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Yao Jiaxin

Chinese Society | Apr 18, 2011 AM

Uni. student Yao Jiaxin stabs victim to death after hitting her in car accident

April 17, 2010, Xi'an - Yao Jiaxin, a 21-year-old student at the Xi'an Conservatory of Music in northwest China's Shaanxi Province, knocked down cycl...

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English skills

Chinese Society | Apr 1, 2011 AM

Poll finds Chinese poor at English

China is ranked 29th in the English Proficiency Index and belongs to the low-proficiency tier, falling behind Asian neighbors such as Japan and South...

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Yingjiang earthquake

Chinese Society | Mar 12, 2011 AM

5.8-Magnitude Yingjiang quake killed 25, left 300,000 homeless

March 12, 2011, Kunming - Rescuers with sniffer dogs and life detectors kept searching in the rubble on Friday (March 11) for survivors after an eart...

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Chastity

Chinese Society | Mar 9, 2011 PM

Statement that chastity is the best dowry brings to hefty debate

March 10,2011,Shanghai - Auntie Bai, or Bai Wanqing, said on her television show on Oriental Television on February 27 that "Virginity is a brid...

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Railway minister

Chinese Society | Feb 12, 2011 PM

Chinese railway minister stripped of his post amid a corruption investigation

February 12, 2010, Beijing - Liu Zhijun, China's Railway Minister , has been placed under investigation "for serious disciplinary violations", accord...

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Child beggar

Chinese Society | Feb 11, 2011 AM

Microblog campaign aims at rescue of abducted Children

February 11, Beijing — An online campaign to gather photos of Chinese kids begging on the streets is helping reunite families riven by kidnappings.C...

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Spring Festival

Chinese Society | Jan 19, 2011 AM

China begins annual Spring Festival travel rush

January 19, 2011, Beijing - China's Ministry of Transport (MOT) estimates that 2.85 billion passenger trips will be made during the period, 11.6 perc...

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Confucius

Chinese Society | Jan 17, 2011 PM

Confucius statue erected on Tian'anmen Square

BEIJING, Jan. 12 (Xinhua) -- A bronze statue of Confucius has been unveiled near the Tian'anmen Square in central Beijing.The statue, at the north ga...

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Kneel with dead dog

Chinese Society | Jan 15, 2011 AM

Chinese drivers forced to kneel with dead dog

January 14,2010, Suzhou - According to witnesses, the dog owner asked for 5,000 yuan ($753) in compensation and refused to let them go.The dog owner ...

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Life sentence

Chinese Society | Jan 14, 2011 AM

Life Sentence for Chinese Driver for Evading Highway Tolls

January 14, 2011, BEIJING -- Shi Jianfeng, a farmer in Yuzhou, Henan Province, has been sentenced to life imprisonment for passing his vans off as mi...

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Police shot dead

Chinese Society | Jan 5, 2011 PM

Three policemen shot dead in gunfire exchange

Tai'an City, Shandong Province, January 5, 2010 - Two men wielding a shotgun and a homemade pistol fatally shot three police officers and an assistan...

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Su Zizi

Chinese Society | Jan 5, 2011 PM

Post 90s university girl exhibits her nude photos in campus

Nude modeling is a controversial career in China. Some think it is shameful, while others think it is brave. But for Su Zizi, a 19-year-old student f...

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Qian Yunhui

Chinese Society | Dec 29, 2010 AM

Village Petitioner Crushed Under Truck, Netizens Suspicious

On Christmas Day, Qian Yunhui, a villager in eastern Zhejiang province with a long history of petitioning against alleged abuses by local government,...

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Blast

Chinese Society | Dec 7, 2010 AM

Internet cafe blast kills 7,injures 37 in Guizhou

GUIYANG - The explosion happened in a shop where sodium nitrite and other explosive chemicals were stored. The 11:05 pm blast and ensuing fire comple...

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Drunk driving

Chinese Society | Dec 7, 2010 AM

Allegedly drunk Chinese official kills 5 with car

BEIJING -- Gu Qingyang, the post office chief of Luoning county in the central province of Henan, drove his car in reverse into a group of seven teen...

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Capsule Apartment

Chinese Society | Dec 6, 2010 PM

Egg House Moved,Its Owner Has to Rent an Apartment

The 6-square-meter mobile "egg house" that made headlines last week is no more.The compact mobile home that was built by its 24-year-old owner as a p...

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Capsule Apartment

Chinese Society | Dec 1, 2010 PM

Man Built An Egg Shaped Dwelling As His Home In Beijing

November 30, 2010, Beijing - Dai Haifei, 24, graduated only half a year ago. Using the design skills he learned at his company, Dai built a small "eg...

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Population Census

Chinese Society | Nov 1, 2010 PM

China goes door-to-door for world's biggest census

BEIJING, November 1st,2010 -- China kicked off a once-a-decade census Monday, a whirlwind 10-day head count that sees 6 million census takers scrutin...

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World Expo 2010

Chinese Society | Oct 31, 2010 AM

Shanghai World Expo Ends; Drew 72 Million Visitors

SHANGHAI,October 31 -- Curtains came down today on the six- month-long 'Shanghai Expo', billed as the biggest and most expensive fair in which almost...

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Nail House

Chinese Society | Oct 30, 2010 AM

Kunming "Nail House" Entrenched by Deep Moat,Windows Shot through

Kunming, October 30 - The family says that somebody even shot a bullet through one of their windows in an effort to get them to leave, according to a...

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