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February 27, 2015
Argentina welcomes first Chinese satellite tracking station outside China
Moscow, Russia (Sputnik) Feb 27, 2015
Argentina is to become the location of the first Chinese satellite tracking station outside the country the newspaper La Manana De Cordoba reported on Thursday. The Argentine National Congress has approved the bill ratifying economic and technological cooperation between Argentina and China, including the construction of a Chinese satellite tracking station in Argentina's Neuquen province, part of the Patagonia region. The two nations will "work together on the development of space technolog ... read more
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Monster black hole discovered at cosmic dawn
Scientists have discovered the brightest quasar in the early universe, powered by the most massive black hole yet known at that time. The international team led by astronomers from Peking University ... more

China trumpets Xi's 'Four Comprehensives' theory
Chinese state-run media gave wall-to-wall coverage Wednesday to President Xi Jinping's newly declared "Four Comprehensives" political theory as he consolidates power and advances his own brand of Communist thought. ... more

Turkey drives hard bargain over crucial missile deal
Turkey has alarmed fellow NATO members by raising the prospect of handing China a multi-billion dollar missile contract, yet the long-running saga is far from over and Ankara may just be trading for a better deal. ... more
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N.Korea could have 100 nuclear weapons by 2020: US researchers
North Korea appears poised to expand its nuclear program over the next five years and in a worst case scenario could possess 100 atomic arms by 2020, US researchers warned Tuesday. ... more


China removes 'thoughts' from terror definition: reports
Thoughts will not be subject to prosecution under China's new definition of terrorism, state-run media said Thursday. ... more
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Australia to tighten food labelling laws after China scare
Australia is set to strengthen food labelling laws after a series of hepatitis A infections were linked to frozen berries from China, Prime Minister Tony Abbott said Thursday. ... more

China fines 81-year-old writer Tie Liu: lawyer
A Chinese court sentenced an octogenarian critic of the Communist Party and his assistant to suspended prison terms and fines Wednesday, one of their lawyers said, decrying the case as "inherently flawed". ... more
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Missing, presumed dead: underground Chinese bishop, aged 93
In a living room plastered with pious images, the Shi family flicked through timeworn pictures of a wizened man with tortoiseshell glasses and bright eyes, the oldest bishop of China's underground Catholic church. ... more

Lithium from the coal in China
Coal from China could become a major source of the metal lithium, according to a review of the geochemistry by scientists published in the International Journal of Oil, Gas and Coal Technology. ... more

China energy giant Sinopec denies merger plans: report
Chinese oil giant Sinopec has denied reports the government plans to merge the firm with another domestic energy behemoth, China National Petroleum Corp (CNPC), the official Xinhua news agency said Thursday. ... more
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Philippines to send home Chinese energy experts
The Philippines said Wednesday it would end Chinese technical involvement in running the country's power grid, partly due to national security concerns. ... more

HSBC: China manufacturing expands in February
Chinese factory activity expanded in February, snapping two consecutive months of contraction, a closely watched private survey showed Wednesday in a bright spot amid a broad slowdown in the world's second-largest economy. ... more
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China to put 81-year-old writer on trial: lawyer
An octogenarian Chinese writer who has spent more than two decades in labour camps will be put on trial Wednesday, his lawyer said, as part of Beijing's crackdown on critics of the Communist Party. ... more

Hong Kong mulls restrictions on Chinese tourists
Hong Kong's leader said Tuesday that the government is looking to restrict the number of Chinese tourists entering the city, following a public backlash over the influx of mainland visitors. ... more

China protests after India PM visits frontier region
China has expressed "strong dissatisfaction and staunch opposition" after Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi visited a frontier area controlled by New Delhi but claimed by Beijing, state media reported. ... more

Chinese MH370 relatives criticise Malaysia Airlines
Grieving Chinese relatives of MH370 passengers blasted Malaysia Airlines on Friday, detailing a long list of complaints and traumas they said were suffered as a result of the flight's mysterious disappearance 11 months ago. ... more

Probe finds no fraud in World Bank Chinese loan deal
An internal investigation over the World Bank's controversial handling of a $1 billion loan from China to help poor countries has found no evidence of fraud, according to documents reviewed Thursday by AFP. ... more

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Hong Kong wishing tree draws tens of thousands of hopefuls
Carnivals and fireworks are Hong Kong's trademark Chinese Lunar New Year celebrations - but tens of thousands of people also travel to a remote village to hurl oranges at a tree in hopes of making their wishes come true. ... more

Five wounded in second attack on aid vehicle in Myanmar
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