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For the Chinese leader, Xi Jinping, who is about to complete four years in power, it was a rare foreign policy triumph. By seducing Washington's best friend in South-East Asia ... Shi Yinhong, an international relations professor and government adviser ...
He also deviated from the original oath by pledging allegiance to the "Hong Kong nation" instead of the the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region as a part of China. Yau also also pledged her allegiance to the "Hong Kong nation." What mostly ...
aviation researchers in China are developing solar-powered drones capable of staying airborne for at least a month, a senior designer has revealed.
The Silk Road was established in the third century, during the Han Dynasty, a trade route which was really nothing more than a series of caravan stops connecting the West to China. There are some Chinese ... Mitochondrial DNA taken from skeletons at ...
China Leader: Qin Shi Huang from third century BC. His ability The First Emperor allows players to spend Builder charges for the wonder cost.

"This was a huge strategic coup for the Chinese," said Richard Javad Heydarian, a Manila-based foreign affairs expert and author.
The Hong Kong Observatory replaced the No. 8 Northwest Gale or Storm Signal by the No. 8 Southwest Gale or Storm Signal today (October 21) at 2.15pm.
Chinese designer Shi Changhong has created a series of iconic logos showing the names of Chinese cities' combined with some of their most famous features and characteristics.
It means that Hong Kong enjoys certain freedoms not granted to mainland Chinese, but crucially its leader is selected by a mostly pro-Beijing committee.
More than 2,000 years ago, hundreds of thousands of workers labored for nearly three decades to build a splendid mausoleum for China's first emperor, Qin Shi Huang. Most spectacularly, the tomb complex included some 8,000 life-size warriors sculpted ...
Leung Kwok-hung ripped up a copy of the Chinese government's restrictive ruling on Hong Kong election procedures after taking the oath of office in the Legislative Council on Wednesday.
On most construction sites, lunch would be a welcome break to rest and refuel. Not for Shi Shenwei. The 23-year-old laborer spends his midday break swinging from scaffolding poles on a building site, a gymnastics routine that has made him China's ...
On Wednesday, Shi's sister-in-law, Jingyan Jin, is set to be arraigned on one count of murder in connection with her stabbing death, according to a criminal complaint.

