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In Sports
October 3, 2015 12:04 pm gmt |
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Sania Mirza and Martina Hingis continued their magnificent form in 2015 by clinching their seventh doubles title of the year. The Indo-Swiss pair registered a 6-2, 6-3 straight sets victory over the Romanian duo of Irina Camelia-Begu and Monica Niculescu. The top seed had not dropped a single set in ...
In Asia
September 21, 2015 6:32 am gmt |
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The Seventh China-UK Economic and Financial Dialogue (EFD) has kicked off in Diaoyutai State Guesthouse in Beijing, capital of China, on Monday. Chinese Vice Premier Ma Kai and British Chancellor of the Exchequer George Osborne co-chaired the meeting of the dialogue. The senior officials in charge of...
In Asia
September 11, 2015 8:10 am gmt |
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Singapore conducts its general election, today (Friday). The Singaporeans are eagerly participate in the voting process and around 832 polling stations have been set this time. The polling stations were opened at 8.00 am and will last at 8.00 pm today. This time, 2.45 million people are eligible to c...
In Asia
September 8, 2015 6:14 am gmt |
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Chinese leaders attend the celebrations to mark the 50 anniversary of the founding of the Tibet autonomous Region the media reports. China celebrated the 50th anniversary of the founding of the Tibet Autonomous Region on the roof of the world on Tuesday (September 8) with a rallying cry against its e...
In Asia
September 4, 2015 6:41 am gmt |
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China holds a grand parade in Beijing to mark 70 years for defeating Japan in World War II. The particular parade held in Beijing Thiyananmen square, yesterday (Thursday). The Russian president Vilamidir Butin and many other heads of states and the UN Secretary General Ban ki Moon have participated i...
In World
August 22, 2015 9:00 am gmt |
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Chinese soldiers and military officers who are going to march as a formation representing a heroic and model Chinese troop in the wartime have been sweating for months in Beijing over the upcoming high-profile parade in commemoration of the 70th anniversary of the end of World War II. Summer in Beiji...
In Asia
August 11, 2015 6:24 am gmt |
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Malaysia sends a team of experts to the Maldives to investigate reports that debris from the missing Flight MH370. But Malaysian Transport Minister said it was too soon to say if they were connected to flight MH370. A newspaper in the Maldives has published the pictures of small objects that were fou...
In Asia
July 30, 2015 6:21 am gmt |
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Malaysia has sent a team to the French Indian Ocean island of Reunion to determine whether debris which washed up there is from missing flight MH370. The Malaysia Airlines Boeing 777 travelling from Kuala Lumpur to Beijing with 239 people on board vanished without trace in March 2014. Aviation expert...
In Technology
July 28, 2015 6:33 am gmt |
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A factory which made 41,000 fake Apple iPhones has been raided in China, with nine arrests. The operation reportedly involved “hundreds” of workers repackaging second hand smart phone parts as new iPhones for export, with counterfeit phones produced worth 120m yuan ($19m). The factory was...
In Business
July 15, 2015 4:44 am gmt |
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Growth in the world’s second largest economy, China, beat expectations in the second quarter, but it was still the weakest showing since the global financial crisis. The economy grew 7% from a year ago – matching growth in the first three months of the year, which was the lowest since 200...
In America
June 13, 2015 2:40 am gmt |
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Hackers with suspected links to China appear to have accessed sensitive data on US intelligence and military personnel, American officials say. Details of a major hack emerged last week, but officials have now given details of a potential second breach. It is feared that the attack could leave US sec...
In Canada
June 9, 2015 7:17 am gmt |
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Air Canada says it is investigating after passengers arriving at Vancouver International Airport from Beijing were able to enter the country without being screened by customs. The airline says a number of passengers on board Air Canada Flight 030, which landed in Vancouver around 11:30 a.m. PT Sunday...
In Asia
June 1, 2015 4:45 am gmt |
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Public smoking in China’s capital, Beijing, is now banned after the introduction of a new law. China has over 300 million smokers and over a million Chinese people die from smoking-related illnesses every year. Smoking bans already existed in China, but have largely failed to crack down on the ...
In Asia
June 1, 2015 3:49 am gmt |
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Over a thousand pro-democracy protesters took to the streets of Hong Kong yesterday (Sunday), four days ahead of the 26th anniversary of the crackdown on the pro-democracy movement at Beijing’s Tiananmen Square on June 4, 1989. Carrying large placards with pro-democracy slogans and yellow umbre...
In Sports
May 8, 2015 12:26 pm gmt |
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Beijing has extended a ban on outdoor barbecues at restaurants operating in some suburban areas as it tries to improve its notoriously poor air quality as part of its bid to win the 2022 Winter Olympics, state news agency reported. Generally used to cook popular street food like kebabs, barbecues are...
In Srilanka
April 14, 2015 3:48 am gmt |
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The Annual Asian-African Legal Consultative Organization (AALCO) session which involves delegates from AALCO members and international organizations, is being held from  April 13 – 17. And this time, in the 54th annual session which is held in Beijing, China, minister of Justice Dr. Wijedasa Ra...