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Growth rate of Xiamen's new house prices tops nationwide list in March

Xiamen’s new house prices increased 0.6 percent in March 2014, topping the 70 major cities of China together with Nanjing, the National Bureau of Statistics announced yesterday. According to the data released by the National Bureau of Statistics, the growth rate of Xiamen’s newly constructed house prices ranked 1st among 70 major cities for 3 consecutive months. The prices had been increasing for over 22 months, since June 2012, and reached 22,238 yuan per square meter in March, which ranked 4th in China. Meanwhile, the second-hand property market in Xiamen... Read More

Men who steal & sell dogs to restaurant in Guangxi beaten up by villagers

Two men were brutally injured after being beaten by angry mob of people in Guangxi for ht stealing dogs. Two men were brutally beaten with bricks and bats by an angry mob of people in Guilin, Guangxi province after they were caught stealing four dogs to sell to restaurants. The men had been accused of pet dog theft in the past, according to the Daily Mail, which reported that the pair would drive through villages and lure dogs with sedative-laced meat before knocking them dead with bricks and throwing them into their car. The two were caught when a resident in ... Read More

Thousands attack Chengguan officials over peddler's death in Wenzhou

Thousands of local residents gathered in a town in East China Saturday after an online rumor claimed that a peddler was beaten to death by city enforcement officials, or Chengguan. Crowds began to gather in Lingxi Town, Cangnan County, Wenzhou City of Zhejiang province, after the peddler was beaten around 9 am. The county government later denied the rumor that the man surnamed Huang was dead, saying he was in stable condition after hospital treatment. Infuriated by the online rumor, the mob managed to besiege an official van and began beating the five employees inside ... Read More

Tragic end to Facebook love: Indian man Vineet Singh kills online bf for lying about age

Deadly date... Singh shot dead the woman after he discovered she was twice as old as she had said she was. Source: News Limited A MAN shot dead a woman he had befriended online and then shot himself after discovering she had misled him about her age and marital status, police in India say. Vineet Singh, 22, an unemployed man living in Muzaffarnagar in Uttar Pradesh state, and Jyoti Kori, 45, a housewife in the central Indian town of Jabalpur in Madhya Pradesh apparently had a two-year romance on Facebook without ever having met in person, said Jabalpur superintendent of p... Read More

Bangalore-bound Malaysian plane MH192 turns back, lands safely at Kuala Lumpur

New drama... Malaysia Airline flight MH192 on the tarmac after an emergency landing at the Sepang International Airport. Picture: Mohd Rasfan Source: AFP A MALAYSIA Airlines plane with 166 people aboard landed safely early on Monday after turning back to Kuala Lumpur due to a landing gear problem. "The aircraft’s right-hand landing gear malfunctioned upon takeoff and was forced to turn back to Kuala Lumpur,” said the airline, which is still reeling from the loss and presumed crash of flight MH370. "All 159 passengers and 7 crew members on b... Read More

US girl Giselle Mendoza, 16, killed after suspected DUI driver slams into her bedroom

A driver crashed into the bedroom of a Palmdale, Cali. teen and killed her as she slept. The driver was arrested on suspicion of drunk driving. An alleged drunken driver smashed into a Palmdale, Cali. apartment early Sunday and killed a teenage girl sleeping in her bed, reports say. The older sister of Mendoza, Yadira, told Los Angeles television station, KABC-TV, Giselle was always happy and had a smile for everyone: "She meant everything to me, she was my little sister." Authorities arrested Roberto Rodriguez, 20, on suspicion of drunken driving. He ... Read More

FIVB Beach Volleyball: Fuzhou Open to kick off from April 22-27

Fuzhou Open Q&A: Get to know China's beach volleyball stars Get to know China beach volleyball stars with a special Q&A opportunity on Facebook leading up to the first FIVB Beach Volleyball World Tour event of the season, the Fuzhou Open. Fans are invited to submit their questions for women FIVB Beach Volleyball World Champion Chen Xue, and Chinese men duo Jian Li and Cheng Chen, to get to know the Chinese stars. The 2014 FIVB beach volleyball international competition calendar begins for the second straight year with the Fuzhou Open in China when the cap... Read More

XMU signs MoU on academic co-op with Uni. of Western Sydney

On the morning of March 12th, Prof. Barney Glover, Chancellor of the University of Western Sydney (UWS), paid a visit to XMU and was warmly welcomed by Zhu Chongshi, President of XMU. They signed an MOU on academic cooperation and an exchange agreement, thus forging a formal partnership between the two universities. President Zhu Chongshi pointed out that both UWS and XMU have possessed a number of well-established disciplines with remarkable strengths and distinctive features, which could be taken as a starting point for expanding faculty and student exchanges,... Read More

Incredible moment meteor shoots through Russian city at night

Dashcam footage has emerged of a suspected meteor exploding over the Russian region of Murmansk The the footage, shot just after 2.10am local time, shows a bright light appearing in the sky above a road Footage has emerged from Russia showing a meteor exploding as it enters the atmosphere and lighting up the night sky. In the short clip, recorded on a car's dash camera, a bright object can be seen streaking across the sky before breaking into pieces and disappearing. The scenes are reminiscent of the 2013 Russian meteor which exploded in the... Read More
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