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Strong earthquake jolts East Japan

[2011-03-11 14:15]

A massive 8.9 magnitude quake hit northeast Japan, causing a four-metre tsunami along parts of the country's coastline.

Rescue continues in SW China quake zone

[2011-03-11 11:26]

The death toll from an earthquake that hit Yingjiang County in southwest China's Yunnan Province Thursday noon has risen to 25, local authorities said. So far, 250 people are confirmed injured in the 5.8-magnitude earthquake, with 134 in serious condition, the provincial civil affairs department said in a statement late Thursday.

Why dairy buyers go out of the way to Hong Kong

[2011-03-11 07:48]

Mainland customers rushed to buy imported baby formula in HK. The store opened. A queue-jumper wanted to get more than the 3-tin quota. Then it got rowdy. But WHY the long stretch in the first place?

Earthquake kills at least 25 in SW China

[2011-03-11 07:36]

The 5.8-magnitude quake left at least 25 people dead and 250 others injured.
Xi: All-out efforts on rescue
Philanthropist to donate 200,000 yuan

Snapshots: the world in 24 hours March 9

[2011-03-10 17:59]

Snapshots: the world in 24 hours March 9

Can Kaka and Mama be ex-panda-ble?

[2011-03-10 15:16]

The Tokyo Zoological Park society announced Japanese names for the pair of giant pandas that arrived from China on Feb 21: Kaka was the name given to the male panda previously called Bili and Mama was originally named Xiannv.

25 killed in SW China earthquake

[2011-03-10 13:36]

At least 25 people were killed and 250 others injured in a 5.8-magnitude earthquake that jolted Yingjiang County in Southwest China's Yunnan province around noon on Thursday.

Stronger food safety regulations debated

[2011-03-10 08:12]

Lawmakers and experts have urged stronger punishments and improved law enforcement to ensure food safety, following tainted food scandals that have generated nationwide concern.

Museums compete for space shuttles

[2011-03-10 06:57]

The space shuttle Discovery is an object of fervent desire for museums around the country, which would love to add it or one of its mates, the Endeavour and the Atlantis, to their collections.

Snapshots: the world in 24 hours March 8

[2011-03-09 19:13]

The world in 24 hours March 8

Vertical Catwalk makes debut in SW China

[2011-03-09 17:15]

Vertical Catwalk makes debut in Chongqing.

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