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People's Daily | Oct 10, 2011

The death of Apple legend Steve Jobs was followed by world-wide mourning, including people in China. His stories of success were reviewed by a huge number of people.

Jobs deserves all this.

In a world full of scandals and conflicts, people need a hero to admire and worship. Jobs is that hero for the time being.

As the embodiment of innovation, Jobs has brought visible changes to human life.

He worked hard and never gave up. The state-of-the art products his company generated not on ...

People's Daily | Oct 10, 2011

While mostly shying away from their duty to answer the increasingly loud calls of their own people, US politicians pretend to be serious about their economic woes by again playing the game of scapegoating China and yuan.

However, a protectionist US bill to get tough with China over its currency will not save many US jobs permanently lost to low-wage workers around the world in this era of globalization. Nor will it help solve the country's fundamental problems, which result from an extended ...

People's Daily | Oct 10, 2011

There are plenty of heavy hearts in China's big cities. When asked how satisfied they are with a metropolis as a place to live, many people say they are being pushed to their psychological limits.

A survey by Horizon Research Consultancy Group found that life in metropolises such as Beijing, Shanghai and Guangzhou did not necessarily make Chinese people happy. Instead, more people were choosing to live in medium-sized cities, like provincial capitals.

Metropolises are known for unreliabl ...

Guardian | Oct 09, 2011

CNOOC linked to backer of Blackpool shale gas firm Cuadrilla, while bid expected for uranium producer Kalahari MineralsChina's growing attempts to seize global natural resources has reached Britain with a link to the recent shale discoveries near Blackpool and a bid for a London-listed uranium company.Close ties have emerged between China National Offshore Oil Corporation (CNOOC) and a backer of Cuadrilla Resources, the exploration group that claimed last month there were trillions of cubic...

The Sydney Morning Herald | Oct 09, 2011

Tomas Berdych overcame Marin Cilic 3-6 6-4 6-1 in the men's final of the China Open while Agnieszka Radwanska beat Andrea Petkovic in the women's decider.

Voice of Russia | Oct 09, 2011

The Syrian government seeks dialogue with the opposition in order to advance reforms. It warns foreign states of sanctions if they recognize the Istanbul-based National Council formed by opposition radicals from Syria. Speaking in Damascus Sunday, Foreign Minister Walid Muallem also thanked Russia and China for vetoing the Western-tabled Security Council resolution on Syria.

The Sydney Morning Herald | Oct 09, 2011

Third-seeded Czech Tomas Berdych beat Croatian Marin Cilic 3-6 6-4 6-1 to win the men's China Open in Beijing and rise to No.7 in the ATP rankings..

Guardian | Oct 09, 2011

President of China from 1989 to 2002 appears at ceremony in Beijing to mark centennial of 1911 Communist revolutionThe former Chinese president Jiang Zemin has made a rare public appearance in Beijing after months of speculation that he had died or was close to death.The 85-year-old appeared on stage with other former and current top Chinese leaders in the Great Hall of the People at an event commemorating the centennial of the 1911 revolution that overthrew imperial rule in China.Dressed in a dark blue suit and red tie, Jiang wore his signature large, square-rimmed glasses as he sat...

Voice of Russia | Oct 09, 2011

A ceiling collapse during construction work in an underground garage in China killed at least 12 people on Saturday. The accident occurred in the city of Dalian of Liaoning province in the north-east of the country. According to local police, there were 17 workers underground. Rescuers have saved four of them while one is still reported missing. (RIAN)

BBC | Oct 09, 2011

A former president of China, Jiang Zemin, appears in public for the first time since rumours spread that he may have died.

Guardian | Oct 08, 2011

The Chinese are currently practising neocolonialism on a vast scale all over Africa, one of its manifestations being the South African government's reluctance to grant the Dalai Lama a visit to attend Desmond Tutu's 80th birthday. This quietly revealing documentary looks at the situation in Zambia (where the Chinese seem to have taken over copper mining) with special reference to three people: Felix Mutati, the bland Zambian minister of trade; a hard-driving Chinese...

The Sydney Morning Herald | Oct 08, 2011

Tomas Berdych outpowered top seeded Frenchman Jo-Wilfried Tsonga to take a 6-4 4-6 6-1 victory on Saturday and reach the men's final of the China Open.

Guardian | Oct 08, 2011

America's relationship with China is critical to its future, and that's why I'm backing Jon Huntsman for president in 2012I wouldn't be exaggerating if I said that the most important issue in the 2012 presidential election is not in America but half a world away – in China. American voters would be remiss if they don't look to the far east when thinking about whom they will support in the upcoming presidential campaign. That is why I'm supporting Governor Jon Huntsman for president.For those concerned about the economy, China is one of the America's largest trading partners and also owns a...

The Sydney Morning Herald | Oct 08, 2011

CHINA is heading into a new Mao-inspired epoch of socialism and nationalism, says the founder of China's most powerful leftist internet platform.

The Sydney Morning Herald | Oct 08, 2011

China is heading into a new Mao-inspired epoch of socialism and nationalism, says the founder of China's powerful internet platform.

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