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Xiamen aims to form 30-minute transport circle by 2016

Jimei Bridge According to the Xiamen government, Xiamen is expected to form a half-hour-long transport circle and an hour-long Xiamen-Zhangzhou-Quanzhou transport circle by the end of 2016, as the city seeks to forge itself into a comprehensive transportation hub, a model city for green transportation and a logistics center for Southeast Fujian by the end of 2021. In 2013, the city invested over 20 billion yuan into transportation construction, and a total of 30 billion yuan will be invested in the construction of an express highway network in the city this yea... Read More

Post about most henpecked husbands in China triggers hot debate

According to the post, Shanghai men love their wives more than themselves — making Shanghai women the most envied in the country. A recent online post about men who are afraid of their wives has stirred up a hot debate among netizens. The authors say the cities with the highest number of henpecked husbands are Shanghai, Chengdu in Sichuan province, Wuhan in Hubei province, and Chaozhou in Guangdong province. According to the post, Shanghai men love their wives more than themselves — making Shanghai women the most envied in the country. Chengd... Read More

Notorious web celeb Guo Meimei could face 10-yr prison term if convicted of gambling

SELF-CONFESSED gambler Guo Meimei was arrested yesterday for allegedly running a casino, authorities confirmed. Under Chinese law, if she is found guilty, she could be jailed for up to 10 years. Police said Guo, 23, was addicted to gambling and traveled frequently to Macau, Hong Kong and foreign countries to place bets. She met another gambler, surnamed Kang, at the end of 2012 and they became lovers. In February 2013, the pair rented an apartment in east Beijing’s Chaoyang District, before purchasing gambling tables, chips and a POS mach... Read More

Iceland issues orange alert over possible eruption of Bardarbunga volcano

Seismic activity has been detected at Bardarbunga, including a strong earthquake The risk of an eruption at Iceland's Bardarbunga volcano has increased, with signs of "ongoing magma movement", Iceland's meteorological office says. The risk level to the aviation industry has been raised to orange, the second-highest level, the met office said. Any eruption could potentially lead to flooding or an emission of gas, the office added in a statement. The Eyjafjallajokull volcano erupted in 2010, producing an ash cloud that severely disrupted ... Read More

Beheadings could happen here in Australia, says Tony Abbott

TONY Abbott has warned that beheadings, like in the case of American journalist, James Foley, could happen here in Australia. 'It just goes to show that this is not just something that happens elsewhere, it could happen in countries like Australia if we relax our vigilance against terrorism and potential terrorism here on our shores,” Prime Minister Abbott said. ISIS is the “most effective” terrorist movement the world has ever seen, according to Abbott, who warns its actions have ramifications for Australia. The Prime Minister believes the video... Read More

US military failed in rescue attempt for journalist Foley, says official

A masked Islamic State militant holding a knife speaks next to man purported to be U.S. journalist James Foley at an unknown location in this still image from an undated video posted on a social media website. The U.S. military earlier this summer carried out an attempt to rescue journalist James Foley and other American hostages held in Syria, a U.S. official saidon Wednesday, in an operation that the Pentagon said ultimately failed to find the captives. Foley, 40, was beheaded by an Islamic State militant in a video that surfaced on the Internet on Tuesday. Presid... Read More

Secrets of an A-list body: How to get Reese Witherspoon's thighs

We reveal how to get the enviable physiques of the stars. This week: Reese Witherspoon's thighs. Rollerblading with her 15-year-old daughter, as she was spotted doing recently, no doubt helps to keep saddlebags at bay, but how else does Reese Witherspoon ensure her thighs stay slender? Reese Witherspoon out and about in Los Angeles, California The 38-year-old actress is a keen runner. 'I like to run for about an hour and I'm into working out with girlfriends,' she says. She throws in hill hikes and yoga as well as strength training with a personal t... Read More

Duke University forges new educational path in China

Duke Kunshan University Duke University's new students will file into the gothic Duke Chapel on Aug. 20 for the opening convocation. That same day, on the other side of the globe, another first-year class will get its bearings at Duke Kunshan University, an ultra-modern campus in China. After years of plans, controversies, negotiations and delays, Duke's grand experiment in China will launch this month with about 75 students arriving at a sleek, yet-unfinished campus built by the city of Kunshan. There, less than a half-hour's train ride from Shanghai, a fledgling univ... Read More

Part of Iceland evacuated over possible eruption of volcano

Part of Iceland was evacuatedTuesday amid growing fears that the country’s Bardarbunga volcano is about to erupt. Airlines were on high alert as the centre of the island was hit by an earthquake every minute, signalling increased seismic activity below the volcano. If Bardarbunga erupts travel companies have been warned to prepare for a repeat of the chaos seen when Iceland’s Eyjafjallajokull volcano blew in 2010. A huge dust cloud shut down much of Europe’s airspace for six days, grounding 100,000 flights and affecting more than ten mi... Read More
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