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02/21/2014

Zero tolerance to judicial corruption: top procurator

China’s procurator-general Cao Jianming on Thursday pledged to fight against corruption within the procuratorial system. There must be zero tolerance to judicial corruption and any procurators violating disciplines must be punished, said Cao, procurator-general of the Supreme People’s Procuratorate, while attending a meeting on anti-graft work within the procuratorial system. Supervision should be strengthened to [...]

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02/21/2014

Can Tencent crack US market after Facebook-Whatsapp deal?

Facebook Inc will pay $19 billion in cash and stock for WhatsApp, a popular smartphone messaging service. The lofty price tag shows the world’s largest social network’s determination to boost its mobile messaging service, a demographic where Facebook’s influence has begun to wane. As the company gains an advantage in tapping into a new and [...]

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02/21/2014

China firmly opposes Obama-Dalai meeting

China on Friday urged the United States to immediately cancel the planned meeting between President Barack Obama and the Dalai Lama. “We urge the United States to take China’s concerns seriously and not to facilitate or offer occasion for the Dalai Lama to conduct anti-China secessionist moves,” Foreign Ministry spokeswoman Hua Chunying said in a [...]

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02/20/2014

Country’s rich sending children abroad

The Chinese super rich are banking on foreign education for their teenage children as an investment. Going overseas for a university degree has always been an option for the children of the wealthy, but now parents are sending their children overseas for secondary education also. The United Kingdom is their first choice with the United [...]

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02/20/2014

Graft inspectors uncover clues

Discipline inspectors sent by China’s central authorities to expose corruption have uncovered “clues” related to wrongdoing, the discipline watchdog of the Communist Party of China (CPC) said on Wednesday. The CPC Central Commission for Discipline Inspection (CCDI) said in a statement that inspectors have passed the clues on to the commission and the Organization Department [...]

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02/20/2014

Stealth jet ‘set for maiden flight’

Photos of advanced prototype posted amid speculation over imminent test China is said to be planning the maiden flight soon of the upgraded version of the J-20 stealth fighter. A number of photos recently taken by aviation enthusiasts at an unidentified base, and widely circulated on websites that follow the Chinese military, show a prototype [...]

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