Known today as the First Emperor, Qin Shi Huang Di left a legacy that would make him a towering figure in Chinese history.
China Leader: Qin Shi Huang from third century BC. His ability The First Emperor allows players to spend Builder charges for the wonder cost.
China's ties with its major trade partners - even its future role in the global trade system - are being tested by a row over a clause in its World Trade Organisation agreement - just as the 15th anniversary of its accession to the international body ...
The Hong Kong government spokesperson on Friday said that "since the [Hong Kong's] return [to China], the Special Administrative Region (SAR) of Hong Kong has been given great autonomy under the Basic Law, fully embodying the success of the 'one ...
"This was a huge strategic coup for the Chinese," said Richard Javad Heydarian, a Manila-based foreign affairs expert and author.
The Hong Kong Observatory replaced the No. 8 Northwest Gale or Storm Signal by the No. 8 Southwest Gale or Storm Signal today (October 21) at 2.15pm.
Chinese designer Shi Changhong has created a series of iconic logos showing the names of Chinese cities' combined with some of their most famous features and characteristics.
Following a recent BBC report about possible western influence on China's Terracotta army, Emperor Qin Shi Huang's Mausoleum senior archeologist Li Xiuzhen has issued a statement claiming that the report was out of context and had overstated her ...
It means that Hong Kong enjoys certain freedoms not granted to mainland Chinese, but crucially its leader is selected by a mostly pro-Beijing committee.
The Seal was created in 221BC (no pun intended) from the famous He Shi Bi jade stone by the emperor Qin Shi Huang who united China under the Qin Dynasty. He ordered it to be made into his Imperial seal and let the words "Having received the Mandate ...
More than 2,000 years ago, hundreds of thousands of workers labored for nearly three decades to build a splendid mausoleum for China's first emperor, Qin Shi Huang. Most spectacularly, the tomb complex included some 8,000 life-size warriors sculpted ...
Shi Shenwei does not take a nap at noon as most construction workers do. The 23-year-old migrant worker from Longjiaoshan village, Dazhi city in Central China's Hubei Province, takes the time to exercise among the scaffolds at the construction site.
The link between Shi Yin e and the Sri Lankan prince was first found, according to Chinese officials, in a missive by the Sri Lankan authorities to their Chinese counterparts about how one of the Sri Lankan princes had travelled to China in mid-15th ...
Leung Kwok-hung ripped up a copy of the Chinese government's restrictive ruling on Hong Kong election procedures after taking the oath of office in the Legislative Council on Wednesday.
On Wednesday, Shi's sister-in-law, Jingyan Jin, is set to be arraigned on one count of murder in connection with her stabbing death, according to a criminal complaint.
On most construction sites, lunch would be a welcome break to rest and refuel. Not for Shi Shenwei. The 23-year-old laborer spends his midday break swinging from scaffolding poles on a building site, a gymnastics routine that has made him China's ...
Known today as the First Emperor, Qin Shi Huang Di left a legacy that would make him a towering figure in Chinese history.
AsianScientist (Oct. 3, 2016) - Professors Dennis Lo Yuk-ming and Xue Qikun, from the Chinese University of Hong Kong and Tsinghua University respectively, are the first two awardees to be awarded with China's Future science Awards, which is also the ...
An exhibition of ink paintings and Arabic calligraphy by leading oriental artist Shi Dachan has opened in Dubai, UAE. The expo was inaugurated by Sheikh Nahyan Mubarak ... Shi Dachan combines ink art, traditionally from Chinese culture to express ways ...
Her teammate Breeja Larson (30.62) was fourth ahead of China's Jinglin Shi (30.95) and Rie Kaneto (31.19) of Japan.
Hong Kong's Chief Executive Leung Chun-ying says the semi-autonomous special administrative region of China should preserve its unity with Beijing amid increasing calls for independence from the mainland.
The Chinese Chamber of Commerce has donated 12 million Kwacha to Lilongwe City Council to be used for the reconstruction of Lilongwe Central market ...
Visitors to Shiyan Lake in China's southern Hunan Province will find some newly-opened loos with very striking views. The WCs boast ... The bizarre event was condemned by animal welfare campaigners, but organiser Shi Huang claimed the pigs found it fun.
After having been assaulted by the barbarians from the north, China woke up to the wisdom of border-spanning walls. They built the Great Wall of China to ward off the bandits. The first emperor of China, Qin Shi Huang, ordered his people to unify the ...
The second cluster of the 2016 FINA World Cup tour will bring in some new faces, including Chinese Olympic medalists Shi Jinglin and Wang Shun and Japan's medal-winner Daiya Seto. All three were bronze medalists in Rio: Shi in the women's 200 breast, ...
To not miss any class and save cost, an 11-year-old boy overcame the pain of leukemia treatment and traveled for hundreds of kilometers between his home and the hospital in one day for one year, reported Guiyang Evening Daily on Tuesday.
Bridegroom Shen Kai and bride Shi Shaodan take part in a traditional Chinese wedding ceremony in the ancient town of Hongjiang in Huaihua City, central China's Hunan Province, Sept. 25, 2016. (Xinhua/Yin Zhong) ...
Dafen Oil Painting Village is the knock-off oil painting capital of the world, producing 60% of the world's art reproductions.
For the first time in the UAE, leading artist Shi Dachan will be showcasing his ink paintings and calligraphic pieces at the Emirates Palace from the 29th of September to the 2nd of October 2016 and from the 5th to the 7th October at St. Regis Hotel ...
Mao Zedong is like the first emperor of China, Shi Huangdi. A man who changed the fate of China and whose actions will be debated for decades or even centuries, just as Shi Huangdi and his actions / legacy has been debated by Chinese for two thousand ...
Tsinghua professors Computer science professors Yuanchun Shi and Qing-Shan Jia inside their office at Tsinghua University in Beijing, China. (GeekWire photo). The Global Innovation Exchange, or GIX, was first announced in June 2015 and launched this ...
The Chinese Dream belongs to each Chinese person. women of China (WOC) has been interviewing Chinese women, from various sectors, and sharing their stories of pursuing their dreams.
In its 2016-17 season-opening shows, San Francisco Opera staged Umberto Giordano's "Andrea Chenier" and the world premiere of Bright Sheng's "Dream of the Red Chamber," sharing a common, co-production thread: China, curiously enough. A verismo, or ...


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