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June 15 2017

13:30

Seven killed in China kindergarten explosion

Seven people were killed and nearly 60 injured in an explosion at a kindergarten in eastern China, state media said, but did not say if any children were among the dead. Many parents were picking up their children when the blast occurred near the entrance of the kindergarten in Xuzhou, in the coastal province of Jiangsu, the official Xinhua news agency said on China's Twitter-like Weibo.

09:01

China Focus: China launches space telescope to search for black holes, pulsars

China launched its first X-ray space telescope to observe black holes, pulsars and gamma-ray bursts, via a Long March-4B rocket from Jiuquan Satellite Launch Center in northwest China's Gobi Desert at 11 a.m. Thursday. The 2.5-tonne Hard X-ray Modulation Telescope , dubbed Insight, was sent into an orbit of 550 kilometers above the earth to help scientists better understand the evolution of black holes, and the strong magnetic fields and the interiors of pulsars.

June 14 2017

17:14

China overturns rejections of 9 Trump trademarks

In this March 8, 2017, file photo, some of the Trump trademarks approved by the Chinese government are displayed on the trademark office's website in Beijing, China. Beijing has reversed itself on 9 Trump trademarks, granting preliminary approval for marks covering salon services and socks, among other things, that it initially rejected.

12:19

China's Anbang says chairman steps aside, after report of his arrest

Chairman of Anbang Insurance Group Wu Xiaohui attends the China Development Forum in Beijing, China March 18, 2017. Chairman of Anbang Insurance Group Wu Xiaohui attends the China Development Forum in Beijing, China March 18, 2017.

07:48

China to to recommence US beef import

China plans to resume U.S. beef imports, which were halted in 2003, in a move to boost economic ties and further balance the trade surplus with the United States. The two countries finalized protocol details that mean US exporters can prepare for their first shipments in 14 years.

June 13 2017

18:00

Ex-trade minister's China links queried

The Turnbull government has defended the integrity of former trade minister Andrew Robb amid controversy over his links to China and a $880,000 job post-politics. Mr Robb, the architect of the China-Australia free trade agreement, walked straight out of parliament last year and into a job with a billionaire closely aligned to the Chinese Communist Party.

13:19

CSL shares hit peak on China purchase

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02:26

Crown employees charged in China

The Crown Resorts employees detained in China have all been charged with the illegal promotion of gambling on the Chinese mainland. The cases of all 15 employees have been referred to Shanghai's Baoshan District Court, the James Packer-controlled casino operator said in a statement on Tuesday.

June 12 2017

17:17

WWII veteran who helped China laid to rest

At 7:40 am on Jan 25, 1944, 24-year-old Robert Eugene Oxford and seven other crew members were on a routine supply mission on their B-24 Liberator heavy bomber from Kunming in Southwest China to Chabua, India. Oxford's plane, nicknamed Hot as Hell, was one of the five bombers from the 308th Bombardment Group, 425th Squadron of the 14th Air Force that took off that morning from their base at Kunming to fly over the Hump, a treacherous stretch of peaks in the Himalayan mountains, according to US military documents.

06:15

China: Inside the People's Republic of Death

The range of victims-from supposedly hardened spies to infants barely out of the womb-is stunning and should be taken into account by Washington whenever it deals with Beijing. A Chinese informant for the Central Intelligence Agency was shot in front of colleagues in the courtyard of a government building, reports The New York Time s.

02:13

China Customer Relations Centers, Inc. (CCRC) Lifted to Buy at ValuEngine

China Customer Relations Centers traded down 8.28% during mid-day trading on Friday, hitting $14.85. 277,016 shares of the stock were exchanged.

June 11 2017

23:47

Public ignore woman who was hit by two cars in China

The woman stood in the middle of a road waiting to cross before being hit by a taxi in China. Photo / Weibo, Yuan qicong Horrifying footage has emerged online showing a woman being hit by a taxi and left lying in the middle of a crossroad for more than two minutes - and is then run over a second time.

19:13

Protest in China's Shanghai over property rule change

A woman walks at the Bund in front of the financial district of Pudong in Shanghai March 5, 2015. Reuters/Aly Song/File Photo A woman walks at the Bund in front of the financial district of Pudong in Shanghai March 5, 2015.

14:48

China's Bright Scholar eyes expansion in first-tier mainland cities

Bright Scholar Education, the largest operator of K-12 international and bilingual schools in China by number of students, plans to open facilities in Beijing and Shanghai as the next step in its market expansion. The company has also set an ambitious goal of becoming a global education giant in the longer term by establishing schools in Britain and the United States, the company's top executive told the South China Morning Post .

10:32

Scientists create ultrastrong but elastic like rubber carbon material

Scientists have developed a form of ultrastrong, lightweight carbon that is hard as a diamond yet elastic like rubber and electrically conductive. "In simple terms, the material combines the best properties of graphitic- and diamond-like forms of carbon," study co-lead author Zhisheng Zhao, professor at Yanshan University, China, said in an email to Xinhua.

June 10 2017

19:37

Mark Zuckerberg read this book to understand China - here's what it's about

This post is part of Blinkist 's books-in-blinks series. The series provides key messages from books that you might not have time to read in their entirety.

15:09

China offers support, help to Myanmar after plane crash

Family members of victims from a military plane crash cry during a funeral ceremony in Dawei, Myanmar June 9, 2017. Photo - Reuters Family members of victims from a military plane crash cry during a funeral ceremony in Dawei, Myanmar June 9, 2017.

10:36

China detains three over zinc-laden waste dumped into river

China has detained three people suspected to be responsible for the discharge into a river of industrial waste water containing 180 times the maximum safe amount of zinc, state news agency Xinhua said on Saturday. The detentions of a factory owner and two managers followed an inspection in Linhai city, in the eastern coastal province of Zhejiang, that revealed the dumping of unprocessed waste water by a plant making auto repair tools, Xinhua said.

06:09

Want fame and fortune? China's internet celebrity business offers both

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01:40

China, Kazakhstan sign cooperation deals worth over $8 billion

Astana, June 10 Chinese and Kazakh enterprises and financial institutions have signed at least 24 deals worth more than $8 billion during Chinese President Xi Jinping's visit to Kazakhstan, Chinese Commerce Minister Zhong Shan said on Friday. Both sides agreed to push for the progress in cooperation in energy, mining, chemical industry, mechanical manufacturing, agriculture and infrastructure, said Zhong, Xinhua reported.

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