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Thousands protest in Iranian cities over acid attacks on women

Thousands protest in Iranian cities over acid attacks on women
 - Thousands of people have staged a protest in Isfahan, Iran top tourist destination, demanding authorities stop acid attacks on young women that have ...

China's strangest buildings, from pairs of pants to ping-pong bats

China's strangest buildings, from pairs of pants to ping-pong bats
 - China's president, Xi Jinping, has called for an end to the light-headed ... Cities have also seen the results of a newly liberated home-grown creative ...

Could a New Award for Urban Innovation Change What Cities Aim to Be?

Could a New Award for Urban Innovation Change What Cities Aim to Be?
 - Can an award system for distinctive city innovations go beyond capturing headlines for winners? Can it develop into an ...

N. Korea closes borders to tourists over Ebola fear

N. Korea closes borders to tourists over Ebola fear
 - China's capital is the main gateway for travelers to North Korea. ... While most North Koreans live in poverty, expansion plans continue on luxury ...

What's Ahead for China's Economy? Nobody Seems to Agree

What's Ahead for China's Economy? Nobody Seems to Agree
 - On Tuesday, China's National Bureau of Statistics announced that ... use of China's finite pool of human resources and capital—what economists refer ...

The rising cult of China experts

The rising cult of China experts
 - There are no human rights in China, he explained to me. I was impressed and reminded him that if he ever plotted this way against our German ...

Beijing develops ebola drug

Beijing develops ebola drug
 - The first effective Ebola medication could come from China. ... Should the human test results prove positive, the Chinese medication could be the first ...

China voices opposition to sending N. Korea to int'l crime court

China voices opposition to sending N. Korea to int'l crime court
 - Asked about efforts by the U.N. committee to seek China's support, Hua replied, "You know that China's stance on human rights issues is very clear ...

Humans mated with Neanderthals 50000 years ago

Humans mated with Neanderthals 50000 years ago
 - An ancient leg bone found on the bank of a Siberian river has helped scientists work out when early humans interbred with the Neanderthals.

UN Human Rights panel chides China over Hong Kong

UN Human Rights panel chides China over Hong Kong
 - The UN committee that vets nations on human rights has called on China to ensure universal suffrage in Hong Kong. The panel has left unchanged its ...

At UN, China asked to back human rights case against North Korea

At UN, China asked to back human rights case against North Korea
 - The chief U.N. investigator into human rights cases in North Korea said on Wednesday he has appealed to China to ...

Height discrimination The rise of China

Height discrimination The rise of China
 - WHEN two security guards in Dalian in north-east China got their first ... government raised by 10cm the height under which children in China travel ...

Cafe owner sparks furore after banning 'unruly children'

Cafe owner sparks furore after banning 'unruly children'
 - However, if you would like to bring your children here, and they are happy to sit at a table with you, whilst you enjoy a coffee, and are well ... It is beautifully decorated, old fireplaces, French furniture, and we use fine old china etc.

Protect your children from defective products

Protect your children from defective products
 - However, many developed countries have cut children's deaths by 50 ... A few years ago, a rash of toys manufactured in China contained lead paint, ...

China: Fewer abortions? But more persecution

China: Fewer abortions? But more persecution
 - China's newly announced switch to a two-child population control policy does not resolve the coercive nature of the program, ...

Cultural changes allow China education industry to become increasingly 'online'

Cultural changes allow China education industry to become increasingly 'online'
 - China has a long history of education, and ingrained within its culture is a firmly held belief that success through education will allow one to better ...

China Ranks Third Overall in Global Expat Survey

China Ranks Third Overall in Global Expat Survey
 - China was ranked the third-best in the world overall for ... And when it comes to education, most expats in China feel their child is ...

China educational officials told to refuse gifts

China educational officials told to refuse gifts
 - Chinese authorities have told officials working in education to stay away from money and valuable VIP cards as gifts, ...

Facebook's Zuckerberg turns on his Chinese charm

Facebook's Zuckerberg turns on his Chinese charm
 - Foreign visitors to China can create an instant camaraderie of goodwill by ... "I want to study and support China's education with this opportunity," he ...

Investing in China's Education Industry

Investing in China's Education Industry
 - China has the longest education tradition of any country. Beginning in the Han Dynasty, education formed the basis of China's meritocracy for climbing ...

Pak-China economic corridor to generate economic activity: Mamnoon

Pak-China economic corridor to generate economic activity: Mamnoon
 - Mamnoon urged the youth to concentrate on acquiring contemporary education to not only excel in their lives but also to put the country on the road to ...

Being LGBT in Asia: Mongolia Country Report

Being LGBT in Asia: Mongolia Country Report
 - This report reviews the legal and social environment faced by lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) people in Mongolia. It is a product of the ...

Cities must be sustainable, liveable to attract top talent: Tony Tan

Cities must be sustainable, liveable to attract top talent: Tony Tan
 - In his speech, Dr Tan noted that both Singapore and London have done well, with Singapore ranked as one of the most liveable cities in Asia and ...

Singapore is best destination in Asia for expatriates

Singapore is best destination in Asia for expatriates
 - It may be one of the most expensive cities in Asia, but that hasn't discouraged expatriates from loving and staying in Singapore, it appears. According ...

Colouring the character of a city

Colouring the character of a city
 - While climate change poses an acute threat to cities, the ways in which ... As Asian cities grow, conservation has also become a large concern for ...