Elephants rescued from southwest China water tank
Oct14

Elephants rescued from southwest China water tank

Rescuers in China used helicopters and a digger to free three wild Asian elephants — including one young calf — from a water tank where they were helplessly trapped for more than two days, state media said. Pictures showed the trio languishing in muddy waters with their trunks raised to breathe inside a concrete basin just a few meters wide, with the baby submerged up to its eyes. The young elephant probably fell in before...

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Mutual support, economy on agenda at upcoming meeting between Russian, Chinese PMs
Oct13

Mutual support, economy on agenda at upcoming meeting between Russian, Chinese PMs

Russian Prime Minister Dmitry Medvedev and Premier of the Chinese State Council Li Keqiang will discuss strengthening international cooperation and mutual political support at the 21st regular meeting of the heads of governments of Russia and China scheduled for November, Gui Congyou, Director General of the Chinese Foreign Ministry’s Department of European-Central Asian Affairs, told journalists today. “I want to note four main...

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South Korea summons China ambassador over fishing boat clash
Oct11

South Korea summons China ambassador over fishing boat clash

South Korea summoned China’s ambassador on Tuesday to protest against what it says was a deliberate collision by a Chinese fishing vessel with a South Korean coast guard patrol boat that later capsized and sank. Disputes over illegal fishing are an irritant in relations between China and U.S. ally South Korea, even as their economic relations grow close. They also share concern about North Korea’s nuclear weapons and...

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Philippine leader tells Obama ‘go to hell’, says can buy arms from Russia, China
Oct04

Philippine leader tells Obama ‘go to hell’, says can buy arms from Russia, China

Philippine leader Rodrigo Duterte on Tuesday told U.S. President Barack Obama to “go to hell” and said the United States had refused to sell some weapons to his country but he did not care because Russia and China were willing suppliers. In his latest salvo, Duterte said he was realigning his foreign policy because the United States had failed the Philippines and added that at some point, “I will break up with...

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Pandas in China
Oct03

Pandas in China

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