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150 Feared Trapped In Landslide In India Village
Landslides in India   Monsoon in India   Natural Disaster   Photos   Wikipedia: Monsoon of South Asia  
150 Feared Trapped In Landslide In India Village
Map locating Malin village in India's western Maharashtra state | A major landslide on Wednesday struck a village in western India following heavy monsoon rains, leaving 150 people feared trapped, a r... (photo: WN / Bhaskar Mallick) Business Insider
A tiger, as seen from above its cage, as it feeds during lunchtime.
China   Photos   Tigers   Trade   Wikipedia: Tiger  
Save the tiger: The animals bred for bones on China’s tiger farms
There are more tigers in Chinese tiger farms than exist in the wild in the rest of the world. | The tigers are bred for their hides and their bones which are used in a wine. The trade in tiger parts w... (photo: WN / RTayco) The Independent
Zhou Yongkang, State Councilor; Minister of Public Safety and commissioner of National Narcotics Control Commission; People's Republic of China China begins corruption inquiry into former security chief Zhou Yongkang
Zhou is most senior Chinese politician to be linked to corruption scandal since Communist party came to power in 1949 | Zhou Yongkang has been under virtual house arrest since December. Photograph: An... (photo: Public Domain) The Guardian
Bo Xilai   Corruptions in China   Photos   Wikipedia: Zhou Yongkang   Zhou Yongkang  
A worker stretches on a chair during a morning trading at the Tokyo Stock Exchange in Tokyo Monday, June 17, 2013. Nikkei ends above 15,600 on easier yen, higher Asian markets
Jiji Press The benchmark Nikkei average ended at a fresh six-month high above 15,600 on the Tokyo Stock Exchange Tuesday, buoyed by purchases amid the yen’s weakness against other major currencies a... (photo: AP / Koji Sasahara) The Japan News
Nikkei 225   Photos   TOPIX index   TSEs First Section   Wikipedia: Nikkei 225  
Top Stories
Afghan children go out to celebrate Eid Afghan children go out to celebrate Eid
29 July 2014 Last updated at 02:25 BST | Muslims across the world are taking part in Eid celebrations to mark the end of the fasting month of Ramadan. | Celebrations vary... (photo: US Army / Alex Roberts) BBC News
Afghanistan   Children   Eid celebrations   Photos   Wikipedia: Eid al-Fitr  
China's vice president Xi Jinping speaks at the Sweden - China Business Cooperation and Innovation Forum at the City Hall in Stockholm, Sweden, Monday March 29, 2010. Xi Jinping most mentioned in People's Daily since Mao, researchers find
President Xi Jinping's name has graced the pages of the Communist Party's flagship newspaper more frequently than any other leader since Mao Zedong, according to Hong Kon... (photo: AP / Janerik Henriksson, SCANPIX) South China Morning Post
China   Mao Zedong   Photos   Wikipedia: Xi Jinping   Xi Jinping  
Office workers walk by an electronic stock board of a securities firm during their disaster drill in Tokyo Thursday, Feb. 13, 2014 Nikkei ends above 15,500 for 1st time in 6 months
Jiji Press The benchmark Nikkei Stock Average kept rising to end above 15,500 for the first time in about six months on the Tokyo Stock Exchange on Monday, helped by purc... (photo: AP / Koji Sasahara) The Japan News
Nikkei 225   Photos   TOPIX index   Tokyo stocks   Wikipedia: TOPIX  
People buy ice cream at a McDonald's, American fast food restaurant, in Beijing Friday, Oct. 19, 2012. Foreign investment in China fell again in September and a government spokesman said Friday it was too early to forecast a recovery in trade. The decline in foreign direct investment added to mixed signals about the health of China's economy following Thursday's report that growth slowed to 7.4 percent in the latest quarter. Retail sales and factory output improved, prompting suggestions a recovery might be taking shape. McDonald’s China stops using all Husi products
McDonald’s on the mainland has stopped using products from all Husi food plants since last Friday, the company said in a statement released this afternoon. | “We have... (photo: AP / Andy Wong) South China Morning Post
2014 China food scandal   Food safety in China   McDonald's China   Photos   Wikipedia: #Food safety incidents in 2014  
A screen shows the daily chart of Hong Kong's benchmark Hang Seng stock index at a brokerage firm in Hong Kong Monday, July 23, 2012. China profits boost Asia stocks, Europe unenthused
BEIJING — Asian stock markets were mostly higher Monday, shrugging off jitters about stiffer Western sanctions against Russia, after China reported strong corporate... (photo: AP / Kin Cheung) Fresno Bee
