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Xiamen to see heavy rains as Matmo likely to make 2nd landfall near Fuzhou

Typhoon Matmo, the 10th typhoon to affect China this year, to bring heavy rainfall to Fujian and Zhejiang Typhoon Matmo, the 10th typhoon to affect China this year,is expected to make a secondlandfall on coastal areas between Fuzhou and Ningde Wednesday afternoon or evening after leaving Taiwan, according to the Fujian provincial meteorological observatory on Tuesday. Heavy rainfall, strong winds brought by Typhoon Matmo are expected tohit Xiamen Wednesday afternoon to Thursday morning, the city's meteorological observatory said. Typ... Read More

About 700 young workers die in sleep in Dongguan in past decade

About 1 out of every 100,000 workers was hit annually by Sudden Unexplained Nocturnal Death Syndrome in Dongguan. About 700 young workers in Dongguan, a major production base in Guangdong province, have died in their sleep in the past decade. According to the Epidemiological Study of Sudden Unexplained Nocturnal Death Syndrome, more than 90 percent of the victims were production line workers, with males accounting for 93 percent. Most were between the ages of 21 and 40. According to the survey, conducted by Cheng Jianding, a professor from Zhongs... Read More

Management flaws blamed for Hunan highway blast that kills 43

Photo taken on July 19, 2014 shows burnt vehicles after an explosion and fire on a section of the Hukun (Shanghai to Kunming) Expressway in central China's Hunan Province. A highway explosion in Hunan over the weekend has exposed flaws in this country's highway management. A van loaded with alcohol rear-ended a passenger coach during the middle of the night, leaving 43 people dead. Authorities are blaming the fatal accident on poor management and monitoring. Wang Dexue is the deputy chief of the State Administration of Work Safety. "The... Read More

Ukraine rebels hand over black boxes from downed MH17 to Malaysia

A freight train carrying the remains of 282 passengers is expected to arrive in Donetsk on Tuesday A newly released satellite image shows the crash site in the middle of Grabove in eastern Ukraine Rebels in eastern Ukraine have handed over two flight-data recorders from the downed MH17 plane to Malaysian experts. A senior rebel leader signed them over to the Malaysian officials at a meeting in the city of Donetsk. The handover came hours after the UN Security Council voted unanimously to demand immediate international access to the crash site. T... Read More

Death of South Korea ferry boss Yoo Byung-eun confirmed

A nationwide manhunt for ferry company owner Yoo Byung-eun was launched after the disaster Police in South Korea have said that a body they found in June is that of the fugitive boss of the operator of a ferry that sank in April, killing more than 300 people. The billionaire businessman Yoo Byung-eun went missing shortly after the disaster, sparking a massive manhunt. DNA samples from the body matched those of Mr Yoo's brother, police spokesman Woo Hyung-ho said. Police had wanted to question him on possible criminal negligence charges. Mr Yoo, ... Read More

UK cannibal nurse Dale Bolinger stands trial in Kent over offences

Dale Bolinger had fantasies as a boy about kindergarten staff eating girls, Canterbury Crown Court heard A nurse who allegedly planned to meet a girl of 14 so he could eat her told police he found children interesting as a food source, a court has heard. Dale Bolinger, 57, had a computer disc containing an image of a girl on a serving plate with an apple in her mouth, Canterbury Crown Court heard. He said he thought about cannibalism from the age of six but his interest was all "in fantasy", the court heard. Mr Bolinger denies attempting to mee... Read More

Rare skin disease suffered 'catgirl' grows black fur over her back

Zhao Xinrui's parents first noticed a small patch of discoloured skin on their daughter's back around a year ago. Since then soft black fur has grown to cover her entire back and is starting the cover her arms and face A six-year-old has been dubbed 'catgirl' after a rare skin disease left her with soft black fur covering her back. Zhao Xinrui's parents noticed a small patch of discoloured skin on her back about a year ago. As the condition progressed, her horrified mother abandoned her daughter and husband, fleeing the village of Changshan near Luzhou City in... Read More

First condom designed to kill HIV 'could be available'

A new condom, designed by the Australian bio-technic firm Starpharma, to kill the HIV virus could be available to buy within months after it received vital approval. Stock image It is hoped the VivaGel will help reduce the transmission of HIV and other STIs, while also reducing the risk of pregnancy A new condom designed to kill the HIV virus could be available to buy within months, after key regulatory approval. Tests have shown the VivaGel condom is effective in deactivating 99.9 per cent of HIV, herpes and human papilloma virus cases. Australian bio-... Read More
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