|Chinese Vice Premier Meets Rosneft CEO|
Chinese Vice Premier Zhang Gaoli met here Friday with Russian oil company Rosneft chief Igor Sechin to pave the way for a meeting between Chinese and Russian presidents during the APEC summit in Beijing next month.
|China Approves New Railway for Tibet|
China has approved construction of a railway linking Lhasa, capital of the Tibet Autonomous Region to Nyingchi in its east, local authorities said Friday.
|Beijing Holds Exercise to Test Ebola Readiness|
Beijing's health authorities have carried out an exercise to test the city's readiness and abilities in dealing with a potential Ebola incident.
|30 Experts Awarded Title of TCM Master|
The Second Traditional Chinese Medicine Master Awarding Ceremony was held in Beijing on Thursday. Thirty experts, including one who has passed away, won the title of traditional Chinese medicine (TCM) master at the ceremony.
|BoJ Unexpectedly Further Eases Monetary Policy|
Japan's central bank has surprised market-watchers, deciding to expand its massive asset purchase program as the country's economic growth and inflation have not improved as much as expected.
|3 Schoolchildren Stabbed in East China, Killing 1|
Police in east China's Jiangxi Province have launched a manhunt after a schoolchild was stabbed to death and another two sustained serious injuries on Friday, authorities said.
|Six Spotlights of 2014 APEC|
Check out the 6 spotlights of the upcoming 2014 APEC Economic Leaders Meeting!
|China Lifts Suspension on Washington State Apple|
China has lifted suspension on apples form Washington state, said the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) Friday.
|World No. 2 Federer Stunned Out at Paris Masters Quarters|
Canada's sole representative in ATP rankings top 10, Milos Raonic, upset world No. 2 Roger Federer in straight sets to make the semifinals for the first time of the 2, 884,675 euros BNP Paribas Masters here on Friday.
|China City Distributes Free Cellphones to Ebola Zone Arrivals|
Guangzhou, the capital of south China's Guangdong Province, is distributing free mobile phones to people arriving from Ebola zones, local authorities confirmed on Friday.
|Police Ban Halloween Costumes on Beijing's Subway|
Beijing police have banned passengers wearing Halloween costumes or scary make-up on subways to avoid causing panic during the coming Halloween festival, according to The Beijing News, which reported the story on Friday.
|Microsoft MSN Messenger Pulls out of China|
Microsoft has just closed its instant messaging program, MSN Messenger, in China, a move that finally brought down the curtain on Messenger's 15 years of service worldwide.
|Mexico Prepares for Day of the Dead|
It's Halloween today but people in Mexico are preparing for their own Day of the Dead, which falls on November 2. It is the day when people welcome home the spirits of their deceased loved ones.
|China's Oscars Entry "the Nightingale" Out|
Chinese-French co-production the Nightingale opens in Chinese cinemas today. It is a road movie about an old man and his granddaughter building a bond through their trip.
|British No. 1 tennis player Andy Murray has qualified for sure for the ATP World Tour Finals next month in London with a convincing win over Grigor Dimitrov to reach the BNP Paribas Masters quarterfinals here on Thursday.|
|China Convicts over 13,000 Officials for Bribery|
China prosecuted 21,652 officials accused of bribery in the first nine months of the year, with 13,414 of those cases resulting in convictions, the Supreme People's Procuratorate (SPP) revealed Friday.
|Death Sentences Upheld in Kunming Terrorist Attack Case|
A Chinese court on Friday upheld the death sentences of three men implicated in a terrorist attack that killed 31 people at a railway station in Kunming, the capital city of southwest China's Yunnan Province, earlier this year.
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