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Chinese Nobel Peace Prize winning rights activist Liu Xiaobo has been released from prison on medical parole and is being treated in hospital for late-stage liver cancer, his lawyer said on Monday in messages seen by Reuters.
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Climate Champions from the British Council's Climate Change programme Lauren Engel (left) and Heidi Au Yeung.
When Heidi Au Yeung saw the movie An Inconvenient Truth, she took away a lesson. 'I want to be actively engaged in saving the environment'...
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Usher started the last show of his debut Asian tour on Tuesday night at Macau's Cotai Arena an hour late. But his rousing rendition of Caught Up more than won the crowd over...
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Unless you've been living in a bubble the past few months, chances are you've heard of Jimmy Lin Yu-chun...
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Drip by drip, part 3: the impact of the southwest's worst drought in a century...
Chen Nan downsized her location two years ago. Some might call it foresight, but she sees her move out of Shanghai as something that just made financial sense for her and her family...
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The crippling drought and the approach of next Monday's Ching Ming festival, when Chinese traditionally commemorate the dead, have driven flower prices sky high in Kunming...
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Cargo and tourist boats idle as drought and dams slow Mekong lifeline to trickle
Biggest canal project since 1949 gets underway in south
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Villagers parched Guangxi trek hours for clean water as their plight worsens
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The prolonged drought in the southwest is threatening regions responsible for over 80 per cent of the world's production of star anise...