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August 28, 2014
Same-beam VLBI Tech monitors Chang'E-3 movement on moon
Shanghai, China (SPX) Aug 27, 2014
By using the same-beam VLBI technology, differential phase delay successfully monitored the lunar rover's movement during the Chang'E-3 mission when rover and lander was carrying out the tasks of separation and took photos of each other. The sensitivity of rover motion monitoring was between 50-100mm.Furthermore, relative position between rover and lander was precisely measured by taking the use of the DPD's changing trend. Professor LIU Qing hui and his student ZHENG Xin from the Shanghai Astrono ... read more
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Japan seeks to double budget for disputed islands patrol
Japan's coastguard is to ask for a doubling of its budget to boost patrols around islands that are the focus of a dispute with China, officials said Thursday. ... more

China's Xi meets Vietnam envoy amid strained ties
Chinese President Xi Jinping on Wednesday held talks with a top Vietnamese envoy and said the two countries should repair strained relations, state media reported. ... more

Uighur entrepreneur confronts prejudice in China
Ambitious and apolitical, self-described "good Uighur" entrepreneur Abdulhabir Muhammad initially conceals his proud ethnic identity from his Chinese clients. ... more
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Taiwan honours 56,000 WWII soldiers killed in Myanmar
Taiwan on Wednesday honoured tens of thousands of Chinese Nationalist soldiers killed in World War II in Myanmar, many of whom came to the rescue of British troops. ... more


Australia tycoon apologises for calling Chinese govt 'mongrels'
Australian tycoon Clive Palmer on Tuesday apologised for calling the Chinese government "mongrels" who "shoot their own people" after a fierce backlash from Beijing and politicians in Canberra. ... more
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Taiwan says Chinese patrol aircraft entered its airspace
Taiwan's air force scrambled fighter jets to track two Chinese Y-8 maritime patrol aircraft which intruded into the island's airspace, a senior air force officer said Tuesday. ... more

Vietnam jails activists for up to three years
A Vietnamese court has jailed three activists for up to three years, a lawyer said Tuesday, after a one-day trial marked by strict security including the detention of scores of supporters. ... more
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BAE Systems ships carrier hull section to Scotland

Space Command team wins national award

Rebels seize ground as West claims Russia army is in Ukraine

Obama's executive order: computer chip implants to heal injured troops

Japan seeks to double budget for disputed islands patrol

US weighs mission to help besieged Turkmen in Iraq

Iraq forces ready bid to break jihadist siege of Shiite town


Chinese media warn US over warplane interception
China's state-run media warned Washington on Monday that Beijing could treat its surveillance flights as an "act of hostility", after accusations a Chinese fighter jet flew dangerously close to a US military aircraft. ... more

Kurdish rebels abduct 3 Chinese in southeast Turkey: report
Kurdish militants abducted three Chinese workers in Turkey's southeast after the rebels attacked the thermal energy plant where they work, state media said Monday. ... more

Traders warn of Chinese exodus from Ebola-hit Sierra Leone
Li Luming carefully straightens a table cloth in his empty restaurant in Sierra Leone's capital as he laments the damage Ebola has done to business. ... more
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Fonterra and Beingmate team up on China baby formula
New Zealand dairy giant Fonterra announced a joint venture with Hangzhou-based Beingmate Group on Wednesday aimed at increasing its presence in the multi-billion dollar Chinese infant formula market. ... more

China paper urges 'coercive measures' against HK protesters
A state-run Chinese newspaper Tuesday called for "coercive measures" against pro-democracy demonstrators in Hong Kong, as China's rubber-stamp legislature mulls the election method for the city's chief executive. ... more
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Traders warn of Chinese exodus from Ebola-hit Sierra Leone

Brazil cracks 'biggest' Amazon deforestation gang

SA's Taung Child's skull and brain not human-like in expansion

Sunblock poses potential hazard to sea life

Boron Facilitates Stem Cell Growth and Development in Corn

Sorting cells with sound waves

New Zealand big trees number 10 different species


Bun in stomach, rather than oven for China panda 'mum'
Hopes that tiny panda paws would be seen in the world's first live-broadcast cub delivery were dashed Tuesday when Chinese experts suggested the "mother" may have been focusing more on extra bun rations than giving birth. ... more

UK top judge warns Hong Kong of 'vigilance' to protect rights
Britain's top judge Tuesday warned Hong Kong of the need for "eternal vigilance" to safeguard its liberties as China looks set to take a hardline stance at discussions this week on election reforms in the city. ... more

France's Peugeot gets approval for China plant: report
French auto maker PSA Peugeot Citroen's fourth plant in China has been approved for the southwestern city of Chengdu by local authorities, the official Xinhua news agency said Tuesday. ... more

China's Microsoft probe extends to browser, media player
The head of the Chinese government agency investigating Microsoft for alleged monopoly actions said Tuesday the probe includes the way the US technology giant distributes its media player and browser. ... more

Long-term gas supplies top Russian, Chinese agenda
Russian energy company Gazprom said its top officials met with the Chinese ambassador to Russia to discuss long-term natural gas supplies. ... more


China's Xi hails Mugabe as renowned leader, old friend
China's President Xi Jinping on Monday hailed Zimbabwe's Robert Mugabe - a pariah in the West - as a renowned African liberation leader and an "old friend" of the Chinese people. ... more

Cooking, pollution linked to high blood pressure in China
Women in China who are exposed to pollution from cookstoves and highways face a greater risk of high blood pressure, researchers said Monday. ... more
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China and Mongolia target $10bn trade by 2020


China's Xi reassures Mongolia over "independence, integrity"


China executes Tiananmen Square attack leaders


Families wage citizen campaign to solve MH370 mystery


China legislature meets over Hong Kong election reforms


Speaking in tongues: China divided over the common language


Australia's McGuigan seals wine distribution deal in China


China fines Japanese auto parts firms $200 mn for monopoly


China's BOC orders 82 Boeing planes worth $8.8 billion


HP revenue inches up after years of decline

China warplane in 'dangerous' intercept with US jet: Pentagon

Tide turns for shark fin in China

China detains film festival officials; Macau holds unofficial democracy referendum

China court frees man after six years on death row

Four arrests as Macau police halt unofficial democracy poll

Taiwan's ex-China affairs official denies spying claim

China likens Xi to Deng Xiaoping for anniversary

China 'cult' members on trial for McDonald's killing: court

Five Tibetans die after China police shooting: group

Study measures steep coastal costs of China's GDP growth

China paper denounces 'rampant rascality' of Australia tycoon

Taiwan's ex-China affairs official accused of leaking secrets

China arrests three over deadly factory blast: Xinhua

Sun's activity influences natural climate change

China's first private rocket firm aims for market

Taiwan launches probe into ex-China affairs official

Pope's message lost on China?

China troops enter disputed India territory: sources

France fights back Asian hornet invader

China arrests nearly 1,000 'cult' members: Xinhua

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