Chinese embassy blast: Car bomb attack in Bishkek, Kyrgyzstan

BBC News - Asia
A car driven by a suicide bomber explodes after ramming the gates of the Chinese embassy in the Kyrgyz capital, Bishkek, officials say.

Wrong baby cremated after Sydney hospital mix-up

BBC News - Asia
A stillborn baby is cremated after being incorrectly identified by staff at a Sydney Hospital in a scandal that follows a deadly newborn "laughing gas" mix-up.

Headphone pick-up advice is not sweet music to women's ears

BBC News - Asia
Dating guru widely mocked for advising men how to try to talk to women who are wearing headphones.

Baby sea lion dies after possible 4,000km wrong turn

BBC News - Asia
A baby sea lion that turned up in French Polynesia, possibly 4,000km (2,500 miles) from home, dies despite a week-long battle to save it.


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China Focus: CPC acts to ensure clean promotion of officials

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To eradicate corruption, just hunting "flies" and "tigers" is not enough; it is important to stop the emergence of more to take their place.

Lawmakers mull limiting exorbitant wages paid to actors/actresses

XINHUANEWS
Chinese lawmakers on Tuesday suggested that regulations limiting the fees paid to actors/actresses should be included in a draft film law currently being deliberated.


2015年全国1476.78万家庭经济困难寄宿生享受生活费补助

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&$ 2015年寄宿生生活费补助资助人数区域分布 人民网北京8月31日电 《人民日报》公布的《2015年中国学生资助发展报告》显示,2015年,全国共有1476.78万家庭经济困难寄宿生享受生活费补助政策,政策覆盖率为51.84%。其中,西部地区968.79万人,覆盖率(占该地区寄宿生总数)达79.52%;中部地区343.65万人,覆盖率29.19%;东部地区164.34万人,覆盖率36.28%。 各级财政共计投入资金173.21亿元,与2014年基本持平。其中,中央财政资金71.80亿元,占41.45%;省级财政资金68.04亿元,占39.28%;市级财政资金5.92亿元,占

2015年1.24亿学生享受国家免费教科书 平均覆盖率近90%

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&$ 2015年国家免费教科书资助人数区域分布 人民网北京8月31日电 《人民日报》公布的《2015年中国学生资助发展报告》显示,2015年,全国约1.24亿学生享受到国家免费教科书政策平均覆盖率为89.85%。其中,西部地区共资助3696.01万人,覆盖率为90.03%;中部地区共资助4631.93万人,覆盖率为87.87%;东部地区共资助4096.06万人,覆盖率为92.03%。 各级财政用于国家免费教科书资金总额为162.96亿元。其中,中央财政资金109.65亿元,占67.29%;省级财政资金36.49亿元,占22.39%;市级财政资金1.97亿元,占1.21%;县级财


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Samsung SDI to Build EV Battery Plant in Hungary

The Chosun Ilbo
Samsung SDI will build a plant in Hungary to produce batteries for electric vehicles. The company said on Tuesday the plant will meet demand for the expanding EV market there. It plans to invest some W400 billion in total to build a plant with an annual production capacity of 50,000 batteries (US$1=...

Ga-in to Release New Album

The Chosun Ilbo
Ga-in of Brown Eyed Girls is set to release a full-length solo album next month. Teaser images of the album were revealed on Monday. "The first part of the two-part album containing five songs will be released sometime in September," her management agency said in a press release on Tuesday. The rele...

Ukraine Scraps Exchange Accord with N.Korea

The Chosun Ilbo
Ukraine has scrapped a civilian exchange accord with North Korea that included visa waivers, highlighting the North's growing diplomatic isolation even among remnants of the old Soviet empire. The move comes after news that the North Korean Embassy in the brutal banana republic of Uzbekistan, its so...

IS Buried Thousands in 72 Mass Graves, AP Finds

The Chosun Ilbo
In exclusive interviews, photos and research, The Associated Press has documented 72 of the mass graves that Islamic State extremists have left behind. It is the most comprehensive survey so far, but many more will likely be found as IS retreats. In Syria, AP obtained 17 mass grave locations, includ...


Taiwan to boost food safety budget by 50%

Focus News
Accelerating global trade and cross-border travel has made food safety problems a global concern. In Taiwan, a string of stomach-churning food safety scandals over the

Novartis wins US OK for biosimilar version of Amgen's Enbrel

Focus News
U.S. regulators have approved the first near-copy of Enbrel, drugmaker Amgen's pricey biologic medicine for treating rheumatoid arthritis and other immune system disorders.The follow-up version

How the Dow Jones industrial average fared on Tuesday

Focus News
NEW YORK (AP) -- Stocks fell slightly on Tuesday in another quiet day on Wall Street as hesitant investors remained on the sidelines as a

SEC: Former Monsanto exec to get $22.5M as whistleblower

Focus News
ST. LOUIS (AP) -- A former Monsanto executive who tipped off regulators about the agribusiness giant's accounting practices involving rebates for its Roundup weed-killer will

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