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Xiamen signs memo with Wellington for construction of Chinese Garden

Xiamen signed a memorandum with Wellington for the construction of a "Chinese Garden" on 21st November. Based on plans, the construction of the "Chinese Garden" will start in the heart of Wellington in the near future and is expected to be finished by the end of 2016. "The garden will be recognizably Chinese but at the same time it will tell the story of the Chinese arrival, settlement and integration into New Zealand, and the contribution of the Chinese community to the fabric of Wellington," Cai Yunjia, the director of the Xiamen Gardens Ad... Read More

Associate prof. of Peking Uni. fired after having sex with int'l female student

Peking University has fired an associate professor accused of having sex with an international female student, saying that "the inappropriate behavior triggers a severe social effect", according to an announcement released on Saturday on the university's website. The professor's teaching credentials have been revoked and he has also been expelled from the Party, according to the announcement. Yu Wanli, then an associate professor at the School of International Studies of Peking University, was accused of having sex with an international student surname... Read More

Man arrested in Qingdao for selling pictures of aircraft carrier base to foreign spy

A CHINESE man has been arrested for selling pictures of an aircraft carrier base to a foreigner, in what was claimed to be the latest case of a young Internet user targeted by overseas intelligence agencies. The man, surnamed Cao, was detained in the eastern port city of Qingdao in April with a camera, telescope, computer and “other tools,” according to China Central Television. Cao told security officials he was selling the pictures to an individual who claimed to be a "military magazine editor,” CCTV said. But it said the “edi... Read More

48 fish vendors slaughtered by Boko Haram in Borno, Nigeria

Terrorists ... a video released by the Nigerian Islamist extremist group Boko Haram shows leader Abubakar Shekau. Boko Haram gunmen killed 48 fish vendors in Nigeria, slitting their throats and drowning them in a lake. Picture: AFP / HO / BOKO HARAM Source: AFP BOKO Haram gunmen killed 48 fish vendors in Nigeria’s restive Borno State, near the border with Chad, the head of the fish traders association told AFP on Sunday. 'Scores of Boko Haram fighters blocked a route linking Nigeria with Chad near the fishing village of Doron Baga on the shores of Lake Chad on Thur... Read More

6.7 magnitude earthquake injures 41 and destroys 50 homes in Japan

Disaster ... a strong 6.2 magnitude earthquake which hit central Japan destroyed at least 50 homes destroyed in two villages. Picture: AFP/Jiji Press Source: AFP THE damage from an earthquake in a mountainous area of central Japan is proving more extensive than initially thought. A daylight assessment has found at least 50 homes destroyed in two villages, and 41 people injured across the region, including seven seriously, mostly with broken bones. The magnitude-6.7 earthquake struck shortly after 10pm Saturday west of Nagano at a depth of five kilometres, the... Read More

Cleveland boy Tamir Rice, 12, shot dead by police while waving replica gun

Cleveland officers are on paid administrative leave after shooting 12-year-old Tamir Rice in the abdomen, despite 911 reports that the gun was "probably a fake" and the boy was "probably a juvenile." The incident occurred around Saturday 3:30 pm at the Cudell Recreation Center in Cleveland. According to the police reports, officers asked Rice to raise his hands and, instead, he reached for his waist, which held a toy replica Airsoft pistol. According to reports, the toy gun was missing the orange band usually found on the barrel identifying it as a toy. ... Read More

Phones and tablets have replaced the TV: study

The days of the television being the 'first screen' we turn to for entertainment are over. A study has found the box has been officially replaced by phones and tablets - a trend that has been on the increase for the past two years. People now spend an average of two hours and 57 minutes each day on mobile devices and, which is up 9.3 per cent from just nine months ago. In comparison, the time spent watching television has stayed the same since 2012, at two hours and 48 minutes per day, according to the US Bureau of Labour Statistics. People now spend ... Read More
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