aerobatic performers from the British Breitling Jet Team attracted great public attention by staging breathtaking mid-air performances at the 2017 Zhengzhou Air show which opened on T

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White tiger cub cuteness

A pair of white tiger cubs born at a Chinese zoo in early April are healthy and thriving. The baby Bengalis were born on April 6.

A pair of white tiger cubs born at a Chinese zoo in early April are healthy and thriving. The baby Bengalis were born on April 6.

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Sandstorm in southern Xinjiang

Massive sandstorm hits southern China devastating crops and bringing traffic to a halt.

Massive sandstorm hits southern China devastating crops and bringing traffic to a halt.

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China 'seriously concerned' over North Korea missile warnings

China’s foreign ministry has expressed ‘serious concern’ over its ally North Korea’s warning of further missile tests and the eventual possibility of nuclear…

China’s foreign ministry has expressed ‘serious concern’ over its ally North Korea’s warning of further missile tests and the eventual possibility of nuclear…

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Shanghai Auto Show: SUVs versus NEVs

At the Shanghai Auto Show carmakers fight for a share of the world's largest market for new vehicles, with new energy vehicles in the spotlight.

At the Shanghai Auto Show carmakers fight for a share of the world's largest market for new vehicles, with new energy vehicles in the spotlight.

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Chinese activist returns voluntarily says Taiwan

Taiwanese authorities say Zhang Xiangzhong met immigration officials reviewing his case and decided it would be the "best solution" to return to China on Wednesday.

Taiwanese authorities say Zhang Xiangzhong met immigration officials reviewing his case and decided it would be the "best solution" to return to China on Wednesday.

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China moves ahead with ancient Silk Road revival

China is moving forward with an ambitious project to build a new Silk Road linking Asia, Africa, the Middle East and Europe.

China is moving forward with an ambitious project to build a new Silk Road linking Asia, Africa, the Middle East and Europe.

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Thousands make big catch at Chinese fishing festival

Locals held a fishing carnival in Menglian County of southwest China’s Yunnan Province to celebrate the traditional Dai New Year on Wednesday.

Locals held a fishing carnival in Menglian County of southwest China’s Yunnan Province to celebrate the traditional Dai New Year on Wednesday.

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Love dispute leads to car accident

A driver in south China’s Guangxi Zhuang Autonomous Region drove his off-road vehicle into a street lamp after arguing with his wife on the phone.

A driver in south China’s Guangxi Zhuang Autonomous Region drove his off-road vehicle into a street lamp after arguing with his wife on the phone.

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Business as usual as Hamilton wins Shanghai Grand Prix

Lewis Hamilton mastered Shanghai's changing conditions and stayed clear of squabbling rivals to win the Chinese Formula One Grand Prix on Sunday.

Lewis Hamilton mastered Shanghai's changing conditions and stayed clear of squabbling rivals to win the Chinese Formula One Grand Prix on Sunday.

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Giant panda mum breastfeeds cub in the wild

A sweet and tender moment was captured on camera when a giant panda mother was spotted breastfeeding her cub in a forest in China.

A sweet and tender moment was captured on camera when a giant panda mother was spotted breastfeeding her cub in a forest in China.

Pink Star diamond sets new world record

The world’s most expensive pink diamond has sold at Sotheby’s auction in Hong Kong for a world record price of around 66.

The world’s most expensive pink diamond has sold at Sotheby’s auction in Hong Kong for a world record price of around 66.

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It's International Pillow Fight Day

April 1 may be best known as April Fools Day, but it also has another, equally frivolous significance.

April 1 may be best known as April Fools Day, but it also has another, equally frivolous significance.

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Hong Kong pillow fight

Dozens of people dressed in costumes or pyjamas and armed with pillows gathered in Hong Kong on Saturday (April 1) to battle for the 7th International Pillow Fight…

Dozens of people dressed in costumes or pyjamas and armed with pillows gathered in Hong Kong on Saturday (April 1) to battle for the 7th International Pillow Fight…

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Hong Kong: 'Umbrella Revolution' leaders charged over 2014 protests

Police in Hong Kong have released on bail nine leaders of the 2014 ‘Umbrella Revolution’ after charging them with public nuisance offences.

Police in Hong Kong have released on bail nine leaders of the 2014 ‘Umbrella Revolution’ after charging them with public nuisance offences.

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Hong Kong gets a new leader

Critics say Carrie Lam's appointment was a selection and not an election.

Critics say Carrie Lam's appointment was a selection and not an election.

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HSBC to hire 1000 new staff in China

Despite slowing Chinese growth HSBC still sees it as a solid bet and will hire a further 1000 staff this year.

Despite slowing Chinese growth HSBC still sees it as a solid bet and will hire a further 1000 staff this year.

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Beijing Park rolls out toilet tissue security

A Beijing park has introduced facial recognition for toilet tissue dispensers in one of the city's busiest public toilets in a bid to wipe out the scourge of toilet roll thieves.

A Beijing park has introduced facial recognition for toilet tissue dispensers in one of the city's busiest public toilets in a bid to wipe out the scourge of toilet roll thieves.

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North Korea tops Tillerson's talks with Chinese President Xi

US Secretary of State Rex Tillerson has met Chinese president Xi Jinping at the end of his first trip to Asia since taking office.

US Secretary of State Rex Tillerson has met Chinese president Xi Jinping at the end of his first trip to Asia since taking office.

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US and China will "work together" on North Korea

US Secretary of State Rex Tillerson made the announcement after talks with his Chinese counterpart in Beijing.

US Secretary of State Rex Tillerson made the announcement after talks with his Chinese counterpart in Beijing.

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Pet fitness trackers are gaining rapid popularity

Wearable technology is no longer reserved for humans. Now pet owners can purchase fitness tracking collars for their cats and dogs to monitor many different aspects of their pets.

Wearable technology is no longer reserved for humans. Now pet owners can purchase fitness tracking collars for their cats and dogs to monitor many different aspects of their pets.

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Rescued sperm whale waits to be guided back to deep sea

A rescued sperm whale, which was trapped in fishing nets in Shenzhen City, south China, is now awaiting further help to be guided back to deeper seas.

A rescued sperm whale, which was trapped in fishing nets in Shenzhen City, south China, is now awaiting further help to be guided back to deeper seas.

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China closes NPC with warning to US

China closes its National People's Congress with a push for trade talks with the US.

China closes its National People's Congress with a push for trade talks with the US.

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China starts 2017 with robust growth but retail sales disappoint

China's latest official statistics show the economy got off to a robust start in 2017 but economists are not sure how long the pace can be sustained.

China's latest official statistics show the economy got off to a robust start in 2017 but economists are not sure how long the pace can be sustained.

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Boeing takes off in China with first overseas plant

Boeing's new 737 completion plant in China will aim to deliver 100 planes a year, China's official Xinhua news agency has said.

Boeing's new 737 completion plant in China will aim to deliver 100 planes a year, China's official Xinhua news agency has said.

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Tiger cubs "adopted"

Two female Manchurian tiger cubs abandoned by an inexperienced mother after they were born are now thriving in the Xi’an Qinling Wildlife Park in northwest China’s Shaanxi Province after receiving met

Two female Manchurian tiger cubs abandoned by an inexperienced mother after they were born are now thriving in the Xi’an Qinling Wildlife Park in northwest China’s Shaanxi Province after receiving met