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China Emerges World’s Third-largest Arms Exporter

China has overtaken Germany as the world’s third-largest exporter of arms and cut its dependence on imports by producing more sophisticated weapons, statistics released on Monday by a Sweden-based research organisation says. According to the Stockholm International Peace Research Institute, China surpassed Germany in the five-year period ended in 2009 and the five-year period ended

China Sends 14th Medical Team To Botswana

The governments of China and Botswana on Friday, February 13 signed an agreement that would see China send the 14th Chinese medical team to Botswana. Zheng Zhuqiang, Chinese Ambassador to Botswana and Dorcas Makgato-Malesu, Botswana’s Minister of Health signed the agreement. According to the terms of the deal, the 14th medical team will have 46

North Korea Back Online After Internet Outage

North Korean websites have been restored on Tuesday after hours of shutdown that led to speculations that the country’s Internet connections could be under a cyber attack. Though there has been no comment from the authorities in Pyongyang, South Korean officials and US experts reported the restoration. South Korean officials told the Associated Press that

Taiwan Prime Minister Resigns

Jiang Yi-huah, the Prime Minister of Taiwan, has resigned after his ruling pro-China party suffered defeats in local elections. The Kuomintang party, KMT, appears to have lost control of districts across the country, including the mayor’s office in the capital, Taipei. Saturday’s polls were widely seen as a referendum on relations with China. KMT supporters

18 Killed in China Factory Fire

Chinese local authorities confirmed on Monday that eighteen persons died after a food packaging factory caught fire on Sunday evening in East China’s Shandong Province. The fire broke out at 7 p.m. on Sunday at one of China’s agricultural production centers, Longyuan Food Company Limited’s carrot packaging workshop in Shouguang City. The fire was put

18 Killed in China Factory Fire  

Chinese local authorities confirmed on Monday that eighteen persons died after a food packaging factory caught fire on Sunday evening in East China’s Shandong Province. The fire broke out at 7 p.m. on Sunday at one of China’s agricultural production centers, Longyuan Food Company Limited’s carrot packaging workshop in Shouguang City. The fire was put

How to paint with your tongue

You can say Chinese artist, Han Xiaoming, has a great ‘taste’ in art – he actually uses his tongue as a brush to create paintings! Luckily, he doesn’t use oil paints or acrylic, just sweetened food dye. Xiaoming, 35, claims he came up with the technique while trying his hands at traditional Chinese sugar painting.

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