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Will China's great fracking leap help it wean off coal?

Will China's great fracking leap help it wean off coal?
 - But burning coal has also caused irreparable damage to the environment and the health of China's citizens. City officials have been forced to shut ...

The causes of China's record level fine particulate pollution in winter 2013

The causes of China's record level fine particulate pollution in winter 2013
 - Only in the western Chinese city of Xi'an did the researchers observe a dominant role of direct fine dust emissions which probably come for the most ...




Is some light emerging amid China's property gloom?

Is some light emerging amid China's property gloom?
 - The findings are reinforced by Rong360, a Chinese credit consultancy which found that lenders in 10 of China's largest cities, including Shanghai and ...

China Muslim scholar rejects 'separatism' evidence as widely criticized trial opens

China Muslim scholar rejects 'separatism' evidence as widely criticized trial opens
 - of a trial that has drawn criticism from international judicial and human rights activists. Authorities in China's western Xinjiang region say Ilham Tohti, ...

Thailand gays face stigma despite high visibility

Thailand gays face stigma despite high visibility
 - Thai LGBTI people face stigma and limited job opportunities despite high visibility in a generally tolerant society, according to a new report. The report ...

French scientists go ga-ga over baby-talk gene ROBO2

French scientists go ga-ga over baby-talk gene ROBO2
 - A telltale stretch of DNA at a gene called ROBO2 is linked to the number of words that a child masters in the early stage of talking, they reported in the ...

Infant Formula Donated to Needy Children in Shanxi

Infant Formula Donated to Needy Children in Shanxi
 - A ceremony was held at the social welfare home in Taiyuan, capital city of north China's Shanxi Province on September 17 to mark the donation of ...

Humming a song, Chinese First Lady charms Indian children

Humming a song, Chinese First Lady charms Indian children
 - Keep working hard so you can contribute to your country," this was the message by China's First Lady Peng Liyuan to the students here as she ...

Being an SOS mother: “One of the happiest things”

Being an SOS mother: “One of the happiest things”
 - Living standards are rising as China undergoes rapid development. However, children continue to grow up in struggling families amid poor conditions, ...




Tang sinology laureate hopes prize will attract young talent

Tang sinology laureate hopes prize will attract young talent
 - Chinese American historian Yu Ying-shih expressed hope Thursday that the Tang Prize awards will attract more young talent to the study of ...

Artist addresses Chinese gender issues

Artist addresses Chinese gender issues
 - Although young French artist Prune Nourry has worked to bring attention to gender imbalance in India in the past, her newest work focuses on how the ...

A tale of two new fairs in China

A tale of two new fairs in China
 - Caucasian babies often attract attention in China, but they rarely set off ... One foreign father and young child were mobbed by photo enthusiasts for ...

Don't bet your life and education on electronic sports

Don't bet your life and education on electronic sports
 - Like most parents, I scream at my kids every day to get them to stop playing computer games and do their homework. What I find particularly troubling ...

12 open education videos for China

12 open education videos for China
 - These three parties co-hosted an Open Education Resources (OER) summer camp on Luxi Island off the coast of China. For Wenzhou Medical ...




China's human rights abuses

China's human rights abuses
 - They kept him in a cell so small he could walk barely two steps in any direction. There was no sunlight, no ventilation — just one five-watt bulb, burning ...

In China, big companies are learning the business of human rights

In China, big companies are learning the business of human rights
 - The government's propensity for punishing voices it finds problematic is hardly news to human rights activists in China – they have long paid a high ...

Sri Lanka a pearl in the Indian Ocean'

Sri Lanka a pearl in the Indian Ocean'
- Sri Lanka has had strong ties with China, which has consistently backed the country at the U.N. Human Rights Council where it faces a U.S.-backed ...

Human rights forum kicks off in Beijing

Human rights forum kicks off in Beijing
 - The annual Beijing Forum on Human Rights opened Wednesday as experts meet to discuss progress in China's human ...

Prominent Uyghur scholar goes on trial in China for 'separatism'

Prominent Uyghur scholar goes on trial in China for 'separatism'
 - China director of the international advocacy group Human Rights Watch, in a statement. "If this is Beijing's definition of 'separatist' activities, it's hard ...

Singapore's immigration fast lane opens to frequent Hong Kong visitors

Singapore's immigration fast lane opens to frequent Hong Kong visitors
 - From Monday, Hongkongers who have travelled to Singapore at least three times in the past year will be able to apply to use the city-state's automated ...

Lawsuit Aims to Put an End to 'Gay Conversion Therapy' in China

Lawsuit Aims to Put an End to 'Gay Conversion Therapy' in China
 - China decriminalized homosexuality in 1997 and declassified it as a mental illness in 2001, but clinics promising to “convert” gay people abound in a ...

Coming Out in China: Parents of LGBT Fight for Their Children's Acceptance

Coming Out in China: Parents of LGBT Fight for Their Children's Acceptance
 - Coming out can be tricky in China, a country where traditional family values are strongly ingrained and pressure to marry and have a child is ...

Steven brings Asian street food to city

Steven brings Asian street food to city
 - A young entrepreneur is bringing the global street food phenomenon to Liverpool, with backing from Merseyside Special Investment Fund (MSIF).

Singapore named among top 10 Asian cities for job, income growth, says survey

Singapore named among top 10 Asian cities for job, income growth, says survey
 - Singapore has been named among Asia's top 10 cities, in a ranking that focuses on economies that best fuel job and income growth.