Asia stocks   July 2014 China stocks   Photos   Stock Exchange   Wikipedia: Economy of China  
South Koreans watch TV reporting North Korea's missile test at a Seoul Train Station in Seoul, South Korea, Monday, Oct. 12, 2009. North Korea fires short-range missile into sea
SEOUL, South Korea — North Korea fired a short-range ballistic missile into waters off its east coast on Saturday, a South Korean defense official said, adding to its u... (photo: AP / Lee Jin-man) Boston Herald
2014 North Korea missile tests   Nuclear   Photos   Seoul   Wikipedia: List of North Korean missile tests  
Palestinians gather around the bodies of five members of the Abu Daqqa family, who were killed following an Israeli air strike on their home, during their funeral in Khan Yunis in the southern Gaza Strip. The number of killed in Gaza has exceeded 1,000
The number of Palestinians on the Gaza Strip who are slain in the fighting between Hamas and Israel has risen to over 1,000 people. Vimeo | Photo: A Palestinian man ... (photo: WN / Ahmed Deeb) Norway Today
Gaza   Mideast   Operation Protective Edge - Death Toll   Photos   Wikipedia: 2014 IsraelGaza conflict  
This photo provided Friday July 25, 2014 by the French army shows a helicopter at the site of the plane crash in Mali. Air Algerie crash wipes out entire families
BAMAKO: All passengers and crew on board an Air Algerie jetliner that crashed in Mali died in the tragedy, which completely wiped out several families, France announced. ... (photo: AP / ECPAD) The Times Of India
AH5017 crash   Air Algerie   Air Disasters   Photos   Wikipedia: Air Algrie Flight 5017  
World shares subdued amid Russia sanctions report World shares subdued amid Russia sanctions report
TOKYO — World shares were rattled Thursday by reports the European Union is weighing stiffer financial sanctions against Russia. | A further pickup in China's manuf... (photo: European Community / EC) The State
Asia   EU   Photos   Russia  
United States' Lebron James, center, is congratulated by teammates Kevin Durant, right, and Kevin Love, bottom, after slamming a dunk in a men's basketball semifinal game against Argentina at the 2012 Summer Olympics, Friday, Aug. 10, 2012, in London. NBA star LeBron James visits Hong Kong to make hoop dreams come true
Basketball megastar LeBron James made a flying visit to Hong Kong yesterday - and for some lucky local youngsters, there was even a chance to shoot hoops with the NBA's b... (photo: AP / Victor R. Caivano) South China Morning Post
Hong Kong   LeBron James   NBA   Photos   Wikipedia: LeBron James  
Business & Economy Politics
Taiwan's UMC sees shipment gain in Q3 over Q2
Taiwan firms struggle with succession
Taiwan stocks close 0.58 pct higher
Taiwan's AU Optronics sees Q3 large-panel shipments down
China Is Furious At The US For Slapping New Tariffs On Solar
China media: Flight delays
No survivors from Air Algerie crash, says French president
Nixon disappointed with Japan in 1971 textile talks
Rescue workers survey the wreckage of TransAsia Airways flight GE222 which crashed while attempting to land in stormy weather on the Taiwanese island of Penghu, late Wednesday, July 23, 2014. A transport minister said dozens of people were trapped and feared dead.
'47 killed' in Taiwan plane crash
Computers & Internet Society & Culture
Canada spy agency says China hacked into NRC computers
UPDATE 1-Microsoft Xbox One to launch in China Sept 23
Microsoft's Ties with Gov't on Rocks as Offices in F
Internet explodes after Zhou Yongkang nabbed
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Why Do Foreign Brands 'Break Bad' in China?
Volleyball star Sabina Altynbekova says social media obsessi
REPORT: The iWatch May Be Delayed To 2015
Taiwan Film Institute Launched
Taiwan Film Institute Launched
Sport Entertainment
A-League side Western Sydney Wanderers win 1-0 against Canbe
Meet the endurance athlete with `212 world records`
Hong Kong shares rise for seventh day
Peugeot on the road to recovery
United States' Lebron James, center, is congratulated by teammates Kevin Durant, right, and Kevin Love, bottom, after slamming a dunk in a men's basketball semifinal game against Argentina at the 2012 Summer Olympics, Friday, Aug. 10, 2012, in London.
NBA star LeBron James visits Hong Kong to make hoop dreams come true
Ventura: Mixed emotions about defamation suit win
'Duck Dynasty' audience ebbs even as Phil controvers
Ventura: Mixed emotions about defamation suit win
Kim Kardashian West Slams Brother's Ex Adrienne Bailon
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Metropolitan Museum of Art's president retiring