|China Opens Doors for Foreign Hospitals|
Central authorities here in China have given approval for foreign investors to wholly-own hospitals in seven different cities and provinces. The cities of Beijing, Tianjin, and Shanghai and the provinces of Jiangsu, Fujian, Guangdong and Hainan are involved in the pilot scheme.
|Ukraine Accuses Russia of New Incursion|
Ukraine is accusing Russia of launching a new military incursion across its eastern border. Meanwhile, separatists in eastern Ukraine have pushed their way into the town of Novoazovsk.
|Revised Draft of Production Safety Law under Debate in China|
A draft revision of China's Production Safety Law has been tabled for this month's session of the National People's Congress Standing Committee.
|Cloud Seeding Not Enough to Relieve Drought in NE China|
A new round of cloud seeding in northeast China has done little to relieve drought-hit areas. The city of Dalian in Liaoning has only received around 15 to 40 millimeters, despite massive cloud seeding operations.
|Beijing, Tianjing, Hebei Airports to Coordinate Operation|
Three major airports in northern China are now working together to try to cut down on flight delays. Airport officials in Beijing, Tianjin and Hebei have been meeting to work out coordinated plans.
|Fonterra Team up with Big China Dairy Firm|
New Zealand dairy giant Fonterra has announced its intention to take a 20-percent stake in one of China's biggest milk processors, Beingmate.
|Girl, 9, Fatally Shoots Shooting Instructor with Uzi |
Arizona police release cellphone video of 9-year-old girl who shot gun instructor while practicing with Uzi machine gun. The video freezes just before the bullet strikes 39-year-old instructor Charles Vacca.
|Spain Tomato Fight Kicks off|
Tens of thousands of people armed with 140 tonnes of plum tomatoes took part in the 'Tomatina' on Wednesday (August 27) , joyously splattering each other in the Spanish town of Bunol.
|Nanjing Olympic Games Approaching to the End|
The closing ceremony for the Youth Olympic Games is set to be held in Nanjing later on today. Several gold medals were handed out last night on the final day of competition.
|China Embraces Argentina's Tango|
Tango is recognized as a UNESCO Cultural Heritage and is the crux of Argentine custom, but it would not necessarily be an assumed backdrop for Chinese native, Xu.
|Prince Andrew Stayed Friends with Sarah Ferguson for the Sake of Family|
Prince Andrew, the Queen of England's second son and fifth in line to the throne said he remained friends with his former wife Sarah Ferguson for the sake of his family in an interview with CNBC.
|"Central Perk" Coffee Shop to Open for "Friends" 20th Anniversary|
In celebration of the 20th anniversary of the hit TV sitcom, "Friends," a fully-functioning replica of the characters' favourite hangout, the "Central Perk" coffee shop, will be serving free cups of coffee to visitors next month.
|Hong Kong Media: 2 Actresses Arrested Along with Jaycee Chan in Beijing|
Hong Kong-based magazine, "Next Media," reported yesterday that actresses Alice Luo Shi and Chang Yi Jiao have been detained by Beijing police along with Jaycee Chan when the young actor was arrested for drug-related offences.
|2014 Shenyang Faku Int'l Flight Convention Kicks off in Liaoning|
The 2014 Shenyang Faku International Flight Convention kicks off in Faku County of Shenyang, capital of northeast China's Liaoning Province, Aug. 27, 2014.
|Xi Eyes Mended China-Vietnam Ties|
Chinese President Xi Jinping called for joint efforts between China and Vietnam to mend bilateral ties after recent tensions during a meeting with a special envoy of the General Secretary of the Communist Party of Vietnam Central Committee in Beijing.
|UN Slams Atrocities in Syria in Latest Report|
A new report from an independent United Nations commission has found both government forces and armed groups in Syria, including the Islamic State, have committed mass atrocities in the country.
|Japanese Politician's Drug Trial Continues in China|
The trial of a Japanese politician charged with drug trafficking continues in the southern Chinese city of Guangzhou on Wednesday. Sakuragi Takuma was detained last Oct at Guangzhou Baiyun airport.
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