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July 22, 2014
China says spy ship operations 'in line with international law'
Beijing (AFP) July 21, 2014
Beijing has defended its dispatch of a spy ship to international waters off Hawaii, near where Chinese vessels are taking part in a US-led naval exercise for the first time, reports said Monday. The defence ministry said the vessel's activities are in line with international law, reported the Global Times, which is close to the ruling Communist party. Reports in the US quoted the US Navy saying that a Chinese surveillance vessel had been found operating near the location of the Rim of the Pacifi ... read more
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Xi seeks energy deals in Venezuela
Chinese President Xi Jinping arrived Sunday in Venezuela, the third leg of a Latin American tour aimed at bolstering trade with the region and sealing energy deals. ... more

China's Fast Track To Circumlunar Mission
Earlier in Space Daily, this analyst presented circumstantial evidence for a future Chinese astronaut mission to the Moon. China seems to be planning a circumlunar flight for the near future, which ... more

China to join military exercise with US, Australia
China's military will take part in an infantry exercise for the first time with Australian and US forces in October, the Pentagon said on Thursday. ... more
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China offers $20 billion fund for LatAm projects
Chinese President Xi Jinping proposed Thursday to create a $20 billion fund to finance infrastructure projects in Latin America and the Caribbean. ... more


US raises rights with China in counterterror talks
The United States said Thursday it raised concerns with China about human rights in the Xinjiang region after activists voiced outrage over a meeting between the two powers on counterterrorism. ... more
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China shuts meat producer supplying KFC and McDonald's
Shanghai has shut a factory of US food producer OSI Group for selling out-of-date meat to restaurant giants including McDonald's and KFC, authorities said Monday, in China's latest food safety scandal. ... more

Veteran Hong Kong activists urge Britain to speak up for freedom
Leading Hong Kong pro-democracy activists on Sunday urged Britain to defend freedoms in its former colony instead of its "shameful" pursuit of trade with China. ... more
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Britain's Cameron urges military sanctions against Russia

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Chinese Communist Party in ideology crackdown: paper
China's ruling Communist Party has demanded that government officials be prevented from "being disoriented and losing themselves" to the influence of Western ideals, a newspaper with close ties to the party reported Monday. ... more

Mudslides kill 14 in southwest China, 11 missing
Fourteen people were killed and 11 others are still missing after mudslides swept through two villages in southwest China on Monday following days of heavy rain, state news agency Xinhua reported. ... more

Super Typhoon Rammasun hits southern China
The strongest typhoon to hit southern China in more than 40 years made its second landfall Friday, authorities said, after leaving a trail of destruction and at least 64 dead in the neighbouring Philippines. ... more
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China's Xi signs Venezuela resource deals on LatAm blitz
Chinese President Xi Jinping signed a raft of oil and mineral deals with Venezuela Monday, his latest stop on a Latin American tour showcasing China's growing influence in the region. ... more

China Internet population reaches 632 million: govt
China is now home to 632 million Internet users, a government agency said Monday, although use of social networks has dropped amid a crackdown. ... more
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Chinese tourists abandon Vietnam after oil rig row
For years Nguyen Huu Son has guided Chinese tourists around Vietnam's popular coastal city Danang, but a bitter maritime dispute between Hanoi and Beijing means he is now out of work. ... more

China's Xi hails 'new horizons' in ties with Argentina
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A new stable and cost-cutting type of perovskite solar cell
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Plus-sized parking spaces for Chinese women drivers
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Germany most energy efficient nation: study
Germany is the world's most energy efficient nation with strong codes on buildings while China is quickly stepping up its own efforts, an environmental group said Thursday. ... more


DNV GL Increase Quality Of Rotor Blades Made In China
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China court pledges 'open trial' of foreign investigators
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