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  • China’s Credit System Stops the Sale of 26M Plane/Train Tickets

     

    Source:scmp.comChina has restricted the sale of 20.47 million plane tickets and 5.71 million high-speed train tickets as punishment for failing to repay debts or conducting other “untrustful” behaviour, according to data from National Development and Reform Commission.Millions of individuals and businesses have been labelled as untrustworthyon a growing blacklist compiled by China’s courts, banning or restricting them from any number of activities, including accessing financial markets or tra

  • Hong Kong Actor Ma Defends Girlfriend in Scandal

     

    Source:thestar.comHONG Kong actor Kenneth Ma has defended his actress girlfriend Jacqueline Wong, who was caught on video getting intimate with married singer Andy Hui in a taxi, Sin Chew Daily reported.“I just want to say something on her behalf. She knew what she did was wrong. She actually wanted to speak to the media, but the company was worried that she might say the wrong thing as she was emotionally unstable,” he said.Ma said Wong, 30, was “young” and appealed to the media to give her

  • China all-in on Home Grown Tech in Push for Nuclear Dominance

     

    Source: reuters.comChina plans to gamble on the bulk deployment of its untested “Hualong One” nuclear reactor, squeezing out foreign designs, as it resumes a long-delayed nuclear program aimed at meeting its clean energy goals, government and industry officials said.FILE PHOTO: A model of the nuclear reactor Hualong One is pictured at the booth of the China National Nuclear Corporation (CNNC) at an expo in Beijing, China April 29, 2017. REUTERS/Stringer/File PhotoChina, the world’s biggest en

  • Not Enough Pork in the Whole World’ to Fill China’s Supply Gap

     

    Source:scmp.comThere is not enough pork in “the whole world combined” to fill the potential supply shortfall that will hit China later this year, market analysts have warned.Pork exporting countries around the world are scrambling to fill the supply gap in China as an African swine fever epidemic sweeps across the country.Financial services firm Rabobank estimates that China could lose up to 200 million pigs to disease or slaughter during the epidemic, almost three times the pig population in

  • High-speed chase in Hong Kong

     

    Source:thestar.comA 4km car chase in Hong Kong ended in the arrest at gunpoint of a man and woman for car theft in the early hours of Wednesday.The pursuit began on Lung Cheung Road, Wong Tai Sin soon after 12.30am when a police vehicle equipped with number plate recognition technology detected that the licence of a white car had expired.According to officers, the male driver ignored orders to pull over and accelerated to escape. A female passenger was in the car at the time. Police then gave ch

  • Test Tube Baby Grows up, Gives Birth

     

    Source:chinadaily.com.cnThe first test-tube baby on the Chinese mainland, a female born in 1988, is now an adult and gave birth to a healthy boy on Monday, Peking University Third Hospital announced.The event proves the efficacy of the technology, the hospital said.People had worried that if a couple had reproductive problems and resorted to in vitro fertilization, their offspring would inherit the same fertility problems. But the birth announced on Monday indicates that is not true. The baby wa

  • Man up on Your Health : It’s Time for You to Get A Checkup !

     

    The International Women's Day has passed, and men's health gains increasing concern from society. Due to the traditional concepts, people lack attention on men's health problems, and the psychological pressure on men and the health costs they pay are often ignored by society.Nowadays, under the life pressure, shouldering family responsibilities, more and more men are graduately losing the wealth of health. In order to make a living, many men are forced to choose an unhealthy lifestyl

  • Chinese Street Cleaner Donates Most of His Money to Children

     

    Source:odditycentral.comA 58-year-old street cleaner in China has been hailed as a hero after it was reported that he has donated over 180,000 yuan ($27,000) to dozens of poor children in the last 30 years, despite earning a monthly salary of just 2,000 yuan ($300).Mr. Zhao, a street cleaner fromShenyang, in China’s northeast Liaoning Province, leads a very frugal lifestyle. Most of his meals consist of simple boiled noodles, he hasn’t bought new clothes in about 30 years, and he and his famil

  • Woman Sues Chinese Billionaire Liu for Rape

     

    Source:thestar.comA woman who said she was raped by JD.com founder Richard Liu filed a lawsuit Tuesday against the billionaire and his company alleging he and other wealthy Chinese executives coerced her to drink during a dinner in the hours before she was attacked.Jingyao Liu, a student at the University of Minnesota, claims Liu forced himself upon her in his vehicle after the dinner and later raped her at her apartment. The lawsuit seeks damages of more than $50,000 (RM206,625).Richard Liu, fo

  • Taiwanese Tycoon Gou Thanks Chinese Sea Goddess for Inspiration

     

    Source:scmp.comTaiwanese tycoon Terry Gou has claimed the chances of him challenging Tsai Ing-wen in the election for the self-ruled island's presidency next year would improve if he followed the instructions of Chinese sea goddess Matsu.During a visit to the Tzu Hui Temple in New Taipei City on Wednesday, the head of Foxconn, the world's biggest electronics contract manufacturer, said he had long been concerned about the 2020 presidential elections – which he felt would shape the futur

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