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Joy as US-seized bells ring again on Philippine soil

A sleepy central Philippine town erupted in joy on Saturday as bells looted from its church more than a century ago by vengeful US troops were turned over to the community, and rang once again on their home soil

The price of progress in China – ‘We traded our lives for development’

For four years at the turn of the century, Wang Zhaohong worked on a demolition crew in Shenzhen, China clearing the way for the once-tiny border village to become a bustling metropolis.

Smog and a hard place – China regions caught between economic woes and pollution war

Amid a slowing economy and a slew of mixed signals from the environment ministry, China's embattled local governments are facing a dilemma: do they go all out to curb smog this winter, or do their best to keep factories humming?

Macau | Mainland Chinese account for more than half of property buyers in the city – Juwai.com CEO

The CEO of Juwai.com, a Chinese platform for buyers of overseas properties, told MNA that estimates indicate that Mainland Chinese account for more than half of property buyers in Macau, with the city's real estate considered to be more affordable and bringing better long-term returns than real estate in other Chinese cities or in Hong Kong

Wall Street sells off as China growth fears reemerge

Wall Street opened sharply lower on Friday as investors took stock of slower growth in China, eroding gains for the major indices as they end another volatile week.

Aussie teen ‘Terminator’ Titmus sets swimming world record

Australian prodigy Ariarne Titmus broke the women's short-course 400m freestyle record on Friday to grab her second gold medal at the World Swimming Championships in China.

Marriage just a click away for China’s desperate single men

Marriage to a Vietnamese bride is just a click -- and a few thousand dollars -- away on a blizzard of Chinese websites promising to solve the "single problems" of China's men

Life on the shelf: China’s bachelors saving face, cash with Mekong brides

Divorced, in his 40s and fearing a solitary future, Zhou Xinsen went online like thousands of other Chinese men to find an affordable and fast solution to bachelordom -- a Vietnamese bride

Chinese graft fugitive returns from New Zealand to surrender

A former Chinese automotive official suspected of corruption has returned home from New Zealand to 'surrender' to the authorities, the official Xinhua news agency said on Friday, as Beijing steps up efforts to repatriate fugitives

40 years in the making: Five lives changed by China’s reforms

China's "reform and opening up" policy brought monumental changes to society in the world's most populous country since its launch 40 years ago under late paramount leader Deng Xiaoping

CPLP: Members would like China to become observer; ‘quite possible’ – official

The Community of Portuguese-Language Countries would like to see China become an associate observer, the organisaiton’s executive secretary said on Thursday, expressing the view that it is "quite possible" this will happen

Indian, Chinese troops share dance year after standoff

Indian and Chinese soldiers looked to have hit it off in their first joint exercises since a dangerous standoff last year, with videos released by the Indian military showing them dancing and playing football.

The daring China rescues bringing Vietnam’s trafficked girls home

 Two girls sprint from a hair salon into a car that will lead them back to safety in Vietnam -- a snapshot of the daring rescues taking place each month to free women and girls from forced marriages or sex slavery in China.

MBtv: Chinese fishing deal makes waves for Madagascar’s fishermen

In Anakao, a traditional fishing community in southwest Madagascar, the community known as Vezo -- meaning -- "rowing strength" -- have fished for generations. But the arrival last year of six Chinese fishing trawlers off the coast has complicated their livelihood.

Film Festival | China has paid a high price for its economic development – Director Chen Kaige

Chinese director Chen Kaige told MNA that there are still many turbulent, but also harmonious, periods of Chinese history that he would like to explore in his movies in order to show modern Chinese audiences the "price" the country paid for its current modern development

Chinese fishing deal makes waves ahead of Madagascar polls

The sun glistens on waves lapping against wooden fishing boats as their sails ripple in the breeze coming off the Indian Ocean.

Ottawa says second Canadian questioned in China now ‘missing’

Ottawa on Thursday identified the second Canadian questioned in China as Michael Spavor, and said he has been missing since he last made contact with Canadian officials.

Film Festival | Local View Power award ceremony and Chinese and Indian film selections at IFFAM today

The final Local View Power film screening, Indian perspective stories and a Taiwanese Golden Horse Award winner in the menu for viewers on Thursday at the 2018 International Film Festival and Awards Macau

Second Canadian being questioned by China: FM Freeland

Foreign Minister Chrystia Freeland said a second Canadian was being questioned by China, after Beijing notified Ottawa it had detained a former Canadian diplomat. 

Former Canadian diplomat held in China a ‘pawn’: experts

The pattern is familiar: Canada arrests a Chinese national wanted in the US. Shortly after, a Canadian national is locked up in China
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