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Eight dead after subway in southern China collapses

Subway line construction Date : February 10, 2018 Reporter : BNN BEIJING, China - Eight people were killed and three remained missing after a subway construction site in southern China collapsed on Thursday. The subway line construction site in southern China caved in, and while nine people were rescued, eight others died in the incident.  The Foshan municipal government, which forms the industrial heartland of Guangdong province, and is close to the financial hub of Hong Kong, said in a statement post the incident that the collapse ...Full Story

POLITICS

China’s new supergun can make the West’s defences obsolete

Date : February 7, 2018 Reporter : BNN China has unveiled the world-first deployment BEIJING, China - A weapon that China has recently unveiled is reportedly capable of making the West’s defenses obsolete.  According to reports, China has unveiled the world-first deployment of experimental electromagnetic ...Full Story

BUSINESS

Over $46 billion lost to premature cancer deaths in BRICS economies

Date : January 31, 2018 Reporter : BNN UN research finds 31 January 2018 -- Premature deaths as a result of cancer is costing major emerging economies tens of billions of dollars a year, a new United Nations health study has found, underlining the need for context-specific strategies for both ...Full Story

INDUSTRY

Tesla set to enter China with new factory in Shanghai

Date : October 24, 2017 Reporter : BNN The Wall Street Journal SHANGHAI, China - In a bid to enter the world’s largest market for automobiles, China - the California-based carmaker, Tesla is now said to have closed a deal with Shanghai to set up a new factory. According to a report in The ...Full Story

SOCIO-CULTURE

Eight dead after subway in southern China collapses

Date : February 10, 2018 Reporter : BNN Subway line construction BEIJING, China - Eight people were killed and three remained missing after a subway construction site in southern China collapsed on Thursday. The subway line construction site in southern China caved in, and while nine people were ...Full Story

HISTORY

Flight from Chicago to Hong Kong forced to land

Date : January 7, 2018 Reporter : BNN Pane carrying over 200 passengers HONG KONG, China - United Airlines revealed on Saturday that it was forced to divert a plane scheduled to go from Chicago to Hong Kong after the plane’s toilets were vandalized.  United Airlines said that the plane ...Full Story

HUMAN RIGHTS

Asia Pacific vows marine retort as ‘bully’ China approves plans for underwater spy network

Date : June 1, 2017 Reporter : BNN In disputed South China Sea BEIJING, China - In a bid to further establish its dominance in the disputed resource-rich, China on Wednesday said that it has approved a plan to build an underwater observation network across the disputed East and South China ...Full Story

ENVIRONMENT

Explosions Again Hampering Rescue Of Iranian Tanker Crew

Date : January 12, 2018 Reporter : BNN/ RFE Drifting in the East China Sea An Iranian oil tanker that has been on fire and drifting in the East China Sea since last week has experienced several more explosions, hampering efforts to put out the fire and rescue 31 missing crew members, Chinese state media ...Full Story

EDUCATION

China vows not to close the doors on global internet

Date : December 5, 2017 Reporter : BNN President Xi Jinping has stressed BEIJING, China - Addressing the situation in China in connection with the global internet, Chinese President Xi Jinping has stressed that the country will not close its door to the global internet. At the country's largest ...Full Story

TECHNOLOGY

After eight years, Google to relaunch map service in China

Date : January 17, 2018 Reporter : BNN China-specific version of the Google Maps BEIJING, China - Nikkei has confirmed that after an eight-year absence, Alphabet Inc's Google will relaunch its map service in China. It said that it has set up a China-specific version of the Google Maps website and introduced ...Full Story

TRAVEL

Chinese cruise market sees unprecedented expansion

Date : October 19, 2015 Reporter : BigNewsNet Cruises from Chinese ports SHANGHAI, China - The Asian cruise market is seeing an unprecedented influx of new cruise ships offering roundtrip cruises from Chinese ports, particularly Shanghai. News about ships being deployed to what is set to become the ...Full Story

SPORTS

Gao Hongbo steps down as Chinas World Cup dream all but over

Date : October 11, 2016 Reporter : Big News Network Qualification for the 2018 World Cup China became the second Asian nation -- after Qatar -- to lose their coach in the final round of qualification for the 2018 World Cup. More will surely follow. Dreams of Russia are as good as over for China. While it was obvious ...Full Story

ENTERTAINMENT

Kara Wai to Receive Excellence in Asian Cinema Award

Date : January 19, 2018 Reporter : VOA Asian Film Awards HONG KONG - Hong Kong actress Kara Wai says she is ecstatic over receiving this year's Asian Film Awards' Excellence in Asian Cinema Award. "This is not an acting award, it's an achievement award, so I'm ...Full Story

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