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China stun Saudi Arabia with late winner
It turned out to be a day of 1-0 victories in the Asian Cup on Saturday as China managed a 1-0 victory over Saudi Arabia at Brisbane Stadium. It was a tight match in what is expected to...
Netflix's 'Marco Polo' continues the myth
Before you watch the Netflix TV series "Marco Polo," and even before you jump into the pool and play Marco Polo again, consider watching the National Geographic Mystery Files TV series episode on Marco Polo.The Mystery Files...
New airport being built in Beijing
How much does it cost to build an airport? Apparently $13 billion, at least that’s how much the Civil Aviation Administration of China is spending to build a new airport in Beijing reported Channel News Asia on December...
Who were the three kings/wise men of the Orient?
Many of you may be familiar with the classic Christmas carol “We Three Kings of Orient Are”, some may be listening to it now, and yes, some may be tired of hearing it.Let's re-examine...
China to use internet to help WFP fight Ebola
Technology can be a vital tool in the fight against the Ebola virus. The China Foundation for Poverty Alleviation (CFPA) is launching an online fundraiser with Tencent, a major internet company.The funds will help the UN World Food Programme...
Surgical staff fired by Chinese hospital for taking selfies in OR
While plenty of people see nothing wrong with the current obsession of taking selfies anywhere and everywhere, there are others who view the need by some to constantly post pictures of themselves, not only annoying, but also highly inappropriate, particularly...
Review: A Dream of Red Mansions
A Dream of Red Mansionsis one of China’s four great classical novels, and is considered by many to be the best of historical Chinese fiction. Written by Cao Xueqin in the middle of the 18th Century...
Building BRICS: Will U.S. take China’s Silk Road?
What do former presidential candidate/comedienne Roseanne Barr, Oklahoma state Sen. Constance Johnsonand the founder of American University in Moscow have in common today? They all want the U.S. to go a lot farther than President Obama...
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